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rkassman

rkassman
Date Joined: March 28, 2021
Last Online: December 2, 2022
Birthday: July 26, 1983
Country: United States
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About Me

Really having a great time getting crafty and sending mail all over the place!

I love sending mail of all sorts I noodle around with scrap quilting.

No allergies, non-smoking home...um...I read a lot of books and like dinosaurs, cats, flowers, space, and a ton of other stuff.

please message me if a swap you are waiting for has not arrived! the postal service is doing their best, but I'm still seeing quite a few delays and undelivered mail. I am happy to send out new stuff/replacements ASAP, as long as you let me know!

Favorite Books

I'm a huge fan of Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant's writing in urban fantasy and sci-fi horror. I'm an avid reader of the Blogess and have been really enjoying the selections from her internet book club, particularly "A Southern Book Club's Guide to Killing Vampires" and "Mexican Gothic."

Megan Whalen Turner's "Thief" series is also a personal favorite.

Favorite Television

Most of my screen watch time goes to online streaming, particularly Critical Role, Dimension 20, some cooking vlogs (Pick Up Limes, Downshiftology), and Just Get It Done Quilts.

Favorite Crafts

Junk Journals, Tag Making, Handmade Postcards, Scrap Quilting, ATCs, Minizines

I'm much more of a collaging type - I don't have great drawing/painting skills, but I love combining colors, textures, etc. to create new works.

Stuff I Like

I'm a pretty all-around stuff lover but some favorites are:

  • Foreign language emphemera (non-English)

  • Pretty/Unique papers (think handmade, mixed materials, etc)

  • Interesting doilies, punches

  • space, dinosaur, botanical, or dragon themed paper materials, weird animals, cute things, dark/goth-themed items

  • anything related to mythology (from anywhere - Greek, Egyptian, Norse, Tasmania, Polynesia, etc.)

  • fan of all colors and seasons

  • I'm Jewish. Not offended by Christmas, Easter, etc. stuff but not my first choice!

  • I could really use more: decorative napkins and tissue papers for decoupage; tea/coffee-dyed papers, handmade papers

  • I always love getting fussy cuts, anything you made yourself (ATCs, postcards, tiny art, minizines, etc).

Things I Don't Need

Not a big deal if any of these come in, but I'll most likely pass them off to others who will enjoy them more!

  • parent-themed stuff (ie. mommy & me, daddy's little boy, etc)
  • loose glitter (I've got plenty on hand) -sequins

Ratings

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Comment: Hi Rachel! Wow, what a lovely envie of Happy Mail! Thank you so much for all the goodies you have included - I appreciate all that you sent! Wishing you all the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
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Comment: Thank you Rachel! Very cute card!
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Comment: Wow, so many goodies!
Begokschaf rated for ATC Bag #115 (USA) on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much.
DPClamavi rated for AAA: Postage Stamp on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: MAGNIFIQUE ! OMG I love this ATC, very pleasing to the eye, and you've added so many mushroom stuff yay ♥ can I ask you where you got this set of mushroom stamps ? TYSM for this beautiful mail, it made my day !
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Comment: Thanks for your lovely tags! The envelope was nice too, Great swap.
ScrapHappyGabi rated for YTPC: 7 pocket folio - USA on Nov 29, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the super cute folio! I love all the goodies you tucked into each pocket and each band!! The colors are so fun and I will definitely be using this in my journals!! Thank you SO much!! x G
Cryptid rated for CSS: Unicorn Notecard (October) on Nov 27, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the unicorn card and stickers. :) Charlie the Unicorn cracks me up too. I'd forgotten about it, so I just rewatched it.
uiltje rated for AA.HM.PC: Scrap Paper Postcard - Nov on Nov 27, 2022
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Comment: Thank you very much for your colourfull PC. You wrote you have been travelling a couple of weeks. Where did you go?
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Comment: OH WOW! Thank you so much! You brightened my day!
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Comment: These tags are so gorgeous! I love how you incorporated the snake! Thanks also for the bonus items and the resend!! I really like the little mushroom book
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Comment: Thank you so much for the recipes I cant wait to try them!!
PrairieKittin rated for Bone-jour! on Nov 19, 2022
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Comment: I never would have thought of ear bones! Thank you... and I love the napkins!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for 2 tags! 💗The crocheted/tatted lace ribbon is stunning on the one tag! Have a Happy Holiday season!
DeAnnaVarela rated for The Dark Side DAJ 13 on Nov 15, 2022
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Comment: Hola! I just got your DAJ! Apparently it was being held captive at the post office here for THREE CENTS!!! Eye roll here. It was worth the wait. Thank you for this cool DAJ. I appreciate all of the little details you made and included. And it was packaged with love. Thank you!
Response: I'm so sorry about the incorrect postage and so glad you were able to get it! I'm glad you like it, this was such a fun swap series. <3
chimerix rated for Skeleton Halloween ATC on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the fun skeleton ATC. It's great. And thanks for the Gorey images to craft with. Aloha -- Update11/22 - the resend showed up today! Thank you for another lovely ATC and the fun extras to craft with. Aloha
Response: So glad it finally arrived - plus there is a bonus ATC in the mail :)
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Comment: Love love love this pocket letter my friend thank you so much for the goodies also!
Response: Thanks for hosting the swaps!
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Comment: Wow! So beautiful my friend thank you so much! I adore this pocket letter and the awesome goodies amazing job!
Response: So glad you like it! <3
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Comment: Thank you, very nice.
Response: You are welcome!
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Comment: Thank you for the fun ATCs and lovely extras !
Response: My pleasure!

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Nov 24, 2022:

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Myself333 on Oct 28, 2022:

Oh, just realized what your note meant! Haha no worries! <3

Myself333 on Oct 28, 2022:

Thank you for returning my finished ATC Bag to me! It looks like you received it twice, you're the first and last sender which shouldn't have happened, but my favorite ATCs are from you, so I don't mind. :P

Thank you so much for the extra handmade envies too!! I LOVE the sparkly orange paisley one! You must've took note of my profile XD Love the pass-around PC as a notecard too, good idea!

captkristi on Sep 18, 2022:

Hey Rachel! I got the new dogs and they are SO cute!! Thanks so much for resending. You didn't have to - but it made my day. KB

OrigamiGrace on Sep 2, 2022:

laborday

Karmi53 on Jul 26, 2022:

Happy birthday l hope you have a great day

2Hearts on Jun 4, 2022:

What a wonderful swap you sent to me for FTLOC#1 ~ One color pocket letter: Pink!! I am blown away by the beauty and effort you put into this! I have only made one myself (for this swap) and you have inspired me to do better next time! Thank you for sharing your talent with me!!

9O96O on Apr 5, 2022:

Thanks for the fun Pi(e) Day zine full of interesting facts! I also like your pencil crayon work for the backgrounds.

Did you know that Stephen Hawking died on Pi Day? Thanks for the Samosa Pie suggestion. I have found some recipes and will give it a try. 🥧

chimerix on Jan 25, 2022:

Thank you so much for the dragon die cuts and the Halloween paper bits to craft with! I hope your year is off to a grand start! Aloha!

FTLOC#1 - Oct Wishlist

kittyhahahotbot on Oct 19, 2021:

Hello!

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