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SeleneW

SeleneW
Date Joined: September 8, 2018
Last Online: March 19, 2019

Country: United States
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About Me

Greetings!

I am a 46yr old mom of two boys and I have been married 22 years now to a wonderful man who puts up with my crafting. My sons both have ASD. One is 18 and a senior in High School. The other is 10 and in 4th grade. Recently my younger son and I went to Disneyland for Halloween 2018 and we had a great time.

I have been learning how to bind books. I love butterflies and woodland animals such as foxes and deer. I enjoy Pusheen, Grumpy Cat and Disney. I am a fan of Wrendale Designs woodland creatures.

woodlandcreature

I have a rare name and so I don't usually see it on key chains etc. So I am very happy when I see my first name in pretty script or fonts on cards, letters and PCs.

I do like mythical creatures as well dragons being my favorite.

My family and I do celebrate secular holidays.

Please message me if a swap is late or gone missing. I only mark sent when I hand the physical letter or package to the postman or I drop it off myself at the inside post office mail slot.

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Favorite Crafts

My favorite crafts are filling my own personal journals with fun things, writing to pen pals, and counted cross stitch.

I am practicing ATCs.

I have made my own journal from scratch including tea staining the paper, binding the book, making signatures and stitching them in. I am currently slowing down on swaps while I make a few of more.

I love to practice my handwriting. I think it is an important skill to keep working on. I hope to learn Brush calligraphy.

I am learning a lot from Swap-bot about the various types of different crafts. It is quite a bit of fun. YouTube and Pinterest make it so much easier to find out how make items. I have to say thank you to all the DIYers out there that load up videos and pictures.

Favorite Music, TV & Books

I prefer listening to pop and rock music. Recently I have been into K-pop bands (G)idle and Blackpink I have enjoyed listening to all kinds of music though including jazz, classical and cultural.

I prefer watching DIY on YouTube. I have been learning more about paper crafting and brush lettering lately.

I have actually never had a favorite book. Quite a bit of this has to do with my terrible reading comprehension so I tend to restart books over and over. It was easier as a teen since I could spend all day reading and wasn't interrupted but these days interruptions are commonplace so I lose the thoughts of the story mentally quickly. I still am reading The House with a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs but am finding it dull. I did enjoy the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J. R. Ward

Small Things I Enjoy

I love stickers, except puffy. I subscribe to Stickii and buy all three packs. They are awesome stickers that are non kiddie, non alpha, great for planners. Check them out at this Stickii Link

I love ephemera to craft with and die cuts.

I like to journal and collect fun stuff to put in it. My journals are quite poofy.

I have started collecting vintage playing cards. I really like the animal or floral ones best. Numbered or blank.

I do like postage stamps but I am not a big collector. Pretty used ones often go in my journal.

I do enjoy stamped images that I can color in and add to my journals.

Oh! A new thing I have been into is Zines. Those are so interesting and I collect them.

I do like Kawaii stationery.

I love butterflies.

butterfly

Disney characters, especially Minnie and Mickey. Oh and Stitch.

Tiny things such as miniature cars (micro machines) and ceramic animals. I have a tiny wolf sitting on my desk in front of me now.

Angels and RAKs

@AlishaK for 50 Sticker #3 Swap (many hearts) @Paige1900 for RAK Xmas PCs (lots of hearts) @OrigamiGrace for RAK of Deco Book Thank you! @kittyhahahotbot for RAK of Zines @earthnk for RAK of movie fun

Random

Had a bad day, week, month? Running low on note cards, stationary but want to keep swapping? Message me if you would like a RAK (Random Act of Kindness) and I will see what can be done.

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Deco Book Info

I am new to deco books relatively but I do enjoy working on them. I don't mind occasional homers to international destinations especially if you double check the return address.

Some of you may end up finding in your deco book work that has been done by Baba my mother who is a watercolor artist. She does the work but has me attach it to the book and mark the information for her. It will be signed pfa or P. Anderson instead of her nickname Baba. She loves looking at the deco books and I do encourage her to work on a page because that does help them move them along faster also her work is exceptional.

I use the following picture of her work in my Mismatched swaps.

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No Thank you, please

Please as a side note, I do not wish to receive anything religious. I am not religious but respect all religions and the people who practice them.

Sadly, candy treats I cannot have. I am on a special diet from my physician.

Please no clothing or house hold items.

I really don't care for glitter.
Please Note: A small amount well stuck to the paper such as on a card or sticker is fine.

I don't care for confetti or sequins.

I personally don't use temporary tattoos so they just get passed along.

I personally don't use puffy stickers as they are don't match my aesthetic for journals and so I just pass them along.

Ratings

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Comment: Cats are the best! Give Shadow some pets from me, and a meow from Mr. Carter!
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Comment: great joke. !! the stationary section is my first stop always. i go for the gel and ink pens. i <3 pens.
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Comment: Thank you for the card and the really cool stamps!!! I definitely buy many pc on vacay to send! :]
Response: It is funny but my husband has gotten used to it and now helps me find them. Not that this whole box next to me isn't enough. Totally not enough...variety! Of course hehe. Thank you for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks for sharing! I love the little grumpy cat cut-outs you included too! Thanks!
Response: I figured I might as well! I have her captured on my calendar for the whole year. Might as well spread the Grumpy Cat love hehe. Thank you for the heart!
Jafferty rated for CPG QUICKIE: Blue PC - Global on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard and cool stamps!
Response: My pleasure! Thank you for the heart!
MissBrenda rated for St Patricks Day Card Swap #8 on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Don't you just HATE IT when the Blarney stone kisses you back???! I know I do! haha! Love the card and the stickers but mostly that it was from you! Have a magnificent day and happy swapping.....
Response: No kidding! That stone is just too fresh! Hehe. Love swapping with you too <3
OrigamiGrace rated for USA Last Page Deco - March on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Woohoo, thanks for the fun deco! Looking forward to sending this along!
Response: I love that deco. @DRMOM really needs to keep making more! She is a natural!
arimails rated for Mega Sticker Swap US on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: This is out of this world! Thank you for a beautifully packaged swap and OMG I cannot get over how amazing all these stickers are! I absolutely love these, especially the space themed ones ❤️❤️❤️
Response: I was hoping you would have fun with those. Thank you so much for all the hearts!
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Comment: Yay! Thank you, Selene. I will play and pass these along. I like your card, BTW....Swap-Bot enthusiast. haha, cute
Response: My pleasure. I have lots of fun doing the decos. I think I need at least 1000 to 2000 swaps before I would qualify as a Swap-Bot addict. Hehe
esmy77 rated for MEGA Letter Set Letter Swap USA #12 on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Beautiful! loved it thanks!
Response: My pleasure! Thank you for the heart!
CarolinePotatoe rated for Happy Little Notecards #88 on Mar 19, 2019
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Response: Thank you for the rating.
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Comment: The photos and card were so sweet. Thank you
Response: I am glad you liked them :) I have lots of fun with this swap! Thank you for the heart!
jayneblonde002 rated for QUICK 4 Postcards Swap #2 on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the postcards.
Response: My pleasure! Thank you for the heart!
Akhenaten rated for Kitty Cat PC Swap #23 - US Only on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: What at handsome cat!
Response: That set of cat PCs were just too awesome! I bought a second set! He was featured in a couple of box photos hehe. Thank you for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the pc. I love the stamps. Awesome!!
Response: The stamps are really a big hit! I had to order some more. I hope they arrive soon. It is almost sad to use new ones, though less moistening is involved. Heh
Candace rated for *MEGA* Happy Little Notecards #43 on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: Good luck with the crocheting!
Response: I have entertained the idea of trying out the Michael's loops yarn. Maybe then I can just knot up my whole arm that way! Hehe. Thank you for the encouragement and heart!
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Comment: Decos arrived today! They all look like fun!
Response: I usually love to look through them a few times to get inspired. The owl one has been around I think seven years now! Happy crafting! <3
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Comment: Love love your answer , the grumpy cat pc and the old stamps. Always makes me smile when it appears the stamps haven't been cancelled or gone thru a machine. Thanks so much and for hosting. --myancey
Response: I love that too! I just found those Grumpy Cat PCs too. Thank you for the heart!
shinyserra rated for Happy Little Notecards #88 on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the card! Did you end up going to your inlaws on St. Patty's day?
Response: I was really hoping to but sadly no. It was cancelled. Perhaps next weekend. Thank you for the heart !
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Comment: Cute card!
Response: Hard to go wrong with Grumpy Cat! Thank you :)

Rating Overview

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Comments

christy102194 on Mar 18, 2019:

Happy [belated] St.Patrick's Day!

Mimosagirl on Mar 18, 2019:

alt text Thank you so so so much! This RAK of kawaii stationary is amazing. You have just blown me away. I enjoyed it every bit by bit . I will again as soon as I get a moment to go to a quiet place with a cup of tea/coffee. My heart is full to bursting with joy and gratitude. I want to run around and show people..."look, look what she sent me...." LOL Time for lunch...I will write again soon :) hugs

jenmcjen on Mar 17, 2019:

smadronia on Mar 17, 2019:

Belated Happy Pi Day! (My work has been a circus and I haven't been on my computer in almost a week!)

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shinyserra on Mar 15, 2019:

Q: What do you call a number that can’t keep still?

A: A roamin’ numeral.

RooBaRoo on Mar 14, 2019:

HAPPY PI DAY!

christy102194 on Mar 13, 2019:

HAPPY PI DAY! 3.1415... ^^ 🎈 🤓 🎉

simcoe54 on Mar 11, 2019:

RAK of Random - The package of postcards arrived today and all I can say is amazing. I love them and can't wait to add them to my collection. Thanks for your generosity.

joppagirl on Mar 6, 2019:

Thanks for the RAK of international postage stamps!

shinyserra on Mar 5, 2019:

Thank you very much for the wonderful RAK!!! Those lettersets are beautiful! I just loved everything you included.

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