April 2017 Blog Posts (142)

My first week with IUOMA

This has been my first week (give or take a week or so). During this week, I have come to appreciate what a kind and welcoming group I've fallen into. Thank you so much for the many words of welcome. And, this week I found in my mailbox no fewer than THREE pieces of mail art. I haven't posted the pieces, but those who sent them should be receiving something back from me soon.



I make lists. They make me feel like I'm getting something done. So here's my list about this… Continue

Added by Pam VanderWiel on April 30, 2017 at 2:23pm — 4 Comments

Who are they? Who is this?

These gentlemen, who might they be?... seem to be surveying a city plan,

and the swimmers are floating happily above…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 30, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments

Tonipoet is a poet

Toni Hanner sent a fabulous envelope,

that i always unfold to see the Big Picture :-)

Beautiful BLUE and found…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 30, 2017 at 10:09am — No Comments

Snow Geese Cards

In April I sent out a series of cards featuring snow geese. Some of the recipients asked how I made them.  Each card in the series is different, but with common elements. The card is Canson-mi-tientes paper which has been enhanced with watercolor crayon and over-written in white colored pencil with text from a poem by Carolyn Forche. The snow geese are hand-drawn, and then painted with acrylic paint.The envelopes feature a collage created with scraps of mulberry and other papers, plus a…

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Added by Carmela Rizzuto on April 29, 2017 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: DESTROY Kitty Trashpo by Dopesick San Francisco & Karina the Dog (Michael Kelly) (Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Dopesick San Francisco (DSF) aka Michael Kelly (Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

April 29, 2017 - DSF and Karina the Dog have proven to be key contributors to the Karnival of Trash, which I think it is fair…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 29, 2017 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

Two Cut-Up Disks by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

Mail art by IUOMA member by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

April 28, 2017 - Here is a great package I received from Eduardo Cardoso that I've posted on Asemic Front. Eduardo has integrated asemics, vispo and the cut-up technique to great his own unique brand of image-text…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 28, 2017 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Eric sent me one of his envelopes that celebrate classic films. 





The stamps he used are gorgeous - they are printed using the intaglio technique, so have some raised lines, giving them a great tactile element that you can't appreciate in the…

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Added by FinnBadger on April 28, 2017 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Texas Mystery Biscuits

I know, I said I wasn't blogging anymore, but this just cracks me up. The maker has…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on April 28, 2017 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

From the United Nations...and Finnbadger

Very rare postage on mail art from Finnbadger:

and inside, it's all about BUNNY!

...not RayBunny, but sweet…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 28, 2017 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Corgifeet Collage Received

I received this lovely in March, and it cheered me greatly.

Thank you so much, dear friend.

:),…

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Added by Vikki Johnson on April 28, 2017 at 6:49am — 1 Comment

Corgifeet Postcard #1

Back in Fevrier, Corgifeet sent me this postcard with the fantastic hand-carved stamp of Snooky.

I am most…

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Added by Vikki Johnson on April 28, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Jan Hodgman Postcard...from February

Well, I'm back! And, I have a lot of catching up to do. I just let that pile of mail art wait, and I apologize for the delay. Two shameful months.  I have learned my lesson, yes I have. 

I received this postcard from Jan right before the foot incident.  This piece, Sunspots, is…

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Added by Vikki Johnson on April 28, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

The perfect packets from Eva and Eric

Great envelopes, great stamps, great letters - perfect packets!

Eva even wrote in green for spring, and the chicken and rooster in the stained glass window on the stamp is just amazing.



 I also enjoyed the not-quite-correct English on this…

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Added by FinnBadger on April 27, 2017 at 5:38pm — 1 Comment

Tonipoet and Fleur Incoming

A collage and an ATC from Tonipoet. Thanks Toni!…



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Added by William M on April 27, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments

I received of Robyn Banks from Australia

Added by Sabela Baña on April 26, 2017 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Stars from Mim

This piece from Mim is even prettier in person - the scanner didn't seem to want to pick up all the details.
Thank you!…
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Added by FinnBadger on April 26, 2017 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Spring! (and clowns) from Mail Art Martha

A packet full of wonders from the UK

and Mail Art Martha sends beautiful BLUE Spring...via Royal Mail, of…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2017 at 11:04am — 3 Comments

Send in/out the Clowns! from Cascadia and Mail Art Martha

Don't miss this! "Isn't it rich..."

and in the same mail delivery

came mail art from Martha, too (see the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2017 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

jimmyconnors' (aka Schneider in Germany) card has arrived

Here's lookin' at you , Schneider!

and fun stamps.  too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

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