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Soph

Soph
Date Joined: December 10, 2012
Last Online: January 28, 2020
Birthday: June 7
Country: Germany

About Me

Hello from Berlin! I am a wife and mother of two grown children. Since 2015 I have been retired.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Photography: Architecture, landscapes, lightmoods, reflections and close-ups belong to my favorite photo subjects.
  • Books: Especially murder mystery and crime novels. Favorite authors among others: Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Mary Higgins Clark, Donna Leon, Charlotte Link.
  • Film/TV: Midsomer Murders/Inspector Barnaby, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes (the old series).
  • Postcards, all kinds. At the moment I try to enlarge my collection of map cards and chronicle cards (Chronikkarten).
  • Seasonal cards, especially for Christmas (postcards and folded cards). All kinds of Christmas themes are welcome.
  • Mail art, handmade envelopes, handwritten letters.
  • Airmail envelopes and airmail labels.
  • Stamps. It would be very nice if you could put stamps on your envelope or postcard instead of postage labels, if possible.
  • ATCs. I discovered them here on Swap-bot.
  • Quotes / words of wisdom.

Some Favorites

  • Seasons: autumn and winter, Christmas time with its joyful spirit.
  • Flowers: tulips and red poppies.
  • Colors: blue, teal, turquoise and orange, but I'm fine with any other color, too.

Not for Me

Please avoid sending me food and drink items. Thank you!

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Ratings

chandlerguera rated for WIYM: Need Happy Mail on Jan 22, 2020
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Comment: I absolutely love the envelope and goodies inside! Your photo of snowy Berlin is fabulous. Thanks for the notecard, envie, postal stickers, tickets and postcards! It was a GoodMailDay! Thank you xo
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Comment: I absolutely LOVE the vintage PC, especially because it was actually mailed and with a message. In French, and partially obscured with the postmark, but it is wonderful! such beautiful handwriting, too. Thank you SO much!
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Comment: When I collected the mail today your airmail envelope and cheerful postage stamps caught my eye right away. Thank you for the extra postcard and especially for the transit tickets! And the traveling postcard will be on its way to its destination next round.
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Comment: Thank you so much for a great card and the extra goodies! Have a wonderful day and all the best for the coming year :)
mamajoy rated for FPRU: ABC~ ad cards Letter C on Nov 21, 2019
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Comment: Very cool ad postcards. I will certainly have use for all of them. Thank you for the extra ones and the lovely stamps.💗 Joy
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Comment: Thank you for the traveling postcards and extra! I'll keep them moving!
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Comment: Many thanks for all you sent — loved the postage-filled envelope and all the things you included inside, too!
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Comment: Thankyou :D
Phenyx rated for Flat Envie of Fun Part 24 on Aug 27, 2019
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Comment: Thank you Gittie for everything. This was much more than expected, I love everything you included especially the shaped paperclips (I dint have these) and the museum bookmark will be lovingly used while I read my next book. 💕
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Comment: Thank you for forwarding the traveling PC and for your nice note and other PCs. I am going to do some internet research on the SOS Children’s Villages.
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Comment: What a wonderful envie of fun stuff! Very cool! And totally love the envie itself -- I've taken it apart very carefully and will reuse it! Thanks so much!
Mye rated for WIYM: Match-a-Stamp Mail Art #6 on Apr 27, 2019
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Comment: Thank you Gittie for the lovely envelope 🌷🌷🌷 and the flat goodies you included ❤
LadyJo rated for MAIL ART - Match It! on Feb 20, 2019
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Comment: I love your Mail Art and the beautiful matching flower stamps! It is so nice to get something so spring looking in the middle of winter. I also loved the envie full of neat things! I like that it is in the German language as well! Thank you so very much!
AmookIslandCreations rated for MAIL ART - Birds on Feb 7, 2019
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Comment: This swap deserves 5 Stars! I love all the wonderful stamps and stickers you used on the envie! I love that you used a birdie cutout for the Luftpost stamps! Thanks too for the gorgeous Birdie postcards, more paper cutouts and lovely note on my favorite colored paper! So great to see what's available in other countries! Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Ciska76 rated for MAIL ART - Valentine’s Day 2019 on Jan 26, 2019
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Comment: Vielen Dank für einen Envelop ganz voll mit Liebe💕. What a joy to receive. Thank you so much! Happy Valentine’s Day to you too, Gittie ❤️.
Johkup rated for Christmas card Advent calendar #3 on Dec 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you :)
Marl33n rated for Christmas card Advent calendar #3 on Nov 24, 2018
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Comment: Wow Soph, such a pretty card. Will fit perfectly in my collections. And thank you for the beautiful quote and extra's. Have a lovely holiday season!
phillaine rated for MAIL ART - Books/Reading on Nov 20, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for a delightful piece of mail art. Such a fun composition! I like the postcards you sent me, too. :) Have a nice day!
Chaar rated for Suprise Swap Christmas #11 on Nov 20, 2018
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Comment: Hello Gittie, What a surprise package. Nice envelope you have done your best! I wish you happy holidays and a beautiful new year.2018/2019
Kathy821 rated for AFWLS - October Happy Mail on Nov 13, 2018
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Comment: What beautiful mail! Thank you so much. I loved everything about it. You sure painted a pretty picture. I loved reading your note and the card you made is lovely. Thank you for the postcards too. The ATC is great and so is the bag.

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Comments

yvonne401 on Jan 27, 2020:

Hi Gittie! I sent out your CHWH January Bingo prize today. I hope you like it. Please let me know when you receive. Thanks!

Blessings,

Yvonne

stephiedee on Jan 13, 2020:

You're January's RAK Attack winner in OMAE! Please return to the thread and leave your address so we can all start mailing your prizes.

Heynowokay on Dec 17, 2019:

Thank u you oh so much for the delightful OMAE Nov RAK! :)

MsRose on Nov 19, 2019:

Hello my beautiful friend!!😻 Your Christmas card arrived yesterday, I’m saving it to open Christmas eve !

Your card left Arizona USA today ;)

I always LOVE hearing from you please stay in touch...

Hugs Cher 💁💜

bigmamabird on Oct 24, 2019:

The OMAE RAK Attack was for the month of August, forgot that below...oops!

bigmamabird on Oct 24, 2019:

The second sending for the OMAE RAK attack arrived today! So many thanks for sending twice, and for including the marvelous first envelope complete with travel scars! You put so much effort into it's creation! All the ephemera iand the second envelope are also wonderful and will be used. Happy Autumn!

susieq11 on Oct 23, 2019:

Thanks so much for both postcards for IFM Postcard Tag! They are lovely - as are the card and envelope you sent them in!! Enjoy the season! XOXO

RockyBeach on Oct 15, 2019:

Vielen lieben Dank für den tollen Eisvogelumschlag für OMAE October RAK Attack! Sogar mit der neuen Chipkartenbriefmarke. Eine wundervolle Mischung an Goodies. Grüße aus der Nachbarschaft!

djcamp04 on Sep 27, 2019:

💜 What an awesome envie of paper crafting goodies!! Such fun going through it! Love everything you added! And what beautiful handwriting you have! Thank you so much for fun happy mail today! 💜

Juniebird on Aug 25, 2019:

Thank you so much for the handmade postcard... that is a cool technique! I like using washi tape too so I may have to give it a try myself. Thanks again for the fun in my mailbox!

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