Dress Up Your Invites: DIY Envelope Liners
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4 patterned envelope linersDress up the invites to you next event with DIY envelope liners!

Today  we’d like to share how you can quickly and easily create envelope liners for your invitations, RSVPs, thank you notes or general stationery and correspondence. While you can always just purchase pre-made envelope liners they can be surprisingly pricey and it’s easy to save money and add a more personal touch by putting in a small amount of time on your own. It’s quick, has a big impact and is much easier than you think!

We recently did this ourselves for our Calluna Events open studio invitations, but we’ve seen it with all sorts of things, including photographsantique wallpaper, maps, pages from books and even fabric. Whatever your liner style or envelope size and shape, this tutorial will help you break down the steps and create a beautiful accent for your envelopes.

The Tutorial

Envelope photocopyStep 1- Photocopy your envelope with the flap open at 90% of the original size.





Cutting out the envelope liner shapeStep 2- Cut out the shape you created. We found it helpful to trace the shape onto a stiff material — the back of a cereal box is a great free option that you probably have lying around the house.





Trace your envelope liner shape onto the paper you will useStep 3- Using that cut-out, trace the shape on top of the material you are using for your envelope liners.





Step 4- Cut out your envelope liners using scissors or an X-Acto knife.

Glue the liner into the envelope on the top flap onlyStep 5- Insert your cut-out liners into the envelope and use an adhesive to attach the liner to the envelope. A glue stick works and we love these. **Be sure to only adhere on the top flap of the envelope. If you glue the entire liner down inside the envelope you will not be able to fold the flap down when it’s time to mail it!




The finished envelope linerand viola!





We told you it was easy!

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