Line It Up: How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine’s Day

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

If you’re sending out any Valentine’s Day cards this year, I have a fun little project you may want to try before those cards go out in the mail.

It’s for these hand drawn / hand lettered DIY envelope liners, with fun phrases and patterns. And I’m 99% sure this extra little touch will make almost anyone crack a smile.

I’ve shared some envelope liner DIY ideas here in the past, but these are specifically for V-Day and are a bit more fun and playful. Plus, you can totally customize them to any color, pattern, or phrase to fit the recipient’s interests….or even an inside joke that only makes sense to the two of you.

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

My favorites from this batch are the linear sprinkles and the shout out to Lionel Richie. Adele may have ‘Hello’ on lock right now, but Lionel had the original Hello song and I’m still down with that old school vibe. What about you?

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

Materials:

  • sheet of colorful paper
  • writing utensil (pen, marker, paint pen, etc)
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • pencil
  • greeting card with envelope

Instructions:

  1. Start by drawing and writing phrases and patterns onto a sheet of paper. This is where the fun stuff starts, so get creative with it.
  2. Next, open up your envelope, so that the flap is open, and trace the pointed flap (and base of the envelope) onto the paper you drew on in step #1. I recommend using a pointed flap envelope for this DIY, like the ones in the picture. This tracing will become your envelope liner.
  3. Cut out the envelope liner, timing off roughly an 1/8 inch on each side of the base part of the envelop and at least an inch off the bottom of the base (so that the envelope liner fits well on the inside.
  4. Place the envelope liner inside the envelope to make sure it fits. Make any adjustments, if necessary. Then, glue the envelope liner into the envelope liner and let dry. Done!

Pretty easy, right? And they only take about 5 minutes to make! Quick and easy are always my fave DIYs.

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

How to Make DIY Envelope Liners for Valentine's Day

Lettering and craft production by Rachel Brewer
Photography and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

P.S. In case you’re wondering where the greeting cards are from, I got you boo. Here are the links… Lookin’ Good card // Oh Yeah card // Mini Happy V-day card.

Which envelope liner is your favorite? Think you’ll give this DIY a try?

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28 comments | Click here to reply

Cute! I would love to receive one of these envelopes in the mail!!!
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Emily

Thanks Emily!

Brittni

As someone who loves sending handwritten notes, this is right up my alley! I love all of the liners, especially the “For Like Ever” one!
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Kimberly

Awesome. So glad to hear that, Kimberly.

Brittni

Such a cute and cool idea, I love those patterns and how the colours stand out!
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Michelle

Thanks Michelle and Trudy!

Brittni

Ever since I took a class at the Paper Source every letter I send out has a liner!! It’s such a cute way to jazz up a letter! I even bought the envelope liners!! =)
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Melanie@Toots + Dill

Oh, cool Melanie! I love envelope liners too. So fun and easy.

Brittni

These are amazing! They look so professional
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Alice

Thanks Alice. 🙂

Brittni

These are so cute! I am so going to try this!! 🙂
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Alicia

Awesome Alicia. Be sure to use the hashtag #paperandstitch on Insta, if you share the results. I’d love to see how they turn out.

Brittni

Lionel’s HELLO FTW!

Kristina B

You know it, Kristina! 🙂

Brittni

Thanks for this idea! I’ll definitely be using this to dress up my valentines this year!!

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KNC

This is such a cute idea!

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Tasnim

Thanks Tasnim and KNC. 🙂 Glad you like the project.

Brittni

Omg love these!! And where are those super cute gold binder clips from?

Allie

Thanks Allie. The binder clips are from Debbie Carlos: http://store.debbiecarlos.com/metal-poster-clips

Brittni

These are AMAZING! Love the hot pink one.

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Kelsey

These are so cute I will definitely try these for my Valentines Day cards this year! Love them 🙂

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Alexandra

These are so darn cute! I will have to try them for my Valentines Day cards this year, thanks for the post. 🙂

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I love this idea and will hopefully try this out! xx
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Rosalie

What a cute and easy way to make a letter cuter! Definitely will be using this in the future xx
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