Have you done any mail art or artist trading card swaps yet? I enjoy the challenge, the inspiration, meeting new creative people and getting something in the mail other than solicitations and bills. It's exciting to hold these little works of art in one's hands and think about the artist who created them many miles away. You might consider them mini commissioned works of art.
Look at the swap package that just arrived in my mail! This was the most amazing swap yet. June Crawford of A Creative Dream organized it so that each participant would receive, not just one, but seven ATCs. Then she kicked it up a notch by creating a hand doodled, hand bound folder to display the ATCs. All that work ... and each folder original. Thank you, June. You're just too sweet.
The first in my collection is ...