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15 January 2005 @ 12:18 am
mail art love ♥  
friday night; i was motivated & excited for the weekend, but i had a nap and that was the worst thing i could have done. so in an effort to find some inspiration (which i had at approximately 3pm today; somehow between then and now it's disappeared), i'm browsing mail art sites & zine sites & other places filled with creativity, and thought i'd share some links.

found art - ooh this site is fabulous ! actually, it was this site that prompted me to write this entry. fabulous mail art ideas & creativity, although the main idea is to leave pieces of art around the place, and see if they get found - hence the name. sort of like glamourbombing, i suppose. loads of inspiration here :)

nervousness.org - everyone knows this site already, but i'm just rediscovering it, and it's wonderful. tons of mail art projects that you can sign up to join, or create your own. looks like there is a fair sign-up process to go through first, but this site is still ultra-inspiring & full of wonderful creativity.

postcardx.net - another site that most people know of; i'd forgotten i'd actually signed up at this one until yesterday when i really did get some random mail from someone there! it made my day and now i vow to be more active there, knowing how exciting it is to get mail from someone totally unexpected.

52projects.com - tons of creative projects and ideas and inspiration here.

&also:
+ 1000journals.com
+ homeofthesampler.com

i shouldn't be too harsh on myself for not being more motivated this evening; i finished letters to aussiekitty and alex_faerie before taking my nap, the latter of which is a monsterous 40-page book that i have no idea how she's going to stay away through (i tend to ramble a lot once i have a pen in my hand...), and now i've started on a third letter to another long lost penpal. i wrote some stuff for my next zine, winterspark 3, burnt a ton of cd bootlegs to send with letters... okay, i suppose it hasn't been too bad after all.

now that i've started looking through all these fabulous sites and all their links, i definitely feel more motivated... i think ;) do you lovelies have any great weblinks like the ones above to share? ♥

 
 
 
shelivesindreams on January 14th, 2005 02:00 pm (UTC)
i'd ♥ LOVE a letter from you if you have the time - i'm currently in rehab for the next 4 months without the net and it's pretty lonely.. the addy is: chelle p.
2 hillingdon close
kingsley, perth
w.a. 6026 :)
?starlakitty on January 14th, 2005 02:56 pm (UTC)
ooh! thank you for all these links! i'm going to visit them now! (i used to frequent 1000journals.com all the time. the site intrigued me so.) thank you for posing this list. i wish i had something to share w/ you, but you've already covered the bases. : )
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on January 14th, 2005 02:58 pm (UTC)
enjoy them! i've been browsing for a few hours now... they're addictive! :D
remember to breathe: snowturtles_path on January 14th, 2005 03:09 pm (UTC)
i second the thanks! going to save in favorites... NOW! :0)
The most fantastic of all muppets in the landfantasticmuppet on January 14th, 2005 04:12 pm (UTC)
check out www.foundmagazine.com
thorn witchalex_faerie on January 16th, 2005 03:36 am (UTC)
<3!! and i most definitely will stay awake through your book my dear, can't wait!! :D
oh and your stuff is going out tomorrow so they may cross each other and converse :)
starmiranda on January 16th, 2005 02:33 pm (UTC)
i love all of these sites! i didn't even realize that postcard-x was back up!