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rianheimgartner

rianheimgartner
Date Joined: August 17, 2016
Last Online: June 13, 2019
Birthday: January 23, 1981
Country: Netherlands
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About Me

Hi! I'm Rian, I live in the Netherlands in a small but beautiful town, Zutphen, together with my boyfriend (a famous poet in the Netherlands) and my dog Holly! I am a teacher in arts for children age 12-18. Last August I managed to open and fill my Etsy shop. I like to illustrate, paint with acrylics (I love Lynn Whipple and Carla Sonheim) and create jewelry out of trash. I have signed up for Carla Sonheims this year's class Y is for yellow. I also signed up for last year's class Year of the spark. It's really inspiring to see and talk to people from all over the world about art :) So I definitely have an interest in art!

More about my life and the things I love: - coffee in the morning - tea all day (white, green and jasmin) - doglover (especially my own Jack Russel Holly) - nailpolish (red is favorite) - dresses & skirts I almost never wear jeans - Asian food - foodie (like to try! Love to cook!) - love graphic designs - sculpturing - shoe addict (love the brand ART!) - gardening (I have my own greenhouse) - my chickens called Attila de Hen, Henkje, Hendrickje - the color blue....of course :) My eyes are also blue! - start running (goal 5K) - red wine! - flowers (last summer I visited the gardens of Monet) - photography - trying to read one book an month (my boyfriend reads two books a week..hahaha) - seriously addicted to cookbooks. I think my cookbooks cover 5 meters :) - lover of old cars like VW beetle and camperbus + 2CV (unfortunately they are to expensive, so I have my own collection of small ones. I would love to rent a real one just for a weekend) - Swedish design

Things I dislike: - black tea - I like to see and draw cats, but I'm allergic to them

Favorite Music

Pop (I grew up in the 80's and 90's) I am a fan of the 'old' Madonna. I stopped buying cd's after Confessions on a dancefloor. This one is perfect listening while running. Recent likes are Belgian bands like Oscar and the Wolf. I also bought music from Some Swedish bands.

Recently I discovered Jazz. I love it! I would like to Go to de Dutch North Sea Jazz next Year.

Favorite Crafts

Washi tape Origami Stamp carving (I love Ishtar Olivera) Making stationery Drawing with charcoal Painting with acrylics Writing letters Journaling in my Midori

Favorite food

  • Asian (dim Sum, sushi, stir fry)
  • French cuisine (I love their sauces)
  • Italian food (all of it)
  • chocolate, especially the new combi's of Tony Chocolonely
  • coffee black and steaming hot
  • teas: green, white, ginger, jasmin

Favorite Movies

Magnolia Amelie Julie & Julia (actually...I like all films about food) American Beauty Requiem for a dream Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind The road to perdition Loving Vincent

Favorite washi colors

I love washi! Especially the ones with real Japanese pattern. My favorite washi colors are: Red (flower, dots, heart, geometric patterns) Blue (all different shades, also flowers, dots, geometric patterns) Pastel (flowers, little animals, geometric patterns)

I don't like black or other dark colors!

Favorite PC

I love PC's with: - vintage VW beetle, 2CV - Asian style (geisha, cherry blossom, pagode, boeddha, etc.) - photography - art - colors blues and reds - dogs especially jack russel

Ratings

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Comment: Got it this time!!! Thank you so much! I love everything! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
Response: Yes!! I'm so glad it reached your address safely and that you liked it all. Enjoy and have a wonderful Seuss'day ;)
queeniek rated for Penpals Feb 2019 - International on Mar 17, 2019
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Erikaa rated for AFWLS:Teabag and a card๐ŸŽ„ on Feb 28, 2019
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Comment: Sorry I never rated this swap!
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Comment: hi Rian, Bedankt voor het leuke lente pakketje!! Ik ben er heel blij mee. groet Doon
Response: Met dit zonnetje is het ECHT lente he! Geniet ervan en bedankt voor het hartje :)
MeHeartsQuilting rated for Map Postcard on Jan 30, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
dvmac rated for ENLIGHTEN ME POSTCARD SWAP-DECEMBER on Jan 29, 2019
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Comment: Audrey and Collette! What a great postcard! Best of luck on your journaling. I don't remember who, but it was a woman writer, who said, "How can I know what I think, unless I write?"
Response: Oh thanks!! Yestereday I saw the movie Colette, loved it! Also love the quote :)
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Comment: Oh my gosh I am so sorry I thought I had rated you for this already. Thank you so much for the swap.
Marl33n rated for Gimmie Mail: November thee swap on Dec 27, 2018
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Comment: Oeps, door de kerstdrukte vergeten jou te raten! Maar heel erg bedankt voor de leuke kaart en de heeeeerlijk theetjes. Genieten!
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Comment: Beautiful art pages! Thank you so much for my lovely package ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž
Emilycatherine1989 rated for World Letter Writing Day on Nov 5, 2018
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Comment: Got your letter today! Thank you for resending! I will write back soon!
thelocalman rated for World Letter Writing Day on Nov 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for the letter, postcard and the lollipop! Loved them <3 I will write you soon ^^ (and include some recipes ;) ) P.S. I'm travelling to Belgium this December.
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scrappycats rated for WIYM: Summer Scavenger Hunt on Sep 22, 2018
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Comment: Thanks so much for sharing your mementos from your trip with me.
theweirdsnailsmail rated for washi 8 on Sep 18, 2018
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Comment: Thanks!
onthecrafttable rated for Envelope Art #1 on Sep 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful envelope! Love the nature theme as well as the contents inside. Hope you have a great time in Japan! It's a beautiful country.
Roxefrox rated for Junk Journal supplies swap on Aug 29, 2018
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Comment: Aawh, wat een super leuk en lief pakketje kreeg ik van jou! Wat heb je enorm je best gedaan zeg. Wat een mooie kaart ook! Heel erg bedankt Rian :)
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Comment: what a wonder piece of mail to get , you made me feel special
dakotadee rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R37 on Aug 12, 2018
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Comment: Love what you did. Cute!!
Leftie rated for First and last lines No. 2 on Jul 13, 2018
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Comment: ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“–โค๏ธ๐Ÿ“– ... Your book seem quite interesting!... ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“–โค๏ธ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“–โค๏ธ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“–โค๏ธ
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Comment: Thank you. Love it Will enjoy using the goodies and the pocket going in my book :) just got it todayโ™ฅ๏ธ

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Comments

polvodestrella on Feb 25, 2018:

Welcome to EU Happy Swaps, thanks for joining!

Artfreak16 on Apr 11, 2017:

Just a reminder, tomorrow is the last day to send out the swap for Washi Washi! 3 :)

rianheimgartner on Feb 16, 2017:

Last week I received an envelope from USA without any content :( There is no sign or text that can lead me to the sender. The only clue is an owl sticker and a purple washi on the back. If you wonder why I haven't rated you and you recognize this envied, please PM me!

Sammoning on Dec 30, 2016:

Postcard roulette (unassigned) Dankjewel voor je retour kaartje hij is erg mooi en artsy. De beste wensen voor 2017 en happy swapping :)

skier11 on Nov 16, 2016:

Thank you so much for the lovely card you sent me! It really brightened my day! I will be writing you back soon! Hope you are doing well :-)

Buecherwurm on Oct 19, 2016:

Hoi, as you're also in that recipe swap, I hope you don't mind a question :) Where do you buy your recipe cards, is there a store in the Netherlands that sells them, if so, which? I live close to the Dutch-German border and it would be helpful to know if/where I can buy them in the Netherlands :)

Dank je wel! Happy swapping :)

rianheimgartner on Oct 2, 2016:
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