Mailbox Contest Winners

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Announcing the mailbox contest winners from the Sept/Oct newsletter. There were four prizes given away and each recipient selected the prize package they wanted to win when they mailed their entry. There were about 5 entries for each prize selection so I sorted the mail into A, B, C and D piles and selected one winner from each. Also, as I mentioned in the newsletter, if entries contained a photo or drawing of a post office box, then that person received an extra entry for the added effort.

Package A (ephemera) was won by Phyllis from CA. Here is the envelope Phyllis used and below is a photo of Phyllis’s mailbox which happens to be

a mailbox slot in her garage door. She explains in her letter her experience of getting wet mail when it rains as well as having to get out of her car in the driveway to retrieve the mail each day so as not to run over it, which she has done.

Prize Package B (Pencil box with pens/pencils) was won by Pamela in CA with this decorated postcard. Pamela excels in mail art as many of you might recognize from her website, Cappuccino and Art Journal.

Here is the front of Pamela’s card. Love all of that mailbox goodness!

Prize package C (Surprise goodies include journal, note cards, stamps, stationery, etc) goes to Kelly in IL. Love her telegram postcard!

Finally, Package D (set of cat rubberstamps) goes to Barbara, aka, CatBookMom. Creatively, Barbara used rubberstamps in the postcard she sent in. Aren’t the snail and cats adorable? Nicely done!

I’ll post photos of the prizes later this week when I prepare them to be mailed.

In the meantime, here is a sampling of some of the other mail themed entries that were submitted. Oh what fun my mailbox had in Oct and Nov!

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  1. Shaik on November 29, 2011 at 11:31 am

    This is my first time to visit your blog. I am so excited to see this stuff, thanks a lot for the share.

    Sample Letters

  2. Sara on December 1, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    These are great! I can envision them all stuck up on a wall. Beautiful. 🙂

  3. PamelaArtsinSF on December 2, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    Yippee!!!! Thanks for the contest and I am very happy to wine…funny I am pals with Phyllis in CA and Kelly P in IL as well…..small mail art world…..thanks, Jackie!

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