It’s a small, small world…

I recently heard about what must be the most exciting discovery in the back of an old wardrobe since, well, Narnia!  Continue reading It’s a small, small world…

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When is a stamp not a stamp?

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When is a stamp not a stamp? When it’s a TangleSTamp!

It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s actually a good question!  Continue reading When is a stamp not a stamp?

Under the Microscope

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A selection of my collaged ‘jigsaw puzzle’ notebook covers featuring tiny stamps from various countries

Making a collage out of postage stamps is quite like completing a jigsaw without a picture on the box to guide you: Continue reading Under the Microscope

The Collage Composition Process

As you can see from my recent posts, my collages are often inspired by the juxtaposition of a couple of stamps that have been discovered at random while sorting through a larger batch.  By happy coincidence, they might have similar colours or other features in common Continue reading The Collage Composition Process

How to grow a landscape…

I’ve not done this for a while so thought I would share the journey of my latest postage stamp collage…

24 blue green whimsy 1a cropIt 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…