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karry

karry
Date Joined: February 17, 2009
Last Online: April 17, 2018
Birthday: August 21, 1963
Country: United States

Favorite Crafts

I love to make scrapbooks, use rubber stamps, make cards, and other paper crafts. I also do bead work, make paper, and make potpourri. I like fantasy themes; wizards, dragons, castles, fairies, vampires, pirates, witches, etc. My favorite colors are green and purple. I am in a beginning quilting class. I'm currently scrapbooking books about my sons and great nephew. I use stickers, paper, markers, and all kinds of embellishments. I have an herb garden and dry herbs for food and to make potpourri. I love to cook. I wish I could knit. Maybe someday! I started making ATCs since I got involved with Swap-bot, and have offered a class at work to make them. (Some favorite ATC themes are listed under Likes and Dislikes.)

About Me

I took a hiatus from Swap-bot for quite a bit of time. My life got hectic, but I am thrilled now to be back. I am a mother of three sons, ages 16, 17, and 23. The two youngest live with me; the eldest just recently moved out. My sweetie also lives with me. I work in human services, with adults who have developmental disabilities hand with people who are homeless. I grew up here in Central PA. and have lived a few other places briefly, but like the mountains and forests here and also like being close to extended family. I like to go to Renaissance Faires, science fiction conventions, etc. I have been into science fiction since I was a kid.

I have one kitty and frequently foster others. I help our local shelter whenever I can.

I like to swap postcards. I am really not picky about the kind. I like to see where you are from, interesting architecture, people (particularly writers and artists), animals, and I like the tacky free postcards from hotels. I don't know if hotels give them out any more, but I have some vintage ones. I like homemade cards, as well. I have started collecting postcards of U.S. presidents and maps of the 50 U.S. states, and would be thrilled if you sent me one of these. I still need the following state map postcards: Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Favorite Books

I love to read-- science fiction, fantasy, history (and historical fiction), classic literature, some mysteries..... I also like Russian literature. I have a B.A. in English.

Favorite Television

I don't watch TV much, but like The Walking Dead, Dr. Who, Jessica Jones, Better Call Saul, Orphan Black, and Orange is the New Black. We don't have cable and I often go a month or more without watching anything.

LIkes and Dislikes

I love-- cats, kids, books, craft supplies, photography, stationary and cards, fantasy themed stuff, green and purple and some blues that lean towards green or purple..... '60's and '70's nostalgic stuff. I also like pigs, Tasmanian devils, rabbits, and elephants. I like tea and chocolate, particularly dark chocolate. I love embroidery floss. I also like interesting scraps of paper and odds and ends for card making, ATCs, etc. I really like Graphics 45 paper. ANY craft supplies you no longer want I can use at work. So feel free to send them my way!

Styles I like include fantasy, steampunk, shabby chic, french country, bohemian, Asian, and vintage (this includes ATCs). I particularly like ATCs with animals, fairies, butterflies, birds, and other things with wings... I also like Paris and Asian-themed ATCs.

I collect Red Rose Tea figurines and other small items that I put in shadow boxes.

I can't think of much I dislike. Football. Some contemporary music. I have about 1,000 pages of flowered paper, and don't really need any more of that. (I tend to be able to use any craft supplies, because I serve about 60 people at work, and usually know someone who would like that particular item.)

PLEASE REMIND ME IF I FORGET TO RATE YOU! Things get hectic around my house.

Favorite Music

I like older stuff-- Pink Floyd, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, Carole King--- Okay, the Dead Kennedys, too. And Bob Marley. The Beatles. Heart. Moody Blues. The Eagles.

Ratings

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Comment: Love it! Hamburgers are fantastic!
adaywithmom rated for ATC Supply Kit on Apr 7, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for all the wonderful ATC suoply goodies!
mrscharlesallen rated for CPG Rainbows ATCs - US Only on Apr 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the ATC's
supersquirrel rated for ATC Supply Kit on Apr 3, 2018
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Comment: BRIGHT pink is a close second! Thank you so much for the great envie. LOVE the supplies you chose for me! Happy Swapping :)
joynwoe rated for Technique ATC weaving on Mar 30, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely ATCs :)
Blewfroglets rated for ATC Cleanout #4 (USA) on Mar 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the ATC cards you sent! I love seeing other techniques on how people make their cards. I’m big on collage ;) I really liked the fox and the weaving one. Take care!
Zildjian1995 rated for Steampunk ATC # 2 on Mar 23, 2018
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Nehalennia rated for Steampunk ATC # 2 on Mar 21, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for your ATC x
zerosummons rated for Quick Swap! ROBOT PC! *USA* on Mar 19, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the great droid postcard! I love the Lunar New Year stamp you used
luv2kraft rated for Steampunk ATC # 2 on Mar 14, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the free form Atc. I appreciate the stamps for you taking time to read my profile. The birdie card is really cute.
simcoe54 rated for QUICK 5 postcard swap on Mar 13, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the great postcards - you shouldn't dread getting my name, there are tons of pcs I don't have. In fact, I only had 1 that you sent me.
Response: I'm glad!
gojenn rated for ATC Bag #48 (USA) on Mar 12, 2018
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Comment: What a great ATC bag! I want them ALL! & thank you for the stamps!!
dartha rated for VS - Send 3 Valentine's Day ATCs on Mar 7, 2018
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Comment: Awesome Valentine ATC's! Thank you so much and for the extra jewelry goodies to use on my journals. thank you, darla
urquhart rated for Cat with a Hat on Mar 6, 2018
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Anettethhjertnes rated for Friendship on Feb 26, 2018
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Comment: It is so right, friends lisen with theire hart. The atc was sweet and nice. The Frankenstein made me smile, they did not look friendly with him
pickleme rated for CPG Green Random Envie - US Only on Feb 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for all the great GREEN stuff!
emmaswaps rated for ATC Cleanout #3 (USA) on Feb 20, 2018
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Comment: i love the ATC's you sent..and I agree, I had a hard time giving up the ones I sent..but we can always make more...thank you
fiennesgirl rated for Steampunk ATC # 1 on Feb 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the cool ATC!
luv2kraft rated for Steampunk ATC # 1 on Feb 18, 2018
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Comment: Lovely Atc. So often steampunk feature men. This is beautifully refreshing. Thanks so much for the plethora of stamps.
hibiscus rated for VC: 3 Elements ATC #23 on Feb 17, 2018
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Comment: I really like the sweet look of this card...the c s Lewis quote is perfect...thank you ! By the way Jove thenote card ...gorgeous!

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Oct 5, 2017:

From Cheap Postage Group!

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CurlyTea on Aug 21, 2017:

VivaLaDiane on Jul 3, 2017:

♥♥

mgallardo68 on May 20, 2017:

@karry I am so excited with the April's wish I received from you and I cannot wait to July to open it!! > CPG April 17 Wishlist - Nothing bulky, pls and thx!

theevidenceisme on May 14, 2017:

Thank you for the ATC and ATC bits & pieces from the April CPG wishlist! I would have thanked you sooner, but I found your mail hiding in a pile today.

sweetpea22 on Apr 18, 2017:

Thank you so much for the coke codes for my CPG April wishes!

MissTullie on Apr 15, 2017:

Thanks so much for the CPG April wishes you sent me. I love the postcards, baker's twine and sunflower stickers. Everything is beautiful! You made my day very special. Blessings!

shinyserra on Apr 2, 2017:

Thanks for sending home my ATC bag!!! There are some really great ones in there.

tcornell on Mar 29, 2017:

Oh my Goodness Karry, this was a fun and very generous envie that you sent me for the Destash Flat Rate Envie tag- I am so touched that you sent to me based on my profile... Thank you thank you thank you!!!! ~Tracy

kweandee on Mar 9, 2017:

Thanks for the bonus mapcard from the Map PC Roulette swap...Love it!

Des

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