No. 1 Red is my favorite color
No. 2 The design is awesome
No. 3 I believe this collage includes more FrenchKissed images than any other collage I know of!
So, congratulations, Mary! When I mail out the mail art swaps, I'll be including your first place prize of a dozen antique and vintage postcards all featuring some sort of 3-D element: embossed, glittered, embroidered -- a truly tactile treasury including a 100-year old dried leaf:)
If not for "Paris," Mary's Victorian Lady in Purple (lady in the keyhole) would have tied with Linda M. Nelligan's Marie's Secretary typing "I'd like to eat cake." So, as I said, it was a close contest -- a testament to lots of talent!!!
Now, second place is determined by moi, not popular vote. I call second place "Trishia's Perogative." And that's going to Linda. Not that I was unduly influenced by votes. I was mostly influenced by indecision. I couldn't decide between "Marie's Secretary" and Linda's "Mirror, Mirror" !
Linda, your prize is a $25 credit in either one of my stores. IF you want to use it for digital scans, just email me a list. IF you'd like to use that credit toward postcards or perfume labels, you can do that, too!
Third place, determined by the Random Number Generator, goes to Marj Meikrantz. Her No. 16 "My idea of Housework" was the closest number to the random No. 17.
Marj, your prize is a copy of my book of Travel Labels which includes a CD. (You don't already have that, do you?!) I'll be mailing that out with your mail art swaps, too!
Well, ladies, I'm still working at my altered postcard book project. And I'm in the process of (hopefully, maybe, fingers crossed) getting to have my own space in an antique shop in Vancouver, Washington. Vancouver is a bit of hop from my side of the Columbia River -- 70 miles --, but it is more driveable for an anxious traffic freak like me than Portland is and most importantly, the space rental is affordable! So I'm working on gift packages of cards as a door prize when the antique shop owner has her grand opening. My dining room table has once again disappeared under piles and piles of postcards.
The hubby is working all through Memorial Day weekend in the big city of Portland. I'm not sure if I'm tagging along or not.
SO if you don't hear from me on Memorial Day, I'll be back Tuesday for sure with another free download.
In the meantime, I hope you'll be creating something for the next round of the mail art swap!
You'll find free downloads as far back as March 19. Use any freebies you find on my blog or FrenchKissed images you have bought. Just make sure you make TWO. Multiple entries are wonderful. The more, the merrier, the more you'll receive. One entry is swapped with another artist. The second entry is my booty. My contribution is an antique French postcard! Send your entries to:
LOVE ME TWO!
LOVE ME TWO!
PO Box 1217
Hood River, OR 97031Deadline is July 9. Deadline is more of guideline than set in stone 'dead' line. If you can get your entries in earlier, great!:) All the better to inspire more participants!
PS Do you prefer mail art swaps to have a particular theme, color, motif or working with just ONE image? It's your mail art swap, so don't hesitate to speak up and share your ideas and opinions. Merci!