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Everyone a quote through #everyoneApostcard

Aug 29, 2023

It is so basically simple to create a smile on someone's face,

yet we are often too busy to realize we can be the cause of it.

In 2019 I had an idea, in 2023 I see that idea finally coming to reality. Sending everyone a postcard that was crazy enough to share their address with me or that I already had in my collection was just the beginning. I hoped to one day visit someone and see my postcard on their fridge.

It is so basically simple to create a smile on someone's face, yet we are often too busy to realize we can be the cause of it. I wanted to create a positive memory for the recipient. Finding a personal message in your mailbox between the bills, that means something, even for a split second. But what if I could make it last a little longer?

When I was contemplating the design of my postcards I knew that they would have to have clear readable text, that's all that mattered. I did some research and found beautiful artworks and the most simple designs. That inspired me to keep it as clean as possible, the cards should have a quote and The Recycled Pirate branding so it would be recognizable to everyone. I chose black and white, because it's a classic combination that will look good on any background.

I hoped to find my card on a fridge someday but then something better started to happen, that I could only have dreamed of...

As I wrote earlier, I hoped to find my card on a fridge someday but then something better started to happen, that I could only have dreamed of... People started to sharing pictures with me on where they kept their postcards, and people were framing them. To me that felt as such an honor, because the 'let's create a smile moment' became an everlasting smile for me and for anyone who walked in an read my favorite quotes.

📸 K. Katowski, Curacao, 2023

Would you like to receive a postcard to? Give me a follow on Instagram or Facebook and send me a private message with your shipping details. And if you want to contribute tp make sure I can keep sending postcards every week, you can buy me a coffee below, or join our small Membership Program and receive additional perks like discounts in the The Recycled Pirate Web Shop.

It's not just a postcard. It's a smile packed on high quality artsy recycled paper.

You can also shop our postcards on the island 🛒 Postcards are available at Beyglz, Mensing's Caminada & Pakaya Society

PS. There is also a wholesale program. Contact [email protected]

🖤 SDGs that were considered: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production

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