12 Ways to Decorate Your Envelopes

Designer: Emily Call

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Certainly Celery, Whisper White) Stampin� Up! Patterned paper: (Charlotte Canal Street Floral) Scenic Route Paper Co. Acrylic stamps: (heart, enjoy from Solos “E” set) Close To My Heart Pigment ink: (Pumpkin Pie) Stampin� Up! Rub-ons: (doodles) Fancy Pants Designs Other: (white envelope) Stampin� Up! Finished size: 6 3/4″ x 3 1/4″

1 Cut hearts, following patterns.
2 Pierce holes around edges of medium heart.
3 Layer and adhere hearts; zigzag-stitch across center and adhere to envelope.
4 Add rub-on and stamp sentiment.

1 Layer and adhere hearts. Zigzag-stitch across center and adhere to flap.
2 Add rub-on doodle.
3 Stamp heart on Whisper White cardstock, cut out, and adhere to back of envelope.

Designer: Michelle Tardie

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (brown, yellow, blue) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (Cindy from Stripestock collection) Reminisce Rub-ons: (stitching) Die Cuts With a View Dies: (flowers) Ellison Tools: (die cut machine) Ellison; (daisy, 1/4″ circle punches) McGill; (1 1/2″ circle punch) EK Success Other: (ivory envelope) Finished size: 5 3/4″ x 4 1/2″

1 Adhere patterned paper to envelope.
2 Adhere smaller rectangle of reverse side of patterned paper.
3 Apply rub-on stitching.
4 Die-cut flowers and punch circles from desired colors. Adhere to envelope.

Paper Crafts Magazine offers 12 ways to decorate your envelopes — see it’s not just about creating beautiful scrapbook layouts that you can dabble into — even daily items like envelopes can be artistically enhanced!

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