5 Fun and Easy Ways to Decorate Your Envelopes

by Laurie Willison

Hello friends! It’s Laurie here today, showcasing the new stamp set called Envelope Art. I’ll be sharing 5 fun and easy ways to decorate your DIY envelopes!

This new stamp set makes designing envelopes easy! I have several examples to share, using elements from the new stamp set, along with a few other Altenew favorites.

You don’t need a MISTI to use this stamp set, but it makes it easier to line up the images and even stamp several envelopes in one stamping session.

There are 2 main banners, curved and straight, that make the perfect address panel. Envelope Art also has lots of sentiments that work well on the front of the envelope or even on a card.

FIRST ENVELOPE

To create this first envelope, I made a mask with the banners and added the mask to the card front. The Flowing Drops Stencil made the perfect tone-on-tone background. Using the banner stamps, I went in last and added the details in black ink.

SECOND ENVELOPE

On this next envelope, I used the World Map Stamp Set in Evening Gray Ink and then added the straight banners over the top. I love the modern look this gives the envelope but still keeps it simple.

THIRD ENVELOPE

To create this look, I made a mask using the banners and added it to the yellow envelope. I used the Classy Stripes Stencil to blend in the Snapdragon Ink. I used the large blooms from Wallpaper Art Stamp Set to add in the flowers.  To finish it off, I went back in and stamped the banner detail. It looks like it might be complicated to create this look but it was so easy!

FOURTH ENVELOPE

Envelope Art Stamp Set comes with a really pretty floral image that works well on the back of your envelope. I decided to create an address space using this image. I stamped them along with a “special delivery for” sentiment all in Obsidian Pigment Ink for a simple look.

FIFTH ENVELOPE

This envelope was super easy to make.  I stamped the banners in white ink and then masked off the center section. I used the Fabulous Florets Stamp Set to add details around the masked lines.

BONUS CARD!

Here is one last card made with Bubble Wrap Stencil after masking off the address banner. I love the look of the Morning Frost Ink in polka dots!

I hope you have enjoyed these DIY envelopes featuring the Envelope Art Stamp Set. This new stamp set provides such a fun way to add “happy” to your happy mail!

Thanks for coming by today.  I hope you are all doing well and staying safe!

~SUPPLY LIST~

Envelope Art Stamp Set
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Wallpaper Art Stamp Set
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Fabulous Florets Stamp Set
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World Map Stamp Set
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Classy Stripes Stencil
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Bubble Wrap Stencil
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Obsidian Pigment Ink
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Flowing Drops Stencil
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Sharon Gullikson April 18, 2020 - 09:20

I love this!!! I am going to try decorating my envelopes. THANK YOU

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Wanda S Radler April 18, 2020 - 10:09

These are all so beautiful. I always forget to pretty up my envelopes. Thanks for the inspiration.

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barbara lassiter April 18, 2020 - 10:33

I love decorating my envelopes and these are beautiful and great inspiration.

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jintyoo7 April 18, 2020 - 11:03

These are beautiful, Laurie. I never take the time to decorate envelopes, but what a difference it makes. I regret not ordering this stamp set now, when I submitted my order, lol. Next time ;-P

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Kathleen Dippner April 18, 2020 - 11:31

Beautiful envelopes. This set would make it easy to decorate if I didn’t decorate one when I made the card.

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Candace April 18, 2020 - 14:58

Really cool idea! Lovely examples. Thank you!

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Inkin' Chickie April 18, 2020 - 16:09

I like these options for an addition of stamping to an envelope. Will have to add this to my wishlist.

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Denise Bryant April 18, 2020 - 16:18

Love these envelope ideas! No point sending out a naked envelope when we can make them look so pretty!

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Annette Gordon April 19, 2020 - 08:34

I love all these envelopes. I really like how versatile this stamp set is, that you can create as many lines as you want, and add the ribbon or leave it off. And the sayings are amazing too! I was just thinking I needed a stamp set to jazz up my envelopes!

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Maureen Reiss April 19, 2020 - 15:40

These are Fabulous!!!!

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StarSpry April 19, 2020 - 19:11

I love the envelopes you created! This looks like such a cool stamp set! :)

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Dan Gabaldon April 20, 2020 - 07:55

Do you have return address labels

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Judi Dempton May 8, 2020 - 20:49

Really cool!

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