Comment: Thank you so much. I especially love how you decorated the envie with fabric. What a fantastic idea. And I'm sure I will have good use for the notecard and papers.
Response: Yay!! It finally got to you! Lol, seemed like forever. I'm so happy you enjoyed it :) The fabric was actually scraps from baby shower garlands I'm making for my BFF â™¥ Happy swapping & thank you so much for the awesome rating and heart!
Comment: Thank you for your lovely envelop and card en the other things you send me.
Response: You're welcome :) This was a fun swap--I'm sooo happy it finally got you, lol. I'm always a little worried when I send international swaps since it takes a while to get to it's destination. Thank you sooo much for the awesome rating and â™¥!
Comment: Ah yes been loving California beaches for a long long timeâ€¦.and lover his postcard THANK you So Muchâ€¦.. you have made me smile today for sureâ€¦.. Happy Swapping!!!!!!
Response: Thank you so much for the awesome rating & I'm super happy that it made you smile :) It didn't turn out the way I intended it to but it seems to have worked out anyway! Lol. Happy Swapping to you too!
Comment: Hi Cassie! I am with you on loving pcs! LOL! TY for the awesome selection! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: Hello! I'm so glad you enjoy your pcs! I really need to update my stash, lol...it's been a while since I've collected anything new. Thank you so much for the rating and especially for the <3. Hope to swap with ya again!
Comment: My sister lives near you! I love Harney and Sons tea- I've never had this kind before, I can't wait to try it. And Raspberries are my favorites. I teach in Bigelow. . . not the Bigelow that makes tea. . .but still cool :-)
Response: Hi! Near me where? Lol. Harney & Sons is my favorite brand...I don't buy it often though since it's a little on the pricey side. Thank you so much for the rating :)
Comment: Thank you very much for the teas! I'm looking forward to try them :) And thanks for the recommandation about iced for the raspberry tea ;) I'd love to do a private swap with you, just let me know when you have time :)
Response: You're very welcome :) Thank you so much for the rating & heart. I hope you enjoy the teas & I'll message you soon for a private swap.
Comment: Thank u!!! ADORABLE creations â™¥ Thanks also for the neat surprises!
Response: Yay! I'm so happy you finally received my package, lol. I was worried that maybe it got lost or something. I'm so happy you like everything-this swap was super difficult for me. Thank you so much for the sweet rating and â™¥!!
Comment: I just tried the Choice - Northwest balckberry, not on in, but I really loved it.
Response: I'm so glad you loved it!! I'm not one for fruity teas but this one I love. I prefer fruit teas to be iced...and spiced teas to be hot. Yay, I'm so happy you liked it. I was so afraid I was going to send something that someone hated, lol. Happy Swapping and thank you for the rating and heart!
Comment: Beautiful postcard! It sounds like you have a fun summer ahead, I love roadtrips! =)
Response: Yay! You got it! Lol, yes--roadtrips are awesome and I'm really excited because it's like we finally get our honeymoon...only my father in law will be there, lol. But he's gonna be like our tour guide since we've never been to the grand canyon. Thank you for the sweet rating and heart. Hope we can swap again soon!
Comment: â—•â€¿â—• Wonderful envelope with many great inclusions. I love the note card idea which I presume you made. Thank you for an enjoyable swap.
Response: Thank you for the sweet comments! And I honestly can't remember which notecard I put in the envie...I'm not sure that I made it though--I'm glad you liked everything! These decorated envie swaps are my favorite, I wish I had more time for them :( Happy swapping and maybe we'll be partners again sometime!
Comment: Thank you for the great comfy care package! I couldn't ask for better or more cozy things to take to the library. I've already started using many of the things you sent. Perfect mix! I enjoyed your note about library duties as well. Thanks again.
Response: Oh my gosh, you're so very welcome! I had fun putting the package together--did the mug get to you safely? I sealed the box up without putting any padding on the bottom, lol. If it broke, I'll send you another! This was a really fun swap and I hope we can do it again soon! Maybe a summer swap?
Comment: Thank you for the great ATC and all the extra goodies! I loved going through the envelope (and it was decorated so cute too!!)
Response: I'm glad you liked it! It was a really fun one to make :) Collaging is my favorite thing to do. Hope we can swap again soon!! Oh--thank you so much for being an awesome partner to swap with; promise it won't be late next time, lol. Thanks for the awesome rating and heart!
Comment: HEART! HEART! HEART! HEART! HEART! Thank you so much for the lovely art envelope AND all the goodies inside. I was so excited when I opened your envelope. I just had to show my parents everything I got. THANK YOU!!!!!!!
Response: Oh my, thank you so much! I'm so happy you liked everything :) I love these types of swaps and I know I love getting extra goodies I can make use of so I always try to send things my partners may use. Thank you so much for the kind rating and heart! Hopefully we'll get to swap again soon!
Comment: Wow what an awesome pack you sent me! Not only was there a beautiful deco page in purples, but so many extras in here too! You rock :D I'd love to swap with you any time :)
Response: Wow! I'm so glad you like the deco page! And I always love to send extras--I know they can be used :) Plus, its totally unexpected â™¥ Thank you for the awesome rating and heart--your deco page was so much fun to make!
Comment: Love it! You are so good at this stuff. It doesn't even look like a collage, everything is so smooth. I love the extras too! Halloween is my favorite :) The recipe looks awesome...if I try it I will bring you some :) Thanks!
Response: Yay! I put mod podge over it so that it wouldn't tear or snag. I love how the Anthropologie catalog had the same rustic, vintage...sort of bohemian theme throughout. That's why everything blends so well together. I'm glad you like eveything--I wasn't sure what to put in there paperwise beside the Halloween stuff. Thanks for the rating and â™¥!!!
Comment: Thanks for the envie very spooky!,and all the extra's now I have a stash for next yr!
Response: You're welcome and I'm glad you liked it. I'm not into Holiday papers and holiday themed stuff but for some reason I just love Halloween stuff. I don't know what it is, lol. Maybe it's the colors? Thanks for the awesome rating and heart!
Comment: Oh! What a beautiful deco page and very nice extras. I just loved everything, thank you SO much! Could not help but to admire the page and the deco papers for a long long time. Hugs, Katarina.
Response: Wow, thank you! I had a lot of fun with this page :) It will be so nice to finally put our deco books together in the end. I'm glad you like everything and thank you for the sweet comments, rating and heart!
Comment: I love your decos.......thanks so much........I don't mind you keeping my addy.....This was my first attempt at decos........I don't mind trying again......:)
Response: Thank you! Decos really are so much fun. I used to be into making postcards but now I love decos. It's so neat to see all the different ones you get in the mail. Thank you for the sweet rating and heart! We'll swap again soon!
Comment: Thank you! I can't wait to start passing around deco books. The one you made is awesome =0) And all the Halloween stuff is great! So fun!
Response: Oh wow! I'm glad you like everything â™¥ It's funny--I made a deco book for this swap a while ago and when I went to send it, I couldn't find it so I made a new one. Well, I found the original one last night, lol. It was stuck to another deco! This was a super fun swap and I can't wait to do something like it next October â™¥ Thank you for the awesome rating and especially for the heart!
Comment: Thank you so much for your LOVELY ATC! Its Beautiful!!!!!! And thank you for the extra's. But most of all, thank you so much for resending!
Response: You are so very welcome! I would have never known if you hadn't messaged me, so thank you for not just rating me a 1, lol. I'm glad you liked everything and thank you so much for the sweet rating!
Comment: Thank you for the cool ATC! And thanks, too, for the extra bits and pieces. This was a fun swap! :-)
Response: I'm so glad you like the ATC...I was a little nervous about making it since I had random bits and peices. I wasn't sure how it was all going to go together, lol. Thank you for the awesome rating and heart!
Comment: Great card I love the design and the little extras sent with it are so nice of you. Have a great fall season.
Response: Aw, you're sweet. I'm glad you liked it. That's really the first time I've ever just used shapes...rather than an image from a magazine or book. I'm really happy that you liked it. You have an awesome fall season too! This is my favorite time of year :) Thank you so much for the rating and heart.
Response: Yay! I'm happy that you love the ATC--I think it was one of my favorites so far. I'm still sort of new to ATC's--can't wait to get mine in the mail, lol. Thank you so much for the rating and heart!
Comment: Looking forward to deco'ing your deco. Love the one you made for me too. Thanks for the great swap!
Response: You're welcome-I'm super stoked that you like them and that you like the one I made for you. This was a really fun swap! Thank you so much for the rating and heart--hope to swap again with you soon!
Comment: Such a cute envy! The mail carrier delivered to wrong street so it took longer for me to get it. Thank you to for the awesome extras inside. LOVE it all! Thanks again!
Response: You're welcome :) I'm so glad you like everything--did I write the addy wrong? I just love those drawings in the Thumbelina book...wish I had a million copies so that I could never run out, lol. I'll have to go hunting for more retro/vintage kids books soon. Thank you so much for the rating and heart!
Comment: I would give you a hundred hearts if I could!! You have no idea how much this made my day!!! I would really like to respond via mail but with my excitement and the postage sticker I tore your name and address :( would you mind sending me a message with it?
Thanks again! I love everything!
Response: Yay! I'm really glad you liked everything! These mail art swaps are so much fun!! Thank you for the most awesome rating and I'm sending you a message now â™¥
Comment: Ui thanks, I like that ATC! Now i know how it looks like in Iowa :) I like the collage. Thanks too for your little note.
Thanks too for the ATC Backgrounds and the stamped images. I gave you a heart because a liked your ATC very much and because you decorated the envelope so nice!
Response: Awe, you are very sweet! I'm so glad you liked the ATC--I don't have many fancy crafting items like fancy papers, stamps, etc. So I mostly use magazine clippings and for stamps-I only own like 3 fun ones and and 2 alphabet sets, lol. I share with my sister! I love decorating the envies and adding little extras because partners aren't really expecting it. It's like a little suprise, lol. Thank you so much for the rating and for the heart. You are sweet and I hope we can swap again soon!
Comment: Thankyou so much for this fantastic deco page !! :) I love it ! thankyou again!:) xx
Response: You are very welcome! I love doing these swaps...it will be neat to see the deco book come together. Can't wait for the next one! Will you always be my partner for this swap series? I hope so, lol.
Response: Thank you! I really had a hard time cutting up the pics in the book because they always had another really cute drawing on the backside. Plus I'll be sad when I don't have the book anymore :( Glad you like it! Thanks you so much for the rating and heart!
Comment: Thanks for the bobcat postcard. They do look sweet. Nice cow too! :)
Response: Lol, you're welcome. I love bobcats, we hardly ever see them out here and I know they are common. A few years ago, we had one on our dirt road--he was gorgeous. He was standing in the road, getting ready for something to come out of a bush! He wasn't even afraid of the truck...it was like we weren't even bothering him. That's the last time I saw one up close.
Comment: Hi Cassie,
Thanks for a cool swap. I LOVE the Deco books you made. Thanks for the extra stuff, tea and chai. Good selection! Take care! Kim :o)
Response: You are super welcome! You are the first person I've sent tea too, lol. I never know what flavors others would like--I just know that I'm sort of picky and that Chai is always good with honey and cream â™¥ Thank you for the awesome rating and heart and hope we can swap again sometime--you are a fun partner to have :)
Comment: hello! received your swap this morning! it was amazing! thankyooou! also we do have tones in common :)
Response: Lol! I'm glad you liked it and it's neat the we have so much in common :) Maybe we can be pen pals at some point?! I hope you can find uses for all those little cut-outs. Maybe for funky swaps like this one? Thank you so much for the rating and for the â™¥!
Comment: Thanks for the card! Should had just gave you a 5 cause you spelled my name wrong!! NOW L.O.L., Keep L.O.L.
Response: Oh my gosh, I spelled your name wrong?! That's a first for me, I'm so sorry. When I was in second grade, I hated how everyone kept spelling my name with an "e" on the end--no one ever got it right, so I changed it, lol. Ever since then, my mother let me spell my name "c-a-s-s-i-e" rather than cassi. But every once in a while someone still spells it wrong so it really didn't change anything, lol. Won't happen again, I promise! Thank you anyway for the heart...
Comment: thanks for the lovely card and the bookmark.....i am forever losing bookmarks so i will find this extremely useful. i read usually a book a day...probably need to shake out all my books and i'll find a lot of those bookmarks. happy crafting...mona
Response: You are very welcome, I'm glad you like ATC and can appreciate the bookmark. I love getting bookmarks and they are also a neat extra for future swaps if you have a bunch of them. I used to make them to go with the theme or characters in whatever book I was reading but now I just make what ever comes to mind. Thanks for the awesome rating Mona!
Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome ATC and all the nice goodies you enclosed, love the picture from the library book and especially the postcard!
Response: You are very welcome :) I'm glad you liked everything! And thank you so much for the super awesome rating. I'm really glad you liked the ATC...I tried to make a branch for the owl sit on, lol. I had a hard time giving up that little owl...I never see them in magazines--I know I've had him for quite some time and never had a use for him until this swap.
Comment: Great card (for a retired teacher) and even better question! Since I thought that for 30+ years teaching was my dream job, now that I'm retired I'd love to do jobs that allow me to be creative... guess that's why I'm taking time now to do things I never had time for before... crafting, art, reading & writing for my enjoyment... and the list goes on & on & on! Thanks for making me stop and think (but I did remember to start again)!
Response: Wow! It's nice to be able to relax and do the things we love...Every time I've stopped to think about my dream job, I could never just pick one job that would make me happy. There are so many things I want to try--that's why I'm studying to be a social worker--there are endless possibilities for me! I'm glad you liked the card and I'm glad you didn't think I was idiot for asking about your dream job when you're retired, lol! Thanks so much for the awesome rating!
Comment: Hello pretty lady - remember me? I remember answering questions you had when you were a newbie, only a couple of months ago. And look at ya now! I LOVE the cat PC you sent - what a smile on that feline !! And in't Palm Springs a beautiful little town? I spent some time there ten years ago when I used to do a lot of work-related travel. Thanks again for a fun selection - and best wishes!
Response: Hello! I do remember! I'm glad you loved the pc, lol. I've been dying to send it out--I bought it back in June. I thought it was really a neat pc. I like Palm Springs but I hate it in the summer time--way too HOT. I really love the little odd ball shops and especially the unique thrift stores and consignment shops. Thanks for the awesome rating my friend! Hope we can swap again soon â™¥
Comment: The ATC was awesome. Thanks for the great extras
Response: Yay! I'm glad you liked it...and you are super welcome for the little extras. I need to find a better way to cover them--I hate putting tape on them. But I'm always afraid they'll get ripped or come undone after a while. Thanks for the awesome rating!
Comment: WOW! What a great formation! I'll bet it is a wonderful place to hike. Thanks!
Response: Oh it's a gorgeous place to hike and especially in early spring when all the wildflowers are blooming! You must visit if ever in the area. Glad you liked the card! Thank you so much for the awesome rating and â™¥.
Comment: Thankyou so much for makeing this wounderfull deco page for me! Its absolutely beautifull :) I lOvE,LoVe,lOvE it :D xx
Response: I'm glad you love it! Pink used to be one of my favorite colors and it's one that you can really play with--anything goes with it it seems,lol. It's my first deco page so I'm really excited that you enjoy it! Thanks so much for the awesome rating my friend!
Comment: Cassie, what a sweet and thoughtful package! I can tell you put a lot of effort into it and it totally did inspire me- I'm actually starting a new series pf paintings today based on the idea you gave me. ps.- I also love the desert. pps.- I'm friending you now. :)
Response: You are very welcome! I'm glad you liked it...I was afraid you might not like all the magazne clippings, lol but it's really all I have! I prefer using magazines and books over scrapbooking paper and embellishments just because you can find more random, real things and it's cheaper. Glad you were inspired by what inspires me...I would love to see your paintings!
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad it got to you in one piece, lol. I didn't have an envelope to put it in so I just wrapped it in wrapping paper. I was afraid it might get torn. Thanks for the awesome rating!
Comment: Thank you for the very interesting postcard. Also thank you for sharing your week. Sorry about the bugs and the headache but the other three sounded great. Enjoy the library. I know I always do.
Response: I love the library :) I go back to work on monday after being off for a month and let me tell you...I am super excited! Glad you like the postcard â™¥ Thank you very much for the rating & heart! Hope we can swap again soon.
Comment: Thank you for your 'wind energy' postcard. I like it a lot. it's very original. :)
Response: You're welcome! Have you ever seen windmills before? I know they are becoming more popular in other states but they are everywhere along the I-10 in the lower desert. It's extremely windy in that area. They are also building solar fields which again, take up more beautiful desert landscape but are also sort of magical to look at. Glad you liked the card and thank you for the rating!
Comment: Good choice of page for the envelope, Cassie - very colourful. And thank you for the little owl and the postcard. I remember going up on the cable car, how hot at the foot and how cold at the top of the mountain.
Response: It's amazing how you can feel the temp changing as you go up the mountain. You are very welcome, I'm glad you enjoyed your envie & letter â™¥ Hope you are finding ways to stay cool this summer, I can barely stand the heat. Most people are at risk of depression during the winter, it's the complete opposite for me--the summers are the worst time of year for me.
Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard! I visited that region once and saw that rock formation, so it was cool to see the reminder!
Response: You are welcome! You know it's funny...of all the times I've been to JTNP to hiking, I've never seen that specific rock formation. I bought that post card for when I moved to San Bernardino for school. I had it taped to my closet door with the rest of my JTNP photos so that I could see the desert everyday. Even though I was only about an hour or so away, I felt so homesick when I couldn't go home and hike or see the desert in my backyard. I'm glad you liked it! Thank you so much for the awesome rating and heart.
Comment: = ) Thanks for the nice PC! I like rounding the corners on mine also, and I go between packing tape and mod podge for the sealant. I do like your idea of the bright yellow paper on the back! You have my dream job-I don't work at the library but I live about 250 yards from its front door! Best location in town! You will cry when you read 'Hornets nest'.......
Response: You are so welcome! Yeah, I like bright colors and it's cheery :) I love working at the library except it's really slow in the summertime here on campus. Sometimes I just need a little more excitement, lol. Can't wait to read "Hornet's Nest!"