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pamwinters

pamwinters
Date Joined: November 2, 2008
Last Online: November 21, 2017
Birthday: July 15
Country: United States
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About Me

I’m an artist, designer and maker from Southern California. I have always drawn, since an early age, and I still love to draw all sorts of things. One of my favorite pastimes is to think of strange, funny and/or interesting characters--parts of my imagination, life and experiences--and express them on paper with pen and ink. Cartooning has always been a big part of my life; incidentally, I used to draw editorial cartoons for newspaper publication.

These days, I do graphic and web design projects for myself and various clients, including custom invitations and other event pieces; promotional and marketing graphics for online and print use; lightly customized (WordPress) websites.

In addition to the above activities, I love to read, write letters, make greeting cards, bake and cook, listen to favorite music and podcasts, practice yoga, spend time with family, play with the kitties and shop for paper, art supplies, etc. Travel is something I also enjoy, as well as reading about other countries/cities, customs and cultures. I've travelled to many places in the U.S. and abroad and I love meeting friends from all over the world. It all started with exchanging mail with pen pals when I was younger.

Favorite projects: drawing/cartooning/illustrating; writing letters; making and decorating greeting cards, postcards, tags, stationery, envelopes, gift wrap, etc.; making books/journals; carving stamps; stamping and embossing; printmaking; painting; mixed media; marbling paper; making garlands; sewing; letterpress; collage art; pressing flowers; collecting mail and stamps from around the world.

Please note: While I appreciate all items received in a swap, I prefer NOT to receive edible items (food, drink) or bath/beauty products such as lotions, gels, oils, powders or makeup. Thank you for understanding!

Ratings

Rbrstmpr rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - OCTOBER on Nov 3, 2017
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Comment: Love the decorated envelope! Tucking the cute little gift box into my stocking. And a HUGE thank you for the extra goodies. Never tried letterpress but you've clearly mastered it. And I'm going to frame the 14!!! Woo Hoo!
Response: So glad you enjoyed everything! My pleasure! The 14 was meant to be. Enjoy (: Thank YOU for the kind rating, heart and comment! <3
kweandee rated for Happy Notecard October #2 on Oct 30, 2017
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Comment: Awesome...love it! Thank you :)
Response: Thanks for your kind comment and rating with a heart! So glad you enjoyed everything <3
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Comment: I couldn't wait! I had to open it! TXS I'll make some cute bows!
Response: TY for the kind heart rating and comment. Glad to know you will get good use out of the ribbon! Cheers and happy swapping (:
Slippy8 rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - AUGUST on Sep 7, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks for hosting! I love the package and that you still have Christmas stamps! I'll need to remember to buy extras this year for stocking swaps.
Response: You're welcome! Glad you got my package and enjoyed. Thank you for your kind comment and rating (:
whitetigercg rated for Happy Notecard August #2 on Aug 31, 2017
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Comment: Omg thank you for the awesome card! It is so cool!!! Hope you have a great weekend and it sure made me happy :)
Response: You're welcome! So glad to know it made it to you and you enjoyed it. Thanks for the kind rating and comment. Have a great weekend, as well! <3
aspens rated for Happy Notecard July #2 on Aug 13, 2017
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Comment: I enjoyed reading your notecard, Pam! Thanks for sharing about your visits to Seattle. It's funny, I moved here three years ago, and I've heard that even in five years the city has changed so much--for better or worse. But, I consider myself lucky to even be here so it's fun! I haven't been to San Diego in a while, but every summer there's billboards up here advertising the city and it always makes me a little homesick. Until next time, stay cool! OH, and YES, I absolutely love the postcard you picked for me. Ugh, it's so gorgeous. Thank you, thank you!
Response: Thanks for the great comment and kind rating (with a heart no less)! I'm so happy you enjoyed what I sent and I hope you'll make it back to San Diego sometime soon. The weather seems to be on a bit of a cooling trend, so not *quite* as hot and humid. I'll have to make a point of revisiting Seattle, too--one of these days! I'd say we're both fortunate to live in such sought after destinations! Happy swapping (:
StarburstOwl rated for Happy Notecard August #1 on Aug 12, 2017
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Comment: Hi Pam! Thank you so much for the lovely note. It seems like we have quite a bit in common :) I always love podcast suggestions, and I haven't listened to Night Vale yet. I'm going to give it a shot this week. I am so excited for the notebook, too. It's going in my purse so I can jot down thoughts and ideas when I'm out and about. Thanks again!!
Response: You're most welcome! Thanks for your comment and the generous rating. I appreciate the response and am so happy you liked your surprise. Hope you get a kick out of the podcast, as well! (:
lillinda3 rated for Send Anything: July -USA- on Aug 7, 2017
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Comment: Thank you!! Lovely little bits and pieces!!
Response: You're welcome! Glad you enjoyed the items I sent. Thanks for your kind comment and rating (:
Momskii rated for Christmas Card in July (Handmade) on Aug 7, 2017
5
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Comment: Beautiful card, thanks
Response: You're welcome! Thank you for the comment and heart rating. Much appreciated (:
toni rated for Happy Notecard July #1 on Jul 10, 2017
5
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Comment: lovely! thank you!
Response: You're welcome, toni! Thank you for the kind words and heart rating! <3
juhninja rated for Happy Mail *NEWBIE FRIENDLY* on Jul 6, 2017
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Response: Thanks for the heart rating! <3
ttbishop rated for Send Anything: June -USA- on Jul 3, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much! I loved everything! And thanks especially for going out of your way to send me a donkey! :-D
Response: You're most welcome! Thank you for the kind words and rating (with a heart)! Much appreciated (:
Ramya rated for Ephemera Envelope: June -USA- on Jul 3, 2017
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Comment: Wow Pam! Thank you for the truly inspiring Ephemera! I'm loving looking at the different papers, the gold letters<3, Hermie (omg), and all of it! You've made my day... now I'm going to paint with the inspiration of that geometric paper:) Happy Swapping---Ramya
Response: Thank you for the kind words and extra special heart rating, Ramya! I'm so happy the items I sent are inspiring you. You are most welcome! I had so much fun with this swap (:
Nallen rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - JUNE on Jul 3, 2017
5
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Response: TY! Hope you enjoy your gift!
pattiairel rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - MAY on Jun 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks β™₯β™₯
Response: You're welcome, Patti! Thank you for the stellar rating (with a heart) <3
SharMarie513 rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - APRIL on May 2, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you! Such a pretty little package!!!
Response: YW, Sharon! Hope you enjoy. Thanks for your kind comment and rating (:
geordiebaker rated for Easter Holiday Card on Apr 21, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card , I've just returned from holiday so have caught up on my mail .
Response: YW! Glad you liked it. Thanks for your kind comment and rating (:
SheWolf rated for Share Your Site - Newbie Friendly on Apr 16, 2017
5
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Response: TY (:
SusanSpooky rated for Happy Notecard April #1 on Apr 11, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely card, I love cats. :) The tea sounds delish, can't wait to try it!
Response: You're welcome, Susan! Enjoy! TY for rating (with a heart) <3
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Comment: I received my package today. I love all the stamps & stickers! In my stocking it goes until Christmas.. Thank you :)
Response: TY for the kind comment and rating, Kimberly! Glad it made its way to you. So happy to be able to use some of my holiday stamps and stickers for your package. Enjoy your gift! <3

Rating Overview

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5.0000 101 11 9
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87 124 0 0
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Comments

bluesky on Aug 23, 2017:

Hi Pam, thank you so much for your generous angeling for the stocking stuffer july swap!

Slippy8 on Jul 30, 2017:

Thanks for the sweet card Pam! I was so happy I could help with angeling the swap.

reauk on Jul 14, 2017:

Happy birthday Pam πŸŽ‰πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ„πŸŒΊπŸΆπŸ˜»have a fabulous day dear friend Andrea

reauk on Aug 17, 2016:

morning pam just seen you date of birth same as mine............ Andrea

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