Time to show the results of my recent postcard making spree.
I mailed out 26 postcards last week and I'm almost caught up on my mail.
One bunch was made from all the collage goodies Steph sent me:
|look at that jam packed box of goodies!|
I made some big collages and cut them up
added some paint and text:
and now here begins a series of bad pun cards:
The next cards were made on spray painted backgrounds.
On a particularly glorious Saturday I set up a spray paint station in the back yard:
Here are some close up shots of a few pieces
and some of the postcards made from those sheets:
|"What did the hat say to the hat rack?" Learned that joke from my grandmother. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.|
I made this one for the farmer at my meat share.
Kristin, you can add this to your chicken joke arsenal.
|(that's me sitting on top of my first car in 1989 )|
And then there are the distressed magazine page backgrounds I was talking about in my last post.
Thanks to Steph for pointing me to this tutorial.
(see the video by Katie Kendrick here)
Here are a few sheets of collaged magazines - I add layers of ink and paint on top.
Some of the more serious and pretty cards using this technique:
and then my favorites in the bad pun series:
You guys have left so many wonderful jokes on my Zine Giveaway post, I feel another series of postcards coming on. (you've been warned)
You still have a few more days to leave me a joke and enter to win the zines!