Thursday, October 6, 2011

Eeek!...a matching envelope!

Hi there! Just popping in really quickly to share a card and matching envelope I created for the most recent challenge at Young Crafters Unite!

I rarely create a coordinating envelope for my cards, but this challenge really got me excited about the idea again!!! It's such an easy thing to do and it adds that extra little something special to a project!!! FUN!

We have a few "bat friends" who like to fly in figure 8 patterns just beyond our back deck each night right around dusk. It's fun to watch them dive after flying insects and listen to their little "eeeks"! So, this card was inspired by them! I drew the eeek trail with a black Copic Multiliner pen. That idea was inspired by THIS card by Chari where she made a heart-shaped trail (THANKS, Chari!!!).

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a FABULOUS weekend!

Stamps: Friendly Bat D126, Large Winter Tree P93 (DeNami Design)
Ink: Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko)
Cardstock: Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Black (DeNami Design), Gray (from my scraps stash)
Patterned Paper: Mischievous (My Mind's Eye), Midnight Moon (American Crafts)
Black Copic Multiliner Pen
Button: Harvest Boutique Buttons (DeNami Design)
Embroidery Floss: Black (Janlynn)
Punch: Rounded Binding Edge (EK Success)
Twine: Caramel (American Crafts)
Scallop-Edge Scissors
Glue Dots
Edge Distresser Tool: (Heidi Swapp)
Pop Dots: (All Night Media)
Adhesive Tape Runner: (Therm-o-web)


Lindsey Wood said...

Oh my goodness! This is the cutest card! I love how you spelled eek and the cute little bats the paper piecing! This list goes on and on! Fantastic!

Kelley Eubanks said...

What a cute card and envelope. I don't ever think to decorate and envelope... thanks for the reminder!

Karen B. said...

Yes, this is WAYYY To cute!

Brandi said...

This is adorable! Love the matching envelope.

Tina M said...

Ohh my gosh...too darling!!

Chari Moss said...

Cute cute cute! I love the EEEK trail! :) And hey thanks for the little shout out, I really like knowing when something I have done has inspired someone else :) Totally love the envelope too, The spooky tree is fab! Thanks for playing with us at YCU!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Eek this is totally adorable!!!! You're envie is so cute too! Who wouldn't love to receive this in their mailbox??? Love the combinations of papers and distressing! Love it girl!

Tenia Nelson said...

You know that I sooooo love this!!!

Marie said...

This is so cute! Love the trail spelling out 'eeek' =) Thank you so much for joining us at Young Crafters Unite!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Such a fun card and envelope set! So glad you could join us this month at Young Crafters Unite!

Heather Innusa said...

AAAACK!!! You did an amazing job on this fun card!!! SO CUTE!