Thom Courcelle's Blog – February 2016 Archive (9)

"It All Starts with Toulouse…"

Large board mail art post from Dean, with an emphasis on the history of Toulouse...

"Ne pas enlever cette étiquette." I would NEVER!!!

The reverse side has an aerial view of some of the monastic communities' buildings in Toulouse named after Saint Saturnin (I think), and a split image of the saint himself. Saint Saturnin was…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 26, 2016 at 10:34pm — 1 Comment

Intriguing TraSHPo Recipe Card from Diane Keys

"Yummy Cabbage Cream Cheese Cake…."

As far as I can tell, the recipe goes something like this:

1 can apple pie filling

1 box Jiffy White Cake Mix

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cabbage

Mix all ingredients together. Stir with a wooden spoon 1,322 rotations. Caution! [May cause bursitis.] Bake for…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 26, 2016 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Abundance from Amy Irwen

Lucky me, I got a fatty envelope from Amy Irwen… with all kinds of goodies inside ripe for use on future mail art...

Included were two of Amy's sewn-on-board ATCs, both texturally and visually amazing On the left, "Window Series #21"  and on the right "Storm Warning."…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 26, 2016 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Long-Lost DKult Trashpo Artifact [Art-in-Fact] UNEARTHED!!

One of the saddest and MOST EMBARRASSING things that happened during my move in 2014 from the west coast US to the east coast US was the loss of a special DKult Trashpo mailing that was sent from MailArt Martha. She had taken such care with the package and REALLY SCORED A 10-POINT EXECUTION with this piece. I laughed and laughed when I originally received it and was amazed at the brilliant creativity of it...

…AND THEN I LOST IT IN THE HECTIC PROCESS…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 9, 2016 at 2:01am — 7 Comments

Winter Greetings from Carina!

What's black and white and read all over? Mail Art in my postbox from Carina Granlund!

Whoa… Finland postage stamps are fun!

Is that a trick question?…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 8, 2016 at 11:58pm — 1 Comment

Keeping Up with David Stafford

Ever had one of those humbling "trying-to-keep-up-with-the-Joneses" days with the mail art you receive? Well, David is always keeping me on my toes and upping the ante on how to be hilarious...

Not only great mail art… but prolific, too!!…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 4, 2016 at 4:47pm — 5 Comments

Dean's Voiture Orange Movement Transcendent

Dean must've been studying with the monks of Tibet, because his mail art is becoming very transcendent and mandala-like...

Wait… THAT guy doesn't look like a Tibetan monk!

Mérci, Monsieur Mailartiste…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 4, 2016 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Jude Weirmeir's Creativie Playing Board Cantina

Received this large board mailing from Jude Weirmeir some time ago… It showcases the many talents of a creative genius. Musician, lyricist, artist, funny man, and riddle maker…

I like how the various finger hole-keys are all different…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 4, 2016 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

[Partial] Winter 2015-2016 Blog Jam

Ugh. Sorry everyone…Spent literally whole day trying all method options to upload photos with only frustrating results. Culprit is very likely the pooptastic internet service here. Must now retire attempts for today to save my sanity. (shaking fist at the heavens):…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 1, 2016 at 3:17am — 4 Comments

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