Sunday 9 June 2024


 Sunday Postcard Art this week has the theme of OCTOPUS

Here is my mixed media collage postcard... i used images from a nature companion book that has the most beautiful illustrations


Mandy xx

Monday 15 January 2024


 This week on Sunday Postcard Art, Anne has chosen the theme of BLUEBIRD

I missed Snow Queen last week as Ive been very ill with a lung infection and pneumonia but I intend to catch up as soon as I feel slightly better. Im on the mend now just tire very easily πŸ€’

Anyway, here is my collaged Bluebird postcard, thanks for the theme Anne 😁❤️


Mandy xx

Saturday 30 December 2023

New Year

 I hope its a happy one!!

On reflection, this past year has been a crazy, trying one. Full of tribulations and difficulties. Hopefully, next year will bring some peace and happiness to Octopode Towers

Here are my two postcards for this week's SPA

Have a wonderful week

Mandy xx

Saturday 9 December 2023

On the First Day of Christmas

 My true love gave to me..... A Partridge in a Pear Tree

I always remember as a child I struggled to remember the words of this song beyond the fifth day! We always seemed to perform it at Infant school 

This week, the theme on SPA is the 12 days of Christmas.... Ive gone with a partridge for this one that I found in a bird book.

So happy to get back to my usual collaging mixed media as opposed to my Christmas conveyor belt lol

Looking forward to seeing your postcards ❤️

Mandy xx

Monday 4 December 2023

Berry Christmas

 For this weeks theme on SPA (which is BERRIES) Ive made a Christmas-inspired postcard using a pair of robins

I have to apologise to you all for being MIA from the internet and from the blog and commenting. Its been a very trying six months, but Im back and hopefully Ill be back making my postcard and mixed media now

Mandy xx

Sunday 3 September 2023

The Greatest Magnifying Glass.... the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person. ...

Thanks to Deann for choosing this fab theme

Mandy xx

Saturday 26 August 2023

Coffee, Tea or Me

This weeks theme is chosen by Sabine and is COFFEE OR TEA

I always start my day with two cups of tea, I like a small to medium size mug. After 2 cups of tea, I can begin my day. Then, I will have a latte or a mocha... I do prefer an iced coffee over a hot one. 

Here is my postcard for this week 😁

Mandy xx

Saturday 19 August 2023

Anatomy of Medicine

 This week the theme on SPA is Anatomy/Medicine chosen by Anne Cornucopia

Here is my postcard

Main image is from a medical book, otherwise its all bits n bobs out of my stash

Happy Sunday!!

Mandy xx

Sunday 23 July 2023

Seashells are loveletters in the Sand

 Good morning

Love this theme on SPA this week SHELLS chosen by Anne W

Here is my postcard featuring this beautiful seagull, just look at his eyes!

Thank you for looking and taking the time to comment!

Mandy xx

Saturday 15 July 2023

Go wild, go wild

 ....go wild in the country

This weeks theme on SPA is WILD ANIMALS chosen by Rein πŸ¦πŸ―πŸ¦“πŸ˜πŸ¦πŸ¦›πŸ¦’πŸ†πŸ…πŸ’πŸ¦πŸ¦§

Of course, my thoughts went straight to animals of the African plains... 

Ive made 2 very different cards

A collaged one with a blue elephant

and a lovely napkin decoupaged cheetah

Thank you so much for looking and taking the time to comment

Mandy xx 

Tuesday 11 July 2023

Ground control ... Major Tom

This weeks Sunday Postcard Art is SPACE chosen by the lovely Sabine

Here is my postcard


Mandy xx

Saturday 17 June 2023

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

 This week, Peggy has chosen BRIDES BOUQUET for our theme on Sunday Postcard Art

Here is mine.... ill be honest, i couldnt find an actual bride image in my stash so I just found a couple and turned it into a wedding portrait with a lovely bouquet of flowers πŸ’

Hope you get chance to play along

Have fun

Thanks for looking

Mandy xx