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spotteddogs

spotteddogs
Date Joined: November 29, 2010
Last Online: September 19, 2018
Birthday: February 15
Country: United States
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How I Swap

I rate according to the quality of the swap. I am easygoing and not stingy with 5s and hearts if I feel there is effort put into the swap. I do not expect extras.

If I get you as a partner, I will read your profile, look at your Flickr, Etsy, or anything else on SB in order to get a sense of your likes, dislikes, and style. I will put my best effort into swapping something I think you will love. I usually send little extras, but expect you to rate only on the quality of the swap itself.

I expect (and will give in return) timely communication and ratings.

I do not lightly rate someone down. I consider myself to be understanding and kind. However, if I feel that someone has egregiously taken advantage of that understanding nature, I will rate accordingly.

About Me

I live in Utah at the base of the Wasatch Mountains; a native Californian who still fears the winter after many years here! I love to make cards, garden, read, travel, scuba dive, and do anything in the sunshine!

I am married, have two rescued dogs, and constantly battle with pet hair. My husband and I run an accounting business, and do tax and forensic accounting. We have an old 1878 restored "farmhouse" office building with a small peach orchard in the front. We also grow other things at both our farmhouse and our residence, so summer/fall brings a lot of bounty and a lot of work!!! I am an impatient gardener, crafter, and most everything else.

Favorite Crafts

Making cards and envelopes, organizing and re-organizing crap, a little sewing, and a little embroidery.

Other Favorites

All things paper, all colors, dogs, puppy breath, sunshine and beaches, fabric, ribbons, garden seeds, historical biographies, unique embellishments, vintage things, etc. Basically, just love STUFF (of all types)!

I have an unhealthy obsession with anything paper (brown paper bags, boxes, tissue, stationery, wrapping paper, paper office supplies ....) I think that is why I love to wrap presents ... I would rather spend more time wrapping things than actually making things ...

Things I Love/Hoard

Pretty wrapping supplies

Recipes using fresh peaches

Embroidery Floss

Paper stuff

Vintage paper stuff

New paper stuff

Crepe paper, kraft paper, manila paper, copy paper, tissue paper, toilet paper (!), cardboard, chipboard .... and the list goes on.

I love licorice pastels (but not so much plain black licorice)

I love chocolate with nuts (but not so much chocolate without nuts)

I like most everything and every flavor of everything!!!

Ratings

123Poggy123 rated for RSC: Card with an animal on Sep 19, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Oh I agree. This is a sweet stamp. The bear is adorable. It is such a cute card & so is the tiny card you added with it. Great swap!
vlhafer54 rated for CPG Blue Flat Envie - US only on Aug 3, 2018
5
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Comment: Oh WOW - what a bonanza of blue! And such cute stuff too. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!
Response: Didn’t realize l hadn’t responded to this! So glad you liked it and thank you for the sweet rating. Have a great weekend!
MSturgill87 rated for ATC Private Swap on Jul 14, 2018
5
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Comment: Such lovely ATCs! They're so well done and I love the coloring you used. If you ever want to swap again, just let me know. ❤
Response: I am glad you liked them. Once l have access to my craft supplies again, l would love to do another swap. We can practice our ATC skills! Thanks for the sweet rating.
5
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Comment: If I could give you 10 hearts I would. Thank you so much. I love everything!
Response: You are so very welcome! I am glad you liked it.
5
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Comment: Thank you for the envelopes. They are absolutely gorgeous.
Response: I am glad you liked them as l love making them! Thanks for the kind comment and rating.
5
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Comment: WOW! Thank you for the amazing envelope of great things! I cannot wait to put them to use! You are so generous and deserve many more hearts! Thank you! 💙🌸💐🌷💙
Response: You are so welcome and l am pleased you liked it! Thanks for the sweet comments and rating. Happy spring!
AnitaHames rated for RSC - Winter Blue on Dec 11, 2017
5
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Comment: I LOVE the card! The watercolor technique is so beautiful! I bought watercolor paper long ago but haven't attempted it yet. Thanks for the postage, too!
Response: I am so glad you liked it. I have been playing a lot with watercolors and am having a lot of fun. Thanks for the sweet rating.
5
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Comment: So much! I especially love the tree! I've always wanted nesting dolls! Thank you for this super special gift!
Response: You are so very welcome! I am glad you liked it. Thank you for the sweet rating.
meeltje57 rated for TPD: Mystery Supply Swap #10 on Sep 23, 2017
5
rating
Comment: O yes, this swap certainly has STAR quality ໒(☆‿☆)७ Thank you for the beautiful ATC and star goodies.
Response: I am so glad you liked it - it was the first time l had tried a "galaxy" but had a lot of fun with it that l want to do more. Thanks for joining these swaps and for the sweet rating.
TamiHope rated for RSC - Something Floral on Sep 20, 2017
5
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Comment: Janet - I will NEVER grow tired of your hello cards!! They are just beautiful, this one included. I love the colors, I love the technique. It is gorgeous. Thank You!
Response: Well, l am glad you aren't tired of the "hello" die, but l think l can vary it up some! I like water coloring with Distress inks.
TamiHope rated for RSC - Come on in, the water's fine! on Sep 15, 2017
5
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Comment: Another AMAZING card, Janet!! I love it! Will you PM me the details? It is just beautiful. Thank You!!
Response: I am glad you liked it - that was the first time I used those stamps! Hugs.
rarjones rated for RSC - Trees on Aug 29, 2017
5
rating
Comment: very pretty card, beautiful glistening trees:) Thank you.
Response: I am glad you liked it - it is one of my favorite cards to make. Thank you for the sweet rating.
Monastelar rated for NH; 4,3,2,1 stationery kit swap on Aug 25, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Dear Janet I absolute adore this swap, increible goodies but i want to give you an EXTRA thanks because you resend this... thanks so much!!! Really thousand of hearts for you.
Response: So happy to hear it arrived and so happy to hear you liked it! Thank you for the sweet rating.
joybells2426 rated for RSC - Loving the color Pink! on Aug 18, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Such a beautiful card! Thank you! I love using sequins. It makes me happy!
Response: Glad you liked it -'thank you for the sweet rating and for being a part of our group!
TamiHope rated for RSC - Something Sparkly on Aug 14, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Janet - your cards are so amazing!! You did a beautiful job and I love that it's not only sparkly, but pink, too!! Thank you for such an awesome card. Tami
Response: You are very welcome! Can anything be better than pink and sparkly? Miss our PMs, sweet friend!
marlak2008 rated for FBF- Just Sayin' on Jun 9, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for such beautiful embellishments! I love all of them. You are very creative and generous!
Response: You are very welcome! I am pleased you like them. Thanks for joining this swap and for the sweet rating and comments.
oetje72 rated for FBF- Just Sayin' on May 30, 2017
5
rating
Comment: love the embellishment. thank you
Response: I am so glad you liked them! Thanks for the lovely rating and for joining this swap.
ChelleHames rated for RSC- May Flowers on May 18, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Your card is so beautiful! The flower wreath is lovely and I love those sequins, so pretty! Thanks for the envelope seal and the bakers twine as well! Wonderful mail!
Response: I am so glad you like it - l loved making it! Thanks for the sweet words and for being a member of our lovely little group.
TamiHope rated for The Color Blue on May 17, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Janet - such a beautiful card...I love it! You do such amazing work. It is gorgeous! Thank you, too, for the extras!
Response: Thank you for the sweet words - I am glad you liked it (even though it wasn't navy)!!! Hugs -
Giddyanni rated for TPD - Mystery Supply Swap #9 on May 5, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Oh my, this is the most beautiful ATC I have ever received!! It is absolutely stunning, I will try to find or make a frame for it, thank you, thank you! I love the little pocket came in too, what a great idea 🤗 And thank you for the pretty ribbons, I know exactly what the pink with gold edging will be used for.. an elderly lady has lent me a book about Budapest and to say thank you I have bought a pack of serviettes from the Opera there, the ribbon looks just like the ties on the ballet shoes on the serviettes. Fabulous swap,thank you SO much and thank you for hosting these swaps, I truly enjoy them! Happy swapping from a freezing cold Copenhagen 😉 ❤️❤️
Response: You are so sweet with your kind remarks!!! I really enjoyed making it for you and l am thrilled you like it. Glad you can use the ribbons, too. Thank you so much for joining these Mystery Supply swaps!! Hugs!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 373 96 104
Completed Fives Threes Ones
345 380 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 81 264 0
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Comments

123Poggy123 on Sep 19, 2018:

I received this beautiful Tim Holtz butterfly & die set RAK today. I simply love them. Thank you so much for your generosity.

LizzyJo on Sep 19, 2018:

Thank you so much for the awesome Zine Magazine RAK! ♥ (It's so inspiring.) You are the Queen of RAKs and deserve a crown!!

MSturgill87 on Sep 19, 2018:

Thank you for the zine RAK!! This is such a great package to receive in my mailbox. <2

Bhindblueeyes on Sep 19, 2018:

THANK YOU so much for the FQs RAK!!!!! I received them today, and I'm so thrilled to add them to my (just starting out) fabric stash. Thank you so very much!!!!

simcoe54 on Sep 13, 2018:

CPG: RAK-Handmade Envies - Thanks for the lovely bunch of envelopes. I can never have enough for my mail!!!!

Heirloom on Sep 11, 2018:


The (CPG RAK) handmade envies are so pretty. Thank you a thousand times over! Honestly, they look so professionally done. I'm in awe of your skills.

ChrisAnne on Sep 10, 2018:

Thank you for the RAK of homemade envies in CPG. The colors are beautiful!

shirleyinCA on Sep 10, 2018:

So many beautiful handmade envies! Thank you very much for your kind generosity - you sure brightened my day and I will enjoy using these for swaps!

sherba31 on Sep 9, 2018:

Thank you so much for the CPG RAK of handmade envies. Such gorgeous liners too! You really are such a great example of a generosity. Take care.

MissPaula on Sep 7, 2018:

Love the envies you sent me! Much appreciated!

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