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How to Make A Gift Envelope

| Paper Craft > Card making & Scrapbooking

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate
How to Make A Gift Envelope | Hobbyideas
Handmade Gift Envelopes:  Say goodbye to the plain old envelops and say hello to these colourful and cute ones made using easy paper craft techniques. A bit of imagination, quilling and painting have them oh so adorable. Gift in style this Rakshabandhan!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

How to Make A Gift Envelope - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take colourful 7 mm quilling strips to make the animals.
Take white colour for cat, beige and brown for bunny, and green for frog.
Take beige and brown coloured quilling strips; roll it to make one tight quill and a few loose quills.
Shape three beige quills to make the tear drop shapes, brown quills to make leaf shapes for ears, one brown colour quill to make the tail, one big loose quill to make the shape of the pot for the body of the bunny. Secure the ends with Fevicol MR.
Refer to the image.

STEP 2:-

How to Make A Gift Envelope - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take light blue envelop, draw a simple scenery like pastures, trees, two carrots lying on the ground and the basket full of carrots on it.
Paint the scenery, the carrots and the basket of carrots with Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Orange 17 and Neon Pink 018.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 3:-

How to Make A Gift Envelope - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Arrange and stick the bunny on the painted envelop with Fevicol MR.
Make the facial features with Acrylic Colour Black 02 and stick the googly eyes with Fevicol MR.
Let it dry.

STEP 4:-

How to Make A Gift Envelope - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Similarly make a cat and a frog with quilling strips.
Draw and paint the background of a pond for frog and a pot with the fish for cat using Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Orange 17, Prussian Blue 19, White 27 and Cerulean Blue 32.
Let it dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Orange 17, Prussian Blue 19, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Neon Pink 18, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Brushes, Pencil, Colourful Readymade Envelops, 7mm Colourful Quilling Strips, Quilling Tool, Googly Eyes, Colour Palette.

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