Candy Envelopes

20130205-205429.jpg
Isn’t this the cutest little envelope with a candy surprise inside?! This is the perfect little treat to make for a group of your friends. Let me show you how to do it.

20130205-205627.jpg
First, cut 8 1/2″ x 2 1/2 ” strips from decorative paper. I used a double sided paper to add interest.

20130205-205804.jpg
Next, mark and fold at 2 3/4″, 1 1/4″, 2 3/4″, 1 1/4″ and 1/2″. Notice that the last 1/2″ mark is folded the opposite way.

20130205-210152.jpg
Tape this flap down with roller adhesive.

20130205-210315.jpg

20130205-210410.jpg
Add a small rectangle of hook ‘n loop tape under the flap. This will allow our envelope to open and close.

20130205-210619.jpg
Time to embellish with stickers, jewels, brads and ribbon. Soo cute! This is when I get all giddy. I love decorating.

20130205-210931.jpg
Time for a break after all that cutting and glueing. CHOCOLATE!!! Oh my goodness! These are my favorite right now, Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds with Sea Salt and Turbinado Sugar. Yum! Anyway, back to our little gifts.

20130205-211342.jpg
Fill a clear candy bag, (which can be found in the candy making section of the craft store), with your favorite candy.

20130205-211521.jpg
Fold over the top corners to keep the candy from spilling out and staple. Then glue it to the inside of the envelope.

20130205-211655.jpg
See it all fits in!

20130205-211741.jpg
Wow! Look at how different each one is. Have fun. The joy is in the creating. That joy will be felt by your friends. Hmmm….I wonder who will be getting my little treats?

9 thoughts on “Candy Envelopes

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s