Sunday, August 8, 2010

Magnificent Muppet Monsters!

Kermit envelope

Here's another fabulous letter by my favorite Muppet-artistic pen pal. (I've blogged about his previous offerings, including a Sesame Street artwork postcard and a Shockingly Muppet-licious letter.) The stationery is "Mailing the Muppets Keep-in-touch kit," released by the U.S. Postal service in conjunction with the Jim Henson/Muppets stamps in 2005.

Sam the Eagle guards the back of the envelope

The generally disapproving Sam the Eagle guards the back of the envelope.

Magnificent monster doodles, page 1

Around the edges of each page, inside of each little orange square, he drew his own monster doodles...

Magnificent monster doodles, page 2

...inspired, as he writes, by Walt Kelly, Dr. Seuss, Jim Henson, etc.

Need a closer look at those doodled dudes?

Monster doodles, closeup 1

I know I do!

Monster doodles, closeup 2

What a treat!


  1. Great work! You are very lucky to receive a cool letter like this :) I miss these TV shows and the innocence of the 80s.

  2. How talented! And fun for you.

  3. Wow! That's quite the mail art? By the way (a little off subject) did you know that there's an Edward Gorey House in Mass.? I just heard about it and I'm so intrigued--but it's in Yarmouth, close to Barnstable thus just a wee bit out of the way!!

  4. I know about the Edward Gorey House... I do hope to visit it someday.

  5. wow that is awesome gotta love the mupets huh ?

  6. I love the doodles that were drawn all around the stationery.
    The muppet stationery is great!