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Date Joined: September 23, 2010
Last Online: December 8, 2015
Birthday: July 17, 1979
Country: France
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About Me

Hi, To tell you about myself its hard to know where to start but here goes; I am English born but currently live in the south-west region of France - beautiful countryside, wonderful food and even better wine what more could you want? (sun in winter would be nice but you can't have everything) I have a fabulous husband and the most gorgeous daughter. After rushing through the housework I spend all my time on various and numerous craft projects mostly fabric and thread based. I love trying anything contemporary, with a vintage twist but always unique. I suppose that's one word that would describe me best - unique!! Oh and I can't spell - sorry :(

Favorite Music

I just love music. Pop music very loud when doing the housework - something good to dance to. Classical on a Sunday morning with a cup of coffee and hot toast. Country and western for line dancing classes, of course! Rock/metal when I am driving in the car - although this can make me look a little strange to passing motorists. Dance/club music when out with friends, with a few drinks inside me!! Anything goes really

Favorite Books

Books like music are varied and are devoured with much love. I will read as much as I can lay my hands on. Probably not so good to admit too but my favorite thing to do just before I fall asleep is to read a chapter or two of a trashy airport novel/chic lit. Thats not to say I don't enjoy a more intelligent read but I tend to save that for when my brain is working properly.

Favorite Movies

my favorite movie has to be My Fair Lady with Audrey Hepburn. What is there not to love about her? Other than musicals I am not a big movie fan.

Favorite Television

I watch it because my family has it on. No real favorites there either.

Favorite Crafts

Ah, this is an easier catagory! I love needle crafts - embroidery, knitting, crochet, lace, machine embroidery - I could go on but you get the idea. I'm not so keen on paper crafts such as card making but I do enjoy painting. I love taking ideas, pictures and inspiration from what I see around me and turning it into a piece of art especially if I can mix different craft mediums. Anything that makes people think, even if it is thinking that they don't like my work, at least I will be remembered!


Colour - lots of it, my favourite colour would probably be purple or maybe red or black or silver or pink... you get the idea, I love colour. Anything to do with fabric, craft supplies or art. Pooh bear - but not the Disney version, original is always best (Pooh is the nickname given to me by my brothers and sister). Vintage. Dark subjects - vampires, witchcraft, goth etc. Fairies. Tatoos. Nudity but not pornography. Handmade items - anything that has a bit of thought behind it.


Cutesy things - Kawaii/ Disney. Scrapbooking. Please do not send me any food/drink as I have a very severe lactose intolerance.. Other than that I am very easy to please... but I will update when and if I think of other stuff.

My daughter

My wonderful daughter is 12 going on 18. Should she participate in any children's swaps (which she is dying to do) her likes are: wildlife especially tigers, birds, all animals really, reading (English or French), writing, painting, drawing, sewing, all colours, T.V. such as Dr Who and Star Wars, I am sure there is much more but I will add as I think of others. Her dislikes are: Dora (please please never send Dora or Dora related items), very girly things such as Barbie, Disney princesses. She is quite easy to please as long as you don't go down the girly route, in fact maybe if you think boy it may work better!! (She just said to take that boy bit off as she doesn't want people thinking she is a boy, let me assure you she isn't, she likes pink as much as the next girl :) )

Please don't think me strange about not giving her personal details such as name, DOB etc here. I just worry about safety, but I will of course give any swap partner details by PM.

Bits of Info

I put most of my swaps on my Flickr page so if you like a surprise probably best not to look!!

I have noticed that some swaps are taking longer than others to arrive and seem to go to other destinations first. I have asked my local post office about this and all they came up with is that sometimes if the 7 isn't crossed it can be mixed up with a 1. So when writing our postcode please can you ensure the 7 is clearly a 7, if possible crossing it through the centre would be great. Sorry to be awkward! :)


Fabriqueen rated for Group: butterfly ATC on Dec 21, 2015
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely butterfly atc! You have a wonderful Christmas! Hugs, Diane
Comment: Love it
Sandyyoga rated for Teapot ATC *EDITED* on Jun 18, 2013
Comment: Love the simplicity of this. What a great idea. Thank you
SMackie rated for Teapot ATC *EDITED* on Jun 14, 2013
Comment: What a creative idea. Thank you
christy102194 rated for ATC - I'M A 'REAL' ARTIST on Jun 4, 2013
Comment: I loved your two ATCs(: And the kitty one of course! Thank you.
Kelly627 rated for Purple Dotee on Nov 3, 2012
Comment: Thanks for the cute Dotee. I love her hair!
lunarwillow rated for God's Eye on Oct 11, 2011
Comment: Thank you for the gorgeous and cute God's Eye, lovely Sue!! I am going to hang it in my car so I can see it when I'm driving round for work :)) xxxxxx
brighid82 rated for *Hand Made Tarot* Part 1 on Jun 17, 2011
Comment: @smokeyquartz1980 was nice enough to mail these to me as an angel for you Susan. I hope that you get better soon and wish you all the best on your healthy recovery!!! :) Hugs, Shanell
Response: thanks @smokeyquartz1980 for angelling. I am so sorry my illness made this impossible to complete. I am also very grateful of the 3 rather than the1 I was expecting. Thanks, I hope I get to improve myself to you soon.xxx
runnerbean84 rated for Runnerbean84 and Butterfly123 on May 5, 2011
Comment: Love them, thanks so much! x
Comment: Thank you!
LavenderLizard rated for Make My Day Magickal on May 2, 2011
Comment: Thank you so much for a delightful package. I absolutely love the bag you made (and the little witch doll), and the rest of the contents are just great, and will be used with much appreciation! Thanks so much!
dobie256 rated for Technique ATC - Eggshell Mosaic on Apr 25, 2011
Comment: Wow I love the THREE eggshell mosaic backgrounds you made! They will be fun to play with. I didn't "discover" how cool the brown eggshells looked until a few weeks ago. The brown and green backgrounds you created are gorgeous. That's one of my favorite color combinations. <3<3<3
Fritosmom rated for Technique ATC - Eggshell Mosaic on Apr 25, 2011
Comment: Very good job. Thank you for the ATCs. two of my favorite colors.
xSugar rated for Doctor Who ATC Series - The Tardis on Apr 17, 2011
Comment: Oh boy this is the best! I really love how the TARDIS opens up! So clever! Thank you so much!
nasreen rated for BURLESQUE! on Apr 14, 2011
Comment: Thank you for mu oh-so-cute atc's. I love em, specially the frilly one. Thank you again.
Comment: I love the necklace, thank you so much!
Comment: Thank you susan, they are pretty cute, and quirky, when i opened it i was wearing a turquoise and brown outfit and needed something to give it a zing, so i wore the brooch and earrings and got quite a few complimentary comments, well done, x
runnerbean84 rated for ATC Graphite pencil. on Mar 30, 2011
Comment: Really like the ATCs, especially Moomin! What a small world we live in. I live just round the corner from Foley Park school! x
Comment: They were perfect! your husband must be a pro at opening them! Not a single dent! Thanks so much, Hope you get yours soon!
Lucine rated for Fairy Series swap - Goth Fairy on Mar 29, 2011
Comment: Thank you for the ATC. I hope you enjoyed making it.

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simcoe54 on Nov 23, 2015:

Just received the calendar for The Fireman Calendar RAK. Thank you!!!!!

CajunLady on Mar 4, 2012:

SerenaKiti on Feb 18, 2012:


Happy Belated Valentine's Day!

SerenaKiti on Oct 31, 2011:


Happy Halloween!

Deeno1105 on Aug 16, 2011:

Just wanted to say "hi" and I'm working on the letter I've owed you for sooo long.

SerenaKiti on Jul 4, 2011:


Happy 4th Of July!

lunarwillow on Jun 30, 2011:

Love you, Susie :) xxxxxxx

SerenaKiti on Apr 24, 2011:


Happy Easter!

MissPickle on Apr 6, 2011:

alt text Hello! I just created the second round of Strange Creatures ATC and I thought maybe you would like to join! The swap page is here Hope to see you in! misspickle

SerenaKiti on Mar 17, 2011:


Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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