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KellyR

KellyR
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Last Online: May 17, 2022
Birthday: August 24
Country: Germany
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About Me

Jan 2022- I have both a German address and U.S. address. I just switched to the German address as the primary for swapping because things arrive very quickly, and my U.S. address has been painfully slow, and also because my U.S. post office had a mishap and a lot of mail got returned to sender. If you'd like to use my U.S. address, just PM me for it, but know that it will be at least 2 months before I can rate you. Packages arrive quickly, but flat mail is sloooow.

Hi, I'm Kelly. I'm an American living in Germany and I homeschool my 3 kids, who are 13, 9, and 7. We use a mix of Montessori with some Charlotte Mason. We like hands on learning materials and lot of outdoor time- tree climbing, beachcombing, hiking, kayaking, etc.

I spend my free time creating in many different media. I am always in a middle of several projects and already thinking about the next one.

I am also learning Japanese and German.

Favorite Books

Harry Potter series, Outlander series, Jane Austin, Roller Girl (Tween graphic novel that everyone should read!) historical fiction in general, the manga series Fruits Basket

Favorite Television

Friends, X-Files, Gilmore Girls, Stranger Things, The Queen's Gambit, Call the Midwife, Firefly.

Favorite Crafts

nature journaling, woodworking, glass beadmaking, watercolor painting, bookbinding, photography, Dotee dolls (does anyone still make these??), hand-carved stamps, bookbinding, needle felting, sewing, Postcrossing,

Likes

I also like...nature and the outdoors, forest animals, chocolate, postcards, playing cards with fun backs (single or decks), glass beads, lip balm, bookbinding supplies, handmade books, postcards, stickers, wood toys, fabric, polymer clay charms,

I like things related to water (oceans, ponds, boats, frogs, etc), food (especially tacos, cookies, chocolate, or Kawaii doodles of food), pregnancy/childbirth/goddess related things, Girl Scout stuff...

My favorite animals are rabbits, cats, chickens, owls, elephants, foxes, and frogs.

I also enjoy receiving things for my kids. They like Kawaii stationary and stickers, postcards from around the world, animal related things (especially hamsters and cats), mushroom related things, and miniature things (like dollhouse-sized trinkets).

Dislikes

Disney, dogs, coffee, artificial sweeteners, politics, generic/inspirational quotes, religious things. Quotes are completely wasted on me. I don't even read my teabags! :) I cannot receive coffee due to postal regulations. It will get returned to sender!

Postcards

I much prefer postcards over note cards. I love postcards with long messages and prefer that they be send naked (no envelope), because I love a good postmark and unique stamps. I'm not a fan of quotes. See my likes above for ideas :)

Tea

My favorite teas are green teas with fruit. I'll take any teas though, as between the 5 members of my family, someone will like just about anything.

Playing cards!

I really need a 6 of hearts with some kinds of floral design on the back to complete a floral themed Frankendeck. My daughter is collecting cards with pictures of birds :)

Ratings

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Comment: I love the variety of cards. The vintage shell cards are amazing. Thank you for the extras! That was really nice of you.
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Comment: Thank you so much for sending the cards and the extras.
kristenlyns rated for Quick Frankendeck Swap of 10 on May 12, 2022
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Comment: I love this mix of cards! Thank you so much!
bringitb rated for PCS: Share a deck with a twist #2 on May 3, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful variety! I especially love the puppy design and the one of Timon! Super cute. =)
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the playing cards. I really love the hot air balloon cards as well ❤️❤️❤️
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Comment: Thank you for the great cards. They are all new for my collection. I think my favorite would be the map card I like cards with different pictures or info on the fronts.
Karen07 rated for Quick Frankendeck Swap of 10 on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thanks Kelly! It really is hard to keep the cards straight when one is matched up with the same partner several times! All good though. I just make another deck or swap out doubles. It works!
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Comment: Thank you for the mix of cards & extras!
NotsoNewbie2020 rated for Washi Sample Swap #2 on Apr 27, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the fun washi selection.
Jafferty rated for Washi Sample Swap #2 on Apr 27, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the fun washi samples! Happy swapping!
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Comment: Thank you once again Kelly!
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Comment: Thank you for the nines! Im having so much fun creating different decks with all these card swaps! xx G
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Comment: Thank you so much! Better late than never on my end... and this rating is very late! I have had a very difficult and complicated life recently. Trying to dig myself out...
lovenita rated for PCS: Frankendeck - full suit HEARTS on Apr 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you!!
AmyMarie rated for 4 playing cards of Tens X2 partners on Apr 17, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the playing cards!
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Comment: Thanks. I like the creepy kewpie dolls.
swapwithyi rated for Washi Destash Q1 2022 on Apr 16, 2022
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Comment: thankyou for the washi,I love ittttt<3
marclively rated for Vintage Playing Card Swap on Apr 16, 2022
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Comment: Thanks, Marc
ScrapHappyGabi rated for Playing Card Obsessed #22 on Apr 15, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the super awesome assortment of playing cards! I will have some fun putting these in my frankendecks!! Happy Swapping! xx
minniepic rated for Playing Card Obsessed #23 on Apr 12, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely playing cards ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Comments

bluehairedmary on May 9, 2022:

Happy Monday from NYUP group!

user1664 on Mar 11, 2021:

Hi Kelly - Received my postcard from the Send My Postcard Back swap. Glad you enjoyed my mermaid story. I think your hurricane preparation story tops mine! Such an enjoyable swap- thanks for participating in it with me.

takehimaway on Dec 9, 2020:

Did you wanna trade for some Pokemon stickers?

dmarie on May 20, 2014:

Check out this one

Stefanija on Aug 14, 2009:

So nice to meet you...:)

smielybunny22 on Jun 3, 2009:

I got my stuff today! I'm so happy! i love the sleepy dotee idea i might do one crescent moon and one regular. I love the beads!

zigg13pra on Dec 28, 2007:

I have a pet chinchilla too!

erouse on May 5, 2007:

I got my cat toys today! And my kitties must really love them! I put them on the table (still in the baggy), went out for a bit, and when I got back. . . They were gone! Took me a long time to find them again!

Thank you!

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