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lady41701

lady41701
Date Joined: March 4, 2016
Last Online: June 9, 2021
Birthday: December 30
Country: United States

Favorite Crafts

I am a 50 year old small town country gal living in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. I am a mother to 1 wonderful adult daughter ( married).

My husband of 32 yrs and I reside with our 5 fur babies.~ A pitbull and 4 cats

I am a collector of all things old and vintage and love to go "junk hunting". Thrift stores and flea markets are some of my favorite places to shop.

I love Old vintage things, lace and pearls or anything shabby chic.

I enjoy jewelry of any kind. I have multiple pierced ears. Bracelet size 7 1/2- 8 inch and ring size 7. I love the handmade stuff!

I don't mind partially used craft supplies (like left over stickers and bits 'n' pieces) all crafters always have "extra leftovers" from projects that we don't throw away because we say "I can use it later". I would love any crafty assortments, stickers, vintage themed anything, butterfly, or pet theme you would like to share. I do lots of paper crafts with a wide variety of themes so pretty much anything goes for me.

I love animals and have rescued many. I can never turn an animal away. They need love an affections just as much a people do. I enjoy anything cat themed.

Favorite Movies are to many to list but the types I like are comedy, romance, thrill/horror, mystery suspense, action adventure.

I watch A LOT of TV! Any suggestions for shows or movies are appreciated. I stream Netflix & Hulu along with regular tv Network channels.

DIY channel, HGTV, Investigation shows, I enjoy shows like The Handmaids Tale, Harlots, Siren, Stranger Things, ,Chicago Fire, Chicago Md, Chicago PD, New Amsterdam, The Good Doctor, & psychological thrillers.

I have been a crafter for most of my lifetime. I dabble in just about everything except needlepoint. I enjoy all types of paper crafts like making pocket Letters, Flipbooks, ATC, Card/tag making, making creative stationary and scrapbooking.

I love to write letters so snail mail is one of my hobbies. I am always looking for new pen friends in the US. If we are partnered for a swap even if it's not a letter swap and you enjoy writing letters and have common interest with me just write me a letter and include it in with the swap and tell me that you are looking for a pen pal. I always reply back.

When it comes to theme choices for swaps I'm easy to please. I like most everything (see a few dislikes) everything from kawaii to horror. I am not easily offended and I love humor.

I enjoy all the seasonal holidays and I do celebrate Christmas. I am a Christian so religious items gladly accepted.

Wishlist / Likes *unused US postage stamps any denomination to use for swap postage

*stationary paper or letter sets. I prefer lined but unlined and handmade is fine too.

  • Anything you take the time to make yourself always makes me happy. I enjoy handmade over store bought

*I like Kawaii *Cat/ Dogs themed (any animals really) *Vintage any thing as long as it is clean and usable

*Precious Moments~ anything

*Vintage advertising cards, stickers ect *Beach themed~ sea shells, nautical, anchors, Mermaids

*Card stock paper/ pretty scrapbooking paper *Lace, ric rac, Trims of all kinds *Photography relate anything ~Black and white vintage photos *Any kind of embellishments (brads,stones pearls, flat backs, junk jewelry) *Washi tape *I love butterflies *Jewelry *Rubber or clear stamps/ inks * stationary, pens, pencils, notepads, post it ,ect *Charms *flat backs * flat stickers *rub ons * flavored teas fruity/ spicy preferred (no mint) *Apple Cider *Hot chocolate *drink mix to add to bottled water * ephemera * ATCs of any kind or theme * dessert, crockpot/instant pot recipes * I do a wide variety of crafts so any bits and pieces are welcomed. * Magazine clippings that can be used for art collage *hand lettered words or phrases to use in projects *I love bright colors and it's hard to choose a favorite but if I had to choose it would be red.

I like abstract/ cartoonish, doodles/ retro as well as "real" when it comes to art work for postcards or ATC.

Decorated envelopes really brighten my day! I (and also my mail carrier) love mail art that arrive in my mailbox.

I am easy to please and not picky at all but just a few things that I don't like and would prefer not to receive Are: Marvel/ DC comic related, Star Wars, Anime, Pokemon type stuff. *role playing items (Dungeons & Dragons, MTG) * Primary (teacher/school type award) stickers.

I am an early sender. I weigh my swaps to calculate postage but should you ever get anything with postage due please let me know so I can make it up to you!

You should receive your swap well before the deadline date. If you haven't got it by the deadline date please message me so that I can try to track it down or resend. I would never flake on a swap and communication is important. If you are my partner I will always notify you if I might fall behind schedule for any reason and please feel free to message me at any time.

I don't always check my email so if you need to get in touch with me please send your message via swapbot message.

Ratings

ccmmsu rated for USAPC: Glue Book Page: Vintage Pets on Apr 23, 2021
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Comment: I adore this page! Every time I look at it I see a new detail. Thank you so much for a gorgeous page, all the fantastic extra ephemera (I love every bit!), and the beautiful packaging it all came in. A bucketful of hearts for you!
samsstuff rated for WIYM: SSS - APR 2021 (USA+) on Apr 17, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for all the useful little somethings!
Vickyen rated for WIYM: Gelli Plate PC #7- USA only on Apr 12, 2021
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Comment: Hi Vanessa! I love your gelli plate pc! So lovely and creative! The quotes are awesome as well! Thank you for joining the swap and I hope you enjoyed it! Wishing you all the best! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
goosey rated for USAPC: Glue Book Page: Green! on Mar 25, 2021
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Comment: thank you for the wonderful green book page, and all the extras for next time! so much fun in this envelope!! marlies
mags142 rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #6 on Feb 25, 2021
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Comment: Hello Vanessa, better late than never. Thank you for the Halloween card! =^.^=
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Comment: Thanks for this generous swap. Nice job on the mini zine! Stay safe and healthy! Watch out for those Duke boys! Lol. Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
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Comment: Your collage PC is beautiful and was a joy to find in my mailbox! I also enjoyed your note on the back. I hope you weathered the ice storm ok. Thank you so much and best wishes!
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monzie3 rated for Valentine Card Kit on Jan 14, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the cool items you sent me. You seriously sent me more than I expected, I appreciate it ❤️
Kellpepper rated for CPG Snowy ATC Coin - US Only on Jan 13, 2021
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Comment: Wow! That snowflake is gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing with me.
kathieross rated for Blind Envie Swap #2 - US on Dec 31, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the great card and extra goodies. Have a happy holiday season!
LMeowkin rated for UHM: National Cat Day 💌 on Oct 16, 2020
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Comment: Holy cow - or is that "holy meow"? Anyway, LOVE the way the envelope was decorated and wowza, whatta bunch of neat cat stuff! Thank you so very much! I love it all!
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Comment: OH MY WORD this swap was amazing,, thank you so much!! I feel so spoiled..
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Comment: Where do I begin? It was AMAZING. Probably the most thoughtful swap I have ever received. The time you took is so appreciated! I loved all the goodies, washi and stickers. I LOVED the little folded books. OH MY HEAVENS. The whole thing was such a joy to open! Thank you from the bottom of my uplifted heart!
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Comment: Thank you Vanessa for the adorable Halloween themed mini-pocket letter. Loved the stamped images and the cute shaker tag. Thank you for all the goodies!
renmagpie rated for CPG Halloween ATC - US only on Sep 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great ATC! I love the skeleton. :D And thank you so, so much for not sending extras. I love your description of the mountains in autumn in your note too. Living in New England, we get some amazing foliage as well, but I bet your mountains are spectacular. I've driven through them in my travels, never in autumn though. Thank you, again, for the lovely swap. xoxo
CherryBlossomLady rated for Goodies swap #3 on Sep 1, 2020
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Comment: Loved my package! Thank you! The envelope is sooooo pretty- great job decorating it! I especially love the stationary- thank you!! I just love stationary sets. You gave me 4 sheets too which is perfect for me and my long letters. THANK YOU!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful card and enclosures! I agree I hate wearing masks too. I have anxiety and I only go out when I have to.
bpl76 rated for Here kitty kitty on Aug 11, 2020
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Comment: Wow thank you

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Comments

CariahCreates on Jun 12, 2021:

Thank you for all of the lovely women's themed embellishments and the fun toy money from my AWG wishlist! Can't wait to craft with these.

LadyJo on Jun 12, 2021:

Thank you @lady41701 for the awesome wishes! Oh my they this envie was filled with fun from the cute frog on the front the whole way to the inside! It made my day! Thanks again! Thank you for sending AWG June 2021 wishes! I will enjoy using these items! I hope to write to you in the next week or so! I hope things will get better for you!

yvonne401 on Apr 28, 2021:

Thank you for my AWG April wishes of Christian stickers, butterfly stickers, nice set of birthday 🎂🎉 cards with matching stickers along with a nice note. I will write you back at some point.

Blessings,

Yvonne

Autist on Apr 17, 2021:

Thank you so much for the AWG wish!! I love all the beautiful seals!! I have tried to do them myself with very little success - plus everyone has different types of seals. I love collecting them! I also really loved all the stickers. Thank you for thinking of me. Cheers- Evan

yvonne401 on Apr 4, 2021:

Hi Vanessa!

Wishing you a Happy Easter Sunday!

May the miracle of Easter bring you renewed hope, faith, love and joy.

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

orneryswife on Mar 25, 2021:

Thank you for the goodies for my March wishlist! Sending you a letter tomorrow.

chimerix on Mar 23, 2021:

Thank you for the birthday greetings. I'm going to wait until my birthday on April 6 to open it. Aloha!

AWG - March Wishlist

BusyB on Mar 22, 2021:

Hi Vanessa! I so very much enjoyed your letter. (I just sat down with a cuppa to read 2 letters I rec'd today) I can't wait to use the cut outs, spring goodies and the awesome address labels and happy mail stickers! I needed the address labels as I am almost out. Very thoughtful of you. Thank you for thinking of me this month. March AWG wishlist P.S. I'm putting your letter in my stack and I'll write back soon. 💐💐💐💐💐💐

yvonne401 on Mar 21, 2021:

Hi Vanessa!

Wishing you a Happy Spring! Let your hearts sing as flowers bloom this spring!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

CariahCreates on Mar 19, 2021:

Thank you for the envie of goodies from my AWG wishlist. I especially love the little folder you made

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