Date Joined: September 4, 2018
Last Online: February 29, 2020
Birthday: November 25
Country: Puerto Rico
I live in the island of Puerto Rico and I am a stay at home mom at the moment to a baby I had in January of 2018. He is now 18 months old and learning so much! (Updated jul 2019)
I like to read, go to the beach, go hiking and relaxing spending time with family and friends. I love to craft, draw, paint and recently I've been learning about junk journals and making them. I like to try different kinds of tea, mostly I like caffeine free ones as I am still breastfeeding and I also like to try new candy, mostly chocolate. I like crystals and new age stuff and learning about others spiritual practices, cultures and traditions. I love journals and notebooks and fill them up with different things.
I like journaling in the junk journals I make, especially now that I have a little one. Is so fun keeping a record of the new things he does and learns. I watch crafty youtube channels for learning and inspirations so recommendations are always welcomed.
Follow me on instagram @ CreativeCitrine
I like all kinds of different music and like to find new music to listen to,
Mysteries and psychological thrillers are some of my favorites to read but I also like new age books and self help so I can better myself and calm my anxiety. Some of my favorite authors are:
*Dr. Wayne Dyer
*Dr.Brian L Weiss
*Isabel Allende (in spanish)
And some of my favorite books are:
*The Power of Intention
*Como Agua Para Chocolate
*Many Lives, Many Masters
*Stealing Shadows (and the rest of the Bishop/SCU series)
*The Lost Symbol
*Angels and Demons
*The Da Vinci Code
I like all different kinds of movies but prefer mysteries or thrillers, comedies and Pixar movies. Some of my favorites are:
*The Last Unicorn
*Alice in Wonderland
On t.v I watch a little bit of everything, I like cop shows and mystery. Some of my favorites are:
*How to Get Away With Murder
*How I Met Your Mother
*El Gran Hotel
*Jane the Virgin
*Lie to me
Ive liked drawing and painting since I was a child and I love to craft with paper. For the past 2 years I have been really into junk journals. I love making them and using them. I love to journal using bits and pieces from my everyday life and will be doing my first December daily this year. I have been really into making flip books lately and sent my very first one recently. They are just so much fun to make. UPDATE April 2019, I am now learning embroidery and loving it.
☆Botanical things, vintage botanical prints.
☆Azulejos, tiles, especially really old ones.
☆Vintage stationary or correspondence.
☆Neutral, Earthy colors
☆Winnie-the-Pooh, especially vintage.
☆Washi tapes and samples. Floral, neutral, vintage, grid.
☆Project life cards or journaling cards (I love them!) I have nowhere to buy them here.
☆The universe, planets, stars, sun and moon
☆New age things
☆Animals, love them all mostly but really into woodland animals lately, deer, foxes and bears.
☆Antique/vintage childrens books or book pages
☆Antique valentine cards
☆Postcards, blank to use or written and stamped.
☆Different paper treat bags and glassine bags
☆Stamps, used or new
☆Tea, I like to try all different kinds but peter caffeine free. I like them in sealed tea bags no loose leaf. I love the little packaging and like to put them in my journals. I'm really into trying flavors like the chocolate ones and dessert ones.
☆Chocolate or coffee mixes.
☆Word or phrase stickers
☆Ancient Egypt and the pyramids
☆Peter Rabbit or anything Beatrix Potter
☆Maggie Holmes (is hard to find here)
☆Vintage fabrics, laces and trims. They can be scraps.
♡Vintage flash cards, letters, greeting cards and valentine card. I really love vintage things so I'm always trying to find anything vintage for my junk journals.
♡Maps, vintage or new, any size. It can be pieces or the whole thing.
♡Any Maggie Holmes or Graphic 45 stuff. I don't have any craft stores around and is hard to find these.
♡White ink pens
♡Grid and neutrals washi tape
♡Flow or Daphnes Diary magazines or pages.
♡Embroidery supplies, looking for the tiny hoops but anything to embroider is welcomed, I just started.
♡ Vintage button cards.
♡Vintage christmas ephemera
☆Smell of smoke
☆Drama and Negativity
☆loose glitter, it gets everywhere lol
☆Anything zombie or Gothic or gory
☆Don't really like kawaii stuff
☆Ribbon (unless the swap requires it) I have too much at the moment.
I live in Puerto Rico, this is part of the US so the postage and timing are the same as when sending to any other state. I say this because I have a budget for swapping and sometimes I join the regional swaps for the US and have been banned because is US only. This leaves me with only the option of international swaps and is more costly for me to always send international.
I dont flake and always try to send on time unless something bas happened in which case i will let you know. If you don't receive something please let me know so I can make it right and resend. I will always rate and even give hearts when I feel the mail is special, it could be something as simple as a note. I love it when things are creative and wrapped nicely and I love decorated envelopes.
I reuse packaging as much as possible and like to make my own envelopes out of paper bags and packaging as often as I can.
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