How to Make an Envelope Scrapbook

I found this tutorial on Laura’s Crafty Life and HAD to try one of my own.

No, I don’t scrapbook but this was so cute, and looked easy, so I had to try.

I’ll start by saying that I cheated – I have packages of coordinating scrapbook paper from Papertrey Ink, so I didn’t have to colour coordinate, or match patterns or anything – it was all done for me (thank goodness, because I’m inept and putting patterns and colours together).

You’ll need 6 pieces of scrapbook paper cut to 8″ x 8″ (20.3cm x 20.3cm)

How to make an envelope scrapbook - easy paper crafting

Bring out your handy-dandy envelope maker (or open up an envelope you already have and trace the outline onto your scrapbook paper).  Cut, punch and score as indicated.

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Seal three sides of the envelope with double sided tape or glue, but leave the top flap open.

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Now you’re going to take one envelope, add some double-sided adhesive to the top flap, flip it over and insert that top flap into a second envelope.  Stick in place.

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Fold over your second (in this case green) envelope and repeat with your third:  add double-sided adhesive, insert the pattern-side of a third envelope into the pocket section of the previous (green) one.

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That’s it!

Continue on until you have all 6 envelopes intermingled and stuck together.

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Then take the last hanging flap and seal it to the back of your scrapbook.

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Embellish as you like.

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Insert photographs, recipes, love letters – anything you want into each pocket.

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This would make a great little brag book for Moms and Grandmas – large enough to house full-size photographs, but small enough to tuck into your purse!

So cute!

SO EASY!
How to make an envelope scrapbook

 

How to make an envelope scrapbook - easy paper craft that makes a great brag book or gift

 

Have a great one!

Too funny

 

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2018-06-18T13:41:49-04:00September 18th, 2015|CRAFTS|2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Madonna September 21, 2015 at 11:00 am - Reply

    Your scrapbook was so cute I pinned it. Hopefully I will get the time to make a few of my own. I think they would be cute gifts with maybe a gift card, a photo, tickets to a movie.

    • Shelly @ 100Things2Do.ca September 28, 2015 at 10:31 am - Reply

      GREAT IDEA! And with plenty of time to whip up several before the Holidays! You may see a second post on these – in a Christmas theme! Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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