Good Mail Day

9.18.2011

There aren't many books in the US about mail art, which is unfortunate because everyday mail can be so rad (^•^), especially when you put some effort into it. So, since I'm so into mail at the moment ^^, thought I would share a book that I recently added to my library: Good Mail Day! by: Jennie Hinchcliff & Carolee Gilligan Wheeler who also happen to have a blog about mail: goodmailday. Hope you get to mail someone this week! xo



 All photos by me.

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7 comments :

  1. There's passion, there's will, there's expression. And I also believe there are no reasons, just like in art!

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  2. Golly, I love this book! I totally stumbled across it by accident in a bookstore, having never heard of it before. I bought it, and as previously mentioned I love it :)

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  3. OMG! This book looks AAAMAZZING! I must track down a copy! Great book share :)

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  4. awwww the book is so pretty!
    I want one for myself :(

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  5. The pages of this book seem splendid. I must say that I like much the universe of the MailArt. That is a happiness to receive beautiful envelopes, pretty stamps, beautiful calligraphies. Creativity to be offered with a simple envelope : all is source of pleasure in the MailArt !

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  6. Ohh what a pretty book! I'm really into snail mail these days, too. I haven't done much to the envelopes because the post office already thinks I'm a bit strange for always sending out international mail. I'm thinking about hand-carving a stamp to decorate the envelope. :]

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  7. Kira: That is a beautiful way of expressing it :) love it!

    Felicia:Glad you have it and like it too. We should have more books on the subject for fans like us in the USA.

    Jenna: Hope you can find a copy. It's a nice one to have...and it's in English :) most books on the subject are from Asia, which have gorgeous work and photos, but just not readable for someone unfamiliar with a foreign language.

    Silkybow: ^^ glad you like it. Nice to have you here, thank you for your visit :) x

    Boheme Circus: Oui, I agree with you 100%! xo

    Sewon: You must create a stamp ^^ that would be awesome! I'm sure your new post office will get used to you soon enough :) They will find it nice to have such pretty mail come though their office besides the masses of computer generated mail :) x

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