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twinstar

twinstar
Date Joined: August 14, 2009
Last Online: July 8, 2012
Birthday: April 21, 1980
Country: Scotland, UK

About Me

I love to craft but I wish I was more prolific! I am hoping Swap-bot will spur me on! My favourite thing is papercraft, particularly cardmaking. I have dipped my toes in the seductive waters of scrapbooking and it felt good! I also crochet somewhat, but I cannot knit to save myself! It makes me a little bit sadder every day!

An obsession with cute

Ok, so I am 29, I am a teacher, I have a mortgage and a husband. I also have the right to never give up my right to cuteness. I know the term is "kawaii" these days, but cute is one of my favourite words. I was 6 years old when I got my first Hello Kitty bag, and from then I have always had an eye for things of that ilk. I have even considered a "Cute or Death" tattoo. Not really. But maybe though.

Likes

  • All things Kawaii
  • Colourful Yarn
  • Stationery (memo pads, notebooks, LETTER SETS!)
  • Stickers (but I don't really use stickers in my cardmaking),
  • Badges
  • Rainbows (I love all colours!)
  • Beads
  • Care Bears
  • Pound Puppies
  • 80's kids cartoons
  • Printed paper for papercrafting,
  • Buttons!
  • Ribbon galore!
  • Cupcakes
  • Food with a face! (And I'm a vegetarian!)
  • Flowers
  • Owls,
  • Chocolate and sweeties!! (Mint Muskateers are my fave american candy)
  • Cookies,
  • Cute hair clips,
  • Photographs (taking and seeing!)
  • Cutesie woodland stuff (squirrels, toadstools etc)
  • Foxes
  • Deer
  • Postcards,
  • Dogs (all dogs, dog mad!)
  • Teacher stamps/stickers,
  • Writing/receiving letters on lovely writing paper!
  • Pandas
  • Cute bees and ladybirds (ladybugs depending on your location!)
  • Rabbits
  • Supercute bags
  • Handmade items

My favourite characters...

I love all cute characters but my faves are

  • Kuririn

  • Bad Badtz Maru

  • Deery Lou

  • Monkichi

  • Landry

  • Pandapple

  • Pata Pata Peppy (he is super hard to find)

  • Anything hamsterish but especially San-X hamsters. I loved my space hamster stationery and it is now almost depleted!

  • My current new love is Kireizukin Seikatu (the little San X racoon) so adorable!

Not so keen on...

Anything with babies on it, most disney stuff (except Bambi!),I'd never heard of Diddl but I don't really think he is cute - sorry! Neon things! Nothing too gothy - I like my colours too much! Oh and I'm not religious. That's all I can think of for now, I'm easy pleased!

Ratings

yriako rated for make me a papercraft kit for February on Mar 10, 2010
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YellowMiata rated for Valentine's cards swap on Feb 24, 2010
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Comment: Thankyou for the beautiful handmade card !! Love all the littel extra goodies and cant wait to use them !! Hearts to you !
slat333 rated for Valentine's cards swap on Feb 16, 2010
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Comment: Beautiful card! Thanks so much for all the "goodies"!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that they came all the way from Scotland!!!
robotlove rated for Little Secret Santa on Dec 9, 2009
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Comment: Hey there! I got your package and I loved **everything**! The pudding pin is absolutely adorable, as is the cd case & mirror. And the necklace.. ohemgee.. ♥♥♥! It's fantastic. Thank you for sending such an awesome package! :)
Response: Thank you so much! I really enjoyed this swap and I am so glad you liked it! Have a lovely Christmas xxx
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Comment: This was a wonderful gift! The goodies were so wonderful and cute and I just love EVERYTHING! Mr Owl is adorable and he will get a place of importance on the mantle, next to your card. Great job! I was going to wait until Christmas, but I didn't think it would be fair to make you wait that long for a rating. OK and my curiosity got the best of me too! Thank yo ever so much, and Merry Christmas!
Response: Thank you so much for your lovely message! I had a great time making up your stocking and I am so glad it made you happy - for me that is what swap-bot is all about! Have a fantasic Christmas xxx
jackyb61 rated for Hand made Christmas Gift Tag on Nov 27, 2009
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Comment: Absolutely beautiful Thanks so much for the extras too
Response: Thank you! I am so pleased you liked them! Have a lovely Christmas!
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Comment: The ornaments are just fabulous! We love all things gingerbread, so the little house is just perfect. Thanks also, for the yummy chocolate. ;-)
Response: Thank you so much - I really enjoyed this swap! Have a lovely Christmas x
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Comment: Hi Laura, The (second attempt) cards made it safely here :) they are beautiful thank you !
Response: I am glad they arrived! Thanks for being so patient! Laura x
MoDesign rated for I Can't Get That Here ! on Oct 28, 2009
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Comment: Hi Laura, thank so much for the parcel... it really brightened my day! I had to let my husband eat most of the goodies (I forgot to write in my profile that I'm on a funny diet for arthritis, not much sugar allowed... I did have a little bit though!) I loved the eyeshadow, put a little on the same day, matches a scarf I just bought perfectly. Glad you're keen to come to NZ it is pretty special over here, if a little backwards in some ways, it's very beautiful... and people are laid back on the whole. I've been to Scotland, my mum is from Glasgow, Dad from Stirling - they enjoyed your postcards & the tablet too! I'm living at home just now. Anyway, thanks again, have a lovely week. Moira P.s Can't seem to work the heart rating, it won't let me click there... I'll try again later.
Response: I am so glad you liked everything! You are pretty Scottish then by the sounds of things! I used to live in Glasgow, I love that city! Laura x
qbee rated for Purple Owl Atc on Oct 28, 2009
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Comment: what a beautyful card thank you.and thanks for the great extras. Debbie
Response: I am really glad you liked it! Thanks for the heart! Laura x
bonbon rated for Lady Bug ATC on Oct 23, 2009
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Comment: Thanks for the cute atc and extras! You did a good job on the card too.! The tree sticker will be ideal on the Christmas ATC I will make!
Response: Thank you I am glad you like it! Laura x
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely package, you made my day^^!! I love everything you choose
Response: thank you very much! I am glad you liked the package, I had the best fun with this swap! Laura x
Lizzy rated for Chocolate Bar Swap #2 on Oct 13, 2009
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Comment: Got your packet today---THANKS so much! Nothing melted, have already eaten and loved the small one......yum.
Response: thank you so much for the heart! I'm glad you enjoyed the candy!
A127 rated for Random Envie Swap - 2 Partners! on Oct 10, 2009
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Comment: I recieved your package just now and loved it all, and sure feel bad you had to send again. Happened to me this week, a package did not get to Israel. I resent, but like yours felt the first was better but your package with socks, Kawaii and candy is fantastic! You did yourself proud! Thank you so much!
Response: Aw thank youso much! I am really glad this one got to you! You never know the other one might turn up one day! Thank you for being so patient and understanding, and thank you very much for the heart! Laura x
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Comment: A million trillion billion heart infinity +1. This was above and beyond, You certainly have spread the festive cheer!! Ican't wait to crack open this cracker of a craft stash and get stuck in making my cards. you are ace. xxxxx
Response: ha ha you are the sweetest, let's swap again soon! xxx
karry rated for ATC World Heart Day on Oct 9, 2009
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Comment: Thank you for the really sweet ATC. It made me smile. Thanks for the paper scraps, too!
Response: Thank you very much for the heart! I am glad you liked the ATC! x
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Comment: Absolutely beautiful..!!! and two.. WOW!! They look professional.. I am pleased beyond words.. Many Thanks,..((HUGS))
Response: Thank you! I am so pleased you liked them!
GemmaJones rated for Kawaii Hand Drawn ATCs on Sep 28, 2009
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely atc
Response: Thank you! I'm glad you liked it!
Rejoicing rated for Kawaii Hand Drawn ATCs on Sep 27, 2009
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Comment: SO CUTE!!!! ^Thanks for a great ATC!!! I can't believe it's your first! and thanks for the extras!
Response: Thank you so much!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 32 1 1
Completed Fives Threes Ones
24 35 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

bitingcow on Sep 28, 2009:

nobody has rated me yet! Feel all unloved :(

JKupsh on Sep 28, 2009:

LOL!!! I got you for a partner again!!

JKupsh on Sep 27, 2009:

Silly me!! It's now changed to international....come on back!!

JKupsh on Sep 26, 2009:

Hi!

I hope you will consider joining my swap! Tomorrow is the last day to sign up!!

Jeannie

JKupsh on Sep 7, 2009:

So glad you like the cards! They were made just for you!

Hugs, Jeannie

JKupsh on Sep 5, 2009:

So tickled you went to my blog! Feel free to leave a comment whenever you're there!

Have a great weekend! Jeannie

JKupsh on Sep 2, 2009:

Hi!

Just letting you know you should be receiving your Note Cards from me anytime now! I hope you enjoy them!!

Best wishes, Jeannie

LittleGreenSnail on Aug 28, 2009:

I'm new here too you will love it! And yes that is my mastiff. His name is Magma and he is a big lover.

happy swapping!

LittleGreenSnail on Aug 28, 2009:

Hi...I noticed you are in a couple of the same swaps as me right now...I was wondering what type of dog is in your avatar? Is it a mastiff?

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