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Rainydancer

Rainydancer
Date Joined: February 3, 2019
Last Online: October 15, 2021
Birthday: October 5, 1985
Country: United States
My instagram with some art and crafts

About Me

I'm a thirty something feminist vegan who loves to paint and write. Looking for more people to send mail to, I love snail mail.

I love to dance, and I love receiving anything dance related, especially ballet or tap would make me smile.

I collect stickers, and am in several sticker swapping groups. For stickers I like anything sparkly, space, dance, gemstone, unicorn, mermaid, and shapes. My favorite brands are Pipsticks, Mrs. Grossman and Stickii. For swaps, I definitely count a 4x4 Pipstick original as a whole sheet (and LOVE them!) even if the swap requirements say they have to be bigger. Not too into puffy stickers or anything food related. I don't need any planner stickers or Disney right now.

I also recently got into collecting mint (unused) stamps. I particularly love vintage ones! I've started a special collection of rainbow, hot air balloon, dancer (especially the assorted 13 cent ones and 32 cent ballet ones!), and woman in history ones; but really I haven't found one I don't like yet!

I celebrate pagan holidays

Please note I mark send after I put it in the mailbox.

I pledge to rate my swaps.

I always send my swaps, so if something doesn't get to you please contact me to resend!

Favorite Music

Green Day, the Beatles, the Prids, anything early 90's, Piano Guys, Lindsey Stirling, Florence and the machine.

I play the violin, but it's been a few years now since I last picked it up. Too many close neighbors in the city!

Favorite Books

Harper Halls of Pern

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

A Game of Thrones

Life will be the Death of me by Chelsea Handler

Sweep series

Some favorite authors are T. Kingfisher, Maya Angelou, Patricia Briggs, Alice Walker, and Ursula Le Guin

Some favorite genres are fantasy, science fiction, romance, autobiographies (not by white men), and YA. It's not limited to those however. I love to read, and average around 500 pages a day. (I read fast too!) I love unique stories with great representation. I love adventure type stories where a random group of people have to go on a quest, or pretty much anything set in space. I like vaguely "spooky" stories, but not really scary ones. I don't like family drama books, and am pretty picky about my historical fiction (I don't like war based ones).

Kindle unlimited is my friend, and so is borrowing digitally through Libby. Betwen this and ARCs, I don't buy too many books, except in book boxes where they are signed or something is special about them.

If you want to see some of my current reads, or want to add as a friend on goodreads here I am: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/130511116?ref=navprofilel

Favorite Television

Dickinson, the Travelers, The Magicians, The Circle is a guilty pleasure!

I don't tend to watch it if I'm alone, its not really fun for me! But I like it with other people (who don't mind my commentary)

Postcards

I'm joining more postcard swaps so I thought I'd give people an idea what kind I like!

I love art and illustrated postcards the most! I would like any illustration, but especially mystical creatures, animals, and abstract. I also like handmade ones those are so original! As long as I see it's not just a piece of cardboard with no thought I will never rate dwn for a homemade one even if the swap asks for only store bought. I even like ones that are covered with stickers- I love stickers, show me your favorite ones!

I also really apprciate them being stamped with "real stamps"!

I don't really like touristy ones unless it's a map.

Likes

I love all animals, especially marine life, Jellyfish, yellow garden eels, and octopuses

ABC like list:

A: abstract art, animals, Ancora letterpress postcards, Archer and Olive anything!

B: ballet, butterflies, bees, bobby pins, blue, bright colors, brads, braids,

C: cinnamon scent, cassette tapes, clouds, Care Bears, contemporary dance, Copic markers, card stock

D: dragons, dinosaurs, days of the week stickers, die cuts, doilies (paper ones especially)

E: elephants, Eeyore, embellishments, envelopes (especially homemade!)

F: fish, fabric, frogs

G: gorillas, green, Game of Thrones

H: Harry Potter, hummus, handmade items, horses, handmade paper

I: indigo, islands, ink and Inktober,

J: Jurrasic Park, jellyfish

K: kale, kittens, koalas,

L: lemons (pictures and scent), ladybugs, lace, Luna Lovegood, lyrical dance, letter sets

M: moose, Mean Girls, moon, mermaids, map paper especially vintage,

N: night sky, ninjas, nerds, nawhales,

O: octopuses, origami (but I can't do it), ocean,

P: peace signs, peacocks, purple, pink,

Q: question marks, quests, quotes

R: rainbows, Rainbow Bright, radios, rabbits, rain,

S: sun, Saturn, stars, space, sticker, sparkle, sea dragons, stamped images especially on foreign text,

T: trains, tap, turtles,

U: unicorns, umbrellas,

V: violin, velvet, veganism, volcanos, vintage paper

W: waterfalls, weekends, worms, weather stickers

X: xenopus, xenolith,

Y: yellow garden eel, yoga,

Z: zippers, zig zags, zebras,

I'm really into card making, painting, drawing, ATC's, pocket letters, mixed media.

dislikes

I don't really like things food or candy related, pictures, actual items, ect. No hot chocolate or tea please. Nothing with animal products please!

I don't really have a use for coloring pages.

I don't like zoos, aquariums, horse racing, greyhound racing. so nothing about those things please!

I'm pretty easygoing though, and I'll just pass it along

Hopefully this goes without saying, but nothing homophobic, racist, misogynistic, cruel to animals.

FLAKERS:

@Zwat for Watercolor Notecard #1

@Klbbird2 for a Discovery of witches who was supposed to be the HOST

@abcdefgxyz12367985 for Out of this world #5

Ratings

PrincessLeia rated for SSM: Halloween ATC on Oct 15, 2021
5
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Comment: HelloRenee, Thankyou for the cool halloween ATC!! Wondering what the black pieces on the background are?
Response: They are mica flakes from Distress!
knitterofhats rated for SSM: Letter set switch #14 on Oct 15, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the nice sets!
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Comment: Thank you for the bags and the awesome extra goodies. Thank you for hosting!!
bizzles rated for SSM: 3 things to pass 3 times #4 on Oct 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you
swapbotmaria rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail USA #4 on Oct 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for another nice swap. 💜❤️
5
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Comment: Thank you! Loved your ATC plus your thoughts. Good to know this wasn’t one of her best. I’ll have to try another title.
captkristi rated for SSM: October book club and craft on Oct 12, 2021
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Comment: I LOVE the look of your character. I had the same issue - I cannot picture it for the life of me. I am sending you a message with some other thoughts just cause this book - whoa.
quaisoir rated for SSM: Letterset switch #9 on Oct 12, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the resend! How cute are those butterflies and mermaids. 😍
quaisoir rated for SSM: Stamped images swap #16 on Oct 12, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the stamped images. 😊 Those postage stamps u used are lovely!
Queensmiley2530 rated for SSM: Halloween envelope on Oct 11, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you so much!! Such a fun swap
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Comment: Thanks
GirlMomToTwo rated for SSM: Slams, Slams, Slams, #10 on Oct 10, 2021
5
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Comment: thank you as always, gal :)
Pupullona rated for SSM: Find four #17 on Oct 8, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you very much for the cute items :)
5
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Comment: Thank you -- I will get these moving asap :)
Vickyen rated for SSM: THEMED Handmade PC - MAPS on Oct 5, 2021
5
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Comment: HI Renee! Your pc is just beautiful! Thank you for making my day! All the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Snailmail1772 rated for SSM: Halloween postcard on Oct 2, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the cute Halloween postcard!
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Comment: Thank you so much! I love audiobooks also <3 AL
PrincessLeia rated for SSM: Letter set switch #13 on Oct 1, 2021
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Comment: Hi Renee, Thankyou for the very cute letter sets!
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Comment: Thank you! I love the surprises :)
ccmmsu rated for SSM: A dozen die cuts #11 on Sep 29, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the great selection of die cuts! I kept getting ideas for using them as I looked through them all. :D

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Comments

ktk8 on Oct 1, 2021:

hello and thank you for adding to my pass and paste postcard.... I too loved dolls growing up.... it's a great card....thanks for sending it home....

itsnobody on Aug 23, 2021:

OMG Renee thank you so much for the happy mail from SSM. You are absolutely amazing. I was having such a bad and hard day and I come home from work, etc and I open your big envelope and you just made me cry from joy. You are the kindest! Thanks for looking after your members!

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watercolorgirl on Aug 21, 2021:

I absolutely love what you did with the scribble post card. That handsome guy is standing right beside my computer. His teeth are so white :0) Thanks again.

Petaltea on Aug 6, 2021:

I received your happy mail tag today! I love everything! Thank you so very much!

😊

msjoana75 on Jul 8, 2021:

Thank you so much for adding me :)

HollyBear on May 27, 2021:

Thank you for the huge package of bags and books! Some of these types I haven't participated in before so I have some new things to try out.

Aeon on May 10, 2021:

Thank you for the 200th member of SSM giveaway! I received it today and it was a fun assortment! Psyched about the decorative napkins because I needed some for a faux postage project. Really loved the adorable flower pin and camper postcard too. Thank you for all the goodies!

wolfeagle on Apr 14, 2021:

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Thank you for the your abstract floral postcard in the Intl Mystery Supply swap.

RockyBeach on Apr 6, 2021:

Thank you for the SSM February surprise Happy Mail, full of collage material! :) And full of inspiration...

traceyj on Mar 21, 2021:

Hi Renee,

This is just to thank you for participating in the AMA:US HC PC Tree swap. Have a lovely week!

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