I'm hopping with some Hero Arts friends today to launch the My Monthly Hero Kit for May, which was inspired by a campaign near and dear to my heart - my friend Jennifer's Share Handmade Kindness campaign.
If I could go back and rewrite my thesis on metafiction, featuring Thomas Pynchon, I would have discussed the postal them in a different light, now knowing what I know about how much stampers LOVE to actually make mail themed cards. You know we do.
My favorite obsession is airmail images. I've loved them since even before Griffin & Sabine, which I hope you've all read. If not, you are not allowed to stamp again until you do.
The add-on to this month's kit is called Happy Mail and that's the one I'm playing with today for a fun, meta, clean and simple card today.
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May Sukyong Park
But just wait - because there's more! Did I mention this is the best month ever? My Sweet Petunia has invited dozens of your fave bloggers to participate in MISTI May-nia - which is a daily giveaway of Mini MISTIs every day in May! Those are some good odds, my people! My friend Iliana helped kick it off yesterday, and today, I get to give one away, along with sweet & talented Virginia Lu.
Here's the list so far:
May 01 - My Sweet Petunia
May 01 - Ilina Crouse
May 02 - Lydia Fiedler
May 02 - Virginia Lu
So what do you have to do to win? You have leave me a comment and tell me how old the oldest stamp you own is. That's it! I want to see who has the oldest stamp. Bonus points for telling me the manufacturer and the name.
You know how much the MISTI has changed the stamping world. I have never been more grateful for a tool. And this generosity this month is just incredible. I'm so proud to call Iliana a friend. I can't wait for one of you to win the one from my blog.
To show you how I put together the card today, I made a quick video with a few tips for using long skinny stamps like the adorable airmail stripe I used here. So take a peek and then hop over to see Virginia!