Swap-bot Time: December 12, 2019 1:12 pm


Date Joined: December 27, 2008
Last Online: December 12, 2019

Country: United States
Lillibon washi shop
Etsy favs $5 & below
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Hello from Virginia USA! I'm a mailbox addict from way back (anyone remember all the cool toys you could order from the backs of cereal boxes?), so I'm here to help keep snail-mail alive. I've "met" some wonderful people here and consider them friends. With that said, I try to put a bit of care and thought into swaps and encourage the same.

I send on time and rate the same day swaps are picked up from the post office. As far as hearts go, I give them for TPG: thoughtfulness (yours), presentation (yours), and giddiness (mine). I don't need extras with swaps since I'm in a constant state of downsizing. I prefer quality over quantity. But if I send you extras, it's because I have something I think you can use (i.e., you're helping me downsize). I love decorated envies, especially when they feature your artwork.

Note: I'm allergic to cigar/ette smoke, and anything dusty gets me sneezing, too. So if you're a smoking swap partner or are contemplating sending me some dusty musties, please help a girl out by airing everything before mailing. I'd do it for you. :-)


  • colors: red, grey, yellow, blue, purple
  • places: πŸ’— Scotland & England πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ (can't wait to go back).
  • flat stuff: colorful unused USA postage, personalized swap cards and address labels, note cards w/envies, handmade envelopes
  • not-so-flat stuff: measuring spoons, gel pens, Glue-Dots, L'Oreal lipstick (nude)
  • creativity: sewing, gardening, mail art, wreathmaking. Still working on a quilt for my son. Love pre-cuts and high-quality quilting cottons (Dashwood, Dear Stella, Art Gallery, Windham). Am a certified fabric hoarder.
  • themes: United Kingdom, woodlands, bees & skeps, books, outer space, chalkboard art, echinacea, cats
  • stationery: anything literature-themed, colorful envelopes, kawaii sticker flakes
  • washi tape: kawaii, woodland animals, Japanese
  • mail art: love original doodles, colorful washi, and collage on my mail
  • animation: Chicken Run, Shaun the Sheep, Teen Titans Go!, We Bare Bears, Up, Wallace & Gromit, The LEGO Movie, The Book of Life, Gumball
  • movies: The Birds, Being There, To Kill a Mockingbird, Best in Show, North by Northwest, The Departed, Fargo, Stepbrothers, Enchanted April
  • tv: What We Do in the Shadows, Poldark, Victoria, Good Girls, Project Runway, Royals, Fargo, LivePD, Schitt$ Creek, Vikings.
  • music: Van Morrison, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Led Zeppelin, Al Green, Santana, Taylor Swift, Stones, CCR, Neil Young, War, George Strait, Doors
  • anything Edward Gorey
  • Japanese kawaii: Kutusita Nyanko, Sumikko Gurashi, and anything Shinzi Katoh top my wish list. (Love Pusheen, also, but it's not Japanese.) Don't have much of a need for small kawaii memos but do enjoy stickers and flakes. NOT so much into manga, anime, 3D stickers.
  • animals: I'm an animal lover and on many days prefer them to people. Cats are my absolute favorites, but I'm also a fan of alpacas, Highland cows, foxes, owls, sheep, dogs, and unicorns.
  • spring: daffodils, dogwoods, stargazing, spring peepers
  • summer: fresh veggies, homemade lemonade, fireflies, Outer Banks
  • autumn: pumpkin farms, Halloween, crunchy leaves, crockpot chili
  • winter: snowfall, Christmas, quilts, birds at my feeder, Duke basketball
  • cute woodland designs: hedgehogs, owls, deer, raccoons, pines, foxes, botanicals
  • Charley Harper illustrations
  • sinfully dark chocolate
  • magazine addict (crafts, decorating, cooking)

NO THANKS/DISLIKES... βœ‚ drama βœ‚ scammers βœ‚ animal cruelty βœ‚ ceramics βœ‚ smoky packages βœ‚ Ouija boards or the demonic βœ‚ burgundy, mauve, peach, hunter green βœ‚ paper or fabric scraps βœ‚ reward stickers βœ‚ crochet stuff βœ‚ coffee βœ‚ religious and political items βœ‚ friendship books, chain mail, ATCs, zines βœ‚ magnets βœ‚ gratuitous obscenity βœ‚ clowns (yikes) βœ‚ snakes (double yikes) βœ‚

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fortannam rated for UHM: 1+1+1 Postcard Swap on Dec 11, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the fun postcards! James and the Giant Peach is one of my favorites!!
Response: You're so welcome. Thanks so much for the πŸ’— rating. Hope your holidays are bright!
bb2 rated for UHM: November Pick-2 Happy Mail on Nov 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful swap. You know I love those kitty kats and I had not seen the moon landing stamps -- love it. Have a nice Thanksgiving.
Response: Same to you! Thanks so much for the πŸ’— rating!
LadyJo rated for UHM: Send Some Mail Bling! on Nov 15, 2019
Comment: I love the items you sent me! The fox stickers are so cute! The floral envies are beautiful! I enjoy getting swaps from you! You send neat different things I never have seen. Thank you so very much!
Response: Awww, thank you. I'm just glad to send something you can use. It's always fun sending to you. P.S. Thanks so much for the πŸ’— rating!
Comment: Thank you for the profile greeting, I love Snoopy. I haven’t received the card yet, but I’ll let you know when I do. Thank you for the adorable Thanksgiving card!
Response: Yeah, Snoopy's great! Thanks so much for the rating and heart. 🌷🌷🌷
orneryswife rated for UHM: Fall Mail Art Swap on Nov 9, 2019
Comment: What a great envie! I love the card you enclosed, and of course the washi tape samples. Thank you!
Response: You're SO welcome, Tracy. Thanks for the rating and heart! 🌷🌷🌷
LadyJo rated for UHM: You’ve Got (Cupcake) Mail! on Oct 25, 2019
Comment: I love the cupcake mail you sent to me! Thank you for the stickers, address labels, and swap cards! Um yum!
Response: Glad you like everything, Jo. It was fun. Thanks for the πŸ’— rating!
kiddomerriweather rated for UHM: It's National Cat Day on Oct 23, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the cute cat mail art, French Kitty card, and cat washi tape samples. My outdoor cat has to vie with the racoons for her food. The skunk has become a contender as well. LOL!
Response: You' welcome, Suzanne. It was fun to put together for you! And thanks for the πŸ’—rating!.
JazD rated for UHM: Kawaii Sticker Flake Exchange on Oct 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the cute flakes
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the rating and heart. 🌷🌷🌷
Comment: Such a cute card! Thanks for the goodies, too!
Response: You're SO welcome, Anita. Thanks for the rating and heart! 🌷🌷🌷
Comment: Oh my, Donna! I'm thrilled to have found such a thoughtful package in my mailbox. It is soooo me! I'm more than anxious to retrieve my scissors and glue and get to crafting. Thank you much!
Response: Sylvia, I'm so happy that YOU'RE happy with your package of fun. I hope you have hours of crafting delight. :-) Thanks for the πŸ’—rating!
Comment: What a FUN kit, can't wait to use it, LOVE you really did read my profile!!!! Housemouse!!!!! Stamps!!!! An enclosure!!! 😍 Many thanks!
Response: You're SO welcome - it was fun! Thanks for the sweet πŸ’— rating.
Kalalinga rated for UHM: August Pick-2 Happy Mail on Aug 29, 2019
Comment: Thank you very much for the neat items. I can use everything! Love the washi and the little envies will make cute shaker pockets. The tiny ephemera is adorable. Great swap! πŸ’ž
Response: Yay...glad you liked the swap! Thanks for the πŸ’— rating. 🌷🌷🌷
renmagpie rated for UHM: Summer Mail Art on Aug 27, 2019
Comment: Thanks so much for such a cute envelope! You and I had the same idea as far as summer flowers. :D And extra thanks for the SC swag. Loved every bit of this swap! xoxo
Response: You're so kind -- glad you enjoyed the swap! And thanks for the quick rating. 🌷🌷🌷
Comment: Thank you for all the great postcards and thank you for hosting the swap. I hope I have a chance to send the Greek Salad postcard to someone in Greece.
Response: Oh, the irony. :-) Thanks for joining the swap and for the sweet πŸ’— rating.
Comment: I never tire of swapping with you! Thank you for the lovely samples...all new to me!
Response: You're so welcome, Tracy! Thanks for rating me. 🌷🌷🌷
Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelopes, and the washi tape extra!
Response: You're so welcome, Tracy. It was fun! Thanks for the speedy rating. :-)
Comment: It was so nice to "see" you show up in my mailbox-- it has been too long. I LOVED this swap. Both participating in it, and the fantastic treats you sent me. Such tiny delicious washi! And those cello bags are my favorites. Thank you!
Response: Glad you liked everything...it was fun putting together for you. Hope the rest of your summer is fabulous! P.S. Thanks so much for the rating!
Comment: Thanks for.the cool card! It is always fun to get together with all the cousins, aunts, and uncles, isn't it! Thanks for the washi tape, too!
Response: You're SO welcome, Anita. Happy 4th next week! And thanks for the rating. 🌷🌷🌷
LadyJo rated for UHM: June Pick-2 Happy Mail πŸ’— on Jun 22, 2019
Comment: Thank you for a lovely package of Happy Mail! I love the postcards, stamps, envie and the clear envies! I will add the pc to my collection,
Response: Hi Jo...so glad you liked everything. It's always fun sending to you. 🌷🌷🌷 Thanks for the rating!
Poohtat rated for UHM: Postcard Scavenger Hunt #6 on Jun 13, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the postcards. The chocolates look yummy!
Response: Yes, that was a hard one to part with :-) Thank you so much for the rating!

Rating Overview

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kiddomerriweather on Nov 29, 2019:

Thank you for the November WW! I love the Holiday HK themed return address labels and the goodies I can use for my magpie journal. Thank you for thinking of me this month!

susieq11 on Nov 27, 2019:

Thank you so much for the WW November wishes! Cute envelope and I LOVE the stickers and postcards!!! Yay!!! Hope you have a nice Thanksgiving!! : )

IDreamOfAfrica on Nov 9, 2019:

UHM: Thanksgiving Card + Profile Greeting 1 2

VioletLove on Nov 2, 2019:

Thank you for the USA Happy Mail RAK!!! I love everything, especially the swap cards :)

kiddomerriweather on Oct 31, 2019:


tcornell on Oct 31, 2019:

I really love the washi sample that you sent to me from Etsy for Oct. Wonderful Wishes! Thank you so much!!!

Mimosagirl on Oct 28, 2019:

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sherba31 on Oct 25, 2019:

UHM Happy mail RAK arrived today. Thanks for the fun envie! The letterset, swapcards, and stickers are all terrific. Very much appreciated!

VioletLove on Oct 21, 2019:

Thank you so much for sending me a Wonderful Wish!!! The stickers are beautiful. I love them!

kiddomerriweather on Oct 11, 2019:

Thank you for the October WW! I was thrilled to get the Shinzi Katoh fairy tale stickers! I love that designer as well. You really made my day!

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