Toni Hanner -- tonipoet's Blog – June 2016 Archive (28)

PC from William Mellott

William sends this to sort of "tide me over" between ATC packages. Thanks William--I love it!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Cool Stuff from Ruud

Love Ruud's envelopes, completely decorated with rubber stamp art and stickers. Inside there was an A&P and the new IUOMA membership card I had asked for. Thanks Ruud!

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Lynne Gurnee's collage

You totally cannot see how gorgeous these colors are -- chalky but wonderfully vivid. And I love bees! Here Lynne shares a new technique she's learned -- painting the paper, then taking an ear of corn and painting it a different color,…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:49pm — 1 Comment

Telephone Call for Mr. Crow! from Heleen

This is the 4th or 5th wonderful crow Heleen has painted for me. I think I'm going to get a long skinny frame and frame them side by side. They're much to great to put away in a box! And be sure to look at the slip side.... Check out the…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:45pm — 2 Comments

Perfection from Fleur

Matching envelope and tall collage card from Fleur--"More Fun at the Harrison Hotel in downtown Oakland." Fleur is putting Oakland on the art map with these wonderful pieces. Does city's cultural services division know about…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:39pm — 1 Comment

My First Mail Art from Chepin Mora!

And as you can see, it's a doozy! Just about every mm. of this card is covered with handwritten text. Poems insides poems, songs inside songs. The smaller size text is all cheerful, "look on the bright side, lalalalala" and so on, but the…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Oregonians' boekie comes home

I sent out this little boekie to 4 folks who'd joined the Oregonians group: Terry Ownby, Maryann Battaglia, Finley Union, and Pairie Kittin, who is an Oregonian Emeritus because she's moved across the river to Vancouver, Wa. I love the things everyone did to it!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 28, 2016 at 4:13am — 1 Comment

Vikki Johnson--Cool Mail Art

I love this artichoke paper, and the address "label" is hand-painted!

Great artistamps --love the horses!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 19, 2016 at 12:33am — 1 Comment

Richard C and the 2nd Amendment

Somehow I remain disturbed by America's passionate affair with guns, in spite of Richard's kind attempts to console me....…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 19, 2016 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Richard C!

Richard is looking to start an organization to protect the rights of mic-hogs everywhere! Or maybe just in Carbondale, Illusion. Happy several days after your 75th birthday, Richard!

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 17, 2016 at 4:20am — No Comments

Mars Tokyo--Lingerie, lingerie, lingerie

I really enjoy Mars' sense of humor -- love the old postage stamps and the photomat images on the address side of the card--Thanks…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 17, 2016 at 4:17am — No Comments

Cuan Miles' Mail Art from S. Africa

I'm so glad I resolved my blogging issues so I can share this marvelous mail art from Cuan Miles. Two great cut up poems and two beautiful collage cards. I especially love the one with the angels. I don't know if you can see it, but…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 17, 2016 at 3:54am — 1 Comment

Juana's "Becoming" card and envelope

I haven't heard from Juana in a while -- so great to see her work again! Beautiful butterfly and flowers, hand-stamped/painted. and the envelope has this wonderful hand drawn on it with a quote on the back fron Eleanor Roosevelt (I think) -- "I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday." And on the back of the butterfly card is a piece by Rilke -- "...the moments when something new enters into us...." And some lovely ephemera as well. Thanks Juana!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 16, 2016 at 2:52am — No Comments

Tunnel Book from Jay Block!

Wow Wow Wow! Jay Block send me a fat envelope -- I couldn't imagine what was inside--a tunnel book. Just fabulous with his wonderful torn paper telling the "story." Thanks so much Jay -- I feel honored to receive this!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 16, 2016 at 2:47am — 6 Comments

Collage from Mim

Mim sent me this very cool collage PC, naked, and the address side of her card is very funny--I love it!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 16, 2016 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Bloggie Bloggie Bloggie

I know I said I wasn't going to blog any more but I've found a way to speed it up, so I'll keep doing it for a while until I get bogged or blogged down again.

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 12, 2016 at 7:58pm — 3 Comments

Ryusho Jeffus' Shiny Gears

I love texture and shine--Ryusho's card has both. The photo doesn't begin to do it justice. …

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 12, 2016 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Gerda Osteneck's beautiful ATC and envelope

Gerda sent me a fantastic envelope which is hand painted and decorated inside and out. I still haven't had the heart to cut it open to see the inside fully. And a wonderful highly decorated ATC and a bunch of Vulcan Spock ephemera! Oh, and a handful of handmade papers! Peace Out!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 12, 2016 at 7:53pm — No Comments

MomKat Dada and More Dada

Two pieces from MomKat this past week! First, a Dada 100 card in envelope with an erasure poem, and then, a marvelous Dada TLP collab by MomKat, Luna Bisonte, and the Bennetts. With a MomKat card which is lovely. Thanks!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 12, 2016 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Sally from Jade Hutchinson

Sally. Isn't she great?! And fabulous envelope,…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 12, 2016 at 7:44pm — 3 Comments

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