10 Quick Mail Related Links

^ Martha Stewart has a cute tutorial on how to make 'Stamp Art'.

^ I have posted previously about Trevor Dickinson's 100 Newcastle Mailboxes project - he also has a 'Ten Lovely Letterboxes of Newcastle' T-Towel on his Etsy. While you're there, Trevor has recently released Part 2 of his letterboxes zine which, like its predecessor, is brilliant.

^ Foxglove Accessories make beautiful jewellery using vintage foreign stamps like the pretties above.

^ Upon A Fold sells craft cardboard stamp shaped postcards - I can definitely image decorating some of these pretties.

^ The Smithsonian National Postal Museum Flickr Set is full of lovely old black and white postal themed photos like the one above.

^ Posted is a "temporary exhibition space in a former post office in East London that will present a series of art exhibitions, performances, screenings and workshops celebrating the post and exploring and examining our postal history and heritage". Their current show is called 'Please Write' and Inca Starzinsky's beautiful par avion scarves (above) will be part of it.

^ DIY Maven has a great tutorial on how to turn junk mail into art.

^ Modcloth have some very cute postal themed purses at the moment - the Alpha Mail Tote, Through The Post Clutch and Keep You Posted Wallet.

^ Ardour Bookbinding has a beautiful collection of hand-folded envelopes made from full-colour enlargements of vintage correspondence for sale for $8 each. I think for that price I'd want to frame them - too pretty!

^ StampRugs.com leaves me pretty speechless. Aren't they beautiful?!