Mail Art | Envelope decorating


I started painting on this plain padded envelope and didn't have any idea on where I was going with it so I set it aside. I was even going to throw it away because it was just adding to my pile of stuff. Then it occurred a few months later that I came across it again and finally made another attempt. I took out a paintbrush and acrylic paints and not so perfectly painted here and there. Here's what I came out with using stickers, washi tapes, and glitter.
Envelope decorating by Merissa Revestir 2014
Envelope decorating by Merissa Revestir 2014
Envelope decorating 3 by Merissa Revestir 2014
Envelope decorating 2 by Merissa Revestir 2014
When it's ready to be mailed, the recipient's name would go in the teddy bear shape. Btw, I drew the bear shape by hand then cut it out to make a stencil. Did I share that one already? I'll have to back track.

If you follow me on Instagram, here's a photo that I shared:
Another #wip from last night, the #envelope I painted because I 💗#snailmail #mailart and #pastel #colors. I had the #creativebug.



  1. So cute and such great colors! Your happy mail always cheers me up. :)

    1. Thank you Sarah :) I'm glad you like it. I should make more.


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