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ChristineMartinez

ChristineMartinez
Date Joined: August 20, 2019
Last Online: June 2, 2020
Birthday: April 24
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm a 43 year old woman who is married with no children. I could be described as a chatty, creative and friendly person. I have been pen palling for 30 years. I love to travel internationally, collect fonts, shop for pal supplies, binge watch Netflix, and hang out with my 2 puppies. I would love new pen pals if they write long letters (5+ pages) and prefer 2-way conversation. I'm open minded to all lifestyles and interests.

Things I like to receive

Note sheets

Good quality stickers

Handmade envelopes

Address labels

Inspirational quotes

Fruity teas

City/country magnets

Postcards (especially from your city or country)

ATCs you've made

Paper flowers

Ephemera

Pink, teal or green items

Vintage pictures and stickers

lace

anything French or English bulldog

Anything llama or baby sloth

anything mandala

Kawaii and Sentimental Circus stickers and paper

Things I don't like to receive

Washi samples

Disney

Religious things

Things that smell of smoke

Bookmarks

Gory or sexual things

Negative letters

Form letters

Short letters

Favorite Crafts

Right now I'm obsessed with mixed media ATCs. I have made so many and I'm excited to trade in some of the groups!

I'm open to private trades as well. Just message me.

Random Facts

  • I have been to over 20 countries and 47 states
  • I microwave my ice cream and plain M&Ms
  • I like to do adventurous things as often as the opportunity strikes like sky dive, crazy hikes and swim with sharks
  • I was the only girl in my family & extended family (both sides) until I was 12
  • I call my dogs my "fur babies" even if it makes people cringe
  • I've never had a speeding ticket
  • I believe that if you focus on what you're grateful for, more good things come your way

Rating comments

I always rate. If I miss a rating, please contact me.

I love to give hearts and feel it's fun to get one so why not give one. Most people seem to go above and beyond even with little stuff, so if it seems like you are trying to make a swap special I will rate special. :)

I will try to reach out if I haven't received something even if you said you mailed it. I will give you a chance to make it right but may rate a 1 or a 3 until it's been made right depending on the situation. I hate doing it though and feel sad if I have to. If something comes up, just reach out to me and we can work it out rather than flaking. :)

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks for the great ATC!
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Comment: I love it!
vanneparis rated for SUSA - ATC Mega Swap on Jun 1, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much Christine for such a wonderful assortment of ATCs. I love all the beautiful Mandalas that you added on some and the Dina Wakley style ones are awesome. You really put so much love into this swap and I very much appreciate it. Thanks for a very, very special swap. -Vanne
kristid1970 rated for ATC for Beginners - Int'l #2 on Jun 1, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the ATC! I love it! And all the extras! ❀❀❀❀❀
supersquirrel rated for 9 pockets of ATC supplies on Jun 1, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the 9 pocket package! I had so much fun going through each of the pockets. You had some great ideas! Thank you for the extra Tim Holtz dolls and I L+O+V+E your ATC ^+^
Fabriqueen rated for Butterfly ATC on May 31, 2020
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Comment: Thank you, thank you, thank you! I love all three ATCs. You are so generous. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
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Comment: Thank you for the cool vintage ATC and goodies!
vick302000 rated for ATC Bag #83 (USA) on May 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you lots of nice atcs.
CookieMomster78 rated for ATC Jams S/S: Doubles! on May 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for joining the swap and sending so promptly! I love your starter set and look forward to working on them! I appreciate the little envie of some beautiful sticker flakes too! Thanks for sharing! You brightened my day today with your happy (and artfully decorated) mail! Many thanks, gracias, and mahalos!
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Comment: I LOVE YOUR ART! LET'S SWAP AGAIN SOON πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—
LauraM540 rated for ATC Jams S/S: Doubles! on May 26, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the starter set, they will be fun to add to!
Rosa1 rated for WIYM-Tea & Note-USA on May 26, 2020
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Comment: thank you ~ take care, stay safe
LiliLuv rated for ATC for Beginners on May 24, 2020
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Comment: Hi, Christine! I was excited to see your name in my mailbox, because I remember sending you my list of 50 things from my childhood at the beginning of March. Thank you for sharing one of your first ATCs with me. I kept seeing swaps for them on here, but wasn't sure about joining since I am new to them, too, so when I saw your ATC for Beginners swap, I thought it was the perfect chance to try it out! Thank you for creating this swap! Thank you also for the super cute goodies and envelope you sent your ATC with! I loved it all! Hope you are well and having a nice weekend!
CherryBlossomLady rated for Private Fun Mail Swap on May 23, 2020
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Comment: You rock Lady! Happy swapping. I am so excited to pen pal with you!
TryshaH81 rated for Pet Pals on May 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the letters! We will reply soon
mcorbus rated for Eyes ATC on May 17, 2020
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Comment: Awesome atc. Thank you
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Comment: Thank you! I really enjoyed reading this. The one about making cleaning fun reminded me of Pippi Longstocking!
Mandaloolee rated for ATC Trade #1 ~ USA on May 15, 2020
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Comment: Oh my goodness, Christine! I LOVE the ATCs you sent me! They are all gorgeous works of art that I'm proud to have in my collection. Thank you!
Response: I'm glad you like them! I just started a couple weeks ago and so you are one of the first to see them. :)
mickiecheryl rated for Chatty Long Letters (30+) on May 7, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for your wonderful letter. It was a pleasure to read, as always. And arrived in really fast time to say the current situation. Have a great weekend.
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful letter and all of the goodies! Yes! I would love to become penpals! I'll be writing you soon!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 62 17 14
Completed Fives Threes Ones
71 65 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
1 44 26 0
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Comments

CherryBlossomLady on Apr 27, 2020:

Hi Christine!! You need to put more stuff into your profile so I know what you like and your style!! LOL!! I will do my best to send you a great pen pal letter. I am excited I got paired up with you on the swap. Working on the letter and packet now!! Hugs!

Hell0Z0mbie on Feb 18, 2020:

Thanks for the letter! Your job sounds super interesting! I'm really excited to write you back, but it might be a few weeks at least, stuffs way too busy.

Kathy821 on Oct 16, 2019:

Welcome to Swap_Bot. Hope you have a great time swapping and meet a lot of wonderful people!

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