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SparkJoy

SparkJoy
Date Joined: April 25, 2017
Last Online: June 26, 2017
Birthday: November 18
Country: United States

About Me

I love reading, cooking, making art, writing and learning new things. I'm passionate about social justice and equality and taking care of our dear planet and all who live here.

Being Earth friendly is important to me so I have a preference for re-cycled, second hand and handmade stuff.

I'm a long time vegan. I don't eat or wear any animals or use stuff made from leather, wool, feathers, bees wax etc. No meat, dairy, honey. If you're not sure feel free to ask.

I have a black and white tuxedo cat named Wednesday Caddams.

I love vintage decor especially 1940's & 1950's. I love Mexican art and crafts especially vintage.

Fave colors: Green and Pink.

I'm excited about swap-bot. I had pen pals as a teen. I got my first one from Metal Edge magazine. We would trade pictures of bands. I'm glad to see friendship books are still around! I have done craft swaps and ATC swaps. I was on Crafster in the past. It's been so long I forgot my log in info but I did a lot of swaps there. Very fun!

Favorite Music

Golden oldies, Motown, Classic rock, Classic country, Singer/songwriter, Americana, Rockabilly, The Monkees, Aimee Mann, Lucinda Williams, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Little Richard, John Hiatt, John Prine, Maria Mckee, The Jayhawks, The Old 97's, Ella Fitzgerald, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash

Favorite Books

Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, The History of Love by Nicole Krauss , So Many novels, (but not really horror,sci fi or fantasy) , Anne Patchett, Lisa See, John Irving,

Non-fiction: Malcolm Gladwell, Mary Roach, Freakonomics, Dianne Ackerman, David Sedaris, Amy Sedaris,

Vegan cook books , Books on other cultures, How to books. Memoirs

Favorite Movies

Ghost world, Moonrise Kingdom, Pee wee's big holiday, Mary and Max, BeetleJuice, Bad Santa, Stranger than Fiction

Favorite Television

BoJack Horseman, Pee Wee's Playhouse, Twilight Zone, Kids in the Hall, Rupaul's Drag Race, Lady Dynamite

Favorite Crafts

Sewing, Collage, Drawing, Painting, Zines, Decopauge, Felt (not the wool kind), misc. Sock creatures

Present passions

Vegan cheese making, Zine making, Making tamales and fresh corn tortillas

Favorite Foods (Vegan)

Tacos, Guacamole, Thai noodles (spicy but not too spicy) Artichokes, Olives, Bagels, Peanut butter, Popcorn, Roasted asparagus, Garlic, fancy mustard (not honey) Dark Chocolate TEA: flavored black tea, flavored red tea, flavored green tea, herbal blends, I choose organic when possible

Wish list

Handmade: Tiny painting or drawing of an animal or Monnrise Kingdom related, small drawstring bag the size an apple would fit in (vintage style fabric) Zines.

Second hand/thrift store:Vintage dishtowel or pot holder, paint by numbers painting.

New: Metallic pens, Kawaii kitchen sponge/dish scrubber, organic tea, cute post its, Vegan magazine from another country (outside USA)

Craft supplies: tiny clothes pins, ball fringe,picture corners,washi tape samples.

It's probably best not to send body care products like lotion and such. I don't use much and I'm very particular about what I do use. Must be super natural, vegan and cruelty free.

Favorite Animals

Cats, rats, possums, skunks, squirrels, turkeys, pigs, donkeys, moths

Ratings

bluehairedmary rated for Say thank you! on Jun 26, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for sharing such a long list! I'm thankful for tofu too! Happy swapping!
Ljbennett rated for Say thank you! on Jun 26, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful note and the Cuuute little envelope! I love all of your gratitude!!
Response: You're welcome. I love making tiny envelopes. Everything's cuter when it's small :)
sperkows rated for Say thank you! on Jun 25, 2017
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fbresnah rated for Say thank you! on Jun 24, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card and the cute dog!
Response: You're welcome :)
draco rated for Newbie friendly Listography Journal on Jun 24, 2017
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Comment: thank you. i'll enjoy reading it
Response: I enjoyed making it :)
anotherangel rated for Surprise ATCs - June on Jun 20, 2017
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Comment: LOVED my surprise ATC!!! The extras were also awesome. Thank you so much! Hope we get to swap again some time! ~Angela
Response: I'm glad you like the card. It's fun to be doing ATCs again :)
Shellybelle rated for Funny Faces on Jun 16, 2017
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Comment: Thankyou so much for the funny face card! I love it! 😁And yep I've watched Santa Clarita Diet, it's hilarious. So funny! πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜†
Response: I shrieked with fear and delight a couple of times during that show and scared my dog! Glad you like the card :)
kochijapan rated for Happy Mail *NEWBIE FRIENDLY* on Jun 14, 2017
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Comment: Thank you!!!
Response: You're welcome!
kbarnes958 rated for Happy Mail *NEWBIE FRIENDLY* on Jun 12, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much! I cannot wait to try both teas and loved all the many goodies you sent :)
Response: I'm glad you like the happy mail :)
Jenicat rated for "Owned by a Cat" ATC on May 31, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable kitty ATC! I love it. It's so nice to meet another John Prine fan. I have met only a few! My dad loves his song Paradise, so I've been listening since I was a child. Great music πŸ’œ I'm also a John Hiatt fan. I saw David Sedaris at Butler University a year or two ago. He was wearing culottes (his words). It looked like a skirt to me, but I'm no fashion expert lol. He was hilarious and awesome.
Response: I've never seen David Sedaris live but I have 2 of his recordings. Do you want to pen pal maybe? Have you watched BoJack Horseman? I'm glad you like the ATC :)
Kskollections rated for "Owned by a Cat" ATC on May 31, 2017
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Comment: The orange tabby looks like our Tater Tot!
Response: Tater tot, what a great name. I love it!
delonewolf rated for "Owned by a Cat" ATC on May 30, 2017
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Comment: Cute card, thank you!
Response: Glad you like it :)
slckad rated for June Tea Swap on May 25, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the great June tea swap choices that you sent to me! I'm looking forward to trying them. We do seem to have a lot in common! If you would like to be pen pals, I'm definitely interested!
Response: I'm glad you like it. I think I would like to be pen pals. :)
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Comment: Your ATC is adorable! Thank you so much!
Response: You're welcome. It was fun :)
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Comment: I like your ATC ! Thanks !
Response: You're welcome :)
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Comment: Thank you
Response: I'm glad it made it over there!
mle rated for Itty Bitty Teensy Craft Swap on May 15, 2017
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Comment: Your box was probably my favorite Swap-bot thing to open in ages. I absolutely loved it!!!! Many squeals of delight were heard in my house.
Response: Oh I'm so glad you like it! It was really fun to make. A tiny fiesta! We have a lot of things we like in common.
KeriandtheFlock rated for Swapping Animals! INTL on May 12, 2017
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Comment: Oh wow!!! That was just an awesome package! I LOOOOVE the felt chicken! :D Thank you for everything!! Extra hearts <3 <3 <3
Response: You are welcome. Chickens are very special, I was happy to craft about them.
Physis rated for the bucket list-newbie friendly on May 8, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for your list and the great cat extras. Kittens are super fun but not when they love water and your spray bottle theory becomes a toy lol
Response: You are welcome :)
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Comment: Ah thank you so much! I appreciate how much care you put into this swap and the envelope was so cool. It's nice to meet someone else who is slowly going through the Kondo book :)
Response: You are very welcome! My medicine cabinet is so tidy now I love looking in there. I don't know what I'll do when I get to all my old journals.

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