Personal postcards and decorated envelopes

It is so fun and easy to make a little personal postcard for someone you care for – or even for a stranger in a swap!

To walk to the post office with the postcard stamped and tucked into my handbag makes me happy and satisfied that I can so easy spread some love in the world. I hope to inspire you to make some postcards in your own style with this post. Try it, it is so fun! Draw, paint, collage, take photos, alter a postcard you’ve received… Anything goes!

Here are some recent ones I’ve made:


girlfriend This card was made for one of my favorite friends and sent of because I miss her since we haven’t lived in the same city for the last four years.

Krya p? dig
krya p? dig means get well and was sent to a friend who was in the hospital but now is getting better. I just had to make it when I found out she was sick.

And my mail art envelope for the Fairy swap that I forgot to post a picture of before:

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10 Responses to Personal postcards and decorated envelopes

  1. Really lovely collages!!! and great blog, you will heard about me here, I’ll keep reading you

  2. Regina says:

    Those are beautiful! When do you find time to do all of this!?

  3. Robin says:

    Really beautiful postcards! I love the first one, but the get well card and your envelope are all stunning!

  4. Hulda says:

    Nydelige postkort! Du ga meg ogs? gode ideer! Takk! :o)

  5. Shell says:

    These are all so lovely – what a thoughful friend you are. The envelope is particularly striking – such fun!

    I adore the bracelets in your last post too. They look absolutely gorgeous – the fabric is beautiful

  6. Katarina says:

    Thank you for your comment on my site! Now I have discovered your blog and I am coming back :-) You have lots of beautiful,creative things here!! :-)

  7. Snowbear says:

    nice collages! I recognize some of that euphemera!
    ;-)

  8. Alma7 says:

    The envelope is great!
    The cards are beautiful too, and I completely identify with that feeling you described – going to the post office to mail the postcard.
    Are you familiar with Postcards4peace.livejournal?

  9. Sandy says:

    Those are just lovely. You are very talented. I”ll have to pop by again.

    Sandy

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