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

Artistic envelope from Guido:" Portrait of a Cat as a Human"

Always a joy to see a painted envelope from Guido in my mailbox.

This is THE cat of all cats : Tarantino!

And inside Guido sent this 1914-2014 card...deep and dynamic:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 5:44pm — No Comments

There's a BLUE Bird on my shoulder...from Stripygoose

What a wonderful series of "birds", of all kinds, that Stripygoose is creating for the "365" Project!

And surely she has reached her goal..."365" mail art cards made and sent! This is 363 / 365!!!

Wow, congratulations,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 5:34pm — 2 Comments

Architectural design and the Year of the Horse from David

David Stafford made an envelope from delicately designed building (?)

and inside...The Wooden Horse! of Troy? or for the Year of the Horse, 2014? Both:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 5:10pm — 3 Comments

Homage to BLUE Kat...from DK :-)

I am honored..."Homage to BLUE Kat" by DK!

"Heritage"..." postflux"...from Elgin comes a great trashpo card .

See, details ...perhaps there is a "Cultural Centre Elgin" ???…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 5:02pm — 1 Comment

Dream a little Dream...Dream Diary from Lucky Pierre

What a wonderful surprise package in the mailbox today!

Lucky Pierre sent, rather fast delivery, a beautiful diary book, about 13 x 17 cm...

all BLUE, naturally, batik fabric for book cover...and fantastic letter stampings:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 13, 2014 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

Theo Nelson sends a special edition from The Republic of Whimsy

What a beauty this is...Theo created a "Booklet of Offcuts: Trees (1)"

(I am hoping there will be many more in the future)

Each page presents a most stunning tree form:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 6:31pm — 8 Comments

Elegant envelope from Prairie Kittin

Yes, there is an "inside" to this, but the "outside", both sides, is elegant!

Each corner is swirls and flowers,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 6:17pm — 3 Comments

Lunar New Year and the Year of the Horse from Margurite Keen

A not-so-large envelope arrived "real mail" with washi (yay!) and stampings and stamps from Margurite.

'Liking this very much,

and inside was most  wonderful goodies:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Beautiful BLUE in the mail from Rose in Oz

Lovely layers of deep blue sea with warm, very warm, weather in Australia?

'Liking the "cool" feeling and the floating clouds.

...a bit torn at the corner from its travels through the post:

Already mentioned how thrilled I am…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Thank you Claudia! Fantastic print!

Claudia Garcia in Argentina sent a beautiful wood-cut print titled "Movement",

using multi-colored tones to create this wonderful print.

It is in a protective folder with cording...stunning!

And her envelope was…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Stunning stamps on today's mail art arrivals

'Had to make a special blog just for the postage stamps and artistamps

that are on the envelopes of today's mai art. From Candadadumdum:

A small Canadian stamp with wonderfully interesting artistamps by Theo Nelson:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 11, 2014 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Dreamy mail art from Lucky Pierre!

"I had a dream last night"... says Lucky Pierre on the envelope...from Charleston,South Carolina.

"Late Night, full moon...DREAMING"

Just a dreamy card, on dreamy paper, and a wonderful dreamy message, or two:…

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

Matthew Stolte sends a packet full of goodies!

Just having fun opening and looking at all that Matthew sent! great card for "Oceans", and also this print is excellent:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 9, 2014 at 3:44pm — 3 Comments

From Viet Nam comes a beauty from Andy and Elena

What a wonderful surprise to see mail art from Andy and Elena!

Beautiful Year-of-the-Horse postage stamps on the envelope:

And then even more of a surprise inside: watercolor by Elena!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Frieder Speck sends Music-to-my-Ears!

This arrived some days ago, but first getting to blog it on this quiet Sunday.

It is an odd-shaped piece, with musical score, cut-out, and painting and it came folded.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 9, 2014 at 3:10pm — 3 Comments

BLUE from Sigean, France..also Music-to-my-Ears!

Always fun to see a mail art card from Val in the mail box

This is an altered card, full of info from the art…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Twin beauties from Nancy Bell Scott

Sorry, words can't describe these stunning "minimal" works of art by Nancy!

Even Edmund Hippo is at a loss for words!

Photos do not show the subtle deep BLUE of the paper, but the gold glows!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 6, 2014 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

Innocent Edmund Hippo likes a SECOND collage card from the Haptic Werewolf

Edmund Hippo is happily visiting Greece these days, unaware of the attacks against his person.

He is innocent...he is similar to the Flat Stanley project that sent an image through the mail

to be documented and have an exchange of…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 6, 2014 at 6:28pm — 7 Comments

From DK: This is a FAKE...slightly altered too

It arrived a bit torn and worn,( and fuzzy here), Diane, but it arrived...beautifully BLUE!

I found a few "Latin" letters and glued them to the missing areas.

Love the BLUE:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 5, 2014 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

From Angie Cope: It's not a fake...it's a cut-up!

Beautiful mail art card came from Angie and it is a "part-of-the-whole".

She had a large painting which she cut-up, and this card is 1/6th of it.

I am reminded of the "massacre of the innocent images" by Cheryl Penn,

who also…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 5, 2014 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

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