Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Gorgeous Happy Mail Ideas!

Ask anyone who knows me...I love to write letters.  I'll stick anything inside of an envelope and glue almost anything to the outside.  If it looks like an absolute crazy person put it together, well, then you'll know it's from me.  I'm obsessed with mail and how our postal system works and I love that you can slap a stamp on something and that it takes a journey across the sky to someone you love.  This particular project reminded me of Gustav Klimt, one of my favorite artists.  I love his use of gold leaf in his work and I thought these envelopes, with their metallic gold patterns, gave that Klimt-esque feeling.  Do you like to send Happy Mail? I'd love to hear about what you make in the comments!  Sending all of you big hugs and a nudge to get out there and MAKE YOUR MARK!

The bottom of a votive candle glass and some sprigs from my garden 
make the most beautiful faux wax seals!
I used my Gel Press to get all of these amazing colors and patterns!
Everything I used for this project:
Awesome Gel Press Products: https://amzn.to/364hn95 DecoArt Gold Paint: https://bit.ly/3dQbqmA & https://bit.ly/36kH8UY Surebonder Glue Guns & Products: https://amzn.to/3bOpfiZ Stencils I used: https://amzn.to/3jWwoUP
Watch the video here OR
watch how I make these envelopes on my YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/PxmkKffTuIU
Nothing like getting a beautiful, handmade card in the mail, right?!
Hot glue with my "M" seal...Just love that one!

This seal was made with a brass button attached to a small dowel!  


Write on, my crafty friends!

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