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Saturday, 10 May 2014

Mail Art for Artful Times


Greetings friends this post is sharing 
"Mail Art"
as it is the challenge over at Artful Times
Great challenge and some fabby projects made by the team. 
Do pop over and take a look

I got all inky with this one :)

I took a regular envelope and rubbed some gesso all over front and back
then used DI
Bundled sage, Weathered wood, Worn lipstick and Tea dye
I also gave it a little cosmic shimmer spray Ancient gold
there is a lot of background stamping using 
text in soft blue, diamonds and a bird cage in weathered wood
A Tim Holtz background stamp in sepia 
then butterflies and a feather along with one or two other stamps I liked.


I also decorated the back of the envelope


 and made a card to go inside my Mail Art envelope
As you can tell I had great fun with this challenge a great Saturday morning :)

Thank you for looking and taking time to comment which are much appreciated.

Enjoy your Sunday

Hugs Sandra XXX

11 comments:

chrissies said...

This is stunning Sandra-a really beautiful set.

Thanks for joining us at Artful Times

Love Chrissie x

thassos456 said...

Fab set, love all the details :)

Valerie-Jael said...

Just fantastic, love it from all sides! Valerie

Eliza said...

Wow Sandra just stunning. Thanks for visiting me and leaving a lovely comment.

Hugs Eliza

butterfly said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Sandra - I adore the muted pastels, and the stamping is just wonderful. Beautiful work!
Alison xx

Julia said...

Such a lot of work has gone in to this piece and the result is stunning. Lovely mail art.
Julia x

Neet said...

I am so glad you enjoyed making this entry - they are fun when you get going aren't they.
Love the back of the envelope which marries perfectly with the front which is very vintage and such a great entry.
Hugs, Neet xx

Von said...

Every way it looks fab Sandra
Thank you for joining us at Artful Times
Von x♥x

Eliza said...

I love the whole set, especially the colours used they blend perfectly. Thanks for sharing.

Eliza

Sue aka Greyhound Lover said...

How clever is that Sandra totally love it.

TJ Hanna said...

Wow! What's not to like!? Love the color combo and the 'return address' flower is so fun.