DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial with photos

We always use envelopes for invitations, gifts, to keep monthly money, courier purpose and even for some DIY crafts. But we mostly buy them without knowing that homemade envelopes are affordable and easy to make. You just need a envelope template to make your choice of decorative envelopes.


DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial with photos
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial with photos

Envelope sizes and design depends upon your needs. In this photo tutorial I have given a standard envelope template. This envelope template makes perfect Money envelopes. If you want different size of envelope the process remains same just change the measurements in proportion. 

So grab this free envelope template to make your very own creative and fancy envelopes. Use them as money envelopes, wedding invitation envelopes or as you prefer!

As you know we are celebrating 'ONLY DIY MONTH' at My Indian Version this July (2015) here is the fifth DIY post for you (find previous post's links at end of this tutorial post).

Here is,

DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial


Materials

  1. Paper (preferably A4 size)
  2. Pencil
  3. Ruler
  4. Scissor
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Materials
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Materials


DIY Envelope Template Measurements


Height

Width

BACK

3 inches

7.5 inches

FRONT

3.5 inches

8.5 inches

FLAP

1.5 inches

7.5 inches

SIDES

3.5 inches

0.5 inches


Process


STEP 1 :  Put the above measurements on paper. Preferably take A4 size paper because its width is 8.5 inches, perfect for standard envelope template.
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Step 1


STEP 2 :  Cut the area marked with green diagonals (or 'X').
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Step 2


STEP 3 :  Draw a design on flap of your choice. Also draw a curve at every corner of 'FRONT'. Remember not to draw deep curve.
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Step 3


STEP 4 :  Cut out the flap design and four corners of 'FRONT'.
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial - Step 4


And our Envelope template is ready for use!
DIY : Envelope Template Tutorial


So isn't it simple. Try it and share your experience with me. So click a photo of youEnvelope Template and share it with me on my (My Indian Version’sGoogle+ and Facebook pages. You can also follow me on Pinterest for new updates and many more interesting DIY ideas..

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