If you haven't tried the Stampin' Up! envelopes, you must. They are high quality and are also lovely to stamp on (what else would you do with them!). Not only that, they will match any card you make, as they come in Whisper White and Very Vanilla. You will find them on page 131 of the Idea Book & Catalogue.
Did you know that you can change the colour of the envelope by simply inking up your brayer in the colour of your choice and applying it to a Whisper White envelope? Here is a crimped envelope that show this. Rachael Knight is responsible for this lovely design.
Stamps: Razzle Dazzle (117709), Best Yet (Hostess Level 1). Card/Paper: Whisper White C6 Medium Envelope (102588), Rose Red (108613), Kiwi Kiss (116204), Whisper White (106549), Raspberry Tart DSP (113975). Ink: Rose Red (101778), Pretty In Pink (101301). Accessories: Pretty In Pink 1/4" Gosgrain Ribbon (109032). Tools: 1-3/4" Circle Punch (112004), Scallop Circle Punch (109043), 1-3/8" Circle Punch (104401), 1-1/4" Circle Punch (104403), Double Rectangle Punch (105088), Crimper (101618), Brayer (102395), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430).
To colour this envelope I first stamped the image from Razzle Dazzle in Rose Red on a Whisper White envelope. I then punched out a 1-3/4" Circle to use as a mask and placed it over the central stamped image. Loading up my brayer with Pretty In Pink ink, I proceeded to re-colour the envelope. Removing the mask reveals the original colour of the envelope.
Razzle Dazzle is in the Summer Mini, so is only available until the end of this month.
Here is a similar crimped envelope card/gift that I made for my brother-in-law's birthday. We gave him a gift card, which slides in the pocket of the "card", which goes in the envelope. No we didn't give him a Stevens gift card. When I took this photo, I didn't have the gift card so had to find a substitute. For your information, we gave him a Mitre 10 gift card - much more manly!
Stamps: Happy Moments (SAB 118786), Best Yet (Hostess Level 1). Card/Paper: Whisper White C6 Medium Envelope (102588), Chocolate Chip (108599), Ruby Red (106572), Whisper White (106549), Holiday Treasures DSP (112469). Ink: Chocolate Chip (100908), Old Olive (102277), Ruby Red (102259), Baja Breeze (111833). Accessories: Chocolate Chip 1/4" Gosgrain Ribbon (111367). Tools: 1-3/4" Circle Punch (112004), Scallop Circle Punch (109043), 1-3/8" Circle Punch (104401), 1-1/4" Circle Punch (104403), Double Rectangle Punch (105088), Crimper (101618), Brayer (102395), Blender Pen (102845), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430).
Oh look, Happy Moments turns up again! Not long now and this stamp set will no longer be available...