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preslarb

preslarb
Date Joined: July 2, 2009
Last Online: July 21, 2018
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States

Favorite Crafts

I enjoy hand embroidery and making quilts...piecing and applique. Have participated in lots of quilt block swaps, etc. I love collecting beautiful cotton fabrics and quilt patterns (especially modern designs)....to me there is nothing like visiting quilt shops in the area...especially with my quilting friends!

Obviously, I really like handmade items...I appreciate the time, effort, and creativity it takes to make something special....but I appreciate store bought items, too!! Anytime anyone takes the time to look for just that special something for me is very much appreciated.

I enjoy sending cards and letters as much as I enjoy receiving them. I'm always looking for cute stickers and stamps to dress up envelopes..!

Favorite Movies

Anything romantic...Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Somewhere in time...etc.......but I also like action and sci-fi movies!!

Favorite Television

Anything History Channel.....General Hospital, Big Bang Theory, 60 Minutes, Blacklist.

Favorite Books

Inspirational, Christian...

Fiction, romance, biographies, anything history, etc.....

Favorite things to do

I love traveling although I don't get to do it as much as I would like (you know, work gets in the way)!! Other things I love to do.....nosing through new little shops (especially antique ones)....write letters to friends.....read.....do hand embroidery.....trying out new restaurants....photography.....walking in old cemeteries (I know, sounds morbid, but I love studying family history and cemeteries are all about history and interesting information) playing the piano....take long walks....drink coffee out of china cups (I collect them)... go on vacation with friends and family.....attend quilt workshops and exhibitions with friends. Most of all I love to spend time with my family!!

About Me

North Carolina has been my home all of my life...yes, I'm a true southern belle born and bred! HA! As I said, I love traveling but NC will always be my home...at least I hope so!! I married a wonderful man 29 years ago and we've been blessed with two fantastic children.

Things I like

Things I like..... pretty china cups and saucers, interesting postcards, rubber stamps, gel pens or extra fine sharpies, simple recipes, kitchen gadgets, anything associated with the fall season, any colors....love them all....journals, good quality 100% cotton quilting fabrics, interesting little scissors, DMC floss, ribbons, small buttons, notecards.... as for candies...can't eat any for now....on a diet ;^(

I don't make ATCs and matchboxes, but I'd love to receive some in swaps. Remember, handmade is GOOD!

Oh, yes...anything having to do with quilts and sewing!!

Favorite Music

60's, 70's, and 80's type music....especially Motown, R & B, some classical, beach music (I'm talking the Embers, Chairman of the Board...Myrtle Beach- type beach music)....I guess I like everything except country and heavy metal!!

Postcards

I have really gotten into sending and receiving postcards lately!! I love almost any kind, but especially postcards from your area, art cards, homemade cards, black & white cards. I also like map cards from all areas. Presently I have Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Maryland, North Carolina, Colorado, California, Louisiana, Delaware, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Nevada, Georgia, Tennessee, WV, Texas, SD, NM, Ohio, Virginia, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Minnesota, South Carolina, Montana, Washington, Washington, DC, and Vermont. Would love to add to the list!! Please always write something interesting about the postcard or yourself on the back. I like them naked, and hand cancelled (but I know this can't always be done). Also, please write the date on the card!! ;^)

Ratings

Please do rate me! I try and rate all of my swaps the same day I receive if at all possible.

Leave me a comment if you happen to stop by for a "visit"!!!

Ratings

sabbysteg rated for Mr. Rogers Postcard Swap on Jul 15, 2018
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Comment: Hi there, I finally figured out who sent me something--it got chewed up by the mail machines, so I only could see my name and the Mr. Rogers stamp. :( 7/21/18 Thanks for the resend :)
Response: This makes me so sad!! I bought two of those cards while visiting my daughter in another part of the state. I'm going to resend because I think it reflected what Mr. Rogers stood for. Be on the lookout for it in your mailbox!!
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thanks for the postcards, I can’t wait to send then on again! Happy swapping :)
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Comment: Thank you so much for the extra PC, love it!!
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Comment: Thank you for the extra card as well!
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard!
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard and extras!
perthbaby rated for Sweet! This isn't a bill! PC INT on Jan 31, 2018
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Comment: Hi Bonnie! Thank you for the greeeeat crab cakes postcard! I really want to try this recipe sometime soon with some seasonal crab meat :D It would be perfect for a summer barbeque here in Perth :)
jeepermom rated for Recipe PC Swap on Jan 22, 2018
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Comment: Love this card! Savannah is one of my favorite places to visit - so much history! I love these recipe postcards. Thank you again!
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Comment: Postcards received and ready to send on. Thank you very much for the Georgia postcard! It's such a gorgeous picture, I love it =D <3<3
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Comment: Thank you for the great job on the journal!! I enjoyed looking through your homemade journal!! I see you put an extra effort on making this for me and I appreciated it!!
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Comment: It has arrived safely!
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Comment: Thanks for sending me your "I remember when...". That was a fun swap. Thanks also for the washi.
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Comment: Thanks for the pc (evaizzy) to send on ! And thanks for the Myrtle Beach one for me !
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Comment: happy to get these on their way
blueseabliss rated for Paint Chip Quotes on Jul 17, 2017
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Comment: Thank you!
Toby2017 rated for Paint Chip Quotes on Jul 15, 2017
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Comment: Beautiful quotes -- thank you so much
Steinway5 rated for Paint Chip Quotes on Jul 13, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the quotes! Those are all really good ones!! And... Drool!... I can't wait to try the recipe you included!! I'm definitely making some cookies this weekend now!! Also your note was so fun to read, I'm so happy your dreams came true! You're so sweet!!
Response: Let me know how you like the cookies!!
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Comments

Jcqln on Nov 19, 2017:

Hello Bonnie, I made the marple journal with pleassure, glad you like it 😁 With love, Jacqueline

aprilfoolzbaby86 on Oct 11, 2017:

Stopped by because we are in the I remember swap together. A fellow NC gal. Oh, I love it here! I live near the mountains, and it is absolutely beautiful. Even if our weather is a bit bi-polar.

Toby2017 on Sep 9, 2017:

Thank you so much for angeling the Paint Chip Quote swap! I love them!!! Absolutely wonderful!!!

AnnieMaxine on Jan 5, 2015:

Thank you for returning the Adventures of the Traveling Postcard that you had in your possession. Best of luck to you!

TereDiane1954 on Nov 14, 2013:

Thank you for joining Color and Light! Sending a smile and a welcome your way :)

abbyaguas on Jun 30, 2013:

Thank you for joining Random Postcard Swap #19

wonderfulwendy on Jun 26, 2013:

HI there, just dropped by because we are in the same swap...the cereal box post card. HOpe you have a nice day! Wendy

nanthom on Feb 15, 2013:

Thanks for the nice red FQ. I know exactly what I am going to use it for. Thanks so much for the Valentine too!

mitmeg on Jan 24, 2013:

Thank you so much for the SV squares! I was hoping for a few--- I didn't expect a whole pack! mm

carolannez on Nov 16, 2012:

Hi Bonnie, your vomit scraps are on the way! stuck them in the mail last night, pick up today at about 1 this afternoon. So you should have them in a few days. I still have great trust in the USPS. I hope you like what I have sent you, if not let me know I have lots more!!! This is my first time swapping, and am looking to have fun with it this, Peace and Love, Carol

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