snail mail | mail art contest voting! (closed)

the time has come! i first told you about the contest here, and i gave you a sneak peak here. now it's up to you to decide which of these beautiful pieces will win first, second and third place. before i remind you of the prizes, i want to point out some of my favourite aspects (but don't let it influence your decision!). 

voting closes wednesday march seventh at five pm!

one | i loved how kate chose an 8x10 size for her mail out - that was great in terms of WOW factor! 
two | cindy used so many different mediums and images - the layers were great!
three | it's so awesome the way heather used the mail art challenge materials to create a sense of excitement (plus her envelope came with amazing british roald dahl stamps!)
four | the poetic nature of angela's submission was absolutely beautiful.
five | laura use fabric and thread to sew those flowers! i mean...holy cow amazing.
six | nnenna crocheted a heart and adhered it to the paper!
seven | wanda sewed her envelope together and filled it with valentine themed sequins :) (i think the elephant is in love with the mouse!)
eight | i love all the different types of paper donaville used (including the ones she sent for me inside! shhh)

the prizes up for grabs are as follows:

first prize |
featured in a special winners post on the blog
five black ramona types a letter envelopes with white writing paper (illustrations by kate gabrielle)
five black eloise plays telephone envelopes with white writing paper
5.5x8.5 white eloise plays telephone journal
a beautiful selection* of unused vintage canadian stamps (courtesy of by send more mail)
*stamps will be similar to this but varied.

second prize |
featured in a special winners post on the blog
a random selection of isavirtue stationery including two sets of envelopes and seventy lbs flat cards.

third prize |
featured in a special winners post on the blog
three warm fuzzies!** three special notes, from you, made by me - sent to three people of your choosing anywhere in the world. themed or non themed - your choice.

* i'll post a poll letting you pick who you think should win first prize
** definition number one. although two and three are hilarious!

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please vote for ONE only ONCE


  1. They are all amazing - voted!! Happy Monday xxx

  2. Anonymous5.3.12

    What fun to see all the envelopes, such variety! Thanks for having the contest, I enjoyed creating my entry :)

  3. These are all so wonderful!

    1. i know right?? but also all very different!

  4. This contest was so fun- so glad I got to participate! :)


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