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Bargnoffle

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Bargnoffle
Date Joined: April 27, 2017
Last Online: August 24, 2017
Birthday: May 14
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi! I'm Lindsey 😄 I'm 26 and I live with my husband and two cats (and lots of fishes) in Texas. I have a dark, sarcastic sense of humor but am also silly and fun, definitely a kid at heart. I love creating, playing board games, cooking, and hiking, though I spend most of my time in my craft studio. Currently I'm working out with my husband and we're eating healthy (mostly paleo). It's something that we try to do often but have a hard time keeping up with. It's been really awesome to feel good about myself and to keep at it! We're doing a little weight loss competition with my family so that's a good motivation too.

I have some mental health issues which make life difficult for me, but it also makes me more empathetic and creative so I can't imagine being "normal". I'm very into self improvement as I believe that anyone can change or make themselves better. So I really enjoy/recommend things like therapy, art therapy, yoga, meditation, eating well, things like that.

Favorites

BOOKS I read mostly fantasy. My favorite authors are Brandon Sanderson, JRR Tolkien, and Ray Bradbury. I also love non fiction - especially about animals or biology type things.

MOVIES I watch a lot of movies but they don't really explain anything about me, lol. I enjoy a wide variety. Lord of the Rings, 10 things I hate about you, Joe Versus the Volcano, Fried Green Tomatoes

I LOVE Studio Ghibli. My favorites are howl's moving castle and the secret world of arietty.

MUSIC I mostly listen to indie music now but I listen to some less common kinds of music like show tunes, talk music, film scores . Some of my favorite bands are: The Decemberists, tallest man on earth, bright eyes, tegan and Sara, Emiliana Torrini, Fiona apple, Listener, la dispute, Amanda palmer/Dresden dolls.

Favorite Crafts

I love arts and crafts in all forms and am a total jack of all trades. Except sewing! I never got the hang of fabric crafts. I make a lot of my supplies and really enjoy the way I can customize my art for myself.

Supplies I enjoy: Paint (particularly enjoying Dylusions paint right now), Stencils, Stickers, Distress inks, Pastes of any kind, Sprays (I usually make my own), GLITTER...Okay anything that sparkles really

My current art/craft type is alcohol ink on tiles, mixed media, abstract painting, and monoprinting on my gel press.

Things I Love

Styles/Themes I like: Studio Ghibli!, "Pretty" stuff (florals, pastels), Cats, Nature, outdoors, Flowers, Animals (seriously, I love all animals - insects, birds, ocean animals, forest animals, pets), Christmas!!! (I had a Christmas themed wedding), Christmas village, Artsy, handmade, Books, bright fun colors, Fantasy (but not the fairies on flowers kind of thing), unicorns, dragons, Jellyfish, Nerdy stuff, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Musicals, Shiny/glittery anything.

Things I like receiving:

ATCs. I would really like to add more to my collection. If it's a send anything flat mail swap I would like ATCs especially :)

Stickers

Washi Samples

Recipes

Letters/long notes

Postcards

Notecards

Planner things (I have a medium sized Happy Planner and an A5 ringbound Recollections planner)

Stationery

When the envelope is decorated

I probably will like whatever you send because it's fun getting something new in the mail, but those are things I will definitely use in case you wanted direction.

Dislikes

I don't like the "Shabby chic" or country look.

Political stuff

I'm not a huge fan of vintage. It's okay, I just don't prefer it.

Drugs, alcohol, sex-themed stuff. It's not a judgement against people who are, I just don't want that stuff for myself. (Curse words, dark humor, sarcasm etc is totally OK though)

When people misspell my name! People sometimes spell LindsAy but it's LindsEy. I know this is petty but it annoys me.

Swap Details

I love seeing hand crafted items that reflect someone's creativity, so if a swap says "no handmade" you can still send me handmade ones. As long as you put time and effort into it and it looks nicely done, I'd love to receive it.

I generally give people hearts who take the time to read my profile and base their swap on it, in general put love/thought into it, or if I genuinely love what you did/sent. I don't base hearts on "extras".

I mark as sent when I put the swap in the mailbox. It gets picked up around 11 AM so if I do this later in the day, or on a Sunday then it won't be postmarked until the next day. I do this because if I don't mark it as sent right away, I will forget!!

I read every single swap partner's profile and love to try and find things that match their interests.

If I forget to rate you please let me know. I try to rate everybody right away or by the next day but sometimes things get lost in the shuffle. Same for postage due. Let me know!! I have a postal scale so it shouldn't be an issue but if it comes up send me a message :)

I would love to do private swaps!! Please message me if you are interested!

Ratings

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Comment: Never received the postcard. Sent a message just over a month ago, still unread.
CurlyTea rated for EASU: Monsters ATC on Sep 18, 2017
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Comment: I have never received this swap. I will re-rate when I receive this swap.
1
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Comment: I will rerate if I receive anything.
orneryswife rated for 5x7: Art Supplies on Sep 14, 2017
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Comment: Never received anything.
ladybugluvsstuff rated for 5\5 ATC swap (USA) july on Aug 24, 2017
5
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Comment: thanks!
blueseabliss rated for Paint Chip Arts on Aug 23, 2017
5
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Comment: WAY COOL! Thanks!
SilverD rated for Lost in Space ATC on Aug 23, 2017
5
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Comment: Love the ATC and the message even more! Beautiful work!
Babsmomof5 rated for Decorated Papers on Aug 22, 2017
5
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Comment: Wow, what gorgeous papers! Thank you so much for hosting, and for the amazing papers you sent!
piratecaptainmo rated for Decorated Papers on Aug 22, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty, sparkly, papers!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the ATC I love them. Sorry I was slow to respond. Also there was 21 postage due on the envelope. Just a heads up. I didn't pay it.
RedJewly rated for Paint Chip Arts on Aug 19, 2017
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stiffneck78 rated for Desert Cactus ATC on Aug 19, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful Cacti ATC. I love the pearl tint.
travelgirlem rated for Paint Chip Arts on Aug 18, 2017
5
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Comment: I love the peacock, it is so beautiful!!
Gwillisinc rated for EASU: Something Fishy on Aug 18, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you, lots of work on there
5
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Comment: What a great swap ! I love how you doodled the envelope. Thank you so much
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Comment: Thank you for the washi samples :) Some of them are new to me! I love the polar bear notecard that you used for your note, so refreshing to see something cold on a hot day! 💝
evanselli rated for WIYM: Nature Washi on Aug 16, 2017
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Comment: Thanks Lindsey! I love the washi and I especially loved your card. It was so lovely and it was so cool to here about where you live. It's great for my armchair travelling :)
marclively rated for Black/White PC Swap #19 - USA on Aug 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Lindsey, thanks for the great postcard! Marc
Bohochick rated for Mermaid atc swap on Aug 14, 2017
5
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Comment: Love love love the mermaid card!! Thank you!
Germanbaby77 rated for ATC 2017# 31: Paint -USA- on Aug 13, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful ATC! Also, thank you for revealing how you did the cracked paint technique! I will have to give it a try! LOVE, the butterfly!

Rating Overview

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Comments

DaisyNY on Aug 28, 2017:

Are you surviving Harvey?

marlak2008 on Aug 4, 2017:

Thank you so much for granting my July CPS Group wish. This "Amazing Envelope of Awesomeness" granted every single wish. I loved all the thought that you put into it and it really warmed my heart!

ChrisAnne on Jul 17, 2017:

Thank you for the great Project Life cards from the Planner Partners tag. I am so glad to have you in the group!

USAFwife on Jul 11, 2017:

Hi! Doing a profile check for NH: Big Washi Swap - USA- #2 and I have to say, you have a GREAT profile!! Well done. :) Happy to have you join the swap! :)

anrtist on Jul 1, 2017:

HI! I saw your PF comment so I sent you an invite to my group HANDMADE WITH LOVE ~ I have a handmade PC swap in there now that you may join. You may also host as many handmade swaps as your heart desires! ENJOY & Blessings, cc

ChrisAnne on Jun 17, 2017:

Welcome to Planner Partners! We are so glad to have you with us! Please jump in and check out the forums as we all get to know each other.

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