Monday, April 21, 2014

my va-ca mail - smash

what do the drums have to do with the year of the horse?
just curious. i suppose i could buy the stamps and read the back.
or i could google.
but, i am in a swirling vortex of chores/activities/work-avoidance.

this is very pretty.
thank you :-)

1 comment:

  1. I believe the designer for this set of 12 stamps, Kam Mak, is featuring traditions associated with welcoming the Lunar New Year as a whole rather than animal-specific traits. The drums are used to welcome in the New Year, and the drumsticks are usually painted red. I know there has been some criticism of the de-emphasis on the animals, although I think the stamps are really attractive.