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Thursday, August 03, 2017

{Spotlight Project} Christmas Mail Art with Deepti!



Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. I know we all love making cards but to have an envelop as beautiful as those cards makes a huge impact. For me, it's pure satisfaction and of course the fun of making them and the delight of mailing those to my loved ones is simply priceless :) With Christmas closing in , I decided to transform my envelops from white to bright ;) 

Here's the look...




Step 1
 Since these envelops are for Christmas cards, I decided to create some winter scenes. And for that I hand drew the snow hills. You can always use a wavy die as a guide to draw yours, if you are not too confident about the lines :)



Step 2
I then stamped the images that will be the focal of each scene and best for the winter cards. I also stamped a few winter trees to add more interest.





Step 3
In my step three, I simply used the distress inks in various combinations to make my winter sky. I was not too concerned about masking the images, coz in the end it will all look great.







Step 4
In my next step I colored the trees in green and drew some lines for writing down the address.




Step 5
In my final step, I did some more stamping along with the sentiment stamp on the back of the envelop




Here is a closeup of each of the envelopes :)






I have used Gone Postal and Houses Extras
preview-SheryRuss_GonePostal copy preview-TBSHousesExtras

That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try. Happy paper crafting!

9 comments:

  1. Such creativity and thank you for the step by step and fabulous inspiration...great idea x

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  2. Such a creative and fun Christmas card and envie idea, Dee. I bought a pkg of 10 Arches cold press postcards that I plan to use for a few Christmas cards. I love your one layer designs. TFS and the inspiration my friend. Hugs

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  3. Deepti, those are super adorable and fantastic idea to dress up the envelopes. Love the tutorial. Thank you!

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  4. Love the envelopes! Will the post office really mail these? I hope because I'm sure they will bring a smile to the workers faces!

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  5. gorgeous enveloppes...love the different shades of ink

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  6. Fun and cool envelope. The recipients will be very lucky to get these. And the cards inside LOL.

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  7. Dee! These are so fun! They'd definitely brighten up any mailbox and make the mailman jealous!

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