Rebecca Guyver's Blog (174)

Grandma's Cane or You can't choose Your Famiy - Artist in Seine

In January, hot and bothered from a bad will, I sent Artist in Seine a no longer needed household object.  Divesting myself of something was a way to wipe the person and his parsimonious family from my consciousness as well as my house. I sent my object all wrapped in plastic, as is my style , and you can see…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on March 15, 2016 at 10:16pm — 2 Comments

In the past few days I have received some exciting looking mail art and rather than keep those of you who sent it wondering if it has arrived, I thought I'd give you a sneak preview so I don't panic.…

In the past few days I have received some exciting looking mail art and rather than keep those of you who sent it wondering if it has arrived, I thought I'd give you a sneak preview so I don't panic.  That last word is a little insight into me - the thing that really bugs me, gets me worried is thinking that I am letting people down, so HELLO: Alzira Liliana Renata…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on March 14, 2016 at 9:37pm — 1 Comment

Mail art from Out of the Blue from Cuan Miles

For those of you who don't know, I have a blog where I post everything I receive. and I have written about my wonderful mailing from Cuan there! http://thepostalleger.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/out-of-blue-from-cuan-miles.html 

I am delighted to have had this surprise…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on February 6, 2016 at 10:10pm — 1 Comment

Anna Banana's Banana news

Great to receive mail art from Anna Banana, from Canada, and a copy of her Banana Rag. It has been a busy year for Anna, with her Passing the Flame exhibition and 45 years of Fooling Around. Reading the Banana Rag, it is clear that these two events were only the beginning!
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Added by Rebecca Guyver on February 6, 2016 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Hook Line and Claw, Artist in Seine goes fishing

Dean is fishing for compliments with this handy dandy folding collage.  I am hooked, but Dean knew that I would be as he affixed the stamps.…
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Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 10, 2016 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

irresistible Artist in Seine's deluxe vista

We all have our favourite materials and Artist in Seine likes a book cover to fashion his exhuberant mail art! This one seems to come from a bilingual schmogassborngof a science book. It is quite topical in that it reminds us all of our times tables, something which the…
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Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 10, 2016 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Galactic Winter Banana - Linda French

You have to touch this piece by Linda French to take in its full beauty.  To read about some of the features of this beautiful piece visit: http://thepostalleger.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/galactic-winter-banana-linda-french.html

Many thanks…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 3, 2016 at 5:59pm — 1 Comment

Artist in Seine cheers me up!

So happy that my ploy to extract a wonderful Artist in Seine holiday card worked! I begin my 2016 mail art blogging with Dean's exhuberant card.  To see more of Dean's card  and some reflections about it visit: …

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 2, 2016 at 4:42pm — 3 Comments

Learning new vocabulary about hair, with David Stafford

And had you saved your bouffant? - David Stafford…



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Added by Rebecca Guyver on December 10, 2015 at 10:15pm — 1 Comment

More Opi from Jude Weirmeir - graphic score maker extraordinaire

This scratch and listen card arrived from Jude a day or two before the personal note from the composer (below). After…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on November 18, 2015 at 9:20pm — 1 Comment

It's what inside that counts - Jay Block sends amazing mail!

Inside this inviting, whimsical and yet ever so slightly unremarkable envelope - it makes me hungry for jelly beans -  is something equally…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on November 18, 2015 at 9:18pm — 2 Comments

A Baggie Boekie from MomKat

 I've always wanted to make one of these but never done it and Katerina has chosen the perfect bag to make the baggie book with!…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on June 17, 2015 at 11:03pm — 1 Comment

What object do you think when you think of...

Who are we?  What vibe do we send out? I love the fact that we carry each other around in our heads on the lookout…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on April 9, 2015 at 10:29pm — 1 Comment

Brook Cooks is using maps to armchair travel!

 

While some get sad when…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on March 16, 2015 at 8:49pm — 2 Comments

Barbie themed? Mail art from J Block, Betha Greschak and David Stafford

In the space of a few days, while getting 'Spirit of the Forest' mail art up for the exhibition in Colchester, these…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on February 13, 2015 at 4:35pm — 6 Comments

Very special woodland from Nancy Bell Scott

Here is a sneak preview of Nancy's response to my Spirit of the Forest mail art call!  She tells me she was inspired by the theme… these peices are a balancing act of light, line and colour that doesn't put a foot wrong!

To see the other equally if not even more stunning collage and Nancy's spooky envelope as well as the blogs visit:…

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Added by Rebecca Guyver on January 14, 2015 at 9:59pm — 4 Comments

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