Jayne Barket Lyons's Blog (104)

From: Grigori Antonin

Received June 13, 2019 ...

Oh, wow...a chocolate covered pretzel! Yummy!!

N-O-T!!!

I was surprised to receive this gag doggy poop today! Sent to me by Grigori (Antonin, I assume) from Minneapolis! …

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on June 14, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

May 2019 Incoming Mail Roll Call

WHERE IN THE WORLD DID MAY 2019 GO??  So happy Summer is just around the corner.

THE LYONS' DEN mail box received 23 pieces of mail art in May.

Lots of add & passes, original art, and STAMPZINE # 20 are among the items I received in May. An enormous roar and a sincere thank you to…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on June 3, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

From: Jorge Martin (0061-0319)

March 2019 Mail Art from Jorge Martin...

"DADA" collage from Jorge Martin (Winchester VA).

This is my first piece of m-a from Jorge Martin, a fellow IUOMA member. Jorge's "DADA" collage is composed of elements like: paint, red duct tape, ​doodling (or…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 29, 2019 at 12:32am — 1 Comment

From: RIchard C. (0022-0219)

From February 2019: Mail art from the legendary Richard C.

Poem by Richard C. (Carbondale IL) "Dinah Shore / Dinosaur."

I can't recall ever getting a serious piece of mail art from Mister Richard Canard, and that's fine with me! I enjoy his sense of…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 27, 2019 at 10:30pm — No Comments

From: Toni Hanner (0023-0219)

February 2019: An envelope filled with add & pass stuff came from Toni Hanner. 

Envelope with various postage stamps, and an add & pass from Boozy Barb, with adds by Toni Hanner.

One add & pass came in…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 23, 2019 at 3:49am — No Comments

From: Ficus Strangulensis (0021-0219)

Mail from February 2019, from Y'r ol' Bud, Fike: 

Top: Colorific Tub! Fike print, Bottom: Two C. Mehrl Bennett stamp works altered / made into Fike prints.

So stoked to receive mail from Ficus Strangulensis! Fike, a longtime networker, is an engaging and rather interesting…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 16, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Incoming Mail: April 2019

THE LYONS' DEN RECEIVED LOTS OF TERRIFIC MAIL IN APRIL.

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE FOLLOWING CURRENT AND NEW CORRESPONDENTS:

*  Musicmaster (Tom Cassidy)

*  Tammar Stubblefield (iHanner PC Swap)

*  John M. Bennett :)

*  Amy Irwen (2 items) :)

*  Kayenderes

*  Thom Courcelle

* …

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 13, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

From: Linda Rogers (0009-0119)

Mail from January 2019:

Mail from Linda Rogers (Toronto ON). Linda’s post card offers a great deal of texture. ​Love the rubber stamp moose image.

Thanks, Linda!

Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 2, 2019 at 11:03pm — No Comments

From: Bill Porter (0011-0119)

Mr. Bill Porter of The Olathe Poste is a wonderful correspondent. He always takes the time to write a friendly letter. We like to share about our mutual hobby - philately! 

Bill sent an original add & pass, complete with original watercolor work. He…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 2, 2019 at 10:55pm — No Comments

From: Amy Irwen (0012-0119)

Amy Irwen (Rosemount MN) always sends awesome mail! 

As a mixed media artist, Amy is one to reuse / repurpose materials. Both the addressed envelope (inside not shown) and the rubber stamped decorative envelope were made from security envelopes. It looks like the ATC was made from part of a tissue box and bits of…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 2, 2019 at 10:49pm — No Comments

From: Mike Parsons (0001-0119)

FIRST mail art piece of the year:

My neighbor to the South & fellow IUOMA member, Mike Parsons (Ames, Iowa) sent me this post card. “IHanner Post Card Swap”

Thanks, Mike!

Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 2, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

From: Nancy Bell Scott (0123-1218)

The mail art of Nancy Bell Scott has been featured on the LYONS' DEN blog in the past. The following is the last piece from NBS in 2018.

Front and Back of three 3-Scrap Collages, Nancy Bell Scott, 2018…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 8, 2019 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

From: Linda Rogers (0077-0818)

Mail from Linda Rogers, August 2018:

Post card from Linda Rogers, August 2018

Linda and I are in the CIRCLES group on IUOMA-ning. In her post card to me, she makes mention of circles. The artwork on front includes circles, however at first glance, the eyes are drawn to the…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 7, 2019 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

More Add & Passes

Four more original Add & Passes (from the Lyons' Den studio) are making the rounds.  Made in January, I used ephemera from my personal collection.…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 7, 2019 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Incoming Mail: January - March 2019

I like to write blog posts for most of the mail I receive, but I get backed up. Ideally, I should acknowledge people the day mail is received - but, I ain’t livin’ in a perfect world.

So here is a shoutout to all who’ve sent me mail 1st Quarter, 2019. Thank you so very much:

January (pictures posted on Facebook)

  • Mike Parsons
  • Toni Hanner
  • Veronica Fortune
  • Jules S.
  • Richard C.
  • Jan Dritsas
  • Sandi…
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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 5, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

From: Catherine H. Kanvik (0109-1118)

In November 2018 mail came in from Catherine Kanvik, my first from her.

Add & Pass and a couple of fun goodies from C. Kanvik. Interesting postmark on envelope.

The Add & Pass was sent on after my adds. ​

Thank you,…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 4, 2019 at 4:28am — No Comments

From: Toni Hanner (0094-0918)

Mail Art from September 2018:

Another Deco made its way to me, this time from Toni Hanner. 

Carolyn…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 4, 2019 at 3:30am — No Comments

From: Florine Stettheim (0084-0818)

Mail Art from August 2018:

A "Free Style Deco" from Florine Stettheim.
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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 4, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

From: Pam McVay (0090-0918)

Lovely ALPHABET CARD - the letter "J" for Jayne, and a penguin (cuz I like penguins). A lovely surprise from Pam McVay (Washington State).

Alphabet / Penguin Post Card from Pam McVay.

Love it, Pam! Thank…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 2, 2019 at 4:43am — No Comments

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