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Hunbun

Hunbun
Date Joined: May 16, 2019
Last Online: February 28, 2024
Birthday: December 1, 1973
Country: United States
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About Me

I appreciate the thoughtfulness when swap partners add extras, but I'm almost out of crafting storage space!

Pokemon Go Trainer Code (I play daily): 9528 2974 7854

A few things about me: (1/2024)

  • 50yo, female, married w/ 4 kids (2 grownups, 2 college students)
  • she/her
  • LBGTQ ally 🏳️‍🌈🌈
  • INFJ
  • Enneagram type 6
  • atheist
  • I cook several hours a day--all gluten-free and vegan
  • constantly reading, don’t leave home without my Kindle or a book
  • unrepentant potty mouth
  • I love coffee all day and white wine at night
  • NPR is my jam
  • I don't really listen to music often; my brain works in words. I also don't watch movies often, maybe once or twice a year. My attention span just doesn't allow me to. TV shows (on Netflix, Hulu, etc., we don't have an actual provider) work better, but I would much rather be reading than watching.
  • I like to write and receive long, newsy letters, though I warn that I'm not terribly efficient at time management so I might not write for a month then three times the following month. I'm full of surprises that way!
  • Mail art delights me. #NoPlainEnvelopes
  • After a hiatus of several years, I am crocheting again, mostly in the winter. I forgot how soothing it can be!

LIKES:

  • Books! Fiction, non-fiction, mysteries, thrillers, classics, poetry...I will read pretty much anything except fantasy/sci-fi. I like there to be at least some semblance of realism.

  • Most of the day I listen to podcasts/news shows while working, driving, crafting, etc. If I'm not reading, I'm listening. Some favorite podcasts, in no particular order:

    • Morning Joe
    • The Moth
    • The Rachel Maddow Show
    • The Reidout
    • All In with Chris Hayes
    • Deadline: White House
    • Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
    • Code Switch
    • Literally Reading
  • glue books

  • collage art
  • sarcasm/snark
  • smart, creative women
  • unique/unusual washi and stickers
  • Indigo Girls, my favorite band and almost the only music I listen to
  • colors: olive/jade green is favorite, followed by purple, teal, turquoise, and yellow
  • bright prints/motifs, but also muted/vintage 🤷🏼‍♀️
  • letter sets
  • unusual paper--textured, handmade, from old ledgers, vintage library cards, telegrams, etc.
  • men in kilts
  • retro images, especially retro women
  • art nouveau
  • art deco
  • mandalas
  • botanical images, esp. daisies, sunflowers, bonsai, moss, mushrooms
  • butterflies, dragonflies, moths
  • unusual typography
  • book/magazine pages, especially vintage or non-English
  • kaleidoscopes & similar imagery
  • pens
  • gluebooks
  • collage

DISLIKES:

  • hair
  • rodents
  • housework
  • stereotypical "girly" stuff
  • animal prints
  • camel toe
  • fantasy/sci-fi
  • traditional holiday stuff; it just seems so artificial, especially xmas
  • GLITTER IS THE WORST. CONFETTI IS HER BITCH STEP-SISTER
  • anything containing lavender (I'm allergic). Love the color, not the plant
  • sweets/candy
  • chocolate 🤢
  • ribbon/fabric
  • religious or faith-based ANYTHING
  • “cute” or kawaii
  • kiddie/juvenile stuff

Favorite Postcard Themes:

  • out-of-the-ordinary
  • feminist
  • books/bookstores/authors
  • artists/art
  • food/drink, esp. coffee or wine
  • humorous
  • eccentric/odd
  • vintage
  • non-touristy

Ratings

KrystalCook84 rated for Lots of Mail: Odd Stationery on Feb 28, 2024
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Comment: Love it all, thank you
coleenfranks rated for MAE: Handmade Envies ~ Vintage on Feb 27, 2024
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Comment: Hi Debbie, Pretty envies you did. I'll enjoy using them. Thanks also for joining my swap. Grateful for all.
kittyhahahotbot rated for Zine-Go-Round #35 on Feb 24, 2024
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Comment: HAY HUNBUN, GIGGLES, THANK YOU FOR THE ZINE!
monsbrick rated for R&W Traveling notebook USA #5 on Feb 24, 2024
5
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Comment: Thank you Debbie!
Groku143 rated for Lots of Mail: Odd Stationery on Feb 23, 2024
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Comment: your envelopes are gorgeous! do you use a template? Don't know which is my favorite! Thank you!
Response: Thank you! Making envelopes is so meditative for me. I use the envelope punch board from We R Memory Keepers
5
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Comment: Thank you
kittyhahahotbot rated for Zine-Go-Round #34 on Jan 22, 2024
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Comment: THANK YOU FOR THE ZINE! DOESNT APPEAR TO HAVE A SUBJ.
marinda rated for FLL: December letter on Jan 17, 2024
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Comment: I really enjoyed your letter. That's sweet your son loves your traditions! One of my sons is like that too. :) Happy anniversary!
luckysweetpea rated for Zine-Go-Round #33 on Jan 3, 2024
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Comment: Hi Debbie, thank you for sending Elinor's Zine! I love the papers I get to choose from! Happy New Year, ef-yeah! ; ) Warmly, Ginger
DragonflyDaisy rated for EPUSA: Grid Collage #6 on Dec 14, 2023
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Comment: Debbie, thank you for the beautiful pink grid collage. These are so fun to make and they all have their own personality. Definitely happy mail! 😀
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Comment: As always, great to hear from you! And happy belated birthday!
luckysweetpea rated for Zine-Go-Round Round #31 on Dec 8, 2023
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Comment: Hi Debbie, thank you for sending Lisa's Make Me a Mixed Tape Zine. I can't wait to add to it! Warmly, Ginger
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful Fussy cut book love the different page types and images.
hibiscus rated for EPUSA: Grid Collage #5 on Nov 27, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for this eye-opening amazing card! Love all the images and patterns.. really came together so well.. nice extra too.. great swap..
laprochaine rated for Zine-Go-Round round #32 on Nov 18, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for passing this one on!
USAFwife rated for R&W Traveling notebook USA #3 on Nov 17, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for sending on the journal for the swap! Hope you are doing well. :)
MissKayeIdaho rated for R&W: Traveling notebook USA #2 on Nov 15, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for sending the notebook! It was a lot of fun to decorate. Sorry that it took me so long to rate this! I confused it for a different notebook swap that hadn't actually arrived and just now realized I rated the wrong swap! 💗
lawchick rated for Zine-Go-Round Round #30 on Oct 27, 2023
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Comment: Thank you! I'm excited to finish and send this one back to its originator!
Kitty2cats rated for EPUSA: Grid Collage #3 on Oct 25, 2023
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Comment: Hi Debbie, Thank you so much for the pretty green grid collage. The little section of “weaving” is so cool. To me, green is a soothing color and reminds me of nature. Loving your use of the butterflies as well.❤️

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Comments

marinda on Feb 21, 2024:

Thank you so much for all the wonderful washi and deco tape samples for the RAK! You are amazing. I am so exited to use them! Thank you again for your generosity.

jamicam on Dec 31, 2023:

hny

Wishing you all the very best for 2024!

MuggleMom on Nov 15, 2023:

So happy to see you in the Purple Craze group!

xx

MuggleMom

Heirloom on Dec 31, 2022:


Happy New Year from USA Happy Mail

bluehairedmary on May 9, 2022:

Happy Monday from the NYUP group!

myancey on Aug 11, 2021:

I want to say thanks for the og wta stickers u sent me. Postmarked July 3rd they arrived today. I have no idea where they have been or why it took over a month to get here but I wanted to say thank you. I hope and pray you are well during this crazy pandemic. Take care. And thanks again

myancey on Aug 7, 2021:

Thanks for the stickers!!!!! This is for wta swaps in Usa. Thanks bunches

TryshaH81 on Aug 4, 2021:

Thank you for the handmade envelopes. They are beautiful!

PerArduaAdAlta on May 7, 2021:

Got your stickers today! My daughters are dividing them among themselves 💖 I really appreciate them thank you!

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