Swap-bot Time: June 24, 2018 9:15 pm


Date Joined: July 4, 2009
Last Online: June 24, 2018
Birthday: May 7, 1974
Country: United States
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6/23/18 we found my son Bradley and the mental health court is going to place him permanently into a mental institution. He is 21

My daughter's newest baby, Nolan is 6 months and only 7 pounds, so he was admitted to loma Linda children's hospital for tests.

There is a lot going on here, and it's summer, so it's too hot!!!!!

I finally got a job that I should start within 2 weeks. I'm not going to host much until I know what schedule I'm on. I will still host July /5/5 ATC swap

I'm pretty awesome. I may cut back some in June. I'm still looking for a job or to move. The desert sucks! To hot! No jobs locally. At least not many.

I'm a widow on s fixed income. If you join one of my swaps and flake, making so I have to Angel I will never let you into another one of my swaps. It is time consuming if I have to make and send extras and I have to put out extra postage. So..... Don't be a ❄❄❄ flaker.

6/7 2018 I'm angeling the following swaps, the letter P ATC in progress

My daughter is selling Jamberry nail stuff @squishyn29 I'll get her to hook up her Facebook to swapbot. She doesn't have time to swap because she has 3 babies, and she's not crafty! Don't know how that happened.

If you are joining my swap please read the description and rules. If I set the parameters at 10 swaps completed, then you need to have 10 swaps completed. If not, I'm sorry I will drop you from swap.

Swaps I'm regularly hosting

I just started the alphebet ATC series

Newbie and beginner friendly ATC

9 random inchies

Adult coloring page atc

4 random twinchies

5/5 ATC

_________ atc inside and out (decorated envie and ATC)

A message about swaps I host.

I try very hard to weed out flakers and drama. But sometimes things get past me. I will Angel if needed, maybe not with the exact theme of the swap, but I will send out something to cover your trouble. Remember snail mail is not instant mail and from USA to other countries can take more than 2 weeks.

I really love swapping and do not want any drama, I just want to trade art. So I will avoid swaps where I know problem swappers have joined.

Pet peeves: please do not steal my swaps. I have tried to come up with unique ideas. If you want to host a swap international that I'm only hosting in USA that's fine but do not copy and paste and use my same title. I just don't think it's in good taste to do this and I always say " how would you like it done to you".

About Me


44 years old. Widow of 6 years. Living in California with my 16 year old son, 3 dogs and 3 cats. I live next door to my daughter Brandy @squishyn29 She has 3 lil boys. Emerson age 3 Oliver age 2 and Nolan a newborn who was born with disabilities. She lives with her boyfriend. She also has custody of my 20 year old disabled son , her brother Bradley aka Beasley. He can not live on his own, ever.

I have a 25 year old son who lives in Michigan, he is a nurse at a pain management clinic at University of Michigan.

My dogs are Easter Bunny a chijuawa, Fiona a Cairn terrier and Zoe my boxer/pit mix. My cats are Snowwhite, Sunday and Peanut. They are all fixed.

Favorite Crafts

ATC's, inchies, twinchies and skinnies! I love paper crafting! I used to crochet, cross-stitch and sew. My late husband was a woodworker, in fact he helped with a few of my cards that had wooden elements that were swapped here.

Sometimes I scrapbook, but really not to much anymore, I never was very good at it and my penmenship is not so good.

I love rubber stamps. Paper, note cards, I have probably 500 brand new Christmas cards and I have only a couple people to send them to.

Just starting out with pocket letters and really like them.

I also used to make matchboxes and altered Domino's.

Themes and art styles

Themes I like

Cats, owls, birds, vintage, dogs

Artistic medium

I like to draw, I love using gelly roll pens. I also like to cut and paste, collage, rubber stamp.

About Me

Actors: Robert Dinero, Christopher Walken, Al Pacino

Animal: any

Bird: owl, quail

Cartoon characters: holly hobbie,, smurfs, strawberry shortcake. I was a 1980s kid so I'm nostalgic for that era.

Color: metallics, jewels, rich colors

Collect: owls, cats, antique photos pre 1920

Drink: water, am\ pm coffee

Email: candyn29@gmail.com

Food: any

Facebook: Candy Risner

Games: covet

Grandchildren: Emerson and Oliver

Holidays: easter, Valentine's and Halloween

Hobbies; crafting

Interests: too many

Instagram: #candyn29

Job: property management

Kids: 4. Ages 25, 22, 19, 15. My 25 yr old son is a nurse and starts college to become a physicians assistant. Brandy is 22 and has 2 boys and she is the care taker of my 20year old son who has multiple disabilities. And my 15 year son is a snotty teenager 😢 but he's not a trouble maker.

Movies: Viet nam type, mobster, scar face, casino the deer hunter, full metal jacket. Overboard, steel magnolias, joy luck club, SHAG THE MOVIE!!!!!

Music: classic rock, 90s alternative. Steely Dan, Gerry Rafferty, Janis Joplin, e.l.o

Nope; anime, kawaii, horror, crude.

Occupation: property management and eviction specialist. I love doing that. I don't like evicting good people, but I do enjoy evicting the bad ones!

Pandora playlist: eagles, 1970s rock, Joe Walsh, Gerry Rafferty , moody blues, america, electric light orchestra.

Pets: 3 dogs, 3 cats

Paper crafts: ATC, skinnies, matchboxes inches, twinchies.

Religion: catholic but attended 7th day adventist

Sea life: Manatees

Swaps: ATC , skinnies

Singers: Joe Walsh, Paul McCartney , Stevie nicks

Songs: sailing Christopher cross, Mr blue sky e.l.o.

Tea: for my daughter @squishyn29 but she doesn't have time to swap because she's a full time mommy.

T.V.: greys anatomy, svu, hulu

Wants: happiness

Weekends: antiquing garage sales, swap meet and thrift stores.

YouTube: documentaries.

Risque swaps

I like most forms of humor. Vintage tasteful nudes. Funny memes. Thought provoking cards. Swear words are fine. I like holidays. You will not offend me if you send me a religious ATC , you will not offend me if you send me a pegan themed ATC. I like to learn about different religions and ideas, I have studied some of Wiccan and peganism.

You will offend me if you just don't send.

Wish list

Wish list

It's at the bottom because it's not that important.

Peices of lace, vintage photos. If you send my cabinet cards I do not cut them up, they are out away.

I would really like some images of 1950/60s housewives. Color, ATC sized.

I love stickers, I probably have to many, but I love quality stickers. If I'm sent sticker flakes or Dollar store stickers I give those to Emerson, he loves to wear them. He also loves to stick them to the floor and the fridge.

Childrens book pages with quality images.

Not interested

I'm am not to interested in Asian style ATC's, any ATC with a horror theme. Not so much into hello Kitty, or the sanrio stuff.

In pocketletters you do NOT need to send tea or coffee. I do not use them.


Chrissiemeade85 rated for Lady with a hat ATC on Jun 22, 2018
MarianPater rated for Doggerfly ATC on Jun 21, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful doggerfly Atc and extra's. Love it!
Gwillisinc rated for EASU: ATC featuring Circles on Jun 14, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the Circle Owls -love the circle purlish pager too.
tristitia rated for Automobile ATC on Jun 13, 2018
Comment: Love it - thank you! I also loved the grumpy cat envelope :)
Comment: Thank you very much very well done, I love the atc's.
bbsporty rated for Paper Bomb on Jun 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you for an awesome swap! I love the variety of things that you included!
Ukucaitie rated for Catterfly ATC on Jun 9, 2018
Comment: Thank you so very much for the very cute Catterfly! When my daughter and I opened it, be both said "AWwwww!!" at the same time! Loved it! Thanks!
me2az50 rated for Butterfly ATC on Jun 8, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the Butterfly ATC and the goodies.
Comment: Very beautiful! Thank you! Love the extras as well :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the cute ATC.
Poeprincess rated for 4 random twinchies , on Jun 7, 2018
Comment: Lovely Twinchies & extras, Candy. Thank you for your creativity!
Kskollections rated for Dr Pepper ATC (USA) on Jun 6, 2018
Comment: Love it!
Comment: Love, love... LOVE the cute Owl...... thank you so much (I confess I love the google eyes, it brings me found memories of when I used to teach and do art projects that I had so much fun with. Thank you for the goodie too. Happy mail with happy memories, a delightful trip to the mailbox today!
Comment: Hello Candy Received your swap today and I love the cute owl. ♥️♥️♥️ Thank you also for the extras and the beautiful card.♥️♥️♥️
Comment: So cute!
Nehalennia rated for Mermaid ATC inside and out on Jun 3, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for your beautiful ATC and envelope, and also the extras. Love what you made and sent me <3
creationsbytee rated for EASU: Free Themed ATC Swap on Jun 2, 2018
Comment: Cute ATC! Thank You.
MistressKitten rated for Fish ATC on Jun 1, 2018
Comment: I LOVED all of it. Thank you 😍
Response: Cool beans. Thank you
cerealgirl rated for Flamingo ATC on Jun 1, 2018
Comment: I LOVE your flamingo ATC!!! I love the super-bright colours you used and I really love how you drew the flamingo! Thank you so much! :) Thank you, as well, for the extra goodies! :)
Response: I really liked this enough to keep it, but its fun to share

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misumisu22 on Jun 22, 2018:


mandy12578 on Jun 15, 2018:

I just wanted to say Thank you so much for sending me something, after my partner flaked, even after I told you it wasn't necessary. You really did a beautiful job on the ATC you sent, I love it !! You're a great host, I know I'm still rather new & have only been in 7 or so swaps so far, but I hope all the hosts are as helpful & kind as you've been. I've been lucky so far, all the hosts & people I've swapped with have been AMAZING (with the exception of the flaker of coarse) Well anyway I just wanted to say Thanks & wish you a wonderful weekend.

Beginner/Newbie friendly ATC Swap #5

Mimi7 on Jun 1, 2018:

Candy Please thank Brandy for the Jamberry sample Thanks for the lovely Owl ATC and thanks for the extras. Thanks so much for angeling this swap :)

Katsura on May 25, 2018:

Thank you for angeling for the Beginner ATC #1 swap. Your ATC is lovely <3 Thank you for the extras, too.

Candyn29 on May 5, 2018:


Onaki on Mar 31, 2018:

It keeps me very busy as well! Thank you for joining my swaps. <3

creatingsomethingspecial on Feb 15, 2018:

Thank you so much for Angeling the Winter ATC :) You are so sweet and a great host:)

Lilianders on Nov 28, 2017:

Thank you for being an angel in the ATC Swap with lovely cards and tags! A heart extra for you❤️

CurlyTea on Nov 23, 2017:

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