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wolfeagle

wolfeagle
Date Joined: September 23, 2009
Last Online: August 9, 2020
Birthday: May 9
Country: United States
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About Me

My Grandson, William was born March 2015. And, my second Grandson, Mason was born in August 2016. They are both joys. I understand the saying...Happiness is being a Grandparent.

I am so glad that I found this site as I love swapping here on swap-bot. My name is Angela and I live in Northern California. I love to travel. In fact, there are too many places that I want to travel to-hopefully I can do some international swaps with people from other countries. I love adding paper/newspaper/magazine articles that are in other languages to my collages and mixed media art. I also love to collect found objects and any vintage photographs to use in my art, including old photo slides. I am a huge animal fan. My dream would be to own a ranch, with many animals. Currently, we have 2 dogs, and 3 cats, though we seem to pet sit a lot for our friends and family. We have had mice, rats, fish, and other four legged animals in the past. Which all just means, you could possibly end up with a few stray hairs in your package-free of charge-of course.
I was lucky enough to meet my best friend and soul mate when I was 16. Over 30 years later, and still the person I want to hang-out with, travel with and chat with. In April 2014, we celebrated our love by getting married in Hawaii. One of my favorite places in the world.
I love animals, art, mail art and crafting. I enjoy painting, wood burning, collage, and mixed media projects. I also dabble in mosaics, ceramics, and anything that grabs my attention at the time. I like to try new things, and new processes for art. I also like to recycle or upcycle items. Finding new uses for old items is fun for me.

Favorite Music

I love listening to music-feeling the beat, and letting it take you away. I love tribal drums, chanting, wolf sounds and ocean sounds. And of course, radio music: Rock, Country, Pop-Top 40, Jazz. What I listen to depends on my mood at the time but my dial is usually on rock or country. I love 80's rock bands.
Right now I am loving AndraDay

OldDominion

MichaelKiwanuka:SolidGround

And this one SomeoneyouLove

LoveTheGnomist

Also Love this video HERE-7Trolls

Favorite Books

Some of my favorite books are childrens stories. I also like to read mysteries, supernatural, crime dramas and some romance like Nora Roberts. If it can scare me or intrigue me, I'll probably like it. I also Love craft books and art magazines. Any Stampington Publication will be treasured. I do love poetry, cooking and baking (very interested in gluten free and vegan books), animals, travel, art, and coffee table books. Especially ocean related and wolves. I'm not a fan of war books, historical themes and period books. I love Stampington magazines...all of them really.

Favorite Movies

I enjoy movies and often think a great job for me would be to be a movie critic as I could watch a movie every day. I like treasure hunting stories like Tomb Raider,The Mummy, National Treasure. Other faves include Super 8, Lord of the Rings, Twilight series, Da Vinci Code, Hackers, The Net, Enemy of the State, Stigmata, Copycat, Aliens, Big Fish, the Bourne Series, Timeline, Stargate, Moulin Rouge, Avatar, The Way and many, many others. Including kids movies like Aladdin, Hotel Transylvania, Monsters Inc, etc. Because I like so many different types of movies, I have many favorite actors.

Favorite Television

I also enjoy many television shows. My favorites include: The Resident, Lucifer, FaceOff, Songland, MasterChef, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, The Walking Dead, Survivor, Vikings, Flea Market Flip and Project Runway/Making the cut.

Favorite Crafts

Some of my favorite crafts include mixed media crafts, anything with fibers, using fabric, felting. I love hand-made ornaments and hand made post cards. Making art dolls is so much fun for me. I like to try different styles and materials. Polymer Clay and Jewelry is high on my list of faves. Things that tell a story or are personal. I can't wait to try encaustic wax paintings. Upcycling/recycling items in to art is a thrill and I often pick up pieces off the ground, like rusted bottle caps and metal bits, and think wow that will make a cool......

Likes/Dislikes

I like Mail Art and Art Dolls, Monsters, Space and Science, Fairy Tales, Myths and legends, Steampunk, zombies, ragdolls, horror dolls, mermaids/mermen, driftwood, sea glass, pirates, rusty metal, assemblages, mixed media, ephemera, pottery/ceramics, handmade ornaments, fairies, elves, animals, anything ocean/nautical, asian influenced items, flowers-especially poppies and stagazer lilies, bird of paradise, and orchids, tropical stuff, decorated chopsticks, mini scissors, the ocean, lightning and thunder, rain, rainbows, lightning bugs, the smell when it rains, music and movies, laughing, holidays, food and candy, 49ers, plants & air plants, texture, fibers, reusable grocery bags, jewelry, wind chimes, sea turtles and much much more.

Favorite colors include shades of blue thru green-like the ocean, rusty colors, smoky blue, golds, dusty pinks, burnt oranges, reds, metals. Actually I can't think of a color I really don't like. I do like smoky or aged colors over bright colors.

I enjoy getting newspapers/magazine articles in different languages, bottlecaps from around the globe, box-tops, maps from anywhere, ties, barbies and dolls-even broken or just the limbs, art process articles or art books/magazines, broken jewelry/watches, rusted metal will thrill me, hardware like door knobs and drawer pulls, bones and teeth, rulers and tape measures (broken is ok), any unique item, vintage anything, keys, wings, small crowns and embellishments, game pieces, beads and jewelry left overs, doll appendages and patterns, and any art and hand-made items.

For postcards, I love the weird, wacky and unusual. I like art, people, nature scenes and animals. Not in to map postcards or greetings from type postcards. For handmade postcards and mail art, please do not put tape over your postcards or envelopes coming to me.

Dislikes: I'm pretty easy going and enjoy most things. However, I do not like the smell of smoke. I prefer silver to gold tone jewelry. Please do not send me food or drink packets, as I will not use them. And if I can't use something you've sent, I will gladly pass it on to someone who can.

Swapping

I send my swaps on time and I will rate you when I receive yours. Please include your swap and user info in your swap, so that I can rate you. Please let me know before you rate me a 1 or 3 as I send all my swaps. I also photograph my swaps, and keep my postal receipts, and will gladly check on any package for you. Please rate me when you receive your item from me and feel free to PM me if there are any questions about any swap I am in or if you would like to do a private swap.
While extras can be fun, I do not rate based on them. I would much rather have a quality swap then a poor swap with many extras.
I also do give hearts on Postcards/cards and email swaps- especially when the sender takes the time to actually write something about themself or they go above what is requested in the swap in someway. This can be as easy as reading my profile and personalizing my swap, decorating the envelope, including a nice note, etc...you do not need to send extra stuff to get a heart from me. I do not give hearts based on the extras but rather on if the sender put effort in to the swap. I will also rate on the swap requirements. I'm always up for trading art, art magazines, jewelry and art supplies.
I do recycle and upcycle items. Including boxes, envelopes and packing materials. It's a small way to help keep more trash out of the landfill.

Reduce Recycle ReUse

I love my swaps and my groups. If you have an interest in any of them or any questions or concerns, just send me a message. As an artist, I have deadlines constantly. To help me keep track of things, I often post swaps early and it also gives you a chance to plan ahead. I look forward to swapping with you.
Crafty Recyclers
Fantastic Art Dolls
Amazing Mail Art

Ratings

ChristineMartinez rated for Who's your Daddy? on Aug 8, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for resending the cards. I'm not sure where the first set ended up going. Boo. Anyway, I love how you used the theme to honor your dad. That's sweet.
Response: You're welcome.
Kirkdebb rated for Fairy Postcard on Aug 7, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for a very creative postcard! I loved it!
Response: You're welcome.
uiltje rated for Pass and Paste #76 on Aug 4, 2020
5
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Comment: hi there! Another one to send back home ;-) I am not into sports myself, but I already have an idea for this last round....................
Response: You're welcome.
uiltje rated for HD/HP Pass and Paste #97 on Aug 4, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks for the PC, and of course I will send it back home in the last round.
Response: You're welcome.
Tverne05 rated for Mystery Supply Swap 6.20 on Aug 3, 2020
5
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Comment: Hello! Pretty clever! I love what you decided to do with the mystery supply...a postcard. The message made me chuckled. Lol. thanks a bunch!
Response: You're welcome. ;D
MexiMidge rated for Human Anatomy Mail Art on Aug 3, 2020
5
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Comment: What a gorgeous post card!!! Thank you!!
Response: You're welcome.
Frickenjazzed rated for Hand Shaped ATC on Aug 1, 2020
5
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Comment: (Sorry for the late rate!) Thanks so much for the awesome hand ATC, I love the technique you used on it. Good luck with your garden! Hopefully it's cooling down (though it's been heating up here by the beach, so I can only imagine up there more inland!)
Response: You're welcome.
user6937 rated for MAS: Dinosaur ATC on Jul 29, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks for a great whimsical look of a dinosaurs world!
Response: You're welcome.
Larina rated for Art Journal Pages-July on Jul 28, 2020
5
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Comment: Absolutely beautiful! Everytime I see your name on an envie in my mailbox I get so excited because I know the art is going to be amazing! I love the unicorn and Frida PCs too, thank you so much!
Response: You're welcome. That's so very kind of you to say.
Aeon rated for Monochromatic Collaged PC on Jul 24, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks for the PC in my favorite color! 😍😍
Response: You're welcome.
Larina rated for USA: Face Time-July on Jul 23, 2020
5
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Comment: You did an amazing job. Its beautiful artwork and I absolutely love your style. Thanks so much!
Response: You're welcome.
LizzyJo rated for Bird ATC on Jul 20, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for the cool eagle ATC. We see eagles around here every once in a while. And thanks for the cheery evie. It brightened up my mail box.
Response: You're welcome. I miss seeing Eagles in nature.
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the happy mail you sent. Your ATC is great! I love acrylic pours too. Surprisingly I haven't use them for an ATC yet but you've inspired me - looks like a good project for this coming weekend! Happy Swapping!! 💌📬
Response: You're welcome. Have fun if and when you do try it.
camelsamba rated for July Scavenger Hunt PC on Jul 13, 2020
5
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Comment: Cute painting! I think the duck is afraid of the TV falling into the puddle and electrocuting him. Or would the rubber boots provide sufficient grounding? Clearly I'm not an electrician...
Response: Lol. Yes, that would be electrifying. Hope your week is a good one.
elflady rated for House Shaped ATC on Jul 12, 2020
5
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Comment: Finally received your ATc today and I love it. Thanks for being my partner. We are indeed in troublesome times. elflady
Response: You're welcome. Hope you have a good week.
Coss rated for AMA: Sender's Choice Mail ART on Jul 11, 2020
5
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watercolorgirl rated for Collaboration Puzzle #2-USA on Jul 2, 2020
5
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Comment: What an excellent flying pig :0)
Response: You're welcome. ;D
MaryCheng rated for Fish Shaped ATC on Jul 2, 2020
5
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Comment: Love your fish shape ATC. I am hoping to see some whales out at sea in a few weeks time. They usually are seen in warmer waters of Queensland. Thank you for the ATC.
Response: You're welcome. I hope you are lucky enough to see many. I get so excited seeing them. When in Hawaii, we drink our coffee from the shoreline and can see them right off shore, teaching their young. It's pretty amazing.
Larina rated for Art Journal Pages-June on Jun 30, 2020
5
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Comment: I love it! I glued these pages in my journal immediately after opening the envelope! I love the longlegged ducky and that Yeticorn is absolutely adorable! I like how you did the mountains and background as well! And yes, I did melt today! It was 90 today in NC but with humidity it was over 100 degrees! Thanks so much for the amazing journal pages!
Response: You're welcome.
uiltje rated for HD/HP Pass and Paste #96 on Jun 30, 2020
5
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Comment: Oohh, what a wonderful card arrived today. And now a huge challenge: I have an idea, but I can't draw at all..... Thanks for the extras. By the way: it only took 5 days to arrive! ;-)
Response: That's amazing that it only took 5 days to reach you. Maybe you can try to draw your idea on a separate paper, and when you're satisfied with it, glue it in to your spot on the PC. And, you're welcome. Take Care.

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Comments

DeAnnaVarela on Jul 25, 2020:

Thank you for the make up recycled materials sunflower ATC. I LOVE IT!

marianne81 on Jun 11, 2020:

Thank you for adding to and sending back my collaboration card. Love how it turned out. collaboration card

Tverne05 on May 14, 2020:

Thanks so much for my blank puzzle pieces. I’m looking forward to this round of Puzzle collaboration swap. I appreciate the information.

PostMuse on May 13, 2020:

Thank you for adding me to the mailart group. I am looking forward to making a beautiful mess of my art desk with paint and glue and ephemera

nellswell on Apr 20, 2020:

(ps. The handmade postcard was especially lovely!)

nellswell on Apr 20, 2020:

I received the rest of the birthday Week of Postcards today; what a sweet and unexpected gift, and lots of fun to receive! It definitely helped make my birthday week a great one; thank you so much!!

MamaD on Apr 18, 2020:

I received my blank puzzle. Thank you I'm looking forward to the swaps!

nellswell on Apr 13, 2020:

Thank you so much for the sweet birthday postcards; I truly appreciate it!

chimerix on Apr 7, 2020:

Thank you so much for the Birthday PC. What fun to find it in the mail today. Aloha

AmookIslandCreations on Mar 12, 2020:

Glad you like the mystery supply swap postcard I made. It was a puzzle at first! Hugs from Alaska, Sherry

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