Ask Anything

There are a lot of basic questions on Mail Art that are often asked and answered. This group might be the first place to look for answers. I will do my best to answer, but hope that other members can help out as well.

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Discussion Forum

How can I change the background of my homepage?

Started by Carien van Hest. Last reply by Yvonne Kettner Sep 18. 3 Replies

How to respond to ATC Buddy Jam?

Started by Melanie Reed. Last reply by William M Jul 3. 1 Reply

Mail art call or Event?

Started by Edamameg. Last reply by Edamameg Jun 8. 4 Replies

Starting a IUOMA mail art group

Started by Melanie Reed. Last reply by Linda Rogers May 29. 4 Replies

instagram accounts

Started by allison anne. Last reply by Jenn Miltenberger May 22. 2 Replies

How do I tag an artist?

Started by Edamameg. Last reply by Edamameg May 21. 4 Replies

Archives that take donations?

Started by Cynthia Sillitoe. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace Sep 29, 2019. 4 Replies

Postcard sizes

Started by Jeremy Ng. Last reply by William M Aug 4, 2019. 7 Replies

paper glues

Started by Heide Monster. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Aug 3, 2019. 16 Replies

What do you put in Envelope?

Started by Lynne Larkin. Last reply by Vel Crowe Aug 2, 2019. 11 Replies

Instagram linked to IUOMA?

Started by Jennie Hinchcliff. Last reply by Erin Morse Jul 9, 2019. 4 Replies

Images in Blog Posts

Started by Marina Schiemenz. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Jun 27, 2019. 11 Replies

What is the best way to share . . .

Started by Allison Ruby. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Feb 15, 2019. 1 Reply

What is the etiquette re altering other people's art pieces?

Started by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Jan 17, 2019. 10 Replies


Started by Helga Deb. Last reply by Carolyn Cline Jan 1, 2019. 1 Reply

How to rotate a photo

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 28, 2018. 1 Reply

What do I do with unwanted messages and friend requests

Started by Wendi Powell. Last reply by Heleen de Vaan Dec 28, 2018. 1 Reply

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Comment by Mim Golub Scalin on July 13, 2019 at 4:35am

ds Kolberg

I've gotten those from Tom Hilgart, too. Just do whatever with them. Treat them like an add and pass OR just do something with them yourself and send back to Tom.

Comment by ds kolberg on July 13, 2019 at 1:11am

I got an envelope with DA DA Dollars from someone named Hilgart. Any info on what this is about

Comment by Heide Monster on March 30, 2019 at 1:52am

Zea, you don't have to friend anyone, but if you don't they cannot message you.  Up to you, "no rules".  It has been my experience that there is more art from friends than emails.  

Comment by Zea Morvitz on March 29, 2019 at 10:36pm

Hi there!

If I friend someone does that mean they will keep emailing me?

What if I only want to get emails from people in the group I joined?

Comment by The Artful Writer on February 15, 2019 at 8:03am

Is there a general free to use IUOMA image I can use for my mail?

Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 17, 2019 at 10:46am

Hi I need help, please. 

Can the order of a Photo Album be reversed so that the last photos added appear first?

I haven't found how after some exploring. 

Comment by The Artful Writer on January 17, 2019 at 3:57am
Actually, it's MS Writer.
Comment by carl baker on January 17, 2019 at 3:53am

mr. righter,

nothing is true, everything is permitted!

Comment by The Artful Writer on January 17, 2019 at 3:06am

Hi all,

Just wondering if there are any legal postal regulations about sending mail art and whether any of you have had issues or complaints about what is sent in the mail. Are there things the post won't accept? Do letter with faux stamps for example ever get questioned or rejected?


Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 14, 2019 at 11:20am

ah, yes, Heleen, you are correct,

there are some members who have several accounts.

Well, it is still a milestone seeing the number and  who will be #5000.

We are quite a fun group! :-)

(artistamp by an ol' mail artist: "Wackystuff")


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