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Quick craft // DIY galaxy envelopes

Quick craft // DIY galaxy envelopes
Galaxy DIY’s are everywhere at the moment and it’s easy to apply this theme to lots of paper-craft projects. All you need is an old astronomy magazine (they contain page after page of mind-blowing images that you can cut out)! I made some envelopes (and some geometric wall-art….coming soon)! There are a gazillion envelope templates on the web that you can use (or you could use my string-tied envelope template). You could also make some galaxy gift-tags/ribbon or some 3d galaxy geometric shapes. Do leave a comment if you have any more ideas ^_^ Oh, and the font in the top image is called Later On and it’s free!

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