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ArtyBeth3

ArtyBeth3
Date Joined: January 15, 2009
Last Online: April 16, 2021
Birthday: May 7
Country: United States

About Me

Profile edited: February 2021.

I am Beth from Oregon, USA. I'm married with no children. Sadly, we had to say goodbye to our little furry feline who brought us joy and a little bit of fur. =^..^=

I am a born-again Christian, a follower of Jesus Christ.

Random things I enjoy:

  • Rock/mineral hunting on beaches and "in the middle of nowhere.”
  • Getting together with friends for fellowship and card games.
  • Doing jigsaw puzzles.
  • Organizing my craft room.
  • Keeping the lost art of letter writing alive by writing to my pen pals all over the world.
  • "Treasure hunting" at thrift stores, garage sales, and estate sales, and finding cool paper crafting or letter writing items.
  • Receiving colorful snail mail in decorated envelopes (white ones are so boring!)
  • Sending colorful snail mail to brighten up someone’s day!
  • Song birds singing their sweet songs.
  • Meeting other Christians who enjoy my love of paper arts and/or writing letters.
  • Cats (meow!)

Favorite Crafts

I LOVE playing with pretty papers, stamps, pens, markers, washi tape, etc. I use them to make cards and envelopes for swapping, writing to my pen pals, and for encouraging/brightening up the lives of others with “a handmade card sent to them via snail mail.” FAVORITE THEMES: Flowers 🌸 , song birds, cats 🐈, dragonflies, snails 🐌 (whimsical only), tea/coffee, postal, or pen pal related 🖊.

FAVORITE COLORS: All the happy, colorful ones! As for metallics, I prefer gold or copper over silver.

Wish List

  • UNUSED USA POSTAGE: Vintage (the kind you have to lick or glue to seal) or the current self stick kind.
  • ADDRESS LABELS: With my address on them. Homemade works!
  • FLAT STICKERS: In my preferred themes above; I especially love colorful flowers. Please do not send dimensional stickers.
  • STARBUCKS gift card, for a coffee or other treat every once in awhile.
  • TEA: green tea varieties (jasmine, toasted rice, and other "earthy" ones); I enjoy tropical additives (figs, pineapple, etc.). I like oolong tea. For herbal, lavender is nice. (Please see my tea dislikes below.)

Don’t Care to Receive

We all have our own likes and what you like might not necessarily be what I like. Below is a list of themes or items that just aren’t my thing.

  • Halloween, the Santa side of Christmas
  • Loose glitter, or cards with glitter that shakes off a card and gets all over the place.
  • Mustaches, circus, Hello Kitty, Disney, cartoony, Asian, creepy/crawly bugs or insects, snakes
  • Scented items: Perfume, lotions, incense, candles, make-up
  • Postcards
  • Tourist items (e.g. blank postcards, magnets & keychains)
  • Chipboard embellishments
  • Tea in these flavors: plain mint, plain lemon, tea that brews up red in color (it’s usually heavy on hibiscus and it’s too tart for me), licorice. I don’t care for rooibus tea, nor black tea.

Promise

I always send out my swaps and usually it's very soon 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 and I will do the same for you. If the swap got lost, I will resend it.

I will rate upon receiving your swap or shortly thereafter. I would appreciate you doing the same for me.

Ratings

LindaW rated for Bible verse Notecard #2 on Apr 15, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for this nice swap. I love your handmade notecard. It reminded me of my grandma’s patchwork quilts. Those Bible verses are very encouraging.
24Donna rated for Scrap Paper Card on Apr 9, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you! Love the card! I too have a paper addiction, lol! God bless you
Response: You’re welcome, Donna. I’m so glad you enjoyed my scrap card. Perhaps you’ll try some. 😀
ChrisD rated for Butterfly themed Card on Apr 9, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you so much! You did a beautiful job on the butterfly card. I love it!
Response: Thanks Chris! I’m so glad you loved my card. 💕
ChrisD rated for CMF Embossed Card on Apr 5, 2021
5
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Comment: Beth, your card was absolutely stunning! Wow, what a beautiful job. I love it!
Response: You are very welcome. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! 💕
rarjones rated for RSC - Birthday Card on Mar 30, 2021
5
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Comment: Just received your card Your cards are always so nicely crafted. Thank you for a beautuful card:)
Response: Thank you for kind words about my cards! I’m glad you loved it! ❤️
5
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Comment: Love it! I already have the card on my bulletin board so I see it all day long! Thank you very much!
Response: You are very welcome. I’m glad you loved it. 💕
LadyJo rated for CF: Happy 10 years gift! on Mar 24, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful note cards! I will enjoy using these to brighten people's day! Great gift for me! Love the birthday card you sent along as well!
Response: I’m so glad you enjoyed my handmade cards. 💕
bb2 rated for CF: Happy Birthday Mail Art on Mar 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card and great birthday story. I think I remember when you took that coast trip. May the Lord bless the CF group for another 10 years!
Response: You are welcome. Yes, here’s to another 10 years! 💕
susieq40 rated for RSC - Polka Dots on Mar 12, 2021
5
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Comment: Love the card, and that is pretty paper...thanks. Hope you are doing well waiting for warm weather...
Response: I’m glad you loved the card. 💕
5
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Comment: Beautifully made card Beth! Love the colors and design. Yes this group is one of my most faves as well. Thank you for the many swaps we have been in together over these years and for the many sentiment embellishments you included in this swap too:) Happy 10th Birthday CF friend!
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed my card. You’re welcome. Happy CF birthday 🎊 🎂 🥳 to us. 😀
susieq40 rated for CF- Scripture Swap- LOVE on Mar 3, 2021
5
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Comment: Love the Love card...thank you for great swap❤️
Response: You’re welcome. 💕
tam61 rated for CF - Just a Note #3 on Feb 26, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank You
Response: You’re welcome.
LindaW rated for CF: Scripture Encouragement on Feb 20, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the encouraging scripture card and craft items. Praying for comfort during this emotionally difficult time. It’s sad to lose a pet.
Response: You’re welcome. Thank you for your prayers. 💕
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the purple flower. I love purple.
Response: You’re welcome.
MailArtbyJac rated for WIYM: STAMP IT! Mail Art on Feb 10, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thanks! :)
Response: You’re welcome!! 💕
rarjones rated for CF: Mail Art Valentine's Day on Feb 2, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the fun valentine envie and all the fun tuck-ins you sent along:) Happy Valentines Day to you!
Response: You’re welcome!! ❤️💕
glennasgarden rated for CF: Washi Tape Hello on Jan 22, 2021
5
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Comment: Happy New Year Beth I am so glad to hear you are encouraged by my FB posts. I always say to myself if this can help at least one person then I am happy to share it. The card is so pretty. Thanks for the lovely note and the beautiful washi samples calling me to make another card I was so inspired once I made the two cards for this swap I made several more and want to keep going. Thanks so much for hosting this swap.
Response: Thanks for your kind comments. I’m glad you had fun making washi cards. I will be hosting more washi swaps this year for sure.
susieq40 rated for CF: Pick your word! on Jan 21, 2021
5
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Comment: What a lovely card, and all the scriptures, we really need them in this world today...thanks for the extras too
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed everything. This world definitely needs to remember how to love again. 💕
Sunflower107 rated for CF: Washi Tape Hello on Jan 20, 2021
5
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Comment: Beth - as usual a beautiful card that you made.
Response: Thanks for the compliment. I’m happy you enjoyed it. 💕
fortannam rated for WIYM: Washi Tape Hello on Jan 19, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the great selection of washi and the super crafty card!!
Response: You are very welcome. Thanks for the heart.

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Comments

Animatarian on Jan 20, 2021:

Beth, Thank YOU and your sweet husband for the thought of sending everyone some stamped scriptures! What a lovely surprise, and just perfect timing (God's timing, I know) as I'm heading into surgery on Friday and will certainly have some time when I get home to put them to good use!! Thanks, too for the lovely paper.....feels like Spring, and I love the hand made envelope and all the different stamps. They'll all be put to good use in future projects. Give your hubby a BIG HUG

LadyJo on Nov 12, 2020:

Thank you for the wonderful washi for the CF RAK! It came today on my birthday, so it was extra special! I will enjoy making lots of happy mail with it. It looks like it might be a long winter, so I am glad to send out lots of mail!

hollycm6 on Nov 11, 2020:

Came home to a fun pretty envie full of surprise washi today... thanks!! Maybe this will get me crafting this week!

Such pretty, colorful tapes! And that huge one... so pretty! .. I’ve never even seen washi that wide!! Definitely gonna try something from that this week or next, before fall turns into winter!!!

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