Swap-bot Time: October 28, 2020 4:31 pm


Date Joined: October 15, 2019
Last Online: October 28, 2020
Birthday: February 15
Country: United States

About Me

5/1/2020 - US mail has hiccups. Regular mail, from my personal experience has been hit or miss. I sent appropriate postage letters and cards to ppl and they have

  1. NEVER received them or

  2. Postage due stamped on it for standard ltrs & cards

I have also rec'd standard cards stamped postage due but I did not have to pay postage??

I'm sure it's all having to do w/COVID-19, so if you are still waiting or had any of the problems I mentioned, contact me please. So far, it's been mostly my family members who have not received anything....


I give hearts - why? Because in a world full of people judging, criticizing, thumbs up/down, like/disliking everything, if someone took the time out of their day to email, type, send a letter, walk to the mailbox, buy a stamp, make a card, etc... just to brighten my day, then I am grateful because nobody has to do anything they don't want to do.

So thanks in advance for giving of YOUR TIME, spending YOUR money to mail me your special creations. You didn't have to share so that speaks volumes of your character - in my humble opinion.

I started watching YouTube videos for recycled craft upcycles & ideas and learned about craft swaps...which led to this website.

Places I've lived: USA - Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Utah, Texas, New Mexico & Hawaii

Internationally: Turkey, England, Germany, South Korea, Italy,

Favorite Vacations: Greece, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands, France, Japan, Belgium, Wales, Guam, Mexico, US Bahamas, Wizarding World (Florida)

Places I want to visit: everywhere - but to name a few...India, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Santorini, New Zealand, Australia - the list is long...


A big cup of Tea-favorites are Tetley, PG tips, (black tea), green tea, ginseng, oolong, peppermint, ginger and white tea. But I will try anything once or thrice (lol).

Volleyball & bowling are my fav sports.

I enjoy the symbolism of butterflies, yin yang, dandelions and kanji.

Favorite color: rose gold, purple, dusty pinks and blues.

I'm always looking for an opportunity to do RAK (random acts of kindness) in person & online.

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Favorite Music

I tend to listen mostly to pop, American/Australian country, modern classical, dubstep, EM, American rock, Bhangra, Hawaiian and KPop/JPop

Favorite Books

Genres: Historical fiction, literary fiction, sci-fi, YA, humor

All Harry Potter (fav character is Peeves) and Jane Austen (Fav book is Mansfield Park)

Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Kite Runner & A Thousand Splendid Suns (made me snot cry) Khaled Hosseini

(all) Wooster & Jeeves - P.G Wodehouse

Memoirs of a Geisha - Authur Golden

The Princess Bride - William Golden

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows

The Reader -Bernhard Schlink

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe -Fannie Flagg

Where the Red Fern Grows- Wilson Rawls

The Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis

Nicholas Nickleby-Charles Dickens

Flavia de Luce series -Alan Bradley

How to Train Your Dragon series -Cressida Cowell

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo ( entire series) - Stieg Larsson

Me, Earl, & the Dying Girl

Illuminae Files - Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo

The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald

Starbound trilogy -Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Lifelike trilogy- Jay Kristoff

Authors: Kate Morton, Marian Keyes, Jojo Moyes, Jennifer Worth

Favorite Television

Downton Abby, Scrubs, Doctor Who, East Enders, Absolutely Fabulous, Firefly, The Office (UK & US), Parks & Recs, Raising Hope, Skins (UK version), The Great British Bake Off, My Name is Earl, Mr. Bean, Blackadder, The Young Ones, Riverdale, Game of Thrones, Call the Midwife, Broadchurch, Father Brown, Derry Girls, Inbetweeners, The Tudors, Friends, Supernatural, Mr. Robot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Korean dramas

Favorite Crafts

Mini albums, flipbooks, steampunk, papercraft cards, balloon art, gumball machines, shabby chic, junk journals, tea light cakes, washi tape and making embellishments.

I'm still working on altered crafts such as tickets, playing cards, paper clips, and other items.

My crafting style is vintage in all forms and manners, but I love the regency era to the 1960s most of all.

I love to learn new crafts - I am currently teaching myself how to upcycle small pieces of furniture and other items.


Pictures of old & unique lamp posts, wrought iron gates, old school red gumball machines, craftsman style architecture, Victorian/Edwardian/Georgian architecture, Asian aesthetic, and some Jazz Age/Art Deco styles.

I love to collect rice & paper lanterns.

The sensenations of wabi sabi and hygge.


Calla lilies, bird of paradise, hibiscus, bougainvilleas, thistles, cherry blossoms, plumerias, dandelions, make me smile all day.


I love Harry Potter - who doesn't. My favorite characters are Ron Weasley, Peeves the Poltergeist, Severus Snape, Fred & George, Arthur, Molly, Ginny, Charlie & Bill Weasley (no not you Percy!!), Hermione Granger, Dobby, Luna Luvgood, Neville Longbottom, Seamus Finnigan, Prof Minerva McGonagall and of course, Harry.



Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Firefly, Battle Star Galactica, Star Trek, Princess Bride


I have +50 Lilliput Lane UK cottages & always on the look for more.

I have just under a dozen Lakeland Studio wall cottage plaques


alafour rated for No Bulk Handmade Shaker Card on May 14, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the lovely card! I will see what if i can salvage the other card!
Response: Wow, talk about timing! I just sent you an email wondering if the card had made it to you. So glad it did and thank you for the rating!! Cheers!
Comment: Thank you for the great Coke ad. I hadn't seen that one before.
Allylu rated for 2020 Reading Challenge Swap! May on May 4, 2020
Comment: That was some review. I'm not a fan of Debbie Macomber either. Thanks for participating though.
Response: Thank you for the heart! Looking forward to the next reading challenge you host!
itsLinds rated for Email Swap - 25 Favourite Books on Apr 22, 2020
Comment: Thank you for your list with your 25 favourite books! I love Young Adult books, so I will take a look at the books you mentioned in your list! Funny that there's a Jane Austen book on your list. One of my favourite books is Pride & Prejudice. I also like Six of Crows, Jay Kristoff and The Chronicles of Narnia!
Response: Yeah, another Jay Kristoff fan!! He's such a great storyteller! xx
kasa rated for Email Swap - 25 Favourite Books on Apr 20, 2020
Comment: Thanks for sharing your list with me. We have a few authors in common like Jane Austin , Charles Dickens. I also like the Book Thief and The Reader also in the movie form. Will check out some of the other books too when or if the libraries finally open here. Blessings.
Response: Who doesn't love Jane & Charles!! And yes, I miss our libraries too - hopefully they will open soon. Take care!!
Comment: Toni, thank you so much for the card and the goodies inside! So glad I finally got it - stupid mail! Lol hugs, Jill ♥️
Response: I'm so glad the card made it there and my mom still hasn't received her card...the mail has coronavirus of different kind, lol!! xx
Onaki rated for ATC - Boba/Bubble Tea (USA) on Apr 17, 2020
Comment: I received your beautiful set of cards today! I love the 3D effect you did with it and I'm happy to have it in my collection. Thank you so much for the extra ATC and your kind words. :)
Response: So glad they made it there! I couldn't wait to do a mixed media Boba ATC so thank you for hosting the swap! xx
Drachenfrau rated for Harry Potter letter #48 on Apr 5, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the great letter, Toni! :-)
Response: So happy you liked it!! Thank you for hosting a great swap!! xx
Comment: Thanks for the book list, added The Book Thief to my list :)
Response: Oh, it's so good!! Hope you like it. xx
Comment: Thank you
MrsAlderman rated for ATC - Sushi (USA) on Mar 26, 2020
Comment: super cute sushi! thank you!
Response: Haha, I ate a lot of sushi while making that ATC--that goodness it wasn't an ice cream & cake ATC. XX
MrsAlderman rated for ATC - Takeout Beverages (USA) on Mar 26, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the cute coffee!! one of my fave takeout beverages!
Response: Thank you for the heart and I hope you are enjoying a nice cuppa now!!
vcox rated for Loaded Tag Flip on Mar 26, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much Toni for the thoughtful swap. I truly appreciate the fact that you took the time to write me a letter about how you made your tags. You definitely made some sturdy tags!!!!! Everything I can absolutely use. I honestly didn't have any summer things in my stash. I will certainly email you about the next swap.
Response: So much fun to make and thank you for inviting and hosting this great swap. Thanks to Lisa also!!! xx
Comment: (⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃━☆゚.*・。゚☆゚.*・。゚☆゚.*・。゚☆゚.*・。゚☆゚.*・。゚𝓣𝓱𝓪𝓷𝓴 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓣𝓸𝓷𝓲 𝓯𝓸𝓻 𝓽𝓱𝓮 (¯`*•.¸♥♫ ♫ S░P░R░I░N░G ♫ ♥¸.•*´¯) ♥♥♥♥ 𝓹𝓻𝓸𝓯𝓲𝓵𝓮 𝓭𝓮𝓬𝓸! 𝓘 𝓪𝓫𝓼𝓸𝓵𝓾𝓽𝓮𝓵𝔂 🅻🅾🆅🅴 𝓽𝓱𝓮 𝓺𝓾𝓸𝓽𝓮!
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely pics, Toni! :). Jill ♥️
Response: Thank you for the heart Jill!!
Comment: Hi Toni thank you for the beautiful handmade postcard...I really love the Veronica Shuffstall quote. Happy Spring swapping. Thank goodness for snail mail, it sure brightens my day.Be safe.peace love light
Response: Yeah, so glad it made it there!! Have a lovely day for sure!! xx
TouringLady rated for I ♥️ Butterflies - Int’l on Mar 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you for everything!
Response: So happy that it made it to you!! Happy swapping!! xx
wolfeagle rated for Woodlands/Forest Postcard on Mar 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you. This came postage due .20, as anything over 4 x 6 requires more postage. Don't worry about reimbursing me. Hopefully you're okay, if your cough smudged the postcard. ;D
Response: OMG, so sorry about the postage as I take all my mail to my gal at the PO?! I don't know what happened, which makes me wonder if other folks got a postage due and never notified me? Worse, in hindsight, that cough (from snacking on berries and went down too fast) sounds criminal now!! Jeez, I feel like a eejit! xx
Response: Thank you for the heart - I loved the card I made you and I hope it brought you joy! xx
Response: Thank you for the heart and I'm so glad it made to you! Wishing you good health and happy swapping!! xx

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grammypammy on May 5, 2020:

WmWHS: National Have A Coke Day

Have a Coca-Cola!

Please rate me!

Enjoy your day!


IDreamOfAfrica on Mar 27, 2020:

5HS - Decorate my Profile for Spring

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ScrapHappyGabi on Mar 26, 2020:

5HS - Decorate my Profile for Spring/Ostara/Easter

From: ScrapHappyGabi









cmalaina on Mar 25, 2020:

5HS - Decorate my Profile for Spring/Ostara/Easter

Kirkdebb on Mar 24, 2020:

Thank you for the reward stickers RAK. You sent more than I expected! I will put them to good use with homeschooling my children.

mejulia on Mar 23, 2020:

Thank you for the great embossed papers, I am going to have a lot of fun using them. You made my otherwise day happy.

threelittlebirds411 on Mar 21, 2020:

You're very welcome! Thank you for letting me know you received it! :)

hvpta65 on Mar 20, 2020:

TY Toni for the cute UnBirthday Card and little extras! Imgur

Kirkdebb on Mar 19, 2020:

Thank you so much for the circus stamps and the wedding stickers!!!

grammypammy on Mar 19, 2020:

SMT ~ Happy Mail TAG

Oh my goodness, what adorable handmade items you sent me! I absolutely love them! Thank you for taking the time to do that.

Hugs, Pam

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