I love this idea of taking postcards and turning them into an art piece that’s DIY. There are so many ways to make your art. Maybe you have a Paris theme on your mind, a keepsake of your travels, a color scheme or pop art. It can be framed or the edges left raw. Thanks for the easy and fun project How About Orange.
I made something new for the living room: a big collage of postcards mounted on foam board.
This boxed set of 100 vintage Penguin book cover postcards was on the clearance table at Anthropologie a couple weeks ago. I had to have it. I love books. I love the cover designs, and I love the color palette. They were too good not to display somehow. You can also get them here from Amazon.
I decided to lay out my favorites on the biggest piece of foamcore I could find at my local art store (30″x40″ for $5). It seemed more interesting to give the collage a 3D look with postcards coming forward at different heights. So I cut some small pieces of foam board and stacked them to create “risers” for some of the cards. I used one, two, or three layers to vary the depth.
Image from How About Orange.
For full instructions visit How About Orange.