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Share envelopes you really like, special envelopes received or sent.

(Photo: mail art from Richard Baudet)

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advice on finishing envelopes please

Started by Annette R. Last reply by MaoMao Feb 4. 21 Replies

I have only done a couple of envelopes and each time I used just watercolours, tomorrow I am going to do one with some collage on it,  my question is to those who use watercolours, or clue things onto your envelopes to you put anything over the top…Continue

Postcards or Envelopes?

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by MaoMao Jan 23. 26 Replies

What do you like the most? Postcards or envelopes?I myself like both. Only with the current rates, the sending of a postcard costs the same as an envelope. So when I send out a postcard, it costs the same as sending out an envelope with included 3…Continue

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Envelopes

Started by Maria José Silva - Mizé. Last reply by Maria José Silva - Mizé Apr 3, 2014. 2 Replies

Qualquer tipo de envelopes e sem tema?Obrigada, se me puder informar.SaudaçõesMizéContinue

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Comment by Yayoi S.W. on Thursday

Marbled paper sewn into an envelope, from Debra Mulnick

Comment by Jan Hodgman on Thursday

From Robin, back of envelope (I'll try to get the front up here too)

Comment by Debra Mulnick on Wednesday

Another fabulous envelope from Jean Jeffries.  I love this!

Comment by res nullius aka. "res" on Tuesday

Below is another example of the effects Adam Roussopoulos has been achieving with repetitive stamping on envelopes (see also Bradford's photos). This piece has a retro-70s geometric design with a shifting op art quality (squint).  In addition, on the right hand side, you'll notice a mailart clue:

"WHO KNEW MICHAEL VOODOO?" (see below for a reductive answer)

Michael VooDoo was a prolific mid-1980s to 90s(?) mail artist/collagist situated in Lake Park, FL.

Comment by Mary Anne on September 16, 2019 at 11:48am

How stupid am I not putting the address which is: J F Chapelle, 5, Rue Bremontier, 33700, Merignac, FRANCE.

Comment by Samantha Price on September 16, 2019 at 10:48am
mary anne, whats the mailing address? i'd like send something as I've just started a mushroom collage series. send me a PM if u'd like. thank u.
Comment by Mary Anne on September 16, 2019 at 10:39am

Here is something that might be of interest to this group.  It arrived a couple of weeks ago and I know nothing more than what you see; nor do I need to.  Whether it is an on-going project or just an anomaly I don't really care; I have done one and sent it back and it would be nice if everyone else did too.  It is the sort of meaningless nonsense that mail art used to thrive on and as such means everything.  Let the mail infest Mr J F's welcome mat as thickly as the fungi depicted on them . . .

Comment by William M on September 14, 2019 at 9:24am

Such a fun rubber stamped envelope from Jean. Great use of the oreo stamp too.

Comment by res nullius aka. "res" on September 4, 2019 at 1:29am

An envelope decorated with cut-outs and an Ellsworth Kelly forever stamp. One can't tell at first glance, but this is a recycled, postage-paid business envelope. I love her primary colors with secondary touches of greens and purples.

Comment by res nullius aka. "res" on September 2, 2019 at 12:03pm

Thom Courcelle envelope featuring members of the Andean Alliance, a République du Coeur artistamp (w/ beautiful divine childe), Repeal of the Stamp Act, 1766 Forever stamp, a magickal sigil that you should definitely stare at for as long as you can, and fantastic first class and bunny eraser stamps on the back (not pictured here).

 

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