August 2011 Blog Posts (314)

It's all about love - from Yvonne Neldel


Great postcard in the mail from Yvonne Neldel, she doesn't know it but I love red polkadottis. Thank you very much! Danke und liebe Grüße Svenja

Added by Svenja Wahl on August 27, 2011 at 3:55pm — 1 Comment

Received from Mary England_8.26.11_203/365

What a nice SURPRISE yesterday from Mary...thank you!!!

Added by Amy Irwen on August 27, 2011 at 3:46pm — 2 Comments

MEANING LESS: An Asemics 16 #3 Dialog with Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

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


August 26, 2011 - Marie Wintzer is one of my best mail-art friends. So I was thrilled when I learned she and I would both have chapters in Edition #3 of the…


Added by De Villo Sloan on August 27, 2011 at 1:00pm — 45 Comments

Is it Possible

to simply display pieces that I have created, not for mail art, but for other projects here?  Would that be a misuse of the website?  Do others share artwork here?  Not just mail art... I mean?


Just pondering along....

Added by Nikoya Mills on August 27, 2011 at 6:01am — 1 Comment

Received from Theresa Williams, USA--There is no Typical Weather

Theresa sent this terrific little trash book that is anything but trashy:…


Added by Bifidus Jones on August 26, 2011 at 7:16pm — 16 Comments

Prophetic Tape Transfer Collage from Jon Foster

I like this piece for a whole lot of reasons. Usual fantastic work from Jon Foster. Thank you!!

Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 5:41pm — 2 Comments

Trashbook from Katerina Nikoltsou --part two


Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Asemic Haptic Trashpo Trashbook from Kat!!!! (in two parts)


I received this fantastic trashbook today and feel like I hit the lottery. It is so amazing. NING wouldn't let me post every page not sure why but I will post the rest in another entry. The cover is that fantastic sandpaper Kat uses, I only realize now that I've posted this all upside down but it looks great any way you look at it. thank you so much for this Kat:)



Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 5:37pm — 13 Comments

What Up With The Mail Art Gods?

I'm having the weirdest experience trying to send this piece to Suzlee Irbrahim in Malaysia. I have attempted to send this twice using a total of 3 stamps each time and they keep cancelling my stamps.It's damn well over=postage, but they keep sending it back!!!! The… Continue

Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 3:14pm — 22 Comments

Fishes Have Their Eye on Me from Amy Irwen

Got this cool photo from Amy. I love the altered photo. The fish eye and seaweed are 3D and she wishes me Happy Fishing. How could I catch this adorable fish? Thanks Amy

Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Trashpo Philosophy from Richard Canard from Karmadale, Illusion

I am so happy to get mail art from Richard as his art has always been trashpo and his writing makes me smile. Funny yet always philosophical. I first met Richard when he responded to my Dear Diary mail Art project and sent me some wonderful and amusing diary entries.… Continue

Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 3:06pm — 1 Comment

Envelope from Frieder Speck

This was the envelope that Frieder's amazing asemic pages came in.His envelopes are as much art as what's inside. Thanks Frieder!

Added by DKULT on August 26, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments

beijo de saudade

Added by Maria João Franco on August 26, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments


Added by Maria João Franco on August 26, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Received from Mary England

A sweet treat, indeed!

Added by chaosatlanta on August 26, 2011 at 3:15am — No Comments

Received from Thom Courcelle_8.25.11

The envelope is Great...Thom used a news letter for this and then stamped, drew, collaged, stickered all over...Very Fun to check out every inch...then when I opened it, Thom shared some of his hand made "LIAM TRA" stickers!!! That was soooo awesome...thank you Thom...then on top of that there was some money!!!  hmmmm, now if I could just get the other half.... Thanks so much Thom....This certainly was my mail day.... *-*…


Added by Amy Irwen on August 26, 2011 at 2:34am — 1 Comment

Received from Jon Foster_8.25.11

A great Collage over an Alaskan Post Card...Loved checking out EVERY aspect of this card... Jon is that you in the school age photo?  and if you look realllly close..there is a FACE in the black to the right...I love also how it looks like you put tape down and then pulled it up to strip away paper and then re-taped it over another part of the card...COOL.. and Thank you.....…


Added by Amy Irwen on August 26, 2011 at 2:23am — 1 Comment

Received from Strelnikov_8.25.11

"CTpeJIbHNKOB MepTB. 1980-2011" Farewell...reminds me of a Cajun Funeral...

Added by Amy Irwen on August 26, 2011 at 2:18am — 2 Comments

Kunst from Frieder Speck

I got a wonderful envelope from Frieder Speck! The photo isn't as good as the real picture, it's already too dark to take a good photo - but I was so excited that I have to post it now!




Inside was a fabulous piece of art, which reveals that someone (Frieder?) can't keep any secrets! I love it, the tiny heads which are glued behind the…


Added by Svenja Wahl on August 25, 2011 at 9:01pm — 4 Comments

Received yesterday Mim's collaged postcard

On the back is the handwritten quotation:

"For some unknown reason, Mae thought about the number 5, whenever she looked at a de Kooning painting" (Her friends thought this was odd.)

The card featuring de Kooning's Lisbeth's Painting is altered by adding the number 5 and the thinking woman. Everything in the quote is depicted in combination on the…


Added by kozyurt on August 25, 2011 at 5:12pm — No Comments

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