Category Archives: post card swap

Local Village Shop

Swapping little gems of art from across the world is a joy each Spring and Autumn and they start their journey from our wonderful local village Post Office, run by Pascal. The postcards had to be weighed as with all … Continue reading

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May Post Cards

I always look forward to iHanna’s Post Card Swap, I think this is the fourth I have been part of. You make 10 postcards, Hanna gives you 10 addresses from around the world and then, when she fires the starting … Continue reading

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Post Card Swap! Nov 13

This is my third iHanna Post Card Swap. I LOVE making all these wonderful creative connections across the world. During your visit to this blog, it would be fabulous if you would be able to take the time to put … Continue reading

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Last not least

The last post card in Hanna’s Post Card Swap arrived today – hurray! And what a treat – thank you Sarah On the back Sarah introduces me to the artist Rex Ray. I have not heard of him before and … Continue reading

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Postcard swap

Here are the 9 wonderful handmade postcards that have arrived from all over the world – I do love this swap! I’m hopeful that the 10th will arrive, but 9/10 isn’t bad. I love the variety, but also that they … Continue reading

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to keep

Sometimes I make something that I just can’t let go of – I’m not sure what it is about this post card particularly but ….   I like the window as a way to peep out of the picture and … Continue reading

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Relaxation, collage style

I have returned home from Wales thick with cold, so I am having a very cosy time in front of the fire today. Last night I was feeling too tired to do anything that needed thought or planning, and having … Continue reading

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Solva

I am in Solva, South West Wales – my kinda heaven. My mother is Welsh and I spent my childhood Summer holidays on Newgale beach, so when ever I cross the Severn Bridge my heart sings – and it leaps … Continue reading

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Sand Art

Quinn Creative , another participant in the Spring Postcard Swap dropped by Stonechat and I had a lovely time looking at her blog. I came across this great post ‘What is Art’ In which there is a You tube clip of … Continue reading

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Lime Green

Another Post Card for iHannas Post Card Swap. I love the way collage throws seemingly random things together and gets me to play with colour and find colour combinations I would not otherwise have found. In this case, a recycled … Continue reading

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Spring Post Card Swap!

The iHanna post card swap is here! I LOVE this! You join, make 10 postcards, get 10 addresses all around the world and send your cards by a certain date. Then over the next week or so, through the letter … Continue reading

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First Post Card

My first post card has arrived! From Laila. beautifully stitched and painted tissue paper machine stitched onto card.

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Postcard Swap Hurray!

Here are the 5 postcards I have made for iHanna’s Autumn Post Card Swap. I am supporting my son and daughter-in-law with their new twins so I had just one day to make the cards – I up-cycled some old acrylic … Continue reading

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Miss E’s post card

Miss E, 5, joined in with the last post card swap, and she wanted to again. She drew a picture of her family on one side From left to right:  her 3 year old brother, Miss E – i love … Continue reading

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5 empowering sayings

I really want to join in iHanna’s post card swap, but will i have the time. First find 5 suitable sayings to go on post cards: one from Osho: ‘drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a … Continue reading

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Elfie’s Tree

Inspired by a post card from the post card swap my 4 year old grandaughter drew this picture as a card she wanted to send to her godmother for her birthday.   She then asked me if i had made any … Continue reading

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5 here, 5 to come

here are the 5 wonderful pieces of art that have come through the post this week! clockwise from bottom left: one from Britt of Gotland, a small island in the Baltic Sea; the doodle de lux fom Bhupali, Germany; the … Continue reading

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argh! offline

I have been offline for 4 days  – horrible!!! Mainly because i was missing hearing all the postcard swap news. The most exciting thing has been to see a post card i sent on the recipient’s blog! http://splendiferouslytiggerific.wordpress.com Thank you … Continue reading

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sunshine

this postcard went to Scandinavia in the ihanna.nu postcard swap. I believe the quote is a Maori saying. I’m just off to see about getting the tree doodle printed on canvas, thanks Sarah for your suggestion. (And now I have … Continue reading

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wild

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ihanna’s postcard swap

10 postcards sent to USA, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Spai. and Australia – FUN! A mix of collage and doodles

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Mandala

bits of these doodles feel like textile designs to me and i have been searching the net to see if i can get any digitally printed. found a couple of companies that do this so now the tricky problem of … Continue reading

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