Date Joined: January 15, 2009
Last Online: February 20, 2018
Birthday: May 7
Country: United States
I’m Beth from Oregon, USA. I'm married. We don't have children, but we do have a small cat who brings us great joy & a little fur or is that great fur and a little joy?! ;)
I'm a born-again Christian. Jesus Christ is my Savior. No one can earn their way into Heaven, not by works; nor by just being kind to others as I once thought. There's only one way and that's through a personal relationship with Jesus.
Some of the things I enjoy (besides paper crafting) are: rock-hounding (looking for rocks & minerals on beaches and "in the middle of nowhere") and playing cards/games with friends.
Some random things that make me happy:
IMPORTANT USA POSTAL INFORMATION - - PLEASE READ
Please put proper postage on your envelopes. If your envelope is "bulky" or your card has a rigid embellishment, it may need additional postage. If it's square, it will need an extra 21 cents on it.
Please always include your swap-bot name so I can rate you easily.
Our home is a nonsmoking one. If you are swapping with me and are a smoker, please try to keep the odor as low as possible.
P.S. I always, always, always send out my swaps, and most often it's right after partners are assigned. If for some reason you do not receive a swap from me, please send me a PM or an e-mail before rating me poorly. I will do the same for you too.
I LOVE paper crafting – probably because I love paper. There are so many colors & textures out there, oh my! It's hard to resist not buying more of it! Of course this seems to be a pattern with a lot of other crafty things I like too. LOL! :) I enjoy making my own cards and envelopes. I like doodling and creative lettering. I've been a rubber-stamper for over 15 years.
I enjoy writing letters in an effort to "help keep the seemingly lost art of letter writing alive."
FAVORITE THEMES: Flowers, song birds, cats, butterflies, dragonflies, tea/coffee, postal or pen pal related (mailboxes/letters/postage stamps/snails*/pens) and for the winter holidays - snowmen. I love these same themes in a whimsical flair too. * I prefer whimsical snails only, not pictures of real ones. :)
FAVORITE COLORS: it's hard to choose because they're all so pretty! My "go-to" colors right now seem to be blues, greens, and bright pinks; however, it doesn't mean that I won't be happy with other colors too. I prefer "happy" bright colors rather than say, khaki and beige tones, and prefer gold over silver.
The things listed below I would love to receive in my FAVORITE THEMES (listed above), unless otherwise described:
We all have our own likes and what you like might not necessarily be what I like. Below is a list of things I do not care to receive.
Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and learn a little bit about me and what I like. It's appreciated and really makes all the difference to me to know you took time to put thought into your packages. It takes them beyond just "checking the box," and moving on to the next swap. It's the difference that can totally make someone's day. I always read the profiles of my partners for this reason. I would rather send things they are happy with and can use, rather than things they will toss away - even if a swap says it's sender's choice. So, thanks again! ♥
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