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Fabriqueen

Fabriqueen
Date Joined: January 6, 2015
Last Online: May 31, 2020
Birthday: June 23, 1954
Country: United States

About Me

3/9/19

I want to apologize to everyone who has received late swaps, undecorated swaps and swap with no extras. My husband has had health issues over the last month and it finally resulted in him begging to go to the emergency room 7 days ago. He has had a lot of pain. I have tried hard to keep up with him, work, and swaps all at the same time. I have run behind on all of the above. We just came home from the hospital today and I will get everything caught up, including rating. I have done some of the writing swaps from the hospital thus no or little decoration or extras. My friend was sweet enough to come by here and feed my kitty and throw a few things in a bag for me. You work with what you get. I was working on one swap when he needed to go and I just left and I find I have one very dried up stamp pad. I forgot to close it. Please forgive me and give me a couple of days or so to catch up. If you are a person who prays please pray for us, this isn't over yet. I'm holding faith that we will walk into the doctor's office Friday and she will say "It was just a tumor, No Cancer." Everyone of you will hear me singing God's praises. You will know it's me because I can't sing worth a darn. LOL! I love and appreciate all the friends I have made on Swap- bot. I think swapping will help keep me sane as we move along here.

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

denisedecker58 rated for Mailbox Blues #6 on May 31, 2020
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nikkig8403 rated for Beautiful Quotes - Pinterest Swap on May 31, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your quotes with me. ISome of them really hit home for me!
dorcii rated for E-mail swap - 250 questions survey on May 31, 2020
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Comment: Thanks a lot for your responses :) I'm also afraid of spiders and I also want to go to Washington state!! We also like the same sweets, Reeses and Hershey are my favourite sweets from US! I saw you would like to learn Spanish: maybe you can try Duolingo, you can learn there many languages for free :)
loey rated for Mailbox Blues #6 on May 30, 2020
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Comment: This is a GORGEOUS card, thank you!
usctrojans79 rated for Quick Turnaround PC Swap #4 on May 29, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
ToujoursMoi rated for booklet sample swap on May 28, 2020
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Comment: As always it is such a pleasure to receive a swap from you. This one was no exception. Thank you so much for all the generous goodies. I love them
kasa rated for Celebrities' Birthdays on May 28, 2020
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ayahsantos rated for Boring or dull postcard #7 on May 28, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much!! Yeah! I've never heard of Gila monster before. Take Care!!
Icrum rated for Let's Talk About...#4 on May 28, 2020
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Comment: I loved to know a bit of your Sugar! She sounds wondeful and cute! Also such a cute letter set! Stay safe and healthy, you and your kitty :3
pattiairel rated for Happy Maill Swap on May 28, 2020
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Comment: thanks for a nice swap♥♥♥ Nice to meet you at my mailbox again!!♥♥
Elliepatterson rated for Leaving kindness on May 27, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for your kind words❤️
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Comment: I love the idea of both of the smart machine..especially the toliet. :)
Aeon rated for One Deco - May on May 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the Natural Wonders deco and the fun extras!
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Comment: Both excellent ideas! I picture the bed maker to be like those toilet covers in some airports... sort of sweep across the bed. That would be one fantastic set of sheets - my back would certainly be grateful! And the toilet bowl idea... just genius! Who likes that job in the house??? Thanks for such great ideas! Now we need to find someone to put them into action 🙂
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful square you made! I love the colors you chose!! Thank you for the extra fabric! A pleasure to swap with you again!!
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Comment: I need both of your inventions, too! Especially the toilet one, that would be amazing. 😆
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Comment: Even a maid Would help w that tho. How’ve u been
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Comment: I want those 2 things too. It would be scary if the bed did malfunction with a cat on it though. I love your idea. Thanks for playing.
arimails rated for Funny Names Survey E-Swap on May 25, 2020
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Comment: i enjoyed reading, thanks for sharing!

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CraftyShana76 on May 30, 2020:

Hi! I have sent you a couple messages which it shows you haven’t read yet. Can you please get back to me? Thank you!! I hope your hubby is doing better.

PineappleTarts on May 13, 2020:

Hope you are well. Try to stay positive, happiness looks gorgeous on you. Wishing you a wonderful day!

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SatisHuman on May 11, 2020:

Your are an amazing person and a wonderful friend! You brighten up everyone's life and bring a little joy to the world each day!

Leaving kindness swap

mkaylee455 on May 10, 2020:

Hello! Happy Sunday! Just a friendly reminder that you are an amazing person and you are enough! Your voice matters! You belong! You are loved. You can get through hard times. You are accepted as yourself, just as you are. :)

SWAP: Leaving kindness

desertdoll on Apr 25, 2020:

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jaimierandolph on Apr 2, 2020:

Swap: Mega Profile Bible Verse Swap #1

Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Hugs, jaimierandolph P.s. Don't forget to rate...

Snaileditcrafts on Apr 2, 2020:

Hello! The Swap, "1 Page Letter #8" is on its way! Happy Swapping! Stay safe and Healthy! h

CookieMomster78 on Apr 1, 2020:

Finally, all of you, be like- minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble . 1 Peter 3:8

simplyjeannette on Apr 1, 2020:

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 1 Corinthians 13:4-5

IDreamOfAfrica on Apr 1, 2020:

There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called.

Ephesians 4:4 | NIV |

Mega Profile Bible Verse Swap #1

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