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kecarls

kecarls
Date Joined: April 12, 2018
Last Online: October 27, 2020
Birthday: August 28
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi! Thanks for stopping by my profile. My name is Kate (or Katie but most of my family calls me Kate) I live in MO (near STL) and love to be creative. My brain craves a creative outlet and S-B is the perfect solution! I am working on penmanship (I really dislike my handwriting) and on sending creative and decorated envelopes. I love to doodle but am not great at it. Practice! I work as an Executive Director at a pregnancy resource center and as the Business Development Coordinator at a Christian school.

~I always check my partner's profile and try my very best to customize every swap to my partner's preferences and favorites. I really love to send thoughtful and meaningful swaps.

I love to digi scrap in my spare time and work as an uploader for Pixel Scrapper and moderate a few of the chat forums. I also work in development (fundraising) for a nearby school and work three days a week at a little tea shop in my town. I love the tea shop and love tea. Earl Grey is my most favorite. Really, I love all teas but stay away from anything that tastes sweet.

I love planner and stationary related items. Stickers, washi, colored pens, and anything related to organizing! I could spend hours in Hobby Lobby or office supply stores! I was using a Happy Planner (classic size) but began to not like the arc system rings. I switched to a bound planner and find writing in it to be much easier. I also carry an A5 planner. Very versatile.

My favorite color is green with blue coming in at a very close second! But, I really don't think there are any colors I do not like.

I like all type of themes but if I were to have a least favorite it would be vintage. I don't really like dull colors. Maybe I associate vintage with duller colors? I prefer to stay away from political preferences. Don't want the drama. No nude or pornographic themes either please. Also, please nothing cheap or dollar storeish. Nothing that is just going to get thrown away. I also promise not to send anything like that.

I do not have any allergies. But I do not burn any candles in my house. I do like good quality essential oils.

I buy post cards when ever we travel and collect magnets from all of our vacations. My daughter collects snow globes.

I dislike anything zodiac or anything that would be considered dark, evil, or supernatural.

Favorite Crafts

I recently joined a couple swaps that focused on making tags. At first I thought they were the kind of tags you put on gifts. LOL NO they are not that kind of tag! I am new to tag making but really like that form of creativity. Mini Pocket Letters are a lot of fun too. I am growing in my creativity in both those craft outlets.

Painting rocks has been a popular and relaxing craft for me and my kids. We love to hide them when we go to cool places. Acrylic paint is great but paint pens are so easy for kids to use (and less messy!)

My daughter and I enjoy watching crafty channels on YouTube. We both love Moriah Elizabeth. We recently found NerdECrafter on YouTube and love Jackie as well. SimplyNailogolical is a guilty pleasure. Cristine is so funny! Orgainze 365 is a favorite as well.

I have always wanted to learn calligraphy but haven't found the time to try it yet.

More than anything I LOVE to craft with paper. Card making is something I especially enjoy. I recently purchased a Cricut Explore Air 2 and have had a lot of fun learning to use it. I mostly wanted it for cutting paper dies, stickers, and some scrapbook elements. Memory keeping is a fantastic concept but requires a lot of time and focus. I have started December Daily a couple times but never really got past a day or two. One Little Word is something else I would love to try someday but time is an issue. Maybe I will try A Day in the Life or A Week in the Life first and see how that goes!

Learning to use the machine for vinyl has been fun. I now want to label everything in my house!

Favorite Television

Pretty much anything FBI/CIA or police dramas. British dramas are always fun to binge watch. Parks and Rec and The Office are at the very top of my list of favorite shows. My daughter and I love watching Dr. Pol together. I love TED talks too.

Wish List A-Z

My Amazon Wish List link https://smile.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/ZU1CK8X07XHZ/ref=navwishlistlists1?encoding=UTF8&type=wishlist

I like this on others' profiles so here goes!

A- apple scented anything, A6 planner

B- the Bible, blue

C- charcuterie boards, cats, cardstock, coffee, camping, cheesecake, my Cricut Explore, cucumber melon (scent),

D- die cuts, desserts, dessert themes,

E- Earl Gray tea (my most favorite), envelopes,

F- fruit themes,

G- green, gray

H- hot tea, anything that says "Hope", holographic, high tea

I- Inductive Bible Study, iced tea

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L- large paper clips, light blue

M- mechanical pencils, Moriah Elizabeth, the MCU, macrons, metallic, mint green, mint blue

N- NerdEcrafter

O- The Office, the ocean, office supplies, organizing, Organize 365

P- Parks & Rec, Pixel Scrapper, paper crafts, planner, planner accessories, paint pens

Q-

R- Road trips, Rooibos Tea (second favorite)

S- sushi, Simplynailogical (YouTube), stickers, shiny, anything Swedish,

T- tea, tea parties teal, light teal

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V-

W- Wrightsville Beach, NC (our favorite vacation destination), washi tape, watermellon, Washington D.C. (my favorite city to explore),

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Ratings

lasciviouskisses rated for LSRUS: 1000 Hearts Giveaway on Oct 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much Kate for the super fun mail!!! Your drawings are better than mine! :) Happy swapping!
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Comment: Wow!! Thank you for the super fun stocking stuffer!! Many hearts to you!!
anely73 rated for SURPRISE SWAP! #3 on Sep 27, 2020
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Comment: I love the big butterfly! So beautiful!
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Comment: Thanks so much for the fun stickers and new series of cards! Really appreciate everything!
2Hearts rated for SURPRISE SWAP! #3 on Sep 26, 2020
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Comment: Thanks!
Kristipye rated for SURPRISE SWAP! #3 on Sep 25, 2020
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Comment: Thanks bunches for a great swap!
AlisonKingWriter rated for Tea For Thee # 64 on Sep 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much! I can't wait to try the teas! Be well <3 AL
SamanthaMcCall21 rated for Magazine on Sep 22, 2020
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Comment: I cant wait to read this magazine! Thank you for the goodies inside of it too! :))
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Comment: Thank you. Hope is a nice name. One of my nieces has Hope as a middle name.
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Comment: Wow!!! Thank you for a delightful package, I love everything - the Spode mug is especially lovely!! Many thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card!
Magenta3 rated for Tag/Mini Pocket Letter Goodies on Sep 8, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies! Lovely paper and punches.
ellie rated for LSRUS: USA Random Filled 9x12 Envie on Sep 8, 2020
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Comment: I wish I could give more than 1 heart . Thank you so much for all that you sent. I can't even tell which is my favorites.Everything will be put to good use.
ericabella rated for Goodies swap #3 on Sep 2, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for all the lovely goodies!
myancey rated for Sticker Slapped - Sender's Choice on Aug 29, 2020
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Comment: 😊 thanks! Happy swapping
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Comment: Love the tag you sent thanks so much.The die cuts are adorable also thanks for them to.
DixieDiane rated for Here kitty kitty on Aug 17, 2020
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Comment: Tks for kitty swap
katierose rated for ENVELOPES SWAP on Aug 16, 2020
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Comment: Thanks so much for the envelopes! I love the colors you chose and I love that they are all different! I've already used one :)
Fabriqueen rated for Die Cut Series - Summer (Swap #3) on Aug 10, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Hugs, Diane

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 66 6 7
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68 76 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
2 36 30 0
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Comments

BusyB on Aug 25, 2020:

Thank you so much for tiny handmade envelopes! I LOVE these and will be using them in my JJ! LSRUS August wishlist rak

bpl76 on Aug 3, 2020:

Thank you for the amazing rak Will use it all

TribblesRCool on Apr 23, 2020:

Star Trek Captain Swap

First, Captain Janeway, sassy and love coffee!

Then Picard of course :)

And Kirk, cause yeah...

And then an extra for fun...

Hugs ~Jean

MKayla on Apr 23, 2020:

Star Trek Profile Deco Swap #1 Captains

Enjoy!!

Captain Jean-Luc Picard - USS Enterprise Picard

Captain Christopher Pike - USS Enterprise Pike

Captain Vanic - Ti’Mur

Vanic

ScrapHappyGabi on Apr 23, 2020:

Star Trek Profile Deco Swap #1 Captains

From @ScrapHappyGabi

ENJOY

Captain James T. Kirk- USS Enterprise


Captain Richard Robau of the USS Kelvin


Captain Rixx (Boilan) USS Thomas Paine

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