Mail Art Week – Doily Envelopes


Latrice here with more mail art week inspiration. I send a lot of cards in the mail so I usually try to address them in a fun way by adding stickers or color on there somehow. First, I thought I would color in an Adult Coloring page and fold it into an envelope. Great idea, right? But I just ran out of time for that. So I’m sticking that idea in my back pocket for when this busy mom has time to sit down and knock out a couple of those pages.

I did, however, want to do something with texture and color. I chose four envelopes and four doilies from my stash of products to create this fun set of four decorated and colored envelopes.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

Tombow MONO Aqua Liquid Glue

Tombow Dual Brush Pens in various colors

Tombow MONO Twin Permanent Marker

Envelopes

Doilies

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First, start by adhering the doilies to the fronts of your envelopes using the Tombow MONO Aqua Liquid Glue. Just fold the extra around to the back side of the envelope.

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After those have dried for about 10 minutes, choose four coordinating Tombow Dual Brush Pens to decorate the fronts with.

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Here are my four designs:

Simple lines and dashes on this one.

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Fun swirls with dots. I didn’t get fancy with these, just kept it simple.

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More masculine plaid with a gray ombre on the edges and black lines using the Tombow MONO Twin Permanent Marker.

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For the last envelope, I created an Aztec-type pattern using different lines.

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When it’s time to mail these out, I will write the recipient’s address on the doily with the MONO Twin – it’s the best permanent marker out there, hands down.

Here’s a look at the four envelopes once again.

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Don’t forget to check out the other projects from our mail art week.

Daniella- stamped handmade envelope

Beth- Mixed Media Postcards

Jennifer- Coffee Lovers Inspired Starbucks Mail Art

Thanks for stopping by. There is more for you tomorrow from Jennie. Happy crafting.

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Latrice

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