DECOS - Do you miss them?


DECOS - Do you miss them?

Do you miss Decos? What’s a DECO? It’s a sort of mail art friendship book, but with a theme. Each book has around 6 to 10 pages inside and a THEME. You do a page according to your art style and following the theme, and you mail it to another DECO person. It’s like an ADD/PASS, in a way. When it’s full, it goes back to the person who started it.

I started doing DECOs back in 2004, but then people started making them too heavy, gluing all sorts of heavy embellishments, etc., and I couldn’t afford the postage. Then, the DECO world sort of died out. I’d like to see if any of you are interested. 

Let me know if you have questions! Hugs, Bonniediva

Bonniediva, 1726 Lind Lane, Gurnee, IL 60031 USA

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Save some money?

Started by Carolyn Cline. Last reply by Bonniediva Oct 28, 2018. 1 Reply

The mailman just reminded me that decos and Add&Pass books might be less costly to mail if they are sent as media mail. It’s just a few days slower than first class. Be sure to ask which is less expensive for the book you are sending; sometimes…Continue

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Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 12, 2018 at 6:01am

I don’t want to be a pain, but I also don’t want to waste anybody’s postage so I need to make something perfectly clear. On my profile, I originally said,”I don’t do holidays,” but I’m starting to get Halloween and Christmas things.

I am a Jehovah’s Witness and we do not celebrate most of the holidays because they are against what we believe. No Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Fourth of July or just about anything that Hallmark makes a card for. I also won’t take part in anything that features nudity or obscenity or patriotism. I respect your right to make any kind of art your little old heart desires but please don’t waste your postage mailing these subjects to me.I will not pass them along after November 11, 2018. Peace!

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 12, 2018 at 2:19am

Does anyone have any Decos to pass along? I can take two if I haven't worked in them. :)

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 1:12am

For Boozy Barb

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 1:00am

For Gill Farmer

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 11, 2018 at 12:46am

Norma, received Boozy Barb’s deco along with add n pass from Ed.Thanks


Also received separately mailed Door deco and “Fall” card.

You’re a sweetie!

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 10, 2018 at 10:30pm

Hi Bonniediva and Carolyn,

Today I mailed out a completed Deco to both of you.

Bonniediva your" Idols and Icons" Deco.

Carolyn, your "Make your Mark" Deco.


Comment by BoozyBarb on October 10, 2018 at 3:24am

I’ve received Decos orginating from BonnieDiva,Carolyn Cline,Kayenderes, and Amazonia Wallin. I’ve completed some pages and I’m sending them back out into the world. Happy mail is on the way my friends.

Comment by Kayenderes on October 5, 2018 at 4:15pm

Dear Linda.  

Thank you but just asking where and when one will come home to me before I send on more.   I love mail and this is my only communication with out side world.  I am home bound in St. Regis.   So I go to mail box once week and shop every 2 weeks.  I have to hire car to go.   But, I am reliable to mail. 

Comment by Linda Rogers on October 5, 2018 at 3:10pm

Kayenderes, I received one of yours and passed it on to someone else in the group but it still had several pages to go then.  I've only received 3 decos so far and one was yours.  All have now been passed on.  I haven't started any myself.  I haven't been keeping record of these.  I probably should.

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 5, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hi Carolyn,

On Monday you said," you were having Deco withdrawals" so I already have one in an envelope ready to mail out today!

I will send you Boozy Barb's Deco in a separate envelope today too, ok?

Thank you.


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