Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – March 2012 Archive (16)

Cherry Blossoms in Japan from Cherry Blossom in Japan (Marie Wintzer ;-)

So beautiful comes the Art-of-the-ENVELOPE from Marie, that one hates to open it!

Blossoms and colors, postage stamps and Japanese calligraphy abound, and one knows it is from Marie!

I always carefully slice the sides of the envelope…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 29, 2012 at 2:00pm — 12 Comments

Beautiful BLUE from Thom Courcelle!

Ships and hints of BLUE on the package that arrived today.

Wrapped carefully with "bubbles"...

A wonderful…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — 11 Comments

When one has been away on a week's trip...Mail Art Monday (and Tuesday) is FAB!

Red Bag from Vizma starts this blog....just enjoy the view of ALL the art that arrived in Greece:

From Vizma in Australia:

From BIFIDUS! Wow! Soooo good to see ya in the mail xxx…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 27, 2012 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

Vispo J.M.Bennett...read and enjoy!

no comment...

enjoy the visual...enjoy the poetry...enjoy the collaborative pieces...enjoy the vispo!:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 21, 2012 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Mail Art from Japan: Tomoe Nakamura in Osaka

One of those familiar brown long envelopes from Japan arrived in Greece today.

Not from Brain Cell, Ryosuke, but from Tomoe.

It had an interesting postage seal, as it was stamped ONE year and ONE day since the tragedy in Japan...

11.3.11....12.3.12 !…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2012 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Artistamps...the Art of Postage ( and like) Stamps...in my mailbox today!

Some beautiful and interesting "stamps" arrived in Greece today. I love stamps..postage and artistamps!

TicTac has made an amazing series of artistamps with the Mona Lisa and with Amy Winehouse images.

I received these "special editions" and I shall treasure them (or...use them on mail art :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2012 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

GOTIJ Mail Art on a sunny Spring Day

Green and tiny blue flowers, walk-in-the-park, and mail art received.

On the upper left is a great card from Neil Gordon.Fun 72% choco glam and a message

that reads: If I keel over in WalMart drag my body to Neiman's! Great! And on…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

GOTIJ! Mail Art Monday from Guido and Erni and Rebecca and Sarah and Wilma and others

Monday's are always fun when mail art loads up the mail box!

Dynamically painted envelope from Guido!"The masses against the Loner"!

Super images and gold highlights, a short version,part of a tale....for Guido's "Rebel"…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 12, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Mail Art on a rainy Thursday...(still raining) from Marcela, Limongelli and Maurizio , Svenja Wahl, and Karen Champlin

Wonderful mail art arrived today, bringing cheer on yet another dull grey rainy day.

PAZ - Peace and smile! An envelope full of envelopes from Argentina!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2012 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

GOTIJ Mail Art from Lesley Magwood Fraser S.A.

So happy to receive once again beautiful drawings from Lesley!

Her art is amazingly expressive, drawing from models and 

capturing the essence of the human spirit.

Perhaps using the 9B graphite from Paris , France, 

her…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Vintage mail art and memories of my youth, from Alicia Starr

 

Alicia sent very unusual and vintage mail art that stirred all kinds of memories of my younger days in Illinois.

Yes, an old typewriter, with "Give All",...All! And a nice red  "recycle" stick-on piece, too.

But most intriguing is the A4 paper that the typewriter is on

...faded, burnt, so vintage that it might crumble in handling.

Look…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2012 at 6:00pm — 13 Comments

Mail art on a rainy Tuesday, from Kerri, Debbie-by-Golly, Magda, and KDJ!

Many colorful things to brighten a grey, dull day in Greece.

From Kerri Pullo, this abstract painting, which is well liked by blue mouse and friend.

I was not sure if it should be viewed..as a sailboat on the high seas,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 6, 2012 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Etegami from Dosankodebbie in Japan

This etegami from Japan arrived in Greece today!

What a joy to see the art of Dosankodebbie again.

This is a cow's tail...yep, you never know when it will come in handy:-)

Deborah Davidson (dosankodebbie) is no longer a member at IUOMA

but you can see all her etegami art at:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 5, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

A "boekie woekie" from Imelda Wubber (Netherlands)

Just half the size of a postcard (7 x 10 cm) a little "boekie woekie" arrived in Greece today.

Thank you so much, Imelda, it is really very special!

"ART" stamped on the front and "boekie woekie" written on the back

tells us…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Cookie Monster and Katerina-the-Witch from PrettyLily :-)

Once upon a time...

Katerina was very fond of her cookie tree. she was also very (selfish) generous....

She was just about to eat a cookie, when all of a sudden she saw a friend coming: the Cookie Monster!

Too funny,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 5, 2012 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

It was CHOP DAY for it...a piece of a masterpiece by Cheryl Penn

GOTIJ! In the mail box today, a beautiful piece of a masterpiece from Cheryl in South Africa.

Two-sided, one side with a photo image, perhaps of the "whole"?

and the other side: a piece of the masterpiece...painted on…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 2, 2012 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

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