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Confidential Coloring Page Envelope

Learn how to fold your coloring book pages into opaque envelopes for important documents.

By: Ann Koeman from
Confidential Coloring Page Envelope
Confidential Coloring Page Envelope
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In the Designer's Words: "Create something practical for everyday use out of some of your artwork made from your favorite coloring pages Turn a page you colored into a reusable pouch for storing and carrying important travel, medical, or other documents. Make this project in an evening."
Just because you want to keep eyes off important documents does not mean they have to linger in unattractive manila envelopes for ever and ever. If you need to keep important documents close by but want to keep your home office or workspace looking bright and colorful, learn how to make the Confidential Coloring Page Envelope. This adorable DIY envelope allows you to transform coloring book pages into paper crafts you will actually use. Colorful and impossible to see-through, these handy envelopes would be a cute way to mail a letter, as well.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueColoring

Project or Page Size8.5 inches x 11 inches

Type of Paper UsedScrapbook Paper


Materials List

  • Leisure Arts The Art of Coloring Animals colouring book
  • Coloring pencils
  • A business size envelope
  • Glue sealer finish
  • Adhesive
  • Paper crafting magnets (optional)
  • Photo copy paper


  1. Color a page in the Art of Coloring Animals by Leisure Arts

  2. Make two photocopies of the coloured page

  3. Open up an existing business size envelop and coat with a glue sealer finish

  4. Apply copies of page onto envelope. Let dry.

  5. Trim away excess of copies over extending edges of the envelope. Coat inside of pouch with more glue, sealer, finish. Let dry.

  6. Reassemble envelope using adhesive. Attach magnets to closure (optional).

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This is such an easy craft and so simple. I can't believe it never occurred to me before. To carry it even further, I am going to try to match the contents to the pages. A page with cars can hold my car info, one with banks or coins will get my canceled Che is and do on. What a great idea.


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