SPRING IS HERE! Post Card Swap - Postmark by April 12th


Fabric collage by hhc
With Spring comes the possibility of new beginnings.  As our creativity stirs, let's design some cheerful post card art celebrating the new season that gives hope of beauty and warmth.  

Collage by hhc
Remember, April showers bring May flowers!  Participants, create 1 - 4 post cards, any media and/or technique, to be exchanged with swap partners.

Stencils and rubber stamp by hhc

SWAP DETAILS:

Write "SPRING IS HERE" on the back of each Post Card you send in.

  • You may submit as many as four Post Cards.  (You will get back the same number you send, each from a different artist,) 
Mail your PCs to your host in an envelope.  Your swap host will mail out the exchanged PCs after the swap is processed.
  • If you're sending more than one PC, please insert waxed paper or parchment between the

  •  cards so they don't get stuck together in the
  •  envelope.  
  • Please include your return address or email address on the back of each PC so the recipient
  • can thank you.

You can find all the postal specifications (and a handy postage calculator) here:  http://postcalc.usps.gov

Sample Post Card Template



TECHNIQUE:  Collage, paint, etc.
SIZE PARAMETERS:  6" x 4+1/4"
CHECKLIST:

  • ADDRESS LABELS FOR EACH PIECE YOU SEND IN 
  • SUFFICIENT POSTAGE FOR EACH PIECE YOU SEND IN
  • WAXED PAPER, PARCHMENT OR CELLOPHANE BETWEEN EACH PIECE
  • YOUR RETURN ADDRESS ON EACH PIECE YOU SEND IN - UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER
  • LOOSE POSTAGE FOR EACH POST CARD SENT IN

*****ANYTHING LARGER THAN POST CARD SIZE LIMITS WILL REQUIRE AT LEAST 55-CENTS LETTER RATE POSTAGE.*****

Double print and poem by hhc 

*****ANYTHING THICKER THAN SEVERAL LAYERS OF INDEX CARD, ANYTHING TOO STIFF TO BEND EASILY, DESIGNS WITH ART EXTENDING OVER THE EDGES, POST CARDS ENCASED IN CELLOPHANE SLEEVES, WILL REQUIRE 75-cents (NONMACHINABLE) POSTAGE***** 

Stencil, rubber stamp, collage by hhc

Put your card(s) in an envelope and get it postmarked 
by or before April 12th

SEND TO:
Honi C.
Post Office Box 142
Freedom, New York State  14065  USA

QUESTIONS:  s.h.greenstamps@juno.com

INTERNATIONAL SWAPPERS - 
PRIOR TO PARTICIPATING, please contact the Blogsite Administrator regarding using PayPal to cover return mailing postage, or make other arrangements. Also consider delivery delays through the postal system(s).  If your art doesn't arrive in time, and the swap host doesn't know ahead of time to wait for it, you will not be able to participate.
Source: mailmesomeart

SPRING IS HERE! Post Card Swap - Postmark by April 12th