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rexypants

rexypants
Date Joined: September 7, 2010
Last Online: August 19, 2017

Country: Canada

About Me

I LOVE POSTCARDS. I am very fond of cool postage stamps. I also like nice writing utensils. Walking into a stationery shop will often increase my heart rate. Fave colour is turquoise. Silver is pretty nice, too.

Other things I enjoy: travel, books, writing, stationery, fun office supplies, road trips, photos, letters, museums, street art, funny/friendly/creative people, open highways, mail art, salty chocolate, beaches, forests, trivia, free parking spots, fonts & lettering, my neighbourhood, train tracks & trestles, tiny houses, funny signs, hand-painted signs, movies, flannel sheets, pens that write smoothly, zines, really old mason jars, Quantity/Inkognito/NouvellesImages/Tushita/Fotofolio/Catch/Bizarr postcards, washi tape, and loads of other things.

I really like cats.

I'm pretty sure I've got a paper fetish.

Tea: Fave is Earl Grey. I enjoy most teas except for Chamomile/Roiboos.


Seeking

Will trade you some amazing mac + cheese for some blank BANKSY postcards. The only ones I've been able to find are the Banksy vs. Bristol Museum Official Postcard Set. Update: I now have one from Fotofolio, and thanks to a generous swapper - another of the Junk Food Caveman!

Update (12-May-2015): I have amassed quite a few more Banksy PCs, thanks to some generous and thoughtful swappers! I'm still collecting them, so if you would like to trade - please send me a message. Thank you!

BANKSY

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ALSO:

I'm looking for postcards that show the interior or exterior of theaters, grand opera houses, or cinemas.

I love images of abandoned movie theaters, but am skeptical such postcards exist. I like all kinds of abandoned buildings; they tell so many stories.

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Faves

Cards I collect (in no particular order):

  • Vintage/Historical/Retro PCs
  • B&W photography
  • TYPOGRAPHY & SIGNS
  • Travel/Highways/Hotels/Motels/Diners
  • Pulp Fiction book cover art
  • Pop Culture
  • Strange/Unusual/Goofy/WEIRD
  • Street Art/Graffiti/Urban
  • Landmarks/Buildings/Prisons/Museums
  • Art/Design/Architecture/Sculpture
  • Illustrations
  • TWINS
  • Buddha
  • Scenic Views/Deserts/Southwest
  • Mail Themes: Airmail/Stamps/Mailboxes/etc.
  • Libraries/Books/Newspapers
  • Planes/Trains/Automobiles
  • Maps
  • Anthropomorphic
  • Sasquatch/Bigfoot/Yeti :)
  • Funny state/touristy cards
  • Cities: Vancouver, Hong Kong, Seattle, Portland, New Orleans, Baltimore, San Francisco, New York.
  • Animals: any kind of CAT, foxes, squirrels, pigeons, donkeys, octopus, LIONS, anything.

Preferences & Exceptions

I'm not a huge fan of younger kid-type cards, Disney, etc., but I understand that some people like them and that's cool.

I DO like graphic novel type art/comics/etc.

Suggestive postcards are fine. I'm over 21, and then some! Nothing degrading or realistically violent, thanks.


Handmade postcards: I like these, and have been the lucky recipient of some really amazing ones. I've also gotten rectangular-shaped pieces of scrapbook paper with little more than a stamp on them, as well as greeting/note cards cut poorly in half. I'd prefer to not receive the latter types.

If you enjoy taking photographs and turning them into postcards - I always appreciate seeing these.


Housekeeping

Sent:

Reminders:

Ratings

cbzcando rated for Quote Postcard - Inspiration on Jul 7, 2017
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Comment: Such a great quote! I love Alfredo (who wouldn't?). I think I've seen that film a zillion times. Thanks for brightening up my day :)
Response: He's the best ❤️. I really need to watch the film again, never gets old...have a wonderful rest of summer!
mgallardo68 rated for Big Summer Swap on Jun 26, 2017
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Comment: I adore the amazing collection of postcards you sent me!! 100% unique and the first one of their kind I had ever get. Thank you so much for your generosity adding extras as well!! Love it!! GREAT Swap!!!
Response: Hi Maria - happy you enjoyed the postcards! Hope you had a lovely trip and gets lots of rest this week. Thanks for joining!
calmond rated for Quote Postcard - Kindness on May 19, 2017
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Comment: Hi Sharon! Thank you for SUCH a great postcard! I love the elephants and your handwriting is beautiful! You're so funny but I agree...my clothes are out of style most of the time too! Hah! That's a great quote--I like that one! Sometimes our admirations can really change with age since age tends to come with wisdom! Thanks again for a smile in my mailbox! <3
Response: Thank you and you're very welcome! I can only hope that wisdom comes with age lol. Have a very happy summer!
Liiskah rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #126 on Mar 19, 2017
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Comment: Thankyou for the awesome postcards! Especially the Concorde, I've never got one of it before. :)
Response: Yay! I couldn't believe I had one of the Concorde either! Love it when that happens.
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: You're welcome :)
CWarner rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #126 on Mar 13, 2017
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Comment: Hi Sharon, and thanks much for the great cards--love 'em all!
Response: Hi Carol, you're very welcome. Hope you're doing well :)
kiwi2140nz rated for Big Spring Swap on Mar 8, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the nice cards, many of those places I have visited so it was a nice surprise.
Response: Hi Stephanie - I'm happy you liked the cards. Thank you for joining! I hope all is well with you and your family.
TwinMom rated for What Are You Reading? on Mar 1, 2017
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Comment: Thank you! :)
Response: You're welcome!
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Comment: Such a sweet post filled with so much love! Your envelope was really cool and made me smile! Thank you so much for all of it. I really like the stunning dog cards! I hope you have a lovely heartyValentin's Day! :)
Response: Happy Valentine's Day to you! Glad you enjoyed the cards :) Thank you for rating.
mgallardo68 rated for New Year's Card on Jan 6, 2017
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Comment: What a wonderful way to celebrate NY 2017! It was a so beautiful envie! Loved the cards, your handmade card, the wordy, the stickers and specially loved the touch with the stars... It was trully a New Year's celebration when I opened the envelope and the stars, popped out ♥♥♥♥ Thank you for a GREAT Swap!
Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed it! Hope you and your family have a wonderful year. Cheers from Canada 😘
Elizaveta rated for Big Fall Swap on Oct 15, 2016
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Comment: Thank you very much for the wonderful cards! :)
Response: You're very welcome, thank you for rating. 😊
galadkria rated for Pocket Letter #2 on Oct 13, 2016
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Comment: thank you so much for the beautiful swap. i loved especially the nod to our shared interests. Loved the care and time you clearly put in it.
Response: Hi B - I'm glad you enjoyed it, thank you very much for joining this swap! Hope to swap with you again in the future.
susieq11 rated for Send a note: September on Oct 1, 2016
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Comment: Thank you for yet another fabulous swap!!!!! Happy you were my partner!!! ☺️
Response: You are most welcome, pally!!!
simcoe54 rated for IFM: PCs + Stickers on Sep 30, 2016
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Comment: Thanks, I love the postcards and stickers. Thanks for joining.
Response: Happy you liked them! Thank you for hosting :)
tulipqueen rated for 5 PCs in Sept on Sep 18, 2016
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Comment: Hi Sharon! Soon as I saw the envie , I was in Love! Your hand lettering is gorgeous .Thanks for being so thoughtful with your PC selection.
Response: Thank you! I'm glad the cards were good. Have a great week! And thanks for joining this swap :)
msgforjohn rated for Flat Envie of Fun Part 8 on Sep 17, 2016
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Comment: O M G I didn't know what hit me! So elaborate, so cool, and with an elephant heralding the envelope's arrival, what's not to love? My head is spinning! Whoa-- --I just turned back toward the booklet for a moment, & noticed something I had entirely missed before: the library borrower's card, with so much detail all its own! I may have to send a (far more simplistic, I'm afraid) snail your way to answer all the questions brought up in this (not-so-) flat "envie" of fun! T H A N K Y O U !
Response: Wow. I'm not sure what to say lol but thank you. It was fun putting this swap together. Snail mail is always welcomed here!!
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Comment: I love all the insect cards & the fancy envie. Thank you!!!
Response: You're very welcome. Thank you so much for hosting this swap!!
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Comment: Thanks for FOUR beautiful and awesome profile-based postcards! Love them all, the cute cat-envelope included :)
Response: Hello! Very happy you enjoyed the swap :) Thank you for rating. I love that cat envelope too!
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Comment: Sharon Great postcards! Thank you, Shirley
Response: You're very welcome. Hope all is well, Shirley! Thanks for rating :)
suntattoo rated for Flat Envie of Fun #7 on Aug 31, 2016
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Comment: I absolutely LOVE those #exploreBC stickers. In fact, I might have to start lurking around tourism bureaus in order to obtain more. I look at it and I feel myself go "OOOOOOOOOOOOH" out of happiness, each and every time. Also love the journaling cards. And the stickers. And the super random-seeming Canada chipboard accents - I have no idea what I will do with them, but they make me happy <3 For my art journaling, For art journaling, I use a spiral-bound notebook from Island Blue (I think they are Van Island only); they have notebooks with thicker paper (made for mixed media, probably available similarly elsewhere). Haha, I also totally lose momentum on things. Just started a new regular journal. Obsessed with it. How long will it last? Who knows! Also, sorry for the long comment. In short: thanks <3 <3
Response: Yay! I'm glad you enjoyed the swap - I had fun putting it together. Thanks for sharing about the journal; I haven't come across Island Blue but I'll keep my eyes open. Hope the new journal is going well!!

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Comments

Drachenfrau on Aug 19, 2017:

:-*

picupurcross on Nov 2, 2016:

Hi ya, friend!! Thought I'd come back to our old stomping grounds and let you know how much I missed you! Hope you're having a great week! Hugs from MO!

msgforjohn on Oct 12, 2016:

Thank you for a nice surprise--the wonderful hand-made envelope, and the long, conjoined-postcard note! Yes, there was a little postcard store in North Beach, apparently long-gone now--but we are talking about the first half of the 90's, here!

tulipqueen on Oct 7, 2016:

Sharon,

Thanks for the beautiful Fish PC. Once again , I am blown away by your beautify lettering! Hope to see you in a swap again soon :)

tulipqueen on Sep 17, 2016:

Hi Sharon, thanks so much for the vintage snail mail postcard .Your penmanship is gorgeous!

reader44ever on Sep 16, 2016:

Hi Sharon! Thank you so much for the postcards, stickers and envelopes that you shared with me as part of the August WTA in International Fun Mail. I love everything you sent! :-)

Drachenfrau on Sep 1, 2016:

:-*

susieq11 on Aug 23, 2016:

Earl Grey is your fave? I learned something new!!

Drachenfrau on Jul 8, 2016:

Thank you for the wonderful envelope for the ifm-june-wta, Sharon! :-* Daniela would like to know what pen you use for your lettering. :-)

Drachenfrau on Jul 6, 2016:

Thank you for the great birthday-card and the amazing postcards, Sharon!!! You rock!!! :-*

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