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Stargazer008

Stargazer008
Date Joined: September 16, 2015
Last Online: January 14, 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? What would the first line of your biography/autobiography be?... 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, LaLa Land 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. Sorry, I dont want to sound complaining.

vespa

Ratings

quaisoir rated for LDEM - Bit and Bobs for 1 Stamp #7 on Jan 3, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for an excellent swap! I love everything abt it. Even the envie is adorable! You def hv a lovely stash of vintage items and even photographs! Thanks for sharing them with me. ❤️
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Comment: Very pretty postcard, thank you!
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Comment: danke für deine schöne Weihnachtskarte!
armadillogal rated for B & W Postcard on Nov 28, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the great card with the car stamp too!
Arhel rated for PIE: Monthly swap - November on Nov 21, 2021
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Comment: Danke für die wunderbare wissenschaftliche Karte, ich freue mich! ❤
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Comment: Thank you! Everything is so lovely :)
uiltje rated for PIE: Monthly swap - October on Oct 23, 2021
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Comment: Vielen Dank für die tolle Karte. Es war für mich kein Problem den Deutsche text zu lesen ;-) Und so schnell angekommen!
efjellro rated for PIE: World Postcard Day 2021 on Oct 7, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the owl postcard :) Hope you have some time to rest after the busy weeks you had.
Petaltea rated for PIE: Monthly swap - September 21 on Sep 30, 2021
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Comment: Me again :) Thank you for the postcard!
Petaltea rated for PIE: World Postcard Day 2021 on Sep 30, 2021
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Comment: Lovely postcard thank you!
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Comment: Thank you - I love everything you sent! It's always so much fun to get an international sender in a swap like this, because everything is different from what we have available here :)
TexyDeb rated for PIE: Grateful for... #3 on Sep 16, 2021
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Comment: thank you for the pretty postcard and your awesome art work
cerealgirl rated for Vintage Ladies Swap on Sep 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the lovely images! I'm sorry to have taken so long to rate this swap. We moved on September 1st and most of my belongings are still in boxes.
Mamamoose rated for PIE: Monthly swap - August on Aug 28, 2021
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Comment: Danke für die außergewöhnliche Karte!
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Comment: Lovely job on the Envie! Thanks for the tuck-ins, too! Very useful for future envies 😁
susieq11 rated for Altered Postcard 3 on Aug 16, 2021
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Comment: This was truly a gem in many ways!!! What a thrill to receive! Absolutely love it. Thank you very much!!!! So happy you joined! xoxo
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Comment: What a fun bunch of lovely florals! The presentation was so nice as well. And my favorite flower is Gerbera Daisy. Thank you!
riverwatcher rated for BEVERAGE Postcard on Jul 31, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the cute postcard.
efjellro rated for PIE: Grateful for... #2 on Jul 26, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beach postcard! And I am also grateful for the first sip of coffee in the morning, fresh air and sunshine. Those are beautiful things that we often take for granted! Thank you for joining the swap, and I hope you enjoy the summer :)
Arhel rated for PIE: Monthly swap - July on Jul 24, 2021
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Comment: Danke für die geniale mineralogische Karte! :D

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Comments

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!!

Gnoe on Mar 23, 2018:

AWWWW so sweet of you to send me a thank you postcard -- and a GORGEOUS one too!!! <3 I think it's handmade but so professionally done that I can't tell for sure?! :D THANK YOU!

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