Linda Rogers's Blog (64)

Bonnie Bonzine mini 'zine arrived!

A bonanza of Bonnie-ness arrived with a mini journal of information about Bonnie's practice.... who knew about the days of clowning and making suggestive X rated balloon hats for adults?

Added by Linda Rogers on August 31, 2019 at 5:55pm — No Comments

I might be crazy but . . .

I just bought and brought back to running condition this 1901-1905 vintage No. 27 Singer Treadle machine with the Sphinx decals in fair shape and look forward to using it in mixed media and fabric art creations.…

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Added by Linda Rogers on August 31, 2019 at 3:54pm — 6 Comments

Bits from the Art Desk of Robin Jeree received in Toronto!

A postcard of interesting random scraps from the art table of Robin Jeree.  It's a bit like archaeology thinking about the projects that led to these bits and pieces. 

Added by Linda Rogers on August 31, 2019 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Stained "glass" postcard received from Heide Monster

Well I'll be darned, a translucent postcard!  This beauty came in the mail last week with a note from Heide.  Many thanks for this creative use of a piece of acrylic sheeting!

Added by Linda Rogers on August 19, 2019 at 2:58pm — 1 Comment

beautiful leaf printed booklet from the Introverted Post

I received a breathtaking booklet No. 14 of 17 from The Introverted Post

Added by Linda Rogers on August 12, 2019 at 4:28pm — 3 Comments

Hot off the presses from Bonniediva

A cool summer 'zine from Bonniediva and a vintage card highlighted this package.  Bonnie, there's something in the mail to you now. 

Added by Linda Rogers on August 8, 2019 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Received from Mindaugas

A wonderful explosion erupted from Lithuania on my table this week. 

Added by Linda Rogers on August 8, 2019 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Generous packet received from Cherub Ayers

Received last week a generous "get acquainted" pack from Cherub Ayers with background on her arts practice and family, a lovely bookmark and some charming tiny art. 

Added by Linda Rogers on July 28, 2019 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Mail Art in from Pam McVay!

Received this week from Pam McVay, a super ZIA bird.

What a flight of fancy!

Added by Linda Rogers on July 28, 2019 at 12:45am — No Comments

Mail in from Penny Reineke

Received this week from Penny Reineke a great asemic card, a lighthouse card and a really cool doodled envelope!

Have to look out something special to send back.

Added by Linda Rogers on July 13, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Sewn recyclables from Ruth Giles

Last month I received a lovely and colourful sewn beauty from Ruth Giles.  The universe is tempting me to unfold my sewing machine (if only I removed all the boxes of art supplies on top of it.) But this sort of project makes me want to sew things!  Thank you so much, Ruth! …

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Added by Linda Rogers on July 1, 2019 at 6:26am — No Comments

Beautiful Butterflies from Greece

Thank you so much Katerina.   I LOVE Butterflys!

In other news, I am trying to turn over a new leaf today and catch up with my lagging documentation!  I could try blaming my husband who keeps moving my piles but then 'tis I leaving things in piles ;-)…

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Added by Linda Rogers on June 19, 2019 at 4:43pm — 2 Comments

Received Zine No. 5 from Bonniediva

As part of catch-up I confess and seek absolution for the late reporting of the safe arrival of Bonnie's 'Zine No. 5 along with a just stunning ATC (love it, Bonnie!) an oval collaged card and a nice poem.  In all, a generous fat package.  I'm so out of synch that I don't know if I've sent something back so I'll put it on my "to send" list.  Better send twice than not at all is my motto.  I replace my phone last month and it has taken me awhile to get the new phone set up and before that my…

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Added by Linda Rogers on May 1, 2019 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Received from Triboulet

Altered photos in a fold-out Dada-esque format from Triboulet.  This bum here is catching up on documenting some mail art received over the past few weeks as I have gotten behind again.   I owe you mail, Triboulet (I think, my records are also shite) so I will get something out to you in my next mailing.…

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Added by Linda Rogers on May 1, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Knocked out by Norma's fabric ATC and mixed media card

In the mail today, two terrific mail art pieces from Norma Soulet! 

I love the colour palette in both of these. Blues, violets and yellows have always called to me.  The fabric and stitchery ATC is just a mavel.  It was also one of those moments when you look at a piece and think "I would totally put these elements together in EXACTLY the same way". . . Norma, you speak my language!  Thank you so much! …

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Added by Linda Rogers on March 28, 2019 at 5:54am — No Comments

Jules S. Gone Crazy

Received a card from Jules S. about 1-2 weeks ago with a humorous message of temporary insanity.  I have sent something back Jules, but I have no memory of what or when.  If you don't receive anything I have obviously totally hallucinated the whole thing.  I wrote it in my log without the details. …

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Added by Linda Rogers on March 25, 2019 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Massive Mail Art Package from Mindaugas.

I am speechless as in not actually able to describe everything in the fat envelope from Mindaugas.  A postcard, some Fluxus bucks (I really need to circulate some of these back to the network) a page of arti-stamps, some small art bits and a nice collection of trashpo in the form of beer labels, old lottery cards and coupons.…

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Added by Linda Rogers on March 25, 2019 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Jayne B. Lyons Vintage Johnny Card

The song urges "Johnny Get Your Hair Cut" in this circa 1940's or '50's pop song  music sheet. Nice find, Jayne, and a belated thanks for your lovely card. 

My cellphone seems to be at death's door and so I have been having issues getting snaps done and posted in a timely manner.  Only the need to clean up some heaps before I get totally confused (some would say "too late" about that) has spurred me into action. …

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Added by Linda Rogers on March 25, 2019 at 6:43pm — 1 Comment

Bonniediva March Bonanza

Received with thanks from Bonniediva about a week ago, a package containing a signature vintage card, an ATC and assorted happy mail items that I have sorted into two potential collage piles now, but not sure I will not re-sort again. 

Added by Linda Rogers on March 25, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Katerina sends the gift of Music

Received from Katerina a sunny postcard full of bright colours and music & some Fluxus bucks funny money, in an evelope with dancing stamps.  Thanks Katerina! 

Added by Linda Rogers on March 25, 2019 at 6:11pm — No Comments

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