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ladyfluorspar

ladyfluorspar
Date Joined: January 14, 2017
Last Online: January 16, 2018

Country: Canada
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About Me

****IMPORTANT****

I mark as send when I drop off my mail at the big red boxes at the end of my street (usually on the weekends) and they get postmarked when they eventually make their way to the post office and the workers get around to it. A lot slips by though and I'm always getting mail with 0 postmarkings so I'm guessing it's the same with mail I send to others.

Hi, I'm a huge lover of kawaii things and I love crafting! I used to be really into making amigurumi and am trying to destash them in my etsy shop.

Lately I've been into the idea of creating a vintage/Victorian/steampunk junk journal. (Without spending any more money)

As an etsy seller I have a lot of shipping supplies in bulk so I thought swap-bot would be perfect for me! I know I'm a newbie with only a few swaps complete, but I've shipped hundreds of packets on Etsy so I know my way around Canada Post.

Right now my latest obsession is kawaii memo notepad papers!

Swaps you'll probably find me at are type 2, most likely tea swaps (I love to drink tea!) And flat surprise swaps due to the flexibility.

And in Canada there is a big price different in postage between under 2 cm (document) and thicker than that is parcel which costs $$$

I am an extreme cheapskate. I will reuse packaging and I am not offended if I receive clearly reused bubble mailers which have been taped over with deco tape and have mailing labels slapped on top of old mailing labels.

I don't go out and spend money for a swap, I just use what I have available. At the thrift store I stumbled upon a box of 20 notecards with envelopes for $1.99 so I'll be using those!

Also, I'm really big on giving extras, simply because I have a lot of stuff lying around that I don't like or use but are good quality and totally usable so I can't throw away XD. I always read my partner's profile a couple of times to match up something I have in my hoard that I think they'll like.

My swaps tend to be quantity over quality in that anything I have sent, I have had lying around that I wasn't using or planning to use so I can afford to give more than the minimum requirements. I've listed things I'm looking to get rid of below, and if you see anything that interests you feel free to send me a message.

Also, if the swap calls for a notecard, please give me a blank one and just slap a sticky note in it with your swap name and user ID.

Preferences

I have no allergies.

In terms of tea, I'm good with anything as long as it doesn't have lemongrass. Right now I'm really into black teas and my favourite is darjeeling but I'm totally down to try new things!

In terms of kawaii these are my favourite characters:

-Jinbesan

-Little Fairy Tale

-Rilakkuma

-Sentimenal Circus

-kamono hashikamo

-Any foods with faces

-Cat song

-Oji Panda

-Mamegoma

In terms of washi tape, I'm really looking for kawaii san-x character tape (I saw this sentimental circus one that said "for you" and I was dying)

And also vintage style/Victorian/steampunk/shabby/postmarked washi tapes!

POSTCARDS I like postcards of scenery, like cafes, bakeries, streets, snapshots etc... And pretty ones that look painted. I do not like pin-up girls, burlesque, or tacky postcards.

Wishlist

I'm looking for kawaii stuff in general

-Kawaii memo paper

-Kawaii stickers

-Kawaii washi or deco tape

-Would also really love empty rement boxes!

-Kawaii erasers

-Kawaii wooden pencils

-Kawaii badges/buttons/pins

-Kawaii resin pieces

-Clear takochu

-Unazukin doll

-Taiyaki charm

-Just starting to get into junk journelling, maybe some vintage ephemera

-Vintage looking paper (see images below)

-vintage/steampunk style fabric (scraps are okay)

-Metal Charms (leaves, feathers, gears, clocks, birdcages, dragonflies etc)

-Buttons in cute shapes (hearts, stars, flowers)

-Rubber/clear stamps with airmail themes or rustic, vintage kind of theme

-MT BRAND WASHI TAPE!!!

-Stationery from AliExpress

-clear plastic treat bags with cute design

-cute page flag sticky notes

Dislikes

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ME I have no use for these items! Please try to avoid these, but if I do get them it's no big deal because I'll just regift them as extras.

-Stationery from Walmart, Target, Michael's, Dollar Tree etc

-Religious/advertisement swag

-Notecards

-Confetti

-Coasters

-Bookmarks

-Greeting cards

-Magnets

-Nail files

-Beauty products (eg hand cream, body lotion)

-Origami paper

-Candle

-Glitter

-Rhinstones

-Sequins

In terms of stationary, I'm only interested in kawaii and these are what I dislike

-non kawaii stationery

-Stationery with photographs of real food/animals/people

-Tsum tsum

-Disney anything

-Orange story

Ratings

mb58ca rated for Snail Mail Goodies on Jan 10, 2018
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Comment: These items make me want to send snail mail! Awesome goodies. Thanks so much!
brianfuchs rated for Christmas POSTCARD swap on Jan 8, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the fantastic Christmas postcard! I love it.
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Comment: Thank you so much! My son loves the crocheted doll, it fits nicely to his dollhouse :)
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Comment: Thank you, it was really happy mail!
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Comment: Thank you for the fun and pretty items :)
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Comment: Thanks! Everything was so cute, especially the kawaii envelopes.
Eclectonote rated for Christmas POSTCARD swap on Dec 24, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the charming Joyeux Noel postcard, and a very Merry Christmas to you, too!
lilsiyh rated for Blind Envelope - International #14 on Dec 20, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for your package!
Spritsy rated for Stuff an Envelope with Smiles #1 on Dec 18, 2017
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Comment: Irene, I loved all the items you sent me (the fruit-themed washi is my favourite)! I also love the way you decorated the envelope :) Thank you so much and happy holidays
NiniJae rated for Scrap De-Stash on Dec 14, 2017
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Comment: Thank You for sending. I can certainly use some of these "scraps." Have a lovley holiday! :D
quirkyish rated for Christmas Postcard on Nov 29, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the Cavallini postcard; I absolutely love it! I have never seen any episodes of Fairly Odd Parents, but I can imagine the effect. I am also of the Christmas-once-a-year camp. Hope you enjoy the holiday season!
bstrong rated for Winter PC - Best & Worst INT on Nov 28, 2017
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Comment: First I love the card, thank you. I totally agree with you about everything for winter, definitely not my favourite season and I can't wait for it to end too. We have been spoiled so far by not having much snow, but when we do get snow it seems to rain after. Where it's nice to melt the snow, but not when it turns to ice. Safe walking and driving 😀
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the wonderful goodies and your nice note! Love everything! And I love that you reused an envelope, so much character and all the heart stickers to cover up the previous senders address. It's cute and I'm keeping this one for my junk journal. Lol <3
ellecamino rated for ISS: Wishlist - November on Nov 23, 2017
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Cleo101 rated for Random PC International #11 on Nov 22, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the PC. Iove the goat stamps from Canada! So cute!
jlink rated for Random PC International #11 on Nov 18, 2017
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Comment: It may be the time to be jolly, but it also time for temperatures to make me hibernate!
ladyjbug rated for Christmas Postcards Canada on Nov 17, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard!
HelenG6 rated for Christmas Postcards Canada on Nov 12, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the nice Cavallini card of Paris. The washi tape used is nice.
NiniJae rated for It's Time to Recycle - 10 Int'l on Nov 9, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the nice swap. I can certainly use most of these "recycled" items. Good luck with school! :D
tees rated for Fill my socking- internationnal October on Oct 29, 2017
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Comment: I really liked the gifts and the cute pen! Have you made the cute chicken egg pendant by yourself??

Rating Overview

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Comments

CrystalZ on Jan 4, 2018:

I received the amigurami and postage stamps today for the Pick 2 Canada tag. Thank you!

bblue on Dec 3, 2017:

Hey! I bought the Jinbesan letter set from JanetStore (http://www.janetstore.url.tw/). It's pretty inexpensive to shop from there, even with shipping.

anicka22 on Apr 12, 2017:

Thank you for the internationale small suprise mail tag. Especially love the red riding hood tape

redeemed on Feb 9, 2017:

Hello!!

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