Swap-bot Time: May 18, 2022 12:34 am


Date Joined: May 12, 2016
Last Online: March 25, 2017
Birthday: June 19
Country: United States

About Me

Hi there! I'm Ashton. I am a CPA by day, and a crafter by night! I love sending and receiving mail.

I am a cat-lover with one adopted fur baby named Lu. An avid indie-comic reader and a lover of short stories residing outside of Cleveland, Ohio.

Favorite Crafts

Collages, upcycling, mod-podge, working on my lettering skills.

Favorite Movies

Rom-coms, Docs, Indie.

A few I love right now (and always): - Ghost World - Singles (90's Seattle, what could be better?!) - You've Got Mail - When Harry Met Sally

Favorite Teas

Anything green, floral notes, minty-fresh, Earl Gray.

Favorite Music

...Call it "weird elevator music". I'm very into instrumental hip-hop and jazz lately.

I also love Classic Rock and Indie.

Stones > Beatles, if I am choosing for the rest of my life. I appreciate the Beatles and their contributions to music but I jam so hard to the Rolling Stones.

The most recent records I've purchased are: Paul Simon "There Goes Rhymin' Simon", TV Girl "Who Really Cares", and The Kinks "The File Series".

Fave Comics

  • Saga
  • East of West
  • Trashed
  • Ghost World
  • Clowes anything, really :)
  • Y the Last Man
  • Postal


  • Old photo slides/film
  • Collage
  • Politics - I'm a liberal ;)
  • Pen and ink patterns
  • Mix tapes
  • Labels
  • Vanilla
  • Esstential oils
  • Vintage cards/photos
  • Twine/ribbon
  • Unique stamps
  • Purple, green, and yellow
  • Glitter
  • Giraffes
  • Graffiti
  • Cubism
  • Modern Art
  • Vintage Magazines/ads for collages
  • Old playing cards
  • Facts or photos about where you live, I love to travel - heading to Paris this fall! Went to the Grand Canyon in April.
  • Bicycles
  • Yoga
  • Environmentalism
  • Incense
  • Lavender
  • Dinosaurs


  • Religious themes
  • Disney
  • Teacher-type stickers
  • Pastels
  • Sports-themes
  • Computer print-outs
  • Tea, unless the swap calls for it. Sorry, I have so much right now and don't drink it much in the summer time.


mermaidery rated for Usa-Offensive/Cussword Atc on Dec 18, 2016
Comment: Thank you so much for the ATC. I tend to call objects that when I'm really mad.
millie52 rated for Funny Christmas card swap USA on Dec 15, 2016
Comment: Thank you 😊.
artgirl29 rated for Ho Ho Ho..Christmas Card Swap!! on Dec 10, 2016
millie52 rated for Ho Ho Ho..Christmas Card Swap!! on Dec 9, 2016
Comment: Love this card! When it snows here that's exactly what happens, it cripples everything! Merry Christmas 🎄.
BluGinhm rated for Ho Ho Ho..Christmas Card Swap!! on Dec 8, 2016
Comment: This is such a nice card! Thanks for sending it - from Lakewood (too funny!). Merry Christmas!
Momskii rated for Christmas Card Destash on Nov 14, 2016
Comment: thanks for the nice selection. Florida is beautiful at Christmas time. They do decorate the Palm trees, but where I live I also have pine trees, not like the wonderfully smelly ones in the North. I also don't freeze my butt when I decorate.
thevioletgypsy rated for Collage Greeting Card on Sep 13, 2016
Comment: Loved the card and envelope! Thank you!
SJ1 rated for Mail Art Envelope swap! on Sep 10, 2016
Comment: Thank you so much
saffronnginger rated for Mail Art Envelope swap! on Sep 7, 2016
Comment: Hello Ashton, real cool mail art you made there! Thank you :)
tynesha rated for Free postcard 5.0 on Sep 2, 2016
Comment: Thanks! I'm actually located a mile away from the DC-MD border and 45 minutes away from the Baltimore region -- yes, I like the culture clash in here too!
bluecrayons rated for Handmade envelope swap on Aug 24, 2016
Comment: received on 8-19. 2 weeks late. the hand made envie she mailed in was not sealed anywhere. received wide open and only 2 envies in it, i have messaged her since the 19th asking her for a email to show her photos of this and she refuses. ** rating a 3 as it was way late and didnt include the required 4 envies.**
Response: Bluecrayons - I think you mislead any readers of this rating. You messaged me and I have replied numerous times. Your messages have not included any detail as to the issue with the swap received. Rather, they have been cryptic in nature. I am very sorry that the swap came to you opened. I had glued the envelope closed. I will seek to use more permanent glue in the future. There were 4 envelopes within the swap I sent, it is a shame they did not make it to you. Further, the swap deadline was on 8-5. This means it was required to be in the post by that date, not received by you on that date. Meaning, the item was not two weeks late. Perhaps, if you were more forthcoming with information within your messages to me, and a bit nicer, I would care to provide my email address to you. I protest your assertion that the swap was weeks late and wish you a happy day. Thanks - Ashton
Comment: Loved your letter have replied this weekend .
Response: Looking forward to reading it! :)
Maggie249 rated for Homemade Postcard SWAP#2 on Aug 17, 2016
Comment: this is very well done love it and it made it thru postal machine - just a suggestion I have learned fromy postal people (we are small town) to ask them to hand stamp these hand made ones or anything like them and they will make it usually without damage many thanks younger tom selleck good deal
holmesgal rated for Mixed Media Postcard - USA ONLY on Aug 9, 2016
Comment: Thank you. :)
SAHMama rated for Goodies 4 ME & YOU!!!! End July. on Aug 3, 2016
Comment: Thanks so much! I especially love the little owl clip and I know my boys will be excited about the Star Wars tattoos :)
jaimierandolph rated for Homemade Postcard SWAP#2 on Jul 30, 2016
Comment: I so loved your post card the envie on the back is to cute! Love it! Thank you for sending it my way! ***SMILES***
goinjenny rated for The Newbie Note Card Swap - USA on Jul 25, 2016
Comment: Thank you! I sent you a PM.
hamsterfarm rated for Vinyl stickers <3 on Jul 24, 2016
Comment: These mask stickers are way cool! Love them all, definitely some different designs! And thank you for the extras, the little envelope is too perfect :)
Comment: What a fun little envie! Thank you!
MarianV rated for Quick Spot of Tea (International) on Jul 22, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the tea. :) Love it.

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KatlynAva on Sep 30, 2016:

I would really appreciate a rating for the Mail Art Envelope swap! I have tried messaging you about this and you read it and did not reply.

jaimierandolph on Jul 23, 2016:

Profile Check for Homemade Postcard SWAP#2! Hope you enjoy the swap! Happy Swapping!

hamsterfarm on Jun 30, 2016:

Thanks for joining Vinyl stickers <3


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