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Bexican137590

Bexican137590
Date Joined: May 19, 2017
Last Online: June 12, 2018
Birthday: March 5
Country: United Kingdom
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About me

PLEASE NOTE - 28th March I have 4 deadlines coming up in quick succession so whilst I'm still logging in and checking messages, etc I won't be actively partaking in any 'short term' swaps until June

My name is Rebecca and I am a 28 year old geek living in the UK.

I love reading, writing, country music, animals, photography, video games, tv, and movies.

My favourite books are 'a Time to Kill' and 'Then there were none' but I love Stephen King, Harry Potter, His Dark Materials, Sylvia Plath, The Help, horror and many many more. My favourite movie is Star Wars Empire Strikes Back but I love all kinds of movies and tv shows from horror to drama. I love Harry Potter, Star Wars, Stranger Things, THE ROOM, The Help, anything Tom Hanks, X Files, Scream, Bates Motel, Hannibal Harry Potter, CSI, Modern Family, American Dad, Man in the High Castle, South Park, The Durrells, A Place to Call Home and many more.

I love stargazing and anything to do with planets/stars.

I am a huge video game buff - if you wanna add me my Xbox GT is Bexinthecity247

I love animals and have two rabbits called Bruce and GiGi but my ultimate favourite animals are cats and mice. (Other favourites include monkeys, tigers, lions, any big cat, wolves, foxes, deer, rats, weasels etc).

I LOVE travelling and have just returned from a Switzerland trip, and a European road trip (Holland, Germany, Poland,Czech Republic, Luxembourg and Austria).

In July 2018 I'm on Safari to South Africa so would love some penpals from there. :) I am also returning to Poland with @piratejimbob87 in August for a week.

I have a huge interest in sailing and boating.

I am a massive country music fan - so if you're into country too then "we should be friends"! XD My favourite artists are Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town. Last year I went to Country2Country (a festival where around 9 acts played), and Nashville in Concert (with actors from the show), Miranda Lambert, , Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town and Brandy Clark. This year just C2C so far for one night as saving for holidays :(

Please bear in mind that I try to prepare swaps before the assigned date so I usually mark as sent very early on after assignment. I make my own cards and stuff all the time so I usually have lots already to go with just adding a personal touch to them for my partner. So I may be new but I'm not a flaker

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My Favourites:

Colour: Red
Number: 5
Writing Instrument: a vintage Meisterstuck 146 MontBlanc fountain pen
Drink: Orange Juice
Author: Stephen King
Genre: Horror
Movie: Star Wars Empire Strikes Back
Actress: Sara Wiseman, Keeley Hawes, Vera Farmiga, Chelah Horsdal
Actor: Craig Hall/Daniel Craig/Rufus Sewell/Bradley Cooper
Music: Country
Band: Little Big Town/Lady Antebellum
Singer: Tim Mcgraw/Josh Kelley/Brad Paisley/Miranda Lambert
Craft: Cross Stitch
Animal: Mouse/Cat
Country: (So far) Switzerland
TV Show: A Place to Call Home/Bates Motel/Man in The High Castle/The Durrells
Video Game: GTA V/Last of Us
Fictional Character: Carolyn Bligh/Obergruppenfuhrer John Smith/Han Solo/Negan/Eric Cartman/Louisa Durrell
Flower: Poppy
Scent: Lavender

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Postmarks/Dates

I use my company's franking machine to send out mail and often I try to frank mail and get it out the same day - but sometimes I'll mark my swap as sent and I won't have a chance to frank the letter until the next day - this mostly happens around Saturday/Sunday where letters will be franked on Monday. If you feel you will mark a 1 or a 3 because of this then please contact me beforehand so I know to wait to ship the letter/packet until after it has been franked, THANKS!

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My creative talents:

I love cross stitching and prefer the smaller little mini projects over the larger more detailed ones as I have less time (and patience for those)

I also make my own cards (only just really been doing this for about 9 months or so but I think some I've made have been pretty good. I've recently started working with distress inks and making galaxy pictures).

My favourite brand of stamps and dies are Lawn Fawn.

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Postcards

I love collecting postcards, I was mainly collecting through Postcrossing but I also collect on average 5 for every place I go.

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Likes

  • Animals - (cats, mice, rabbits, and wildlife such as Wolves, Foxes etc)
  • Harry Potter (Slytherin particularly. Fave characters are Lucius/Narcissa Malfoy, Dobby)
  • card making (Die cuts, stamps, stamped images, embellishments etc)
  • Lawn Fawn
  • Stamps (both postage and card making ones)
  • cross stitch
  • travelling/countries (love anything to do with vintage travel)
  • Bates Motel (my favourite show)
  • Man in the High Castle (The Smiths are my favourites)
  • Star Wars
  • writing paper
  • Mont Blanc stationery
  • fountain pens
  • Stickers
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Vera Farmiga
  • Horror (Friday the 13th is one of my favourites, as is Conjuring, Insidious etc)
  • Books
  • Boats/Sailing
  • Ocean/Sea
  • Space/Astronomy
  • Astrophotography
  • Photography
  • scenic landscapes
  • city views
  • historic photos
  • A Place to Call Home (Really obsessed with this ozzie show right now!)
  • maps
  • quirky stuff
  • Catholicism
  • History
  • Switzerland
  • France
  • Nuts (Pecans are my favourite)
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Video game related stuff (Call of Duty, Last of Us, Red Dead Redemption, GTA, Uncharted, Tomb Raider, Pokemon are among my favourites)
  • Mythical beings such as gods from different mythology (Norse, Greek, Roman etc), monsters (Harpies, cyclops etc)
  • Simon's Cat :

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Dislikes

  • Vampires, werewolves
  • Disney (Minus the animals like Lady and The Tramp, Aristicats etc)
  • Marvel/DC (I like Iron Man but that's about it - tired of the whole Comic Book genre)
  • Manga
  • Game of Thrones (Can't stand it!)
  • please don't send anything Christmassy (besides Christmassy/wintery animals like deers/stags but not dressed up for Christmas, robins etc) - because I don't do any creative things for Christmas and would rather not receive them. (Same goes for Halloween, st Patrick's day, Easter etc)
  • Anything to do with children/cherubs including stickers for kids (like well done, good job stickers etc).
  • minions/despicable me

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Things I'd like to receive

  • Anything with animals on (cats, dogs, mice, and wildlife such as birds, foxes, etc are my favourites. I love wolves and wild cats)
  • ribbons of any kind
  • anything red (my favourite colour). Generally any colour is cool although I'm not a huge fan of gold or neon colours as standalone colours
  • Stamps (postage - used and unused from everywhere)
  • Stamps (craft stamps or stamped images)
  • Die cuts/Dies (craft dies)
  • Coloured cardstocks (I am always looking for different coloured cardstock for cards
  • Anything Lawn Fawn ( stamped images, die cut images etc)
  • Galaxy related stuff (moons, planets, stars etc)
  • Washi tape (but please not pink if you can help it - I have lots already. I especially like Washi tape that is to do with travel, scenery, animals or France/Paris)
  • Anything French (Paris in particular)
  • Anything Swiss
  • Anything New Zealand/Australian
  • Stickers! (Mostly animal related or related to one of the above such as moon, stars etc)
  • Tea (I'm British so i love tea and will try any kind- except green tea!)
  • Anything related to my like list :) (a magazine cut with Star Wars on for example - I'm not expecting really expensive swaps lol)
  • Handmade Drawings
  • Anything black and white (as in photos that are black/white not the two colours as standalone)
  • Anything country music related (old and new country)
  • Cross stitch related things - threads, patterns etc
  • Anything to do with boats, sailing or the ocean (except Mermaids etc - I like the Lawn Fawn mermaids but not really into mermaids as such).

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Flakers & Missing Raters

These are all those who I have not received anything from:
@shiverphone flaked on Donut ATC
@bmichelleXoXo on Mystery Q&A - 50
@sarahmaree on WIYM - Book Quote in a Notecard
@KaliAnne on Interest Me No. 48

I have waited long enough for ratings from the following:
@kureopatora for Rubber Stamp Swap
@XiaAshlee for Handmade Postcard International

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the felting kit!! Love it! And the Journal :) I hope your surprise birthday trip to Paris for your friend goes well! That's really cool! I'm a pisces too but the horoscopes are pretty wrong. haha! Thanks and happy swapping!
Response: Glad you liked the felting kit :) He's a cute little mouse and I would love to make one (as I collect mice) but wouldn't know where to start xD xD!
KSENiA rated for WIYM - Film Quote on a Postcard on May 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard.
Chaosfay rated for WIYM - Four Line Poem in a notecard on Mar 29, 2018
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Comment: Emily Dickinson is always an excellent choice.
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Comment: Thank you for very nice postcards. Love the unique stamp card of the Queen! Great owl stationery page, too.
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Comment: Thanks so much for the 10 coins which are all new ones for my collection. Enjoyed the private swap. If you ever want to do another, let me know. Thanks again!!!
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Comment: Loved my card. The poetry was really interesting. Really cool to correspond with people so far away!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard!
Conniegirl rated for Handwritten poem on Mar 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you! It's one of my favorites as well.
Inez rated for Ask and answer on Mar 16, 2018
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Comment: Hi Rebecca! Thank you for the tea and nice letter! I’ll send the answers this weekend!
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Comment: Thank you for a fab poem, and cute notecard.
kssunlover1947 rated for Animal postcard on Mar 14, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the dog card. The cut pup looks like my friends dog Emily.
ToujoursMoi rated for Write Me A Letter #4 - Intl on Mar 14, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for your lovely letter. I am currently replying to it. So watch your mailbox πŸ™‚
Response: Sorry for late response - just letting you know I got your letter but I have some deadlines coming up that takes me into May so I am super behind on replying - but I will when I get a chance :)
mariewilliams810 rated for Animal postcard on Mar 11, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
loveualatte rated for AMA: Handmade postcard - int' on Mar 9, 2018
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Comment: Wow! Thank you for this awesome piece of art ❀! I love it!!
Response: Thank you! :)
ElectricHare rated for EUHS: Night Sky ATC on Mar 8, 2018
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Comment: What an absolute delightful ATC you sent me! Thank you so much. πŸ’š
Response: You're welcome and thank you for the kind words and heart :)
japn rated for Animal postcard on Mar 6, 2018
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Comment: adorable thank you
mentalistfan78 rated for SIE: Animal PC x2 on Mar 5, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for your card!
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Comment: Thanks fr this beautiful postcard! It sure did brighten up my day! Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Response: You're welcome Sherry, glad you liked it :)
mb58ca rated for First Line of a book PC #3 on Mar 1, 2018
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Comment: That’s quite a first line! Thanks for choosing the ladybug pc.
Response: Tell me about it! I was concerned it wouldn't fit!

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Comments

lou on Mar 11, 2018:

Happy Birthday Month from WIYM group!

CurlyTea on Mar 5, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

polvodestrella on Feb 25, 2018:

Welcome to EU Happy Swaps, thanks for joining!

piratejimbob87 on Oct 30, 2017:

Themed diecuts

piratejimbob87 on Oct 11, 2017:

Beanie Boo swap is up already clicky here

piratejimbob87 on Jun 16, 2017:

I LOVE this bald cat

Bexican137590 on Jun 13, 2017:

Hhahaha nice

piratejimbob87 on Jun 13, 2017:

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Pirate J woz ere

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