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saturnsrings

saturnsrings
Date Joined: February 20, 2019
Last Online: November 22, 2022
Birthday: May 20
Country: United States

Who Am I?

My name is Abby, I'm in my early 30's, and I love collecting stationery and trying all kinds of arts and crafts.

I love reading, cats and video games. I live in Witch City (Salem, MA) with my spouse and 3 kitty boyos: a fluffy Maine Coon with thumbs named Chowder, and two young littermates named Noodle and Bean, adopted earlier this year.

I have almost 2000 rolls of rare and weird washi tape and I love to share! I'm open to private swaps, so if you're interested, shoot me a message.

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.

Needle felting & punch needle embroidery.

Fountain pens & ink galore!

Fave Movies, TV, Video Games

Movies: Studio Ghibli--Howl's Moving Castle--Alice in Wonderland--Your Name--A Silent Voice--Gonjiam Haunted Asylum--horror movies (paranormal horror, not slashers).

TV: Taskmaster--The Good Place--Arrested Development--Good Omens--Stranger Things--Haunting of Hill House-- Squid Game

Video Games: Phasmophobia-- Overwatch--Witcher Wild Hunt-- Animal Crossing-- Zelda Breath of the Wild-- Stardew Valley-- Diablo-- Nancy Drew games--Alien Isolation-- Transistor & Hades--Paradise Killer

Favorite Reads

Novels: Stormlight Archive & all by Brandon Sanderson--The Winternight Trilogy-- Shadow of the Wind-- The Night Circus-- Night Film-- & M/M (gay) romance

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

Kpop- BTS! They just make me 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-- Ologies-- The Black Tapes-- The Magnus Archives-- Alice Isn't Dead-- Old Gods of Appalachia

Recommendations welcome!

Please Don't Send Me

Please no things with glitter, unicorns, religious, princess, planner stickers, minions, keep calm, exercise, teacher & kid stuff including Disney.

I don't have use for journaling cards.

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

Ratings

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eiimiis rated for Ugly PC Swap #59 on Sep 18, 2022
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Comment: I like this postcard and I think it is beautiful but not ugly 😍🙂😃 Thank You Abby 🙏
renate rated for Stickers Collage on Sep 8, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for your nice card. I love the stickers you used on it.
explore rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice Postcard-Aug on Sep 7, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the handmade postcard. Your carved stamp looks as good as commercially made ones!
user6937 rated for AMA: Altered Postcard #2 on Sep 7, 2022
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Comment: Great inspiration to make some graffiti and use some stencils - thanks!
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Comment: What a fun engine and the faux postage is cool! I’ll have to check Donovan out!
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you for all of the fun things you sent. I especially like the teddy bear!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the envie of botanical items! Love all of it ❤️
captkristi rated for PA: Send Me Something Beautiful on Aug 26, 2022
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Comment: Interesting. I have been slowly getting to know the scene. The illustrator was very talented!! I thought it was Korea, but see that you made a note of where it was and it's actually China! The washi tape on the back is really cool. I haven't seen one like that before!!
RosieRedd rated for WTL: My fav 5 swap #1 on Aug 19, 2022
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Comment: Abby, im terribly sorry, i thought i had rated. Thank you so much, for the fav 5, i love how colorful and diverse your style is to mines. Also love that you shop from small shops like myself. Also where did you get the paper you wrote the note on ? Love it! Sending hugs :)
Vickyen rated for HMPC: Botanical love - July on Aug 18, 2022
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Comment: Hi Abby! Thank you for the beautiful pc! I am impressed with the handcarved stamps and the use of the fountain pen inks! Very creative and just lovely! All the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
lrm1980 rated for HCSI: Summer Postcard on Aug 18, 2022
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Comment: I love the gorgeous ferns! Amazing work.
Shellyr rated for your city in an envelope on Aug 14, 2022
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Foxy rated for WTL: Washi scavenger hunt #6 on Aug 11, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely washi tapes. My favourite is the animal one, it's so cute. I can't wait to use them. And also thanks a million for the cute extra stickers. I really love the ones with the sayings. :-) Have a lovely day and take care!
carrotkate rated for Let's go camping on Aug 8, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for all the stickers - what fun! The pine cone print was beautiful too. 🌲
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Comment: Thanks for the fountain pen sketch and the stickers and stripes (these are something I've never seen!) The colour and pattern you drew reminds me positively of 1960s bathrooms :D
ellie rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail #30 on Aug 4, 2022
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Comment: You envelope made me so happy. Thank you for everything you sent. I, too am looking forward to the Fall season.
Eulegirl rated for WIYM: Touristic Postcard #2 INTL on Aug 2, 2022
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Comment: Oh, wow! I would love to tour the secret staircase! How cool is that?
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Comment: When I was in Salem, I considered touring the House of the Seven Gables, (still haven't read the book) but I thought the admission was steep. Is it worth the tour?
Response: It's totally worth the tour next time you come! I've taken the tour twice so far, but I'd happily go again whenever I have visitors.

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Comments

benny on Mar 7, 2022:

Hi Abby! I'm back on swap-bot so...Hi! :)

mymerakidesk on Aug 25, 2021:

Welcome to Wax Seals & Dried Flowers Enthusiasts group! 😃

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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