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Easy-to-make Envelopes for Slimline Cards

I've demonstrated making Slimline Cards many times in the past. My most recent Slimline Cards feature the Hippest Hippos Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set and coordinating Hippest Hippos as shown in the photo below. (If you missed this, you can see the video demonstration and blog post with this link: https://bit.ly/3aNWpn0.

I'm often asked what kind of envelopes do I mail my Slimline Cards in. These cards fit in a standard business or letter size envelope or in a Slimline Envelope from Stampin' Up! or you can make your own with an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of card stock or Designer Series Paper that coordinates with your Slimline Card. Below is a video demonstration followed by a template and cutting and scoring dimensions.

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Start with 8 1/2" x 11" card stock or DSP.
  • With card stock in horizontal position, score at 2 1/2" on one side and 2" on the opposite side.
  • Turn card stock to vertical position, score at 3/4" on one end and 1 1/4" on opposite end.
  • Cut away corners as shown. (TIP:  Cut corners at angles so envelope folds more easily.)
  • Fold on score lines.
  • Adhere long sides.
  • Adhere small end flap.

Stampin' Up! Template for Slimline Envelopes - Mary Knabe (1)

Stampin' Up! Hippest Hippos with Handmade Slimline Envelope - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Hippest Hippos with Handmade Slimline Envelope - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Hippest Hippos with Handmade Slimline Envelope - Mary Knabe

 

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

Paper Snips
$11.00

 

Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go - Deadline is near! 

Make beautiful cards with my Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go. Class fee of $79 includes Splendid Thoughts Bundle (stamp set & dies), package of Faux Glass Shapes Embellishments, package of 20 Pool Party & Soft Sea Foam Cards & Envelopes FREE, supplies & PDF Tutorial to make 8 different cards, and Priority Shipping. Or choose the PDF Tutorial Only for $15.

Deadline to order & pay is July 21st.

Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go = $79.00  Includes Splendid Thoughts Bundle (stamp set & dies), package of Faux Glass Shapes Embellishments, package of 20 Pool Party & Soft Sea Foam Cards & Envelopes FREE, supplies & PDF Tutorial to make 8 different cards, and Priority Shipping. To purchase this option, email me for link to order and pay.

PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions & instructions to make 8 different cards featuring the Splendid Thoughts Bundle and Free SAB Pool Party & Soft Sea Foam Cards & Envelopes. To purchase the PDF Tutorial Only, click on PDF STORE in the red bar at the top of this page. All Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

Add Ons - Those purchasing the Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go option for $79.00, may Add On the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping costs.

  • Classic Ink Pads in Soft Sea Foam, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Fresh Freesia at $8.00 each
  • Stampin' Blends in Calypso Coral and Fresh Freesia at $9.00 each

Timeline for Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go

  • July 21st - Deadline to order & pay.
  • July 22nd - Stampin' Up! products needed for kits will be ordered.
  • August 1st - 2nd - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • August 3rd - Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go kits will ship.

To purchase Splendid Thoughts Card Class to Go for $79, email me for link to order and pay.

To purchase the PDF Tutorial Only for $15, click on PDF STORE in the red bar at the top of this page. All Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

 

I cannot wait to get my hands on the August Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit! Order by August 10th to get this fun summer kit and free gift!

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Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 

And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

To be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, click on the following link: https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2041349. You will be billed each month when it's time for your kit to ship. You can cancel at anytime and even skip a month if you'd like. If you're no completely satisfied with a particular kit, contact Stampin' Up! for a full refund. 

FOR THE BEST PRICE on your Paper Pumpkin Kits, purchase a Pre-Paid Subscription and get Sale-A-Bration rewards too when you purchase a 3, 6, or 12 month pre-paid subscription. Click here to purchase your Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription and save and get rewarded too.

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I'm glad you stopped by my blog. Thank you.

Have a great week and happy stamping!!!

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Ginny Duncan

Thanks for sharing your measurements! Fun card with the hippos too!

Mary Knabe

You're quite welcome, Ginny. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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