I know I said this would be my last Going Postal post ... but I've decided to break up what I have left into 2 posts over today. So I'm just going to launch straight into this one ... It's an way for you to use up all those postage stamps you've been digging out of your supplies over the past month, or the ones you've treated yourself to since Going Postal began.
How about some stamp-rainbow-covered magazine files?
I made these around 10 years ago now ...
I can still remember the look on his face when I asked if I could use them ...
And because he
Obviously [me being me] I arranged them all in colour order, gradually working my way around the boxes and through the colour spectrum:
I only used PVA glue on them and they've been perfectly durable over the years, they don't even have a top coat on them:
While I was taking the photos of them to show you ... I must admit that I felt a little queasy at seeing all those lovely stamps glued down ... and out of bounds for my itchy, paper-crafting fingers! Yet ... I must tell myself what I
Especially when there's one's as pretty as this:
So, there's my postal themed home decor idea for you [and a glimpse into my home life too!]. The idea itself is pretty simple really - you glue stamps on to a box.
The debating with yourself over whether you should have done it ... it slightly more complex ...
Even though the Going Postal project finishes today, I'd still like to see if you put any of your stamps to a home decor use too.
I'll be back later tonight with a round-up post, so I'll see you later.