' ' ' 'Crafty Endeavours: Mail Art page

Wednesday 24 May 2023

Mail Art page

Over the last year, my faithful  readers might have noticed a marked dip in the number of my posts which matched the lack of crafting... As things return to normal, slowly, I spotted the Mail Art call from Victoria. I have never done Mail Art before but as I have plenty of postmarks and postal imagery stamps, I felt it was a good opportunity to get me back in the swing of things. 
All the details are on the Paper Artsy blog and you can spot all the art under the #PaperArtsyMailArt tag on Instagram and Facebook

Our contributions will join Victoria's Vintage journal and we will get back a piece of her Mail Art. 

The background is Infusions (Rocky road) and Brushos (Aquamarine, Moss green) and some Antique Linen Distress ink to add an aged look to the piece.  

Most of the stamps are from Paper Artsy: ID02 (Owl), HP1111(Phrases), ELB33 (Corner) and HP1110 (Chambord Castle).

The miniature postcard has been created with several partially stamped images from MN30 (the writing) and other stamps from my collection.

I really enjoyed this project, using some of my favourite (oldies) stamps and the idea of rejoining the crafting community. 

Thanks for coming by,

 Craftyfield   I am entering the Allsorts (it's their Birthday!) and SSS Monday                                                                  challenges


  1. Lovely to see you at Allsorts 14th Birthday celebrations, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

  2. Wonderful layering on your mail art. Thanks for taking part in Allsorts 14th birthday celebrations.

  3. This is absolutely wonderful! I truly appreciate the beautiful layers you've incorporated into this piece. Personally, I find the postcard in the middle to be my favorite detail—it adds a charming touch. Wishing you an amazing week filled with joy and positivity. Cheers!

  4. A beautiful project. Thank you for joining in the Allsorts 14th Birthday Challenge this week. Good luck!
    Liz xx

  5. Thank you for joining us in celebrating Allsorts 14th Birthday!! Sarah DT

  6. Je le trouve super beau ton mail art ... S'en ├ęchanger serait peut-├¬tre possible un jour, qu'en dis-tu ? :D Je suis en plus en plus fan des Mail arts, moi en ce moment !! :) Belle reprise en tout cas, j'adore. Bises

  7. A lovely card with all the mail elements combined seamlessly together. Great that you are back crafting regularly, sometimes we just need a breather. I shall try to check in more often xx