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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Mail Art

I made one of these envelopes for each of the girls in the Creative Team.  I started by adding shades of yellows and browns to the blank envelope using Ranger Distress Inks.  Next, I stamped branches, grasses and birds.  I used metallic paints to add flowers, leaves and to color the grass.  Lastly I glued on the image of the woman and the butterflies.   The swirl in the center is just where I digitally blurred the address.

13 comments:

ImagiMeri said...

Very cool......I especially love the swirled address...LOL

Did you make each envelope the same, or are they all different?

Hugs,
Meri

Joanne said...

A piece of art in the post. Wonder what my postie would make of that.
Hugs Joanne xx

1CardCreator said...

This is beautiful!

artistamyjo said...

Beautiful,love the colors you used.
Hugs

Lululiz said...

Just as amazing as your ATCs.

Dorthe said...

Beautiful, I love all your blue, flowers :)
xo,Dorthe

My name is Cindy said...

How pretty, now wouldn't that be a treat to receive in the mail!! Speaking of which, I am so pleased to say I received my 'Treat' in the post today. Thanks so much Laura, Cindyx

Elaine A said...

Lovely envelope Laura. I am sure the DT really loved them.

Elaine Allen

Hester said...

Hi Laura, How great to see a MAIL ART envelope. The USPS will happy with any extra mail coming their way and this is really beautiful...

Seahorse Ranch Girl said...

What you did with a plain envelope is lovely.

Mina said...

You have made the envelope a work of art in itself! How beautiful.

Sheila A. said...

This is very pretty, and I appreciate the telling of how you did it! Thank you.

M Smith Gentry said...

Wow! So lovely! Lucky girls! :)