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Women in the Artistamp Spotlight from Ginny Lloyd

Ginny has organized a new edition of Women in the Artistamp Spotlight

and here are the 30 artistamp self-portraits of us'ins :-)

You can see the issue as an eBook, or order

a hard copy here:

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Last of the red-white-n-BLUE from Suus in Mokum? Nope, some from HeeBee JeeBee Land and more!

Beautiful BLUE painted card arrived in GreeceI 'Love it and all its undulations!(some nice pink and violet , too)

Suus in Mokum sent it in an envelope that she fears is one of the last of the red-white-blue trimmed ones. They are no longer…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 21, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Mail Box eats up Haptic Werewolf! AGAIN!

Another super package in (almost in) my mail box today!

The gals are here...

"Oh, Erni!" they both agree it seems :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 20, 2012 at 3:41pm — 2 Comments

Vizma is doing the "fishing dance" OPA!

Red, red, red...and Greek dancing in my mail box today from Vizma!

Look at that guy...could be Elvis? (Alive and well in Australia?)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 19, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Mail Box eats up Haptic Werewolf!

No cheese? where's the cheese?...but "MAYBE I'll love you" anyway xxx

There is  some very special art, as always, from Herr Haptic Erni!

...beginning with the outside package :-)

Oh, Erni!

(the gals are all here…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 18, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

MinXus Masterpiece arrives in Greece from Marie in Japan

The little royal minks/minXus on the envelope announce that the contents will be special: art from Marie Wintzer.

I always take care when opening the envelope from Marie, so as not to destroy the beauty of the whole image. The sides…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 15, 2012 at 3:00pm — 32 Comments

GOTIJ: More-in-the-Box with "BLUES" from Janine and Angie and Vizma and Mail Art Martha!

Yes...the mail box looooves getting BLUE!

μπλε μπλε μπλε BLUE BLUE BLUE μπλε μπλε μπλε....

in Greek from Janine...beginning with an "asemic of sorts" BLUE envelope! WOW! Love and PEACE!

Janine has sent some beautifully delicate…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 15, 2012 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Gotij: Lots-in-the-Box from Jon and "E" and Helen Amyes

Jon Foster is creating LARGE tape transfer art! (23 x 28 cm)

"Boys Life" arrived in Greece, and did not fit in the mail box,

but was not lost, just tossed on the stairs.

It endures a LIFE time...completely sealed in tape :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 14, 2012 at 7:30pm — 6 Comments

More Mail Art from Nadine, Sue Hobbs and Anete

Fun in the mail box!

From Nadine...I don't care for art critics either,

they should make art and experience our fun:

Sue Hobbs sent a lucky card, on canvass...she's all HEART

(and beautiful SA postage as…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 6, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Beautiful BLUE from Suus in Mokum

Even the envelope is a BLUE work of art! Thank you, Suus!

Both sides now...nice to swim in this BLUE:

And then…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 6, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Back on the Farm...with Bifidus Jones

Good memories from Bifidus of life on the farm in 1972!

This is a double A4 printed sheet (that makes it an A3?)

It unfolds to reveal wondrous details of life and local structures on-the-farm.

Left half:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 6, 2012 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Dean Marks sends Banana Love and Banana Olympics!

August 27 was Banana Lovers' Day.

And somehow, somewhere hiking high in the French mountains,

Dean Marks managed to find a La Poste box and send this card off to La Grec.

It is "cerealism" with attached images of the famous Banana Olympics:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 5, 2012 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Cheryl Penn's asemic writing?...NOT asemic writng :-)

OOPS! The above may be "ala Da Vinci" backwards...

as the paper is transparently thin !

The below image is the correct way to read Cheryl's writing...of course:

Beautiful calligraphy, but does it "say" something?

Tis a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

Heavy Metal ...and feathers and ribbons from Dean Marks!

What is it?

And of course we are talking about "naked" mail art items...

no packaging, no envelopes here...pure metal,... and feathers and ribbons, too.

Of course, I did have to go to the post office and claim it,

no way was the post gal going to carry this around.(about 15 x 30  cm)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2012 at 10:30am — 15 Comments

When the fish of South Africa swim to Greece

You just know that it is a packet full of wondrous treasures from Cheryl Penn:

And it is....poetry, art, ...and Zine #2: The World a Town!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2012 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Art and Pick-up-Sticks from Nancy Bell Scott!

Pick-up-sticks?

A few of my "summer sticks" tape art have been said to resemble french fries...

 and also : "pick-up-sticks". So, dear Nancy was kind enough to send:

PICK UP STICKS in the mail! What a great surprise!!! Thank…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 28, 2012 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Monday, August 27, official "BANANA DAY"!

Happy Banana Day to all!

Angie did a remarkable "old" banana card,

and remarkably made it arrive in Greece,

on Banana Day! Yay!

Probably Snooky Dog helped here...the flip-side

has a monkey friend:

Some…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again...and again...and this third time, in as many days!

Oh, Erni! The clerk at the post office saw me come in

and didn't need to look at the notice for pick-up,

she knew immediately which package was for me.

You have happy greetings from her...she likes the "smiling Erni" …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Some blue, and not so blue, mail art

Roland Halbritter, instead of sending a pink slip ,"re-used" the blue card I sent him.

He added his little deer and stamps...interesting!

Beautiful BLUE came from Helene. She does lovely art

and then plastic laminates the card.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 25, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes again...and again today!

Another trip to the post office to pick up a SECOND package from Hamburg!

Zombie Kitty Kawaii is visiting Greece, so she has been helping me unpack Herr Erni's gifts!

What a nice box inside!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

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