Letter love

Practicing calligraphy and writing letters is the perfect combination 🙂

…and also it’s the perfect excuse to use my bird stamps!!!
A few of my birds are now available at  ‘Rubber Dance‘ – go check them out. They have a wonderful collection of rubber stamps. (My first licensed design contract! :))

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More snail mail – perhaps you remember the birthday card I painted – here together with the envelope: I used watercolor to write the address and a sparkly sharpie to add some delicate botanicals.

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…and some doodles added to the inside of an envelope – no liner needed! 🙂

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Cheers,

Jana

 

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15 comments

  1. Jana, this is all so beautiful, it warms my heart! (what do you say for “herzerwärmend?)
    Hugs
    Gabriele

  2. Awww, danke Gabriele! …ich denke, ‘heartwarming’ is just fine 🙂 (or the way you wrote it too :))
    Hugs to you too ❤

  3. Your mail art is astoundingly beautiful. I see you got a strong white from that ink pad. I’ve found white ink to be quite disappointing . Perhaps it works better on some papers than others. Congratulations on the stamp design contract. That’s fantastic.

    1. Thank you so much, Laura ❤ This is the first white ink pad I own – it works quite well (though it takes a long time for the ink to dry). Perhaps you'll add one to your Holiday wishlist?! 😉

      1. I actually own the same white ink pad, which was why I was curious about your experience with it. Perhaps I need to ink up the stamps more or maybe I have used it against colours that are too vibrant. I have not used it much so I need to try it again.

        1. Oh – I see. Hmmm, I used it on dark blue paper also and it worked nicely there too… I store this ink pad upside down, so the surface is always nicely soaked – perhaps worth a try?!

          1. That’s a great tip. Thanks.

  4. Whoa. The stamp is adorable, your calligraphy is amazing, and that birthday card is lovely! You’ve got a trifecta going on.
    By the by, what kind of pen did you use to doodle on the inside of that envelope?

    1. Thank you so much for your kind comment! 🙂
      I used a white gelly roll from Sakura for those doodles.

      1. Thank you too, haha, and you’re welcome.

  5. Hej Jana! So nice to see you using your own bird stamp – I love those birdies! 🙂
    The liner you made with awhite pen inside the envelope is such a sweet idea!
    Thank you for sharing and linking to my website. May your bird stamps fly freely! ;)))
    XOX

    1. Awww, thanks, Bibi!
      Yes please, let the birds fly all over the world!!! 🙂 Thanks for making it possible ❤
      Kram!

  6. Jana i will try those doodles inside the envelope 🙂 clever! At least no more cutting and pasting 😉

    1. Have fun! 🙂 …though I still like to cut and paste patterend liners 😉

  7. […] the way, my friend Jana of Tangled Pen has made the design of the bird stamps, and she kindly gifted these to me. Aren’t they […]

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