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kfaye

kfaye
Date Joined: January 29, 2017
Last Online: November 22, 2017
Birthday: August 5, 1969
Country: United States

About Me

I recently had to re-do my profile because I somehow accidently deleted the whole thing! It's okay though, because I have learned so much since I started swapping. It's been about a year now of swapping and I see how others swap and I have learned from that. Looking back I realize how much you all have brightened up my days. I really look forward to this new year 2018 with all that I have learned from you guys. I want to give back to people what I have experienced through some of you. I will need to watch some Martha Stewart tutorials on wrapping gifts first, haha! Seriously though, thank you all for the love.

Hi, my name is Kimberly Faye Kirk. I am a Leo. I am a spiritual, nature loving person. I live in a rural area up in the foothills of the Angles national Forest, in the high desert of southern California. It is very peaceful here and I love all my quiet, alone time. I grew up by the beach & that is where I spend most of my getaway time. My passions are crafting, traveling and art. I have traveled to many countries. I love going places and seeing the architecture, trying new foods, learning things about places, people and history. I love going to museums and art galleries. I also enjoy the outdoors and gardening & I am a bee keeper too :)

Favorite Crafts

I like to do many different types of crafts including: painting, paper crafts, creating jewelry, making things with nature & doing seasonal crafts. I make Pysanky eggs. It is a Ukrainian batik method using beeswax, a candle & dye. I love trying new crafts. I can crochet a scarf, but that's the only pattern I know. I can do printed cross stitch but not counted. I sew by hand because I don't know how to operate a sewing machine.

Themes & Styles I like

Alice In Wonderland, Fairies, Gypsies, Mermaids, Goddess, Cats, Victorian, Vintage Halloween, winter, forest, India, Egyptian, Irish, British Family, Tea, shabby-chic/romantic, Dia de Los Muertos. I like Light & Happiness & Love & Healing...I like witches but not dark. I like odd & creepy things, but not evil things. I do not care for country décor or animal print or camo.

I respect all religions, but I have my own beliefs that may differ from yours.

Things I enjoy receiving

I realize that the things I love the most are the Handmade items I receive:

Something you specialize in making or something your country is known for making.

ALSO:

Flipbooks.

Handmade paper.

Pocket letters.

ATCs.

Gelli prints.

Paper embellishments.

Origami (already made).

Calligraphy.

Asian ink writing.

Shadow boxes.

Tiny felted animals.

Sewn items.

Crocheted/knitted items.

Macramé things.

Embroidered items.

Altered items...tins, boxes, bottles etc.

Handmade Jewelry.

Handmade banners/buntings.

Things to put in my Nature/Spirit/Meditation Book.

OTHER ITEMS I WOULD LOVE TO RECEIVE:

Christmas themed Washi, Scrapbook paper & 3-D Scrapbooking stickers.

Rice paper or any other textured paper.

crystals & gemstones, especially spheres.

Fossils.

Famous art & monument items...For instance: A mini statue of a famous sculpture, a pill box with the Eiffel tower on it, a Frida plush toy...etc.

chimes/gongs/meditation bells.

Gaia & Yoga related items.

Sari material & velvet.

metal charms, metal bars for jewelry making.

Metal chains/necklaces for jewelry making.

foreign coins.

Glamping items.

Inspirational (non-religious) coins/stones.

Swarovski & stone carved miniatures.

Pretty things to hang in my greenhouse.

gold & rose gold toned jewelry'.

geometric shaped jewelry.

arrows & feather themed jewelry.

Unique teas. Rice teas. Fruity teas. Floral teas.

Bone China fancy teacups with saucers.

Aloe infused socks.

Bethany Lowe decorations & odd paper mache items...shadow boxes...Dia de Los Muertos (sugar skulls) items.

Wood painted or porcelain egg cups for displaying my Pysanki eggs.

Handmade home decorations from around the world.

Non-plastic beads.

Dies for Cuttlebug & die cuts.

Gluten Free Snacks.

My favorite colors are greens, peach, coral, tropical blue.

My favorite number is 3.

I am a petite small & like clothes that look like something Stevie Nicks would wear.

I had a daughter named Fawn, but she died when she was still a baby, SO I would love to receive little fawn figurines to collect.

Things I won't use

Page tags,

Recipe cards,

Pencils, erasers & sharpeners,

kid items (reward stickers/stamps, toys, bubbles)

Kid Craft Kits (sun catchers & wooden items to paint)

Candy,

wheat,

Plastic Beads,

Makeup/Toiletries,

Religious items.

PLEASE NO (I HAVE SO MUCH OF THIS ALREADY) :

Ribbon/String

Note Pads

Halloween themed crafting items

Basic teas: Chamomile, Green, English Breakfast & Black.

ALLERGIES

I have allergies & migraines and can't eat wheat or artificial sweeteners, chemicals & dyes. I don't eat candy- I am sensitive to sugar and too much gives me a headache. I do eat dark chocolate now & then but no fillings or cookie in case of wheat or dyes.

Please no cosmetics or toiletries unless natural, I have sensitive skin that rashes. No perfume unless essential oil please.

Quotes Movie Music Books

My favorite quotes are:

"We are all mad here" &

"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then".

Both from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

My favorite movie is Pulp Fiction. My all time favorite show is Magnum P.I. I watch Stranger Things, The Middle & Once Upon A Time-but it's gotten pretty bad this season. I like Dr.Who. I like Fairytales & shows about royalty & Discovery channel shows about Ancient Egypt & stuff like that. I started watching the Hallmark channel Christmas shows.

I listen to easy Rock, Alternative, 40's music & music from around the world and nature sounds.

Books I am reading right now are: Queen Of The Road & The Rules Of Magic.

USPS & SWAP ISSUES

I live in a rural area with a tiny post office with short hours, that seems to be a bit slow. If you are missing a swap from me please send me a message and I will either track it or send out a new swap. My incoming packages get scanned as "received" as soon as they come in & before I even pick them up, so please allow a few days for me to rate you.

I do my best and would never intentionally hurt someone. If you have an issue with a swap I have sent, please message me about it.

Thank you for reading my profile :) Love & peace to all of you & thank you so much for all your swaps, they really brighten my days :) P.S. When you rate me a 5 without any comment I think you hated my item.

KIDS STOCKING STUFFERS

Graicen is my 16 year old niece. It's too difficult to shop for her, so just whatever you think a 16 year old would like :) Thank you!

Ratings

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BusyB rated for USAPC: Don't Peek 'Til Christmas! #3 on Nov 21, 2017
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Comment: In the stocking until Christmas, thank you!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful Mermaid Crossing sign. I will find a spot in my craft room to display it so I can be inspired while making mermaid crafts to swap.
LavenderSprinkles rated for Wrapped Gifts Swap USA on Nov 18, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the nice selection of items! I truly enjoyed this swap! Thank you for joining!
mandigutterrose rated for Tea for 3--USA #2 on Nov 17, 2017
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Comment: Oh man, I opened the envelope and sat there in a stupor. I'm glad I was alone or the family would have thought I'd one catatonic. IT JUST SMELLED SO FREAKING GOOD! Thank you so much for resending!
Response: Haha! Thank you for allowing me to resending & a heart rating. I hope you enjoy the taste as much as the smell! :)
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Comment: Thank you so very much! I can't wait until Christmas...but I'm going to :) The wrapping paper is very pretty xxx
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Comment: Hiya Kimberly, ho ho ho in my sock it goes till Yule. Thank you very much. P.S., I wish we had that kind of tree lighting in this small town. Sounds wonderful...we do the tree, but no cocoa or caroling. Poop.
Kdguard rated for Boo Box #4 on Nov 15, 2017
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Comment: Thank you, I miss Halloween too
lynnerfb rated for Autumn Festival Goddess / Mina Koya on Nov 14, 2017
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Comment: Love it great design.
blueseabliss rated for NOV. Magickal Stocking Stuffer on Nov 13, 2017
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Comment: Thank you!
meganimal rated for Advent Calendar on Nov 13, 2017
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Comment: Can't wait to open my advent goodies! Thanks so much!! :)
BlackPearlTx rated for Pocket Letter Fun on Nov 13, 2017
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Comment: What a beautiful pocket letter.... I opened my Mail box to find something that made my heart smile... You have a creative flow and i loved the pocket letter with the extra goodies!!! Thank you!!! Happy Swapping!!!
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Comment: Thank U!!!! Love love love that song! Beautiful card!
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Comment: Wow!!! That was fast. I received my swap today 11/10/17. Thank you. I can't wait to open my first one on Dec 1st. I'll comment again once all 25 gifts have been open. Thank you for joining my swap.
starhiker rated for 10 Merry Little Gifts Of Yule on Nov 8, 2017
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Comment: What a neat bunch of pretty little packages I cant wait for Yule. Thanks so much!
pianoheart rated for Magick Mail #7 on Nov 5, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for swapping. I like the two sprigs of sage herb that you sent. What variety is it? Do you have seeds to grow it?...11/6/17 Actually, I looked it up and it is rosemary. :)
Response: Those are Eucalyptus from a tree in my yard :)
naturenerd3 rated for Frida Kahlo Pocket Letter on Nov 2, 2017
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Comment: I love it! Thank you for adding pictures too. I wish we had day of the dead celebrations here, but we are so far North we just don't. They tried to hold a parade here a couple years ago, but I was working Nov 2nd. I think they were doing it again, but it was going to be on October 16th and sounded just like a regular Halloween parade being so early. Anyway, your letter is beautiful. Thank you so much.
shellybuckmeier rated for Autumn Pocket Letter on Nov 1, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable autumn pocket letter! They are just as much fun to make as receive! I've already used quite a few of the goodies you sent. Thanks again!

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Comments

knitterofhats on Oct 11, 2017:

Thanks for joining my St. Nick's Day Swap.

Jamnj on Sep 11, 2017:

Thanks for the note and tea--always a treat! Certainly a surprise😀You are a sweetie!

njstauter on Aug 28, 2017:

LowRain on Aug 15, 2017:

Have you gotten my swap for the Pick Me up Box yet? It's been at the post office for a week now.

ladydy5 on Jul 6, 2017:

You are a most interesting person after reading your profile. Glad you are in my A.I Group too!

ladydy5 on Jun 14, 2017:

Welcome to Thriftstore Find Enjoy our swappers doing swaps.

doulakk on Apr 24, 2017:

Welcome to the Manic Magpie group!

I will be posting a swap or two today, so please check them out!

:D Thanks!

wolviechick121 on Apr 23, 2017:

Welcome to the Mermaid Lovers Unite swap group!!

yvonne401 on Apr 22, 2017:

Welcome to Swaps in the U.S.A.! It's great to have you!

Blessings,

Yvonne

LavenderSprinkles on Mar 29, 2017:

Do you need a resent for atleast the candy? You said you dislike it. I am so sorry.

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