Sunday, March 18, 2018

Envelope Postcard

Every week I watch the Sunday Postcard Art themes.  Once in a while they play right into my artistic play that I have happening right at the moment.  It’s what happened for this week.  The theme this week is to make a postcard as an envelope or faux envelope or add an envelope to the postcard, etc.

That is exactly what I have been trying this week.  The front of my postcard is the “envelope” side with the postage and the address.


I saw actual envelopes similar to this on Pinterest and thought to give it a try as a postcard.  I finally made an address thingy to show how my mail art might look with the address.


I was so pleased, I had to give it another try today.  


I really struggle with this sort of thing as I generally DO NOT like the piece with just the paint on it.  It’s all I can do to keep myself from wasting any more of my life on it and toss it to the trash.  But when I start stamping and adding Washi Tape, I fall in love.


Both postcards look the same on the back for now.


I can write a lot more on these postcards than I can when the address is on this side (like a normal postcard).  I’ll decorate this side more when I know where these postcards might be going.  

Thanks so much, Rosie, for this great theme.  Perfect timing so that I can play along.  It’s been quite a long time.

19 comments:

  1. Wow Annie your envelopes are gorgeous.

    Thank you for playing with us at Sunday Postcard Art

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  2. Great concept. You did a fabulous job with them.

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  3. Annie - Oh! I love these! You're so creative and I love your sense of color. I am amazed how artists (you) can beautify everything they touch! Wish I had that ability.... hmmm

    ShereeSews

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  4. Lovely works! I agree, when the stamping and taping is added, is when the magic begins... i love your idea for the faux address! I may have to borrow that Idea. :)

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  5. :) Don't know which I like more the art or the address! What fun you are having!

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  6. Love it Annie! And the address is so fun too!

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  7. Fun,fun,fun. What a good idea. I love your colors and design and your address is over the top!

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  8. The finally results look great. Good that you didn't throw them to fast!

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  9. Is it just me or are you becoming all painterly and free? I just love these with the slashes of colour. These little black flowers are cool, they're waving at me. I must use some washi tape. Love the blue butterfly-kite thingy - are you going to tell me you didn't draw it? My favourite is the first (maybe because of the colours) but they are both super-fun.

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  10. These are wonderful creative and colorful!

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  11. Two gorgeous cards there Annie. xx

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  12. so colorful - love it!!!!

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  13. I like both of these, and I enjoyed reading your post about them.

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  14. Love your post cards. Your address thingy is so cute too. Great job!

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  15. i wouldn't say no to one of your envelopes coming through my letter box! wonderful

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  16. Gorgeous Annie, love the abstract painting and how you've embellished it with the stamping and washi, anyone would be THRILLED to get one of your envelope/postcard creations. Thanks for sharing, Deb xo P.S. love your address too, hilarious! :O)

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