Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope

Authentique Abundant Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope for the RRR April Hop

Hello, Friends!  Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon April Blog Hop. You should be coming here filled with inspiration after having visited Karen’s lovely blog.  With Easter fast approaching, I decided it would be fun to create a Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope using the April Ribbon Club Assortment and Authentique Paper’s Abundant Easter Collection.

The base is a 5″ x 7″ kraft envelope filled with tags and goodies from the Easter Bunny!  Yellow and Gray ribbons from this month’s ribbon club really work with this vintage style paper collection.

Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope: The Front Side

The front of the envelope is also decorated.  I’ve stacked Daffodil Checkerboard Satin Ribbon with 3/8″ Metal Gray Plaid to form little bow clusters in the corners of the focal image.  Yellow bead/berry sprays really brighten things up tucked in with the ribbon and Little Birdie Flowers. A fussy cut banner from the paper collection is a great way to get the party started.

Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope: The Details

  • Fussy cut the baby chicks image and pop it up with dimensionals.
  • Cover chipboard bunnies with designer paper and add micro rose garlands.

  • Create twin bow clusters for the envelope sides and top with roses.
  • Pop the ends of a Cardstock Elements banner up on foam dots and adhere to the envelope flap.
Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope: What’s Inside?

This trio of treat tags, the vintage silver spoon and the honey stick have all been dressed up with ribbon.  I’ve wrapped a package of Chocolate Biscoff cookies with designer paper and a tag from the collection.  You get such a generous amount of the Daffodil Checkerboard Satin and the Metal Grey Plaid that there is plenty to go around!  And of course, I had to throw in a little Ivory Burlap String.

All the tags are decorated with an image on the front and a treat pocket on the back.

I’ve added a Spellbinder’s Triple Tear Circle and some cute Eileen Hull Banners and Pennants Dies  to each tag.

The third tag has a little notecard tucked into the pocket.  Make this by folding the 4″ x 6″ image in half on the long side.

I like to think of these loaded envelopes as Easter Baskets for grownups.  It’s fun to dress them up with pretty papers and ribbons.

On With the Hop!

From here, you will hop on over to Cherry’s blog.  Finish up at the RRR Blog  where you will find the complete hop list.  Answer Bonnie’s question of the month to be entered into the drawing for a free April Ribbon Club Assortment.

I hope I’ve shared some tips and ideas that you can use in your own crafty adventures.  If so, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.

Thanks for hopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

 

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17 thoughts on “Easter Blessings Loaded Envelope

  1. jesseiss12

    Oh, this is the sweetest thing ever! So glad I took a closer look. Love all the little tags too, and goodies.

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  2. lynn legge

    Kathy this is so darling…I loved the papers and bunnies and the blue…..sooo beautiful, my goodness you sure will make a welcome gift with this envelope….happy easter friend and thank you for the beautiful project

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  3. Suzy Q

    Oh my goodness …this is adorable! Luv this idea Kathy! This looks so vintage! Luv it all! Thanks for sharing! Hugs, Suzy Q

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  4. Martie Rollin

    LOVE the design and construction of this loaded envelope! Those tags are so cute! Not so sure about using the color gray for anything connected to Spring, just a matter of personal choice. This would make a lovely gift. Thanks for all the photos! Nice!

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  5. jenscull

    This might well be one of my favorite of your projects! Love the filled envelope with the beautiful tags and embellished spoon. The bunnies in their finery are all ready for Easter Sunday! 🙂 Have a wonderful holiday if I don’t get back here to wish you and your family a special day!

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  6. Gena L Krannig

    Kathy, what a stunner! I haven’t seen you do too many loaded envelopes. I can’t stop looking at this! Those flowers, ribbons and that sweet banner, oh my! That collection and those darling images are so beautiful and different with it’s nostalgic color palate. Would love to see a tutorial guide. Thank you so much for sharing! Hugs!

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