Manda Ballew
  • Female
  • Lexington, NC
  • United States

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Manda Ballew joined Amber Scribble's group

Mixed Media Mail Art

Anyone interested in doing some mixed media mail...??Postcards-Tags-Atcs-Index Cards-Envelopes-Journal Pages....anything you can put different mediums on...See More
Jul 30
Manda Ballew posted a status
"I have a serious stack of mail art that has been collecting since my grandson began his summer visit and I probably have what you sent."
Jul 12
Manda Ballew commented on Bonniediva's group DECOS - Do you miss them?
"Got my deco yesterday in the mail!"
Jun 26
Manda Ballew commented on Ashazart's group ADD & PASS
"My current reason for not sending out my APs as promptly as before is mostly due to the fact that my 2 year old grandson has been visiting and sometimes he likes to help "too much". :)"
Jun 25
Manda Ballew joined Dimitra Papatheodorou's group


Share envelopes you really like, special envelopes received or sent.(Photo: mail art from Richard Baudet)See More
Jun 19
Manda Ballew joined Jade H's group

RAK's (Random acts of Kindness)

I noticed there was no group for this, and I thought that there should be because it is nice to wake up to an envelope of goodies without knowing it was coming. You can also post wishes on this page - things you would like to receive to give people an idea of what they could send you. Comment with your address - (and your wishes)See More
Jun 19
Manda Ballew joined Melissa Wand's group


I keep lists of books I read and movies I see during the course of the year. I'm sure there's people out there who do the same. So join this group if you want to swap lists through the mail.See More
Jun 19
Manda Ballew joined Sharon Zimmer's group

US Embassy

A group for US members and US friendly members who are interested in discussing mail art related to US postal things, US mail art calls and anything that has to do with US mail artists. Welcome!See More
Jun 19
Manda Ballew commented on Bonniediva's group DECOS - Do you miss them?
"I think this would be fun to try!"
Jun 19
Manda Ballew joined Bonniediva's group

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
Jun 19
Manda Ballew joined Ruud Janssen's group

Mail-Art Projects List

This is group for all general Mail-Art Projects. Includes a link to a blog where 99 authors publish their projects. Want to see all projects: follow the link for Website.Please only comments about mail-art projects or announcements. Other comments will be removed.See More
Jun 19
Manda Ballew replied to Manda Ballew's discussion Glossary?? in the group Ask Anything
"I can do that.  Thanks!"
Jun 19
Manda Ballew replied to Carolyn Cline's discussion Just Send...Or Ask First? in the group ADD & PASS
"I am perfectly happy with no warning.  I love getting happy mail!"
Jun 19
jon foster replied to Manda Ballew's discussion Glossary?? in the group Ask Anything
"Manda, that is a great idea. Can you make a list of terms and I'll see if I can make up something like this? If you come up with a  list just private message it to me and I'll create something."
Jun 12
Sabela Baña left a comment for Manda Ballew
"Hello. My adress: Sabela Baña                          C/Posse nº 28-1º E                          …"
Jun 2
Carolyn Cline replied to Manda Ballew's discussion Glossary?? in the group Ask Anything
"Tip-ins are little extras that people throw in as a little gift. I first learned the term when I subscribed to an artistamp magazine that would come with a few extra stamps that I could use on envelopes or in my mailart. I use it in reference to…"
May 29

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
28 Feb 2018
My Website:
http://not at this time
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
To explore all the amazing variations of art life has to offer.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
270 Jack Jowers Road
Lexington, North Carolina
27295 USA

Instagram: momofjem

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At 3:43pm on June 2, 2018, Sabela Baña said…

Hello. My adress: Sabela Baña

                         C/Posse nº 28-1º E

                               15009 A Coruña


I Hope you mail art. Greetins.

At 6:55pm on May 17, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 7:49pm on May 6, 2018, Marcela said…

Thank you!!!

At 3:47am on May 5, 2018, Cascadia Artpost said…


Here is the Cascadia Artpost address:

3116 Moore Street SE

Olympia, WA 98501-3517

I look forward to exchanging mail art with you. Are you familiar with New Fluxus Symbol Set 1-B?

~ Jack @ Cascadia Artpost

At 3:25pm on April 17, 2018, Elena said…

Hello Manda, 

I sent you a mail art today 

Have a nice day


At 7:00pm on April 16, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi Manda,

Mail on it's way to you!

At 8:53pm on April 15, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi Amanda (Manda),

Thank you for the envelope  full of stamped pizza slices and photo of the Marigolds.

I just blogged about them on my page.

Something will be headed your way soon.

At 9:50pm on April 10, 2018, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

The Lexington-Patland gap does not longer exist.  Your mail art is the bridge. It arrived today.  Thank you!

At 12:55pm on March 7, 2018, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Did she say IUOMA friends?  Oh Lord, that sounds more celestial than this scribe!!!

At 2:09pm on March 6, 2018, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Earthling, this may be the last but certainly, it´s not the least welcome message to IUOMA you are going to receive. I’m a celestial mail artist living in a heavenly corner of the faraway universe called Republik van Patland. I´d love to be the other end if you wish to trade mail art with a celestial mail artist. If this is the case at the time your envelope should read as follows:

The Celestial Scribe
Terrene Embassy
Republik van Patland
Caixa Postal 461

I look forward to seeing a piece of yours in my terrene mailbox. I´ll do my homework after receiving your artwork. This is nothing less than a Celestial Promise. I’m Patricio, Celestial Scribe & Republik van Patland Official Envelope Provider.




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