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kizzlets

kizzlets
Date Joined: June 5, 2020
Last Online: November 28, 2020

Country: United States

About Me

Hello! I'm a woman living in the US working as a financial accountant by day and a snail mailer at night! I prefer doing INTERNATIONAL swaps because I like discovering interesting stationeries from other countries!! So, if you are from a foreign country, I would love to receive some stationery that you can only find locally! :)

I enjoy spending time with my husband and my kids (2 sons and 1 daughter)! My family and I like to spend time with our dog, our puppy is starting to get old (noooo). During my downtime on the weekends, I like to papercraft and journal early in the morning with my coffee. In my journal, I do mostly collaging with stickers, rubber stamps, washi tapes, and journaling cards. My journal entries consist of recipes I want to try, list journaling prompts, and just my inner thoughts and life in general.

I found swapbot on accident! I did quite a bit of sticker swaps on a Facebook group, and swapbot was briefly mentioned. I was addicted to sending and receiving happy mail, but I wanted more than just receiving stickers. I'm very glad I found this site because I have a tendency to hoard stationery supplies and now it is forcing me to share my stationery goodies!

I used to live in Hawaii and I had access to unlimited Japanese stationery, but I've moved to a different state and I miss it so much.. I LOVE Japanese, Korean and Taiwan stationery!!

I LOVE STICKERS!! I have a stash in a Size 9 Nike shoe box. I'm an avid sticker collector :). I would like to share my sticker collection as well as do some mail art with my rubber stamp and washi tape collection.

MY FAVORITE AESTHETICS/THEMES- botanical illustrations/floral/mushrooms/sakura, woodland theme (birds/fall/autumn/nature/bees/owl/🍄/fox), Valentine’s/XOXO/hearts, under the sea/beach/mermaids/nautical theme, kawaii (the ones with the little cute eyes haha), constellation/celestial (stars, planets, galaxy), desserts/sweets/pastries/baking/kitchen, Hawaiian Theme (hibiscus, flamingo, pineapple, seashell, coconut, toucon, hula girl, volcano etc.), winter theme (ie snowflakes, snow, hot chocolate, fireplace, reindeer, sweaters, scarf) NOT Christmas

To date, I’VE SENT HAPPY MAIL to Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Ukraine, and United Kingdom. I hope to add more to this list YAY!

I’ve received INTERNATIONAL MAIL from Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and United Kingdom. :)

Likes/Favorite Goodies

Tl;dr: I'm practically happy with any paper related goods lol (just no scrap papers please). This is just a list of suggestion if you are drawing a blank of what to send me. :)

*Imported Stationery: I’m a huge lover of stationery made in Korea, Japan, Italy or Taiwan anything ranging from stationery papers, sticky notes to stickers. :) [If you are from a foreign country, I would love to receive some stationery that you can only find locally]

*Snail mail supplies: letter writing sets with envelopes, decorated envelopes, postcards, address labels, envelope seal stickers, wax seals buttons...

*Postcards - Prefer Non Touristy Postcards, Japan Gotochi, Glossy Postcards, Under the Sea (mermaids, seahorsy, narwhals, etc.), Foreign Country Postcards, Sticker Bomb Postcards, Lenticular/3D postcards, Patterned postcards, botanical illustrations/floral/sakura/cherry blossoms, animals/birds postcards, Pixar/Disney postcards]]. >>I like postcards sent naked with a handwritten message on them whether it's what your plan for the day/month is, a punny joke, recommended non touristy place/food/restaurant in your state/country, favorite inspirational quote. I also like cool stamps on the postcard (a preference, not necessary). Also refer to the above "FAVORITE AESTHETICS/THEMES" for more of my postcard preferences wink wink hint hint ;)

*Certain unique, interesting colorful/patterned textured papers: Anything Japanese paper (ie origami paper, Awagami paper, washi paper), ephemera, glossy paper, glittery/gold foiled/silver foiled/shimmery paper, embossed paper, mulberry paper, Lokta paper, vellum paper, glassine paper, brown kraft paper, anything floral patterned

*Anything I can use for journaling (ie journaling cards, die cuts, journal pockets, pressed flowers, stamped images, rubber stamps)

Fruit themed stationery (orange🍊, kiwi, watermelon🍉, lemon🍋, cherry🍒, coffee ☕️) yes, coffee is a fruit

*Stickers: I LOVE STICKERS!!!!??!! My favorites are: micro/tiny stickers, dogs, unicorns, llamas, giraffes, daily life activities stickers, Baby Yoda, clear transparent stickers without a white background, cute/Kawaii, stamp stickers, rub on stickers, food/dessert puns, Owls, cupcake/dessert/sweets, Japanese sticker brands (MINDWAVE, San-X), Korean sticker brand (Suatelier), Made in Taiwan, Mrs. Grossman, Stickopotamus, Vintage Sandylion (Canada), gold foil, hearts, washi type stickers, Sakura/cherry blossoms/floral stickers, dragons, anything happy mail related, Stickii Club, Pipsticks, and anything nautical/beach/under the sea related (ocean, seashells, mermaids, seahorses, whale, dolphins), holographic stickers.

*Any floral stationery (my favorite flowers are cherry blossoms, roses, poppies, daisies, and sunflowers)

*Favorite Colors: gold, any shades of blue (royal blue, teal, turquoise), baby yellow, orange, pink, silver, lavender, mint, periwinkle, jewel tones

*Anything with snail mail theme or happy mail theme

*Notecards: Blank Notecards with blank envies. I love sending notes and writing

Likes/Favorite Goodies

Tl;dr: I'm practically happy with any paper related goods lol (just no scrap papers please). This is just a list of suggestion if you are drawing a blank of what to send me. :)

*USPS Postal stamps (brand new or used, lenticular bunny stamp), International Stamps (florals, birds, botanical, kawaii, animals), Japan Nippon stamps

*Washi tape: Prefer tapes with silver foil, rose gold foil, or gold foil on them. Preference: cupcake/dessert washi tapes, snail mail/happy mail washi tapes, floral/leaves/botanical washi tapes

*Jewelry, charms. I like to make and handcraft bracelets

*Handmade items: I like seeing people's creativity! It doesn't have to be a handmade blanket haha, it can be something small like a painting or drawing, or something very creative like handmade envelopes, handmade snail mail flip book/pocket folders.

*Philosophical Inspirational Quotes/Related Theme (Socrates, Aristotle, Henry Thoreau)

*Handwritten letters: It's very rare these days that I get a handwritten letter in my mailbox..it's a dying art due to technology

*Authentic Kawaii Stationery Paper and Vintage Authentic Kawaii Sticker Flakes, High Quality Kawaii Brands (ie San-X, Kamio Japan, Q-Lia): Favorite kawaii characters are My Melody, Sentimental Circus, Little Twin Stars, Cinnamoroll & Vintage Orange Story

Dislikes

*Those stupid emoji faces looking emotes

*NO Planner stickers (I’m not a planner, I go with the flow, don’t need reminders to brush my teeth, NO "to do" stickers, goals, appointments, tasks ,etc.), and I use my iPhone for appointment reminder, NO Teacher/reward stickers (WOW, Magnificent, Excellent, Keep up the good work, etc) bleh, NO Lisa Frank stickers, Barbie, Elmo, Spongebob or anything for little girls, cartoon characters, special occasions (wedding, pregnancy etc.)

*Kids Craft/Art Supply Materials: (ie pipe cleaners, buttons, pompoms, sequins, googly eyes). Please don't send me these. I hate to do this, but I'm just going to throw these away :(

*Plain scrapbook paper, small pieces of scrapbook paper less than an index card, boring/ripped papers (ie plain piece of zerox paper)

*Postal Stamps (both international and US) prefer NOT to receive used or new stamps with MEN on it or man's head and buildings (don't mind castles)

*AliExpress and Wish (I probably won't know, but I hate Chinese low quality stationery)

*Cosmetics

*Halloween and Christmas stuff (don't mind winter like hot cocoa, scarf, winter hats, snowman, reindeer) just no Merry Christmas, Happy X-Mas, Santa

*Vintage angel, Victorian ladies, macabre themed stuff (medieval, skulls, potions, snakes, crows)

*CATS (I’m a dog lover for life)

*Sports stuff (sport team logos)

*Anything to do with crocheting, knitting, sewing - I don't know how to do any of it.

Other

***If you receive me as a partner for multiple swaps, PLEASE PLEASE feel free to send in one package!!! Just make sure you make a note what swap is for which so I can rate accordingly! :)

If at anytime, you do not receive my swap, please please message me! I am happy to resend another. I am never late with swaps and am on time with meeting swap deadlines. If their are multiple swap partners for a swap, I mail altogether at the Post Office. I do read all my swap partners profile and tailor accordingly (even sender’s choice swap) because I want to brighten everyone's day with happy mail!

Ratings

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KIllerMal rated for Stickers and a Sketch - November on Nov 27, 2020
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Comment: Ciao, I received your envelope just now, thank you for the beautiful draw and stickers :) I can't wait to include it in my Christmas diary. Have a happy December :)
denisedecker58 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 123! on Nov 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you for a lovely swap. I enjoyed reading your letter. I will definitely use the notecard, stickers and paperclips. Have a wonderful day!
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Comment: Thank you! I love the flower art!!! <3 AL
JDiFani rated for Scavenger Hunt #4 on Nov 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the swap! I appreciate everything and will enjoy using those snowman stickers!!!
dmarie rated for ManE: Origami Envelope! on Nov 25, 2020
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Comment: Truly gorgeous envelopes! I feel so lucky! ♥ Thank You!
J198928 rated for SF~Simply Send Something! (US) on Nov 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you love it all :)
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Comment: Hi Krystle! WOW! What a wonderful 'P'ackage! I love the shaped clips and adore those sweet little parakeets! The little notepad is already in my purse and I'll be hoarding the 'World Postcard Day' postcard FOREVER ;+) Many thanks for a lovely swap!
Jillemina rated for My Favorites #3 on Nov 25, 2020
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Comment: I alway enjoy getting mail from you! Thank you for the note card. Haha favorite breakfast mimosa! Thanks for the smile!
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trishay79 rated for LSRU-Make Someone's Day on Nov 24, 2020
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Comment: love everything thank u
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Comment: Holiday greetings, Thank you for all your wonderful answers. I so enjoyed reading all of them. Have an awesome holiday season.🌲
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Comment: Thanks. Your list was pretty different from mine, mostly because of our temperatures here in the South versus yours in WI. Made for interesting reading. Just found the 14!! Believe it or not I counted all the stickers front & back looking for a hidden 14 and there it was written in red. Thanks!!
Response: Looks like you missed the #14 oh well ;). Hehe, I'm glad you found it! I thought that was pretty interesting!
Mitziishere rated for PAPER ME SWAP-USA ONLY on Nov 24, 2020
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Kbrewste09 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 123! on Nov 24, 2020
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Comment: This postcard is so cool! I've never gotten a 3D postcard before! I love the head full of hare joke too! haha :)
majork29 rated for 4 Post Cards - #1 on Nov 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the cards
susu707 rated for ☆ FULL ENVELOPE #31 ☆ on Nov 23, 2020
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Comment: Everything was so beautiful thank you for sharing, and I love the journal you sent it's so pretty.
TonyaAshe rated for Make Me Happy With Happy Mail #39 on Nov 23, 2020
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Comment: I love a simple single flower drawn with white lines in black. And thank you for Emerson's quote. I didn't know him so I looked up other quotes. :) -Mina
Response: Thank goodness my postcard arrived safely to your country <333

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Comments

CherryBlossomLady on Nov 7, 2020:

Wishing you a happy Fall- stay positive, and pray!

hamsterfarm on Sep 24, 2020:

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For joining everything Pink <3

kiddomerriweather on Sep 17, 2020:

Thank you for the unused forever stamps from the cheap postage--pib. I really, really needed them. =D

hamsterfarm on Sep 17, 2020:

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Thank you for joining my swap!

krspellman on Sep 13, 2020:

I received the flipbook you sent me, I love it! It's beautiful :-) With this being a month long swap I just wanted to check in early and thank you. I hope you have a great September <3

OrigamiGrace on Aug 7, 2020:

Happy Friday!!

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NoDramaLlama on Jul 11, 2020:

Thank you for the Bee joke!

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