|It's All About The Stamps!|
I could play with them for hours....
|....and I often do...|
|I just love looking at them. Tiny little works of art. I sort them into piles of the same colors...or subjects....like air mail or flowers or states...|
|Or HEADS -- for Stamp Heads. There are sure a lot more men on stamps than there are women. I'm just sayin'.|
|Here's a Stamp Head now -- hello George. Did you know he enjoyed playing cards?|
|Sometimes you just find the perfect stamp to fit the body (but it's hard!).|
|A nice couple, don't you think?|
|These red, white & blue flag cards might be good for a 4th of July mailing.|
|I scored some cool Japanese stamps...|
|These were all stuck on one envelope...someone cut them out. I think it looks kinda like a collage..|
|The postmark is very cool too -- I have never seen such a long one before.|
|Some more cards I made featuring stamps -- both postal and rubber.|
On the right is a vintage book a pal sent me about making little pictures using cut-up stamps. Quite charming.
And, on the left, an article my pal Monica, the artful recrafter, passed on to me (via her sister who sent it to her). It has some great ideas for using cancelled stamps but sadly there is absolutely no trace of what magazine it came from....and believe me, we tried to figure it out. We think it was written for a parenting magazine because it seems geared to kids.
|Here are some vintage stamp craft cards I picked up at an antique shop...right after my friend gifted me with that vintage stamp book. It was kismet.|
|And, here are some cards from that article I mentioned. I think these are very cool, especially the Eiffel Tower.....|
anyone want to make me one?
|I'm not actually a stamp collector...well, not the type who just sticks them in a book and looks at them....I like to do things with them...but I do have a few books of stamps I picked up at flea markets in my travels...I'm only human...|
|I love triangle stamps.|
|From the mysterious article....|
|Stamps just look cool!|