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Beckster

Beckster
Original Member
Last Online: August 19, 2017
Birthday: January 16
Country: United States
sample artwork
hand drawn and painted

About Me

I live in the country with my husband and a variety of cats and dogs. My hobbies include reading, gardening, papercrafting, and crocheting.I've just started sewing and enjoy trying to recycle old things into new...

Aubree, my grand daughter was born on August 9,2012. She is a happy, healthy, beautiful little girl and i am her slave...I wouldn't want it any other way!

I work in an office during the week so Swap-bot and crafting help me unwind.

I love my dogs...Rudy, Buddy and Max I play the clarinet in the college band. I've been playing since I was 11 and I still love it!

Favorite Books

My favorite books are thrillers and fantasy type books. My favorite authors are: John Grisham, Dan Brown, James Patterson. My favorite books are the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit. I also like Harry Potter and own all the books. I've been trying to read the books listed in "1001 books you must read before you die" I've recently discovered audio books and have quite a collection.

Favorite Movies

Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Old Black and White movies. I've just started building my DVD library.

Favorite Crafts

Paper Crafting is my favorite. I enjoy Mixed Media art. Cloth, Paper, Scissors is my all time favorite magazine. I have a cricut machine and enjoy using it.

I like crocheting and i have worked my way up to intermediate patterns.

collections

I love dogs and collect dog stuff, particularly Doberman Pinscher and German Shepherd.

Postcards: Store bought or hand made. Sent naked. I like most anything but especially touristy cards and night time cityscapes and winter scenes.

Inchies, moo cards, house shaped ATC's, dottee dolls.

I collect altered letter B's. I have a wall that is covered in B's...I could always use more! Also, any thing with my name on it!

APC's (Altered Playing Cards): These are my current favorite thing in whole world. I am working on a bunch of decks, trying to collect all 52 cards in a particular theme. I'm currently collecting:
Dogs
Circus
Harry Potter
Dragons
Whimsical
Birds
Disney Movies
Pink (the color) Artist's Choice......in case none of the themes appeal to you.

Other wonderful things

I love bright, cheery colors. Sparkle and bling too!

I love paper....journals, notebooks, stationary, wrapping paper, fun post-it notes and memos to use at work.....I can't get enough paper!

Favorite Foods

My favorite foods are salty snacks. Sunflower seeds (salted but not flavored) are a favorite! Chips and Salsa are a close second!

Mexican food is one of my favorite foods. Luckily, there are lots of mexican restaurants here in California! I'm always looking for the perfect Hot Salsa recipe...I haven't found it yet.

Ratings

LizFinn rated for Adult Coloring PC #3 on Apr 16, 2016
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urbexarchaeology rated for Pass and Paste #12 on Aug 24, 2015
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies! :)
bbsporty rated for Pass and Paste #11 on Aug 21, 2015
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Comment: I received your postcard today, I look forward to adding to it.
ktk8 rated for Pass and Paste # 10 on Aug 6, 2015
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Comment: HoWdY received the postcard…added a kitten on a beach towel and will send it HOME…… to Kayenderes….she is a swap bot friend of mine!!! Happy Swapping…...
BeckyG56 rated for Pass and Paste #9 on Jul 6, 2015
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Comment: I have some of the same washi tape!
graciepie49 rated for Pass and Paste #3 on Apr 16, 2015
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Comment: Lovely!
AZmom875 rated for Beckster tea journal PLUS on Apr 6, 2015
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Comment: Awesome postcards and tea. Thank you
TheGraceMartin rated for Halloween APC's #2, Red Aces on Apr 6, 2015
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Comment: So this is totally random but I just got this swap today. I didn't even realize I hadn't gotten it because I accidentally archived it. I have no idea why it took so long to get here but these are absolutely lovely! I hope you'll continue the series!
CreativeRinds rated for Pass and Paste #1 on Mar 12, 2015
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Comment: Thanks! Love your mail art on the envie as well :) & big thanks for the extra postage stamps too!
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Comment: Thank you for your APC's. <3<3<3
shreve rated for Pass and Paste Z on Feb 26, 2015
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Comment: Got it and thank you for the cute valentine:)
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Comment: Awesome! Thanks for sending both the journals. It's been fun swapping with you (: hope to run into you again sometime!
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty valentine!
TheGraceMartin rated for Halloween APC's #5, Black 3's on Jan 27, 2015
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Comment: Oh I love love love these! They're gorgeous!
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Comment: That was a cute envelope. I love the coffee cards! I am so thrilled.
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelopes :-)
TheGraceMartin rated for Halloween APC's #3, Black 2's on Jan 14, 2015
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Comment: Love these APCs! I can't wait for the rest of the deck to be complete!
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Comment: Thank you for the fun assortment of calendar envies! :)
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Comment: Thanks for hosting and for the great cards. I looooooove the chicken!! We have SO many chickens here in Kauai. Great!
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Comment: Thanks for the great Pumpkin Day APCs. And I definitely salvaged the washi tape from the envelope. Love that too.

Rating Overview

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5.0000 231 43 49
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Comments

anrtist on Nov 8, 2016:

There are so many negative things on TV & everywhere you turn,.. esp on this election day!
I want to share this with you lovely ladies today!!!

Blessings, cc

RyeRye on Jul 2, 2016:

From Inspiration Station~

RyeRye on Jun 23, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

renate on May 10, 2016:

thanks for the nice wishes you send from April wishlist.

Swan on Apr 16, 2016:

Thank you for the birthday postcard for my April Wishlist! The pattern looks really cool.

anrtist on Sep 2, 2015:


APDG~ Artistic Profile Deco Group Welcome! ;-) Lots of fun swaps to choose from Or join them all! MAYBE even Host a few too ;-) I really hope you enjoy the group!!! ;-) Blessings, cc

anrtist on Aug 5, 2015:

AMAZING MAIL ART GROUP has a ~B I N G O ~ Game starting SUNDAY if you wanna play! Just check in the group and select your words, say you're in & pm me your list! ;-)
ENJOY!!! Blessings, cc

Wingy on Feb 24, 2015:

thank you for the lovely Amazing Mail Art postcard : rainbow theme....it arrived today...thanks for sharing your art with me..

StarryNights on Feb 13, 2015:

Happy Valentine's Day from First Class Mail Art!

Stepht on Jan 28, 2015:

Thank you so much for the b-day card and stickers via wishlist! It was nice to come to some fun mail :) Did you receive the K-cups I sent?

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