It is definitely lots of fun to find a big box delivered to my doorstep, or a bulging envelope of swap materials. But sometimes a little envelope of goodness is all it takes to brighten my afternoon.
April Cole is so generous about sharing her techniques and her fun art experiments, and her sense of play is contagious as she shares information about all the swaps she participates in. She recently had a giveaway on her blog, and decided to send something fun to everyone who entered. I received this bewitching ATC:
Karenann has played a large role in getting me hooked on altered Rolodex cards, and not only has she generously shared examples of her work on her blog, but she has also helped me along with all sorts of tips and ideas she has collected on her own artistic journey. In a recent letter to me, she included this fun corrugated cardboard tag, inspired by April's work:
Seth Apter is a well-known presence in the world of creativity and mixed-media art. He, too, has a generous spirit that pulls in artists around the web with collaborations, blogging tips, and interviews with artists who share their favorite techniques and tools with the rest of us!
his Etsy shop.
Many thanks to my bloggy friends for continuing to make my trips to the mailbox a pleasure!