Date Joined: July 22, 2017
Last Online: November 20, 2017
Birthday: April 14
Country: United States
I have been a paper crafter for many years. I love to stamp. I recently started using Happy Planners and have watercolor art journal. I mostly use my mini Happy Planner. I love planner stickers, washi tape and clips! My favorite colors are pinks and purples. I like pastels and earthy colors. I love polka dots and stripes. I love anything Kawaii, succulents, hedgehogs, and flamingoes. I also love anything French/France/Paris. I drink chai tea, am only allergic to seasonal pollen, and am fine with glitter.
About me: I live in the state of New York. I am high school French teacher. I speak French and get by in Spanish as well. Am happily married and have one teenage son. We have 3 cats and a big white German Shepard dog. I love to cook, travel and be outside. I come from a very ethnically diverse background and therefore love diversity and peoples from different counties and cultures. I love where I live in upstate New York except for the cold and snow in the winter...but I love all things snowmen!
I am a sci-fi and fantasy nerd. I guess you might say I'm a bit impatient because I prefer to watch shows on Netflix or that I have DVR'd. I cannot stand watching commercial. I tend to do most of my show watching when I am crafting or right before going to sleep to unwind. Some of my most recent binges have been: Sherlock (BBC version), Supernatural, The Waliking Dead, Game of Thrones (I am behind a few seasons), Gotham, All things MARVEL, Doctor Who, Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, American Horror Story. And it all is thanks to my Mom that started me young with Star Trek!
The reason I joined Swap-bot is because I am very discouraged with swapping. I belong to a couple of groups on Facebook and I got majorly flaked on and disappointed with other poor behavior. I put a lot of time and effort into my swaps and I try to be generous. I am very careful and thoughtful about it. I love that we have profiles and you can see what individuals are interested in receiving. I was on the verge of quitting when I found this wonderful site. I am very excited that this site exists and that I can start over in a more organized and regulated group. I love the system of rating and that many swap organizers angel. I also love that it is so international! I am looking forward to some happy swapping!
Things I love: (I am currently obsessed with anything with cactus or succulents!) Washi tape, Stickers, stickers, stickers (I mostly prefer flat stickers because I use them in my Happy Planner or in my teacher plan book), Functional panner stickers, I love sticker flakes, Anything foreign, Gnomes, Smurfs, Kawaii anything, Japanese art, Watercolor art, Planner clips, Shaped paper clips, Felty clips, Planner tassels or charms, Anything that promotes peace, diversity or equality, Tea bags (especially chai or spicy teas), Happy mail, Pen pals, Things for teachers (I have enough teacher stickers though), Anything French or Paris, Fun or cute pens, pencils or markers, Anything from your country/state, canceled stamps from foreign countries, Stationary (Matching paper & envelopes).
Things I don't like: Religious items unless it's for Christmas or Easter, Vulgar items, Coffee or coffee themed stuff (I love coffee ice cream though...LOL!), Die cuts, I feel like they are broken stickers! (unless it's part of a swap), Cut out from magazines, Journaling cards or Project Life cards (unless it's part of a swap), Coloring books/cards, Ribbons (I have more than I can count), Trump!!!
Other favorite things: Smurf figurines, milk chocolate, Kinder anything, barrettes or hair ties, lip balms, fun or pretty pens and miniature frog figurines.
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