Sunday, 9 May 2021

* Mail Art Envelope

 

Hello!

The challenge at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity at the moment is Mail Art and I wanted to take part.

Here is my envelope - I had to blank out the address as it is already on its way to one of my friends.

I used a pre-made 5 x 7 inch envelope. I blended Distress Oxides over the front, using a mask where the address will be written. Next, I applied a darker colour through #78 Cloister Grille stencil. from AALL & Create. 

I used the border stamp #34 with Versafine Clair Warm Breeze to apply the circles. Then I stamped the cats using #465 Tall Cats. I made some of them appear as if they were peeking from behind the address space. I bleached out some of the Oxide colour inside the cats to make them stand out a little more. 

Finally, I inked around the envelope edges with black ink and doodled a border around the address space.

All stamps and stencils used are from AALL & Create.

Thanks for visiting.

7 comments:

  1. Hi Carole this is a cute envelope. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. This is fabulous Carole, gorgeous stamping and stencilling. Thanks so much for joining in with us at Lost Coast Designs and have a very happy week, Sue xx

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  3. Wow, this looks amazing Carole! I have never taken the time to decorate my envelopes like this. How fun!
    Hugs Monica

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  4. Love this! Great stenciled background and love the kitties! Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Design Challenge!

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  5. Love your entry for the challenge at Lost Coast Designs. Thanks for playing along.

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  6. Oh my, awesomely cute. Definitely happy mail. Thanks for joining the fun at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity. Hugz

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