Wedding purchases have begun!

14 Jul

I recently spent my first dime of the wedding budget. Okay, it was more than a dime. But I did it early so maybe it wouldn’t FEEL like the money was coming out of the budget. But all my posts, below, about the save-the-dates I want to create, got me thinking about stamps. I contemplated the assorted, vintage look that’s so beautiful and popular on the blogs (this seller on Etsy is great!), but I couldn’t justify the extra cost to myself (or to Sweets). So I was mousing around the USPS online, and found these lovely things: 

Abstract Expressionists stamps

different, lovely, and they even feature the color red!


you can get them here at

Paintings featured: 

The Golden Wall (1961) — Hans Hofmann (1880–1966)
Romanesque Façade (1949) — Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974)
Orange and Yellow (1956) — Mark Rothko (1903–1970)
The Liver Is the Cock’s Comb (1944) — Arshile Gorky (1904–1948)
1948–C (1948) — Clyfford Still (1904–1980)
Asheville (1948) — Willem de Kooning (1904–1997)
Achilles (1952) — Barnett Newman (1905–1970)
Convergence (1952) — Jackson Pollock (1912–1956)
Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 34 (1953–1954) — Robert Motherwell (1915–1991)
La Grande Vallée 0 (1983) — Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) 

Slow and steady, but I’m getting started! Hold on to your hats when it’s time for me to order other paper goods!


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