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river_horse
« on: December 16, 2007 10:17:11 AM »

ok, i was so inspired by all the other envelope-making craftsters that i made some of my own! here they are. i used some old Living magazines.

all of them:


My favorite four (the pic quality is bad and one is upside down, sorry):


thanks for looking! comments/criticism appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2007 10:31:43 AM »

i am going to make some of those today! yours look really cute!
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2007 10:52:44 AM »

awesome! i love the blue one. are they butterflies?
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2007 11:06:59 AM »

Thank you! these are really fast to make and addicting!
yeah, they're butterflies Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2007 11:07:41 AM »

I realise it's probably easy enough to figure this out for myself, but could someone please give a tutorial on how to make them?
I'm completely inept when it comes to paper construction shapes, I could just about make a box, but an envelope seems far tooo much of a stretch of imagination.

PS they are very cool and this is why i would like to learn
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2007 04:20:04 PM »

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=208059.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=213857.0

It's loads of fun, just deconstruct an existing envelope. Use it as a pattern. Show everybody your fabulousness!
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2007 04:27:08 PM »

Aw thankyou! I'll be making these then with old vogues and things. X
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river_horse
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2007 08:26:05 AM »

thanks guys! here is a tutorial in case anyone is confused.

Materials: magazine page, lining paper, glue, scissors, pencil (or pen), and envelope.


#1. rip apart an envelope and trace it onto your magazine page.



#2. glue your magazine page to your lining paper (construction paper) and cut it out.


#3. Fold all of your sides in.


#4.glue the left and right sides together


#5. glue the bottom to the left and right glued sides, and you're done!





if you want a specific thing to be on the envelope front you will have to do it like this:



i hope all of that makes sense!
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2008 08:52:05 AM »

Yes it does! In time for the boyfriend's birthday too. Wonderful!
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