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Policy Envelope Tips & Contest Announced

Posted by Graphic 45 02/05/2019 126 Comment(s) Cards,

 

Hello, G45ers!

 Are you looking for a few ways to make your handmade cards even more special?  If you answered yes, you have come to the right place!  In this post, we are featuring two #G45Tips featuring our Policy Envelopes.  These tips and elegant card set are brought to us by Brand Ambassador, Katie Z.  Katie's cards and envelopes highlight our Communique - Deluxe Collector’s EditionPolicy Envelopes, and Metal Dies, showcasing just how fun these products are to mix and match.  But first, we have our Weekly Blog Contest announced.  

 

Weekly Blog Contest
 

Just leave a comment here on the blog, Instagram, and/or Facebook to be entered to win! Each comment from Monday to Thursday at 11:59 pm PST will count as an entry.

 

This week’s prize package includes a Communique - Deluxe Collector’s Edition, Policy Envelopes in two sizes and colors, Book Box, and Door Plates and Knobs, a $50+ value.  The winner will be announced on the blog Friday, February 8th, 2019.  





 

#G45Tip - Policy Envelopes

By Katie Z

 

Tip: Wrap a tiny message around the policy envelope for an added personal touch.  

 

 

Tip: Policy Envelopes are great for keeping your handmade cards safe.  Bonus, when creating your coordinating cards leave a bit of added room for a small personalized gifts.  

 

See full post here…

 

How much fun are these cards?  We always love the idea of batch making cards, so you have some pre-made cards ready to go when you are in a pinch.  We want to send our gratitude to Katie Z, and to you for sharing your tips and inspiring projects with us.  We look forward to reading your comments below.  Have a wonderful day, and as always... 

 

Happy Papercrafting!  

126 Comment(s)

Rebecca Ferrell:
02/05/2019, 11:49:22 AM
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The envelopes are beautiful.

Eleanor Williams:
02/05/2019, 11:50:01 AM
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Your Staples & embellishments add so much to everything I create with your beautiful paper collections. Thank you so much for the chance to win this prize package.

Carolyn:
02/05/2019, 11:52:40 AM
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Lovely!! Anyone would be excited and appreciate receiving a handmade card like this batch!

Michele Lewis:
02/05/2019, 11:53:51 AM
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brilliant idea!!! Love it

Anne Lovell:
02/05/2019, 12:08:32 PM
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I'm new to the paper crafting world and I love it! These envelopes look amazing. Thank you for the chance to win.

Meena Herale:
02/05/2019, 12:16:39 PM
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Gorgeous envelopes, thank you for such a lovely tips. Hugs xx

Marlene Diefendorf:
02/05/2019, 12:25:39 PM
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Thanks for the tip. I never really know what to do with the envelopes.

Diane Shull:
02/05/2019, 12:31:19 PM, prettyfun.org
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What a beautiful coordinating project. The G45 clock die looks fabulous on the policy envelopes. Thank you for the lovely inspiration.

Bev Drake:
02/05/2019, 12:35:40 PM
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Your clock die is my favourite & Katie Z has given us a great idea for using it with the wonderful policy envelopes. G45 staples are wonderful & thank you for the opportunity to win the Communique & a collection I have never seen in my scrapbooking store.

E. Pereira:
02/05/2019, 12:48:39 PM
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I love these! Perfect for journal making. Thank you for the chance to win these

Susan Ashby:
02/05/2019, 12:48:51 PM
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Cute ideas....love your papers. It’s great to get such ideas for your papers.

Sunnybec:
02/05/2019, 12:51:49 PM
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Love these envelopes! There are so many beautiful things to make with G45 papers and not enough time to do them all !!!!

Turquoise Dreaming:
02/05/2019, 12:53:04 PM
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These are so beautiful. They really caught my eye. Thank you for your inspiration.

Judith Kaufman:
02/05/2019, 12:53:25 PM
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What a great idea! Love being able to get the Communique pack. Thanks for the chance to win!

Michelle:
02/05/2019, 01:01:22 PM
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Katie Z....total genius! Love,love, love her work ♥️

Kirsty Vittetoe:
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How absolutely fun!

Rebecca:
02/05/2019, 01:24:01 PM
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These are so pretty!

Vivian Warner:
02/05/2019, 01:28:35 PM
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Love this design. Graphic 45 creates beautiful papers that are easy to turn into wonderful projects.Thank you for a chance to win these beauties.

Rosemary S:
02/05/2019, 01:29:41 PM
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I recently purchased the G45 dies and this is a great way for me to use them. Thanks for the idea.

Georgia Metaxas:
02/05/2019, 01:34:06 PM
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Love the versatility of the G45 policy envelopes

Betty S:
02/05/2019, 01:34:52 PM
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What a great way to make your project unique. Thank you for the chance

Vanessa LeClear:
02/05/2019, 01:50:11 PM
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Very pretty! Thanks for the tips.

Lavonne Baker:
02/05/2019, 01:54:34 PM
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I love these envelopes! I decorated them for Christmas and used them for my gift cards! They loved them!!

sabine matagne:
02/05/2019, 01:57:11 PM
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Il y a plein de projets sympas à faire avec ces enveloppes !

Stephanie Larime:
02/05/2019, 02:05:56 PM
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Love your papers and all that you do, keep it up.

Regina Harrison:
02/05/2019, 02:10:44 PM
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I love the use of the dies on these. They really turned out nice.

Martie Rollin:
02/05/2019, 02:23:33 PM
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There is a sophisticated elegance to these interesting cards. Many thanks for this opportunity to give this collection my creative best!!

Kathy Humphrey:
02/05/2019, 02:23:45 PM
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So pretty!

Sue MacFall:
02/05/2019, 02:24:05 PM
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What great tips and advice - love the policy envelopes, they are so useful

Joanna Vaughan:
02/05/2019, 02:34:09 PM
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WOW!! Those Policy Envelopes are to die for! I love all the details that went into creating each one. Katie Z you are fantastic and I loved your blog post. The coordinating cards that you created were so perfect, I am sure whoever receives these will feel extra special and treasure theirs for a life time. Thank you for sharing all the materials used in creating them as well. Now to do a little unexpected shopping! Thank you Graphic 45 for the opportunity to win on top of sharing such a fantastic project!!

Sue D:
02/05/2019, 02:40:58 PM
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Wonderful set of cards.

Margaret D:
02/05/2019, 02:42:13 PM
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I just love these policy envelope cards! And this beautiful paper collection looks great with them.

Diana Dillon:
02/05/2019, 02:44:33 PM
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Katie, your cards are fantastic, the same but different. A great idea. Thank you for sharing. Graphic 45 thank you for the chance to win this fantastic prize.

Margaret R:
02/05/2019, 03:04:26 PM
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Beautiful cards and great tips! I love knowing about the clock hands!

Carla Gabriela Polillo:
02/05/2019, 03:04:27 PM
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so pretty!!!!

Gerry Wolfe:
02/05/2019, 03:06:17 PM
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Great tips. Very nice cards. I need to find some of the policy envelopes.

Holly Hatch:
02/05/2019, 03:07:10 PM
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I think I could create something unique with your new weekly contest gifts. I have never worked with policy envelopes before. They are very pretty.

Rose Johnson:
02/05/2019, 03:17:03 PM
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Just ordered some of these dies and paper too!! Love all your products. Always so beautiful and creative!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Marlene:
02/05/2019, 03:21:54 PM
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Love the papers. The envelopes look great.

Patty Blank:
02/05/2019, 03:30:10 PM
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Great ideas! I would not have thought to use the envelopes as a card but the more I saw of these the more they have to offer. There are so many ways to personalize these cards. I love seeing unique ways to use Graphic 45 products. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

Susan Hayton:
02/05/2019, 03:51:23 PM
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I have never used the policy envelopes in my graphic 45 projects but really like them I find so many helpful tips on the blog

Deborah Anderson-Clarke:
02/05/2019, 03:54:42 PM
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Handy tips as usual. Lovely envelopes and cards that anyone would love to receive.

Carole Effting Lohr:
02/05/2019, 04:12:55 PM
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Who knew policy envelopes could dress up so beautifully! Thanks for the tips and designs.

Cindy F.:
02/05/2019, 04:19:13 PM
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These Policy Envelopes have so many great uses. I use them to make small photo books or cards and there are always 1 or 2 decorated in my journals as a place to hold my "stuff". Thank you for the opportunity to win. Communique is one of my favorite G45 papers from the past.

Joanne Oakley:
02/05/2019, 04:43:43 PM
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So creative!

Sylvia R.:
02/05/2019, 04:47:31 PM
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This project is so pretty. I have never used the policy envelopes, now I can't wait to try it. Thanks for the inspiration.

Diane Fountain:
02/05/2019, 04:48:28 PM
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I’m excited to try these cards!!!

Suzette Weber:
02/05/2019, 04:54:23 PM
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These are stunning!! I am so excited to use these dies!!!

Theresa:
02/05/2019, 04:54:44 PM
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Ooooo la la!

Donna Nuce:
02/05/2019, 05:01:50 PM, craftycolonel.blogspot.com
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Love those decorated policy envelopes. So pretty. Would love to win the prize!

Lynda:
02/05/2019, 05:12:34 PM
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I read Katie's full post. What thoughtful & beautiful gifts she gave the missionaries(?)

Susannah Mcmanus:
02/05/2019, 05:15:26 PM, wwwsuzies.blogspot.com
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Loving

She Fowl:
02/05/2019, 05:26:56 PM
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Thanks for the inspiration...need to order some policy envelopes.

Margaret L Pepper:
02/05/2019, 05:30:07 PM
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I never thought of using the policy envelopes with cards. They are so cute! I need more !

Aimee:
02/05/2019, 05:40:25 PM
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Love the ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jackie Bremer:
02/05/2019, 05:51:10 PM
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Beautiful collection. I especially like the box

Helen Whaley:
02/05/2019, 06:41:52 PM
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How fabulous are those cards?! I had no idea the clock hands could be attached to look and move like real clock hands.

Linda Imler:
02/05/2019, 06:46:56 PM
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As always a beautiful project.

Lorna E:
02/05/2019, 07:12:24 PM
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Beautiful cards, love the colour palette.

Lorna E:
02/05/2019, 07:12:24 PM
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Beautiful cards, love the colour palette.

Chrissie Jenkison:
02/05/2019, 07:38:03 PM
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I love the versatility of G45 policy envelopes, from the vintage to modern look , they offer so many options, you can't have enough in your stash !

Glenda Buster:
02/05/2019, 08:32:07 PM
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Love the endless versatility of Graphic 45 Policy Envelopes! Katie’s cards are wonderful.

Megha:
02/05/2019, 09:05:25 PM
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Gorgeous envelopes.vintage looks great,love the colors..

Janet:
02/05/2019, 09:10:00 PM
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I love the idea of having the envelope being as thoughtfully produced as well as the card inside. A plain envelope just doesn’t do some creations justice!

RJZ:
02/05/2019, 09:42:13 PM
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Cute envelopes Katie Z.

Sandra Rice:
02/05/2019, 09:50:58 PM
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Love these envelopes by Katie Z using the Communique Collection! Great for a journal ! Thanks for sharing

Sabrina Gow:
02/05/2019, 09:52:08 PM
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The cards and envelopes are stunning! Wonderful creation Katie Z! Must get those dies!

Christi:
02/05/2019, 09:57:55 PM
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I love these. So elegant.

Kelly Kennedy:
02/05/2019, 10:22:15 PM
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Love these policy envelopes. They are gorgeous and very unique!

Jess:
02/05/2019, 10:23:41 PM
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Ooo everything is so beautiful! And I love the idea of policy envelopes.

Christy:
02/05/2019, 10:35:43 PM
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Creatively Clever Katie Z, and fitting for the recent red blood moon eclipse. You've made this, and that clock a must have for me! Thanks for the time you have taken to share this with all of us.

Phaline Mays:
02/05/2019, 10:36:35 PM
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I love these envelopes! So fun! I love the paper collection! I have seen some super fun projects that this paper collection work perfect for!

Janja fingust:
02/05/2019, 10:43:57 PM
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What a beautifull collection to winn!

Jill McAuley:
02/05/2019, 10:47:48 PM
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I have a project in the "wings" to use these envelopes in a junk journal. You can orient them to create pockets, flaps,mini albums...so many options!

Jaimi B:
02/05/2019, 10:48:11 PM
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Thanks for sharing this tip!

Jill McAuley:
02/05/2019, 10:48:38 PM
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Are there new designs coming up in 2019?

Maryann Laursen:
02/06/2019, 12:02:32 AM
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Great tips here from Katie, Love her envelopes.

Kate LeBlanc:
02/06/2019, 12:04:52 AM
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Such a great way to to use policy envelopes. The possibilities are endless!

Cathy Osborne:
02/06/2019, 12:07:18 AM
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This collection was a joy to work with when it was first issued. Love all the antique phones, phonographs, typewriters, etc. So many things to fussy cut and make great cards.

Carla Hundley:
02/06/2019, 12:23:07 AM
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Beautiful idea with the envelopes. Carla from Utah

Krista:
02/06/2019, 12:41:06 AM
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Love the policy envelopes. Great tips.

Barbara M:
02/06/2019, 01:36:25 AM
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Love those policy envelopes! They are best looking envelopes...so I generally end up hoarding them because I just can’t let them go! Always love the tips and ideas everyone shares here.

Pernilla Wåhlström:
02/06/2019, 02:26:53 AM
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I would really love to have this! I could use it both for scrapbooking and for my miniature projects.

Dee Prather:
02/06/2019, 02:54:32 AM
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I love love your products!

Jane Fink:
02/06/2019, 03:51:12 AM
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This looks like a nice collection. I've never used policy envelopes but I certainly shall now.

Lovely LInda:
02/06/2019, 04:04:57 AM, lovelylindascraftcentral.blogspot.com
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#ohmygiddyaunt - I need to get out more - it is the first tiem I have seen the Policy Envelopes - love them. Graphic 45 has the most amazing products. Thanks so much for the opportunity to win this divine Collection! xo

Peggy:
02/06/2019, 04:27:02 AM
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Thank you for another great giveaway .. Oh the possibilities.....

Lana George:
02/06/2019, 04:37:09 AM
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I adore this collection...the style, the colours, everything!

Leslie Kiley:
02/06/2019, 04:40:43 AM
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I am excited to use these envelopes to store my cards. What a wonderful idea. So great in planners as well.

Samantha Lolmaugh:
02/06/2019, 04:44:30 AM
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I just joined the G45 club last week. I received my first order last night. Sssoooo excited!

Patricia:
02/06/2019, 05:17:13 AM
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Amo sus papeles!!!!! Hermosa colección

Karen Soldwisch:
02/06/2019, 05:34:00 AM
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These are my favorite type of envelope. Anthropologie store puts your rssceipt in them when you order online and I save them for future use. Great idea making them out of your beautiful papers.

Dorothy McCarthy:
02/06/2019, 05:55:21 AM, handmadebydorothy.blogspot.com
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Great collection and excellent tips! Thank you!

Laila Gustafsson:
02/06/2019, 06:00:15 AM
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Wow would Love make a album from this Lovely ❤

Shari Czerwinski:
02/06/2019, 06:01:31 AM
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Would love to win! Never seen this product before. Love it!

Mickey Rae:
02/06/2019, 06:06:28 AM
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Thank you for the chance to win such a gorgeous collection. Your papers are the pinnacle of quality and creativity!

Susie:
02/06/2019, 06:16:47 AM
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Would love to win

Sandra Featherston:
02/06/2019, 06:27:14 AM
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How much fun these would be to make. Thanks for the helpful tips.

Laurinda Bedigrew:
02/06/2019, 07:23:13 AM
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You can never go wrong with more Graphic 45!

Kathy Crum:
02/06/2019, 07:39:13 AM
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I am in love with everything G45 makes. I Look forward to all the tips & tutorials and I always learn something new with each project I make. I can't wait to try the policy envelopes...again something new to me! The collection offered in the give-away this week is so awesome!!! I would be on cloud 9 if I won this fabulous prize!!!!

Danielle lewis:
02/06/2019, 07:53:21 AM
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Absolutely fabulous!!!

Thorunn Sif Ravn:
02/06/2019, 08:02:47 AM
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I love all your design!

Lisa Mitchell:
02/06/2019, 08:21:22 AM
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Love this collection!!

Debra Stewart:
02/06/2019, 08:40:18 AM
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Love the look of Communique

Lynne Mundi:
02/06/2019, 09:54:15 AM, www.etsy.com/shop/MundiJournals
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Love the style of these papers and envelopes.

Jennifer Whelan:
02/06/2019, 10:56:13 AM
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I think I must have the clock die. Love these cards.

Laurie McDonald:
02/06/2019, 12:38:17 PM
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As always, G45 rocks!

Belinda Anderson:
02/06/2019, 12:48:31 PM
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Love these policy envelopes! I am so happy to enter this contest!

Debbie:
02/06/2019, 01:43:14 PM
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I love the envelopes.

Christina Hampton:
02/06/2019, 02:51:41 PM
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Very creative!

Linda Cousins:
02/06/2019, 03:13:58 PM
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These are beautiful, love the paper line.

Linda F Gregory:
02/06/2019, 03:15:12 PM
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Love the idea also would be great to hold small embellishments for other projects to give to friends.

Judy Fagotti:
02/06/2019, 03:25:29 PM
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I just love your boxes, albums, tags, envelopes and metal staples! I can just imagine the gorgeous project that can be created with all of these lovely items!

Denise Evans:
02/06/2019, 03:57:18 PM, Facebook
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Wow! Great giveaway!! I would love to create with those policy envelopes. So much fun!!

Melissa J:
02/06/2019, 04:16:50 PM
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Really like Katie's envelopes & cards idea/creation! What a fun giveaway

Michaele H:
02/06/2019, 06:03:12 PM
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Just finished making my first Club G45 kit project. Great instructions and so much fun. So amazed at the creative ideas using Graphic 45 design papers.

Laurie Black:
02/06/2019, 06:17:45 PM
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Nice set of masculine cards, the added instruction manual is so sweet and clever.

Stephanie Cook:
02/06/2019, 06:19:32 PM
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Thank you for sharing ideas on how we can enhance these envelopes,I didn't realize how reversible they are.

Sheila:
02/06/2019, 10:39:42 PM
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Love these envelopes & this is a clever way to utilize them!

Bernadette:
02/07/2019, 01:25:06 AM
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Great tips! I have policy envelopes to try this with now! Thank you & enter me to win Please. Thanks!

Julie Gastelum:
02/07/2019, 06:30:12 AM, Www.creationsbyjulie.blogspot
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Lovely inspiration. Thanks for all the ideas.

Aja:
02/08/2019, 12:04:26 AM
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I absolutely love G45’s policy envelopes. No matter what the project is, the policy envelopes take it to the next level.

Rosann Barnes:
02/08/2019, 09:17:20 PM
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WOW these are so awesome , love the inspirations !

Susan Steele:
02/11/2019, 01:24:44 PM
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Oh Wow! Those Communique papers are timeless! And ...Sooo beautiful! And what's not to luv about those policy envelopes! Luv to win this whole prize package!!!

jennifer:
02/11/2019, 02:09:48 PM
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I love that you can find these envelopes at the dollar store! These are beautiful!

Christine M Cuthbert:
02/12/2019, 04:10:15 PM
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Beautiful!

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