Swap-bot Time: January 16, 2018 11:11 pm


Date Joined: December 25, 2009
Last Online: January 16, 2018

Country: Canada
My sendsomething.net profile

About Me

Hello! I'm a student in my 30s and a longtime mailartist and penpaller. I'm on here mostly for small "random items" type swaps that allow me to pick out treasures to send you from my dragon's hoard of stationery, etc., but occasionally will do more involved swaps.

Favourite Crafts

acrylic painting; my usual style involves heavily diluting the paint so the results look a lot like watercolours:

Arabian ibis

poetry; I'm influenced by modern and contemporary Canadian poetry, surrealism, language poetry, and Stuff I Found On The Internet.

Favourite Craft Themes

  • birds (owls, pelicans, crows and magpies)
  • ocean (jellies, sea stars, algae)
  • space (stars, nebulae, planets and moons)
  • fantasy and science fiction (original or myth-based)
  • extinct animals (stegosaurus, dimetrodon, pterodactyl)
  • cities (skylines, signs, cities at night)
  • colour schemes (blue & turquoise, neon green & black, purple & black, pink & brown)

Wish List


  • hand-drawn or painted postcard
  • mail in a decorated envelope
  • handmade envelopes
  • handmade stickers
  • your poems or short stories
  • handmade necklaces
  • handmade hair bows


  • simple vegetarian recipes
  • poems you like
  • promotional materials from art shows

Storebought items

  • kawaii stationery
  • colourful pens and Sharpies
  • adult colouring postcards (please only send the postcards, if possible; I have enough colouring sheets and books to last an eternity)
  • scrunchie hair ties
  • socks

Odds and Ends

  • pretty much any stickers or stationery you have lying around ;)
  • vegan makeup samples

Tea (individually packaged, please)

  • with coconut
  • with vanilla
  • nettlewort
  • most teas, really, but please don't send mint or rooibos if you can avoid it

General Interests

Science, especially ecology.

Contemporary art


Pop music, but for music swaps I'm interested in any musical genre.

Manga and comics, my respective favourites being Sailor Moon and Saga.

Kawaii. My current favourite character is Aggretsuko, but I'm not picky about kawaii, so feel free to send any character or brand.


Thank you to @jannikinz , @Traceyk , @runswithscizzors and @dearguppy for angeling swaps for me.

Thank you to @RooBaRoo for my Swap-Bot icon.


katzenjammy rated for IU: QUOP_Jan on Jan 12, 2018
Comment: Ha, great card, and exactly how I feel about coffee.
Comment: Received your envie with the return pc, the letter and the lovely extra pc's. Thank youvery much.
Comment: I was a bit worried this wasnt gonna show up but i got it today! thanks for all the goodies and the postcard of your town with the note on it :)
kathiann rated for Washi Tape Sample Swap on Jan 4, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely washi!
Comment: Thank you for the fun and pretty items :)
Natasa rated for Represent the country 5 on Jan 4, 2018
Comment: THANK YOU
DeidreArt rated for Stuff an Envelope with Smiles #1 on Dec 30, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the all the little goodies!
meenaRN rated for Profile feedback e-swap on Dec 19, 2017
ElectricHare rated for Profile feedback e-swap on Dec 19, 2017
Comment: Thanks for he feedback, it's been really helpful!
kpfree rated for IU: SOC_Dec on Dec 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks Beth for your swap letter. I enjoyed seeing life thru your eyes as I read your swap letter! Thanks for the gift you sent along! We always long for connection or something that we feel deeply that we miss in our lives........it was great to muse iabout that in my own life! Thanks!
Response: Did I write about that? Haha, I already forgot! :/
knitterofhats rated for IU: Gift Swap on Dec 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks a million for the bicycle themed letter sets. I love them. The wrapping was awesome - no trouble in the mail. Merry Christmas!
littlemissme84 rated for Currently I'm on Dec 15, 2017
Comment: Thanks for sharing and so so sorry for the late rate x
LoveThis rated for Adult Coloring PC #61 INTL on Dec 12, 2017
Comment: thankyou very much for the card :)
Rithinking77 rated for Currently I'm on Dec 8, 2017
jeufr27 rated for Currently I'm on Dec 4, 2017
Comment: Great list!
camilleaf rated for My Playlist in October 2017 on Dec 2, 2017
mb58ca rated for ISS: Scavenger Hunt on Dec 1, 2017
Comment: Beth, I love the goodies and how they are presented. Thanks so much ;)
Response: I liked this Scavenger Hunt; hope there will be more!
Comment: Looks great! Coolest jellyfish I've seen! I love coloring these in with the fine sharpies - great for those cards that are super tiny and detailed.
PoetaMisteriosa rated for ISS: Wishlist - November on Nov 24, 2017
Comment: thank you very much for your wishes, I really liked the map and the tea that are new to my collection.
ariestess rated for My Playlist in October 2017 on Nov 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks for sharing! Definitely some stuff to check out in Spotify!

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wombatlady on Jan 11, 2018:

Or the envelopes, even.

wombatlady on Jan 11, 2018:

Thank you for the great stationery and envelops for the Pick 2 Penpal Tag! I love them!

ladyfluorspar on Dec 3, 2017:

I received your pick 2 Canada tag swap today! <3 LOVE Jinbesan I didn't have anything at all from him! Where did you buy the letter sets from? I can't find them anywhere!

asddsa28 on Nov 28, 2017:

thank you so much for I collect tag!! I love everything the tea i cant wait to try. the kawaii letter sets are amazing thank you so much for them. the sticker are cute.

LadySunshine on Nov 18, 2017:


Saw your request on Wishlists November 2017, Hope you'll have a pleasant day!

wolfeagle on Nov 13, 2017:


Don't let the swap-bot bullies ruin your day.

mgallardo68 on Sep 20, 2017:

@bblue I just received a handpainted postcard from you. What a lovely surprise!!! Thank you so much!!!! ♥♥

Paige1900 on Aug 3, 2017:

Thank You so much for the wonderful Profile Surprise envie I received today. Everything was fantastic! :)

piratecaptainmo on Aug 2, 2017:

Thank you for the Happy Mail Tag! It's wonderful!

mgallardo68 on Jul 31, 2017:

mgallardo68 on Jul 31, 2017: Hi @bblue Glad it arrived. You still have something else arriving for this tag. Today or tomorrow should be there. The other tag (stickers one), will take a bit longer as it is an international shipping but is already shipped.

Delete bblue on Jul 31, 2017: Thanks for the postcard book ("Lost Ocean") you sent for the "7 wishes a day" tag. I like the postcards, and I really appreciate the effort you took on this tag after it wasn't received the first few times. I wish you good luck with your mail and a good mail day. =) Thanks again!!

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