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Aew324

Aew324
Date Joined: March 6, 2016
Last Online: January 20, 2018

Country: United States
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Favorite Crafts

I am crafty! I love everything crafty and hand-made. I spend entirely too much time on the internet looking at craft blogs. I enjoy craft supplies and everything that goes along with living a creative life--and I can't wait to share and swap with others who feel the same way! I sew, papercraft, play with fibers and beads....cute, sparkly, trendy awesomeness is hard to resist and I am so happy to have an excuse to shop for it now that I am swapping.

Favorite Television

I don't watch regular television; only netflix, hulu or amazon prime. I am not up on current network shows or reality tv, but I love to stream interesting shows from start to finish. Some favorites: Nurse Jackie, Mad Men, Friday Night Lights (TV), Bloodline, Top of the Lake, The Handmaid's Tale. More than TV, these days I am into podcasts: This American Life, Studio 360, 99% Invisible/Radiotopia, Stitcher's Top 100.

Favorite Books

I like to read, and I read a lot. I generally get all my books from the new fiction section of my local public library. I also like how-to books. I enjoy home decorating/craft magazines, too. I am a writer.

Favorite Movies

I like quirky independent films and movies about people and their stories more than big Hollywood action/superhero blockbusters. I love interesting and offbeat documentaries.

About Me

I like vintage. I enjoy wandering antique and resale shops looking for cool stuff to display or refurbish with paint and ingenuity. I like to renovate and decorate my 200 year-old home. I am bakers twine and washi tape; I am twinkle fairy lights and day old roses with a dash of yellow sports car and My Little Pony!

Things I like to create with:

--FIBER--

Twill tape labels

Fabric (cotton, linen, kitsch/retro prints imported from Japan, Liberty)

Glass-headed sewing pins

French Bohin sewing needles or Tulip from Japan

Ribbon, trims, lace, bias tape

100% wool felt, wool felt balls

Repurposed buttons

Wooden spools

Small embroidery scissors

Colored sewing thread (I'd love to try Aurifil someday), floss

Tiny embroidery hoops

Pellon products

--PAPER--

  • Decorative papers, book pages, old text, classic ads/images

  • Ephemera, vintage/found images and items for collage and ATCs

  • Postage stamps, old or new/canceled or unused

  • Stationery sheets, writing sets

Calligraphy

Adult coloring pages

Stickers (scrapbook quality)

Fine point sharpies (pens: all colors)

Fabric tape, washi tape samples

Mason jars


Things that catch my eye:

Fabric and design motifs: woodland/foxes or sweet deer (not owls), arrows, feathers, peace signs, little red riding-hood, Alice's Adventure in Wonderland, 1930s reproduction feedsack

Little houses -- I am into making fairy houses: inside (dollhouse dioramas) and outside (gardens with natural and repurposed materials)

Mermaids, fairies, myth, legend, classic children's literature

Vintage china and tableware

Vintage equipment (typewriters, dial phones, cameras, airplanes (vintage travel) etc.)

1950s kitchen

Vintage camping

Nifty papergoods

I prefer modern quilting to traditional.

I am a sucker for anything in cute packaging.

Some other things about me:

I have an awesome, quirky studio space in my home. I own a spinning wheel, but I can't spin yet; I can weave, but I don't own a loom. I know how to knit and crochet, I just don't do it enough. I own an embarrassing number of sewing machines (vintage and new). I love ALL vintage sewing stuff (notions, buttons, equipment, patterns, literature, advertising, furniture). I want to restore a treadle sewing machine to working order. (I have two in pieces in my barn; just not sure how to put them back together again.) I love fashion but don't dress as nice as I should. I love to research/sew historical costumes. I have a small sour cherry orchard in my back yard. I have an orange/brown VW bus (Westfalia Camper van). I like big city and rural country equally. I'm into the idea of zakka. I love museums and libraries. I love antique carousels. (If they weren't millions of dollars I'd have one in my back yard.) I love to design party themes and gift bags. PENNANTS! I appreciate nice smelling candles, soap, hand creams and balms. I love to hang out in a coffeeshop to write, hand sew or read. Lately, I have gotten into spray paint: uv coatings, decorative finishes....

POSTCARDS: I love letterpress, vintage/vintage inspired, cool images. I love seeing all the different stamps and your messages. If something is too wonderful to ship naked, I have no issues with an envelope.


I LOVE pathtags!! Love all GC swag!! To collect and drop. I can get yours out in the wild in my area, if you PM me.


In specific:

I will gladly arrange a one-to-one swap, just contact me if interested.

Please, if it's not a bother: No sports stuff; No teaching stuff; No mustache stuff.

THANK YOU!!

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Comment: Thank you for the cute Christmas card!
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Comment: A happy Christmas to you and yours! 🎄🎅🎁
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Comment: A happy Christmas to you and yours! 🎄🎅🎁
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Comment: Thank you so much for the darling card! We had our "once every 10 years, half inch of snow" a week ago. Now they are saying possible snow flurries for Christmas. No way! This is south Texas! Things like twice in one year does not happen here! LOL! Merry Christmas! Hugs, Diane
drgngirl rated for Christmas Card with Santa on it on Dec 22, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the Christmas card and the Santa tag! I hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas!
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Comment: What a cute Christmas card and thanks for the nice note and goodies! Happy Christmas 🎄Debbie
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card and tag!
atlantian rated for MEGA CHRISTMAS CARD SWAP USA ONLY on Dec 18, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the stickers!
AliCrafter rated for Christmas Card with a Snowman on Dec 18, 2017
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Comment: Happy looking snowman! He's been added to my "wall of cheer," to bring smiles as this is my first Christmas without my husband. Thank you.
Babsmomof5 rated for Santa Christmas Cards on Dec 17, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card and the gift labels!
luckycharms rated for Santa Christmas Cards on Dec 17, 2017
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Comment: I love this card!!!! Santa is my all time favorite guy!!!! Thank you and Merry Christmas!!!
d2photo rated for MEGA CHRISTMAS CARD SWAP USA ONLY on Dec 16, 2017
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Comment: Great card - thanks for the extras
NaitomeaMinx rated for Santa Christmas Cards on Dec 15, 2017
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Comment: Very awesome Santa card! Thank you so much! I love the stickers too. Have a happy holiday!
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Comment: Hi Amy! Thank you so much for the lovely Walking in a Winter Wonderland card and extra! I do love snowmen! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
widelo123 rated for Santa Christmas Cards on Dec 14, 2017
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Comment: Amy, thank you for the great Santa Christmas card and note paper. Shirley
Fairwind rated for Santa Christmas Cards on Dec 14, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the card and tags. Have a wonderful time this holiday season.
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Comment: Hello again! I think it's so funny how you got my name in two separate swaps haha anyway, thank you for the beautiful card!! The tag you included with Santa on it is too adorable :D sending warm wishes your way!
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Comment: Hi Amy! Thank you so much for the adorable Christmas card!! I love the cute gift tags you included, and the Christmas stickers you used to decorate the card. Too cute, happy holidays!! :)
kayebubbly rated for MEGA CHRISTMAS CARD SWAP USA ONLY on Dec 13, 2017
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Comment: Ty for the card! Happy holidays !! 🎄☃️

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luckycharms on Dec 21, 2017:

Merry Christmas

hamsterfarm on Sep 28, 2016:

Thanks for joining magazine cutout bookmark! <3

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RyeRye on Jul 20, 2016:

Welcome to Inspiration Station!

jjhere on May 29, 2016:

That was so sweet of you to send me the ultra-cool soccer fabric and awesome note. I was happy to share. Enjoy!

RainbowRoseOregon on Mar 14, 2016:

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