DIY envelope

Making your own envelopes couldn’t be easier

It’s always a pleasure to receive a hand-written letter or greetings card through the post, even in these times of social media. Just one glance at a personal letter tells you how much you mean to the sender. It’s easy to make your own envelope to accompany a letter – just follow our tips. All you need is some sheets of pretty paper and suitable pens. And to help you express your creative side as you decorate your personalised envelopes, the perfect pens to have to hand are the edding 1200 colour pens. Overall, there are 24 vibrant colours to choose from, plus six soft pastel shades with lovely summery names: honeydew melon, berry lavender, apple sorbet, cherry blossom, sweet mint and silver grey.


Products and materials

Other materials

  • Square paper in pastel colours
  • Square white paper
  • “Envelope” template
  • Pencil
  • Scissors 
  • Glue stick, (e.g. UHU stic)

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