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orneryswife

orneryswife
Date Joined: July 21, 2013
Last Online: May 26, 2017

Country: United States
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About Me

I'm back! I enjoyed a nice break from swapping, but I'm ready to get back at it. I'm a 50- something full time homemaker, married to the love of my life for 38 years. We raised and homeschooled two children, both grown and on their own. We have two grandchildren and two grand-cats.

I'm homebound and rely on others for a great deal of my daily needs, but I am blessed to have art and pen pals to fill my days.

I'm a very reliable swapper, I always send on time and rate promptly upon receipt of the swap. I enjoy hosting group swaps, and will angel if necessary.

What I like

For examples of my style, click on the link above for my Instagram. More specifically I like...

  • little houses - especially whimsical style
  • Garden themes - flowers, trees, bees...
  • Butterflies and birds
  • Coffee
  • Dishes, pottery, art glass
  • Sewing by hand or machine (I make a lot of doll clothes for my granddaughter)
  • Beading
  • Wire art/sculpture
  • Jigsaw​ puzzles
  • Inspiration and Scripture references
  • Natural remedies, essential oils
  • Gratitude
  • Color, color, COLOR - bright, bold, cheery
  • Painting
  • Gelli-printing
  • Mail Art
  • Washi tape
  • Origami
  • Cribbage
  • Reading light-hearted and romance
  • Writing letters
  • Irish wolfhounds (I don't have one, just think they are cool!)
  • Upbeat music
  • Hallmark movies (no TV but I watch online)

Not a Fan

For whatever reason, I have developed a strong aversion to images or photographs of faces, especially vintage photos. Please, please, please don't send me a swap with people faces on it.

I like nice stickers in their place, but not usually on art.

If we are swapping washi tape, please don't send dollar store tapes. They do not reuse well and I end up throwing them out. If that is all you have and we are partners, please contact me so we can work something else out.

I am extremely sensitive to fragrance and smoke.

Extras

I joined swapbot for the challenges and interaction with other artists. Sometimes I send extras with the swaps, but I usually put a lot into the swap requirements, and prefer to be rated based on that, not extras. Likewise, I rate on quality, not extras.

Some generous souls can't stand the idea of not sending something extra, and ​if you are one of those, here are things I can use...

  • Gelli-prints
  • Flat stickers for mail
  • Unusual ephemera
  • Stencils
  • Washi tape samples
  • Decorated labels
  • Deli paper
  • Gardening tips

Thank you!

Thanks for reading my profile and for swapping with me!

Ratings

donetta rated for RJ - Pretty Bird Rolo on May 26, 2017
5
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Comment: Tracy, I didn't realize how much I missed trading with you until I saw this Pretty Bird rolo! Your aesthetic is (as always) wonderful...the shape of the rolo is intriguing...and it's simply fabulous! Thank you for the washi, too...I am always collecting it, and probably should put that on my profile! Hearts to you, my friend!
skydancer rated for ART (USA): ROLO with a Fortune on May 26, 2017
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Comment: Great rolo! Thank you so much.
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Comment: 2 Beautiful cards! Thank you so much. Your washi tape is so pretty and differently designed. I even enjoyed your homemade mailing envelope - I wish I could find double sided papers like yours:)
Response: I'm delighted that you liked them. I've had that double sided paper for ages, from scrapbook stores. Since I don't scrapbook any more, I decided to use the papers up instead of just hoarding them! 😀 Thanks for the quick rating and heart!
dawnielynn rated for EASU: Mixed media circles on May 23, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the ATC, really love it. Also for the decorated envie (love that stamp!) and the goodies. Great swap!
Response: Thank you for joining the swap! I'm glad you like the ATC. Thanks for the quick rating and heart!😘
joybells2426 rated for WOW: Wide Washi Tape Samples on May 19, 2017
5
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Comment: I love the wide washi you sent me! Especially the mushrooms and the bottles. I had a sample of the bottles before and was so sad when it was gone! Made me smile to see it in your envelope! Thank you!
Response: Let me know when you need more! I've used the bottles quite a bit but still have most of the roll.😀 Thanks for the quick rating and heart! 😘
Kraftylady777 rated for UHM: Washifyed Pen Pal Letter on Jan 4, 2017
5
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tamtamlee rated for 30 Days Of Blogging Prompts on Nov 22, 2016
5
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paperpusher rated for WOW! Washi Thanksgiving Card! on Nov 14, 2016
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Comment: The card you made is just beautiful, Tracy! I'm going to keep it in a scrapbook. =) I love the pretty stickers and washi samples, too, and the playing cards are fantastic!!!! I collect Jokers and the snowman one is such a cool addition! I hope you enjoy your relaxing Thanksgiving weekend and have fun decorating! My oldest daughter invited us to spend the day at her house and I don't need to cook much at all. She didn't have to ask twice! LOL! =D
grammypammy rated for FF50: Gratitude List on Nov 14, 2016
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Comment: Thank you for the swap! I love your gratitude list and enjoyed reading about your life. Thank you for the extra goodie too!
flowerchild rated for WOW! Christmas Washi Samples on Nov 1, 2016
5
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Comment: as always a wonderful collection of washi!!! thank you:)
crystals3 rated for WOW! Washi, WOW! #2 on Oct 23, 2016
5
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Comment: Love these!!
moonfayri rated for WOW! Washi, WOW! #2 on Oct 21, 2016
5
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Comment: Thank you for the great tapes. I love how you coordinated them on the cards. and I love your pretty art notecard, too.
sybil31562 rated for WOW! Scavenger Hunt! on Oct 20, 2016
5
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Comment: So many times I get an envelope that's decorated with wash and I think, "I like that one," and found something different inside. This time I actually received a sample of the one I liked (mushrooms)!
Stahlrala rated for WOW! Washi, WOW! #2 on Oct 20, 2016
5
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Comment: thanks love all of them even love the card with the washi decorations on it im planning on keeping those washi's too to secorate more envelopes love it all thanks again
joybells2426 rated for WOW! Washi, WOW! #2 on Oct 15, 2016
5
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Comment: Cute washi! I loved your washi covered card too! Thank you so much!
starrycat rated for WOW! Washi Leaves! on Oct 14, 2016
5
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely washi leaves, Tracy!
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Comment: Hi Tracy - Thanks so much for the beautiful Rolo. I love it!! I hope you had fun with the swap. Talk to you soon -Vanne
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Comment: Tracy, I had no idea I was receiving from you! Lovely work as always :) thank you!
marymary914 rated for TPS: Gelli-print envies (USA) on Oct 4, 2016
5
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Comment: Great gelli print envies!! Thanks so much!
SLembke rated for EASU: Abstract Art ATC on Oct 3, 2016
5
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Comment: Love the embossing you added. :-)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 492 117 121
Completed Fives Threes Ones
413 503 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 94 319 0
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Comments

tcornell on May 27, 2017:

I love the washi note cards that you sent my way for the May Muse MOMMAA

doulakk on May 25, 2017:

Welcome to the Manic Magpies Group! Sorry for repeats of msgs!!

bbsporty on May 23, 2017:

Thank you for the gorgeous handmade notecards you sent me for the MOMMA May Muse. You have the prettiest washi tape I have ever seen!

doulakk on May 16, 2017:

Welcome to our group!
Please join one or two swaps!

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