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gingerbee

gingerbee
Date Joined: May 7, 2020
Last Online: June 19, 2022
Birthday: September 16
Country: United States
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Hi, my name is Ginger! Below are a few things about me. If you have sent something to me, I will post my rating within a day of receiving. If I am missing something from you, I will let you know so that it can be fixed instead of rating down.

One thing I have learned is my small post office is not savvy with unusual mail, especially sending international, so if there is any issue with not enough postage, please let me know so I can make it right!

Things I am into:

  • Bees! Honeybees (I'm a bee keeper). Butterflies, dragonflies, and moths are nice too
  • Owls (Hedgehogs & Foxes too)(and sloths)(llamas are fun too)
  • Black Labrador retriever dogs
  • Halloween, especially all those scrolly Victorian macabre motifs with crows and bats and witchโ€™s hats
  • Arts & Crafts/Mission style, Art Deco, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Charley Harper
  • Flowers & plants & cacti
  • Tea, teatime, hygge and fika (tea type: I love green tea varieties the most, but anything yummy is welcome)
  • Quilts & fabric
  • Wooden barn quilts and hexafoos
  • Farm life, homesteading, and cowgirls/boys
  • Scottish thistle and Celtic knot motifs
  • Tarot
  • Catan
  • Hats (like those big brimmed and boldly decorated ones that are worn to tea and horse races and royal weddings)
  • Wine/beer/liquor cardboard coasters or vinyl stickers
  • Vintage sewing patterns/ephemera
  • Vintage french signs, especially involving haute couture or la patisserie
  • Paper dolls
  • Snow flakes (white, silver, gold)

Favorite Colors: TEAL, plum, olive, sage, navy, cinnamon, honey (fall palette)

I love all things crafty! Started sewing as a child and have never stopped. Clothes, quilts, purses, collages, embroidery. I love buying fabric and imaging the possibilities.

Love all things paper crafty too - cards, gift packaging, scrapbooking. Just getting into the use of stamps and dies for my paper art.

I love using botanicals and essential oils in making homemade lotions, balms, scrubs and masks.

Cooking and baking. I especially enjoy baking bread and meal prepping. Recipes are always welcome!

I decorate my living space for different holidays throughout the year with a small tree, pillows & quilts, candles, and such for each theme: Victorian valentines - Celtic St pattyโ€™s - Bunnies and butterflies Spring - Americana 4th of July - Honeybees - Halloween vintage - Winter solstice of green with white snowflakes

Wishlist

My wishlist of things to receive: Honestly, I really enjoy a well-curated package of fun. If you've put effort into a theme or color scheme, maybe put a little creativity of your own into the mix, I will love it!

I love things made by YOU - this is the way to my heart. I love handmade cards, PCs, ATCs, flipbooks, pockets/folders, embellishments, and long letters about who you are! I also really love a well-decorated envelope!

In the section above are my "themes" I tend to use in my decorating and card making, so if you have something that fits those, great!
In the themes above, I love

  • paper
  • die cuts (store bought or homemade)
  • ephemera (printed is ok)
  • stickers
  • stamped images
  • washi

and such things that help me to create. I often like to create something new with what I receive in my swaps.

I love all the deeply saturated "earthy" fall colors: browns, dusky blue, twilight teal, olive green, cinnamon, wine, honey.

If you are sending die cuts, I love them in neutral cardstock so that I can ink or distress them to match my projects. I use a lot of swirls, flourishes, leaves and greenery stems in my cardmaking, so those die cuts are always appreciated! I also love die cut words.

I have been sending a lot of cards to senior centers, so blank notecards , "hello" or "thinking of you" type of cards (store bought or handmade) are appreciated - no glitter on these please.

Books, Movie, TV

I read a bunch, and I listen to a ton of books! I love stories that lift me up or offer up vivid descriptions of far off places. Right now I am reading ahead on the Lady Whistledown series, and just finished The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels. Examples of series I've enjoyed that are widely known...

  • Mary Russell series (& other Sherlock related stories)(really Victorian & early 20th century British mysteries overall)
  • Outlander series (and all the novellas in between)
  • Harry Potter series
  • The Witches Daughter series
  • Harley Merlin series

I am not a huge TV and Movie person, but certainly have my favorites that I watch over and over:

  • Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • The Crown
  • All the HP movies
  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
  • Downton Abbey
  • The Muppets
  • Gilmore Girls

About Me

I live in eastern Colorado, USA - Enneagram 5 - INTJ - Slytherin house - Virgo

Would prefer NOT to receive: religious or political themed material. I have no kids or youngsters in my family, so please skip the kids' stuff.

Ratings

Poohtat rated for WIYM: Blind Envie-May on Jun 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable goodies! Your presentation is so cute. Happy Swapping
pernie123 rated for *Just write* notecard #2 on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Did you make this pretty card? Babysitting must be a tiring but enjoyable pastime. I enjoyed your writings.
DollyDotBoo rated for Destash with a stamp #4 (USA) on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the great goodies. I will put them to good use.
TeaNi rated for CPG Just a Note #4 - Global on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: thank you for a lovely note, the cute colorful cat card, pretty decorated envelope, and fun tuck-in surprises- a delightful swap! :)
SkaGirl rated for HAPPY GREETINGS on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: What a beautiful card, thank you!!! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely letter, tea and enclosures! I loved everything and will be writing back!
rarjones rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on May 28, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful card TY! TY for th helps in resizing - so sweet of you to send that info along! I am excited to give it a try!
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Comment: I havenโ€™t seen pressed stationary in a long time, so pretty. I have never had jury duty even at 65! Donโ€™t know why. Cool you have a craft room, I love organizing ! Loving that it is getting light earlier in the morning . Good time for coffee and letter writing
LindaW rated for Letter Swap on May 26, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the nice letter and stickers.
bb2 rated for RSC - Card Using at least One Die on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable owl die cut card. A graduation is coming up. A wise owl will be perfect. And, thank you for the faith based stickers too.
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Comment: Thanks so much!!!
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bb2 rated for AADC - Spring Bouquet on Apr 15, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for joining this swap and sending all of the pretty flowers and vines. The colors and sizes are perfect. Happy spring!
rarjones rated for AADC - Stamp and Cut on Apr 5, 2022
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Comment: Thank You for a very nice selection of stamps and cuts:) The colorful ones I can put to good use when I create ATC's :)
AmySue2 rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail USA #10 on Mar 26, 2022
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Comment: This is so amazing. As soon as I saw the hedgehog on the front, I knew it would be awesome and it was!! Everything is so cute. Thank you! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely glittery owl card!
YooperHill rated for RSC - Something Green on Mar 5, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful! Thank you.
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Comment: What a darling notecard! I'm really glad you didn't write in it, because I totally want to send it to someone myself, lol. Thank you!
bb2 rated for RSC - Valentine or RED card on Jan 22, 2022
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Comment: What a pretty card; I love it. Shaker cards are so fun. I need to learn how to do that. Thanks for making this swap beautiful and special.
bb2 rated for AADC - Card Sender's Choice on Nov 15, 2021
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Comment: What a gorgeous card. Just beautiful and the envelope too! Thank you for making this a lovely swap. Oh, and I just found the sweet little tags! Wow! wonderful swap! Happy Thanksgiving.

Rating Overview

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Comments

Panda1122 on Jun 21, 2022:

Thanks for granting one of my wishes! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

Poohtat on Jun 19, 2022:

Thank you for the June RAKs blue wish. Such a lovely envelope. I love the Katahdin postcard. I haven't been up that way in almost 20 years, but I still remember that iconic rock. Happy Swapping

grammypammy on Jun 18, 2022:

RAKS ~ June Wish RAK

Thanks for the envie of blue items! I posted a thank you in the group too.

Hugs, Pam

JuneRosebud on Jun 18, 2022:

Hi Ginger! Thank you so much for the handmade birthday card on RAKS ONLY USA for my June wish of June birthday cards. Your mail was very cheerful=)

Highlander18 on Jun 16, 2022:

Thank you very much for the RAKS Only USA Wishes - Love it all - Oh my beautiful pinecones!!! and cute owl!

JuneRosebud on Feb 10, 2022:

What a lovely RAK I received from you (destash) on RAKS ONLY USA. Love all the bright colors; thank you so much!!

tonat80 on Feb 4, 2022:

I received a wonderful package of planner stickers from you from the RAK USA group. Thank you so much!!

laterdayze on Feb 1, 2022:

Thank you so much for the beautiful Valentine card and surprise for my January wishes in RAKS ONLY USA! I love it :D

getanzt on Jan 31, 2022:

Thank you so much for the LSRUS WTA destash envie full of goodies! So thoughtful <3

bbsporty on Jan 31, 2022:

Thank you for the very generous assortment of cards that you sent me from my RAK Only January wishlist!

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