Sure, regular envelopes get the job done. They contain their contents quite well, no one's denying that!
But sometimes you want to take things up a notch. And these DIY envelopes are decidedly next-notch.
Using my envelope pattern and a few basic household supplies, you can make your own envelopes out of anything! Cereal boxes, newspaper, wrapping paper, old *NSYNC posters.
Get the pretty PDF of instructions and patterns here:
Things by Bean DIY Envelopes
what you need:
-A4 paper or fabric with pattern you like
-tape or hot glue gun
-print pattern from page two
-cut out the full shape
-place pattern on your pretty patterned paper and trace around it with a pen
-cut out where you traced and check the dotted lines on the pattern to see
where to fold
-for lightweight papers, use tape to secure OR for cardboards and fabrics, use
hot glue to secure
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