DECOS - Do you miss them?


DECOS - Do you miss them?

Do you miss Decos? What’s a DECO? It’s a sort of mail art friendship book, but with a theme. Each book has around 6 to 10 pages inside and a THEME. You do a page according to your art style and following the theme, and you mail it to another DECO person. It’s like an ADD/PASS, in a way. When it’s full, it goes back to the person who started it.

I started doing DECOs back in 2004, but then people started making them too heavy, gluing all sorts of heavy embellishments, etc., and I couldn’t afford the postage. Then, the DECO world sort of died out. I’d like to see if any of you are interested. 

Let me know if you have questions! Hugs, Bonniediva

Bonniediva, 1726 Lind Lane, Gurnee, IL 60031 USA

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Save some money?

Started by Carolyn Cline. Last reply by Bonniediva Oct 28, 2018. 1 Reply

The mailman just reminded me that decos and Add&Pass books might be less costly to mail if they are sent as media mail. It’s just a few days slower than first class. Be sure to ask which is less expensive for the book you are sending; sometimes…Continue

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Comment by Linda Rogers on October 13, 2018 at 12:57am

I had a deco come back to me "insufficient postage" which was annoying as the post office had affixed the postage.  They looked at it shook their heads and said, "that postage is correct but the validating stamp covered the first digit so someone thought it was $.80 not $1.80.  They cleaned the stamp off, stuck it back in the post.  Hope for better luck this time. 

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 12, 2018 at 2:38pm

Hi Carolyn,

You can send the two decos my way. Just make sure, I haven't worked on them.


Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 12, 2018 at 6:03am

Norma, I can send you two. Just let me know if you want them.

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 12, 2018 at 6:01am

I don’t want to be a pain, but I also don’t want to waste anybody’s postage so I need to make something perfectly clear. On my profile, I originally said,”I don’t do holidays,” but I’m starting to get Halloween and Christmas things.

I am a Jehovah’s Witness and we do not celebrate most of the holidays because they are against what we believe. No Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Fourth of July or just about anything that Hallmark makes a card for. I also won’t take part in anything that features nudity or obscenity or patriotism. I respect your right to make any kind of art your little old heart desires but please don’t waste your postage mailing these subjects to me.I will not pass them along after November 11, 2018. Peace!

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 12, 2018 at 2:19am

Does anyone have any Decos to pass along? I can take two if I haven't worked in them. :)

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 1:12am

For Boozy Barb

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 1:00am

For Gill Farmer

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 12:46am

Norma, received Boozy Barb’s deco along with add n pass from Ed.Thanks


Also received separately mailed Door deco and “Fall” card.

You’re a sweetie!

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 10, 2018 at 10:30pm

Hi Bonniediva and Carolyn,

Today I mailed out a completed Deco to both of you.

Bonniediva your" Idols and Icons" Deco.

Carolyn, your "Make your Mark" Deco.


Comment by BoozyBarb on October 10, 2018 at 3:24am

I’ve received Decos orginating from BonnieDiva,Carolyn Cline,Kayenderes, and Amazonia Wallin. I’ve completed some pages and I’m sending them back out into the world. Happy mail is on the way my friends.


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