Date Joined: December 27, 2010
Last Online: September 9, 2018
Birthday: January 3
Country: United Kingdom
My Etsy faves
Hello there, I'm Livvy and I live in the beautiful English countryside.
I adore sending thoughtful, carefully wrapped surprises in the post. of course, it's a joy to receive mail too, and I put my absolute effort into creating a swap I think the recipient will love and enjoy. If I put a smile on your face, then its made my day!
I'm a big photographer and carry my camera everywhere. I enjoy knitting, crocheting, drawing, baking and generally love anything crafty. I recently started to study ceramics and am trying to learn weaving. I'm always looking for new crafts to try, so if you have any suggestions I'd love to hear them :)
I am inspired by childrenâ€™s book illustrations from my childhood, such as Roald Dahl, Moomins, Paddington Bear, Alice in Wonderland and Beatrix Potter. Iâ€™d love to get into screen-printing and love paper cutting art, like the work of Rob Ryan. I hope to learn how to use a Gocco machine one day.
My favourite colours are blue, mint green, grey and mustard yellow and I have a mostly blue/black/grey/white wardrobe of clothes. I love to travel though I have a fear of flying, and my dream holiday would be to see the Northern Lights.
I have a fondness for birds and foxes, my favourite season is Spring, and my favourite flowers are probably peonies and iris. I'm a vegetarian, and I'm really rather a shy person.
Anything AIRMAIL related (envelopes/stickers, tags, stamps etc)
OWLS, Foxes and other woodland creatures (prefer the 'cute' depiction, rather than real)
ETSY favourites or items inspired by
ALICE in Wonderland (especially the non-Disney versions. I love unique Alice illustrations and generally anything 'wonderland' related)
BIRDS and birdcages
AMERICAN CRAFTS products (especially love Becky Higgins, Dear Lizzy, Maggie Holmes and Amy Tangerine) love the die cut embellishments brads, and stickers especially)
Wooden BOBBINS/spools (I collect them, particularly vintage ones!)
LETTERPRESS prints (or anything letterpress related)
ZAKKA style (Japanese items, cute household products, linen materials and natural colour schemes)
Gift bags, cello bags
POLAROID style designs
Korean style stationery
Typography (anything with alphabet prints, nice font designs etc)
Tim Holtz products
Shinzi Katoh (I adore these illustrations and products, but it's difficult to find them here!)
Glassine bags / envelopes
Journalling supplies (I don't do Project Life but love the items anyway ;) , Smashbook, K and Company etc)
Pretty packaging supplies (twine,tape,labels,tags etc)
Nice quality milk chocolate :)
DALA horse (this is a big wish, I would love a wooden dala horse! I had one as a child which I loved, then lost, and would love another one, or anything with this design or motif)
Organic, natural and muted colour schemes
Japanese craft magazines (Cotton Time etc)
Graphics PENS/markers (especially black ink ones, I use these every day, and can never have too many!)
Lucky parcels or whimsy jars
EPHEMERA (Old papers, book pages, sheet music, tickets, photos...anything lovely to look at)
Lotta Jansdotter, CAVALLINI & Pip Studio
Target Dollar Spot items (especially the notecards but anything goes!)
Food items (unless those mentioned above)
Cheap beauty or bath/shower items
Disney or cartoon items
Vampire or gothic styles
Overly girly or 'blingy' items
Earrings or rings
Cupcake cases (I have too many!)
I take a lot of effort and care in putting parcels and letters together for my partners and enjoy reading their profiles over and over to ensure I send things I think theyâ€™ll love.
If for any reason there is something wrong with a swap I've sent to you, or if it hasn't arrived long after the swap deadline, please please contact me before rating so I can try to resolve the problem or re-send. I retain proof of postage for every swap I send.
Please note I am posting from UK and parcels abroad can take up to 5 weeks to arrive .
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