How to make an envelope yourself

Nowadays, hand made is more popular than ever. Things made by themselves, have a unique and unique appearance and are highly appreciated. Such crafts can even be used as a gift or sold at special exhibitions, which are organized specifically for the sale of unique items made by folk craftsmen.

Today, for any holiday, it is increasingly common to give money as a gift. But they will not be handed to anyone directly, it's better that they lay in a beautiful envelope. And if this envelope is also author's, then such a gift will undoubtedly be remembered by the originator of the celebration. Let's consider how to make an envelope with your own hands in order to put a holiday card or a certain amount of money there.

Option number 1

Consider the simplest way how to make an envelope of paper, in the detailed step-by-step instructions.

  1. Take a sheet of paper in a square shape of any color you like. Bend it in half so you can see the diagonal fold line.
  2. Bend the resulting bottom corner, so that it coincides with the diagonal, visible in the center.
  3. Lateral portions of the corners are glued with glue and glued to the folded corner.
  4. Now it is necessary to bend and unbend the uppermost part of our envelope.
  5. Now you know how to make an envelope, because it is ready for use. You can put a postcard in it and, if necessary, seal it.

Option number 2

We have considered the simplest version of a self-made envelope. Now the second, more complicated way, will explain to us how to make an envelope for money, so that you can use it also as a gift.

  1. Take a square sheet of paper.
  2. Bend the envelope diagonally and put it at a right angle away from you.
  3. To the middle, it is necessary to bend the upper part of the triangle from the base.
  4. The base is divided into three identical parts. Bend the right corner to the third part. Do the same with the left side.
  5. Back to the fold line the free corner of the side of your envelope.
  6. Carefully smooth out the folds of your envelope. Form the pocket and determine it in a vertical position. The resulting small triangle open.
  7. Lock out the part, so that the small pocket is right in front of you.
  8. Fold the part of the envelope from the top, and insert the corner into the pocket. Now you know how to make an envelope in the second way.

Today, money is given very often and, as a rule, always in a special gift envelope. Having bought it in a store, you can not boast of originality. Having made it yourself, you will make your gift unique. As we have already understood, the process of making a gift envelope is very simple and does not take much time. Knowing how to make an envelope can be useful to you in various life situations and will never be superfluous. So do not be lazy and give this process a few minutes, involve your children, then it will also be a good educational moment.

Such an envelope can be used to store computer disks or memorable cards and letters. This type of manufacture refers to the starting level of origami and can become for you the beginning of an exciting hobby.

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