Then the name is layered on top. If you stress over getting the name just right on an envelope, writing it on regular paper and layering is a way to get a perfect name for the envelope.
Who knows, if I dissected the layers, I might discover that there is some *mess* under the green panel and the whole thing was inspired by something that did not please the artist.
***later**** 1 minute later
Yup - there was something else under than green panel. Not a mess - it is a recycled envelope.
Sometimes my intuition is spot on . Other times, not so much.
That $1 stamp in the center is one of my all time favorites. The way she tied the colors together is very nice - simple and effective. It's not rocket science folks.
Now, let's ponder the exuberance of the cancels. A bit over the top - or wild - but it's a nice organic counterpoint to the streamlined envelope.