DarCal

DarCal, United States of America
  • country U.S.A.
  • Member since Joined 10th May., 2015
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About Dario...

PLEASE write your CITY + DATE at the top of your card (ex: Los Angeles • March 26, 2021)

Hello,

I'm from Italy, but I've been living in the US since 2006, and I just opened a little shop on Etsy: scriptoriaregalia.etsy.com. I ♥ reading, writing, beautiful penmanship, thoughtful details, and exchanging meaningful notes.

What you write on the postcard is very important to me. Please share a poem or a quote you love, a meaningful life story, or anything else that will make the postcard a treasure when I find it again tucked in a book or somewhere else in the years to come.

PREFERENCES (examples: http://bit.ly/1d9uvPe)
• I’ll pick from your wishlist; it'd be great if you could do the same for me 🙏🏻
• I LOVE collectible stamps
• Single-view cards

NOT INTO
• 3D
• Glitter
• Digital art
• Marimekko
• Vintage/old stock/yellowed cards
• Printed stamps/pre-stamped cards
• Cards printed at home/at a store/online
• Glued printed address (please handwrite)
• Handmade/Self-designed, advertising cards
• Cards with jagged sides from postcard books
• Multi-view, sport, pets, cars, kitsch, funny cards
• Extensive/big writing on the image (if none, better)

MOST PREFERRED THEMES
• Geraniums
• Anything postal, airmail
• Holly/Mistletoe in December
• Atelier Nouvelles Images: http://bit.ly/1OfpSx5
• Images of Bruce Chatwin, Agatha Christie, Madonna (the singer... :D)
• B/W portraits: famous people, writers, artists (Woolf, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, etc.)
• Fotofolio: Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, classic Hollywood stars

• Australia-Post postcards/official maxicards
• USA: Ivy-League colleges, Presidents/First Ladies (except the Trumps), White House, Writers' homes (Dickinson's, Hemingway's, etc.), Presidents' homes (Monticello, Ash Lawn, etc.), anything patriotic

• Royal treasures, collections, jewels, Fabergé
• Palaces, castles, museums, libraries: interiors, exteriors, details, artwork

OTHER LIKES
• Shells
• Butterflies
• Sunsets, sunrises, clouds, storms
• Forests, leaves, berries, orchids, barns
• Lighthouses, cliffs, seascapes, sea-life, sail ships

• Illustrations: Peanuts, Disney, Peter Rabbit, Corto Maltese, Miyazaki
• Reproductions of vintage botanical/bird/butterfly/sea-life watercolors
• New Yorker/Penguin Books covers, Jane Austen cards, Royal Horticultural Society

• UNESCO sites
• Books, People reading
• Tropical settings, landscapes
• Local scenic landscapes/landmarks/wildlife

Art: figurative (not abstract) > Banksy, Rockwell, Greek, Classic, Renaissance, De Lempicka, Piranesi, Lichtenstein, Haring, Warhol, Hopper, Lucian Freud, Vettriano, Takashi Murakami, Shepard Fairey, Jiro Taniguchi, Will Eisner, Paul Madonna, Marjolein Bastin

Photographers: Herb Ritts, Dorothea Lange, Steve McCurry, Martin Schoeller, LaChapelle, Avedon, Brigitte Lacombe, Annie Leibovitz, Nigel Parry, Mario Testino, Pierre & Gilles.

Architecture (buildings/details): Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Palladio, Norman Foster, Victorian

Swaps: http://bit.ly/1IcaJKw

2021-03-26

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