Swap-bot Time: October 31, 2020 12:22 pm


Date Joined: October 6, 2012
Last Online: October 29, 2020
Birthday: March 14
Country: United States
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About Me

I always make sure that I mail on time in swaps so if for some reason you do not get something that I sent...please please email me. My post office has a once a day pickup so if something gets dropped off after 4, it will be postmarked the next day. As I said, I always mail on time, so ask if you question anything. I will always email back so we can figure it out. Same goes for ratings, if I have not rated you and I should have, please email me. I try to record everything when I get it. I will not rate until I know the situation.

I am a Wife and Mom of two boys and one girl. They are all grown up now but still my babies. I quilt and have a store on Etsy called SmashedAcornDesign and I sell wallets, sanitizer holders, handbags, masks, key fobs, and more. I have always loved to paint using watercolor and mixed media. I got into letterboxing a while ago and started carving stamps and homeade logbooks then planting them in my area. Proud Mom of 2 dogs - 1 wire haired dachshund little girl named Squirt and one half beagle and Doxie girl named Annie.

Favorite Books

I enjoy reading comic books, graphic novels and crime novels. I always have a book checked out from the library...actually multiple books. No matter what time I head to bed, I have to read. Needless to say, when the story gets good, next thing I know its 3 am. Totally fixated on the Wizard of Oz graphic novels now.

Favorite Television

I watch British Cooking shows, Property Brothers, mysteries, crime, suspense, scary not gore horror movies, football, hockey.

Love to watch Spencer’s Ogg on YouTube to make pretty things in my sewing machine. I watch a lot of sewing videos and practice and learn. No one showed me how sew and I had to learn myself.

Actually love listening to podcasts while I sew it drive. Varies from Dateline to Magnus Archives to Chilluminati.

Favorite Crafts

I love to sew. My Etsy store SmashedAcornDesign is my baby. I love to sew pretty things and having others enjoy what I made. I am always learning new things as I sew. I have a fabric obsession too! In addition to making bags, wallets, and cozies.. I love making Christmas table runners, gnomes, ornaments.

I enjoy creating carved stamps for letterboxing ,postal letterboxing, Homemade PC, homemade Christmas ornaments.

I enjoy collecting post cards - either vintage or creations with history or destinations, coke/pepsi girl vintage inspired, old bicycles, book pages, birds and ...and...haha

I love to paint also. Either watercolor or acrylic depending on the mood.

likes / dislikes

I have never been a fan of cutsie. I like things that are cute but not like say Precious Moments or sparkly with puff balls. I like farmhouse designs and doxies but more in the realistic edge. Love wooded scenes.

I like fall colors, leaves, pumpkins, trees of all seasons, birds, landscapes, ocean, mountains, some beach.

I love blues, greens, purples.

I collect old postcards and original art ones. I prefer naked postmarked ones. I enjoy the PC to look well traveled but not ripped or ruined.

Love love coffee and tea.

I really enjoy tea - current favorite is Vanilla latte from Plum deluxe. English tea shop chocolate and super berry burst was my favorite but cannot find it anywhere!! I love berries and hibiscus but NOT peach. Love trying all kinds that I cannot get at the market but country stores. Loose flavored teas in tins are amazing. I like unique tins! Unique teaspoon for the teas is always fun.

Coffee fav is Trader Joe's Medium roast. I am not a fan of starbucks due to the "burnt" flavor it has to me. Everyone is different and its hard to all agree on some things ;)

I love to read. Soft covered books worn well but not falling apart. I enjoy mysteries and some urban fantasy. Bookmarks are great and I love collecting those that are unique and handmade too!

I love recipes and trying new recipes. I prefer 4x6 recipe cards in a swap. I have been on a keto diet so trying to limit sugar but if its a delicious favorite, I can hold onto it for cheat days!

Hand carved stamps are preferred but love unique store bought stamps.

Always want: Fabric, thread, embroidery floss, crosstitch, stencils, designed tissue papers, tags, twine, paper stickers, heavy cardstock, binary trading cards, ornaments, vintage pictures and sayings, washi, cardinals, squirrels, acorns.

Love creativity and I don't care if its not perfect but effort showed. Never know how good you can be until you try. Effort is everything. A++++ for effort.


Pumpkin1984 rated for Tea & Inspiration Swap- October on Oct 27, 2020
brooklynbunch rated for Bird-Themed Holiday Cards! on Apr 12, 2016
Comment: I recycle my cards and as I was gathering them together I saw that I never rated you for the cute glittery bird card. Many apologies--thank you! Susan (brooklynbunch)
heatherkm rated for USAPC: Bookmark on Mar 27, 2016
Comment: Your bookmark is amazing! Thank you so much!
dyp rated for Profile Inspired Handmade PC Swap on Mar 10, 2016
Comment: I adore my kilted man. I apologize for taking so long to rate. Lige got away from me, but I so love this guy. Tha l you so so much.
camelsamba rated for Science Themed Postcard swap on Mar 6, 2016
Comment: I like your postcard with all the mishmash of ideas :^)
Comment: Hi Deborah - Thanks so much for the beautiful Skinny Card. You are so thoughtful to make it Pink!! I hope you had fun with the swap. Take Care -Vanne
Comment: Thank you Deborah for the lovely ATC you sent me! :-)
Comment: Great postcard! Thank you so much!!
Comment: cute postcard - thanks!
Comment: Hi Deb - Thank you so much for a beautiful Valentine PC. It really came out so pretty! Thanks for joining the swap. Take Care -Vanne
brianfuchs rated for christmas cards!! on Feb 15, 2016
Comment: Thank you for a lovely valentine postcard!
DeBovine rated for NOTE CARD BONANZA! on Feb 9, 2016
Comment: Hi Debbie! What a great package of awesome note cards! Thank you! You must have read my profile because you sent a lot of birds and shabby chic type cards! Love them! My favorite is the small blue bird with the tag in his mouth. I might put that in a frame! :-) Happy Swapping! Valerie
Juliajae rated for HMPC: Put a "Map" on it on Feb 6, 2016
Comment: How beautiful! I have to know what you used for the gold background. It's stunning! Thanks so much for the beautiful card <3
Response: I used alcohol inks and added the gold mixative and sprayed with ink blender to make it move swirly. Glad you like it!!
tatntole rated for PNS: Paint & Cling Wrap PC on Jan 30, 2016
Comment: Great postcard. Thank you. Sorry to rate late, I've been down with depression. On the upswing now.
Comment: Loved your card ! " good ole days!"
gruskal rated for ephemera:winter bits on Jan 24, 2016
Comment: Such a Beautiful PC - love the postage stamps and ink stamps and snowflakes :-) What type of glitter did you use? It's so even a so sparkly, I'd love to try it. Have a great day. Take care, Annnette
Response: I used sparkle glitter embossing powder. Never used it before but I agree it came out pretty good!
Comment: ♥ Thank you for the "inspiring words". I really like your color choices. Fits with the sentiment but makes me hungry.
mrscuddleton rated for Washi Everywhere on Jan 21, 2016
Comment: I love the adorable postcard! I really like your design and I LOVE the wash! Wish I had some for my next week planner spread. :) Thanks again!!
Stellaerrans rated for Black & Red Mail Art on Jan 20, 2016
Comment: Deb, thank you for the ATC and the small presents...

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CurlyTea on Mar 19, 2019:

Happy Birthday!

RyeRye on Jun 24, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

raven on Feb 29, 2016:

rngstgstll on Feb 10, 2016:


Welcome to ZMACS!

TerryF on Feb 8, 2016:

Welcome to The Postcard Place!

Would you please go to the group forum and read the requirements thread, then comment that you have read and understand. :)

Thanks and have fun!

@Paige1900 and @TerryF

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Mindy82671 on Nov 19, 2015:

Thank you for the Advent Pocket Letter. I love all the stamps!

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