Embellished Envelopes with Alma Swan


For those of you unable to attend Alma’s course in person we offer the option of joining us online!

A fantastic introduction to simple calligraphic art, ‘Embellished Envelopes’ are a wonderful addition to your homemade cards, with clear and concise instruction from Alma Swan, suitable for complete beginners.

You will be sent an instructional video for your course as well as useful templates. All you need are some basic pencil case items, paper and a limited palette of gouache paints (you will be sent a detailed list when you subscribe) you can expand this to use ‘purpose made’ items as well if you get hooked, all this is explained in the video.

We invite you to share your outcomes with Alma and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course.

Beginners and improvers are most welcome, this is also a great technique to share with children of any age with a little forward preparation!

What's included in the price?

Pre-recorded video tutorial which you can watch, pause and replay as many times as you wish, with a run time of approximately 1 hour 18 minutes

You will also have a requirements list which is all you need.

What you will need

All you need are some basic pencil case items, paper and a limited palette of gouache paints (you will be sent a detailed list when you subscribe)


Tracey Bell at The Old Kennels

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


1½ hours

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Online on-demand course
Lesa Morley - - #32077

This short course taught me everything I needed to know, very helpful and eye opening, thank you so much!

Response from The Old Kennels:

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your course, there are more online courses being added all the time and we hope to be able to welcome people back again in person very soon!

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