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naturenerd3

naturenerd3
Date Joined: October 6, 2010
Last Online: September 17, 2018
Birthday: January 31
Country: United States
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About Me

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I vow to try my best to not only send on time but also rate and keep up lines of communication.

I'm not super concerned if a swap being sent to me is a day or two late. Later than that please communicate with me. I am very understanding to people who are honest. I have zero tolerance for the dishonest.

I never expect extras. Just put your heart into your art. :)

I never send anything I wouldn't like to receive.

I feel like I've tried just about every craft out there at one point or another. I can't knit or crochet, and I never quite took to sewing. Paper is my true love.

My online art journey started circa 2005 trading ATCs via yahoo groups. I've taken several long breaks, but I've never truly stopped trading since.

I love pretty much all things related to nature and science. I've been obsessed with cats my entire life. I love to make seasonal decorations with which to decorate my house. I spend most of the year waiting for Halloween. My fandoms are Harry Potter, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Disney. I watch a lot of animated movies.

Postcards

I'm not actively collecting postcards anymore. That doesn't mean I won't sign up for swaps from time to time I have so many to share. I've decided to leave this list up to give people a general idea of the things I like

What I like:

*subversive & weird

*art and illustration

*book covers/ reading

*flowers and plants (especially wildflowers, violets are a favorite)

*nature and nature scenery

*fall

*CATS

*animals (especially unusual animals, frogs, CATS, foxes, insects, sea life... please no dogs)

*birds (OWLS, crows/ravens, songbirds, penguins. ostrich and kiwi)

*weather (lightning,rain, rainbow,snow, etc.)

*Halloween

*Charlie Harper

*Edward Gorey

*Sci-Fi, fantasy, and horror

  • food and drink and food production/ agriculture (wineries, etc.)

*Japan

*cute/kawaii

*space

*caves

*vintage of any of the above topics

What I don't like:

  • Dogs

  • buildings

*ads cards unless it is really cool

  • I prefer not to receive touristy cards

Why I swap

  • It pushes my creativity to work within a theme with a strict deadline

  • It challenges me to improve or try new techniques or crafts

  • I get to "meet" different people from all over the world

  • I get to share my art with other people

  • I get to see other people's art

  • I learn new things

  • I love planning and organizing

  • It give me a reason to look forward to the mail

  • It gives me a reason to use my art supplies

  • It gives me an excuse to buy more art supplies

  • Cool looking postage stamps

  • It's fun

Stamps

I do collect commemorative stamps and use the duplicates for art projects. It really makes my day when people use cool stamps to send their mail! An envelope with a plain old flag stamp on it is a lost opportunity! The next time you buy stamps go to the post office and take a look at all the beautiful choices. :)

Mail art

I'm happy to receive nicely handmade postcards. I consider these to be a form of mail art separate from my postcard collection. I think it's a shame most people seem to hate handmade cards.

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks for the card & stickers....
kittyhahahotbot rated for Here Kitty Kitty PC Swap on Sep 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the adorable, funny card! Love all the decorations too!
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Comment: Thank you for the super cute catty Halloween card and stickers!
christy102194 rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #12 on Sep 18, 2018
5
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Comment: This cat set is too cute :3
Rimbar rated for 9LP~Mini Pocket with Halloween Coins on Sep 11, 2018
5
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Comment: 9/11/2018-Ty for my first coin pocketletter. I loved them, they are so cute. Happy Halloween.
KarenFife rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #13 on Sep 10, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you for the cute cat postcard!
JenniferJo rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #13 on Sep 10, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!
dawnakaulen rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #11 on Aug 24, 2018
5
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Comment: Cute PC, thank you
Fullsteampowell rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #11 on Aug 21, 2018
5
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Comment: Just like my cat!
mailamy rated for Disney PC Swap Series 2 #1 on Aug 20, 2018
5
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emilynhr rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #4 on Jul 27, 2018
5
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Comment: 🐈Thanks!🐈
Fabriqueen rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #8 on Jul 25, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cute kitty PC!Hugs, Diane
bluerose3 rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #10 on Jul 24, 2018
5
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heatherc rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #10 on Jul 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card!
craftykat68 rated for Ice Cream Theme Memorydex on Jul 18, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for your neat icecream mdex!Love the stickers and the bird card is pretty!!Thanks!!
tonat80 rated for African Safari MemoryDex on Jul 18, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you for the cute dex!
marclively rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #7 on Jul 15, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks
nsciambi rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #8 on Jul 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!
Sagebrushs rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #9 on Jul 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Cute, thank you.
JenniferJo rated for Cat Postcard Swap USA #9 on Jul 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 1004 169 173
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Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

BusyB on Aug 20, 2018:

Hi Elyse, I'm sending your envelope today for my swap you were flaked on "Any Theme Memory Dex" I think you're gonna like it! Have a great day! Bonnie

BusyB on Aug 5, 2018:

Welcome to Merry Memorydex and Rolo Swaps USA!

BusyB on Aug 1, 2018:

Started a new group, my first ever! Hope you will join me..it's called Merry Memorydex and Rolo Swaps USA

CurlyTea on Jan 31, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

Hell0Z0mbie on Jan 18, 2018:

I'm so glad you liked it! I try a lot of different techniques, but for that one, I'd photoshopped some images I found online, printed them, and did mixed media stuff over it. It ended up with several layers of gesso, stamps, spray mod podge and some paint markers. I've been trying to get more comfortable with mixed media!

TC on Dec 31, 2017:

Thanks for accepting me into the group. I do flip books but not PLs, so will wait for some new swaps. :)

yvonne401 on Dec 13, 2017:

Welcome to Swaps in the U.S.A. It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

CurlyTea on Nov 23, 2017:

nytetears on Nov 21, 2017:

Happy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Profile Bling - US Only

Poohtat on Nov 21, 2017:

Thanksgiving Profile Bling -Poohtat-

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