Monday, September 5, 2016

gift envelope

Hello,
Good day to you!
I made a box type gift envelope that can make your gifting unique and special. You can use it for gifting money, gift card, chocolates etc. I used Papericious Ephemera pack and brown card stock. I decorated with hand made flowers and die cuts.

Here are a few pictures.





I have done a photo tutorial for the envelope. The dimensions are what I used to create, but it can be changed as you require. Always make a template with a scrap paper and then make the final one.

This envelope has two parts a box and a cover.

For the box
  • Take a card stock and trim it to 8.5" x 7.5" in size.
  • On the 8.5" side score .5" from both the ends.
 


  • On 7.5" side score at 3.5" and 4"


  • Cut at 3.5" and 4" up to the half inch mark.


  • Now fold at the score lines. I did not remove the small flaps since I thought it will give a perfect closure at the corners and strength.  
 
  • Fold and glue the side flaps.


The cover. 
  • Trim a card stock to 11" x 8"
  • On the 11" side score at 3 5/8", 4 1/8", 7 3/4" and 8 1/4"
 
  • The remaining 2 3/4" at the end will be the flap. 
  • On the flap end, I marked 1" down from the tip and drew an offset 'V' shape. You can create any shape for the flap. 
  • Decorate with pattern paper and embellishments.
  • I used magnets for closure. If you are using them, stick it before you paste your pattern paper.
Hope the method is clear. This is the first photo tutorial I have done. Suggestions are welcome so that I can improve. Do leave your comments below.
 I am entering this Papericious August Challenge 'Anything Goes' 

10 comments:

  1. I was hoping you posted the tutorial.. saving this one.. Thanks a ton!!!

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  2. What a great fun and colorful project! Thanks for being a part of our Papericious challenge and good luck!

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  3. I love that the envelope is dimensional! Thank you for sharing the tutorial as well and Thank you for playing along the Papericious Challenge!

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  4. Beautiful, thank you for participating in the challenge papericious

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  5. Lovely. Thank you for participating in the Papericious August Challenge-Anything goes.

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  6. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing the tutorial.
    Thank you for participating in the Papericious August Challenge-Anything goes

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  7. looks nice!
    Thank you for playing along with us!
    ~ Erum
    Papericious DT

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