Origami Envelope

You will only need an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper.

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Step 1: Write Your Letter

Write a letter to someone. Turn the paper over so that the writing is face up on the desk.

Step 2: Create a Crease

Fold the paper in half lengthwise so that corners 1&2 and 3&4 are touching.

Step 3: Fold the Corners

Unfold the paper and fold all four corners towards the center.

Step 4: Fold the Side Into the Center

Fold side A into the center crease.

Step 5: Fold the Other Side Into the Crease

Fold Side C into the center crease. It should look like the picture after this step is complete.

Step 6: Fold in the Pointed Ends

Fold the pointed ends towards the center. After this step, the paper should be shaped like a rectangle.

Step 7: Flip the Almost Envelope Over

Turn the paper over so the "heart side" (or the "flat" side) is facing up.

Step 8: Fold the Bottom Up

Fold side D towards the center. The end result of this step should look like the second picture.

Step 9: Fold the Top Over the Bottom

Fold Side A over side D.

Step 10: Tuck the Corners In

Tuck the corners of side A into the corners or "pockets" of Side D.

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    This would be really useful for all those times when you can't find a regular envelope.