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Lila84

Lila84
Date Joined: September 4, 2012
Last Online: October 19, 2020
Birthday: May 1
Country: United States
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ABOUT ME & SWAPPING

::Fall favorites:: Good quality socks, candles and wax melts. Tea (please see preferences below), weight watcher friendly snacks-smart sweets, alani etc., Fall stickers, stationery, and envelopes. Unused postage. Mail art kit - everything needed to decorate an envelope.

I'm 36 and live in Olympia, WA; moved here in February '15 from Ohio. I suppose it's worth mentioning that I was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. I also have chronic pain, fibromyalgia, chronic migraines, and mismanaged (not my fault) hypothyroidism so I often don't feel very well. Well, most everything is not managed because I am poor and have crappy insurance. But I try to make the most of it.

I enjoy snail mailing, postcrossing, spending time with dogs, watching tv and movies, listening to music, singing in community choirs, Zumba & working out, hiking, gardening, and much more. COVID-days, Zumba is online and no choir.

::CRAFTS BUCKET LIST::

  • making zines
  • brush lettering
  • making a junk journal
  • water colors
  • collage
  • loom knit socks and gloves/mittens
  • needle felting

::CURRENT DABBLES:: - exploring teas.. So far my faves are (specifics): Pickwick Winter's Glow, Private Selection sweet cinnamon spice herbal tea, Salada green tea pineapple mango, twinnings chai, marketspice strawberry and cream, stash breakfast in paris, chai teas, peach teas, BIGELOW WHITE CHOCOLATE OBSESSION (don't think this is sold anywhere, but it's like my favorite of the 2 bags I've ever enjoyed). Prefer flavored teas to plain teas.. fruit, spiced, sweet, caffeine and herbal, definitely do not like black tea plain - working on my mental & physical health as I have many chronic illnesses. - loom knitting

note: - I sometimes reuse packaging. - I have never flaked. Please message me if for some reason you have not received something from me before you rate, so I can make it right - When I mail my swaps that generally do not need to be handled by the PO, I will put them in my outgoing mailbox. So, the postmark will be placed the next day after I have mailed it. As soon as I drop the swap in the mailbox I mark send. So the postmark doesn't match with my "sent by" date. - I take swapping seriously, and consider it a job or contract. I send something that I would like receive & general go above and beyond. If I find something I receive extra special or something I really like, I will rate a heart.

PROBLEM SWAPPERS

@Sunflotea APRIL TEA SWAP - she never rated or returned/read messages from me. @IsbellSoul STATIONERY SWAP USA HOSTED BY @dalbright - swapper sent notebook paper. Her profile stated she had no stationery as well. Sent message to her and its remained unread since. Rated her a 3. ANGELED BY HOST :)

Themes I like

  • illustrations
  • water colored paper illustration, like watercolor-looking pictures and/or along with black drawings atop. Swoon over this!
  • flat texture on paper..like needle felt animals embroidery on a sticker. I swoon over that!
  • Fruit, Strawberries, Florals/flowers, Cacti, Plants, Ferns, etc., Vintage Botanical.
  • Wonderland or anything by Paperchase
  • Korean/Japanese
  • Indian (as in India)
  • postage stamp/mail (theme)
  • Stars, Galaxy/northern lights
  • Winnie the Pooh & friends, old school
  • Liberty of London
  • Matryoshka
  • Paisley
  • Peter Rabbit & Friends
  • realistic or cutesy Alpacas, Llamas, Donkeys, Polar Bears, Zebras, Giraffes, Reindeer, Woodland Creatures, Peacocks, Bambi, Baby Deer, Dogs.

Wishlist

::ONGOING::

-mail art kit - tea - things from other countries or where you live, not necessarily things that have your country/state name..more like cultural items or stickers from where you're from. or if you have other stationery or odds and ends from other countries. (hope that made sense!) - any item in the theme section above - paint by number for adults, or other similar by number project. - made in the USA dog treats - unused US forever stamps, also mint older stamps, or international postage stamps. - target, amazon, michael's gift cards, Etsy - unique magnets - Cute Salt & Pepper Shakers

Favorite Crafts

Most of these I haven't done in a long time, but I'd still enjoy them.

  • Photography
  • acrylic painting
  • gelli plate printing
  • embroidery
  • paper crafting snail mail items
  • collage
  • latch hooking
  • coloring
  • sticker slapping

Dislikes

Things I have no use for:

  • paper scraps without a purpose. I have a lot of cardstock scrapbook paper scraps. Cut out collage images are ok, though. You can always message me if you're unsure., recipe cards , dollar store or dollar section sticky paper pads (they never stick for me.), Buttons. , Ribbon. , Makeup. , Lipstick. , Things that smell of smoke. , Bracelets., Political Items. , Religious Items. , Books., Anything racist or hateful. , Dark Themed Items. , Skulls. , Broken things. , Junk Mail. , Clowns. , Scary/Horror movies and other things. , Stuffed Animals, but handmade ones are OKAY. , Bugs (real or pictures). butterflies, dragonflies, lady bugs, caterpillars, bees, etc are OK. Hate spiders, and certain beetle type bugs., Homemade Food Items. , Face care items that contain fragrance/parfum and lanolin. , Dolls, spiders, certain bugs..I'm sorry they creep me out. However, I like Matryoshka nesting dolls or other dolls that do NOT look realistic, and themed items. , Reward/Teacher stickers. , Holiday items or stickers on non-holidays..Though I don't mind holiday stickers on or around current holidays. , Dollar Store paper and plastic crap. , Good 'n' Plenty or black licorice candy., Jewelry that is not nickel free. , Plain colored pens like blue black red or freebie pens.

If you send me something I don't like I will not lower your rating unless it does not meet the swap guidelines. I will give it to someone else.

Ratings

fbresnah rated for CPG Blind Envie #1 - US Only on Oct 7, 2020
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much for all the wonderful items! Really love them all thanks again!
Response: Glad you liked everything! Thanks for the heart! 🙂
ginny19590 rated for CPG Blind Envie #1 - US Only on Oct 6, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome envie of items......=)
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart! 🙂
AcinomYtrom815 rated for Give one, get SIX! on Oct 1, 2020
5
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Comment: beautiful paris card :) thank you!
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart! 😁
5
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Comment: What a wonderful swap! I love your mail themed washi, the racoon notecard, and fabulous Cavallini tag. And that's all before I even checked out the sticker bags. It was so hard to choose from all the awesome stickers you started your bags off with. :) Thank you so much!!
Response: I'm glad you liked everything! Thank you for the heart! 😁
DaisyNY rated for Collaboration PC #47 on Dec 3, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Cool envelope!
Response: Wow, I mailed it Oct 22, so glad it made it to you! Thanks for the heart. :)
Wooper rated for Pass and Paste October on Nov 1, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for this card! I'll try to add something cool to it :) I love the way you split the sections! And thank you for the cute stickers, they are great :3
Response: You're welcome! Glad you liked it. Thank you for the heart!
5
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Comment: Hi Jill! I enjoyed your note - sounds like the area you are living in is a very good fit for you! Love the note cards and will be putting them to good use! Thanks for making my cloudy Monday much nicer! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: You're very welcome! Thank you for the heart!
5
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Comment: Thank you for the fall prints! Love the colors! Mine are in the mail and headed your way!
Response: You're welcome! Thank you for the heart!
ktk8 rated for Pass and Paste September on Oct 9, 2017
5
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Comment: OOOOH..... fun pass and paste to add to! AND thank you for the stickers.... I love stickers..... a child at heart for sure.... love the way you decorated the envelope! Great swap thanks!
Response: Glad you liked everything :) you're most welcome! Thank you for the 💓
ccmmsu rated for Collaboration PC #45 on Sep 30, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Rec'd PC. I like your quote! And thank you for the teas -- I love chai and it'll be fun to compare the vanilla and chocolate. :)
Response: You're welcome :) thank you for the heart.
ktk8 rated for Collaboration PC #44 on Sep 15, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for starting a new one...... I shall add and send it on..... will enJOY that.....thanks for the extra card.... & love you envelope! Happy Swapping!
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the ❤️
RockyBeach rated for Collaboration PC #43 on Sep 5, 2017
5
rating
Comment: A starter card! Let's see what will inspire me. The colours on the envelope are gorgeous too! Thank you!
Response: You're welcome! :) Thanks for the <3
ktk8 rated for Scavenger Hunt PC-Aug on Sep 1, 2017
5
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Comment: What a precious postcard... I love love love the story it tells.....thank you for GREAT creativity.......big hugs....... and YES they STOPPED for the circus.......
Response: Aww thanks glad you liked it :) thank you for the ❤️
HippieChick rated for Stenciled on Aug 30, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the awesome card! I love when people share the process. :) And the turtles are so dang cute!
Response: Hey, you're welcome! I enjoyed making it :) thank you for the ❤️
secretterrabite rated for Collaboration PC #42 on Aug 8, 2017
5
rating
Comment: The fire station has completely stumped me! Need to think about this one. The search for natural ways is out of necessity because of allergic reactions to pills. Thanks for the washi and so many stamps, you're spoiling me :-)
Response: I wanted to do a dalmatian but my drawing skills are terrible. I had a few other ideas but hopefully it'll be a fun challenge! :) You're welcome ! Thank you for the 💓
HappyMom rated for SMSUSA: July 2017 Happy Mail on Jul 23, 2017
5
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Comment: Jill - thank you so much for really reading my profile and sending things you knew would be a hit! I lived right in downtown Honolulu in 1979 and have always wanted to move back there. Hope you have a wonderful time on the Big Island in December! I love Kona ❤️🌴🌈
Response: Aww you're welcome :) I'm glad you enjoyed everything , and I'll definitely check out Kona when we go. Thanks for the heart!
marles rated for A To Z Questions on Jul 14, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thanks! Love the green teas!
Response: You're welcome , glad you liked the teas :) thank you for the heart!
Lady rated for Altered Text MAil Art on Jul 9, 2017
5
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Comment: Fine job. Sometimes altered text work comes to me easily and sometimes it is quite a challenge to find something that I am happy with.
Response: Oh, good, thank you! :) Thanks for the heart and glad you thought it was ok.
Tessssssa rated for Pass and Paste PC #38 on Jun 30, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the stickers, i will finish this pc and send it home.
Response: You're welcome :) thanks for the heart!
orneryswife rated for MMA: Handmade Card (USA) on Jun 12, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful cards, and the extra one, too. I will enjoy using them! 😘
Response: Glad you liked them :) thanks for the ratings!

Rating Overview

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Comments

Autist on Oct 15, 2020:

Thank you for the washi samples! If you would like to be pen pals, let me know. The card was very cute too! Congrats on your diagnosis. And hope to swap with you again sometimes...or wish. Lol.

Cheers, Evan

kiddomerriweather on Oct 14, 2020:

Thank you for the October WW! (Were the PC's for the CPG wishlist?) I love all the kawaii letter sets. I really needed them, too. You can send letters (or whatever) to me at either address. I'll get it either way. Looking forward to your next letter. Take your time though. I know how it feels not to be into writing. Take care!

TryshaH81 on Oct 14, 2020:

Thank you for the lovely handmade envelopes

Ciska76 on Oct 14, 2020:

Thank you so much Jill for granting me October wish for MAW! Love the washi samples you sent me. 💕

LadyJo on Oct 12, 2020:

Thank you for the wonderful WW for October. I will enjoy using these items for the upcoming season!

kiddomerriweather on Oct 12, 2020:

Thank you for the October WW! I love the touristy PC's you sent for my wish! Already I can see that 3 won't be used because they fit in with two of my collections. =D

Mimosagirl on Sep 26, 2020:

Thank you very much for the WW September teas ❤️☕️

Poohtat on Sep 26, 2020:

Thank you for the WW Sept Wish for tea. These sound yummy!

CurlyTea on May 1, 2019:


Happy Birthday!

CurlyTea on May 1, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

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