Monday, May 20, 2013

more postcards

ingredients: gesso washed cardboard, vintage picture of
my aunt Helen, magazine text, used tea bag overlay,
doodled border. The back is a gelli print on deli paper.
Just can't stop making them. 

Love the size. 

Love the fact that they go out into the world and have a life making smiles. 






ingredients: kraft card stock background, corrugated cardboard
stamping, hand carved scallop stamping, edge of about-to-run-out
adding machine paper, vintage photo of 2 kids, square frame stamp
made from flip-flop on photo, definition from cross word puzzle
dictionary, dress pattern tissue, free motion machine stitching.

8 comments:

  1. Very cool I have always wanted to sew on my paper projects but I am lagging. It looks so cool!

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  2. These are great! I especially like the use of the tea bag and dress pattern tissue. And, the old photos.

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  3. Received one of your awesome vintage cards yesterday ("be truer to themselves"). I love your layering work! Thanks for mailing me some art :) You'll be seeing something from me soon!

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  4. Awesome! Love the stitching detail. And I love to know who's the person in the first pic! Makes it more interesting.

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  5. Hi, love your aunt Helen! Keep up the beautiful work...

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  6. Love the stitching and tea bag use. Very nice vintage cards. The use of the pictures really stands out. Great job.

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  7. Another wonderful post! Such beautiful artwork here. I hope you don't mind, but this was linked to SOC as well - I will remove it for giveaway purposes - but I was lucky to see it, and sorry you weren't the other Leslie, lol! Hopefully there will be at least two Leslie winners! xoxo

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