Sunday, January 9, 2011

Victorian Valentine Envelope

Hello friends!
I have officialy started valentine crafting!
 My first project was to take this cool metal envelope
and create this lovely vintage style wall hanging!



I started by painting the metal envelope that I found at a thrift shop.
I then sprinkled it with glitter and started adding embellishments.





 Velvet flowers always look pretty when trying to create a vintage feel for projects!





This envelope has 2 victorian valentine images that I printed on heavy cardstock from my own personal collection.


 


This altered valentine envelope is now in the etsy shop!

Have lovely day, Lindsey

21 comments:

Nan said...

Oh wow this turned out to be a real treasure.

Vintage Precious said...

Very sweet! Love vintage Valentines. Very lovely design.

Theresa said...

GORGEOUS! Love it! Have a blessed day, HUGS!

Tamera @ the Stone Fence Cottage said...

I LOVE it!! Now I need to search out an envelope for me to redo!

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

Now that must be hard to part with. That metal envelope is such a great find! If I wasn't saving to get our car fixed, I'd buy it myself!

Jill

Jacqueline said...

I knew the day would arrive very soon where Lindsey would be up to her chin in Valentine splendor. What a sweet keep for valentines. I keep mine in a little valentine lunch pail. I must go find it!

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

I love what you did with the button and the string, Lindsey! cute! ♥

Cindy Marquis said...

This is so pretty! I am officially in the mood to make Valentine's stuff!

ImagiMeri said...

Hi Lindsey,

What a beautiful wall pocket/envelope.....very nice. Can it hold more cards, and do the two cards you've made come with it??? Come check out my first valentine shadowbox!

Hugs,
Meri

Home and Heart said...

LOVE it, what a darling idea!

Shirley said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and yes we are getting snow. We have 8" on the ground and it is still snowing. I got sent home from work early today and I don't know if I will work tomorrow or not. Depends on when the snow stops and if I can get out of my driveway. I love your Valentine Metal Envelope. You come up with some of the neatest ideas. Your Missouri Friend

Creative Breathing said...

Lindsey, What a wonderful first project in your creative Valentine flurry! Always inspirational, and always beautiful. Elizabeth

La said...

This is so-so beautiful!

Dogwood said...

I love those tin holders. Yours is adorable. What fun. Very very creative.

colleen said...

I just realized that it has been about one year since I first discovered your blog. The valentine cards were what caught my attention back then and I have read faithfully ever since!

Beedeebabee said...

Lindsey, this is just beautiful! Making valentine goodies is so much fun! xo Paulette

Rizzi said...

HOW BEAUTIFUL, YOU DO LOVELY WORK.
HAVE A NICE DAY.
RIZZI

Barbara Jean said...

Sweet! Blessings

barbara jean

Lynn said...

Beautiful and very creative :)

Hank hendricks said...

This is what i was looking for Gift Card envelopes..very lovely design..i like it.

Plastic cards said...

Your shining and captivating holder makes me speech less, i have no words to appreciate your creativity...