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BadBirdDesign

BadBirdDesign
Date Joined: April 13, 2008
Last Online: August 20, 2008
Birthday: February 10, 1980
Country: United States
My Website

Favorite Crafts

Handmade Anything Drawing/Painting Stitching
Bags/purses/Totes Patches ATC's

I really like vintage fabrics, mushroom prints and handprinted fabric. I LOVE swaps and exchanges as a way to see all of the unique ways a single idea can be approached.

About Me

I live in Central Michigan with my two toddlers and my husband. I work as a Systems Administrator and Monitoring Tech for a large hosting company. (I am not yet disgruntled, but server monitoring is a lot like daycare)

I heart funkiness, things that are a little more counterculture. I'm extremely liberal in belief. I hate television, although I have my guilty pleasures.

As a note I'm a Bhuddist, and while not really interested in fundamentalist items from any belief, I respect that everyone has their own ideas and beliefs.

Favorite Music

bob dylan, alexi murdock, sufjan stevens, freer, lauren hill, ween, the pixies, ani difranco, tori amos, miles davis, sonic youth, the brian shram band, tool, allman brothers, garcia y grisman, the band, keith green, cj bolland, carol king, cake, janis joplin, led zepplin, 311,tom waits, blind melon, gogol bordello/gypsy punk, paul cantelon, spin doctors, rusted root, ben harper, elo, bjork, etta james, djangho rineheart, the mars volta, red hot chilli peppers, fionna apple, erykah badu, dave matthews band, john coltrane, gipsy kings, the donnas, gnarls barkely, danger doom, danger mouse, tricky, jack johnson, tonic, ratm, seth bernard, buck cherry,jamie lidell, disturbed, the black crows, bach, beethoven, pachabel, the misfits, a wee bit of glen danzig solo, toadies, toad the wet sprocket, simon and garfunkel, tripping daisy, violent femmes, janes addiction, devo, rolling stones, firewater, portishead, wire, dropkick murphy's, daft punk, johnny depp, and about a million others. I tend to dislike the radio more and more and pop princesses hurt me in my soul.

Favorite Books

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair- neruda, The Prophet- Gibran, 1907, 1908- Rilke, Gwendolyn Brooks, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Neil Gaiman, Orson Scott Card, Andre Dubus III, Mark Danielewski- House of Leaves, Everything is Illuminated, History of Love, Bee Season, European Dream, Mere Christianity, The Problem of Pain and almost everything else by CS Lewis, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintainence, The Girlfriend's Guide to Toddlers, Coyote Kings of the Space Age Bachelor Pad, everything by Margaret Atwood, The Red Tent, George R.R. Martin, Allen Ginsberg, Rilke is my favorite poet, Anais Nin, japanese craft books, Buddha by Deepak Chopra, Herman Hesse, Phillip K. Dick, She's Come Undone, Jennifer Weiner, Bangkok 8 series, Bukowski

Favorite Movies

Paradise Now, Run Lola Run, Amelie, Good Bye Lenin, What to do in Case of Fire, Everything is Illuminated (although it basically abandoned the premise of the book, which was so much better), Forbidden Zone, Strange Days, The Three Colors Trilogy, True Stories by David Byrne, Gift, War With In, Hard Candy, Science of Sleep, A Scanner Darkly, What the bleep Do We Know, Juno

Things I Don't Love

Country style, neon, Branded stuff (Disney, Hello Kitty, etc.)

Swappy Goodness

wild women badge

Ratings

Griffie rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Sep 24, 2008
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the card!
karen4444 rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 20, 2008
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!
PaperPassion rated for Handcrafted Bookmarks on Aug 20, 2008
5
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Comment: Your birds are so cute!
apparentlyjessy rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 19, 2008
5
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Comment: The card was very cute, thank you!
Marlena rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 16, 2008
5
rating
Comment: Thanks!!
ManitoulinGirl rated for Handcrafted Bookmarks on Aug 16, 2008
5
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Comment: I really like your design. The birds are awfully cute. Thank you!
GonePostal rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 15, 2008
5
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Comment: I really loved your postcard, it was very interesting. And also I wanted to ask, what does namaste mean ?
kylie76 rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 14, 2008
5
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MrsAnnaSue rated for 080808 Postcard Swap on Aug 13, 2008
5
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard, did you design it? Anna
Response: No i wish i could take credit. I bought them on etsy from blackapple
mrselfdestruct rated for "B" Side Mix CD on Jul 28, 2008
5
rating
Comment: I really like the track listing on it and the packaging was very very nice. =]
Response: Thank you=)
marlz rated for A to Z Music Swap on Jul 28, 2008
5
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Comment: hi!! thank you so MUCH for the wonderful CDs! you have GREAT taste in music!! i love all the songs on there. and you listen to INCUBUS! that warrants you a heart! :) love the little patterned paper packaging that it came in! thanks again.
Response: Thank you!
tawn rated for A to Z Music Swap on Jul 28, 2008
5
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Comment: heyyy! Thanks for the a to z swap you sent!! what great taste in music! :D loved them all!! weeeeeeeee. and its cool you sent to both me and my twin.. heehee.
Response: I thought sending to you both was kind of fun=)
Erdbeersternchen rated for Ghost Pals on Jul 26, 2008
5
rating
Comment: Thank you very much for your letter! I'll answer as soon as I can! : D (help you, of course, hihi.)
bobilani rated for An Endless Named Death on Jul 25, 2008
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the cool Death stuff! When I opened your package I had to laugh - I sent black nail polish, an eye pencil and jewelry to my partner too! :) I love the earrings and bracelet you sent. The little skull beads on it are so cute! Thanks again!!!!
Response: Glad you liked it- i got the idea from the girl who sent to me for the earrings and bracelet- i liked mine so much i went and found similar=)
bean rated for Breaking Furniture Mixed CD on Jul 25, 2008
5
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Comment: thanks for the great mix, and I *love* the little vinyl CD, where ever did you get it?!
Response: I get them at best buy- they are my favorite
MommaRosita rated for Breaking Furniture Mixed CD on Jul 23, 2008
5
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Comment: Wow, I love this envelope, did you make it?? Looks like a great mix, thanks =D
Response: I make the envelopes=) And I'm glad you liked it=)
skunkass rated for Music I love CD swap on Jul 12, 2008
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!
5
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Comment: Thank you. The ATC's are beautiful.
HardCandy rated for WW - New PenPals on Jul 3, 2008
5
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Comment: Hi! Thanks for the lovely letter, It was really good reading about your hectic life! Made mine sound like a holiday!! And the fact that you even mentioned Neil Gaiman was ace - I used to love the Sandman series. I definately be replying :-) xax
Response: You should check out Comic Book Tattoo- it's all based on tori amos lyrics- really beautiful artwork- a lot of the artists have worked with neil gaiman.
absolutlilith rated for On Rotation Mix CDs (int'l) on Jul 2, 2008
5
rating
Comment: Loved the new tunes - especially the Juno Reactor track.
Response: The Juno Reactor one is my favorite=) Glad you liked it=)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 28 1 1
Completed Fives Threes Ones
24 47 0 0
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Comments

HydroNymph on Apr 23, 2009:

There are 2 new indie film ATC swaps in the Indie Kids Swap. Check them out and see if you are interested in joining! (Some of your favorite movies will soon be made into swaps as well so keep an eye out for them!)

Banshee on Sep 10, 2008:

Hello!

Just to invite you to All the music I have swap

join us, please! =)

sailordoll on Jul 27, 2008:

Great! So glad you liked your cd! :)

sailordoll on Jul 24, 2008:

Hi there! I got my private swap mixed cd today and I love it! There is so much good stuff on there and my favourite Babyshambles song to finish! I really really love it, thank you!! :)

teganmc on Jul 15, 2008:

hi! just letting you know i mailed off your cd for the b-sides mix cd swap yesterday, so it should get to you within the next few days ^.^ i hope it gets there ok haha i dont have much experience with sending parcels over seas >.< anyhow, hope you enjoy it! tegan

RogueArtist on Jul 3, 2008:

Hello!

We haven't seen you around the forums lately. Be sure and check in with us at the Wild Women group forum soon! We've got lots happening and would love to see you there

thanks

ArtsyAthina on Jul 2, 2008:

You are invited to join my:

"What a Hoot!!! Owl's ATC Swap " Hope to see you there. -Artsy Athina http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/17737 athinaa2005

Boolie on Jun 9, 2008:

I noticed you like Neil Gaiman! You may also like my An Endless Named Death swap. :D

lucindalynn on Jun 4, 2008:

Hi I got a mix CD from you in the mail, with a black cherry on it. Please let me know which swap its for so I can rate you. Thanks---Amber

dorsia on May 26, 2008:

happy to see you in my mix cd swap! :)

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