Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – January 2013 Archive (35)

Haptic Werewolf sends C.A.R.E. package from Germany to Greece

Oh, Kate!

Always ready to help in time of crisis..."FEED ART TO THE WORLD"

and all that! Great parcel arrived in Greece from Herr Haptic Erni!xxx…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 31, 2013 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Birthday mania wishes from Guido and Alicia Starr

Getting ready for the big 7 OH on 7 FEB!

Guido sends a "not too scare ya" birthday mania greeting:

Fantastic painting on the envelope

and when i cut open the envelope, the inside is fun mysterious:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 31, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Oh, Erni! More fantastic collages from the Haptic Werewolf

Oh, Erni!

...another amazing parcel arrived in Greece today.

The outside is as fascinating as the contents, of course!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 30, 2013 at 5:15pm — 4 Comments

THREE (3) mail art treasures from Janine Weiss! Wow!



All the mail from Janine came on one day...what a thrill to see them all. All for...KAT :-)

No.1) The small card may not have been the first that arrived but it is lovely and simple on one side,

very nice collage on the other: LOVE! LoveCat LoveCat or CatLove CatLove....Seeds of LOVE!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

From the Far Land of Oz: Helen Amyes sighting!

Has been a long time since mail art from far west Australia arrived in Greece.

But it is a beauty, and sooooo happy to see something from Helen!

Tall colorful trees in a row and "sewn" card...well, backside shows off the "staple pattern" better:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Beautiful BLUE wishes from Angie

What an amazing collage, girl! Happy BLUE! Just fantastic, thank you xxx

Queen postage stamp and a bit of asemic upper left! And the bird is? 

And the postage stamps on flip side are great, too, Angie! …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

A tit-for-tat? A Squid-for-Kat...from that David?

What is the point (points?) of this?  A gal-in-the-sea? Mermaid? Drowning maiden? Wonder Woman?

And who sent it?

Well, if it is an unsigned card-with-a-story ( and a letter-designed address), it must be from David Stafford!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — 29 Comments

La Poste delivers...from Val :-)

The French Post takes special care to deliver odd mail art...

in nice yellow sealed plastic, so Val's mail art could arrive safely in Greece.

Care was also taken to open the plastic bag, as Val's 

envelope had been…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 23, 2013 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Mail art specialities from Latvia and from California!

Always a joy to open the green mail box and see happy surprise mail art.

Here are a few more pieces that arrived in Greece today.

Large collage from An.U.in Latvia...Child's eyes:

with haptic textures of various fabrics and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Anna Banana sends a puzzle piece and arty stamps!

What beautiful envelopes that Anna Banana creates...

great color and design. This one is almost like spattered batik!

...with  Banque of Bananada money inside.

Also inside, a surprise piece of a puzzle:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Recycled plastic bags made into a bag...from Mim

Here is an "air mail" pouch bag from Mim.

'Love the stamps and the "air mail" sticker that are printed on the pouch.

Close examination, and you'll see the "weave" is made of shredded plastic bags!

Well, amazing treasures inside…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Oh, let it SHINE from Carina!

OOOH...

Special tape art from Carina



"Oh, let your little light shine

Shine, shine, shine

Let your little light shine...



Shine on good humor

Shine on good will

Shine on…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

"No Cheese Mail" from Vizma in Australia!

Another map in my mailbox too, This one of the whole wide world!

(and in BLUE) Inside view of the envelope:

Lots of stampings on the envelope and a joy to check out all the details:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Mini boekie from Manoir aux Visons...Marie Wintzer in Japan

It arrived in a colorful hand made envelope, fun Japanese images

and beautiful postage stamps, as always!

It…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 22, 2013 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Karokalender 2013 from the Haptic Werewolf!

Oh, Erni...it's a great package that arrived in Greece today!

And we know that the package itself is an Erni-work-of-art:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 18, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Buz Blurr sends something special and asks a lot in return :-)

Another surprise in the mailbox was from Buz Blurr!

Here he really has it going good! See that ol' Ford?

The KEY to his art is the key!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

CrackerJack Kid surprise!

It's red and with classic stampings...Nebraskadada!

it's a CD?

Well, 'tis a "pseudo CD"...no hole or…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Keep Calm...Drink Tea, from Neil Gordon and a great boekie, too!

Neil collects "tea things", and he very generously has sent many,many great tags and bags .

Also, there are some "BLUE" items from a vitamin C fizzy drink , a BLUE ribbon, cork,

and other mail art omens, soon to be used in future mail art ! 'Love the "BLUE" envelope, too, Neil! xxx…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 6:30pm — 12 Comments

VISPO from Cathy M. Bennett and John M. Bennett

This is an "Enlightened Belly Button" from C. Mehrl Bennett,

our "Visual Mom". And along with it was and envelope full of great things:

"The Many Varieties of Beer" ... a wonderful detailed graph:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Meeting at the Tate! From MailArt Martha and Stripygoose

Fun! fun! Fun! at the Tate Britian, I see!

Fun little clear packet arrived from MailArt Martha.

The card has the work of Stripygoose along the top...waddling :-)

Oops, is that a red egg?

Also the "Field Study" info and a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

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