Random header image... Refresh for more!

Security Envelopes: Oh The Possibilities 1

Start looking at credit card bills and junk mail in a different way!  Next time you open those bills, pay attention to the patterned envelope linings, as you might discover something new and be inspired.  With lots and lots of prettiness out there (who knew?), design potential certainly abounds!

Mini journal or notebook (via Lena Corwin )

security-envelope-note-book_lena-corwin


Inside out security envelopes
(tutorial via design*sponge)

security-envelopes_inside-out_design-sponge

Now be kind to Mr. Postman’s eyes and use mailing labels :-) . More cool patterns at Craig Oldham’s site, if you scroll down a bit. (via Tangle Crafts)

security-envelopes_tangledcrafts_wordpress

Stationery packs (from Remake)

security-envelope_remake-etsy-3

Mini business card envelopes (tutorial via Crafting Green World)
Perfect for escort cards,  thank you notes, gift cards, and more.

security-envelope_crafting-green-world

Little idea notecards (tute from Cozy Homemaking)

security-envelopes_idea-note-cards_cozyhomemaker

Whachuthink, guest wish cards perhaps? (via Cozy Memories)

security-envelopes_cozymemories

Pretty wrappers for soap (via Papercrave)

security-envelopes_felt-and-wire_via-papercrave

DIY hang tags (via The Felt Mouse)

security-envelopes_tags-flickr

Wrap labels for your home-made sugar scrub
(via Green Upgrader)

security-envelope_greenupgrader_sugar-scrub-label-2

security-envelope_greenupgrader_sugar-scrub-label

DIY pin-backed buttons (via Work of Waves)

security-envelopes_workofwaves

Tags for your seating cards, favors, etc… here’s more button pretties (from Sweetie Pie Press). The li’l red one is calling my name, hehe.

security-envelopes_buttons_sweetie-pie-press


Up next… decor inspirations, so stay tuned!

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

18 comments

1 Ashley { 05.20.09 at 11:07 am }

Cute ideas!

2 valeasc { 05.20.09 at 11:09 am }

How adorable are the little idea notecards!!??

3 nicole { 05.20.09 at 11:25 am }

This is insanely cute and creative! Now I will think twice before I trash all these bills!

4 Erin at Vale Design { 05.20.09 at 11:40 am }

Unbelievably creative ideas!! Love them all! I want some junk mail now too!

5 Whatever DeeDee Wants { 05.20.09 at 12:39 pm }

Love all the creativeness!

6 Michelle { 05.20.09 at 2:02 pm }

Wow! I’ve never once paid attention to the inside of envelopes I receive. That’s definitely going to change.

7 Robbin { 05.28.09 at 5:04 pm }

Unbelievable!!! I keep finding people with so many cool ideas and using things I NEVER would think to reuse. Pretty neat!!! Like everyone else, my junk mail will never look the same to me.

8 Check it out! We heart iDiy! « Vibrant! { 06.17.09 at 4:55 pm }

[...] Check it out! We heart iDiy! We just could not get enough of all of the wonderful templates and ideas on iDiY! What a great site! Just look at these pretty labels… perfect for goodie bags or name tags (maybe with a little diy pin-back button as a combo guest card/ favor???) The possibilities are endless! These are great, but have a look at some of the darling ideas on this blog and we’ll bet you will fall in love with it too! One of our personal faves: recycling security envelopes into tags for a chic wish tree! [...]

9 Wrap Story: Monogrammed Greens Box « Gifted { 10.26.09 at 12:21 pm }

[...] cut the bride and groom’s initials from security envelopes and glued these and a red heart onto white cardstock. Next, I dip-dyed some paper I had to pad the [...]

10 Blue Box Studio { 11.13.09 at 4:53 am }

What brilliant ideas. Not sure my bills come in such decorate envelopes, but will be checking from now on!

11 Happy flags « kittenish { 01.17.10 at 4:07 pm }

[...] flags, paper I saw this post on iDiY a while back about doing crafty things with the insides of security envelopes.  Genius!  Because I get a lot of bills.  And blue and gray are my two favorite colors.  I [...]

12 Seecurity Envelope Crafts | giverslog.com/wrapthegift { 06.11.10 at 2:49 am }

[...] how I love security envelopes. Visit here for a great roundup of fun things to do with all your leftover [...]

13 JACKIE WONDERS { 07.02.10 at 4:04 am }

SERIOOUSLY, one of THEE coolest posts on DIY ever. i’m obsessed.

14 THINGS I ♥ THURSDAY » JACKIE WONDERS :: PHOTOGRAPHER { 07.02.10 at 4:29 am }

[...] ♥ Re-used security envelopes…this is one of THEE coolest DIY’s i’ve ever seen.  I’m going to be a true [...]

15 Diana Pingul Apparel Design : Diana Pingul : Apparel Design in Portland : DIY.01-Everyday Tags { 10.19.10 at 11:20 pm }

[...] There you go! Pretty little tags for any occasion. Security envelope projects are endless, check it [...]

16 It’s a Wrap – design finch { 12.24.10 at 8:36 am }

[...] Recycled Gift Card Envelopes 7. Printable Bow Gift Tag 8. DIY Monogram Gift Labels 9. Printable Candy Box Template 10. [...]

17 Videos: Make Envelope Booklets for Lapbooks : Scrapbooking & Lapbooking { 02.23.11 at 1:03 pm }

[...] Security Envelops, Oh the Possibilities [...]

18 Recicla los sobres del banco | Bueno, bonito y barato { 06.23.11 at 10:27 am }

[...] I Do It Yourself. ¿Te ha [...]

Leave a Comment