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Happy New Year!

Here are some cards I received from my lovely Mailmaker friends from far and wide. Some handmade and some carefully chosen ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks Susanne, Iryna, Antoni, Josephene, Nelleke, Yuka and Deborah ๐Ÿ™‚

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Incoming postcrossing cards

Here are some lovely postcrossing cards that have come in recently.

Lots of lovely pattern from Eva in Germany and Carlos in Spain

A good railway card from Morgan in USA and a hint towards Van Gogh from Herman in Germany

Happy Mail day to you! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Pen pal Exchange

Here’s another mail swap with Antoni in Spain.

He sent me this postcard for Osborne brandy because my sir name is Osborn. ๐Ÿ™‚


I sent him this lovely reflection of St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich.


He also sent me these two postcards of work by Goudi and Flamenco


and I sent him a picture of one of my local beaches, the first what it looks like in winter and then the same beach in summer!


I do love exchanging mail!

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Mail Art

Here’s a few pieces of mail art I sent out recently.

A collaged postcard sent to Renee in USA,Antonia
a hand printed envelope and mini book for Melva in SpainP1090143
and a handย drawn envelope and ATC card for Marianne in Netherlandsย Marianne Netherlands
Colourful mail for everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Creative Christmas Mail

I hope all you lovely mail peeps had a fabulous Christmas/holiday season. Here is some of the creative mail that arrived in my mail box.

From Netherlands, USA, UK and SpainCreative Christmas 1

UK and Poland.Creative Christmas 2

Thanks to all you creative people out there. I look forward to exchanging mail and sharing my mail adventures with you in 2016. Happy New Year ๐Ÿ™‚

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Incoming Creative Mail

More lovely mail coming into my mail box.

This is a beautiful fishy card by Antonia in Spain.

Antonia Spain - Copy

Ooooh, and I was sent a zine about making mail art, it’s from Cathy, who lives in the USA.

Cathy 1 Cathy 2

This Lovely handmade birdie card is from Lois, also in the USA

Lois USA

I think I have to go and get making! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Seasonal Mail Sent Out From Me

I still haven’t finished showing you the plethora of Christmas mail that came to and went from Mailmaker. Here are the rest of the greetings I sent out.

These were sent out to Elfie in Germany and Melva in Spain.

Elfie Germany Melva Spain

These were Christmas greetings to Stephanie in Canada and Suzanne in the Netherlands.

Stephanie Canada Suzanne Netherlands

This last one is a paper swap to Barbara in the USA and I used a snowflake card to write on because the theme of the swap was anything to do with water. Can’t wait to receive hers! ๐Ÿ™‚

Paperswap Barbara