OK, so I know it’s not Monday, but it was when I started to write this post! It’s been a very long, hot, fun-filled weekend for me (in Benalmadena for my cousin’s hen weekend!) but also totally exhausting, so it’s taken me a while to recover. So today is a very Monday sort of Tuesday, which is good enough for me! I’ve been a bit quiet on the Mail Art blogging front lately. That’s because I joined IUOMA (International Union of Mail-Artists) on the recommendation of new MA friend Tarah (@MissThundercat), and it’s filled my diary up even more than it already [...]
February 14, 2012 in Mail Art
Just over a week ago twitter friend D’Andhra Bascomb aka DE’BA Designs (@DANDHRA) put out a call offering a Valentines Card featuring one of her illustrations, and I jumped at the chance. She must have put it in the post rather speedily, as came all the way from Southern California and arrived this morning – perfect timing! I’ll be putting something in the post to D’Andhra soon to say thank you.
February 14, 2011 in Mail Art
Valentine’s Day has finally arrived, and with it my Secret Valentine from Jennifer Babey. When the grumpy old postman (obviously having a hard day) handed over the parcel decorated in pink hearts, I got rather excited. It seems that I do in fact love surprises (as long as they don’t involve bungee-jumps or dangerous animals). Inside I found a letter, a wonderful large patchwork cushion cover and two lavender pouches, all handmade by Jennifer. I’ve never spoken to her, and knew nothing about her, which makes the whole Secret Valentine idea even better. Of course, I’ve now done my share [...]