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CurlyTea

CurlyTea
Date Joined: June 26, 2016
Last Online: August 16, 2018
Birthday: March 14
Country: United States
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I love my husband, my three kids, art, gardening, reading, sushi, a wide variety of music, three-day weekends, flip flops, long walks on the beach... Wait, What?

Let me start over...

Hi ya all. My name is Candace. I am born and raised in Utah but I am a beach lover at heart. I told my husband that when we retire, which is many years from now, but I told him that I want to retire to a little beach side cottage.

I do enjoy art, gardening, reading and sushi. I would not say I am a girly girl, the only makeup that I ever wear is simple mascara which even that is very rare. I can't stand stuff on my face. My daily attire is jeans, t-shirt, and flip flops at least during the summer, oh who am I kidding as long as I don't have to walk through snow, flip flops are on my feet. I enjoy the outdoors, hiking, fishing, camping.


Favorite Crafts

I love art! I have been intrigued since I was a little girl. I took every art class throughout my school years. As an adult, I continue to take classes and learn from others as often as possible. I watch tons of YouTube artists.

Collage seems to be my current art media of choice. I love to rummage through and put unexpected items together. I love recycled and upcycled arts and crafts. Just the process of making something out of junk thrills me and doesn't break my bank account. I do a bit of sewing, mostly mending my kids stuffed animals or altering their clothes or creating art dolls, dotee dolls, and little projects like that. I make jewelry that I never wear but happily give away. It makes me smile when I see family and friends wearing items that I made for them.

Favorite Craft & Art Supplies

  • Washi Tape
  • Acrylic paints, inks, various marking utensils
  • Vintage papers (Book text, sheet music, maps, Bingo cards, clothing patterns, playing cards, library cards, stamps etc.)
  • Children's book illustrations
  • Black and white images (book images, magazine images, or even photographs)
  • Carnival tickets
  • Produce stickers
  • Various found items like buttons, charms, beads, trinkets, keys

Favorite Music


I love most types of music. I grew up in a very musical family. My mom was in a bluegrass band, my brother was in a rock band, and my sister was the actress in many musicals. I have no musical talent. I can't play any instruments and I would get booed off the stage if I tried singing. But I love to sing at the top of my lungs in the car and in my basement when I am creating arts and crafts.

My favorite music at the moment is country and rock.

My favorite country bands are:
- Cam
- Rascal Flatts
- Little Big Town
- Sugarland

My favorite rock bands are:
- Queen
- Metallica
- Muse
- Disturbed
- Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
- Five Finger Death Punch

The music I dislike would be rap and that mariachi Hispanic music that is cranked up on construction sites.

Favorite Movies

  • All Tim Burton Movies

  • Despicable Me Movies (especially the minions)

  • The Princess Bride
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • My Fair Lady
  • Pitch Perfect
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • The Longest Ride
  • The Vow

Favorite Books

  • The Poison Study series by Maria V. Snyder
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  • Don't let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems (actually all his books)
  • Fable Haven series by Brandon Mull
  • Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
  • Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

Looks like I like series.

Other Favorites and Facts

Favorite Colors:
- Black
- Mint Green
- Fire Engine Red
- Florescent Pink
- Black
- Grey
- Turquoise
- Salmon
- Black

Favorite Themes:
- Bohemian Gypsy
- Viking
- Scandinavian Folk Art
- Woodland animals, red and white mushrooms, acorns
- Skulls and Zombies
- Pirates and Mermaids
- Sea creatures, narwhal, starfish, octopus
- Vintage Antique

Things I collect:
- Heart shaped rocks
- Game pieces like dice, tokens, sand timers, pawns, bingo numbers, place markers
- Sea Glass from the beach
- License plates from everywhere
- Various found items like buttons, charms, beads, trinkets, keys
- Antique hankies, tea towels and linens (especially crocheted or embroidered items)

Don't Like or Want
- Magazines or magazine clippings (I have stacks upon stacks)
- Catalogs (exception if vintage)
- Sports related items (baseball cards, basketball cards, sports memorabilia)
- Coffee (I love the smell but I don't drink it)
- Bacon... or anything that smells like bacon. Yes, I know I am crazy. It makes me sick and is banned from my house.

Swap Preferences

Major Supply Needs - I will private swap for these items
- Washi (I simply can not get enough)
- Paint pens
- Waxed thread for bookbinding
- Carnival tickets, raffle tickets
- Clear coat for sealing projects
- Manilla envelopes (mostly for mailing projects, so padded or not, large and small)

Postcard Preferences
- I love handmade anything and postcards are no exception
- I love a good chuckle, so funny cards are preferred
- Creepy, weird, strange are beloved themes
- Vintage type themes are always welcome
- I do not like free advertising postcards
- I do not like group affiliated postcards (ie: Do not pollute, Save the whales, vegan only)



Ratings

heatherkm rated for Nesting Doll ATC on Aug 16, 2018
5
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Comment: Oh my gosh, thank you for the nesting dolls. They are so cool and I love how they fold on top of each other. Great job 👍
Mamabemus rated for WOW: Red Washi Tape Samples on Aug 13, 2018
5
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Comment: cool washi
Response: Thanks, I am glad you like them.
Mamabemus rated for WOW: Green Washi Tape Samples on Aug 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: great thanks
Response: You are welcome.
ittybittykitty rated for Be a Doll (altered doll part) on Aug 12, 2018
5
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Comment: Oh I love my keychain, it’s so strange! (It a good way) And now I finally have my own flair! (I mean, it’s up to me whether or not I just want to do the bare minimum...)
Response: I am glad that you liked everything. Enjoy. And thanks for the heart rate!
Maggie249 rated for Spirit Dolls on Aug 11, 2018
5
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Comment: she is wonderful and the fringe is over the top heart 4 u also also loved the wrapping on the outside mailing area
Response: I am so glad that you like it. Thanks for the heart rate!
stephiedee rated for CUCrew: Novel Collage on Aug 11, 2018
5
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Comment: Awesome pc, Candace! Husband brought it to me, laughing. 😂 Thank you!
Response: Yes, success if the husband got a laugh too! Thanks for the heart rate!
stephiedee rated for CUCrew: Original Mini Zine on Aug 7, 2018
5
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Comment: What a gorgeous zine, Candace! Thank you so much, I love it. Poe is a great source for evocative words---I have some collections of his works for cutting up, too.
Response: I am so glad that you like it. Thanks for the heart rate!
DaiziDruke rated for WOW: Blue Washi Tape Samples on Aug 6, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the wonderful selection of blue washi samples!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
shinyserra rated for Handmade Postcard on Aug 5, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you for a beautifully made postcard! So sorry for the late rate.
Response: No worries. You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for another great art journal page!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
5
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Comment: my apologies!!! I marked it received on my tracking list, but neglected to rate you. I sincerely apologize, and would be glad to let anyone else know - this is on me! Thank you for the swap!
Response: No worries. You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
stephiedee rated for CUCrew: One Shape (Rectangle) on Aug 2, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the groovy pc!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
swamplover rated for SUSA - ATC Mega Swap on Jul 31, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you for sharing such beautiful ATCs. I love them!!!!!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
SherriB rated for EASU: Goat ATC Swap on Jul 26, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for the goat ATC--cool background!
Response: You are so welcome. I have been playing with my gel plate more and more and love to use them as a base.
iamred rated for WOW: Holiday Washi Tape Samples on Jul 22, 2018
5
rating
Comment: the fall leaves are my favorite sample from all of these your sent. thank you =D
Response: You are so welcome. I tried to do a wide arrange of holidays. Thanks for the heart rate!
iamred rated for WOW: Black + White Washi Tape Samples on Jul 22, 2018
5
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Comment: fantasticccc samples! thank you so much! ♥ i love black and white washi, its probably some of my most favorite too.
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
renmagpie rated for CUCrew: July Collage Kit on Jul 21, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely, coordinated collage kit and the beautiful, hand painted envelope it all came in! xoxo
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
5
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Comment: The summer washi samples were great! Thanks so much!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
stephiedee rated for CUCrew: One Mag HMPC on Jul 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Popular Science is a great magazine! I have a few, I think (our library bookstore has a lot of science-y magazines for sale). Love your postcard - thanks!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for another great page!
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks for the heart rate!

Rating Overview

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Comments

Artstamper on Aug 16, 2018:

I'll try to remember my wings, thanks for the colorful reminder. It brightened my day!

kittyhahahotbot on Aug 16, 2018:

Paulsmuffy on Aug 9, 2018:

Thank You for the birthday wishes!!!

Barbara on Aug 2, 2018:

What a nice birthday surprise on my profile. Thank you Candace!

LizzyJo on Aug 1, 2018:

Thank you for the birthday wishes on my profile. What a nice surprise! ☺

Cariboocarol on Jul 17, 2018:

Hi! Thanks for your wishes....I love following your feed on Instagram....you always get it just right with your designs!

Meba on Jul 17, 2018:

Thank you so much for the birthday wishes!

MsLee on Jul 9, 2018:

Thank you so kindly for the Birthday wishes. You're so sweet. Blessings,

Lee

yvonne401 on Jul 4, 2018:

Make this 4th Of July memorable by counting the blessings and appreciating our freedom.

Happy 4th of July!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

Lonestarchild on Jul 2, 2018:

OOOH -- new rug place I had not heard of! Thanks so much for July AWG ideas!

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