(After that you can photo-copy them to save on the high cost of ink-jet ink.)
I used trial and error to make these DVD envelopes and have gone through various prototypes and experiments. I used a very basic drawing program on my old Apple MacBook. (Appleworks 6) and then converted them into PDF files to share the idea.
But anyone with a basic computer, microsoft based or mac based, can make these 'Origami' ideas. Be inspired and have a go.
All you have to do is begin with a basic A4 sheet of paper and 'Play' around with it and see what you can make with it. Then draw it up on your computer and print it off.
Well it has to be simple, otherwise I couldn't do it!
Step 1: The Square
The Square shape is more practical, it fits shelves cabinets and much easier for mass bulk storage of dozens of DVDs.
The House shape is a little more whimsical and interesting. Its main advantage is its stronger. Its also easier to ‘flick’ the envelope when searching through a pile of DVDs.
So once you have printed your first A4 sheet, your next step is to fold the sheet into its envelope shape.
Square. Fold along the top line of the square, then fold along the bottom of the square.