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gingerbee

gingerbee
Date Joined: May 7, 2020
Last Online: June 7, 2024
Birthday: September 16
Country: United States
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Hi, my name is Ginger! You can find me on Instagram @gingerbaileycrafts

Below are a few things about me. If you have sent something to me, I will post my rating within a day of receiving. If I am missing something from you, I will let you know so that it can be fixed instead of rating down.

One thing I have learned is my small post office is not savvy with unusual mail, especially sending international, so if there is any issue with not enough postage, please let me know so I can make it right!

Things I am into:

  • Bees! Honeybees (I'm a bee keeper). Butterflies, dragonflies, and moths are nice too
  • Owls (Hedgehogs & Foxes too)(and sloths)(llamas are fun too)
  • Black Labrador retriever dogs
  • Halloween, especially all those scrolly Victorian macabre motifs with crows and bats and witch’s hats
  • Arts & Crafts/Mission style, Art Deco, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Charley Harper
  • Flowers & plants & cacti
  • Tea, teatime, hygge and fika (tea type: I love green tea varieties the most, but anything yummy is welcome)
  • Quilts & fabric
  • Wooden barn quilts and hexafoos
  • Farm life, homesteading, and cowgirls/boys
  • Scottish thistle and Celtic knot motifs
  • Tarot
  • Catan
  • Hats (like those big brimmed and boldly decorated ones that are worn to tea and horse races and royal weddings)
  • Wine/beer/liquor cardboard coasters or vinyl stickers
  • Vintage sewing patterns/ephemera
  • Vintage french signs, especially involving haute couture or la patisserie
  • Paper dolls
  • Snow flakes (white, silver, gold)

Favorite Colors: TEAL, plum, olive, sage, navy, cinnamon, honey (fall palette)

I love all things crafty! Started sewing as a child and have never stopped. Clothes, quilts, purses, collages, embroidery. I love buying fabric and imaging the possibilities.

Love all things paper crafty too - cards, gift packaging, scrapbooking. Just getting into the use of stamps and dies for my paper art.

I love using botanicals and essential oils in making homemade lotions, balms, scrubs and masks.

Cooking and baking. I especially enjoy baking bread and meal prepping. Recipes are always welcome!

I decorate my living space for different holidays throughout the year with a small tree, pillows & quilts, candles, and such for each theme: Victorian valentines - Celtic St patty’s - Bunnies and butterflies Spring - Americana 4th of July - Honeybees - Halloween vintage - Winter solstice of green with white snowflakes

Wishlist

My wishlist of things to receive: Honestly, I really enjoy a well-curated package of fun. If you've put effort into a theme or color scheme, maybe put a little creativity of your own into the mix, I will love it!

I love things made by YOU - this is the way to my heart. I love handmade cards, PCs, ATCs, flipbooks, pockets/folders, embellishments, and long letters about who you are! I also really love a well-decorated envelope!

In the section above are my "themes" I tend to use in my decorating and card making, so if you have something that fits those, great!
In the themes above, I love

  • paper
  • die cuts (store bought or homemade)
  • ephemera (printed is ok)
  • stickers
  • stamped images
  • washi

and such things that help me to create. I often like to create something new with what I receive in my swaps.

I love all the deeply saturated "earthy" fall colors: browns, dusky blue, twilight teal, olive green, cinnamon, wine, honey.

If you are sending die cuts, I love them in neutral cardstock so that I can ink or distress them to match my projects. I use a lot of swirls, flourishes, leaves and greenery stems in my cardmaking, so those die cuts are always appreciated! I also love die cut words.

I have been sending a lot of cards to senior centers, so blank notecards , "hello" or "thinking of you" type of cards (store bought or handmade) are appreciated - no glitter on these please.

Books, Movie, TV

I read a bunch, and I listen to a ton of books! I love stories that lift me up or offer up vivid descriptions of far off places. Right now I am reading ahead on the Lady Whistledown series, and just finished The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels. Examples of series I've enjoyed that are widely known...

  • Mary Russell series (& other Sherlock related stories)(really Victorian & early 20th century British mysteries overall)
  • Outlander series (and all the novellas in between)
  • Harry Potter series
  • The Witches Daughter series
  • Harley Merlin series

I am not a huge TV and Movie person, but certainly have my favorites that I watch over and over:

  • Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • The Crown
  • All the HP movies
  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
  • Downton Abbey
  • The Muppets
  • Gilmore Girls

About Me

I live in eastern Colorado, USA - Enneagram 5 - INTJ - Slytherin house - Virgo

Would prefer NOT to receive: religious or political themed material. I have no kids or youngsters in my family, so please skip the kids' stuff.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for all the stickers and the extra sheets. There are some real treasures in here!!
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Comment: Thank so much for a great swap!
susieq40 rated for RSC - All Occasion Card on Oct 23, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty card. I have a certain person to send this too. Thx.
Lealie rated for WIYM: Handmade Cards - Free Theme #3 on Mar 9, 2023
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Comment: Thank you very much for the lovely card! Exactly what I needed on this snowy March morning here in Berlin :)
Craynie rated for Rainbow handmade (Post)card on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: You made it do nicely! Every things looks so professional. Thank you so much!
TamiHope rated for RSC - Card with Diecut(s) on Aug 20, 2022
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Comment: Ginger - I love the card you made for this swap!! So cute and the layers are beautiful. Thank you very much. And thank you, too, for all the extras. Love the bees! Hope to swap with you again soon. Tami
Poohtat rated for WIYM: Blind Envie-May on Jun 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable goodies! Your presentation is so cute. Happy Swapping
pernie123 rated for *Just write* notecard #2 on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Did you make this pretty card? Babysitting must be a tiring but enjoyable pastime. I enjoyed your writings.
DollyDotBoo rated for Destash with a stamp #4 (USA) on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the great goodies. I will put them to good use.
TeaNi rated for CPG Just a Note #4 - Global on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: thank you for a lovely note, the cute colorful cat card, pretty decorated envelope, and fun tuck-in surprises- a delightful swap! :)
SkaGirl rated for HAPPY GREETINGS on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: What a beautiful card, thank you!!! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely letter, tea and enclosures! I loved everything and will be writing back!
rarjones rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on May 28, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful card TY! TY for th helps in resizing - so sweet of you to send that info along! I am excited to give it a try!
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Comment: I haven’t seen pressed stationary in a long time, so pretty. I have never had jury duty even at 65! Don’t know why. Cool you have a craft room, I love organizing ! Loving that it is getting light earlier in the morning . Good time for coffee and letter writing
LindaW rated for Letter Swap on May 26, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the nice letter and stickers.
bb2 rated for RSC - Card Using at least One Die on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable owl die cut card. A graduation is coming up. A wise owl will be perfect. And, thank you for the faith based stickers too.
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Comment: Thanks so much!!!
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bb2 rated for AADC - Spring Bouquet on Apr 15, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for joining this swap and sending all of the pretty flowers and vines. The colors and sizes are perfect. Happy spring!
rarjones rated for AADC - Stamp and Cut on Apr 5, 2022
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Comment: Thank You for a very nice selection of stamps and cuts:) The colorful ones I can put to good use when I create ATC's :)

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Comments

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 7, 2024:

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 7, 2024:

Thank you so much for the April wish I loved the post card and the message you made my day. Great minds think alike I have the same post cards :)

Swan on Apr 19, 2024:

Thank you for the very special birthday card (LSRUs April wish)!

heliogal on Apr 16, 2024:

Thank you so much for the cool Rachel Carson postcard!! I loved what you wrote too!! You are so thoughtful for thinking of me and sending me an April LSRUS wish!!! Made my day!!!

Barbara on Apr 15, 2024:

The bird tags are now bookmarks and the French penmanship is in my reading journal Around the World. Thank you for the April wishes!

Swan on Jun 21, 2023:

Thank you for the cute blank birthday card for my LSRUs June wishlist!

Chickenmama on Feb 21, 2023:

Thanks for the RAK from the RAK group! Can't wait to use the goodies!! Hugs, Stacey

theshyone on Feb 13, 2023:

Thank you for the January RAK #1 - Postcard Destash - what wonderful postcards you shared with me!!!! You were so generous and I adored all of the postcards you shared with me (´∀`)♡

HeidiJean on Feb 6, 2023:

Thank you for the Jan RAK sticker destash! So many cute stickers!

theshyone on Dec 13, 2022:

Thank you for your Nov RAK #1 - Ephemera & paper destash! Everything was soooo pretty and matching aesthetically, I was in awe! It was such a joy to open ♡( ◡‿◡ )

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