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ArtyBeth3

ArtyBeth3
Date Joined: January 15, 2009
Last Online: July 23, 2021
Birthday: May 7
Country: United States

About Me

Profile edited: July 2021.

I am Beth from Oregon, USA. I'm married with no children. Sadly, we had to say goodbye earlier this year to our little furry feline who brought us much joy and a little bit of fur. =^..^=

I am a born-again Christian, a follower of Jesus Christ.

Random things I enjoy:

  • Rock/mineral hunting on beaches and "in the middle of nowhere.”
  • Getting together with friends for fellowship and card games.
  • Doing jigsaw puzzles.
  • Organizing my craft room.
  • Keeping the lost art of letter writing alive by writing to my pen pals all over the world.
  • "Treasure hunting" at thrift stores, garage sales, and estate sales, and finding cool paper crafting or letter writing items.
  • Receiving colorful snail mail in decorated envelopes (white ones are so boring!)
  • Sending colorful snail mail to brighten up someone’s day!
  • Song birds singing their sweet songs.
  • Meeting other Christians who enjoy my love of paper arts and/or writing letters.
  • Cats (meow!)

Favorite Crafts

I LOVE playing with pretty papers, stamps, pens, markers, washi tape, etc. I use them to make cards and envelopes for swapping, writing to my pen pals, and for encouraging/brightening up the lives of others with “a handmade card sent to them via snail mail.” FAVORITE THEMES: Flowers 🌸 , song birds, cats 🐈, dragonflies, snails 🐌 (whimsical only), tea/coffee, postal, friendship, or pen pal related 🖊.

FAVORITE COLORS: All the happy, bright colorful ones! As for metallics, I prefer gold or copper over silver.

Wish List

  • UNUSED USA POSTAGE: Vintage (the kind you have to lick or glue to seal) or the current self stick kind.
  • ADDRESS LABELS: With my address on them. Homemade works!
  • FLAT STICKERS: In my preferred themes above; I especially love colorful flowers. Please do not send dimensional stickers.
  • DIE CUT FRAMES that I can stamp a sentiment in. Love stitched, fancy, scalloped, etc. White card stock preferred.
  • STARBUCKS gift card, for a coffee or other treat every once in awhile.
  • TEA: green tea varieties (jasmine, toasted rice, and other "earthy" ones); I enjoy tropical additives (figs, pineapple, etc.). I like oolong tea. For herbal, lavender is nice. (Please see my tea dislikes below.)

Don’t Care to Receive

We all have our own likes and what you like might not necessarily be what I like. Below is a list of themes or items that just aren’t my thing.

  • Halloween, the Santa side of Christmas
  • Loose glitter, or cards with glitter that shakes off a card and gets all over the place.
  • Mustaches, circus, Hello Kitty, Disney, cartoony, Asian, creepy/crawly bugs or insects, snakes
  • Scented items: Perfume, lotions, incense, candles, make-up
  • Postcards
  • Tourist items (e.g. blank postcards, magnets & keychains)
  • Chipboard embellishments
  • Tea in these flavors: plain mint, plain lemon, tea that brews up red in color (it’s usually heavy on hibiscus and it’s too tart for me), licorice. I don’t care for rooibus tea, nor black tea.

Promise

I always send out my swaps and usually it's very soon after partners are assigned. If for some reason you do not receive a swap from me, please send me a PM or an e-mail before rating me poorly and I will do the same for you. If the swap got lost, I will resend it.

I will rate upon receiving your swap or shortly thereafter. I would appreciate you doing the same for me.

Ratings

grammypammy rated for CF: Washi Scripture Postcards on Jul 7, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty Washi postcard!
LindaW rated for CF: Encouragement Card on Jun 29, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the cute flower card. I love Psalm 37:4! I made some 4th of July cards recently. Have a nice Summer.
Response: You’re welcome. Happy summer to you too! 💕🌸
spotteddogs rated for RSC - Something Pink on May 26, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for my lovely, lovely pink flower card!!! I flew in late last night from your 'neck of the woods' (Portland) visiting friends in Salem and opened my mail at 11 p.m. This is so cute - has my favorite elements ... pink and dots! I love the way you did the sentiment as well. I will be making mine tonight and hope it turns out! Thanks again!!!!
Response: You are very welcome! I’m so happy that you enjoyed my pink creation. Thanks for the ❤️. Interesting that you were up in my neck of the woods. 😎
TereDiane1954 rated for CF: Mail Art to match stamp! on Apr 28, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you, Beth, for the fun mail art and all the flower goodies! It was nice to read your note, too, and see Mark's lovely photography. Iris are among my favorite flowers♥
Response: You are so very welcome! I’ve now seen some purple bearded irises out in our neighborhood. 💜
5
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Comment: So pretty Beth Thanks so much for the lovely note. I am enjoying Spring too.
Response: Thank you! Spring is such a lovely season. Lilacs are now blooming. Their scent is wonderful!
AnitaHames rated for RSC: Got flowers? 🌸🌷🌻 on Apr 26, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful card. You have such great sentiment stamps!
Response: You are very welcome. Glad you enjoyed my card! 💕
rarjones rated for CF: Got flowers? 🌷💐🌸 on Apr 26, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Very pretty card. Colorful and springtime! Enjoy the warmer days ahead:)
Response: Glad you enjoyed my card! 🌸🌷💕
TamiHope rated for CF: Got washi flowers? 🌺🌻🌷 on Apr 23, 2021
5
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Comment: Beth - as always a beautiful washi flower card! Such pretty colors that you used. I love the card and the nice note you wrote inside. Thank You!!
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed my colorful washi card and note!! 🌷
DragonflyDaisy rated for CF: RAIN Scavenger Hunt on Apr 23, 2021
5
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Comment: What fun RAIN happy mail!!! 🤩 You really spoiled me Beth! Thank you for all fun and unique items for the scavenger hunt - love them all! See you in the swaps again soon! 😀
Response: You’re welcome! 💕
DragonflyDaisy rated for CF- Scripture Swap - JOY on Apr 23, 2021
5
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Comment: Beth, what a beautiful scripture card - I love it ♥️ and you used the exact same scripture as I did for my scripture card - lol! 🤣 Great minds think alike! 😁
Response: I’m happy you enjoyed my scripture card. How neat we chose the same verse. 😀
LindaW rated for Bible verse Notecard #2 on Apr 15, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for this nice swap. I love your handmade notecard. It reminded me of my grandma’s patchwork quilts. Those Bible verses are very encouraging.
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed my “scrap quilt” notecard, and verses I chose to share.
24Donna rated for Scrap Paper Card on Apr 9, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you! Love the card! I too have a paper addiction, lol! God bless you
Response: You’re welcome, Donna. I’m so glad you enjoyed my scrap card. Perhaps you’ll try some. 😀
ChrisD rated for Butterfly themed Card on Apr 9, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you so much! You did a beautiful job on the butterfly card. I love it!
Response: Thanks Chris! I’m so glad you loved my card. 💕
ChrisD rated for CMF Embossed Card on Apr 5, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Beth, your card was absolutely stunning! Wow, what a beautiful job. I love it!
Response: You are very welcome. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! 💕
rarjones rated for RSC - Birthday Card on Mar 30, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Just received your card Your cards are always so nicely crafted. Thank you for a beautuful card:)
Response: Thank you for kind words about my cards! I’m glad you loved it! ❤️
5
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Comment: Love it! I already have the card on my bulletin board so I see it all day long! Thank you very much!
Response: You are very welcome. I’m glad you loved it. 💕
LadyJo rated for CF: Happy 10 years gift! on Mar 24, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful note cards! I will enjoy using these to brighten people's day! Great gift for me! Love the birthday card you sent along as well!
Response: I’m so glad you enjoyed my handmade cards. 💕
bb2 rated for CF: Happy Birthday Mail Art on Mar 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card and great birthday story. I think I remember when you took that coast trip. May the Lord bless the CF group for another 10 years!
Response: You are welcome. Yes, here’s to another 10 years! 💕
susieq40 rated for RSC - Polka Dots on Mar 12, 2021
5
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Comment: Love the card, and that is pretty paper...thanks. Hope you are doing well waiting for warm weather...
Response: I’m glad you loved the card. 💕
5
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Comment: Beautifully made card Beth! Love the colors and design. Yes this group is one of my most faves as well. Thank you for the many swaps we have been in together over these years and for the many sentiment embellishments you included in this swap too:) Happy 10th Birthday CF friend!
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed my card. You’re welcome. Happy CF birthday 🎊 🎂 🥳 to us. 😀

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LadyJo on Jul 24, 2021:

Thank you for the CF RAK I will enjoy using them in crafts! Great colors of purple and green papers .

Animatarian on Jul 22, 2021:

Beth, Your delightful RAC of orange papers arrived today, and are just wonderful!! Looking forward to using them! Thanks so much. Patty B, (Christian Friends)

Animatarian on May 14, 2021:

Beth, Your RAC envelope of rose papers arrived today.... and are absolutely beautiful. I have so many ideas running around in my head, can hardly wait to get to my craft space and play! Thanks so much for sharing. Patty B

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