Heide Monster's Blog (45)

Amazon Burning !

New to me artist from Brazil, Gabriela Luz

Added by Heide Monster on December 10, 2019 at 3:02pm — No Comments

no recourse, but

Went to visit the post office and for the first time argued with the ladies there.  They took exception to my card to Samantha Price, said it wasn't bendy enough.  Well duh, that's why I put the extra postage on it for non machinable.  But, I couldn't send it as is. Does this call for a disguise and trying again with a different clerk? should I give in and wrap it as a package and send it that way?  Don't worry Sam!  I haven't forgotten you. I'd preview It for you but that would be…

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Added by Heide Monster on November 19, 2019 at 5:18pm — 9 Comments

nOBODY IN mICHIGAN

Mike Nobody sends low key interesting envelopes. 

This time it looks like it started life as a pizza menu.  Enclosed is a nice note on cactus paper and a "label" Thanks so…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 29, 2019 at 12:19am — No Comments

free

The other day at work I found a few dozen envelopes in the trash and rescued them (well, duh!)  They are all sorts of pastel colors, Probably from greeting cards. 

I don't need any more envelopes, but couldn't stand to see them tossed.  Now they are here.  I could send them media rate to somebody that wants them (in the usa, cannot afford…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 16, 2019 at 6:34pm — 5 Comments

Surprise! Boo!

Norma Soulet is definitely in the Halloween mood.  She sent a delicious assortment of scary art.

 

My devil dog thought so too.  Perhaps I'm delusional, but I think the pumpkin art looks interesting after Daisy's…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 14, 2019 at 2:54am — 1 Comment

Anonymous Art

A clever amusing card arrived yesterday from Norway (at least according to the stamp)

Dang it! how am I suppose to send anything to them, or even thank them properly.  Thanks!…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 11, 2019 at 2:48pm — 5 Comments

how do you store Inchies?

Robin Jeree sent a lovely set of inchies, along with some other goodies.

 

 I hang mail art up in my office and enjoy it everyday.  When the wall is full, I put everything in ring binders and start over.  I know, rather OCD.  But these are beautiful SMALL gems, lovely to look at, hard to display.  Any…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 9, 2019 at 1:04am — 2 Comments

Such a thing as French Aesthetic?

Even while enjoying the French country side, Toni Hanner is creating fine images.  Vacation ATCs , sounds like a group "in potential"

Added by Heide Monster on October 8, 2019 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Happy Days!

THe mail drought has ended (I hope) received an envelope from Adam Roussopoulos

which unfolds to a target, with birds and a convenient handle on top   Very cool!…

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Added by Heide Monster on October 3, 2019 at 1:19am — 2 Comments

So Sad, No mail art at all!!!

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Added by Heide Monster on September 30, 2019 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

New and Improved Paper Contortions

Debra Mulnick sent back an envelope I sent her a…

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Added by Heide Monster on September 24, 2019 at 2:08am — 3 Comments

New trend- Book Markers!

Recently several book marks have arrived here at the Monster Atelier.  I can ( and do) mark my place in a book with all sorts of flat items, tho' ATCs get lost.  But these are deluxe, fully designed working book markers, even with tails. Both Norma Soulet and Mail Art Martha clearly marked them with their usage.…

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Added by Heide Monster on September 13, 2019 at 7:13pm — No Comments

The Artistamp Review #1

Adam Roussopoulos created a most excellent inaugural issue of his artistamp review, with promises (threats?) for the next in 2020.  I especially liked the bonus pocket in the back.

He also sent a "pop-up" piece of folding art landscape.  Very cool.…

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Added by Heide Monster on September 13, 2019 at 2:43pm — 2 Comments

Jean Jackson - master of paper

Jean sent me her Contemplations #4 Photos don't do justice to any of these little books.

And artistamps!  Joy!! Thanks, for the very Jean Jackson images:…

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Added by Heide Monster on September 11, 2019 at 3:40pm — 1 Comment

Always something special from Ruth Giles

Ruth always sends a neat collection of thoughts.  First here is her comment on hair products.

Then there are a couple of nifty little books, followed by an ATC for dessert.…

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Added by Heide Monster on September 11, 2019 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Gerrymandering by Engineers?

Yesterday amongst the boring junk there arrived a new (to me) name in MA, James Chester.  At first glance, I thought it might be envelope art, nothing inside.  But it was folded and taped with washi, intriguing! So I unfolded it.



Inside was a painted map. ( It didn't fit in my flat bed scanner, sorry I chopped off one end).  This is how an…

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Added by Heide Monster on August 7, 2019 at 2:57pm — 1 Comment

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