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semontgo87

semontgo87
Date Joined: June 3, 2011
Last Online: September 25, 2011
Birthday: June 15, 1987
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello! I've been in to swapping and pen-palling since I was 14 years old, however I took a break while I was in college and graduate school. Now that I've finished school, I look forward to getting my life back and doing some of the things I love!

I currently live at home with my parents, older brother, 2 cats, and a dog. I love my family very much and I'm not planning to move any time soon. I have a MA in linguistics and a TESOL certificate and I hope to find a job teaching adult ESL. In the meantime I am going to earn a teaching license so that I can possibly get a job teaching k-12 (adult ESL jobs are few and far between).

Things other than swaps that I enjoy are: drawing, beading / jewelry making, animals, tea, languages, knitting, crocheting, traveling, swimming, and EGL/EGA fashion.

I love jewel tone colors, pastels, neutrals, earth tones, and fall colors. I love sepia/antique/distressed things. The only colors I don't like are neons. I also am not terribly fond of orange or yellow but I don't hate those colors either.

No one ever comments on my ATCs on flickr...which makes me sad. So if you've got the time and the whim, maybe check my flickr page out and comment on my work ;P Its maybe not the greatest in the world but I just started ATCs not too long ago!

Swap Preferences

I like N&N FBs, decos, and slams. Usually I swap in small-ish quantities (quality over quantity, please!)

Currently I am not into x-slips. Label and sticker bags are okay.

I am also interested in other types of swaps such as stickers, ATCs, and other craft things.

I can make you address labels in exchange for things like stickers, (new) US postage stamps, envelopes, yarn, and other.

Things I prefer NOT to receive

Please do NOT send me mommy FBs, as I am not a mommy.

Please do NOT send me religious items.

As I am currently trying to "de-stash" please try to avoid sending me scrapbooking paper or notecards/greeting cards.

Please no bloody, gruesome, violent, or otherwise "explicit/graphic" items. No profanity.

LIKES

Some things that I love to receive include:

ATC sized papers

Scraps of ribbon or lace (at least 3" long)

Pretty or cute stickers

Ephemera, esp vintage and Asian themes

Deco tape (esp Washi)

Glass beads

Pens, esp. Jelly Roll or Micron

Distressing supplies (walnut ink, etc)

Milk chocolate and interesting candies (I like most nuts - but not cashews).

Things with a romantic or Victorian feel

Teas (but I don't like green or rooibos)

Gothic Lolita related items

Steampunk related items

Panda, Asian, Kitty-cat, or penguin items

DISLIKES

Some things I prefer to not receive:

Bulky, 3-d stickers

Reward stickers or other stickers meant for small children

Plastic beads or jewelry making supplies that are made from "mystery" metal.

Green Tea

Coffee

Perfumes / body washes / or cosmetics (because I prefer to use organic / all natural products)

Pencils

Notebooks / diaries / notepads (I already have way too many of these! lol)

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for the cute ATC!
gopekego rated for Halloween year round and round ATC on Aug 15, 2011
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Comment: BOOO!! Thanks for the cool Halloween ATC!!
kingsalami rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 15, 2011
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Didra rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 13, 2011
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catsandbutterflys rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 9, 2011
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Comment: AWWW I love the Hello Kitty :) thanks
makestuff rated for Steampunk Themed ATC on Aug 8, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty card.
urquhart rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 6, 2011
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Comment: Sara: Very nice ATC for a newbie. I love the subdued colors you used and the theme. Judy
lollipopmarie rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 5, 2011
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Comment: LOVE IT!!
Grannystamper rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 4, 2011
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Comment: Hi Sara, Thanks for the Wonderful ATC!! I love it! Also, thanks for the New Mexico cards! I can't wait to use them on a card! Again, thanks! NaNCY (GRANNYSTRAMPER)
Garrent rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 4, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the pretty vintage themed ATC, and for the cool penguin card! :o)
kathiec rated for Mini Mega ATC Swap #4 on Aug 4, 2011
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Comment: Thanks Sara...love the "old to new" atc....also love the kitty note card....
kathiec rated for Steampunk Themed ATC on Aug 4, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much.....love the wee wind up birdie.....clever......
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Comment: Received it today. Thanks!
namabear rated for J is for .... ATC on Aug 3, 2011
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Comment: love the jumping beans atc it reminds me of my childhood when my dad would bring us jumping beans. We had a ball with them. And yes I knew what was in them. Thank you!!!
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pynart2 rated for Zentangle the Seasons on Jul 23, 2011
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Comment: LOve - Love what you did and thanks for the extra's too.
snowy652 rated for Sealed first sticker variety on Jul 18, 2011
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Comment: thank you
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Comment: Thanks for the package! Some great things in there. :) (The pencil broke. :( Just wasn't a match for the postal machines, I guess. Not blaming, just letting you know. I'm not sure I would have packaged it much differently myself.)
Response: Awww. Sorry about the pencil. I guess I should have known it was risky to put something like that in the package. I was worried about it tearing the package but for some reason I didn't think about it breaking!
ViridianMuse rated for Kawaii Cupcake ATC! on Jul 17, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the super KAWAIIIII cupcakey. :) I love it.
dixieniche rated for beginners and experienced ATC on Jul 15, 2011
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Comment: absolutely lovely atc sara! awesome color & content ... blest be, donna!ee :)

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Comments

xxkarenlxx on Feb 2, 2012:

Thank you for the envelope of excess. It was a very pleasant surprise. :) I'll get if filled out and sent on as soon as I can. Happy swapping.

Karen

janeengland on Sep 23, 2011:

thankyou for the deecos they arrived today. Would you like any in return? X

belovedgypsygirl on Jul 22, 2011:

Love the Deco RAK THANKS!!!!!! <3<3<3

PAStryloVER on Jul 21, 2011:

hi there sara thanks so much for the rak gift for the decos i like the hellokitty & the jack theme :)

revolutionaries on Jul 13, 2011:

Thank you so much for the octopus atc! It's so adorable! :3

kittenred on Jun 26, 2011:

did the friendship books I sent to you make it there ok?

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