ihanna's DIY Postcard Swap. I made 10 postcards for the swap and they were all a variatiom of these 4 designs. They were all sort of a spn-off from some pages I was doing in my bird themed altered book (I'll post those soon).
They all started with watercolor backgrounds. I sprinkled then with salt while wet to make some fun designs. Then found some of my fav bird stamps, stamped them on tissue paper with permanent black ink, then tore them out. This is a trick I learned from a journal artist friend, Kerri . Once you have the tissue paper image you can "glue" it to your background with gel medium. I like to use matte medium. This process makes for a lot sharper image when putting an image on cold press watercolor paper which has a rough texture. I stamped or wrote the words on each card. They went out in the mail on the 8th so are making their way to thier new homes!
Thanls for taking a look.
Have a fun and creative weekend!
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