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KRAMPUSNACHT 2022 Questionnaire Answers

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broccoliwitch

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BASIC INFO

Pronoun (she/her, he/him, they/them, etc.): they/fae

Birthday (like, will it be during this swap?): nope but its 7/20 🙂

Pets: 1 fluffy grey cat, Beatrice; 1 Australian Cattle Dog, Sunny; + 1 Golden Retriever Puppy, Dewey

Children: none

Religious Orientation if any and if you want to share: N/A

Favorite Holiday: Christmas!

 

 

SEASONAL SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

 

Do you celebrate any winter holidays?  What and how do you celebrate?  Please give as much info as you'd like.

Christmas, Yule, 3 Kings Day any sort of gift giving fall/winter holiday I love!

 

Do you decorate for the holidays?  Please give all the info about with what and your style.

*  If so, would you like seasonal decorations?

I’m a halloween year round person so Nightmare before Christmas style holiday decorations is my thing. I would love decor!

 

What is your favorite thing about the holidays?

Gift Giving! Also christmasy foods and scents

 

Favorite holiday memory?

My dad and I used to make eggnog and/or peppermint ice cream every December

 

Have you been Naughty or Nice?

Mostly nice 🙂

 

 

BATH & BODY

 

Favorite BPAL:

Alice and Zombi for GC, Snake Milk, Imose-Yama, & Spoopy Kid for LE

 

Favorite non-BPAL perfumes:

Arcana Wildcraft/Craves & NAVA! I want to like Alkemia so bad but everything i try is too light 😫

 

Favorite notes for perfume or bath & body:

love: rose, carnation, vanilla, tea, milk, cream, ozone, soil, coffee, peppermint

like: lavender, musk (all), ambergris, amber, coconut, sandalwood, pumpkin, jasmine, almond/cherry, sugar, honey, mint

 

Least favorite notes or notes of DEATH:

picky: patchouli, fruits, leather, rum/booze, incense, smoke/tobacco, white/milk chocolate, ginger, strawberry

dislike: pine, cedar, fir, dry woody/forrest scents, mint chocolate

 

Other favorite Bath & Body brands:

Lush! I usually show at Ulta for these kinds of products but I’m always open to indie brands

 

Favorite B&B product types:

Body scrubs, soap, bath bombs

 

Product types you nope out on (i.e., don't want.):

Lotion, unless it’s unscented (gotta let the perfumes shine!)

 

Allergies or ingredient restrictions related to bath & body:

n/a

 

Skin type (oily?  dry?  t-zone?  eczema?):

Oily/combo

 

Hair type (bald/shaved/long/short/david bowie labyrinth mullet?  dry/oily?  straight/curly?  fine/full?):

Thick, curly, and on the dry side! I have shoulder length locs.

 

Shower, tub, bathing in a river/by waterfall:

Shower and bath

 

Would you like nail polish?

* what brands and/or nail polish colors & types do you like?

* do you need a base or coat?

* how about other nail accessories like stamps, files, stickers, wraps, etc.?

I have so much gel nail polish that I do not use BUT I’m not opposed to nail stickers or wraps

 

Would you like makeup?

*If you would like makeup, what sorts would you prefer?

*Any favorite makeup brands, colors?

*Any hated/not-preferred makeup brands, colors, or products?

I have way too much makeup that I don’t use lol so I’m good

 

How do you feel about receiving homemade B&B products?

No thanks!

 

CLOTHING & JEWELRY

 

Personal clothing style:

Back and forth between casual goth and kindergarten teacher

 

Favorite Colors to wear:

Black, pink, rainbows/tie-dye

 

Least Favorite Colors to wear:

None!

 

Would you enjoy receiving wearables (shirts, socks, arm/legwarmers, scarves, shawls, cowls, hats, etc.)?

* are you allergic to any types of yarn or fabrics?

* Sizing on wearables?  (socks, head, hands, scarf width/lengths, shirt sizes, pj bottoms, etc.)

No fabric allergies, I’m a knitter so I never get clothing gifts. I wear a size M/L shirt, L pants, and size 8 shoes (for knitters, I usually cast on 64st for socks)

 

Do you like jewelry?

*  What types do you wear?

*  What sizes and/or lengths do you prefer (wrist, ring, neck, ankle)?

I LOVE long layering necklaces and stacking rings, silly earrings (I have a pair of broccoli ones that are my favorite). I usually go for silver but I also like mixing metals so I often wear gold/rose gold and silver together. Rings I’m a size 6/6.5

 

What medium do you prefer for adornments?  (ribbon, cord, leather, silver, gold, hemp, cotton, etc.)

* Are you allergic to any type of jewelry materials?

No preference and no allergies!

 

Favorite gemstones or types of beads?

Don’t have a favorite but my favorite colors are green, pink, orange, purple, blue and black.

 

Are you open to knitted or crocheted jewelry?  (necklaces, cuffs, bracelets, earrings - could be yarn, wire, hemp, ribbon)

Sure!

 

Do you need or want hair adornments?  (head bands, clips, barrets, hair sticks, scrunches, combs, pins, elastics, hair falls…)

I wear a lot of bandanas and scarves

 

How do you feel about receiving gently used CLEAN jewelry or clothing items?  (obviously not undergarments or socks.)

Totally ok! I love second hand items.

 

How do you feel about receiving handmade wearables or jewelry?

Hell yeah!

 

HOME & LIFESTYLE

 

What is your home decoration style, or what would you like it to be?

Every day is halloween for me and I usually keep a Christmas tree up year round.

 

Favorite Colors for home decor:

Black, grey, orange, dark green, plummy purple

 

Least Favorite Colors for home decor:

Warm colors other than orange

 

Things you collect?  (For example, I collect NMBC cookie jars, Gargoyles/Grotesques, Starbucks City Mugs, yarn, BPAL, Neodymium Depression Glass, etc.)

* Do you have any special affinities for any sort of “thing” (i.e. you’re really into dolphins, mushrooms, skulls, mermaids, dragons, etc.)??

I love mushrooms, cottage core, fairies, folklore, witchy things! I am a yarn connoisseur with a massive stash and I will always take more (no acrylic please)

 

Do you have any fandoms?

* favorite characters from any fandoms?

I love horror books and movies! Steven King and Wes Craven are my favorites. Also all my pets are named after A Series of Unfortunate Events characters.

 

Would you appreciate decoratives or art for your home?

*Are there any restrictions (no naked people, no breakables, that kind of thing)?

I love naked people.

 

Do you have favorite artists or a favorite style of art?

I love sketchy field guide art but I’m really not picky

 

Do you have room for wall art or would you prefer to receive it as something else?  (stickers, pins, buttons, wearable, travel mugs, bags/totes, shower curtains, rugs, etc.  I'm thinking of the types of things from Society 6 or Redbubble, etsy, etc.)

* Do you want to receive art (in the medium of your choice described in above question) based on your affinities or fandoms?

I’m ok with any of the above but I especially like stickers and pins.

 

Do you scent your home?

* candles?  what types?

* room spray?

* incense?

* wax burner?

* do you like different scents for home than you'd wear as perfume?  If so, what are they?

I like all of the above but I don’t currently own a wax burner. If I ended up with wax melts though I’d be willing to buy one. I also use an essential oil diffuser. With home scents I like the same smells as my perfumes but I’m more tolerant of forest-y smells.

 

What sort of music do you like?

* Favorite groups?

* Are you okay with burned music CDs or music on a thumb drive?

I am a musical theatre nerd. Little Shop and Heathers are my favorite. I also like psych rock, punk, surf rock, r&b/groove. My favorite band is probably Belly! And hell yeah! I haven’t gotten a burned CD in forever

 

Favorite movies?

People Under the Stairs, The Jerk, Across the Universe, Beetlejuice

 

Favorite TV shows?

Current Favorite TV shows are Criminal Minds, Psych, Abbott Elementary, Reboot, and the new iCarly. Also I didn't grow up watching The Simpsons so I've been watching a lot of that lately

 

 

Do you have VHS/DVD/Blu-Ray...Betamax?

* does your player of choice have region restrictions?

* do you want to receive such media?

I have a DVD player, not sure about region restriction but probably just DVDs from the US. Not opposed to getting a dvd at all.

 

Favorite authors / genres:

Stephen King, Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, Octavia Butler. I’m a horror and romance fan

 

What reading medium (ebook type, magazines, paperback, hardback) do you prefer?

Audiobooks are my favorite but I’m not picky

 

Book wishlist link or authors/books/magazines you'd like to read?

Here’s a link to my Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/106974714-bryce

 

Hobbies / Crafts done?

* Are there any hobbies or crafts you'd like to learn?

I do all the fiber arts so I probably could stand to chill

* Do you need any supplies for your hobbies or crafts (beads, paint, canvas, project bags, ink, brushes, thread, yarn, needles, hooks, soap molds, etc.)

I don’t need anything but I love getting watercolors and yarn

* How about patterns or books relating to your hobby/craft?

Here’s my revelry page: https://www.ravelry.com/people/broccoliwitch

 

Do you have gaming consoles or play computer games?

* any games you need game codes or supplement packs for?

I have a Switch, I like games like Animal Cross, Stardew Valley and the Mario franchise

 

How about tabletop gaming?

* any games in particular you'd like to have or supplements for games you already have?

I’ve always wanted to get into tabletop games but I have 0 experience with them

 

What kind of technology do you use to access things?  (tablet, laptop, phone, pc?  android/iOS/windows/unix?)

* do you need any type of technology accessories?  cables, skins, cases, stickers?

* if so, please give model of tablet/phone/laptop to make sure things work or fit properly.

I don’t need any accessories but I’m an Apple product casual fanboy

 

How do you feel about receiving gently used movies, music, books, games, crafting items, or home decor items?

Totally fine!

 

FOOD

 

Vegetarian / Vegan?

Nope

 

Other Food Restrictions?

Sadly allergic to apples 😞 I can eat the flesh (cooked or raw) but the skin gives me a reaction

 

Favorite Flavors:

Sour candy, ginger, peanut butter, spicy

 

Least Favorite Flavors:

Cherry

 

Favorite foods, snacks, or treats:

Gummy candy, cookies

 

Anything you especially love but can't find in your area?

Mexican candies, japanese candies, basically any japanese candy.

 

Do you cook or bake?

* need any kitchen items?

* need any spices or speciality flours/sugars/salts?

* anything else you would be able to use?

If you see a fun spice or hot sauce you think I’d like, I’m down!

 

Favorite beverages?

* Coffee?  Whole bean, ground, roast?

My partner is the coffee drinker, he likes ground medium roast. Whatever has the most caffeine

* Tea?  Loose leaf, bags, green, black, tissanes, flavored?

Mint tea is my favorite, no preference on bag vs loose leaf

* Alcohol? If so, favorite kind / flavors?

I like wine, gin, tequila, and stout beers

 

How do you feel about receiving homemade food items (baked goods, jam, dried fruit, liqueur samples, etc.)?

Sure! Just be careful with apples please

 

EVERYTHING ELSE

 

What are five inexpensive things you always appreciate receiving?

Stickers, little candies, pins, gum, post-it notes

 

Is there anywhere that you would like a giftcard or online credit for?

BPAL of course!

 

Do you have any allergies, intolerances, or lifestyle restrictions/requirements that weren't already covered?  (cigarette smoke, animal allergies, environmental allergies?  Whatever you want your swapper to be aware of environmentally.  Food and Jewelry allergies were covered above.)

My apple allergy comes from a birch/pollen allergy but I don’t think that will affect anything here.

 

Is there anything you absolutely do NOT want to receive? (like say you have 5,000 bars of soap, coffee cups, or socks…)

No makeup or nail polish for sure, I’d feel so bad if I didn’t use it.

 

Please place your wishlists and moodboards here (or link them in your signature) to give your swapper great ideas of what you like):

Links are in my signature! My instagram (also in my sig) is all of my fiber arts which gives a good sense of what I like

 

Is there anything else you would like to say to your swapper?

Feel free to try and surprise me with something I haven’t mentioned that you think I would like!

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