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RetroChik

RetroChik
Date Joined: August 25, 2008
Last Online: November 11, 2019
Birthday: October 19
Country: United States
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Made By Shannon
My Shrine of Signs

About Me

I am a happily married soon to be empty nester with a 21 year old son and 18 year old daughter.. I am a freelancer, property manager, personal assistant, and I help my husband with his home improvement business. In my free time I enjoy photography, road trips, and creating art. I love to shop at second hand stores, antique shops, and garage sales! I have a fascination with retro advertising and signs, and have started an instagram page dedicated to all of the old signs I photograph while on my road trips.

Favorite Music

  • Pink Floyd
  • Bad Company
  • Seether
  • Theory of A Deadman
  • Fuel
  • Foo Fighters,

Favorite Movies

  • Star Wars
  • Back to the Future
  • Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit Trilogies
  • Planet of the Apes *The Outsiders
  • John Hughes films

I am really a huge fan of science fiction and fantasy related films.

Favorite Crafts

  • Zentangling
  • ATCs
  • Planners & Bullet Journaling
  • Mixed Media
  • Watercolor and Acrylic Painting
  • Doodling
  • Resins.

Favorite Colors

  • Periwinkle
  • Majestic purple
  • Royal blue
  • Fuschia. *Cornflower blue

In a nutshell, blues, pinks, and most of all purples.

Favorite Artists

  • Josh Agle
  • Peter Max
  • Stanley Mouse
  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Wes Wilson
  • Andy Nortnik
  • Rick Griffin
  • Salvadore Dali

Postcards

As far as postcards go, I especially love:

  • Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper
  • Odd Shaped Cards
  • Pop culture /retro advertising
  • Psychedelic art (think 60's concert posters)
  • Movies (especially 70's & 80's)
  • Music/Musicians/Bands/Album Covers
  • Peter Max (we share a birthday)
  • Josh Agle (Swag art)
  • Comics
  • Greetings From.... cards
  • Big Letter Places *Neon Signs

Specific cards I would also like to have:

  • Hoover Dam
  • Woodstock Festival / Bethel NY
  • Badlands
  • Red Rocks
  • Area 51
  • Crater Lake
  • Roadside attractions like strange looking buildings, world's largest ball of twine, Paul Bunyan and Ox, for more ideas you can check www.roadsideamerica.com

Swaps

I like to receive:

  • Craft beer and wine labels
  • Steampunk stuff
  • Bullet Journal Supplies
  • Coins from other countries
  • Handmade mini envelopes & sleeves
  • Zentangles
  • Charms
  • Planner supplies
  • Vintage papers
  • Sugar skulls
  • Retro magazine & comic book pages & ads
  • Classic book illustrations (Lewis Carroll, Tolkien, Dr, Seuss, Roald Dahl
  • Scooby Doo and other Hanna Barbara cartoon items
  • Peace symbols & yin yangs
  • 60's, 70's & 80's pop culture items

Dislikes:

  • Tea
  • Notepads (I have plenty)
  • Die cuts (I have too much!)
  • Teddy bears
  • Folk art
  • Country themes like cows, apples, ducks, that kind of thing.
  • Childish stickers
  • Anything Disney themed (I highly dislike Disney),

Heart Ratings

I give them out based on how much effort you put into a swap, but also would gladly give you one if you included small broken pieces of stained glass, sea glass, old broken tile pieces, or old broken dish pieces for my mosaics. I am really wanting to put one together right now, but I am having a hard time finding unique colors for the piece I want to do. Would love shades of blue, teal, aqua, purples, yellows, reds, and pinks!

Ratings

Rbrstmpr rated for SITU Non-Touristy PC #2 on Oct 31, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks. I like the moose I the snow.
jeka396 rated for QUICK Sender's Choice PC #5 USA on Oct 16, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the unique PC!! Crazy that you knew my lil town!
bearnbabs rated for QUICK Sender's Choice PC #5 USA on Oct 15, 2019
5
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Comment: Love the black n white PC, a nice addition to my collection.Thank you.Have a fun Halloween. bearnbabs
Response: Glad you like i Thanks for the heart!
5
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Comment: Hi Shannon -- thanks for the funny card with all the $100 bills! Best, al
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the heart!
5
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Comment: Thank you for such a cute and fun mail art envelope. It was such a fun start to my week to receive it in my mail!
Response: You're welcome. I'm so glad you like it. :) Thank you for the heart!
SeleneW rated for QUICK Sender's Choice PC #4 USA on Sep 22, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the fun steampunk PC!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!
5
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Comment: Great artsy Michigan bears card! Thanks so much! Is it very Fall-y there? Enjoy!
Response: You're welcome. Fall is finally starting to show it's color here. We should peak in about 2 weeks. Thanks for the heart.
KarenLaneWV rated for Favorite Artist ATC on Sep 21, 2019
5
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Comment: I thought I rated this eons ago...
Response: No worries. Thanks for the heart!
orneryswife rated for EASU: August Monthly ATC Swap on Sep 3, 2019
5
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Comment: I really liked the tree. Your mail art envie was beautiful, too, It will go into my mail art junk journal. 😊
Response: Super glad you liked the ATC and the envie. Thank you for the compliment and the heart
5
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Comment: Thank you!!
Response: Thank you for the heart. :)
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful envelope and the cards and stickers!
Response: You're welcome, and thank you for the compliment and heart. :)
MarieS rated for PROFILE BASED POSTCARD SWAP - APRIL on Jun 21, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks a lot for your card!
5
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Comment: Simply love it :)
Response: Awesome, thanks for the heart!
5
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Comment: Thank you! I love your envelope and the enclosures :)
Response: Glad you like, thanks for the heart!
mejulia rated for WIYM: Pick 1 PC (May 2019) on Jun 3, 2019
5
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Comment: Great postcard and perfect fo me. Thank you.
Response: Glad you like the PC. Thanks for the heart!
Eulegirl rated for State Pride PC Swap #2 on May 21, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely Michigan card. I enjoyed learning about Woodward Avenue!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!
Doon rated for 📬🎨 Arty Envelope on May 13, 2019
5
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Comment: Hi Shannon, Thanks for the lovely envelope. I liked it very much.
Response: Glad you like it, thank you for the heart!
NannaBanana rated for WIYM ~ Cover My Envelope! on Apr 21, 2019
5
rating
Comment: I like it a lot, thank you!!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the heart!
Kskollections rated for ATCO: Route 66 atc on Apr 19, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Super cute!
Response: Glad you like it, thanks for the heart!
paperlvr rated for Ephemera swap...spring on Apr 17, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the colorful swap! Happy Spring!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!

Rating Overview

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Comments

thisismeAXiD on Oct 3, 2019:

Happy birthday month

ChrisAnne on Jan 3, 2019:

Welcome to Planner Partners! Glad to have you aboard.

CurlyTea on Oct 22, 2018:


Happy Belated Birthday!

CurlyTea on Oct 19, 2017:

bjmonroe on Nov 23, 2016:

RyeRye on Oct 19, 2016:

IS

RyeRye on Oct 19, 2016:

LLL

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

RyeRye on Jun 23, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

raven on Mar 1, 2016:

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