How to Create a Set of Whodunnit? Clue Envelopes

by Katelyn Grosart

You'll learn how to create a set of beautiful WhoDunnit? Clue Envelopes using Graphic 45's Master Detective Collection as well as a variety of Staples from their Staples Collection.

Supplies

  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Master Detective
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Beautiful Mystery
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Get a Clue !
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Whodunnit?
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Sinister Secrets
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - Dastardly Deeds
  • 1 G45 - Master Detective - It's Elementary
  • 2 G45 - Staples - Ornate Metal Keyholes
  • 1 G45 - Staples - ATC Black Policy Envelope
  • 1 G45 - Staples - Black Regular Policy Envelopes
  • 1 G45 - Staples - Black Square Policy Envelopes
  • 1 G45 - Staples - Metal Clock Keys
  • 1 G45 - Staples - Ornate Metal Label Holder
  • 1 G45 - Staples - Metal Brads
  • Black Ink
  • Glue Dots, 3D Foam Squares & Sookwang Tape
  • Edge Distressor, Scissors & Paper Trimmer
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Let's start by creating the regular size of the WhoDunnit? Clue Envelope.

    Step 2

    To start, pick out one of the policy envelopes out of the Black Regular Policy Envelopes package.

    Step 3

    From the Get a Clue! paper, cut one piece that measures 4 1/2" x 6 1/4", a second piece that measures 4" x 5 3/4" and a third piece that measures 3 1/8" x 4 3/8".

    Step 4

    From the Beautiful Mystery paper, cut a piece that measures 4 1/4" x 6".

    Step 5

    From the It's Elementary! paper, cut a piece that measures 3 3/4" x 5 1/2".

    Step 6

    From the It's Elementary paper, fussy cut out two labels, the hand holding the cards card, This is indeed a mystery card, the skeleton, the candle stick and the pipe.

    Step 7

    From the Whodunnit? paper, cut 4 stamps, 1 master detective card, master detective piece from one of cards, Sherlock card, spider web border to 4 1/2",sinister border to 4 1/4",WhoDunnit? to 2 5/8".

    Step 8

    From the Master Detective paper, fussy cut the skull sitting in the bowl out.

    Step 9

    From the Ornate Metal Keyholes, select one keyhole from the pacakge. Take one Ornate Metal Label Holder out of the package.

    Step 10

    Distres the edges of the patterned paper and other images. Ink the edges of the papers, borders, other images and fussy cuts image using a blending tool with foam and Black Soot Distress Ink.

    Step 11

    Adhere the 4 1/2" piece of patterned paper to the envelope. Adhere the 4 1/4" piece of patterned paper to the 4 1/2" piece.

    Step 12

    Adhere the 4" patterned paper piece to the 4 1/4" patterned paper piece. Adhere the 3 3/4" patterned paper piece to the 4" patterned paper piece.

    Step 13

    Adhere a label 1/8" from the bottom of the spider paper. Adhere the spider web border 1 1/4" from the bottom of the policy envelope. Adhere the sinister secrets border underneath the spider border.

    Step 14

    Adhere card with skull on it 1/8" from right of spider paper and 1 1/2" from bottom of envelope. Adhere the other label to the left of the hand card. Adhere hand card 1/2" from the top of envelope.

    Step 15

    Adhere the 3 1/8" piece of patterned paper overtop and in the middle of the two cards that were just adhered.

    Step 16

    Adhere two stamps slightly together. Adhere the two stamps in the top right hand corner. Foam square the Master Detective label to the left side of the stamps.

    Step 17

    Foam square the Master Detective card on an angle in the middle of your envelope. Foam square the Sherlock card to the left of the Master Detective card.

    Step 18

    Adhere the Ornate Metal Label Holder overtop of the sinister secrets word on the right hand side of the border.

    Step 19

    Adhere the Ornate Metal Keyhole to the bottom left hand side of the Sherlock card. Adhere the candle stick to the left of the Sherlock card.

    Step 20

    Adhere two postage stamps slightly together. Adhere the stamps, to the left of the Sherlock Card. Foam square the pipe to the left of the postage stamps.

    Step 21

    Adhere the skeleton slightly overtop of the stamps. Foam square the WhoDunnit? border to the bottom left hand side underneath the skeleton.

    Step 22

    To finish your envelope, roll one of the corners down on each of the stamps. Your envelope is now finished!

    Step 23

    Now it's time to create your second envelope.

    Step 24

    To start, pick out one of the policy envelopes from of the Black Square Policy Envelopes package.

    Step 25

    From the Dastardly Deeds paper, cut a piece that measures 5" x 5".

    Step 26

    From the Master Detective paper, cut a piece that measures 4 3/4" x 4 3/4".

    Step 27

    From the Sinister Secrets paper, cut a piece that measures 4 1/2" x 4 1/2".

    Step 28

    From the Beautiful Mystery paper, cut a piece of paper that measures 2 7/8" x 3 1/2".

    Step 29

    Pick out one of the policy envelopes from of the Black ATC Policy Envelopes package.

    Step 30

    From the WhoDunnit? paper, cut out one Master Detective label, a Master Detective card and a Master Detective card that measures 2" x 3".

    Step 31

    From the Whodunnit? paper, cut out two postage stamps, train border that measures 5" long and the WhoDunnit? border that measures 2 3/4" long.

    Step 32

    From the It's Elementary paper, cut the card out with the labels and hand with cards, a piece that measures 2 7/8" x 3 7/8", fussy cut the men and the skeleton out, the pipe & two skulls.

    Step 33

    From the Ornate Metal Keyholes, select one keyhole from the pacakge. Take one Metal Clock Key out of the package. Take out one Metal Brad out of the package.

    Step 34

    From the Master Detective paper, fussy cut the spider out.

    Step 35

    Ink the edges of the border pieces and fussy cut images using a Blending Tool with Foam and Black Soot Distress Ink.

    Step 36

    Distress the edges of all the other pieces. Ink the edges of all the pieces using a blending tool with foam and Black Soot Distress Ink.

    Step 37

    Adhere the 5" patterned paper piece to the policy envelope. Adhere the 4 3/4" patterned paper piece to the 5" patterned paper piece.

    Step 38

    Fold the top right corner down on the 4 1/2" piece of patterned paper and hold down with the metal brad. Adhere the 4 1/2" patterned paper piece to the 4 3/4" patterned paper piece.

    Step 39

    Adhere the cards in the hand card 1/8" from the right and 1/8" from the bottom of the 4 1/2" piece. Adhere the label card 1/8" from the left and 1/8" from the top of the 4 1/2" piece.

    Step 40

    Adhere the train border 3/8" from the bottom of the policy envelope.

    Step 41

    Foam square the ATC policy envelope to the 2 7/8" piece of spider paper. Adhere the spider paper to the middle of the cards.

    Step 42

    Adhere the 2 5/8" piece of red patterned paper to the policy envelope. Adhere the Master Detective card to the 2 5/8" red piece of patterned paper.

    Step 43

    Foam square the 2" Master Detective card to the large Master Detective card. Foam square the Master Detective label overtop of the Master Detective label on the 2" card.

    Step 44

    Foam square the spider in the top right hand corner of the Master Detective card. Adhere the skeleton and the man to the right of the Master Detective card.

    Step 45

    Adhere the keyhole and key on the left hand side of the Master Detective card.

    Step 46

    Foam square the skull between the key and keyhole. Adhere the postage stamp slightly overtop of the skull. Adhere the other postage stamp underneath the master detective label.

    Step 47

    Foam square the small skull overtop of the stamp. Foam square the pipe in between the key and postage stamps. Foam square the men overtop of the pipe. Adhere the Whodunnit? border to the right of men.

    Step 48

    To finish your envelope, roll one of the corners down on each of the stamps. Both of your envelopes are now finished!