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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Latest Activity: Oct 9

Discussion Forum

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 Kayenderes on November 13, 2018 at 6:56pm

Comment by Melissa Wand on November 9, 2018 at 12:38am

Comment by BoozyBarb on November 8, 2018 at 12:42am

Hey BonnieDiva, Thanks  for the fun postcard, Deco and goodies. I shared pictures on my page. More mail on its way.❤️

Comment by RUTH GILES on November 5, 2018 at 8:21am

I have returned the completed potatoes deco to Boozy Barb. It only had 1 and a half pages empty so I filled it up.

Comment by Jayne Barket Lyons on November 5, 2018 at 1:04am

Howdy Everyone!  Working down on a large pile of mail art from the summer months.  I'll be mailing out the following Decos this week:

1) Bonniediva's GLAMOUR DECO

2) Carolyn Cline's TRIANGLES DECO

3) Jayne B. Lyons' DAYS GONE BY DECO

DECOS are funny to work on! 

Comment by Norma Soulet on November 4, 2018 at 6:01pm

Yesterday, I received Bonniediva's (Romance and Love ) Deco from Melissa and Gin's Deco from Bonniediva.

I have worked on Both of them so now they are ready to mail to someone else.

On Bonniediva's deco Boozy Barb, Melissa and I have worked on it.

On Gin's deco only Bonniediva and I have worked on it.

If you would like them, let me know.

Comment by Norma Soulet on October 26, 2018 at 7:39pm

Hi Introverted Post and Diana Forth,

Your completed Decos went out yesterday.

Hope they arrive soon.

Have a lovely weekend!

Comment by Laura Urbano on October 25, 2018 at 6:35pm


I'm happy that this booklet came home, It's beautiful.

Comment by Kayenderes on October 25, 2018 at 6:01pm

My first deco returned from Laura Urbano.   thank you so dear one

Comment by Kayenderes on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm


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