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cmmaldonado

cmmaldonado
Date Joined: July 25, 2018
Last Online: May 7, 2021
Birthday: November 7
Country: United States
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About Me

Mom and wife, vintage/antique lover/seller, paper nerd, bookworm, crafter, poet, and coffee addict. ☕️💕Until recently I was a Girl Scouts co-leader for my 14-year-old daughter's troop, which was truly a joy. I work as an editor and graphic designer by day. I have an ephemera problem! I love vintage and antique paper - book pages, postcards, ads, etc.

A - Z

A: antique, apothecary labels, astrology (esp. Scorpio-related!), Addams Family, Adventure Time, ATCs, atlases, Ancient Egypt, autumn, anatomical, astronomy, altered books, advertising (vintage/antique), Alice in Wonderland

B: Beistle (esp. Halloween), bestiaries, bees, butterflies, books (reading and as a motif), birds (owls, songbirds, ravens/crows - non-tropical birds), bizarre, bicycles, Bauhaus art, bookmarks, botanical

C: chrysanthemums, cards (greeting, playing, artist trading), charts, chess, circus, cartomancy, Christmas (vintage/antique or retro), crystals, cabinet cards, cats, coffee, cemeteries, Chrono Trigger

D: Dennison (vintage, seals, labels, and gift wrap), deer, dogs (vintage or antique illustrations or photos), dictionary pages (vintage/antique), Disney (vintage), diecuts, Delia's catalogs

E: ephemera (vintage/antique), envelopes, eyes (as a motif), Egyptian mythology, escape rooms (in-person and video games), Easter (vintage/antique or retro), England, earthy colors

F: faeries, florals (esp. poppies, chrysanthemums, and peonies), frogs, France/French, forest, fall, fortune-telling (especially vintage and antique card decks), fairy tales

G: Gnomes, goblins, game cards and pieces (vintage), gas and oil ephemera, green (favorite color), Greek mythology, Girl Scouts

H: Halloween (vintage/antique or retro), haunted houses, Harry Potter, hot air balloons, horses, horror

I: Ireland, insects, incense, irises

J: junk journals

K: knights, kitsch (esp. 60s), kawaii

L: laurel, letters, leaves, lithographs, labels (vintage/antique)

M: mushrooms, magic, moths, maps, mail art, masks (vintage/antique), mid-century modern, mythology (generally, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman particularly), mermaids, Monty Python, magazines (vintage/antique)

N: 90s, notecards, newspapers (vintage/antique)

O: Occult (vintage/antique), orange (color), owls

P: paper! (vintage/antique or scrapbook paper with interesting textures/designs), postcards (vintage/antique/linen), pixies, poppies, peonies, poetry, photos (vintage/antique), puzzles (not jigsaw, more like logic or word games), punk, pinups (vintage), playing cards, pins (vintage, political, punk), postage stamps, putz houses

Q: ?

R: Roman mythology, rebuses, rabbits, railroad ephemera, Ravenclaw, rubber stamps (not cutesy or folksy), "The Room" game series, Rusty Lake games

S: snakes, Scorpio, science fiction, 60s, stamps (postage), stamps (rubber - not cutesy or folksy), space, Studio Ghibli, Silent Hill games, shabby chic, Sanrio (90s or older), squirrels

T: tags, typography, tins (vintage/antique), tintypes, Tarot, tattoos, trees, Tim Holtz

U: unicorns, Underwood typewriters

V: vintage, Victorian, vines, valentines (vintage/antique)

W: winter, woodland, , witchy stuff, washi tape, wax seals

XYZ: x-rays, zoology, zombie movies, zines

Favorite Books

• Harry Potter series

• pretty much anything by Stephen King

• ditto for Neil Gaiman

• ditto Jorge Luis Borges

• tons of poetry – T.S. Eliot, Federico García Lorca, Alice Oswald, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, so many more!

• Little Women

• The City & the City by China Miéville

• the Time Quintet

• Memoirs of a Geisha

• One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

• The Sweep Series

Favorite Movies

• A League of Their Own

• Practical Magic

• Interstellar

• Arrival

• the Hellraiser series

• Amelie

• Melancholia

• The Matrix trilogy

• Pan's Labyrinth

• Ever After

I've also got some nostalgic love for a few childhood movies:

• Land Before Time

• The Secret of NIMH

• All Dogs go to Heaven

• Sandlot

• Now and Then

• Fievel Goes West

• The Great Mouse Detective

Favorite Television

• Twin Peaks

• The Magicians

• Altered Carbon

• Dark

• American Pickers

• Adventure Time

• Stranger Things

• Daria

• Golden Girls

• Friends

• Sherlock Holmes

• Bob’s Burgers

• Futurama

Favorite Music

I love music! I like pretty much all music except I never really got into reggae. Some super faves are:

• Radiohead (OK Computer is one of my favorite albums ever.)

• Pink Floyd

• Björk

• Muse

• David Bowie

• The Smiths

• Counting Crows

• Billie Holiday

Seriously, though, I love so much music!

Dislikes

I'm grateful for all the things! There are a few things I don't like, but I won't hold it against you if you send them. :-) They are:

• Precious Moments

• Sports

• contemporary cartoon/kids' characters

• Superhero/Marvel/DC movies - I do like the old comics, though.

Ratings

MiekeC rated for WIYM: Junk Journal Supplies #9 on May 6, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for al the nice items you have send.
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Comment: Thank you. Love the donkey picture
megan1230 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 5, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for this super fun swap!
AnnaBanana82 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much!
Winklet rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you!!!
Wended rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cool cards -- including the extra cards and the extra goodies! :)
blueackerson rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 4, 2021
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Comment: thanks so much
Cindyberghuis rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 4, 2021
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Comment: Thanks so much.
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Comment: Hi Carmen, Thank you so much for the swap you completed and then sent to me. The item(s) you sent me for the swap is/are GREAT!. I really enjoy receiving new items that I can use in future swaps or some other creative project(s) OR Add your project to one of My Collections. I apologize for taking extra time in getting your rating done for this swap. I very much appreciate your completion of this swap and getting it off to me in a timely manner. Colorado is still having problems with the mail. Mail going in and out of Colorado is continuing to be an issue. So, until this issue is resolved, please Be Patient! Your Swap-bot Partner, Barbara B. sleepingrover2010
jessdraper rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: thank you
AceInBeautyland rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the nice stuff, the fabric flower stickers are beautiful!
squince rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: thanks
jmjackson rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for everything!
Librarychick55 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thanks so much!
katjalves rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the fun collection of things!
Sagebrushs rated for Stuff the Mailbox #29 on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the variety.
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Comment: Thank you for this fun swap - I love the variety you have chosen!!! The little blue car is my favourite and is my bookmark from now on :) :) Have a fabulous May!!
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Comment: Thank you SO MUCH for all those amazing vintage playing cards! They are such a great addition to my collection! And to the deck I wanna use for cartomancy. <3 Also thank you for the extras and your cute note + book recommendation! Many Spring greetings!
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Comment: Well-packed, and Lydia is adorable. Thankee!