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MrsSarahMonster

MrsSarahMonster
Date Joined: September 8, 2022
Last Online: February 6, 2023
Birthday: February 26
Country: United States
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About Me

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Hello! I’m so excited to be here. I’m Sarah. I’m 32 years old and I’ve been doing Pen-Paling and collecting kawaii for well over a decade now! I’m an artist who enjoys working with many mediums and I’m eager to meet new friends and share goodies with people all over the world!

I presently reside in the beautiful state of Colorado with my Husband. The mountains have always called to me and I knew the first time I visited this place it was my home!

We have a boxer named Buzz, and though he is the sweetest, most precious soul on earth, he does shed. Please do not be alarmed if you receive a few random hairs in your packages. I do my best to keep them clean and clear, but it's inevitable that a few will sneak by my detection!

I edit my profile pretty frequently to reflect changes in my tastes and to add or remove things that I no longer want to swap or new things I'm excited about! My likes/dislikes are forever changing as I learn and grow and have new experiences!

Some random swap things

  • I strongly prefer my notecards to be sent BLANK with notes written on paper or other stationery and tucked inside. I love to be able to re-use cards and keep passing them along. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

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Likes / Dislikes

I love KAWAII!

Q-Lia and Kamio are BY FAR my favorite brands! Coming in second would be Crux, Mind Wave, San-x, Gaia, Amifa and Sanrio

I'm definitely open to anything Kawaii, though! I'm always happy to discover new brands and characters that I can fall in love with!

  • Popcorn Bear
  • Awawa Chan
  • Natto Chan
  • Hannari Tofu
  • Kokoroaraiguma
  • Petit Rascal
  • Nyan Nyanko
  • Tenorikuma
  • Jinbesan
  • Corocoro Coronya
  • Obakenu
  • Yeastken
  • Kokoro Araiguma
  • Cinnamoroll
  • Hello Kitty
  • Deery Lou
  • Hummingmint
  • Gudetama
  • Corocorokuririn
  • U* sa* ha* na
  • Cherina Cherine
  • Piggy Girl
  • Totoro / Dust Bunnies
  • Gloomy Bear
  • TokiDoki
  • Mochi Mochi Panda
  • BOBA
  • Anything to do with Sweets / Baked Goods / Candy
  • Medicine / Hospital / Pharmacy
  • Spooky / Halloween

I am currently looking for :

  • ANYTHING Popcorn Bear or Tenorikuma!
  • Vintage Die Cut Letter Sets / Memos / Stickers Especially Q-Lia
  • Die Cut Memo Pads

I prefer not to receive Kawaii that is :

  • Real animals / buildings / people (Real food is fine!)
  • "Cute girls"
  • Shinzi Katoh
  • Imagery that is blurry / fuzzy / grainy
  • I already have a metric ton of Rilakkuma, so although I absolutely adore it, I prefer not to receive any unless it is specifically DINOSAUR or Always with Rilakkuma

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Stationery

  • Letter Sets
  • Stickers ( Puffy / Clear / Any Non-Traditional Styles)
  • Mechanical Pencils / Pens / Glitter Markers / Highlighters / Gel Pens
  • Anything Foil / Glittery / Holographic
  • Envelopes
  • Fun Shaped Paperclips
  • Notebooks / Journals
  • BLANK Notecards
  • Postcards
  • Address Labels
  • Fun Shaped Erasers
  • Cute Glue Sticks
  • Double sided tape and dispensers
  • Washi Tape
  • NEW Stamps
  • Anything that is fun shaped/smells yummy!

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Some non-kawaii themes I enjoy are

  • Witchy
  • Tarot / Oracle Cards
  • Crystals / Minerals
  • Enamal Pins / Button
  • Introverted / Sarcastic Phrases
  • Puns
  • Floral
  • Cottagecore
  • Mountains / Forests / Creeks / Rivers
  • Whimsical / Fantasy
  • Gothic
  • Paranormal
  • Aliens
  • Moon
  • Outer Space / Universe / Multidimensional

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Animals

  • Moths
  • Bearded Reedlings
  • Capybara
  • Narwhal
  • Whales
  • Kiwi
  • Quokka
  • Crows
  • Bunnies
  • Alpacas
  • Dwarf Flying Squirrels
  • Chipmunks
  • Jelly Fish
  • Bears
  • Elephants
  • Opossum
  • Aardvark
  • Armadillo
  • Bats
  • Jumping Spiders

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Flavors

  • Florals (Rose, Jasmine, Lavender, Violet, Sakura, Etc.)
  • Herbs (Thyme, Sage, Rosemary, Basil, Etc.)
  • Bubblegum
  • Coffee / Espresso
  • Pumpkin Spice
  • Chai
  • Matcha
  • Amaretto / Almond
  • Mint
  • Watermelon
  • Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Peach
  • Licorice
  • Tajin
  • Tamarind
  • Anything SOUR!

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Things I won’t enjoy

  • Religious / Political / Patriotic Materials
  • Disney (Except for Winnie the Pooh!)
  • Anything that is "loose" / Random / Torn / Ephemera
  • Half used or cut Sticker Sheets
  • Canceled Stamps
  • Cardboard Cutouts (Unless they are postcard size)
  • Children's Coloring / Activity Pages
  • Children's Smiley Face / Award stickers
  • Teas with artificial flavors or colors
  • Die Cuts (I have a Cricut!)
  • Animal Print
  • Sticky Notes pulled from a pad (I hate the way they get all dirty and stick to each other. If you want to send stickies I strongly prefer they be on their own backing of some sort. Thank you!)

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Favorite Books

I am a total lover of monster romance! No shame! Haha. I also really enjoy non-fiction books that are centered around self-development, philosophy, and spirituality. A few of my favorites are:

  • The Serpent and the Wings of Night
  • Journey of Souls
  • Circle of Three Series (Nostalgia!)
  • Blood and Chocolate
  • Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • A Court of Mist and Fury
  • Ice Planet Barbarians
  • Pestilence
  • Parallel
  • Love & Monsters

I posted a link to my Goodreads at the top of my profile if you are interested in seeing more of what I enjoy reading! I am on track to read 100 books this year!

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Favorite Movies

My favorite movies are horror movies! I do enjoy a good romcom, or thriller, and I’ll watch basically any movie about space. Interstellar is probably my all-time favorite movie, Sunshine is a close second!

Some movies that I remember really enjoying lately:

  • Significant Other
  • Arrival
  • Contagion
  • Troll Hunter
  • Time Lapse
  • Parallel
  • Midsommar
  • Don't Look Up
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • Safety not Guaranteed
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • Train to Busan
  • The Mummy
  • The Ritual
  • Edward Scissor Hands
  • 28 Days/Weeks Later
  • Dead Girl
  • Young Frankenstein
  • White Christmas
  • Sweeney Todd

You get the idea! Haha

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Favorite Television

I’m a big fan of anime, cartoons, true crime, comedy, psychological thrillers, and other crime shows. Some of my favorites are :

  • Steven Universe
  • We Bear Bears
  • Bee and Puppycat
  • Rick and Morty
  • Solar Opposites
  • Outer Range
  • Avenue 5
  • The Orville
  • Superstore
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Ghosts
  • Emily in Paris
  • Forensic Files
  • Unsolved Mysteries
  • CSI
  • Paranormal Caught on Camera
  • Bones
  • Dark
  • The Rain

and probably tons of other I'm forgetting!

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Anime

My anime list is extremely long, but my all time favorite is Natsume Yuujinchou. It’s a perfect mix of slice of life, drama, thriller, horror! It’s fantastic! Nyanko Sensei is the best!

It should go without saying, that I am also a Studio Ghibli fan! Totoro is my favorite!

Here's a short list of some other favorites. You can find a more comprehensive list in my links at the top of my profile where I've put a link to MyAnimeList!

  • Chainsaw Man
  • Spy x Family
  • Inuyasha
  • Samurai Champloo
  • Kamisama Hajimemashita
  • Trigun
  • Shiki
  • Elfen Lied
  • Parasyte
  • Chobits
  • Ore Monogatari
  • Attack on Titan
  • Fruits Basket
  • Death Note

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Hobbies / Crafts

I have many hobbies that I enjoy! I wish I had more time to pursue them all!

  • Digital Art
  • Polymer Clay
  • Pen-Paling
  • Calligraphy / Lettering
  • Baking
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design

Recently I am getting more into paper crafts and that's been really fun! I’ve dabbled in crochet, bath and body, and candle making as well. I just love to try new things!

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Favorite Music

My music tastes are very eclectic, but I listen to mostly rock these days! I can’t say there is really one genre I don’t enjoy, though country probably has the least amount of artists that I listen to.

  • Ameila Moore
  • Sleep Token
  • Spiritbox
  • Bad Omens
  • Bring me the Horizon
  • DaySeeker
  • Falling in Reverse
  • Papa Roach
  • Rain City Drive
  • Motionless in White
  • Avenged Sevenfold
  • Killswitch Engage
  • STARSET
  • Mindless Self Indulgence
  • Limp Bizkit
  • Masego
  • Saro
  • Alina Baraz
  • Imogen Heap
  • Kimbra
  • Gotye
  • Polyphia
  • M. I. A.
  • Somo
  • Khalid
  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Childish Gambino
  • Post Malone
  • T-pain
  • Ludacris
  • TLC
  • Run The Jewels
  • Tate McRae
  • Aqua
  • Cascada
  • Kaskade
  • Dixie Chicks
  • Shania Twain

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How I Rate

I always rate the day I receive my swap and I GREATLY appreciate a partner who does the same!

I am very generous with my hearts, but if I get something that is on my No-no list, I tend not to leave them.

I try to always go above and beyond when I create a package for my swap partners! Hearts mean a lot to me, because it makes me feel like I am accomplishing my goal, which is to really brighten my partner's day! I honestly enjoy positive feedback better than I enjoy getting my own swaps in the mail! Haha!

On this same note, please know that I would NEVER purposely flake on a swap. I take all my swaps to the Postal Counter to double check postage and to make sure I see with my own eyes that they are being put into the route! If you haven't received a swap from me PLEASE reach out before you rate!

Thank you so much and Happy Swapping

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Credits

I got all my cute graphics from Cute Kawaii Resources

Ratings

CupcakeSprinkles rated for ILK: 1/20/23 Swap on Feb 3, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Sarah, everything you sent was super special, the memos, the flakes, everything!! I really loved the letter sets you picked, especially the Kuma No Oyatsu -squee- so kawaii! PS: really loved the glittery highlighter you used! Very cute!
Rbrstmpr rated for UHM: Pretty Envelopes on Jan 31, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Oh my Sarah, these are lovely! And the weight of the paper is especially for nice. Also love the minis. Thanks ever so much. Just pulled your note out of the envie and found the #14! You’re a peach.
HexG rated for Private Swap for Mrssarahmonster & HexG on Jan 30, 2023
5
rating
Comment: I received your reply today! I absolutely loved everything! Writing up a reply as we speak c:
Response: Yay!! Looking forward to it! ^_^
JustKeko rated for Washi Tape Quick Swap on Jan 28, 2023
5
rating
 
Response: Thank you for the rating. I hope you enjoyed the washi I picked out for you!!
Karengrinehart rated for BS&S: Imbolc Greetings 2023 on Jan 26, 2023
5
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Comment: Sarah~ I loved the outside envelope that you made~ even my husband commented on how unique and beautiful it was!! He was amazed that it was handmade! I love the stickers and the gorgeously done Imbolc altar card!! Thank you so much for such beautifully crafted Items!!! This was a very enjoyable swap for me and I truly hope it brought blessings for you and yours!! Be Blessed!! Karen
Response: Thank you so much! I had a lot of fun drawing it and putting it together! I'm thrilled it was so well received. Blessed be and blessed Imbolc as well!
fishsteak rated for UHM: Food Packaging Postcard on Jan 21, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Love the Christmas Capn Crunch, haha. Thank you!
Response: I'm glad you liked it!! Thank you!
Honeybee203 rated for Washi Tape Quick Swap on Jan 19, 2023
5
rating
 
Response: Thanks for the rating!
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for sharing all your goodies with me. I love going through everything. Absolutely love the Hello Kitty sticker sheet!
Response: I always love putting these packages together so I'm happy that you enjoy getting them! Until next time!
5
rating
Comment: I was so thrilled to receive a sticker sack! I don't have this one in my collection anymore so it was nice getting it. Thank you so much!
Response: Oh that's lucky! I'm really glad to hear you liked it!
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for all the sticker flakes and the extra Rilakkuma sticker sheet. Love looking through the selection!
Response: You're welcome!!! <3
5
rating
 
Response: Thanks so much for the rating! I'm glad to see it arrived to you safely! I hope you loved it, it was my first Holiday card of the year, and actually the first one I've EVER made! I trust Holiday Season was wonderful!
dakotadee rated for National Nothing Day - January 16 on Jan 12, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Great box of nothing! ROFL
Response: I'm glad it arrived safely and was well received! ;P
ericabella rated for National Nothing Day - January 16 on Jan 11, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for "nothing"! Happy swapping!
Response: It was my absolute pleasure! ;P
5
rating
Comment: It arrived, everything is great! Thanks!
Response: Yay! I'm happy you liked everything I put together for you! Thank you!
coolcamaro rated for Cereal Box Only Postcard #12 on Jan 7, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the cool card. I really like this one a lot. I also joined the first one on a whim and now have way too many cards made and boxes saved. If you ever want to do a private “box” card swap just me know.
Response: Yes that would be amazing! I have a ton of blank ones cut already, haha! Maybe we could do a blank swap? Feel free to reach out to me! Thank you!
knittymarie rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #321 on Jan 7, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the lovely card and stickers and letter! I do go to markets here. We have a kind of farmer's market called 5-day market because it only happens every 5 days. In our neighbourhood it happens on days that end in 1 or 6. (1st, 6th, 11th, etc). My brother lives in Japan and he came for Christmas. I want to go to New Zealand one day, too!
Response: I'm so happy it arrived to you safely! Thank you!! <3
NRGordon rated for Cereal Box Only Postcard #12 on Jan 1, 2023
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the swap and the fun cereal box PC. Hope you enjoyed the holidays.
Response: You're so welcome! I love the Cereal Box swaps, they are too fun!
ElenaMaz rated for STICKER SWAP - INTERNATIONAL on Dec 31, 2022
5
rating
Comment: the cutests stickers, thank you for the teas as well, Happy New Year!
Response: Yay they finally arrived! This is one of the very first swaps I ever sent out! Haha. I'm happy they made it to you safely!
Katjavdh rated for My Favorite Washi on PC #02 on Dec 27, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thank you! Lovely samples :)
Response: So glad you liked them! Thank you!
MonkeyHouse rated for Naked Nature Postcard - #2 on Dec 21, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Very cool that you took this photo yourself!! Thank you so much
Response: Thank you!!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 70 8 7
Completed Fives Threes Ones
64 76 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
1 44 19 0
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