Father's Day Envelope

This envelope-making technique is perfect for Father's Day pages, and is easily adaptable for other occasions.


What You Need:
Enlarge Image An envelope "addressed" to Dad holds extra photos.
  • Tracing paper
  • 4-inch x 6-inch Father's Day photo
  • 12-inch x 12-inch archival-quality photo album page
  • Hot Off The Press Paper Pizazz items as follows: Flowers & Cats paper from the Vintage Papers booklet Pink, cream, and yellow papers from the Plain Pastels booklet Butterfly Punch-Outs from the Watercolor Punch-Outs booklet
  • EK Success Zig Writer black marking pen
  • Fiskars Mini Scallop paper edgers
  • Acid-free adhesive
  • Envelope patterns
Instructions:

1. Download the free pattern for this project. (Downloading requires Adobe Acrobat software.)

Envelope patterns

Download Adobe Acrobat

2. Trace the patterns on tracing paper, making a mirror image of the envelope. Cut out the pattern pieces. Cut the patterns from cream paper.

3. Fold up the envelope bottom as indicated on the pattern piece. Adhere the three shapes (with the envelope folded) to the pink paper. Trim close to the edges. Adhere the envelope fronts to the front of the folded envelope. Mount your photograph on yellow paper and trim, leaving a 1/16-inch border. Open the envelope, insert the photo, and add any journaling to the envelope.

Buyer's Guide:

Hot Off The Press Paper Pizazz 1250 Northwest Third Canby, OR 97103 503/266-9102

E K Success 125 Entin Road P.O Box 1141 Clifton, NJ 07014-1141 800/524-1349

Fiskars 7811 West Stewart Ave. Wausau, WI 54401 715/842-2091


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