Swap-bot Time: July 19, 2019 11:38 am


Date Joined: June 29, 2018
Last Online: July 19, 2019
Birthday: June 26
Country: United States

About Me

I am currently in an arm sling due to the fact that I injured my right hand/arm & I am right handed. I will get swaps out to people as soon as I get clearance from the doctor that I can take the sling off. Thank you for your patience!!

.I tend to like music from the 70's & 80's artists like: Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, Tina Turner, Journey, Rod Stewart, Pet shop Boys, etc. You know, music that is considered to be oldies now!! Ha Ha Ha

Favorite Television

Don't really tend to watch much tv. I love a lot of shows off of Sy-Fy. The Gifted, The Magicians, Vikings, Walking Dead, Game Of Thrones, Van Helsing, Midnight, Texas, etc.

Favorite Crafts

Most of the crafting I do is with rubber stamps, clip art, recycled items. Mostly making ATCs & cards but want to learn how to journal & make flip books, too. So many crafts; not so many hours in the day!

In 2019 I hope to develop my skills in art journals & flip books & maybe even hand made post cards=)

I like making (but am slow at it) pocket letters, ATCs, cards, scrapbook pages, etc. I like going to thrift stores, dollar stores, yard sales to find goodies to craft with or recycle.

About Me

Hi & welcome to my Profile=) My name is Collette & I live in the state of Washington in the US. I am a home maker due to multiple health reasons (Type 1 diabetic, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, hypothyroidism, etc.) I take my swaps seriously. I send on time. That is why I would prefer that you contact me & give me a chance to re-send if something gets lost in the mail. before rating. Also, I am open to private swaps.

I have a large variety of interests (which include but are not limited to:) photography, pen paling, aromatherapy, geo-caching, arts/crafts, travel, music, movies, flowers, napping, Little Red Riding Hood, Wizard Of Oz, wind chimes, internet, Pinterest, nature, cooking, volleyball, shopping, family/friends, essential oils, arts/crafts, rubber stamping, the beach, wolves/bears, thrift stores, dancing,

Am owned by seven ferrets & two cats=)

Favorite Books

I don't read very often, anymore, but when I do I like thrillers, crime novels, self help, horror, arts/crafts, etc.

About Me

Swap Likes: Animals, flowers, stickers, embellishments, die cuts, small journals, handmade envelopes, face masks, snail mail, finger nail polish, pierced earrings, wind chimes, ATCs, handmade post cards, cards, old brooches/pins, ferret items, bear (cute or realistic) items, pens (different colors), different tea bags, tags, hand made flowers, die cuts,

Swap Dislikes: Tiny stickers, Disney, religious, child like, nothing violent, snakes, nudity, politics, coloring pages, emojis, poops,

Fave Animals: wolves, bears, foxes, seals, penguins, ferrets, ermines, goats

Fave Flowers: lilacs, poppies, roses, daisies.

Fave Colors: black, hot pink, turquoise, bright, loud colors really make me happy=)

Fave Sports: volleyball, badmitton, fishing

My personal ABC's

A Arts/crafts, animals, adventure, aromatherapy, ATCs, address labels, Amazon.com, Air Supply, ABBA, auburn hair color,

B Bears, the beach, badmitton, beef broth, belly dancing, boyfriend jeans,

C Crafts/Art, cheese, charms, cards (hand made), the country, computer (internet), cooking, computer stationery, candles, clothes, calendars, crime stories, Cyndi Lauper, chicken broth, classes, cookies, candy (sour), creating, collecting, Chinese food, clip art, catalogs, chronic fatigue syndrome, crackers, Chef salads, cucumbers, capris, corresponding, cave men, Caribbean,

D Dancing, driving, daisies, dreaming, Dollar Store, dilly dallying, Diet Pepsi, dandelions, diabetes, dinosaurs,

E Essential oils, ermines, earrings, Ebay, Etsy, Elton John, eighties music,

F Ferrets, finger nail polish, friendship, frames (picture), flip books, flowers, foodie, fibromyalgia, fishing, foxes,

G Goats, gum, geo-caching, Game of Thrones, Gifted (The), gel pens,

H Home, Hobby Lobby,

I Iced tea, islands,

J Journals, Journey, Just Cards, jelly, jam, jewelry,


L Lollipops, lotion, Lady Gaga, lattes, logic puzzles, Little Red Riding Hood

M Music, mail, Magicians (The), movies, movement, massage, Michaels,

N Nature, nieces, nephew, night owl, narwhals,


P Pen pals, Pinterest, Pet Shop Boys, Pocket Letters, perfume, pumpkin roll, puzzles (not jig saw), poppies, pony tails,


R Rod Stewart, rings, rubber stamps, raccoons,

S Spring, suckers, scrapbooking, strawberry flavoring, shorts, salads, stickers, Sy-Fy,

T Tina Turner, Tootsie Pops, thrift stores, Thousand Island,


V Volleyball, Vikings, Van Helsing,

W Walking Dead, windchimes, word search, Wizard Of Oz


Y Yard sales, yard art/ornaments,

Z Zoo, zombies,

About Me

Items I look for at thrift stores/yard sales/etc: Nice candles (medium sized & on up), rubber stamping items, arts/crafts type things, journaling items & journals, interesting picture frames (especially bears), note cards, office supply items that can be used in making ATCs, journals, cards, etc, jewelry (rings size 11), fun t-shirts (size XXL in good condition), cute hats, self improvement books, scrapbooking items, pretty fake flowers (for crafting), stationery,

Got flaked on by:

Magic Box Destash Swap December -- BusyBee78

About Me

I am currently in an arm sling due to the fact that I injured my right hand/arm & I am right handed. I will get swaps out to people as soon as I get clearance from the doctor that I can take the sling off. Thank you for your patience!!


suzwa rated for ATC - The Beach (USA) on Jul 16, 2019
Comment: Glad you're doing better !!! Thanks so much for the gorgeous ATC and the extras ! Well worth the wait !!
Response: Glad to hear everything made it safely; was there enough postage? I worried about that with it not coming from our regular post office.....
MissPaula rated for Art Collab #37 add postage on Jul 16, 2019
Comment: Great PC and matchy matchy envie! The trees are beautiful......I can bearly wait to add......lol
Response: Ha Ha Ha Can't wait to see what you come up with as I am super new to these. They seem like a lot of fun...
Comment: Thank you for the great pocket letter. And the postcards. And the beautiful die cuts! I enjoyed your letter- I'm always happy to meet new people on swap-bot.
Response: Awesome!! I am glad you liked everything; thank you for the rating/heart=)
Paulsmuffy rated for YTPC: Flow-ish Journal on Jul 11, 2019
Comment: Thank you for communicating with me, and for the lovely stuffed journal. I hope to use it soon.
Response: Thank you for letting me know! Happy Swapping=)
Caityaya rated for 100 truths-smailmail on Jul 3, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the letter Collette! Would have loved if you'd done a wee intro paragraph just so I could get a sense of who you are before I read your truths, but perhaps that's just personal preference
Response: Oh, I didn't even think about that. This was one of the very first questions swaps I've ever signed up for so I'll try to keep that in mind if I do another one again; thanks for the rating=)
AnitaHames rated for RSC- For the Birds on Jul 3, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the card. Those little birds are so cute! Hope your arm gets better soon!
Response: Thank you, Anita!! Glad you like the birds....
MisplacedfromPA rated for Hello, Summer on Jul 1, 2019
Comment: I love the sunflower windchime you sent. Its perfect for my backyard. Sounds relaxing too :-) Thank you for a great swap.
Response: Glad you like it. Wish I could have found more like that one!!
Comment: Wooohooo!!!! Christmas arrived today. I absolutely love my mini pocket letter. Those large extra flowers are great.
Response: So glad you liked it & the flowers. I know the mini pocket letter flowers were kind of bright/loud. Thanks for rating so quick!! .
helo rated for Poppies PostCard on Jul 1, 2019
Comment: Love all the paint/ink layers.
Response: Thank you!! I am so glad it made it there safely. That took forever to get there; I hope there was enough postage on it? Anywho, thanks for the heart/rating=)
BTim rated for Collaboration #71 on Jun 26, 2019
Comment: Thanks for sending the collaboration! Beautiful envelope too!
Response: Thanks can't wait to see how it turns out!!
Fabriqueen rated for 2019 Handwritting Quotes #1 on Jun 22, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome quotes and the handmade/specialty papers! Hugs, Diane
Response: You are so welcome! Thank you for the heart/rating=)
Christine1982 rated for Happy Birthday Card Swap on Jun 18, 2019
Comment: You don't have to send me a birthday card!! Ty though! I just wanted to send one!! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ I just received and wow I was not expecting all of that!! You didn't have to do that much but Tysvm!!
Response: Christine! I already have everything packaged up & ready to go=)
debrbrts rated for ATC - Free Themed #15 (USA) on Jun 17, 2019
Comment: Thank you
Response: You are so welcome=)
Singske rated for Collaboration #70 on Jun 17, 2019
Comment: I think you did a good job for your first collab pc. It is good that you already have chosen a theme. It is more easy to think about what to add. Happy swappingπŸ’Œ
Response: Thank you, Singske. I wasn't sure if I should add more to the post card than I did or not. With being new at it; it is a little nerve wracking!! I appreciate your comments=)
Comment: Thank you Collette!! The hedgehog and the logging truck are my favorites!!
Response: Ha Ha Ha Glad you liked them=)
Comment: Love them, thank you
Response: No problem=)
Tamawi rated for Pass and Paste #61 on Jun 13, 2019
Comment: This will be a good one. I'm looking forward to adding to it, and won't you be excited to get it home one day! I liked your decorated envelope, too. Thanks!
Response: Well, this is my very first Pass & Paste so I was really nervous. I've never done anything like this before so I am really looking forward to seeing the final results... Thanks for your contribution!!
MrsAlderman rated for ATC - The Zoo (USA) on Jun 13, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the adorable card! I love it!
Response: Thank you for the heart/rating; I was hoping whimsical would be an okay theme....
helo rated for AMA: Sender's Choice-May on Jun 12, 2019
Comment: Cute little ATC. I love sunflowers. x
Response: Thank you & thank you for the heart/rating!
djcamp04 rated for USATC: ATC with Wings on Jun 11, 2019
Comment: Oh my goodness! How awesome this Dragon πŸ‰ is!! I love it! I like how you did the red paper behind him, it looks like what I think Dragon skin looks like. So cool, he/she is a very regal creature and you did a marvelous job with it. I’m very happy to add it with my other Dragon ATC’s in my collection. Thank you very much, it’s beautiful! ❀️
Response: Thank you so much!! I was really hesitant to do it since I've never done a dragon before. I am so glad that you like him; thank you for the heart/rating=)

Rating Overview

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CurlyTea on Jun 26, 2019:

Happy Birthday!

LilysMama on Jun 24, 2019:

I received your package of washi today. Thank you so much for being so generous. It was a pleasant surprise when I got the mail :)

thisismeAXiD on Jun 1, 2019:

Happy birthday month

Artistic on May 29, 2019:

I got my bottle! I went inside the post office to show the clerk who mailed mine out. She went: "It came back? But yours was blue." I'd even forgot that fact. :) She didn't realize that I would get one in return. Can't wait to dig in when I get home. Thanks.

USTravelingGirl on Apr 21, 2019:

Happy Easter!! I hope you have a wonderful day too!! 😊

itsnobody on Apr 3, 2019:

Yay your Menagerie Tag if finally here! I'll put the stickers to good use. Thank you Collette

wolfeagle on Mar 17, 2019:


earthnk on Jan 23, 2019:

Hi there, Your forum RAK PRIZE was shipped yesterday. Please let me know when you get it.

Thanks, ~Kaye

ButterflyLover on Jan 19, 2019:

Thank you for the comment on my profile. I understand if you are unable to reply. I hope you feel better soon.


MiRdLHWY43 on Dec 15, 2018:

You're very welcome! It was fun to put together, enjoy! Laura

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