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HannahA91

HannahA91
Date Joined: April 21, 2013
Last Online: July 12, 2014
Birthday: December 12, 1991
Country: United Kingdom
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About Me

Hello, I am a 21 year old English Literature and Creative Writing Student from Hull in the UK. I love reading, creative writing, photography, travel and crafts. I write a regular blog about my craft activities and I have taken part in a few craft swaps through my blog in the past. I absolutely love receiving post so I am looking forward to receiving some exciting things as well as sending some out to new friends!

Favorite Crafts

I love pretty much any craft; I inherited my Mum's love for cross stitch and I am a self-taught crocheter which is probably my main craft. I am currently learning how to machine sew and teaching myself to knit to expand my skills.

I love to receive anything that I can add to my stash, particularly:

  • Fabric Scraps
  • Fat Quarters
  • Charm Squares
  • Ribbons
  • Buttons (particularly unusual ones!)
  • Rubber Stamps
  • Washi/Deco tape
  • Cross Stitch Kits

But any craft supplies are always greatly received!

Likes

  • Crafting items (knitting/crochet/sewing/cross stitch) Particularly yarn, fat quarters, buttons and cross stitch kits.
  • Anything with Cats on it.
  • Anything with Owls on it.
  • Anything with Cupcakes on it.
  • The Colour Pink.
  • Reading - I love to receive anything literary themed!
  • Chocolate
  • Kawaii items of any kind.
  • Travel (I am fascinated by other cultures and experiencing new places so I'd love anything that represents where you are from!)
  • Stationary (of any kind)
  • Items with VW Campers & Beetles
  • Items with Penguins
  • Anything Vintage style.
  • Hot Chocolate
  • The Gorjuss Range
  • Sweet/Chocolates from other countries
  • Moomins
  • I'm obsessed with Halloween and we have limited items available here so I'd love any decorations or craft items of a Halloween theme.

My Wishlist

I appreciate any items that I get and the time and thought taken to choosing swap items, but if you are stuck, here are some things I am currently looking for.

  • Craft papers - I just received a die cutting machine and I am having fun playing with it!
  • Small pens/notelets/sticky page markers/printables to decorate my filofax.
  • Bath & Bodyworks mini candles (any scents...I want to try them all!)
  • Bath & Bodyworks PocketBac Hand Sanitisers and Holders I can't get Bath & Bodyworks products here :(
  • Halloween magazines (when in season) there are very few published in the UK.
  • Halloween cross stitch kits...again, we don't get many here.
  • Halloween decorations
  • Hard Rock Cafe pins for my collection.
  • Girl Guiding/Girl Scout badges
  • Thimbles for my Mum's collection

Postcards

My favourite postcards are art/photography ones but I am happy to receive postcards that reflect the personality of the sender.

My favourite cards are:

  • Black and white photography
  • Vintage/Retro images/photography
  • Pink
  • Kawaii/Cute cartoon images
  • Victorian artwork
  • Paperchase postcards
  • Parisian settings
  • Literature related
  • Craft related
  • Cats

I am currently collecting:

  • Any vintage images (e.g. cassettes, VW Campers/Beetles, Mini's, vintage pin ups, typewriters etc.)
  • Anything with cupcakes
  • Victorian artwork, particularly portraits
  • Paperchase postcards
  • Comic book style images

Favorite Books

Ooh this is always the difficult one! I read almost anything purely because of my love of reading. I enjoy reading classic literature - particularly Victorian and Modern but I also love craft books and non-fiction coffee table books...mainly because they look beautiful! I think my all time favourite always comes down to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein though.

Dislikes

  • I don't really like spiders but cartoon ones are ok.
  • I am also allergic to seafood.
  • I don't like monkeys. Cartoon ones are ok but photos of monkeys freak me out for some reason!
  • I don't drink tea so teabags are wasted on me unfortunately.

So to Conclude...

I am really looking forward to receiving some exciting things in the post and I am extremely excited about getting to know people from all over the globe!

I will always post by the deadline and when possible I aim for several days before because post travelling out of the UK seems to take FOREVER and I hate to keep people waiting. I will also ALWAYS rate on receipt and I aim to do this the same day or the day after the swap arrives. I feel that it is only fair and decent manners to thank someone who has taken the time and effort to send you something.

If you have any problems with any of the swaps please let me know and I will do everything possible to rectify them...the last thing I want is for people to feel disappointed! I want to make sure that you love everything that I send and I will always post in plenty of time but if anything does happen to go missing (we know they tend to from time to time) please let me know and I will happily post again or send an alternative :)

Please note that I do use recycled packaging but only of good quality. I do this to not only help the environment but to also keep the postage costs down so that I can afford to spend more on the swaps :)

Happy swapping!

Ratings

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Comment: Looks like I'm about to stamp the same book for the third time ;-) Can't wait to get mine back to see where it's been! Anyway, thanks for the book and extras!
Clstew rated for Travelling Stamp Book (round nr. 9) on Mar 18, 2014
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Comment: Love how this book is developing and the unicorns!!! thanks for the beautiful post cards! Happy mails
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Comment: Thank you ! Happy Valentine´s day.
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Comment: Thanks for the book and cool stationery items!
jonahbmiller rated for halloween spooky stories on Nov 22, 2013
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Comment: Thanks you
Response: Thank you for the rating :)
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Comment: Thank you !
Response: I hope you enjoy your presents and have a great Christmas! Thank you for the heart :)
vintervila rated for European stocking fillers 2 on Nov 20, 2013
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Comment: Thanks again :)
Response: Wow this one arrived much quicker! I hope you like everything :)
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Comment: Got it! I will wait to open it but thank you already!
Response: I'm so glad it arrived! The next one will be in the post for you today or tomorrow :) I hope you like them all!
Nightwolf899 rated for halloween spooky stories on Nov 2, 2013
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Comment: Very scary stories I loved them, really creepy thank you so much for joining this swap it was a lot of fun! :) Apologies for being late again btw, And I hope you had a lovely halloween xoxoxoxoxoxoxox
Response: It's not a problem, I loved your stories too! I hope you also had a great Halloween :)
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Comment: Thank you :) I loved the notecard set. I loved the owl paper!! The package was so cute, it made me smile just looking at it :)
Response: Hehe I fell in love with that wrapping paper and pretty much bulk bought it last year...I will be using it forever! I hope you like your gift :)
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Comment: Hannah, Thanks the post cards are beautiful, and the bus passes are a great surprise. I think I will make a little book for my used items I collect. ; ) thanks for passing on the stamp book as well.
Response: I'm glad you like everything! Thank you for the heart :)
Scuslidge rated for 3rd Quarter Reading Log Swap 2013 on Oct 19, 2013
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Comment: Thanks for the great reading log. I've read several of the books you reviewed (Kathy Reichs is one of my favorite authors) and I'm looking forward to reading some on your list that I haven't gotten to yet.
Response: Ooh it's nice to meet people with similar reading tastes! I hope you enjoy any of the others that you read!
tagorlily1 rated for 3rd Quarter Reading Log Swap 2013 on Oct 17, 2013
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Comment: Hannah, I really like the way you included your reason for reading, a synopsis, a review and a quote/tip for each title. Well done! And you've interested me in taking my copy of "Imagineering Workout" off the shelf and reading it - thanks.
Response: Hi! I thought it might be useful to know why I was reading the books because there are a lot of different reasons why I book (unfortunately not often for leisure!) I hope you enjoy "Imagineering Workout"!
tizzicat rated for DIGITAL PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT #2 on Aug 30, 2013
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Response: Thank you for the 5 :)
pebbyjane rated for DIGITAL PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT #2 on Aug 26, 2013
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Comment: Great photos! I really like the afghan you are crocheting. It is very pretty.
Response: Thanks :D I'm having fun making it :) Thank you for the heart :D
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Comment: Thank you for sharing! Blessings to you :)
Response: Thank you for the 5 and the heart :)
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Comment: I enjoyed your email and photos. Your crocheting looking beautiful. The mini with all the colorful stickers (?) on it was one of my favorites. Thank you for joining this swap and sharing with me. blessings, ellie
Response: I'm glad you liked the photos :D Hehe I liked the mini too...it was so cool! Thank you so much for the heart :)
CLopez rated for DIGITAL PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT #2 on Aug 24, 2013
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Response: Thanks for the 5 :)
lob rated for DIGITAL PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT #2 on Aug 24, 2013
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Comment: nice photos! I enjoyed the crochet project you are working on. very colorful! Thanks for sharing!
Response: Thank you for the heart :)
thequilterslink rated for Paranormal Letter Swap #001 on Aug 19, 2013
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Comment: thanks for a really great letter, i enjoyed reading it very much. Sorry to be so slow in rating, had puter problems
Response: I'm glad you liked it :) don't worry about it! Thanks for the heart :)

Rating Overview

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Comments

sebastian122 on Dec 12, 2014:

For the b-day girl! Happy Everything!!

burntbao on Dec 11, 2014:

Happy Early Birthday!

foxyfoxy on May 28, 2014:

Thank you for being a part of the Kawaii! group!

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TereDiane1954 on Dec 3, 2013:

Welcome to Color and Light! I hope you'll enjoy swapping photos with us.

sweetcandylove on Oct 15, 2013:

I am quite surprise that it got to you quite fast! :) sorry it took me awhile to send it out but i am happy that you love what i sent you. :)

PhoenixSwap on Sep 27, 2013:

Hello, round nr. 4 of The Travelling Stamp Book is up! Feel free to join :)

tiggerkitn25 on Sep 17, 2013:

ImzadiRose on Jul 24, 2013:

PhoenixSwap on Jul 15, 2013:

Hello, I have put the Travelling Stamp Book (round 1) in the mailbox today! :)

ImzadiRose on Jul 13, 2013:

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