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MuggleMom

MuggleMom
Date Joined: October 15, 2019
Last Online: November 30, 2022
Birthday: February 15
Country: United States

About Me


Everyday day I wake up and make the decision to be kind, to give hearts because it's the VERY LEAST I can do to be a good & compassionate person - I can be the change I want in the world...

  • "Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart."

  • “The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.”

  • “Be the weirdo who dares to enjoy.”

Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

PHOTOs- I take photos of all my swaps & envie's before I send them out - so I will email a copy of the photos if something goes awry or gaga with the US post to verify that I'm not a flaker or flaking. Please let me know if there's a problem and I'll gladly send it again. Thank a Postie for all their hard work for us crafty swappers.

I will contact you if my swap doesn't get there within a reasonable time because I like to know if the time & effort I spent making a treasure made it to you. Unless overseas, then I generally wait 30days or more. But please, do me the CURTSEY of acknowledging my efforts timely.
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Aloha! I give ❤️❤️ BECAUSE in a world full of people judging, criticizing, thumbs up/down, like/disliking everything, if someone took the time out of their day to buy a stamp, send a card/note/letter, walk to the mailbox, etc... just to brighten my day, then I am grateful because nobody is forced to do anything they don't want to do.

So thanks in advance for giving of YOUR TIME, spending YOUR money to mail me your special creations. You didn't have to share so that speaks volumes of your character - in my humble opinion...if your dislike list is long, this too says much of your character. I'm here to learn and experience other people, not just "stuff" & "things".

I put a lot of thought & 💕 into sending out your happy mail because I want to bring a smile to your door.

Globe-Trotter!! Places I've lived: internationally,

England🏰, Turkey🧿, Germany🥨, South Korea🎇, Italy🍇, mainland Greece🍋

USA: Hawaii🍍, Montana🦌, Nebraska,🌽 Utah⛷️, Texas🤠, New Mexico🌶️ & Maryland🦀.

Favorite Vacations: Crete🏺, Samos🏖️, Kos,🐐 Italy🍷, Scotland🍺, Ireland☘️, Netherlands🌷, France🥖 , Japan🎎, Belgium🧇, Wales🎠, Guam🌊, Mexico🌞, US Bahamas🌴, Wizarding World🧙‍♂️ (Florida)

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Favs

❤️: HISTORY!! Which means lots of ephemera. I love to save old books from going into the bins to collect old pictures/pages. Adore ticket stubs and ledgers.

☕ A big cup of TEA favorite(s) are: Tetley, PG tips, Barry's, Taylors (black tea), green tea, ginseng, oolong, peppermint, ginger, and white tea. Boba Tea is a must also!!

SYMBOLS:

🦋 butterflies, ☯️ yin yang, dandelions, and kanji⛩️.

COLORS:

rose gold, purple, dusty pinks and blues.

SWEET🍬and SAVOURY🍣

I'm pretty laid back so send me what you like/make - show me who you are. I drop f-bombs and Mahalos 🤙 - I am complicated.🤷🏼

Favorite Books

Genres: Historical fiction, literary fiction, sci-fi, YA, humor, space operas. Avid reader - 90% audiobooks but the occasional ebook and 'old school' paper.

Fav Narrators: Jim Dale, Jayne Entwistle, Jennifer Ikeda, Bahni Turpin, Juliet Stevenson, David Tennet, Simon Vance, Emily Woo Zeller, Cassandra Campbell, Scott Brick, Will Wheaton, Luke Daniels, Davina Porter, Allan Corduner

Favorite Television

Period dramas, sci-fi, and rude comedy - Downton Abby, Scrubs, Doctor Who, East Enders, Absolutely Fabulous, Firefly, The Office (UK & US), Parks & Recs, Raising Hope, Skins (UK version), The Great British Bake Off, My Name is Earl, Mr. Bean, Blackadder, The Young Ones, Riverdale, Game of Thrones, Call the Midwife, Broadchurch, Father Brown, Derry Girls, Inbetweeners, The Tudors, Friends, Supernatural, Mr. Robot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Expanse (❤️Amos) Korean dramas

Favorite Crafts

Mix Media is my jam (I can NOT draw) and interactive anything.

I love working with vellum or tracing paper esp. Deco books & ATCs

❤️Tim Holtz style and Graphic 45.

My crafting style is usually vintage-themed in all forms and manners. I love the late 1500s through Tudor, Georgian, Regency, Victorian eras up to the 1960s most of all. The 80/90's rock also.

I ❤️Kawaii because it's cheery!!

Postcards

: love city or your country postcards but will gladly receive any - especially handmade or vintage. Love quirky cards of randomness

Obsessions

Pictures of old & unique lamp posts, wrought iron gates, old school red gumball machines, Craftsmans Victorian/Edwardian/Georgian architecture, Asian aesthetic, and some Jazz Age/Art Deco styles.

I love to collect rice & paper lanterns.🏮

Flowers

Calla lilies, bird of paradise, hibiscus, bougainvilleas, thistles, cherry blossoms, plumerias, dandelions, make me smile all day.

PotterHead

I ❤️❤️ Ron Weasley - who doesn't.

My favorite characters are Harry (duh), Peeves the Poltergeist, Severus Snape (always), Fred & George, Arthur, Molly, Ginny, Charlie & Bill Weasley (no, not you Percy!!), Hermione, Dobby, Luna, Neville, Seamus, Prof Minerva McGonagall, & Prof. Lupin.

I AM RavenPUFF /HuffleCLAW.

Fandoms

Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Firefly, Battle Star Galactica, Star Trek, Princess Bride, The Expanse, KPoP!! & loads of period dramas on BBC, PBS, & Kdramas.

Things I don't like

Intolerance, racism, homophobia

Ratings

lrm1980 rated for DB ♥: Small Deco Booklet #338836 on Nov 29, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for sending Debora’s Hygge deco. I love your cozy sweater page!
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Comment: well received,thankyou so much <3
ch23 rated for Stickers around the world postcard #32 on Nov 29, 2022
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Comment: Amazing env of Harry Potter postcards and stickers. Thank you very much!
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card, but it's damaged on the illustrated side. Yes, I agree with Halloween-obsessions, and pumpkin spice flavours.
Response: Hi, sorry if the post office damaged the card. I take pictures of all my swaps so I can send you a photo of it before the machines got to it and damaged it. Glad we agree on pumpkin spice. xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thanks for the vintage Samuel Plantz Hall postcard and sharing your pet peeves about restaurants. Seeing people eat with their mouths open also bugs me!
Response: So glad we agree on the same peeve, lol!! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thanks for the one page deco and extras 😀
Response: Glad you liked the extras!Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thanks for the review and discussion of your choice! I'm sorry my rating is late. This is my first electronic swap and I need to check my spam if I choose to do these in the future!
Response: Thanks for letting me know it went to spam - I think in the future I will not use the BCC function because I think more that its causing a hiccup with sending email. Hope you join #2 challenge also. So glad you read my email and Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Hi MuggleMom! Thank you for Wanda's one-sheet Vintage or Retro Halloween deco. I like how it's turning out. Also, I like your beach/travel envelope. :)
Response: I thought you might a little beachy vibe as we head more into winter! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
photovivie rated for Postcard Bag #14 on Nov 24, 2022
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Comment: Thank you - and sorry for the late rating. Totally personal chaos in my life 🙈 hope you’re fine. Merry advent season!
Response: I hope all the chaos settles down soon for you - who needs more stress!! I just thought the mail was slow because of the holidays again, so no worries.Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thank you for sending along Joey's fun open theme deco! Happy thanksgiving :)
Response: I hope you had a happy turkey day too - food coma is still happening to me today.Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
rachelgogan rated for Mini Art Journal Go-Round #6 on Nov 22, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful art work! I love seeing it! Thanks!
Response: Thank you for the kind words and I know you will leave a wonderful masterpiece on your page! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Toni great answers. I hate that most places have gone to self checkout. Walmart is something else having more self checkout than actual people. It’s so sad. Thank you!
Response: Lately, I've been avoiding Walmart like COVID, lol! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thank you for this lovely postcard, the fairy tale is The Swineherd by Hans Christian Andersen.
Response: Wow, never heard of The Swineherd but I will definitely find the book now! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thank you for this beautiful postcard. I love how you did the sewing!
Response: Thank you for the kind words and I love to sew all my postcards if I can! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
heliogal rated for TFT: Festive Tea Swap on Nov 20, 2022
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Comment: Thank you Toni so much for the TWO envies you sent me of wonderful festive yummy tea!!! I loved your handmade envies too they are festive too!! I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!
Response: I'm so hooked on drinking Christmas tea right now and the stores seem to be out -what!!?? Guess everyone is like me/us, lol!!Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
riviwriter rated for DB ♥: ART DECOS 11/22 (Int'l) on Nov 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sending Carolyn's Owl deco! I can't wait to add to it :)
Response: So glad you will get to leave a masterpiece on her deco.Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
Poeprincess rated for ABC: Sender's Choice #21 on Nov 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for such a great set of elements & extras. I am honored to be your 1st partner in this group! Rehomed November 29, 2022
Response: I'm excited for sure and will join future swaps, no doubt.Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
CookieMomster78 rated for ABC: Fun w/Stamps #4 on Nov 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sending such a fabulously prepared starter set! These will be such fun to work with this week. 💌 I’m so excited about your joining this swap too! Yay for first-time buddy’s ❤️ jammin’ on an ATC theme they both enjoy! This is what the group is all about 😁
Response: Awesome - so glad I'm a part of the group and thank you for the invite!! Can't wait to see what you create!! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom
Robin1969 rated for Deco Deco #10 on Nov 18, 2022
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Comment: What a cute Deco!
Response: Thank you for the💜 and did you get the deco TAG (Dog) also? I mailed it off before this swap so I'm hoping the USPS didn't lost it. xxMuggleMom
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Comment: Thanks for the decos! Definitely interesting construction on them. The fBombs ATC series sounds really fun! I'd definitely join if I can, but will only be able to swap a tiny bit until March most likely.
Response: LOL, those "decos" were ratchet but we all gotta start somewhere I know..what a mash up of Disney meets mushrooms! Thanks for the thumbs up on fbomb idea - I hope you can join in the fun! Thank you for the💜 xxMuggleMom

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Nov 24, 2022:

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DeboraCreates on Nov 24, 2022:

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riviwriter on Nov 16, 2022:

In an ocean full of fish, be a mermaid 🧜‍♀️

AJ73 on Nov 10, 2022:

Thank you for the PH OCTOBER WTA postcards. The postcards you sent are great. I love the choices you made! Hugs. ,❤️💖😺

DeboraCreates on Nov 5, 2022:

Thank you for the AMAZING RAK! Those notecards & envelopes are adorable and I can't wait to use them as either birthday cards or make them into decos!

Thank you also for Sonya's Astrology Cruciform deco and your Open theme cruciform deco - they are both pure eye candy!

Thank you also for the Utah postcards. Your state is stunning and you are so fortunate that you can travel to these beautiful locations for vacation.

soyprincesa2 on Oct 30, 2022:

Thank you so so much for the LDS postcards and project Life cards. I REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR KINDNESS. THANKS!!❤❤❤❤

hazelwitch3 on Oct 16, 2022:

Hi Toni, Thank you so much for the wonderful postcards you sent me for the Vintage PC WTA! And I love the fact that you went to the trouble of finding out about Virgie Storey, the 15 year old sender of the 1941 postcard. That was a great thing to do! Knowing the story behind the postcard adds so much to it. Thank you again!

captkristi on Oct 12, 2022:

Got your postcard hideout tag - thanks so much!! The papers are awesome and will go to good use. I am tagging along with my mom to her craft fair in December. I think I am going to bring some of the junk journals and ephemera I have created and see if people want to buy it. These papers are perfect for the folios that I am making. Hope you are well! See you in the mailbox :D

CookieMomster78 on Oct 11, 2022:

Thank you for sharing a couple “sample” decos to look at! They arrived today and I’m looking through them and taking notes! LOL!

HippieChick on Sep 26, 2022:

Thanks for the deco and goodies for the Deco tag in the public forum. :)

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