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maciemcgowan

maciemcgowan
Date Joined: February 17, 2011
Last Online: November 10, 2014
Birthday: August 6
Country: United States
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About Me

*****I'm currently in the middle of a hectic, unexpected move. I will get everything that I have, back in circulation as soon as possible. Promise!***

my name is mary, but a lot of people call me macie. i'm 25 years young. i live in upstate, ny. i love art. and crafts. i graduated with a b.a. in studio arts. i'm a waitress, but i want to go to school for social work or creative arts therapy. i love to laugh and cook and spend time outdoors and go to hear live music. i'd like to own a little artsy shop someday. i believe in fate, karma and the power of love.

Favorite Music

a little bit of most things:

*bob marley *john butler trio *jack johnson *g. love & the special sauce *the beautiful girls *good old war *led zeppelin *bob dylan *horse feathers *the be good tanyas *neil young *jimi hendrix *sublime *slightly stoopid *zee avi *break of reality *the movement

*anything that makes you wanna dance!

Favorite Books

*the gargoyle *watership down *many waters *twilight (not in a fanatic way-don't judge!) *trinity *the journey is the destination *the post secret series * the perks of being a wall flower *this is where I leave you *anything by jonathon tropper

Favorite Movies

*fried green tomatoes *pride & prejudice (the keira knightley one) *the secret garden *goodfellas *the godfather parts i & ii *a bronx tale *pretty woman *dirty dancing

Favorite Television

*how i met your mother *the office *always sunny in philadelphia *that 70s show *criminal minds *arrested development *drunk history *friday night lights *parenthood

Favorite Crafts

tons:

*paper beads *sewing *pottery *collage *jewelry *scrapbooking *paints *textiles *book art *upcycling

I'm also a huge fan of traveling art journals and the like, so if you're interested in a private swap, let me know!

abc's of me!

a: adventure, art

b: beads (anything that's not plastic), books, black & white photography, beaches, bbq, bags, baking, best friend, boat days

c:crafts, confetti, ceramics, connections, collage, charms, cake, cooking, candles, crosswords, cardigans, concerts, cheesecake

d: definitions of personal space, doodles, dancing like nobody's watching, desserts

e: elephants! (i have one tattooed on my wrist), earrings

f: fabric, flair (ei. anything fun, pretty or funky!), flea markets, festivals, food!

g: glitter, garage sales, grommets, grafitti

h: honest-tea, hair things, horoscopes

i: ice cream

j: jewelry

k: kites

l: love, learning

m: music, magazines, magnets

n: nail polish

o: the song "ocean" by john butler trio,

p: post-its, pretty papers, pens, paint, paisleys, pit-bulls, pin-up girls

q: quality time, quilts (even though I haven't finished one yet)

r: rain

s: stories, strawberries, sunflowers, stickers, sharpies, sequins, summer

t: textiles, tattoos, tea, tapestries, thrift stores, travelling, tie-dyes

u: umbrellas

v: vintage

w: water

x: x-tra sweet stuff

y: yearbooks

z: zzZZzz...

i'll add more as i think of it!

**PLEASE let me know if you do not receive swap items from me so i can fix it!

bottom line

the bottom line is-I'm here to have FUN!! when I stumbled onto this site I thought it was a really awesome way to simultaneously create and connect with people across the globe. that being said, this is not my whole life. it's a hobby. some people seem to take this to a new level- harassing people over petty things and making the whole experience unenjoyable- and I try to steer clear of that sort of thing. I understand that time deadlines are EXTREMELY important to some people so I do respect them, but it is not the end of the world to me if someone sends things a couple of days late, or interprets a prompt in their own expressive way. I won't stress about it. I just want a drama-free environment where I can make cool things & meet cool people :)

Ratings

bluedewdrops2569 rated for office supply swap on Nov 10, 2014
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Comment: Thanks for the cute post-its and little extras!
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Comment: Nice job
slewis234 rated for Summer Scavenger Necklace on Jul 29, 2014
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Comment: Thank you macie so much for the lovely necklace. I really love the way you made it long for me and how you attached so many really cool things to it. It's a beautiful necklace and I will enjoy wearing it for a long time to come. Thanks so much for the great job you did.
Response: You're very welcome! I'm so glad you like it :)
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peachynook rated for ♥ handmade on Jul 23, 2014
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Comment: Hello and greetings from Australia I'm sorry to raken so long to rate you but i've only been out of hospt a few days and I had a pile of mail to look through I loved your earings they are lovely take care ..... Audrey ....
AZmom875 rated for I dont know these people Journal on Jul 19, 2014
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Comment: Thank you for working on this journal for me.
TammyMarie rated for Craft paper and paper "scraps" on Jul 8, 2014
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Comment: Double Heart... I know we had some postal issues with this one. But everything you send is wonderful. and will be put to good use. Watch your mail box. Since I received 2 I will be paper stashing you back =)
Response: Got my goodies today! Thanks so much- that was very nice of you! :)
MorahLaura rated for Another traveling journal Round 2 on Jun 23, 2014
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Comment: Oh my goodness I just realized I never rated you for this even though it's sitting on my desk half-done for the next round!! Everything is truly going to B OK. :-) Thanks!
Kellyo1026 rated for I Love Quotes! on Jun 22, 2014
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Comment: I am so sorry it has taken me so long to send you this rating. I have been having a lot of problems logging onto swapbot since they did their update. I finally got it fixed. Thanks for the quotes I really liked them.
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely earrings. I love that they are so light weight I can't stand heavey earrings. Happy Swapping Debi
GurmCo rated for Summer Bucket List on Jun 3, 2014
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Comment: I really liked reading your list. It gave me some ideas of more stuff to do this summer. And I really appreciated the stickers you sent along with it, so cute!
ixistellar rated for Another traveling journal Round 1 on May 19, 2014
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Comment: Cute journal. Looking forward to adding to it and sending it along :)
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Comment: Thanks for sharing your stories and wonderful pictures!
ccap rated for maciemcgowan and ccap on Apr 30, 2013
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Comment: Oooh, just got it today. Thanks! I'm looking forward to listening to it. I certainly know I like a lot of the artists (Be Good Tanyas, Alexi Murdoch, Bon Iver, The Lumineers...) It's going to be a good drive to work tomorrow.
sdowner rated for Shared Journal Experiment #26 on Apr 17, 2013
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Comment: Great journaling! The original owner is going to love her journal when it gets home!
MzNavi rated for Shared Journal Experiment #25 on Mar 20, 2013
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Comment: It was great reading your entry! Thank you for sending!
Wenturner71 rated for Decos Only February on Mar 19, 2013
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Comment: Sorry for the delay in rating! Thank you!
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Comment: WOW, what a great assortment of stuff. Thank you so much!
Response: you're very welcome! glad you like :)
tigerbunny rated for Decos Only February on Mar 11, 2013
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Comment: Thank you for this swap :)

Rating Overview

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Comments

ladydy5 on Aug 10, 2014:

Amen on your "Bottom Line" girl.

Cauti92 on Jun 21, 2014:

🌸thank you so much🌸for the box if excess FB's lbs and x-slips!!! I can now take my time at night (when I can't sleep) and make all sorts of things!! Thank you again for taking your time to send me do much!!! It's my pleasure to move them all along!

luluvision on May 30, 2014:

Hello fellow New Yorker!! I see you love making jewelry! It would be great if you joined the jewelry, jewelry, jewelry group I became co-founder of! We have 2 great swaps up and more to come! :-)

fruitbat5150 on May 18, 2013:

Thank you so very much for the package of excess FBs and such! It's so fun to receive a huge envelope and go through everything and sign them! I have a few big swaps to send off right now, so these will get moving along very quickly.

Suneyflower on Aug 18, 2012:

Hey there! Just came across your profile, Your secret garden project sounds really awesome! Just thought you should know =)

Allison

ReneeinPittsburgh on Jul 25, 2012:

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May I copy your "A B C's" of me please? I love them and want my own "A B C's" me list!!!!!!! LOVE them!!!!!

mentalistfan78 on Jun 29, 2012:

How cool you also love elephants so much! Me too@ I would love to have a tattoo of one somewhere too, but I am just too chicken for it :-S Greetings from Holland!

vick302000 on Apr 10, 2012:

Marcie, your Bottom line is right on. Ditto for me too. I have a life beyond swapping. I do want you to know that I am sending Sicker small #3 with another swap. I did not write this swap on the envelope just so you know.

FranT on Mar 30, 2012:

Just mailed the zine for Fill It 2, Please keep an eye out. TGIF , Fran T

FranT on Mar 26, 2012:

thanks for the reply:) I hope you like my zine. First one EVER. I am glad it has prompts, I have seen these before but never really knew what to fill them with. I guess pretty much whatever come to mind, huh? have a great day! FranT

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