Date Joined: May 9, 2014
Last Online: November 19, 2017
Birthday: January 20, 1965
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Hello: Swap Bot friends, I live on the south end of Vancouver Island BC Canada.
mother of four(ages12-32),
collector of vintage childrens text books and vintage linens
.i adore washi tape and paper. i am an avid book reader, music lover and i haunt the local thrift shops at every opportunity.
interested in vintage clothing/home decor from the 1940-1970's.
i also collect coloured pyrex dishes. i love the illustrations of Charlie Harper , Brian Wildsmith & Frida Kahlo.
I like floral and fauna, puffins,desert nature,the ocean.Succulents, cacti and mermaids. Foxes and sloths.I like quotes... I usually always give a heart as I appreciate that people do the best they can at the time they are doing it!
I always rate promptly and if I haven't rated you its because I haven't received the swap from you !
Pet Peeves: People who do not rate you until you track them down...and swap hosts who change the swap requirements after I've signed up...
paper crafts, stamping, beginners embroidering and sewing i make "birthday boxes" and send them to friends/family with a tiara made from recycled vintage doilies and misc.embellishments. Currently self learning ink stamp carving and small embroidered brooch pins
i love all music genres, from movie soundtracks, to world music. recent listening to: godsmack, eminem, rhianna,adele, mumford & sons...newly discovered favorites: the walkmen and the lumineers and ed sheeran and Sia, nina simone
i love books and bookstores are heaven to me! I dont usually read any genre fiction...I like interpretive fiction... ... truthfully I read alot and enjoy it if someone gives me a book that they really liked/love and I read it and it broadens my horizons...if we are book swapping, surprise me! Also, I collect vintage childrens books/school texts.
I am on facebook and like to read DIY craft blogs, like to try new food recipes.
I have no food or known allergies. I do not like white chocolate and I prefer dark or milk chocolate. i'm easy to please as far as preferences go, no real strong dislikes. I like all colours, all flowers and fauna I dont care too much for disney . i love innovative recycling/upcycled ideas/projects so dont be shy! I use paint chip cards from Home Depot and all sorts of recycled lovelies and I'm mad about colour! FLOW magazine anything! Also Mollie Makes magazine anything...( these are terribly expensive here in Canada)...
Game of Thrones, Empire Boardwalk, The walking Dead,Sons of anarchy,Hell on wheels, Justified, call the midwives. Orange is the new black. BBC and Sherlock. Netflix watcher...
After completing a private DR.Who swap..I was sucked into watching the series...I'm hooked. Number nine was my first doctor and so far he is my favorite...love his smile!
I like: ...quirky/odd things...poems...fairy tale whimsical but NOT DISNEY... red topped mushrooms/gnomes/fairy...Foxes
I will appreciate anything that you choose to send...best of allI love to get a letter!
currently interested in vintage crafting/home decor magazines( 1980-1920)...Typography...
For POSTCARD SWAPS : please send naked(stamped&posted)... ...
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