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…
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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 […]
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…
Envelope made from Google map of return address | Make:
Our very own spacefaring Rachel Hobson spotted this cool trick from designer Beste Miray Dogan.
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...
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