What are some small mail or postcrossing related things that made you happy?

This is the first time I’m creating a topic, so I hope I’m doing it right. I just needed to make one to tell you all about a small mail related thing that made me happy today and maybe you can tell me about some of the things that made you happy.

When I went to the mailbox to send one postcard for postcrossing and a letter with some bracelets that I participate in a bracelet swap with, I saw that there was a rainbow sticker on the mailbox and it made me really happy. Someone had drawn the stripes of the rainbow flag on a piece of paper, cut it out and used clear tape to make a diy sticker. It made my day!

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I love receiving stickers. Especially when someone includes them on a postcard and works the sticker into the design and color of the front of the card. Or when someone sends loose stickers or note paper.

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“I love recieving stickers”

Well, I love sending them - I have a sheet of 60 kawaii dog stickers and I always try to send the ‘correct’ dog. By ‘correct’, I mean one that I think matches the profile of the user I’m sending a post card to - it sounds weird but sometimes people might give me Border Collie vibes, or Golden Retriever vibes. For example, someone the other day gave me German Shepherd vibes so I put a Shep on their postcard!

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I am very new to this so I have only received ONE postcard so far. Just receiving that made me very happy, any kind of stickers or embellishments would be brilliant. I am also looking forward to receiving a homemade card :grin:

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Interesting, I do the same thing but with postcards not stickers. I kinda try to feel their vibe if I have more than 1 postcard that match their preferences. However, some time ago I did a test of “what dog breed personality are you”, so out of curiosity and just for fun what dog vibe I give you if you look at my profile? :blush:

If you’re interested in :rainbow: flag, in Spain a stamp of it has been recently issued.

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So first thing, I love Poirot!

I think a collie - they’re super clever, friendly, and are also very classic British dogs, which reflects your taste in classic British culture! They’re also known to really like travelling and long walks, as well as being a popular trained dog breed!

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Stickers, decorated envelopes and letters, small fabric items like handkerchiefs

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Although I don’t particularly go out of my way to collect them, I love interesting stamps! I got a Bugs Bunny on a piano stamp and a solar eclipse stamp, both from USA I believe, and found both cool. I enjoy looking at postcards with many low denomination stamps.

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@RoseBT Aha, I like Collie, reminds me of Lassie.
@HalloWelt I love receiving tea, coins and banknotes of small denominations. I also send them to people who stated on their profile that they love them, usually for happy mail tag.

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A few months ago I drove past the parking lot that used to be on my way to work before the pandemic, and discovered my favorite mailbox, the one I used to mail postcards nearly every day, was missing! It had been removed. I was so sad. :cry:

But last week, when we were ordered to return to the office full time, I drove past that parking lot and was amazed: The mailbox was back!
I drove right up, put my postcards in it, said a happy little “thank you” to the postal universe, and took this photo. :smiley:

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