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liseylootas

liseylootas
Date Joined: June 30, 2008
Last Online: May 29, 2018
Birthday: October 4
Country: Australia
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About Me

I am happy to do private swaps with anyone - particularly if you can make amigurumis!

I can't knit or sew to save myself, but I am more than happy to swap you some ATCs, scrapbook pages, handmade cards/postcards, personalised ATC backs, I can digitally enhance/alter photos (I will be uploading samples to my flikr page soon). Please send me a message and we can arrange something :o)

About my Flickr link - do not look there if you are waiting for something from me, I don't want to spoil the suprise! (thanks to Josietai for the idea!)

Favorite Music

I'll listen to pretty much anything - from heavy metal to tai chi music (honestly!) In my heart I'm a 90's rock girl though (whitesnake, bon jovi and the like) - currently loving The Black Keys

Favorite Television

(Pretty much everything on the sci-fi channel) House, Criminal Minds, Ghost Whisperer, Reaper, Supernatural, Buffy the vanpire slayer, Angel, all the stargates, all the star treks, the new Dr Who (not Torchwood though!) Guilty TV faves: Sex and the city (don't ask me why - it is the furtherest thing from my life - but I loved it!), Glee, Project runway, the Discovery Travel channel and the lifestyle channel (love antiques roadshow LOL!) (update - new faves to add - True Blood, Game of Thrones, Camelot, The Event and The Killing)

Favorite Books

I like books that let you escape everyday life, so I'm not big on scary horrors or tear jerkers. Give me fantasy any day (The Magician series, anything by David Eddings!) I am also a big fan of Jane Austen.

Favourite colour

BLUE!! warm foresty colours, hyper colours (just not pastels)

more about me

I love Christmas - the only time of the year I won't complain about getting up early!!

Likes

NEW FAD: Amigurumis! Love em - can't make em - will adore you forever for letting me swap you something for one!!

I go through fads with what I like. At the moment I love zentangles (especially ones drawn into animal shapes). I love to scrapbook, I find my own style is simple and a little quirky but I admire the over the top loaded with embellishment pages too. Flowers are always nice. I like asian themed things as well. I love travel and cooking too!

I'm a wannabe collector of vintage things - I love the antiques roadshow, bargain hunt and other collector type shows. I like to dawdle around markets and find little treasures to list on ebay It's fun to see if I have a good eye for collectables or not. The things I am drawn to are vintage compacts and vanity sets. Old kitchen ware (love bakelite plastics - even bakelite jewellry), old tins and old books.

dislikes

previously I said nothing - I now have one little pet peeve. ATCs with just a sticker on it - it's just plain daggy and shows no effort or thought (sorry if that sounds mean!) I'm not an ATC snob - I just want to see that more than 2 minutes work has gone into making the thing!

on a lighter note I am not a fan of these things (but not so much that I would rate down!):

  • Cats
  • Pink (the colour, not the artist)
  • Mice and rats (seriously - eeww)
  • Coconut or mushrooms (the actual food - I kinda like mushroom pictures/graphics)
  • farm/barnyard style craft things.

I think that's it.....

random stuff I think is cool

DaVinci (love renaissance art), Art Deco, Classic and modern asian styles (eg kimonos to kawaii and anime), maneki nekus, classic disneyana, 50's and 60's pop art, minimalism and way to the other extreme really over the top stuff.

My nieces

I'm not a mum, but I am a devoted Auntie (Auntie Lisey!) to two beautiful girls Molly and Amelia (Molly & Milly). If you feel like sending me something extra you could send something for Molly & Milly instead (I'm happy with the swap itself!) Molly is 14 years old and is a real sporty girl, very active and loves animals (I wouldn't be suprised if she grows up to be a vet). Milly is 10 and is very creative, she likes to dress herself (very stubborn) and will often wear stripey tights a tutu and sneakers - she's cute enough to make it work LOL! Milly loves crafts like making friendship bracelets.

Please don't feel like you have to send them anything - this is just in case you want to send something extra and are stumped for ideas :o)

My wish-list

I plan on doing more private swaps - I like the idea of trading one thing for something entirely different. Here is a list of things that I would be delighted to receive:

  • a good quality coloured marker set
  • small kawaii items
  • amigurumi's! little woodland creatures especially (but any amigurumi would be treasured!)
  • I love handmade items, especially sewn or knitted because I can't do either!
  • Vintage postcards or pictures
  • Disney pins (I have a pretty big collection of these!)
  • shabby chic style scrapbooking embellishments
  • Touristy things from your area, like caps, fridge magnets etc
  • Note-pads, note cards (kawaii or something fancy)
  • Pins and badges (anything sci-fi related would be cool)

Ratings

ladysyn2 rated for A Postcard and a Bookmark #2 on Aug 4, 2011
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Comment: Great choices,thank you
Sapphyre rated for Altered Tourist PCs on Jul 28, 2011
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Comment: Cute altered card - Thanks!
Response: If you ever host this type of swap again let me know :) This was my first try, I think I can d better next time!
madmadge rated for Altered Tourist PCs on Jul 27, 2011
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Comment: Many thanks for my postcard. I checked my mail today and it was there! I love the quote about kindness. I also love the stamp. Do you live in cherry country? Washington State is also known for our cherries. I especially love the blossoms. peace, mm
Response: you're welcome! and yes - we have plenty of cherry farms, but a lot more apple farms (we were once nicknamed the apple isle) so lots of blossoms!
gambit9 rated for A Postcard and a Bookmark #2 on Jul 25, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for sending me the postcards, I hope one day I can visit Tasmania and sample all the lovely food. You were spot on with the Edward bookmark- love it!!
Response: oh good! Glad you liked the bookmark :)
PixelPixie rated for Digital Post Cards on Jul 13, 2011
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Comment: Gorgeous postcard! What a fantastic job..... the stamp was a very nice touch! Thanks so much!
Response: Thank you for the heart :)
Candiella rated for Digital Post Cards on Jul 13, 2011
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Response: Thanks :)
karmadi rated for Digital Post Cards on Jul 12, 2011
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Comment: Very cute card! I love that you included a stamp! :)
Response: lol I am a bit too literal sometimes!
KnowMe rated for Private swap Liseylootas & KnowMe on Jul 3, 2011
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Comment: thank you for the fantastic package! Love absolutely everything you send me. and off course the design with tinkerbell ;) Love Naomi
Response: Yay! Glad you liked it!
MurphyPagan rated for Digital Post Cards on Jul 3, 2011
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful digital post card. It certainly is special to receive one that is an actual photograph. Awesome.
Response: Thank you! Glad you liked it!
MackinacDreamGirl rated for Let's Do Zentangle ATCs! on May 31, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the homemade card ant ATCs. They are beautiful. I love the owls. Thanks so much!
Response: I'm so glad you like them! I was a bit worried sending to such an experienced zentangle artist!
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Comment: Love the ATCs and the special goodies you sent! Thank you so much!
Response: Glad you liked them! Hope you are having fun at Disney! (I am soooo jealous!)
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Comment: Thank you so much for these terrific cards, they printed up really well & a nice little story came with them. Love the little girl in the checked skirt, my mom made a pair look-alike skirts for the two of us though checks were royal blue....brough back some memories there. Would have love to have seen your parent's wedding shot. Thank you, thank you. !!!!
Response: Glad you liked them! Thank you :)
geralyngray rated for April Stash Bust - 2nd Annual! on May 16, 2011
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Catrad rated for 6 x 6 Variety Paper Pack #2 on Apr 29, 2011
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Comment: Sorry it's taken me so long to rate you, I've been away. But thank you for the gorgeous papers, I love the sparkly owls and the dinosaurs, and there's some great bright patterned ones in there that I love!!
Response: I thought you might like the bright papers :) Thank you!
lizzmathwhiz rated for 6 x 6 Variety Paper Pack #2 on Apr 29, 2011
5
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Comment: Thank you for all of the wonderful papers! :)
Response: You're welcome -hope you can get some use from them!
geedill rated for Easter Egg ATC on Apr 21, 2011
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Comment: Lisa! Your card is my absolute FAVORITE in my collection. I love, love, love it--so beautiful (and the envelope you sent it in was beautiful too!). Thank you!
Response: What a lovely thing to say! I'm really glad you liked it :)
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Comment: I LOVE the robot card! The nutcracker atc blanks are FABULOUS!!! Thank you soo much! I sent your package out about 2 weeks ago, I hope you get it soon!
Response: I'm so glad you liked them :)
tonie2weeks rated for Craft me my Profile! on Mar 28, 2011
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Comment: thank you so much for the alice cards and other great stuff...
Response: Thank you :)
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Comment: Thought I rated when I received the package :S Loved it, tons of interesting scrapbook goodies :D
Response: Thank you - glad you liked it!

Rating Overview

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5.0000 130 6 10
Completed Fives Threes Ones
85 162 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

Drachenfrau on Sep 9, 2011:

I love the pic with you girls and Gillian! Have a great time in Malaysia! I'm a little jealous! :D

pippelotje on Jul 25, 2011:

thank you so much for this AMAZING RAK!!!! lots of hearts to you! the magazines are so wonderful!

CarrieZee on Jul 24, 2011:

Thanks for the WONDERFUL vintage magazines!! I know I will have a great time using them but am enjoying reading them for now. Wish I could give you a great big heart!!

smokeandmirrors on Apr 21, 2011:

Thank you so much for angeling the Bucket List swap for me!! And wow, what amazing extras!!! Thank you so much, you went out of your way to make me feel much better about being flaked on! :-D Nathan says to say thank you for his hot sauce, which he loves! Cheers!!!!

AndrewLips on Apr 21, 2011:

wait..i think i was thinking you were someone else. sorry! ugh, im so dumb. x

AndrewLips on Apr 21, 2011:

You've been on SB since 2008?! Weird and amazing! xx

madaboutpink on Dec 31, 2010:

Happy New Year! Jess

bluehairedmary on Jul 17, 2010:

Check out my Jane Austen inspired writing swap!

chocololic on Jul 30, 2009:

yay I'm glad you like him! tako is a really cute name :) and thanks for the cute takoyaki picture too!

chocololic on Jul 20, 2009:

hi again! I just sent your package, yay! the post office guy said it takes about 1-2 weeks so let me know when you receive it ^_^

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