30 November 2011

Kinder Mail

Sent by Heleen (the Netherlands).
Chocolate box with happy Smurfs sent as a postcard.

29 November 2011

Blue-Pink Stitched

Sent by Marlene (the USA).
Handmade stitched postcard. It's the second one I've got from her. These works are amazing! I must learn one day...

28 November 2011

Sweet Flowers

Sent by Bree (Malaysia).
Also published here.

26 November 2011

How Many Stamps...?

How many stamps can you put on a postcard or on a cover? Six, seven...? I just LOVE a lot of stamps in my snail mail!!

Sent by Mélissa (Canada).

Sent by Julia (Russia).

24 November 2011


Sent by superhero (the USA).
Zombiesemics  inspired by Douglas Coupland's JPod.
Also published here.

23 November 2011

A Day Without Coffee

A day without coffee is as long as a day without love
(unless you love tea)

Sent to Heleen (the Netherlands).

Collage made of a picture I took in Sweden. I mean I really ate that very coffee, and the cake was delicious! I added some English stickers and a Finnish stamp. I've just realised I wrote the word *coffe instead of coffee :(

Also published here.

22 November 2011

Quebec Calendar

Sent to superhero (the USA).

Sent to Heleen (the Netherlands).

Envelopes made from reused calendars. This images are from Québec (Canada). The second one depicts St. John the Evangelist ("The Red Roof") Church, 137 President Kennedy Ave., Montréal (Québec, Canada).

21 November 2011

Mail Art Prior

Sent by Miche-Art-Universalis (Belgium).

18 November 2011

1001 Nights

Sent to the mail art call "1001 nights" (Belgium).
Envelope customized with a collage.

You're still in time to send your contribution!

17 November 2011


Sent by Heleen (the Netherlands).
Postcard made from a box of frikandellen.

16 November 2011

Et in Arcadia Zombis

Sent to superhero (the USA).
Collage made of press cutting and stickers for the mail art call Zombie Encyclopedia.
You can see the Encyclopedia here. My contribution here and here.
And I repeat: I don't like zombies!

15 November 2011

Ten Quirks

Sent to Julie (Canada).
Letter made from a cover of a notebook. I wrote inside my ten quirks (I men ten of my millions of quirks...).

14 November 2011

Why do You Worry Now?

Sent by Minna (Finland).
It says, in Finnish: ""Why do you worry now? You can be miserable sometime in the future".

As I like round stamps, I like this round postcards!

12 November 2011

Bubble Cover

I've recently participated in this giveaway organised by Misty (the USA), from the blog Confessions of a Pen Thief.

And... I won! The fantastic prize was an epistolary book: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Marie Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

The book arrived inside this amazing bubble cover:

11 November 2011

Weird Existing Animals

Weird Existing Animals is the second mail art project that Heleen set up:
Call for Mail Art: Weird (existing) Animals! Platypus, Tapir, Okapi, Echidna, Mole, Axolotl are some of my favourite animals. They have in common that they exist and that they are uncommon. Which animal do you think odd? Send your image of an unusual (existing, no fantasy) animal. All media are welcomed, minimum postcard size (10x15 cm), maximum A4 (20x30 cm). No jury, no fee, no return. All weird existing animals will be published in this ongoing virtual exhibition.
You can see my contributions 1, 2 (by Salina Sagace), 3 and 4 (so far!).

10 November 2011


Sent by Snailmail fan (Canada).
Envelope decorated by "a liberal use of temporary tattoo as a sticker trick".
Also published here.

09 November 2011

Things She Loves

Sent by Arjen (Belgium).
DIN A4 collage in response to my collage "Things I love". There's some things Arjen loves...

08 November 2011

Add and Return T-Shirt

Sent to Heleen (the Netherlands).
Add and return project. The original on left.

07 November 2011

Midnight Train

Sent to Samuel (Argentina) for the the mail art call "Trenes y vagones".
Collage made from an old calendar, some stickers and a song by the Catalan band SAU: El tren de mitjanit ('Midnight train').
Also published here.

04 November 2011

Send Me a Mermaid

Mail art call from Carlos Botana:
When you come back from your holidays at the seaside, bring a mermaid along and send it to me.Whether you saw her, drew her, photographed her, imagined her or whether the sea inspired her to you; even if somebody told you about her. If you spent your holidays inland then let your imagination run and SEND ME A MERMAID.
Size: 10 cm x 15 cm / Deadline: May 1st 2012 / All artworks will be exposed at: artecorreo2009.blogspot.es
Send your mermaid to: Carlos Botana / Avda. Gral. Sanjurjo, 62, 2º / 15006 A Coruña / SPAIN
Of course I've participated in the project by sending a postcard of my friend Salina Sagace:

03 November 2011

Postcards Including Bookmarks

Received from Eric (the UK).

I've received this postcard twice (?): from Heleen (the Netherlands) and from Paquita (PC).

These postcards include a bookmark (but it's a pity to cut the postcards up!).

02 November 2011

Praat met me

Sent to Heleen (the Netherlands).
The orange envelope is decorated by an AD for a languages school. It says: "Talk to me" in some languages. But it wasn't written in Dutch... (I hope the translation is right!)

I've also sent inside, among other stuff, a postcard related to languages. It's the Tower of Babel carved on wood. It belongs to the door of Zurich cathedral (Switzerland).

01 November 2011

Vegetarian Giraffes Are Always Hungry

Sent to Laura (the United Kingdom).
Envelope by Rachel Ellen Designs barely altered because the dialogue between the Giraffe (Can I eat the flower stamp?) and the Lion (Vegetarian people are always hungry!).