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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Celebrating National Postcard Week with Upcycled Postcards!

Framed Vintage George Washington Bridge Postcard. A Unique Gift or Art for Your Home from EvergreenEvermore at http://ow.ly/kOO9y
National Postcard Week begins, this year, on May 5th - May 11th.  It is a chance for postcard-aholics and postcard-nuts alike to display there collections, talk nonstop about postcards, buy postcards, send postcards, and create postcards without friends and loved ones looking at them as they are crazy.  Actually I think maybe some people still think I am crazy but I can just fall back on, "It's NPCW."  One thing that many of us may not think about is upcycling postcards. 

What a wonderful way to utilize postcards that have beautiful images but due to damage or other issues may not be worth saving in your collections.  So today, because it is National Postcard Week, we will look at all the innovative ways the following artists have utilized postcards.  What better way to celebrate NPCW than to...

...Express Yourself with Postcards...

Pittsburgh Scenes Postcard Journal - Seventh Street Bridge from BookTree at http://ow.ly/kOPoc
....Wear them...
Home is Where the Heart is- Upcycled Antique Postcard Necklace Locket, One-of-a-Kind Pendant Necklace from RoseAndThatch at http://ow.ly/kOON6

Nature Earrings - vintage mountain upcycled postcard ephemera charm on sterling silver ear wires - antique paper jewelry from DarlingStudio at http://ow.ly/kOOul

....Decorate your home with them.....
Victorian Decoupage Gift Box Happy Birthday Vintage Postcards Vintage Victorias Secret Perfume Oval Box Upcycled Repurposed from WayMoreFunStudio at http://ow.ly/kOPTZ


Rare Upcycled Vintage Postcard Wall Decor,ONE OF A KIND, Eclectic, Victorian,French,French Country, Shabby Chic from HitOrMissTreasures at http://ow.ly/kOP1b


Recycled Postcard Ornament Upcycled OOAK from BookChickCrafts at http://ow.ly/kONxO
Hide Your Keys in them ...
Vintage Postcard Altered Altoid Tin from victoriacharlotte at http://ow.ly/kONg3
.....Decorate Your Fridge with them ....

Snippits of Vintage Postcards Large Round Glass Magnet Set in Tin from 2sistersthings at http://ow.ly/kOMRy
.... and Travel with them
MADE TO ORDER - Vintage travel trailer or caravan theme postcard travel bar portable liquor cabinet from OurStuff4You at http://ow.ly/kOM57

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