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CherryBlossomLady

CherryBlossomLady
Date Joined: January 16, 2020
Last Online: November 21, 2020
Birthday: December 30
Country: United States

About Me

Hello! I work in cyber/IT communications ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป. I have two awesome kids and am married. I picked the name CherryBlossomLady because I live on the Potomac River which is lined with cherry blossom trees. ๐ŸŒธWashington D.C. is the national Capitol of the USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ and brimming with wonderful museums, galleries and theater opportunities. I love going out to see ANYTHING creative on the stage. Live music๐ŸŽถ, plays and opera, and dance ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป fill me with joy!

I love to craft, read ๐Ÿ“–, play the ๐ŸŽน piano, ๐ŸŽค sing... I am really drawn to random, bohemian eclectic-ness that just sort of "works" once it is all blended together with embellishments and sentiments. I am a total museum and art ๐Ÿ–ผ gallery junkie. I love to travel ๐Ÿงณ and take family vacations.

Pen paling and scrapbooking are two of my favorite artsy hobbies. I love chocolate, and caramels and Carmel corn... I have a baaaad sweet tooth!!!

I love chatty, artsy letters, where the sender includes a few things to share with the receiver that were used in the letter. The kind of letters you have to sit down with a cup of tea โ˜•๏ธ at the table to really enjoy, and are worth reading several times to make sure you haven't missed anything... ahhhh. Bliss. ๐Ÿฅฐ

I really love tea- interesting flavors, oolong, asam, fruity herbals, black, red, green, white, you name it. Fortnum & Mason, Kusmi, Davidโ€™s Tea and Tea Forte are some of my faves. I have all kinds though. But I really don't appreciate receiving wrinkled, old, regifted tea bags. We Must Respect the Tea! Please only share teas with me that are new, well packaged, and that you love too.

I really, really love Jesus. I have totally given my heart to Christ, and I want my life and interaction with others to be an extension of Our Father's inexhaustible Love and Mercy for all of us. I am trying to be a true, faithful, orthodox Catholic, and I love to share the Holy Rosary and the Veil with friends. I am not perfect, and I make (a lot of) mistakes, but I am trying to meet the challenges of everyday life with honor and integrity, and be what He has called me to be.

Favorite Music

I love all music ๐ŸŽถ but I am listening to a lot of indie folk mixes on YouTube, bossa nova and jazz while I craft. If it has lyrics that are explicit, then it is a no for me... jazz, orchestras, symphony, opera, a little pop, some classic rock, folk, christian pop, bluegrass, anything with great harmonies... :) I like For King and Country, Hozier, Sara Barielles, IL Volo, Andrea Bocelli, LP, Borns, Third Story โ€” just to give you a feeling for my musical tastes. I Love receiving playlists in happy mail if you are also into these genres. I WILL listen and I Will reply back if the tunes are awesome. ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’•โค๏ธ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ

Favorite Movies

Any movie ๐ŸŽฅ that inspires, makes me believe in love, kindness, beauty, good humansโ€” that is my kind of movie ๐Ÿฟ. I also like action, comedies, drama, and mystery, but nothing too scary, no blood and gore, and no demons please. Aaaaas yoooooouuuu wiiiiiisshhhh!!!

๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿผ+ ๐Ÿดโ€โ˜ ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŒพ = true ๐Ÿ’•love

Likes and Dislikes

Hand made crafts take A LOT OF TIME to make. Time to me, is the most precious commodity we have. I am so honored to get a hand written letter or flip book or pocket letter, collage, drawing... you name it... that i would feel weird putting a lot of conditions on what i can and can't receive. Anything I can't use, I will give away.

๐Ÿ›‘ Dislikes: Anything that smells of cigarette smoke, anything Satanic, Voo-doo, witchy, gratuitous gore, hyper sexualized anything, purposefully anti-Christian or anti-Life, etc. I won't be able to use them, so please donโ€™t include these in your swap with me. Thank you!!! โ˜บ๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒˆ

Wishlist

Hand made embellishments and flat multi-matted sentiments and die cuts are something I adore receiving. Nice, unique, stickers for crafting are loved, but reward stickers, not so much.

Any color of metallic Washi tape especial gold or sparkly

Grid dot Journals with quality paper for BuJo-ing

Any wax seals and any color of sealing wax chips

Kusmi Tea and Fortnum & Mason Tea

I'm a sucker for...

BUJO or bullet journaling - LOVE IT!!

Tea time & Victorian flowers๐Ÿ’

The lives of the Saints ๐Ÿ˜‡

Beautiful images of the Virgin Mary (Jesus loved His mom and so do I. ๐ŸŒน)

Sacred โค๏ธ Heart of Jesus

Rosaries- handmade or vintage/unique

Typewriters & Poetry ๐Ÿ–‹

Birds & Butterflies ๐Ÿฆ‹ (Vintage or Victorian) Bumble bees or Queen Bee ๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ

Lavender (plant and scent) and Cherry Blossoms

William Morris patterns

Botanicals and apothecary ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ€

Watercolor images

Lace & small doilies (white or any color! Yes please!)

Metallic or floral patterned washi

Tea. Tea. Tea. โ˜•๏ธ Anything tea and tea time/high tea related. Cadbury chocolates. Biscuits/cookies.

Anything mail related ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ“ซ๐Ÿ“ especially unique stationary sets and notecard sets Or snail mail themed/tea themed stamps/stickers. I do tend to write long letters so if you send/share stationary, I would be over the moon with appreciation if you sent 3-4 sheets of stationary with an Envie. No worries if you canโ€™t!! Just sayinโ€™!!! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

About my hosted swaps

John 13:34-35
34. "I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. 35. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.

MY WISH is that we could all go out of our way to make each other feel loved, included, and appreciated, regardless of what we GET from one another.

Ratings

takinley rated for Thanksgiving Card Swap on Nov 22, 2020
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Comment: I want to thank you for the beautiful thanksgiving card that you sent me; loved it. I also love the prayer that is inside the card; will add it to my prayer journal. I love the extras that you sent: the washi tape samples, the notecard, the cards, and the clip. I will be able to use them in my journal; once i decide on how to decorate it, I hope that you have a wonderful day; you certainly brightened up mine.
Petaltea rated for Mystery Proverb PC on Nov 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for your postcard. This verse really hit the mark. A timely word! Blessings to you and yours! Robyn
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Comment: MS. Indira you out did yourself, just so beautiful. I really love your creation, sending you many hearts.
Response: Thank you! I am so glad you liked it. Have a happy thanksgiving!
Fabriqueen rated for 2 Truths and 1 Fib PC Swap #2 on Nov 18, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Washington, D.C. postcard! I'm guessing you are not in the army. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
Response: Haha- i am in the army! I retire soon though. hehehe...
Amelia rated for Just Bee Cause #3 on Nov 16, 2020
5
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Response: Thank you for the heart.
Barbara rated for Catholic Catechism Lesson #5 on Nov 13, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you Sister!
Response: Love you spirit sister. ๐Ÿฅฐ
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Comment: I loved it!!! Thank you for the goodies and for the way you made it.
Response: YAY! You are so welcome! I am glad you liked it!
Coffeeegal rated for private swap with Jenny on Nov 6, 2020
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Comment: Thank you. So pretty
Response: Thank you Jenny! I hope your brother's surgery went well.
kizzlets rated for Bullet Journal deStash swap on Nov 5, 2020
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Comment: Just received your package today and opened it! :) Thank you for the various diecuts! I'm going to use the handmade envelopes for sticker flakes! Sticky notes and the stamps are definitely something useful I can use. Thanks bunches!
Response: You are welcome! I was nervous about this swap! Glad you liked it! Thank you for the heart!
pynart2 rated for Pretty Letter Swap on Nov 5, 2020
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Comment: Love Love your creations. Always look forward to what you make, its a nice addition to my Journal. The tea was delightful ,thank you My Dear Friend.
Response: You are so welcome- thank you so much for your creative work as well- your hand sewn items are so beautiful. I hope one day I get a pretty ribbon embroidery "thing" from you in a swap. Your work is to die for.
Barbara rated for Sticker slapped PC on Nov 1, 2020
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Comment: Yes your postcard finally came last night. Our mail is late due to local elections. thank you Indira for a great addition to my USA postcard album. Proud to be an American!!!
Response: Phew! Itโ€™s dangerous times out there. Be vigilant! Hugs ๐Ÿค—
myancey rated for Post Card x 3 Swap on Nov 1, 2020
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Comment: Received envelope #2 today. Thank you for the awesome postcards and extras. Your mail is always a happy welcome ray of sunshine Today is November 2nd and received a blue envelope from u. Thank u so very much. Did u want us to return anything back to u? Thank u
Response: Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š
Amelia rated for Just Bee Cause #4 on Oct 31, 2020
5
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Comment: So pretty!
Response: thank you!
Burger1girl rated for Deeeeeeep Thouuuuggghhhtttsss... on Oct 27, 2020
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Comment: OOO I am loving everything! You are sending me generous items! Thank you so much! The postcards are beautiful so far!! Thanks for the note papers!Thanks!
Response: Thanks Tina! I was happy to have you as my partner!!
Star7Lily rated for Catholic Catechism #3 on Oct 27, 2020
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Comment: My dear friend, thank you so much for this marvelous letter. I appreciate your guidance and shall indeed use the rosary guide & I do meditate every day so shall come easier for me. Thank you again. A wonderful swap xx
Response: You are so welcome! I am thinking the post didn't take 6 weeks!? LOL! Love you sweet friend!
EverydayAngels rated for Bookmark of the Psalms on Oct 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so very much! You are an absolute angel and I LOVE my bookmark and the old pages and all the special goodies. I am praying with it all tonight. God bless you! Hugs, Martha
Response: Thank you! I am glad you liked it!!!
Amelia rated for Just Bee Cause #2 on Oct 26, 2020
5
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Comment: These books are so much fun!
Response: Right!?!?
Amelia rated for Floral themed 4-way flip book on Oct 23, 2020
5
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Comment: This is seriously the most beautiful thing I've ever gotten in the mail. How are you so creative?? I seriously need lessons from you or something. I love this so much...I don't feel worthy to even reply to it because it's so nice. Thank you so much.
Response: Oh wow! You are too kind. It was just paper cutting and washi tape though!!! You can make something cool. Watch YouTube for inspiration!! Lol. Hugs!!!
Star7Lily rated for Catholic Catechism Lesson #4 on Oct 22, 2020
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Comment: What a gift to read from your thoughts, I appreciate your words so much. Happy days, with your angels. xxx many hearts
Response: Thank you Jane! How are you doing my dear pen friend?
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cool PC. I loved history in school. Have a great day! Hugs, Diane
Response: THANK YOU! I am glad you liked it! Sending you a DM

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 220 69 78
Completed Fives Threes Ones
168 228 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

Barbara on Nov 17, 2020:

Such nice note cards. I already used one. Thank you Sister!

reauk on Nov 14, 2020:

Thanks for the lovely photo you left in my profile Wish I could post photos Stay safe take care

AnnaM on Nov 14, 2020:

Indira, Thank you so much for your letter. It really made my day! Reply forthcoming.

Anna

CherryBlossomLady on Nov 7, 2020:

yvonne401 on Nov 5, 2020:

Welcome to Christian Swappers Group! Glad to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

SoberMermaid3 on Nov 3, 2020:

I looooooove you! Thank you for the letter and goodies! Iโ€™m writing you today!! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Barbara on Nov 1, 2020:

Hi Sister! Thank you for the newsy letter and all the wonderful goodies. The botanical prints are my favorites. I will pass on the post-its to my grand daughter after I keep some of them.LOL

CherryBlossomLady on Oct 18, 2020:

Barbara on Oct 2, 2020:

You are the winner of the random book giveaway in the Our Lady of Fatima swap. I hope you enjoy reading the book!

Star7Lily on Sep 24, 2020:


Thank you I love the surprise filled envelope, the medal & prayer, I feel so blessed. Thank you again.

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