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Add some art to your personal notes, invitations and Valentine's. No more blah, boring envelopes. We've got 5 ways you can jazz up your envelopes to make the recipient thrilled to open your letter. Perfect for Valentine's, party invites, birthday cards and holiday greetings. The five tips are easy and perfect for crafty kids or those who are NUTS about stationery.

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TIP 1: Use gel pens and a design for addressing. We like Yasutomo Extreme Gel Pens. Gel pens delivers loads of color and roll smoothly across the surface of your paper.

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TIP 2: Add a sticker (even a puffy one). We like these gold hearts for Valentine's Day. We collected stickers when we were little and now we're into them again!

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TIP 3: Add a printed envelop liner. We like these kits from Papersource

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TIP 4: Roll on some prints with a stamp roller. Get a heart rolling stamper on Amazon. This craft is 100% user friendly and doesn't require much talent.

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TIP 5: Invest in an elegant ink stamp for your return address. We Papersource for custom stamp pads

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