I’ve been quiet on here but loud on life lately. Thanks for sticking around! The photo at the top of this page is of a stack of antique (100 years old or more) birthday-themed postcards I sent out to folks on Instagram, to help celebrate my own birthday last week. Here’s some of the other mail I’ve posted during the past couple of weeks…
∧∧ This great big stack of letters and aerogrammes
∧∧ Putting Australia Post’s flower stamps into a vase
∧∧ I was painting King Kong mail and my daughter begged me, “Make him gold?” So.
∧∧ Dear Australia Post: I am probably your biggest fan and definitely one of your biggest customers, but sending parcels overseas is getting ridiculously expensive. Thankfully, pretty stamps for the win. (Personal budget for the loss)
∧∧ Herbal mail-art for an aromatherapist
∧∧ A little bluebird carrying a message to Estonia
∧∧ All those herbs and flowers I’ve been painting… I thought it was about time to try my hand at some Australian natives
∧∧ This was my attempt at a four-seasons envelope: summer, autumn, winter, spring. Winter was tricky: the white gouache paint I used for the snow-flakes kind of melted into the envelope and turned out more blobby than bright. Onwards and upwards
∧∧ I planted ranunculus corms in my garden in May, and to my delight (and surprise, if I’m honest), they actually grew, and are blooming in abundance
That’s all, folks!