Swap-bot Time: December 13, 2018 3:54 am


Date Joined: June 7, 2007
Last Online: December 11, 2018
Birthday: May 28
Country: United States
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About Me

Eclipse 2017 was awesome where I live!!! I will never ever forget it! Can't explain the wonderfully strange feeling I got during 99% eclipse. The shadows were strange and despite not having glasses it was so awesome to spend the time with my sweet husband of 36 years (our anniversary day after eclipse was hazy) It was an unusually sunny morning, first one in days, we were so lucky!! He used binoculars and simple props to film the different stages of the eclipse with shadow. Hubby made a video and unfortunately his camera memory ran out before he could get the weird shadowing on the side of our house. He's going to help me make a video of my footage. It was so EPIC!

PLEASE kindly remember to rate me. I always send my swaps and try to send something my partner would like. I love reading your profiles! I always send my swaps, rate for swaps received and communicate with my partners. Please do the same! I live in a metro city so I try to send swaps at the same time so I have less trips to the post office. Oftentimes I mail swaps in the evening or weekends. The lobby is not open 24/7 at my post office and pick up times are not as often as they use to be, but when I click I mailed, I have actually mailed! Please keep that in mind. Thank you.

Favorite Crafts

I have tried a lot of art and crafts in my life. While I am no expert I do have an eclectic style and appreciation of art in many forms. Handmade is always appreciated and treasured.

  • September 2018...We just got a Hobby Lobby in our area a few months ago! About time, lol!

  • My newest obsession are Julie Nutting Paper Dolls, I love them! I bought my first stamp in 2013 after a class and didn't do much with the dolls until 2015. I own almost the entire collection and met Julie herself in June 2016 at a retreat. So awesome! I hope to attend another class with her someday.

  • paper dolls, I love my dolls! Have on-going doll art journals; die cut dolls, stamped, magazine and paper cut outs, even clothes etc, made by you, stickers of dolls etc..

  • Tim Holtz and Graphic 45 products have became some of my favorites! I'm still learning how to use them and love Pinterest for inspiration.

  • I do love drawing, painting, sewing and quilting, (my Grandmother was an amazing quilter) collage, art and junk journals. I also enjoy inchies, ATCs, and small altered matchboxes. I like the different sized tiny and unique matchboxes I find sometimes at the most random places. Fun to collect!

  • Anything teensy and unusual, little boxes and I collect tins, miniatures; especially paper miniatures Just have a thang about tiny teeny things. hehe

  • Love die cuts and use them in my journals and collage

  • I enjoy "junkin'" for art junk /vintage treasures!

  • collecting ATCS since 2006. Have some beautiful art in my collection!

  • unusual and interesting papers of all kinds! 4x6" or larger

  • collage and fabric art

  • embroidery, cross stitch, needle felting, wool roving or wool fibers

  • most colors (except neon colors) but some of my favorites are blue, pink, purple, aqua, and autumn colors

  • love all animals! forest/woodland creatures, sea creatures, African animals, pets. I have two cats.

  • the sea and all it's many beauties

  • quilling and origami

  • interesting metal embellishments

  • hearts (collected since I was a teenager)

  • Halloween, Valentines Day and Christmas are my favorite holidays.

  • Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Vintage Barbie, Katy Keene, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s Rock n Roll, Dance, Fairies, Butterflies, Birds, Nature, Retro, Quirky and Colorful, Skulls, Quotes and Poetry, Cats and Dogs, Zentangles, Humor, Repurposing and Recycling, Fashion (paper dolls or old magazine cut outs for my paper doll junk journal)

  • I love vintage ephemera!!! 1960's and earlier, vintage textiles, fabrics and scraps, sewing and hand stitching items, vintage magazines, cookbooks, children's books, readers and song books, old medical books, geography or encyclopedia pages, wallpaper and wrapping paper, vintage ads and pamphlets, sewing patterns from 1960s or earlier, vintage rhinestones and costume jewelry, old type written letters and documents, forms, envelopes or postcards,

*I love to sew and now have two Granddaughters I am sewing for. Not so much clothing anymore but now for their dolls! So much fun!

Favorite Television

My husband and I watch a lot of TV through the week in the evenings because it's the best way to relax together after our long days....Big Bang Theory, Survivor (since the beginning) NCIS (still watch the orginal with Gibbs) Use to love CSI (with Grissom) Firefly, Bones and Grimm. Sad to say some of my favorites are no more. Fave movies: Grease, Ghost, Dirty Dancing, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Avatar. Old shows: I Love Lucy, That Girl, Gilligan's Island, Mork and Mindy, Welcome Back Kotter


Things I won't use or dislike...trying to keep it short as it should be, but I end up with too many of certain things! loL

*random large craft books or magazines, love paper doll books though

*pencils and erasers

*Teacher reward stickers

*scraps of paper

*blank recipe cards, packages of note cards or memo pads. I have too many! lol

*please no more washi tape rolls

*brads or eyelets as I have plenty

*glitter, any, but I do I LOVE glitter in art that you send. I just have a big stash already.

*not fond of neon colors

*scarves and socks, make-up or make-up bags


Just want to say thank you to all these kind people for being an angel! :) If I could give you hearts for your sweetness, I would!

@joyceann888 Let's Keep Smashing/Junking #11

@Wenturner71 Turquoise Happy Monster

@user6937 PBP Anticipation for Precipitation journal page, we were angels for each other from the same swapper

@isabellasnow Heart ATC

@wenturner71 Happy Monster Orange

@lilejmax for Through the Rainbow Green Matchbox

VJP and Helen Joy for Quick Little Inchies Swap- one of my first swaps on Swap Bot and I was showered with lots of inchie love!

GrannyLove for 5" Fabric Charms Swap


Black and White Kitty Matchbox, @Lamira never received Angeled by ittybittykitty December 2017 Thank you so much!!

Hello Kitty matchbox, @MsPinky never rec'd

Private swap, @kawaiibuttons never rec'd

Tags and Wishes, WTA

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Comment: Thank you so very much - love the stickers!
Comment: Thank you so much for the adorable card!
Comment: Thank you for the extra you included! I also love the card. Happy Holidays fellow Oregonian!
Response: From one Oregonian to another thank you for the heart! My hubby is a native Oregonian. Glad you like what I sent!
DRMOM rated for UHM: National Cookie Day! 🍪 on Dec 8, 2018
Comment: The cookie recipe was decorated so cute! Thanks for sharing. Can't way to try. Smoked turkey sounds amazing - my husband cooks the turkey in our home too. Thanks again and happy swapping.
Comment: I love Snoopy and all those stamps! Goodness, you all been sick already! Well, thank you for all the goodies too! Merry Christmas.
Response: You're welcome! Feeling much better now! Just swept through us all as my Son said. Merry Christmas!
Comment: Who doesn't love a Peanuts gang Christmas card! Thank you so much! I am glad you are feeling better!
Comment: How lovely! I just adore this time of year. Thanks for adding to the specialness! (And we're both Portlanders, so totally cool!)
Response: :) From one Portlander to another, thank you for the heart!
Comment: Love the card! Happy Thanksgiving!
Response: Merry Christmas! Busy, busy. LOL
Comment: Many thanks for the wonderful stash of collage papers... I love all of it!
Response: Your're welcome, glad you love what I sent!
Comment: Tysm for the absolutely adorable swap! Wasn't expecting anything more than an ATC! So stunning! You definitely didn't have to stress over it I LOVE it and the stamps!!!
Response: So glad you love what I sent. I had so much fun I'll be trying more. You deserved my best and your gorgeous art just blew me away! Thank you for trading with me.
Blufox421 rated for Spooky Artist Trading COINS on Oct 26, 2018
Response: Thanks for rating!
cerealgirl rated for junk journal supplies - pink on Oct 23, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful selection of pink paper goodies! I especially love the pink doilies and the way you decorated your envelope. It made me so happy to find it in my mailbox! :)
Response: So glad I could send some things you will enjoy and my happy mail brought you a smile. Thanks for the heart.
CAMILES rated for WIYM: 2 Partner Trading Coin Swap on Oct 15, 2018
Comment: Lovely Coin. Thank you
Response: Whew, so glad your swap is safely with you! Thank you for the heart rating.
user2148 rated for Autumn Memorydex Card November on Oct 15, 2018
Comment: The card is sublime! Love it too much to hid it in my memorydex - it will be on my inspiration board for awhile! The papers are amazing! I need to come and play with you!! ❤️ Thanks for everything!
Response: So glad you like what I sent! Thank you for the heart rating. hehe, I love playing with my inks, papers, sprays oh my! Lol
Comment: Very cute. I like the stamp you used on the envelope too. Thank you much and Happy Halloween!
Response: You're very welcome! Thanks for the heart rating. Happy Halloween!
Comment: Thanks so much...cant wait to open it...temptation is ridiculous haha ...so pretty and sparkly =)
Response: LOL It won't be too long now...thank you for the heart rating! No peeking! ;)
Rabbitfreedom rated for UHM: Halloween Card Swap 🎃 on Oct 11, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the fun card and goodies!
Response: You're welcome! Happy October and thanks for the heart rating.
DRMOM rated for CPG Handmade Halloween Card - US Only on Oct 10, 2018
Comment: WOW!!!! What a clever card! I have to know how you made it (please). I kept playing with it all day. Going on my display wall! Thank you.
Response: Hi there, Thank you for the heart rating! Unfortunately I don't have a place to send you to make this card. Another partner sent me one like this 2 years ago and I slid one of the inside sliders out to get the measurements. Pretty easy from there, just takes time to cut all the pieces. lol Good luck and enjoy!
Comment: Oh, thank you so very much for the little stocking (won't open inside or package)...and the wonderful die cuts for my journal - have a wonderful Christmas.....
Response: hehe, Enjoy! Thanks for the heart rating. Can't believe Christmas is right around the corner!
Comment: Super cute!
Response: Thanks! And for the heart rating.

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LMeowkin on Dec 10, 2018:

Thank you SO much for the lovely surprise of the angel stocking stuffer gifts! Wow. Your kindness just grabbed my heart strings. Looking forward to opening on Christmas. It was so very sweet of you to remember me after all this time!

CurlyTea on Nov 27, 2018:

Snowball fight!

OrigamiGrace on Nov 22, 2018:

From Cheap Postage Group!


CurlyTea on Oct 31, 2018:

Happy Halloween!

naturenerd3 on Aug 26, 2018:

Thank you so so much for the angel. I absolutely love it.

LunaMoody on Jul 2, 2018:

Hope you are having a great summer.

Happy 4th of July


CurlyTea on May 29, 2018:

Happy Birthday!

crochetjunkie on May 6, 2018:

Thank you for the surprise pc from your travels! I appreciate you thinking of me!!

HappyMom on May 5, 2018:

Thank you for the postcard from your trip! You sure made my day today - I really appreciate you thinking of me :)

MsRose on May 4, 2018:

Thank you so much for the New York post card That’s where my family is from ! ☮️💁 Cher

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