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Cgscdy

Cgscdy
Date Joined: November 18, 2016
Last Online: January 18, 2019
Birthday: April 23
Country: United States
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A little about myself & family

UPDATE 1-11-19 We have temporarily had to leave our home due to a furnace issue so I may not be able to rate as quick due to having to go by and pick my mail up when I can. Bear with me as I WILL rate you just may be a few days later.

(updated 1/19) I am a SAHM of three. Two boys 18 & 14 and life's "little" surprise my 4yr old daughter. My oldest Coleton loves music and can play several instruments also sings at competition level. Is in the school chorale and has placed in several regional contests. My middle son is my comedian. Loves to make everyone laugh. He is all about video games and wrestling. My baby Gracelyn definitely keeps me busy and is a DIVA. Loves her jewelry, Barbies and painting her nails.

Furry Family

We have three cats Jaspurr an orange tabby, Squibby a LARGE white and gray cat and Tinker Puss my hand raised bottle fed baby a gray tabby ( with the fluffiest tail I've ever seen lol maybe his daddy was a skunk) .Layla a Chorkie ( Chihuahua/ Yorkie mix) , Miss Elleanor(Elli) & Oliver(Ollie) our ferrets, and two hermit crabs Bob and Sharky.

I collect Hello Kitty, Fairies( not Tinkerbell), used stamps, washi tape( somewhat of a hoarder ), & anything strange or odd ( think bones, mummified items/animals, teeth etc Lol)

I love crafting, drawing , painting, reading(horror & romance mostly), gardening, photography, hiking, and spending time with my awesome kids.

I also pen pal and have been for 10 years. It is a wonderful way to truly "see" the world thru another's eyes and truely makes you realize the world is bigger than your hometown.

*My pet peeves are liars, scammers, and rude people.

Favorite Crafts

Love anything that can be made but my favorites are pocket letters, atcs, stamping, jewelry, tutus, bows, tags and any paper crafts.

My favorite craft supplies would be die cuts, washi, stickers, cute paper, stamps ( love any and all but the Gorjuss, Besties, and Prima doll stamps are my #1 favs). I really haven't met a medium or technique yet I refuse to try out.

** If interested in swapping any type of stamped images just msg me.

Likes and Dislikes

Just a few ideas but even my dislikes are appreciated and used somehow ๐Ÿ˜Š

Likes: Washi tape๐Ÿ˜ However most $ Tree and ALL decos(plastic tape)are NOT washi and I do not use them. Also prefer a design not solid or dots, stripes ect.Samples are AWESOME I have a large shoebox organized by theme just for them.

Die cuts/ paper punches ๐Ÿ˜finally got a machine but not alot of dies so still love to receive

Alice in Wonderland ( original, Disney, Tim Burton I love them all)

Scrapbook paper (at least 3x3 inches)

Decorative napkins( just the top sheet that's decorated is fine and saves postage)

Atc supplies

Atc sleeves

Kawaii stickers/stationery

State postcards ( haven't quite got all 50)

Stamped images ๐Ÿ˜( love anything)

Halloween anything that's cute, scary, gory doesn't matter love it all.

postage stamps used & new ( international & USA)

Anything with Orcas๐Ÿ˜( Killer whales) & Penguins

Anything Egyptian themed or actual photos๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Foreign coins/bills ( heck if you REALLY want to send USA ones I'm good with that too๐Ÿ˜‰)

Vocaloid anything๐Ÿ˜( my son is obsessed)

Barbie clothes, LOL ( my daughter is obsessed)

Anything Zombie/ WWE ( my other son yep obsessed lol)

Shaped brad or paperclips

Embossing powder fine to put a little in a bag just let me know what it is. Lol received several unknown white (and a blk )powdered bags.

Coffee, bee, mermaid, the sea, & any unusual craft supplies (paper, stickers,ect)

****DISLIKES:****

I love Hello Kitty(have a HUGE collectionof everything imaginable)however unless it's something really unique I don't need it as I'm running out of room

Book pages ( I already have so many)

Anything edible(candy, teas, ect) will be TRASHED only exception is foreign candy( my oldest will love).It's not a you thing but a me thing

Page tabs( don't use)

Yarn

Beads( I have TONS)

Sticky notes( don't use )

Owls( not crazy about them)

Mustaches ( don't get why so many like them)

Cut up "trash" (ex.cut up Boxes, bags, food labels ect.), menus, business cards etc. I don't "junk journal" & have no use for it

Magazine cutouts don't really use them.

Anything with a cricket/grasshopper( seriously lol I have a weird phobia of them even images creep me out๐Ÿ˜จ

Themes I like/dislike

Just a few things I like if you want to be nosey like me and look through your partners profile:

Themes I love for almost any swap:

Bees

Coffee

Mermaid

Steampunk

Gothic/ Creepy/ just plain Odd

Pokemon ( favs Mimikyu, Lapras, Togetic, any of the new Pokemon)

Hello Kitty

Fairies ( except Tinkerbell/Disney)

Halloween ( all year long)

Jellyfish

Orcas

Egyptian

Penguins

Vocaloid

Ocean

Hand drawn/hand painted

Alice in Wonderland

**** DISLIKES ****

Neon colors

Girly

Disney ( unless I join in a swap )

Owls

**** CRICKETS /GRASSHOPPERS****

Moustaches

Pokemon-Pikichu

States

Before leaving feedback

***As a pen pal I know mail is ALWAYS unpredictable if you do not receive please let me know I will resend. I will also msg you and see if you received after a certain amount of time. Also if you need/want proof I always take pics of stamped envelope ( or tracking # if it needed it) that I can email you.

If ANY mail sent to you has postage due PLEASE let me know. I pay postage at least once a week on swaps I RECEIVE from others so I know how tedious and expensive it can be.

No longer have a smoker in the household. I did keep my swap stuff in containers and away from it as much as possible however I still can't guarantee no smoke smell as something might slip by me very sorry if it does ๐Ÿ˜”

*** I always rate within a day or two of receiving however I'm not so quick to remember to go back and add a ty & msg to your rate if I didn't when I rated. Doesn't mean I am not THANKFUL or didn't LOVE it. Just means I'm human and forgot as I don't always have the time to do it when I leave a rating.So don't get your feelings/and or pride hurt if you get a silent 5 with or without a heart๐Ÿ˜™

I am VERY understanding about swaps. If you are having problems let me KNOW. Such as but NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Loss of job/family/friends/pet/ your sanity

  • Forgot accidentally /or on purpose

  • Moving/moved/left country

  • PO Black hole swallowed it ( it happens it happens a lot)

  • PO lost/stole/burnt it to appease the Goddess of Postage

  • Mailman/woman/idiot has kept/stole/lost it

  • Going to be a day/week/month/year late sending

  • Just didn't feel like and/or care about doing it yet

  • Abducted by aliens and haven't been back to Earth because you were forced to marry the Prince of Uranus

***No matter the reason just please let me KNOW and I promise I won't rate down. I will WORK with you! HOWEVER if you ignore me and my msgs, don't communicate, don't keep up with YOUR end of the swap, and/or don't uphold your promise to me than I WILL NOT change anything about my rating so please save time and don't ask me too.

****Thanks****

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Flakers/No raters

Fingers crossed this section stays small

RAKS/TAGS not received ๐Ÿ˜•๐Ÿ˜•๐Ÿ˜•

@AmazingAlex ( project life cards)have tried to contact but ignores msg even though they've been read.

No raters:๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก

@MissLynne ( WIYM:Send 4 Swap)

@hushpadwitch (Free Themed #128 Atc)

@jkendall0023 ( Cauldron Atc swap)

Flakers:๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ 

@LizFinn ( free Themed #128 Atc) hopeful when her illness improves she contacts me.

@BabyBee78 ( Food washi sample swap)

Ratings

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Comment: Eeee. You shouldn't apologize for the pink unicorn, I love it! My hair is pastel pink! I love the samples too! They were all new to me! Thank you!!
bluecrayons rated for Stickers and a Sketch (January) on Jan 14, 2019
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Comment: Very cute. I love sunflowers. Thank you.
PaperPassion rated for Senders Choice Circles on Jan 14, 2019
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Comment: Love the stamped circles you sent.Already using them.Thanks so much.
Response: So glad you didn't mind the same size lol really didn't know a die could break like that. ๐Ÿ™‚
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Comment: I love coffee and love this pocket letter! The decorations are so pretty! Thank you so much!
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Comment: Thanks so much for the tags, now if i can just remember where they are in December. ๐Ÿ˜
coleenfranks rated for EP: Pretty Paper Swap (Edited) on Jan 11, 2019
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Comment: Chrystal, thanks for the lovely papers. I especially like the teal ones. And thank you so much for the fun steam punk papers. Bless your heart. Happy 2019
stonekeepers rated for EP 10 Rubber Stamped Images on Jan 11, 2019
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely images. I especially like the quirky dolls.
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Comment: Thank you love them
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Comment: Oh my how lovely Thank You so much โ˜บ๏ธ
sweetgypsy rated for EASU: Free Theme ATC Swap on Dec 28, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the face drawing and the extras too! ~ Happy New Year! 2019 ~
blueseabliss rated for A Charlie Brown Christmas ATC on Dec 19, 2018
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Comment: I LOVE IT! Thank you! I have a Charlie Brown tree as well! LOL
Kraftylady777 rated for Stickers and a Sketch on Dec 19, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much. I love your sketch. Happy Holidays!
kssunlover1947 rated for Food washi on Dec 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the food washi and stickers.
BabyBee78 rated for CHRISTMAS POCKET LETTER THEME on Dec 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your pocket letter! I love the extras especially the scissor washi tape! I love and collect scissors, so I will cherish it! Merry Christmas!
RiverTopanga rated for BIRTHDAY ATC on Dec 9, 2018
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Comment: Hi Crystal! Thank you so much for the thoughtful birthday card and the absolutely beautiful ATC you created! What a wonderful depiction of holly! You are talented! I adore it! Thank you also for putting Happy Birthday on it... otherwise some people might think it is a Christmas ATC. I can totally understand your sons hating their birthdays... I feel the same way. We get forgotten among all the holiday hustle and bustle. Tell them both I wish them a Very Happy Birthday, and I commiserate with them :-) I am going to display this beautiful ATC on my mantle for my birthday which is on Tuesday. Thank you so much! :-) PS: I love the little snowflakes, and bought 2 containers a few years ago at Target.. thank you for helping me replenish my stash of them :-) Did they even sell them this year?? :-) <3 :-) <3
ksperline90 rated for Food washi on Dec 4, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you for the cute Panda from San Diego Zoo. I would like to go back sometime.
ginny19590 rated for ATC - Free Themed #149 (USA) on Nov 28, 2018
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Comment: What a wonderful ATC. I loved it.......=)
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Comment: Thank you love the pl hanging it in the craft room then in the binder. Pink is one my favorite colors and thank for the goodies

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Comments

smadronia on Jan 1, 2019:

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May your 2019 be better than 2018, and your best year yet!

Stephanie

Bhindblueeyes on Dec 28, 2018:

Thank you so very much for the contribution to my pet album!!! I am so thrilled to include all of your babies :) THANK YOU!!!!!

choke on Nov 30, 2018:

WOW!! WOW!! WOW!! I mean, of course thank you loads and loads for returning my STEM stamp AND using one on your envelope :-D (And I must say I loooove the coffee washi on the envelope!) But I am just blown away by the mini rolos you made for me! All of the incredible layers and detail and bling and dimension and texture, everything just in the perfect place! INCREDIBLE! Just truly incredible, I will treasure these always! Thank you so very much Chrystal!

wolfeagle on Nov 26, 2018:

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Congratulations! You are a winner in my RAK. Please send me your mailing info and I will get your surprise out to you.

jannieb on May 28, 2018:

Thank you for the 6 ATC's you sent me for the Cheap Postage Tag Your It - US Only

jannieb on May 25, 2018:

Thank you for the May wishes in the AWG group.

LauraM540 on May 23, 2018:

Thanks for the great goodies from the Swap Tag!!

ChrisAnne on May 18, 2018:

Thank you for the patriotic wishes from my May AWG list. :)

orneryswife on May 18, 2018:

Thank you so much for the wonderful envelope full of wishes! ๐Ÿ˜˜ A wish granted, May

Tigerlilyknotwise on May 14, 2018:

Hi! The postcard you sent for April AWG just got here today! Thank you! The little picture you drew on it is so cute and the postcard itself is very cool - I love it when spiderwebs have all those little droplets on them! Like ropes of little diamonds :)

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