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Abstract Stamp Art, Multicolour Wall Art | Framed Upcycled Postage Stamp Art, Kaleidoscope Collage | Contemporary Retro British Office Decor

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FRAMED ABSTRACT POSTAGE STAMP ART
Multicolour upcycled used postage stamp collage
A2 size board (42 x 59.4cm = 16.5" x 23.4" approx.)
Collage design area: 28 x 43cm = 11 x 17" approx.

A playful geometric pattern in rich peacock feather shades, to add a splash of retro British colour to your home or office. The stamps have been arranged in a simple yet striking mosaic-style design to create an original collage artwork that will be a fascinating talking point for years to come!

The design uses a combination of upcycled classic British Machin-design postage stamps in 16 different colours/denominations, dating from the 1960s through to the new millennium. The stamps still bear fragments of postmarks and other cancellation marks as a testament to their former active service for the Royal Mail, ensuring that each artwork is entirely unique. (I have made every effort to represent the colours as closely as possible, but please remember that what you see may vary due to the differences in colour representation on different computer monitors/screens.).

The postage stamps are first individually soaked from their original envelopes, dried, then glued into place by hand onto a sturdy A2 mountboard (using an acid-free, xylene-free adhesive). A painstaking process!

The reverse of the piece has been hand-stamped, numbered, dated, and signed by the artist, Su Mwamba.

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FRAME
A crisp white, simply designed, sturdy mdf frame fitted with plexi-glass safety glass. Fittings to hang are taped to the reverse of the frame. Frame width 28mm (just over 1"), depth 15mm.

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DESPATCH DETAILS
Due to dimensions of this piece, orders will be despatched by courier with tracking, and require signature on delivery. There will be no additional charge for any further items ordered simultaneously, to be enclosed in the same package.

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GEOMETRIC PATTERN SERIES
I will be adding more framed & unframed pieces in this series in the near future - please watch this space!
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TangleCrafts?section_id=15314579

If you would like something similar to the artwork shown in a different colourway, please ask - custom orders are welcome.

Notebooks collaged with Machin stamps are also available:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TangleCrafts?section_id=6386961
FRAMED ABSTRACT POSTAGE STAMP ART
Multicolour upcycled used postage stamp collage
A2 size board (42 x 59.4cm = 16.5" x 23.4" approx.)
Collage design area: 28 x 43cm = 11 x 17" approx.

A playful geometric pattern in rich peacock feather shades, to add a splash of retro British colour to your home or office. The stamps have been arranged in a simple yet striking mosaic-style design to create an original collage artwork that will be a fascinating talking point for years to come!

The design uses a combination of upcycled classic British Machin-design postage stamps in 16 different colours/denominations, dating from the 1960s through to the new millennium. The stamps still bear fragments of postmarks and other cancellation marks as a testament to their former active service for the Royal Mail, ensuring that each artwork is entirely unique. (I have made every effort to represent the colours as closely as possible, but please remember that what you see may vary due to the differences in colour representation on different computer monitors/screens.).

The postage stamps are first individually soaked from their original envelopes, dried, then glued into place by hand onto a sturdy A2 mountboard (using an acid-free, xylene-free adhesive). A painstaking process!

The reverse of the piece has been hand-stamped, numbered, dated, and signed by the artist, Su Mwamba.

* * * * *
FRAME
A crisp white, simply designed, sturdy mdf frame fitted with plexi-glass safety glass. Fittings to hang are taped to the reverse of the frame. Frame width 28mm (just over 1"), depth 15mm.

* * * * *
DESPATCH DETAILS
Due to dimensions of this piece, orders will be despatched by courier with tracking, and require signature on delivery. There will be no additional charge for any further items ordered simultaneously, to be enclosed in the same package.

* * * * *
GEOMETRIC PATTERN SERIES
I will be adding more framed & unframed pieces in this series in the near future - please watch this space!
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TangleCrafts?section_id=15314579

If you would like something similar to the artwork shown in a different colourway, please ask - custom orders are welcome.

Notebooks collaged with Machin stamps are also available:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TangleCrafts?section_id=6386961

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(1,285)
Reviewed by Donnalyn Dunn
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 18, 2018
Lovely set in great condition all packaged and presented so lovely.
Flowers, postage stamps | floral world modern + vintage random mixed used stamps | card craft topper, collage, upcycle, decoupage, collect

Reviewed by Denise
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 17, 2018
These Flower stamps are lovely...I'm always happy with my purchases from TangleCrafts and Su is a wonderful artist using postage stamps.
Flowers, postage stamps | floral world modern + vintage random mixed used stamps | card craft topper, collage, upcycle, decoupage, collect

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation: before item has shipped
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Questions about your order?
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

FAQs

Custom orders & commissions are very welcome! Simply click on the 'Request Custom Order' button or 'Contact Shop Owner' on the shop homepage, to discuss your requirements.

Choose your favourite colours, a different size, and/or stamps from a particular region. I can also add a custom date 'postmark' and/or a hand-stamped, personalised message (additional fees may apply to some customisation options).

Notebooks are available in sizes from A6 to B5, and framed artwork (with or without matting) from A6 to A1. Prices & shipping vary according to dimensions and weight.

PLEASE NOTE items customised with specific personalisation (therefore not re-saleable) do not qualify for return unless damaged.
Wholesale prices are available for volume orders. 
Discounts vary by item & minimum order quantities apply.
One-off print-runs of printed designs can be arranged upon request.
For a quote, please contact me with your requirements. 
Please see individual listings for stated despatch times, or contact me for a quote if requesting a larger custom order. You will always be contacted in the case of any unforeseen delay in despatch of your order. 

As a general guide to processing times:
- ready-to-ship items will be despatched within 3 days
- smaller custom orders within 5-7 working days
- larger custom orders will be proportionally longer 

I aim to despatch all orders promptly, but please order in plenty of time if you require something for a specific date. If you are outside of the UK, please err on the side of caution and allow at least a month in addition to processing times listed per item.
Unless an upgrade is purchased at checkout, your order will be delivered by:

- 1st class post within the UK (usually 1-2 working days)
- Standard Airmail to any overseas destination (usually 7-14 working days)

Please note, delivery times can be longer at certain times of year (eg Christmas) when general volumes of post are higher.

Unfortunately there can occasionally be unforeseen delays within the various postal services, at any time of year. This is the exception rather than the rule, but please do allow up to a month for overseas delivery, before assuming lost.

Please contact me if you are worried about your delivery.
Please note, tracking is NOT included as standard with any order, due to the services offered by the Royal Mail. Proof of Posting is obtained for all items shipped.

For extra peace of mind, a shipping upgrade is available at checkout on most items, for an additional fee.

- Within UK, upgrade option is 1st class Signed-For delivery, which requires signature on delivery, but does not include tracking. Special Delivery (including tracking) can be arranged upon request, but will be subject to an additional £5 charge.

- Outside UK, upgrade option is Tracked & Signed delivery, which includes both tracking and signature on delivery. Tracked-only (signature not required) can be arranged upon request, for the same delivery upgrade cost.
Please contact me if you have not received your order within the expected timeframe (see above). I will be happy to either send a replacement or refund item costs, as necessary.

If your order has arrived but has been damaged in transit, please contact me as soon as you can to explain what has happened. I will request a photo of the damaged item, then each case will be assessed individually. Either a replacement item or partial refund or full refund will be issued, depending upon circumstances and extent of damage.
Please accept my apologies for any errors in item listing! Please contact me with the details as soon as possible following receipt. I may request a photo to confirm where the issue lies.

If an item has been incorrectly described, I will reimburse return postage and issue a full refund of original purchase price upon receipt of the returned item.

If an incorrect item has been sent in error, I will reimburse return postage and send replacement item upon receipt of the returned item.

Items must be returned within 30 days, in original, re-saleable condition, to qualify for refund or exchange.
If you are simply not happy with your order, for any reason, please contact me before taking any further action. Items may be returned within 30 days, as long as you have first contacted me.

Return postage cost is responsibility of buyer. I will issue a full refund of original purchase cost, upon receipt of the returned item. Items must be returned in original, re-saleable condition to qualify for refund.

PLEASE NOTE made-to-order items may still be returned, but items customised with specific personalisation (therefore not re-saleable) do not qualify for return unless damaged.

Abstract Stamp Art, Multicolour Wall Art | Framed Upcycled Postage Stamp Art, Kaleidoscope Collage | Contemporary Retro British Office Decor

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: used postage stamps, mountboard, plexiglass, mdf
  • Feedback: 1285 reviews
  • Favorited by: 101 people
  • Gift wrapping and message available
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Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy
in Derby, United Kingdom

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