Swap-bot Time: September 20, 2017 11:53 pm


Date Joined: August 6, 2008
Last Online: September 20, 2017
Birthday: February 6
Country: United States


NOTE My partner, WendyTVee and I live at the same address...we are both swap-bot members and sometimes join the same swaps

About Me

I love mixed media collage, art journaling, bookbinding, printmaking, vegetable and flower gardening, cooking, hiking/geocaching, quilting, birdwatching, mosaic, ATC's, graffiti..but my favorite thing to do is to give something to someone to make them happy!!!

Fabric I love

100% cotton only, repros, homespun, English florals, small or tiny prints/flowers, novelty, any and all CAT fabrics, batiks, Japanese prints, animal prints (zebra, spots, etc) crazy designs for fabric journals,texture prints (wood, stones,etc)

Favorite Colors

Fave colors: purple, pink, green, earth tones, red (Don't care for really light pastels)

Really bright colors, big prints to use as reusable grocery bags

Stuff I LOVE

Ephemera (music sheets, newspapers, maps, cigar bands, tickets, tags, tea tags, postcards, menus, ads, napkins) anything with your language on it.

Foreign paper money

BIRD anything...from realistic to quirky!

Tea Tags (the little paper tag on tea bags)

Embellishments (anything in the scrapbooking aisle)

Postage Stamps...new or used. Please, if you can, use stamps on your envelopes instead of the metered post office stamp.

Smokey the Bear!

The number 5


Free Ad cards

Decorative paper from your stash

Decos Zines Mail Art Zakka style

Hand carved stamps

Quotes or local sayings

Prayer Flags

Cats (realistic or funky

Stickers - regular and street art



Pens......especially with a local business printed on it

Popular recipes from your country/state


Artificially Scented stuff (allergic!)

Disney anything (except Eeyore)


Rooibos tea

Fave Artists

Wyanne, Donna Downey, Joanne Sharp, Dina Wakley, Tascha, Mary Ann Moss


Comment: Dear Diane, your cards are wonderful and I love the envelope! I shall keep them in a journal. My apologies for not rating sooner, a hundred hearts xxxx
Response: So glad you liked them! Thank you for the rating/heart!
bjmonroe rated for Doodle Bombs on Sep 15, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for this awesome postcard. I love the clown and the monkey makes it so perfect,
Response: Very happy you liked it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
vlhafer54 rated for Hot summer FQ swap on Sep 5, 2017
Comment: Thank you - love the pattern!
Response: Glad you got it this time! Thank you for the rating/heart!
TamiTam55 rated for Snails Mail Art on Aug 19, 2017
Comment: 5 and 1,000 Hearts! All I have to say is OH MY GODDDD! That is the most adorable postcard I have ever seen. Thank you for spending so much time and effort making this wonderful swap for me. *sigh* I want to frame him.
Response: Awwww....I'm really amazed that you like it that much...I almost didn't send it thinking maybe you wouldn't like it! Lol. Framing him would be awesome! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Wow, that is one creepy book! Love it and freaked out by it all at once lol
Response: Lol....I was happy with the way it turned out :-). Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: ♥ Thank you for sharing your art work. I have not broken down and gotten a Gelli printer, but it looks like fun. I loved the envelope.
Response: Gelli printing is so much fun! I'm happy you liked it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Hello Diane ~ thank you so much for the fabulous envie, I love it! It's so colorful! I love the new recipes and boy does that one look delicious! The fabric is so pretty and love the stickers! Thank you again for joining in and all the goodies!
Response: It was a fun swap! Thank you for the rating/heart!
bbsporty rated for AMA: Themed Zine-Birds on Jul 25, 2017
Comment: Your zine is awesome! I love all of the bird info inside! The mini zine from your friend was really cute! Thanks for all of the bird goodies! Keep making zines, your really good at it!
Response: Thank you for your kind words...I might attemp another one...we'll see! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Babsmomof5 rated for WIYM: Ad postcards in an envelope on Jul 25, 2017
Comment: What a gorgeously decorated envie, and such lovely ad postcards. And your extra goodies are so appreciated and will go directly to my Alice stash! Very sweet, thoughtful mail!
Response: So glad that you got it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful postcard! The colors are so summery, and your dragonfly stamp is wonderful :) I really like the shimmery gold grid pattern on the background and the lady's profile stamp on the back. The quote from Dickinson is awesome as well! I hope we swap again soon!
Response: Im so glad you liked it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Thank you Diane! I LOVE the skinny, and thank you for the cheerful envelope and stamped bird images! Fun swap!!
Response: So happy you liked it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
SilverD rated for A.I. Send Background Paper Again on Jun 26, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful atc papers! I love how you decorated the envelope. I do love mail related ephemera! I have never seen this postcard and ironically I just did a postcard commemorating 100 years of mail delivery. I redrew Norman Rockwell's stamp. https://www.flickr.com/photos/38003346@N05/35526689755/in/dateposted-public/
Response: So cool! Glad you liked everything! Thank you for the rating/heart!
craftyone rated for IS: Stamped Images~USA~Birds on Jun 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks for a great swap, and all the extra TLC you put into it!
Response: You're so welcome! Thank you for the rating/heart!
annielou rated for A I - Let's Face It - ATC on Jun 11, 2017
Comment: Diane!! I love this ATC. You're right..the expression on this woman is hysterical! So sweet of you to incorporate my love of peacocks into your work. Thank you!!
Response: Lol....so happy you like it! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Thank you for all the prints! :)
Response: You're very welcome! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Love the flower atc! Harry Potter stamps?! Omg?! I had no idea. You rock!
Response: Lol...glad you liked the ATC and the stamps! Thank you for the rating/heart!
lou rated for KKL: flat cat themed surprise on May 12, 2017
Comment: Oh Diane, we've never seen or had anything so beautifully made, it is breathtaking, how did you ever dream that up - - and then part with it? You sent so many wonderful other things, too! You are truly a bright, bright shining nova in our world, sending you a private message ...
Response: I hope Bellz enjoys lounging on it! It was so much fun to make! So happy you liked everything! Thank you for the rating/heart!
wolfeagle rated for TPS: Sender's Choice - April on May 10, 2017
Comment: Thank you! Love the fish. Thank you for resending.
Response: So sorry your card got defaced! Thank you for the rating/heart! I'm sending out a new one!
Woolers rated for WIYM: Mini flipbook birds on May 2, 2017
Comment: Oh WOW! Thank you so much Diane for the wonderful flip book and all the extras. It's beautiful, you put a lot of work into this precious little book, I love it. Such a wonderful swap , thank you xxx
Response: You're so very welcome! It was so much fun to make! Thank you for the rating/heart!
Comment: Diane....such a lovely post card! Love the technique you used.... and I understand how you HAD to buy all of the components for the complete stamped look!! Been there and done that! :-)) Your post card is now hanging in my craft room for all to enjoy who dares to enter!!
Response: Awww...I would totally dare to enter your craft room! I'm happy you like the post card...thank you for the rating/heart!

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thebragal on Aug 22, 2017:

Diane-your sweet package for my little Teddy brought a huge smile to his face. He picks up the mail and was delighted to see something was for him! He loved the card and stickers. Thank you for making a small boy's day!

mummsie on Aug 15, 2017:

Hey there. Just wanted you to know how much my mom enjoyed your card and nice note. It really made her day! Thanks so much. Hugs, Mummsie

lou on Aug 2, 2017:

Happy "almost" 9 years (wow!), so glad you're here!

Mugsie on Aug 1, 2017:

Made the cake and everyone loved it!! Thanks again!!

bbsporty on Jun 5, 2017:

Thank you so much for the card and sweet message! It's people like you that makes Swap-Bot such a great place!

JeanetteC on May 15, 2017:

Thank you Diane for the package for Jodi...it's safe in her jar and ready to be mailed tomorrow <3

georgiafae on Feb 12, 2017:

Thanks again for the cat mini pocket letter and the information about the cat stamps. I was able to find them on ebay and ordered them-so excited!

myancey on Feb 6, 2017:

Happy birthday!!!! Have a great day!

crescendo on Mar 12, 2016:

HI Diane, I always think of you when I look at the fun things in my art studio that you have sent to me over the years. I am stopping by to see if you are still on SB, yep here you are! Hope Spring is coming your way soon! - Sue

DLRodrigues on Jun 24, 2015:

A very BIG thank you Diane - the RAK arrived today! I love everything you put together for me! You are a lovely person - THANK YOU xx

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