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Coss

Coss
Date Joined: August 31, 2014
Last Online: December 14, 2018

Country: United States

About Me

I am retired and recently relocated from Virginia to Tennessee.

In addition I enjoy doing paper crafts and sewing. I have gotten into Zendoodling and Copic Markers. I am not great in either, but working hard at it. I feel like I am becoming a hoarder of adult coloring books. I do color often and use the pages for envelopes, etc., just not at the same rate I buy them.

Favorite Music

Most of the music I listen to is from the 60, 70, and 80's. Neil Diamond and The Beatles among my favorites.

Favorite Books

Love to read. Mostly mystery or thrillers, an occasional romance. Some favorite authors: James Patterson, Barbara Parker, Sue Grafton, Stuart Wood, Janet Evanovich, David Baldacci.

Favorite Television

Am a TV junkie. TV is on almost all the time whether watching or just for background noise. Some favorite programs: NCIS, Blacklist,Mom, Modern Family, Big Bang Theory and my guilty pleasure is Married at First Sight...... I could go on and on.

Favorite Movies

In addition to TV I love going to the movies. It is great watching a new movie in the theater with popcorn, surround sound and good friends. Some of my favorite movies include Gone with The Wind, Law Abiding Citizen, The Hangover (the original one only), The Words, Seven, Cape Fear, Imitation Game,Theory of Everything and Bridge of Spies.

Favorite Crafts

I do paper crafts and sew. I find myself sometimes seeking/shopping/collecting supplies more than using them. I do like unusual scrapbook paper. I also sometimes make fabric postcards, so I like small amounts of fabric that has a cool pattern or designs that can be appliquéd for special event postcards (birthday, holidays or special interest- i.e. books, birds, boats, trees, etc.)

Likes

Craft: Unusual scrap book paper, Markers, Washi tape- any colors and patterns. Handmade cards, post cards, Cute Stickers (one dimensional that will go through postal system without additional handling) Favorite Colors: Reds and purples- but need yellows, pinks and blues for my stash. Postcards- Any are fine. I do not collect any particular kind or style. I just like happy mail!

Nothing religous in theme, Disney, Hello Kitty or Kawaii please. Nothing with glitter. I prefer my coloring pages not to be folded when possible and not to have words. (weird, I know- I just do not like reading my coloring pages)

I really do not collect anything specific. I like handmade postcards or cards to see what people come up with and the different techniques. I prefer my postcards to be sent naked, but am fine with whatever the swap details say. I like when the artist includes what methods they use if the item is somewhat unique in textures/textiles- mixed media, etc.

Anything anyone takes the time and effort to send to me will be appreciated and used. This should be fun so I don't want anyone to stress over their items or what rating they might get from me.
One note: if my last name is spelled incorrectly I do not save the item sent.

Food: Milk Chocolate, Caramel, Salty snacks No teas or coffee, please

Swapping

I send my swaps on time and always wait to mark sent until I return home from the post office. And I always take my swaps to the post office just to reduce the overall numbers of times it is handled and possibly lost.

I also rate the same day I received. While I do travel frequently I try to time my swaps around it so that my partners are not waiting a week for me to return.

On occasion I have not selected the "save ratings" button. If you feel I should have received your item and not rated, please do not hesitate to PM me. I know what it is like to worry whether things are lost in the mail. In return I would hope for the same courtesy. When I PM asking about a swap, it seems only right that the person responds promptly by either rating or PM'ing that they have not received my item.

Ratings

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Comment: Happy holidays
CHOWEFACE rated for STATES PC NORTH CAROLINA on Dec 6, 2018
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Comment: Thanks Cheryl! Happy Holidays
MamaMangrove rated for POST CARD COLLAGE on Nov 20, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the fun card, Cheryl. HPpy Thanksgiving.
lou rated for WIYM ~ Cover My Envelope SWAP! on Nov 9, 2018
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Comment: Thanks so much for the joyful Christmas-themed pretty stamped & colored envelope with the stunning cross-stitched card, wow! I enjoyed it all, thank you!
Kathy821 rated for Coloring Collab Postcard #56 on Nov 7, 2018
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Comment: Great job. Thanks so much. I will get it on it's way!
bluehairedmary rated for B&W PC NOVEMBER on Nov 6, 2018
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Comment: I am enjoying the fall weather and turning leaves here! I look forward to winter and really wearing my hand knits! Thanks for the great b&w postcard!
SeleneW rated for Touristy Postcard Swap USA #21 on Nov 4, 2018
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Comment: Very pretty PC, I would love to walk that trail too :)
lovesmail rated for Touristy Postcard Swap USA #21 on Nov 4, 2018
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Comment: Really pretty post card; thank you!
dawnakaulen rated for Touristy Postcard Swap USA #21 on Nov 3, 2018
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Comment: Great PC, thank you!
graciepie49 rated for FCMA: Washi Tape COVERED on Nov 2, 2018
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Comment: Hi Cheryl :-) . . . Thank you for your great washi tape envelope. Wow! such variety. I'd love to have some of those patterns, and I especially liked the cat wearing glasses. I was really happy with the samples you sent to me! So many and such cute ones, Thank You!!
junemoon rated for O50&P/ The History of You and Me on Nov 1, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for resending. I enjoyed that you added your personal events, including the washed out bicentannial.
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Comment: Great postcard, hope you have a wonderful Greek cruise.
crimsonrivulet rated for STATES PC: NEW MEXICO on Oct 29, 2018
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Comment: I LOVE, LOVE the New Mexico postcard! Thank you! Loved your message on there too! too funny!
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Comment: Thanks for the cards and nice note!
grstamping rated for Sharp Shooters: Favorite Photo(s) on Oct 16, 2018
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Comment: Hello Cheryl, I have received your photos-Thank You! I love street art too. The big purple flowers are Alliums and they are very popular here. They add pizzazz to any garden.
Response: I am glad they arrived- I was starting to wonder if they were lost. Thanks for the name of the flowers. I had never seen them before or since. I made 8x10 prints and framed them for my house.
ginnijay rated for PC Swap #10 on Oct 13, 2018
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Comment: I liked this quilt on this card because it looked random. Some of them just look too perfect!!!! Thanks for the card.
crimsonrivulet rated for PC Swap #10 on Oct 13, 2018
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Comment: Cheryl I love the fotofolio "yellow house" postcard! Thank you!
HappyMom rated for Scattergories PC Swap - N - US only on Oct 10, 2018
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Comment: Great job on the Scatts! And funny that you were here in VA, and I'll be there in Sieverville this weekend. :)
Response: How funny! Hope you have a good time here this weekend. Our temps dropped today.
gizmodust rated for Coloring Collab Postcard #55 on Oct 8, 2018
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Comment: What a surprise to receive 2 cards at once. Haven't done much coloring lately. We've been having lots of rainy days so it will be a good time to do these. Thanks for sending them my way.
crimsonrivulet rated for STATES PC: NEVADA on Oct 4, 2018
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Comment: I really love the Nevada postcard! It's great! Thank you so much! summer always seems to go by too fast, I know.

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Comments

LisaLisa3 on Aug 18, 2018:

Thank you for sending my coloring postcard home! I love how it turned out with all the colors. : )

sleepingrover2010 on Mar 21, 2018:

Thank you for returning my postcard that'd a large flower in the center and other flowers and designs around the outside. You used colored pencils in the section of the collab. colored PC #30. You did a great job coloring.

FundyGirl on Sep 30, 2017:

Thank you for working on my Fish Collab Coloring postcard. It turned out super cute.

Mimi7 on Aug 28, 2017:

Hi Cheryl thanks for coloring on my kitty pc, it turned out great!! :)

BetsyG on Jun 16, 2017:

Hi Cheryl, thanks for your coloring on collaborative postcard #1. I love to see what others do.

Mimi7 on Jun 16, 2017:

Hi Cheryl, You did a great job coloring on my kitty Christmas card thanks and thanks for sending it home! :)

dachenhausa on Feb 16, 2016:

Thank you for sending my traveling postcard home! It has been making the rounds for almost a year now. Much appreciated!

TerryF on Sep 17, 2015:

Thank you for the cool vintage steam locomotive PC. I love travelling by train and it is always great to hear of these old beauties being brought back into service. (";)

wolfeagle on Aug 27, 2015:

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Thank you for adding to my Collaboration Pc. It came out great. So clever with the dragon and castle.

bbsporty on Aug 14, 2015:

Thank you for adding to my Collaboration pc! I love the elements you added!

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