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tristitia

tristitia
Date Joined: July 19, 2012
Last Online: January 21, 2020
Birthday: September 25, 1974
Country: United States

About Me

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Hi, I'm Jen - a 45 year-old married, working (nurse practitioner in hematology), mom of 2 (Mathilde, 8 and Oliver, 5).

I'm returning from a hiatus of a few months, during which I tried to focus on the things that really matter (children, spouse, home) - and decided that crafting and fun mail IS what really matter! At least, in part.

In any event, I miss swapping and mail. So, I'm back! (And, I'm looking for 2-3 new penpals :)

Favorite Crafts

Making messes

Mail Art

ATCs

mixed media everything

Journals/planners (I use a Midori travelers' notebook)

knitting

spinning yarn

sewing

would love to learn watercolor painting

cooking (vegetarian)

Stuff I like

New Ideas

Learning about other people

Weird or Quirky

Dark and Strange

Bad advertisements

Foreign ephemera

Nature (mushrooms, insects, plant life)

Gnomes and Vikings

Hand-lettering and Calligraphy

Fish and sea-life

Nurses/medical/anatomy

Colors: Green! Earth tones, neutrals, brights in obnoxious combinations. Don't care for: purple, pastels, cornflower blue, mauve.

Green/Simple living, minimalism - the idea at least!

Exercise/Fitness (trying!)

Buddhism, mindfulness, kindness

Stuff I don't like

Attempts at religious conversion

Donald Trump

Racism

Custard

Maggots

Glitter and confetti

Ratings

warheart rated for USAPC: 3 Elements ATC #20 on Jan 20, 2020
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Comment: Lovely atc! I love the embellishments on it!
luluvision rated for Rorschach Mail Art on Jan 17, 2020
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Comment: OH MY GOSH! Are you kidding Jennifer?! Your dragon was RAD! I thought it came out super! Thank you so much! And stop being so hard on yourself!!
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Comment: Whoa...mind blown. All of the envies you did are perfect! The moon envelope they were enclosed in are my front and back covers for my new journal. So fabulous. You are so talented - I’m lucky to have been your partner .🌝🌗🌚
marymary914 rated for YTPC: 6x6 Folder with 2 Pockets on Jan 12, 2020
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Comment: Awesome folder!! And thanks for the tags etc!
supersquirrel rated for USAPC: 3 Elements ATC #19 on Dec 30, 2019
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Comment: Another Jen BEAUTY! I hope you know how much I appreciate your pieces of art. When yours arrive, I put on my glasses and visually take it apart. I'm amazed every time! Thank you for the deers and mushrooms too :) Happy New Year!
Tverne05 rated for YTPC: Journal Cover Embellishments on Dec 27, 2019
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Comment: I love the cards that you embellished. They are soo cute! I love the touch of light blue and the hint of red on the butterfly one. Thanks a bunch!
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Comment: These are adorable, Jen!!! I love them! The paper clip embellishments are great! I haven't made any and now I am inspired! Thank you!! Have a very Merry Christmas!!
jandmterry rated for November 2019 Journal Swap on Dec 12, 2019
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Comment: I loved reading your journal and the extras enclosed in it. You are so creative. Merry Christmas!
vlhafer54 rated for YTPC: Ephemera Folder on Dec 9, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty, sturdy folder and all the pretty bits you put in it - Happy Holidays!
luvbird rated for YTPC: Card Catalog Card Pockets on Dec 4, 2019
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Comment: Jennifer, once again, a beautifully decorated envelope ( even the postage stamps are darling!). I love, love these Christmas themed catalog card pockets! Each one is so beautiful! I love your work! Even though each one is equally lovely, I have a soft spot in my heart for the one with the deer. And, I think the inserts are great and match just fine! The card you made is adorable... I love it! Thank you so very much for such a great swap!
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Comment: Jen: If I could give you 10 starts I would! This is truly one of the most amazing and well put together swaps I have received in a long time. The cover is fantastic and you tucked so many wonderful goodies inside - love all the die cuts and papers and vintage book pages. Everything is just perfect. Thank you so much for such a brilliant swap!
Zander rated for YTPC: Mini-Christmas Book on Dec 1, 2019
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Comment: Oh I so love the way your mini Christmas book turned out and stuffed with all kinds of goodies and some tea, Thank You so much.
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Comment: Loved your letter!! I'll be writing back...sorry my writing is not as pretty as yours!
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Comment: Oh I just love these! That light blue definitely reminds me of winter! Thank you!
marymary914 rated for Mystery supply swap, star on Nov 11, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the awesome merman!
Fabriqueen rated for YTPC: 3 in 30: H = Hinged on Nov 10, 2019
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Comment: I love these! Thank you so much! Hugs, Diane
MamaD rated for VC: Torn Paper ATC on Nov 8, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful ATC. Love the retro! Thank you also for the fantastic retro papers as well! ♥
kokoloc rated for SMSUSA: Paper Scraps on Nov 7, 2019
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Comment: Jen!! To say I LOVED my package is an understatement. So many pretty and fun papers! It made me want to come craft at your house. Thank you so much! ❤️
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Comment: Another wonderfully decorated envelope...love it! And I really, really love these beautiful Fall embellies! So pretty, I love each one of them! The lace, ribbon, colors, little images...all of it so very sweet. Of course, you know the squirrel one is so precious to me. I appreciate all you do to make everything presented so nice! Thank you so much!
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Comment: First of all, I want to apologize for taking so long to rate you. Jennifer, it’s so fun receiving from you. I absolutely love these envelopes and the way you decorated them is so wonderful... I love all the fall colors and the way you collaged the cute images and critters (especially love the squirrels!). I think I am going to have a hard time parting with these cuties! And, oh my goodness... thank you so very much for the darling fall stamp set...so stinkin cute! I can’t wait to use them in my crafts. Such a wonderful swap! Thank you again!

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Comments

YooperHill on Nov 9, 2019:

Mystery supply swap, star thank you’s for the merman! I love a good merman

Tverne05 on Sep 23, 2019:

Thanks so much for your finished touch to the ATCs for the Buddy Card Starter Challenge swap. I'm liking the frog too. I like the texture on the here & now one.

YooperHill on Sep 11, 2019:

Mystery supply swap, Yo! Well it was so obvious, but I didn’t think of it....of course that supply was a Halloween color! Bravo girlfriend!

Thank you.

YooperHill on Jun 6, 2019:

Thank you for the WONDERFUL mystery supply swap! It is very creamy!

jjhere on Apr 11, 2019:

🤣 I was just moseying through your profile and had to tell you that your 'dislikes' gave me a good chuckle. You're my kind of people. Thanks for putting a grin on my face!

CurlyTea on Sep 26, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

HannahsMommy07 on Aug 16, 2018:

BEAUTIFUL … THANK YOU for the BACK GROUND ONLY ATC's they are so cool!!!

Aladyjackson on May 22, 2018:

Hi Jen thank u so much for this beautiful art journal!!! I cried! I have never gotten emotional over a swap before but I really wanted one of these journals and have not had the time to make one myself and wow you did such a beautiful and creative job, I have literally been showing EVERYONE I come in contact with lol!! Thank you for putting such love into this gift for me, you are amazing.

RiverTopanga on Mar 5, 2018:

Hello! Jen. Just wandering through your profile to do a profile check for the Group: Artisan ATCs. You have been swapping here for 6 years! That is so awesome! I like that you spin yarn. My Aunt used to weave (she's in England). I love your children's names! I use art/crafts as my relaxation.. It is definitely an important part of my life! Oh, Welcome to the group! We are a wonderful and talented craft collective... I look forward to swapping with you! :-)

happyhaggis123 on Jan 23, 2018:

Thank you so much for 'angelling' for me on the Just to Say Hello Swap. I loved what you sent, the Washi is so pretty! You are very kind!

Fiona (happyhaggis123)

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