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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Add/Pass BOOKS are becoming popular

Started by Bonniediva. Last reply by Kayenderes Apr 27, 2019. 1 Reply

I've noticed that Add/Pass books are becoming more popular these days. Kinda like a deco. I love the freedom of being able to add anything I like.Continue

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Comment by RUTH GILES on June 19, 2021 at 10:41am

I sent a Deco out into the world a few weeks ago... I wonder where it is now?

Comment by dustincecil on June 6, 2021 at 3:04pm

i'd love to have a whack at some deco books..  plzz add me to your list..

Comment by RUTH GILES on May 14, 2021 at 7:14am

Thanks, Fleur. I haven't received a deco for about a year. I think perhaps postal prices are discouraging transatlantic book exchanges nowadays.

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on April 21, 2021 at 7:25pm

The main difference is that a Deco book has a theme that the originator sets. For example, I recently worked on a Deco that had a Frida Kahlo theme.

Comment by RUTH GILES on April 20, 2021 at 8:42am

I recently sent a few add & pass books out into the world, but I don't know where they are currently.  Could someone explain to me, the difference between a Deco and an Add & Pass book?  Thanks.

Comment by Kayenderes on April 19, 2021 at 7:04pm

Yes, I miss Decos.  Please send me a few.   thank you  Anyone

Comment by Kayenderes on April 19, 2021 at 4:37pm

Please, looking for Decos.   I love to make decos and if you can send  Please.   I have Cdn. and USA address

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on August 29, 2020 at 5:47am

I recently received a new Deco and have finished my page. I'll put it in the mail to you tomorrow, Kayenderes. I think that it's one that you'll especially like!

Comment by Kayenderes on August 23, 2020 at 7:53pm

I love deco.  Please send me some.   thank you so.  

Comment by LATRILLE MARTINE on December 29, 2019 at 9:16pm

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