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Cutout Peeps from Claudia McGill and Ursula Rodgers :)

Another great couch from my friend Ms. McGill! Thanks Claudia, I love these people and your humor! :)

 

and this thought…

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Added by Arac on November 20, 2012 at 2:40am — 2 Comments

Ermahgerd it's Jon Foster...

and what does he send???  Male ert of course!!! :)

a stickerfest

You send the card and he'll send the hits   NOSTRILS NOSE HARE sophomore cd coming soon...hopefully!…

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Added by Arac on November 19, 2012 at 7:10pm — 1 Comment

Espionage in the 4th Dimension

Test Tower over in Heebee Jeebeeland has invited me to be an agent...WOOHOO!!!  I'm pretty sure the 4th is just the right dimension for me.  Thanks Test!…

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Added by Arac on November 19, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

No Ass Mail says Niklas Heed

After sending Nik some silly bum mail he responded by sending this bum stamping postman and a warning not to play with this guy  :)

Looks like he may have even carved a NO ASS MAIL stamps for the occasion...bonus!  Thanks Nik! Loved it  :)…

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Added by Arac on November 19, 2012 at 6:46pm — 5 Comments

Diane Keys, Lisa Iverson and a Vizma/Katerina collaboration

First up from Elgin the awesome Interface Trashpo Collage from Diane.  It doesn't look like it even lost any bits along the way Diane. I have no idea how you always manage to make everything you touch so trashionable but pretty soon you may be on the run from the trashpoparazzi.  I'll be proud to say I knew her when...  ;) and I'll be proudly wearing my glittery D-KULT for Life…

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Added by Arac on August 31, 2012 at 5:06am — 5 Comments

Svenja Wahl, Susan McAllister and Sarah Churchill

From Svenja...a collage of a God, I really like the foreign word background page, too bad I'm a stupid American who has yet to master even my own language ;)

muscles and sweet wishes too First time getting mail from Susan McAllister.  She sent a wonderful…

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Added by Arac on August 31, 2012 at 4:57am — No Comments

Stephanie Blake, Claudia McGill and Janine Weiss

Yep, just a plain white envelope from Stephanie Blake but inside another colorful envelope and Official Trashpo pins WOOHOO Can't decide which is my favorite...love them both :)

A colorful painted collage from Claudia McGill.  The front says Sunrise,…

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Added by Arac on August 31, 2012 at 4:56am — 5 Comments

Dean Marks, DeVillo Sloan and Kemal Ozyurt

Two from Dean Marks, the first in Celebration of Banana Lover's Day

A child eating banana...WOWZA!!! And to think I didn't even know it was Banana Lover's Day. I'll definitely be marking my calendar August 27th so I don't miss it next year...August 27th  :)…

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Added by Arac on August 31, 2012 at 4:52am — 1 Comment

Jon Foster, Test Tower and RCBz

I've lots of catching up and blogging to do so here we go three at a time.  Looks like boys first this time...

A really cool tape transfer piece from Jon Foster.  If you haven't checked out his video on how he makes these yet you should take a minute to do so. Very impressive and he makes it all look so easy. 

Straight from Heebee Jeebeeland More Fun-Less Worry…

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Added by Arac on August 31, 2012 at 4:51am — No Comments

Blog and a half

Away most of the last three weeks and way behind on thank-you's.  It was great coming home between trips and seeing my new treasures and wondering on the way back what I may have gotten.  Thanks to all who sent mailart my way

First up Death Becomes Mailart~Poison Label Productions

Thanks Poison...the skull embossed envelope really made it :)…

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Added by Arac on July 18, 2012 at 3:24am — 6 Comments

Stripygoose and Stephanie Blake

For the Hippie Dippy artcall I got some Flying Beatles Birds from Stripygoose.  Very cute Beatles heads...thanks SG! :)

and Stephanie breaking out the sewing machine and the stamp carving tools.  Love the sewn centipede and of course this freshly carved IUOMA stamp :)…

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Added by Arac on June 23, 2012 at 3:35am — No Comments

Over a week away...lots o mailart I say!

Psychodelic envelope...great lead in to the Hippie Dippy trashpo collage(rolling papers included) sent in by Not Hi Ng.  Many thanks No Thing, this is very cool! I knew when I saw his old van that Nothing, No Thing or Not Hi Ng was a keeper! :)

Much…

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Added by Arac on June 22, 2012 at 6:35pm — 4 Comments

Fabo Fivesome~Angie, Katerina Jane, Testtower and Valentine

I've been getting a bit behind as life gets more and more crazy, my apologies for taking so long to blog these.

I must say,from the gal that hated arty slides she has done a complete turnaround.  This is part of the arty slide carousel, she says she won't be hurt if I send them on...uhh...yeah...I think not.  Every set of Angie's is so different I'll be keeping…

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Added by Arac on June 11, 2012 at 7:41am — 4 Comments

Fartastic, Skullerific and Cockeyed...just how I like my mailart!!!

Fartastic my first piece from Steph Dodson and what a piece, love the bubbles and the colors :) 

and on the back a great story of how a lederhosen hissy fit shut down an entire city's tram system.  Very funny, thanks Steph! :)

Then I got this envelope for my Hippy Dippy Artcall fro Guiliana de Fiori in Brazil. …

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Added by Arac on May 26, 2012 at 7:37am — No Comments

It's a triple with Dean Marks, Svenja Wahl and Diane Keys

Barcodes are human too!  I wholeheartedly agree and love this card, the 3-D parts jump off the page and keep my eyes moving all around it.  I keep picking it up for another go.. Thanks Dean :)))))))))

Then our friend from Heidelberg sends I Do Smell Roses...I do too and I think it may be coming from my mailbox!  This is very cool, thanks Svenja :)…

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Added by Arac on May 22, 2012 at 4:24am — 3 Comments

A la Claudia McGill or McMailart as I like to think of her :)

First this BIG colorfully painted envelope

and inside this creepy but colorfully fun double sided painted collage which reads

The forest is strangely sinister

I think I heard someone's footsteps

But I don't see anyone...…

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Added by Arac on May 22, 2012 at 4:01am — 3 Comments

Two sweet pieces from Janine :))))))

First this romantic man, looks adorable and feels great too!!!

Then these wonderful paperdolls.  They are hard to appreciate from this scan but they are wonderfully creative.  Not only do they stand on their own but each has an outfit sewn on them and if you look from the other side these little cuties look as if they are peeping over a white fence.  Thank-you very much Janine. What a treat, these little guys greeted me after being out of town :))))))…

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Added by Arac on May 22, 2012 at 3:31am — 2 Comments

The story of the snowman by Vizma :)

In this little matchbox, resting on a bed of wool from her sheep I got this little snowman from Vizma

As I dug deeper I got the story of How the Snowman became an Arac....WOOHOOOOO!!!!!!!!

She says it reminded her of The Monkees guitar and I totally agree.  Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you!!!! I've been stamping it on everything around and…

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Added by Arac on May 14, 2012 at 5:04am — 5 Comments

A Crafty Mailart Gift from Sarah Churchill :)

 Personalized which is extra special for me...I can never find my name on stuff ;)

First peak...packed full of arty goodness <3

First out, 4 arty slides and everyone is different...…

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Added by Arac on May 5, 2012 at 6:39pm — 7 Comments

Birthday Bonanza from The Bruns Babes

Always exciting to get one of these envies...it screams Vizma as soon as I pull it from the box!!!!

but when I turn it over, I realize it's a Double Bruns.  Everyone here knows The Viz(she's hard to miss) but you may wanna keep your eyes peeled for Liene, her 13 yr old niece and mailart protege …

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Added by Arac on May 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

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