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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.

Members: 17
Latest Activity: 21 hours ago

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Paper type and thickness for handmade postcards

Started by Tanushree V. Last reply by Stella Dora Jun 8. 6 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

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Comment by Tyler Hannigan 21 hours ago

Whirlwind postcard going out to Kit Gonzales Moore

Comment by Tyler Hannigan yesterday

Hand colored monoprint postcard going to Amy Candiotti

Comment by Bradford on June 8, 2021 at 6:06pm

from awyn, a new Canadian member:

Comment by Guido Bondioli on June 3, 2021 at 10:12pm

I use the cards that comes as junk mail. It has been mailed once so I know it can slide through the post office experience.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 1, 2021 at 1:04am

Great abstract / mixed media PC from "awyn" in Canada

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 27, 2021 at 6:04am

Received hand carved stamped pattern postcard from Jan Hodgman

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 26, 2021 at 5:09pm

Received  block print postcard from Dustin Cecil

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 25, 2021 at 6:25am

Butterflies and Owl postcard from Steve Black

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 18, 2021 at 3:00pm

Thanks to P.M. Wilson for PC - "I Shadow"

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on May 11, 2021 at 8:49pm

Probably those things that I send in the mail are "Hand Made Postcards". I usually send my postcards (collages) in envelopes.

 

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