Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – April 2012 Archive (18)

Monday Mail Art from Guido in Belgium and Niklas in Sweden and Imelda in the Netherlands

Gotta LOVE Mondays! The mail box is always full of beautiful treasures.

"BLUE" from Guido! Perhaps I have started a new craze???? It is fantastic: BLUE ZALOP!

and also the black and white art inside! Thank you, Guido! "Born"? "Bore"? "Borne"?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

BLUE (eye candy) from Vizma in Australia!

I am always one to deeply appreciate "BLUE" mail art!

Vizma sent a most woooonderful and intersesting "blue" mail art! Thank you, girl, for the eye candy xxx

Aussie beef! Definitely enjoying this! A very nice message inside:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 30, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Sketching Day..without boundaries...in Thessaloniki, May 27, 2012 Join Us!

Sketch with us in Greece on May 27, 2012.

Here is the info from SKETBE...our Society of Artists in Northern Greece...

Join us digitally by emailing your sketch and/or if you can send it in-the-mail:

NO registered mail / NO express courier , Family event, Max: A4:

TO: SKETBE - Sketching Day

      Flemingk 10

     Thessaloniki,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 28, 2012 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Herr Haptic Erni in Greece today, too!

Herr Haptic Erni arrives with a great collage, and a new image? From Utopia!

Look at that friendly face (faces), gotta just love the guy!

And an eye-poppin Popeye collage too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 25, 2012 at 1:00pm — 14 Comments

The Englishman who Posted Himself and the Titanic arrive in Greece today!(The Hindenburg arrived, too)

There he is...in a package from Positively Postal, Scott Thomson in the UK

And fantastic A-Z postage stamps. These are amazing:

Also interesting stamps from UK and Scott on package:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 23, 2012 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

BlogJam: GOTIJ! from Carina, Jon Foster, Rod Summers, Erica Durante,also from Dewi, David and Viviana

After the Greek Easter holidays, mail art came all at once...what a delivery! Thank you one and all!

from Carina in Finland...a vintage automobile . "Love it!

Jon Foster sent a great "vintage" LIFE tape-transfer and check out the flip…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Sorry, I'm Greek from the Artist-in-Seine

Poor Greek Soldier...how to survive the postal system dressed in a skirt? (It's NOT a "skirt" it's a "foustenella")

Tears of laughter!!!

So you send a collage...poorly pasted and expect NOT to have a leg ripped off?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — 16 Comments

Also today in Greece from South Africa: Cheryl Penn and Sue Hobbs!

Me too, me too! Today's mail brought two from South Africa, too!

From Cheryl Penn, "WORDS" with altered photos...beautiful poem enclosed.

..both sides now:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 18, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Erni and the Haptic Werewolf strike twice! Volume Two: tiny package MEGA treasure!

So let's see what Herr Haptic Erni has wrapped in a tiny package

(see scissors for relative size)

The Haptic…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2012 at 9:30pm — 27 Comments

Erni and the Haptic Werewolf strike twice! MEGA treasures!

Ok, we have to see two very important packages that arrived in Greece today. I had to go to the post office to claim them, as the postgal could not carry them to my door...sigh. But well worth the trip...as MEGA treasures were inside!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2012 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Spring BlogJam! Flowers and fun from Fleur, Postmuse, Karen Champlin, Blue from DK, Green from Svenja and many others!

It is Spring again...and mail art is light and bright and full of colors and flowers from Fleur Helsinger in California! Lovely!

Vintage card from Bonnie Jean, PostMuse, and stamps from Portugal and Italy. "Dream Travels" as economic woes…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — 11 Comments

Dean Marks' art is the cutting edge!

A bit scary? No, although the postgal came close to losing a finger or two.

How did Dean know that I am the daughter of a carpenter?

In order to see what is going on here...I picked up the hammer and saw!

Real metal cutting saw…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 9, 2012 at 11:00am — 21 Comments

Can you find the mail artist? (on a barf bag...handsome guy!)

Oh, yes, the postgal was very happy to see this mail art piece, though I don't think she really knew what the "base" was? The dude is just too distracting, yes? Could it be a portrait of Dean Marks? Oh, yes!

And then again, on the other…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 6, 2012 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

A hanging "Dream" from Janine Weiss...beautiful and fun!

Janine "dreams"! With beautiful blues and birds and then all the colors of the rainbow!

'Thank you, dear Janine, I was very careful and did not break anything, I hope!

The large A4 envelope was such fun to see...all those smiling…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 5, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Amy Irwen sends fabric and stitches from minnesota

GOTIJ! An envelope full of great surprises from Amy arrived today in Greece.

It is always fun to see how Amy "reuses" and "recycles" our envelopes to address her envelope: ZALOP!

Inside were many colorful pieces of fabric that will…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 4, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Dean Mark's bar codes...sent from the Canary Islands!

Special stamp announces the arrival of bar code mail art from the Canary Islands!

A very special BarCode Creation from Dean Marks has a very special and unusual bar code:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 4, 2012 at 11:54am — 1 Comment

Bruno Neiva sends a minimal mystery!

It is so good to have mail art from Bruno, minimal as always...but also mysterious

A simple brown A4 envelope, a rubber band, bent on the side...

even though Bruno clearly states : Do Not Bend:

Is this the art? the Art of the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2012 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

From Guido...and a black and white "fairytale"?

First the envelope, of course. From guido it is always a masterpiece of COLOR!

And then inside was this unusual image, full of dreams and nystery:

A strange floating fish…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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