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ArtsyEm

ArtsyEm
Date Joined: March 12, 2018
Last Online: March 8, 2019
Birthday: December 27
Country: United States
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About Me

Bio Stuff (updated Jan 2019)

Hello!

Thanks for checking out my profile. My name is Emily and I'm a busy single mom of two teenagers. Kinda nerdy- love to read and learn, love classical music and going to the symphony.Don't really care for TV, but I am going to watch the end of Game of Thrones! I like many video games, especially RPGs that I can sink hours into. Love Tolkien, Sanderson, and other fantasy writers. I try to live mindfully and follow the Middle Way. I practice what I call "moderate minimalism", except when it comes to office and craft supplies LOL. If I could retire today, I would! I'd garden and read, and write, and draw, and sew, and paint, and just watch the clouds go by! But alas, I am only in my 40s and have plenty of workdays yet.... booo.

Sending and Rating

I no longer pick up my mail daily, so I may be a little late in rating you, thanks for your patience! I always send, send on time, send my best work and would love the same from all of you! However, I know this is a site for having fun and being creative, so I'm not gonna stress over a few days. Just keep in touch, that's always best.

Reading

Books are a big part of my life and have been since I can remember. I have a Goodreads account, but in general, I mostly read Contemporary, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical fiction, History, Memoir, Non-fiction, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Religion, Science, Science fiction, Self help, Suspense, Spirituality, and Thriller but will read anything if it sounds good. Some of my favorite writers are Tolkein, Alan Watts, Anthony DeMello, Khaled Hosseini, Brandon Sanderson, Anne Lamott, Bll Watterson just off the top of my head.

Wishlist/Likes (but you can give me anything- these are just suggestions)

  • Decorative napkins- just started crafting with these and would love more pretty ones.

  • Thin ribbons & pretty strings

  • small die-cuts/punches- like for ATCs

  • Embellishments- esp flat-backed trinkets and doo-dads to glue onto things.

  • This is super boring I know, but unused US stamps. Always need more!

  • Pretty, interesting papers, vintage book pages for my junk/art whatever-you-wanna-call-it journal

  • Plants, animals, nature are all good

  • Celestial themed- sun, moon, stars, planets

  • Fantasy things- Dragons, fairies, gnomes, etc

  • Tea I like black, esp Earl Grey and Chai, but either me or my daughter will try any kind

  • I do Project Life scrapbooking, so any journaling cards are always welcome

  • For larger/ "box"-type swaps, I would LOVE dies for my new Sizzix machine, rubber or cling stamps, inks (esp chalk ink!) fuzzy socks, hair ties/ scrunchies, and I love all types of scarves.

  • Anything weird, odd, strange- I'm ok with! If you have something you haven't sent for that reason, I'll be happy to give it a home:)

I Don't Need Anymore:

  • Postcards, Notecards, Stickers (unless swap asks for them)

These were previously on my "like" list, but you guys have been so awesome and given me so many, I need to use up my current stash!

Thanks for reading!!

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for the fun swap! The envelope is gorgeous too!
kaypendragon rated for UHM: Send a card on Mar 24, 2019
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Comment: It's lovely those crafty connections to family!
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Comment: What a darling card! Thank you so much! Hugs, Diane
ginny19590 rated for Just Randomness on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome items......=)
myancey rated for 1 to 10 Swap on Mar 16, 2019
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Comment: Wow! Thanks. Love the book .... and love reading about U and learning more about you thanks so much. I wish I could give double hearts. (and i love that we were born in the same year) talk soon
micnny rated for Where You Live (PC) - Feb 2019 on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Hi Emily how are you? Thank You ur greeting card n stamp is beautiful 😍 Happy Swapping
marijke rated for Home Made Bookmarks on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the nice bookmarks!
bcdebinbc rated for Where You Live (PC) - Feb 2019 on Mar 12, 2019
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Comment: Thank you. Nice postcard. My favorite places on the Coast are simply nonurban/not too crowded.
rklemons rated for Handmade Saint Patrick's Day Cards on Mar 10, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the great St. Patrick's Day Card! I enjoyed the facts and the cute stickers.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful card, beautiful stickers and Kleenex that’s always handy!
banjobraids rated for CPG St Pats 2019 Card - US Only on Mar 10, 2019
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Comment: Yayyy, what a lovely card you made! I can tell it was with love as it says on the back. Thank you for the St. Paddy's stickers, too. Now, everyone knows red hair actually denotes a person descended from Amazons, lol. Don't get pinched. Happy St. Pat's! :):):)
Rosa1 rated for Come Be a Bag Lady [ or Bagman] on Mar 7, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
paperlvr rated for Mini Pocket Letter Senders choice on Mar 6, 2019
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Comment: Your Mini Pocket Letter is beautiful! I love the way you wrapped it, your insert cards were so detailed (with all of the elements and the pretty pastel colors) and the goodies were wonderful! Your swap was inspiring! Thank you!
Response: Really glad you liked it, thanks for the lovely rating=)
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Comment: I was wowed by the card and totally surprised to get my blitsy package. Love the card, bracelet and golf pin. I really hit the jackpot. You are most generous.
Response: I'm really happy you liked it! I had a tough time figuring out what to do LOL
craftymimi rated for Come Be a Bag Lady [ or Bagman] on Mar 6, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the bags! Love them!
xninolax rated for WIYM: Ugly/dislike PC Swap #4 on Mar 5, 2019
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Comment: LOL that is indeed one ugly piece of art. Not for me as well! Thanks!
Response: HAHAHA! It's pretty bad. If that's art, then I'm VanGogh!
me2az50 rated for St. Patricks Day Card Swap # 4 on Mar 4, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the St. Patty's Day Card. Love it. Thank you for the goodies. We don't do anything special for the holiday. My husband likes corn beef & cabbage.
Noodles84 rated for Handmade Valentine Card on Mar 2, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for my postcard!
meganimal rated for Do What You Want 2 on Mar 2, 2019
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Comment: Thanks so much for the awesome package of goodies! :) Sorry I'm a little late in rating- I thought I'd already done it! ;)
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Comment: 2-21, 2-27 and 3-1 is when each item arrived. So fun receiving. Love the variety. Thanks for being an awesome swapper. Have a great weekend!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 366 11 11
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297 432 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

Heirloom on Mar 20, 2019:

MisplacedfromPA on Feb 23, 2019:

Such a great job you did on your homemade postcard, week 2 of the SMS USA February 2019 Pen pal swap. It rushed to me b4 week 1 even arrived (v-day card). You are so talented. This is my 1st homemade pc and I cant imagine anyone topping it. Thank-you :-)

Traceyk on Feb 23, 2019:

Hi Emily! OMG - just received the address labels and LOVE them! The designs are super cute and I can't wait to use them. I really appreciate it because I seem to have an addiction to address labels. :)

Traceyk on Feb 17, 2019:

Yay! I'm glad you received your jar thingie from Amazon. I couldn't live without mine, so I know how important that kitchen item is. :)

ButterflyLover on Jan 22, 2019:

I got your letter today and I just wanted to pop over and thank you for the great letter. We have a lot in common. Our sons are the same age and so are we. Hope you are having a great day! ~Kelli (PS: My letter went out to you today)

CurlyTea on Dec 31, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

Bhindblueeyes on Oct 5, 2018:

OMGoodness! I received the envelope yesterday, and what an amazing assortment of items!! This stash is going to be so useful in my newfound love of making ATCs!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

Zefaniya on Sep 22, 2018:

I hope you're having a nice day friend! :)

phillaine on Jun 28, 2018:

Just want to say that I absolutely LOVE the image/GIF at the top of your profile. Makes me feel right at home. :) Have a nice day!

draco on Jun 7, 2018:

Summer Images for our Profiles- all welcome!

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