Date Joined: February 8, 2010
Last Online: July 29, 2012
Birthday: April 1, 1987
Country: United States
My Etsy Store
My name is Jess, I am just joining the world of adulthood after finishing my graduate degree. I was born and raised in Indiana. Got my undergraduate in Art and Fashion Design from BSU as well. I find my joys in my friends, crafts and my etsy business. I recently married my partner in June of 2011 (Just a note to my swap partners, please don't let this make you uncomfortable, I'm certainly not, and if I knew you I wouldn't try to make you uncomfortable with it.)
My partner and I live in Indianapolis in a sweet little apartment complex in the woods. We have 3 lovely rabbits named Deloris(Black Lop Eared), Mr. Higgins (Lion Head Rabbit) and Dorian Grey (American Chinchilla Rabbit). I joined swap bot because at the time my life was really dull, all my friends had moved away and I like nothing more than to make things for other people. I've been sending packages and letters to keep in touch with old friends, but have been very discouraged by the lack of response. So I felt this might be a good motivator for all of my craft needs. I LOVE ALL THINGS BRIGHT COLORED and anything to do with goldfish and Rabbits!
Ani Difranco is my absolutely favorite artist in the world. I enjoy most folk music, mostly I love acoustic guitar! In fact I play.
Bitch and Animal, Billy Holiday, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Regina Spektor, Tori Amos, Janis Joplin and all the wonderful women singers in the world!
I also adore punk rock, psychobilly, dance music, rockabilly, and jazz. Though I am not a fan of country, I will always have a soft spot in my heart for Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash.
Fur, Peter Pan,Comic book movies ie. Sin City, Hell Boy, Kill Bill. Finding; Nemo, Se7en, Anything with Brad Pit! The Adam's Family and of course Harry Potter, The Cell, Art School Confidential, Cruel Intentions, Mermaids, How to Make and American Quilt, Silence of the Lambs
I have way too many craft hobbies! I knit and crochet, I also dye roving, spin roving and dye yarn. I am an artist. I love to draw, colored pencils or water color is generally my medium. I also love chalk pastel. Not a huge fan of oils, but I work with them. I love print making I have taken courses in Lithography, Serigraphy, Intaglio, and relief print making. Relief print making is the only one I keep up with mostly because I do not have access to a studio anymore. I like to paint but only when the muses call. I like book making,writing, collage, art journaling, photography, and I suppose sewing (although it's taken me a while to like it again after college.)
-South Western motifs -Camomile Tea - Andy Warhol (side note I love pop art, but not Andy Warhol), -Eels -wicker furniture -Mean spirited people -when peanut butter sandwiches stick to the roof of your mouth.
-knitting -Rabbits!! -owls - Comic books - Goldfish - Neon Green, Purple, and orange color combinations -Mermaids and whimsical creatures -cardigan sweaters -the smell and taste of mint -coffee -tea specifically earl grey -patchouli oil - things and individuals who are eclectic -journaling -stickers -eco-freindly products -recycling -learning -the mountains and ocean -the sunshine -gardening -clocks -Octopi -hand bound books -fabulous rich colored yarns -wool -Peter Pan -inspirational quotes -fortune cookies -Thai food -Voodoo -baking -cooking -odd ocean creatures -fairies -antique everything! -Pressed Pennies, I get one every chance I can! and the iconography of the catholic church, saint cards, rosaries, etc. -Fabulous stationary
To be honest I enjoy other people's creativity in whatever form it comes.
My promise as a member of a swapping community or forum is to always follow through with my swaps. Unless by death or severe disfiguring and brutal injury, whereby this transaction could not occur.
I send packages and letters all the time and I know how frustrating it is when you never hear back. So it is my honor and duty to hold up my end of the bargain. I look forward to the wonderful swaps I will partake in in the future. -Sincerest Wishes- Jess