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ETHER from Marie Wintzer in Japan...BREATHE?

Great "shredpo" Ether arrived from Marie, with instructions to "beware of ether". Amazingly textural under the clear film cover and delicately stitched and knotted with white threads. Very tempting to want to open and create with that shredpo material...mmmmmm, nice!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 24, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

"TWO"sies today with the mail art delivery to the seaside shack!

TWO brown envelopes from Japan: one Brain Cell from Ryosuke, and one Ether from Marie Wintzer! More details coming in another blog soon ;-)

TWO Asemics16 #3 boekies arrived: one from Dark Wall and another from Freider Speck. Both SUPER!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

When birds fly from Turkey to Greece. Thank you Ahmet Demir!

Rose-wing beauty!

Elegant Pelican!

Ahmet Demir also creates amazing mini-artistamps with these birds. Puzzleposta reigns!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 10, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Minimal from Mim and Bruno

by Mim

by Bruno

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An envelope full of art from Brent - The Human Artist Vending Machine!

Cards, stickers, prints, images, watercolors, too. all the makings for a few new add n' pass works!

This watercolor portrait card I shall keep and treasure, not to be passed along ;-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 10, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Mail Art drop off day at the summer shack! Wonderful treaures!

Thanks to Judith Heartsong, Alexeeva Natalia, Valentine Mark Herman and Brent Leopold!

Judith sent shredded US dollars,,,great shredpo…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 10, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

San Francisco from Japan! Thank you, Tomoe!

Two beautiful mai art cards arrived in Greece from Tomoe in Japan. Both depict scenes of San Fracisco. The one on the left is by Tomoe and the other on the right is by her partner. Tomoe used a most delicate and soft-textured paper to print her painting, and it is a joy to the touch!

Thank you so much, Tomoe! Something in the mail to you soon,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 8, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Haptic Werewolf Collection in Greece ;-)

It is always a joy to receive an Erni collage, be it postcard or large size. The latest addition to the Haptic Werewolf collection arrived from the city yesterday...Mr. Batman!

There are many others and they go on display here at the seaside shack. Both…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Asemics 16 #3 In the mail and inspired to make more asemic writings!

Cheryl Penn's and DeVillo sloan's "Asemic16" projects...(all four editions) are well under way. I jumped in last minute, thinking that it was not possible earlier to commit to making 16 copies for the project while out away from the studio. But even under-the-olive-tree art can proceed. And due to their encouragement, I have now discovered a new "writing" expression. Me thinks…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 4, 2011 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Poems from like television snow

A wonderful book of poems was sent by iliketelevision snow and it is a joy to read.

There are illustrations that accompany this poetic masterpiece too!

One of my favorites:

"a simple flash story"

"red light  yellow light

green light go

do not go - i stop myself

(i'd rather be elsewhere)

beyond the noise of…

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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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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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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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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

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