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Christine6035

Christine6035
Date Joined: May 8, 2017
Last Online: April 19, 2024
Birthday: October 3
Country: United States

About Me

I'm a retired 3rd grade teacher and live with my husband and dog, Uma, in a suburb of Chicago.

I love garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores. Collect sugar and creamers, paper ephemera, and dollhouse miniatures.

I like to travel and have been fortunate to see some wonderful places. We have a second home in Door County, WI.

Favorite Books

Love to listen to books in the car and at home. Some that I really enjoyed are:

My Brillant Friend / Elena Ferrante.

The Woman in White / Wikie Collins

The Forgotten Garden / Kate Morton

The Girl on the Train / Paula Hawkins

The Blood of Flowers / Anita Amirrezvani

The Painted Veil / W. Somerset Maugham

Purple Hibiscus / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Big Little Lies / Liane Moriarty

The Goldfinch / Donna Tartt

The Invention of Wings / Sue Monk Kidd

The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fritzgerald

The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian / Sherman Alexie

White Tiger / Aarivind Adiga

Gone Girl / Gillian Flynn

State of Wonder / Ann Patchett

The Garden of Evening Mists / Tan Twan Eng

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan / Lisa See

Black Swan Green / David Mitchel

I also read non-fiction on art, creativity, and personal development.

Favorite Crafts

drawing

painting - acrylics & watercolor

mixed-media

encaustics

collage

creating mandalas

doodling / coloring

kniting

book arts

upcycle art - like junk journals.

I also have done quilting I have a ridgid-heddle loom.

Favorite Television

The Office

Seinfeld

Frasier

House of Cards

Breaking Bad

Veep

Mad Men

American Crime

Bloodline

The Killing

Succession

Documentaries

I Like:

Ephemera - most everything!

Texts other than English

Vintage - anything!

Tea & Coffee stained paper

Sheet music, book pages, illustrations

Labels, tags, bookmarks

Tissue paper, napkins, wrapping paper

Lace, ribbon, fibers

Stickers

Playing cards

Greeting cards, notecards, stationary, postcards

Washi tape

Found objects

Beads

Floral, paisley, geometric

Boxes

Wizard of Oz

Halloween

Office Supplies

Art Supplies - pencils, markers, paint, ink, stencils, stamps, pastels

Herbal tea

Essential oils

Crystals

Dislike:

Caffine, cigarrette/cigar smoke, fruity or food scented items

I prefer:

Currently, I'm into collecting:

playing cards - any

post cards - any

stickers - no puffy, reward or planner

vintage ephemera - real vintage items, no reproductions

Thank you for reading! Please contact me with any questions or concerns about any of my swaps:)

Ratings

mcall rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - March 2024 on Apr 19, 2024
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Comment: Thanks Christine.
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Comment: thanks Christine!
marclively rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #260 on Apr 18, 2024
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Comment: thanks Christine!
JessicaPariah rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - March 2024 on Apr 17, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for the chunk! I saw this cereal recently and wondered how it was!
nylelyn23 rated for Small Postcard Destash #3 on Apr 15, 2024
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Comment: Thank you so much for the stamps! Truly appreciate them. It's been a while since I've received any!
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Comment: Thank you so very much for all the awesome playing cards ❤️❤️❤️ I loved them all ❤️❤️❤️
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Comment: Thank you so very much for all the wonderful playing cards of fives and the extra goodies ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the awesome playing cards of sixes and the extra goodies ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Comment: Thankyou for the chunky postcard.
Nikoakd rated for March 2024 Postcard Swap USA Only on Apr 11, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for the postcards I really like them
Mystyne rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - February 2024 on Apr 6, 2024
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Comment: Your postcard arrived today. Thank you for the details on theback. I wonder where it's been. If only postcards could talk.
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Comment: You should definitely visit Portland! There are so many cool spots here!
blinger2008 rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - March 2024 on Apr 4, 2024
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Comment: thank you!
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks for the great postcards, stickers, and notecard.
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart!
Jbondbull rated for PH: Send 3 Touristy Postcards #30 on Apr 2, 2024
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Comment: Thankyou for the awesome postcards.
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart!
PinkPengin rated for PH: Scavenger Hunt for PCs #256 on Apr 1, 2024
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Comment: Thank you so much for all these great cards! I am especially in love with this bonus cat, who is beautiful. (My kitten, who looks similar, is watching me type this and it's making me smile!)
Response: So glad you like them! Thanks for the heart!
minniepic rated for PH: 4 Postcards in March #2 on Mar 31, 2024
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Comment: Thank you so very much for all the lovely postcards and the extra stickers and note card ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart!
DoesItComeWithAHat rated for Small Postcard Destash on Mar 30, 2024
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Comment: Thank you! I'm sure I can use each and every one of them 😉
Response: Great! Thanks for the heart!
argentbat13 rated for A-Z PC Swap (C) on Mar 28, 2024
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Comment: Hello! Thank you for the postcard! -Kimi
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart!

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Comments

SFreer on Oct 16, 2023:

Thank you Christine for sending the ephemera train home and adding some extra “padding”! Hope you managed to find some cool bits!

cookies37 on Oct 3, 2023:

Happy Birthday! I hope you are having a spectacular day. I wish you all the best. Take care, Judy.🎂🎈

jukejan on Jul 14, 2018:

Welcome to the OFAP group! Jump right into Morning Coffee or any other thread!

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