Swap-bot Time: December 4, 2021 11:20 pm


Date Joined: September 8, 2018
Last Online: December 4, 2021

Country: United States
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About Me


I am a 48yr old mom of two boys and I have been married 25 years now to a wonderful man who puts up with my crafting. Both of my sons are autistic (ASD). One is 20 and in college. The other is 12 and in 7th grade.

I love butterflies and woodland animals such as foxes and deer. I look forward to going to Disneyland in the future.

My family and I do celebrate secular holidays.

Please message me if a swap is late or gone missing. During this Covid-19 virus time with CA having "shelter in place" order. I am not directly handing my mail over to the post worker as per usual before clicking the SENT on Swap-bot. I am placing the swap in my mailbox and then clicking SENT otherwise I would forget to click SENT if I wait. Depending on when the USPS picks up the mail, it may be postmarked the day after I SENT it. This should not cause a problem as I send my mail off days before the send by date.

Favorite Crafts

I am taking a break from making books. I had a lot of fun making journals, magpie books and deco books but I have moved on a bit from them.

As of late I have been diamond painting, bead embroidery, stitching and might pick up miniatures again.

This is a couple of pictures of diamond painting. The first is using a light pad. It can help quite a bit for those that have difficulty seeing.

I tend to do diamond painting with special rhinestones. I just enjoy all the colors. Similar to what you see below. You can see more on my IG link at the top of my profile.

Favorite Music, TV & Books

I prefer listening to YouTube the most. I will have it on in the background while crafting. I do watch some shows on Netflix but it is on rare occasion. I have been watching DARK and Lucifer as of late.

I have actually never had a favorite book. I used to read lots of books as a teen. As I became older, I just had worse and worse reading comprehension. I read passages over and over and nothing stuck. I found it very frustrating. It took me a while but I found out it is from a symptom of fibromyalgia called fibrofog.

Small Things I Enjoy

I love stickers, except puffy. I subscribed to Stickii and would by all the packs. They are awesome stickers that are non kiddie, non alpha, great for planners. I highly recommend them. Check them out at this Stickii Link

I do enjoy stamped images that I can color in and add to my journals.

I do like Kawaii stationery but I am not picky about it. So if you are in a Kawaii swap that is particular don't worry about what you send to me. I am okay with receiving Diaso, American Kawaii, and cheap Sanrio.

Disney characters, especially Minnie and Mickey. Oh and Stitch.

Postcards - No preferences.


Had a bad day, week, month? Running low on note cards, stationery but want to keep swapping? Message me if you would like a RAK (Random Act of Kindness) and I will see what can be done.


No Thank you, please

Please as a side note, I do not wish to receive anything religious. I am not religious but respect all religions and the people who practice them.

Sadly, candy treats I cannot have. I am on a special diet from my physician.

Please no clothing or house hold items.

I really don't care for glitter.
Please Note: A tiny amount well stuck to the paper such as on a card or sticker is fine.

I don't care for confetti or sequins.

I personally don't use temporary tattoos so they just get passed along.

I personally don't use puffy stickers as they are don't match my aesthetic for journals and so I just pass them along.

I personally don't use classroom reward stickers but I do pass them along to a few teachers that love them.


Wingy rated for Coloring Collab 2021 #11 on Dec 4, 2021
Comment: Squeeee thank you for the coolllll extra cards
christy102194 rated for Letter Swap: October 2021 on Nov 22, 2021
Comment: TY for the bday card!!! ^^ My bday was very lowkey this year, ended up going out for dinner. My friends have been so tied up that we haven't gotten a chance to get together still! I <3 Nightmare Before Christmas - SOOOO cool that you did Oogie Boogie Bash! I saw someone's vlog footage and it looked insanely cool! Oh, and I will ALSO probably be buried in letter sets~ XD
Response: Just go ahead and fuel the pyre with all my stationery! It will be a lovely way to go out!
christy102194 rated for Letter Swap: August 2021 on Nov 22, 2021
Comment: I have been a doing a LOT less gaming and a lot MORE studying lately! More on that in the letter I am sending out to you this week XD! BIG exam, glad it's over! I'm right there with you - 2020 was a doozy.. and not sure if my social anxiety is better or worse since this pandemic kicked off TBH... -.- especially due to WFH!
Response: I love WFH, it should be more of a standard thing. Some people work better that way and then more people could work!
Comment: Definitely thankful for my hobbies too! I miss doing more colored pencil art and painting!
Response: I found out I could do paint by number with acrylic markers, it makes sense and then I can color and paint without the mess!
christy102194 rated for Letter Swap: November 2021 on Nov 22, 2021
Comment: Your letter is ALMOST on its way to you btw! I am half-procrastinator, half-supercrazybusy this past month or so, it has been insane..! Oh noes, zapped by the tree?! >0< This year I told myself I would get xmas shopping done early. I tried.. and I have failed XD! Oopsies. Side note - I am on the hunt for a mini pre-lit PINK Christmas tree for my office... hard to come by a good one lol! I wanna put kawaii ornaments all over it ^^
Response: Home Depot online had a few pink prelit trees. Did you find one?
christy102194 rated for Letter Swap: September 2021 on Nov 22, 2021
Comment: I am the worst penpal ever~ I finally made it over snailmail MOUNTAIN! -.- took me long enough :P Sorry this is so late -.- I definitely am STILL on that pumpkin spice train by the way. I do like peppermint mocha too ^^ How many diamond paintings, to date, have you done?? You tempted me with that unicorn one you showed me!
Response: Over 50 last I counted, I have lost count this year! Hehe
Comment: Thanks πŸ™
Response: My pleasure!
Comment: Loved the card. Happy Fall
Response: Thank you!
STUFFellaneous rated for Coloring Collab 2021 #10 on Oct 18, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful and extra postcard! Wherever did you find envelopes like the one you sent?! Did you make it?
Response: I found the vellum envelopes on Aliexpress.
carfra89 rated for CPG Coloring Collab #20 OCT - US on Oct 18, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the extra cards!!
Response: My pleasure!
Eulegirl rated for CPG Coloring Collab #18 Aug - US on Oct 15, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the card and the extra!!
Response: My pleasure!
Comment: Thank you! Happy Halloween!
Response: Happy Halloween!
Poohtat rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #8 on Oct 4, 2021
Comment: Cute card. Thank you and Happy Halloween
Response: Happy Halloween!
jburb rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #8 on Oct 1, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the cute card! My husband groaned at the joke; that's how I know it was a good one! πŸ§‘πŸ–€
Response: Hehe!
Bittersweetness rated for Coloring Collab 2021 #9 on Oct 1, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much for the extra card! I'm excited to color this and send it along.
Response: My pleasure!
Comment: Thank you for the fun card and joke!
Response: My pleasure!
Groku143 rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #7 on Sep 28, 2021
Comment: Thank you, I love halloween so I loved to see this card in my mail today :)
Response: I'm so happy it brought you happiness!
Jangonz rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #6 on Sep 25, 2021
Comment: Thanks. I loved the card (very cute).
Response: Thank you! My pleasure!
Leekoba rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #5 on Sep 24, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the card, i'm saving it for halloween :D Happy Swapping!
Response: My pleasure!
Comment: Thanks for the cute card. :)
Response: My pleasure!

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christy102194 on Nov 25, 2021:

Happy Thanksgiving! ^^

OrigamiGrace on Nov 25, 2021:


OrigamiGrace on Jul 20, 2021:


Hope you are having a great day! Just popping in to say hi!!

BusyB on Jul 2, 2021:

Thank you for sending my finished coloring Sewing PC for CPG Coloring Collab swaps. I love LOVE the way it turned out! Happy July 4th weekend! Stay safe and happy! β€οΈπŸ€πŸ’™

joppagirl on Mar 24, 2021:

I received home a cute Baby Goat Deco that you made for me in June 2019. Thanks so much for making it for me.

minajapan on Feb 25, 2021:


Thank you for your birthday RAK for me... ! Birthday card and Lots of translucent sticker sheets !! Some of them really fit my style ... Thank you very much. a lot of love from Japan -Mina:)

debbiespoms on Feb 10, 2021:

Hi Selene! Received a birthday card & 9 little sticker sheets from you today, via for WIYM group birthday's. Thank you so much! I love both!

OrigamiGrace on Feb 6, 2021:


Thank you so much for another lovely box of goodies!! You are too good to me!! I have been punching away with all the nice punches you've gifted me and the super cute journaling kits in the clear boxes?? I LOVE them!!! Will be making some adorable RAKS thanks to you!! Hugs!

efjellro on Feb 5, 2021:

Thank you so much for the kind Birthdays wishes to my birthday in January :)

Best wishes, Elisabeth

ButterflyLover on Jan 22, 2021:

I can't remember how to add pix, but you are very very welcome luv!

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