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madtatter7

madtatter7
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Last Online: January 26, 2015
Birthday: February 5
Country: United States
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About Me

I am an artist and mainly paint and tat lace. I own my own business (Linda's Tat-N-Tole), have been married for 25years to high school sweety hubby KEN and have 2 adult sons and the cutest Chihuahuas ever (Taco and Yodah)And two grand puppies, Tobeh and Murphy. I also love studying the bible (I am a Torah loving/keeping christian), reading (historical fiction...Love Barbara Wood, Brock n Brodie Thoene, Jean Auel(love early man and Native American, Aborigine etc...) Naomi Ragen, Peter Daniels, Gaye Courter(enjoy Judaica books).Ellis Island stuff(stories of coming to America from the old country). Love traveling and learning anything (enjoy the challenge of conquering a new task). I love different languages. I am from Haiti so I speak French and Creole. Took Russian in college, currently learning Hebrew and would love to learn Portuguese. Someday I will go to
Israel and Egypt and Morocco. I love Archeology and History. I love threads, beads and buttons,charms and paper and any kind of cool pencil or pen. Love vintage adds , victoriana and rich colors. I am a bead, thread, markers, paper, buttons junkee :)

Favorite Music

I LOVE trance,ambiant, techno, classical, Eurodance and world music. Classical Guitar!Favorites: Bond, Ofra Haza, Tiesto, 4 strings, MUSE, Alice Deejay,Yahel, Encore, Andain, Jam n Spoon, Orbit, Scooter, Mangoo, Mystic, Paul Van Dyk, Robert Miles, Blank and Jones, Ian Van Dahl, Teapacks, Ultras, Debbie Friedman, Future Prophesy, Ayla, Aviad Cohen, Marty Goetz,Josh Groban, Celine Dion, Lara Fabian, Andrea Bocceli, Kate Ryan, Imogene Heap, Origa, Rasputina, Killers, Muse, Ej Enigma,Aquabats, Toy Dolls, Rodrigo y Gabriella... quite eclectic. I am sure there is a ton more that I will remember later LOL Go to my myspace for a sample of what I like.

Favorite Movies

The Gods Must Be Crazy I and II, the Court Jester, Yentle, Mama Mia the Movie, Fiddler on the Roof, Ever After, Pride and Prejudice (A&E version)...period pieces, chick flicks/ love stories, foreign films, cultural stuff. Just saw Jane Austens Book club...great movie! I LOVE Mr. Bean! He makes me laugh so much GRACIAS.

Movie stars I like: Cary Grant, Danny Kaye and Lucy are my alltime faves (love the old stuff), Kate Winslet, Kate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Hugh Jackman, Judy Dench (Aye caramba how do you spell these names!)

Favorite Television

Bait Car, Bones, Worst Luck, CSI, Hawaii FiveO, Heroes,Blu bloods, Criminal Minds, Monk, Psych, Chuck, New Adventures of Old Christine, Men in Trees,Big bang,who do you think you are, where house,Royal pains,Parenthood, House, Murder, FoxNews, 700 club,Be Creative, Thats Clever, Forensic files, DIY Scrapbooking, Scheewe art lessons, DIY Channel, Extreme Makeover,BBC's How Clean is your house, Clean House (which mine isn't hopefully someday it will be), Survivorman, Dirty Jobs, Mythbusters, I Love Lucy...I watch wayyyyy too much tv.

Favorite Crafts

Painting (acrylic, oil and watercolor and color pencil), TATTING, bobbin Lace, Romanian Point Lace, Scrapbooking, ATC's, Zentangles, Skinnies, Fat book, altered and mixed media art, Chalks, pastels, collage, making cards, crochet, cross stitch and knitting, Mosaics. I Love learning new crafts and enjoy Mixed media artwork.

Things I like:

Foreign languages Different cultural items from around the world Science and knowledge Bible related Artsy gadgets (stencils, odd textures, ephemeral, bling, pretty scraps I can use, lace, strings, etc) Handmade by you Trance and Techno Judaica and items from Israel Flowers Self portraits Teach me a new technique Peacock plumage Packaging Crate Lables and vintage ads Colorful Jewel colors (fusia, teal, purples, pinks, gold...) chihuahuas and other cute puppies Maps Genealogy Colorful threads (for my tatting) giraffes, monkeys, dolphins, whales, hedgehogs Handmade stamps

Dislike

I am a Torah observant christian Believer...i keep Kosher, shabbat and Levitical feast days So...Nothing gorey or evil or halloweeny, no santa or easterbunny (: I'm ok with goth if that is your artistic style I just don't like scary or evil. That being said, I do appreciate whatever you come up with.

I try to go above and beyond

I try to send the best package I can come up with. Every project is done with all the love and artistry I can create for you. I send what I would like to receive and go for the hearts. I understand we are all at different artistic levels and I do give hearts even if you don't add extras if I feel and see a ton of effort to make it special for me (nice notes, decorated envelope, pretty stamp etc)

Ratings

Gofeen rated for 5 by 7 inch watercolor painting, July on Aug 14, 2012
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Comment: Thank you so much for the pretty pansy painting and the papers. I think you are doing great with th watercolours. Better than me!!!
Response: Im loving learning how to use watercolors. It is a difficult medium with lots to learn :)
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Comment: Thanks for the wonderful sea turtle and blanks! The program you mentioned sounds really neat, I'll have to see if they have it in my area. Thanks again! :)
Response: Its on KCET the public access channel. I just set my dvr to record it. Fun show :)
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Comment: Love your ATC. You did a really great job with the technique and I will enjoy adding the ATC to my collection. Thanks also for the extras - they will certainly be put to good use.
Response: (: glad you like it. Thank you for the <3
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Comment: Thank you so much Linda!!! It came out incredible and I love how you made it just for me!!! All the layers work so well together to make such an inticing design. I really love it :)
Response: (: I'm glad you liked it. I enjoyed this prompt.
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Comment: Loved your ATC! It was very well-done. One of my favs! Thanks too for the ATC papers and the tag. I'll enjoy using those!
Response: (: glad you liked it. I had a lot of fun with this technique.
bearnbabs rated for 5x7 Watercolor Painting, June on Jul 6, 2012
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Comment: Wow! Love the Bistro. Great job & thanks for the extras. bearnbabs
Response: Glad you llike it. I need practice on my flowers but had fun making it.
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Comment: Thank you for the heartfelt letter. I'm going to hang the beautiful bookmark up in my daughter's nursery.
Response: Glad you liked it. Hugs, Linda
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Comment: I'm so sorry for the late rating! But yes, your envie arrived safe and sound, and I have to tell you that I absolutely loved the stationery you made. Thank you so much.
Response: Glad you like it (:
Aiah rated for In the Style of: Monet on May 26, 2012
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Comment: Thank you. I love that Koi!
Response: Glad you like it. I had fun painting with my texture paint (: thank you for the heart<3
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Comment: Hi Linda, Thank you so much for the wonderful letter set!! It's beautiful! So glad you played in the swap! :)
Response: I enjoyed this swap (: I'm always looking for an excuse and prompt to carve a new stamp...it is addictive.
savvygal rated for Book page ATC #2 on May 3, 2012
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Comment: It's here! And omgosh I am IN LOVE with this card...it just might be my absolute favorite ever that I have received! Thank you so much for reading my profile and making it especially for me!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!! :D xox
Response: Yay...i am glad you like it. I was getting nervous that it got lost out there. Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for the heart ^_^
Promandis rated for In the Style of: O' Keeffe on Mar 19, 2012
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Comment: Awesome ATC! Snape's face was perfect and the flower was very detailed. Loved it. The extra blank ATCs and bookmarks will be very useful too. If you ever want to do a private swap just send me a message.
Response: Wow that got there quickly! I'm glad you liked the card. I was nervous because your work is so good. You are very talented (: what would you want in return for an animated me?
suzanne33 rated for Watercolor Mixed Media 4x4 on Mar 12, 2012
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Comment: Thank you! I love it.And a lovely trip down memory lane,too.Lost opportunity? NAH... you had a different experience! Thank you for the extras.
Response: Whew, Im glad it finally made it there :) and glad you liked it. Thank you again for your patience and the heart. Hugs, Linda
Lady rated for ATC In the Style of: Picasso on Feb 27, 2012
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Comment: Thanks! I ended up drawing a cubist "nude" for mine.
Response: I wish we all posted pics of the swaps we got. That's how we used to do it in the early swapbot days. It would be great to see what everyone is doing (: thanks for your apiece and the heart <3
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Comment: Wonderful.....I love the sillouette mermaid...Thanksalso for the fibers..they are great!!!!!♥♥♥♥♥Hugs
Response: (: glad you like her. Thank you for the hugs.
cafras rated for TECHNIQUE - Combo ATC on Feb 1, 2012
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Comment: I loved the bright envie. Yes, it is amazing - each swappers different interpretation of the same theme.
madcrazy rated for TECHNIQUE - Combo ATC on Jan 26, 2012
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Comment: Wow! Your envie was such a happy surprise. First, I love the atc; it really is Fabulous. Second, I am so excited to try the materials you used in the other atc. Thank you, thank you for the supplies and directions - can't wait to play!! Kathy
Response: Wow I was hoping you enjoy this technique (: I love the textures and the ability to use all kinds of treasures in a new way. Have fun (: thanks for the heart too.
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Comment: Very Nice to learn more about you and what a beautiful l little book. I Sometimes we need to be able to give more hearts!!!
Response: I'm glad it got there safely (: I had a lot of fun with this project. My family was astounded because the helped me save the rolls and could not fathom how the project would turn out lol. My complaint is that I had to set up a table in the kitchen to lay all the paper and blingy out. It was a lot more work than anticipated but it was fun. Thank you for the kind words and heart<3
hibiscus rated for ATC In the Style of: Matisse on Jan 21, 2012
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Comment: Fantastic! I hope you made one like it for yourself...terrific... Thanks so much... Love the ocean and am intrigued by that pearlescent paint...thanks again for everything...wonderful swap!
Response: Yay! Glad you like it. I used Jo Sonja pearls. The first time I used them I thought there was something wrong because I couldn't see anything...they are so pale. They get darker as they dry. Fun to explore different types of paint (: yes I made one for myself too. I usually make several of the same cards for the practice and to have a copy (:
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Comment: Beautiful! It's definitely got it's place on the wall! Thanks!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 192 0 0
Completed Fives Threes Ones
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Comments

anrtist on Sep 2, 2012:

Thanx for being such a Great Part of SB & LLL!!! Please take the time to check in the LLL~Location, Location, Location Group and see who is SWAPBOTTING in your area! ;-) Its open to all SwapBotters so feel free to invite anyone to check it out! Have a GREAT DAY ;-) & Happy Swapping! Blessings, cc

anrtist on Aug 21, 2012:

HEY, I SENT U an invite to the new LLL, Location group, I think you will enjoy it ;-)

Whippet on May 24, 2012:

Oh, Linda, how I love my new tatted red & purple heart bookmark you handmade for me. The bookmark will be treasured by me as I use it for my favorite paperback books.

SabrinaDeeBerry on Jan 27, 2012:

Thank you so much for the awesome hand-carved Alice stamp you made for me as one of my ToiletPaperTube Mini Album: All About Me Dbl Swap! wishes! Can't wait to start using it.

moongypsy on Dec 14, 2011:

Hello Madtatter7! Welcome to the tp tube mini album all about me double swap!! Soooo glad to have you!

anrtist on Oct 17, 2011:

HEY! I would luv 4 u to check out the NEW A.R.T.Group & Join us in some Rolo Fun!

Fatherted on Sep 15, 2011:

I like it laminated. I store my ATCs in an old tea box.

tengu2 on Jul 19, 2011:

Welcome to the hand drawn/painted ATC group. I look forward to getting the chance to swap with you. I hope you enjoy your time with us.

Paige1900 on May 27, 2011:

Hi, I am your partner for the Mixed Media ATC...but I had to tell you that my cat is named Taco...LOL. And that is where my "Taco5518" comes from. Small world huh?

Bastet59 on Nov 5, 2010:

Hi madtatter7! I am your partner for the Art History ATC #1 (Art Nouveau) swap. I sent it out 11/05/10. Happy Swapping! :)

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