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 paintings, tearing some and using them as collage pieces, bubble wrap printing, washi tape and a bit of doodling. I keep a book of sayings and aphorisms – a brief riffle through to come across some Empowering Sayings.

My granddaughter also wants to join in.

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18 responses to “Postcard Swap Hurray!

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  4. So glad you like them Julie – this swap is great isn’t it!

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  5. Beautiful colors and atmosphere in your postcards Sandra!

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  6. i love upcycling, great cards. fun swap.

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    • Thanks for dropping by Cynthia – love your blog – i have it Bookmarked. I too love to doodle too and when lost for an idea for a pattern, I often find inspiration on your site.

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  7. These are just lovely! I recognize some of my favorite sages in your quotes!

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    • Thank you Sarah, i popped in on your blog, love your cards – the colours and the sayings. So much inspiring stuff to share in this swap!

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  8. Nice postcards here!! The upcycling makes them extra special. Thank you for participating and sharing your process.
    xo
    Gabrielle

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    • Thank you Gabrielle – I had fun looking at your blog and your postcards too – inspiring! What a wonderful way to connect with so many creative women from around the world.

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  9. hey there, i’m part of the post card swap, too.
    i’ve read about your granddaughter and that she wants to swap cards, too. maybe she will send a card to my daughter (8 years, from germany)…i’m sure my daughter will be keen of sending a diy card back!!
    please write me a e-mail if you are interested in!
    best wishes, doro K.

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  10. Great job on the upcycling, Sandra!

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  12. Oh lovely to use something old and do something new. So glad you did join the swap Sandra!

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