It comes with a nice instructional booklet. For this demonstration, I'm making the 1/4 US Letter Paper Envelope. The sizing and scoring instructions for this size is shown in the second purple block in the top row.
The instructions say: Paper Size, 8 1/4" square. I used my great Making Memories paper trimmer, and cut a piece of paper into an 8 1/4 by 8 1/4 inch square.
I've found that it's best to use paper that is somewhat lighter than cardstock. Heavy cardstock is a bit hard to fold into an envelope.
Next, you'll fold in the short sides of the envelope. (At this point, I remembered that I had used paper with measuring lines on the back. Oops, don't do that when you make an envelope.) I used my bone folder to get a nice, crisp, edge.
You can make envelopes of all different sizes; you can make pretty lined envelopes, and even what the site calls an "envelo-box". This is an envelope that has a double set of folding lines and comes out a bit thicker, so you can enclose a card that might have some lumpy embellishments.
Go to The Enveloper site for video instructions. This fun little tool costs only $14.99.
Have you ever made your own envelopes? Have you ever used this tool?
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Our first ever link party is starting this week: Wicked Awesome Wednesday!
We're calling it Wicked Awesome Wednesday, but I'll be opening up the link party around 9 PM on Tuesday night. This is my first time hosting a link party, I hope you'll all join! Get ready to link up your projects, recipes, crafts, renovations, etc.
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