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Stargazer008

Stargazer008
Date Joined: September 16, 2015
Last Online: September 30, 2022
Birthday: July 22
Country: Germany
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About Me

Hi there.

What shall I tell you about me?! I love postcards and handpicked stories. Surprise me with a little anecdote of the everyday life. Combined with a picture on the back and a stunning stamp up in the right corner. Sounds perfect to me!

No anecdote?! Well here are some ideas: What‘s the craziest thing you‘ve done for love? What are your favorite shoes? How would you describe your victory dance? Where do you go for good ideas?... Any questions? Ask me.

By the way I love everything from before the 1960s. I am always on the hunt for vintage curiosities like snapshots of everyday life, newspaper comic strips, popular science charts, as well as fashion magazines with stunning adverts, matchbox labels or cigarette cards and stamps. Oh and I am fan of gentlemen in suits, cocktails and showgirls or pin ups, which make me smile.

George Barbier

Whatelse?! If there is time I dive into books. How to describe my taste? Imagine Iona Grey meets Erich Kästner for a coffee and from time to time people like Christopher Isherwood or Naomi Wood joining the conversation about the roaring 20s and WW2. Sometimes I just buy a book, because of the great cover. Another thing I really enjoy is going to the cinema and theatre. Favorite movies?! Breakfast at Tiffany's, It's a wonderful Life, Mary Poppins...a bit newer...Life of Walter Mitty and Little Women.

Well, I hope I could give you a foggy hint about myself. I am looking forward to hearing from you and even more to getting to know you. Smiles, Joana

PS.: Still unsure what to send? Well here are some more hints: washi tape - vintage ephemera - old movie poster or adverts from the 1920s to 1950s - movie stars like Lauren Bacall, Cary Grant or James Stewart - in general gentlemen in suits & cocktails - espresso with a dash of hot milk - book or magazine covers - maps & natural science charts - WWI & WWII military history - vintage travel poster - fashion & design - Art Deco & Bauhaus - elegant ballet, cheeky Burlesque or swinging Showgirls - weird, odd or risque humor - Pin Up & naughty postcards that make the postman blush - surprises.

P.P.S.: At this point I should admit a few DISLIKES: touristic postcards or Zazzle & brownish faked retro postcards please not for me. I am not interested in Disney, Hello Kitty, Zentagle or Color-In, creepy dolls, cute illustrations, religious or spooky themes. Oh and I don't need scrapbooking & craft supplies & paper. Sorry, I dont want to sound complaining.

vespa

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you, thank you for the lovely books envelope - complete with beautiful stamps! Really fun washi too. And OMG that poodle postcard!!! W O W and it's another new one for me, thank you for thinking of me! Pug card and Snoopy stickers. You made my weekend! : ) Right now I am about to finish I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy - and next I am not totally sure...I will decide tomorrow! I do have the new Taylor Jenkins Reid book on my mind though...we will see! Thank you for joining my swap and I am happy to see you had a great summer - now on to fall soon... Take good care! xoxo
debbiespoms rated for BOOK Postcard on Sep 7, 2022
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Comment: Received your book postcard today and thanks so much for it ! I love this PC of Magical items for Fantasy writers. I'm a big time reader of Fantasy books! I hope all goes really well, with your ballet class. When I a child I wanted to be a ballet dancer. But my mom wouldn't let me do it. Said it way too much money. That dream sure was crushed for sure.🙁 Have a great day Joana!
RockyBeach rated for ESO: Make an Envelope #6 on Sep 6, 2022
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Comment: Vielen lieben Dank für deinen Umschlag! Und die tollen goodies! :) Alles auf vintage abgestimmt.
Lantana149 rated for WIYM: Blind Envie-June on Jul 6, 2022
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Comment: Hello Joana, thank you for the lovely swap! I enjoyed all the little surprises tucked inside. The PC is beautiful! I also enjoyed reading the quotes on the envie. Thank you and HEARTS, HEARTS, HEARTS!!!!
anicka22 rated for Random Envelope 13 on Jul 1, 2022
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Comment: O wow, thank you so much. Mail from you is always so pretty!
Snailmail1772 rated for FASHION Postcard on Jun 15, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the awesome postcard. It’s early right now, but something that made me happy today was a nice cup of coffee in silence this morning.
RoxieLilly rated for Random Envelope 12 on Jun 12, 2022
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Comment: Thank-you! Joana😊 this is my first pocket letter and it was so much fun to go through🙂 l loved all the stamps. I will incorporate them in some art. Big smiles for me.❤️ And many thanks to you.
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelope and surprises. Will consider a trip to Northumberland now ໒(❤‿❤)७
Tricia22 rated for PTG: Random PC Swap on Jun 1, 2022
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Response: Thx for the rating. Have a wonderful evening. :)
Catt007 rated for WIYM: Cover my Envelope on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelope and the surprises inside. I love it. 😸
susieq11 rated for IFM: Altered PC Swap #2 on Apr 28, 2022
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Comment: Thank you very much for the stitched postcard! So nice! We are still waiting for more warm days but it’s at least sunny today. Things that made me happy today: I bought a few books, I got a new toy for/played with my kitten, walked my dog, and got your postcard!! XOXO
Onyx rated for WOMAN Postcard on Apr 10, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the cool postcard, and I also loved the stamp. You asked what I thought of the quote and it made me think of the famous quote that "Anonymous was a woman." For over a thousand years many of the works that women created (art, scholarship, etc.) were listed as anonymous.
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Comment: How wonderful you got a real Lauren Bacall postcard with her signature!! She was iconic in her career!! I love all the postcards I get so I can't pick one!! Thank you for the vintage looking Munster postcard you send me - so very my style!! xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thank you for the card, it's so pretty! For me, I started buying cards without the intention to sell, too - but from family trips. My collection ended up growing with Swap-Bot and Postcrossing :)
Piccolo rated for Altered PC Swap on Apr 1, 2022
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Comment: What a great idea! I love the diamond sewing on the pc!
goosey rated for LDEM - Scavenger Hunt MailArt #3 :) on Mar 15, 2022
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Comment: thank you, joana, for the wonderful envelope and all the goodies inside! the photos are especially fun .. they remind me of the fun times of travel!! marlies
Soph rated for SIE - Scavenger Hunt MailArt #7 :) on Mar 11, 2022
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Comment: Eine gelungene Umsetzung des Themas. Vielen herzlichen Dank, auch für die schönen Extras!
arimails rated for WIYM: Cover my Envelope on Mar 10, 2022
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Comment: This has got to be one of the coolest decorated envelopes I've received! I absolutely love it, thank you for all the awesome goodies as well ❤️❤️❤️ definitely made me smile 😁
susieq11 rated for PIN-UP GIRL Postcard on Feb 12, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty pin-up postcard! I’d like to be on a warm beach too! Quiet here as well with a lot of reading! So happy you joined me in this swap! xoxo
anicka22 rated for Random Envelope 10 on Feb 2, 2022
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Comment: Wow! Your mail is amazing. The way you present it is so adorable

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Comments

LiliLuv on Aug 3, 2022:

I just found and was admiring a summer -themed flipbook you made for a swap in August 2020. It's so lovely and I wanted to tell you that it's still bringing me joy two years later. I hope you're having an amazing vacation!

Meisje on Dec 4, 2020:

Just because ♥

Christmas

Christmas

Christmas

susieq11 on Jul 27, 2020:

Sent you a little something today! : )

Rainydancer on May 22, 2020:

welcome to sunshine swaps!

Caithness on Apr 23, 2020:

Thank you Joana for the lovely surprise in the mail that I received today. What delightful goodies inside and the birthday wishes were lovely. I had a great day and my hubby made sure it was special and I got myself a record player and currently listening to Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Sprit. xx

Fullsteampowell on Feb 22, 2020:

Thank you for the unassigned Postcard Roulette card! I don’t know the artist but I love the art.

Johanna51 on Jul 18, 2019:

Thank you for the Hansestadt postcard that you have send me. Received it today.

dvmac on Aug 28, 2018:

Hi Joana. I see you've been playing PC Roulette like crazy! Thanks so much for the lovely John Ryan illustration card. And how nice to discover a new museum! I hope you enjoy fall as much as summer. Best wishes, David

CurlyTea on Jul 23, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

Gatzcat on Jul 17, 2018:

Thank you! I absolutely love the postcard you sent. I even do like the flies. Never would I say this, but they're cute on their. But I don't think flies are cute in real life.

I guess I really am a winner. I got two extra from the PC Roulette Comeback July 2018 swap.

Thanks again!!

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