Swap-bot Time: October 18, 2017 5:04 pm


Date Joined: May 24, 2016
Last Online: October 18, 2017
Birthday: July 23, 1986
Country: United States
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About Me

Thanks for stopping by my profile!

A little about me...

I am a wife, a homemaker, a dog mom, a chocolatier, a crafter, an artist, a writer, a bargain hunter, a gamer, a snail-mailer, and a Swap-Botter. That pretty much sums me up. I have recently begun a new endeavor of creating art to sell. I have my mixed media art for sale in a local store :)

A huge part of my life is my girls. I have 3 pooches who keep me on my toes and keep me company all day. They are my 3 sidekicks. In case I'm in a swap for them...

Lola- mountain feist mix (Loves any biscuits/treats and the only chewies she'll eat are Good-N-Fun brand - any type)

Pickle- mountain feist mix (Loves rope toys, stuffed squeaky toys, any biscuits/treats, and chewies and bones of any type)

Goldie- cocker spaniel (Loves the rubbery LOUD squeaky toys. Seriously, the louder the toy the more crazy she is about it. The Dollar Tree has some great ones. Loves any biscuit or treat or chewy/bone)

Cooter- red-eared slider- aquatic turtle (eats ReptoMin green floating reptile sticks and freeze-dried shrimp small or large for a treat.)

      Stocking Stuffer Private Swaps:

If anyone (in good standing and with good ratings) wants to do a private swap for a $1-$2 wrapped stocking stuffer to be saved until Christmas, let me know. My favorite thing to open on Christmas is my stocking and I have a huge one to fill :)

      My sister & her pennies:

My sister, Amy, lives a ways away from me in Minnesota. We talk on the phone and Skype all the time though. She collects squished pennies as of last year and doesn't have very many yet. She's always looking for more. So any that you send me will put a huge smile on her face!

      The types of art I enjoy making:

Drawing, Painting (acrylic, watercolor), Collage/Mixed Media, Zentangle, Assemblage

      The type of writing I enjoy doing:

Poetry, Short stories, snail mail, list making, journaling

      The type of crafts I enjoy:

Painting wood figures/signs, Anything glitter related, Scrapbooking, Card-making, Embroidery (especially doodle-stitching), Applique, Decoupaging, Quilling (mainly 3D quilling), Altered things

      Mail Art/Pen Pal Related Interests:

Pocket letters, ATCs, Mail art, Flip books, Zines, Friendship books, Sticker bags, Slams, Decos, goody bags or other types of bags, Postcards, Notecards, Postalettes, All letters - long & short, Round Robin, Collective postcards

Postcards: I like handmade, Paris theme, mail/postal theme, peacocks, turtles, cocker spaniels, vintage, Greetings from, Keep Calm, Nirvana, humor, riddle, fun artsy ones, mermaids, under the sea theme, Where's Waldo, graffiti, sparkly or shimmery)

      Other things I enjoy:

****Reading - Stephen King, Janet Evanovich, Jodi Picoult, Christine Feehan are my fave authors. I have all of their books! I also enjoy other comedy, romance, drama, and non-fiction books. I love Uncle John's Bathroom readers, trivia books, how-to or self-help books, and really old books on any subject.

****Watching movies (Netflix suggestions welcome)

****Watching TV shows (literally too many to list but among my favorites are Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Orange is the New Black, The Mindy Project, Nashville, Empire)

****Hulu (suggestions welcome)

****Nirvana - this is my favorite band of all time and I love anything Nirvana or Kurt Cobain

****Tea - I especially like fruity teas, green, white, & red teas, and foreign teas I can't buy in the US. DISLIKES - chai, cinnamon, ginger.



****Peacock everything!!!

****Adult coloring books, postcards, placemats, posters, journals, stickers, bookmarks, tags, notecards (anything else adult coloring)

****Anything chocolate-related but not actually chocolate (such as chocolate bar magnet or candy stationery)

****Playing phone app games (Clash Royale, LINE Ranger, Pocket Mine 2)

Carnival glass (I collect it all...I must have hundreds of pieces) I LOVE finding old carnival glass advertisements or price guides at thrift stores

Tupperware (I have tons but always feel that I need more LOL) I am currently in search of Tupperware stencils, pencil sharpeners, toothpick holders, ketchup & mustard & mayo & BBQ dispensers, salt & pepper shakers, and button covers. I would also love any vintage Tupperware advertisements or ephemera - I am open to a private trade if you have any of these

Solving puzzles of all types and/or riddles. I love jigsaw puzzles and am currently in search of peacock puzzles, as well as any that are postal themed.

Psychology/mental illness

Anything vintage or Paris-related I love

Kawaii- previously on my dislike list! I have officially been converted. Kawaii is amazing and adorable - I especially love the food-related things

Altered things (Altoid tins, puzzle pieces small and large, matchboxes, composition notebooks, cigar boxes, playing cards with the upper left corner suit and number showing)

      Art/Craft Supplies I Use/Love:

Cigar boxes, Altoid tins, Matchboxes

Pens (Favorites are gel pens/water chalk pens, dip pens & fountain pens, Le Pens, Inkjoy gel, Micron, and fineliners) I use Le Pens for almost everything!,

Copic Sketch series markers

Prismacolor anything and everything

Notebooks/Journals/Project Life/Planner stickers, stencils, stamps, etc. for my bullet journal

Tobacco-related ads or propaganda (especially vintage) - If you have an old magazine a lot of times there's a full page cigarette ad - I love those! Also, I collect vintage tobacco cards

Washi tape, Deco tape, Masking Tape, & Duct tape (patterned or colored),

Beads/Buttons and shaped brads

Lisa Frank - new or vintage

Stickers - any type but reward/teacher - I really love large stickers and large sticker flakes

Stationery/ Postalettes/ Memo Paper/Small cute papers to make swap cards on

Unused Postcards/Stamps

Address Labels with my name & address

Printed swap cards

Anything Ernie the Envelope

Anything air mail/postal themed

Rubber stamps/cling stamps or stamped images

Mixed Media supplies - interesting paper for backgrounds, napkins, tissue paper, gesso, texture paste, art stones, spray inks, chipboard shapes (any and all), gel medium, mod podge, ephemera, Inka Gold, shimmer spray, any other different mediums for mixed media

Metal junk, plastic pieces and shapes, broken or unwanted jewelry, keys, paint keys, shoehorns, bottle openers, can openers, charms, gears and cogs, steampunk itmes (anything I can glue down and paint for assemblage art). I like interesting shaped things and small things that add interest to a piece - for example a small plastic elephant or a button in the shape of an octopus or an old emblem off of a car, etc. Junk drawer stuff!

      My favorite Colors/Color Combos:

Bright blue/turquoise

Sunset colors

Peacock colors (turquoise, purple, blues, greens)

Vintage/Worn colors

Metallic Gold

      Recipes I Enjoy:

Healthy Recipes

Family Recipes/Your traditions

Local Recipes (Like Chocolate buckeyes from Ohio)


Teacher/reward stickers

Anime (except for Deathnote)

Children's items/Mom - themed items (I don't have kids)

Alcohol (Alcohol related ads, stationery, items are fine just not alcohol itself)

An empty mailbox!

Flaked On...

@Daniellegentile for Pocket Letter Partners Group swap: Merry Christmas in July http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/224433

@vegasvoss Newbie Helpers Group swap: Have You Ever? http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/rating.php?id=224714 --- Angeled by TC

@cbpoole 30 Days of Gratitude Day #3- Family/Friends http://swap-bot.com/swap/show/228194

Rating & Such

If you have not received a swap from me please send me a message before rating a 1. I never have and never will flake on a swap. I will extend the same courtesy to anyone who's swap I have not received. Thanks! :)


DixieDiane rated for 12 Days of Christmas Day 9 on Oct 16, 2017
Comment: Rec'd today 10/16 TKS for the swap.
Artstamper rated for Halloween Fun Swap on Oct 14, 2017
Comment: Loved all the things you sent for this swap! Thank you so much. This was a fun swap to make, I liked how you gave prompts and left what to make up to the swapper. The tag you sent was my favorite, so dark and shiney.
Comment: I love these ATCs thank you
JazD rated for Fill My Stocking - October on Oct 11, 2017
Comment: Thank you! Saving till Christmas.
Kskollections rated for Maine and Maryland on Oct 11, 2017
Comment: Very cute! I think everyone thinks of lobster for Maine! 😊
Fenix825 rated for Private Penny Swap on Oct 9, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for the great package of goodies you sent to me! I love all the different washi tapes and the notebooks are so cool (the flower one with the sticky notes is my favorite!). I laughed when I read the notecards too. I'm so glad that we did this!
Response: I'm glad too! I'm glad you enjoyed all of your goodies :) My sister got her pennies and holder the other day and she was so happy! She said to tell you thank you sooo much. I hope we can swap again in the future :)
Germanbaby77 rated for Louisiana and Kentucky on Oct 8, 2017
Comment: Thank you for resending the swap. I like how you made your ATC’s.
pkpeace rated for Build a Mixed Media Tag Journal #6 on Oct 7, 2017
Comment: Wow... this is definitely different! Very interesting!! It's in the journal! Thank you, LB! Hugs
Comment: This is one of my very favorite tags from these swaps so far. Thank you! I love it! Oh yeah, thanks for all the little envies too! I was just putting all my mail from the day away and I noticed how many you sent me. It's always nice to have little ones on hand.
Comment: I love my U tile and extras. Thanks.
Comment: thank you :)
Comment: Gorgeous!
Comment: Thanks for the great witchy tag and stickers!
Comment: The ATCs are totally gorgeous! Love them so much! Thank you for the happy mail~ ❀❀❀❀❀
whytewillow rated for Watercoloring With a Purpose on Sep 30, 2017
Comment: Thanks Shiny.
Comment: Beautiful pumpkin! My favorite thing!! I love it, thanks! xo
CurlyTea rated for HMPC - Receiver's Choice on Sep 25, 2017
Comment: Thank you girl, I love it!
aligurl75 rated for 12 Days of Christmas Day 8 on Sep 23, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for the day 8 letter!! Stocking is getting full now hehehe
tcornell rated for SWAPS 12 Days of Christmas Day 1 on Sep 23, 2017
Comment: Thank you for sharing about your Christmas' and for the enclosures as well!

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tcornell on Oct 13, 2017:

Thank you so much for the Halloween card and goodies! It was so sweet of you! Hugs! Tracy

pkpeace on Oct 7, 2017:

MsRose on Oct 7, 2017:

Elizabeth .. thank you so much for hosting the surprise RAK party for me @ SEKS group ✌️ I didn't even know what a tag was, and now I have a bunch of beautiful tags from all of you 😻

Peace love and kindness to you friend πŸ’™πŸ’•πŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’“πŸ’–πŸ’

tcornell on Oct 5, 2017:


tcornell on Sep 22, 2017:


CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 20, 2017:

No problem at all!!!

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 18, 2017:

Hello, I mailed 12 Days of Christmas Day 8 Mail Deadline: Sep 22, 2017

and GROUP: SWAPS 12 Days of Christmas Day 1

with your shared journal all in the same envie, the 12 days envelopes are marked, so, you dont open them until the time you need to :)

Your tracking # is 9500 1104 4427 7261 0852 97

Thursday delivery date

CurlyTea on Jul 25, 2017:

kweandee on Jul 25, 2017:

No problem hun, thanks for letting me know you got it...now you just gotta rate me lol ;)

It was the last page deco swap ;)

Sazza on Jul 21, 2017:

Love! Love! Gorgeous and love! What amazing things you have made and sent!! I love the scrap monster, he is sooo cute! And this tag! Beautiful! Never mind the great mix of washi you have sent as well. @.@ small package, GIANT pack of awesome! Love it all! Thank you for resending, I would not have wanted to miss this. Thank, thank you! Hug, Sara

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