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: 29
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2019

Discussion Forum

Add/Pass BOOKS are becoming popular

Started by Bonniediva. Last reply by Kayenderes Apr 27, 2019. 1 Reply

I've noticed that Add/Pass books are becoming more popular these days. Kinda like a deco. I love the freedom of being able to add anything I like.Continue

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Comment by Norma Soulet on July 31, 2018 at 5:59pm

Two decos going to Laura Urbano today!

One is from BoozyBarb "Cats" and the other from Kayenderes "Anything Corn".

Thanks Laura for taking them.

Comment by Norma Soulet on July 30, 2018 at 10:46pm

I have 2 Decos to pass along.

One is from BoozyBarb "Cats".

The other one from Kayenderes "Anything Corn'.

Please let me know if anyone wants them. I can mail them out tomorrow.

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 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 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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