Date Joined: March 5, 2017
Last Online: September 27, 2022
Birthday: July 13
Country: United States
Here is my list for this swap ! JJJ: Let's Make A Junk Journal! #2 * I am making my journal in a mixed media style, so I would prefer my pocket to reflect that. Below are other items I enjoy !
Mixed Media Die Cuts Playing Cards Fabric/Lace Clusters Unique Buttons Tags Ephemera
JULY 2022 UPDATE: CURRENT RATINGS: My mail seems to have been a bit faster sending and receiving of late. I appreciate your patience ! Mail has even been returned back to me mailed over a week later ! I have been in contact with the post office about this. Please contact me if you are noticing any issues before rating. My post office is small and rural. They are having staffing shortages. I have been on Swapbot for many years, and all of my swaps have been recieved.
*Please see messages from another fellow swapper below !
Please be a little patient with the mail, this will effect a lot of us.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy confirmed over the weekend that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is changing its standard timeframe for delivering first-class letters, flat envelopes, and items like magazines.
Delivery is expected to go from a one-to-three-day window to a one-to-five-day window for mail sent within the contiguous United States.
With states west of the Rockies, Florida, and southern Texas most likely to see the worst delays.
Postage Rate Increase.55 to .58 First class mail letter (1oz) the end of the month.
Also- --I don't like having to say this, but I am seeing a lot of 3s and 1s going out lately when they shouldn't be. If you check the side panel - View participant, you can see when your partner says they sent things.-- From there add 8 weeks...YES, 8 weeks. The USPS has admitted to slowing down flat rate mail and upping the costs of packages.
Hello ! I have been on Swapbot for 5 years now, and it has been so much fun ! I love to share ideas and projects with everyone. I will take the time to participate in swaps with items that I would enjoy receiving, And hope you would do the same. Thanks !
*I love junk journals, mixed media, and handmade jewelry !
*If anyone has any extra ink pads, stamps, or stencils those would be greatly appreciated.
Also any fabric or lace pieces. Good condition please !
Here is a list of some of my FAVORITES ! Not picky, but here are a few ideas !
PHOTOGRAPHY MIXED MEDIA
JUNK JOURNAL- SUPPLIES
TIM HOLTZ ITEMS GRAPHIC 45
JAPANESE/CHINESE ITEMS- VINTAGE ESPECIALLY !
MERMAID/UNICORN- NOT CARTOONISH !
COLORS- MINT AND BLUES/ GREY NEON
PAPER STYLES: VELLUM, VINTAGE PAPER, HEAVIER SCRAPBOOK PAPER
MATERIALS- STAMPING OR MIXED MEDIA
WASHI- ALL TYPES ! PREFER THICKER TO THE THIN
VINTAGE POSTCARDS- ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH MESSAGES ON THEM
TEA CARDS VINTAGE PLAYING CARDS
PLANNING SUPPLIES ADULT COLORING ATC'S POCKET LETTERS
*I WOULD PREFER NOT TO RECEIVE THESE ITEMS, AND WILL GLADLY PASS ALONG !
EMOJIS PET CATS- BIG CATS ARE OK !
SPORTS THEMED ITEMS
RELIGIOUS OR INAPPROPRIATE ITEMS
NO BLACK TEAS, LOTION, OR HAND SANITIZER !
I DON'T ENJOY CAT HAIRS OR SMOKE RESIDUE !
QUICK NOTE ON MY CURRENT LOWER RATINGS: Mail has been returned back to me over a week later multiple times. I have been in contact with the post office about this. They are experiencing staffing shortages in my small rural town due to covid. All of my swaps have been received and I have contacted my partners .
THE FIRST SWAP WAS SENT TWICE, EACH WITH EXTRA ITEMS. SHE NEVER RESPONED OR CHANGED MY RATING. THAT WAS OVER 2 YEARS AGO.
MY OTHER RATING WAS DUE TO AN UNEXPECTED HOSPITILIZATION: SHE RECIEVED HER ITEMS ON TIME AS WELL, AND STILL LEFT A LOW RATING. SEE BELOW
** 10/19- TO ANYONE NOTICING A DELAY ON MY SWAPS SENT: * I HAVE BEEN UNEXPECTEDLY HOSPITALIZED FOR THE PAST WEEK. I JUST GOT HOME TODAY. I AM RECOVERING AND TRYING TO RESPOND TO EVERYONE. I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO ACCESS SWAPBOT SINCE THEN.
*PLEASE NOTE ALL OF MY SWAPS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED ON TIME, AND YOU SHOULD BE RECEIVING THEM SHORTLY.
*THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING ! CONTACT ME BEFORE LEAVING ANY LOW RATINGS, OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
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