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Beginner’s Guide What to do with Old Postcards – 37 Unique Ideas

Beginner's Guide What to do with Old Postcards - 37 Unique Ideas

Morning I wanted to put together a post on ways that you can use Old Vintage Postcards for DIY Craft Projects.  So I have compiled a short list with Links so that you can view the suggestions.

Old Postcards can be used in many creative projects to display their uniqueness.  Below is an Unique Suggestion list for you to explore.  Pictures, Links, and Instruction Videos are included..Enjoy

We have done this with several Items.  We have taken pictures, old postcards.  We trim them up to the size we want.  We then take aerosol, spray adhesive and spray the back of the image.  We then fasten it to a piece of Styro Foam 3/4 – 2″ Thick.  We do not spray adhesive on styro foam – it will dissolve it.

Once it dries. we take Long Blade razor Knife to make all sides straight.  We have taken these at Church and put them on bulletin boards.  It Makes amazing 3 – D effect on Bulletin Boards – Very Compelling.

  • Bulletin Boards

  • These are Impressive in Schools and Business – Especially if they Represent a Time line

  • We have placed Postcards on Bulletin Boards – we like to use a Dark Background, Black or Dark Blue – Felt is very attractive.

  • These are Impressive in Schools and Business – Especially if they Represent a Timeline

  • Historical Business Timeline on Walls

There is a Pizza Parlor on Laurelville, Ohio.  They have framed enlarged postcards and have placed them on all the walls of their dining room.  You are automatically pulled to gaze how Laureville looked 100 years ago.  The Old Mill before electricity….The great Flood that submerged a lot of the Village..The old post office…Just a peek back into the past from this small farming community.

 

Beginner's Guide What to do with Old Postcards - 37 Unique Ideas 1
Wood Postcards Image Transfer
What to do with old postcards - How to Modgepodge
What to do with old postcards – How to Modgepodge

 

 

Beginner's Guide What to do with Old Postcards - 37 Unique Ideas 2
How to Mod Podge an Old Postcard To Canvas

 

 

Beginner's Guide What to do with Old Postcards - 37 Unique Ideas 3
Mod podge – What to do with old postcards

Supplies Needed for Mod Podge

  1. Brush Basin or container for water.

  2. Paper towels.

  3. Foam plates or bowls.

  4. Waxed paper.

  5. Stencil tape.

  6. Pencil.

  7. Scissors.

  8. Craft knife.

  9. Bass or Balsa Wood

What Kind of Materials can you use Mod Podge on?

  • Canvas

  • Metal

  • Wood

  • Foam

Ebay’s Selection of Old Postcards – 276.341