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VioletLove

VioletLove
Date Joined: March 23, 2011
Last Online: November 28, 2021
Birthday: April 23
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello :) I am an esthetician by trade and own a small day spa. I love what I do but I long to have more time to draw, paint, sew, read and swap! I have 2 lovely daughters a 12 year old and a 8 year old. My husband is a professional chef and we live in California's central valley.

I love swapping. Apparently I am a lot more creative when I have a deadline. I have had a great time making things for my partners or even just decorating the packaging that I send my swaps in. I have been on Swap-bot for 10 years now! Thank you to everyone that has ever sent anything to me. I feel so fortunate to have received some truly beautiful and thoughtful swaps :)

Likes/favorite themes:

I enjoy most color combinations but tend to lean toward soft muted or pastel colors

Pullip and Blythe dolls. I'd love to customize one someday

Disney/Disneyland

Anything chocolate (chocolate and caramel and chocolate and peanut butter are my favorite combos)

Coffee! especially flavored coffees

Violets, roses and hydrangeas

unicorns

dollhouses

miniature anything, I love all scales

traveling

gingham, polka dots

japanese import fabrics

handmade - If you love making it, I know I'll love to receive it :)

Kawaii

Hello Kitty and friends-especially Little Twin Stars and My Melody

tokidoki

matryoshka dolls

Edward Gorey

David Bowie

rain, rain clouds, umbrellas, rainbows
Lego

Calico Critters

tea, teacups, teapots

Pusheen

French themed

woodland themed

fairy tale

amigurumi

hand drawn/painted/doodled

design and craft books and magazines

washi tape

deco tape

stickers!

wooden embroidery hoops (especially small or oval)

dmc floss

all sweets! cupcakes, candy, cookies, doughnuts

anything from, or inspired by, the store Anthropology

paper, stationery and stickers, nice pens

nature, forest, beach

butterflies, birds, flowers, pears, apothecary jars

animals: all, especially bunnies, kitties and woodland creatures

mythical creatures: dragons, fairies, mermaids, gnomes, etc

cabinet of curiosities

creepy cute

magic, tarot, palm reading, crystal balls

Tim Holtz

Martha Stewart craft products

Day of the Dead

Mail Art

Halloween-all year long (favorite themes: vintage, witches and skeletons)

Valentine's Day

Christmas (favorite themes: vintage, snowflakes, snowmen, gingerbread, hot cocoa)

clear or rubber stamps

I collect/Wishlist

ornaments for my Christmas tree in a winter forest theme (deer, birds, fox, bears, snowflakes, frosted pinecones etc.)

tiny ribbons, trims, buttons and fabric with small prints for making doll clothes

stickers, always stickers! (especially in one of my favorite themes above)

embroidery hoop art

oval embroidery hoops (any size)

any miniatures in any scales
papers with interesting textures

My daughters like:

L.O.L dolls

unicorns

rainbows

Hello Kitty

mini brands

roblox

Minecraft

My Dislikes

religious items

black licorice

Looney Toons

Betty Boop

most sports

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My swaps come from a pet and smoke free home. My wishlist, favorites and likes lists are just to give ideas of what types/styles of things I like. I am happy to receive used items as long as they are in good condition. I re-use packaging whenever possible.

I am always open to private swaps. The ones I have done so far have been absolutely awesome!

Favorite Crafts

I love most of the ones I have tried and I always want to try more!

making miniatures is my current obsession. I enjoy working in just about every scale

hand sewing small projects and embroidery

A big love is Mail Art!

painting, doodling, drawing

I enjoy papercrafts. I love paper and tools like punches and stamps. I do not "scrapbook" but I am impressed with the beautiful results achieved by people who do.

polymer clay

Favorite Books

I love historical fiction, fantasy and mystery. Recommendations are always welcome. I am currently reading The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Favorite Movies

Sixteen Candles, The Princess Bride, The Last Unicorn, Corpse Bride, Young Frankenstein, Howl's Moving Castle, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mean Girls, Labyrinth, Breakfast Club, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), Edward Scissorhands, Interview with a Vampire, Heavy Metal, The Lord of the Rings, Amelie, any movie based on Jane Austen or her novels, Ready Player 1, Hocus Pocus, most Pixar movies

Favorite Television

Stranger Things, The Happy Place, Parks and Rec, Dexter, Shameless, Weeds, The Office, Game of Thrones, Penny Dreadful, Shitt's Creek, Cobra Kai, Gilmore Girls, American Horror Story

Ratings

kiddomerriweather rated for Awesome Halloween Swap on Oct 17, 2021
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Comment: This package is AMAZING!!! It's one of the best packages I've ever received (if not the best)! The embroidery will be on my wall all year round. I love the haunted house card (now I want a Silhouette) and tiny book. I won't write what I exclaimed when I opened the book because it's rated R. LOL! I was shocked and amazed at the intricate detail. I immediately texted a pic to my BFF. She was blown away as well. You absolutely spoiled me with the store bought gifts. I can't wait to use the bath gels. I'm in love with the psychic vampire protection mist. It smells heavenly and I love that there are stones in the bottle. Thanks for leaving me open to the sexy, blood sucking variety. That was very kind of you. LOL! I love the Daiso treat bags, too. So cute! Thank you so much for such a great swap. We should totally make this a tradition!
Shenaniganator rated for CPG Things that Grow PC - US on Oct 8, 2021
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Comment: I love the Plants book cover card and I think it’s so cool your plants are doing well! Thank you!
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Comment: Thanks for the washi and the bonus stickers! Love those kitty faces!
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Comment: Fun washi and cute card! Thank you so much!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the dragon fabric panel. Aloha
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Comment: Thank you..I love it all.
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Comment: Hey there Lisa.....I "love" everything that you sent me for this swap. Thank you so much!
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Comment: Thank you for the sweet mail bling. I'll have fun using everything.
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Comment: Happy Holidays!!
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Comment: Can't wait to open all my treats!!!πŸŒ²β€πŸ’šπŸŽ‰πŸŽ…
warheart rated for UHM: Happy Autumn Mail Art + Goodie on Nov 23, 2020
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Comment: Loved the envelope, so pretty!! And loved the fun goodie inside! Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you! I enjoyed the swap.
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Comment: I love everything the card and stickers are so cute! Tank you and Happy Halloween.
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Comment: Love the stickers! Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for the cheery happy mail! So nice to get snail mail right now! Your envie was so neat with the drawings! Love it! A keeper!
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Comment: I love my new space kitty tote bag! I'm addicted to tote bags and I love astronaut kitties so much, so you did a great job! Thank you for the Lucky Dip Bag from Jjkun as well. I love that shop! Thank you for an amazing swap!
JediLibrarian rated for NT: Christmas Ornament on Dec 10, 2019
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Comment: Oh my goodness! Your ornament is so cute! I adore the polar bear and his cute holly berry decor! You did a great job stitching. Thank you for such a cute swap!
orneryswife rated for UHM: Holiday Washi Notecard on Nov 30, 2019
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Comment: Ooh! What fun cards! AND I adored the little notecard you made to identify the swap. I'm going to have to up my game!! Thank you for joining the swap!
naturenerd3 rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 21, 2019
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Comment: Happy Halloween!
Dibrittain rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 20, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the card and stickers. I hope you have a great Halloween.

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Comments

grammypammy on Jun 28, 2021:

Thank you for the wish from WW. I'll send your postcard back and thanks for the Forever stamp and Happy Mail Stickers!

Hugs, Pam

Poohtat on Jun 23, 2021:

Thank you for the WW June of the adorable mushrooms. These will go right in my journal. So cute!

phillaine on Jun 23, 2021:


Thank you for the delightful Violette stickers with the Elena Barenbaum illustrations-- I love her woodland creatures so much! Looking through your profile, we share so many enthusiams, I'd love to do a private swap if you're ever interested. :) Just let me know and I can set it up. Do you currently have any Blythes or Pullips? I've never had a Pullip, but I've collected and customized Blythe dolls for many years, and they bring me much joy. Anyway, thanks again for the sweet surprises--I hope to swap with you soon! (Wonderful Wishes June wish list)

kiddomerriweather on Jun 21, 2021:

Thank you for the birthday card and forever stamps for my June WW! It’s always so nice to receive mail from you.

stephiedee on Jun 19, 2021:

Thank you for the wonderful postal themed items for my June WW list. Much appreciated and I can't wait to use them!

phillaine on Dec 24, 2020:

Merry Christmas! β™₯

kiddomerriweather on Nov 22, 2020:

I'm so glad you like them! The dumpster fire is my favorite as well. I collect dumpster fire items anyway. I went to make a stamp today. I have to use my old MacBook since my new one doesn't have a USB port to hook the Mint up to. The program kept crashing as soon as I'd load the design up to print. So frustrating! I'm not sure if it was my obsolete MacBook or the Mint software. = /

LahDeeDah on Oct 31, 2020:

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

kiddomerriweather on Oct 25, 2020:

I ended up getting my Mint as an open box on eBay for $40! Nothing inside the box was unsealed, so it was a heck of a steal! I've bought a ton of supplies though, so I've probably paid the retail amount of the machine in that. LOL! I'm in the midst of a room/craftroom clean out, so I'll make a note to send you some of my creations once this is over.

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