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Hell0Z0mbie

Hell0Z0mbie
Date Joined: October 26, 2008
Last Online: June 25, 2022
Birthday: January 17
Country: United States
Art Instagram (CW: spoilers and dicks)
Totally Inappropriate Trashy Swaps Group
Custom Littlest Pet Shop IG

About Me

Free Cat Hair With Every Swap!

I do market research professionally, and Swap-Bot is a great creative outlet for me! I love to make ATCs, gelli print, and do decos when I have the time, and try all kinds of new crafts. I am vegetarian and a huge nerd. I have two kitties who are my babies.

mah kittehs

PM me if you want to do a private swap, need a new (sometimes slow AF) penpal, or want excess decos (I usually have some).

My current top wishlist item is Littlest Pet Shop toys or related items like doll accessories or small props. My latest craft obsession is modifying, painting, and photographing LPS customs. I'd be thrilled to trade for LPS toys or random small items to use in my pictures. If you happen have this type of thing you don't want, DM me for a private swap! :D

Swap Philosophy

I always try to go above and beyond in my swaps and aim for hearts. If you feel that I don't deserve a heart, I would genuinely like to know why. Even if it's negative feedback I want to improve my art and swapping. It drives me crazy to do what I think is a really nice job and feel like I've disappointed my partner!

I normally read profiles carefully and tailor swaps to my swap partners' preferences to the extent possible. I don't generally join swaps with tight deadlines, because I hate feeling rushed and I like doing art when I'm really in the mood for it. So I will try and do a nice job on your swap, and base it on your profile if I can, but it won't usually be sitting there all generically waiting to mail as soon as partners are assigned. Please let me know if something doesn't arrive. I will resend lost or missing swaps.

I don't think anyone should host swaps they aren't willing to angel themselves. If hosts are expected to cover for flakers, they will do a better job screening them out. I hate to see situations where hosts ask for angels (or worse, the individual flaked on has to ask themselves) when it's the host's poor screening that caused the problem. I cringe every times I see a swap host saying they won't angel. Don't host if you won't angel! I will ALWAYS angel my hosted swaps. With that in mind, I am picky about screening people for my hosted swaps. I am usually willing to do private swaps with riskier people, but don't want to assume that risk for others in my swaps. I appreciate being notified if you see questionable swappers in my hosted swaps, but rest assured I will carefully look at all participants and ban anyone I find too risky, normally immediately before assigning partners.

Favorite Movies

Beavis and Butthead Do America
Chappie
Children of Dune
Idiocracy
Jackass
Lord of the Rings
Mad Max: Fury Road
Star Trek
Star Wars
V for Vendetta
xXx

Favorite Television

Archer
Arrested Development
Black Sails
Game of Thrones
Gotham
Heroes
Mr. Pickles
Sheild
Star Trek
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Venture Brothers
Vikings
Walking Dead
Xena

Favorite Music

Aerosmith
Bif Naked
City Girls
Eve 6
Harvey Danger
Hawksley Workman
Megan Thee Stallion
Powerman 5000
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Saweetie
Stroke 9
Tegan & Sarah
VNV Nation

Favorite Books

Hench
Never Let Me Go
Song of Ice and Fire
The God Delusion
The Lies of Locke Lamora
Wheel of Time
World War Z

Stuff I like

Alteryx (amazing data program - I'm obsessed!)
Bright/neon colors
Buttons & brads
Decos
Easy vegetarian recipes
Good ATCs
Interesting ephemera/smash stuff
Jugger (best sport ever. Google it.)
Littlest Pet Shop
Magic: the Gathering
Minecraft
Mix CDs
Pink
Pokemon Go (Team Valor, Blissey, level 49)
Purple
Rainbow
Spreadsheets
Zentangles

Stuff I don't like

Animal cruelty
Excessive use of stickers
Meat/leather
Pickles
Racism/sexism/homophobia/intolerance
Religion - unless it's ironic or Chick Tracts, I love those for terrible reasons!

Regarding Deco Books

I actually prefer homer/last page decos to keep my pile manageable, unless it's contrary to swap requirements.

I like small and thin decos over big bulky ones - don't we all? I dislike thick embellishments that make it much costlier to mail and make it harder for everyone else's pages to lie flat. My preference is for smallish flatish ones that can be mailed in normal envelopes without too much postage.

I've been getting a lot of decos recently in which I've already done a page. This is generally against deco swap guidelines, and is contrary to the point of deco books. Decos should have each page done by a different person, and sending them back and forth between the same people is a waste of postage! PLEASE check your decos and make sure the recipient hasn't done a page in them yet before sending!

I'd prefer not to receive decos that aren't in some kind of book form. Loose pages are a nice idea, but to me that's not really the same as a deco book. Plus it's difficult or impossible to determine who has already had it when "pages" go missing.

I often have excess decos to swap. Please send me a PM with your address if you are interested.

I'm happy to try and answer questions if you are new to decos (or swapping generally). I've been here a while and can usually help with basic protocol questions!

Themes I like

Anything hand drawn
Arizona themed
Butterflies
Cactus
Cats
Cupcakes
Data / Graphs / Spreadsheets
Dr. Pepper
Flamingos
House/home theme
Littlest Pet Shop
Magic: the Gathering
Mermaids
Monograms/my initials (E.W.)
Mushroom
Octopus
Penis drawings (they crack me up, it's "accidentally" become a collection). No peen photographs though please!
Pirates
Pokemon (esp. Blissey/Chancey/Happiny)
Poppies
Rats
Snails
Zentangle

If it's a pretty, well done ATC, PC, or deco I will probably love it no matter what the subject matter is. I am difficult to offend unless its related to animal cruelty or some kind of discrimination. That shit's not funny. I am generally amused by adult/sexual/nudity/swear word type themes. Particularly wieners. XD

Ratings

MuggleMom rated for CPG Bulk Decos 03 - Global on Jun 22, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Jackpot! So many cool decos to work on! I like how you arranged them so they didn't shift - must do for more of my swaps! Thank you. xxMuggleMom
Response: Yay! Hope you enjoy! :D Oh yeah I hate how lots of decos get banged up in the envelope, the little paper seatbelt idea seems helpful for that! Hopefully they arrived in place.
MuggleMom rated for USA Last Page Deco 6/2022 on Jun 15, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Dddaaannnng, that is an old deco!! But it's a funny one - I'll let you know if I need any help in "running" (LOL) down the receiver. Sorry, but I had to go for that corny joke. xxMuggleMom
lrm1980 rated for One Deco 6/2022 on Jun 11, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much for sending the pretty floral deco, and for the adorable stickers and nice note. I love your gorgeous lavender page! I’m fairly new to decos, and am loving them!
Response: Oh good! Welcome to deco swapping, it's ton of fun! :)
Softawoo rated for CPG Move Any Deco 14 - Global on Jun 9, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for hosting and passing Oranges v. Lemons, Emma! The vintage photo and ATC extras are cool, too. :) I think you're right--I've seen your username around a lot, but I don't remember actually swapping with you! It's nice to "meet" you.
Response: Yay! Always awesome to see new decos swappers around here. :)
5
rating
Comment: Love the deco .Will make you a new one,hope that's okay..Very cute idea.Thanks for putting up with endless questions.
joppagirl rated for Decos Only 5/2022 on May 29, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the great decos and stickers. Congrats on the wedding planning!
Response: Thanks! :)
jeka396 rated for CPG May ‘22 Move a US Deco - US on May 26, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much for the weird fish deco! I wonder if I can find a weird fish image, or if I’m going to have to draw something for this one. If I do draw, it will end up weird no matter what, hahaha.
Response: Yay! I was really excited about that one, can't wait to see how it turns out!
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely frog deco—-and guess what—-it’s the second one I’ve received lately! I’ve got both to decorate, which will be fun as I quite like frogs too! Your envie was absolutely gorgeous too btw, and I appreciate the stickers too…I’ve been spoiled haha
Response: Oh wow, that's so funny! I guess it's not that unique of a deco theme, LOL! :D
5
rating
Comment: This deco is so pretty (as always!). I think you chose a perfect theme for your partner. She's going to love it when it returns home to her!
Response: Yay! Glad you like it :)
5
rating
Comment: Haha what a cool deco! And I friggin love the gelly print envelope. Thanks Emma! <3
mariewilliams810 rated for Decos Only 4/2022 on Apr 28, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the decos and CONGRATS on your engagement!
NotsoNewbie2020 rated for CPG Bulk Decos 02 - Global on Apr 25, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Hi Emma nice variety of decos and there are 2 homers 😆Congrats! Date?
jeka396 rated for CPG Move Any Deco 13 - Global on Apr 21, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Congrats on the engagement and thanks for the wedding deco!!
Sonya rated for CPG Move Any Deco 12 - Global on Apr 11, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for sending along the fruit deco. Your envelope was beautiful!
Tamawi rated for USA Last Page Deco 4/2022 on Apr 8, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Oo la la! I love the deco, the stickers, your handmade envelope, the stamps...everything! Thanks for making it an extra special flower filled swap.
9O96O rated for One Deco 4/2022 on Apr 6, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for Stef's lovely 'Sunflowers' deco. The book is coming along nicely--pretty entries and I like the flowers quote you used. Also, I love the gelli print envelope. (And I totally relate to alone time = art time).
5
rating
Comment: thank you! i do love this deco and your work in it
Response: Yay! Glad it arrived safe. :D
aspens rated for Totally Inappropriate PC Swap #5 on Mar 31, 2022
5
rating
Comment: Whew, this came fast! Thank you! This card is that cherished mix of hilarious and precious, hahah! I used to listen to those “cheating” bits on the radio back when I drove vans for work, lol. And haven’t listened to the Freakonomics podcast but I’ll check it out. Thanks again!
Response: Thanks for the quick rating, that did get there fast! You should definitely check out the podcast... the art market ones recently were SUPER interesting.
5
rating
Comment: Thank you! Love this deco and. What you made
5
rating
Comment: thanks for the lovely ATC

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 725 247 261
Completed Fives Threes Ones
652 791 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
20 68 492 72
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Comments

tcornell on Jun 23, 2022:

Thank you so much for angeling the International Penpal swap that you hosted- you really didn't have to do that.... It really was nice "getting to know you more" via your letter though! Smiles, Tracy ♥

9O96O on May 31, 2022:

Thanks for the unthemed deco tag by Tina K. Nice to get a homer deco and look at all the work that swappers have contributed.

MuggleMom on May 18, 2022:

Another deco, another chance for me to create! Just finished Will Wheaton's new book - pretty interesting!. xxMuggleMom

MuggleMom on May 18, 2022:

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Thanks for angeling the deco for the TITS swap!! Should be fun to do my page! xxMuggleMom

jeka396 on May 9, 2022:

Thanks so much for the head in the clouds deco book! It is going to be fun, but I’m definitely going to have to put some thought in and maybe dig deeper into my craft stash to do this one justice! :)

Mistyinltown on Apr 6, 2022:

Thank you for the decos! I cant wait to add to them. Have a great rest of your week!

9O96O on Apr 6, 2022:

Thanks for Fujimoto's sweet little purple & pink deco. You created a lovely page. I love the size.

Also, cute flamingo envelope/notepaper/washi tape.

MuggleMom on Apr 4, 2022:

Thanks for the Pokemon deco! Can't wait to finish and send it back home.

Cheers,

MuggleMom

jeka396 on Mar 31, 2022:

I got the 5 decos from you today! I can’t get enough of your beautiful page in the flower deco, and I’m sooo excited about adding to the paper scraps deco, haha. Thanks for a bright and cheery envie as well. Hope you get mine soon!

Ebbie78 on Feb 17, 2022:

Thank you again for the dino deco <3 Sorry about the mix up... I was so excited for the swap, I totally reversed the Deco Tag & Private Swap, LOL. I hope my decos arrive soon as well. Thank you once again for tagging me... I will play Deco Tag again once I have a few decos prepped and ready to go <3 And once this freezing rain & snow lets up!

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