January 2012 Blog Posts (226)

DRAGONS, a big theme in a small format

There is dragon mail art project call from the German dragon museum (with support by the German mail artist Henning Mittendorf)

Postcard size in an envelope and deadline is July 15, 2012.

Doc to all. Exhibition in September.

Mail to;

Das Deutsche Drachenmuseum eV

Heike Wider

Nibelungen strasse 38

D-64678 Lindenfels


Added by Guido Vermeulen on January 29, 2012 at 1:39am — No Comments

Variation on a barcode Op.068 - from Dean Marks

My first barcode postcard from Dean! And I have to say it's great to see it "for real". I don't know why but the golden parts didn't come out at all on the photo, so you'll just have to imagine they are there. I can see why you are saying that barcodes are human too, Dean :-))) there is a certain energy to them that pertains to human life. But above all, they…


Added by Marie Wintzer on January 29, 2012 at 12:16am — 3 Comments

That wooden doll from Diane Keys

DK is sending me this doll (about 2cm thick), I can only imagine the puzzled and amused expression on the postman's face on both continents. It looks indeed like she could use a coat of some kind, I was thinking that Thom could knit something for her. Actually, on closer inspection, she almost caught enough hair during the trip (or before) to start a fur coat,…


Added by Marie Wintzer on January 29, 2012 at 12:15am — 48 Comments

Fine - from Lesley Magwood Fraser

Lesley has been going through a rough patch for several weeks already and we miss her at IUOMA. In the middle of life's turmoil she took the time to make this beautiful card, with the word "fine", and this is very touching as well as reassuring. The layering is beautiful, as usual, it is Lesley as we know her. I hope things will get better very soon, Lesley,…


Added by Marie Wintzer on January 29, 2012 at 12:13am — 5 Comments

FAB envelope received from Rebecca Guyver and GAC Add and Pass

Added by Lilian Mariutti on January 28, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Some new mail

Received this from my son for my birthday some time ago. Fab to spread the mailart routine!  He knew the way to my heart. Below is a haiku from a swap bot.…


Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 28, 2012 at 8:03am — No Comments

12-12-12 End of the World

Simon Warren (UK) has been making some fascinating ink drawings on card stock. You can see all of them at the 12-12-12 blog (http://12-12-12theendoftheworldproject.blogspot.com/). Here's an example of just one of them:…


Added by liketelevisionsnow on January 27, 2012 at 7:49pm — 1 Comment




Added by viola may rollins on January 27, 2012 at 7:17pm — No Comments

The Ghosts of Utopia Parkway

Collagebook from vintage photos discovered by Stan Askew at the Pasadena Fleamarket.

Many thanks for Stan for the inspiration!…


Added by Susanna Lakner on January 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Tribute to Germany from Theresa

Wonderful ATC from Theresa Ann Williams, she called it "Tribute to Germany" - I love the old stamp and the asemic writing. Thanks a lot, Theresa, it's greatgreat...

Famous stamps on the envelope, super creatures!!

Blogged all of…


Added by Svenja Wahl on January 27, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

In the Weeds, Number Two

In The Weeds, Number Two

mail received from Stewart Charlebois, Jennie Hinchcliff, I'm a Superhero, "E", Guido Vermeulen, and Fleur Helsingor

Added by Sandra Lefever on January 27, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Aladdin Sane aka Dean Marks

I received this yesterday from Dean Marks, the King of Bar Code Art....Though at this point he's probably more like the Emperor or the High Priest or even the God of Bar Code Art. He has taken it beyond the beyond. Check it out.


Now I have to admit the first thing that I thought of was not bar code. I don't think the two dimensional scan can convey the tactile…


Added by David Stafford on January 27, 2012 at 1:34am — 7 Comments

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever"

Added by Alicia Starr on January 26, 2012 at 11:39pm — 2 Comments

Faces of Mona Lisa

Even though this boekie has been posted it's not within my constraint ability to not post it again. Up close and personal the covers glisten and reflect light like a zillion stars. Always a pleasure Cheryl. And thanks for the inspiration.

Added by Alicia Starr on January 26, 2012 at 11:37pm — 1 Comment

Mountains of Puerto Rico

Apologies for the quality of this photo. It's   It is beautiful in the hand. Roberto, thank you.

Added by Alicia Starr on January 26, 2012 at 11:26pm — 1 Comment

Latest Post

Received this amazing post form Cheryl Penn! 

Jennifer Jones sent me this some time ago and have been admiring it but failed to post it!

Received this from Yonatantsav today.  Another beautiful letter that helps me…


Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 26, 2012 at 10:34pm — 1 Comment


The back of Karen's piece.

Added by Alicia Starr on January 26, 2012 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Moment and Memory from Karen Champlin

This piece has a quiet power Karen. Thank you for putting it in my care. It is a treasure for sure.

The back simply says "My Father". Is he holding you? 

Added by Alicia Starr on January 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Susan McAllister's fiber art..

Thank you Susan for the beautiful fiber card - we love it! I apologize it's taken us to long to post and send any feedback. the card is so great, and it will be a great addition to our IUOMA collection of mail art. Hope to get something in the mail to you in the coming weeks. Thanks again and keep up the great work in…


Added by BarnArt on January 26, 2012 at 3:15pm — No Comments

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