Monthly Archives: December 2010

holiday cards workshop – part i

Last Sunday I hosted my very first free holiday cards workshop!!! It was… AMAZING!!! I’m really glad lots of my friends dropped by, enjoyed some yummy snacks, and went home with some cards they made themselves for friends and family. … Continue reading

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cards for ‘professionals’

Since I’ve started trying my hands at greeting cards, I’ve become the unofficial card maker in the office; I’ve been creating several cards for my coworkers. A couple of them got married recently: And a thank you card for my … Continue reading

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inspiration inspires

When Lyna was making cards here one night, she left some gray scrap paper with white gel pen lines on them, and they reminded me of birch tree trunks, so I made this abstract forest card. I felt like it … Continue reading

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i’ll be home for christmas

I always wanted to make a “welcome home” holiday card, because, let’s face it, half of the charm of the holidays is being home (or somewhere like home), spending time with family, catching up with old friends, and stuffing our … Continue reading

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a scandinavian holiday

I made a very simple card today, Lyna called it “a card for men” :]  I got this very cute moose paper punch and really wanted to make a Scandinavian holiday card.  After trying several different layouts, we settled on … Continue reading

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first card

We made our first card last night!  It was for our friend Joanna to congratulate her newlywed friends.  We are definitely very new at this, doing everything too slowly and making mistakes along the way.  The good news is, we’re … Continue reading

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hi there!

First post!  Welcome to Enveloped, a blog dedicated to hand-made cards and the stories that inspired them.  While we have some graphic design and fine arts backgrounds, my best friend Lyna and I are total amateurs when it comes to … Continue reading

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