In this Altered Envelopes Tutorial, I’ll share how to decorate a few envelopes with Stamps, Stencil and scraps of paper. Get out the random envelopes that you have in your stash and play along.

Altered Envelopes Tutorial

See the Altered Envelopes Tutorial Video, as a live premier, Nov 26th at 12:30 pm on YouTube. Or anytime after the premier.

Supplies used for the Altered Envelopes Tutorial

Decorating envelopes using Stamps, Stencil and scraps of paper. Altering envelopes will help use up those scraps that you have!

Using the large Beach Rose, goudy caps and numbers, tulip twine, and farewell rubber stamps with black archival ink. The background was created with the Diamond with Flair stencil  with the Dusty Concord Distress Oxide to add color to the background of the coin envelope.

Don’t forget to decorate the back of your envelopes!

Created this envelope using the Diamond with Flair stencil and Dusty Concord Distress Oxide Ink. Stamped the envelope with Flower Lover, French Correspondence, Botanical Fern rubber stamps. Adding the printable words and Small Label Vintage Ephemera by Calico Collage.

The back of the envelope using the Music Sheet, with the number eight from the Goudy Caps and Numbers, Leafy  Branch  and  Botanical rubber  stamps.

Used the Companion Rose  rubber stamp, then colored  the image with the  Dusty Concord and Forest Moss distress oxide inks using a blending tool.

Altered Envelopes Tutorial

This large envelope was too large to use in Linda’s journal, she folded it in half and then used the Diamonds with flair stencil with Dusty Concord, Sentiment, and then added the number five from the goudy caps and numbers stamp set.

Added the sentiment Making Memories stamp, a word, and then adhered all with Aleene’s Tacky Glue

Stamped Sunkissed on a scrap of paper and used Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist to color the flower. Stamped Leafy Branch and then layered the flower and, a sentiment. The Diamonds with Flair Stencil was used on the lower corner with Dusty Concord Distress Oxide.

Showing the results by playing with stamps, stencils and envelopes for journals!

How will you decorate your envelopes to use in your journal? 

Robin Fennessy

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