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DragonflyDaisy

DragonflyDaisy
Date Joined: July 30, 2017
Last Online: June 19, 2020
Birthday: May 26
Country: United States

About Me

***NOTE: I work in a hospital and am potentially exposed to the coronavirus daily, so I am hesitant to join swaps right now because of the risk of unintentionally exposing someone to the virus. I am missing the creative outlet swap-bot gives me, but I want to be as safe as possible to those around me. Thanks for understanding. I will be checking in off and on.

I am a wife and the mother of three kids that are mostly grown. I work full-time as a medical transcriptionist. I enjoy crafting, reading, camping and spending time with family and friends. Some of my favorite times are spent crafting with my BFF and/or shopping for craft supplies! We make a yearly adventure of going to the scrapbook expo near us. I am a member of a card making club that meets monthly to make cards. I am a Christian and believe in God and in my Savior Jesus Christ. Although we all have different beliefs, I believe that we can respect each other and get along with each other.

I like songs from all music genres, but I would say my favorite is that awesome 80's music!

I enjoy reading. One of my favorite authors is Amy Harmon. If you haven't had a chance to read anything she has written, you are missing out and need to give her books a try!

The only movies I don't enjoy are horror movies; otherwise, I am up for a good movie!

I am a TV junkie! I have a favorite show for every day of the week and love to use my DVR! I usually craft while watching one of my shows!

My favorite craft is card making. I send most of my cards at Christmas and enjoy making and sending Christmas cards. I enjoy crafting and being creative. I like to try new techniques. My newest craft hobby is bookfolding which I have really enjoyed. It looks harder than it is, although it is time consuming. I also enjoy doing ATC's, inchies, altered Rolos/MemoryDex cards, and tags. Mixed media art and collage fascinate me, but I am still learning the process of letting go of the clean lines and having things "perfect" and just going with the flow and embracing the creative commotion!

Some of my favorite things are dragonflies, butterflies, hummingbirds, lady bugs, flowers, leaves, anything fall, snowflakes, anything winter/Christmas, steampunk, paisley, owls, peacocks, feathers, keys, fairies, gnomes, mushrooms and woodland animals like fox, deer, elk, moose, bear, hedgehogs, etc. I honestly don't have a favorite color and basically like them all equally. I love texture and like to touch things. Needless to say, I don't like signs that say, "Do Not Touch!" I love quotes and words!

Although I am a Christian, I would prefer not to receive images of crosses. I do not drink alcohol or coffee and would prefer not to have items with these themes. Also please do not send me crude or inappropriate things.

I basically have two hobbies ~ crafting and collecting things to craft with. I enjoy collecting everyday ephemera to upcycle/recycle to incorporate into my crafts such as stamps, packaging, junk mail, envelopes, pop cans, material from old clothing, lace, fibers, leather from old belts and purses especially if it has an embossed design, jewelry, watches, and cool tags off of things I have bought ~ I have even bought a shirt because I loved the tag that was on it so much! ;) lol

My favorite season is fall and I wish it would last longer. I just love the crisp fall air and beautiful fall colors, but who doesn't love a fresh snowfall in the winter, a spring rainstorm or a cool breeze on a hot summer day! There is something to enjoy every day!

EXTRAS: Although extras can be fun, please don't feel you need to include them to receive a heart. I would rather you take the "extra" time working on the swap for me than you taking time to look for "extras" to include with your swap!

I only push the sent button after I have dropped the swap off at the post office or the blue mailbox. If you do not receive a swap marked sent, it is lost in the mail. Please message me if this happens, and I will resend. Also please let me know if one of my swaps ever comes owing postage, so I can send you money to cover it. I don't always go inside the post office to have them weigh it because I have a scale and do my best to put adequate postage on, but I have noticed at my own post office different postal workers are more strict and require more postage than others.

I also have two USA only groups here on swap-bot if you would like to check them out to see if they interest you and to see if you meet the qualifications to join. They are:

Technique Adventures click here

USA Upcycle/Recycle Crafting Fun click here

Ratings

AmyMarie rated for Faux Postage Stamps - US/NA on Apr 5, 2020
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Comment: You did a wonderful job making these faux postage stamps! I appreciate you including the extras using actual postage stamps. A cool idea and they turned out nicely.
Response: Thanks for the kind words AmyMarie! I am happy you liked what I made for you. It was a fun swap and I will definitely make the faux stamps again. Happy crafting! :)
luluvision rated for USA: Puzzle Collaboration #10 on Mar 27, 2020
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Comment: I love the piece you created for me!! What a great idea to emboss on black paper. Very pretty! Thank you so much!
Response: I'm happy you liked what I made for you! Thank you for the heart. Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Lisapotterylady rated for Recycle a Pop Can on Mar 21, 2020
5
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Comment: I love everything in this swap! You did a great job with the card ~ the colors and the textures! I don't mind the rivets, they are very subtle. And I really really love the embossed copper piece! It definitely will NOT be thrown away And the dies are great also. I don't have a die cutter so those are always appreciated. I am staying well. My county has a lot of cases but my town doesn't have any (that have been reported). Everyone is being careful anyway.
Response: I'm happy you liked what I made for you. Thank you for the heart. Stay healthy! Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Poeprincess rated for Tile Technique on Mar 19, 2020
5
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Comment: I love this card! You are right, it does remind me of travel and I like the colors! Thank you for the extras and for being my partner.
Response: I am happy you liked what I made for you. Thank you for the heart. Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
ArtyBeth3 rated for CF: Paper Pieced Card on Mar 11, 2020
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Comment: The flower you paper pieced was a good image to use. Itโ€™s lovely! It fit nicely with the verse you used - With God all things are possible (Matthew 19:26). ๐ŸŒธ
Response: Thank you Beth! I am happy you liked what I made for you. Thank you for hosting this fun swap. Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜€
ArtyBeth3 rated for CF: Embossing Folder Layers Swap on Feb 25, 2020
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Comment: What a lovely collection of embossed layers. The metal ones are interesting; Iโ€™ve heard about cutting different textures but really havenโ€™t experimented too much.The window & butterfly frame one are elegant. Oh, so many to create with . Thank you!
Response: I'm happy you like what I sent you and hope you have fun crafting with them. I always like trying something new and experimenting. It would be so fun if we could all get together and craft together! Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
susieq40 rated for CF: Embossing Folder Layers Swap on Feb 21, 2020
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Comment: Omg, what a great batch of paper, never had. This type of folders, you are a great artist....thank you for challenging me....happy dance. โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ
Response: Yay! I am happy you liked the folders that I picked to emboss for you. Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
scrappermama rated for USA: Puzzle Collaboration #8 on Feb 19, 2020
5
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Comment: Woot woot! Got my puzzle piece!!! Thank you for resending! Love it!!!! Very kewl! Loving those extra bits too!! TYVVM!!
Response: Yay! I am so happy it finally made it's way home to you and I am glad you liked what I made for you! Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Heynowokay rated for USA: Puzzle Collaboration #9 on Feb 18, 2020
5
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Comment: Even though weโ€™ve been paired up several times, I love that each piece youโ€™ve sent is different but they are all fantastic. I love the die cut on this piece, and thank you for the beautiful card. It will get put to good use! :)
Response: Thank you for the kind words! I am really loving this puzzle collab swap. It's so fun to see the creativity of everyone. See you in the swaps again soon! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
renmagpie rated for Adhesive Sheet Texture Technique on Feb 9, 2020
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Comment: Oh my gosh, this ATCoin is stunning! I really love how you utilised this technique and now I'm going to have to try it with my distress ink too. :D I used the adhesive sheets from the tutorial, and from the sounds of it, I'm glad that I did! Thank you for introducing this technique to my repertoire - and for the stunning coin. xoxo
Response: You are so sweet! Thank you for the kind words! I am happy you liked what I made for you! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Thanks for joining me in playing with this new technique - I think it's fun to experiment and try new things - even if they sometimes don't work as planned - lol! ๐Ÿคฃ See you in the swaps again soon!
LindaW rated for Recycle Those Christmas Cards! on Feb 7, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for everything you sent. I like the tag, journal card, and card topper. They are very nice. Youโ€™re so creative! Hopefully you can come to Hawaii sometime.
Response: Thank you for the kind words Linda! I am happy you liked what I made for you! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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Comment: As always, a gorgeous card. Thank you very much.
Response: Thank you! You are so sweet! I am happy you liked it. See you in the swaps again soon! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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Comment: Michele,Wow you really did a amazing job with the calendar recycle.I thought I was good with calendar but you way outdid me.Thank you so much for all the thought and time you put into the package you sent,I really appreciate it.It is beautiful.
Response: Awww - thank you for the kind words! I'm happy you liked what I made for you and I was excited to show you the beautiful winter wonderland we have in my neck of the woods! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
ArtyBeth3 rated for CF: SNOW Scavenger Hunt on Jan 17, 2020
5
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Comment: Great job on your first scavenger hunt! I love the item(s) you chose for each letter. I will have fun using them. Your mailing envelope was lovely too. Nice & flowery.
Response: I am happy you liked what I sent for you! Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Frickenjazzed rated for Interactive Christmas Card on Dec 16, 2019
5
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Comment: Oh my gosh, I love this reindeer and his jiggling all the way! Hehe. Thanks so much!
Response: I hoped you'd get a kick out of it! :) I am happy you liked what I made for you! Merry Christmas!
BrandiAlexander rated for Altered Tickets: Christmas on Dec 12, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank You
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart.
bb2 rated for Recycled/Upcycled Christmas Card on Dec 10, 2019
5
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Comment: I'll never get tired of receiving your beautiful cards. You do such a nice job, even with recycled materials. I do like the popular red truck with tree design. Merry Christmas to you and yours, also.
Response: Joan, you are so sweet! Thank you for the kind words. I am happy you liked what I made for you. I wrangled a couple of my coworkers to give me their company party invitations so I can use them for a project too - haha! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I liked how your card turned out, so I might recreate the topper for myself to use as a journal page or scrapbook page. Merry Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„
sweetgypsy rated for Make a shaker. on Dec 9, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful Christmas shaker card and the little tags! Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year too! :)
Response: I am happy you liked what I made for you. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Merry Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„
thequilterslink rated for Christmas Tags on Dec 9, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful tags! Fun swap
Response: You are very welcome! Merry Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„
RiverTopanga rated for Christmas Embellishments on Dec 5, 2019
5
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Comment: Oh My Gosh, Michele! These are so beautiful! I have never been able to get the hand of making shakers.. they always stick on the sides of the tape used to raise them. Ugh! You will have to share your secret sometime :-) The snowflake one does have a soft texture.. so cool! Must have been a beautiful office party invite! And the green swirl is fascinating on the tree one! I keep looking for the black swirls on it :-) THANK YOU. <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3
Response: Awww - thank you for the kind words. I am so happy you liked the shakers. The trick to help them not stick is to use an embossing buddy or baby powder on the sides. The powder makes it not sticky anymore and it also helps to reduce static on the acetate just wipe it clean after you powder everything up. Hope the tip helps. Happy crafting! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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