Swap-bot Time: January 21, 2022 12:00 pm


Date Joined: June 29, 2018
Last Online: January 21, 2022
Birthday: June 26
Country: United States

About Me

.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. Dexter, Vikings, Walking Dead, Masked Singer, Curse Of Oak Island, Forged In Fire, 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. Just not enough hours in the day!!

II like making mini pocket letters, ATCs, cards, scrapbook pages, chunky 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, rubber stamping, the beach, wolves/bears, thrift stores, dancing,

Am owned by five ferrets & two cats=) Plus a colony of 10 stray/abandoned 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, journaling supplies.

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:

Sweetielovesbasils/Rebecca Martinez Cozy Critters Small & Exotic Animals


Comment: I love your package! I am the lucky one to have you as a sending partner. Thank you especially for the tulip items. I think the stamps will be fun to use with different colors. I do have stamp pads in quite a few colors. Well the yarn will keep me busy, and the scarf feels really cozy. This is a really fun package!
lrm1980 rated for AMA: Collaboration PC #103 on Jan 19, 2022
Comment: Thank you for sending on these pcs to add to and send home. I’m glad they arrived safe and sound!!
Response: Wow!! It took 16 days to get there!! I got my partner's post card from Australia before you got my post card from WA state. That is just crazy!! I am glad you like them, though!!
Comment: Collette, I am speechless at your generosity for this swap!! I’m not sure what I love the most!! These SU! Paper doilies are AMAZING!! The postage stamps…oh my goodness!! I am in several card ministries, so these are a huge blessing!! Yummy chocolate and super cute washi just rounded off this incredible swap! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! You deserve a ton of hearts!! ❤️🥰😍❤️🥰😍❤️
Response: I am very happy you like the swap!!
Comment: Thank you for this gorgeous scarab postcard! I love the Egyptian theme. With the touch of gold it looks very royal.
Response: Oh, thank you!! I am so glad you like it. I don't know why but I just love scarabs!!
Comment: Very pretty, thank you
Response: Happy New Year, Rose!!
Comment: I knew your Halloween pocket letter would be wonderful - and I was right!!! I love the images you used on the pockets and the Monster Mash theme!!! So clever! I am always so happy to have you for a partner! And OhMyGoodness! So many extras for me to play with!!! We should have Halloween every month!!! Thank you so much!!
Response: Nancy, I am so glad you liked it. I know it was kind of different from normal but I got such a kick out of the images especially for Bride Of Frank & Frankenstein!! Hope you can put everything to good use=)
jenniann rated for SMSUSA: 6 Week Holiday Swap on Jan 9, 2022
Comment: Thank you for all the lovely goodies, especially the re-send. Loved the washi, the snowman stickers, and the envelopes.This was a fun one! Take care!
Response: So glad you were happy with this happy mail!! I enjoyed sending for it=)
Comment: Thank you so much for resending me this wonderful holiday mail! Hope u have a great 2022!
Response: I am glad you liked it. That is so crazy that the post office said they could not find you. I hope you have a wonderful year this year, too!!
Comment: Thank you for the nice card and the washi tape, postcard, notecard and papers.
Response: You are welcome; hope your holidays were happy ones!!
theshyone rated for WIYM: New Year Card & Bookmark USA on Dec 27, 2021
Comment: Oh my gosh! I got your package and you spoiled me! I loved it all, but especially your letter :D Expect one in return soon...I can't wait to write back <3
Response: Glad you liked what I sent & I am looking forward to receiving your letter=)
stamparose rated for YTPC: Holiday Folio US ONLY on Dec 24, 2021
Comment: My goodness, I wasn’t expecting all this, everything is lovely. Thank you. They both are very nice, I don’t know why you were worried so much about it.. you just need to have fun not stress over a swap. Merry christmas
Response: I am glad you like it but I can't help it, Rose!! I guess I am just a worry wart by nature!
Eulegirl rated for TF: Simple Christmas Card Swap on Dec 20, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the card and goodies! Stickers are a fun find!
young46356 rated for TF: Simple Christmas Card Swap on Dec 15, 2021
Comment: Thanks, Merry Christmas, I would have bought ALL the stickers. I buy all the Christmas cards at our annual church bazaar sale.
Response: Yep, I wish I could have bought all the sticker but didn't have enough $$$. I'll probably never get that opportunity again, oh, well... Happy Holidays!!
susieq40 rated for TF: Simple Christmas Card Swap on Dec 14, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the card, I LOVE my goodie, so cute. Thanks so much. Merry Christmas
Response: You are welcome=) Merry Christmas to you & yours, as well....
Comment: Loved the stickers! Hope all is going well with Spitz!
Response: Glad you liked the stickers!! Sadly, not all is going well with Spitz. She is having some health issues & I am afraid she may not be around much longer; breaks my heart....
Comment: I can handle all the cards you send😃I love Christmas cards. Thank you for the grea die cuts💕
Response: Aww, thanks, Mindy. Hope your holidays are excellent ones=)
Comment: Collette, thank you for the Christmas card and all the extras. Your new chiahuahua sounds adorable. We got a kitten in September. Never had a kitten before. She is like a 2-year-old on steroids. I love her to death. We named her Marilyn. Merry Christmas!!
Response: Yes, kittens are something else!! I love your description of her=) Happy Holidays!!
Comment: Such a cute Christmas card. Thank you and I love the stickers! Happy Holidays
Response: You are welcome!! Happy holidays to you, too=)
Comment: Hi Cat aka ferretgirl! Yes! I was on AFA for a long time. I go through spurts with ATC-making, and arting in general, and haven't participated over there in a while. I loved reading your letter and thought your cat drawing was delightful. Thanks and happy holidays!
Response: I haven't had anyone call me Cat in ages (both of my parents are deceased)=) Thank you; I know the drawing was really rough...
Comment: Thanks for the card, stickers, and postcards. So happy you adopted a dog. My boyfriend just took in a blue tick hound. He's big, but also a big baby!
Response: You're welcome!! Aren't they all kind of big babies? Ha Ha Ha

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Ryleighsmom on Jan 20, 2022:

Thank you so much for the CTMH stamps from RAK Group!! 🥰 I will put them to good use!

Kirkdebb on Jan 14, 2022:

Thank you for your Nov washi tape RAK! December is always very crazy for me too, so no worries on being late. I love the variety you picked out for me!

Poohtat on Jan 10, 2022:

Wow, thank you so much for the Christmas candy for my RAKS USA Dec wish. So generous of you!

jamicam on Dec 31, 2021:

Wishing you peace, creativity, laughter, and good health for the new year!


wolfeagle on Dec 31, 2021:


Wishing you a fantastic 2022!

Jjean on Dec 25, 2021:

Merry Christmas - Thank you for my gift and yes, I love it......

grammypammy on Dec 24, 2021:

Hugs, Pam

Poohtat on Dec 23, 2021:

Merry Christmas

RiverTopanga on Dec 22, 2021:


I received your box of goodies!

The box you sent is amazing! Thank you so much! Great birthday and Christmas surprise 😃

Everything is Perfect to Nosh on over the holidays! Nom, Nom!

Thank you again for such a lovely box of goodies. Of course, I have no real objection to sharing with the household... just pipe dreams!

Great RAK!! Happy Christmas! 🎄🎄


Poohtat on Dec 21, 2021:

Thank you for the Christmas card for the RAKs only Dec wish. Happy Holidays!

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