Thursday, 15 March 2012

Cards in the mail - balloon and boxes, iHanna swap 2012

Balloon and boxes
The cards are in the mail! I made 13 cards, a bakers dozen. Ten to swap, one to keep, one to give away, one to sell. If you want to buy it you can find it at my Etsy shop.
balloon and boxes etsy 2012
This one I am selling

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So the cards are on their way to:
USA: Iowa X2(the same district!), North -Carolina, California X2, Arkansas.
South Africa
Sweden X2

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The illustrations are called "balloon and boxes". Illustrating a girl holding on to a yellow balloon. You however may see something completely different.

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This one I'm keeping. ................. This one is on it's way to some lucky girl.
The cards are made on watercolour-paper.

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The card has a light coat of varnish on to prevent smudging.

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I do not recommend direct sun light as this can make the cards illustration to fade.

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I also made a little stamp to go along with the cards, see the picture of the envelopes. The envelopes are embossed with the sun/star.

balloon and boxes stamp

Medium used: stamp, gel pen, watercolour, modelling paste, ink, ink pad, string, distress stickles, vinyl paint, alcohol and varnish.
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