Swap-bot Time: March 23, 2019 5:41 pm


Date Joined: November 28, 2015
Last Online: March 23, 2019
Birthday: April 27
Country: United States
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  • I finally completed grad school, so I'm back to swap land. I'm currently working for the state and helping individuals with spinal cord injuries. My job allows me to be mobile and see all kinds of folks and hear such interesting stories. I didn't really know where I was going to end up, but I'm pretty happy where I am.

  • I will hopefully be doing monthly creative arts therapy group session with individuals who have traumatic brain injuries. I'm fascinated with the creative arts as a form of therapy, so I'm looking forward to this opportunity.

  • Please, please , please contact me before rating me with a low number if you don't receive your swap. I send them out, but sometimes they do get lost. I'm more than happy to re-send to make sure you get your swap! ^__^

  • I love to explore beadwork. I mainly use seed beads, but I love large, funky beads. Plastic beads with a flat back that have interesting detail are neat, but I don't like pony beads or dull colors. Cabochons and other trinkets with flat backs such as fun buttons are great! I love to use oddities in my art.

  • Trained in darkroom photography and metalsmithing. I love keeping my hands busy creating. If I had my druthers, I would have a studio to pursue these hobbies, however I do not. That's why I bead, sew, and do a few other things in my very spare time. However, I love creating things for people, so I'm hoping to participate in a few more of the handmade items swaps!

  • Cats are my spirit animals. I currently have five cats, Zapp Brannigan, Ginger, Callie, Snickers, & Wendy. They're each silly and special in their own unique ways. I love cat themed items, and I consider myself a bit of a cat lady.

  • In my spare time I dig catching live music, a movie from time to time, and hitting up one of the several amazing parks near me. I like being outside when the weather is decent!

  • Let's see, the more creative the swap, the more I'm probably going to like it. I'm a crafter at heart and appreciate handmade items! I hope to be able to participate in some swaps like that at some point in time.

  • No allergies that I know of. Chocolate is one of my best friends, haha. I love bright and colorful things, the brighter the better usually.

  • I know this is a disjointed profile, but it's just how I roll. I love people, I love crafting, and I just want to participate and enjoy swapping!

  • Most importantly,I get so excited to send and receive snail mail! Each envelope or package is always such a treat, and I like to think that I can put a smile on someone else's face by participating! I love receiving mail art. I just made my first minizine and the swap host said they were addictive. She was correct, and I'm looking forward to making more.

  • I've started making ATCs, and I freaking adore them! However, I'm not one who embellishes them with all the bells and whistles, I'm a good old sharpie/watercolor/paint kind of gal when I make mine. Just wanted to get that out there so no one can't say I didn't warn them! Mine are typically all HD/HP. :)

  • I try to get my swaps out as quickly as possible. I do not flake, and I hope no one does on me. However, I realize this probably happens more often than not. I won't be one of those folks, so no worries here.

  • I have fallen in love with hand binding my own books. Plus, it's a great way for me to use up some of my larger gelli prints. Book making is so calming to me, and I love being able to gift a small one to a person now and then and seeing them light up over it.


*Cats *Beads *Stickers (fun, colorful, animals, insects, sharks, etc) *Neat paper *Washi Tape *Fun envelopes *Chocolate *Kawaii stickers *minizines *nice paper for ATCs *collage materials *ATCs *the weirder the better stuff *gore/taboo/horror stuff *Gelli prints


*Licorice *Fruity teas *junk beads *stick on rhinestones *religious themed things *lots of glitter *disney stickers/kid stickers


Ciska76 rated for OMAE: Exquisite Corpse, Part 1 on Feb 26, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the ATC with a Picasso inspired face. Lovely!
YooperHill rated for Medical Flashcards Challenge on Feb 22, 2019
Comment: I love them. Thank you.
djcamp04 rated for Medical Flashcards Challenge on Feb 21, 2019
Comment: Love the ATCs! Your artwork is great. Thanks for fun swap!
stephiedee rated for OMAE: New Year, New Artistamps on Jan 22, 2019
Comment: Hey Lizzie! Love your artistamps - I don't have any triangle ones yet...those are going to be fun popping onto outgoing stuff (I like "Tetrising" them 😄). Thanks for sharing your homemade paper! You did a really great job on it (I thought it was store-bought stuff).
user2148 rated for OMAE: New Year, New Artistamps on Jan 19, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the fun envie and beautiful fun stamps!! Love them all - and your handmade paper is spectacular!!
mandymo rated for TheDen: Spooky Shrine on Oct 9, 2018
Comment: What!? I can't believe what just came in the mail! My own private mob murder room in a tin! You must have a wonderfully wild mind. When I peek inside I imagine scenes from Resevoir Dogs, The Sopranos or Goodfellas. Soooooooo cool. Thank you so very much for this incredibly unique swap. I absolutely love it!
Response: I have a super wicked mind, and I’m so glad you dig the mob box! I’m terrible at spooky stuff, but I love true crime and all that it encompasses! This was such a fun swap to piece together. :)
ittybittykitty rated for Adult Merit Badges - ATCoins on Sep 18, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the cute coin! Ok, so far it hasn’t subconsciously motivated me either, but I’m hopeful lol!
user6937 rated for Adult Merit Badges - ATCoins on Sep 12, 2018
Comment: Thanks, such a play on a word, lol
BugLeigh rated for Free themed Serial Killer ATC #5 on Aug 21, 2018
Comment: I loved this atc! And I enjoyed your symbols on the envelope🖤
Response: Yay, I’m so glad it made it to you! My mail has been really weird of late, so I always worry! Also super thrilled you liked the card and random symbols! :)
janineureka rated for What the?? challenge on Jul 27, 2018
Comment: I love this ATC you made! I’m lucky to have you as my partner. I’m inspired by what you have made, including the card and envie. Thanks so much.
Response: Yay, I'm so glad you love it. I had so much fun playing with all the WT ? materials, kind of like putting a jigsaw together!
Hotthreads rated for Just Randomness on Jul 27, 2018
Comment: Thank you! I loved it all💌
DeAnnaVarela rated for What the?? challenge on Jul 26, 2018
Comment: Love your ATC! I'm keeping it on my desk to enjoy.
January rated for New-Artist Trading Coin on Jul 24, 2018
Comment: You did an amazing job on the coins! I love them both - thank you so much!
Comment: Was happy to see you were my partner. love what you did with the bright colors and tasteful glitter! I like it a lot. Been thinking about tangling an atcoin, this makes me think I better do it.
stephiedee rated for Freak Flags on Jul 13, 2018
Comment: Ahhh! This flag is so awesome, Lizzie! I love the strawberries and the Vonnegut quote and the beading - you did a great job on it. Now to find a place to hang it. :D Thank you!
Response: Woohoo, fastest mail to FL yet! I'm so glad you like it and it made it to you!
karategirl46 rated for Make Something Artsy/Craftsy on Jul 12, 2018
Comment: Your work is just beautiful! I really admire your talent. Thank you so much for two lovely beaded pieces. The marbled paper one looks like lovers to me! And congratulations on passing your exam! The world needs more people like you.
Response: Yay, I'm super excited you like those pieces. I'm loving mixing medias to make random pieces. I could totally see the marbled paper looking like lovers too! :)
Comment: Very interesting journal page! Lots of neat techniques.thanks so much.
Comment: I love the quote on this one! Great collage too :)
Response: I'm so glad it made it on the first go, haha! :)
Comment: Love the sentiment and the funny design! It's great to be inspired and just GO with it!
Comment: Love your use of color. Got to love paint chips! Thank you

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CurlyTea on Oct 31, 2018:

Happy Halloween!

stephiedee on Oct 27, 2018:

Thank you for the Halloweenies card - I love it! You should use that stamp more often! :D

CurlyTea on Aug 16, 2018:

Never hide your wings!

CurlyTea on Jun 23, 2018:

Thank you so much for the doll parts! I will definitely put them to use. Hugs!

ittybittykitty on May 30, 2018:

Welcome to Weirder Every Day!

CurlyTea on Apr 27, 2018:

Happy Birthday!

SuZignomeMoM on Mar 8, 2018:

He! He!

CurlyTea on Feb 14, 2018:

Bhindblueeyes on Feb 5, 2018:

Thank you for the January muse via MOMMA! I loved the mini envie, and thank you for the stamps! I haven't made many mini envies - just for Christmas as GC holders :) Good luck with future job endeavors!!

oblivionspin on Jan 23, 2018:

Embossing folder- apparently way way cool. I know I had a thing for embossing tea cups and flowers, but can't remember if I kept it where I put it because I'd never seen anything embossed that way before and thusly had no idea it'd be neat. Thanks for the happy mail, if nothing else your embossing will end up used for something

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