Swap-bot Time: August 15, 2018 2:07 pm


Date Joined: January 29, 2017
Last Online: August 14, 2018
Birthday: August 5
Country: United States
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Hi. My name is Kimberly Faye Kirk and I am a Leo. I have been happily married since 1988 and a mom to 2 grown up kids who are moved out, but not far away. I live in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, in the high desert at an elevation of 4,500' in Southern California. It's very peaceful up here and I love it! I am using my work address in San Fernando to receive swaps because my post office at home is actually in the next town and they don't deliver packages to my home or mailbox that is located a mile away from my house. I love to travel and have been to many countries. It's so cool to see the world and experience new things! I love visiting museums, monuments, castles, cathedrals & graveyards. I also love taking road trips, camping, beachcombing and light hiking. I enjoy going to art galleries, botanical gardens and tea houses with my friends. On the weekends I sometimes stay on my boat with my husband in the Marina and soak up the moisture and breath in the salty air...it's a nice change from the desert! When I am home I am mostly doing crafts or looking out the window watching birds or the sky. I have an organic vegetable garden and a greenhouse for flowers.I have a Tortoise shell cat named Mia & a Boston Terrier named Abbey. I also have a koi pond and a beehive that I tend to and pet chickens. I love healthy food, nature, art and beautiful things

Favorite Crafts

I love to spend time in my craft studio altering things, making things with nature, doing seasonal crafts, paper crafts and making jewelry with gemstones, glass and crystal beads. I just made my first scrapbook memory journal to give to my daughter as a wedding gift of all the planning we have done this past year for her September wedding. I also make soap with my daughter, who also makes natural body products....If you receive one from me, don't think I am being cheap. I actually pay full price for her items to help support her Etsy shop when I can AND you are most likely getting a higher dollar amount item than the swap called for ;)

Themes & Styles I like

Alice In Wonderland, Fairies, Gypsies, Mermaids, Goddess, Cats, Victorian, Bohemian, Frida Kahlo, forest, ocean/beach, India, Egyptian, Irish, British Family, Tea, shabby-chic/romantic, Dia de Los Muertos. Retro 50's, cactus & lamas.

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, animal print, camouflage or wine themed in my home décor. I do drink wine, I just don't have that theme in my house. My kitchen is retro 50's in Pink & Green. My bedroom is Ocean/Beach themed, guestroom is Shabby-Chic, office is All Over Asia themed, living room is Bohemian, an Earthy bathroom, a Pond themed bathroom & a Mexico themed rec room.

I respect all religions and it's fascinating to learn about them, but I have my own beliefs that may differ from yours, so please don't try to convert me.

Things I enjoy receiving


I love receiving Handmade items where I can tell love and pride were put into them:

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

Spirit Dolls,

Things made with nature,


Handmade paper.

Pocket letters.

Nicely made ATCs.

Smash Books & Junk Journals!!

Gelli prints.

Paper embellishments.

Origami (already made).

Calligraphy Art

Asian ink writing.

Shadow boxes.

Tiny felted animals or fruits & vegetables.

sewn coasters/mug rugs in these themes only: Wedding, Tea, Birthday, Mermaid, Unicorn, Cactus & Asian.

Beaded Embroidery.

Altered items...tins, matchboxes, bottles etc.


Travel cup for hot tea,

cell phone stand,

Cute Mousepad,

Wrist Cushion for computer mouse,

small silicone molds,


soap colorant,

Heat Tool,

Pysanky dyes,

Cystals & Gemstones.


Pretty Cloth/Lace Lavender Sachets.

Black Lace Washi Tape!

Snap Settings for gems!!!

Foreign coins.

Foreign paper money.

Altar items (Pagan/Zen).

Spell Kits.

LUSH Toothy Tabs.

Face Sponge.

Jewelry from any foreign country that shows it's style.

Teas with caffeine. Please, sealed in individual sleeves...I keep them in my Tea Journal.

Cat Grass Seeds.

Hummingbird nectar.

Coffee Bean gift cards.

Hobby Lobby Gift cards.

Michael's gift cards.

Odd paper mache items...shadow boxes... Dia de Los Muertos (sugar skulls) items.

Handmade decorations for my house from your travels around the world.

Items from World Market/Cost Plus.

Brown eye liner.

Dark Brown hair color.

Travel size shampoo & conditioner.

Fishing Gear: Lures, Hooks, Bait...

Organic Vegetable Seeds.

My favorite colors are Aqua/seafoam, peach, pink, coral, pastels, tropical color combinations, earthy forest color combinations and emerald green. I usually don't care for purple unless it's paired with blues & greens. I don't care for the color combo of red & blue.

My favorite number is 3.

I am a petite small & I love:


cute sweats,


yoga pants,

long boho skirts,


cute undies size small,

For jewelry I like shorter necklaces & my ring size is 5 1/2 - 6

I love Honey & Jams.


cute paper straws,

cute disposable cups,

Mod Podge,

school glue,

Cotton Balls,

A gift card,

cute party plates,

outdoor solar lights,

Crazy Glue GEL (not the runny kind),


double sided tape,

Bobby pins,

Room air freshener,

Fun Car Freshners,

Travel Tissue packets,



Beaded fabrics,

Native American jewelry,

Swarovski miniatures,

Rhinestone costume jewelry,

Sugared Candles,

Art Candles (shaped/twisted),

Rock or Punk Rock Records, Cassettes or CDs.

Beer Steins.

Alice In Wonderland Book,

Reader's Digest,


Foreign coins or paper Money.

Unique items from your travels.

Anything from my "Thrift Shop" list.

For Stocking Stuffers I use a trunk instead of a stocking, so size does not matter!

I do not mind receiving used things that are clean and in good condition.

Things I won't use

Gluten/Wheat or artificial sweeteners.

$1 store skin products.

I don't keep a planner journal (project Life etc.) at all & those items are wasted on me. Please no paper scraps.

I do not sew, knit, crochet or bake.

I do not have any small children in my family.

Please no:

Page tags,

Pencils, erasers & sharpeners,

No kid items please, like: reward stickers/stamps, toys & those sun catcher kits to paint.

Picture frames,


Sheet Masks (they give me a bad rash!)

Please no Nail Polish

Please do not send me lotions, soaps or scrubs unless I am in a swap specifically for that...I make them ;)

THINGS I HAVE A LOT OF RIGHT NOW ARE: note pads/loose papers, socks, makeup bags & scarves.

I have plenty of things listed on my "Likes" list to choose from. Thank you!!!


FOOD ALLERGY- NO WHEAT/GLUTEN. SENSITIVE SKIN. I have allergies & migraines and can't eat wheat or artificial sweeteners, chemicals, MSG & dyes. I don't eat much candy- I am sensitive to sugar and too much gives me a headache. I do eat chocolate occasionally and I like dried fruit & nuts :) I use natural or hypo-allergenic make-up & toiletries (not cheap/$1 store/stuff from China).

Quotes Movie Music Books

My favorite quote is:

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

from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

I never go to the movies and I don't watch much T.V. I like Fairytales & shows about royalty & Discovery channel shows about Ancient Egypt & stuff like that. I watch HGTV & Hallmark every now and then.

I listen to easy Rock, 80s new wave, Alternative, Beatles Chanel, 40's music & music from around the world and nature sounds to sleep.

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


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. I try to add a personal note with my swaps, but sometimes I don't. So, please forgive me, I don't mean to be rude. I send my swaps off with well wishes and the intent to spread happiness.

Thank you for reading my profile and for all your swaps, they really brighten my days :) Big hugs!


Graicen is my 17 year old niece. She collects polished rocks. She likes all the little trinkets at Francesca's. She likes all the gold-toned jewelry that's out right now with triangles, arrows, cactus and stuff like that. She likes stuff for acne prone skin...pore cleansers, toners. She likes things with lamas, cats and unicorns on them. She likes all that Target bin stuff to decorate her room with. She likes Dr.Who stuff and Tim Burton and other kinda creepy things like that. She likes Starbucks. She is allowed to have candles without overbearing scents. She is a size medium. She is vegan, so please make sure candy has no animal product in it. Please don't send her perfume, she is not allowed to wear it. Any make up needs to be clear or sheer colored lipgloss, she is not allowed to wear bright makeup. no tattoos please. She likes: Gel pens, hanging purse decorations, little kits for card making, Disney, SpongeBob, Kawaii.

Things I Have To Trade

I have LOTS of Journaling Cards!! Spell Kits, Blank Journals, Page Tags, Note Pads, Pretty Paper Clips, Wedding Themed Scrapbook Stickers, Craft Papers in MANY designs!! Jewelry (I make), loose cut gemstones, Scentsy Warmers (New in box & some displays), Scented Wax Bars/Tarts, Body Products: handmade soaps, body butters, scrubs, etc... look at my daughter's Etsy shop & see if there is anything you want: https://www.etsy.com/shop/honeybutterbathco

I am open to private swaps :)


institches rated for Kid's Fill My Stocking - August on Aug 15, 2018
Comment: Thank you. I don't do tea so I'll try and pass it on
institches rated for Kid's Fill My Stocking - July on Aug 15, 2018
Comment: Sorry for the delay, been busy summer for me. Ethan is waiting until December to open.
amathyst7 rated for Gudetama or pusheen? on Aug 13, 2018
Comment: Opened it and I was in aww. Thanks I love it!!!💕
Comment: Thank you so much! Can't wait to come back in December and comment when I open it!
auralily rated for Fill My Stocking - August on Aug 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the stocking stuffer and the lovely card! I completely agree that Christmas cards in August give us hope for an end to the heat :)
Fabriqueen rated for YTPC: Altered Puzzle Piece on Aug 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for my butterfly puzzle piece! Have a great day! Hugs, Diane
shysky74 rated for Gudetama or pusheen? on Aug 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you Kimberly! I loved my Pusheen Pocket letter!💕
BhaktiCreations rated for CQ: Altered Paintbrush on Aug 11, 2018
Comment: I love your piece! I love altered art! My first Altered Paintbrush and from you, Kimberly! We have been matched up so many times there must be some reason, I guess we will know why in time. Until next time... Love and Light, Alexis
Comment: I received your package today! I have no doubt I will love it, so I am waiting to open it. Have a wonderful day! Sofia
spicemom rated for Small Stocking Stuffer - July on Aug 10, 2018
Comment: Hi Kimberly Thank u IL open it on Christmas day Spicemom
Rosina176 rated for HAPPY BIRTHDAY FLIPBOOK! on Aug 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the adorable flip book. I love the cat tag and goodies. Thanks for hosting.
Rosina176 rated for HAPPY BIRTHDAY POCKET LETTER! on Aug 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the lovely birthday pocket letter and goodies! I love the idea of the doily around the flowers. :)
daisyd90 rated for BS&S: Witchy Pocket Letter on Aug 9, 2018
Comment: Thank you, I love the pocket letter!
emilynhr rated for $ Store Mystery Bag Swap on Aug 8, 2018
Comment: 🌺Thanks!🌺
Comment: Thank you so much for all my gifts. I love all of them. Wow, you added an elephant. I love elephants and everything you sent me. The girls want my lipstick pens. I have hidden them and the jewelry.
BhaktiCreations rated for Fill My Stocking - July on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: What a fun lumpy golden package, I am putting it in my growing stocking (now a basket) with the rest. I will probably open some on Solstice and save the rest for December 25th. Thank You! Alexis
esew123 rated for Junque Yard Jezebel on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: Love my mermaid! She is fantastic! Thank you :-) Neat calendar pages too.
pearlswithplaid rated for Faux Taxidermy on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you
Alisha98119 rated for 5 Oddities for 5$ ROUND 9 on Jul 28, 2018
Comment: I loved the festive envelope, and the teas! I can't wait to open my stocking stuffer in December, thank you so much! Happy Swapping!

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CurlyTea on Aug 6, 2018:

Happy Birthday!

ScrappyCEW on Jul 10, 2018:

Cotton Breeze Body Butter from Honey Butter Bath Co. - awesome!!!!! Loving it!

ladydy5 on May 23, 2018:

Those eggs you make are beautiful as I had a friend who did them. If bought they are quite expensive too. Glad to see someone is doing that kind of craft.

njstauter on Apr 7, 2018:

Thank you so much for the birthday card, seeds and tea. It was such a joy. I am glad you can see the Tehachapi's from your home.

Jmitchell8814 on Apr 5, 2018:

So happy you liked your Easter Basket! Thank you so much fo all the awesome goodies you sent me. I loved everything. I can’t wait to use the cotton candy lipgloss! Happy swapping :)

luckycharms on Apr 1, 2018:

Happy Easter

blueseabliss on Mar 23, 2018:

Miss you.....

ChinaCat on Mar 3, 2018:

Hey, girl! You expanded your profile page didn't you? I love it! I always read my partner's profile and the longer the better, I say - it really helps me. xo

CajunLady on Feb 26, 2018:

Thank you for the birthday card.

kayfay on Feb 24, 2018:

Thank you so much for the beautiful birthday card and tea!! Its the first card I've received this year & definitely made me feel special. Thanks again! :)

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