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PhaloBlue

PhaloBlue
Date Joined: August 7, 2012
Last Online: January 19, 2018
Birthday: February 29
Country: United States
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About Me

My favorite swaps are homemade postcards, ATC's, and envies. Although, I like other types of swaps, too.

I have a very sweet dog, Agatha, I call Aggie for short. I love to take her for walks. I love music and often draw to instrumental or classical music.

Crafts, hobbies, & Interests

Drawing, sketching, painting, photography, sewing, gardening (herbs, and flowers), cooking, reading, crocheting/knitting, genealogy. Lighthouses - I really love lighthouses.
The following are various topics of interest.
• Lighthouses
• Coffee shops
• Walking on the beach
• Trees and forests
• Rocks, seashells, boats, anything nautical
• Yarn
• Art supplies
• Animals
• Old books
• Art Museums
• Inspirational bible quotes
• Trader Joe's grocery store
• Flowers
• Lakes, rivers and swimming in them
• Farmer's markets and street musicians
• Harvest festivals
• Shabby chic, some steam punk
• Vintage, Victorian, and Edwardian era
• Bungalow, Victorian, & Craftsman style houses
• Theater, plays, dance
• Jane Austen
• Tea Gardens
• Victorian Gardens
• China tea cups and saucers, tea sets, tea towels, brown betty kettle, tea table settings
• Tea shops
• Scrabble and other board games
• Puzzles
• Tea and espresso
• Postcards: store bought and handmade
• Christmas and family

My favorite teas are oolong, matcha, Irish breakfast, blood orange, dandelion, Pau de Arco, and Lavender Milk Tea by Gino.

Dislikes

Do not like: risqué or offensive stuff, flaking, items related to Halloween, witchcraft, or magic.

Favorite Music

Classical
Music from Movies
Folk
Instrumental
Gospel
Blues
Rock
Country

Favorite Books & Magazines

The Bible
The Husband's Secret
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Old Folklore: Viking Legends, German Folklore
FairyTales: Grimms and Hans Christian Anderson
Jane Eyre
Pride and Prejudice
The Federalist Papers
1776
Art Books:
• Degas, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, DaViinci, Monet, Manet
Photography Books: • Old photos - 1850's, Yosemite images by Carleton Watkins
• Ansel Adams
• Paul Strand

Favorite Magazines:
• Somerset magazines
• Jane Austen Knits
• Tea Time
• Cook's Illustrated
• Drawing Magazine

Favorite Movies

Beauty and the Beast
Horse Whisperer
Clue
Titanic
Jericho series
Midsomer Murders series
Foyle's War series
They Live (favorite B movie)
Jesse Stone series
Fried Green Tomatoes
Lost In Austen

Important Notes

I will rate quickly, usually right after I open the swap. I send on time and keep track to make sure my swap is received in a timely way. I care very much about what I send and try to send what I think my partner would like. If something is not okay please let me know. I am happy to resend if you do not receive my swap, so please let me know before rating if you did not get it.

I like to send extras that I think my partner will like and like to read my partner's profile to get to know them and what they like. Having said that, I rate solely on the swap item. Extras are nice and I love to send and receive them, but they are what they are, extras.

I have started using an at home mailing system using stamps.com. It is hard to get to the post office so my swaps are usually sent via the community post box. I print my own stamps. I am getting use to the scale and calculating postage, but it is still all new to me. I click sent when I put the swap in the post box so I do not forget to mark it sent. However, it usually will not be stamped at the post office until the following day. If you do not receive my swap, there is a chance I did not calculate the postage correctly. Just let me know, I am happy to resend. Thanks for your patience.

Misc. notes

I never received a rating from Kechell Jackson ( kisforkechell ) for CSG - Christmas Card Swap (deadline Dec. 10, 2016).

Ratings

heatherc rated for PH: "C" Is For (Blank or Naked) on Jan 20, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the lovely California agriculture card. How nice to grow up with fresh fruits and veggies so available. I am hoping to plant some fruit trees this spring.
crystalite rated for Stamping on text on Jan 7, 2018
5
rating
Comment: This card is absolutely awesome! I love it. Thank you for looking at my profile and sending me a card I will keep in my collection forever!
SilverD rated for A.I - Pen & Ink ATC on Sep 27, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for your ATC, very nice work. Yes the Cherry wood ATC is very unique, I'll have to find a special use for it.
AZmom875 rated for BL - Hand Made Butterfly PC Swap on Sep 11, 2017
5
rating
Comment: What an awesome coffee butterfly postcard.
dawnielynn rated for EASU: Wild about WASHI on Sep 10, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you Denise!
ladybugluvsstuff rated for A.I. - using Salt on Sep 2, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Love the ladybug atc ,and extras thank you so much 🐞
Dsweeny rated for PW bible verse on note card on Sep 1, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Hi there!! WOW I absolutely LOVE the homemade cards you created for encouragement - you are not only a talented photographer, but what a super cool way to use your talent and share it with others. :) I was crazy about the verses you chose, and seeing that police box on the front of the card...DOCTOR WHO :) Terrific swap, and thank you again so much. Dina
annielou rated for A.I. - using Salt on Aug 28, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Gorgeous ATC!! And I love the extra red one as well. You are very generous! Thank you!!
5
rating
Comment: tha bookmark is beautiful!!!! Thanks so very much for making it so special♥♥♥
ellie rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice PC-Aug on Aug 22, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful fall postcard
Suneyflower rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice-July on Jul 28, 2017
5
rating
Comment: thank you so much for the thoughtful one of a kind postcard!! hope you have a wonderful afternoon :)
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely letter and the knitting instructions! This was a fun swap and you made it really special!
starrycat rated for TPP: Touristy Type PC - Naked on Jul 5, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard, Denise. I love retro themed postcards!
5
rating
Comment: Love the beautiful landscape PC you sent. The Lone Cypress is fantastic!
karunamichell rated for BL ~ Butterfly poem on Jun 26, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Beautiful presentation- thank you so much!
wittmert rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice - June on Jun 23, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the bugs!
goinjenny rated for SBPC: Beach on Jun 13, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the PC and esp for taking the time to read my profile!
foxyroxy912 rated for MAE - Victorian /Antique on Jun 4, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Beautiful envelopes, thank you.
Response: You're welcome. I am glad you like them and thanks for the heart.
sunshinesuperman rated for VC: Mixed Media Collage ATC on May 22, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the very beautiful card. All the parts came together and made such a lovely statement. Hugs, Mona
Response: So glad you like it and thanks for the heart.
ktk8 rated for HMPC: Put a "Fish" on it on May 22, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Love love love this card.... love the blue shades..... and the celtic overtones..... thank you so much!
Response: You're welcome. I am glad you like it. It is one of my favorite post cards I have made. Thanks for the heart.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 192 8 8
Completed Fives Threes Ones
181 210 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 43 138 0
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Comments

biasbabe on Jun 27, 2017:

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To the Nuts for Sewing and Crafting Group

yvonne401 on Jun 24, 2017:

Welcome to Cold Hands Warm Hearts! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

yvonne401 on Jun 24, 2017:

Welcome to Proverbs Women! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

ladydy5 on Mar 24, 2017:

Welcome to our great group of swappers. Make an Envelope

yvonne401 on Jan 31, 2017:

Welcome to Butterfly lovers! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

OrigamiGrace on Jan 3, 2017:

From Cheap Postage Group!

2017

RyeRye on Jul 4, 2016:

RyeRye on Jun 24, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

PhaloBlue on May 6, 2016:

PurpleButterfly on Feb 29, 2016:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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