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DIY Envelope Liners with Gold Polka Dots
These DIY envelope liners featuring glittery gold polka dots are charming and glam all at once. I create them for casual correspondence, but they would be just as lovely used as invitation envelope liners.

Posted by PKPostmansKnock from Boulder, Colorado, United States • Published See PKPostmansKnock's 7 projects »
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  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    You can begin with a commercially-made envelope, or you can create your own envelope. I have created my own envelope using a commercial envelope as a template, and a paper sack.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure the width and height (at the tallest point) of your envelope; then cut a rectangle in the paper you wish to use as a liner that is the width minus just a couple centimeters; and the height minus 30 cm.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Slip the rectangle into your envelope; then position it so that the top of the rectangle is flush with the top of your envelope. Flip the envelope over and trace its contour.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    You should end up with something that looks like this.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut along the contour; I also trimmed a little more off the end of my piece because it was too long.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slip the liner in the envelope to ensure that it's a good fit.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    Next, assemble your accessories for embossing: an embossing stamp pad, gold embossing powder, a pencil with a new eraser, and a heat gun.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use the eraser to stamp polka dots on your liner.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    You should end up with something that looks like this; note I didn't go all the way to the bottom. (The bottom will not be visible to your recipient.)

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 10
    Step 10

    Next, pour embossing powder over your stamping, then shake it off.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 11
    Step 11

    Use your heat gun to set the embossing powder.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 12
    Step 12

    The result will be a nice, shiny finish!

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 13
    Step 13

    Turn your liner around and put glue around the top back edges.

  • How to make an envelope. Diy Envelope Liners With Gold Polka Dots Tutorial - Step 14
    Step 14

    Slip your liner in your envelope, press down on the parts you glued, and enjoy your glam DIY snail mail!

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