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Petaltea

Petaltea
Date Joined: July 13, 2020
Last Online: April 15, 2021

Country: Netherlands
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I’m Robyn💕

April 2021

      • This month we put our house up for sale! Our house was built in 1933. We’ve spent the past two years remodeling and redecorating this lovely house that’s been our home for 20 years. It’s a busy time here still yet and I will mainly be doing just some postcard swaps with a few crafty type 3’s until we get more settled.

About me:

I am happily married with 2 adult children and 1 very good boy. I work part-time as a caregiver for patients who need long term care at home. I am american but I have been living in the Netherlands for a long time.

The lockdown here in The Netherlands is being extended into April.

I take swapping very seriously. I will always try to do my best to create something special for you. If you have any comments or questions please message me. If I am your swap host I will always angel. Everyone deserves to be treated fairly.

I try to reuse, recycle, upcycle as much as possible. I don’t let things go to waste.

Just to let you know, Postal service is closed in Holland on Sunday’s and Monday’s. Therefore your swap might be stamped at a later date.

My supermarket sometimes runs out of international stamps which is why I must use digital stamps. This will be the letter/number code you see in the upper right hand corner of the envelope I send.

Togther with @stachel I co-host the euroswappersonly group

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envelopes

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I love to make and decorate envelopes. Before Covid I was taking painting lessons. I also participated in several intuitive painting workshops called FLOW. These workshops and painting sessions have taught me it’s more about the process than the result. My goal for 2021 is to continue this. To give you a small impression:

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Favorite Crafts

I enjoy many paper crafts. I am a atc beginner. This is something i’ve recently discovered . So much to do so little time! ♥

Postcards

I quite enjoy the postcard swaps. My favorites are:

  • forest animals

  • city or country where you are from/live

  • funny, quirky

  • birds

  • butterflies

  • vintage

  • art

Christian themed items are ok with me.

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Tea

I love tea. The only kind I do not care for is rooibos and licorice.

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wish list

  • Ephemera

  • Owls, foxes, woodpeckers, hummingbirds butterflies

  • stickers (no foam stickers please)

  • Stationary/briefpapier I can use/reuse little bits and pieces of paper.

  • tassels

  • tags

  • used postage stamps

  • vintage postcards, stickers , paperscraps. I love more vintage colors and themes. Please no reward or disney stickers.

  • tea

  • small homemade envelopes

  • anything forest themed, nature, flowers or butterflies.

  • washi tape (please no pink) No Disney.

I love dark colors. Rich reds, purple, browns, caramel. I often combine these colors with oker dark yellows, gold. to warm these colors more.

  • postcards new or used

Hobbies

I take my labrador retriever for walks everyday. I like to jog and work out. Before the pandemic I went to the gym several times a week. Now I do home pilates and bodypump. BodyPumpwithLars

UPDATE: I have not been working out.

I have a little hobby corner upstairs in our house where I like to make paper crafts and put my swaps together. I collect used stamps. I enjoy making cards, tags and envelopes. I love birds and flowers.

I sometimes watch documentaries on t.v. I mostly watch you tube craft tutorials.

Thank you for reading my profile. ♥

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the train PC & your Spring list. I agree with very much, about the part of the Ice cream places opening. Here in Pa. they opened up the middle of March. But we wait until the end of May to go to those palces.
ashanti2106 rated for CPG: Mailbox Stuffer - Global on Apr 14, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much, this is a special package. I love everything you've chosen and made!
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Comment: Love the tulip card. What is it about men that they take thier socks off and throw them everywhere but the dirty wash basket?! My sons do this, my husband does this and it is maddening. BUT i do make them pick them up themselves. Picking and choosing battles is a smart thing to do.
Johanna51 rated for PIE: Monthly swap 🗓 - April on Apr 13, 2021
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Comment: Geweldige kaart, dankjewel.
CHOWEFACE rated for PH: Lighthouse (Blank or Naked) #7 on Apr 10, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard.
Eulegirl rated for PH: Send 3 Postcards (Double Down) on Apr 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the gorgeous art cards and the squirrel!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely washi! And your envelope was just beautiful.
Fuchsi rated for ESO: I'm Currently... on Apr 9, 2021
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Comment: And the second swap. XD Thanks for your great letter (the paper is sooo beautiful, too! *.*) and the many cute goodies. You are truly spoiling me! *g* And I would like to answer you as soon as possible! :-) Til than: Stay safe!
Response: Aaannnnddd I’m back! :p Only write when you can! No pressure! We always run into each other on swapbot because we like the same things! Have a great weekend Maxi!
Fuchsi rated for ESO Vintage Vibes Swap on Apr 9, 2021
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Comment: Aww, thanks for this wonderful swap! The goodies are amazing and I love your letter! :-) I hope everything's fine! And now lets come to the second swap I recieved from you today. XD
Response: Your so funny!!! If I get to be your partner it always makes me happy! How are you? I hope ok. I’m glad you like the goodies! This was a really fun swap to do!
MahoganyMoon rated for ESO: Crazy 8 washi tape swap on Apr 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you very much for the nice washi samples :)
Response: Your welcome! Thanks for joining this swap!
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Comment: Robyn, I love the yellow so cheerful
Response: It’s not really one of my favorite colors but right now it does brighten everything up doesn’t it! Thanks for your rating and have a nice weekend!
neea1989 rated for TLE: April tea swap on Apr 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the teas and lovely postcard! 🥰🌷
Response: Your welcome! Have a great weekend and thanks for your rating!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard from Obdam. I love the flowers.
Response: Your welcome! I love to see all the flowers coming out now. Have a nice weekend and thanks for your rating!
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Comment: Great list! I never even thought of Tesla and I live 20 minutes from a huge Tesla factory! I would totally want one too. 65 Mustang sounds amazing! Thanks so much for sharing.
Response: Tesla’s are everywhere here. Every once in awhile we see an american car here but not to often. Thank you for your rating!
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Comment: Thanks for the joyful mail
Response: Your welcome and thank you for your rating! take care!
Csomma827 rated for YTPC: Book Page Portfolio on Apr 5, 2021
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Comment: Love, the portfolio. The maps and goodies included were much appreciated. Thanks!💕
Response: Your so welcome and thank you for your rating!
tristitia rated for YTPC: Easy Ephemera Folder on Apr 4, 2021
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Comment: Your folder is lovely, and thank you for all the goodies! I never considered the option of turning my kids' rooms into craft rooms - I only have... six years or so to wait!
Response: Claim the room now! Hahahaha. It’s fun to have a little messy place of your own. My mess I tolerate more than everyone else’s mess. Thank you for your rating and take care!
isandie rated for ManE INT: Origami Paper Envelopes on Apr 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful envies! Love them!
Response: Your welcome! I love making envelopes. I have no idea why. There so fun to make and decorate. Take care and thank you for your rating!
chimerix rated for SSM: March sender's choice ATC on Apr 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty ATC. Aloha
Response: Your very welcome, Take care and thank you for your rating!
Tverne05 rated for YTPC: Collaged Fussy Torn Tags on Apr 4, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the torn tags you made. I like the touch of the butterfly and how you blended the bunny in. Nicely done! Take care!
Response: I had alot of fun making these! I’m glad you liked them. Thank you for your rating!

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Comments

Snaileditcrafts on Apr 8, 2021:

Hi Robyn, I got your letter! I will sending my reply soon! Thank you for being patient with me! p

user1664 on Apr 6, 2021:

Thank you for the butterfly ATC from the ATC Pay it Forward tag in the forums. So exciting for me to receive mail from The Netherlands! I like the different stamps and ephemera you used in the composition to complement the butterfly.

efjellro on Mar 25, 2021:

Thank you so much for your RAK surprise in my mailbox! I am so lucky and grateful and you are so sweet! Thank you so much! Wish you all the best for your house sale!

poonwugget on Mar 13, 2021:

Got your amazing night vale pc in the mail, and I love it! It looks like I could buy it off their website, so professional. Happy you checked out the podcast, it's really one of my favorite things..thanks so much.

LauraM540 on Mar 12, 2021:

Thanks for the great envelope of ephemera from the Who Likes? tag! I loved looking through it all!

Sherry71 on Mar 10, 2021:

Robyn,

Thank you so much for the amazing envie you sent me, regarding “pick me up” It was a wonderful surprise and made me smile and giggle because of the cute post cards. I will put them in a picture frame in my living room. I wanted to let you know that you are an amazing human being with a sweet soul. I am very lucky that You care so much. Big hearts are a blessing.

With love,

Sherry

Rainydancer on Mar 6, 2021:

Welcome to Sunshine Swaps!

Lubado on Mar 5, 2021:

Hi! Thank you for reaching out :)

Things have been slow but steady around here.. still managing my last 1, have already succeded in getting the swap for the other one.

Making a little break from swapping I guess... until I have everything fixed.

I hope everything is going well with you and your loved ones! Be safe and healthy.

LauraM540 on Mar 3, 2021:

Thanks for the sweet envie of goodies from the Themed Envie Tag! Loved it all!

Lorabora on Mar 2, 2021:

Received your 5 postcard mix tag. Thank you! Love them all 😊💕

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