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Corina

Corina
Date Joined: June 29, 2018
Last Online: November 17, 2018
Birthday: April 12, 1900
Country: Canada
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Me & Art

Hi! Nice to meet you! I'm a 20ish year old women. I'm a child at heart and an old soul, that's what people tell me. I like to mess around and act silly but I also like to be serious and direct when appropriate.

✏️It couldn't be MY profile without a bit dedicated to art 🎨

  • Right now Im loving watercolours I'm waiting to get my hands on some daniel smith paints! Right now I use the Sakura koi set.

-If anyone has any paperblanks micro format journals that you don't use PLEASE send THEM TO ME!!! pleasseeee. They're discontinued now and I absolutely adore them for traveling because any size bigger I will get intomidated to fill. And they covers are beautiful.

  • I liked using acrylic paints, haven't since I finished school though I love cute portable paint brushes (for watercolor or acrylic)

  • I've been scrapbooking quite sporadically for the past 6 years. Rarely because I'm a little picky. I'm trying to get into junk journaling, regular journaling just doesn't have enough visual interest to me..so any scrapbooking/journaling ephemera would come in handy 😁.

  • I've started using alcohol and water based markers.

  • I've been journaling practically my whole life.

  • I Love my micron fine liners.

-is really like to try acrylic markers! I think I'd like them but right now I'm trying to save up. So if you've got an extra one around there 🙋🏻.

  • I've got several sketchbooks but even more journals! I'll probably end up with more but I've been good lately. Each of my journal books have a purpose though. My favorite is a "junk journal" I got as a gift from a swap.

-I'm starting to try to get onto an art journal, my sketchbook is sort of a art journal/sketchbook and my plain writing journals feel too boring compared to a junk journal. I'm just struggling to start because the only junk journal I have is so amazing on its own, I don't want I ruin it!

-I also spend way too much time watching artists on YouTube.

-I really like nail art, it's like 10 tiny little canvases, I haven't done any lately though because I get gel nails done. I have eczema and the plastic tips really help to not hurt my skin when I scratch.

-I've also gotten into fashion, but not so much actual trends but what makes me feel good. I'm currently transitioning from a cutesy/elegant style to a more grungy/relax style.

I'm so excited to be part of this community, I love letters and hand made things and I like making just as much as I like receiving packages. Being on swapbot a little while, I've discovered that I'm actually a little picky. It takes visible time and effort for me to really get happy with a package or letter. It's all in the details ❤️. But when you succeed in making me really happy I'll be sure to send you a thank you letter, maybe with a little surprise too.

Me Facts

  • I'm the eldest from 4 kids

  • My parents are from chili and el salvador.

  • I was born in British Columbia

  • I speak English, French and Spanish fluently

  • I'd like to learn Italian and German

  • I love learning and I like school.

  • Currently a Cegep student

-we have a adorable miniature poodle and we had a Westie

-When I was little I wanted to be a private detective

-I'm very interested in psychology and the human brain.

-For now, Im working towards being an architect.

What I like

🖋Theme ideas: ❤️Codes/mystery!!! ❤️ vintage vibes❤️ a package for "royalty" ❤️ Architecture❤️ European ❤️ Miyazaki (studio ghibli) ❤️ Sailor moon❤️ Understading the psychological❤️ just in case you really Can't decide/think of a theme 😉!

🖊Tea!!! Sweet teas are my favourite but I've liked all the teas I've tried so far (chamomile, green tea, black tea, mango tea, ginger-lemon etc..)

🖊Craft supplies ❤️ Lace, pens, watercolours, travel paint brushes, embelishments and nice paper. My faves are any that have a vintage vibe to them. Or just different/intricate. As I mentioned above, I'm trying to build on my collection of ephemera and journaling details.

🖋Washitape: I love the beige, vintage tooling washitape, my favorite washitape is a beige one with different rock types and their names. I like science themed washi and washi with writing on it.

🖊Postcards Anything clean and crisp, with rich colours. Ideally sceneries. Landscapes and architecture places. I also like inspiring art ones, watercolor or other.I'm building a collection of postcards for my wall. I love reading what's written on them. I prefer them stamped and written on. So pour your heart out!
(Although I like postcards, id prefer some nice notecards). For Disney postcards, i only really like the ones that are the process of making the movies. The artwork behind the finished result, not really a fan of just screenshots from the movies.

🖊If you put time into what you send me, I'll probably love it! It's all in the details.

🖊 Snacks: I like sweets but also salty things. So candy and chocolate but also chips and nuts. My favorite chocolate is black chocolate mixed with something. I love mint tasting foods. And I can eat spicy foods. Im trying to try out some yummy healthier snacks too! I'm allergic to walnuts, not terribly but it'll make my mouth itch.

🖋Letters:Preferably hand written. So this is just a random request that maybe someone will feel like doing. Could you write a letter like one from pride and prejudice, 19th century, formal, fancy, in handwriting with a wax seal only if you feel like it and have time of course😊.

🖋Journals: I really LOVE journals, small side or regular book size, so not too big. I have a collection of around 15 that I've accumulated over the years. They all have something written in them. Although not all of them are full. Currently I have a dream journal, letters I might never send journal and my regular journal plus a couple books for writing ideas or poems or stories. I recently bought a dotted journal from Micheals, but I've told myself i need to finish one journal before starting that one. I don't usually get plain paper unless it's for my Mini travel journals or a sketchbook. For sketchbooks, I'd need a paper that can withstand watercolor. My favorite sketchbook is the artist loft black cover smaller sketchbook, it works very well and it's less than 10$!

🖋Notecards:I'd prefer a notecard over a postcard. cause I'm running out! Anything, I think. Ideally not animals though...basically anything that goes with the general stuff I like that I mention ⬆️. I need

Dislikes

❌Snacks:-Onions -Coffee -I'm not supposed to have lactose
based products but it's Still ok.
Just maybe not everything cheese based

❌stamps- I liked them but I don't know what to do with them, if you do want to send some send me a list of what to do with them 😜!

Favorites

Favorite aesthetic:

  • Vintage look on things. This applies to clothing, room decor and
    of course letters ❤️!

-London/Paris themed things

  • Dark colours.

  • My favorite color is blue.

  • Cream colours

  • Metallic colours!!! (especially gold).

  • I like things when they're detailed but not cluttered.

  • Red, white and black combo

  • Or black white and any pure rich color.

  • Royal looking things I love. Like dark blue and dark with lace. Lace is great! but I don't really have any! And the damask pattern!

-Science or math themed things are great too

⭐️FAVORITE BOOKS: I'm gonna try adding a link to my goodreads account, then you won't accidentally send something I've already read!

-YA books. Romanceish books -the summer I turned pretty series -a million worlds with you -to all the boys I've loved before -the princess diaries (although it's been a long
time I don't reread these) -airhead,being Nikki and Runnaway -this dark endeavour

-gone girl

-Other stuff too but I don't know what category they'd go in like:

     -the timekeeper


     -brave new world


     - Pride and prejudice ❤️

-id like to get -Frankenstein -any page turners I don't think there's any book I hate 🤔

⭐️Favourite Movies: RomComs

  • Hero movies!

  • The classic Barbie movies

  • Thriller movies but not horror -Disney

  • Mess with yer mind movies! like inception, the butterfly effect &c...

-I love almost all studio ghibli movies: the cat returns, castle in the sky, howls moving castle, ponio, spirited away, naussica and I think kikis delivery service is my favorite!

⭐️Favourite shows:

  • Sherlock Holmes!

  • Pretty little liars

  • Once upon a time

  • Switched at birth.

  • Sailor moon (The older version!)

⭐️FAVORITE MUSIC: I wrote way too much for this section, in brief, musicals, jazzy and acoustic covers, Disney, Marianas trench Dodie Clark, 1D, etc....

⭐️ Favorite youtubers:

  • Gabriel Brown! Or black gryph0n

  • Jamie Jo (BananaJamana)

  • Kasey Golden

  • Doodle Date

  • Pear fleur

-DissociaDID

  • Juicy ink 💛

  • Safiya Niggard

  • Christine (simplynaillogical)

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for your letter! I enjoyed reading about what you are grateful for in your life! 😊
Response: Thank you! Everyone should try to be grateful more often 🙂
Snailermailer rated for Suprise Swap #8 on Oct 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the hot chocolate and tea 😊
Response: Your welcome! Hope you like it as much as i do 😊!
StephG219 rated for #DearSwap - September 2018 on Oct 2, 2018
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Comment: Just got your letter, and loving it. Thank you so much for the washi samples, they're really beautiful :) I'll try to reply next weekend :)
Response: Hi! Glad you liked it! I'll keep an eye out for your letter! 😊
kochijapan rated for Suprises for everyone - September on Sep 26, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!:)
Response: You're welcome! ❤️
dcp0112 rated for Variety Pack on Sep 6, 2018
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Comment: Thanks SO much for the envie full of goodies and the beautiful new banknote and coin. I really do love all the things you sent, thoughtful!
Response: So glad you liked it all! I wasn't sure about the Canadian bank note! But they are kind of pretty 😝.
Cosychaos rated for Hand made postcard "in a bottle" on Sep 3, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the bottle of water, really well done, but I don't think I'd be drinking it, haha:). I loved the pressed coin too - very appropriate!
Response: I'm glad you liked it! 😂
samsstuff rated for CALG: Drink Beverage Postcard on Sep 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you! I love tea & some of my favorites are the ones you mentioned.
Response: ☕️👌🏻😊
piashlara rated for Flip-book: profiled based #2 on Aug 15, 2018
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Comment: OMG, I opened the envelope and the first thing I saw was flowers and the word beach. You have no idea how this made my heart jump in a very happy way! This is one of the nicest flip-books I've ever seen! Wow!
Response: I think it's one of my favourite things I've made for swapbot! Glad you liked it 😊
dancingtiger rated for CALG;Random Act of Kindness on Aug 13, 2018
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Comment: thank you so much for your RAK. I love it all, including the letter/script/mini envelope and tiny postcard...I once made it to Niagara Falls..a high spot in my travels x
Response: I'm glad you liked it all! I don't think anyone likes everything usually 😝
evanselli rated for Pick 3 on Aug 8, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful swap! I loved everything and the wax seal made my day!!
Response: I'm glad you liked it! Who doesn't love a nice wax seal 😉.
jessnewson98 rated for One Used Book & A Surprise on Aug 8, 2018
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Comment: I absolutely loved the book (The Glass Castle) and the surprise (a beautiful notebook) that I got! I've been wanting to read The Glass Castle for a while, so this was such a beautiful gift!!
Response: I'm so glad 😁!
RabbitsnChihuahuas rated for Scavenger Hunt - 3 on Aug 7, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the fun swap
Response: No problem 🙂
martieCZ rated for Something from your work on Aug 1, 2018
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Comment: Hi, thank you very much for your nice letter and stuff you send to me. I can imagine how hard your work must be. I wish you only satisfied customers! :) Have nice days. Lots of greeting to you and your family.
Response: Thanks 😁
DLW74 rated for Song Lyrics on a Postcard on Jul 30, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for a special postcard, Corina! I love the drawing and the cow :) It just arrived to me today.
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad you like it! 😁
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Comment: Corina, Je viens juste de recevoir ton magnifique tigre. Je l'adore! Les couleurs sont superbes. I love you card! Thank you so much! I am also new on swap bot and I am starting to really enjoy creating and receiving hand made postcard. Hope to send you one of mine one day. Cannot wait to receive more from you. Merci pour ton petit mot en français ça m'a fait très plaisir.
Response: Derien! Je suis contente que tu l'as aimé! Bonne été! 😁
Christine6035 rated for Washi samples- International on Jul 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks Corina! Love the wax seal - now I want one:)
Response: I got mine off of amazon 😉
Lolly rated for Swap me some pretty papers. on Jul 25, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for my unicorns. I just love them as well as the pretty papers.
Response: I'm glad you like them!
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Comment: Wow! What a gorgeous piece of magical artwork! Thank you!
Response: Thanks! I'm glad you liked it, everyone I showed it to was saying you can't send that off have to keep it! But it was basically inspired on your profile so it was made especially for you 😁
SatisHuman rated for Song Lyrics on a Postcard on Jul 13, 2018
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Comment: I know who Mariana's Trench is thanks to my Canadian friend!
Response: That's so great 😁
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Comment: you send amazing packages thanks so much
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad you liked it!

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