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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Poinsettia Christmas Envelope

Created this Envelope with a Poinsettia theme. Used WeR Envelope Punch Board which I bought from Archiver's in Overland Park, Kansas near Kansas City, MO where my daughter goes to college.

Made the envelope to fit a 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 A6 card size. red cardstock cut to 8 7/8" x 8 7/8". Assembled envelope. Embossed envelope with Sizzix Peace Poinsettia Set embossing folder. Stamped 'to:' & sentiment 'Merry Christmas' on front usign Echo park Holly Jolly Christmas stamp set. Stamped back flap of envelope with Recollections Christmas Borders Poinsettia stamp. Added Gold stickles.

Supplies List 

embossing:Sizzix Peace Poinsettia Set embossing folder
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
paper: cardstock - red 8 7/8" x 8 7/8"
stamps: Echo Park Holly Jolly Christmas, Recollections
tool: WeR Envelope Punch Board

Entering this into the following challenges:

11/13 CAS-ual Fri CFC119 Embossing UE 11/1

11/15 2 Sisters Ch169 Christmas Sparkle UE 11/9

11/16 Pile It On Ch45 Show Us Your Tools UE 11/10

11/17 LEJ Designs Ch79 Seasons Greetings 3E(#3) 11/12

11/24 Paper Playtime Ch23 Sparkle 3E(#2) 11/11
11/24 Sisterhood of Crafters Embossing 3E(#2) 11/13

11/25 Cuttlebug Mania Envelope 3E(#1) 11/12

11/29 Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Ch Extra for Nov - Anything Goes Christmas UE 11/1

11/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Nov Linky Ch UE 11/7


  1. WOW! How pretty and very creative! Great idea! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘EMBOSSING’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  2. Very pretty envelope .... I always decorate my envelopes too ... I think it make the card look more special :)

    Thank you for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

    Good luck hope to see you again soon

    Tina DT x

  3. Well how cool is this? This is great Melissa - lovely job!

  4. This is beautifully crafted. Thanks for sharing this for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon. x

  5. oh my thats pretty, looks great well done ,Thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs DT Pam xx

  6. Beautiful Thanks for join us at pile it on. We have started a new challenge today. Hope to see you back this week! Kimberly dt

  7. That is a wonderful way to decorate an envelope. LOVE it. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Embossing challenge.

  8. Very pretty embossing! Looks great.

    Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

    Cuttlebugs & Hugs

  9. Love the embossing with some bling. This is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PPT for our Sparkle Challenge.
    DT PPT

  10. Love the embossing and the stamping on the flap finishes it nicely. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania x

  11. These envelope makers are a real boon. I have one too and wonder how I ever managed without it. Your embossing looks good and your previous card white on white as well. Just have to also mention I think the carved Pumpkin by your husband is brilliant. Thank you for joining in at Crafty Hazelnuts Extra this month. Hugs Mrs A. (GDT).

  12. Lovely. I never think to decorate the envelope. Thank you for joining in with our envelope challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x