Thursday, March 27, 2008

The Enveloper

I couldn't wait to share this project with you too. I love making cards that are different sizes... and rarely have the correct envelope to use with them. In fact, I almost never have square envelopes in the house.

The Enveloper by Crafter's Companion is wonderful. If you are interested in how this product works, I highly recommend viewing the tutorial videos on the Crafter's Companion website --- HERE. They were actually the reason I knew I was going to buy them. Very concise and detailed... and I know many of us crafters are visual learners, so this was just ideal for me.

Birthday Wishes - Gift card:

I was inspired by Ellen Hutson and Sharon Harnist in their Inchies artwork to make a card with one. I also loved the idea of using a magnet to adhere it to the card so the Inchie is a removable feature.

Because the card is fairly thick with all the details, I created a custom envelope (pictured beside my card) using the Enveloper. In fact, it's an envelobox (a 3-D envelope) that gives me plenty of space to accommodate all my embellishments.

Here's my card with the inchie removed: TO BE PUBLISHED

Thanks for stopping by,
-Silhouette Blooms II stamp set (The Kim Hughes Collection) by Cornish Heritage Farms
-Spanish Script Backgrounder by Cornish Heritage Farms
-"HUGS" from Classic Essential Expressions

-Shell Pink and Pitch Black Adirondack Dye inks by Ranger

-Iced Pink, Perfect Baby Pink and Prismatic White cardstocks by Prism Papers
-Curious Iridescent shimmery cardstock by

Patterned Paper:
-Sultry by Basic Grey

-mini mister by Ranger
-isopropyl alcohol
-TopScore Multiboard and Enveloper by Crafter's Companion
-copic markers
-piercing tool and mat
-1" and 1-1/4" square punches by EK Success
-magnet by Basic Grey

-Dew Drops from Ellen Hutson LLC

-direct to stamp with copics


  1. So beautiful and love the magnet inchie...very clever.

  2. this card is beautiful, love the magnet idea,

  3. Lisa, this is the most beautiful card...I am just in awe!

  4. What a stunning card!

  5. Lisa,I love this card. It is just beautiful. I really like the mix of the clean Asian influenced branch on the rectangle and the square and then the soft appearance of the scalloped and pierced white layer. Beautiful! I am sad to say that I bought the enveloper moons ago and it sits still in it's wrapper. I must take it out and give it a go!

  6. what a beautiful card-and you've inspired me to dig out my enveloper to!

  7. This is so pretty and I love that the inchie comes off, too!

  8. Lovely card and the inchie just sets it off! Love those little things!! Love your colors and I will be sure and check out that sight! TFS!