14/3/17 Wow! Have completed 200 swaps! I'm addicted to swap bot! I happened on it by chance almost 2 years ago and it's a paradise for a person like me who loves to send and receive Happy mail!! ðŸ˜Š I Love 'meeting' people all over the world with similar interests...love ' getting to know' a person by reading their profile and like to put thought into the swap packages I send so that it brings a smile to their face and brightens their day! And love receiving a thoughtfully put swap! It really really brightens my day! So please do put a little effort into the swap as I do the same ðŸ˜Š
Favourite crafts: Papercrafting mainly flip books, junk journals and cards. Love vintage, nostalgic, owls, butterflies,birds and flowers, coffee/tea theme
Love red, purple, mint green, silver and gold. Basically love colour.
Love pretty stationery and stickers ( no reward, stars and kiddie stickers please)
Pretty note cards
Love different paper clips
Love miniatures for crafting purpose
I'm married and have 2 kids...they're still in school. I run a preschool for small kids. I love to connect with people from all over the world...I feel that though we're from different countries and culture, we all share a common passion of paper crafting and that bonds us. I also love to travel with my family and have been lucky enough to travel world wide...we Usually travel abroad during summer and look forward to that...last summer we visited Greece, which was beautiful!
FOR TEA/COFFEE swaps
I drink both tea and coffee...I also love hot chocolate....please do not send any of these without their sealed bags...also please do not send these in place of a profile gift! While I drink these, I really don't get excited to receive these in place of a profile surprise! I've actually had people send me a teabag in place of a profile surprise gift!
FOR POSTCARD swap Love VINTAGE and animal postcards...Like travel post cards too. Also like steam punk. But please do not send me postcards unless it's specifically a postcard swap as I have collected enough over the past year! Please don't send me multi view postcards....
STAMPS: I collect postal stamps so please try to send your envelope with stamps instead of the digital one. Thanks
love romance and para normal...also like murder mysteries...I have grown up on Nancy Drew. Enjoy Mary Higgins Clark, dan brown, Nora Roberts, Kay hooper, Sydney Sheldon, maggie Shayne.... All time favourite authors are Judith Mcnaught and Lavyrle spencer.
Things I would love to get...
Currently coveting Darkroom door stamps and blue fern stamps...but please check the U.S amazon list for the ones I would love to receive and don't already have...will also not mind gently used ones in good condition.
Amazon gift card
Anything unique from your country for paper crafting purpose for card making or scrap booking like flowers, miniatures, fabric etc
Vintage ephemera...old book pages with pictures, vintage pictures of flowers, animals, birds etc
Illustrated books for junk journals
Personalised address labels
Multi dimensional stickers but please, no cartoons or sports or Kiddie or itty bitty stickers!
Anything vintage ( buttons, lace, charms)
Fashion magazine, paper craft magazine, cooking magazine but please in ENGLISH and not older than 3 months
Hand creams and body scrubs ( I love bath and body works or body shop) would love to receive a local brand too but please check the EXPIRY
Positive quote book
Copic marker pens, thin water resistant black art pens and black brush pens
crazy cats/ dogs stamps by Tim Holtz
Paper craft or card making magazine from U.K with the free gift...
Pretty note cards
I've recently gotten into Junk journals so pretty scraps of fabric, lace are also welcome...would love those hanging dangles for my JJ
Handmade cards ( but only if they are made with effort!)
Miniatures ( resin, ceramic etc embellishments)
Vintage or unique lace
Cute stationary set
Coffee/tea stamps, die cuts, stickers
Starbucks stamp or stickers
As it's very hot here, please do not send chocolates as it will not reach me in proper condition...Love Chocolate with Hazelnut, marzipan chocolate, Belgium strooples, kit Kat, Lindt chocolate....but please don't send expired or close to expiry! Otherwise will give a straight 3! As I hate receiving expired edible stuff.
Instant â¤ï¸ if you send me something from
If you are from U.K then I would â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸ To receive Daphne's diary magazine....I don't mind used!
My Amazon wish list as this is not available here.
Or from my Indian Amazon wishlist, which I haven't gotten around to treating myself yet as shipping charges on these would be very economical...
DISLIKES : please do not send me these
Religious items Kiddie stuff Cartoon stuff ( stickers, stationary etc) I've outgrown it long ago! Make up (unless it is Mac, Bobby Brown or Clinique) I have sensitive skin Handmade postcards unless the swap calls for it. Clothes
Please note: Please remember that I live in India and postage can take anywhere from 2 weeks to over a month sometimes.
I will always click the 'sent' button when (and only when) I have sent the swap.
I will always rate as soon as I have received a swap. ( as I get really happy to receive happy mail)
I will always do my best to contact a partner before rating anything below a 5.
I always send extras in a swap and only when I receive extras will I give a â¤ï¸
About the low rating....
I would just like to say that we all are here for the fun of it...let's not take things so seriously that instead of a pleasant hobby, this becomes something unpleasant....let's not act as if we have power over someone just because we can rate them down...you can be in the same boat tomorrow! I have always tried to be thoughtful and do my best while sending any swaps...for this particular swap also I did my best but she was not happy...I have messaged her and also resent her but gotten no response! Well, to each their own! Will chalk it up to a learning experience and move on....
Tingtinga2602 Bluginhm for 5 different junk journal item swap Natalka for blind envelope #7
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