Painted Postcards | Kindness and Love

All the Painted Postcards are finished! I really like how they turned out, and wanted to share them as individual pieces and turned right, not just as I painted them four on a piece of paper.

Painted Postcards | Sending you a big hug (Photo and art by Hanna Andersson a.k.a. iHanna, Sweden) #mailart
So here we go! Painted postcard no 1 above, by me iHanna: Kram.

Kram is Swedish and means Hug, which is something I don’t mind sending out and giving. I think everyone could need a hug from time to time, don’t you?

This Little Guy don’t have a greeting to go along with him, but he wishes all good to you and yours. I think he is a dreamer, imagining his next painting or fantasy story.

Painted Postcards | I hope you're fine (Photo and art by Hanna Andersson a.k.a. iHanna, Sweden) #mailart
Painted postcard no 2 by iHanna: I hope you’re fine.

I bet he is best friend with this Little Girl with her red-orange pig-tails:

Painted Postcards | Spread some Kindness with a handmade postcard (Photo and art by Hanna Andersson a.k.a. iHanna, Sweden) #mailart
Painted postcard no 3 by iHanna: Spread some Kindness – with a handmade postcard.

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy

And the last postcard for today is about giving love, which also is something we should live by and do more of. Not just to family and close friends, but to the world in general.

Personally I’d love to know what you think of these postcards. Which one is your favorite, and why?

Painted Postcards | Give love as much as you can (Photo and art by Hanna Andersson a.k.a. iHanna, Sweden) #mailart
Painted postcard no 4 by iHanna: Give love as much as you can.

Painted Postcards | Kindness and Love (Photo and art by Hanna Andersson a.k.a. iHanna, Sweden) #mailart

Sending big hugs your way.

You can read the series Making Postcards from Scratch part 1, part 2 and part 3 to see how I created these painted postcards from scratch for the DIY Postcard Swap I host.

You are welcome to join the swap if making your own postcards is something you’d like to try.

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8 Responses to Painted Postcards | Kindness and Love

  1. Teresa says:

    These are all so cute! If I HAD to pick a favorite, it would probably be the “Spread Kindness” girl. My postcards are all done too. I need to take a picture and share on Instagram!

  2. Erica says:

    My favorite is the little person on the kindness postcard. :)

  3. Terry Owenby says:

    In my years of participating in this swap, I’ve never received one of your postcards. These are absolutely lovely with their wonderful colors and adorable paintings! I hope the computer gods are with me this year and I receive one from you! :-)

  4. Aimee says:

    I like “spread kindness” the best too! I love the colors you used for this postcard, and the message is great too (but of course, all the messages are great!). I love the girl figure too – so cute!

  5. Karyl says:

    They are all wonderful! I think that my favorite is the girl with the red hair (Kindness), but it is really hard to choose!

    Thank you for sharing them with us!

  6. Jacqueline says:

    All the postcards are quite lovely. It is really hard to choose. But if I had to choose only one, I would pick the “Give Love” girl.

  7. Anny says:

    Oh, I think they are all wonderfull. But I like the frist ons with the pink Guy and kram the best!

  8. Åshild says:

    Your postcards are awesome, Hanna! I really enjoyed seing how you made them (step-by-stem), and I love your videos too!
    Unfortunately I couldn’t join your swap this time, but I hope to get a chance later -love swapping postcard; and I try to join your swap whenever I can :)

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