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Corina

Corina
Date Joined: June 29, 2018
Last Online: August 22, 2019
Birthday: April 12, 1900
Country: Canada
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About Me

• I'm the eldest from 4 kids

• My parents are from chili and el salvador.

• I was born in British Columbia

• I speak English, French and Spanish fluently

• I'd like to learn Italian and German

• I love learning and I like school.

• Starting University in September!

• we have a adorable miniature poodle and we had a Westie

•When I was little I wanted to be a private detective

• I'm very interested in psychology and the human brain.

•For now, Im working towards being an architect.

LIKES/dislikes

THEMES I WOULD LOVE~

❤️Codes/mystery!!!

❤️ Vintage vibes

❤️ Royal looking

❤️ Architecture

❤️ European

❤️ Miyazaki (studio ghibli)

❤️ Sailor moon

❤️ Understading the psychological

❤️ Victorian

❤️Dark colours.

❤️Cream

❤️Metallic colours (especially gold).

❤️ Detailed but not cluttered.

❤️Black and white with a hint of color

❤️Books

🖋Paperclips and binder clips I love cute paperclips and binderclips and I use them often. I like collecting them too. I’d love to receive a few normal or unique ones :).

🖋Tea I like most teas but lately I really wanna get some peach and or apricot tea.

🖋BOOKS: I added a link to my goodreads account, then you won't accidentally send something I've already read!

🖋Craft supplies ❤️ Lace, pens, watercolours, travel paint brushes, embelishments and pretty paper. My faves are any that have a vintage vibe or shabby chic look to them. Intricate patterns. I'm trying to build my collection of ephemera and journaling details. I LOVE when the corners are rounded and I get little journaling cards.

🖋Washitape: I love the beige washitape, I like science themed, washi with writing on it. Cute themed washi, I have no really thick or really thin washi so it'd be cool to receive a bit of those. OH! And I've recently discovered I love botanical themed washi! And metallic washi, just NOT Glitter washi please.

🖋Postcards I love reading what's written on them. I prefer them stamped and written on. So pour your heart out! Write about yourself, like what's a favorite memory you have or something like that. Send me a written on postcards or send a blank notecard instead). Disney postcards: i only really like the ones that are the process of making the movies. The artwork behind the finished result, not really a fan of just screenshots from the movies.

🖋If you put time into what you send me, I'll probably love it! It's all in the details.

🖋Letters: Tell me a little about yourself and how you are.

🖋Sketchbooks, Ideally I'd need a paper that can withstand watercolor. But I will absolutely love any sketchbook in the paperblanks brand style.

🖋Movies: RomComs, hero movies , the classic Barbie movies are my guilty pleasure ,Thriller movies but not horror, Disney and Mess with your mind movies! like inception, the butterfly effect etc... Also, I love almost all studio ghibli movies: the cat returns, castle in the sky, howls moving castle, ponio, spirited away, naussica and I think kikis delivery service is my favorite!

🖋Notecards: Anything that goes with the themes I've mentioned above.

🖋Journals: I really LOVE journals, small side or regular book size, so not too big. I have a collection of around a dozen that I've accumulated over the years. Each of my journal books have a purpose, they all have something written in them. Although not all of them are full. Currently I have a dream journal, letters I might never send journal and my regular journal plus a couple books for writing ideas or poems or stories.My favorite is a "junk journal" I got as a gift from a swap, I love looking thru the pages.

🖋Wax Seal: I have only received 2 wax sealed letters so pretty pretty please, if you can. I'd love to receive a small wax seal stamp of a bee or the letter C or V. And if you have some spare gold wax, I could take it off your hands :P.

🖋 Snacks: I like sweets but also salty things. So candy and chocolate but also chips and nuts. My favorite chocolate is black chocolate mixed with something. I like mint tasting foods, black licorice, sour candy, orange flavored sweets... And I can eat spicy foods. Also! I'm allergic to walnuts, not terribly but it'll make my mouth itch.

🖋Shows: Sherlock Holmes!, Pretty little liars, Once upon a time, Switched at birth, Sailor moon (The older version!), Lately I've been watching Hunter X Hunter & fruits basket!

🖋MUSIC: Musicals, jazzy and acoustic covers, Disney, Marianas trench Dodie Clark, 1D, and just specific songs like Iris by the goo goo dolls.

🖋Youtubers: Gabriel Brown Or black gryph0n, Jamie Jo (BananaJamana) ,Kasey Golden, Doodle Date , Pear fleur, DissociaDID , Juicy ink 💛 ,Safiya Niggard, Christine (simplynaillogical)

🖋Paperblanks

❌Dislikes❌

Coffee

AND

I like stamps but I don't know what to do with them, if you do want to send some send me a list of what to do with them 😜! Or tell me how you keep your stamps and why you like them.

ART & ME

✏️It couldn't be my profile without a bit dedicated to art 🎨

-I basically studied art for 3 years in college and although I've always loved crafting I never had skills in art but practice makes perfect and I keep on doing just that practicing the things Ive been taught and learning new skills. Since I finished school I fell like there's been a bit of a fall in the quality of my work. So, now I'm trying to build it back up again with life drawings and studies..

-I like to try all mediums. I've discovered I really like gouache and watercolors (Im currently using the Sakura Koi watercolors and I made a mini Daniel smith palette) I don't really like drawing in graphite. I really like ink and fine liners. My style is very varried, take a look at my instagram if you'd like to see..

  • I've been scrapbooking quite sporadically for the past 6 years. Rarely because I'm a little picky and maybe a little scared.

-I'm trying to get into junk journaling. So, if you've got any tips, send them my way.

-I've been journaling practically my whole life.

-I spend way too much time watching artists on YouTube.

-I like nail art, it's like 10 tiny little canvases, I haven't done any lately though because I get gel nails done. I have eczema and the plastic tips really help to not hurt my skin when I scratch.

-I like trying different styles with outfits.

-I really like to send little paintings or drawings with the themes that you might like cause it often makes me practice something new and different and I hope my personalised creations will make people happy.

Swap-bot

I love being a part of this community, I like making just as much as I like receiving packages. Being on swapbot a little while, I've discovered that I'm actually a little picky. It takes visible time and effort for me to really get happy with a package or letter. It's all in the details ❤️. But when you really succeed in making me overjoyed I'll be sure to send you a thank you letter, maybe with a little surprise too. And if I feel like you took my profile into consideration for your package you'll usually get a heart.

I usually rate when I receive the swap. Sometimes I will forget to do it right away but I will always rate. I keep my non rated swaps in sent and archive my rated swaps, so then I can always keep track of what I haven't rated.

I will definitely contact you if there are any complications on my part and I usually respond quickly to messages. I really don't mind if you're running a little late but be sure to let me know.

P.s Add a little star with a C in it on your package if you read my full profile. (I always feel like it's too long and no one actually reads it all 😝) Thanks if you did!

Ratings

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Comment: This was amazing, Thank you so much!!! i love the time and details you put into my horror themed flip book. I love it<3
Response: Yay! I’m so glad you liked it!!
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Comment: Thank you for the effort you put into your flip book :) The mini museum was super cool! Merci beaucoup :D
Response: Derien ;)
collegal rated for Simply Send a Postcard INT #7 on Aug 14, 2019
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Response: Thx for rating :)
StargazerHM rated for Simply Send a Postcard INT #7 on Aug 13, 2019
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Comment: Wonderful! Thank you!
Response: You’re welcome, glad you liked it :)
Janevey rated for Disney ATC swap with a twist #8 on Aug 9, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC you made for me! You can really draw. I love the ATC of Kida.
Response: Im glad you liked it! I had fun making it 🙂
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Comment: Loved your letter and extras. I need your address, so I can write you back..
Response: Hi I’m glad you enjoyed it! I’ve sent you a message with my address ;)
thebragal rated for Open When Letters on May 16, 2019
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Comment: Looks amazing so far. Thank you for reading my profile so throughly. Is the business card hidden in another envelope? I didn’t see it. I ADORE Mexican food so I’d love to visit! Love the letter you wrote and the flower gems. Such pretty colours. Wish I didn’t have to wait so long for my anniversary envelope! November is a long way away but I’ll try to be patient. Thank you
Response: Hi glad you like it!!! I actually forgot to put in the buisiness card, oops my bad, the names La Conquistadora and it's in saint jerome.. I wasn't sure to make one for your aniversary since it was so far out but I couldn't help myself, gotta celebrate love ❤️😁
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Comment: Your letter was AMAZING! Thank you so much. It was so sweet and heartfelt and I love the attention you paid to detail. Loved every second of it!!!! <3
Response: Im so glad you enjoyed it! I had fun making it, then I almost didn't want to part with it 😝💕.
willowh rated for Paint it on May 13, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much! I love this painted work of art! It’s so cool how you captured my life in balance! :-)
Response: Im so glad you like it! 😊
AcrimoniousBlood rated for Paint it on May 12, 2019
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Comment: I love the colour scheme and the note on the back. I'll try and reply to you soon!!
Response: Im so glad it got to you safely! 😁
tentmari rated for Paint it on May 9, 2019
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Comment: I am in love with the postcard you painted for me!!! It definitely "speaks" to me. I am so touched that you took inspiration from my profile for the design; the verse is beautiful! My only regret is that I can only give you one heart - I would like to give you at least 50 of them! 😁💕🌸
Response: I'm so glad you love it! It was definitely enrirely inspired by your profile! ❤️ It was super fun and flowey to make!
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Comment: Thanks for the PC! I will be sending a letter soon :)
Response: You're welcome! I'll keep an eye out 😁!
sojourner rated for Mail Art + fun surprise on Apr 4, 2019
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Comment: A wonderful package of every thing I like. Gorgeous art work and cats and joker and and packaged delightfully. Thank you.💓 💓 💓
Response: 💓 You're welcome! :D
lunadeurano rated for Painting for me and for you on Mar 28, 2019
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Comment: Corine thank you very much for the art piece you sent me and the amazing mail art. You put a lot of effort and it shows. If you ever want to do a private swap, my pm are always open.
Response: Sure, so glad you liked it! Same goes for you, if you ever wanna swap again 😁!
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Comment: Hallo Thank you for the alice postcard
Response: You're welcome
MisplacedfromPA rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #136 on Mar 20, 2019
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Comment: Lovely letter. I'll be happy to write you back. We also saw the movie Lucy and loved it. Unfortunately we cannot get the BBC anymore (used too) but we watch many shows on Netflix, like Father Brown. I will look if Sherlock Holmes is there. I'll be responding in a few weeks. Enjoy the 1st days of Spring.
Response: Thanks for responding 😊 Just got your cute letter, I'll write back soon 😁
Larina rated for Short Story with a Prompt on Mar 8, 2019
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Comment: I loved how you made it into a pretty mini book! That was a very sad story but well written. I kinda figured he was dead when he didn't want her to go with him. I loved the metaphors you used. I also liked that the mom wrote tragedies on paper instead of saying it. Thanks so much for the booklet and all the pretty goodies, I definitely needed them!!!
Response: Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! Sorry it took longer than it should have.
noeldtroll rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #133 on Mar 8, 2019
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Comment: I really like the little painting
Response: Im glad! :)
riftvegan rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #132 on Feb 23, 2019
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Comment: Thanks so much for the happy mail... I enjoyed reading about your weekend and I loved the "foot notes"!!! My favorite bit: You went our for chocolates right after your workout! haha. ♥
Response: Omg I don't think I even noticed that 😂, glad you enjoyed it!
luckylynnl rated for First & Last Lines No. 9 on Feb 16, 2019
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Comment: I enjoyed my postcard and loved the white ink. Thank you very much.
Response: The white ink was a last minute touch, glad you liked it! 😁

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