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BeadDiva

BeadDiva
Date Joined: October 28, 2014
Last Online: September 9, 2019
Birthday: September 3
Country: United States

A little about me...

I am Yvette, also known as The Bead Diva. I love art glass beads, buttons, baubles and teaching people how to make jewelry. I am a wife, mother, daughter and friend living in Texas. While I enjoy the amenities of the big city life of Dallas close by, I yearn for the peaceful and calmness of nature at a lake or on the beach. I really enjoy nature. I enjoy traveling and have been to Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, Japan, Mexico, Canada and to 45 of the 50 states. I love Pinning but it gets me in trouble. Too many things I see that I want to do! I enjoy the holidays and planning things. I've been told I am a go getter and self motivator. I am a full time caregiver for my mother. I really don't read a lot because it makes me sleepy so when I do I read inspirational wisdom and things that relate to happiness. I am very interested in comparative religions, peace and compassion for all mankind.

Favorite crafts and hobbies...

I do anything that ends in "ing". I just can't do them all so I try to focus. I like quilting, beading, scrap-booking, cross-stitching, cooking, gardening and now swapping. I admire upcycled items. I wish I had the talent and tools to convert the items I have ideas for. I shop in thrift stores for lost treasures and love to go junkin with friends. I've just started creating Inchies and ATCs. The first few I've ever created were for swaps - I can see this becoming my latest art/craft endeavor.

My collections...

Honestly I collect too many things but here are a few of my favorites:

Mother of pearl or antique glass buttons, Old postage stamps (non-self adhesive), Sea glass and handmade bookmarks.

Things I like...

In no particular order:

ATC's and inchies, Birds (hummingbirds in particular), Riesen chocolates, Street photography and nature photography, Flowers, Fairy gardens, Anything handmade, Postage stamps, Sea glass, Hand made sun catchers, Broadway shows, staying at B&Bs, flower seed packets

Things I can live without...

Things I prefer not to receive:

Knick knacks, Dust catchers & souvenirs, Scented products (I'm allergic), Kid project supplies, Cat things, Foam crafts, Mint flavor candies, Religious items,

Favorite Colors...

I really like all colors but my favorites are blues, purples and violets.

Private swaps...

I am open to private swaps. If we have similar interests, send me a message.

Thoughts on swaps...

I like being creative and I put time, energy and thoughtfulness into each swap. I look forward to receiving the same if you are sending me a swap. I am NOT a flaker. If you didn't receive your swap from me please send me a message and let me know so I can track or re-send. Please have the courtesy to rate me promptly so I can participate in other swaps. Swaps are about having fun and "girls just want to have fun"!

Ratings

Sasha42 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 29, 2019
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Comment: Wow! Thank you for all the profile goodies! I will use them in my journals. Loved the mini envelopes especially the one with Morning Glories on it. Thanks again!
Hyshu rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for all the great fun stuff! I loved it all!
peaceandlove rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 25, 2019
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christy102194 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 25, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the goodies! :)
kayebubbly rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you
gillman rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 24, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much!
TwoTurtles rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 22, 2019
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Foreverfall rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 21, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for everything.
Rita rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 20, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the cool paper goodies! Rita
ladyaduial rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 20, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies!
zurdoswifey rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 20, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for all the lovely things =)
bythelakemom rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 19, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the envelope.
Happycrazylion rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 19, 2019
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Comment: Thanks
dawnbentley rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 19, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for my envelope of goodies!
crochetjunkie rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 19, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the nice selection!
jenlovespsu rated for Stuff the Mailbox #19 on Aug 14, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the fun goodies! :)
Countrymom rated for Stuff the Mailbox #18 on Jul 25, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for all the goodies you sent. Loved it all.
lynnpinkdaisy rated for Stuff the Mailbox #18 on Jul 18, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful things! I love them all!
lilmermaid rated for Stuff the Mailbox #18 on Jul 16, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so very very much
washingtonmaverick rated for Stuff the Mailbox #18 on Jul 16, 2019
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Rating Overview

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Comments

donetta on Jul 11, 2016:

Yvette, thank you so much for the beautiful RAK envelope flip book! I was afraid that I'd missed a swap...you're right!...but you cleared that right up and I want you to know that you made my day (oh, so much more than a day)! Your envelope flip book is seriously beautiful, chock full of little hidden places, full of gorgeous artwork and treats and happy thoughts! I love it, and will not rest until I host an envelope flip book swap...with yours as the "master"! Astonishingly lovely...I am in awe.

Ganell on May 13, 2016:

Yvette, the beautiful long beaded book marker now resides in my bible. It looks lovely there. Thanks again!

AmirainOz on Feb 14, 2015:

It arrived!! And I love it..thank you so much for the ATC and the inchie and the many many little embellishments...you have spoiled me and really taught me how to go the extra mile to be a GREAT swapper xx<3 AmiraInOz

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