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RetroChik

RetroChik
Date Joined: August 25, 2008
Last Online: September 25, 2018
Birthday: October 19
Country: United States
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About Me

I am a happily married mom of two kids, ages 17 and 20.. I am a freelancer, property manager, personal assistant, and I help my husband with his home improvement business.. Other than that I enjoy gardening, photography, and creating art. I love to shop at second hand stores, antique shops, and garage sales! I collect retro advertising, sea glass, postcards, ATCs, and craft beer labels. I am really into kitchy stuff and pop culture. Love trendy things from the 60's, 70's and 80's (hence my alias, RetroChik). I like peace symbols, disco balls, art deco, comic art, shag art, retro video game characters, neon, Rubik's cube, etc....

Favorite Music

Pink Floyd, Bad Company, Seether, Theory of A Deadman, Fuel, Greta Van Fleet, and Foo Fighters,

Favorite Movies

Star Wars, Back to the Future, the Terminator series, Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit Trilogies, Planet of the Apes, Marvel comics movies (especially Thor), and John Hughes films. I am really a huge fan of science fiction and fantasy related films.

Favorite Crafts

Zentangling, ATCs, Mosaics, Journaling, Mixed Media, Gelatos, Watercolor and Acrylic Painting, Doodling, and Resins.

Favorite Colors

Periwinkle, majestic purple, royal blue, fuschia. In a nutshell, blues, pinks, and most of all purples.

Postcards

As far as postcards go, I especially love:

-Odd Shaped Cards -Pop culture advertising -Psychedelic art (think 60's concert posters) -Movies (especially 70's & 80's) -Music/Musicians/Bands/Album Covers -Peter Max -Josh Agle (Swag art) -Comics -Greetings From.... cards -Big Letter Places

Specific cards I would also like to have: -Hoover Dam -Woodstock Festival -Badlands -Red Rocks -Area 51 -Crater Lake -Roadside attractions like strange looking buildings, world's largest ball of twine, Paul Bunyan and Ox, for more ideas you can check www.roadsideamerica.com

Swaps

I absolutely love the Star Trek stamps, Batman stamps, and Barnum & Bailey Circus Vintage Poster stamps.

I also like craft beer and wine labels, steampunk stuff, coins from other countries, handmade mini envelopes, zentangles, charms, Smash book items and ephemera.

HEARTS, I give them out based on how much effort you put into a swap, but also would gladly give you one if you included small broken pieces of stained glass, sea glass, old broken tile pieces, or old broken dish pieces for my mosaics. I am really wanting to put one together right now, but I am having a hard time finding unique colors for the piece I want to do. Would love shades of blue, teal, aqua, purples, and pinks!

If you need some ideas for Sender's Choice type ATC swaps, I love Sugar Skulls, Steam Punk, Zentangles, Mixed Media, Peace Symbols, Retro Art and Advertising, Retro Circus Art, and Tiki or "swag art" themes.

Dislikes: Tea, gum, non-chocolate candy and gummies, note pads and sticky notes (I have way too many and really do not need any more), teddy bears, folk art, country themes like cows, apples, ducks, that kind of thing.

Favorite Artists

Josh Agle, Peter Max, Stanley Mouse, Roy Lichtenstein, Wes Wilson, Andy Nortnik, Rick Griffin, Dali.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for this fabulous purple creation! I am a huge fan of boho style, mandalia and Indian flavor. Just perfect as well as the goodies inside! Hugs, Mona
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Comment: Love the Mushroom ATC and envie. Thank you
yolomba rated for WIYM: BRIDGE POSTCARD SWAP on Sep 11, 2018
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Comment: Wow, what a great photo! Thank you for this amazing postcard.
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the heart.
VivaLaDiane rated for Instagram Junkie on Sep 2, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for a great swap! I love these!! ❤️❤️❤️
Response: You're welcome, and thanks for the 💓!
cmmaldonado rated for Instagram Junkie on Aug 29, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the Insta love!
Response: You're welcome, and thanks for the 💓!
astrodogg rated for Instagram Junkie on Aug 29, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the love and comments! ❤ 😄
Response: You're welcome, and thanks for the 💓!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard from Michigan.
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!
Dragongrrl rated for Sunny ATC 2018- Sunshine on Aug 24, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful sunny ATC, I'm so excited to add it to my collection!
Response: So glad you like it! Thanks for the heart.
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Comment: Thank you so much!
Response: You're welcome, and thanks for the 💓!
PaperPassion rated for Monthly ATCs: Summer Insects on Aug 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the great "Bee" ATC.I will put the extras to good use,thanks again.
Response: You're welcome. :)
rogo09 rated for Vacation Postcard 2018!! on Aug 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you Shannon.
Response: You're welcome.
Clstew rated for Vacation Postcard 2018!! on Aug 17, 2018
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Comment: Great postcard, the bridge looks beautiful!! I never heard of this gem before. Happy mails!
Response: Glad you like it. Thank for the heart!
debbee2014 rated for Vacation Postcard 2018!! on Aug 17, 2018
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Comment: Great pc from Nashville. thanks Ive visited there once and went to the Grand Ole Opry. it was great.
Response: Glad you like it. Thank for the heart!
rjdolphin rated for ATC: Board games on Aug 16, 2018
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Comment: Great ATC, and I love the envelope you sent it in!
Response: So glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
matt319 rated for Random Postcard Swap #23 on Aug 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the follow and your sweet comments :-)
Response: You're welcome, and thank you for the heart!
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Response: Thank you for the heart.
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Comment: Thank you for the insta-love!
Response: You're welcome, and thank you for the heart!
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Comment: That’s funny! Being from PA, we used to have shirts that said “Virginia may be for lovers but PA has Intercourse!”
Response: I've heard of that. lol Speaking of which, Michigan also has a Climax. hehe Thanks for the heart.

Rating Overview

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Comments

CurlyTea on Oct 19, 2017:

bjmonroe on Nov 23, 2016:

RyeRye on Oct 19, 2016:

IS

RyeRye on Oct 19, 2016:

LLL

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

RyeRye on Jun 23, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

raven on Mar 1, 2016:

raven on Nov 20, 2015:

anrtist on Jan 26, 2015:

WELCOME to the APDGroup! Enjoy!!! ;-)

Blessings, cc

anrtist on Oct 13, 2014:

WELCOME to the ZENTANGLE ZEN GROUP! ;-)

U R a new Officer so feel free to host any swaps!
Blessings, cc

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