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wyrdfae

wyrdfae
Date Joined: August 10, 2012
Last Online: January 20, 2021
Birthday: January 16
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi. I'm J (Yep, one letter. it is my legal name)

Why Wyrdfae?

Wyrdfae was the name of my creative blog on LiveJournal (remember LJ?). I wanted some kind of "fae". I picked "wyrd" because it is both a Shakespeare reference and a Dune reference - both alluding to the magic and spirituality which is something I find in creating. It's cheesy and I'm ok with that.

Rating - I always rate unless there was an issue. If I don't get a rating for something I will follow up. I really want my swaps to get where they need to go.

Favorite books and podcasts

I listen to audio books and podcasts while crafting, art-ing, chore-doing. I have been known to pick up a paper book from time to time, though.

Books:

HGttG series by Douglas Adams (I read this in high school originally. My friends and I would read it aloud to passer-bys. Silly people we were. ) Love Dishonor, Marry, Die/Cherish, Perish, a novel by David Rakoff, Alok Vaid-Menon, Anne Leckie, MurderBot by Martha Wells, Daniel Lavery, Well written sci-fi graphic novels with breathtaking art ( ok, I should have just said Monstress), Janet Mock, Felix Ever After, Witch Boy, Audre Lorde, Danez Smith, Brene Browne, Anne Patchett, Philip K. Dick, Packing for Mars, Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich, Saga,

Podcasts:

Dear Prudence, Welcome to Night Vale, Snap Judgement, Buffering the vampire slayer, RadioLab, the unmute podcast with Myisha Cherry, Jay and Miles Xplain the X-men, etc

Movies and TV

Buffy, Lovercraft Country, Orphan Black, Umbrella Academy, She-Ra, Get Out, Stargate, Farscape, X-files, 30Rock, 5th Element, Empire Records, Bladerunner, Star Trek, any space-opera show, The Avengers, Parks and Rec, Terrible horror movies that are unintentionally funny, Avatar the Last Air-Bender (cartoon) and Korra, X-men...

Swapping

Please no food, no religious, and absolutely no scented items.. Also, do not send me licensed Harry Potter merchandise or anything JKR made money off of. Harry Potter fans are wonderful, but JKR is racist and transphobic.

Here is a list of stuff I like a lot.

items I would like: Handmade stuff , zines, curios/curiosities, inchies, atcs, origami paper strips for lucky stars, small hand made things, blank notecards/artsy non-touristy postcards in moderation natural fiber yarn about 6 yards long so I can maybe use it for a striped scarf, other stationary and memo pages, random stuff in themes I like or you think I might like are also fun.

random things I like in no comprehensible order: Sci-fi, Art, peacocks, blue (esp peacock blue and electric blue) halloween, fantasy, space, Pop Surrealism, poetry, Kay Ryan, bright colors, contemporary art, sentimental circus, Dr. Who, Buffy, Frida Kahlo, Chiho Aoshima, paisley, orchids, Peacocks, celestial, more bright colors, studio Ghibli, Alison Bechdel, tarot cards, Xena, Rainbow Brite, Remedios Varo, invader Zim, rainbows, stars, Warhol, NPR, zentangle and other bold decorative black and white designs, any interesting color combo really, bird, butterfly and cat motifs, celtic knots/book of kells/nordic art, musicals, beer and wine, and other stuff.

Kawaii

I have yet to find kawaii anything that is too scary. Does that sound like a challenge? Bring it on!

Artist Trading Cards/inchies/mailart - while this is subjective, I prefer ATCs and such that are meaningful to you rather than just fit my themes. I like my themes - just want to see your take on the world. Art is about expressing YOU :) I make ATCs a variety of ways. Some hand drawn or painted, some mixed media collage, and I know my way around photoshop. None of them are very conventional. Totally up for one-on-one swaps if my description sounds interesting.

I'm not offended by much but I don't like mean things, which is a succinct way of saying black lives matter and sexism, racism, transphobia, and homophobia will not be tolerated here. The word "g*psy" bums me out. If you send me recipes I prefer to cook vegan at home except for honey and eggs. I'm not huge on religious stuff or receiving food/drink/tea items unless you know me pretty well.

Favorite Music

My favorite artists are Neko Case and Janelle Monae. Also: Tacocat, AhMerAhSu, John-Allison Weiss, Mal Blum, LP, Against Me!, Rae Spoon, Dorian Electra, Rilo Kiley, Worriers, etc

wish list

I will use this space to list the things I am most obsessed with currently, which are as follows:

Mail art collaborations like jams or exquisite corpse and apparently friendship books and decos.

Zines

rainbows

inchies or other framable art works especially if hand-drawn/painted and esp if 4/6 or 5x7.

Poker/standard size playing cards with interesting backs or fronts

wtnv

Join this group I need a co-owner or 2....

Postage

So I do want to mention that I send when I say I do and rate when I receive. I always put on enough or more postage to my understanding of the regulations. Different po employees sometimes see them differently. If you receive something w postage due, let me know and I will send you stamps.

Ratings

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Comment: Love 'em! Thank you!
Response: That was fast! I'm glad you got them and like them
joppagirl rated for 6 Decos - 1/2021 on Jan 19, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the swap!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely variety of cards!
Tessssssa rated for AMA: Collaboration PC #91 on Jan 16, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the interesting card, I will add and send on :)
DeidreArt rated for WIYM: Unique PC #3 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you :)
mcorbus rated for SSM: Collaborative artwork #7 on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Love the background on the postcard. I will have fun adding to it. Thank you for the playing cards :)
jinxspinx rated for Malaina’s Intriguing swappers on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome swap!! I cant wait to go through the variety! This was fun.
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Comment: Thanks for the great envie of bags!
me2az50 rated for Playing Card Swap~Round 2~Swap # 20 on Jan 13, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the playing cards. Such a variety. I love them and they make a great addition to my deck.
institches rated for Odd Deco Swap on Jan 11, 2021
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Comment: Thanks! Going to try and use one of the charms in the Deco....I have an idea...
suepier rated for WIYM: Unique PC #3 on Jan 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard. I love art.
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Comment: Thank you!!! All the extra cards were a nice bonus - covered a few duplicates in my “Frankendeck” which was awesome!
squince rated for Slams, Slams, Slams, #7 (USA ONLY) on Jan 7, 2021
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Allegrae rated for Sticker Bags Across the USA #9 on Jan 6, 2021
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Comment: Many thanks for the bags!
Allegrae rated for Bags but NO LB Bags #5 on Jan 6, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the great selection of bags! Hope you have a wonderful new year!
HollyBear rated for Super Quick Deco Swap on Jan 6, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the deco as well as the great Halloween papers.
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stiffneck78 rated for Friendship Book Swap #20 on Jan 5, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for this AMAZING swap!! I truly appreciate your generous gift of all of these wonderful postcards! Very cool!
Response: I'm so glad everything arrived safely. Take care.
LauraM540 rated for Junky Junk Jams on Jan 2, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the great starter set! Happy New Year!
OfficeDarling rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #202 on Dec 30, 2020
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Comment: You sent such a lovely assortment and are so wonderful! Sorry I was caught up in a HUGE family Christmas... holidays wear me out, honestly. I will swap with you any day! Thank you so much!

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Comments

heidiblooms on Jan 4, 2021:

I received your friendship sheets today! Thank you! I'm excited to add onto them and forward them off!

wolfeagle on Dec 30, 2020:

hny

katierose on Nov 17, 2020:

Thank you for the LSRUS November wishes! I need to read Good Omens again soon.

CatAroo on Oct 30, 2020:

Best hand-painted envelope EVER!!! 💙💖🤎🖤🌈

Thanks, and I'll work on the ATCs this weekend, while I'm home for Halloween instead of going out. 🙄😂

poonwugget on Oct 21, 2020:

Got the adorable zombie tag you made for the favorite theme atc tag game, and I love it. The extra card and the stickers were the delicious cream cheese frosting on this cupcake of a trade. Thanks so much.

gingerbee on Oct 18, 2020:

Thank you for the fun LSRUS October wishes - I love the tarot card and confetti!

yvonne401 on Oct 16, 2020:

Welcome to Swaps in the U.S.A.! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

Poohtat on Oct 15, 2020:

Thank you for the LSRUs Oct wish for rainbow happy mail. The postcard you made is beautiful. It is so lovely. This postcard will be going in my journal. Thank you!

Rainydancer on Sep 30, 2020:

welcome to sunshine swaps!

JuneRosebud on Sep 20, 2020:

J, Thank you for the nice poppy pc in the Pick One Of My Themes pc swap turned out rather nicely!!

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