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VampNStamp

VampNStamp
Date Joined: December 28, 2008
Last Online: February 27, 2014
Birthday: June 14
Country: United States
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About Me

Update Approximately 2 1/2 weeks ago I suffered a second stroke. I've been going through many medical tests and such with the doctors trying to figure out what is happening and the best course in treatment. I am trying to work on my swaps but obviously my health and family have to come first. I am working on them as fast as I can. For those who are waiting - I sincerely appreciate your patience and will do my best to send you something you will enjoy!
Thank You for your understanding and patience!

July 2010 Over 4th of July weekend I suffered a mild stroke. I have been working with my doctor to get my blood pressure down ~ which was very seriously high (unknown to me). My doctor and I consider this a blessing... as I was very lucky that it wasn't more severe and I've been given a chance to make the life changes that I need to make to regain my health. :D

I am working very hard to get my swaps out and if I am behind - I have contacted you to let you know the swap is running a little late. My "Thanks" to those very understanding partners who are working with me as I recover and move forward!

UPDATE If you are missing a swap from me, Please PM me and let me know before you rate! I always send my swaps and if something gets lost in the mail, I will make it right for you. I've really had some difficult times with the post office but have been very diligent about re-making and re-sending. I will also do the same for my partners if I don't receive - I will PM you and give you an opportunity to fix the situation before rating.
Thank You!!!

Favorite Books

I love the Twilight Saga! Have read each of the books 7 times and have loved them each time!!! Favorite in the series is "Twilight", however the partial draft of Midnight Sun is also my favorite!!! I really hope the author will finish Midnight Sun - it has all the makings for a wonderful book!!! Enjoyed the "House of Night" books and am waiting for the next in the series. I've also just finished reading the 5th book in the Guardians of Eternity series by Alexandra Ivy - really great Vampire Warrior / Romance series!!! Another great Vampire series is the Midnight Breed series by Lara Adrian. I just finished the 6th book in the Midnight Breed series and loved it! I've also finished the 9th book in the Sookie Stackhouse series... I love this series and can't wait for what comes next!!! I never did read the Harry Potter series so I finally picked up the series and have finished up through Order of the Phoenix! I'm currently reading the Half Blood Prince!

Favorite Crafts

I love paper crafting!!! I enjoy scrapbooking, rubber stamping and making cards and gift boxes!!! I really enjoy making jewelry as well - I love working with wire and silver the best! Favorite colors: Sage green or olive green, peridot, turquoise blue, baby blue and chocolate brown mmm chocolate :) I also love all cutsie stuff - especially Kawaii items. I've also gotten into making match boxes - I love them they are so darn cute! And I've also started making felt stuffies and I really enjoy them! I'm doing some beginning Amigurumi crochet and loving it!!! :D

Favorite Movies

I love Sci-Fi and Fantasy movies!!! Really loved "Twilight" and can't wait for the rest of them to come out! I also love "Action" packed movies. Not a big Horror fan!!! I also enjoy romance/comedies. Have recently gotten into the Harry Potter movies and have enjoyed each of the ones I've seen. There are just to many favorites for me to list! :D

Favorite Television

Current fave shows: The Big Bang Theory, True Blood, Criminal Minds, CSI New York, Sanctuary, Fringe, Bones, Dr. Who (how sad that David Tennant has left the show!), Supernatural, Warehouse 13, Eureka, Special Unit 2, Reaper, Moonlight, Burn Notice and White Collar.

Old fave shows: Star Trek Next Generation, Air Wolf, Beauty and the Beast,Felicity, Millenium, X-Files, Witchblade, Kindred and Forever Night

Likes / Dislikes

I love anything cute (Kawaii), Amigurumi - which I've fallen in love with!!! Felt Stuffies ( I've really gotten into making felt stuffies), I love serene items - like beach landscapes and softer / pale beach colors. I love most funny things - especially cute funny things!!! I love chocolate but I'm also located in So. Calif so the weather is usually hot enough that the Chocolate will melt! I enjoy quiet time - I don't get much of that! :D But I love to read during my quiet times... or I craft!

Teeny Tiny Stuffie Swaps Just a few ideas in case you are stuck... I love Kawaii cute stuffies, animals (would love a little piggy, penguin or beaver) and sea animals (would love an otter). I think the cute robots are so fun... and something Twilight or vampire would be great too!!! :D

Not really a big Country fan and not really into religious items. Definitely not into Sour candies!!! I do have asthma and am allergic to almost all fragrances! The only one I've found that doesn't bother me is Tova's Original fragrance which I've been using for over 25 years! I'm also allergic to almost all pet dander and especially cats.

Rating / Hearts

I PLEDGE TO RATE! I try very hard to rate my swap the same day I receive it. If I haven't rated a swap, chances are it hasn't arrived and I will PM you if a swap goes missing. If you are going to be late, please PM me. I understand things can happen.

HEARTS!!! I generally give hearts based on the amount of thought and effort that was put into your swap. This really is more important to me than the extras! I do appreciate the extras though... :D

Favorite Music

I love classic rock, pop, classical music and jazz.

Ratings

ifluctuate rated for Sookie Stackhouse ATCs on Feb 5, 2011
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Comment: never received, though she sent numerous emails telling me that she would send and was having a difficult time. However I still have not received anything. i will change this rating if I do receive. It has been nearly a year since this swap ended.
Jex rated for HP Anything Goes ATC Swap #2 on Jan 17, 2011
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Comment: Never receive anything from you.. =(
Jex rated for Harry Potter Inchies on Sep 29, 2010
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Comment: I know you are sick, but I never receive anything and last PM I sent you said you will do it. Happy to change when I receive your swaps, hope you get well soon =)
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Comment: I know you are sick, but I never receive anything and last PM I sent you said you will do it. Happy to change when I receive your swaps, hope you get well soon =)
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Comment: Charlotte angeled for you this swap, i hope you get well soon
Response: Thank you so much for your understanding!!! I really appreciate the rating, heart and good wishes!!!
kiwivandal rated for Twilight Cootie Catcher #2 on Aug 13, 2010
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Comment: thank you for the re-send, its a very nice design.
stringofviolets rated for What Alice saw - mini zine on Aug 3, 2010
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Comment: Contacted you to let you know I hadn't recieved this quite a while ago. I will be more than happy to re-rate if I receive anything.
Response: Original was sent on 6/10/2010. I am working on a re-send but am behind on getting some swaps out because of the stroke I had. I will resend as soon as I am able.
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Comment: Thanks!
kchristisen rated for Twilight themed mini whimsy jar on Jul 10, 2010
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Comment: Sadly after many many pm's back and forth, and promises it has or will be sent....I never recieved anything. It was for my daughter which makes it a double bummer. I'll certainly change if I ever to recieve it...
samuraijen rated for Teeny tiny stuffie swap #11 on Jun 22, 2010
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Comment: thank you so much for re-sending my teeny tiny stuffie, I love it! sorry it took so long to rate you
Response: No problem! I'm so glad you liked it! :D Thank you for the rating and the heart!!!
jmvav rated for Teeny Tiny Air Stuffie on Jun 9, 2010
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Comment: thank you I love the cloud
Response: I'm very glad that the re-send arrived safely! Thank you for the rating and the heart!!!
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Comment: so very cute thank you
Response: You are very welcome! Thank you for the rating and the heart!!!
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Comment: I am utterly charmed! What a sweet critter! :0) Thanks for re-sending.
Response: Hope he brought a smile to your face! :D I'm glad you liked him! Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!!! :D
takinghearts rated for Character ATCs #6 The Volturi on Jun 5, 2010
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Comment: Great cards, thanks!
Response: Glad you liked them! Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!!! :D
ekdkdk1 rated for Character ATCs #6 The Volturi on Jun 3, 2010
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Comment: Beautiful cards!!!! Thank so much!
Response: You are so very welcome!!! I'm glad you liked them!!! Thanks so much for the rating and the heart! :D
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Comment: Thanx so much, they are awesome.
Response: I'm so glad you like them... and even happier that they arrived safely!!! Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!!! :D
tiaragoth rated for Monster-osity on May 29, 2010
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Comment: VERY VERY cool! This one arrived safe and sound. Thanks so much for re-sending Charlene. It was very kind of you. I LOVE him : )
Response: *YAY* I'm glad it arrived safely this time! :D He was too much fun to make!!! Hope you enjoy him! Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!!!
peterpammys rated for Harry Potter Inchies on May 28, 2010
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Comment: Thank you so much for resending the inchies! They were awesome^^ sorry I tool so long
Response: No problem! I'm glad you like them!!! Thanks for the rating and the heart!!! :D
MamaD rated for Alice's Fake food on May 24, 2010
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Comment: Thank you so much for the re-send!
Response: You're very welcome! I hope you enjoy your "Cup of Tea"! :D Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!!! :D

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4.9281 301 10 12
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Comments

tinnuwen on Apr 8, 2014:

Hi there - I thought I'd leave you a note saying Hi and I hope you're getting better. :/ hugs

slewis234 on May 26, 2011:

just thinking about you and hoping your health is improving and the doc's are figuring out what to do. hang in there.

yesiyesi on Jun 21, 2010:

Welcome to the True Blood Fans group!

Thanks for joining! & Happy Belated Birthday! :D

hippofairy on Jun 14, 2010:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :) hope you have a great birthday!

Spencerette on Jun 14, 2010:

hippofairy on May 22, 2010:

AND thank you thank you thank you for the Carlisle Twilight trading cards! :) more Carlisle goodies for my collection! WOOHOO! thank you!

hippofairy on May 22, 2010:

THANK YOU SO MUCH for angeling the "Twilight New Moon Special: Team Edward" swap for me! i love the postcard, ATC and bookmark! oh and for sure, i'll be very distracted with these! how do you expect me to finish a book with a bookmark like this! too beautiful! :) thank you!

Spencerette on May 9, 2010:

Thanks for the box o' awesome swaps!!!!!! I'm so jealous of Edward. I can't believe he got to go to Hawaii :)

Jex on Apr 8, 2010:

Hi!! Please join to my HP Swap: HP

Here: Harry Potter Inchies

ekdkdk1 on Mar 3, 2010:

I got Rosalie and letter X in the mail today. They are both great!!! Thank you! I liked the new moon trading cards too! I appreciate you!

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