In case the collage in my last post was a little too saccharine for some, allow me to temper that glorious technicolour landscape by sharing another, slightly moodier (and unintentionally darker!) collage… Continue reading Stamps that don’t exist
I’ve not done this for a while so thought I would share the journey of my latest postage stamp collage…
It began with a blank notebook, and 2 stamps which serendipitously turned up while I was sorting through a large batch of old stamps. Continue reading How to grow a landscape…
Whether slightly flawed or torn or simply too common, the stamps which find their way into my collages are primarily from the philatelists’ reject pile – Continue reading Which are the weeds?
Once upon a time, my life was not swamped beneath a sea of vintage postage stamps – but in these halcyon days of perpetual collage, I have only the vaguest recollection of those times… Continue reading A kind of sketchbook
I met the lovely Victoria Wilcox, a professional photographer, at my last craft fair in Derby, about a month ago. She was very intrigued by my stampy crafts and asked if she could take some pics (to which I of course agreed!). We arranged a mini ‘photo shoot’ for Monday, and had a lot of fun spreading my stamps around my workspace & pulling silly faces! Continue reading All fingers & stamps!
This new pocket notebook is the perfect example of how much a collage composition can continue to evolve Continue reading Spot the difference!
My husband just came into my work room and laughed when he spotted this packet of stamps which I had labelled ‘excess’. Can’t imagine why, can you?