Watercolor Henna Envelope Template

Henna Watercolor Envelope Template | The Postman's Knock

I thought today would be a fun today for a snail mail freebie: an envelope template. I used the border from the piece I created for my watercolor calligraphy post to make this unique, fun envelope template! Here’s what to do to make your own within a minute or two:
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Chalk Pastel Tutorial

Chalk Pastel Tutorial | The Postman's Knock

For a long time, I didn’t like chalk pastels. I couldn’t get over how dusty they got my hands {and desk, and floor, and anything else in the room}, and the patience required to blend. But lately, I’ve come to realize that chalk pastels are wonderful because of the soft, sweet effect they lend their subjects. Not only are they great for depicting objects …
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Artisan-Made Calligraphy Pen Holders

Artisan-made Calligraphy Pen Holder | The Postman's Knock

In the past, I have written using three calligraphy pen holders: a black plastic Speedball straight holder, a black plastic Speedball oblique holder, and a wooden/cork General’s straight holder. My favorite of the three was the General’s straight holder because it has a better feel than the plastics; but at times it gets a bit bulky.
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DIY Envelope Liners with Gold Polka Dots

DIY Envelope Liners | The Postman's Knock

This weekend provided a nice little break for us; we spent the past couple of days enjoying the slow pace of my Kansas hometown, and I got a chance to take some product photos. My vision was rustic chic, à la the works of Anna Claire Howard, a talented photographer with a knack for styling. Because my mother is an antiques dealer, I had access to all sorts of fun props!

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