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

Members: 25
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Discussion Forum

Save some money?

Started by Carolyn Cline Sep 20. 0 Replies

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 Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on July 29, 2018 at 11:57pm

Amber, your butterfly deco is on its way to Caroline Cline!

Comment by Norma Soulet on July 27, 2018 at 8:30pm

I just received 2 decos from Kayenderes.

One belongs to Bonniediva and the other to Kayenderes.

I will work on them as soon as I can and send along.

Comment by BoozyBarb on July 27, 2018 at 1:09am

Hi BonnieDiva, I received your coffee deco, added and passed it on. Thanks !

Comment by Carolyn Cline on July 27, 2018 at 12:13am

Just received one of Bonniediva’s decos from Laura Urbano and will move it along just as soon as possible!

Comment by jimmyconnors on July 25, 2018 at 2:06pm

Received my first DECO from Bonniediva today. So this is how they look like. Nice. Thanks, Bonniediva. I'll do my best.

Comment by Bonniediva on July 24, 2018 at 8:14pm

Amy is correct. You can feel free to send to anyone in the group! 

Comment by Bonniediva on July 24, 2018 at 8:12pm

Hey Deco friends, 

Just remember that decos can get heavy, so please try to use lightweight materials. Postage can get high. Also, avoid heavy embellishments. Those can cause problems for customs when mailing internationally.

With love and hugs! Bonniediva

Comment by Melissa Wand on July 24, 2018 at 1:22am

No Carolyn, Toni made this. It is a nice example of pieced together, found poetry.

Comment by Pam Chatfield on July 23, 2018 at 11:32pm

I remember decos!  If you're looking for someone to send any to, I'll be happy to work on some.

Pam Chatfield
PO Box 2023
Lowell, MA 01851

Comment by Amy Candiotti on July 23, 2018 at 7:15pm


I am interested in receiving decos - if you  have one and I have not already worked on it, then feel free to send it to me.

I am wondering why everyone is asking who to send them to instead of just sending to someone in the group?  Let me know if I'm wrong, but I don't think that permission is necessary to send mail art once someone joins a group.

Looking forward to more decos--

Amy Candiotti

1415 E. Union #1

Seattle, WA 98122


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