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lrm1980

lrm1980
Date Joined: March 5, 2021
Last Online: February 5, 2023
Birthday: September 19
Country: United States

About Me

Lindsay • she/her

Hi! I just LOVE creating heartfelt art to share with others to brighten their day. I also love checking my mailbox for happy mail and seeing what beautiful things my swapping friends have created. 🎨 💕

I’m open-minded and accepting; and I love handmade art! Always feel free to try a new technique or try something new on a swap for me. I love to see what you come up with and how you made it happen. I’d love to hear a little about what you made/sent… I really like hearing from you. 😊

Extras are absolutely not necessary! In fact, I have plenty of stuff. I rate (and give hearts generously) based on the swap alone.

I will always angel any swap I host.

I am open to private art swaps! Send me a message if you’re interested.

I'm mom to 2 boys, a wife, a gardener and an artist. We have a dog and a cat. I love history and fairy tales. I enjoy genealogy. I love rocks and crystals. I’m into native plants, and herbalism. I love nature. A weekend in the woods is a perfect weekend to me!

🖼 I maintain a "little art gallery" in our front yard. It is always open for sharing and swapping art locally. If you'd like to send something for the gallery, I'd love to select something to send back to you! Follow @littleArtgalleryolivette on facebook for updates.

Favorite Crafts

I just love creating things... from sewing to papercrafting to painting to leather and woodwork to to embroidery and everything in between (including polymer clay)! I’ll try any craft at least once. I just LOVE making things!

Most recently, I’ve learned how to bind a leather book, and I’ve been sewing hexagons together (English Paper Piecing) to make small toys and a quilt top. I’m also in the middle of sewing my 1st (non-historically accurate) historical garment... a dirndl dress, along with a blouse and apron. I’ve also been cranking out lots of ATCs lately!

Happy Mail

I love sending and receiving happy mail! (Who doesn’t?!)

Again, extras are truly not necessary, but if you are looking for direction to fill swap requirements, here are some things I’d be thrilled to receive:

  • anything handmade (even if the swap requires a "bought" card, I always prefer handmade and will not rate down)

  • colorful, decorated envies and packaging

  • collaborative art (decos, postcards, ATCs, etc); I really enjoy seeing what others do, and adding my own touch. I’m always happy to send them along. Homers are okay with me (because then I get to see the finished product before sending it home)!

  • zines

  • ATCs and handmade postcards

  • gel prints or mono prints

  • tiny artwork

  • a secret, a hope or a dream (I'll keep it between us!)

  • something interesting about where you live

  • a letter from you

  • a story or essay or poem

  • favorite family recipe

  • soy-free, dairy-free vegetarian recipe

  • your best parenting or marriage tip

  • vintage stamps or stamps from other countries (I’m in the USA)

Themes of Interest

I am grateful to receive any art that you wish to send me! I especially love hand-drawn and -painted art.

If you’d like some ideas specific to me, here are a few themes I’d like to add to my collection:

• the sea, seashells

• angels

• florals and mushrooms

• rainbows 🌈

. citrus fruits, strawberries and other cute fruits

• abstract

• the moon, stars and planets

• metallics

• fairy tales

• bees and butterflies

•sunshine

• rain

• cats

• mini schnauzers

• pastels

• feminism

• nature/trees/plants

• camping/cabin life/lake life

• the beach

• body positivity

• vintage or historical

• 80's girl (Strawberry Shortcake, Rainbow Brite, She-Ra, Cabbage Patch Kids, Care Bears, Smurfs, etc)

• gardening

• hearts

• lakes, rivers, streams

• the woods

Anything that would make my boys happy would make me happy in turn. They are interested in:

• singing

• the trumpet

• the Rubik’s cube

• Pokemon

• Avatar: the Last Airbender

• The Dragon Prince

• Harry Potter

• skiing/snowboarding

• ninjas

• dragons

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the three beautiful decos and the cute vintage valentine stickers. I look forward to adding to the decos.
anik4swap rated for AK4 Christian Postcard swap #1 on Feb 4, 2023
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Comment: Thank you Lindsay! I love your pc . The beautiful leave prints and pastel colors. Praise the Lord! God bless you sister! <3
Sonya rated for DB ♥️: FLAT DECO - 3 (USA/CAN) on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for sending Toni's vintage tea party deco. Cheers!
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Comment: Thanks for joining my swap & for the nice Valentine card. Grayson absolutely loved the origami $1 bill. He said it was going straight into his lock box to keep. Thanks for the great stickers too :) Have a happy heart day!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely card and darling cat print and stickers! Have a wonderful Valentine's Day! Hugs, Diane
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Comment: Such a unique heart shaped card, loved the embossed little white hearts. Thank you very much, Happy Valentine;s Day!
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Comment: Thanks for the great decos!
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Comment: Adorbs
YooperHill rated for Handmade Heart-shaped Valentines on Jan 31, 2023
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Comment: TY for the lovely swap!!
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Comment: Thanks Lindsay!
aspens rated for AtB Ugly Sticker Swap on Jan 30, 2023
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Comment: Wow, I'd give 20 hearts if I could! Thank you for sending a generous amount! There's a lot of gems here and I'm excited to put them to use. Thanks again!!
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Comment: What a wonderful flip book to arrive on a cold winters day. The colors are so bright, cheerful and spring looking. Thank you a bunch for making my day.
Poeprincess rated for AtB Ugly Sticker Swap on Jan 30, 2023
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Comment: Very generously over the top, Lindsay! Some I’ll hold for possible use, and some I’ll pass on. Thank you.
Brightpinkpig rated for AK4: Hearts ATC 3x1 on Jan 28, 2023
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Comment: Love the golden heart and the cute stickers. Thank you
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Comment: Hi Lindsay, What an adorable little deco book! I love your dancing cat! Warmly, Ginger
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Comment: Good luck with the crow! I'm sure there is a crow out there hoping to befriend a human. I love thrifting too. And I don't know how you feel but Gen X is the absolute best!!! Happy 2023.
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Comment: omgosh the vintage valentine stickers are so cute i love them so much. thank you!
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Comment: Love the swap. The heart stickers are so cute! Thanks.
heliogal rated for AtB: Hope for the New Year on Jan 26, 2023
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Comment: Thank you so much for the absolutely lovely handmade butterfly pc!!! Wishing you lots of energy and organization skills for competing your goals!!!
wyrdfae rated for DB ♥️: Small Deco - 1 (USA/CAN) on Jan 26, 2023
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Comment: Thank you. I got the vintage ad deco for muggle mom post marked at the beginning of January along with a big stack of mail that all seems to have been similarly delayed :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
4.9988 1494 14 13
Completed Fives Threes Ones
1187 1699 1 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
23 344 820 0
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Comments

explore on Jan 29, 2023:

Wow, what a surprise! Thank you for your RAK! That is so sweet of you. Love your hand-painted envelope and heart-shaped card. I really enjoy and appreciate your two heart-shape Valentine card swaps.

JanHardt on Jan 15, 2023:

Hi Lindsay, Thank you so much for adding the Hot Air Balloon page to my Mini Art Journal. The colors are beautiful. An excellent addition to my little book! JanHardt

Hell0Z0mbie on Jan 9, 2023:

Thank you so much for sending me my full People and Rainbows deco home! I love how it came out so much - everyone's page is beautiful!! Thank you so much. I'll post a flip through on my IG soon.

wolfeagle on Dec 24, 2022:

hi

9O96O on Dec 23, 2022:

Thanks for the Flamingo deco (for Tracy by Christine) Lindsay!

I've finished my page and will have it moving soon.

wolfeagle on Dec 21, 2022:

Thank you for the ATC for the AMA: Intl-Mystery Supply swap. Merry Christmas.

wolfeagle on Dec 21, 2022:

Thank you so much for the tag and circle for the AMA: USA-Mystery Supply Swap. Happy Holidays.

DeboraCreates on Nov 24, 2022:

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wolfeagle on Nov 8, 2022:

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Thank you for working on my Collaboration PC. I love how it turned out. The quote did get a little wet I think...does it say...Trying is essential?

carol on Oct 21, 2022:

Thanks so much for sending my Collaboration PC home! I LOVE it! and your little gnome house sets it off perfectly! So fun to see how these turn out! Thank you!

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