Making of vintage looking envelope

My friend will have a special occasion, and I wanted to do something to give to him.

I’ve made an envelope, but a little different than a usual envelope. It is a vintage one.

At first I decided the dimensions and the folding. The following website was a huge help:

I used an A4 sized paper (this is only a prototype and was teared apart):

I stained the paper with coffee for the vintage look.

Here are some other prototypes:

The process of coffee staining:

And the end product is here:

I’ve also sealed it with seal wax and stamp. 🙂

It was a huge fun to make.