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

A paper bag..beautiful envelope from TiAr

It was wrapped with a rubber-band around Artist-in-Seine's mail art...

but it arrived without a tear or hardly a wrinkle!

Wonderful "envelope" from TiAr, made from a paper bag,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 19, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Artist in seine #2 also arrived, this wrapped in paper bag?

The postal clerk "assumed" that the paper bag being from France,

must be wrapped with the other item from France...and rubber-band fastened, too.

However, while one might expect a paper bag from In Seine, it was indeed from TiAr (blog…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 19, 2014 at 3:05pm — 13 Comments

Artist in Seine sends good reading material

Well, the book-"ends", at least  :-)

...and Happy birthday greeting for my Feb birthday.

And "books" that are meant to be mail art!

I am amazed how he constructed this "postcard" and even more 

amazed how safely it…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 19, 2014 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

MORE in the package from Hamburg, Blog #2

Well this shows the "art" in the mail art package from Off Scene Akademie Hamburg.

Collage cards of course! Full of great images and bar codes and bits and pieces recycled. Yes!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 19, 2014 at 2:28pm — 2 Comments

Long awaited package from Hamburg arrives...yay!

Usually, it takes about 36 hours for something in-the-mail  from Germany to Greece.

But this package, Edmund finally received today, mailed Feb 5???? Wow!

Taking it home, passing by the periptero (corner kiosk):…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 19, 2014 at 2:10pm — 5 Comments

The Art of Lino Prints from Atelier of Giannis Stamenitis

Exchanging mail art with Giannis is fantastic.He sends some wonderful lino prints.

His technique is detailed and amazing!

And he also included a series of small "animal creatures"prints :…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 4:26pm — 3 Comments

From Russia with Love: stamps, stamps, stamps!

Natalya Korolkova sends  fantastic mail art card made with 28 Russian postage stamps!

and wonderful Sochi Olympics stamp, too.

Wonderful surprise, Natalya, see you in the mail soon, 

and thank you very much…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Lion roars from Josh Ronsen

Another surprise card was in the mailbox: RED from Josh Ronsen.

Good to see this LION!

Thanks Josh,

see you in the mail soon!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Waiting for the Haptic Werewolf

Usually mail art from Germany arrives quickly to Greece

Today a notice arrived and Edmund Hippo will have to wait until tomorrow,

February 19, to pick it up at the Greek post office. …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 3:54pm — 5 Comments

Invitation to an exhibition...Val's Dreamings and Wanderings !

Wonderful surprise in the mailbox today!

Valentine Mark Herman has an art exhibit with his fantastic art:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 3:26pm — 3 Comments

GOOD mail art day...Edmund Hippo helping me blog :-)



Edmund is checking out ALL the mail art that arrived in Greece! Wow!

Handmade "orange" envelope with architecture inside and out.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 2:37pm — 3 Comments

Small parcel arrives from the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg :-)

Just a small package really, the postman could have carried it but did not.

Went to the post office yesterday with Edmund to pick it up, and we will have to return again tomorrow for yet another package...might be a also from…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Washi-Love on Valentine Day!

These have arrived in Greece from Claire Dinsmore:

If you ever have had one washi tape...you will surely become addicted!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 6:30pm — 10 Comments

From Finland...or USA? arrived today, Valentine Day ;-)

This is a very interesting card. At first I thought it was from Finland (nice Hippo!):

Then there was the US postage stamp :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

From Torma Cauli on Valentine Day

A very deep-in-thought "recycled" card arrived today from Torma Cauli."Coffee Break"?

"Mosaic" bits and pieces added...

Both sides now:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

a MAXIMUM MINIMAL from Eduardo!

Faux blood RED on Valentine Day :-)

This is A3...large! Measuring 40cm x 30 cm and "minimal":

Eduardo does a fantastic job of splashing red and black...stunning!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

Packet full of goodies from Ruud arrives on Valentine's Day!

Beautiful roller-printing on the envelope...what great colors! Stunning textures:

and BLUE, too! Thank you, Ruud, it is very special!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 5:40pm — 4 Comments

Hearts from Angie and Snooky and CAT

It arrived on Valentine's Day, today!

Meow...MomKat liking this very much, Angie!

Snooky is a Cat Lover :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Snoopy Love and Valentine packet from China? via Vizma :-)

He was in the package...he is all HEART!

This arrived in today's mail...It is Chinese to me :-)

As it is addressed to the "TORmentor"...then it is from my dear Vizma in Oz:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 14, 2014 at 4:05pm — 1 Comment

Polar Vortex or just Canada?

Louise Kiner sent this "cool" card...perhaps I should also pass it on to Vizma in HOT Oz?

Not a scene i like to see on a highway, no, no, no. Nice snowman however:

But while it is freezing in some parts of the world,

there are…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 5:51pm — 2 Comments

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