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bellebird

bellebird
Date Joined: December 5, 2011
Last Online: February 6, 2012
Birthday: April 24
Country: New Zealand

About Me

Hi, I'm Grace. I'm a newbie swapper from New Zealand. I'm 20 years old and I work as a remedial teacher at a primary school.

I'm currently in the proccess of filling up this profile - if you have any suggestions on how to improve/what to add, they would be greatly appreciated!

I play and coach ice hockey, figure skate, love photography, collaging, painting, scrapbooking, reading, baking, making ATCs, anything to do with giftwrapping .... I guess I have a lot of interests! I'm always looking for more things to try, about the only thing I can't get involved in is sewing - I just don't have the knack I guess. I also waste way too much time on Pinterest, Tumblr and craft/foodgawker.

I joined swap-bot because I want to make new friends and have new experiences outside of my small country at the bottom of the world. If you have any tips for a newbie - or just wanna chat - send me a message!

Oh yeah, and I also love Harry Potter. Like, really love...

Favourite Things

(by the way, I didn't misspell 'favorite', we spell it 'favourite' in NZ, as well as colour and humour!)

I love florals, vintage styles, jewel colours, retro patterns, pop art.... check out my tumblr and pinterest (linked above) for an idea of my style.

I don't drink tea, but I love coffee and hot chocolate. I love chocolate and hard candy but not gummy lollies (except for sour coke bottles, my gummy lolly weakness!)

I love anything glittery or sparkly, and anything to do with movies especially classic Hollywood. I am very into Film Noir and femmes fatale, as well as really old horror movies.

Has anyone heard of frankie magazine? It's Australian and my favourite magazine ever, I may have a slight obsession with the magazine as well as the books they have published!

Crafting Wishlist

These are a small selection of the things I love to use in my various crafts that I'm always searching for:

ephemera and bits & pieces for ATCs

doilies

photoshoots from fashion mags eg vogue

shipping tags/any type of tag

alphabet stickers

glitter, sequins, sparkles

matchboxes

glassine especially glassine bags - I can't buy them where I live

journalling cards/tags

stencils/templates

handmade envelopes

old book illustrations especially children's

maps

washi tape/deco tape

Ratings

vanneparis rated for Handmade PCs Swap :) on Mar 8, 2012
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Comment: I am happy to re-rate once I have received something.
latentsmile rated for Quick Film Recommendation #5 on Feb 16, 2012
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Comment: I sent a message on 20 January that I had not received your swap. I have still not received the swap, nor a response. I will re-rate if you can send me your recommendations. Happy swapping and welcome to swap-bot!
PJ rated for I ♥heart♥ Mail Art! on Jan 12, 2012
5
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Comment: Awesome envie, Grace! A great piece of collage mail art, with interesting and diverse pieces put together in a way that is pleasing to the eye. You're a real artist!
sweetlyxbroken rated for Favorite Book EMAIL SWAP on Jan 7, 2012
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charophyta rated for Postcard - Anything goes #3 on Jan 1, 2012
5
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Comment: Awesome handmade postcard!
tastelikeapples rated for Favorite Book EMAIL SWAP on Dec 13, 2011
5
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Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
3.6667 3 0 0
Completed Fives Threes Ones
7 4 0 2
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
2 3 2 0
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Comments

MrsSawbones on Dec 7, 2011:

Hi Bellebird! Wow- It looks fantastic! You did a great job. I'm sure you're going to have great fun with all the cool swaps and good people here:-) Best Wishes, MrsSawbones:-) ps- see you in the swaps!

MrsSawbones on Dec 5, 2011:

Hi Bellebird! Welcome to SwapBot. What I would recommend is that you read other peoples' profiles and then fill yours out nice and fat! That way, say I got you in the swap, I could design your envelope with images and colors that I know you'd like:-) Happy Swapping! Smiles, MrsSawbones:->

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