August 2012 Blog Posts (237)

From Nuno+Nela - UK. Amazing prints!!!

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Added by Michalis Kotsaris on August 29, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

From Not Hi Ng - Usa. Eye collage mailart postcard.

Added by Michalis Kotsaris on August 29, 2012 at 11:05pm — No Comments

From Emil Dobriban - Romania. Print, print and print....!

Added by Michalis Kotsaris on August 29, 2012 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Found trashpo/rustpo sign from Lynn Radford! Let's guess: This sign didn't work?

If you love rust, trashpo, tin, and old signs, mail art couldn't get much better than this. Here is what it looked like straight out of its packaging, before the window provided the sun's backlighting:…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on August 29, 2012 at 5:54pm — 16 Comments

Heidelberg Owlsters (Owlstars!) from Svenja Wahl

After sending a kind of strange abstract piece to Svenja which ended up looking like a square owl, I received this from her: All decked out in their babywear. Wow! Am I in love! Aren't you? Hilarious. I have many Svenja favorites, and this ranks right up there with them. It sorely tempts one to continue to send oddball not-meant-to-be-animal mail art to her.

She also…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on August 29, 2012 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

Peace from Stephen Walker

A beautiful-in-every-way card from Stephen:  Uniquely and artfully done, and this peace piece has a wonderful sturdy feel to it, with myriad textures. Thank you again,…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on August 29, 2012 at 5:08pm — 3 Comments

"REDACTED" by Ursula Rodgers.08.16.12

A beautiful paint, pen and ink with redacted poetry from Ursula, who is a newer member of IUOMA and a new friend to me.

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thank you Ursula for the very generous mail box surprise and your friendship; the words are very haunting...…

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Added by Amy Irwen on August 29, 2012 at 4:37pm — 1 Comment

Art = Cheese

Erni Bar has a right to be declaring this on his recent packages. This one from him arrived recently:  And here is what happened to it over the…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on August 29, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Stephanie Blake is generous ...

... and NBS is greedy. I ended up I.D.ing 3 trashpo buttons I wished for, figuring only 2 would arrive, but no:  Stephanie kept track of people's wishes and she sent all 3. They're fabulous. Thank you very much Stephanie, Claire, and Diane!…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on August 29, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

When the fish of South Africa swim to Greece

You just know that it is a packet full of wondrous treasures from Cheryl Penn:

And it is....poetry, art, ...and Zine #2: The World a Town!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2012 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Svenja Wahl, Claudia McGill, Sarah Churchill, Nadine Wendell-Mojica and Angie Cope

From Svenja Wahl, Heidelberg, Germany

From Claudia McGill, Philadelphia, PA, USA

From Sarah Churchill, Pontypridd,…

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Added by Carina on August 29, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

How do you spell muumuu?

Mail from the Planet of sad,…

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Added by DKULT on August 28, 2012 at 10:47pm — 4 Comments

Fat Steve the "Sleve" says Do it!!!

I have to admit I have been too terrified to do anything more with this art. I have added to the coffee sleeve as instructed by Dkult's resident bad ass gangster Fat Steve "The Sleve" (no one knows the true origin of his name and no one dares ask)--how could I not with a bomb pointing at me? The problem I now have, is that Nadine did not tell me what to do with this Charbucks…

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Added by DKULT on August 28, 2012 at 9:57pm — 2 Comments

Art and Pick-up-Sticks from Nancy Bell Scott!

Pick-up-sticks?

A few of my "summer sticks" tape art have been said to resemble french fries...

 and also : "pick-up-sticks". So, dear Nancy was kind enough to send:

PICK UP STICKS in the mail! What a great surprise!!! Thank…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 28, 2012 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Cosmic Understanding, Guido Vermeulen, Belgium

Great photo - collage - montage, thank you Guido!

Added by Carina on August 28, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments

Back in Australia and back at IUOMA but where do I start?

Aaah, it's grand to be back amongst the stamp lickin' arty goodness of IUOMA. After 95 days of absence (with a quick peek here now and then) I am itching to find out what's new and who's who and check out the blogs and photos and read the 96 letters in my inbox and thank everybody personally for mail art sent to me in Latvia, yes there were lots especially from Dean...3 or 4.. and there's a boxful of MA right next to me which I'll open with my new Mexican obsidian letter opener after I've…

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Added by vizma bruns on August 28, 2012 at 9:05am — 13 Comments

from Suus in Mokum, abstract blue silver landscape

Great! Mail from Suus in Mokum. Handpainted. I see a skyscraper and a cloud in a nice abstract landscape. I love blue. Dankjewel Suus.…

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Added by ed schenk on August 27, 2012 at 11:40pm — No Comments

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