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Envelope Liners and Snowflakes: Catherine Pooler Winter Release Blog Hop

Oh envelope liner die!  Where have you been all my life? I am not one for dressing up my envelopes with stamps and stickers.. They are usually just a fun color and that’s that… But this envelope liner die is so easy to use! For me, I just used it with a bunch of fun patterned papers at once so now I have a ton of liners ready to go!!!! This is also a fantastic way to use up that patterned paper you might have hoarded, I mean collected. This first one, it just screams Kate Spade doesn’t it….

Stamp your own pattern onto some cardstock (I used the cake from the Birthday Icons stamp set)!

Next up, I used the GORGEOUS stamps from the Peaceful Flakes stamp set! This stamp is stunning. These snowflakes……. I used Grape Crush and Juniper Mist inks on both cards!

The first one… I did some stamping with water, which is a go to favorite technique of mine! I inked up a white watercolored cardstock piece cut to size with Grape Crush and Juniper Mist! I did a heavy blend of these two inks! That is key if you want to stamp with water!

I spritzed the snowflake images with water and then stamped them right onto the cardstock. STUNNING EEH? For some added depth, I light stamped over the water stamped image with Juniper mist…. And the sentiment? It’s from an oldie….  The For Everything stamp set. Stamped right onto the fabulous CP Vellum.

The next card features a lighter blend of the same two ink colors and I did lots of water mists on the top to soften up the background. I stamped the snowflakes with Juniper Mist ink and adhered a sentiment from the same stamp set I used in the other card!

I love how the CP Inks react with water! It’s so pretty.

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36 Comments

  1. Tara Prince says:

    Cute liners! Beautiful card!!

  2. A liner changes everything. amazing.

  3. Linda Miller says:

    Laurel you make cards fun!!! Love all your inky ideas!!! Thanks for sharing!!

  4. Melinda Lowry says:

    I love your cards, but I have to say those envelope liners just add such a gorgeous finishing touch!

  5. I like to line my envelopes and was excited to see the envelope die. Love all your wonderful and inspiring cards.

  6. Sharon Parker says:

    What a nice touch to lining envelopes. Your ideas are inspiring!

  7. Love these Laurel! I’m a sucker for purples, so naturally, I was drawn to your cards!!!

  8. Tracie Pond Designs says:

    Cute envelopes, Laurel! =)

  9. Jill D. says:

    Love your cards and those envelope liners.

  10. Sharon Perehudoff says:

    Got to love those envelope liners, they are awesome that’s one die set I sure would love. Love you cards as well, pretty colors. Thanks for sharing and being a part of this amazing collection. Merry Christmas.

  11. Marisela Delgado says:

    I LOVE envelopes!! Awesome!!

  12. beccab33324 says:

    I used to line my envelopes all the time, but haven’t in many years! Love this liner die.
    Your cards are all so pretty! Lots of beautiful inking.

  13. Love the backgrounds you created for your cards. 🙂

  14. VICKI SMITH says:

    I should get my envelopes, etc. tomorrow and I can’t wait. Love your new photo and your envelope liners!

  15. Samantha Buse says:

    loving the distressed look.

  16. Michelle W says:

    Stunning cards Laurel!

  17. Elizabeth Roberts says:

    Love the purples and the liners really elevate the envelopes to the next level.

  18. Beth B. says:

    Love the way Catherine’s inks react with water.

  19. Dionna Vallejos says:

    I absolutely love the 3rd card the most. I like the color combination with the water stamping. I can’t wait to see more. Thanks.

  20. fabulous cards! You all are so creative! And your envelopes are gorgeous!

  21. Carla Hundley says:

    Gorgeous liners!
    They really finish
    off the design.
    Carla from Utah

  22. Amazing cards Laurel and the envelope liner makes the envelopes pop

  23. Andrea Hastilow says:

    Really fun envelope liners, nice selection of patterns. Those cards are really pretty reminds me of dying tshirts. Thank you.

  24. You are so creative! <3

  25. Love the envelope liners, perfect finishing touch! Terrific cards, so elegant!

  26. Love those envelope liners and the die! Fun and colorful cards too! TFS!

  27. Pretty cards! And I love an easy way to coordinate envelopes!

  28. Such amazing backgrounds! I love the bright colors and the envelopes!

  29. Janie S. says:

    I never get tired of snowflakes… it is a good thing too! I Really love the colors You used.

  30. Wonderful cards and the envelope liners really make envelopes special.

  31. Nancy-Anne Rockwell says:

    Your backgrounds are beautiful!

  32. Donna Hawkins says:

    I love the liners BUT the snowflakes made with Grape Crush and Juniper Mist, made my heart flutter! I love those colors together. You made my day!

  33. Theresa Turri says:

    Fun cards! I love the effect of water on both cards. Awesome job.

  34. Laura Miller says:

    Thanks for the inspiration. I do love the envelope liners – – really adds to the uniqueness.

  35. Denise Bryant says:

    Awesome cards and envelope liners! Enjoying the hop and this fabulous release!

  36. Love the liner. And what do you mean HOARD paper. Just because I’m considering a forklift as my next vehicle is no reason to toss around that kind of language. But seriously, why does the paper you want have to be near the bottom of a 5 ft stack?

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