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 Carolyn Cline on August 17, 2018 at 8:25pm

Three decos and an add & pass have left the room! I feel ever so productive! Now I’m going to try to hand cut my first plastic stencil. What a good girl am I.

Comment by Carolyn Cline on August 17, 2018 at 6:07pm

Received two decos, one from Boozy Barb and the other from The Introverted Poet.I am just getting started on them!

Comment by Uta Richter on August 16, 2018 at 3:02pm

follow up message: one transatlantic deco sent to Martine and one to Nasos ... ; ) aren't we having fun? 

All the best!


Comment by Uta Richter on August 14, 2018 at 4:25pm

Our International Mail Art Exhibition is up and running, please have a look at the pictures on our blog! We received a lot off magnificent art work from all over the world.
Uta for projetM@MottattoM

Comment by BoozyBarb on August 13, 2018 at 3:54am

I’m sending out fun Decos to two lucky mailboxes tomorrow.

Comment by BooBoo Girl on August 10, 2018 at 11:11pm

please send me a deco!!!

Comment by Carolyn Cline on August 9, 2018 at 4:02pm

I’m sending two decos to Pam today. One is Bonnie’s “Fishes” and the other is Uta’s  “Instability.”

Comment by Linda Rogers on August 8, 2018 at 7:08pm

Latrille's remark being translated by this Canadian is "I have discovered Decos thanks to you and I l  love to participate with you.  I am very happy."

Comment by Kayenderes on August 8, 2018 at 6:15pm

Also my english is not proper and my spelling is worse but I do love to swap and keep up with group and understand.  thank you

Comment by Kayenderes on August 8, 2018 at 6:14pm

Sorry I do not read french.  I am Mohawk but only would write in english to friends here on this site.   thank you.

I speak 3 Native languages her on reservation.  But I only write in english.  thank you for understanding.   Can you write me in english? please


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