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March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016

USA - Colorado Fun Facts and Figures

Jill sent this fun and informative card about the "Centennial State" - Colorado. Love it!


March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016

France - Cherbourg

This harbour is home to the military and many military ships are built here.


Russia - Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor

This postcard features Spencer Tracy and Liz Taylor in the film Our Father's Little Dividend.  Thanks, Tanya! 

Finland - Knitting Girl

I adore this sweet card from Kerttu!  Thank you! 


RAS - Kisses

Arlene has been sending out RAS for the month to celebrate her 50th birthday as well as doing real like random acts of kindness for people.  What a great way to celebrate!  

Swap - Clemens Muller

Lovely vintage sewing machine from Astrid.  

Swap - Groovy Dude

Do you think he's single? 

RAS - Elvis!

A lovely surprise from Samantha!  Thank you so much for making my day! 

March 2016 NA RR - Lincoln Covered Bridge

Fabulous covered bridge postcard from Lana.  Located just off US Route 4 this  old covered bridge spans the Ottauquechee River in West Woodstock, Vermont.

Netherlands - Groningen - Grote Markt

Fabulous vintage card from Annelies in the Groningen... prior to the destruction the Germans caused in WWII.   


Italy - Brinzio

Lovely Italian ski area from Manuela. 


Swap - Speed Limit

Eric has been hoarding this card in his personal collection for awhile now but has decided to send it to me and I couldn't be happier.  This card makes me smile and I have had in my favourites for quite a long time now.  Many thanks my friend! 

March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016

March 2016 NA RR - Golden Round Trip

What a trip this would be... boat ride from Luzern to the mountain, a train ride up  and then gondola rides back into the city. Phew! 

March 2016 NA RR - Soda Fountain

Love love love this soda fountain card from Sally!   So colourful!

USA - Louisiana

Thanks to Jenny for this great fact card.  It would be fun to collect all of these state cards I think.


Finland - The Yli-Laurosela Farmhouse Museum

Lovely card from Joanna.  I would so visit this museum! 


Swap - Hand Quilted

Alida sent me this beautiful patchwork postcard that she made herself!  I absolutely love it!!!  I wish sewing machines and I got along.  :)

March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016

Swap - Moonions

Another brilliant parody from the fine folks at Cows.  I actually bought this t-shirt when we went to Cows a couple years ago. 

Belgium - Happy Homemaker

I love this whimsical card from Inge.   I can almost smell the baking this lady is doing!


USA - Golden Pheasant Inn

Big thanks to Monica for this gem!  Located in Willows, California the Best Western Golden Pheasant Inn was Northern California's newest and finest luxury motel.  60 king sized units with rooms to suit your particular need.   The ultimate in luxury at prices a family can afford. 


Finland - Bride and Groom

Aren't they the cutest bride and groom ever?!  Love the gin blossom noses. :)


Swap - Princess Diana

This is a classic example of how I wish postcards had dates on them.  I'd love to know what year this photo is from.  

Thanks again Fiona for a fab swap!! 

March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016

Netherlands - Fisheye View

A unique perspective on a lovely street scene from Harry. 


Germany - Knitting Women of Greece

I love this postcard from Susanne! 


Germany - Faith, Love and Hope

Thank you to Paula for this inspirational card. 


Swap - Howard Johnsons

Whoa!!!   This card is absolutely one of the best postcards EVER!  Way to go HoJo for fabulous artwork and capturing that 70s era so spot on!  I feel like I'm there.  I really do.  Thanks, Eric - you set the bar high with this baby! 

March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016

Swap - The Barbie Secret

Love this card from Carrie!  If only the Barbie secret really was a thing....

February 2016 NA RR - Italian Shutters

I adore this card from Michael... beautiful colours! 

USA - Tobacco Harvest

Tobacco harvest in the south.  This South Carolina scene was typical during the late summer harvest of the bright leaves.  The tobacco would be cured in the smoke house, sorted and carried to market. Today the process is much more mechanized.

USA - Flowers sand Butterflies

Such a pretty card from Paloma!  I like the collage effect this has and how saturated the colours are. 


Germany - Bauernhaus am Walchensee, Oberbayern

Gorgeous postcard from Thoralf!  Thank you! 


March 2016 NA RR - The King of Rock 'n Roll

Huge thanks to Colleen for adding another Elvis card to my collection!  I never ever get tired of seeing Elvis in my mailbox!

March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016

March 2016 NA RR - Assault by Horde of Dreadfuls

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.  Such a bizarre pairing. It has no choice but to work!  Love this card from Chamy! 

Swap - 2016 Calendar

Thanks go out to Arlene for this fab magnetic calendar postcard.  A unique addition to my collection.

Swap - Picturesque Winter

The beautiful Portuguese area of Montreal.  So colourful!  Thank you, Christine!!

Turkey -

 I think this sweet card translates to Happy Holidays?  


March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016

Germany - Puutarhakutsut

Another fine Marimekko design from the creative mind of  Fujiwo Ishimoto.  I'm slowly falling love with Marimekko designs! Thank you Antje! 


March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016

March 2016 NA RR - Oklahoma City Memorial

A beautiful card from Diana of the Memorial and Museum dedicated to the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Thank you! 

Czech Republic - Nový Jičín Multiview

Uniquely shaped multiview featuring the lovely town of Nový Jičín in the Czech Republic.

Swap - Albania Flag

Amy very graciously offered up cards from Albania over on FB.  I was thrilled to receive one! 

March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016

March 2016 NA RR - Wayfarer Motel

This is another gem of a postcard from Jason, whom I think I will crown "King of the tacky motel cards".  Wear your title with pride my friend! :)

Wayfarer Motel. San Antonio's finest.  125 luxurious air conditioned rooms. 

February 2016 NA RR - USA Map

Thank you to Olga for this card from my favourites!  Reminds me of the atlas I used in school! :)

Swap - Canadian Pacific

At first I couldn't even tell she was on the telephone.  Now I'm assuming she is booking her ticket to Amsterdam.  I just love a card that makes me go "huh?".  Thanks, Eric! :)

March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016

March 2016 NA RR - Princess Charlotte

Thanks to Lori for this one!

March 2016 NA RR - Lake Lure

Beautiful Lake Lure.  Take a postcard with beautiful scenery and then add glitter!  It's magic! Thank you, Heather! 

March 2016 NA RR - Mayfair

Fabulous pink art-deco theatre in Kaikora, New Zealand.  Perfect choice of card Christine, thanks!!

Swap - Shaped Diana

The late Diana, Princess of Wales. 

"Would ya look at the size of that kid's head! It's a virtual planetoid and it has it's own weather system! Looks like an orange on a toothpick!"

Thanks, Fi!

March 2016 NA RR - Auberge-Motel de nos Aieux

This gem of a card from Christine delighted me so much!  You can still check in at

March 2016 NA RR - Curfew


March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016

Ukraine - Multiview

The beautiful Western Ukraine.  Just like the card says, beautiful.  Thank you Dmitry!