Swap-bot Time: September 23, 2021 8:10 pm


Date Joined: August 2, 2009
Last Online: March 1, 2015
Birthday: May 15, 1979
Country: United States

About Me

I am a military wife living in Del Rio, TX (right on the Mexican border!). I have a seven year old son, an air traffic controller husband, two kitties (who hate each other!), and a German Shepherd named Heidi. It's very hot here and there is very little rain! I miss rain! It's one of my favorite smells ever! There isn't much to do here, small town...we have a Walmart and its a small one. No fabric department and small craft department. San Antonio is our nearest town with stores and it's 3 hours away! So, I am looking forward to swapping, definitely!

I have been creative all of my life, but have only recently started using the internet to meet other artists. I am excited about swapping as I've never done it before and feel like its a great opportunity to experience other people's art. I enjoy quilting, sewing, painting, jewelry making, art quilts and altered art. I really love the feminine form and use it a lot! I love girly, glittery, pink, sparkly, colorful and busy anything!

Favorite Music

I love music! I grew up listening to country and southern rock. Now, I listen to just about anything! I love (right now!) Zac Brown Band, Gloriana, Lady Gaga...don't really care for jazz, blues, opera, old country, or old gospel. I love contemporary Christian music, however! Nothing with ugly lyrics, like some of the rap has in it...I do have a little one that listens too!

Favorite Books

Books are another passion! I love to read just about anything depending on my mood. I like Jodi Picoult, Diana Gabaldon, Phillipa Gregory, Sophie Kinsella and Charlaine Harris, just to name a few! I love historical fiction and anything about art techniques!

Favorite Movies

Love the movies! Sweet Home Alabama, PS I Love You, Because I Said So...anything funny, some scary...I'm a lot more of a scaredy cat than I used to be!

Favorite Television

Grey's Anatomy, ER, True Blood, The Real Housewives,, The Hills...Food Network..Discovery Channel...History Channel...

Favorite Crafts

Sewing art quilts, painting, collage, drawing, scrapbooking (trying to teach myself digital scrapbooking!) photography, jewelry making...especially wire wrapping beads and making beads from wire!


Just a few other faves...my favorite color is pink...color combo is pink, black, white...i love vanilla lattes...paisley...glitter and sparkle...dresses...dress forms...shoes...shopping...the smell of rain ( i sure miss the rain here in del rio!)...my sweet boy Caden who is 7...anything military or Air Force related...Smarties...Sweet Tarts...Starbucks...purses and handbags, the bigger the better I always say! Anything I can use in my art...markers, pens, paper, scraps, fabric, pretty stickers, rub ons, beads, buttons, the sky is the limit! Also, anything with Transformers, Legos, Goosebumps...my kid loves them!


I'm not extremely picky about anything! I don't really like teacher or reward stickers...tea...most candy...

About swaps

I will never flake. I always send out my swaps and I always send them out before the deadline! If you haven't received something from me, whether its from a swap or a TAG, please PM me. Our PO isn't the greatest down here! One time, I put the wrong house number and it came back to me! But, PLEASE let me know so I can make it right!

Things I would love to have!

*Dotee dolls

*altered and filled matchboxes

*fabric, especially Moda, Amy Butler, Micheal Miller

*anything quilted, esp. runners, coasters, wall hangings

*art quilts

*a painting done by you!

*anything monogrammed with a J or an S

*any quilting or beading magazines, esp. any of the Somerset magazines or Belle Armoire mags

*cute handmade pillow cases

*anything colorful, busy, eclectic...


trollop rated for Sugar Skull Bookmarks on Nov 6, 2010
Comment: Thank you!
Red rated for Sugar Skull Bookmarks on Nov 5, 2010
Comment: As always, your art is beautiful. Thank you soo much for the great bookmark and the beads.
dulcimer rated for Fall/Halloween Lucky Parcel on Oct 25, 2010
Comment: Awesome package. No note though so I hope this is from you=o)
Response: It was from me! Sorry for leaving out the note! I'm glad you liked it! I had your profile pulled up on my phone as I shopped so I could be sure not to get something you didn't like!
catchahug rated for Miniature Quilt Swap #10 on Sep 28, 2010
Comment: thanks for handpainting nice
freespirit66 rated for Journal Quilt Swap - June on Aug 3, 2010
Comment: I've enjoyed seeing several of the journal quilts you've made this year, and how they relate to the theme you've chosen. That's such a great idea of using acrylic paints on wet fabric. I have a bunch of white fabric...it may be a fun project to try with my daughters (and a good excuse to get messy!).
junemoon rated for Journal Quilt Swap - June on Jul 10, 2010
Comment: That's a very pretty quilt -- the colors are lovely. Painting in acrylics on a wet fabric surface is fascinating. Perhaps I'll try that before this year is over. Thanks for your letter.
Red rated for Summertime Fun Scavenger Hunt on Jul 6, 2010
Comment: Everything is perfectly wonderful and very fun. Thanks soo much
ozduchess rated for Journal Quilt SWap - May on Jun 22, 2010
Comment: Another intriguing block from another clever lady:) I love the flower pounding idea. You learn something new all the time in crafting:)
AlteredArtFreak rated for Miniature Quilt Swap #8 on Jun 12, 2010
Comment: Oh My Gosh! This is BEAUTIFUL! Thank you so much! Wish I could give you a Hundred hearts!
weyrmistress rated for Journal Quilt SWap - May on Jun 7, 2010
Comment: Wonderful!!!
StephL rated for Journal Quilts Swap - April on May 20, 2010
Comment: I enjoyed reading about your project.
melyssajoy rated for Sketch Art Journal Swap 1 on May 13, 2010
Comment: Thanks so much! I just got your sketch book today. I love it! (:
muchablige rated for Miniature Quilt Swap #7 on May 9, 2010
Comment: Thank you for the quilt.
Red rated for Mini Heart Journal (Art Journal) #2 on May 3, 2010
Comment: I always always love your art. Can't wait for the next swap!!
Response: Thanks girl!
katiejpbishop rated for Mother's Day Lucky Parcel on Apr 29, 2010
Comment: I love everything you sent. The box is beautiful, the socks, the fabric, the buttons, the earings, the headband! I just could go on and on! Thank you for making my mother's day special!
pummica rated for Art Quilt Swap on Apr 17, 2010
vidaest rated for Journal Quilt Swap - March on Apr 12, 2010
Comment: thanks for sharing your quilt page! It's lovely and thank you for the seeds.
Peony rated for Themed Swap Pages #1 on Apr 10, 2010
Comment: Thanks so much for my turquoise page!
freespirit66 rated for Journal Quilt Swap - March on Apr 8, 2010
Comment: I've enjoyed seeing two of the quilts you did with the growing theme that you've chosen. Your final piece with all the monthly journal quilts will look stunning!
Response: THanks! I really look forward to putting them together!
DebP rated for Ink Drawing on Apr 7, 2010
Comment: Thanks for the drawing. I really like your style. :)
Response: Thanks Deb! I love to draw...always have, but I'm out of practice...so this was fun!

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DebP on Nov 11, 2010:

Thanks for the cute quiltie you sent for the made by me tag on AFOMFT group. I have several from different people so I think I am now collecting them.

CrazyCatChick on Nov 3, 2010:

I'm so glad you like the button bracelet!! Makes me happy to know you think it's beautiful! Enjoy!

perkl8r on Jul 22, 2010:

Wow! This little mini art quilt is so sweet, I just love it. Thank you for taking the time away from your family and (newly returned from the service) husband to make it for me. It reminds me of some candy we used to get as kids, and the colors are wonderful too! It is on display in my mini art quilt gallery here at work!

MommyKnows on Jul 14, 2010:

How about checking out the new EASY almost handmade bookmark swap? International and US versions available.

preslarb on Apr 5, 2010:

Thank you SO much for the beautiful spring quiltie!! I've got to start a wall of them in my office!! Always makes me smile ;^)

scoob on Mar 3, 2010:

Thanks so much for the mini quilt from the group tag. It's adorable!

Ky on Feb 24, 2010:

Thank you so much for the tremendously adorable green mini-whimsey jar! I love it!

saclements on Feb 1, 2010:

Thank you so much for the art quiltie! I love the colors. Absolutely love them. :D

countrys on Jan 28, 2010:

thanks for the great dia de los muertos tin skeletons you send me for the january wishlist, they are cool!

NaomiRisa on Jan 22, 2010:

thanks for the scavenger hunt something pib tag.. the v-day chocolates are so good.. have a nice weekend!

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