Swap-bot Time: September 25, 2017 11:38 am


Date Joined: April 26, 2014
Last Online: September 24, 2017
Birthday: June 5
Country: United States
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About Me

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Little Kaeda Dixon Minezawa was born December 2nd. We are proud grandparents:) She is adorable!


Love Snoopy and Woodstock, Gibbons, Dolphins, and Flying Geese. Am a Gemini and born in the year of the Rat. Loving the Moana movie too.

Reading Agatha Christie and watching BBC murder mysteries (nothing too scary or gory). Love Sherlock!!!

Love all animals - especially cats, wolves (son is crazy about those), rats, and ferrets.

Love to be outside on a warm day or inside in front of a fire on a cold evening.

Love writing to my pen pals, holiday decorating, Hence the name dartha - my son named me this one Christmas (darla+martha)

I am:

More of a tom boy than a girlie girl.

Addicted to: washi tape and wooden veneers, anything snoopy or woodstock, dolphin postcards, making mini books.

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Favorite Colors: Grey, green and blue, Favorite Music: Happy by Pharrell-Williams, Goyte,and Jason Mraz. Favorite Books: Agatha Christie Favorite Movies: Rise of the Guardians, RED, Transformers, Mummy, DaVinci Code, Guardians of the Galaxy, Warm Bodies, Favorite TV shows: Sherlock, Poirot, Miss Marple, Midsomer Murder Mysteries, the IT crowd. Favorite Crafts: Mixed Media mixing found items (crap to some - treasures to me) with store bought, mini books, scrapbooking, quilting, photography.


Bicentennial quarters 1976, Anything to do with: Year of the Rat, Snoopy, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, and BBC Sherlock

Post Cards:

Especially love: gibbons, dolphins, crows, and cats.
Artsy, cartoony, realistic.... Also am crazy about snoopy, ufos, and robots...
Not into gory but I love the holiday Halloween, Absolutely love the beach/ocean and everything to do with it. And waterfalls, Started collecting state maps, Prefer cards naked and stamped.


Pink Lemonade, Teas: Nettle tea, Lady Earl Grey tea Coffee: Mocha

Favorite Colors:

Green, grey and blues are my absolute favorites, but lately I have been into pink and orange together? But all colors are great!

Wish list:

Your handmade art; Need the number Marvy # 2 cassette craft punch - was able to get all the others. Anything Snoopy or Woodstock; 1976 Quarters (Bicentennial). Used foreign stamps, Used "Year of the" postage stamps -foreign or domestic - especially year of the rat; heart shaped (rocks, shells, or wood); stationery and post cards; Small things to use in art or journals - love metal, broken chains...


ChinaCat rated for Boo Box #2 - September on Sep 21, 2017
Comment: Thank you, Darla! I love all the cool 3D stickers, paper goodies and the spooky postcard! Happy Halloween!!
Fenix825 rated for WIYM:Halloween Countdown #11 on Sep 21, 2017
Comment: Thanks again! Onto the pile it goes!
Fenix825 rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #9 on Sep 19, 2017
Comment: Thank you! Into my pile it goes until October!
MiekeC rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R31 on Sep 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the journal. And also for all your extras!
watercolorgirl rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #7 on Sep 18, 2017
Comment: Love the little black eyed trees. So cute. Happy Halloween.
Fenix825 rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #6 on Sep 15, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the envelope (I got 1 of 2 so far!) I am waiting until October to open them! // 09/19 update, I got the second envelope! Thanks!
turtles27 rated for Scare my mail carrier on Sep 15, 2017
Comment: I love the envie and how you packaged it as well as all of the wonderful goodies!
Artistic rated for Magic Box Round #3 on Sep 14, 2017
Comment: I'm SO glad the post office found this package! What a treasure trove! I had to chuckle. Just yesterday I was in JoAnn looking at that block of paper. Then to see it in your box. Wow! And the "chocolate" notebook. Too cute. Thanks so much for everything.
SassyChicken rated for Harry Potter letter #19 on Sep 14, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the fabulous and generous selection you sent!
Comment: Received the two traveling postcards today! Thank you for the two extra bear postcards that you sent as well! I love them!
watercolorgirl rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #5 on Sep 9, 2017
Comment: I love the Halloween embellishments. Thnak you so much and happy swapping.
Rabbitfreedom rated for Whooo are Yoooouuuu? on Sep 7, 2017
Comment: Thank you for a wonderful letter! It was great to read that someone else loves decorating for Halloween as much as I do.I'm gonna host a swap on Halloween Everyday in the USA where we post pictures of our decorated homes! Thanks again!
Comment: Thank you for the ATCs. You did a lovely job. I think the unicorn might be my favorite ~ it is so cute! But I like them all. Nice stamp on the envie too :)
wandaibenitez rated for Random PC International #7 on Aug 30, 2017
Comment: Beautiful card, love it! Take care.
Comment: Thanks for a stuffed PL! I njoyed all the Halloween bits. They were a real "Treat"!
Comment: Love the quote! I visited the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse many years ago, the red ones are always some of my favorites!
angelgram rated for WIYM: Aliens in August postcard on Aug 25, 2017
Comment: Such a realistic alien with blue skin in a dark corner. Looked up the artist. Richard Biffle has done many famous album covers. Well I asked for an alien PC and I got one that looks determined. It might appear in my dreams tonight. Thanks for the unique postcard from your collection. ( answer "Friendly" ) THank you so much
BusyB rated for junk journal supplies - Asian on Aug 25, 2017
Comment: Hello neighbor! Thank you so much for the envelope of awesome goodies! I certainly will enjoy these. Have a great day!
DorothyH rated for #1! Boo Box! on Aug 23, 2017
Comment: I LOVE 💞 My boo box! It's great and oh my FILLED with so many goodies. I can't wait to get busy on more Halloween projects. Thanks again👻
Response: So glad you liked it :) Have fun!

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Sharlie on Sep 22, 2017:

WOAH! Thank you for the ton of postcards you sent for my AATW wishlist! These are so great! You totally made my day!

kiddomerriweather on Jul 23, 2017:

Thank you so much for the June AATW wish of a Birthday card and a heap of PC's! I really appreciate you thinking of me. Sorry it took me so long to tell you. <3

susieq11 on Jul 6, 2017:

Just got the lighthouse postcard for AATW June today! I'll bet it's so pretty on the coast! Happy you had a nice trip and thank you for thinking of me again!!!! xxxxxc

susieq11 on Jul 4, 2017:

Hi Darla!! Thank you for ALL the gorgeous stationery and poodle postcard (!) for AATW June!! I hope you're doing well and having a great 4th!!! XOXOXO

goinjenny on Jul 4, 2017:

Thank you for the wonderful envie of goodies in June AATW

kaypendragon on Jul 3, 2017:

TY for the AATW wishes! The washi is awesome and the postcard is adorable!

anrtist on Jun 24, 2017:

for the batik FQ & NCs!

Blessings, cc

CurlyTea on Jun 5, 2017:

ReadMoreBooks33 on May 20, 2017:

susieq11 on May 13, 2017:

Just wanted to say hello!!! Have a great day!

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