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Fabriqueen

Fabriqueen
Date Joined: January 6, 2015
Last Online: October 19, 2018
Birthday: June 23, 1954
Country: United States

About Me

11/10/16 I will be out of town from Friday afternoon(11/11) til Sunday afternoon (11/13) for a church retreat. I will answer any messages when I return. Thanks.

I want to let everyone know that I have not flaked on any swaps. I had a lot going on with my family and had to be out of town for a time, When I got back I messaged a few people that I was back on course then I got hit with a bout of arthritis. Thank God for pain pills - I'm able to move again. I think it was because of dealing with 4 little ones for a week. I have completed a few things that I plan to mail out today. Just know that if I owe you a swap you will get it. I have never gotten this far behind before and I will get caught up. Thank you all for your patience with me.

I'm 60 years old, newly retired from 20 years with Walmart. I now work part time for Lifeway Christian Stores. I have been married to my wonderful Hubby for 35 years this year. We never had any children of our own but we helped raise my little sister who was only 3 when our mother passed away. She now has 6 children and 2 step children ranging in age from 23 down to 6 years old. You know the saying "If I had known grandkids were so much fun I would have had them first" Well, we did that. I love them all (even the ones who are now taller than me and make fun of me because of it). They are just like our own. I love all types of crafts and hobbies. I love all colors but the greatest of all of course is purple. Scrapbooking, book making, journaling and paper crafts seem to be what I've been working on most lately. I also started quilting in 1998. I love swapping with others. I love snail mail. I do not have a URL or website. I guess I need to find out what that is. Please e-mail me with any other information that you need.

Favorite Music

I like most all types of music. I listen mostly to contemporary christian and southern gospel. I also like country and rock oldies. The only things I really do not like is hip hop/rap and jazz.

Favorite Books

Again, I like some of all types of books. Most of the books I have read lately are fiction books set in biblical times. I also like: Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts, Earlene Fowler, Robin Carr, Sheryl Woods, Mary Higgins Clark, And Nicolas Sparks.

Favorite Movies

There's too many to list here but some of my favorites are Sound of Music, Paint Your Wagon, Fiddler On The Roof, Independence Day, Star Wars, The Indiana Jones movies, Air Force One, (yes, I do like Harrison Ford) and several John Wayne movies just to name a few. We watched "God's Not Dead" last night and it was really good.

Favorite Television

Castle, Forever, Blue Bloods, Elementary, Dancing With The Stars, Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars, and American Idol.

Favorite Crafts

Quilting, Embroidery, Scrapbook/journal making, Paper Crafts, Jewelry Making, Photography and I'm working on learning to do more artsy things. I'm not a true artist but I have been playing with the art journaling, zentangle/doodling crafts lately.I'm getting pretty good at drawing things that do not need to be identified as a object. When I need specific shapes, stamps and stencils are my friends. I also like to look for things that can be used in ways other than their original purpose. Example: I found a cell phone case with an interesting cutout design and I bought it for a stencil. I make angels out of the net bath puffs on a string. Things like that. A challenge for the brain.

Favorite Colors

Purple is the #1 color in my opinion but I like all colors. In fabrics I tend to gravitate towards blues as my second choice. I'm not sure why unless it's because it is my Hubby's favorite. Lately I'm drawn to bright colors- oranges, yellows, bright greens, teals, etc. I like all shades from pastels to jewel tones. Really the only color I do not like is gold. I'm not referring to metallic gold but the golds that are just beyond mustard to baby poo.I just can't stand them.

Stuff I Like

Fabrics, Quilting and sewing supplies and patterns, Papers (colored, patterned, embossed, specialty, you name it.) I love anything paper. Paper clips, Brads, Postcards, Ephemera, Interesting cutouts from magazines, Die cuts, Tags, Beads, Buttons, Laces, Trims, Jewelry supplies, Bracelets (even the plastic ones), Washi tape. Stamps, Stencils, used Postage stamps, Pens, Pencils, Markers, Colors, Paints, Glues, Books, both for reading and for crafting with, Bookmarks, Threads, Flosses, Unique fibers, and Specialty yarns, Chocolate.

I'm trying to convince Hubby that I need an Office Depot for my birthday and a Hobby Lobby for Christmas. He's trying to win the lottery for me.

Collections

Angels, Butterflies, Teapots and cup and saucer sets, Lighthouses.

Stuff I Do Not Like

Scented items (allergies), Body sprays and lotions, bath products, (Again, allergies), Coffees and Teas, (Diet Coke is my addiction) Mint candy.

Ratings

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Comment: Great card and goodies!!! Happy Halloween🎃
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Comment: Thank you for the swap. I enjoyed reading your answers!
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Taliesyn rated for Autumn Planner Kit *USA* on Oct 19, 2018
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Comment: I loved my goodies, but it was postmarked 5 days after send by date and I received no communication that said it would be late. I am a pretty laid back person, and know that life takes priority over swapping sometimes , but just a mention of it being late goes a long way.
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Comment: Thank you for the card and stickers! Happy fall to you!
LadyJo rated for TCHH ~ Verse of the Month ~ Oct on Oct 17, 2018
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Comment: I enjoyed the postcard you sent to me! Thankfull for your honesty! I wish you well on living in God's will!
Kraftylady777 rated for ZENTANGLE/DOODLE my STATE! on Oct 17, 2018
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Comment: Sorry for the delay in rating you. This is such an awesome zentangle! Thank you so much!!!
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Comment: thanks for my card...follow that impulse to have a go at art journaling..you can do it in your own book to begin with, then 'graduate' to sharing...I took that plunge and am glad I did..it is such an invitation to more creativity
Quiltbutterfly rated for Card Making Challenge #54 on Oct 17, 2018
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Comment: What a very beautiful card. Thank you so much Also thank you for the extras.
kayebubbly rated for HALLOWEEN CARD SWAP on Oct 16, 2018
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Comment: Ty! Have a great Halloween!
Eulegirl rated for Halloween Card and Goodies #2 on Oct 15, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the card and fun stickers!
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Comment: thank you for your answers!
valentina22 rated for A.I. -Coins - Coloring book on Oct 14, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty coins-I can't wait to color the blank one. thanks for the lovely stickers and notecard!!
christy102194 rated for Letter Set Letter USA #17 on Oct 14, 2018
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Comment: What a fun flamingo letter set! I'm SO ready for fall too - the thing is, Chicago went RIGHT into winter -.- last week on Tuesday, it was 82. Thursday? 42!! insanity. Congrats on your weightloss! The retreat sounds like a fun time, enjoy! I definitely recommend Goodreads for keeping track of how many books you read. As you mentioned your collections, I am definitely a hoarder too :P
pernie123 rated for SMSUSA: Four Out the Door #2 on Oct 13, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for paper items and interesting letter.You forgot to mention name of swap. Fall foliage not so beautiful due to too much rain. May frost tonight.
Sagebrushs rated for Halloween Card Swap on Oct 13, 2018
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Comment: Thank you and Happy Halloween.
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Comment: Thank you for these lovely Christmas cards!
MissPaula rated for Happy Halloween! on Oct 12, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the sweet swap, Diane! Candy candy Candy! They sell it to you in September so you eat it and have to buy more by October end. I'm doing my part! = )
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Comment: Thank you. Love San Antonio. My entire family enjoyed the River-walk. I wasn't to fond of the Alamo but my husband and boys were.
manme rated for WIYM: 2 Partner Trading Coin Swap on Oct 11, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much! Your ATCoin is wonderful and so well done. ❤️

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bjansen on Aug 23, 2018:

Wanted to post an update, thanks so much for the rating, glad everything showed up:) Happy Swapping!!!!!

bjansen on Aug 21, 2018:

Hi there have sent you 2 messages and you have yet to read them. It has been over a week since the super 7 swap has been delivered to you. (Via tracking) Would really like a rating or a message back from you. I know sometimes we get busy with life however you have been on every day since then, thanks!

jaimierandolph on Jul 10, 2018:

Newbie Friendly-Profile Bible verse #2

1 John 4:19

We love because HE first loved us.

Leftie on Jul 10, 2018:

Newbie Friendly-Profile Bible Verse #1

Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord. Psalms 150:6

Sophie1002 on Jul 9, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Quote #3

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking,

because her trust is not on the branch but on her own wings.

sierraispure on Jul 9, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Quote #3
"we are made of all those who have built and broken us"

~ a t t i c u s

sierraispure on Jul 9, 2018:

Newbie Friendly- Profile Bible Verse #2

katmandu on Jul 9, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Quote #3

-Katina

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“There are two kinds of folks who sit around thinking about how to kill people: psychopaths and mystery writers. I'm the kind that pays better. Who am I?”

-Richard Castle

HannahsMommy07 on Jul 9, 2018:

God is your refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. Psalm 46 * 1

astrodogg on Jul 8, 2018:

"We love because he first loved us." - 1 John 4:19  (NIV)

Happy Sunday! ❤

~Paola

Swap: Newbie Friendly - Profile Bible Verse #1

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