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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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 September 8, 2018 at 4:51pm

Thanks, Carolyn! I will send a couple your way.

Comment by Norma Soulet on September 7, 2018 at 8:03pm

Hi Friends,

I am back from vacation!

I have 5 Decos finished. 

Please let me know if you would like a few.


Comment by The Introverted Post on August 25, 2018 at 5:39pm
Received and sending on -- a comic strip from Brooke, a word deco from Kayenderes and a bird missing its fry from Boozy Barb - cheers.
Comment by Wendi Powell on August 24, 2018 at 8:22pm

I'm interested 

Comment by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on August 22, 2018 at 1:30am

I received a fabulous "Cats" Deco started by Boozybarb. Can't wait to add my Kitty ideas!

Comment by Uta Richter on August 19, 2018 at 11:31pm

... an other deco left for Belgium today to the wasted angel 

Comment by Uta Richter on August 19, 2018 at 11:29pm

received Kalenders deco on gnomes, worked on it, passed it on to my college Carmen Bayenet and she will send ist to Martine. 

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.


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