One of my favorite topics on the forum is the one where people share their handmade postcards. I’m always in awe of postcrossers’ talents, often marveling at their technique and creativity! Looking through these postcard inspires me to create and try new things myself, and I’m hoping they do to you too… so I’m sharing a few of them here on the blog. Prepare for a colorful avalanche of awesomeness! 😍
The topic was started by Claas (aka Speicher3), back in October last year. Claas does some really witty collages using stamps and other paper materials, and mentions buying hundreds of 0,01€ stamps in France, just for postcard making experiments!
Katia (aka brighteyes) draws different buildings on her walkabouts through a city, and turns them into these beautiful postcards!
Collages are Robin’s (aka MrsPaull) expertise, and they really draw us in — the more we look, the more we discover in them.
Gesa (aka MissMichelsen) has a huge talent for watercolor and uses it to make stunning postcards:
Another one for the collage team! Mette (aka metlodyt) puts together these lovely pieces with stamps and other paper materials:
Jennemieke mentions doodling this postcard during one of her online meetings, which is such a great idea! How many of us could use something to keep our hands entertained while we listed to someone?
Look at the level of detail in these postcards, illustrated by Rachelle (aka LotsOfOtters)!
Mixing different styles together in a collage is Blue’s (aka Blue69) approach, and the results are delightful!
This is a really tiny sample of all the wonderful creations shared and there’s loads more on the forum topic, so do check it out. And if you make your own mailable art, please don’t be shy and come share it with the community.
May we all be so lucky as to find one of these in our mailbox someday! 😍