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artsoup
Date Joined: January 3, 2013
Last Online: August 13, 2017
Birthday: November 2, 1987
Country: United States
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About Me

Short and sweet funfacts.

  • My name is Maggie

  • I graduated from Miami University in Oxford Ohio

  • I taught Elementary Art my first two years out of school and LOVED it!! ((Sadly, art is cut from schools today))

  • I now am a design coordinator for a home builder-- it is so much fun!

  • I have been married for two years to who I refer to as My Dreamy Landscape Man-->>we are expecting our first in May 2014!!!

  • My other half designs and builds beautiful hardscapes...its artsy =)

  • I have a 2 year old who keeps me more than busy!

  • I love making lists

Favorite Music

I enjoy country, and something with a beat that I can workout too =)

Favorite Movies

I could watch Pitch Perfect Everyday...Jesse in the film has captured my heart!

Favorite Television

Not a big television fan, but who can pass up the Price is Right?!!

Where I have been in mail art

I have been swapping mailart since my art teacher introduced me in 2006. My colleciton of artists trading cards is incredibly amazing and full of talent!! I love to use it for inspiration and show it off the the world!

Through mail art I have also been involved in altered books, decos, zines, postcards, artsy challenges...the list goes on and on!

What I like

I really love many different forms of art. I truly love art made from raw materials. I am most impressed when someone trys something even if it is out of their comfort zone!

My personal favorite--is sidewalk chalk. In the warm hours of the year you will always find me outside sidewalk chalkin' up a masterpeice! I am no Kurt Wenner--but I give it a go.

Layers & texture = awesome in my books! Some of my other favorite art and techniques to work with and see include

  • printmaking
  • alcohol inks
  • crayon and watercolor magic techniques
  • sharpie art
  • pen and ink
  • pastels
  • watercolors
  • batik
  • encaustic
  • pen and inks

As far as themes pretty much anything is open. I am a fairly bright and cheery person, so happy things are good =)

A few themes/ideas that capture my heart are::

  • the country & farming
  • typography
  • giraffes
  • elephants
  • magentas
  • teals -purples
  • greens
  • the natural world
  • identity
  • illustration
  • bible verses
  • teal and red together

    If you are my swap partner--feel free to be super open and go with what you would like--i love surprises!!

Dislikes:: I am not a huge fan of cheesy stickers & postcards =)

Ratings

Blewfroglets rated for Huge ATC Swap #30 -- USA Only on Apr 23, 2016
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Comment: Thank you!
MrsAlderman rated for ATC - Free Themed #82 (USA) on Apr 15, 2016
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Comment: super pretty technique! looks like a bursting flower, thank you!
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Comment: Thanks!
LizFinn rated for ATC - Free Themed #84 (USA) on Apr 8, 2016
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Comment: Ty.
LizFinn rated for ATC - Free Themed #85 (USA) on Apr 8, 2016
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Comment: Ty.
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Comment: Wonderful, thank-you Maggie
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Comment: Wonderful, thank-you Maggie
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC's. Very creative with the mixed media
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Comment: Thank you for your lovely atcs, I am sorry that it has taken me so long to rate, some times my other life takes over my craft life.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the fabulous ATCs and the extras! Love everything, Marjorie
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Comment: Very creative ATCs! Thank you for hosting and for the great series.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the fantastic ATCs! Marjorie
blessedmimi rated for ATC: music notes on Apr 28, 2014
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Comment: Love, love the ATC you sent! Very well done, the layers are great. And thanks for the cute goodies you sent.
Response: Your welcome!! Glad you liked it =)
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Comment: Thank you, Maggie. I received the Black and Pink ATC's today, not one, but two. I think they're great and am impressed by what you created by using only Sharpies. The extra "Take a Smile" card really did make me smile. Clever. :)
Response: Your welcome =) I had fun working on everything for ya
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Comment: Loved the ATCs! You are so creative. Thank you so much. And thanks for hosting this swap. I have really enjoyed it.
Response: Why thank ya for the compliments =) The color swaps are soo fun..and addicting!
debbee2014 rated for Simple Swap #8: Blind ATC on Apr 23, 2014
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Comment: I really love the atc, You are very talented. Thanks for the sticker too.
Response: =) Whoo!!
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Comment: Thank you Maggie for the lovely ATC;s all hand drawn
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Comment: Your blue ATCs are brilliant, I like them best of all I got for this swap. Thanks for setting up this swap, I enjoyed it very much (especially after your mail arrived). Thanks!
Response: Whoo---made my day =)
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Comment: Thank you and yes I ha fun with this swap:)
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Comment: I just love the Orange ATCs! I appreciate the work you put into them. Thank you.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 96 17 19
Completed Fives Threes Ones
73 117 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 12 61 0
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Comments

ShannonArtsyFartsy on May 11, 2014:

Happy Mothers Day! :)

ShannonArtsyFartsy on Apr 3, 2014:

Hey!!! It's getting close to time! How are you? :)

wolfeagle on Jan 2, 2014:

hny

Wishing you much peace, joy and love in 2014.

Lady on Dec 16, 2013:

Read, read read now as you might not have much leisure time to sit and read from this summer for a while. Take the "What to expect when..." series with a grain of salt - they scared most of my friends as much or not more than any benefit they got from reading! You are welcome at local LaLeche League meetings now - or anytime, you can just drop by.

skydancer on Nov 25, 2013:

Hi! Thank you so very much for the wonderful pink ATCs. They are so creative, and quite beautiful. I couldn't be more pleased. It was a great surprise! Thanks again for being an angel. Renee'

ShannonArtsyFartsy on Nov 9, 2013:

Hey! I am hosting my very first swap! Will you check it out and tell me what you think! Don't hold back! Let me know if I need to tweek it. Thanks!

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/162625

ShannonArtsyFartsy on Oct 14, 2013:

Hmmmm. Somebody updated their profile. ;)

Alyak on Oct 13, 2013:

Hi Maggie, I am in the swap "Let's get Creative with Art Cards", before I send them I need to know if we are swapping ATC's. 2 1/2 by 3 1/2.

Please respond ASAP so I can get these swaps in the mail.

Thanks! Alyak

ladydy5 on Oct 9, 2013:

Glad you have signed up to a couple of our A.I.swaps.

TC on Oct 8, 2013:

I asked this in your swap comments, but thought you might not see it: What are art cards?

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