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40 Peculiar Postcard Creations

From Solar-Powered Postcards to Mail Fashion

— May 1, 2012 — Lifestyle
With email, Facebook and Twitter dominating the way people interact with one another, handwritten mail is becoming a lost art; however, these peculiar postcard creations illustrate that the allure of letters is not yet completely extinguished.

For those who appreciate the aesthetics of the mailbox more than the graphic icon of the email logo, the Iconic Vaulted Mailboxes give you something to look forward to besides the anticipation of your mail-ordered package.

Although the appeal of personable letters may outweigh the excitement of receiving an email from a friend or loved one, vintage aesthetics and modern technology complement each other with such revamped mail creations as Solar-Powered Mail and or Mobile Postcards.

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Socially Responsible Snail-Mail
Socially Responsible Snail-Mail
The Global Peace-Pal Program Uses Art to Break Down Barriers
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British Olympian Postage
British Olympian Postage
The Isle of Man Stamp Collection Celebrates the London Olympics
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Retro Mailing Services
Retro Mailing Services
Apple iCards Hope to Revitalize the Dying Physical Postal Industry
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Personalized Postcards
Personalized Postcards
Markus Huttary's Polapost Digital Camera Prints on the Spot
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Celestial Cards
Celestial Cards
Frano Brambilla's Vintage Postcards Feature Alien Beings
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Cozy Plant Life Letters
Cozy Plant Life Letters
The Terrarium Postcard Set Helps You Send Your Message in a Simple Manner
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Geography-Inspired Cards
Geography-Inspired Cards
Stitching Postcards Adds a Touch of Craftiness to Snail Mail
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Historical Missive Greetings
Historical Missive Greetings
These Kamikaze Postcards are the Bomb
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Mobile Postcards
Mobile Postcards
iPhone's ‘Postino' Allows Users to Send Vacation Letters
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Hand-Drawn Spam
Hand-Drawn Spam
Linzie Hunter's Email Art
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Monstrous Postcard Art
Monstrous Postcard Art
'Monsters Abroad' Puts a New Spin on Vintage Postcards
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Postcards from Strangers
Postcards from Strangers
'To Be Returned' Encourages Random Snail Mail Sending
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Couture Postcards
Couture Postcards
Painted Landmarks by Ruben Toledo for Louis Vuitton Cityguide
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Postcard Accessory Displays
Postcard Accessory Displays
The Urban Outfitters Jewelry Studio Lookbook is Simply Gorgeous
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TALKING PAPER
TALKING PAPER
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Retro-Futuristic Greetings
Retro-Futuristic Greetings
Franco Brambilla's Postcard Updates Add New Spice to Old Tchotchk
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Prompt Postcard Art
Prompt Postcard Art
Sarah Musi's Mailbag Art Museum Blog is Artistically Original
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Artistic Monument Postcards
Artistic Monument Postcards
Landmarks Dressed Up by Artist Markus Georg
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Positive Lyrical Postcards
Positive Lyrical Postcards
Perk-Up Cards by The Pixel Prince Quote Bob Marley
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Wooden Carrier Pigeons
Wooden Carrier Pigeons
Lovi & Anne Paso's Birch Bird Card is a Creative Twist on Communication
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Goodie Bags for Font Fans
Goodie Bags for Font Fans
‘Eclecto Type Treasures' by UPPERCASE
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Wooden Postcards
Wooden Postcards
DIY Wood Carvings As Mail
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Photochrom Postcards
Photochrom Postcards
Travel Photos from Days Gone By at The Library of Congress
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Ceramic Postcards
Ceramic Postcards
Post Cup Allows You to Send Messages on Mugs
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Airplane Postcards
Airplane Postcards
Pop-Out Planes Put a New Spin on 'Air Mail'
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Solar-Powered Postcards
Solar-Powered Postcards
Send Sunny Greetings with the HYMini MiniNOTE
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Pop-Up Postcards
Pop-Up Postcards
'Man vs Ink' Creates Peppy Prints Straight Out of Portland, Oregon
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3D City Postcards
3D City Postcards
Fred Flare 'New York' Papercraft Stationery
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Pop-Out Postcards
Pop-Out Postcards
The Anne Paso Lovi Postcard is a Craft and a Card
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Monster Invasion Postcards
Monster Invasion Postcards
'Holidaying Horrors' Depicts Terrible Tentacled Tourists
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Pop-Up Piggy Postcards
Pop-Up Piggy Postcards
The Lucky Charm Wish Postcard Features a Standing Swine
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Star Wars Postcards
Star Wars Postcards
Justin Van Genderen Recreates Star Wars Destinations in Art Deco
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Polaroid Postcards
Polaroid Postcards
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Paper Mail Handbags
Paper Mail Handbags
Vintage Purses Resemble Snail Mail Letters
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Superimposed Postcard Photography
Superimposed Postcard Photography
John Stezaker Creates Simple Yet Surreal Collages
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Personalized Polaroid Postcards
Personalized Polaroid Postcards
The Polapost Frame Allows You to Use Your Own Photos as Mail
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Postal Eco-Accessories
Postal Eco-Accessories
Old Postcards, Stamps and Magazines Reused in Jewelry
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Faux Vintage Totes
Faux Vintage Totes
Paul Smith Laptop Case Features Antique Letter Board Print
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