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Angie

Angie
Date Joined: May 2, 2011
Last Online: May 22, 2018
Birthday: May 26
Country: United States
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Hello

I'm a wife and mother married to my DH (dear husband) for 19 years. I value education and learning as well as nature and animals. I love the woods more than the beach. I like cold weather more than hot. I'm often a home body largely because I suffer from migraines. Maybe that's why I like the woods better than the beach because it's not as bright.

Art and Swapping

I like playing with collage, mixed media, hand carving rubber stamps, buying rubber stamps, owning more rubber stamps and paper than I can ever use, playing with my gelli plates, Sizzix die cutting machine and yeah, I like all that stuff and more.

I love that mailart has exposed me to many different styles, many different artists, many different perspectives.

I like exchanging naked handmade postcards and I usually do 5 x 7 inches in size. I find that size offers enough space to experiment while still being affordable to mail to someone. I like the postcards naked so the address, postage stamps and other postal markings are part of the piece.

I also enjoy making and trading ATCs. I meet with a local group to exchange ATCs monthly.

Likes

*Dogs (especially Corgis)
*Horses & Mules & Donkeys & Zebras
*Cats
*Hand carved prints
*Science Fiction
*Clowns
*Favorite color - orange
*Ephemera
*History
*Vikings
*Naps


MOVIES & TV
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (pretty much all Wes Anderson movies), Split (and pretty much all M. Night Shyamalan movies), Princess Bride, Survivor, Homeland, Game of Thrones, Home Movies (animated),


FAVORITE BOOKS

  • Kate Grenville's colonial Australia trilogy about the first three generations of white settlement in Australia, and what that shared black/white history means for contemporary Australians. (The Secret River, The Lieutenant and Sarah Thornhill)
  • The Perfect Red by Amy Butler Greenfield
  • The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Philippa Gregory's historical fiction about Henry VIII's wives (and lovers)
  • Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  • The Wolves series by Joan Aiken
  • Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs

  • I enjoy getting hand made pieces. I will love anything you make yourself.

If you look at my Flickr photos or my Flickr favorites you'll get an idea of my eclectic tastes. I'm not easily offended but please don't try (to offend me). I just mean that I'm pretty open minded.

THE END

That's about it! Thanks for looking this far!

That's Snooky! He's a Pembroke Welsh Corgi.


Ratings

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Comment: Sun and fun on this piece, very nicely done!
Arabella rated for APCs Only - Favourite Characters #2 on May 20, 2018
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Comment: Love your apc, Angie! That's a very cute stamp of the tin man! Thank you so much!
Moominbrooke rated for HCSI: Put a horse on it PC on May 20, 2018
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Comment: Thanks! I like the way it came out :0)
MiekeC rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R35 on May 19, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the journal.
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Comment: Lovely, thank you.
ArtsyEm rated for FCMA: Put a horse on it PC USA on May 15, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the cool HMPC Angie- I love it! Your horse stamp is really well done- bravo. I am starting to look into stamp carving, looks fun!
DaisyNY rated for USA: Here comes the Sun-May on May 14, 2018
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Comment: Cute card. I like that luminescent life stamp.
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Comment: Love your postcard. And thank you for using groovy Artistamps!
iamdawt rated for Try A New Medium on May 14, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard, looks like you had a lot of fun making it!
doodlebugdezines rated for Collaboration #54 on May 14, 2018
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Comment: Looks like a fun base. My fave colors, too!
MamaMangrove rated for CC: Sender's Choice May on May 10, 2018
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Comment: Pinched nerve causing temp loss of R (dominant) hand/arm, makes it hard 2 use keyboard so will just say thx 4 card. This too shall pass!
gojenn rated for ATC Bag #50 (USA) on May 8, 2018
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Comment: Thanks!
Response: You're welcome. I hope all goes well for you!
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Comment: Hi Angie. Love the Spring-y colors! And that dog is really well done.Thanks!
Response: Thanks David. I'm glad it arrived! It was messy fun to make!
doodlebugdezines rated for HMPC: Put a cat on it PC on May 8, 2018
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Comment: LOL!! Glad it fell off and was sent to meeee!!! ;D Thank you!
Response: Hee hee! I'm glad you like it! XO
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Comment: Isn't collage fun? :) Thank you!
Response: Absolutely! Thanks for the nice rating!
dvmac rated for CC: Year of the Dog on May 5, 2018
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Comment: Wow! There is a lot going on in that card. I like it! Thanks.
Response: Yay! I'm glad it arrived. Yes, quite a busy card. You can see why I made it and then I wasn't sure about sending it out but ... you're the lucky recipient. LOL.
pkpeace rated for JOURNALING by FIVES! #5 on May 4, 2018
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Comment: Oh I love them!! Thank you so much! Fun swap!!! xoxo
Response: You're welcome. I got mine back too and they're so fun! Thanks for hosting the swap!
GinaVisione rated for AMA Sender's Choice-May on May 3, 2018
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Comment: Ooooh, very cool technique; I think I commented/favorited it on IG! One more thing to try! Thanks for another Beauty!!
Response: You're welcome!
CurlyTea rated for JOURNALING by FIVES #4 on May 3, 2018
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Comment: Awesome pages. I can't wait to get mine back!
Response: Thanks for the nice rating. Me too.
Eclectonote rated for Green and Pink Mail ART on May 1, 2018
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Comment: Your postcard arrived at the perfect time to cheer me up with its beautiful colors and images.Thank you for such a Happy Mail Day!
Response: Yay! You're welcome and thanks for the wonderful rating.

Rating Overview

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Comments

RockyBeach on May 20, 2018:

Angie, I got your lovely Lady Moon card! Thanks so much! And you really managed to make a perfect mash up of both of my cards! <3

joybells2426 on May 6, 2018:

Thanks for sharing a pic of your completed journal pages. It’s fun to see how they turned out!

CurlyTea on Mar 6, 2018:

MidsummerDream on Mar 2, 2018:

“Now I realize that there is no righteous path, it’s just people trying to do their best in a world where it is far too easy to do your worst." -Castiel, Supernatural

Profile Quote #14

DeAnnaVarela on Mar 2, 2018:

Swap: Profile Quote #14 DeAnna Varela

"It's not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It's that most people do what they enjoy most on those two days. Imagine living a life where everyday are your Saturdays and Sundays. Make everyday your weekend. Make everyday a play-day…"

James A. Murphy, The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations

reauk on Mar 2, 2018:

Profile Quote #14

from reauk

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.

Oliver Hereford

25YearOldGrandma on Mar 2, 2018:

"Good manners. They're forgotten in America. I think it's bad manners to stand around in public with ripped jeans and your hair in a mess, holding a Starbucks." Dita Von Teese

Profile Quote #14

CurlyTea on Feb 14, 2018:

GinaVisione on Feb 1, 2018:

OMGosh, such a cute Pup PC landed in my mailbox - BOWwowWOW!!! :D. (Thank you)

CurlyTea on Dec 31, 2017:

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