Envelope Art

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Letterology: Special Delivery #mail_art

Special Delivery

People have always been compelled to decorate their correspondence as an expression of love and friendship, or to commemorate a special event. Here is a bit of colorful postal history featuring some advertising and hand-illustrated and lettered envelopes which went up at auction about a decade ago at Grosvenor Philatelic Auctions in London. The Torquay & South Devon Rose commemorative envelope, above was postmarked in 1872. A bewildering illustration of an orange seller being trampled…

Creative envelope. little red moose: incoming // utter perfection #snailmail #happymail #mailart


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Make the mail fun by adding some art to it.  The receiver will love it as will the postal carrier, who probably just sees dull, white envelopes most of the time.

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Mail Art - address is coming out of cartoon girl's mouth

Mail Art - address is coming out of cartoon girl's mouth

I don't think I can take much more of these envelopes from Axel Scheffler via Nosy Crow

Envelopes from Axel Scheffler - Nosy Crow

One of the great joys of working in children’s publishing comes from seeing artwork arriving in the office for the first time – and it’s especially pleasing when it appears in unexpected places… like on an envelope. For me, the undisputed king of the envelope illustration is Pip and Posy illustrator Axel Scheffler: from a […]

sobres ilustrados

Sobres ilustrados

Si hay cartas ilustradas… ¿habrá también sobres ilustrados? Pues los hay, y nos hemos quedado con los ojos a cuadros de lo bonitos que pueden ser. En el blog The apple and the egg, cuenta Nik…

Mail Me Art exhibition - Blair Sayer by Queenie & the Dew, via Flickr

Mail Me Art exhibition - Blair Sayer


Google Map Envelope tutorial - really cool idea for mail art and any pen pals who still love snail mail (like moi)

Envelope made from Google map of return address | Make:

Our very own spacefaring Rachel Hobson spotted this cool trick from designer Beste Miray Dogan.

isavirtue: snail mail | best of: papered thoughts

snail mail | best of: papered thoughts

today's guest (last but not least!!) is rin dawson from papered thoughts . it took me about an hour to upload this post simply because i go...

Edward Burne-Jones - Envelope Ronelle does this..I love her brown envelopes..They are brown paper packages tied up w/ care!

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Mail Art Overload

Hello again!! Today I just felt like sharing some mail art pieces I've created in the last few months... Warning photo heavy... (if you still need more you can look HERE :D ) But I want to share some favorite pieces that I don't think I've blogged yet... SO... HERE... WE ... GO.... More Mail Art coming soon :D

"mail art envelope" | ... shutterstock 1 buy this a sketch drawn on the mail art envelope