Faux Metal Envelop Organizer

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

faux metal envelope

Craft a realistic faux metal envelope using poster board and paint! Easily slip mail, bills, or other important papers into this stylish open envelope. Stay organized with this pretty piece of home décor!

faux metal envelope

What You'll Need:

Let's Do This!

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Step 1:

  1. Use the style guide template to draw the folding and cutting lines on the poster board.
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Step 2:

  1. Cut out the envelope following the cut lines.
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Step 3:

  1. Your poster board is now ready to transform into a faux metal envelope!
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Step 4:

  1. Use a large paint brush and make random dabbing motions on the front of the poster board with the silver paint. Let dry.
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Step 5:

  1. Use a large paint brush and make random dabbing motions on the back of the poster board with the silver paint. Let dry.
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Step 6:

  1. Your envelope is ready to be folded!
  2. Fold the right flap along the fold line and create a crease.
  3. Fold the left flap along the fold line and create a crease.
  4. Fold the bottom flap along the fold line and create a crease.

 

Step 7:

  1. Open the bottom flap and add dots of hot glue to the point and two inner corners.
  2. Fold the bottom flap back up and press to adhere the hot glue.
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Step 8:

  1. Punch a hole at the top point of the envelope.
  2. Loop jute through the hole to make a hanger.
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Step 9:

  1. Place a chalk label on the front of the envelope.

Envelope

Filename
faux-metal-envelope.pdf
Size
64 KB
Format
application/pdf

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