Designer Envelope Flaps

At
the request of my Stampin’ Pretty readers, I shot instructional photos
for adding designer paper to the outside of envelope flaps.  It’s a
beautiful touch and quicker (at least for me) than lining the interior.

Stampin up envelope flap tutorial 1

I prefer Stampin’ Up!’s Craft and Paper Scissors (108360) for trimming Designer Series Paper.  They cut like “buttah.”


Stampin up envelope flap tutorial 2

Apply
a strong adhesive to the exterior envelope flap on all sides.  Line up
designer paper to cover the flap and adhere.  The designer paper should
go snug against the envelope crease.


Stampin up envelope flap tutorial 3

Flip the envelope over and carefully cut away the excess designer paper. 


Stampin up envelope flap tutorial 4

Now you have a pretty, coordinated envelope for your card!

HAVE A QUESTION?  Please leave me a comment at the end of this post.  I’ll edit your comment with an answer so be sure to check back 🙂
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Stampin up serene snowflakes paper piercing Stamp Set:  Serene Snowflakes (115438, available Sept. 1)
Paper:  Holiday Lounge Designer Series Paper (115676), Kraft (102125), Taken with Teal (101584), Very Vanilla (100730)
Ink:  Taken with Teal (103257)
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Tools:  Circle Scissor Plus (112530), Glass Mat (112531), Paper Piercer
(116631), Piercing Template (105826, Mat Pack), 1/2″ (104390) and 3/4″
(107217) Circle Punches
The Perfect Touch:  Circle Rhinestone Brads (Ice), Stampin’ Dimensionals
Envelope:  Kraft Medium, Holiday Lounge Designer Series Paper

One Comment:

  1. I saw where you lined the inside of a flap too, can you show how you did that?

    Hi Carol: Thanks for your comment. I have shown tips on this in the past. However, others have asked for an envelope liner tutorial so I’ll keep it in mind for a future date. Hugs, M

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