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Artful Mail

I’ve received some beautiful mail recently in my mail box.

This lovely sea themed package from Jeanne in South Africa who is someone new to write to.

Jeanne South Africa

This beautiful water themed handmade book is from Mira who is also a new mail swap pal, she lives in USA

Mira USA

and this mail from Iryna who lives in Belarus with an ATC card to add to my collection.

Iryna Belarus

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Outgoing Lovelies

I’m sending these out to some gorgeous people, Liva in Latvia, Katja in Germany, Ceri in Norfolk, UK and David in Norfolk, UK who hasn’t been well.

4 envelopes

This mail art fish is for Fabian who lives in Norfolk, UK….


….and these art postcards are to Petrolpetal in South Africa and Isabel in Portugal.

Isabel Petrolpetal

I did enjoy getting these ready to send! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Mail Art Postcards

Here are some surprise postcards that I’ve received recently, from people I haven’t written to before.

This one is from Isabel in Portugal, a little watercolour mounted on a postcard


and this one from Petrolpetal in south Africa, a lovely aboriginal type sketch with some collage.


Isn’t it nice to have surprises ๐Ÿ™‚

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Sending surprises!

I’m happy to have sent out one of my chicken prints on a postcard to Barbara in South Africa.


These are Postcrossing cards to Julia in Russia and Alla in the Ukraine.

Julia Russia Alla Ukraine

Finally ย two mail art packages to Julie, a textile artist who lives here in Norfolk, UK and Suzanne, an avid blog watcher of mine and fellow artist, who lives in the Netherlands.

Julie Suzanne

I do love sending these surprises to people! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Incoming Postcards

Lots to show you today.

The donkeys are from Barbara who lives in South Africa, this is one of her own paintings. The second card is from Madeliene in Netherlands who thought of me when she was on holiday ย and sent me this postcard.

Barbara and Madeliene

This lovely card is from Catherine in China…


…and more from China are these postcards from Wang Jia.

Wang Jia 1

Look at these beautiful stamps! ๐Ÿ™‚

Wang Jia 2

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Outgoing Mail

Outgoing mail today is a postcard to Barbara in South Africa, she is a christian, so I’m sending her this card which is one of my paintings with a bible text.


These are Postcrossing cards to Kedan in China and Marleen in the Netherlands.

Postcrossin - Marleen & Kedan

Finally a card going out to my Dad for Fathers day, which is this coming Sunday in the UK. This is one of my own drawings made into a card.


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Paper swaps

This is the latest paper swap I’ve sent out. It had a vintage theme and is flying out ย to Ely in mexico.

Paper Swap

This is the latest swap I’ve received and it’s from Barbara in South Africa. It was posted at the beginning of march so took a while to get to me.

Paper swap 2

Sometimes there are little extras added to the swaps. Included in this was porcupine quills, Guinea fowl feathers and a Hoopoe feather.ย I must say, it was worth the wait! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Paper Swaps

I’ve been having fun doing paper swaps.

Here are a couple I’ve sent out to Barbara in South Africa and Franca in Germany…..

Paper ex 3

Paper ex 1

….and here’s the one I received from Franca and I got creative with it straight away!

Paper ex 2

They take a bit of time to put together, but it’s worth it when you receive yours in the post! ๐Ÿ™‚