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A Venture into Mail Art - sort of!

Hi there!
Becky here today to share something new to me... 
Mail Art 
(sort of!)
I say "sort of" because it's not the traditional Mail Art that you would trade with someone in a swap, like ATC's. But rather a box that I completely decorated as part of a submission to Somerset Studios!

You may remember the sneak peek I gave you a couple weeks ago of my Gypsy Art Book that will hopefully be in the shop as a kit soon...
Original Post HERE
Well, I decided to submit the book to Somerset Studios Magazine!
And I thought to myself, "What better way to grab their attention than a painted box in the mail with my book inside?!" So, I hopped in the car & visited the local PO for a box & to make sure the USPS doesn't have issues with completely covering the box with paint! "Nope! Not a problem at all," she said!

Here are a couple pix of the completed box...

The process was completely messy, so I didn't take pictures along the way, sorry! But, along with many of my go-to painting supplies, I also used my Gelli Plate, a new floral stencil from the shop & of course, my Gypsy image! You can see more pix on my personal blog with a little more explanation of how I went about it all.

That's it for me today!


  1. WOW Becky! That sounds awesome! Is it something you just made to send? Or is it already in the magazine? I have the current copy, and I am in it!!! I'm going to post it to my blog and stuff tomorrow!!
    I'm going to check out your blog now to either say congrats or good luck!!

    1. Congrats Daniella! No, not published in this one, but submitting for a later issue. I've been published once & hope to be many more times! :) Can't wait to read about your piece! hugs, becky

  2. The Gypsy Soul Kit is available for purchase! Along with the Winters Dream Kit.

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