Saturday, May 26, 2012

Sunday Stamps #72

Theme for this week: Maps on stamps, a theme suggested by Helen. I finally have one to share!!
And here it is:

This arrived recently on a postcard from a Postcrosser in Belarus.  Featured are the magnificent Emperor penguins, with a map of Antarctica in the background.  Maps on stamps are more common than I thought - I tend to overlook them somehow.

It's a holiday weekend here in the US but I hope you can join us for Sunday Stamps.  I will be away from my computer on a short family holiday so I will be late in commenting.

Theme next week;  anything you wish.


Saturday, May 19, 2012

Sunday Stamps # 71

For Sunday Stamps #71, I suggest that you share stamps that came in the mail this week (or last week, if you stopped your mail for any reason).  Daily, everyday stamps.

What I am sharing is an everyday issue of a Forever stamp from the USA.  These come in sheets and on rolls.  It is the stamp people put on the envelope for paying their bills (if they are not paying bills on-line).

Below it is a stamp I received on a Postcrossing postcard from the Netherlands.  I have seen it quite a few times, so it must be a standard issue for international postage.

Theme for next week:  Maps on stamps, a theme suggested by Helen.  I finally have one to share!!


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Sunday Stamps #70

Theme this week: It is Mother's Day in the USA, and in other areas of the world. Let's share stamps of mothers and children; just children; just mothers (and Women's rights); children's art, even stamps that say LOVE.
I promised a heart-shaped stamp and here it is:

This postcrosser from Turkey kept the paper around the stamp intact.  I can't resist, I must also share the other stamps on the postcard:

You can't really tell, but these stamps are large.  They are at least 2 and a half inches wide.  They show some ships in a museum, but I can't tell much more than that.  There was barely enough room on the postcard for my address and a short message!

Theme next week: Share only stamps that have arrived in your mailbox since May 10.  I'd like to see a cross section of everyday stamps - even if it's just USA Liberty Bell forever stamps, machine printed stamps, and UK Machins.


Friday, May 11, 2012

Pink Saturday

I usually join in with Beverly at How Sweet the Sound for Pink Saturday on my other blog.  However, I am sharing a pink stamp today so it seemed best to post this on my postcard and stamp blog.

I just received this stamp this week on a postcard from Thailand.

It reads "Symbol of Love" in English.  Isn't that a great stamp?  So appropriate for Pink Saturday.

Check out Beverly's blog for more pink!

I am also joining up with Beth at the Best Hearts are Crunchy.


Saturday, May 5, 2012

Sunday Stamps #69

This week our theme is:
It will be just after Cinco de Mayo, and close to the anniversaries of the Liberation of Europe by the Allies in 1945. You could share a stamp from Mexico, or one commemorating the end of WWII, or the liberation of a non-European country, or expressing the theme of Liberation in general. Interpret this theme broadly.

I'm being quite literal here, but you don't have to!  I don't actually own this stamp.  I copied this image from a blog on the internet The Fire Wire.   This blog also has some information on Cinco de Mayo; so does Wikipedia.  I promise in the future I will show only stamps I actually own.  I look forward to your broad interpretations this week.

Theme next week:  It is Mother's Day in the USA, and in other areas of the world.  Let's share stamps of mothers and children; just children; just mothers (and Women's rights); children's art, even stamps that say LOVE.  I have a heart-shaped stamp that I may use.


Friday, May 4, 2012

Postcard Friendship Friday May 4

This card came for me via Postcrossing.  It is from Austria.  As with many tourist cards I get, I add one more place on my list of locations to visit - someday.

Remember, Sunday Stamps will open up late Saturday (tomorrow), on this blog.  I hope you can join us.

I'm joining up with Beth for Postcard Friendship Friday.


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