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fourgnomesinatrenchcoat

fourgnomesinatrenchcoat
Date Joined: April 17, 2021
Last Online: October 1, 2022
Birthday: December 1
Country: Canada
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About Me

Hello! I am four gnomes in a trenchcoat A.k.a. Abi! I live in Canada and work as a barista. In my free time, I enjoy drawing, sculpting, and writing. Recently I have been focusing on sculpting and turning my creations into jewelry. I have been selling them at some local markets too! I love to collect all types of stickers and have made some of my own stickers too!

some of the things I have made can be found on my Etsy FromtHeart You can also find me on Instagram where I occasionally post some things I have made. my handle is also @fourgnomesinatrenchcoat on Instagram

A NOTE! Both my mom and I are on this site and since we live at the same home, we have the same address. I do not have a second profile it is just my mom ( @fierycanuck ). While we do enjoy similar swaps we are not the same person!

Favorite Books

My favorite book genre to read is fantasy. My favorite is rewritten fairytales. I love how authors are able to take a well-known story and rewrite it in a way that you never quite know where it is going.

My top two books are the lie tree by Frances Hardinge and seven wonders by peter lerangis

recently my co-worker has gotten me into romance so if you have any suggestions send them my way!

Favorite Movies

I am a huge fan of action movies! I love the fast pace and the suspense of them.

I usually will watch the same two movies or and over again until I can predict the next line of each movie, then I find two new movies and start the process over again.

the two movies I switch through right now are:

King Arthur: Legend of the sword

and Robin Hood (2018)

I also like to watch animated cartoons with my Mom and younger sister. our current favorites are: Miraculous Ladybug

teen titans go

and Gravity falls

Favorite Crafts

I love jewelry making, drawing, watercolors, letter writing, postcard making, sticker making, and sculpting with polymer clay.

Currently, I am making polymer clay charms and am really enjoying that!. My current favorites are some goldfish in a bag that I made using polymer clay and resin, along with some glow-in-the-dark UFOs with cows. Some of the things other things I have been making can be found on Etsy at Fromtheart.

I have recently discovered the joys of making envelopes! so most of the envelopes I send I have made and decorated myself! I Have also been making tags, pocket envelopes, and snail-mail folders too.

I have recently branched out into pressing flowers and using them in crafts. So if you have any advice or have some you would like to send along to me I would greatly appreciate it!

Likes and dislikes

Honestly, I can not think of something that I would not enjoy receiving. I just get excited about getting mail at all! I will not lower my rating if I did not like something you send. I would much rather receive something that brings you joy and that you enjoy sending. Don't stress it! anything I won't use will either be given to my siblings or will be used in another swap.

I am super interested in history and other cultures so if you write me a letter please tell me about your culture, religion or local history.

If you are sending to me in a postcard swap, I prefer blank postcards. not stamped and not written on unless the swap calls for something different. the only postcards I will not use/enjoy are city/province/attraction postcards. I have no use for them and it feels a little weird to me to send someone a touristy postcard for a place I have never or will never go to.

drinks and snacks

I love trying new snacks and drinks so if you have anything you think I haven't tried please send it along!

I love tea! especially iced teas as I usually forget I made myself tea so it is cold by the time I have finished it.

I love coffee! I prefer sweet coffee but am willing to try any new types at least once.

I also like drink powders! they are a little hard for me to find but there are so many I have not tried yet that I would love to try!

Things I am always looking for

I'm sure I am not the only person who has a hard time finding certain crafty items. Here are a few that I have a hard time finding!

Anything gnome-themed! as you can probably tell by my username, I love gnomes!!

letter sets / letter paper

botanical Washi Tape

vintage Washi Tape

Vellum

word stickers

clear stickers

Ephemera (vintage, fairytale, botanical,)

non-puffy stickers

seed paper

paper confetti

Anything fairytale-themed

If you have any of these things and are looking to get rid of them I will gladly take them off your hands!

Ratings

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Comment: Sorry for the late rate. I caught a cold. Thank you so much for all the goodies. I love the small magnet you sent and can't wait to craft with the paper you sent. have a wonderful rest of your weekend.
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KrystalCook84 rated for Decorative Envelopes on Sep 29, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful! Thank you
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Comment: Thank you for the yummy chocolate, these are two in my top 5 choices also.
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Comment: Thank you so much! I loved everything! I will make sure to use it in my journal and to paper craft with. This was a lot of fun and I am grateful to have found swap-bot. Now if I could just figure out the site and how to find the rating system without resending it 2 x's...LOL
damilola rated for 3 Things In An Envelope INTL #14 on Sep 17, 2022
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Comment: Yay foranother person, who wont stop at three! Thank you sooo much for you emvie with so many lovely goodies inside. Ans a wonderfully decorated envelope. You did go an extra mile.Thanks a million!
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Satorii rated for WIYM Happy Mail Triple Combo #7 INTL on Sep 13, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much!!! The hand decorated envelopes are so cool and thanks for the book pages :))
nomadmama rated for Octopi For You & I on Sep 7, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable octopi! I lovethemand can't wait to putthem on my fridge.
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Comment: Thank you for this super fun envelope of junk journaling goodness! Everything is awesome and I will definitely use it all in my crafting adventures! love the Skeleton sticker... I like coffee an awful lot, I'll keep drinking it until I rot' hhahahah!! xx Gabi
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Comment: Thanks so much!
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Comment: THANK YOU!! Loved how you wrapped everything so cute <3
Satorii rated for Paper Lover Swap (Choose A Theme) on Aug 22, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so so much everything is perfect I canโ€™t wait to use it!!
arimails rated for 3 Things in an Envelope INTL #13 on Aug 19, 2022
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Comment: Oh my gosh!!! I absolutely love these little dino stickers! :D thanks for the fun items
jlink rated for WIYM: Sticker Sheets Swap #3 INTL on Aug 18, 2022
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Comment: you gave me great ideas for a decorated envie swap I am in. I needed that spot of creativity. Thanks for the stickers too!
Moxieroe rated for Cottagecore Galore on Aug 17, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the great swap! I absolutely adore everything! The snails are so great and I love all the geese!
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Comment: Thank you so much!
Hotthreads rated for CPG Move Any Deco 16 - Global on Aug 9, 2022
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Comment: Love your name! Thank you for the goodies too!
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Comment: Such a fun swap! I love the items you included! They will all go to great use!! I am in love with the postcard of the white Geese! #obesessed LOL!! x Thank you!!
Shelleynwillow rated for Stickers and a Sketch - July on Aug 3, 2022
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Rating Overview

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5.0000 261 10 12
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Comments

LavenderSprinkles on Sep 30, 2022:

Thanks so much for what you sent for the LSRUS wishes!

Highlander18 on Sep 27, 2022:

RAK - papers and envie - Thank you very much!! Looking forward to using these.

simcoe54 on Sep 25, 2022:

RAK - Thanks for the 4 wonderful pcs and for your generosity!!! They will find a home in my collection!

simcoe54 on Sep 25, 2022:

Lovely Swappers-R-Us [ September Wsihes -- Thanks for the postcards. They are perfect for my collection.

Swan on Sep 23, 2022:

Thank you so much for my LSRUs September wishes! We were just painting the picture of a saint/apostle with a halo in watercolor class, Iโ€™ll use the gold watercolor to enhance that halo. I also got some watercolors in tubes, the watercolor pans will be perfect to always have some of these on hand. So you see, you chose the perfect items!

ladyaries7 on Sep 22, 2022:

Thanks so much for the lovely swap cards and postcards! LSRUS September wishes.

GreenDuck on Sep 22, 2022:

Thank you so much for your very generous Cheap Postage Tag! I love everything! :D

Katjavdh on Sep 20, 2022:

Thank you so much for the RAK!!! I really like the sticker sheets :))

GreenDuck on Aug 31, 2022:

THANK YOU!!! so much for all my goodies from the 'Cheap Postage Pay it Back' Tag. I love everything! :D

simcoe54 on Aug 21, 2022:

Lovely Swappers-R-Us - August Wishes --Thanks so much for the wonderful package of wishes. All are greatly appreciated.

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