Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Decorate Your Envelopes!

 Our challenge this week from Serendipity Stamps is to decorate an envelope with stamps!  I had just made this rooster card so I thought I'd make a matching envelope because it is an odd size.

 I started with a piece of Jenni Bowlin 12 x 12 paper and cut it down to 10 x 10.  It is scored at 3 3/4 from the ends on each side.  This gives me plenty of room for the 6 x 6 card.
 Stamping and inking the edges is the fun part!  I figured out which corner would be the bottom flap on the backside and stamped the little rooster on it.

Here is the front side of the envelope all ready for postage and an address. It will give the recipient a hint of what's inside! 

And here is the backside of the envelope.  The size is 6 3/4 x 6 3/4.  I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial!  

Check out what the rest of the Design Team made:

 We would love for you to play along in our challenge for a prize.  See the details HERE.
The special this week is buy 3 get your 4th item free through March 13.
  • Stamps: Serendipity Stamps - Rooster lg 715K, Rooster sm 715E, Flourish 022D, Flourish Mirror 023D
  • Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Distress Vintage Photo, Color Box Chestnut Roan, Versafine - Crimson Red & Olympia Green
  • Paper: Graphic 45 French Country 8x8 & 6x6, brown & cream cardstock, Jenni Bowlin
  • Other: Spellbinders - Decorative Labels 22, Labels 22, cream ribbon, Perfect Layers, Copics

4 comments:

Jeanne J said...

Wonderful French province look to your envelope Miriam - the distressed edges make it look so vintage!

Jenny Gropp said...

Love everything about it... card and envelope!

Marybeth said...

Love this rooster stamp.Love your simple square envelope,lovely shading. Gorgeous card wow!

Pauline said...

So beautiful Miriam, I love the card you made and the matching envelope so beautifully stamped and inked.