I participated in the Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap this year. You can learn more about this very cool swap here http://dowhatyouloveforlife.com/swap/. The theme this year was 'Blossom' and here is what I sent:
You are required to include stitching of some sort and so I added a simple stitched border to the outside of the card. I used colored pencils blended with gamsol on the lotus blossom. I loved this technique and I will definitely be using it again.