Ruud Janssen's Blog – May 2013 Archive (6)

My mother died.

On Friday 24th of May 2013 my mother died. So now starts a period of mourning for me and I won't be active here that much for some time. She died peacefully and the day before we were able to say goodbye to here. She was 82 years old. May she rest in peace.

Added by Ruud Janssen on May 25, 2013 at 8:30am — 18 Comments

Stamping Sponges for Erni Bär - Germany

Well, Erni Bär sent me a set of sponges, and I promissed to stamp with them. Here is how that goes.

First you need to prepare the sponges for the formats you want to stamp. These sponges are tough to cut, so I needed an industrial siccors to get that done. The first letters of Erni Bär to start with.…

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Added by Ruud Janssen on May 12, 2013 at 12:50pm — 6 Comments

Money in the Mail

It isn't every day you get a pile of money in the mail:

Yes Jack Latteman (Cascadia Artpost) made this sent of banknotes and sent me a bunch for my new purchases. The money is very professionally done and has a lot of small details on it. I will have to see what this money buys me....…

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Added by Ruud Janssen on May 12, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Mail from Arttower - Germany

Look on the details of the car on this card from Arttower in Germany!

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Added by Ruud Janssen on May 3, 2013 at 2:20pm — 1 Comment

Mail from my creative advisor

Heleen de Vaan sent me a lovely package. Included were some PR-materials for me to use. Proud to have such a creative advisor...... 

A small thank-you note is already sent. Also I am using the rubberstamp she sent (IUOMA since 1988)  on all outgoing mail-art…

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Added by Ruud Janssen on May 3, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Mail to Ryosuke Cohen

Whenever I get a chance, I send a new stamped envelope to Ryosuke.  In return he send me his wonderful Brain Cell's , a project that is going on for a long time....

Added by Ruud Janssen on May 1, 2013 at 7:05pm — No Comments

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