Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Altered envie for mail art swap


Here is an altered envelope I created for a swap in one of my art groups.
The Background was created with acrylic paints, distress stain in wild honey, a paper napkin and some gesso. I then added details with papers and stamps from Bo Bunny's new etc range, - love that line of papers. The images of the cute guys are from Altered Artifacts on Etsy.

This is the back

And this is the front

13 comments:

  1. love everything about this piece...who ever gets this,is very very lucky!

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  2. Oh Astrid this is wonderful.
    Gorgeous work. I love them.

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  3. Love both of them, great job!!!

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  4. Wunderschön liebe Astrid, und zwar beide Seiten.

    Liebe Grüße
    von Anke

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  5. love this piece Astrid .. totally super duper awesome ... hugz x

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  6. Oh wow! Such a lot of lovely details, you spot more every time you look. My favourite ticket stamp from Glitz Designs in there too. Heaven!

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  7. Wow, what a fabulous piece, Astrid--I love it!!

    XO
    Cindy

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  8. An awesome envelope Astrid, both sides are amazing. xx

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  9. Such a wonderful envelope, great front and back.

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  10. What a perfect envelope: gorgeous colors, great backgrounds and the little brats are delicious.

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  11. Fantastic envies!...how wonderful to find one of those in one's mailbox!

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  12. Astrid, you always have such a beautiful, vintage "Look" to your pieces! I'd recognize your beautiful style any where. The lucky recipient is going to treasure this lovely piece! BTW - thanks for your good wishes, and good luck in my drawing. I know you'd love to add another Sharpie to your art supplies!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  13. Both sides are absolutely great, dear Astrid! I love the motives and colors that you used. Simply fantastic!

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