Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – February 2013 Archive (23)

Going Bananas from Erni!



Oh, Erni!

Special packet arrived at my mail box today:

Always a joy to see the Haptic Werewolf and the 

Fan Club stampings...does that say "Smoking Kills" ?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

More Vispo from John Bennett

John sent another fantastic boekie: "Blood Fog"...filled with vispo text images:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 27, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

John Bennett and Cheryl Penn collab boekie!

Wonderful surpise arrived in Greece: Vispo from John Bennett

and one boekie is a collaboration with Cheryl Penn!

Beautiful touch-of-BLUE! Read and see:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 27, 2013 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Pick-up day: Haptic Werewolf package at the Greek post office :-) Part 3...Erni's Collages

Well, yes, special blog for the artful wonders of the 7th "gift".

A photomontage poster and three (3!) collages, all wonderfully created by Erni.

Check out the details of the artistamps:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

Pick-up day: Haptic Werewolf package at the Greek post office :-) Part 2...Contents

Where were we? Oh, yes, shredded wheat, er, I mean stuffings...

So opening the Haptic Erni box and there is amazing art on the inside of the box top:

Very rich, and hot RED! 'Love it :-) The "eyes" have it! Wow!

Removing ALL…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Pick-up day: Haptic Werewolf package at the Greek post office :-) Part 1...Wrappings

Oh, Erni!!!Oh, Erni!!

The postal clerks were waiting for me, didn't even have to show the notice paper:

just gemme the "smiling Doggie" (really a Werewolf, but who's counting?)

Good size parcel, not too heavy but well stuffed…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Horst Baur sends from China

Wonderful surprise mailing from Horst Baur arrived in todays' mail.

Both compositions are entitled "Chinese Economic Poem"

and filled with symbols and images of the East.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 22, 2013 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Spectacular Guido Art arrives in Greece

Glowing GOLD with Guido's ink drawing 

and a few "eyes" have it, too!

Guido is doing a fantastic series of "Faces" with black china ink.

Almost calligraphic with his brush strokes. Very dynamic.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 22, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

7 OH birthday greetings from Romania

YES! I am still celebrating...why not? :-)

Fun envelope with 7 Feb and 2 June stampings, from Mariana Serban,

me thinks her birthday is June 2? Will mark it on my Birthday Mania Calendar for sure!

Mariana sent two beautifully designed art works, A4 in size, colorful

and very Byzantine :…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

From TicTac for my birthday...on HER birthday :-)

Monday Mail Art brought greetings from TicTac for my big 7 OH  on 7 FEB birthday...

it came today, Feb.18, on TicTac's birthday!! Fun! "Best Wishes" to you, too, TicTac!

It's raining sweets, she says...birthdays are fun and this is a…

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

Painted mail art from leader Ruud!

Always a happy surprise to see a painted envelope in the mailbox from Ruud!

So rich in colors and buttery texture of the paint.

Inside, full of goodies:

HOPE and PROGRESS and much more with Ruud's portraits! What fun!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 15, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Friendly squirrels ...and froggie...from Troy

Troy, New York, that is!

One squirrel came after the holidays

another one came with a birthday greeting...both from Elizabeth Zois,

and  both came with a Froggie!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 15, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Happy Meal from Dean Marks for the 7-OH birthday. Wow!

It took its time to arrive in Greece, but it did finally pop into my mail box today.

Yes, look closely...it IS the Golden Arches Happy Meal box, French Edition:

With the Artist-in-Siene ingenious touch, it is a fantastic birthday gift!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2013 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

More Birthday Mail Art! :-)

Someone, somewhere told some people something about MomKat having a 7 OH birthday?

'Cause there is a continual flow of birthday mail art STILL coming to Greece!

Thank you all so much! xxx

From Marguerite Keen, came the above…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 12, 2013 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Special Epistle from Thom Coucelle for my 7 OH birthday!

"CELEBRATE"

I am still celebrating, oh yes! Feast your eyes on this beauty from Thom.

It came folded in a bit larger that A4 envelope...fun images and messages on the outside:

And a folded "letter" ( I say huge "epistle!") is…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 12, 2013 at 7:21pm — 3 Comments

Vintage box and gifts from Jon Foster for my 7 OH birthday!

What a great birthday surprise was in my mail box from Jon Foster.

Who remembers those recording tapes and "portable" tape machines? ( I do :-0 )

It is a really  old, "vintage" tape box, and it is full of wonderful mail art omens and treasures,

(no trash here :-) …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 12, 2013 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

Portrait Prints by "E" UTOPIA for my 7 OH birthday!

"E" sent a full packet of his fantastic portrait prints of mail artists.

Now I need HELP with identification...

First person to get all correct wins a mail art prize (to be determined later :-)

Great envelope stampings, too..."E" is a genius! A FluXus Flurry!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2013 at 5:00pm — 25 Comments

Vispo gifts from Cathy M. Bennett and John M. Bennett

The Bennetts sent a most wonderful packet full of Vispo gifts for my 7 OH day!

Artists' stamps and ATC from C. Mehrl Bennett,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

7 OH! Birthday Mail Art mini exhibit on my Real Floor

A wonderful deluge of mail arrived for my 70th birthday, and I wish to share the joy.

Special thanks to ALL! xxx

Pink was from Sarah Churchill with beautiful stitchery:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Even MORE Friday Mail Art...a packet from Sigean, France .

Yep, this is the second time a La Rotonde packet arrived in Greece and it was unharmed this time!

Valentine Mark Herman in Sigean, France, knows how to "stuff" a narrow package.

"The cards are right"! Lots of fun cards and a super…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 1, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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