How to Make your Own Envelopes for Christmas

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Today I’m going to show you three different ways to make your own Envelopes for the Christmas Holiday.  Everyone loves to receive homemade drawings and paper gifts for the Holidays.  But, instead of just handing them the drawings…. how about make your own envelopes to place them in.  You don’t have to stick to the ordinary white paper envelopes either… Instead make many different envelopes out of different color paper.

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How to Make your Own Envelopes for Christmas





 

Materials Needed

Paper

Stickers

Glue (optional)

 

All three style envelopes require starting off with a square piece of paper.  If the only paper you have is rectangular…. that’s not a problem.  This is how you can take a rectangular piece of paper and make it a square…



This is how you can take a rectangular piece of paper and make it a square.



Fold corner A over until the side AB meets up with side BC.  Cut along the bottom.  Now, your paper is square.

 

Envelope 1

Step 1



Fold corners into the center.



Start with the square piece of paper.  Fold corners into the center.

 

Step 2



Close envelope with a sticker.



Close envelope with a sticker.


Envelope 2

Step 1



fold all corners to the center.



Start with the square piece of paper.  Again, with this envelope, fold all corners to the center.  But, then cut off part of the bottom triangle.

 

Step 2



fold the bottom tab up



Firstly, fold the bottom tab up… then fold each side triangle inwards.

 

Step 3



Fold the top triangle down over both of the others



Fold the top triangle down over both of the others.  Paste or use sticker to secure.

 

Envelope 3

Step 1



This envelope is a bit more complicated because of the odd shape



This envelope is a bit more complicated because of the odd shape…. but it doesn’t need to be perfect.

 

Step 2



Fold the side tabs in over the card



Fold the side tabs in over the card.  Then fold the bottom part up.  Then glue the top flap down or use a sticker.

 



How to Make your Own Envelopes for Christmas





There you have it…. 3 different ways to make envelopes yourself for Christmas or any Holiday.  Which envelope style are you going to use?  Let me know in the comments below.

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