Swap-bot Time: September 28, 2020 3:10 pm


Date Joined: October 26, 2017
Last Online: September 25, 2020
Birthday: June 17
Country: United States

About Me

I've been a paper crafter since I was a little girl. Pocket letters are what got me into swapping and from there I have learned about (and swapped) flip books and loaded envelopes and I love trying new things. I also scrapbook and make cards (including all my Christmas cards). I enjoy making and receiving handmade embellishments. I love vintage styles, coffee, chocolate, anything that sparkles, Christmas and prima dolls, trims, washi and bling to name a few things. I also love finding treasures (crap) at Flea Markets. I am learning about mixed media and made my first junk journal June 2018 and have made 6 since then. I love the process and crinkly paper!

Favorite Music

I'm a classic rock girl. Sometimes I feel like listening to classical or jazz. And I love Christmas music, but only from Thanksgiving through New Years, not before ;) . Not fond of country music.

Favorite Books

I love to read! Favorite books have been Clan of the Cave Bear series, Harry Potter, Twilight series, Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places, Sharp Objects), Water for Elephants, The Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Started reading the Outlander series this past summer (2019, on book 3 :D)

Favorite Movies

Harry Potter, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess Bride, Parenthood, Forget Paris, When Harry Met Sally, Harold and Maude

Favorite Television

AHS, Dance Moms, Dancing with the Stars, The Goldbergs, Modern family, Last man on Earth, Orange is the New Black, Call the Midwife, Downton Abby (currently watching it for the 4th time)

Favorite Crafts

Junk Journals, Scrapbooking, Card Making, Smashbooks, Pocket Letters, Flip Books, Loaded Envelopes, handmade embellishments, Painting rocks (Kindness Rocks), ATC's, altered rolodex or Memory Dex cards. I like trying new things.

Not so much

Some things I don't care for: there isn't a lot, make-up (I don't wear much), demonic themed anything... long dislike lists, lol. I'm pretty easy to please. And if I receive something I don't love, I'll just pass it along to someone who does!


swiftbrooks rated for Summer/4th Of July Memory-dex on Jul 13, 2020
Comment: I love this fun memory-dex card! It reminds me of my childhood visiting my Grandma, riding bikes and swimming in her lake! Love the water color sky and grass! :D
Response: Yay! I'm so glad you liked it! Totally reminded me of my childhood too. Thank you for the heart!
RAINDARGON rated for Vintage Tag - Photo themed on Jul 11, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful and beautiful tag.💐
Response: You are most welcome. Thanks for the kind words and the heart!
simplykaren rated for Happy Birthday Card - June on Jun 15, 2020
Comment: The handmade Birthday card was beautiful, thank you!
Response: You're most welcome! :D
mcorbus rated for Junk Journal Swap #2 on Jun 11, 2020
Comment: Beautiful! Thank you, it is awesome. You are so talented!
Response: Thanks for the kind words! I'm so happy you like it. Thank you for the heart too :D
KaliOya rated for Faithdex # 2- Proverbs 1 on Apr 28, 2020
Comment: Very creative Faithdex. I had a hard time creating mine. You made it look easy. Thank you for the swap and some inspiration. Peace be with you.
Response: Aww, thank you! I DID have a hard time, that was the 2nd try at it, lol. And also with you. Hugs
meenaRN rated for Faithdex #2a-Resurrection Sunday on Mar 28, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the lovely Dex card. I hope you have a wonderful Easter. Stay safe.
Response: You're welcome! Blessed Easter to you too :D
debtea2 rated for A1PL-USA Coffee Break on Mar 6, 2020
Comment: I love the PL its just so cute thank you so much
Response: You're welcome! :D
Comment: Thank you for my my February mini tag It is absolutely beautiful. I love the colors you used and those lovely ribbons. Also loved that you used a stamp on a tag. I like to use those on swaps and you gave me another idea. Happy Crafting!
Response: You're welcome! I'm so glad you liked it :D Stamps are fun! I've been playing around making faux stamps and love them too.
RiverTopanga rated for Paper Pouch on Feb 23, 2020
Comment: Brenda.... thank you for joining the swap! What absolutely beautiful pouches you created! I love, love, love them! Where do you find the music pages? The little seahorse on the ocean one is so cute! The tassles are neat too, never seen paper tassels... they are all wonderful. Thank you so much for taking such care in creating them - they will get used!! <3 <3 <3 <3
Response: Aww, thank you for the kind words and heart! I truly enjoyed making them, I couldn't stop, lol! I have old music books (my husband plays piano and guitar). The other bits are from dies that I have in my stash. So happy you like them!
Comment: Love it!!! Thank you!! Sorry for the late rating. I've been crazy busy! Have a happy Valentine's day!
Response: Glad you like it (and very glad you got it! having post office issues lately.)
jjhere rated for Holiday Recycled ATC - 3rd Annual on Jan 24, 2020
Comment: What a beautiful, sparkly ATC. I love it! Thank you and Happy 2020.
Response: Yay, so glad you liked it :D
Comment: Thank you so much for these lovely library cards & envies. You did such a great job & I will be pleased to use them in my crafts.
Response: YW! They were such fun to make. Thank you for the heart :D
MomOfPoms rated for Christmas theme pocket letter on Jan 2, 2020
Comment: This is one of the best pocket letters I’ve ever received. You put such thought into it. I needed a reason to smile and you provided it! Thank you.
Response: Oh, I'm so glad it made you smile! Happy New Year to you :D
Comment: You so much for the lovely card it turned out really nice happy holidays!
Response: Merry Christmas and thanks for the heart!
rjdolphin rated for I made you something! on Dec 5, 2019
Comment: Beautiful swap. Thank you so much!
Response: You are welcome, thank you for the heart!
debtea2 rated for A1PL-USA-Christmas Mini 3 PL on Dec 5, 2019
Comment: WOW what a beautiful PL. I love it you are so talented..thank you very much and Happy Holidays
Response: Aww, Thanks for the kind words and heart. Happy Holidays to you too!
Comment: Thank you so much!! I love each & every bit and it will all go straight into my journal!! Thank you!!! x Gabi
Response: Oh good! Makes me happy to hear :D Thanks for the heart!
shiloh102 rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 29, 2019
Comment: Happy Halloween hope you enjoy the day.
Response: You too!
Nevi2018 rated for Memory Dex Card: Fall on Oct 24, 2019
Comment: I loved my MDC!! thank you very much!! You did amazing!!
Response: Aww, so glad you liked it :D Thanks for the kind words and heart!

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cynaemon on Jun 18, 2020:

Happy Birthday Brenda! Hope you had a wonderful and blessed day. From someone in A group of Christian Followers.

Christianmom on Jun 18, 2020:

Happy Belated Birthday!!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 4, 2019:

From Cheap Postage Group!


CurlyTea on Jun 18, 2019:

Happy Birthday!

BusyB on Oct 18, 2018:

Welcome to Merry Memorydex and Rolo Swaps USA!

RiverTopanga on Dec 27, 2017:

Profile check for Holiday Recycled ATC. Welcome to the swap! Hope you have fun creating this one :-)

aprilfoolzbaby86 on Nov 27, 2017:

Profile check for Blingy Pocket Letter. Happy Swapping.

Toby2017 on Nov 2, 2017:

Welcome to Swap-Bot and to Newbie Helpers!!! Come join in the fun swaps and check out the forums for valuable information!!

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