Swap-bot Time: October 7, 2022 4:55 am


Date Joined: June 29, 2018
Last Online: October 7, 2022
Birthday: June 26
Country: United States

About Me

.I tend to like music from the 70's & 80's artists like: Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, Tina Turner, Journey, Rod Stewart, Pet shop Boys, etc. You know, music that is considered to be oldies now!! Ha Ha Ha

Favorite Television

Don't really tend to watch much tv. Walking Dead, Masked Singer, Curse Of Oak Island, Forged In Fire, Top Level Chef, etc.

Favorite Crafts

Most of the crafting I do is with rubber stamps, clip art, recycled items. Mostly making ATCs & cards but want to learn how to journal & make flip books, too. Just not enough hours in the day!!

II like making mini pocket letters, ATCs, cards, scrapbook pages, chunky pages, etc. I like going to thrift stores, dollar stores, yard sales to find goodies to craft with or recycle.

About Me

Hi & welcome to my Profile=) My name is Collette & I live in the state of Washington in the US. I am a home maker due to multiple health reasons (Type 1 diabetic, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, hypothyroidism, etc.) I take my swaps seriously. I send on time. That is why I would prefer that you contact me & give me a chance to re-send if something gets lost in the mail. before rating. Also, I am open to private swaps.

I have a large variety of interests (which include but are not limited to:) photography, pen paling, aromatherapy, geo-caching, arts/crafts, travel, music, movies, flowers, napping, Little Red Riding Hood, Wizard Of Oz, wind chimes, internet, Pinterest, nature, cooking, volleyball, shopping, family/friends, essential oils, rubber stamping, the beach, wolves/bears, thrift stores, dancing,

Am owned by five ferrets & three cats & a spunky old Chihuahua girl =) Plus a colony of 10 stray/abandoned cats.

Favorite Books

I don't read very often, anymore, but when I do I like thrillers, crime novels, self help, horror, arts/crafts, etc.

About Me

Swap Likes: Animals, flowers, stickers, embellishments, die cuts, small journals, handmade envelopes, face masks, snail mail, finger nail polish, pierced earrings, wind chimes, ATCs, handmade post cards, cards, old brooches/pins, ferret items, bear (cute or realistic) items, pens (different colors), different tea bags, tags, hand made flowers, journaling supplies.

Swap Dislikes: Tiny stickers, Disney, religious, child like, nothing violent, snakes, nudity, politics, coloring pages, emojis, poops,

Fave Animals: wolves, bears, foxes, seals, penguins, ferrets, ermines, goats

Fave Flowers: lilacs, poppies, roses, daisies.

Fave Colors: black, hot pink, turquoise, bright, loud colors really make me happy=)

Fave Sports: volleyball, badmitton, fishing

My personal ABC's

A Arts/crafts, animals, adventure, aromatherapy, ATCs, address labels, Amazon.com, Air Supply, ABBA, auburn hair color,

B Bears, the beach, badmitton, beef broth, belly dancing, boyfriend jeans,

C Crafts/Art, cheese, charms, cards (hand made), the country, computer (internet), cooking, computer stationery, candles, clothes, calendars, crime stories, Cyndi Lauper, chicken broth, classes, cookies, candy (sour), creating, collecting, Chinese food, clip art, catalogs, chronic fatigue syndrome, crackers, Chef salads, cucumbers, capris, corresponding, cave men, Caribbean, chronic fatigue syndrome

D Dancing, driving, daisies, dreaming, Dollar Store, dilly dallying, Diet Pepsi, dandelions, diabetes, dinosaurs,

E Essential oils, ermines, earrings, Ebay, Etsy, Elton John, eighties music,

F Ferrets, finger nail polish, friendship, frames (picture), flip books, flowers, foodie, fibromyalgia, fishing, foxes, Freddy Mercury,

G Goats, gum, geo-caching, Game of Thrones, Gifted (The), gel pens,

H Home, Hobby Lobby, hand made post cards,

I Iced tea, islands, igloos, ice,

J Journals, Journey, Just Cards, jelly, jam, jewelry,


L Lollipops, lotion, Lady Gaga, lattes, logic puzzles, Little Red Riding Hood

M Music, mail, Magicians (The), movies, movement, massage, Michaels, mini pocket letters,

N Nature, nieces, nephew, night owl, narwhals,


P Pen pals, Pinterest, Pet Shop Boys, perfume, pumpkin roll, puzzles (not jig saw), poppies, pony tails, penguins,

Q Queen (the band), quiet

R Rod Stewart, rings, rubber stamps, raccoons, recipes,

S Spring, suckers, scrapbooking, strawberry flavoring, shorts, salads, stickers, Sy-Fy,

T Tina Turner, Tootsie Pops, thrift stores, Thousand Island,


V Volleyball, Vikings, Van Helsing,

W Walking Dead, windchimes, word search, Wizard Of Oz


Y Yard sales, yard art/ornaments,

Z Zoo, zombies,

About Me

Items I look for at thrift stores/yard sales/etc: Nice candles (medium sized & on up), rubber stamping items, arts/crafts type things, journaling items & journals, interesting picture frames (especially bears), note cards, office supply items that can be used in making ATCs, journals, cards, etc, jewelry (rings size 11), fun t-shirts (size XXL in good condition), cute hats, self improvement books, scrapbooking items, pretty fake flowers (for crafting), stationery,


Comment: So beautiful postcard thank you
Response: I am so happy you like ir=)
JanHardt rated for YTPC: Collaged Junk Mail Envelope on Oct 1, 2022
Comment: This folder is absolutely beautiful. I love the lace, the postcards you used and the goodies you included. Thank you for an excellent swap. Don’t ever worry about not following the video. Anyone can copy a video, it’s creating with what you have that makes it special.
Response: Oh, Jan, you are always so kind!! Thank you for letting me know that you liked the swap. That always makes me feel better!!
georgiafae rated for 13 Days of Halloween USA 2022 on Sep 30, 2022
Comment: Received your lovely package and am looking forward to counting down to Halloween. That is a really cute bag you enclosed also! Sweet card! Happy Fall and Happy Halloween! Thanks ahead of time for being my partner I'm sure I will enjoy it all! Take care!
Response: Thank you; I really hope you enjoy everything; it was fun trying to pick appropriate items out=)
bbsporty rated for WIYM: Die Cut Exchange Swap on Sep 28, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much for all of the awesome die cuts!
Response: No problem, hope you can put them to good use=)
wolfeagle rated for AMA: Collaboration PC #112 on Sep 24, 2022
Comment: Thank you! I hate it when that happens. lol
Response: You are welcome=) Yep, me, too!!
junemoon rated for TF: August Color Swap Brown/Tan on Sep 23, 2022
Comment: Thanks for over-sending -- I have a ton of buttons and just can't stop collecting them. The note cards will be useful and I'll give the rag rug kit to someone else - looks cute but I'm SO into quilting I dont' do other crafts..
Response: Oh, okay. I just thought the rag rug might be something fun to try.
Comment: Yay for cats! Thank you for all the fun kitties on my package! What is it about cats?
Response: Thank you for the rating & heart=)
Comment: Great art! Thank you sooooo much! Hope to swap with you again soon!
Response: Hi Yooper! I tried to make it more your "retro" style so I am so happy you like it!!
LadyJo rated for ABC USA: Postcard Letter B for: on Sep 14, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the resend! Who knows where the first one landed!
Response: Agreed! I hope not in someone's garbage can; it was a nice post card!!
SouthsideTracie rated for WIYM: A Letter From The Dog on Sep 10, 2022
Comment: As usual, a stellar swap! It sounds like you've got quite a menagerie! Thank you so much for the letter and sooooo many extras xoxo
Response: You are totally welcome! Thanks for joining my swap=)
Comment: what a wonderful postcard! I enjoyed the elements you added to make it look both wet and aged! :D Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the nice comments; glad you liked him!!
FLWAVE rated for HEUSA - Tag Swap Series #2 - Bats on Aug 31, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much for the great bat tags! I’m happy you found your mojo because they turned out great. I like both of them for their uniqueness and whimsy. I appreciate all of the extras you included as well. Hope you can enjoy the spooky season. πŸ¦‡ πŸŽƒ πŸ‘»
Response: Thank you; FLWAVE. I appreciate your patience!!
quaisoir rated for SSM: THEMED Handmade PC - TRAVEL on Aug 21, 2022
Comment: Oh wow Collette! What a beautiful postcard u made. Delightful to see a pirate themed one. I love it! Thank u so much! ❀️
Response: Great!! I am glad you like it=) Just something kind of different....
simplyjaded rated for WIYM: A Letter From The Cat on Aug 17, 2022
Comment: Poor gassy kitty
Response: Thanks for rating...
swapwithyi rated for AMA: Collaboration PC #110 on Aug 13, 2022
Comment: thankyou for the extra washi ,it is amazing <3 i love it so so much , i will send it in the next round
Response: Thanks!! Glad you were happy with the washi=)
Comment: Thank you very much for everything.
Response: No problem=)
Comment: Gorgeous! Love the colors and the black & white images! So very cool! πŸ’–πŸ’– love all the additional ephemera and cutouts you sent as well - thank you so much! Well worth the wait! ❀️❀️
Response: Thank you so much for the kind comments. I really appreciated that. I know the color scheme was way different than what the video featured; hope that was okay.
JenZen5 rated for SSM: Handmade Postcard - SC JUNE 22 on Aug 5, 2022
Comment: I love the handmade gardening postcard you made for me. It's beautiful. Thank you. Have a lovely day!
Response: I was trying to make something you could use in your garden/recipe journal. Hope you are doing well=)
mchesser12 rated for ABC USA: Postcard Letter C for: on Aug 1, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the Carlsbad Caverns National Park postcard. I too have not been there.
Response: Hope you liked the post card=)
lynnpinkdaisy rated for ABC USA - Post card A for:: on Jul 28, 2022
Comment: I love that you made a homemade postcard for this swap. I actually love apples! And I wish I could give you more than 1 heart. It's such a pretty card!
Response: Thank you so much; I appreciated hearing that=)

Rating Overview

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Highlander18 on Sep 19, 2022:

Thank you for the - RAK August RAK #3 Britain's The World Of Cross Stitching magazine - many many cute designs to stitch!!

AZmom875 on Sep 17, 2022:

Thank you so much for the stuffed Random envelope, so many good things.

AJ73 on Sep 7, 2022:

Thank you so much for the envie FULL of ATC’s you chose to share with me. I appreciate your kindness and generosity and THOUGHTFULNESS!! I’m having so much fun looking at the art of others and have been inspired to create some of my own. I’m so sorry I’m so late in posting a thank you. Hugs!!! 🐝 Happy. You really made my day!’ 🌺 🌸

gingerbee on Aug 31, 2022:

Thank you so much for the beautiful quilled bee stickers - they are amazing! I get the overload of craft supplies, and I love the RAK group to pass on what might become someone elses' treasure. I will treasure these!

circularlogic on Jun 29, 2022:

What a great assortment of sticker sheets for the June Wish RAKS only! Thank you!

chimerix on Jun 16, 2022:

Thank you for the wonderful Christmas rubber stamps! I love them. Aloha

RAKS only - Nov.

bostianh on Jun 10, 2022:

I hope you are having wonderful week.

bostianh on Jun 2, 2022:

Happy June! I hope this month is full of joy. Your SMSUSA sNail Pal for June☺️

BusyB on May 25, 2022:

Thank you for the birthday card and tuck ins! So sweet of you to remember me! I hope you're doing well. RAKS Only USA May Birthday πŸ’›

RiverTopanga on May 1, 2022:

Oops! Let me try that again... MARCH RAK - Thank you for the turquoise jewelry and the cubic Z earrings! I adore them. Just in time for summer, too! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ’™πŸ’™

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