Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – February 2014 Archive (70)

Greetings from our dear friend and silent member of IUOMA: Uncle Bacon!

Very happy surprise to see mail art from Bob Hurton, our dear Uncle Bacon!

It's an "Original Copy"! Yes, indeed!

Adding many interesting details to his collage card...that's California, fir ya!

and a very warm note:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2014 at 5:12pm — 3 Comments

ARTSTAMP in Denmark sends ARTSTAMPS! Many!

What a surprise packet arrived in Greece from ARTSTAMP.DK. His "GREECE" stamp for human rights!

He included many, many, many of his wonderfully designed stamps.

Most important was this series...very special indeed:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2014 at 4:45pm — 3 Comments

All HEART from the Haptic Werewolf

And with Heleen's card came also this from Hamburg!

PEACE! So heart-felt!

Erni always adds very fascinating details:NO? YOGA!...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2014 at 4:18pm — 3 Comments

Banana Moon from Heleen

Edmund Hippo is going bananas, Heleen! This is fantastic !We spy Haptic Werewolf!

..and lots and lots of great BANANAS! 'Love those stampings!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Envelopes? Did someone say "envelopes"????

Antonio Moreno in Barcelona, Spain, sent me a package today...with 120 envelopes!!!

Okay, 50 of them are beautiful BLUE ;-) And the white ones are very nice, too!

Each envelope has a Moreno's artistamp and a rubber stamp in the upper left…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2014 at 6:30pm — 42 Comments

FluxRus from Victoria in Russia

Victoria sent this envelope with stampings and beautiful postage stamps, too.

and inside was:

...the Kat's…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

From Sri Lanka, In-Seine... been there, done that..with Frida :-)

This card arrived after many, many days from Sri Lanka,

as In Seine is surely in Paris by now...partying! OPA! "In Seine is GOOOOD!"

Wonderful collage card with mai art omens from Frida/Rivera exhibit, wow!

(Saw this with Mim…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — 11 Comments

Banana Art from Alicia Starr!

Banana greeting on the envelope, from IOWA!

and also this on the envelope:

then this fun montage insde! haha!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2014 at 3:56pm — 3 Comments

"With Held" celebrates Ex Postal Facto in SanFran!

Some great mementos from the events in SanFran arrived from John Held, Jr.

Envelope on the flip side is also…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 25, 2014 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

First Bananas arrived from Mathom-House in Italy, and Rebecca in the UK, by Feb. 21 :-)

Mathom-House sent very nice Banana Art for Banana Day!

Cheese and fruits go with bananas, oh, yes!

And there were instructions a la MomKat on the  envelope:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 25, 2014 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Banana TIME from In-Seine

Oh, yes...TIME is special to In Seine, too.

(Above : my TIME flies and bananas....)

But In Seine created a great fun card with the "smiling" watch and bananas!

The flip side of the card is very nice, ...actually it is…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 25, 2014 at 6:54pm — 3 Comments

Going Bananas for Feb. 21 from Jen and from Heleen

World Banana Day was Feb. 21, and the Banana Band had a great mail art exchange.

Some "Bananas" arriving in Greece today:

From Jen, who organized this year's mailing.

Nice "PRIDE" rainbow for the bananas of all…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 25, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Adanaland sends from the "Land of Unnecessary Stickers"!

Discussing recently the fact that post offices need not give "air mail" stickers anymore,

because all out-of-country / overseas mail goes air mail.

However, it sure is nice to use them on mail art envelopes. …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 21, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Annie sends lovely "mail art omens" from the UK

A very delicately designed envelope was in my mailbox today.

It has an embossed golden bird design and many stamps, too. Subtle green

and earth tones , also on the flip side of the envelope (with washi tape pieces, yay!):…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 21, 2014 at 5:15pm — 2 Comments

Cat-mail and washi from Kim in Korea

Edmund Hippo was very happy with all the mail art that arrived today in Greece.

But especially thrilled to see this "Cat" and the contents from Kim Jung Youn.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 21, 2014 at 12:08am — 2 Comments

Beautifully painted mail art from Margitta (Itta) from Germany

Stunning "Landscape" with acrylic and inkpen arrived in Greece today from Itta.

Beautiful flow of colors

and nice stamping of her initials, too.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 20, 2014 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Sub-Real Alchemy (David Aponte) sent a mail art card with map...

Oh, yes, this is an interesting beauty of a mail art card.

David Aponte created a very minimal piece actually,

but by adding the map fragment, got my curiosity up as to its location:

"Lottsville"...and "Bear Lake" , that's PA…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 20, 2014 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

Mail art from Lynne arrived today!

Lovely cat-card from Lynne Gurnee in EUREKA (that;s Greek), California.

Nice "MomKat" and looks like a gentle stray.

Many stray cat and kits under my balcony here in Thess, Lynne.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 20, 2014 at 10:52pm — 4 Comments

"Insufficient address" ? or....Roland Halbritter playing with the German Post?

A "return to sender" mail arrived back in Thessaloniki...with that horrid "pink" sticker:

Mail art that I had sent Roland Halbritter looked like it had been tampered with, 

someone defaced the name and address, etc. If this was the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 20, 2014 at 9:16pm — 1 Comment

Wrong postal code means delay for Grigori's GREEN stickers!

But they did arrive today, perhaps, even with the wrong code, he added big letters: GREECE!

Edmund Hippo was very happy to see "Kate the Kat" finally receive these Cavellini and genii stickers!

And there is still a problem,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 20, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

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