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MuseumGirl

MuseumGirl
Date Joined: October 16, 2008
Last Online: April 10, 2012
Birthday: March 29, 1982
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm back after a long absence. I considered creating a new account, but my pride won't let me. I have "1" rating. I consider it unfair, and I think that if anyone reads through all my other ratings, they will find that it is not representative. I am an exceptional swapper. You will not be disappointed.

If you are expecting something from me, and it is late, please let me know. I'm anal about getting my swaps out on time. If it was even a day late going in the mail, I will have let you know. I also pledge to rate. I rate everything, usually within a day of receiving. If I haven't rated ya, I haven't gotten it yet.

I live in a small town in Wisconsin, temporarily. My hubbie is going to school to for band instrument repair. I was an art teacher, and i hope to get back to it this next school year. We'll be back in our home state of Missouri by then.

I have (almost) three degrees- a bachelors in Historic Preservation, a chunk of an associates in Funeral Sciences, and I finished my Masters in Education this past Spring. I is edumakated!

By the way, Dias de los Muertos and Halloween, coolest stuff ever!

Favorite Crafts

Mostly I do watercolors and colored pencil pieces. I love to knit and have every intention of teaching myself to crochet. I make lots of little things out of the scrap paper that accumulates in my art stash. I love to make jewelry out of beads and wire and whatever else I can find.

And tattoos. I love tattoos, I have multiple and I design them. I've designed for a number of my friends and students.

Favorite Books

Fiction: Neil Gaiman, Laurell K. Hamilton, J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, Janet Evanovich, Douglas Adams... I read a lot, I could go on and on.

Non-Fiction: COOK BOOKS! I may have a small addiction. I have all the Stitch and Bitch books, including the Happy Hooker. All the Mary Roach books - Stiff, Spook, Bonk. And I recommend Wil Stor vs. the Supernatural, good read.

Collections

I collect a number of strange things:

Stuff out of quarter machines,

Cherries,

Pineapples,

Gargoyles,

Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) stuff,

Milagros,

Death icons (mostly skulls),

Folklore and Superstitions,

Catholic Saint ephemera (specifically George, Anthony, Jude, and Catherine of Bologna)

Other things I love: Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, BBC Sherlock, Pinterest, Doctor Horrible, Downton Abbey, Star Trek, Firefly, Serenity, Star Wars, Invader Zim, Psych, True Blood, UK Being Human, Sandman, Dinosaurs, Futurama, Torchwood, Batman, Banksy, StL Cardinals & Rally Squirrel, Wicked, & Muppets.

Not So Much...

I am diabetic, so no candy or the such for me. Makes me sad. :(

Please don't send me Twilight stuff. I can't stand the book, and I know there are people out there that love it, and that's cool. But I don't. And I teach High School, so I hear about it all day everyday.

Not a fan of cats nor the color yellow.

Hmm, you know I'm not really all that picky. Its really just the Twilight thing.

Ratings

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Comment: Beth - I loved these 2 ATC's. I don't 'Zentangle' myself and really appreciated all the work in it and the other one is so well thought out. Thank you.
keta rated for Three Course Meal ATC swap! on Jan 22, 2011
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princesslawyerpants rated for Thriftstore APRON Swap on Jan 5, 2011
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Comment: As we discussed, I will happily change this rating when I receive the package, but I waited 6 weeks before rating.
Response: I sent this swap twice. Recipient claims to have not received it twice. I'm not happy with this rating. She says here that she will change the rating, but in private communication said she was "unflexible" about the situation.
SimpleSeamstress rated for vampires at christmas ATC on Dec 22, 2010
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Comment: Thank you!
halfdeserted rated for Zentangle my Name ATC on Dec 20, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATCs! Your interpretation was really different from mine, but also super cool! Thanks!
cleopatra rated for Lovers ATC on Dec 24, 2009
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Comment: I absolutely love what you made for me รขโ„ขยฅ You definitely had a look at my profile. I love the quote and I adore the rainbowness. And the tiny hearts are gorgeous ! I even love that the back of the ATC is pink. My boyfriend loves the ATC too. Now that's saying something. Thank you ! รขโ„ขยฅรขโ„ขยฅรขโ„ขยฅ
lacey38655 rated for Creepy ATC #1: Zombie on Dec 22, 2009
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Great piece! Thanks!
IlonaH rated for PROFILE BASED necklace swap on Nov 18, 2009
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Comment: Thanks, beautiful beads!
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Comment: Thank you. I love the thought that went into each item. :)
Response: Glad you like it. I had so much fun with this swap!
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Comment: Beth your postcard made me laugh thank you tons
Response: Glad you liked it. I carried that postcard around all summer in my purse. Everytime I saw it is did a mental forehead slap.
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Comment: haha i loved the toys especially the 2 little emo guys very kawaii! thanks so much
Response: Glad you liked 'em. I thought they were just too funny!
MrSelfLoathing rated for Soundtrack for a Book on Jun 5, 2009
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zigg13pra rated for Private: zigg13pra and MuseumGirl on May 19, 2009
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Comment: What awesome act's! So much orange! Thanks for such a great swap! I also love your creative way of writing your note to me!
Response: No problem! I had so much fun making the cards for you. We dig a lot of the same things.
senhs rated for Kandi Raver Bracelet Swap on May 15, 2009
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Comment: Thank you! I love them!
jostafs rated for Skull ATC Swap on May 12, 2009
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Comment: Brilliant ATCs, I particularly like the one of the large skull with the paper rainbow around it and thank you for my daughter's ATC!
Response: You are very welcome! I had a lot of fun with this theme. :D
Cocoa rated for Paper Art Doll Swap on Apr 27, 2009
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Comment: I love the art doll, it is very creative! Thanks for the red goodies :)
Response: I'm glad you liked her. I had a lot of fun making her.
estar23 rated for Nintendo ATC & Bookmark on Apr 24, 2009
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Comment: beautiful items. love the mushrooms!
Response: I saw those mushrooms in an origami book, and I just had to!
TheFallenAngel rated for Book Soundtrack Swap on Apr 20, 2009
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Comment: Thank you!!! I love the mix (good picks for them!) and the book!
Response: You are very welcome. I had so much fun with this swap!
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Comment: Thanks so much for the three awesome rings! I love the chunky blue one x100. <3!
Response: Lol! I'm glad you liked them. Enjoy!

Rating Overview

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Comments

NicHahn on Jul 3, 2011:

I just invited you to be a member of Classroom ATC. Have you ever thought it would be fun to have you kids trade art with other students from around the world. I'm an art teacher from Minnesota, USA and I want to do a ATC trade with other art teachers so we can have a professional conversation to see if Swap-bot might assist in Classroom ATC Trades. Join our swap and group if you want to learn more.

Nic Hahn Minimatisse.blogspot.com

RyeRye on Dec 21, 2010:

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MERRY CHRISTMAS from the Crafting Queens group~

RyeRye on Oct 27, 2010:

Later that evening, this man disappeared~

nelliebugsdotcom on Jan 14, 2010:

I'm hosting my first journal swap and would love it if you would join. :) http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/52550

hollycm6 on Oct 27, 2009:

Thanks for joining "there's a word for people like you!;)"

ocean11 on Sep 6, 2009:

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Just wanted to let you know I created a new ATC swap with Tim Burton as theme for the new Foundation 42-group.
I hope you will like the swap and maybe join ...
Just 1 week left to sign up! If you have any questions or suggestion, feel free to pm me :-)

kari on Aug 24, 2009:

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There are a lot of fun things going on in the All 50 States Group!

We have two new swaps up! I Love My State! and Road Trip.

There are also two new forum games:

Something From and WTA #3.

Come and join the fun!

marilavado on Jun 30, 2009:

Come and join the Nintendo ATCs swap where you can choose the characters you recieve. This will be so much fun!

Nintendo ATCs - Your favourite

AngelicDagger on May 22, 2009:

moogle In The New Foundation 42, A Final Fantasy Swap is up for making a Moogle!

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/37668

or

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DnD Swap is up!

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/37669

RogueArtist on May 12, 2009:

We miss you at Wild Women! stop in and say hello soon!

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