Swap-bot Time: March 22, 2023 12:01 pm


Date Joined: September 20, 2010
Last Online: March 29, 2019

Country: United States
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About Me

Manic vintage magpie.Quirky in general. A bit dark, sarcastic. I really regret giving my entire cache of craft supplies away (5 garbage bags full) when we had to downsize to a smaller place.Thankfully, the generous members of SB have helped replenish me back to hoarder status! I love to cook and make a mean hummus. I love animals and am lucky I work in a dog friendly office.I worked in the cosmetics dept during college and am still a makeup junkie . I have a thing for piling on vintage jewelry. I'm trying to learn how not to kill the herbs I've planted. UPDATE: herbs officially dead.

Favorite Crafts

Utilizing found or unusual crap. My style is more street than Michael's. Mail art, collage,paper folding,mini books,journals,handmade smash/glue books, altered books, altering anything with old/chunky crap, glass, metal,and paper. I love doing handmade postcards, boxes, kits, bundles, ATCs. Mixed media rocks. Graphic Arts, SPRAY PAINT!

Wanna learn

I wish I could sew and do needle crafts. I like to buy thrift store dresses, no matter how ugly they are, and make them super cute. I got the inspiration from the "New Dress A Day" blog. I would like to take wood block, letterpress, and book binding classes. I love ink on paper.

♥ Random Loves ♥

craft paper,string,anything mail related, any vintage ephemera
heavy bangs, vintage slips
peacocks,black and white swans
vintage fabrics
cats,eggs, Snow White, tattered ruffles,gore.
I love these colors: slate, turquoise, gold, silver, cream, black, orange, chartreuse, avocado,magenta.
Mad Men, Cliff May, Mid-Century Modern
nature/curio things,cherry blossoms
Paris Apt,shabby,1960-70s
ravens, old horse toys,Victorian Mourning
keys,locks, dog licenses, wacky patterns
boots,weird things
textiles,tiny metal objects,horse shoes, charms,Bettie Page
foxes, fish, ships, realistic skunks, elk, mountain goats, eagles, grizzly bears.

Home Life

I have 2 dog children (rescue chihuahua mix brats),and have been married to the kindest man for four years!! His passion is cars, preferably old. Basically our kids have 4 legs or 4 wheels. Sadly it is coming up on 5 years since my beloved kitty has passed from cancer. I miss her every day.

Would love and appreciate

Any size handmade envie, mine suck. Doodles or drawings,stickers or seals( no rewards or kids stuff please, love Kawaii and anything else tho), seam binding, washi tape (even on your envies,) old postage or photos,any trims/rick rack,buttons, chunky beads,vintage cards,sheet music, wallpaper, or other ephemera,nature related objects, thin ribbons, twine, string, lace,old office supplies, library cards. Anything from the 60s or 70s. I would love anything you make.

Favorite Music

Stooges, The Darkness, Rosemary's Billygoat,Green Jello, At The Drive In, Van Halen,Wanda Jackson, Cheap Trick, Hank Williams,Hank III,Faster Pussycat,Suburban Lawns,Romeo Void, Buck Cherry,Kiss,old Death Rock,old punk, random LA bands.

Favorite Books

Anything by Salinger, The Crimson Petal and the White, The God of Small Things, Anatomy of a Face, Glass Palace, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night,Love in the Time of Cholera,so many more...I could talk books for days and days...

Favorite Movies

Wristcutters: A Love Story, The Fighter, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dazed & Confused, The House of Yes,Dogma, Donnie Darko, the original Little Shop of Horrors, the 1st Pirates, Friends with Money,Lone Star,Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle,Fight Club, anything TIm Burton,Helena BC (beautiful guhl!), Parker Posey, Johnny Depp,Ewan McGregor, Sophia Coppola

How I roll

Please play nice. If you didn't receive something from me that you were supposed to, please PM me.I never flake (i'm so all about karma), so it may have gotten lost in the mail.If this happens I will do my best to get a replacement to you. Also, I always rate and would appreciate it if you would do the same. If I leave a group it's me, not you. I prob haven't participated and don't wanna clog up space for someone else.


lena1489 rated for MA: Sender's Choice JULY on Aug 3, 2014
Comment: Thank you
Response: You are so welcome, thanks for the heart!
trula rated for FCMA Pass and Paste 3 on Aug 1, 2014
Comment: Thanks so much for the plethora of postcards! The work that you did on them is just gorgeous. However, the swap description asked for the swap to be sent in a decorated envelope. It was not, so I'm sorry but I cannot give you a heart.
Response: My sis has been in icu so I guess I'm a little spun and missed that. No worries,i really appreciate the five. Thank you so much!
bigmamabird rated for SMA: Junk Mail >>> Junque Mail on Jul 14, 2014
Comment: I really loved receiving your junk mail art! It was refreshingly unique and lively! Many thanks!!
Response: Oh thank you so much!! I had a lot of fun with it. Thanks for the heart!
bbsporty rated for CC: Sender's Choice (June) on Jul 3, 2014
Comment: Thanks so much for the great postcard! I love it!
Response: U r so welcome!! Thank u for the heart,
lovestosew rated for random fun stuff on Jun 28, 2014
Comment: You are totally Amazing!!!!!! I'm blown away by all of the great things you have sent my way! Hearts to you.
Response: Any time my friend, thank you for the heart!! Xoxox
Comment: Thank you, Kerri. Love the zine and all the air mail goodness!
Response: Oh I'm so glad it finally got there!! Thank you for the heart! Thanks also for your patience with the USPS ;-)
HyperMonkey rated for Mail Art Junk Journal #2 on Apr 9, 2014
Comment: Thanks so much!!
Response: You're more than welcome! thanks for the heart,
Peony rated for AMA airmail art senders choice on Apr 7, 2014
Comment: Hi Kerri- Thanks for the great little envelope filled with awesome stuff! The teeny little chihuahua book- squeeeee! you are the best!
Response: Yay! Thank u for the heart!! Putting frida in the mail tom.
Tamawi rated for Pass and Paste "N" on Apr 7, 2014
Comment: Oh la la! This will be a fun one to fill-in, thank you.
Response: I know! she did such a cool job! I was thrilled to add! thanks for the heart,
nellswell rated for Private vintage swap on Apr 3, 2014
Comment: Thank you for all the vintage-y paper items!! I'm definitely interested in hearing more about the mod podge/newspaper/napkin project, and I look forward to seeing what I can do with everything else! I LOVE the cutouts on the envelope you mailed in, too! Thanks for a great swap! :-)
Response: You are welcome! I'm up for it any time. Thanks for the heart!
Comment: Thank you for the card with all the tape transfer birds. I have done a few of those so I really appreciate the time you spent.
Response: You are so welcome! I'm glad you liked it and thank you for the heart!
wolfeagle rated for AMA Sender's Choice on Mar 31, 2014
Comment: Thank you. Love the stamps you used also.
Response: Right? how funny that one is! THanks for the heart my friend! xoxox
georgiafae rated for AMA Sender's Choice on Mar 31, 2014
Comment: Very nice collaged card. We are not thawing out but expecting a blizzard today-all the school are cancelled! Happy swapping and someday happy spring!
Response: Thank you Georgene! Thanks for the heart!
Comment: I love your postcard, especially where it's torn with a little bit of the text peeking out from underneath. Your art rocks too! Thanks for your kind words. Living in a small town means a half an hour trip to the nearest Michael's and AC Moore...it's not all that it's cracked up to be. In your town, you have access to the world and other people's art probably within walking distance of your front door! Never mind the polar vortex Maine has been mercilessly sucked into this winter!
Response: YAY! It means a lot coming from you! Thank u so much for the heart!
edgetorn rated for Holy Crap that's small! on Mar 28, 2014
Comment: Holy Crap! I thought I had all the crap possible till I opened your package! Thank you for the cool fabs too...love the chicken print! As for all the mini crap... Wowsers! Omg...those little cat cutouts in the tiny black envie.... I'll be looking over each and every piece a few times tonight and just sit here in LaLaLand. Thank you for reading my profile and sending stuff I love...you really outdid yourself!
Response: I'm so glad u r in crapatopia! Thank u for signing up and for the heart!
taidgh rated for Make & Mail ZINES: March Edition on Mar 27, 2014
Comment: Thanks Kerri for your zine. A nice little insight into your life. Thanks a million! Have a happy weekend.
Response: Thanks for the encouragement on my zine making capabilities! ;-) thank u too for the heart!
CARROLL rated for SMA: Year of the Horse on Mar 14, 2014
Comment: Lovely horse and tape and book page collage postcard. Thanks! And, yes...the Ex Postal Facto event weekend was GREAT!
Response: I so hope to make it next year! Thank you for the compliment( means a lot coming from you!) and thanks for the heart!
wyrdfae rated for Make & Mail ZINES: March Edition on Mar 11, 2014
Comment: Yay ! I think I need to read this book Have a great day
Response: You, too! thank you for rating!!
isabelchun rated for Make & Mail ZINES: March Edition on Mar 10, 2014
Comment: Thanks for the airmail themed zine!
Response: It was fun, thank you for rating!
Aumonae rated for AAMA - Mail Art Week 10 (Animals) on Mar 7, 2014
Comment: What a beautiful pc! Thank you very much :) I love it!!!!
Response: Always fun to send to you! thank you for the heart!

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RyeRye on Jun 24, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

anrtist on May 24, 2016:

wolfeagle on Apr 1, 2016:


Happy April Fool's Day! Hope you are doing well.

anrtist on Aug 5, 2015:

AMAZING MAIL ART GROUP has a ~B I N G O ~ Game starting SUNDAY if you wanna play! Just check in the group and select your words, say you're in & pm me your list! ;-)
ENJOY!!! Blessings, cc

wolfeagle on Jul 17, 2015:


Thank you for the jewelry pieces. I see them finding there way on to an art doll. Hope that new doggie is behaving.

sebastian122 on Jun 26, 2015:

Hi yourself, stranger!!

anrtist on Jun 5, 2015:

blessings, cc

wolfeagle on May 11, 2015:

Thinking of you. Hope you are doing well.

clutterfree on Apr 4, 2015:

Saw a beautiful yellow slip when thrift shopping that would have brought you some SPRING cheer....thinking of you often and hope all is well :)...HAPPY SPRING!!...Charlene

clutterfree on Apr 4, 2015:

Saw a beautiful yellow slip when thrift shopping that would have brought you some SPRING cheer....thinking of you often and hope all is well :)...HAPPY SPRING!!...Charlene

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