Bonniediva
  • Female
  • Gurnee, IL
  • United States
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Bonniediva posted a status
"Hey Artists... if you miss me, let me know! I'll send you some sunshine! Hugs, Bonniediva"
Mar 11
Bonniediva joined SamaLama's group
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Thee Add & Pass Book Club

A place to collaborate and organize group add & pass books. This group is for anyone interested in starting & participating in add & pass books/booklets. See More
Mar 5
Sam VanderWiel left a comment for Bonniediva
"Thank you for the art! I love the zine you made too! reminds me that I have to print my own."
Mar 4
Cascadia Artpost left a comment for Bonniediva
"The latest Bon-Zine (No. 9) arrived today and left me laughing like a hyena!"
Mar 3
Bonniediva left a comment for Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)
"Hey Katerina, did you move? My mail came back."
Mar 2
Bonniediva is attending Darryl Vance's event
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Adjusting: a postal art exhbition at The Courthouse Gallery

February 20, 2020 at 6pm to September 20, 2020 at 7pm
CALL FOR ENTRIES!AdjustingInternational Mail Art Exhibition Sept 25-Oct 4, 2020The CourthouseKinvara, County Galway, Ireland Creativity and the Impact of Environmental Crisis NO JURY NO FEESNO PRIZESNO RETURNS Entries will be archived and made available for additional exhibitions and use in schools and communities as a historical record and source for continued inspiration and expression.  List of all participants will be made available online. Size limitations: Up to & including A5 no…See More
Feb 26
Bonniediva commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Zines & Add & Pass Book by Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)
"Hey DVS! You are such a fabulous dollface!! My heart is overflowing with xxxooo! Bonniediva P.S. Zine 9 is almost ready to roll off the presses!"
Feb 11
April Guenther left a comment for Bonniediva
"Hi there! 'Bunnycat' has been my alter ego for many years now and I still love it! :) Thanks in advance for the mail - can't wait to see what arrives! Best wishes <3"
Feb 8
Carien van Hest left a comment for Bonniediva
"Hurray! Thank you for being a friend. Will make something artsy for you!"
Feb 7
Bonniediva posted a status
"I'm looking forward to moving some Boring PostCards very soon!"
Feb 7
Bonniediva left a comment for Carien van Hest
"Hey Carien! I would love to be friends! I will send you some art right away! Big hug from Chilly Chicago! Bonniediva"
Feb 7
Bonniediva left a comment for April Guenther
"Hey April! Your cat photo is hilarious! OMG! I'm into vintage. I'll send you some mail! Hugs, Bonniediva"
Feb 6
Bonniediva left a comment for Courtney Levi
"WELCOME! This is a fabulous site for mail art! I'll send you some! Bonniediva"
Feb 6
Bonniediva left a comment for Melissa Clifford
"Hey Melissa, Let's exchange art! Bonniediva"
Feb 2
Nancy Nosegay left a comment for Bonniediva
"Happy to see mail from you in my P.O. Box today. I've made something for you and will send it on Monday!"
Feb 2
April Guenther joined Bonniediva's group
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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…See More
Jan 30

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2000
My Website (without http://):
http://bonniedivablog.blogspot.com/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I am a mixed media collage artist, specializing trash and vintage. I also love poetry, so many of my pieces include poems. I rescue old old poetry volumes from library sales, thrift stores, etc, and use the pages. I also do altered books, covering the pages of old weary books with life!
I'm from New Orleans, but now live in the Chicago area.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Bonniediva
1726 Lind Lane
Gurnee, IL 60031
USA
bonniediva@yahoo.com

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Why I Love Add/Passes!

Posted on January 22, 2020 at 6:19pm 3 Comments

For Veteran Mail Artists and Newbies... here is why I love the Add/Passes:

1. I love the fact that they are COLLABORATIVE.

2. I'm a collage artist: I look at the add/pass and see what needs to be glued and where. I usually use something humorous or whatever scraps are lying around on my desk.

3. Cool to see what other people do to it.

4. I'm happy to send them on. I have a lot of stuff piling up in my studio, so it's nice to mail them away.

5. It's fun to…

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At 3:46am on March 4, 2020, Sam VanderWiel said…

Thank you for the art! I love the zine you made too! reminds me that I have to print my own.

At 12:56am on March 3, 2020, Cascadia Artpost said…

The latest Bon-Zine (No. 9) arrived today and left me laughing like a hyena!

At 4:29am on February 8, 2020, April Guenther said…

Hi there! 'Bunnycat' has been my alter ego for many years now and I still love it! :) Thanks in advance for the mail - can't wait to see what arrives! Best wishes <3

At 3:37pm on February 7, 2020, Carien van Hest said…

Hurray! Thank you for being a friend. Will make something artsy for you!

At 5:55am on February 2, 2020, Nancy Nosegay said…

Happy to see mail from you in my P.O. Box today. I've made something for you and will send it on Monday!

At 6:54pm on January 22, 2020, Deana Quillen said…

Thank you Bonniediva!! I was just thinking about you last night lol. I have been out of the loop since my move but I am finally ready to get back to creating. I will send you something this week as well!!  

At 8:42pm on January 17, 2020, Steph Dodson said…

At 5:07am on January 17, 2020, res nullius aka. "res" said…

At 4:22pm on January 16, 2020, res nullius aka. "res" said…

So beautiful, thank you!

At 10:04pm on January 13, 2020, Summer Rountree said…
Hello!! I got your mail art where you found me on Facebook!! Thanks so so so much for inviting me to this super amazing page I would've probably never found without you!! I plan on getting you out a piece of mail art tomorrow!!
 
 
 

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