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: 67
Latest Activity: May 6

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 March 28, 2024 at 2:55pm

I received mail art and I can't read the return address. Can anyone help me?

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 24, 2024 at 9:45pm

Susan Gnaedinger has sent another delightful postcard titled "Man In The Moon". Thanks

And in return I'm sending one of my hand drawn "Rorschach" postcards.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 24, 2024 at 8:44pm

A mixed media postcard from Germany. Thanks Stephan Mitterwieser.

And in return I'm sending a mixed rubber stamp with ink

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 22, 2024 at 5:07pm

Postcard from 'awyn' in Canada - "Two creatures talking about mail art.

And in return one of my triangular rubber stamp postcards called "Starburst 02".

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 13, 2024 at 10:22pm

Postcard "Peace Post" from Susanne Mitterwiesser (Wife of Stephan Mitterwiesser). Thanks - I like the card and it's message.

And On it's way to Germany is My hand drawn Rorschach postcard.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 10, 2024 at 6:22pm

Received "Imaginary Landscape (My Name) Ink on green postcard.

Thanks to Petrecca Elvio in Italy for her creativity.

And in return I'm Sending Postcard, "Universe Center #5" A rubber stamped  with added orange & yellow ink postcard.

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on March 10, 2024 at 3:43am

Coco's postcard started with finger prints.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on March 9, 2024 at 11:03pm

Received "Dragon Moon" (my name) from Sandra Lefever Thank You -

Her website is worth checking out - http://www/

And in Return I'm sending a mixed media postcard:Hand carved rubber stamps (2) with added red ink.

Comment by Tomoe N on March 4, 2024 at 5:32am

I received a Lino print mail from Tyler Hannigan in New Mexico  Thank you! 

Comment by Tomoe N on February 27, 2024 at 7:59am

I received a hand painted mail from Aurora in USA 🇺🇸 Thank you. 


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