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twinfreckles

twinfreckles
Date Joined: July 18, 2010
Last Online: October 10, 2017
Birthday: October 12, 1983
Country: United States
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About Me

I love all things kawaii, vintage, retro, kitschy, girly, gothy, and Victorian. I collect old tea tins, stationary, stickers, yarn, beads, vinyl toys, pop art, retro robots, mid century modern anything, and Blythe dolls.

I work as a metadata librarian and historian in a university archive and love my job. Naturally I enjoy describing and organizing and love manuscripts and photographs.

I live with my cat, Spooky Mulder, in a 1910 apartment. It has a lot of vintage charm and I've decorated it with mid century modern furniture.

Favorite Music

My favorite genres are new wave, goth synth pop, and dance pop.

Lady Gaga, Bjork, Fiona Apple, Capital Cities, Tori Amos, David Bowie, Smiths, Metric, Myzica, Keane, B-52s, Devo, Cibo Matto, , Depeche Mode, Adam Lambert, Scissor Sisters, Killers, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Oingo Boingo, Garbage, Massive Attack, Santogold, Borns, Lana Del Ray, Adele, to name a few. :)

Favorite Books

Favorite of all time: World According to Garp by John Irving. Everyone should be required to read it! It was the book that made me realize how amazing literature could be. Also that no matter how much I tried, I would never ever be able to write a book like that.

Harry Potter series, His Dark Materials series, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time, A Reliable Wife. My favorite books are historical fiction and gothic romances.

Favorite Movies

Tim Burton films (Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Sweeney Todd), Les Mis, Wizard of Oz, Harold and Maude, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (original), Leon, Down with Love, Moulin Rouge, Big Lebowski, Rushmore, The Life Aquatic, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Velvet Goldmine, Harry Potter (Azkaban is my fav), Singing in the Rain

Favorite Crafts

Subversive cross stitch, knitting, crocheting (amigarumis!), beading, making kitschy Christmas crafts, decoden

Things I love

Blythe

Anything Halloween - the spookier/gothy-er the better!

Religious iconography (note, I am NOT religious, but I love old style iconography like medieval, saints, etc.)

Edwardian/Tudor/Victorian era

Skulls

Kawaii goodies - I like ALL brands but Sentimental Circus is my favorite

Favorite colors: Purple, Turquoise, Green

Stationary

Stickers - loose or sheets, I love them all!

Robots

Anything retro/vintage/kitschy

Pin ups

Old photographs

Yarn - I don't care for 100% acrylic, but blends are okay. No novelty yarn such as ribbon or fuzzy. I just am not good with that stuff!

Postcards

Dolls

Ugly Doll

Vinyl Toys/Blind boxes/Kid Robot

Jewelry - I wear a size 6 ring. Any length necklace is okay!

Anything handmade

Fawns/Deer

Whimsical

Forest/Mori girl

Pins/Badges

Buttons

Re-ment

Ephemera

Vintage Children's Books

Harry Potter - Any house colors are fine, but love Gryffindor and Hufflepuff the most. Fav characters are Fred and George, Ron, Remus, and Snape

Deco Sweets

Anything Japanese

Hello Kitty

Badtz Maru

San-X

Deery Lou

Chococat

Sugar Bunnies

Beads - Swarovski crystals, glass beads, seed beads, anything sparkly!

Notecards

Amigarumi

Snails

Emily the Strange

Art - I love Tara McPherson, Mark Ryden, Kathie Olivas, anything with a weird whimsical look to it.

Things I dislike

Perfume - but scented things are fine! I just mean bottles of perfume.

Black licorice

Novelty yarn (i.e. fuzzy or ribbon)

Flakes

A list of those who have flaked on me and not sent their swap. Always happy to re-rate once swap is received. Please be aware, I always message the user first and wait a few weeks for a reply. If I never hear back or get my swap then I will list them here so others can be forewarned. It's really sad that we have to do this. :(

@Jaenelle - Lettersets Exchange, account has been partially suspended due to many recent 1s.

Ratings

JudalineZ rated for Magic Box Destash #4 on Oct 8, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for making it profile based! I love them
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Comment: Wow, very nice 1st pocket letter! Very cool! Yes, I am a huge Alice fan-thank you so much :D Happy belated B-day to your boyfriend & Happy Swapping to you :)
Kdguard rated for Magic Box Round #3 on Aug 30, 2017
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Comment: Love the box, my daughter and I had so much fun opening it
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Comment: Thank you. Super cute HK memos.
NotAllWhoWander rated for Magic Box Swap #2 on Aug 2, 2017
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Comment: I would give you ten hearts if it would let me! thank you so much, loved every single piece of it!!!
Response: Wahoo!! I had so much fun picking things for you based on your profile! Glad you liked it :)
kittystardust rated for Konichiwa, Bitches! on Dec 20, 2012
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Comment: Rebecca is awesome.
msscoco rated for October Kawaii Lettersets! on Oct 23, 2011
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LyndensMommy rated for October Kawaii Sticker Flakes on Oct 21, 2011
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Comment: thanks for the flakes and the extra memos Happy Swapping!!!!!
Shaluna rated for eSwap - My life according to... on Oct 1, 2011
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Comment: Sorry for the dealy in rating. Thank you so much for the swap. Tori is awesome <3 :)
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Comment: Love it! Thank you!! Can't wait for the next one :)
dylannika rated for Trying ATC's series # 1 - Silly on Aug 9, 2011
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Comment: Thank you! Sorry for the late rate!
LizzyJo rated for QUICK 10 metal charms swap #1 on Aug 7, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much for the nice selection of charms. I'm thinking of using a few of them on a swap I am working on now. And thanks for the little wood doll sticker. She makes me smile. I will have to find a special place for her. Your envie was cute too.
Response: Glad you can get some use out of the charms and the doll sticker. I always like to send extras! ^____^
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Comment: Thanks for the forest Rilakkuma memos! And the flakes!
Response: Happy you liked it!! I love Rilakkuma!
Penguino rated for July Kawaii Sticker Flake Swap on Jul 24, 2011
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Comment: Thank you SO much for such a wonderful and thoughtful package, you completely made my day!
Response: So glad! :)
Alcomog rated for EMAIL: Five Books - what are yours? on Jun 9, 2011
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Comment: Thank you!
DaineAlix rated for eSwap - My life according to... on Jun 6, 2011
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CINDYAC rated for Scrapbook De-Stash on Jun 6, 2011
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Comment: great package, thanks for everything.... :-}
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Comment: I had to read Ragged Dick for one of my English classes and i thought it was really good, and i'm also going to blubber when Harry Potter comes to an end <3
taamy rated for eSwap - My life according to... on Jun 6, 2011
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bugsandbells rated for Newbie Niceties Check Me Out! on Jun 4, 2011
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Comment: Thank you so much for the nice comment!

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Comments

tiggerkitn25 on Jan 12, 2012:

Thanks for being a member of the I LOVE Kawaii group!

tiggerkitn25 on Sep 30, 2011:

Thank you for being a member of the I LOVE Kawaii group!

Carolinev237 on Jun 18, 2011:

Many thanks for the little bag of extras you put in with @pennyblack s order. I love them, and love your shop!! x

CourtneyBruesch on Jun 4, 2011:

♥ Leave a Nice Comment #2 ♥
I thoroughly enjoyed reading your profile, as we have a lot in common and it contains so much detail! It would be easy to be your swap partner because you have such a great profile!
I love that you are into history! I don't get a chance all that often to read about it but when I do I love it-I mostly read about History or Art and Photography though. However, if I am watching TV I can tell you that I probably have on the History Channel!
Your Etsy shop is cute! Do you make all of those charms? It seems like we have a lot of common and I will been keeping a lookout for you names in upcoming swaps!

ArtisticExpression on Jun 2, 2011:

~~Leave a Nice Comment #1~~

Many Greetings from Chicago, Rebecca! It was a joy to read your profile - it made me smile a lot! It's such a happy, upbeat profile, filled with life! Truly a pleasure to read!

I checked out your Etsy shop - wonderful! Great items! I love Kawaii, too - stickers, stationery, deco tape, all of it! It's such fun!!

I love that you love the Scissor Sisters. You're one of the first people I've come across online that even knows who they are! My husband and I were really big into them back in 2004 - 2005. They're a wonderful group!! Their music is great!

Thank you for making this an easy swap. ;)

Cheers, Heather

CherryBlossom on Jun 2, 2011:

Hello!! I am your partner for Leave A Nice Comment 2. I too recycle as much as I can. I also try to turn a lot of the recycables into other things. I made some bird feeders out of plastic bottles and some out of some glass jars I had. I painted them then hung them up in my garden. I too love to scrapbook although right now it seems I dont have the time. So many summer activites going on for the kids!! I hope your wether is calm and nice, ours is so hot here right now! Well i hope this finds you well. :)

Bruge on Jun 2, 2011:

Hello Rebecca! I am your partner from the "Leave A Nice Comment #2" swap. When I read your profile, I noticed that we have a lot of similarities. I love all things kawaii, vintage, girly too, and I also collect stationary, stickers and I also love GLEE :)) I even have an odd sense of humor that other people sometimes don't understand :D I think that we could be friends in real life :) So have a great day! Owls 4ever! :D

Madelon on Jun 1, 2011:

hi i am here from read profile a make a comment hi twinfreckles still a student fun and yes we actually throw away a lot of waste in all. around the world so I think this is good of you. you do this. kawaai I find so much fun. and these are my colors Purple, Aqua, Lime Green, Hot Pink. sorry for my language mistakes. I am from holland and do not write good English.

Sewlin on May 31, 2011:

You certainly keep busy! I would love to get together with you and swap goodies. Some of my fabric, jewelry, paper etc. could find a new home! I don't know what everything on your list is but it all sounds like fun to me1

Miabiff on May 30, 2011:

Hi, One of my best friends has a history degree with a master in library science but she is English so it's in English history=). I am jealous that you can crochet amigarumis and like you I dislike black licorice blech. Teresa

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