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Holunderfee

Holunderfee
Date Joined: March 24, 2018
Last Online: September 13, 2020

Country: Austria
My Mixed Media Art (spoiler)

Some News

I will take a break from swapping.

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Just a hint for using a protection sleeve:

I always glue the stamp on the card, go to the postoffice to put the datestamp on it and THEN I insert the card into the protection sleeve. So I have both: protection and a naked sent card.

If you glue the stamp outside on the protection sleeve stamp and datestamp will go lost after removing the sleeve. So it`s the same like sending in an envelope and not sent naked anymore.

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Just a short note:

Our postoffice closes friday at 12.30 pm and opens again on monday. There is no mail pick up during this time or on bankholidays. So my envelopes may carry a later datestamp than my sent date says, because I click sent after I put them into the mailbox, if I don`t need to meet the postmistress.


A little something

I`m in my fifties, a quilter for 20 years.

A while ago I felt in love with paper crafting, mixed media and especially with mailart. I love to do collages, to play with colours and materials.

I spent a lot of time being creative and I always put time and effort in my swaps.
Making my art is very important for me.
I always read the profile from my swap-partner, hopefully to find something I can use for the swap, especially when the swap says sender`s choice.
Therefore I appreciate that my swappartner will do the same for me.
Honestly I have to say …. I always will give hearts for the swap, not for the extras, which are not necessary.


ABC - about me

Things I love, collect or do........

°A°
Asatru, autumn, art dolls, altered items (just started to alter a book), art journaling, Avalon, Advent, ATC,

°B°
bears, beading, bright colours, beadwork (nativ indian style), books

°C° celtic history, cream tea, colourful things, crazy quilts, country music, Celtic Women-music, cemetaries, celtic mythologie, my car, my craftroom, collaging,

°D° druidry, dottee dolls, driftwood, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), dragons, dollhouse minitures for a sewing room and witchy/halloween related, Downton Abbey, decorating my home, dandelions, Dina Wakley

°E°
elder, embroidering, embellishing, earthtones

°F°
my family, freedom, friends, fairies, fall, felting items, fabric, fabric postcards, fabric bookpages, fiber art, flea markets, forrests

°G°
Germanic Panganism, Goddesses, green in all shades, gargoyles, Glastonbury, Great Britain, gardening, graveyards,

°H° honesty, handmade items, halloween, handmade ornaments, hearts, hygge,

°I°
icycle dolls, inchies, Ireland, Iceland, irish folk music,

°J° journaling, junk journals

°K° kindness,

°L°
lovely people, layer cakes, laughing,

°M°
mini zines, mail art, myths, mini quilts, mug rugs, Mother Hulda - Frau Holle, Mother Earth, minitures for a witchy dollhouse, altered matchboxes, medieval time, the moon,

°N°
nature, nifty notions,

°O°
Outlander, owls, orange, one-by-one swaps

°P° panganism, patchwork, papercraft, primitive art, purple in all shades, private swaps, penpaling, paper dolls, pocket letters, paperart, cute paperclips, playing cards with nice backsides (especially: joker, 3, 7, 8, 9)

°Q°
quilting, quilt blocks,

°R°
respect, runes, redwork, reading, ravens,

°S°
sunny days, shrines, shadow boxes, Scotland, Sweden, scandinavian style, swaps, scraps, stiching, the sun, swapbot, spirituality, the smell after rain, sunflowers, steampunk, Spiritdolls

°T° The Old Path, tolerance, tarot cards, tree of life, trading cards, textile art work, Teesha Moore patches, every textile art, trees, tulips, Tim Holtz,

°U° unicorns, United Kingdom,

°V°
vintage, vikings,

°W°
witchy stuff, wands, wheel oft the year, wonkey house blocks, wool felt, Wales

°X° Xmas time

°Y°
yellow,

°Z° zines,


This will disappoint me

Please do not send:

  • soaps, bubble bath, perfumes, lotions, nailpolish, make up or other things like this

  • food, drinks or sweets of any kind

  • postcards (except my interests above)

  • keyrings

  • fridge Magnets

  • stickers

  • childish items

  • anything neon

  • anything that smells

  • scrapbook items

  • stationary


Ratings

CookieMomster78 rated for Heart PC on Feb 29, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for sharing this “really recycled” heart postcard! It’s lovely 😊
Response: You are very welcome. It was fun to make and I think that´s a great idea to recycle things this way.
LinSoles rated for YTPC: Upgraded Library Pockets on Feb 23, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you very much for the library pocket you made and all the lovely inserts.
Response: You are welcome! Thanks for your kind rating.
FLWAVE rated for ETHP: TH Handmade Notecard - Feb 2020 on Feb 22, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful notecard. Love your oxide combo. I wouldn’t think of putting those colors together, but they look fantastic.
Response: You are welcome! Thanks for your kind comment and rating. Because I love playing with colours I very often ended up with colour combos I normally don`t use. But at the end I felt in love with them,
donetta rated for VJP: Creative Collage #22 on Feb 19, 2020
5
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Comment: Elke, the collage is just lovely...everything pretty in the world! I love pink, and you used such beautiful lace trims; I love this little journal page! Thank you also for the book pages; I am addicted to using "foreign" (foreign to me; not to you!) book pages in my artwork.
wolfeagle rated for Mapped on Feb 18, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you.
Response: IWow, that was a really long journey. I`m so glad that it arrived! Just prepared the envie for resending. Thanks for your nice Rating.
uiltje rated for CPG: ATCoin - Winter Themed Int'l on Feb 11, 2020
5
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Comment: Oohh, I really love you ATC Coin. The more I look at it the more I think it's from a fairytale! Thank you!
Response: You are are very welcome and thanks a lot for your kind words❣
captkristi rated for CPG B&W Hand Drawn ATC - Global on Feb 10, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you so much! The envelope paper is beautiful as well.
Response: You are welcome. What a pitty that you don`t like it. Sorry for that.
5
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Comment: Elke - I absolutely love this tag! It turned out beautifully - thank you so much. : ) Like you, we haven't had winter here either...it's distressing, really. xoxo
Response: You are very welcome, Phe. I loved to create it and I also was very happy how it turned out.
5
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Comment: Thanks for this wonderful postcard! It arrived in perfect condition! I absolutely love it! The textures and colors are perfect! It's also amazing that you sent me the same swap last year! Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Response: You are welcome, Sherry❣
January rated for Intl: Face Time-January on Jan 31, 2020
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Comment: Love the face postcard - she is very serious and elegant. Nice job on the hair! Thank you :)
Response: You are welcome. Thanks for the kind words. I´m looking forward to get mine and hopefully I will take part in other months. I loved to create the face postcard.
choke rated for ETHP: TH Handmade Notecard - Jan 2020 on Jan 28, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great swap! I appreciate the details about the colors you used, I like to quiz myself to see if I can identify them :-) (I missed cracked pistachio, hehe). I'm glad it gave you an opportunity to use an awesome stamp set! I've considered buying the professor set but so far it has not found it's way into my stash, maybe this year!
Response: You are very welcome! The colour where the moustache is is the cracked pistachio. I wondered how it turned out. *lol*
m3i5 rated for SIE: Washi Tape Sample Selection on Jan 28, 2020
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Comment: Hi Elke, thank you very much for the pretty washi samples, love them all! :) you've created cute package sleeves, will try to make those for other washi swaps :) thanks for the beautiful stamps on the envelope! :D
Response: Your are welcome!
5
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Comment: Thank you Elke for the awesome ATC - I just love it!
Response: You are very welcome. I love collaging and sometimes it`s a challenge to collage such a little space.😊
mjhaertling rated for VJP: Vintage Santa 5x7 on Jan 7, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful journal page. I love how you put so many elements together to create your page. Sorry for the late rating.
Response: You are very welcome, Martha.
5
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Comment: I love this winter tree ATC!! I also liked the the journaling card you made. Thank you so much!
Response: You are very welcome.
5
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Comment: Wow, thank you for the gorgeous handmade book! I love it!
Response: You are very welcome! I love to make these journals.
BluBerry rated for BS&S ~ Wisdom in a card on Dec 24, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much!
Response: You are very welcome. Good that it arrived. I was a little bit worried about the long time of travelling.
wolfeagle rated for Santa Mail Art on Dec 20, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the tag. Happy Holidays.
Response: You are very welcome!
Widellia rated for EML: Make an Envelope #2 on Dec 16, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful envelope and card 😍
Response: You are very welcome!
mjhaertling rated for 1 + 1 December on Dec 12, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the swap. It is beautiful. Cardinals are one of my favorite birds. do you have them in Austria?
Response: You are very welcome. Unfortunately we don`t have cardinals in Austria. So it`s nice to have some in pieces of art. 😊

Rating Overview

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Comments

AnnaM on Jan 24, 2020:

Welcome to the At Home with the Georgettes group.

smadronia on Jan 1, 2019:

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

Stephanie

ChrisAnne on Sep 18, 2018:

Thank you for the great envie of purple fabric from the Magpie Musings tag. I love them!

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