January 2012 Blog Posts (226)

From Paula Portes - Brazil. Amazing collage postcard!


Added by Michalis Kotsaris on January 2, 2012 at 11:01pm — No Comments

ID cheats

Id cheats was a reply to Val's Personal ID he sent me.  But now Val tells me that parts went missing.  I wonder if it was the classified information part?

Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on January 2, 2012 at 7:21pm — 6 Comments

RECEIVED: Dispatch from the MinXus Front by Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

January 2, 2012 - "The difference is…


Added by De Villo Sloan on January 2, 2012 at 6:30pm — 44 Comments

Marie's Dragon

Cute New Years Card from Marie Wintzer, and my second MinXus!! Thank you!! (Marie, I was in mail art heaven in Hamburg last week, a second hand dealer with unbelievable amounts of stamps, and saw a very old stamp of a glovemaker with the name Karl Minx - I just couldn't afford…


Added by Svenja Wahl on January 2, 2012 at 5:55pm — 2 Comments

Received from Jim SantAmour

Wonderful postcard from Jim SantAmour, I love the old pictures he uses for his art!

Added by Svenja Wahl on January 2, 2012 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Sally's auto

Added by Svenja Wahl on January 2, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments

No cheap art here!

I received this great manifesto from Lisa, Skybridge Studios, I thought it was super when I first read it in someone else's blog (sorry, just couldn't find it anymore!). Now I have a copy of my own to put on the wall...

Lisa send a clever piece of art with the manifesto - nobody could possibly call this cheap art: …


Added by Svenja Wahl on January 2, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Sally's auto

A few month ago I sent a card with "Mein Auto" printed on it to Sally Wurlitzer, now this wonderful postcard came in return. I love the texture of it. Sally wrote about "joss paper" she put on it, - finally I know what joss paper is. It feels great. Thanks a lot, Sally, I like it veryveryvery…


Added by Svenja Wahl on January 2, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

GOTIJ Rudolf the one eared reindeer?

You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen,

Coment and Cupid and Doner and Blixen...but do you know Ruud? Oh, I mean, Rudolf?

Here is the "one eared reindeer" as it was a little ornament on the tree that got broken

and now 'tis missing an ear ( 'tis NOT road kill!)

And here is the poem from Thom Courcelle:…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments

GOTIJ from Thom Courcelle and the Great NorthWest!

Holiday greetings on  the envelope from Thom, with a magnificent drawing of a Makah Wolf Mask, late 19th c.

and inside more fantastic mask drawings from the art of the NorthWest...Washington State, USA.

Mask of the sun and others on the tree!

Also a drawing of the  Tsimshian head dress!…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2012 at 2:29pm — 3 Comments

Received from Superhero_12.31.11

Superhero sent me an envelope full of his project invites, plus an add and pass and a "lost art" project sheet..

He took the time to print a copy of a new IOUMA Member's artwork, Jessica T, who I am also a friend of and a BIG fan of  her work.... If you have not had a chance to view Jessica's profile, please do so and get acquainted with her *o*

Here is "For Sale"…


Added by Amy Irwen on January 2, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Fisrt mail art (of ever!!!!)

I'm sending my "Bisteca in Wonderland 2" to my friend Angie & Snooky.

Added by Lilian Mariutti on January 2, 2012 at 12:25am — 2 Comments

something for my friend in moscow

something for my friend in…


Added by viola may rollins on January 1, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

and the other side with all the stamps and prints (Mim Golub Scalin)

Added by Emmy Verschoor on January 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

beautiful MA in my mailbox yesterday by Mim Golub Scalin

Added by Emmy Verschoor on January 1, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments

GOTIJ from Valentine Mark Herman.France.12.30.11

Thank you for the wonderful Holiday Card!  How do you find such clever pieces that fit you perfectly!!!

It's kind a disturbing that your picture is on a lot of products...the endorsers must be fighting for your next promo *o*....

Actually, last night at dinner, I thought your facial image was floating in my beer...course we were there during happy hour where the beer was 2 fer 1....that may have had something to do with it....but at some point I thought your lips were actually…


Added by Amy Irwen on January 1, 2012 at 4:29am — 3 Comments

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