An Easy Gift Idea: Envelope Gift Pockets

Hi readers! Happy Tuesday! I’m always pleased to share cards made by the very talented and bubbly, Teri Anderson! Today she made a couple envelope gift pocket card ideas… great to make when you need to make a quick but still personal and fun gift! Enjoy!


Hi everyone!
Teri here, and I’m always happy to stop by and see you guys!

Ever on short on time and needing a quick gift?! Could be the story of my life. I have lots of great ideas, but often times I just to get it done and put something together in minutes.
Enter my friend, the time-saving envelope! It’s the perfect gift idea. Decorate it up. Stuff a little cash or a gift card inside, seal it up and you are good to go!

I have two quick pockets I made with envelopes to share with you today.
I made things even easier by using the Western Backgrounds and Darling Dots stamp sets, which are some fairly simple border/background stamps from My Favorite Things. With these stamps, you don’t have to do anything fancy. No coloring. No techniques. Just ink them up and go!

Rather than stamping a traditional pattern for this card, I stamped each of the borders from Western Backgrounds on cardstock strips. And then I arranged them at an angle on a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ piece of cardstock that I adhered to the envelope. Yes, it was that easy!


To stick with the western feel of this card, I fashioned an old school rope with jute. Kinda fun!


For this card, I took each of the three stamps from the Darling Dots stamp set and stamped them onto strips of cardstock. To give the dots a little extra visual interest, I randomly added enamel dots to them.



On the back of my envelope pockets, I stamped a really simple greeting with the Gift Card Greetings stamp set onto them and then signed my name.
So simple! By the way, I used that same stamp set to stamp the sayings on the fronts of each gift card envelope!


Thanks for having me again, friends! See you again soon!


Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Teri for being our awesome guest!



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  1. Great idea, I’m making a Mother’s day card for my daughter and this is a good place to try this. Thanks for sharing,

  2. Great cards and love the idea of just stamping on the envelope for a quick money, gift card. . Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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