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hkappespc, United States of America


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About hkappespc...

I have collected postcards since I was in grade school - it was my main communication with my Grandfather in Germany. I collect stamps and stories - so I prefer my postcards written and stamped if possible.

I have college degrees in both Botany and Fashion Design (I am a true Gemini). I own my own business. I spend my free time taking photos of birds and working in a theater costume shop. I love to travel and dream of one-day being a true nomad (maybe with a motor home, a camel or just unlimited $$ to fly everywhere!).

Here is my wish list:
* I prefer cards that are 4" x 6" (10.8cm x 15.2 cm) or smaller so that they fit in my albums
* My "Favorites" on my postcard wall are just examples of what I like - you can send anything similar.
* Ad, handmade & vintage are fine if they fit into one of these categories.

Anytime of year:
* Poisson d'Avril / April Fools' Day / April 1st
* Christmas with illustrated birds, Santa, elves/Nisse, animals, snowman
* Easter with bunnies or chickens

* bunnies, chimpanzees, camels / dromedaries / llamas
* lovebirds (the parrots) like these
* Mecki, Micki, Macki & Mucki like these

* series cards (like Greetings from..., WOW, Flags of the World, etc.)
* B-17 airplanes (my Great-Uncle was a radio operator on one)
* mailboxes, stamps and post related
* sewing machines, people knitting and other crafts
* funny & strange houses like these
* markets
* pie recipes
* skulls
* alphabets
* curling (the sport)-
* volcanoes
* roller coasters
* carnivorous plants
* cut-out cards - like these
* chess or playing cards (the games or people playing them)

* Eiffel Tower
* Greetings From...
* subway map cards -
* fantasy maps

* people in traditional costumes (especially women & girls)
* Girl Scouts (also called Girl Guides)
* Royalty
* Lucille Ball
* Shakespeare related
* Sherlock Holmes related
* Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie) related
* Nasreddin Hodja (Hoca, Goja)

* dressed animals - like these
* Inge Löök
* Moomin
* Smurfs
* any cute cartoon/comic characters
* any cute, sweet, nice illustrations

Please check my collections:
If you don't have anything else on my list, please send me a postcard that makes you smile 😀

If you need something to write about, tell me about your postcard collection - how/why/when you started it, how you store it, your favorite postcard