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oldsoul

oldsoul
Date Joined: October 3, 2019
Last Online: October 31, 2020
Birthday: March 17
Country: Finland

About Me

Hello reader,

Great to get swapping — So far my journey with swapping has been fantastic. Here is something about me to get better acquainted.

Before joining Swap-bot, I've been involved with international pen friends for several years and most recently, with postcrossing reaching 100 send postcards. I've saved all letters and postcards sent to me as I semi-collect postcards and stamps. I sometimes do buy used or unused vintage postcards, mostly for their historic value but also as I find vintage stationery charming.

I'm a graphic designer and an illustrator, but am not jammed with a specific style of interpretation. From me, you might get something store bought or illustrated by me. I am a member in a collective of other designers. For this reason, I have a collection of illustration by other illustrators from Finland.

I appreciate all that is current or vintage. I'd characterize myself as a visual person, to whom esthetic is most important - over subject.

I consume culture in various forms. For this reason, there are many categories of swapping of interest to me.

Any subject you send me will be appreciated on it's own, regardless of my own interests.

Collecting

Pez dispensers (Princesses, The Simpsons)

Canvas tote bags

Lego minifigurines

Stationery

Postcards (Birds, Figure Skating, Space, National Costumes)

Postage Stamps (Figure Skating, Space, National Costumes)

Motives

Merry-Go-Rounds

Figure Skating

Nature

Supernatural

Mythical

Folktale

History

Politics

National costumes

Space

Colours

Blue

Beige

Grey

Black

White

Blush

USA

Honorable swappers from the United States, if possible — can you use the seasonal postage stamps, when sending swaps. I would really appreciate the gesture as I enjoy these stamps.

Ratings

bluehairedmary rated for WIYM: Vintage postcards on Oct 26, 2020
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Comment: Wonderful vintage cards! Thanks so much!
Response: I'm relieved you liked them 🎃🎃
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Comment: Loved reading your thoughts, you and I are on the same page with this creature.
Response: I hope you liked this swap. Sometimes, it does take some time to come up with new ideas! It was fun to do some research on the matter.
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Comment: A blue postcard and a blue stamp! Thanks.
Response: You are welcome!
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Comment: Thank you so much for such a beautiful, thoughtful swap! I love absolutely everything! It is one of the most beautiful swaps I have ever received, thank you again!
Response: How humbling to hear - thank you. This is a nice way to start your day ❤️ I wish you well and hope to swap with you again.
efjellro rated for PIE: World Postcard Day 📯 on Oct 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful Moomin postcard! Kiitos!!
Response: You are welcome! Stay safe!
Stargazer008 rated for PIE: World Postcard Day 📯 on Oct 11, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty postcard and perfect matching stamp.
Response: You are very welcome. Have a great new week!
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Comment: Kiitos aivan ihanasta paketista! <3
Response: Hienoa, että pidit siitä - hyvää viikkona sinulle!
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Comment: Thank you for all the bright yellow goodies. Love it all. cant wait to use some of it.
Response: How great you can use some of them. As fun it is to put the package together, whether you like it or not, is always a draw of luck. Take care, hope to swap with you again!
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the great orange stuff. I love the little treat bags!!
Response: You are welcome. I've enjoyed these swaps immensely! Take care now 🎃🎃
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Comment: Ooo thank you very much Hanna for the fabulous Moomin postcard and the matching stamp. I also love the Moomins. I hope that you and your family are keeping well also :)
Response: I'm glad you liked it! We are keeping well at the moment. Let's hope it'll stay that way.
efjellro rated for PIE: Monthly swap - September on Sep 16, 2020
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Comment: Kiitos! Thank you very much for your postcard. Autumn has definitely come here too. It has been raining for several days, but today the sun is out. The leaves on the trees has begun to change colours. It is a beautiful time of the year. Take care, and hope to "see" you in another swap :)
Response: You are welcome. I hope to swap with you again.
Elliepatterson rated for Zine- Life during Covid-19 on Sep 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for your wonderful swap. This swap made me smile. Happy swapping ❤️🌻
Response: How great you got it — at last! Take car!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard from Helsinki.
Response: You are welcome!
LaetiArts rated for WIYM: Flower postcard on Sep 8, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard! Love tulipes! Have a nice day !
Response: You are welcome!
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Comment: Thank you so much for a very lovely swap! Everything was packaged so beautifully, and I loved the green items you chose for me. I think the Moomin coaster will be perfect for my at home workspace!!
Response: Great you got it already! Hope you'll get a good use out of that coaster! Take care now.
mejulia rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #13 on Aug 22, 2020
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Comment: Beautiful postcard, just arrived today,
Response: Great - you are welcome!
Stargazer008 rated for Art Postcard on Aug 22, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard and pretty stamp collection. And now have sunny weekend.
Response: I keep my fingers crossed!
Singske rated for PIE: Themed swap - Flowers on Aug 21, 2020
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Comment: Thanks Hanna for the great flower pc. Love the wild flowers. Stay happy😉
Response: You are very welcome!
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Comment: There was something so very fetching about this parcel of lovely things, time was spent putting it together and it was utterly delightful. It is little envelopes like this one which got me into mail art in the first place. Thank you very much.
Response: You got it! Great! I loved putting it together, and am happy it brought you joy! Also, the reason why I got into swapping 🍀🍀
CheyanneB rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #10 on Aug 9, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: You are most welcome!

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