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CheyanneB

CheyanneB
Date Joined: June 30, 2016
Last Online: September 16, 2022
Birthday: September 1, 1984
Country: Canada
Cheyanne Bertrand Art Instagram
My Flickr Photos
My Etsy Store

About Me

{Hello!} I've joined swap-bot because I LOVE sending and receiving mail that is fun and doesn't require me to pay a bill :) I am a wife and a mother to two sweet energetic little boys.

I am a licensed teacher but recently left the profession to pursue other interests. The profession may have changed but the love of learning has not! I love learning new things and building on my creativity.

Since the beginning of the Pandemic I have focused a lot of time and energy into my art. I have officially started selling my art and have even went to a couple markets this year. This is a huge step out of my comfort zone but I am finding this is the 'truest version of me' there has been. I largely do abstract mixed media pieces on paper and canvas with bold happy colours. You can check out my work at CheyanneBertrandArt.ca or on Instagram as Cheyanne Bertrand Art. I continue to run my etsy shop Grandma's Suitcase but have slowed down the rate at which I release new postcard designs. Life is busy.

I work a 9-5 office job during the week and art is my side hustle that keeps my heart happy

I love a mix of vintage style with modern colours

I have done some travelling but that's been on hold since having my sons. I did a 4 week teaching placement in Clacton-on-Sea England, lived in Trinidad and Tobago for a year and moved to Saskatchewan and enjoyed the prairies for 6 months but have always considered Ontario, Canada home :) I'm a country girl at heart

Crafting:

I love to paint and collage and explore different colour schemes. Even as my art practise changes I still enjoy making ATCs and growing my collection. Due to my arthritis and health issues over the past two years many of my other creative hobbies have fallen off my radar at the moment (ie. Crocheting) but hope to get back into it as my treatment continues to help

Favourites:

ATC/APC cards/coins - These are my favourite thing to make when feeling creative! - stamped images, scraps of different paper etc. are always appreciated to work into my atc cards

  • I appreciate all ATCs but have a few collections (ie binders) within my big collection with the following themes: People, Flowers, Butterfiles and Birds, Calendar (holidays and seasons), Words (motivational messages on cards), Colours (single colour cards), Alphabet, Under the Sea, ATC Coins, and then a catch all I call 'random'

I love art journaling but find I don't do as much of it as I used to

All Colours! but the colour yellow (specifically golden/mustard yellow), teal, lime green and dark blue tend to be what I pick the most

Zines! I've been experimenting making my own

Paper Doilies, paper napkins, lace and vintage scraps of fabric/linens

Friday Kahlo or Jane Davenport inspired anything!

things with a story or history - like old pictures and postcards!

Cancelled stamps! I love using them in my art journal and on ATCs

Postcards: naked is my favourite but I just started getting into post-crossing so in an envelope is nice sometimes too! I prefer postcards of places and local/famous landmarks, art and historical items. Single view postcards are my favourite but anything you pick out will be appreciated :)

colourful paper, magazine and book pages to use in journals and collages are always appreciated!

Dislikes:

Rude people and bananas

Ratings

Artteacherjen rated for AAA: Uno, Dos, Tres! #7 on Aug 16, 2022
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Comment: Thank you! And I love the homemade card too!
ItaliaGirl863 rated for AAA: Sender's Choice x2 July on Aug 14, 2022
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Comment: Thanks so much Cheyanne, for my beautiful ATC'S! I love them both! You did a great job! Thank you so much!❀️
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Comment: thanks for these great atcs and the very nice handmade card. Take care.
papercraft70 rated for AAA: Alphabet Challenge #3 on Jul 28, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the swap.
Poeprincess rated for AAA: Cat on Jul 27, 2022
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Comment: Love that you sent an extra---they are both so cute. Thank you for a great swap!
5
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Comment: Love the ATC's you sent me. Thank you so much!
explore rated for AAA: Sender's Choice July on Jul 26, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you for the handmade ATC!
boriquaz rated for AAA: Frida Kahlo on Jul 26, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for hosting this swap. Always love Frida ATC's and this will fit perfectly in my collection. Happy Swapping!
thequilterslink rated for AAA: Summer Gnome on Jul 12, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you so much!
WoodlandBanshee rated for AAA: Sender's Choice June on Jul 7, 2022
5
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Comment: Great card as always! Thank you!
StitchingWitch rated for AAA: Sender's Choice x2 June on Jul 5, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful cards! Thank you. Love the bird and flowers.
rebeldaisy rated for AAA: Sender's Choice x2 June on Jul 1, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the super colorful ATCs. I like how you used a variety of colorful patterns in each of them.
Itchy rated for AAA: Uno, Dos, Tres! #6 on Jul 1, 2022
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Comment: Thanks, i love what you did with the butterflies, nice! :))
Conni59 rated for MAE: ATC SWAP 3 for 3: TRAVEL on Jun 22, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for wonderful atcs. Travel is one of my favorite themes❀️
Response: it is one of my favourite themes too! Thanks for the rating!
ktk8 rated for AAA: Alphabet Challenge #2 on Jun 21, 2022
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Comment: LOVE the letters.....great job.... thank you thank you..... many hearts to you.....
Response: you're welcome :) Glad you liked them!!
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Comment: Thanks for being in the swap. I like the atcs you sent.
Response: thanks for hosting - glad you liked them :)
turtles27 rated for AAA: Woodland Animals on Jun 17, 2022
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Comment: Super cute ATCs! Thank you!
Response: thanks!
Pupullona rated for AAA: Uno, Dos, Tres! #5 on Jun 15, 2022
5
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Comment: I love your ATCs :) thank you so much!
Response: thanks for the rating!
Itchy rated for AAA: Flowers on Jun 15, 2022
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for this cute ATC, Love it! And thank you for the extras! :)
Response: you're welcome, thanks for the rating!
Shoreart rated for AAA: Sender's Choice x2 May on Jun 7, 2022
5
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Comment: Love the ATCs! and goodies.
Response: thanks for the rating!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 452 174 174
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Comments

lou on Jul 24, 2021:

Please check your private messages and hope all is well, or will be soon!

wolfeagle on Dec 30, 2020:

hny

chimerix on Sep 14, 2020:

Thank you so much for angeling me for the AAA: Quick Coin #4. I love what you made for me. Aloha

stiffneck78 on Sep 1, 2020:

thisismeAXiD on Sep 1, 2020:

Happy birthday

OrigamiGrace on Aug 7, 2020:

Happy Friday!!

friday

WoodlandBanshee on Oct 21, 2019:

Thank you for sending back my set for the buddy card swap! They are all so gorgeous; I love what you did to each starter! Take care

derakisu on Aug 8, 2019:

Just a quick note to thank you for the swaps you host on All about ATC. I'm really enjoying your themes. :)

tcornell on Jul 15, 2019:

You're never going to believe- but the ATC I thought was your re-send, was apparently the original one! I just received the re-send today. The ATC is amazing and I really appreciate both cards, thank you! ~Tracy

supersquirrel on Jul 11, 2019:

Thank you for being my Angel and thank you for the squirrel ephemera :) :)

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