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tristitia

tristitia
Date Joined: July 19, 2012
Last Online: October 26, 2020
Birthday: September 25, 1974
Country: United States

About Me

9/29/2020: I received an envelope from Trinidad&Tobago, but unfortunately it was damaged, and I'm not sure what was inside or what swap it was supposed to be for, so I don't know how to rate... if you sent it, please let me know!

Hi, I'm Jen - a 45 year-old married, working (nurse practitioner in hematology), mom of 2 (Mathilde, 8 and Oliver, 5).

I'm returning from a hiatus of a few months, during which I tried to focus on the things that really matter (children, spouse, home) - and decided that crafting and fun mail IS what really matter! At least, in part.

In any event, I miss swapping and mail. So, I'm back! (And, I'm looking for 2-3 new penpals :)

Favorite Crafts

Making messes

Mail Art

ATCs

mixed media everything

Journals/planners (I use a Midori travelers' notebook)

knitting

spinning yarn

sewing

would love to learn watercolor painting

cooking (vegetarian)

Stuff I like

New Ideas

Learning about other people

Weird or Quirky

Dark and Strange

Bad advertisements

Foreign ephemera

Nature (mushrooms, insects, plant life)

Gnomes and Vikings

Hand-lettering and Calligraphy

Fish and sea-life

Nurses/medical/anatomy

Colors: Green! Earth tones, neutrals, brights in obnoxious combinations. Don't care for: purple, pastels, cornflower blue, mauve.

Green/Simple living, minimalism - the idea at least!

Exercise/Fitness (trying!)

Buddhism, mindfulness, kindness

Stuff I don't like

Attempts at religious conversion

Donald Trump

Racism

Custard

Maggots

Glitter and confetti

Ratings

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Comment: Oh. My. Word. I LOVE this ATC sooooo much! It's beautiful, well made, and so perfectly fits "me"! Thank you a million, gazillion! You deserve a big bear hug! πŸ’œπŸ€ŽπŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ–€πŸ’›πŸ§‘β€πŸ€πŸ’—πŸ’–πŸ’πŸ’•πŸ’Œ
CAMILES rated for USATC: Halloween ATC Coin Swap on Oct 25, 2020
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Comment: Cute coin, thank you n for papers, too. Love how you decorated the envelope.
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Comment: I always wanted to try the toilet paper embossed technique - it turned out super cool! Thanks for the amazing ATC’s you sent - I love them, both! Happy crafting! 😁
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Comment: Hi Jen! I always love receiving mail from you because I know it's always going to be AWESOME! First, thanks for the newsy letter--I adore that paper--did you design it? And the envies ARE up to your crafty standards--they are understated and elegant ;+) LOVE the black envie you mailed--it's spooky-beautiful. As always, I completely understand the need for (and lack of) alone time. When my children were young and I would take a bath, the two youngest would bring a blanket and books into the bathroom to 'keep me company.' haha . . . Hang in there, my friend!
Mimi7 rated for USATC: Halloween ATC Swap on Oct 23, 2020
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Comment: Hi Jennifer, I love the cat Halloween ATC,the card and the cool envelope. Thanks for a great swap!
Rabbitfreedom rated for Creepy Cool ATCoins: Set 2 on Oct 23, 2020
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Comment: Wow, I really love these ATCoins - the images are striking - are they rubber stamps? Loved how you colored them too - thanks for creating such beautifully morbid works of art!
Response: I'm glad you like them - I honestly don't even remember what they looked like, lol! I need to get better at taking pics of what I've made so I can answer questions like this!
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Comment: Hello and Happy Tuesday! Thank you very much for the beautiful ATCs. Autumn is such a special time and you captured it perfectly in your art. I was also very inspired by your handmade notecards and envelope. So nice! Have a wonderful day! :)
rjdolphin rated for HALLOWEEN ATC CARD SWAP USA Only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: great swap, thanks.
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful tree Atc. I love it, it is very special. Thank you!
lmacdavis93 rated for YTPC: Paper Bag Booklet on Oct 19, 2020
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Comment: Hi Jen and I love this paper bag booklet you made for me! I really like the printed paper you used for the inside pocket and the bird on the outside is perfect for fall - I would have used it for sure. And all the fun goodies inside - that big butterfly tag, the old library card that you embossed, fun little papers - I love it all and will most definitely be using it for future projects. Thanks so much for a wonderful swap!!
wyrdfae rated for USA: Face Time-Oct on Oct 17, 2020
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Comment: Gorgeous artwork
Zomac rated for Quickie ATC #18 - Senders Choice - USA on Oct 17, 2020
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Comment: I've seen a lot of nice cards...enclosures....mail art....but I think you get the button for the all around most impressive. Thank you for 2 beautiful ATC's...and all of the enclosures and eye candy/pleasure for the senses you sent to me!
wittmert rated for HMPC: Circle love - September on Oct 16, 2020
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Comment: Thanks!
Arabella rated for Creepy Cool ATCoins: Set 1 on Oct 15, 2020
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Comment: Yay, Jen!!! I am so glad you are my partner for this swap, too!!!! These ATCoins are so very creepy and cool!! I love them! Great scary spider, creepy head, and what evil is that witch up to???? The embossing and coloring is so cool - you did such a great job on these!!! Thank you soooo much and at least a 100 hearts for you!!! Oh, and love the raven card!!!
Arabella rated for YTPC: Autumn Stacked Clusters on Oct 13, 2020
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Comment: Oh,Jen!!! These clusters are soooo beautiful!! I don't know if I can stand to use them - might have to just put them on a card and hang them in my craft room!! And yes, they do peel off the parchment paper and I can attach them to the card! Thank you so much! (We live about 10 miles from one of the fires, thankfully, so got a lot of smoke for a few days.) Take care and have a lovely autumn!
Eel9585 rated for Sender's Choice ATC Non HD/HP on Oct 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the ATC and beautiful envelope art
suzwa rated for USATC: September Free Theme ATC Swap on Oct 10, 2020
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Comment: An envelope that made me smile! Thanks so much
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful fall themed ATC’s I love them
YooperHill rated for EASU: Sept. Free Theme ATC Swap on Oct 8, 2020
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Comment: I love this swap! Thank you.
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the awesome goodies! Happy Halloween and Fall!

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Comments

Autist on Oct 25, 2020:

Thanks for being great thru the Accountability Swap. It has helped me tremendously!

YooperHill on Jul 28, 2020:

I received the mystery supply swap art! Very clever! Thank you for playing!

Arabella on Jul 23, 2020:

Thank you soooo much for the incredible Flow Journal!!

ChelseaStarleen on Mar 3, 2020:

Never in my wildest dreams did I expect nearly 12lbs of amazingness in the form of scrapbook paper heaven to surprise me after work today! Holy wow, are you awesome. I am going to be in crafting heaven for days just looking at it all. This was so so kind of you. Thank you so so much. ❀

YooperHill on Nov 9, 2019:

Mystery supply swap, star thank you’s for the merman! I love a good merman

Tverne05 on Sep 23, 2019:

Thanks so much for your finished touch to the ATCs for the Buddy Card Starter Challenge swap. I'm liking the frog too. I like the texture on the here & now one.

YooperHill on Sep 11, 2019:

Mystery supply swap, Yo! Well it was so obvious, but I didn’t think of it....of course that supply was a Halloween color! Bravo girlfriend!

Thank you.

YooperHill on Jun 6, 2019:

Thank you for the WONDERFUL mystery supply swap! It is very creamy!

jjhere on Apr 11, 2019:

🀣 I was just moseying through your profile and had to tell you that your 'dislikes' gave me a good chuckle. You're my kind of people. Thanks for putting a grin on my face!

CurlyTea on Sep 26, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

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