Valentines Envelopes


 I thought that by keeping the border on my sheet of postage stamps that it made a nice frame for the new USPS Forever Hearts postage. Here's how they turned out:

These are a few envelopes for a Valentines exchange I took a part in. I'm using hot pink, light pink, and even red envelopes this year. I dug into my precious stash and decided to finally part with them. But I have to say it's a good thing I had an assortment of colors for my handmade Valentines because where I live there are no stationery or card stores in our new town.

A vellum envelope:

and from my Instagram:
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  1. These are so beautiful, Merissa! Certainly miss your letters! - Riley


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