Bonniediva
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  • Gurnee, IL
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Jennifer Wallace left a comment for Bonniediva
"One of your ADD&PASSes has got as far as me ... I have the impression you're a prolific maker of these and am curious (and nosy): what do you do with them as and when they turn up in your mail box?"
Tuesday
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Bonniediva's blog post Blast from the past!
"Send to Greece, bonnie...a few please :-)"
May 31
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May 31
Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) left a comment for Bonniediva
"Hiii Bonniediva. thanks for the mail art envie and the awesome letter. everything is fabulous and ill be mailing you back soon. :-)"
May 27
Bonniediva is attending McFloozy's event

Health at Arlington MA

March 30, 2020 to August 31, 2020
Mail art of all types, with the theme HEALTH.How are you keeping healthy during stressful times?Postcards, altered post cards, collage, any medium is welcome.Entries will be featured ononebrightspot.wordpress.comStay creative. Stay healthy. Share a smile.See More
May 26
Bonniediva is attending Johannes Groß's event

Unicorn Mail Art at Germany

May 4, 2020 at 6pm to June 10, 2020 at 7pm
Mail Art CallTheme: The Unicorn What is a unicorn for you? Can you catch it?Did you know that unicorns in antiquity were known for their wildness? That they were able to kill elephants? That they haven't been rosa and glittering all the time?We are a group of students and teachers who read some latin texts about unicorns in our classics course – and now we are curious about your thoughts on the unicorn!Exhibition: There will be an exhibition in fall 2020.Technique: FreeNo jury, no return, no…See More
May 26
Bonniediva left a comment for Jenny England
"Hey Jenny! I received your AMAZING postcard today! You are a great talent! Thank you for your fantastic original work! I'm sending you mail! Hugs, Bonniediva"
May 26
Jennifer Wallace commented on Bonniediva's blog post Why I Love Add/Passes!
"It's taken me time to appreciate it, but a real bonus in ADD&PASS for me, is that after the adding and posting, I'm left with no more than memories (just a digital image, because I'm obsessive). I'm always de-cluttering and…"
May 19
Bonniediva updated their profile
May 19
Bonniediva left a comment for Heather Wilkie (paganfrog)
"Hey Heather! It looks like you and I came in to mail art in the same way... decos and fbs! I'm sending you some mail right away! Hugs, Bonniediva"
May 18
Bonniediva commented on Petrolpetal's blog post Wonderful mail from Bonniediva! Thank you, from Petrolpetal.
"Hey Darlin! So glad this arrived safe and sound! Hugs, Bonniediva"
May 18
Bonniediva left a comment for Thomas Burns
"I'm so happy my mail art arrived safe and sound! Let me know if you have any questions about keeping track of who sent what, etc. Hugs, Bonniediva!"
May 17
Bonniediva left a comment for dustincecil
"Welcome to IUOUM, Dustin! I'll send you some mail!"
May 14
Bonniediva left a comment for Edamameg
"Hey Lady! Welcome to IUOMA! Yay!"
May 13
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May 1

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2000
My Website (without http://):
http://bonniedivablog.blogspot.com/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I'm a former actress and singer, now teacher and lover of life! I am a mixed media collage artist, specializing trash and vintage. I also love poetry, so many of my pieces include poems. I rescue old old poetry volumes from library sales, thrift stores, etc, and use the pages. I also do altered books, covering the pages of old weary books with life!
Irony and depravity are key, as I find humor in almost every aspect of life. I'm 56 with the mind of a 16 year old and the heart of a lion...originally from New Orleans, but now live near Chicago. I've been creating and sending MAIL ART all over the world since 2000. I'm an artist, teacher and writer. I special in trashpo and vintage collage. I also produce comic ZINES.

I don't like perfection... I like raw soulful art that does not shock for shock value.
I love pen pal letter, tacky postcards, and whatever you want to send me.
VINTAGE is my thing, and I love thrift stores, antique malls and Ebay (aka "the devil"). LOL!
SEND ME SOMETHING SOON AND YOU WILL BE REWARDED!
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Bonniediva
1726 Lind Lane
Gurnee, IL 60031
USA
bonniediva@yahoo.com

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At 11:18am on June 2, 2020, Jennifer Wallace said…

One of your ADD&PASSes has got as far as me ... I have the impression you're a prolific maker of these and am curious (and nosy): what do you do with them as and when they turn up in your mail box?

At 5:08pm on May 27, 2020, Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) said…

Hiii Bonniediva. thanks for the mail art envie and the awesome letter. everything is fabulous and ill be mailing you back soon. :-)

At 9:26pm on May 13, 2020, Edamameg said…

Thank you for the warm welcome, Bonniediva, and the inspiration to be here! I'm grateful for you - you are my mail art fairy godmother. :) 

At 1:10pm on May 1, 2020, Petrolpetal said…
At 10:00pm on April 20, 2020, Jenn Miltenberger said…
Bonnie, I found you on SS.
I sent you something in the mail yesterday ;)
At 5:46pm on April 20, 2020, Terry Owenby said…

This thank you is awfully late, as is my sending something to you! :-( But I want you to know I adored the zine and postcard you sent me! I was inspired by your zine to create one for a swap I'm in. Once my zine is printed, I'll send one to you. Thanks so much, again, for the awesome mail. I love it!   

At 2:02pm on April 18, 2020, Nancy Keystone said…

Thank you for the great surprise in my mailbox! Working on something to send to you, soon!

Happy Saturday...

Nancy K.

At 7:56pm on April 15, 2020, Cascadia Artpost said…

We're spending Wednesday in "Quaren - Zine" ! Ha! And useful info too!

At 1:00pm on April 12, 2020, Petrolpetal said…

mail out!

At 4:27am on April 1, 2020, Aca Carle said…

Ahhh- sorry to respond to this so late!

No, I didn't move.  That address should work.

I'll send you something instead...

 
 
 

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