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katara

katara
Date Joined: March 8, 2009
Last Online: March 3, 2016
Birthday: May 5
Country: South Africa
The Art Elves

Greetings Swappers!

I pledge to send and rate all swaps! If something does not arrive please let me know and give me the option to resend before rating me with a one! I reside in South Africa, so my packages travel a far distance.

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Receiving a special something in the mail, from another part of the world instantly brightens my day!! I'm sure you know the feeling!?

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About Me

About me...

I'm a 33-year-old female located in sunny South Africa. I have taken time out of the rat race to pursue my own interests.

I enjoy...

Crafts!

This is my latest quilled card:

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Baking!

I also enjoy cooking and baking and welcome tried and tested recipes from all around the world - especially recipes for traditional breads, cakes and biscuits.

Collecting!

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I've absolutely fallen in love with anything Monster High related. I'm also interested in trading Monster High Stickers (Panini).

I also love Lalaloopsy, especially the mini dolls and furniture, and would appreciate any Lalaloopsy themed items or patterns.

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I also collect new and used postage stamps!

I love MAIL-ART and ART JOURNALING!

I also LOVE cross-stitching!

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Favorite Movies

Movies that I have really enjoyed include:

  • Rush

  • Now you See me

  • The Great and Powerful Oz

  • Hugo

  • The Spiderwick Chronicles

  • Wall-E

  • Titanic

  • The Sixth Sense

  • The Count of Monte Christo

  • City of Ember

  • Up!

  • The Ring

  • Jerry Maguire

  • Pretty Woman

  • Erin Brockovich

I adore Julia Roberts!

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and I think Alex o'Loughlin is super sexy!

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Favorite Television

  • The Big Bang Theory

  • Suits

  • Modern Family

  • Camelot

  • Burn Notice

  • Two and a Half Men (with Charlie Sheen)

  • Project Runway

  • The Mentalist

  • The IT Crowd

  • Homeland

  • White Collar

  • NCIS

  • 'Allo 'Allo

  • Amazing Race

  • Survivor

Favorite Books

I'm not a reading fanatic but I do enjoy relaxing with a good book every now and again.

Some of my all-time favourite reads include:

  • Garden Spell - Sarah Addison Allen

  • The Sugar Queen - Sarah Addison Allen

  • Johnny and the Dead - Terry Pratchett

  • The Wee Free Men - Terry Pratchett

  • A Hat Full of Sky - Terry Pratchett

  • Kiss River - Diane Chamberlain

  • A Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

  • 12th Night - Shakespeare

  • The Witch of Portobello - Paulo Coelho

  • The Pact - Jodi Picoult

Likes

My favorite themes include:

teapots, cupcakes, unicorns, whimsy, fantasy, steampunk, Monster High, Art Nouveau, beach or ocean themed, tea party...

My favorite colors:

The 2nd row...

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I wish for:

  • Paper quilling strips

  • Blank store-bought cards and envelopes (with no front design i.e. completely blank)

  • Pretty inchies

  • Ephemera

  • Whimsy items

  • Flat-back bails

  • Diddle stationery sets or any other pretty stationery

  • Fat Quarters (100% cotton)

  • Wool and needles for needle felting

  • Dark chocolate

  • DMC or MAXI MOULINE Embroidery floss (any colours)

  • Cross-stitch patterns/charts

  • Monster High Photocards or stickers (Panini)

  • New/used postage stamps (in good condition)

  • A good book to read

  • A 'naked' stamped and written postcard (sent without an envelope

  • Mail-art

  • Pretty hair accessories

Ratings

BeeGon rated for Snapchat with me! #4 on Nov 27, 2014
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Comment: Thanks for snaps! It was fun :)
kats rated for Snapchat with me! #4 on Nov 27, 2014
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Comment: It was a pleasure snapping with you! :)
Wooper rated for Snapchat with me! #4 on Nov 23, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for nice snaps :)
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Comment: I absolutely adore this matchbox, it is beautiful! You have such gorgeous handwriting too. I love all the sparkles and precious treasures you used to decorate it, it screams fairy. I will treasure this, thankyou! xx
lilou rated for Matchbox Diorama - Enchanted Forest on Jun 23, 2014
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Comment: Hi Tracy, I just receive your matchbox: love it, very-fairy !!! I love to see how different can turn out a matchbox on different people... XOXO, Lilou from France ^_^
coutdl rated for Snapchat with me! #2 on Apr 24, 2014
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paraxparaxnoia rated for Snapchat with me! #2 on Mar 21, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for sharing bits of your life with me :))
TailsMcHot rated for Snapchat with me! #2 on Mar 20, 2014
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Comment: Have loved getting all your snapchats :) feel free to keep me on if you want
funpsychologist rated for Favorite Book Email SWAP on Feb 28, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for your book recommendation:)
reikitah rated for Favorite Book Email SWAP on Feb 28, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for your recommendations! The Wee Free Men and The Witch of Portobello sounds really interesting. =)
ashpluscats rated for Favorite Book Email SWAP on Feb 27, 2014
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Response: Thank you for the rating :-D Happy Reading!
pennywhistler rated for Favorite Book Email SWAP on Feb 26, 2014
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Comment: Thanks for your recommendations. Terry Pratchett - yay!
Response: Thank you for the rating ;-D The Terry Pratchett book I mentioned is the first in a series, and it's intended for a much younger audience - but I still LOVED it!!
cjbuzz rated for Favorite Book Email SWAP on Feb 26, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for the your Favorite Books. They all sound interesting. I have read the first one. Will definitely look for those books.
Response: If you enjoyed "Garden Spells" then I am sure that you will enjoy "Like Water for Chocolate" ;-) Thank you for the rating ;-D
nasreen rated for Handmade Holiday Card Swap! on Dec 16, 2013
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Comment: I love this swap. It was so much fun and the card is as beautiful as it is unique. I think it might just be the only Clawdia card ever made so it is a collectors item. Thank you for the amazing swap.
nasreen rated for Essential Oils! on Dec 16, 2013
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Comment: What an amazing swap. You really outdid yourself. I love everything about this swap and the page will truly be treasured, thank you so much.
nasreen rated for essential living on Oct 29, 2013
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful swap. The pages are amazing. The extras are also awesome and will definitely be used and are appreciated.
Response: You are welcome!
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thank you for the decorations! :)
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NoirNoire rated for Decorate my profile with... #10 on Jun 1, 2013
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Comment: Thank you for the photos and sorry about the mix up!

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Comments

Jadebear on Jun 24, 2013:

ALiCe iN WoNdeRLanD profile decoration :)

KSENiA on Jun 23, 2013:

☆ALiCe iN WoNdeRLanD profile decoration☆

And the Alice I grew up on:

Littletiscrafty on May 30, 2013:

I stumbled upon your profile. I love that quilled card you made. How did you get those flowers to look so perfect! I also love Harvey on Suits........

katara on May 27, 2013:

My take on 'France'...

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AngelikFiona on May 27, 2013:

rguldy on Mar 22, 2013:

Decorate My Profile with D~Dolphin from rguldy

HeatherNicole18 on Mar 21, 2013:

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Decorate profile with D ~ Dolphins, Have a great day! :)

katara on Mar 21, 2013:

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WendySue on Mar 20, 2013:

Thanks for joining the Decorate My Profile with D ~Dolphins swap! ~WendySue

nasreen on Feb 25, 2013:

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