Sunday, 22 August 2010

A home for my art doll

I had great fun creating a "home" for my art doll, (see below). This was made out of a padded envelope and will become the folder in which I will send her to whoever will get her as this is for a swap. The idea for this was not my own but Constancet's. I asked her permission and she was happy for me to use her idea. Mine looks quite different but you can find her fantastic work on her flickr

This is the folder open:


This is the front when the folder is closed with a place for the address


And this is the back where you can see how the folder closes:

I wonder what the postman will think, - I have sent my altered envies through the post but never anything as big as this, but apparently Constance does it all the time and I have to say I have received some amazing mail art from her in the past.

21 comments:

  1. Wow what a sensational package, just brilliant. Annette x

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  2. Fabulous Mail Art! Someone is going to be very lucky to receive such an amazing package!

    Linda

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  3. This is great, fabulous mail art!

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  4. OMG, Astrid!!!! This is beyond wonderful!!! I'm enchanted with this fabulously creative idea! Bravo to you and to Constance!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  5. WOW that is amazing! Your work is wonderful.

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  6. This is wonderful! wish I was part of that swap!

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  7. OMG this is absolutely unique.
    Stunning house Astrid. Unbelievable work.

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  8. I'd be so very excited if I received a package such as this! This had to be very time consuming. There is no resemblance to a plain packing envelope here at all. It is just phenomenal!

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  9. Your talent never ceases to amaze me, Astrid. Thanks for the link to Constance as well. Inspirational stuff!

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  10. You continue to blow me away with your wonderful creations Astrid.

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  11. *clap! clap! clap!*

    This piece is gorgeous, Astrid!
    Fabulous piece,thank you for sharing.

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  12. Artsy and fun and so well done! Love it!

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  13. I love this piece astrid. its really good and i love all the detail
    hugs June xxxxx

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  14. This is incredible. I love getting art mail...and sending it. I think this is one of the prettiest I've seen.
    xo

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  15. A gorgeous piece of mail art :)
    Kay x

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  16. Oh wat een schitterend werk!!!

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  17. I want to give you my compliments! Your blog looks so great, I'v seen so much beautiful and very creative things, I love it!

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  18. Gigantisch schön ...

    LG
    Anke

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  19. This is the coolest thing! So cool, such a great way to house a dollie. Perfect in every way.
    xx,
    Autumn Clark

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