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MissPaula

MissPaula
Date Joined: August 26, 2010
Last Online: July 7, 2020
Birthday: March 30
Country: United States
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GREETINGS!

My Dad recently passed away and I am no longer using his Walnut Circle address. Please let me know if I have it listed in one of my groups. Thanks very much.

Not easily offended,

My goal is to hopefully get an insight into who you are and
to send you spot on swaps that make you smile! In a perfect swapping world, we are all kind and charitable..... Flaking is not in my DNA, so please message me if something goes amiss...... My favorite Artista Camilla D'errico

I love lowbrow art, big eyed girls and surrealism. I enjoy Postcard Penpals

I am very grateful for all your time and effort and $$ put into swaps for me!!

Thanks to all my Partners for such thoughtful swaps!!

Trying a new craft? Send it to me! I love to reward people for their effort, not just for skill or talent. If you've got heart, I'll give you a heart!

I promise to rate! Please, do rate me.....it is a polite acknowledgment. Almost like flaking if you don't. To complete the swapping experience you need to follow thru to the end!

Favorite Crafts

You don't have to spend your money on me! I love little bits from your stash- LOVE doll images.

I love weird clowns and Circus themes!

Would love Alice in Wonderland or Marie Antoinette images......

I love handmade. I have not mastered any type of needle craft...I dabble, but, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, lacemaking, felting, sewing, anything like that I LOVE but am not so good at! Love redwork!

But, I excel in glue! Anything I can glue is good. Maybe this explains my love of all things paper!

I LOVE Mail Art! Love it! If you get mail from me and it has one of those = ( post office labels...I apologize! Sometimes the cranky postal workers do not want to take the time to select stamps for me! I try to use interesting postage when I can. I LOVE anything Airmail or mail related, love our Ernie or swap-bot swag!

I also love the look of hand carved stamps. I have not done this yet but I now own one made by kayler00 and I hope soon to create my own.
If you send me a postcard or a letter, I would love to see random stampings on it that you have carved! I love the look!

I love rubber stamping

  • card making

  • all kinds of paper crafts

  • scrap booking

  • doll making

  • paperdolls

Vintage, whimsical, needlework, furniture upcycling, recycling, found object art, jewelry making, photography, decoupage, cutesy stuff, architecture inspired everything, silk ribbon art, antique, victorian,stuff with buttons, I like it all! I like all kinds of paper for crafting, yes, even (clean) candy bar wrappers, cigarette packages and torn up magazines! I love sparkly, bling bling, girly stuff. Love Princess and Queen things, shoes, purses, fashion.... I collect vintage rhinestone jewelry. (Actually, I 'Collect' a lot of stuff) = )

I would LOVE mail from France, Finland, England and Germany!!

I always love Holiday stuff even Christmas in July!

I like Tim Holtz and all the altered stuff. I am just starting to collect things I can use for altered style crafting. I like the odd and unusual but I don't have much of it. I love all things Steampunk!!
I like felt food. Amazing work! I love felt and have a good selection of it but my experience has been limited to Christmas ornaments pretty much. I am going to try something new. I also have the tools for felting but have not made anything. I have now received some lovely felties from the talented kiddomerriweather-Suzanne! Love!

I love die cuts and would love words or phrases from a Cricut or Cuttlebug. Sized for cards, postcards or ATC's

Favorite Books

I confess to being a book hoarder. I can't help it, I LOVE BOOKS! I love to collect dictionaries! I also like textbooks, coffee table books, graphics stuff,advertising,1930's children's books, illustrated kids books and well, just about any book. I'm not sure I have ever met a book I did not like.

More about me.....

I love Jesus and

I love all old things.
I like monsters with stitches, cartoon monkeys and ALL Robots! I like the 'Tooth' stuff.....I just received some Kawaii woodland, Lil red ridinghood and I love it!

  • I love collage

  • Decorated envies

  • Anything YOU make

  • Unusual Postcards

    I don't really draw and I would like to receive some hand drawn ATC's or PC's!

I am a horse (owned 23 of them in my life so far) lover, love animals. Mother of 1 grown son and 1 daughter. And, one cute cat,17 yr. old Mr. Hunter. A tuxedo cat. RIP 2018 I live in sunny California in the 'Wine" Country......in the San Francisco Bay Area! I am patriotic thru and thru, love God and my Country.

I like anything in black and white, Broadway, all musicals, old movies.

I am like a magpie,I am attracted to sparkly stuff. I like rag dolls, cloth dolls, sock dolls, LOVE sock monkeys (how is it I do not own one?!). Well, now I do! Thanks to Hushpadwitch, I have my very own Sock Monkey to play with! I like whimsical, altered and primitive dolls. I love things crocheted with thread. I don't crochet with thread, but I love doilies and trims. I do like the stuffies and little kawaii stuff knitted or crocheted with yarn. I love redwork embroidery. I like all kinds of tools and art supplies, found objects, things I can use to craft with. I like tattoo themed stuff (old school, Ed Hardy, portraits, modern art, all kinds!)

I love letters. Fonts. Alphabets. Calligraphy. Fancy handwriting. Fountain pens. Typography.

  • I love Zebras and Zebra print

  • I love fairies-vintage fairies, flower fairies pixies,brownies, and kewpies.

More about me.....

I come across amazing things. I also collect a lot of....well, let's call it stuff. I save things knowing someday there will be a use for it. I know I have things You probably need right now. Ask me to swap. I welcome one on one private swaps. Ask me, I like private swaps and might have something you are looking for!

I like vintage sewing and quilting stuff.

I am an Ebay maniac. Yes! I am a Treasure Hunter!

More likeys

I love shabby chic....I love vintage western images. I like Pirates-arrrgghhh...

I would LOVE Postcards or anything with Jetoy Choo Choo Cat.

I like patterns. For envies, dolls, anything! I would love patterns you make of any kind. I would love blueprint scraps or patent pictures. Anything Steampunk.

Likes and Dislikes

I love PINK! I love all things Paris......... I like sweet stuff, fancy stuff, plain stuff, OOAK stuff, I like Tim Burton characters,I am very eclectic in my tastes. Even kind of macabre or dark......Just not vulgar stuff. Easy going, easy to please, I say 'Everyone is an artist'...........I will be appreciative of whatever you send, knowing you put your heart into it! I love all genres of artistic expression. I love to see other peoples style of art, their uniqueness. I mainly give away the things I make but keep work by others.

Dislikes: I don't like mean spirited people so please be kinder than necessary and remember everyone is going thru something.

Like to receive: Most anything you want to send, I love ATC's, postcards and pre-1970 vintage themed anything. I am really laid back and can find a use for almost anything!
I always welcome ephemera, esp. vintage.

My sewing skills are marginal and I would love anything sewn by you! I have received a fabric PC and it is beautiful! I do not have a stuffie or plushie, I'd like to see how you make them....

For PC Swaps>>>> I LOVE HANDMADE! I like all PC's, esp. odd or unique, unusual, or photos you have taken!! I want to see your art!! I'm just sayin'- Don't be afraid to send me your handmade PC's.......I also appreciate store bought, any theme-Local to where you are, travel cards, Vintage and odd or unusual are my favorite. Surreal Art, advertising, Hollywood. Paris, London, black and whites. Marvel Comics, Doctor WHO (Matt Smith is my guy), funny, cartoon, kids PC's are OK with me.  I love it when you rubber stamp it or doodle or dress it up with stickers! I love MailArt decorated envelopes and handmade envies, too! I have to say a special Thanks to those of you who picked up on my Love of Zebras! I now have a collection of Zebra PC's and I would love to add to it! Please send me your Zebras! = )

I Love Labels ...... I like junk journal, smashing stuff. Everything for altered Art and mixed media.

The List goes on....

Teesha Moore creator of Zettiology

**I love Zetti! ** Totally fabulous!!
My personality is multi-faceted and I am VERY eclectic in my tastes. I like music from country to classical, the only music I don't care for is the irreverent rap that disrespects women. I enjoy the History channel and Hallmark and everything in between .

Just an observation....

Regarding HEARTS: I have noticed that in about 1 out of every 4 swaps people do not give a heart. Particularly, some will never ever give a ♥ for a PC....... I personally think, especially with postcards, it may be difficult to make it 'extra special' in some peoples eyes, (Semantics here... an extra special 'package' for the literalists) but, many times...... If a person read my profile>heart.....tried to make it profile specific>heart......sent with care and a personal touch>heart........added a nice note, greeting, comment>heart........tried to send something nice within the boundaries of their own ability.....heart. It is noticeable at times that people are sloppy,rushed and obviously just trying to get the swap out at the last minute. God forbid I should do that to you. If I do, I don't deserve your heart.... I just want to be generous with hearts, assuming the sender did put effort into the swap. I will never withhold a heart or rate down because it is not my 'style'.
Additionally, I would not rate down a 'beginning' artist who is trying to find their way.....I will appreciate the uniqueness in us all and cheer you on for using your creative gift! I fully believe that even a postcard can have qualities that make it 'extra special'....Not only the handmade but store bought with a sincere message is extra special to me!

Also, should I be having a very painful day and your mail arrives serendipitously to me, brightening my day, making me smile or laugh or feel loved, well, that is worthy of a heart to me! I do understand, people have their own criteria for what is deserving of a heart.......and extras do not equal a heart. I have put my best into swaps (always read profiles and try to fit the swap to your likes) then not received a heart, so I have assumed the receiver did not recognize my efforts or they just have their own subjective criteria for a heart, which I did not meet. I misunderstood what they might enjoy. I really do try to be thoughtful when creating and sending. I put on my kindness hat when rating you and hope you will do the same.

I guess what I am saying is that I look for a reason to Give a heart rather than a reason to withhold one! My goal is to make my partner happy to receive things they can use or enjoy! I recently had the thought that because of my health, the day may come that my handwriting is no longer beautiful and my glue may seep, and my paper cuts may be jagged. Those who know me will still understand that I create from the heart and every project is a labor of love and often physically painful. My swapping is therapy for me, I derive such joy from it. I truly hope I can bring you some joy also. ♥ Down off my soapbox now ............. = )

Ratings

MamaD rated for Art Collab #64 add postage on Jul 8, 2020
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Comment: Beautiful postcard! Thank you for the great extras as well!!
carol rated for HD/HP Pass and Paste #96 on Jun 23, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the book tips! I love Scandinavian writers! I'll add those to my list!
Response: Yay! So glad! I love the book suggestions I find here. Thx 4 the rating! = )
Ace330660 rated for Art Collab #63 add postage on Jun 21, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the card and the Tim Holtz people. Can't wait to use them !
Response: You're welcome! Thanks a lot for the ♥ rating! = )
wolfeagle rated for HD/HP Pass and Paste #95 on Jun 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you.
Response: =)
replicantrachel rated for NYUP USA Only #60 on Jun 7, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much! Hope you have a great week!
Response: Thx 4 rating! = )
JuneRosebud rated for Art Collab #61 add postage on Jun 6, 2020
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Comment: Thanks, Miss Paula=)
Response: = ) ♥
Mimi7 rated for Art Collab #60 add postage on Jun 5, 2020
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Comment: Hi Miss Paula, Hope all is well your way. Thanks for the compliments on Shelby and Dory!! Thanks for the pc, the stickers, and the address labels. Thanks for a great swap. Take care and God Bless you
Response: Thanks for hosting, Dear Donna! It's good here, sunshne but not hot for more than couple of days at a time. = ) Thanks for the lovely rating! ♥
bluehairedmary rated for NYUP USA Only #60 on May 29, 2020
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Comment: Lovely artsy "Alice" card! Thanks!
Response: Yay! My sister actually approved that one for you after we looked over your profile.♥
Camiliann rated for NYUP USA Only #60 on May 22, 2020
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lighthouse pc
Response: U R Welcome! ♥
mcorbus rated for Art Collab #59 add postage on May 18, 2020
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Comment: thank you
Response: You are welcome, thanks for playing! = )
24Donna rated for CF Book The Cat that God Sent on May 9, 2020
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Comment: No worries on being a bit late! Thank you for sharing your thoughts! God bless you stay safe and healthy!
Response: You be safe and well also! ♥
dcp0112 rated for Art Collab #58 add postage on May 6, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card, can't wait to add to it. Happy swapping!
Response: Thank you for the rating, have fun!
Mimi7 rated for CF Book The Cat that God Sent on May 4, 2020
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Comment: Hi Miss Paula, i enjoyed reading your answers. Thanks for joining this swap. Thanks also for the lovely extras. Take care
Response: Thanks Dear Donna! Thanks for the nice rating! ♥
BeckyG56 rated for CF Book The Cat that God Sent on May 3, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for your insight. Thanks for the extra's too!
Response: Thanks for the nice rating! ♥
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Comment: Thanks so much for the thoughtful answers and all of the enclosures too. Beautifully decorated envie as well!
Response: Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed!
bb2 rated for CF Book The Cat that God Sent on May 1, 2020
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Comment: I read your answers while sipping on a cup of coffee and enjoyed it very much. Thank you for the insightful answers and the kitty inserts. This was an interesting swap. God bless and keep you safe.
Response: Thank you so much! It was interesting. = ) ♥
Vickyen rated for Art Collab #57 add postage on Apr 9, 2020
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Comment: Hi Miss Paula! Thank you for all the goodies as well as the fun art collab to work on, it already looks great though, so not sure what to add - yikes! I love pcs, so you really made my day! I am hoping and praying for the day this passes, as I am social distancing but not enjoying it much! LOL! I like getting out and about, so... Thanks again for everything! Hugs, Please Stay Safe, and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: Thanks for the rating! Yes, this is a different time for most of us. I've got lots of things to keep me busy. Fortunately my sister just moved in so I have company now. = )
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Comment: I loved your Easter Card, Thank you so much.
Response: Thanks for the rating. Enjoy your holiday! ♥
banjobraids rated for NYUP USA Only #59 on Apr 3, 2020
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Comment: I love this weird card!! Can you believe this is '93 and we're still talking about this issue of climate change. Love it, thanks so much! Hope y'all have all the TP you need too. We've been lucky ;) Hang in there!
Response: I'm glad you like it, I always wonder. I like the weird stuff, too! I'm good for at least 6 weeks with TP and food! Be well!
Fairydollmilk rated for NYUP USA Only #59 on Apr 1, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the kawaii postcard! We’re doing alright. Take care!
Response: Thx for rating! Hopefully back to normalcy soon!

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Comments

tcornell on May 4, 2020:

Yea....Texas is slowly re-opening now: they opened non-essential businesses, dining in restaurants, and malls at 25% capacity last Friday. Its definitely sunshiny here: 90 degrees and exceptionally humid- summer has arrived!

tcornell on May 3, 2020:

hey Sending smiles and socially distanced hugs your way!

cindygroet on Mar 30, 2020:

Happy birthday to you! Have a nice day. Cindy 💓🎈🍰🎆🎂

rarjones on Mar 11, 2020:

Wishing you Birthday Blessings this month! Hope you have a wonderful day:) Hugs - Rose

CF Group

JuneRosebud on Mar 1, 2020:

Thanks for working on my Gentleman Fish Collab Pos=)t Card; I like how he turned out

MamaD on Feb 29, 2020:

Received my first art collab postcard back today! Thanks for working on it!!

rarjones on Feb 3, 2020:

Welcome to the CF Group! Looking forward to swapping with you and getting to know you better:)

glennasgarden on Feb 3, 2020:

Welcome to the CF group :)

LadyJo on Feb 2, 2020:

Welcome, to the CF group! We are glad to have you come aboard! Look forward to learning to know you!

BeckyG56 on Feb 2, 2020:

Welcome to the Christian Friends group, you will fit right in! I look forward to swapping with you!

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