Posted by: maureenc | November 17, 2010

I love a sunburnt country……..Postmark’dArt Round 11

I finally mailed my nine postcards to NZ and the USA today.

These were for Round 11 swap of Postmark’d Art  , the theme being “Landscape in one colour”   . Strictly speaking my cards are not exactly one colour, or shades of that colour.

I chose to use Dorothea Mackellar’s poem ” MY COUNTRY” as inspiration…particularly the verse that says:

I love a sunburnt country,
A land of sweeping plains,
Of ragged mountain ranges,
Of droughts and flooding rains.
I love her far horizons,
I love her jewel-sea,
Her beauty and her terror –
The wide brown land for me!

I love a sunburnt country,

A land of sweeping plains,

Of ragged mountain ranges,

Of droughts and flooding rains.

I love her far horizons,

I love her jewel-sea,

Her beauty and her terror –

The wide brown land for me!

The cards were mailed in clear envelopes (after being hand cancelled) because I was worried that the cards might get munched by postal machinery.

Now, to  re start on the  ELEMENTS:  Water

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