Suave Gift Card Envelopes with Authentique

These last two days have been pure spring here. Yesterday even reached a high of 78. What bliss! I tried to pack as much outside activity as I could into this little window of time, with long walks around the lake and lounging in my old camp chair in the sunshine on the back deck. Of course today we’re back to cold, gray, and rainy, but it sure was heaven while it lasted. I hope you all have had a spot of spring touch your neck of the woods, too.

AudreyPettit-Suave-DapperGiftCardEnvelopesToday, the girls and I are getting together for our weekly crafty play date. This time, we’re trying our hand at kind of a new medium for us…paper mache. I’ve got the tearing of paper and soaking in paste down pat. It’s just the building of the form underneath that is the great unknown. We are trying to make folk art bunnies, but I must admit…so far, mine looks like a bottle of salad dressing. 🙂

AudreyPettit-Suave-DapperGiftCardEnvelopes4Hopefully, my other paper crafting skills are a wee bit more recognizable. Like these fun gift card envelopes I made this week for the Authentique blog featuring their adorable new guy collection, Suave.

AudreyPettit-Suave-DapperGiftCardEnvelopes3I love giving gift cards for birthdays, holidays, and pretty much any special occasion.  But what I don’t particularly care for are the little envelopes that most gift cards come with.  They’re too plain, and quite frankly…downright boring. And who wants boring? Especially when it is so easy to create your own custom gift wrap, in very little time, with only a few basic supplies.

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 Love that you can quickly change the look and theme to these by switching up the colors and papers you use. It’s so easy, and fun, too. I’ve got the complete step-by-step directions up on the Authentique blog, if you’d like to learn more.
Thanks so much for stopping by, my friends! Wishing you all a wonderful day!