How To Make an Envelope

Beginner
Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Learn how you can personalize your correspondence with DIY envelopes.

It’s easy to make envelopes out of maps, photos and wrap with our envelope liner template! Choose your envelope size – 6 envelope sizes are included in the template kit. Trace the outer edge of the template onto the paper of your choice.

Step 1

Size and Trace

It’s easy to make envelopes out of maps, photos and wrap with our envelope liner template! Choose your envelope size – 6 envelope sizes are included in the template kit. Trace the outer edge of the template onto the paper of your choice.
Score fold lines along the inner grooves of the template with a bone folder.

Step 2

Score

Score fold lines along the inner grooves of the template with a bone folder.
Cut along your traced lines.

Step 3

Cut

Cut along your traced lines.
Fold along the score lines.

Step 4

Fold

Fold along the score lines.
Run strips of adhesive along the sides of the bottom flap, making sure not to put adhesive on the top flap.

Step 5

Tape

Run strips of adhesive along the sides of the bottom flap, making sure not to put adhesive on the top flap.
Fold the bottom flap up to seal. Bonus: Watch the envelope lining video to learn how to line your envelopes.

Step 6

Seal

Fold the bottom flap up to seal. Bonus: Watch the envelope lining video to learn how to line your envelopes.

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