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TwistersMom

TwistersMom
Original Member
Last Online: July 15, 2017
Birthday: August 2
Country: United States

About Me

NOTE @hag53 and I share an address. She is my sister. Sometimes when we see the mailperson coming down the street with packages and large envelopes we take bets on whose name will be on them! As you can imagine sometimes they are mine and sometimes they are hers!

I am 52 years old. I have 2 daughters, and 6 grandchildren.I enjoy playing games. I enjoy looking through recipe books or magazines.. I like nascar and follow the 48 Jimmie Johnson. I love the red sox, and my favorite football team is the steelers..

My Useful Things

.I do a lot of different crafts so I use a variety of things that are useful.. Brads , Buttons, Scraps of fabric (about 6 in), Beads (at this time I only use glass beads) , Lace, Ribbons, Faces for Dotee's , Beading thread, ATC size backs, Rubber or acrylic stamps of words, quotes, phrases, Ephemera, , Old Postcards, Anything vintage, Handmade tags for use in junk journals, Playing cards with vintage or very unique backs on them( it takes 10 to make a book), Washi tape in fun or unique patterns, Anything French Bulldog, and really anything used in altered book making!

Favorite Crafts

I like making ATC''s and APC books, altered books, Dotees and I love Button Fairies and Ribbon fairies and more!

I haven't mastered sewing as much as I would like to. I can sew, but doing something creative with it comes hard, but I do try new things with sewing from time to time.

I started swapping some handmade journals and books and I love it! I love swapping the little books made from playing cards. They are just so much fun to make and receive. I love the different themes.

I've also started to make and swap some junk journals. It's been an enjoyable learning experience for me. Each time I receive a book I find new and exciting ways to make pockets and include fun stuff.

Favorite Themes

I'm really not very fussy. I like a lot of stuff but some of my favorite themes and collections include:

Frogs - fairies - mermaids and Goddesses.

Roosters - hens - chickens especially in red/black but really I love all of them.

I love Halloween

I love the Fall/Autumn season, the colors are bright and beautiful and the weather is so comfortable after the heat of late summer..

I also love the Winter. I love to see icicles forming on the trees . I love snowmen I haven't always, but my neice Mandy loved them so much that when she died the Snowman became a sweet rememberance of her.

colors include Black and Red together and Yellow and Orange. I really like all colors..

I like vintage anything and use a lot of vintage stuff to make my ATC'S

I also use a lot of ribbon, lace, buttons and I do love to use brads.

More helpful Info

I collect decks of cards ! I love to go to yard sales and antique stores and thrift stores too! I have found a lot of vintage and cigarette ads, and different or unique decks! I use some of them to make APC's with. I love getting handmade items! I love to see the different ways people create!

Survivor

I'm a cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with esophageal cancer four years ago. After radiation and chemo I was not expected to make more than six months, then they used a freezing technique on my tumor which gave some hope.

That was over two years ago. I've been in remission for two years. I still have to go for tests and screening on a regular basis, but for now I'm just thankful for every day of remission that I've been given.

Brody

I have a French Bulldog named Brody. He's a quirky little guy with some anxiety issues. He hates to be cold and wears sweaters and hoodies all winter. He has a beautiful soul which connects with mine so we work it all out! I Just love this breed!

I have a couple of allergies. Pine, Balsam, and the biggie.. PERFUME. I do not join any swaps that involve nature or other type swaps where I could get these items, However I know it can happen so if you see this and are sending any of these items please give me a heads up. thank you..

About My Swaps

If you have questions or concerns about a swap I've sent to you please message me so we can work it out before marking me down. I try to always follow swap instructions, but if it ever seems that I've missed the mark I do want the opportunity to fix it before it grows into an unhappy event.. Thanks

I feel like I am an understanding person, I know life happens to us all at times and things can happen. I do not worry about a day or two late or not exactly as what was required, for me, I think life is too short too be that rigid. I do like to get a quick message letting me know. Crafting and swapping the things you craft should be Fun! So thank you and Happy Swapping

Ratings

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liveve308 rated for I Am Woman ATC Swap on May 2, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely ATC, I'm somehow attached to yellow at the moment so it was quite perfect ;)
whytewillow rated for April Magickal Stocking Stuffer on Apr 8, 2017
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Comment: Into the sock it goes until Yule. Thank you, I'm sure I'll love it. .
Hag53 rated for Winter Wonderland Junk Journal on Mar 28, 2017
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Comment: wow! Fantastic winter book!!! Just beautiful! thank you!
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Comment: What a sweet vintage sewing CD. Thank you for sharing your artwork with me.
cbzcando rated for I Am Woman ATC Swap on Mar 18, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the book style ATC. These are great sayings. Have a wonderful weekend :)
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Comment: Thank you for my gift. I am placing it with my others to be opened in December. 🙂
Kitty2cats rated for Send Useful Things on Mar 2, 2017
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Comment: Hi Marlene, Thank you so much for all of the cool things you sent me for crafting! I'll be looking forward to putting them to use. I especially love that big bird napkin and the layered butterflies. Did you make them? Very fun materials. This really was a great idea for a swap. Thanks again!
romyisa78 rated for A Gift a month swap February on Feb 24, 2017
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Comment: thank you so much, what a happy mail day
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Comment: Thank you so much! What a fun package!❤️❤️
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Comment: Thank you so much! Halloween is one of my favorite crafting seasons, too, so I'm very curious about what you made. I'm going to try to be good, though, and wait until Halloween to open it :)
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Comment: Thank you...saving for Christmas...
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crescendo rated for CQ: Stuff my Stocking Jan - USA on Feb 4, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for my prezzie! The Tiger card and envie are very cool.
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Comment: Love em, thank you!
pickapeppa rated for IS: Tags! USA on Jan 23, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful tags! ❤❤❤❤❤
Robinarie rated for *Playing Cards Mega Swap* on Jan 20, 2017
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Comment: I love the assortment - and now I can truly say I am an avid collector! Thanks!!
imasnapdragon rated for IS: Christmas Dotee - USA on Jan 13, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the super cute snowmen ATCs!!! I love the bling on the green one, but the silver and black is my favorite!!! So pretty! And Thanks for the snowmen napkins!!!
atinagrace rated for Snowman Pocket Letter on Jan 3, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the lovely Snowman Pocket Letter..I love every part of it. You are very creative. Happy New Year, and many blessings for 2017!!

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Comments

bjmonroe on Nov 21, 2016:

bjmonroe on Oct 30, 2016:

YooperHill on Oct 20, 2016:

Nice selection of new swaps! Thanks for fun options!

bjmonroe on Sep 22, 2016:

RyeRye on Sep 1, 2016:

Thanks for hosting in Inspiration Station!

CurlyTea on Aug 30, 2016:

wolviechick121 on Jul 4, 2016:

Happy Independence Day!!!

RyeRye on Jul 2, 2016:

Inspiration Station~

RyeRye on Jun 23, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

cynlen on Mar 15, 2016:

Welcome to Sealed with Love! :-)

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