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saturnsrings

saturnsrings
Date Joined: February 20, 2019
Last Online: May 11, 2021
Birthday: May 20
Country: United States

Who Am I?

My name is Abby, I just kissed my 20's goodbye, and I love collecting stationery and trying all kinds of arts and crafts. Please spice up my life with some happy mail!

I'm a huge bookworm, I read between 60 and 100 books a year. I love to curl up with my fluffy Maine Coon cat named Chowder and read until we both doze off. I also have a bratty black cat named Jafar who can turn you to stone with his glare o.o

I have almost 2000 rolls of rare and weird washi tapes & I love to share! If you have a special interest I can (probably) find a washi in my collection for it. I'm open to private swaps, just message me!

Send me these!

Goodies: Art prints, postcards (I love illustrations, not so much photos), letter sets, Japanese & Korean stationery, patterned paper, postal stamps, ephemera, string and twine (I love Avril yarn!), stamped images, handmade envelopes, enamel pins.

Themes/ Aesthetic: I love all shades of green, watercolors, abstract patterns, nature/botanical, painted landscapes, field guide illustrations, bizarre/surreal, cityscapes, graffiti, video games, grungy edgy fashion, rainy days, daily life/monotony, cozy scenes, outer space (especially Saturn), creepy, Halloween, skeletons, sweary or crass, butts/nudes, 420.

Animals: Cats, insects (scarabs and beetles), raccoons, skunks, pandas, donkeys, red pandas, birds (crows, ravens, owls, seagulls, parakeets).

Rare/interesting animals like Tapirs! Okapis! Axolotls! Capybaras! Ostrich! Walruses! Quokkas! Lemurs! Pufferfish! Blobfish!

Characters/ Fandoms: Gudetama, BT21 esp. TATA, Studio Ghibli, One Punch Man, Mob Psycho, My Hero Academia.

Stationery Brands/ Designers: I love Japanese, Korean and Malaysian stationery, I also love any stationery by independent artists- it's great to see what people make!

Tea: Jasmine Green and Earl Gray are my faves.

My Creative Interests

Art journaling, collage, mixed media, gelli printing.

Block printing/ printmaking/ hand carving stamps (would love to swap stamps!)

Happy mail/ papercrafting.

Watercolor, paint pens, gouache.

Fave Movies, TV, Video Games

Movies: Studio Ghibli--Howl's Moving Castle--Alice in Wonderland--Your Name--Patema Inverted--A Silent Voice--Wes Anderson movies--horror movies (paranormal horror, not slashers).

TV: The Good Place--Arrested Development--Good Omens--Stranger Things--Haunting of Hill House--The Genius Game--The Great British Bake Off

Video Games: Witcher 3-- Animal Crossing-- Zelda Breath of the Wild-- The Last of Us-- Stardew Valley-- Diablo-- Divinity 2--Nancy Drew games-- Transistor (obsessed with the visual style & music!)

Favorite Reads

Novels: Stormlight Archive and Mistborn Series Brandon Sanderson--The Winternight Trilogy-- A Darker Shade of Magic Trilogy-- The Night Circus-- Night Film-- & M/M (gay) fiction

Poetry: Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickenson & modern poets

Graphic Novels: Harrow County (droolworthy watercolor illustrations!)-- Saga-- Junji Ito-- Monstress-- Ascender & Descender

Favorite Music

Khalid, Billie Eilish, Alt-J, Billie Holiday, Neutral Milk Hotel, Queen, Rufus Wainwright, Simon & Garfunkel, the Roches, lo-fi playlists

Kpop- BTS! They make me so freaking happy! I've seen them in concert twice and they're such amazing performers! SUGA/Yoongi is my bias :3

Favorite Podcasts

My Brother, My Brother and Me-- Wonderful!-- The Adventure Zone-- S-Town-- Welcome to Nightvale-- Ologies-- The Black Tapes-- The Moth-- RadioLab-- This American Life-- Sleep With Me

Recommendations welcome!

Please Don't Send Me

Glittery stuff, religious themes, planner/ scheduling, A4 (8"x11") size stationery, journaling cards, minions, keep calm, exercise-related, teacher/reward stickers, kid stuff.

Not a fan of bows, cutesy butterflies, hearts, princess, fairy, mermaid, unicorn, Disney, pink or cutesy-pretty stuff.

Hateful, homophobic, racist themes, though I've never received anything like that in this great community! ^_^

Ratings

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Comment: What a stunning envelope. Thank you so much for all the well chosen bits and pieces ...lucky me...! This is my personal highlight of day! I really hope your cat is alright! And now have a nice evening.
suepier rated for Positive Postcard Swap #2 (PPS2) on May 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard from Salem.
vlhafer54 rated for Send 10 Stamped Images #2 on May 6, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for all the great images - Happy Swapping!
MamaD rated for CPG Junk Journal Made w/Maps - US on May 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful map items! They are lovely! I loved the envelope as well, and made sure to just cut the very end, so I can re-use it!! The Queen is fantastic too! Thank you for the wonderful swap!!
Chechel2 rated for Quick Large Washi Swap #3 on Apr 28, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the samples! Can’t wait to use them! 😊
agneslyra rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail #15 on Apr 21, 2021
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Comment: Wow Abby!! I have no words for all the beautiful things you sent me, I absolutely adore your taste. Truly sunshine happy mail πŸ’– Thank you so much, have a beautiful day!
Response: So glad you liked everything! I had a great time putting it together for you ^_^
mariewilliams810 rated for Found Image Postcard - USA on Apr 17, 2021
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Comment: Thank you!
Phenyx rated for SSM: Stamped images swap #5 on Apr 2, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the stamped images. I absolutely loved the ones on thin flimsy paper. I look forward to using them in my journal and my mail.
Rainydancer rated for SSM: Sunshine happy mail #6 on Feb 21, 2021
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Comment: thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the great arrangement of cutouts. I have a craft retreat coming up so I will be brainstorming till then how to use them.
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Comment: Thanks for the pretty butterfly notecard and extra goodies!
postmarkd rated for Cut n Paste Postcard on Dec 2, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard!! I love it - thanks for choosing something spooky! I can't wait to visit Salem one day - especially during Halloween. It's on my bucket list for sure!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful washi tapes! Have a great day! Hugs, Diane
suuslk rated for β˜† FULL ENVELOPE #31 β˜† on Nov 26, 2020
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Comment: Wow! Thank you so so much! I honestly think this is the best swap I have ever done! I absolutely LOVE it!
Response: Omg yay I'm so glad you loved it! I had fun putting it together for you!
susu707 rated for 3 Things In An Envelope #9 on Nov 24, 2020
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Comment: I love the stickers everything is so cute thank you for sharing.
Response: You're so welcome!
howdyholly rated for 3 Things In An Envelope #9 on Nov 24, 2020
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Comment: I love it all! Thank you.
2Hearts rated for 3 Things In An Envelope #9 on Nov 23, 2020
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Comment: Loved everything you sent! Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you!
KaleenaMail rated for GEEK of the WEEK PC Swap #44 on Nov 18, 2020
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Comment: I really liked the postcard you sent!! I agree the Shire would be a great place to retire. It would be so peaceful. Thank you for the swap!!
Dagmar rated for Decorative Stamp Swap #1-US Only on Nov 17, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much!!! I love the different papers and textures!! (And the cats on the envelope!)

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Comments

wolfeagle on Dec 30, 2020:

hny

takehimaway on Nov 17, 2020:

Would you ever be interested in a private swap?

Snaileditcrafts on Mar 2, 2020:

Hi Abby! I just sent out the, "SMSUSA: Pretty Envelopes!" Swap! I hope that it arrives quickly and safely! Happy Swapping! mail

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