What’s new?

What’s new since you last visited TangleCrafts? All shop & site additions both big & small will be logged here for quick reference:

May 11th, 2018: Issue #18.4 of the TangleMail Newsletter added to archive. Includes article about ‘postal patchwork’ with Machin stamps, & more.

May 10th, 2018: 4 new designs added to my luxury writing paper range, plus kraft wallet tied with satin ribbon – great for both gifting & storage!

May 9th, 2018: The end of the rainbow! Photo of the completed rainbow commission – hundreds of Machin postage stamps, yet still not all the different shades that have been issued since the 1960s!

May 8th, 2018: New progress reports for rainbow artwork: pic 1 & pic 2 (so very nearly there!)

May 2nd, 2018: New progress pic for rainbow Machin artwork

May 1st, 2018: I’ll be working on 2 big commissions this month. Tweeted ‘work in progress’ pic as I prep for the first one.

April 24th, 2018: Mixing & Machin: a new blog post about my ‘postal patchwork’ technique, and a possible source of historical inspiration

April 24th, 2018: Issue 18.3 of the TangleMail Newsletter added to the archive. Includes article about the world’s tiniest stamps as well as regular features.

April 23rd, 2018: More designs added to my printed notepaper range: 50 sheets per pad – great for long letter writers!

April 19th, 2018: New Scandinavian stamp album notebook available in shop. (More countries available)

April 19th, 2018: Tweeted pic of completed custom order for rainbow stamp planner inc lots of wildlife stamps

April 10th, 2018: A new (retrospective) TangleMail Newsletter has been added to the archive. Feature article investigates stamps from countries that don’t exist.

April 9th, 2018: Nowherelands – new blog post about the latest addition to my personal library & a great quote from the book’s author

April 8th, 2018: New tweet about the Royal Mail’s frustrating habit of scoring through perfectly good stamps with marker pen!

April 6th, 2018: New framed artwork available now – a Rainbow Machin Triptych!

April 6th, 2018: Pic of the latest custom-collaged dachshund notebook. Click through to the shop to choose from more dog breeds for your own journal!

April 5th, 2018: Posted pics of latest ‘Sunset Sea‘ Machin collage

April 5th, 2018: New blog post “Ambassadors of art and life” – a brief homage to artist Hundertwasser & his thoughts about stamps

April 2, 2018: Posted pic from afternoon of stamp-sorting

March 28, 2018: Pre-collage photo added to Twitter

March 27, 2018: New original collage journal added to shop – a sunset glow of vintage stamps!

March 27, 2018: New blog post, Under the Microscope – in gratitude for the smallest stamps issued & how well they fit into my collages!

March 26, 2018: New additions to the shop: rainbow Machin planner (made to order) and mixed packets of fish postage stamps.

March 26, 2018: Tweeted pics of rainbow Machin planner (custom order)

March 24, 2018: New tweet about the teeniest tiniest stamp in the world!

March 23, 2018: New (retrospective) TangleMail Newsletter added to the Archive.

March 23, 2018: New tweet with update about my latest custom order, and the dramatic difference from first draft to finished layout.

March 21, 2018: Added money-saving ‘Set of 3’ option to my Fridge Magnet listing – great for goody bags & party favours etc!

March 21, 2018: New tweet pondering the effect of spring on the enthusiasm to catch up on neglected tasks, like letter writing.

March 20, 2018: Added new printed notebook gift sets to the shop. Great for themed gifting, with card to match notebook cover design (7 available). Optional gift box (tied with satin ribbon) & fountain pen also available, for those little finishing touches!

March 20, 2018: New additions to the One-of-a-Kind Artwork page. Original collage journals, ready to ship – your chance to own a unique piece of functional art!

March 20, 2018: Tweeted pic of current work in progress (custom collage journal).

March 19, 2018: Pinned: rainbow Machin notebook & matching envelope.

March 19, 2018: New blog post: an introduction to the TangleMail Newsletter.

March 18, 2018: New TangleMail Newsletter added to Archive.

March 16, 2018: New blog post added, Living on Easy Street – a quick look at the quaint & curious addresses travelled to by some of my outgoing mail.

March 16, 2018: A new look for the site, including a more streamlined menu, minor edits & updates to all static pages, and a brand new ‘What’s New’ page!