May 2014 Blog Posts (155)

MA received from Erni Bar in Germany. Thanks!!!!!

Hi Erni,

Thanks for all the fun things you sent me last month. Just getting a chance to post now!!!

Yakbone Om Pendant!!!! Love it Erni!!! Thanks

Pic of two adorable little girls from India!!!!!!

Post cards of Karl Ulich…

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Added by Rochleigh Z. Wholfe on May 10, 2014 at 2:48am — 2 Comments

Test Tower and Jennifer Kosharek

From Test Tower, Washington, USA

A cool envelope with tons of wonderful stamps, and to the right an Ex Postal Facto fridge magnet.

From Jennifer Kosharek, Florida, USA

A beautiful collage and drawing.…

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Added by Carina on May 9, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Blogjam: Jon Foster, Dorina Harangus, fake fine art, Petrolpetal, and Richard Baudet

Many thanks to Jon, Dorina, and fake fine art:

By the way, Jon, that's one of my favorites from you!

Front of fake fine art's great trashpop card:  Thanks to Petrolpetal too for these gems (really got a kick out of your "full" envelope with the…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 8, 2014 at 4:48pm — 3 Comments

Carina's "Constellations" -- a boekie of charming sketches

Carina's boekie enchants me. All about color + shape, it is simplicity backed by a sophisticated artistic mind. I tried to stop scanning, but here's what happened:…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 8, 2014 at 3:59pm — 7 Comments

Claudia McGill

Wonderfully altered brochure:

 Yes and yes, I told her! Thanks again, Claudia ---…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 8, 2014 at 2:10pm — 6 Comments

"Captured" by Judy Staroscik . A wonderful surprise...Thanks Judy !

A wonderful surprise: inside a melody...

a spiral captured into a net stocking!…

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Added by Dorina Harangus on May 8, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Understanding Pit Bulls

Hi Shellie, Thank you for your beautiful envelop and the goodies inside. Love the zines about Pit Bulls and People in Chicago. I wish I could draw like you. And then the bookmark with the owl and the matching colors! I am a owl lover, so it is here in the right place. Thank you for swapping.…

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Added by Nina Hermus on May 8, 2014 at 12:34am — 1 Comment

Cascadia Artpost

Hi Jack, Thank you for this funny card. I know about the trick beakers. A joke from ages ago during drinking festivity's. The address site is also very nice with the artistamps  and stamps.

Added by Nina Hermus on May 8, 2014 at 12:19am — No Comments

Guido Vermeulen, your post has landed

A beautiful painting, 32 x 24 cm, Transformation = Jubilation party

And the envelope, 25 x 34 cm, What are Thinking Homeless People?

Thank you…

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Added by Borderline Grafix on May 8, 2014 at 12:13am — No Comments

NancyBellScott.USA

A Beautiful piece from NBS entitled "Broken Planet" (the first!)

Hugs and much thanks <3 <3 *!*

Added by Amy Irwen on May 7, 2014 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

Petrolpetal, with more originals

This survived all the way from South Africa with the little pouch of treasures still tucked in its envelope pocket: This is the most recent of a few…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 6:31am — No Comments

Rebecca Guyver and her trashpo

    In a recent blog Rebecca leaned toward denigrating what she'd sent me lately. Gorgeous trashpo that knocked my sox off. I mean, look at it. The…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 6:15am — 3 Comments

Alicia...Starr...

Alicia's mail art at first glance can look appealingly whimsical and sometimes immediate, and yet the longer you look, the more you see, including the thoughts behind it and the questions it inspires. I love this piece very much (and your handwrought envelope with vintage stamps, Alicia). Thank you as ever.…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Dr. Dave: "You CAN Be Less"! Check it out!

Did you know David Stafford is a doctor? Nope, didn't think so. But here we have two proofs: 

Really, it's always been obvious that Dave has a lot to offer, but who knew he has managed L.O.S.E.R. retreats for the past three years? And possibly does it all…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Erni Bar sends Rustpo

Two of the latest: 

The wire thingy is a very fanciful three-dimensional piece of rustpo; it almost stands on its own. I admired a photo of it Erni posted, and voila, here it is. The rusted crushed can, what can I say, it's in the TOP 10! Thank you, Erni. Here are two recent Dharmadada collages also. The other side of the Blackout one entailed more work, I suspect, but…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 5:27am — 2 Comments

Borderline Grafix and Claudia Garcia

Collage+envelope all in one--many tiny interesting elements unto themselves making up a wonderfully cohesive and any-road-could-be-taken piece of art. Love it, thanks BG, and for stamps too ---…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 5:15am — 2 Comments

DK: fab Motivational Trashpo 2/2 series--and more if you think it's needed

Great work from Diane as always. Her motivational trashpo series is so, so, motivating. Makes me want to step out on the sidewalk and do the very first thing that comes to mind. People in town have already discovered what that is, and thanks, DK! She also…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

5Blanks [Cristina]

Strong yet free-spirited collage from Cristina. This showed up in my mailbox on the very same day that the postman picked up something I was mailing to her! So they crossed within 30 minutes of each other. This might not seem so interesting unless you consider that she and I manage to exchange mail art once a year at best. I loved it! Thanks Cristina. Below are…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 4:38am — 1 Comment

Rachel Carter and Keith Chambers

Nicely rendered fluent-idea watercolor from Rachel (and vintage stamps used to send it!):

And two of Keith's recent mail arts. Skeptics always grab me, and the minimalist collage intrigues me:…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on May 7, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Nice collage from Jon Foster

Always enjoy mailart from Jon!

Added by liketelevisionsnow on May 6, 2014 at 8:27pm — 1 Comment

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