March 2013 Blog Posts (258)

The Postcard Recycling Kit

One of my oldest zine ideas (first featured in a now obsolete zine about postcards called PostScript) has been recycled into a new looseleaf zine: The Postcard Recycling Kit. Includes crafty postcard projects as well as postcard labels to upcycle any artwork, waste cardstock, or any other item you choose! More pics & further info…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 13, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

From Carl T Chew, Washington, USA

My first mail from Carl!

Vizma at Waitpinga Museum of Post[al] Modern Art, oh, looking forward to that exhibition :)))

Below, the envelope, full of Carl's beautiful artist stamps. What a treat!…

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Added by Carina on March 13, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

More mail hanging on the line...Trick, BF, Rebecca, Test, Pamela, Momkat and Nadine!

BIG mail from Trick Sensei, love it, so much to look at, just like an A3 Brain Cell!

Next line from BF, 2nd edition of the special artist stamps made for just me, aw shucks, thanks BF! Also some super rubber stampings and bonus stamps, titled 'Giro'.

A tall T from Rebecca, very special to be included in her alphabet letters series.

So good to hear…

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Added by vizma bruns on March 13, 2013 at 2:00am — 10 Comments

We all have Faith in ERN1

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

A CornPuff card

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:11pm — 1 Comment

Katerina, many thanks for the sunlight

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:10pm — 1 Comment

Another amazing drawing by Simon Warren...

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

DeMonstrative by Sharon Silverman

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Angie & Snookie... very cool stamps and pup art too

Added by Jay Block on March 12, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments

EGGstra, EGGstra, EGGstra Mail Art on Tuesday from Dean, Mail Art Martha and DK!

Dean Marks sent a fantastic "Security Egg"

(and it is within the A4 max size...only 27 cm tall and 18 cm wide)

Great layering of BLUE security envelopes, a few Greek BLUE, too!

Wish you all could see how they are "pop-up" in…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 12, 2013 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Received from Mim, USA--Buddhist Philosophy

Mim sent this mesmerizing mail art with a quote worth pondering by the Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh: "Life is available only in the present moment." Thank you, Mim!

Added by Bifidus Jones on March 12, 2013 at 4:20pm — 1 Comment

Mail Received - Val Mark Herman

Val's sent me a print, that goes well with E's card posted previously, in terms of colour and, possibly theme. Which half of  the Chinese symbol is it, the Ying or the Yang? Why only half, anyway? Am I reading too much meaning into this? I think I remember Val mentioning somewhere that is it a print of a doorstopper. An altogether mundane object may still lead…

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Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Mail Received - E

A simple card, presumably a page from a some sort of book, printed and embossed from E. E's mail art often has an aura of mystery to me. Who is existential Fluxus X, possibly a distant relative of mine? And XY, is that a response…

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Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mail Received - Jon Foster

Hello Jon, Hanks for this treat! I love the pop art style card. I had to check up on Rutherford B. Hayes, and learned something about the 19th American president. Who says mail art is not educational!…

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Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Mail Received - Stefanie Blake

Stefanie sent me this cool painted disk pr palette. It is very sturdy and a pleasure to behold. I told her that my son, when he was about three or four used to paint and collage disks of all kinds. He claimed that they had magic powers. He made one for me to put above the bed, so it would protect me. Powerful stuff! Thank you,…

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Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Mail Received - Katerina Nikoltsou

Katerina sends a generous and steady stream of good vibes, here a mail art omen for 2013. I wish you a good one too, especially as your big birthday should be celebrated all year! Also, there is an early spring omen, an egg promise of birth or rebirth and invitation to a call for all things egg! Thank you so much,…

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Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Mail Received - Katerina Nikoltsou

Festive greetings from an Erni fan! The telltale signs are the chocolate gold bear wrapping and a crushed found object a bottle cap? Plus cheerful Santa and reindeer! Great company to enjoy!

Added by xx Jones on March 12, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

XX Jones: Peak Mail

In the middle of Hong Kong there are peaks that no one else can see except for XX Jones.  And on the back it reads; "Said So!"

Thank you Mrs. Jones, but don't peak too soon.

Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on March 12, 2013 at 10:45am — 1 Comment

I want swap Mail Art covers.

My new cover for swap.

Vladimir Parfiryev,

P.O.Box 298,

Almaty 050000,…

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Added by Vladimir Parfiryev on March 12, 2013 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

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