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GreetingsEarthling

GreetingsEarthling
Date Joined: July 14, 2021
Last Online: November 29, 2022
Birthday: November 5, 1978
Country: United States

About Me

Hi there!

I'm Bonnie (she/her.) I'm in my 40's, happily married with 2 young and energetic kids. I'm from New York, but we live in Texas. We love getting outdoors, hiking and and bike riding. And now we get to do all that outdoorsy stuff in the winter.

I grew up writing letters to friends and family who didn't live close by, and, after moving to a new part of the country, I got back into the habit and I'm having a lot of fun with it.

Likes for swaps

I love sending and receiving letters and postcards. I'm not so big on larger packages these days as the clutter seems to pile up quickly.

I always appreciate a decorated envelope, even if it's with lots of stickers. Would love to hear some mundane details about your day, or something funny. A swap that meets requirement is great, and I'm fine with no extras. For those that require a little more, I seem to always have room for one more postcard, washi tape sample or cool sticker sheet (as long as it's not meant for children or planners.)

Postcard preferences

I prefer interesting, colorful images. Whether it's a touristy pic or a cartoony drawing, if there is some element of cool or fun, I will probably like it. My favorite stamped and naked postcards are the ones the sender has taken extra care to embellish with drawings, stickers, collages, washi tape, fancy lettering, whatever. I also like to swap blank postcards to keep a good variety in my stash. I'm active on Postcrossing, and love having new and different cards to send.

Stickers

I love a good sticker swap. In general, I prefer artsy, hand-drawn images over cutesy and kawaii. I'm a fan of Pipsticks, Stickki Club and Four Bears brands. My favorite themes are Animals (especially the ones that have beautiful patterns in them,) Nature (trees, flowers, mushrooms, leaves, clouds, celestial,) and Seasonal (ie. umbrellas, ice cream, cozy coffee, snowmen.) Themes I tend to pass along are fashion, people's faces, self care, furniture and stickers with words.

My ABC's

This is a work in progress : )

A: Animals, Art

B: Band postcards

C: Colors (in all combinations)

D: Decorated envelopes

E: Edward Gorey

F: Forest scenes

G: Gnomes

H: Halloween

I: Indigenous art

J: Just-a-Note vintage stationery

K:

L: Library bookmarks

M: Museum postcards

N: Nature imagery

O: Outer space

P: Postcrossing!

Q: Queen

R: Rubber stamps

S: Snails

T: Thrifting

U:

V: Vintage (esp. 1960's-1980's)

W: Witches (I like them classy, smart and good)

Y:

Z:

Things I don't need so much

-Teacher, kid, reward, or planner stickers.

-Bits of ephemera or paper scraps (but I love it if you are using it to decorate something you made.)

-Extra packaging.

Let me know...

if you think I owe you a swap. I only sign up for swaps I know I can get out in a timely manner and mark them sent as soon as I mail them. And we all know the mail can be slow. But please reach out before giving me a bad rating so I can resend.

Ratings

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Comment: Hi Bonnie! Thank you so much for the beautiful handmade pc! I don't think I have ever gotten a pc in the mail like this and it totally made my day! All the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
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Comment: 💚❤️💚❤️🎄☃️❄️🎅Thank you for the cute Christmas PC! I’m pretty sure we will have a quiet & calm Christmas. Hubby will be getting the decorations out of storage for me this week & we’ll do a little decorating. Have a merry Christmas and happy new year!🎅❄️☃️🎄❤️💚❤️💚
Rainydancer rated for SSM: Sticker postcard #17 on Nov 26, 2022
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Comment: thanks!
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Comment: Wow, that's a cool card, I love it! All the stitching, it's wondeful. I will put it on display on my shelf. Thank you!
captkristi rated for SSS: 4x4's #3 on Nov 21, 2022
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Comment: Thanks so much! Love dogs :) and the Thanksgiving sheet was really cute. Have an awesome holiday!
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Comment: This is my favorite Christmas postcard so far! Great choice and so unusual. Have a wonderful season.
shellbee8 rated for Halloween Postcard Swap USA on Nov 17, 2022
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Comment: So cute! Thank you
ultracinematik rated for SSM: November sticker swap on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for all the wonderful stickers. My favorite sheet is the kitchenware stickers - I haven't seen anything quite like them. Like the mid-mod style.
kristenlyns rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail #33 on Nov 13, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the thoughtful swap! I love everything you sent especially the beautiful card, postcard & Suzy Zoo Thanksgiving sticker!
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Comment: Thanks for the stickers. The tree house card is amazing.
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Comment: Great cards -- thanks very much!
colleenbUSA rated for SSS: Any 2 Sheets - Nov '22 on Nov 11, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the stickers! I do love the coffee sheets especially. I've gotten so many copies of the dog one, LOL, my love of dogs is well known on sb and by my pen pals!
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Comment: Adorable Halloween PC. My Halloween was chill ! Thank you
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Comment: Thank you for your Halloween postcard.
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful postcards! I really love them all!
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Comment: I absolutely love all these Halloween pcs. Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for the cards and the cute stickers. One of them will be sent home in the mail tomorrow.
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Comment: oHHH myyyyyyyy gosssssh, When I mailed your postcard I said to myself "Where did I just see Bonnie?" I even went thru my swaps thinking I just saw her name somewhere. And then I got this coolio, creepy postcard and went Ah Ha! Oh my gosh. I am so glad I sent to you what I did. You'll see. Mystery solved. Well, thank you so much for this adorable, creepy postcard. It is so original. I love it! Oh and thank you for sharing your ETSY stash with me. Woot!
Gardenbird73 rated for PIPSTICKS Sticker sheet swap on Nov 2, 2022
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Comment: Hi Bonnie! Thank you for the pipsticks! I love them all!
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Comment: Hello Bonnie! I received your swap today and TYVM for the Challenging postcards swap and the sheet of Autumn stickers. Love all you sent me! This was a fun swap!

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Nov 24, 2022:

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ccmmsu on Sep 19, 2022:

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So glad to have you with us!

LeslieLovesMail82 on Jul 7, 2022:

Hi Bonnie! Aww that makes me so happy to hear that enjoyed your album! Gnomes are the best, I had so much fun making it! :-)

AJ73 on May 22, 2022:

Hi Bonnie. Oh my gosh! The Stickers Around The World Postcard Swap #25 from you is absolutely one of my most favorite swaps. First of all, your envelope was decorated beautifully. It’s a work of art in itself. It is definitely going to my journal. And the Trader Joe’s card and stickers are icing on the cake. I love it all. It is a perfect swap in every way. Thank you. Thank you. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Rainydancer on Dec 31, 2021:

Welcome to Sunshine Swaps!

heidiblooms on Nov 26, 2021:

Shenaniganator on Aug 28, 2021:

Thank you for the extra postcards you sent me! I’m so happy the original package finally showed up. I appreciate it! :)

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