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courtneywilliamss

courtneywilliamss
Date Joined: February 19, 2013
Last Online: August 21, 2013
Birthday: November 17
Country: United States

About Me

After I finish all my swaps I will be leaving swap-bot for awhile. I don't know how long, but I would love to keep in contact with the cool people I met here - mailartandmusic.tumblr.com I just sorta need to get back to the reason I love snail mail.

PLEASE NOTE!!!! I am in a weird process of being in between homes at the moment so all my mail is being sent to my mom's address! I will rate as soon as I receive it, I pinky promise!

Also I WILL be moving to Germany by August just as a note in case future things get crazy! If I do end up moving to Germany I will try to stop participating in swaps (Type 2/3) a month before until I get settled just so that you don't have to wait a year+ to get rated!

Hi! I'm Courtney Film loving, hot chocolate drinking, music recommending, cat befriending, trash collecting, art making, deep conversing, photo taking, book reading, mailbox checking, bus traveling, long skirt wearing, junk food eating plant killer - but not on purpose!

Favorite Music

Makers of the Dead Travel Fast / Quadron / Erykah Badu / Amy Winehouse / Tyler, the Creator / Old Kanye West / Thao With the Get Down Stay Down / Modest Mouse / Mayer Hawthorne / Lauryn Hill / Yuna / Drake / Frank Ocean / Miguel / Little Dragon / Toro Y Moi / Fiona Apple / Freelance Whales / Simon & Garfunkel / Kendrick Lamar / Melody Gardot / Norah Jones / The Tallest Man on Earth / Andreya Triana / Lana Del Ray / Sade / Jose James / A$AP Rocky / the Collection / Fleetwood Mac / etc... Seriously. I love music! Give me a couple good music recommendations and it is ENTIRELY LIKELY that I will give you a heart!

Favorite Crafts

Plush toys, jewelry, random artsy trash stuff. I have also been really into zines and making button pins! I'm seriously down with any craft and I am lucky enough to work at an art museum so I can constantly try out different things, but making things out of "found objects" is my first love.

Favorite Movies

Amelie!! Moonrise Kingdom I'm A Cyborg, but That's Okay Edward Scissorhands V for Vendetta Breakfast at Tiffany's Delicattesen Monty Python Holy Mountain Tideland Spirited Away Cash Back The Breakfast Club The Addams Family Girl, Interrupted Anything Tim Burton or Jean Pierre Juenet or Jean Luc Goddard.

Likes/Dislikes

I like a lot of things! (And even if I don't like it I can probably find someone to give it to that would be super pleased with it!!! ) So here are my likes: ♥ I like snacks (without nuts preferably) ♥ I LOVE music recommendations! LOVE THEM. ♥ My favorite colors at the moment are golden yellow, forest green, and navy blue! They are just so deep! I love colors that you can get lost in! ♥ I love film photography, films in general. ♥ Hot chocolate or Chai tea ♥ Vintage stuff ♥ studs (earrings) ♥ street art stickers ♥ quirky films ♥ tarot cards ♥ Handmade items! ♥ Incense! Cones or sticks! ♥ Also I love things with cats on them:) ♥ long skirts, ♥ scarves, ♥ blush, ♥ nail polish, ♥ things of that nature:) Sorry if this isn't helpful, but seriously if you put it in a package and I can tell you spent time on it I will be bound to like it! I just find it so ridiculous to be picky with things you get... I am incredibly grateful when people send me anything!

Wishlist!

∆ Cards Against Humanity ∆ Illuminati Card Game ∆ Long letters! ∆ Chocolove ♥ ∆ Weird old postcards:) ∆ Newspapers clippings written in other languages! ∆ Anything effort was obviously put into!

AMAZING PEOPLE!

These are some amazing swappers I have had the pleasure of receiving something from!

@barterartistmel - she puts so much time into all of the swaps she sends! she also comes up with some of the coolest ideas for swaps! I have had the pleasure of receiving two things from her:)

@Fever - sent the most beautiful picture I have ever seen and the most beautiful bracelet! I feel so lucky to have been introduced to her through this site

@porcelain72 - I have had the luck of sending to her and receiving from her multiple times and it is always so amazing! She has a very warm heart and I think that comes through in all her swaps:)

@trixieshakewell - First of all let me say she has an amazing taste in music and she is also supppeeerrrrr talented with like everything. She's also incredibly kind and did I mention she has an incredible taste in music?

Things I Have to Offer!

Button pins and t-shirts galore!

Records/vinyls - My second job is at a record store and our bargain bins are off the chain!

Handmade jewelry!

Cat stuff!

Long letters!

Scarves and old books and things!

Ratings

KSENiA rated for DRAW for 30 minutes *edited 8.6.* on Oct 16, 2013
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Comment: I got nothing from you.. You promised to re-send, but It's almost 2 months since then and still nothing. I have no choice but to rate 1. Will change if I get anything.
Amigirl rated for Courtney/Ami's first private swap! on Jul 19, 2013
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Comment: Although late, the computer game looks fun! Thanks for sending, and for the buttons~!
Response: I have pictures of the swap that I sent and I will be sending a new one out. I'm sorry you didn't get this, but I will be resending and I contacted you 12 days after the sent date to see if you received. I'm sorry again you didn't get this. 6.24.13 I resent the 19th after seeking counsel from other members about what to do about this.Sorry, I should've let you know! It should be there shortly and whenever you're ready to see them I have pictures of both. 6/25/2013 I was informed today that your parcel was returned with postage due. I have pictures and I will be sending it in the same envelope so that you can see. I will be remailing it when this weekend, since I don't live where I get my mail. Thanks 6-28-2013 Instead of calling me a liar you could've just asked me how I got the pictures. The place where I receive my mail is where my mother lives (as written in my profile) so I asked her to take a picture for me when she called me and told me that I had three letters and parcels returned with postage due. I don't lie and you will see that when you receive the second package I sent with the date marked on it asking for the postage that was due.
babynavyblue rated for Release the Artist within on Jul 18, 2013
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Comment: Update July 17th- Got the swap today and it is great. The drawing is so unique and fun. Your talent is really amazing. July 10th- I will change this rating when I receive something.
Response: Glad you got it! I had a bunch of fun making it! Sorry for sending late and I should've kept in better contact after the initial time I said I'd be late sending! Again - glad you liked it:)
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Comment: Thanks for sharing your answers!
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Comment: Thank you!!! YOU did so much more than you had to!! I ABSOLUTELY love everything!! To be honest, I haven't even gotten through all of it yet! love love love it.. I'm glad we did this swap too :))
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: thank you
Fandanie rated for Send a letter USA on May 31, 2013
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Comment: Thanks for the heart felt letter your hand writing is really lovely I'll keep in touch xox
Reallusionista rated for Weirdo on May 30, 2013
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Comment: What a WONDERFUL package. I loved it!!!! So creative :)
Response: Yay so glad you liked it! It's a Wonderful Life is nowhere near as cool just so you are prepared! Speaking of which I should mark it as sent... But Yay again! I'm glad you liked it!
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Comment: LOVED IT! <3
nyanSan rated for May Music Challenge on May 27, 2013
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Comment: I really enjoyed your list of songs. There are so many beautiful pieces there that I came to like. I need to go over the list of songs again to remember the title exactly, but one of the songs (especially the video) made me laugh. I don't know why, but I it felt like a really well done commercial haha. Thank you for the swap :)! I really enjoyed having you as my partner.
YankeeUnicorn rated for 10 Movies YOU should WATCH on May 22, 2013
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Comment: Girl Interrupted is ones of my favorites:)
biohazard rated for 10 Movies YOU should WATCH on May 22, 2013
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AMAX rated for 10 Movies YOU should WATCH on May 22, 2013
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Comment: Thanks for the awesome movie list, I have seen all of these.
Nookku rated for 10 Movies YOU should WATCH on May 22, 2013
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Comment: Thank you for your interesting movie-list! You seem to have similar movie-taste than I, because I´ve seen 4 of the films at your list and I really liked them all^^ And I want to see the rest of the films too, I hope I can find them from video renting or online:-)!
Mizchef rated for 10 Movies YOU should WATCH on May 22, 2013
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Comment: Spirited Away and Amelie are two of my favorite films also!!! I haven't seen a lot of the other ones you recommended so I will have to watch them!! I can tell we have the same taste in movies!!
tazangelbabydes rated for An Incredibly long letter on May 20, 2013
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Comment: thank you for the letter i love all the drawings!! ill write back soon.
walkaboutgypsy rated for Happy Quote & A Letter #2 on May 19, 2013
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Comment: wow thankyou for the insight into your world , you seem like you have been here before , and older then your years , i really enjoyed reading your words and quotes and will be pinning them to my cork board to look upon when needed for guidance or new perspective , thankyou so much for this swap i loved every part of it :)
Response: Awh! Thanks so much:) That really means a lot!!! I was kinda nervous for this swap, but then I saw your profile and you just seemed so open, so thanks for letting me share my thoughts and stuff <3 hope you are well:)
Saristotle rated for Unpopular opinions on May 19, 2013
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Comment: I used to watch Antique Roadshow with my grandma! Good memories. I understand what you mean about "indie" too. Thanks for sending! :) :( q!
Response: I love Antique Roadshow. Do you know if there are more than two episodes because I swear I have watched it every night for the last two weeks and it's the same one... Also thanks for the :):(q it made me very happy!
YankeeUnicorn rated for May Music Challenge on May 18, 2013
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Comment: I LOVE the Merry Go Round song:)) Thanks for your list!

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Comments

betty194 on Jun 18, 2013:

Hi!This is just a friendly reminder that the sending deadline for the swap "Honest Introductions-new round" is tomorrow. Have a nice day, best wishes, Betty

efjellro on May 30, 2013:

Hi. Just wanted to let you know I sent your letter yesterday. Hope it reaches you safe and soon :) Hope you are doing fine. <3 Elisabeth

sugaraddict on May 29, 2013:

Oh gawd.. I just realised the last 3 comments (gasp this is #4) on ur profile were from me :| I swear I'm not stalking ur profile.. lol. k I'll stop the incessant comment-posting now! runs away

sugaraddict on May 29, 2013:

Oooo & i heard Cards against humanity's a blast!! Been wanting to play it :D

sugaraddict on May 28, 2013:

Omg thanks for the film recommendation!! It definitely looks like something up my alley :D It got me thinking about how AWESOME it would be to have a real life rent-a-dog program :)

deetorr on May 26, 2013:

Ugh I wish you werent moving! I want one of everything on your "things to offer" list ha!

Chiara on May 8, 2013:

I just saw your comment on my profile, I think we were writing on each other's profile at the same time! Haha!

Chiara on May 8, 2013:

Hey! Just wanted to thank you for always join my swaps!

efjellro on Apr 30, 2013:

I won't have time to answer in a while, and I have three letters to answer first. But yours are in line :) Germany it is? That will be so exiting for you! Just send me an email or a PM here when you know your new adress, and I'll send the letter to that one :) Take care! <3 Elisabeth

Chiara on Apr 30, 2013:

Wow! Thanks for your comment, that means a lot! Some people asked me to re-host 8tracks, and I'm planning a few other swaps myself, so really, thank you!

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