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.

Members: 65
Latest Activity: Feb 20

Discussion Forum

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 Susan Gnaedinger on November 2, 2023 at 3:09pm

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on November 2, 2023 at 3:09pm

Received postcard from AWYN. I don't know how to explain her mailart....spontaneous, emotional...wonderful

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on November 1, 2023 at 11:09pm

And another great postcard from Susan Gnaedinger - "Leaves" - Just in time for Fall.I'm sending a a post card with 12 rubber stamp impressions with a little added blue coloring.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on October 20, 2023 at 6:05pm

Thanks to Susan Gnaedinger for her mixed media postcard I call "Remembering Jacks"

And I'm sending another rubber stamp postcvard called "New Deminsions".

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on October 19, 2023 at 10:53pm

Thanks to Coco Muchmore for "Fall 2023", abstract colored postcard

And in return - one of my latest "rubber stamp" postcards "Wind Shield #23-05"

Eight impressions with Whirlwind stamp and added black ink.

Comment by awyn on October 13, 2023 at 3:33pm

Received today from Susan Gaedinger!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on October 9, 2023 at 11:38pm

Another great card 'awyn' -  - ThanksAnd On it's way to Canada is "Universal Center" a rubber stamp and added ink.

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on October 5, 2023 at 5:24pm

received relaxing mail art from awyn.

Comment by awyn on October 3, 2023 at 8:09pm

Received the postcard posted below today from Coco Muchmore. Thank you, Coco!

Comment by awyn on October 3, 2023 at 8:06pm


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