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twileteyes

twileteyes
Date Joined: April 27, 2009
Last Online: February 27, 2021

Country: United States

About Me

My name is Rachael and I juggle working full time, raising 2 preteens and a toddler, chores and being a wife along with my mostly crafting related hobbies.

I am an avid reader-last year I read over 80 books! I will read almost any genre.

I don't have any pets, although I wish I had some cats and a dog or two. I would love to have a small farm with a few cows, a horse and a couple llamas but that would have to be after retirement in 25ish years.

I collect lots of things including: enamel pins, snow globes, fabric, notebooks/journals, notecards, postcards, cute postage stamps and ephemera/found items that might be used for a project or might sit in a box forever πŸ˜‰.

Crafts & Hobbies

I enjoy most crafts-paper crafts, art projects, photo transfer-I love making ornaments out of tiles with photos transferred onto them, altered items, yarn and string projects (I can't really knit or crochet though) & just about anything that falls into my lap.

I think I spend more time collecting the supplies for projects than actually doing any of them! 'I can make that' is my usual response when I see something cute in the store, and sometimes I'll buy the stuff to make it then it usually sits in a closet or box for.ev.er!

I don't scrapbook much, although I have tons of supplies, my problem is doing the journaling I think. I have made small scale scrapbooks-altoid tin and CD case sized. I love to take the scrapbook kits and turn them into cards.

I love Found Poetry. I came across the book 'Humument' almost 20 years ago and just love looking through it every once in awhile. I would love to do a large scale project like that but so far I only do a page at a time, sometimes for ATCs, usually just because.

I love photography and would love to do that for a living. I've taken a couple classes over the years and take pictures for friends. I also love taking pictures of landscapes, flowers and animals and nature, and I want to do a series of heavy duty equipment-anytime I see a construction site I want to stop. I also like taking closeups of things especially food, eventually I'll invest in a macro lens.

I love quilting, both traditionally pieced and crazy pieced, and I just discovered EPP a little over a year ago and absolutely love it. I've never actually finished a full size quilting project! I've got at least 10 WIPs all set aside for various reasons (mostly lack of time, inspiration, motivation or interest)

When I'm not reading or attempting to craft, or thinking about crafting projects I could be doing, I enjoy cooking, baking, eating, listening to music, solving (or attempting to solve) logic problems in the penny mags, designing fabrics to print on spoonflower, editing photos & creating photo gifts. This list seems long but some of these I only get a chance to do once in awhile, I still enjoy them enough to count though :)

Likes

All colors, but especially purples.

Winnie the Pooh, especially Eeyore.

Llamas.

Cats.

Typewriters.

Butterflies.

Black & White photography.

Oceans & seascapes.

Anything moon related.

Ratings

chimerix rated for Jams: Sea Turtle Starter Set on Mar 1, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the fun starters. Aloha
sjbookworm rated for Black and White Postcard Swap #4 on Mar 1, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the photo of the darling Boston Terrier. Our snow is mainly gone, except for the huge piles which will be with us till April! Enjoy any warmer weather you have.
MisplacedfromPA rated for Postcard Bag Round 1 on Feb 27, 2021
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Comment: This was more than a post card bag,, thank you for the extra goodies. Will pass along your bag on round 2
monsmonologue rated for 5 postcards in an envelope #7 on Feb 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for all of the postcards Rachael! I love them!
neea1989 rated for Stickers and a Haiku on Feb 24, 2021
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Comment: Oh my, what an amazing swap! I love the haiku, the stickers are lovely, and I can't wait to make something out of the super pretty floral fabric! Thank you so much! πŸ₯°πŸ’–πŸŒˆπŸŒŸ
Hugsie86 rated for First & Last Lines No. 30 on Feb 17, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the message! You're right, those lines give nothing away! lol
Kirkdebb rated for Jams: Sender's Choice to 2 Partners on Feb 12, 2021
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Comment: I got them! I'm should get them in the mail again today or tomorrow. Hopefully you'll get a homer soon!
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Comment: Love the Moonlit Sea starter set!
karli rated for Send me an enamel pin swap on Feb 9, 2021
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Comment: That is a lovely pin, thanks so much! Karolina
Aurora1 rated for 5 postcards in an envelope #6 on Feb 4, 2021
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Comment: You are so nice! Your card made my day. Thank you and big hugs, Aurora.
darkandstormy rated for First & Last Lines No. 30 on Feb 2, 2021
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Comment: Sounds really very interesting. Hope your 2021 is going ok so far as well :-)
Bikinina rated for First & Last Lines No. 30 on Feb 2, 2021
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Comment: Thank you, Rachael. :)
ccmmsu rated for BLC 2020 Yearly Wrap-up SNAIL MAIL on Feb 1, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for a great letter and the awesome postcards! I've added a whole bunch of books to my "check these out" list now. :)
patricia8288 rated for Quick Pick 3 Swap #14 on Jan 31, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome swap, I love everything, specially the stamps, they are my favorite 😍
jessnewson98 rated for First & Last Lines No. 28 on Jan 27, 2021
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Comment: The book you're reading sounds interesting, I'll have to check it out! Have a great day!
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Comment: Thank you for the wee package! I hope you are doing well - maybe you've read more books than you expected! :)
colleenbUSA rated for BLC 2020 Yearly Wrap-up EMAIL on Jan 13, 2021
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Comment: A lot of books I need to and hope to read! Thanks for joining the swap!
GlyndasCreations rated for AAA: Stamp on Jan 13, 2021
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Julencia rated for Thankful Haiku postcard swap on Jan 13, 2021
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Comment: Awww, thank you for the nice card and your Haikuu, i'm in love with the landscapeβ™₯️β™₯️β™₯️
KSENiA rated for BLC 2020 Yearly Wrap-up EMAIL on Jan 11, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.

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Comments

arimails on Aug 10, 2020:

Haiku For You, Thanks for joining <3

Today will be good/ We will keep our heads held high/ Keep moving forward

Shion on Aug 7, 2020:

Haiku for You Swap!!!!

Summer has arrived

People are playing outside

Oh I love summer

I hope your having a great summer! lots of love from Canada.

JurassicParkerPage on Aug 6, 2020:

For the Haiku for You swap:

Stitching together

A quilt of old memories

Mapping the future

  • (sorry i didn't like how my first comment looked), Best wishes and happy swapping!
JurassicParkerPage on Aug 6, 2020:

For the Haiku for You swap: Stitching together A quilt of old memories Mapping the future

Best wishes and happy swapping!

brandid79 on Jul 23, 2009:

I want to say I have thoroughly enjoyed the Spongebob Series ATCs! I will be sad that the last one is coming up! Thanks for doing this series it has been lots of fun!!

djmom11 on Jul 21, 2009:

Thanks for joining my ATC swap.

undxdcraftymom on Jun 19, 2009:

You need to mark send on the ones you have sent..unless its to keep them on your front page (I do that too when I am corrdinator) Just a thought :)

undxdcraftymom on Jun 12, 2009:

Suprise suprise, I got you for the painting swap!! I am sending it to you today, seeing as how you are the only one who joins my swaps (lol) we should just do p.s when i feel "artsy"

undxdcraftymom on May 18, 2009:

Thank you for joining my undeveloped film swaps!!

undxdcraftymom on May 8, 2009:

I read this wrong and thought it said "my favorite COLOR is Eeyore" hahaha

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