Swap-bot Time: September 29, 2020 1:49 pm


Date Joined: April 16, 2016
Last Online: June 14, 2020
Birthday: December 23
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm a mother to 7 beautiful smart and wonderful kids his, mine and ours.

I love to bake, design and decorate cakes mostly for friends and family though I was a cake decorating instructor at Hobby Lobby. I also am passionate about paper crafts, stamping, scrapbooking, mixedmedia, photography, and creating beautiful works of art. I have a studio at home and it is my happy place! I enjoy hiking, kayaking, but my favorite place is in the water. Under a pounding waterfall or jumping waves at the ocean are my heaven on earth. My son used to think I was a Mermaid and I didn’t deny it!

Favorite Music

Today I'm listening to Milky Chance on Spotify , but 9 times out of 10 I'm all about Dave Matthew's Band! I also enjoy Jack Johnson, The Revivalist, OAR, Twenty one pilots, Red Hot Chili Peppers. Honestly I enjoy most music and can enjoy Classical, Reggae, Country, Hip Hop and most genres of music. I like to play the same music over and over save the songs that I like to my playlist and shuffle through that selection.

Favorite Books

I have not read a whole book since I got my iphone. I am seriously more interested in finding something cool on Pinterest or YouTube and creating it than curling up with a book right now. I would like to get back into journaling on a regular basis.

Favorite Movies

I would have liked to see the newest Hunger Games, Star Wars and Divergent movies, but the weather has been too nice to veg out that long! Still haven’t seen those movies, but I recommend Shutter Island with Leonardo DeCaprio it was really good!

Favorite Television

We are currently enjoying or waiting for new episodes of The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Orange is the new Black, Blacklist, Longmire, Call Saul, Bates Motel, Greys Anatomy and Shameless. I don't really turn the TV on for myself unless I’m watching YouTube while I'm folding laundry. But my partner is a couch potato so we do enjoy some series together. If the TV is on in my house it's usually for the kids or Him. I rather play in my studio!

Favorite Crafts

Sugar Craft, Scrapbooking, Card Making, Stamping, Mixed Media, Collage, I love to alter, distress, bling out and put a bow on it! I wouldn't really say I have a set style, I get inspiration from many but I really like Tim Holtz, Martha Stewart, Marami small art, Finnabair, Teesha Moore, Heidi Swapp, Close to my Heart, Stamping Up, You Tube, Pinterest and life I'm always saving random things that I think will look cool on a layout or other piece. I like party planning and have coordinated several events over the past few years and I really enjoy that and DIYs too.


A- Ann Taintor, Alice in Wonderland, adhesive, acrylic stamps, art journaling, antiques, ATCs, aqua color

B- baking, beach, berries, Bath & Body Works, binder trading cards, botanicals, beach glass, birds, birds nest, bird eggs, Boxer dogs

C- Chocolate, Chocolate covered Esspresso beans, camping, cake decorating, cupcake, cookie or cake pop themes, collage, card making, coffee, coconut (pure flavor and scents), chai, chalk markers, cookie cutters, Copic Markers, chipboard, jewelry charms, CTMH, cacti, charcoal sticks, chickens, classic Pooh

D- Dave Matthews, DMB, decoupage, items for distressing, dragonflies, decorated paperclips, Dylusions, ducks, Boxer dogs

E- Ephemera, epoxy stickers, cool mint eos, embellishments, embossing powder, enamel dots, essential oils

F- family, flamingos, feathers, paper and fabric flowers, Finnabair, Flow magazine clippings, fairies, Fiesta wear, face mask

G- Goodwill, glitter tape, gelly roll pens, Graphic 45, giraffes, 7 gypsies, guava, gelatos, Gesso, gel mediums, graphite pencils, ginger

H- hiking, Heidi Swapp, all Holidays, handmade cards, envelopes and embellishments, holiday stickers or goodies for my Happy planner, hazelnut

I- ink, ink pads, reinkers, ice cream theme (probably also my favorite food!), inchies, inktense pencils or sticks, Indian food

J- journaling, journal pens, journal prompts, Jane Davenport, jelly fish

K- Kayakiing, skeleton Keys, Kitschy stuff (think 1950-60s), some kawaii (mainly food with faces), K & Company, kumquats, Kombucha

L- lemon (pure scent and flavor), vintage Little Golden Books (with gold foil binding), Lost Coast Stamps, Le-vel

M- mermaids, momma and baby animals, mixed media, markers, monogram letters (CRF, JRF and TJW), macaroon cookies & theme, metal embellishments, Martha Stewart, MAMBI planner goodies, 49th and Market, meditation, mangos, Micron 08 black ink pens

N- quality note cards, vintage illustrated nursery rhymes

O- owls , ocean, ostriches

P- photography, pens, paint, peacocks (love those colors!), pie, pocket letters, Punch Studio, planner goodies, decorated paper clips, cool or unusual patterned or handmade papers, postage stamps, pocket scrapbook cards for my planner, Prima Marketing, pink, house plants, papaya, Pooh quotes

Q- quiche, quotes

R- receipes, Retro, rub ons, ribbon, rubber stamps, Ranger Industries, roosters

S- stencils, sea turtles, sushi, Starbucks,Starbucks Morning Joe ground coffee, sea horses, Scrapbooking, sand (I collect sand from beaches in water bottles, transfer them to individual milk bottles and label them with the beach name....I would love labled water bottles of your beach's sand), sea shells, stamps new or used (especially cancelled foreign postage stamps), sea glass, sponge daubers, reusable straws, strawberries, sea glass color, mixed media sprays, skeleton keys, skeleton leaves

T- travel, Tim Holtz, tofu, thrift stores, tea, tags, color turquoise, texture, twinchies, toffee, texture paste, Tuesday Morning, Thai food, Thrive

U- unmounted stamps

V- vintage, vanilla (pure favoring and scent), vintage pinups, veneer embellishments, vintage red handled kitchen utensils, vintage milk glass, vintage ephemera

W- waterfalls, Washi, Wizard of Oz, wrapped gifts for my Christmas stocking, wooden embellishments, water soluable oil pastels, watercolor, white sharpie pens, wax seals

X- eXhilerating moments, xyron

Y- yoga, yetti cups

Z- zetti, zoos


Reward, foam or foil stickers

Cats (I'm allergic)

Dust (allergic)

Cigarette smoke


Alcohol or anything relating to it

Drugs or anything relating to it

I have a God of my understanding please don't force your religion or politics on to me it makes me uncomfortable

Please only send clean items (seems obvious, but apparently not)


I am really enjoying collecting and drinking tea again. My favorites are Chai ,Good Earth Sweet & Spicy and most caffeinated tea especially flavored black tea, citrus or berry teas, dessert teas like Stawberries and Cream or Sugar Cookie and green tea and teas unique to your country. My girls and I have tea tastings and make up an assortment of different teas to sample and rate. I usually steep my tea in a little pot that makes about 2 cups so if you want feel free to send 2 bags of the same tea and I'll drink it all day!


Please don't rate me less than a 5 without contacting me first. So I can make it right. Communication is key.

I never flake and usually mail on time (with 7 kids life happens),if you do not receive a swap from me please contact me and I will resend.

I rate when I receive my swaps I believe it is rude not to, if you do not receive a rating from me let me know. I may not have received your happy mail. Please rate me too so I know you received my goodies.


fairladybuff rated for 2018 Tea Christmas Advent #3 on Apr 2, 2020
ScrapHappyGabi rated for What Color? on Jan 19, 2020
Comment: xoxox! Thank you! Lots of love and hugs sent your way! xx
Comment: <3 Sending lots and lots of love and hugs your way! xx
Comment: Oh my! I love the dies. I do not have anything like the ones you chose. So happy! Thank you.❤️
armadillogal rated for TF stocking stuffer December on Dec 22, 2019
Comment: In my stocking it goes.
Comment: Ive tucked this lovely little gift in my stocking! Im excited for Christmas Morning! Thank you! Hugs and kisses! Have a fab weekend! xx Gabi
Comment: Your altered paperclips turned out absolutely gorgeous. Thank you so very much.
Comment: Hey Tali! Thank you so much for the lovely Christmas card and especially what you wrote inside! ♥️ I really love the paper stars as well! How beautiful! Can’t wait to give those a go! Thank you again! ♥️Jill
keahirada rated for Tea Advent Calendar #5 on Dec 10, 2019
Comment: Very pretty envelopes! I love the variety. Cant wait to open the teas! Thank You!
Comment: I love it's amazing thank you for joining my swap if you ever want to do a private swap just me know and I am more than happy to do so.
Comment: Thank you so much for my gifts. My favorite color is blue and I love unicorns! ♥️ Thanks for the gift tags too.
Winklet rated for Tea Advent Calendar #4 on Dec 5, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much! Love the glitter numbers :)
snailmailer1 rated for 3 gifts 1 theme - #90 - Bathtub on Nov 30, 2019
Comment: Thank you
Comment: It was very cute all the Disney ephemera was awesome!
Comment: Thank you so much for this amazing swap! Amazing as usual! I love the feathers so much :). - I am always so excited to receive a swap from you ♥️ Jill
Kalalinga rated for TAG~ mystery supplies + yours on Nov 1, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the tag. I think it turned out really well. I did a similar tag as yours and used the string for butterfly antennae too - great minds think alike, huh? Cheers!
Comment: Thank you so much for the swap! I loved all the goodies! Hope things are improving!
Frulundgren rated for SH: Small Stocking Stuffer #5 on Oct 28, 2019
Comment: Yowza Batgirl, I love it all!!!! All those dimensional pumpkins and the tags are great. Haven't seen the washi with the little birds before so for sure it will go In an art journal. Wild about the decorated envelope and the postage stamps had me whooping!! But my favorites for sure are the handmade decorative clips you sent me. Yee Haw!!! Fabulous swap! Thank you ever so much!!
debbiespoms rated for Boo Box is back! on Oct 17, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for sending. I for one understand about what you are going through. Been there done that. What you sent is just awesome! I love each and everything you put in the box. Thank you again !

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ScrapHappyGabi on Apr 12, 2020:

ScrapHappyGabi on Mar 11, 2020:

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!


1OldfoolPlanner on Mar 9, 2020:

I hope you have a fun and festive St. Patrick's Day! Hugs, Jill

1OldfoolPlanner on Dec 31, 2019:

ScrapHappyGabi on Dec 31, 2019:


cmalaina on Dec 30, 2019:

I wanted to stop by and say thank you for all the extra goodies that you sent me for sending your washi-bag back to you

ScrapHappyGabi on Dec 24, 2019:


grammypammy on Dec 23, 2019:


Hugs Pam

ScrapHappyGabi on Nov 2, 2019:

happy nov

ScrapHappyGabi on Oct 2, 2019:


happy october

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