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Art treasures from Luis Filipe Gomes in Portugal.

On the envelope, Luis makes a statement for recycling glass...and inside a drawing emphasises the reycycling theme:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Heart Matters, yes it does...from Lesley in South Africa

On beautiful ecological paper and envelope, Lesley creates an amazing tribute to Cheryl's theme: Heart Matters. And it is a reminder for me to make a series "of-the-heart" as well. Beautiful drawings accompany the print of the human heart. A masterpiece in subtle black-on-beige. Thank you so much, lesley. 'Tis a beauty! xx…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Mimimal Mim sends a beauty.... Mt. Washington and added elements

Minimal form with sunshine yellow tape creates a most wonderful image by Mim Golub Scalin! This is number 234 of our "365" mail art works, and it is always a joy to receive from Mim! Her handmade envelope, when opened,

revealed the mountain theme...here is Mt. Washington, NY (?)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

When Mail Art comes to the seaside shack! Wonderful, wonderful!

Batman flew in from the city to the seaside yesterday! Upper right is from Herr Haptic Erni in Germany. Thank you, Haptic Werewolf for a great collage! Lower right is also from Germany, from ArtTower...another amazing collage...with the blue Suez canal! Upper left looks like it comes from Hamburg, but it is a tribute to Erni from Bifidus, a wonderful collage! And lower left is…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Put on a Happy Face...or two or 12...from Catherine Petre in Belgium!

For Optimists Only ;-) Beautiful art work, a musical symphony on the reverse side, too!

The sun is  (always) shining here in Greece, too.

Thank you, Catherine, your art is so uplifting...soul uplifting!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Haptic Werewolf brings from Germany mail art from the Bananaman, too!

LUFTPOST arrived in my mail box from the Haptic werewolf, and also from Wolfgang Skodd. Lots of fun thingg from GerMONEY...including financial support for "poor" Greece! Many thanks!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

PARTY TIME! Happy Birthday to our leader, RUUD!

Here comes the gal with the birthday cake...hope ya like choco glam, Ruud!

And there will be gifts a la POSTAL!

And Greek dancers, of course...ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΠΟΛΛΑ!  ΟΠΑ!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 29, 2011 at 9:00am — 11 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes again with TWO collages! "Feed the world with ART"



Inside two amazing collages were wrapped carefully and were a surprise to open!

They had arrived last week in Thessaloniki, but only today was…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 26, 2011 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Minimal and Add'nPass from Eduardo

Amazing...times two! 'Nough said...

"Mind bending" ZALOP! 'Will pass the tiny boekie, too.

Thank you, Eduardo...for the fun little sticker-faces, too…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 23, 2011 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Mail Art comes to the seaside village in Greece!



The Postcard art is amazing in this delivery that came under the olive tree!

"Have a Good Think" from TestTower at HeeBee JeeBee Land,

and THE Japanese collage from Erni I had seen on an earlier blog and coveted it!

Beautiful clouds and waves from Theo and vibrant colors in oil pastel from amo Mao in China!

HeeBee JeeBee Land is true vintage!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 23, 2011 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Mail Art comes to Greece this week...exhibit under the olive tree...many thanks to ALL!

 

Thank you:

Cheryl Penn SA,

Marie, Cherry Blossom,

Anke ver der Berg, Belgium,

Anne in San Fran.,

Herr Haptic Ernie,

Dean Marks,

Chris Day,

Laura Podob,

Valentine M.H.,

Superhero,

"E" Utopia,

Mandy,

Samuel in Argntina,

Uli Grohmann,

Eddie…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 8, 2011 at 11:30pm — 7 Comments

The Urban Explorer and Haptic Werewolf strike TWICE!

Large package AND a great postcard came from Herr Haptic Erni this past week!

Wonderful collage art and an always fascinating envelope, details introduce some additional fans of the Erni Bar Fan Club!!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 8, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

"...go get the planet ready", another beauty from Marie Wintzer

A hand-stitched note, with finely knotted threads is a detail in a beautiful 4-fold boekie by Marie that arrived in Greece this past week. It was sent in a simple brown envelope in the hope of arriving safely, as another mail art by Marie has been lost ;-( But luckily, this one arrived and it is amazing!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 8, 2011 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

One idea, one painting, many Mail Art Pieces from Cheryl Penn (SA Connection)

Into the city today to pick up the week's mail...bills, ads...and Mail Art from South Africa. Life is GOOD!

It arrived in Greece with all those colorful fishies...and Victor Hugo!

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 7, 2011 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

On a hot summer day...a "View of Iceland" from Rod Summers

That's the back of the card...here is the "View of Iceland":

Cool! Nice and cool!

Very nice and cool...and very minimal!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 27, 2011 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

She wants to be a Mail Artist...or a Male Artist? From Val...Herman Hermit ;-)

Ah, Valentine...she wants to join IUOMA. Shall Ruud approve her membership?

thank you, my…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 23, 2011 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Not from Erni...but from Erni's Fan club! Add and Pass from Grigori Antonin and "E".

Viewing the first stamp i thought it might be from Erni, our Haptic Werewolf,

but then below was Grigori's stap and a Minnesota stamp by the postage.

The inside of the envelope has a great "Homage to Erni", which I like very much!!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 23, 2011 at 5:23pm — 12 Comments

Fun boekie from Thom Courcelle...SUPER HEROES!

This is a fun read and I enjoyed the "comics" so much!

and with these drawings, too…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kouros from South Africa...another striking drawing by Lesley M. Fraser

Thank you. Lesley for another beautiful drawing of Thani!

I had just spent the past week in the Athens

 Archaeological Museum viewing a kouros or two or three or...

Great vintage altered card! Many thanks!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Winged Heart sent a mini-masterpiece...in hand-made envelope

Only 6x9 centimeters, it amazes me how this gem was not lost in the Greek postal system!

But it arrived safely and is much appreciated. Lovely envelope, too1

Thank you very much, Winged…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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