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Thrift Store Haul: Mexican Lotteria Cards & kids activity books

Thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste. G.K. Chesterton It’s been a long time since I shared anything here that I thrifted or bought second hand, right? Too long if you ask me. … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | A Smiling Cup

Dear Photo Diary, I decorate my life. Flowers on the table, flowers in every bush outdoors. Wood anemones. The pile of vintage postal stamps was out on my desk again, as I finished my postcards. They are sorted, re-sorted, loved. … Continue reading

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I’ve Bought Postal Stamps

How is your postcard making going? That is, if you’re as deep into this adventure as I am right now? If not, you can still sign up for the DIY Postcard Swap and dive in right now! Postcards are fun … Continue reading

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DIY Postcards with a Message

This year I have arranged two swaps of handmade do-it-yourself postcards that was sent around in the world. Both turned out great and was fun to arrange and participate in! Thanks everyone who joined in and to those who helped … Continue reading

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Faux Postage Stamps – Free Printable Empowerment

As a celebration I’ve put together this free, downloadable sheet (pdf) of Faux Postage Stamps. The celebration is to all of you empowering each other, making handmade cards – and spreading creativity and joy around the globe. Click to download, … Continue reading

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My Meta Postcards

Today I’m presenting all my postcards, in one big blog post. I’m calling them meta postcards because it was suggested that postcards picturing postal stamps are just that, and I have to agree. Plus, I happen to love all things … Continue reading

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Art journal peek: Security Envelope Pattern Collage

While I’ve been making postcards with postal stamps this art journal spread came together. Just a few pieces of blue patterned Security Envelope Patterns from inside envelopes I had in my stash insides, plus some stamps and other loose bits … Continue reading

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Share your Postcarding Fun

You’re in the swap right? So, if you blog about your own postcards feel free to share the direct link to that post below! Write your name, nickname or handle (not your blog’s name please! I just dislike that a … Continue reading

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A First Postcard Idea

Eventually I discovered for myself the utterly simple prescription for creativity: be intensely yourself. Don’t try to be outstanding; don’t try to be a success; don’t try to do pictures for others to look at – just please yourself. Ralph … Continue reading

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Pretty stamps and postcards

Postcards by Robyn in the US and Juju in UK. Some of the postcards I’ve gotten is not put in the postcard binder, they are still up on my Inspiration Board, like these two pink ones. I’ve also got photos … Continue reading

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