Swap-bot Time: October 28, 2020 5:07 pm


Date Joined: June 20, 2015
Last Online: October 28, 2020
Birthday: June 5
Country: United States

About Me

My name is Denise.

PLEASE NOTE: I haven’t been active for a couple of years. My last 2 swaps did not go well. I have contacted them, but no response yet. I am trying to redeem myself. I am starting with small simple swaps. Please give me a chance to make it up to the SwapBot community.

My goal in life is to move back to my hometown of Lawrence KS. GO KU!!

I'm one of those annoying, happy, cheery morning people that non-morning people love to hate.

People tell me that I am pretty optimistic. One of those the-glass-is-half-full kind of people. I think the grass is always greener just means I have to mow less!!

I love science fiction (especially Star Trek), astronomy, books and the great outdoors.

Favorite Books

I read all the time. That may be a little exaggeration, because I have to sleep sometime. My favorite authors are Douglas Adams, Christopher Moore, Richard Kadrey, Connie Willis and Sherri S. Tepper. I read mostly science fiction, and non-fiction history.

Favorite Movies

I love movies. I could live in a movie theater and be happy. I can never pick just one when someone asks for my favorite.

I love old monster, B-movies from the 50s and 60s, like The Crawling Hand or The Thing with 1000 Eyes.

I like old musicals.

I re-watch 80's movies all the time.

Two movies I never get tired of watching, no matter how many times I have seen them: Dogma and Spaceballs.

And, I will watch anything with Simon Pegg.

Favorite Crafts

My grandmother taught me to do ribbon embroidery. My mom taught me to crochet. I used to do cross stitch, but my eyes have gotten too bad.

My favorite is recording memories in my smash journal. I've been keeping one since my teenage years, I didn't realize there was a name for it until recently. I use all kinds of printed papers, die cuts, stickers, ephemera, photos, and more. I like using watercolors, pastels (chalk and oils) and charcoal. It's like journaling, but with a little art and collecting thrown in.

Themes and other things

Favorite Animals: turtles, pink flamingos, penguins, bugs and insects

Favorite Comics: Tank Girl, Fables, X-Men

Favorite Colors: orange, pink and green

Favorite Flowers: Shasta daisies and black eyed susans. Any daisies really.

Other stuff I like:

Sailboats and hot air balloons

Plaids, polka dots and paisley

robots, aliens, spaceships and rockets

Old barns, silos and windmills

Colorful, antique, strange, fanciful or unique doors

mythical creatures ie: dragons, Bigfoot, sphinx, banshees....

Random Things

I can always use die cuts and ephemera for my journals.

I hand draw mazes.

I hate the cold, so late spring to early fall is my favorite time of the year. I try to spend as much time outdoors as I can.

One day I would really love to go to Russia.

I have a fascination for conspiracy theories. The weirder the better. I just like to figure out how they got started, where they came from and other random information.

I am "totally" in love with Simon Pegg. If I were a teenage girl my walls would be covered with posters.

Do you ever get a really great rating with a wonderful comment, then wonder, wait, what did I send? I'm pretty forgetful. Maybe I should write this stuff down.


patricia8288 rated for A Note For You # 71 on Oct 28, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the fabulous swap, I really appreciate the vintage paper.
usctrojans79 rated for Non-touristy Postcards Swap on Oct 26, 2020
Comment: hi Denise, that sounds like a fascinating book (despite starting out with a dead child) ... really wonderful that you have the appetite & imagination for such interesting reads! have a great week ahead :) [the notecard was adorable > have it on my bulletin board!]
Honeyloveart rated for Non-touristy Postcards Swap on Oct 24, 2020
Comment: Very cool PC thank you Denise!!
Comment: Thank you so much for the great mix of goodies! I can't wait to use these on my ATC!
Comment: I did not receive anything. I am sorry. If I ever receive, I will give the rating again.
user6937 rated for EJ: Scavenger hunt October 2017 on Dec 5, 2017
Comment: Have waited since you said you'd dropped the swap off at the PO on Nov 4; have to rate now, since you haven't been on SB since Nov 9. Received a beautiful postcard, angeled by @Angie, the host of the swap.
Mybeautyfullmess rated for 20 Stickers x2 #2 on Oct 26, 2017
LaurenPappas rated for 20 Stickers x2 #2 on Oct 16, 2017
DeidreArt rated for CPG Send a Weird PC - Global on May 11, 2017
Comment: Sorry for the delayed rating! I really appreciated your YMCA PC!
KSENiA rated for CL: What are you reading? (March) on Apr 22, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the postcard and for sharing your read.
Comment: Denise: Thank you SO MUCH for the fabulous assortment of stamps! You really sent a diverse bunch of beauties and i just loved them all!!!! Oh my and so MANY!!!!! just goes to show: FANTASTIC things come in small packages!!! Happy Spring, LOVELY lady!!
Response: I'm glad you liked them. Have fun!
mellyrose89 rated for CL: Read in January Rec PC on Apr 2, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much! :)
Comment: Hi! Thanks so much for the great envie! ♥
Comment: Fun card with lots to look for! Thanks, Denise this is aood one!
Response: Woo-hoo!!! So glad you got it.
doulakk rated for <1 oz Journal Fodder on Mar 20, 2017
Comment: Thanks so much for joining my swap! I am sure that I can use all the goodies!! ♥
Response: Yeah! I'm so glad you got it.
smmarrty rated for JJJ: Send 10 words on Mar 17, 2017
Comment: Thanks again - I appreciate the resend. You could have saved yourself a stamp and sent them together! ; )
Response: Thank you. I'm glad yo got it this time. I owed you 2 swaps, so I felt it was only right to send you 2.
smmarrty rated for JJJ: Magazine/Catalog Scraps on Mar 17, 2017
Comment: Thank you! I can and will use these in my art journals. I will let you know if envelope #1 ever shows up - thanks so much for the resend.
Response: Thank you.
AZmom875 rated for JJJ: Send 10 words on Mar 17, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the envelope full of fun.
Response: I am glad you like it. Mostly, I'm just glad it finally got there! Thank you.
AZmom875 rated for JJJ: Magazine/Catalog Scraps on Mar 17, 2017
Comment: Thank you did a super job on this swap.
Response: Thank you.

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doulakk on Feb 13, 2017:

Welcome to our group!
Please join one or two swaps!

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tcornell on Oct 25, 2016:

flamingos Hello! Just dropping by to say "Hi!". Hope all is well your way and wishing you an amazing week!

RyeRye on Oct 13, 2016:

Welcome to Inspiration Station!

tcornell on Oct 10, 2016:

Thank you for stopping by my profile and checking on me- I am actually on the Gulf side of Florida, rather than the Atlantic; so we just had a bit of wind from Matthew over here. I appreciate your concern though! Hugs, Tracy

damilola on Oct 7, 2016:

Thank you bunches for the great Random Envie from the Manic Magpies group ! I am in a crafty mood and it came at the perfect time !

tcornell on Sep 24, 2016:

Thanks for stopping by my profile ;)

tcornell on Sep 22, 2016:

Happy Autumn to you! Autumn

thepinkaholic on Jun 7, 2016:

Saw this and thought of you...

Paige1900 on Apr 13, 2016:

Yes the "word" UFO is perfectly fine for the 1 Word = 3 PC Swap

LavenderSprinkles on Mar 31, 2016:

Thank you so much for your card. I will reply soon. You are so sweet.

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