I enjoyed this year’s Liberate Your Art Postcard Swap as much as the previous ones. The first time I took part in the swap was in 2012 and I’ve done it every year since.

In this swap, I get to connect with other artists around the world and see their art on beautiful postcards. At the bottom of this post, you’ll find the blog hop for the event.

Before I show you the postcards I sent and the ones I received, I’d like to thank Kat for organising this. She and her helpers have done a massive amount of work. There were hundreds of participants who all sent her 5 postcards, and she sent 5 of those, plus one of her own, to every single one of us.

My postcards

These are the cards I sent to Kat and her helpers in January. The first two years, I printed them myself on my inkjet printer. The following years, I’ve chosen to get mine from my RedBubble shop because the printer wasn’t doing as good a job and I get a lower price when buying my own prints.

I now have a new printer, but I only got that in March, so I couldn’t use it for this purpose.


This drawing from the Arthropoda Tarot deck ended up going to Ronald Rudolf in the Netherlands (?). He posted about it here.

Maple Leaf in Autumn

This card went to Charlotte Collins Prado in Maryland, USA. You can check out her photo of it here.


This one ended up with Linda Yeatman in Virginia, USA

White Bird

I haven’t heard where this one ended up yet

Hungry Crow

This one ended up with Teresa Harrington Hazelbaker in Georgia, USA. Here’s her post with a photo of the card.

The cards I received

Johna Elliot, Montana, USA

Her card has a collage of her floral photos.
You can find her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/almost_famousstudios/

Janica Darby, California, USA

This card has an angel on it.
You can find Janice on Blogspot at http://janicedarby.blogspot.no/

Peggy Catherine Choate, USA

Peggy can be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/peggycatherinepopart/
She also has a new colouring book available on Amazon: Lotus Trip: Adult colouring book

Jennifer Lommers, Oregon, USA

Title: “Following my Roots”
You can find Jennifer via her website: https://www.jenniferlommers.com/

Lisa Murphy, North Carolina, USA

Title: “Blue Rabbit: Wild and Free”
You can find Lisa via her website: https://lisamurphyart.wordpress.com/

Kat Sloma, Oregon, USA

Title: “Anomalous”
Kat is the one who organizes this event.  You can find her, and her art, at http://kateyestudio.com/

The side-swaps

Every year, some of the participants do side-swaps which are a lot of fun. This year, I swapped with these people, one of them has been side-swapping with me almost every year and we’ve also connected outside the event.

Sherry M. Harmes, Alaska, USA

Kate Lehman, Minnesota, USA

Chicago skyline reflected in a building

Terry Owenby, Oregon, USA

Slow Stitch project

I sent my side-swaps out this week and photos of the cards I receive will be added to this post as they arrive. I usually do more side-swaps than this but I didn’t have that many extra cards this year.

I plan to join the swap again next year too. If you’re a creative, why not join us? Just hop on over to Kat Eye Studio and sign up for the newsletter, and you’ll get info on the swap next year, in addition to creative ideas and beautiful artwork.


Share this post then check out some of the other artists.


  1. Lisa

    You received a beautiful assortment of cards 🙂 Your own work is beautiful!

  2. Suzette

    I love all the beautiful cards you received and how wonderful you know where most of them landed. The postcards you liberated were beautiful as well. Take care and see you next time.

  3. Chandra Lynn

    Wow! Your work is stunning and you received stunning pieces as well. Happy Blog Hopping!

    • Linda Ursin

      Thanks for visiting 🙂 and the same to you

  4. Sea

    Lovely collection. See you next year.

    • Linda Ursin

      Thanks for stopping by. See you next time 🙂

  5. Ma'

    So many different styles, so many talented artists !
    I also plan to take part into the swap next year as it’s such a great experience !

    • Linda Ursin

      Yes 🙂 Lots of greatness. Look forward to seeing your cards next year

  6. Kelly Warren

    Your cards are beautiful! I’d love to do a side swap with you!

    • Linda Ursin

      I’d love to Kelly but I don’t have any more cards left

  7. Karen Koch

    Such wonderful cards, both yours and the ones you received! It’s such a treat to see all this creativity making its way around the world 🙂

  8. Michele Matucheski

    Lovely cards given and received. Looks like another successful year for Liberating our art!

  9. Sheila Delgado

    I love your work Linda!! And the cards you received are so fabulous. You had an awesome LYA 😉 Wishing you continued creative inspiration! Always share you art 🙂

  10. Natasha

    Beautiful work sent out and also received! Joy everywhere!

  11. Cathy

    The postcards were beautiful! And, you received some beautiful ones in return! Looking forward to next year!

    • Linda Ursin

      Yes I did 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and I’ll see you next year


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