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Phenyx

Phenyx
Date Joined: January 17, 2019
Last Online: April 1, 2020
Birthday: May 7
Country: India
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About Me

So I've always been in love with the idea of snailmail. I've sent plenty of them while I was at boarding school and I guess it's something that just stuck with me. Sometime back as I was contemplating about getting back into letter writing I came across a YouTube video which directed me here. SO HERE I AM!!!

I'm living in India but I'm a Tibetan. I'm currently pursuing my PhD in Psychology and I'm not sure what trouble I've signed myself up for.

I love learning about different cultures and ethnicities, hence have found a special affinity for languages as well. I'm trying to learn how to speak in Korean and read/write in Tibetan. I have always been someone who likes planning and preparing for simple things and they may not always be visible but they exist. So Jan 2019 I began a bullet journal. I'm taking it slow and sticking to rapid logging.

You can jump to the DIY and ABC section to know what to write or send me.

I am also open to personal swaps (containing what I'm looking for-mentioned below). Drop me a message if you are interested.

I am looking for

  • Carved rubber stamps & clear stamps (mainly vintage themed, botanical themed, retro and grunge)
  • Anything vintage themed(book pages, stickers, diagrams, ephemera, maps, music sheets, illustrations etc)
  • Anything botanical (papers, stickers, diagrams, cut-outs, etc.)
  • Rubber pieces from a sheet (for stamp carving) any size will do
  • Pressed flowers/leaves/plants
  • Metal dies or die cuts (botanical, mini doilies-2", postage stamp)

NOTE: Please message me if you don't receive my snailmail. I send all swaps before the deadline. If any mail has been misplaced or doesn't arrive, I will resend if necessary.

Favorite Books

2020 Update: I'm trying to diversify my reading and trying to read more than just the usual.

So I'm not a complete bookworm but yeah I'm a voracious reader. I don't think I can remember all the books I've ever read. My all time favourite genres are

• Adventure

• Crime

• Suspense/Thriller

• Sci-fi

I have read a few non-fiction as well but mostly self help and personal development books.

There's something about a story that sticks with me while I forget it's name/title. Does that happen with you too ?

Favorite Movies

I think I can definitely say I enjoy a bit of every genre (except war movies or those based in that time) But there are a few that stick with me, even after the passage of time I remember scenes vividly and enjoy watching them again and again. Like,

• Inception

• Shutter Island

• Trance

• Seven Pounds

• Catch me if you can

• Shawshank Redepmtion

Favorite Television

Well this is indeed something that requires the patience to follow and if you happen to miss or hear of a particular show late then the binge watching begins (guilty). You know you've done that too. By the way a few of my personal favourites are:

• Dexter ( I love, love this one. Insanely intriguing)

• Prison Break (I think the planning and plotting just drew me in as someone whose completely into the whole planning and organising bit)

• Suits (damn these guys know what they're doing)

• Lie to Me ( I'd be surprised maybe shocked to ever know of any Psyc student who doesn't love this one)

I've reached this far and I haven't yet mentioned this whole new world of K-dramas that I've been going gaga over (Not joined the K-pop bandwagon, yet). It's been a completely new world that has gotten me intrigued about Korea- its culture, food, people and language (Yes, I picked up a few words from the TV series and yes I'm struggling to learn Korean). I don't want to list all the K-Drama, as it's never ending.

TEAS

I don't have any allergies but I prefer herbal green teas in any flavour except for chai flavour (I get to have alot of those and hence don't want anymore)

DIY

MARCH 2020 UPDATE: I've begun making handmade papers using recycled newspaper, paper scraps, onion skin and garlic skin. I am not very good at it. But if you'd be interested we could swap some samples.

While it's been a few years since I decided that I want my life to be productive and minimalistic(I'm trying my best). A big reason I began DIYing and recycling things around me to make optimum utilisation of resources. While doing this I try to pick up a new skill every now and then. It could be small but as long as it helps sustainability.

Also please don't be surprised if I reuse magazines, newspapers and envies for your mail.

RAK's, Tags & Wishlist

Outgoing

Incoming

Thank you

ABC's

So I skimmed through a few profiles and thought I'd include this section to help you decide what you could send/write about or maybe find common ground with me.

I will keep updating it regularly

A - artwork(your original), Asian

B- books (of any kind), bright colours, baking, Bristol paper (any size), birds, botanical

C- calligraphy, clear stamps, cardstock paper(any size), challenging myself, compassion, craft, colours(mostly all, except glitter or shimmer), charms for TN, constellation

D- dogs, DIY, drawing, die cuts (nature themed, botanical, underwater theme, labels, tags, mini doilies, paper lace)

E- exploring, envelopes(handmade), embroidery, Earthy colours,

F- french fries, flowers, feathers, fitness, fragrance(like mostly earthy and fruity but not flowery),

G- grunge,

H- handmade(anything), Harry Potter,

I- introvert, illustration, instant photo(Polaroids, Instax), inkpads(slightly used will also do), inkpens(Lamy, monteverde, conklin)

J- journalling, Japanese culture and art related things,

K- Korean drama, Korean culture and art related things

L- leaves, learning new skills, lace(fabric/paper), ledger paper

M- memo sheets(classiky style minimalistic, not specifically the brand) , mindfulness, meditation, mountains, minimalism, maps, metal dies, mushrooms

N- note card(blank inside), neutral colours

O- organising, optimisim, oceans, onion paper

P- pastel colours, plants, poetry (about life, nature, emotions, humorous, haiku, your original), pens, paper(all kinds for scrapbooking esp. handmade/recyled), photo/photography, painting, pouch(sewn for stationery), pressed flowers/plants,

Q- quotes,

R- reading, rubber stamps(refer to section below), research, recycled paper,

S- stationery(obviously), stickers(refer to section below) , stencils, sketches,

T- travelling, trees, TN inserts (B5 slim, dotted pages), twine/thread

U- universe, uniball pens,

V- vintage (papers, books), vellum,

W- washitape(refer to section below), writing, walking, winter, watercolours, workout, wax paper

X-

Y- yoga, yarn,

Z- zentangle, zen, zip pouches

DISLIKES : Please don't send

  • Glitter,
  • Neon colour
  • Puffy or 3D stickers,
  • Anything kiddish like Winnie the Pooh, Hello Kitty, Pokemon, Manga, Emojis, and Disney related (save it for someone who will enjoy them)
  • Rainbows
  • Roses
  • Anything in bright gold (rose gold is fine)
  • Anything planner related like (days, months, dates etc. I am into bujo but 99% of the time I prefer to handwrite hence I won't end up using any of them sent)
  • Postcards (I don't swap them and don't have much use for them)
  • Imitation jewellery(I'm allergic to them)

Washitape & Stickers

Since I'm obsessed with these I thought they deserved a separate section of their own.

LIKES

  • Pastel, Earthy and neutral toned colours
  • Images of coffee, books, stationery, streets, shops,
  • Asian culture or Asian food related,
  • Sketch images,
  • vintage
  • postage stamps(used/new), revenue stamps, tickets(bus, railway, theatre, etc)
  • Nature themed (flowers, feathers, birds, plants, mountains, leaves, trees)
  • Maps

STAMPS: Clear or rubber (handcarved/store bought/pre-loved)

  • botanical theme
  • vintage patterns
  • grunge
  • retro

Flakes & Angels

I'm disheartened that I would have a need to mention flakes but at the same time I'm grateful for the angels in here.

Ratings

isandie rated for Sewing Business on Mar 23, 2020
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Comment: I love this!!!! Thank you so much for the pouch and the envelope!!! They are so beautiful! I also LOVE the small junk journal! Perfect pocket sized! ❤️❤️❤️
Response: Yaaaaaayyyyyy! I'm glad we had this swap. I was really excited and had such fun sewing this for you. Hope you can use them. Thank you for the rating. 😘
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Comment: Thank you for your mail :)
Response: Finally! I was beginning to think this was lost. I'm glad it made it to you safely. Thank you for the rating.
SquidSorbet rated for 3 Lines Story #5 on Mar 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!
evanselli rated for SSM: stamped images swap #3 on Mar 10, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful swap. I really like the images you chose, they all fit so well with my journal. I love how you packed everything. It’s always so much fun when I find something pretty in the mailbox 😊❤️
papercraftkath rated for Stamped images swap #2 on Mar 10, 2020
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Comment: So sorry, I should have rated sooner. I absolutely adore the stamped images you sent me. Thank you so much!
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Comment: Thank you so very much for your beautiful letter. I enjoyed reading it! I will write to you soon.
Response: I will be looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you for the rating.
InTheWoods rated for 3 Lines Story #5 on Mar 3, 2020
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Comment: Thank You for the stories :)
Response: I'm glad they made it to you finally. Thank you for the rating.
USAFwife rated for InCoWriMo Vintage social media :) on Mar 2, 2020
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Comment: Your letter just arrived today and thank you for such a nice letter. :) I enjoyed getting to 'meet' you, and overall, it did arrive fairly fast!
Response: It did indeed. Glad that it made for a good read. Thank you for the rating.
electrichaos rated for Shaped Paper Clips on Feb 26, 2020
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Comment: thanks for all of the super cute paper clips! :)
Response: Glad to hear you liked them. Thank you for the rating.
Sissi rated for Washi Bag #9 (Int'l) on Feb 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you very much for the bags!
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Comment: Thanks for the 💜 on IG!!
Nehalennia rated for Old Book Pages #4 INT on Feb 20, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cool book pages ❤
Response: Thank you so much for the rating. Glad you liked the pages. Hope you can put them to use.
CrystalZ rated for Washi Bag #9 (Int'l) on Feb 19, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the washi bags! There were some cute samples in them so it was hard to pick :)
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Comment: I received your stories today. The booklets are very nice.
Response: Yaaay... I'm glad you received them. Thank you for the rating.
tisha rated for 30 used post stamp#111 ✿♥‿♥✿ on Feb 18, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great variety of stamps Palmo, I loved the extra faux stamps and how you sent them in the tag !
Response: I'm glad you liked the loaded tag and the faux stamps. I hope it wasn't alot of trouble getting those stamps out of the tag... Hehehe... Thank you for the rating.
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Comment: Thanks for the IG love
GirlMomToTwo rated for WTL: Washi Bag #9 on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: What a cute little envie they came in! thank you!
Hinarose613 rated for Adopt My Stickers #1 on Feb 12, 2020
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Comment: I just...THAT WIPPET STICKER!!! I loved everything!! And honestly? I'm just so happy to receive something from a whole other country!! But its like you knew...I love those dogs lol Thank you!!! Also, your handwriting is super cute!!!
Response: Oh I'm so glad it brought a smile on your face. And thank you, my handwriting is worse now than before but definitely years of practice in school has resulted in a more or less satisfying result. Hehehe. Thank you for the rating.
saturnsrings rated for Old Book Pages #4 INT on Feb 12, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the pretty envelope and bookpages, I'm excited to use them!
Response: Oh Yaaaayyyy!! They made it. I think this was one of those packages I'd hate to have lost in the mail. Thank you for the rating.
GrrrMeoww rated for WTL: Washi Bag #8 on Feb 11, 2020
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Comment: Finally arrived last week! Thank you for hosting!
Response: I'm glad they finally did. Thank you for participating and the rating

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Comments

Gnoe on Mar 19, 2020:

THANKS A LOT for the SSM forum "pick 2" tag you sent! What a coincidence your blue stash is depleted as well. Popular colour ;-) Stay safe!

earthnk on Nov 4, 2019:

Hi Tenzing, Traveling notebook swap #6 is winging it's way to you as of today! 😊

Ciska76 on Oct 31, 2019:

Thank you so much for the clear stamps for ISS: 5,4,3,2,1 tag. Look forward to using them. 💕

Elenamarie on Oct 8, 2019:

10 Rubber Stamp Swap is on its way to you! Let me know when you receive it on the other side of the world:)

daydreamer47 on Aug 2, 2019:

Palmo! I got the handmade tn insert, thank you! The quality seems really great too. Itll be a very loved addition to my collection 😊 xo

user6937 on Jul 3, 2019:

I love the coin, too! Coins are allowed into Canada :)

user6937 on Jul 3, 2019:

Aaaannnnnnd, guess what showed up today!? These altered paperclips are NOT what I was expecting! They're much better! Thank you so much 😘

user6937 on Jun 26, 2019:

Hi! I got the airmail Washi tape samples today! (Tags > Themed Washi Tag Swap). Still hope for the other tag :)

Marryth on Jun 19, 2019:

Thank you for the planner stickers & little washi samples towards my ISS group May wishes - I'm looking forward to using them! :)

rainbowfizz on Jun 19, 2019:

Thanks for the Happy Mail Tag International. It arrived this morning :-)

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