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Minimal "55" from Eduardo and many other treasures

Eduardo makes minimal magic with a maximum A4 size paper but a minimal "splash and "55"! Perfect poetry!

Included in the envelope that Eduardo sent, was the tiniest of tiny trashpo boekie, too. Size related to pencil!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 2, 2012 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Special portrait from Dewi

Dewi does a beautiful series of portrait drawing that absolutely leave me spellbound!

Below is another one of Dewi's portraits that i am privileged to have:

The person is so alive and expressive, I always must put them in a special…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 1, 2012 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Three beauties from Lesley Magwood Fraser of SA

A wonderful surprise in my mail box: mail art from Lesley.

Lesley has been away fro the mail art scene for a while,

but so happy to know all is better and see her "making" again!

There were THREE artful pieces in this envelope...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 31, 2012 at 10:19pm — 5 Comments

"VARIATIONS on a Bar Code Op. 015" from the master, Dean Marks in Paris

Obsessive-Bar-Code-Syndrome: OBCS? Or BCD = Bar Code disease? Or, fantastic art!

'Tis a beauty , even though it got a bit chewed up by the postal machine...

...that happens when you don't use an envelope! (Ahem)

Some pieces…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 31, 2012 at 8:37pm — 7 Comments

ZUPER ZALOP from Imelda Wubben in the Netherlands

A fun hand-made envelope arrived in Greece today from Imelda.

And it is definitely labeled correctly: ZUPER ZALOP!

There is also an "Admit One" ticket for entrance...and beauties within:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

The Many Faces of Mona! From Cheryl in SA...FAST delivery!

This boekie arrived yesterday, Jan.17 and I think the postmark says Jan. 11. That means a record-breaking mail delivery from Cheryl! Usually we have been waiting two weeks-15 days for mail art to arrive to and from Greece to South Africa. This sets an all-time record.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 18, 2012 at 10:21am — 3 Comments

GOTIJ Mail Art Monday with surprises from Mim and Jon and Niklas and Guido and Erni and Cristian!

Some Mondays are just super wonderful, they are Mail Art Mondays...

a time when my postgal finally decides to bring all the mail that accumulated the week before?

Well, here was that big yellow box from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — 8 Comments

Haptic Werewolf Strikes YELLOW! And a box full of great surprises!

Box is, of itself, a fab work-of-art, on all sides it is a yellow smile of Erni and his fan club. Yay!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 16, 2012 at 4:30pm — 10 Comments

Lucky Friday-the-13th! Lots of mail art.

Many wondrous treasures in the mail box today.

Rod Summers sent the New Year greeting with fireworks and shadows...

an optimistic face here, however!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 13, 2012 at 5:32pm — 4 Comments

New Island discovered by TicTac and other wonderful artistamps!

TicTac in Germany has issued beautiful stamps from the newly discovered fantasy island of Quindi.

She has witnessed amazing creatures and studied their beautiful shapes and forms

 to make these great artistamps! A bunny…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 11, 2012 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

VISPO and REAL shopping list from J.M.Bennett! GOTIJ!

An envelope full of vispo cards and boekie arrived in Greece today.

These art works by John M. Bennett are fantastic and need much time 

to view and appreciate.

One card, already on-the-tree, is a  co-op art work with Robert…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 5, 2012 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Sheep and goats today...Sheep Mail Art from Valentine Mark Herman

Little Po Peep and the tales of waiting for Mail art from the MAIL man...or the POSTman if you live in France ;-)

There are these little birdies that so want to see Mail Art in Val's Mail box...

or is it the Post in his Post box from…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

GOTIJ Thom Courcelle Day. Mail art arrived in Greece, too!

GOTIJ Goat Cheese and other surprises!

Thom has just had a birthday: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

And all kinds of wondrous mail art is arriving...

This is the second day with Thom's art in my mail box and I am soooo CHUFFED :-)

Here…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

GOTIJ Rudolf the one eared reindeer?

You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen,

Coment and Cupid and Doner and Blixen...but do you know Ruud? Oh, I mean, Rudolf?

Here is the "one eared reindeer" as it was a little ornament on the tree that got broken

and now 'tis missing an ear ( 'tis NOT road kill!)

And here is the poem from Thom Courcelle:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments

GOTIJ from Thom Courcelle and the Great NorthWest!

Holiday greetings on  the envelope from Thom, with a magnificent drawing of a Makah Wolf Mask, late 19th c.

and inside more fantastic mask drawings from the art of the NorthWest...Washington State, USA.

Mask of the sun and others on the tree!

Also a drawing of the  Tsimshian head dress!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2012 at 2:29pm — 3 Comments

Confetti Mail Art Happening around the world ...New Year 2012

To all those who received confetti in their mail art from Greece,

with the Greek Santa, and perhaps trashpo baggie,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 30, 2011 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

December walk by the sea with Human Artist Vending Machine's art

This is one of many prints and cards from Brent Leopold.

I shall be placing them around town so that curious people may pick them up as "found art" / free art by Brent.

But today way so sunny in Greece that I had to take a drive out to the seaside shack

and soak in the sunshine! 'Took these chaacters along with me, too.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 28, 2011 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

On the Third day of Christmas...Mail Art in the Mail Box!

..and on the Christmas Tree!

from Nancy Bell Scott...super beautifully layered trashpo with "snow"

and the flip side has great stamps, too!

Some "365" from Jen, jjalltheway, with snowflake stamps on the envelope!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 27, 2011 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Eduardo sends minimal fromPortugal!

Red spash and cutting black.

This minimal piece arrived in Greece from Eduardo

with a message: " OCORTE SEM SOLUCAO"

google translated: "Without a cutting solution"

or perhaps: " Without a sharp solution"

'Love the splashing, and the A4 format.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 20, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

GOTIJ Monday-before-Christmas and mail box full of wonders!

Stars from Rod Summers...just floating out of a Christmas greeting from him and Liz. thank you so much! xxx

Deb Clandeing in Canada,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 19, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

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