Thursday, April 12, 2012

Matching Card & Envelope - TPV

The Paper Variety's current challenge is to create a card and a coordinating envelope.


My friend Tanya was so sweet to send me some adorable card blanks from Michael's.
Because my silly Michael's doesn't carry them!
I owe her big time because I am IN LOVE with this shape . . .


So fun, right?
I traced the edge onto some chipboard to create a pattern,
cutting it just inside the line so it would fit perfectly on my card front.

I duplicated the edge for my envelope.

The paper is from My Mind's Eye - Miss Caroline - {Dilly Dally}.

Some washi tape and Doodle twine for a banner,
washi and toothpicks for the flags,
a simple rosette and a stamped greeting.



(And yes, I am having a love affair with polka dots right now!)

12 comments:

  1. I love polka dots too! I love the bright fun colors! Awesome job as usual :)

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  2. I am in LOVE with this card/envelope combo!!! :) I have that ticket paper, and been wondering what to do with it - great ideas!! :) LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!! Awesome job, Melissa!

    PS - thanks for the Shout Out! :)

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  3. LOVE your card, Melissa!! So bright and fun! I love polka dots, too! I have been using my polka dot smash tape on almost everything! lol Have a great day!

    Hugs,
    HL

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  4. WOW! I love your bright colors and the cute banner! Wonderful work! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Variety!

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  5. Holy spit.....these are so cute! Seriously, this may get me making cards! Yikes!

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  6. LOVE your card and coordinating envelope! LOVE that My Mind's Eye paper too. I just picked some up for myself. Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Variety!

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  7. Melissa- love the card and envelope!!!

    What the blue morroccan-ish paper in the background of the photo? I must have it!

    -Amanda Dunn

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  8. I love love LOVE this!!!!!!!!! too sweet!!!!!

    Pssssssssssttttttt,,,,,,,Sugar Creek Hollow is having a DT call!!!! APPLY!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Love the card and envelope - you have such a talent for working with colors!

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