Tuesday, February 23, 2010

CNY Tiger Card

A large mixed media painted CNY card from Tanya Wilkinson was waiting inside my studio when I returned from Chicago. Oversized cards make such a statement, especially gorgeous ones like this.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Send Your Mail to Portogruaro, Italy

I received this call for entry recently from Giovanni. Readers - participate in this mailart project!

Tigers at Trader Joe's

A local Trader Joe featured a wall full of tigers colored by children. Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Gung Hay Fat Choy

A bright CNY card from Frannie. Inside, she enclosed a pile of fuschia felt hearts. Thanks for celebrating both holidays!

Recent Postcrossing Cards

Collage card from Ukrainian postcrosser who just passed an exam and her cat is rock star!

UK Postcrosser who cut & taped cards together

Puzzle piece card from Finnish postcrosser

Collage & word card from German soccer fan.

Photo card from China

beLated Happy Hols Card

I finally cleared off the pile of papers on my desk and found this Holiday postcard from Paul and Joen Madonna. I love his pen/ink drawings and story snippets.

Spring Soon?

My favorite fabric store sent this wonderful grasshopper card announcing their spring sale. I'll miss it but was there recently and loaded up on black fasteners, snap tape and soft waistband material. No I'm not making a dress. They'll turn into postcards and button bracelets.

Empanada Card

I picked up this whimsical ad card at an art opening. I love empanadas and these are making me hungry!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Coaster Card

This fabu postcard made from a coaster/menu arrived from a Taiwanese postcrosser. Thanks for your great card & note!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tiger Leaping Gold Mountain

Here's a cool tiger card from Creativity Explored advertising their upcoming show celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. Gold Mountain is synonymous with California - a mountain of gold for gold diggers and the golden hills in the summer when the grasses dry up.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

tiger stamp

The Year of the Tiger stamps are out! This year the stamp features the narcissi associated with Chinese New Year, along with a drawing of a tiger and the character for tiger.