Suus in Mokum's Blog – July 2012 Archive (18)

Mail Art with real chocolate from Pucelilina, Belgium

Cosy wood with cute creatures and real Belgium chocolate. Dank je wel, Julie

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 31, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

British zombie-humor from Arac, USA

Like like like! Just as good as 007 & The Queen! Zombies waiting a long-long-loooooooooong time for anybody to pass and give them a quarter. Great laugh and I wouldn't mind having the zombie-gnoom with wooden shoes on my balcony. The stamps on the back are also fab. Thank you…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 30, 2012 at 8:33am — No Comments

Stormy weather... from Val, France

Interesting postcard from Val! Filmfestival on the ice, a famous ship that went down after an encounter with an iceberg, a belated invitation to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Dinner (stuffed turkeys not allowed)... sparkling collage that gets my imagination working. Thank you,…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 29, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Isle of Joy from Bifidus, USA

Global Mail Art from Bifidus. Stamps from Indonesia and USA, fragments of maps from Afrika and my guess is, the monk is from Ireland or Great Britain? Beautiful composition. Thank you, Bifidus.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 28, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

First Mail Art from Pucelilina, Belgium

Pucelilina sent me this colourful composition with felt letters and nice message. And I will receive more Mail Art from her soon ;)) Her dad liked my painted postcard very much, so on Pucelilina's special request I sent him one as well. Mail Art really makes me and others smile! Thank you…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 26, 2012 at 5:51pm — 1 Comment

Super Toll! Cute creatures arrived in Amsterdam, from ArtTower, Germany

Ooooooh, I have been watching other blogs with ArtTower's MailArt-creatures, hoping I would receive one as well... one day. As I remember, ArtTower was one of the first IUOMA-people to welcome me. Can't believe that was only april. Thank you very much, ArtTower. Very pleased to have your MailArt in my…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 25, 2012 at 8:29am — No Comments

Painted flyer with poetry from Claudia McGill, USA

Beautiful piece by Claudia. Ooooh, to be able to use paint like this. Thank you Claudia.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 24, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Guido's interpretation of the Belgium flag

This morning I had to do my administration and amongs the blue envelops (tax) and bills I found this wonderful envelop, designed by Guido Vermeulen. It is his interpretation of the Belgium flag. Is it my imagination or do I really see a doggy on the right, cats in front of the red and other creatures studying the flag?

Mail Art with surprises, I love it. Dank je wel,…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 23, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Blue & Found Me Art from Katerina and Brent Leopold, Greece and USA



Katerina sent me 'Cool Blue' plus Found Me Art from Brent Leopold, the Human Artist Vending Machine. Double Mail Art Surprise! On the back of the watercolour head it reads 'Take a phot with me'. So Suus in Mokum posed on the balcony. No rain…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 21, 2012 at 7:46pm — 3 Comments

Mail Art Galore from... Carina, ArtTower, Bifidus, Val, Pucelilina, De Villo Sloan and Claudia McGill

Thank you all. Will blog soon.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 19, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

First Stamp Mail Art received from Miss Thundercat, Nederland

Is this my first Mail Art from Nederland? Think so. Miss Thundercat sent this colourful stamped envelop. She is only two pieces away from halfway of the 365-project. Proficiat!



The composition is beautiful and the combination of colours as well. In…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

More Signor Moreno, now from StripyGoose, UK

Another envelop stuffed with MailArt, from StripyGoose and from Signor Moreno. For the Add 'n Pass project. Thanks to Erni we now know more about the Mysterious Signor Morena. He's not a member of IUOMA, but an enthousiastic Mail Artist in his own right.

StripyGoose sends me a paint-stamp made by Val, another lotto-thing (my second chance to win a fortune) and a…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 15, 2012 at 5:49pm — 2 Comments

Envelop stuffed with surprises from Val, France

Orange envelop arrived in Amsterdam. Orange is a banned colour here, at least until next Queens Day. Val sent me the sad story of Darlington FC, including original photograph of a team playing in a nearly empty station. The football ticket is from 2003! There is no Darlington team nor stadion anymore. How can you part with this historical ticket, Val. I will keep it, of course,…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 10, 2012 at 8:45pm — 1 Comment

Spirals, doodles and colours from Guiliana de Fiori, Brasil

From Brasil, this beauty with spirals, doodles and colours. Wow-combination. Thank you, Giuliana.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 9, 2012 at 9:46pm — 1 Comment

Suitcase Stamp went to Wales - Sarah Churchill, England

Only untill I uploaded the photo did I see AND understand what Sarah was saying on this colourful, funny story-telling-MailArt-Piece (#159/365)! Suitcase stamp? Suitcase stamp... ???? Ahaaaaa, look at the red thingy in the left upper corner, hihi. (Yes, I know my Dutch stamp collection by heart, not.) Beautiful lettering on the backside as well. Thank you,…

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 8, 2012 at 8:12pm — 1 Comment

Blue in space from Katerina, Greece

Katerina, we can nearly celebrate our first blue-milestone. 5 pieces of blue from Greece to The Netherlands. Again this is a stunning piece. Even the stamp is Greek-blue. Love it. Thank you very…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Arty Slide / Schilling from Val, France



Must be the football disaster from last month but I completely forgot to blog this 'verrukkelijk' (= gorgeous) arty slide piece from Val. And it is so wonderful! 

Now... Val used to live in the very south part of the Netherlands in a…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 4, 2012 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Monotype from Michalis Kotsaris, Greece

This is beautiful. It is number one of a series of two monotypes, created by Michalis Kotsaris. I am really curious about the technique. The paper is handmade, I guess. Thank you, Michalis.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 2, 2012 at 9:23pm — 1 Comment

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