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

Beautiful BLUE from Suus in Mokum and BLUE envie with flower from Fleur and BLUE Xmas from TVsnow

Don't be "blue", but have happy "blues" from Suus.

Her artistic work is fantastic and so wonderfully patterned!

Always a joy to receive! Thank you so much. xxx

Fleur sent a flower...of course!Look at that BLUE sky!

With…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

From Japan: a Deborah Davidson etegami of the moon, and "snake" wishes from Tokitama

Dosankodebbie is no longer here at IUOMA, but she continues to create wonderful

etegami cards, and one arrived in Greece. Beautiful Japanese papers make this "moon",

but unfortunately texture and "feel" is lost because it is plastic…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 17, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Blog Jam: Wise Owls and New Year 2013 mail art!

Great mail art arrived in Greece today. Not one, but two FAB cards from Stripygoose.

The Wise Owl:

And a Sly Fox, too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 10, 2013 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes again and x4 COLLAGES! :-)

Erni does an amazing job of wrapping his collage treasures, and special care is needed to open the wrappings, 

then there are wonderful collages inside! Four (4) distinctly Erni art, from 2000, 2002, 2003:

"VorOrt" 2000:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 10, 2013 at 1:26pm — 8 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes again and x4 :-)

Haptic Erni in Hamburg sends a great big envelope!

About 25 x 35 cm...UHU sticks but doesn't fit :-)

Not lost, however, the post gal carefully put it on top of the mail box!

Erni's envelopes and wrappings are art…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 10, 2013 at 12:59pm — 2 Comments

Trouble with USA Postal Service?

Anyone else getting mailings returned that were sent to the United States?

Terry Reid posted a photo of one that was returned to him:

Copy of undelivered to Catherine Melle Ferret

And I had 4 Christmas mailings returned last week.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 7, 2013 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Mail Art Monday of the New Year! From From Valentine Mark Herman, and Nadine, and JF Chapelle and DK Elgin

Full mail box this sunshine Monday.

Val sent , well a "resend" ...a "Blue 4 U" card

and the postage has fallen off the slippery card, but arrived. Yay!

Nadine also sent "Blue" with the "Pines of Loctudy" by Maurice…

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Snowflake and circles from Mim!

For sure...always a joy to receive mail art from Mim Scalin!

Her special hand-made envelope and full of punched circles, YAY!

I will be using many of these circles for Birthday Mania 2013…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 5, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Petit Paquet from Lindsay Stewart

Looks like a huge Valentine on the outside,

nice red heart and white "lace" with vintage soldier photo.

Also, I like the "moose" in the Canadian postage stamp!

And the inside is full of fun items to be recycled into mail…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Nancy Bell Scott sends a packet of mail art treasures

Happy Holiday greetings on Nancy's envelope, puts a smile on my face.

And 'love her designs by the address! touch of BLUE!

Full of wonderful items inside:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 5, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

EAT ART from the "smiling doggie with the sharp teeth" CONTENTS! :-)

Not a HUGE box...about 22 x 16 x 10 cm. , but a nice textural corrugated box,

and it is amazing ALL that it contains :-) Erni knows how to pack 'em!

First: 

sponges...red, yellow, green and one BLUE, I kid you not!

Very…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

EAT ART from the "smiling doggie with the sharp teeth"? Late but not Lost!

When the Haptic Werewolf smiles...all is not lost!

The holiday postal shuffle made this parcel from Erni in Hamburg arrive really LATE to Kate in Thessaloniki.

Usually we can send from Greece to Germany, and Germany to Greece, and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Recycled Buddha and other treasures from the Haptic Werewolf

Oh, Kate! The Haptic Werewolf strikes again...twice!

Yes, the New Year mail delivery brought TWO Haptic Erni…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 3, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Special sighting: mail art from Lesley Magwood Frazer in South Africa

Beautiful as always are Lesley's drawings!

Very happy to see this in my mail box.

It is in a lino "stamped" envelope, too:

Lesley is oh, so busy with family care giving.

Do appreciate the time she took out of her hectic…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

First in the New Year 2013! From Theo and from Val, from Richard Canard, from Karen Champlin, and from Mail Art Martha

There was mail delivery today! Yay! Lots of holiday mail art, fun!

Even though most of the Greek shops are closed today,

it is good to see my post gal was working :-)

Theo sent one of his great snow-fields-and-sky plus poem on flip side:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 2, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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