The envelope origami - the original design of the gift
In the modern world, it increasingly happens that you have to give money as a gift for a holiday. It is also convenient for the donor - you don’t have to worry about choosing a suitable gift for a long time, and the recipient - he will be able to buy with the donated money exactly what he really needs.
It would seem that everything is perfectly solved. But how to present such a gift? Agree that it’s not very beautiful and it’s not at all original to just get a bill out of your wallet and donate it. You can, of course, buy gift cards, envelopes in a store or a kiosk, but this way is not different from the originality. Another thing is if you turn on the fantasy, wake up your creative abilities and make a beautiful origami envelope with your own hands. This will undoubtedly be an exclusive thing.
Beginning of work
In order to make origami envelope for money, you need to prepare colored double-sided paper, scissors, glue.What decorative elements will be selected depends on your imagination and the identity of the hero of the occasion. After all, you must agree that for a man and for a woman envelopes should be made out completely differently.
Origami envelope: sequence of execution.
Option number 1. This version of the envelope is very simple in execution. Its production will take only a few minutes.
- Cut a square from a sheet of colored paper (usually a rectangular shape).
- Place a square in front of you on the surface of the table with an upward angle like a rhombus.
- Put the right and left corners of the square in the middle of the part so that they touch in the center.
- Lift the bottom corner upward so that it lies just above the contact point of the left and right corners. Glue this corner so that the envelope does not crumble.
- Lower the top corner down. Smooth all folds by hand. The origami envelope is made.
The disadvantage of this variant of the envelope is that it does not close tightly and can open at any time.
A variety of manufacturing techniques
Option number 2. This envelope made of paper in the technique of origami is more complex in execution, but if you show a little patience, then it is up to everyone.
- A-4 rectangular sheet bend diagonally across a square to form a double triangle.
- Fold the remaining free strip and put it on the triangle.
- Deploy the part to its original position. Fold lines formed on the rectangle.
- Turn the upper right corner inward to the bend line.
- Fold the entire lane on the right side so that it is square.
- Square bend diagonally into a triangle.
- Fold down the outer corner of the triangle.
- Fold the right corner of the triangle towards the center.
- Fold the left corner of the triangle to the center so that it slightly covers the left.
- Take the right corner to the side so that it stands in the lower left corner of the envelope.
- Turn this corner 90 ° and flatten it in a light, gentle motion. The corner as a result of these manipulations should turn into a diamond, which is the envelope lock.
- Bend the upper triangle down and wind up its end by the lock. Origami envelope for money is ready and waiting for that hour when a rustling gift "settles" in it.
To make your gift envelope look elegant and festive, you can decorate it with various decorative elements: ribbon, bow, applique.
Envelope origami do it yourself will be a nice addition to the gift.The recipient of such a unique envelope with a "surprise" will appreciate your efforts and skills.