How to Make an Origami Envelope

An easy way to fold an envelope out of paper. Can use this for a multitude of purposes!

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How to Make an Origami Envelope
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Get a square piece of paper. Here I am using 12in x 12in scrapbook paper.

Get a square piece of paper. Here I am using 12in x 12in scrapbook paper.

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This is the colored side of the paper.

This is the colored side of the paper.

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3
Flip the paper over to the white side & orient the paper as it is in the photo.

Flip the paper over to the white side & orient the paper as it is in the photo.

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Fold in half diagonally.

Fold in half diagonally.

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Unfold the paper.

Unfold the paper.

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Rotate the paper and orient the paper as it is in the photo.

Rotate the paper and orient the paper as it is in the photo.

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Fold in half diagonally.

Fold in half diagonally.

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Unfold the paper again.

Unfold the paper again.

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Take on corner & fold towards the center.

Take on corner & fold towards the center.

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Take the opposite corner & fold towards the center.

Take the opposite corner & fold towards the center.

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Orient the paper like in the photo. Now we are going to fold the bottom flap up.

Orient the paper like in the photo. Now we are going to fold the bottom flap up.

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Make sure to have the fold overlap the previous two folds as demonstrated in the photo.

Make sure to have the fold overlap the previous two folds as demonstrated in the photo.

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The fold should look like this.

The fold should look like this.

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Glue underneath the flap where I am pointing to in the photo. This will keep your envelope together.

Glue underneath the flap where I am pointing to in the photo. This will keep your envelope together.

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Put glue where my finger is pointing.

Put glue where my finger is pointing.

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Fold in & your envelope should now look like this.

Fold in & your envelope should now look like this.

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Now it is time to fold the top flap down.

Now it is time to fold the top flap down.

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This is what the fold looks like after it has been done.

This is what the fold looks like after it has been done.

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The front side of the envelope.

The front side of the envelope.

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Here are what my finished envelopes look like!

Here are what my finished envelopes look like!

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