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Date Joined: August 14, 2009
Last Online: October 19, 2023

Country: United States
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About Me

Hello there. I'm JEss. Mom of two--to one boy, and one girl. Married to my guy that I have loved since high school (we never dated back then). Owner of the most sheddable dog I've ever seen. ( He's part corgi/part bichon.)

I have allergies: contact allergies to Pine and Ginger. So no scrubs or items containing those two ingredients for me.

Craft Interests : I like to smash, craft rolos, make envies, make matchboxes, attempt mail art, and enjoy altering things like boxes, tins, books...I do occasionally make atc's and journal as well. I am a novice sewer by hand of felties, still do counted cross stitch on occasion, and try what tickles my fancy.

Art By Others : I love anything handmade by anyone. Cards, layouts, boxes, any medium. Photo, hand drawn, stamped. I'm not too picky. The only thing I ask is that you try to do your best.

If you ever want to swap, let me know. I will do private swaps on occasion. If there is something you'd like to try or are new, I don't mind.


  • Horses

  • Lilies

  • Dragonflies

  • Orchids

  • The Southwest (although I've killed two cactus...no green thumb at all)

  • Chocolate (without coconut)

  • Reading when I have the time

  • I like to take photos when I'm on vacation of trim, murals, molding...I'm drawn to interesting gothic looks mostly.


  • Lime or Neon Green

  • Turquoise

  • Fuchsia

  • Graphic 45 papers

  • Basic Grey, SEI, handmade papers

  • Embellies like brads, bling, ribbon, lace, Tim Holtz, buttons and such

  • Inspired by Texture and Graphic Designs more than color

  • Kawaii. I grew up loving Little Twin Stars and My Melody. Then in my tweens I fell in love with Tuxedo Sam and Badtz Maru. Now I am a fan of Sentimental Circus, most food with faces, and anything monster/zombie/ghost. I also adore the fairy tale sets. My all time favorite right now is any matroyshka or woodland styles and Sentimental Circus. And there is always room in my heart for Keropi.

  • Halloween is my favorite holiday. I like the more gothic type items, but I have kids and dd is terrified.(So I have to settle for cute).

Favorite Books : include mystery, classic horror by Poe, Frankenstein, Dracula, and such, also some sci-fi and fantasy.

Favorite movies/tv : I love the old spaghetti westerns with Eastwood especially (thanks dad), old war movies (thanks mom), Twin Peaks all time fave, Classic Star Trek and newer Trek, Battlestar Gallactica the original not the new, CSI all of them, Witchblade, Highlander, you get the idea. Movies all time faves are Big Trouble in Little China and Escape from New York (yeah I seem to like Kurt), also Labrynth, Pump Up the Volume, Hudson Hawk, and any other odd quirky films. I can watch anything except really scary horror.

Favorite Music : My favorite band is Steppenwolf. I love Snowblind Friend, and The Pusher the most. Close second Metallica. While I can listen to pop, alternative, classical, ... Heavy Metal will always be my first love. Country my least. Although I do like older Tucker songs and Cash.

Dislikes :

  • Coconut

  • Cole Slaw

  • Foam Stickers or pieces

  • Eyelets

  • Scrap bits smaller than atc size

  • Sour candy: Although the packaging is often cool I would not, could not eat it from a bottle, nor a box, in a spray, or a tin...

Collections : I collect all kinds of things, but really love ornaments and bookmarks. Store bought, handmade, give-aways, I never mind if it's one of these two collections. I also collect toy keychains like Lego, Fisher Price, Potato Head, and novelty ones like that.

Projects : I'm working on the Disney albums and hopefully the school albums for the kids.

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*********************SWAP NOTES FOR THE CURRENT YEAR*************************

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Limbo :


123Poggy123 rated for NH: Send a card on Jul 13, 2019
Comment: What a delightful card. I love the background & the lace added a nice touch. Great card.
Response: I love using interesting ribbons and lace on cards. Thank you.
123Poggy123 rated for FOPS: Senders Choice Card on Jul 13, 2019
Comment: I really enjoyed reading your card. The metal embellishments went really well with the clock stamp.
Response: So glad you like the card. I had fun bringing out my supplies to make it. Thank you.
Comment: Jessica, Thank you so very much for the fun Whimsy jar!!!!! I will be able to use a lot of the pieces you sent on mixed media projects!!! I also love the birds you put on the outside of the jar!!!!
Response: So happy you like it. I had a good time picking out things for your jar. Thank you for the rating.
Bhindblueeyes rated for NH ~ Card & Goodie ~ USA on Mar 22, 2019
Comment: What a lovely, lovely swap! Thank you so much for taking the time to read my profile; I am thrilled with the tuck ins! I hope the concert is amazing!!!!!
Response: So glad you liked it. I had fun putting it together for you. Thank you for the rating.
hibiscus rated for TPD - Mystery Supply Swap #5 on Nov 25, 2014
Comment: I think that is the most lovely notecard I've ever received...the atc is amazing as well...great idea on the mystery supply...so clever...and the card is gorgeous..that background...thank you so very much
Response: Thank you so much. I am happy you like it. It took me awhile to think of a design. The notecard was from a set from a fellow botter. I use them sparingly. Thank you for the rating.
LizzyJo rated for TPD: Mystery Supply Swap #4 on May 22, 2014
Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful leaf-winged fairy. I love him! (and will NOT be sending him off, he's all mine!) ♥
Response: Yeah. So glad you liked him. I couldn't decide what to do, I just kept thinking fairy. Thank you for the rating and kind words.
clillebakken89 rated for TPD: Mystery Supply Swap #3 on Feb 18, 2014
Comment: The card is beautiful! Thank you so much.
Response: Yeah :) I am glad you liked it. Had a challenge starting off, but liked the finished project. Thank you for the rating.
LahDeeDah rated for S: (Edited) Christmas PC on Dec 5, 2013
Comment: What a cool PC! I've never seen one with a back as pretty as the front! Thank you very much. Happy Holidays :-)
Response: I am so glad you liked it. I was afraid it might not seem as seasonal as others. Thank you for the rating.
Lady rated for TPD: Mystery Supply Swap #2 on Nov 2, 2013
Comment: You did a lovely job, so creative, and I am very fine with ATCs -- although I think a matchbox or tag would have been fine too, I would count them as "paper crafts".
Response: So happy you enjoy the atc. I was really stumped on what to try. Thank you for the kind rating. I enjoyed making the atc for you.
Comment: Thanks! Love the Alice tag! :-)
Response: Thank you so much for the rating. Very happy you liked the tag. I hope you enjoy the page markers,too.
Comment: You are the absolute BEST! I can't describe to you just how beyond happy you made me. I absolutely LOVE EVERY SINGLE THING that you sent me! The PaPaYa Art and Cavallini postcards, the Cavallini stickers, ALL the AMAZING stationery! I seriously had no letter sets until you sent me some. All the Smashbook stuff! I'm really blown away! I'm sending your package out tomorrow and I hope it lives up to your package and doesn't disappoint. You're beyond awesome....I just can't even believe it! You have made my birthday month even more awesome! Thank you to the moon and back!
Response: I'm am so happy you like it all. I enjoyed putting it all together for you. We have similar interests so that helped a lot in picking items you might enjoy. I hope you still have more happy birthday mail. :) thank you for the kind words and the rating.
lcjustme rated for TPD: Mail-O-Ween 2013 on Sep 7, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the nice Mail-o-ween envie. I loved the cute witch stamp on the front and the notecards are adorable!
Response: So happy you enjoyed it. The witch was a new stamp I picked up. Thank you for the rating.
Comment: I couldn't have gotten a better partner. I saw your name on the beautifully decorated envelope and it was so awesome that I didn't even want to open it. You really took extra time to study my profile and send me the only envelope from a swap that I will ever keep. I adore the Halloween postcards and the other goodies as well. Thank you Jess for being one of my favorite people on Swapbot and someone I think of daily. I still have your Christmas gift to me by my bed and cherish it always. A billion hearts for an awesome person!! ♥♥♥
Response: I'm so happy you like it. I love stickers and after drawing what I did I knew which stickers I wanted to use. Thank you for the kind words and the rating. I enjoyed making an envelope just for you. :)
Comment: Fantasic page...I love how you did so many different techniques and how beautifully the embossing came out...THank you!!!!
Response: Very happy you like it. I loved working on it for you. Thank you for the rating.
KirielAmbar rated for 119 Degrees!!!??? on Jul 22, 2013
Comment: Thank you so much! Everything was super cute! ^_^
Response: I am glad you enjoyed it all. Thank you for the rating.
TerryF rated for S: Foil and Tissue Handmade PC on Jul 9, 2013
Comment: Very colourful! Thx dear Jess! (";)
Response: Yeah, it made it. I worried a bit about it holding up in the mail. So glad you like it.
choke rated for TPD Sharing the Sparkle: "Art" on Jun 29, 2013
Comment: The card you made is really thoughtful! I had an art teacher like that in the 5th grade, it was such a terrible class. Thank you for the fun swap :)
Response: Sometimes I wish I had stuck with art. Thank you for the rating. So glad you liked it.
Eponita rated for S: I Am Enough #2 on Jun 26, 2013
Comment: Your beautiful handmade cards arrived in the mail today. I feel so fortunate to have received them from you! The bottlecap charm is also amazing. Thank you so much! Glad to see you back at it!
Response: So happy they made it safely to you. I really liked trying out some crafting again. Thank you so much for the rating.
Comment: Oh Jess....What an absolutely beautiful Button Fairy! I love her, and I love the seashell you added to her tail. ♥♥♥
Response: She got there fast. I hoped you would like her, just couldn't figure out how to do a button octopus. ;) Thank you for the hearts. I really had fun making her.
Comment: Thank you for a lovely package =) I especially love the red fabric, and the snowflake one! And I think I need the black zipper in a couple of days!
Response: Glad you enjoyed the goodies. Very happy to send. Enjoy.

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ChrisAnne on Nov 12, 2020:

Thank you for the amazing RAK! There were so many great treasures tucked into one box. THANK YOU!!! I appreciate your generousity!

LahDeeDah on Oct 31, 2020:


Bhindblueeyes on Oct 14, 2020:

Thank you so very much to you and your daughter for the absolutely amazing index cards for this RAK / project! They are both SO wonderful!!

Amigirl on Apr 20, 2020:

Thanks~! It's nice to have some time to craft again!

gooseberry on Jul 28, 2019:

gooseberry on Jul 20, 2019:

A little bit of glitter, for old time's sake. :)

gooseberry on Jul 20, 2019:

Hello, friend. :)

CurlyTea on Jun 12, 2019:

Happy Birthday!

VivaLaDiane on Feb 19, 2019:

Howdy Jess! How are things? Always thinking of you. Much love across that big body of water. xoxox♥♥

VivaLaDiane on Oct 24, 2018:

Thanks Jess!! ♥♥

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