Swap-bot Time: September 26, 2022 2:26 pm


Date Joined: July 20, 2021
Last Online: September 25, 2022
Birthday: July 10
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello! My name is Jennifer and I am a 34yr old wife, homeschooling stay-at-home mom, foster mom, Christ follower, and artist. I live in the beautiful state of Michigan, only about a 10 minute drive from Lake Michigan. We have 1 dog, 2 cats, and 2 fish tanks full of small freshwater fish.

My favorite thing to swap is Artist Trading Cards! I started creating and collecting them in the spring of 2020. Before that I had been working on learning to paint for a little over a year. I often use acrylic and/or watercolor paints in my art pieces, but I am learning more and more about mix media and collage. I enjoy using stamped images, scrapbook papers, colored pencils, lace, corrugated cardboard, thread and stitching, and more! I believe an artist puts a little piece of themselves into everything they create. I am also interested in bookmark, ephemera, mini pocket letter, or other arts and crafts type swaps.

Other hobbies of mine include reading (especially historical fiction and fantasy), riding my bicycle, riding ATV's, journaling, and baking. Some of these hobbies we enjoy together as a family, along with playing all kinds of board and card games, doing puzzles, and playing video games. I also recently opened an ArtPal Shop to sell my work, including journal/purse dangles, bracelets, and more.

I will only mark my swaps sent after I drop them in the mailbox. If after a couple weeks (leaving time for mail delays) you don't receive it let me know. I am happy to re-send when needed. Also, if something is delivered with postage due, send me a message and I will send you what is owed! And I am so sorry in advance if that does happen, but I will do my best to make sure it doesn't.

Swap Likes

  • Encouraging quotes or phrases

  • Bible verses

  • Anything nature (animals, landscapes, leaves, feathers, flowers, ocean, you name it)

  • Galaxy/space themed

  • Interesting textures

  • Using something in a new and unexpected way

  • Song lyrics and music paper

  • Art that is interactive

  • Shiny or sparkly things

  • Puns, sarcasm, and snarky phrases

  • Supernatural (the tv show), Pokemon, Marvel, The Mortal Instruments, and Lord of the Rings fan art

  • Decorated mailing envelopes (I keep those too!)

  • Metallics

  • Lace and other textiles

  • Any positive mental health themes

Swap Dislikes

  • Political art or references of any kind

  • Zombies, body parts, or gory things

  • Anything with strong smells. Smoke, perfume, chemical, doesn't matter, I don't like it!

  • Disney, Game of Thrones, or Harry Potter fan art

  • ATC's that are too bulky to fit in my binder

  • Loose glitter that gets all over everything

  • Drug references and "in-your-face" sexuality

  • Basketball or golf themed

  • Spiders 😱

Other Likes and Dislikes


  • Favorite colors are grass green, royal purple, turquoise, cobalt blue, lavender, and pumpkin orange

  • Favorite animals are turtles, hedgehogs, and wolves.

  • Music is life and I love to sing. My favorite bands include Skillet, Sanctus Real, and Linkin Park (RIP Chester πŸ’”)

  • I have a huge sweet tooth, and I love treats that include dark chocolate, peanut butter, caramel, peppermint, raspberry, lemon, nougat, etc.

  • Willow Tree angels and figurines

  • I collect magnets, especially travel ones from different countries, states, and places of interest

  • Santoro Gorjuss stamps are my fave right now

  • I love Cacti/succulent and Pineapple themed items (pens, notebooks, magnets, stickers, etc)

  • Christmas is my favorite holiday

  • Garfield and Strange Planet comics

  • Swimming and Kyaking


  • Coconut, walnuts, and raisins.

  • Nick-nacks other than Willow Tree

  • Snow and being cold

  • Not getting enough sleep

Things I would like to Receive

I don't really need for anything, but if you have to send me something as part of a swap, I like:

  • Rubber and clear stamps

  • Books and bookmarks

  • Recipes

  • Washi tape

  • Paper! Scrapbook, mulberry, handmade, stationary, velum, or other special papers. Patterned or colored cardstock. Wrapping paper. Gelli printed paper, homemade collage papers, and crafting tissue paper.

  • Playing Cards

  • Postcards (unwritten and in an envelope so I can use them)

  • Personalized address labels

  • Fabric, lace, and ribbon samples

  • Glass or metal beads and charms.

  • Journals and notebooks

  • Unique pens

  • Embellishments (including homemade)

  • Fussy cuts and die cuts

  • Used or unused postage stamps

  • Trading card sleeves

  • Sweets

  • Unique magnets

  • Fun sticky notes

  • Journal cards or tags

  • Altered/hidden or shaped paper clips

  • Envelopes of all kinds

  • Children's book illustrations

  • Found words and phrases

  • Watercolor pencils

  • Certain types of stickers: Velum, Washi, Fashion Girls, Foil/metallic, water bottle size, and in any of the themes I mentioned I like above.

Please DON'T send:

  • Maps or book pages (I have a ton already)

  • Facial peel masks or other beauty supplies (I have very sensitive skin and likely won't be able to use it)

  • Anything with a strong smell

  • Tea, Hot Cocoa, or Coffee


jay9 rated for 7 Day Mini Art Journal Swap on Sep 24, 2022
Comment: It has been a true pleasure meeting you through your mini journal. Thank You very much. Happiness and Peace
jannieb rated for USATC: Aug. Advent ATC on Sep 12, 2022
Comment: Received your envie today. I wonder if the mailman thinks these are late christmas cards that are just arriving? Thanks a bunch :)
Comment: Thank you for praying for me and my family. We are so blessed to have Josh and for he and I to do school together as we grow closer.
boriquaz rated for USATC: Aug. Advent ATC on Sep 6, 2022
Comment: Received your card today, can't wait to open it! Happy Swapping!
colodad rated for EASU: Advent ATC Aug. on Aug 24, 2022
Comment: thank you
boriquaz rated for EASU: Advent ATC Aug. on Aug 22, 2022
Comment: Can't wait to open this, thank you so much!!! Happy Swapping!
Lisapotterylady rated for ABCUSA "SNAIL" mail swap on Aug 18, 2022
Comment: This envelope was fun to get! I liked looking at the maps since I've been to both of those states. The stamps, lace, card and washi will be really good to use in my art,
Gobarb rated for EASU: Ocean Animal ATC on Aug 14, 2022
Comment: Hi Jennifer. Thank you so much for the wonderful fish ATC. I love how you made it. You are really creative! I don't think I would ever have thought to do that.
Byn0604 rated for ATC Bag #111 (USA) on Aug 11, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the cards
TheEngineer rated for Instgram fun on Aug 11, 2022
Cindiva rated for USATC Stripes ATC on Aug 10, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the really cute here’s Waldo stripes ATC. And also thank you for the extra washi!
MeetSarah87 rated for ESG: Two Truths & A Lie on Aug 3, 2022
Comment: Thank you for sharing. I am curious to know if I guessed right.
DParker85 rated for YTPC: Bookmarks from Book Pages on Jul 26, 2022
Comment: Thank you for these beautiful bookmarks & extra pages!
Comment: Thanks for your prayer for me and my family! Keep on praying <3 (Thanks for the recipe too!! We're going to try Verde Chicken Pasta next week; it sounds amazinnnggg)
rarjones rated for GIFT ~ Faith ATC #7 on Jul 23, 2022
Comment: ty for your faith atc. I love the beautiful multi colored background:)
bethe rated for ATC Bag #110 (USA) on Jul 21, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the awesome ATCs! These will be so fun to pick through and pass along😊
aurelas rated for Kids' ATC and a Letter Swap on Jul 18, 2022
Comment: My daughter is over the moon! She'll be writing back soon :)
YooperHill rated for EPUSA: I Have Never Made…#6 on Jul 16, 2022
Comment: Love it! Thank you!
Zefaniya rated for Quotes on a postcard #10 on Jul 3, 2022
Comment: Love that second quote so much β€œYou must do your best every day. But remember that your best will look different every day."
Sonya rated for USATC - Family Game Night ATC on Jun 27, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the Yahtzee card w/ dice. Love the game and your card brought it to life!

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lindseyjae on Jul 27, 2022:

Hi Jennifer! I got your PC in the mail recently, thanks so much for wanting to be my postcard penpal! I am excited to start sending PCs back and forth with you. I will get a reply sent out asap! Also, could you do me a favor and private message me your address? I know you wrote it on the top corner of your PC but the postal machine stamped directly over that spot and I can't quite make out part of your address. Thanks so much - just wanna be sure that my reply finds its way to you. Also! Yay for meeting fellow Michiganders here on swap-bot!!!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 24, 2022:


Stepht on Jun 18, 2022:

Thank you Jennifer so much for the sweet card and stickers for Zoey! That was so kind of you :) She was excited to get mail and loves the stickers! (via CPG wishlist)

Beckster on Apr 25, 2022:

Thank you for granting my April wish. I love the house!

OrigamiGrace on Mar 22, 2022:

Thank you for the flower seeds from my March Wishlist at CPG!! Can't wait til it's warm enough to sow them!!

Poohtat on Mar 19, 2022:

Thank you for the March CPG happy mail. The tea does sound yummy and the flowers are going to be so pretty. Happy Swapping

BusyB on Mar 8, 2022:

Thank you! LOVE, love everything you sent to me for the CPG Envie of Randomness tag game! I appreciate the Michigan map postcard for my collection. I appreciate your thoughtfulness. πŸ’› See you in the mail again soon.

BusyB on Feb 15, 2022:

Thank you for the pretty Michigan Shoreline postcard! I'll write soon! :) CPG Feb wish

middleearthtraveller on Feb 10, 2022:

FRIEND! Thank you for the postcard with the book rec. I've read the Mortal Instruments, but not the Infernal Devices--I'll add them to my list! Hope you're doing well! -k

Zefaniya on Jan 18, 2022:

Thank you so much for all the cool stuff (Cpg January wish) you sent..I especially love the sticker pack of tags! :)

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