Decorated Envelopes

Hi, crafty friends. I wanted to share a quick way to add a little something to your envelopes. I used THESE envelopes for my examples today… I love the look of coordinating envelopes but don’t always have time to add matching art to them. So I wanted to have a few on hand that were already decorated and ready to go. Since I don’t know which cards they will be paired with, I wanted...

Concord & 9th March Guest Designer-Week 4

Hi, crafty friends. I’m so sad that this is my last guest post for Concord & 9th this month. I’ve had so much fun creating with their new release. Today’s card combines THIS new stamp set with THIS new die set… I started by stamping THIS stamp on to a piece of white card stock with black ink. The stamp set has images you can stamp inside the open areas, but I decided to...

Simon Says Stamp February 2018 Card Kit-A Colorful Crafty Life

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project features THIS February Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp. Instead of creating card examples, I wanted to share how you can decorate your envelopes… I really like that the card kit comes with three envelopes. For the first envelope… I stamped the images in the card kit’s stamp set on the flap of the envelope using THIS ink for a tone-on-tone look. I also stamped a sentiment underneath. Now...

Matching Envelope

Hello. The Little Tangles Challenge Blog just announced their new challenge HERE and it’s all about continuing the card design on the envelope and/or inside of the card. I chose to create a matching envelope for my card…   Before I get to the envelope, let’s focus on the card… Using my MISTI, I stamped the XO image from THIS stamp set using a variety of dye inks (all linked below). I stamped the sentiment...

Envelope Must-Haves

Hi. We spend so much time on our handmade cards that I wanted to dedicate a post to the envelopes we put them in. I’ll be sharing my favorite products for envelopes to give that finishing touch and tie everything together. ENVELOPES First, let’s talk about the envelopes…. For standard size cards, I have two brands that are my favorite. The first are THESE from Simon Says Stamp. Not only do they come in...