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« on: March 25, 2013 01:33:33 PM »


i made another chunk of postcards to mail out today--i'm not giving myself rules, just trying to send out a little pile every month or so.  here are a couple of the highlights...



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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2013 03:08:39 PM »

Oh these are so fun!
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2013 03:11:22 PM »

Those are great! What do you use as a base so they are hard enough to send as mail? Who do you send them to? They sure are lucky recipients!
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2013 08:43:50 AM »

thanks!
i am currently repurposing some SAT prep postcards that were here at my library and never got sent out.  cereal boxes are the right weight, about, for sturdy postcards, though, and you can get several from a box.  Smiley
i have a mailing list of friends--i asked my friends on facebook who wanted to get occasional postcards.  i can't believe more people didn't take me up on it!  i would have been all over that magic. 
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2013 02:56:36 PM »


another couple postcards from the same batch...
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2013 11:37:12 AM »

some more postcards for april...






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« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2013 03:48:43 PM »

Those woven ones are intriguing! I've been thinking about doing some paper weaving recently too! Of course, mine wouldn't be anywhere near that artsy... And is that a hand carved umbrella stamp? Very sweet.
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2013 01:28:11 PM »

paper weaving is super fun--i put some old maps through my shredder and i particularly like the way they look, but cutting the strips into different widths makes it more interesting looking, i think, plus it makes my sloppy self seem "arty" instead of messy...right?  Wink
didn't cut the umbrella stamp myself, i'm sorry to say, but it did come from a local san francisco business, so i'm gonna assume someone in my fair city made it!
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« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2013 09:50:05 AM »


my friend Ben is just finishing up his medical residency and will finally be getting started on his career.

just a little print gocco alien i had sitting around that i sent to a friend who mentioned her daughter loves getting mail.  Smiley  it looks smeary in the scan, but it's actually a sparkly gold. 
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