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Collaging directly on to a used cover or vintage postcard is what I consider to be envelope art. I like choosing a vintage envelope or postcard as a substrate because it gives me a couple of elements to begin with. Elements include the following: the color and size of the envelope or postcard handwriting or …Read More
Can there ever be a thing of too many postage stamps? I’m testing my limit that’s for sure. I’ve had a couple of shoe boxes of loose stamps at home that I use in my art. Honestly, I don’t need anymore, but when an opportunity presented itself for me to potentially get more interesting (meaning …Read More
I had a great time attending the Filatelic Fiesta Stamp Show in San Jose a couple of weeks ago. There were vendors and attendees, and I walked around and perused the heaps of stamps and stamp-related items on hand. I wasn’t sure if a stamp show would be of interest to someone who makes art …Read More
After many months of thinking about an art collection in a Rolodex file and wishing that I could have one of my very own, I’ve started creating small collages on Rolodex cards that I can put in one of those Rolodex holders with a lid. First off, let me explain how I got the idea …Read More
Since I began making junk journals, I’ve been thinking about incorporating fabric in to a project. I kept saying “someday”, and in the meanwhile, looking for inspiration from others to make my very own fabric junk journal. My inspiration There are so many wonderful artists on Instagram. I love the fabric junk journals by Sophie …Read More