Hand Made Postcards

Hand Made Postcard Exchange.

Please no commercial postcards.

Categories / media - drawing, painting, watercolor, print making, mixed media, original photograph.

Mailed postcards have an advantage being postmarked they record the time and place where created.

Note: pastel, collage and embellishments do not travel well and may cause postal machinery damage/breakage.

My address is on the last comment page.

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Managing Our Postcard Collections

All suggestions and comments are welcome here ?Ty Hannigan here. -- Here is what I do (currently)1st:I scan new postcards when they arrive and file the image in my computer under the artist's name. I…Continue

Tags: maintain, store, postcards

Started by Tyler Hannigan Feb 2.

Paper type and thickness for handmade postcards 12 Replies

Does anyone have recommendations for paper types/thickness they use for handmade postcards? I've tried sending some in the mail, but suspect they need to be thicker (I'm using Strathmore printmaking…Continue

Started by Tanushree V. Last reply by Guido Bondioli Oct 21, 2023.

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Comment by Tyler Hannigan yesterday

Sorry Tomoe for the delay - life has been hectic lately.

Received package with two postcards. One a nice original photograph of cherry blossoms. The second a mixed media "Red Cat". - Thanks

And in the return mail is a hand drawn (Colored pencil) postcard named "23-Whirlybird"

Comment by Tomoe N on Friday

Hi Tyler 

It’s been more than a month last time I inquired about my mail. Have you received my mail?


Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Thursday

I received this well designed photo postcard from IUOMA artist in Kenmore, Washington State.

And I'm sending in return "24-Petro-04" lino cut print with added hand coloring postcard.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 11, 2024 at 4:32am

Thanks to Susanne Mitterwieser of Germany for her woven paper postcard.

It creates an interesting abstract.

And in return I'm sending a hand drawn postcard called "feather-ish-03"

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 10, 2024 at 11:19pm

Missing postcard replacement of to Coco -

This is rubber stamp (4) with added pink ink.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 8, 2024 at 10:08pm

Thanks to Stephan Mitterwieser in Germany for sending this Dottyland postcard (My name).

And in return I'm sending him  the rubber stamp "Tumbleweed" postcard of various size stamps.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 7, 2024 at 10:44pm

Here is a replacement postcard for the one our lovely Post Office lost!!???

It has 4 rubber stamp impressions (Curved Triangles) with dded white ink.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 30, 2024 at 5:03am

Received a really nice hand drawn card of a loving moon - Thanks

And in return I'm sending a rubber stamp with ink of "Curved Triangles"

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 6, 2024 at 1:31pm

Thanks to P.M.Wilson for his "Ohio Eclipse" postcard.

And in return I'm sending "Whirl Wind Shields" - a rubber stamp with added ink postcard.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 2, 2024 at 10:59pm

Sue Gnaedinger has sent a second of her "Star Light, Star Bright series - Thanks a bushel and a peck.

And in return I'm sending a new rubber stamp with added ink called "Do Dot #3"


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