Mail Art — Inventing Spring

If Spring won’t come to me then I will come to Spring.  Making post cards to celebrate the burst of color that is Spring.  Using gelli printed papers, leftovers, magazine bits, rubber stamps and permanent stamping inks.  A riot of color spills from my work surface ready to bloom into mail boxes everywhere.  Now to write them out.  I think I’ll play along with Piarom’s’ Mix-it-Monthly Abstract theme one more time with these.

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29 Responses to “Mail Art — Inventing Spring”

  1. valerie-Jael March 23, 2014 at 6:06 pm #

    Wow, these are gorgeous, so many happy colours and papers – have fun playing! Hugs, Valerie

  2. Jo Murray March 23, 2014 at 6:10 pm #

    Luscious colours Corrine.

  3. Joyce March 23, 2014 at 6:16 pm #

    Would love to exchange with you! I will email you my address if you are willing.

  4. Nancy B March 23, 2014 at 6:18 pm #

    Such lovely postcards! I need to make some of those too!

  5. Pamela March 23, 2014 at 6:40 pm #

    Beautiful, Corrine — and VERY spring-like! You will make some mailboxes very happy.

  6. Carolyn Dube March 23, 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    This is a happy explosion of color! This makes the wait for spring so much easier!

  7. Bleubeard and Elizabeth March 23, 2014 at 7:38 pm #

    What a perfect way to use your gelli papers and other goodies. I’m sure lots of recipients will be glad that you flooded their mailboxes with happiness and springtime. How thoughtful of you.

  8. Snap March 23, 2014 at 8:14 pm #

    What fun! All that color is magnificent. Uplifting!

  9. jan March 23, 2014 at 9:29 pm #

    Yes! the vivid greens and yellows, the extravagant lavenders and lilacs, lovely springy colors. These would brighten anybody’s day even in the midst of a dreary winter.

  10. Sue March 24, 2014 at 5:24 am #

    A real burst of colour.

  11. froebelsternchen March 24, 2014 at 6:51 am #

    fabulous pages …wow!

  12. lyle baxter March 24, 2014 at 7:32 am #

    love all the spring colors sorry to hear the current forecast! hope the woodpile is nearby!. next winter will be warmer!

  13. ~*~Patty Szymkowicz Magpie's Nest March 24, 2014 at 9:43 am #

    Gorgeous colors to brighten any day…
    hope the predicted snow goes easy on you !
    oxo

  14. Marilyn J. Rock March 24, 2014 at 10:07 am #

    Atta girl! You defy this winter! Love these bursts of color and the patterns here. Well; we have the sun out anyway with beautiful blue sky. But; still very cold. Thursday we might hit 50! Let’s hope. We have lost lots of snow due to the sun being higher! 🙂 xo

  15. Lisa Graham March 24, 2014 at 10:24 am #

    These make me want to go get a package of wildflower seeds and plant them. Think I will do that. Beautiful!! xoxo

  16. Dorthe Hansen March 24, 2014 at 11:52 am #

    Yes you bring the spring into every room, with those amazing cards, -so many and so wonderful.
    I hope you will soon be able to say goodby to the snow, Corrine.
    xo,Dorthe

  17. Judy Shea March 24, 2014 at 12:23 pm #

    OK.. now you’re talking my language. What a pop of color..How could this not make someone happy and ready for the warmth. Don’t even talk about Wednesday’s storm.

  18. Kay Wallace March 24, 2014 at 12:35 pm #

    Love the explosion of color on your work table, Corrine! These postcards will certainly brighten up mailboxes all over the world! Spring? Ready here! Bring it= (puleeeeze)!

  19. Karen Isaacson March 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm #

    glorious, and desperately needed, color!

  20. aga March 24, 2014 at 2:55 pm #

    Beautiful and inspiring colours.

  21. terrie: creative explorer March 24, 2014 at 3:11 pm #

    Yep – these are yummy! I always enjoy a big p/c making session, but it takes much longer to write them out. I’ve actually thought about typing one message and printing multiples and just sticking it on…. but I haven’t yet.

  22. Jessica March 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm #

    Gorgeous uplifting deliciousness! See you soon. Hugs aready!

  23. Dawn March 24, 2014 at 4:32 pm #

    Awe Corrine, what a breath of fresh air my lovely, bright, cheerful fun – thank-you. Lol I’m sure the UK has had a bit of a relapse over the last few days, has been very chilly, brrrrrrrrr.
    Huge hugs lovely lady x x x x

  24. Kat March 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm #

    This is an explosion of Spring sunshine, so bright and happy!

  25. Marjie Kemper March 24, 2014 at 7:06 pm #

    Totally gorgeous, hon! Love all these warm colors – I sure hope you are not blanketed in white tomorrow.

  26. Piarom March 25, 2014 at 4:14 pm #

    Oh my such an abundance of color and shapes! My favorite is the yellow one in the middle on the right side with the whiteisch bloom ! These all are so inspiring to make something new out of the stuff, we already have…to bring together what looks good, to create something new! What a treasure 🙂 I am thrilled you painted again with Mix It Monthly in mind….♥ Conny

  27. Linda Vincent March 25, 2014 at 4:19 pm #

    Oh wow…….you definitely achieved your aim Corrine!! These are stunning! x

  28. NancyLee March 25, 2014 at 8:28 pm #

    Oh yes color – – wonderful color!
    Sometime show us a step by step process you do for all COLOR!

  29. sheila 77 March 26, 2014 at 4:27 pm #

    What a spread of colourful goodness, these must have been a joy to make, they look good all together too.

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