Bunco envelopes

Do you belong to a Bunco group? It took me years of hinting before I was invited to sub in a local Bunco group, and couple of years of brown-nosing after that to get invited to be a regular.   This week will be my first time hosting, and I want to make a good impression.

I looked through the Bunco box, and I am going to make a couple of upgrades.  First of all, I'm replacing the dice, which must be as old as the Bunco group itself - half of them have the dots worn off.  Not a big deal - dice are cheap.  The second thing that I decided had to go is the old, torn envelopes that they were using to hold the money.  They weren't even plain white ones; they have the return address of someone's business in the upper left corner.  I decided to try and make fancy ones.

I handwrote the different prizes on them using a doodle alpha, colored it in with a versamarker, then embossed with iridescent embossing powder.  Then, using the wild rose stamp set from a•muse studio, I layered on roses in different colors of distress ink (Tip: did you know that distress ink can be used for embossing?) and embossed each layer with clear EP.  Finally, I burnished away the last bit of white.

I don't know if the other ladies will like them, but they will have to replace them with something good if they don't.

Challenges:


Juliet Arrighi


7 comments:

Dawn Lancaster said...

Juliet I love these! Thanks for your knid comment on my blog too!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Chris Hanselman said...

Great project. Thank you for joining our For the Girls challenge at Create with Love Challenges.

~~Chris

Myrna said...

Juliet
Very pretty envelopes. Those ladies should enjoy them.
Myrna

Ellen said...

Lovely creation, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

groetjes, Ellen

Elaine Stark said...

Your envelopes certainly look good, nice and colourful. A good tip too. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Annette said...

Lovely little envelopes and a great tip.
Thanks for joining in with us for our ‘office supplies’ challenge at Top Tip Tuesday
Annette
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Karen Day said...

Your envelopes are fabulous, Juliet! I'm sure your bunco group will love them. Thanks for joining us for our Floral Frenzy challenge at Art Impressions!