The next time you write a letter or note to someone, consider folding this first before giving it to them! Not Helpful 5 Helpful
In China, money is often placed in a red envelope, as the color red is considered an auspicious color. In Japan, money envelopes were often white with red cord, but today they use a variety of prints and colors. And as my nieces and nephews have become older, it just gets more difficult to find the appropriate gift. I have made a pattern for the envelopes with dimensions in inches for you to make your own envelopes.
These can be used for not only paper money but for coins as well. What other uses can you think of? Hope you give it a try! How to Make a Money Envelope. First, cut the paper to size: Then, cut out shape as seen below. It should look like this.
If you plan on mailing the envelope, you can write the address on the back. If the paper isn't square, it will not fold correctly and will not be a perfect envelope. Not Helpful 3 Helpful The envelope may open up in the mail if you don't glue or tape it, but if you do that it should be as safe as a regular envelope.
Not Helpful 6 Helpful If it fits, then yes. Don't post illegal substances in the mail though as it could be dangerous. Not Helpful 5 Helpful You're right, you don't actually need glue. Every origami piece you make will hold itself together if you folded it correctly. Glue can just help make it extra-sturdy if necessary. Not Helpful 11 Helpful Because it fits into the flap. In true origami, you very rarely or never use tape or glue.
Because this is an envelope, however, we can make an exception. I suggest using a quick swipe of a glue stick, because if you use too much glue then you can't get into the envelope. Or you can cut some pieces of double-sided tape and fit them into the flap. Not Helpful 1 Helpful 7. You can choose whichever glue you want, but liquid glue is messy and it will need to dry for a lot longer. Not Helpful 10 Helpful You can use whatever size paper you like, depending on what one you're doing.
Not Helpful 3 Helpful 5. You just need to take the flap out of the fold and it should open if you made it correctly. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 0. If you use A4 paper, it wont fold properly, unless you are planning to cut it into a square. Can you tell the exact measurement used in the gift package square paper. Answer this question Flag as Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.
Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Quick Summary To make an origami envelope, fold a square piece of paper in half like a triangle, then fold the top point of the first layer toward the bottom. Did this summary help you? Tips Use larger pieces of paper to make larger envelopes. For bigger envelopes you can use wrapping paper or any paper, as long as it is easy to fold.
If the original sheet of paper is not square shaped, you may have to turn it into a square. When folding the flap in Step 4, you may also use a ruler.
Measure the length of the paper at the longest fold. Make three equal divisions, either with or without a pencil, and fold. You may have to use math to get the folds just right. Sharp creases make the envelope crisper and more secure. To make a sharp crease, pinch your fingernails together and drag it along the crease. Pick a sheet of paper that has a different color on the front than on the back. Larger sized envelopes are great for handmade cards. If you don't have access to real origami paper you can make your own by painting one side of a square piece of any paper.
Use a bone folder to make the creases really sharp. Things You'll Need 1 square piece of paper The envelope will end up approximately half as wide as the original square and a third as tall. Made Recently View more 12 total. Add a photo Upload error.
These little envelopes are going to make cute little advent tree surprises. Thank you very much. Shef Nov 19,
It is the gift giving holiday season! In Asia it is customary to give money during the New Year season and other festive occasions. In China, money is often placed in a red envelope, as the color red is considered an auspicious color. Origami Envelope Step 3: Fold both the right and left sides to meet the center crease. Origami Envelope Step 4: Make 3 creases as shown below. Note that the 2 diagonal crease should be valley folds while the horizontal crease is a mountain fold. In this Chinese New Year crafts tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a turtle 龜 [龟] from Chinese New Year red envelopes (or: Hong Pao, Lai See, Ang Pau, 紅包; there are so many ways to say it). 🙂 If you don’t have red envelopes, you may also cut regular paper to make the.