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celticdancer
« on: December 29, 2011 08:45:49 PM »

I make a lot of my Christmas presents, and since Boyfriend's birthday is a week before Christmas, I often have to come up with a lot of ideas quickly. So where do you go? Craftster!

I saw this awesome envelope book by shanaelle (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361417.0) and loved it.

So I made something similar:


shanaelle cleverly altered her cover to allow for expansion when things go into the envelopes, but I opted for a simpler ribbon to tie the book closed


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notepaper in front...


envelopes in back!


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In the first envelope, I put a letter, and then I put a coupon in each of the others. They're really simple, nothing fancy. [coupons are fun; you can do whatever you want! tame things like this one or some naughty ones... Wink]

Thanks for looking, C&C welcome and encouraged (:
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What a piece of work is man!


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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2011 08:59:34 PM »

I want to make one of these so bad! Yours is awesome, I especially like the envelopes you used.
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Are you going to throw that away?! Can I have it?!


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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2011 10:20:47 PM »

Yes, I agree with hgddm - I love the envelopes you used too.  Of course, this would be a future project for me - no boyfriend, atm.  Smiley 
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2011 11:33:24 AM »

Cheers lads (:

They're just air mail envelopes; I think I found them a while back at a pharmacy. I wish I'd taken a photo of the stitching.... For the notepaper, I did coptic stitching, but the envelopes were a bit different. Maybe I'll do it again sometime; an envelope book for me!
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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2011 11:50:36 AM »

Great idea! And well made by you!!

I like coupons too (and yes, the naughty ones too Wink ) This is a great way to give a coupon (or more)!

Oh and I like that you add the cuddling too  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2011 07:05:09 PM »

What a fantastic gift idea!! Great envelopes Smiley. Thanks for the inspiration.
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thordiesel
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2012 12:35:25 PM »

I love the colour that the enveplopes give to the book. It just makes it stand out so much more.
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