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darkandstormy

darkandstormy
Date Joined: December 22, 2020
Last Online: October 16, 2021
Birthday: April 5, 1971
Country: Australia

About Me

I am an Aussie female. This year I will be turning 50...eek! I used to have penpals when I was in my teens and I remember how excited I would get receiving mail in the letter box. Heard about this website from a youtuber who does penpalling and thought I would give it a go! I'd like to get into the habit of writing more as I used to write quite a lot...thought this would be a fun thing to add to my writing practice. I am also interested in participating in some of the swaps...some sound really interesting :-)

Favorite Music

BIG music fan. I like most music except heavy metal and k-pop. Some favourites include Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Colin Hay...way too many to mention and pretty eclectic. I love certain types of music depending on my mood. Sometimes I need chilled acoustic or classic music and other times something to dance around the house to can put me in a great mood. I particularly love listening music in my car or when I am walking.

Favorite Books

I LOVE reading! I love psychological thrillers, crime, true crime, some horror and some non fiction - especially if its about creativity or a person or event that interests me. Favourite authors include Stephen King, Fredrik Backman, Agatha Christie, Louise Penny just to name a few.

Favorite Movies

Is there anything better than a glass of wine, popcorn and a Hitchcock movie? The ones I've watched the most, would be Rear Window, Strangers On a Train, Rebecca and Rope (but I love most of them) I love old black and white movies, some horror and some rom coms, true crime, thriller and disaster movies.
Other favourites include Big Chill, Seven, Jaws and Jane Austin movies based on her novels.

Favorite Television

Like watching some Netflix. The last tv series I watched was Afterlife which I really enjoyed (I also loved the music in it) Broadchurch, Poirot, Marple, Vera, Gilmore Girls, Frasier, Friends (which I still find funny) mystery, true crime shows.

Favorite Crafts

I have always loved doing art/craft projects since I was a young child. In 2014, I started doing pocket scrapbooking (Project Life- which really resonated with me) Now I mostly do travelers notebook journals and use photos and other assorted crafty supplies to document and just play with assorted stationary, pens, papers and scrappy products. I really enjoy putting together small writing and ephemera sets for people to use in their craft projects. I'm using up craft supplies that I have collected over the years and love finding things I can re-purpose from Op shops {thrift stores}

Themes and supplies I prefer

Coffee/Tea/Chocolate

Travel

All animals, especially cats

Fussy cuts from mags

Note cards/envelopes/post cards

Stickers- animals, winter, arty, scratchnsniff, bright...all types except reward/religious

Washi samples

Colour and small fabric swatches

Pretty yarn/thread

Postage Stamps

Ocean, winter, autumn or seasonal, Chrissie/Halloween

All Colours!

Ratings

ddcats rated for Fifty Shades of Stickers on Oct 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank youπŸ’•
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Comment: Hi! Thank you for joining my swap and for all the stickers! I really like the ones with gold-foiling 😊 I'll pass on your postcard πŸ™‚
Response: Thanks for the rating - love your swap- it's a lot of fun!
CavalierCommunications rated for 3 Sticker Sheets on Oct 1, 2021
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Comment: Thank you, thank you, thank you! What an absolutely wonderful swap you sent to me. Everything is absolutely beautiful. I love all of it. I would love to swap stickers with you. Would you also like cards, stationery etc? Let me know and I'll send you something asap.
Response: Hi Kylie - I'm so happy that received everything and you liked it. I am happy to include cards/stationary with stickers as I have quite a lot of it. How often would you like to swap stickers? Maybe we could alternate months? Or both send every second month? What do you think? Also thanks for the rating :-)
Virginie rated for Loaded Happy Mail Swap #1 on Sep 27, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for proposing to resend the missing envelope and for the chat, I truly appreciate it ! Have fun creating
Response: Thanks for the rating - it was cool having a chat. I will let you know when I have sent the swap...hopefully soon :-)
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Comment: Thank you so much for the all the whale stickers! They are all way to beautiful!
Response: So glad they arrived and that you like them:-)
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Comment: Thanks for all of the wonderful images !
Response: You are more than welcome :-)
Chocopan rated for Ephemera swap #floral on Aug 16, 2021
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Comment: So sorry about the late rating, but I absolutely adored everything you sent! Thank you so much for a wonderful mail <3
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Comment: Thank you so much for a great swap, I love all the stickers!
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Comment: Look forward to sending this gem to its next spot. Thanks for all the great stickers and bookmark! Happy Mails
Braej25 rated for STICKERS SWAP #1 on Jul 26, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful swap -everything is lovely! x
Panda1122 rated for WTL: Pattern party! #2 on Jul 25, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for all the great washi!
MeiMeiYuan rated for WTL: Washi scavenger hunt #3 on Jul 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the lovely washis! I love them and can't wait to use them πŸ₯°πŸ’–
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Comment: Thank you for the fun Verity of fuss cut Images I love them I already used one in a tag challenge I'm doing on my insatgram.
Response: Glad you liked the fussy cuts! Thanks for being in the swap:-)
howdyholly rated for International Stamp Swap- June on Jul 12, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the extras!
Response: My pleasure- happy that they arrived:-)
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Comment: Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for the fun amusement park postcard from Australia and the wonderful memory.
Response: So glad it arrived:-)
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Comment: Lovely PC! I’m glad I finally got it! TYVM!
Response: Yay- stuff takes so long to get overseas! Happy it arrived!
gadasinialdigim rated for STICKERS SWAP #1 on Jul 7, 2021
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Comment: πŸ’™πŸ’™thanks a lot I loved all stickers you send πŸ’™πŸ’™ i will definitive use them 🌸 Take care 🎈
Response: So happy to hear that they arrived and you liked them:-)
Stamper rated for Used Postage Stamp #6 on Jun 30, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice stamps Greatly appreciated
Response: So glad they arrived !

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Trevismom on Jun 1, 2021:

Just noticed that I spelled your name wrong! I was concentrating on the late delivery! I'm sorry Charis!

Trevismom on Jun 1, 2021:

Hi Chris! I'm so sorry but I just received the package that I sent you back for postage due! So strange though because I took it to the post office and did not rely on stamps. It looks like it made it all the way there then came back! On the postage due tag there is not even an amount to additionally pay! So I wanted to apologize for how late it is and I will be taking it back to the post office tomorrow! Again I'm very sorry! πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺ

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