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saturnsrings

saturnsrings
Date Joined: February 20, 2019
Last Online: December 6, 2019
Birthday: May 20
Country: United States

Who Am I?

My name is Abby and I'm a bored artist watching my twenties fade away working a desk job. Please spice up my life with some happy mail!

I'm an avid reader, anywhere from 60-100 books a year. I love to curl up with my fluffy Maine Coon cat named Chowder and read until we both nod off. I also have a bratty black cat named Jafar who can turn you to stone with his glare o.o

I love collecting washi tape. I have a ginormous collection (1000+ rolls) of rare and weird washi tapes & I love to share! If you have a special interest I can find a washi in my collection for it. Open to private swaps, just message me!

I'm getting really into typewriters lately, I have a Royal Touch Control model from the 1930's and I love writing letters on it, it's so satisfying!

Send me these!

Goodies: Art prints, postcards (I love illustrated, art or vintage postcards, don't like photo/view/tourist cards), letter sets, writing paper, patterned paper, postal stamps, ephemera, string and twine (I love Avril yarn!), stamped images, handmade envelopes, enamel pins.

Themes/ Aesthetic: All shades of green, watercolors, abstract patterns, nature/botanical, painted landscapes, field guide illustrations, bizarre/surreal, cityscapes, graffiti, video games, grungy edgy fashion, rainy days, daily life/monotony, cozy scenes, academia, outer space (especially Saturn), creepy, Halloween, skeletons, sweary or crass, butts/nudes, 420.

Animals: Cats, insects (scarabs and beetles), raccoons, skunks, pandas, llamas/alpacas, birds (crows, ravens, owls, seagulls, parrots).

Rare animals like Tapirs! Okapis! Axolotls! Capybaras! Sloths! Walruses! Quokkas! Lemurs! Pufferfish! Blobfish!

Characters/ Fandoms: Gudetama, BT21 especially TATA, Studio Ghibli, One Punch Man, Mob Psycho, My Hero Academia.

Tea: Jasmine Green and Earl Gray are my faves.

My Creative Interests

Art journaling, collage, mixed media.

Block printing/ printmaking/ hand carving stamps (would love to trade & swap with anyone who is interested!)

Happy mail/ papercrafting.

Watercolor, paint pens, gouache.

Fave Movies, TV, Video Games

Movies: The Lives of Others (German movie- please message me if you've also seen this!)--Studio Ghibli--Howl's Moving Castle--Alice in Wonderland--Your Name--Patema Inverted--A Silent Voice--Wes Anderson movies--horror movies (paranormal horror, not slashers).

TV: Good Omens--Stranger Things--Haunting of Hill House--Rick & Morty--Spongebob-- The Genius Game--The Great British Bake Off

Video Games: Borderlands 3-- Overwatch-- Zelda Breath of the Wild-- The Last of Us-- Stardew Valley-- Diablo 3-- Divinity 2-- Torchlight 2-- Nancy Drew games-- Transistor (obsessed with the visual style & music!)

Favorite Reads

Novels: Stormlight Archive and Mistborn Series--The Winternight Trilogy-- A Darker Shade of Magic Trilogy-- The Night Circus-- Night Film

M/M (gay) fiction

Poetry: Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickenson & modern poets

Graphic Novels: Harrow County (droolworthy watercolor illustrations!)-- Saga-- Junji Ito-- Monstress

Favorite Music

Chillhop, Khalid, Billie Eilish, Alt-J, Billie Holiday, Neutral Milk Hotel, Queen, Rufus Wainwright, Simon & Garfunkel.

Kpop! Specifically BTS... I am surprised to be so into a boy band in my late 20's, but they make me so freaking happy! Yoongi is my bias :3

Favorite Youtube Channels

Snail Mail/ Stationery/ Journaling: Skylar Hand--MyLifeMits--The Paper Letter Blog--Wendy's Journal Adventure--Johanna Clough--Brittany McCowan--Job's Journal--rainbowholicTV

Art Channels: furrylittlepeach--MercurialMilk--Kasey Golden--Seaweed Kisses--creationsceecee

Recommendations welcome!

Favorite Podcasts

My Brother, My Brother and Me-- Wonderful!-- The Adventure Zone-- S-Town-- Welcome to Nightvale-- Ologies-- The Black Tapes-- The Moth-- RadioLab-- This American Life-- 2 Dope Queens-- The Bechdel Cast-- Sleep With Me

Recommendations welcome- I have a long commute!

Please Don't Send Me

Glittery stuff, religious themes, planner/ scheduling, A4 (8"x11") size stationery, journaling cards, minions, exercise-related, teacher/reward stickers, kid stuff.

Not a fan of bows, cutesy butterflies, hearts, princess, fairy, mermaid, unicorn, Disney, pink or cutesy-pretty stuff. Kawaii is okay, but I prefer kawaii animals to kawaii girls.

Hateful, homophobic, racist themes, though I've never received anything like that in this great community! ^_^

Ratings

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Comment: These are just fabulous! I really like the atlas pages, but all of them are wonderful. Thank you for a great swap!
zurdoswifey rated for What the Heck...? PC #42 on Dec 6, 2019
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Comment: ahahaha I got a pretty good chuckle when I received your PC...I was gonna send the same exact one to my partner...haha ...great minds huh...Have a fantastic day =)
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great washi! I really like them.
DaisyDDD rated for 30 Washi Samples ^_^ on Dec 5, 2019
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Comment: I got your mail today!!!! I have been checking the mailbox everyday for it! I loooooove all of them!! My favorite will be your favorites they are all soooo pretty, the one with flowers is soooo pretty! I also really love all the black and whites I am gonna be using them for sure!! Also the silver stars with black background is perfect for a black&white scrap booking page. All of your weird ones are ACTUALLY really weird I love them lol. Lets definitely swap again!
amyscraftandmail rated for Citrus Themed Swap on Dec 4, 2019
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Comment: Oh Abby I received your lovely citrus themed happymail last night. I love it and oh my gosh how cool is your hand carved stamp love it. A talent I wish I had to be able to carve stamps. Thankyou for the extra bunny washi as well. I shall now hoard it lol.
Jafferty rated for FAST Blind Swap on Dec 2, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the swap! The postcards and stickers are great! Thank you!
kakipi rated for 💌 Snail Mail Starter Kit 💌 on Dec 2, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the snail mail starter kit! I loved all the items inside. I can't wait to use it!
Thecruelest rated for Create a stamp on Dec 2, 2019
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Comment: I am just amazed at the quality of this persons work. This was easily the most amazing deal I have ever received. The stamp was simply beautiful, I am still in shock. I adore your work
FeetInTheSoil rated for ☆ THEMED ENVELOPE #11 ☆ on Nov 28, 2019
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Comment: Oh my goodness Abby what an envelope! Feels like you strolled right into my mind to pick out my dream bits of paper and washi and you might have even tidied up in there on your way out 😂 so beautiful and I loved your monoprint, would love to hear about your process.
JuneRosebud rated for SMSUSA: Pick 5! on Nov 28, 2019
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Comment: Thanks 4 the swap....
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Comment: Thank you so much for the washi! I love all the samples you sent!
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Comment: Love all the goodies you sent! Can't wait to use them!
PenPaperPostage rated for Snail Mail on Nov 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for your kind words...and a copy of your latest carved stamp. Very cool!
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Comment: Thank you for these fun washi tapes and a few extras. I love them all but especially the airplanes.
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Comment: I love the washi you chose--thank you!
user2391 rated for Letter set swap! on Nov 22, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the unique writing paper sets! I look forward to using them!
soccer8s rated for What the Heck...? PC #40 on Nov 21, 2019
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MisplacedfromPA rated for Letter set swap! on Nov 21, 2019
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Comment: thank you
Cosychaos rated for 📬 Postcard penpals 📬 on Nov 20, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the pc, Abby. I used to live near somewhere that looked like that:).
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Comment: Thanks for the great card!

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