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Christine6035

Christine6035
Date Joined: May 8, 2017
Last Online: November 6, 2018
Birthday: October 3
Country: United States

About Me

Third grade teacher in suburb of Chicago. Started a Creative Journaling group for teachers at my school.

Married late in life. No children - except for a beautiful dog (Dogo Argentino) and a beautiful hairless cat!

I love garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores. Collect sugar and creamers, paper ephemera, and dollhouse miniatures.

In the past, I have traveled to many places around the world. Now I go to Door County, WI several times a year.

Have taken tons of art classes and workshops. Can't wait to retire (2021) and be a full-time artist.

Favorite Books

Currently enjoying the My Brillant Friend books by Elena Ferrante.

Love to listen to books on my commute to/from work. Some that I really enjoyed are:

The Woman in White / Wikie Collins

The Forgotten Garden / Kate Morton

The Girl on the Train / Paula Hawkins

The Blood of Flowers / Anita Amirrezvani

The Painted Veil / W. Somerset Maugham

Purple Hibiscus / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Big Little Lies / Liane Moriarty

The Goldfinch / Donna Tartt

The Invention of Wings / Sue Monk Kidd

The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fritzgerald

The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian / Sherman Alexie

White Tiger / Aarivind Adiga

Gone Girl / Gillian Flynn

State of Wonder / Ann Patchett

The Garden of Evening Mists / Tan Twan Eng

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan / Lisa See

Black Swan Green / David Mitchel

I also read non-fiction on art, creativity, and personal development.

Favorite Crafts

drawing

painting - acrylics & watercolor

mixed-media

encaustics

collage

creating mandalas

doodling

coloring

book arts

upcycle art - like junk journals.

I also have done quilting I have a ridgid-heddle loom.

Favorite Television

The Office

Seinfeld

Frasier

House of Cards

Breaking Bad

Veep

Mad Men

American Crime

Bloodline

The Killing

Downton Abby

I Like:

Ephemera - most everything!

Texts other than English

Vintage - anything!

Tea & Coffee stained paper

Sheet music, book pages, illustrations

Labels, tags, bookmarks

Tissue paper, napkins, wrapping paper

Lace, ribbon, fibers

Greeting cards, notecards, stationary, postcards

Washi tape

Found objects

Beads

Floral, paisley, geometric

Boxes

Wizard of Oz

Halloween

Office Supplies

Art Supplies - pencils, markers, paint, ink, stencils, stamps, pastels

Herbal tea

Essential oils

Crystals

Dislike:

Caffine, cigarrette/cigar smoke, fruity or food scented items

Ratings

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Comment: I loved the cards and the extra goodies you included. Thanks!🤗
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NikGodwin rated for Mega Washi Sample Swap! on Oct 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for all the extras! Loved them!
kssunlover1947 rated for Mega Washi Sample Swap! on Oct 4, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for what you sent. I liked everything.
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Comment: Thank you! All of these lovelies were new to me :)
Cupcake436 rated for Mega Washi Sample Swap! on Oct 1, 2018
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Zander rated for IWTS - September Washi Swap on Sep 29, 2018
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Comment: Love the Washi, Thank You so much
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Response: Thanks for the rating.
Kvwanderlost rated for Fantastic Washi Swap! on Sep 22, 2018
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Comment: Love the washi, thanks so much Christine!
Response: Glad you like it! Thanks for the heart:)
CraftyChristina rated for Fantastic Washi Swap! on Sep 21, 2018
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Comment: I love all the washi!!! Ty!!
Response: You are welcome! Thanks for the heart:)
iamred rated for WOW: Wide Washi Tape Samples on Sep 19, 2018
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Comment: thank you so much! i love all the halloween ones! ♥
Response: Really glad you liked everything! Thanks for the heart:)
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Comment: Thanks for some cute washi! Dish cloths are a great place to start knitting or crocheting. They are small projects that help you get used to holding everything and learning stitches. Even after crocheting for 30 years, I’ll still try out a new stitch on a dishcloth. Good luck with your knitting!!
Response: Thanks for the comment and the heart! Glad you liked the washi:)
HannahsMommy07 rated for Mail Me A Collage on Sep 17, 2018
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Response: Thanks for the heart!
Kellpepper rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2018 on Sep 15, 2018
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Comment: I have to find me some of this! Thank you!
Response: Thanks for the comment and the heart!!!
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Comment: I too love chocolate and am trying to cut down. I use it to reward myself now when I do a task I’ve been putting off for awhile. Although I did have to make fudge today in an attempt to use up some goat’s milk before it goes bad! Thanks for the PC and the note, summer suddenly became fall yesterday with a rather heavy dump of snow:o Hoping it melts! Hope your Sept has started out on a good note:)
Response: Thanks for the comment and the heart. This was a fun swap!
katmandu rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2018 on Sep 8, 2018
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Comment: Love your "chunk"! I want some right now! I will definitely have to see if we have it in this area, it looks like a perfect drink for a hot summer day, which we are still having down here! Thank you!
Jennahcook19 rated for Vintage Swap #1 on Sep 8, 2018
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Comment: loved everything! so sorry for the late rating! life has been a mess recently. thank you so much!
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Comment: This chunk of cardboard looks so swanky! French rose lime wine (Pampelonne) - Ooh la la! Thanks! xo
Dragongrrl rated for IWTS: Summer Samples on Aug 29, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the washi samples, I love them!

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jukejan on Jul 14, 2018:

Welcome to the OFAP group! Jump right into Morning Coffee or any other thread!

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