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MawBella

MawBella
Date Joined: July 6, 2017
Last Online: November 11, 2019
Birthday: October 15
Country: United States

About Me

** Updated 6/25/2019

Well I am back after a short break. Had some health issues and just had a lot going on but I missed doing swaps. Hope to get back in the swing of things again and meet some new friends and maybe run across some of my old swappers. Happy swapping!

*Updated 9/6/2017

Hello from Missouri USA!

I have lived in Southeast Missouri all my life. I am a Christian and am married to a wonderful man and we share our home with our big girl Maggie ( a Great Dane) She is spoiled rotten and such a good girl. I have two wonderful grand kids that are at our house as often as they are home. We do so much together and love hanging out and traveling.

I work full time as a mail carrier and love my job. I see people get mail and packages and sometimes wonder if it is from something like swapbot. So I thought I would join and hopefully make new friends from all over the world.

    Things I love. 

Paper crafting. All kinds including scrapbooking, cards, altered books, handmade folios and mini albums and more. I do a little painting and water colors. Making Christmas items.

Traveling. Would love to see Ireland and Scotland as well as Switzerland to name a few.

My Great Dane!

Flowers. My favorite is probably the iris.

Cooking. So feel free to share your recipes.

Spring, Fall and Winter. Summer not so much. Hate the heat and humidity and mosquitos 😕

Old movies and westerns. I love Cary Grant, Moreen Ohare, Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood kind of movies when I want to relax. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is one of my favorites. Hallmark channel and DIY shows like "Fixer Upper" love Chip and Joanna! I do watch other stuff too though, like romantic comedies, suspense, sci-fi and such. Just don't care for the real scary ones.

Love old houses and vintage stuff. Antiques and Victorian era items. Our home is over 100 years old and I love all the woodwork and floors. It has a personality and craftsmanship you rarely see anymore. The attention to details is amazing.

Stamps!! I collect postage stamps from anywhere and everywhere. Vintage up to new.

Vintage postcards and greeting cards. Any, but Christmas, Halloween, Valentines and Easter are my FAVORITE!

I collect vintage porcelain and bone china dog figurines. I have quite a few. Any breed but am searching for Great Danes.

I also have an addiction for old dishes and silverware. Especially old bowls with floral designs and Pyrex mixing bowls and stoneware crocks and bowls.

I love to play Skyrim on the Xbox and Xbox One. I play both because I started on the Xbox and have so much time in my character and the One has awesome graphics.

    Crafts I enjoy. 

I love paper crafting. Making cards, PC's, mini albums, folios, holiday decorations to name a few.

Altered journals.

Painting in many forms from wood to canvas.

Found that I like making ATC's. So will be doing more.

Cross stitch. I don't do it as much as I used to but always loved it.

I am trying my hand at cutting out wood projects.

And I'm sure there is more I am forgetting. Lol

    Ideas for sending. 

Handmade cards and postcards.

Pretty stationery. With or without matching envelopes.

Postcards from all over.

Washi

Stamps for crafting. (Cling and rubber)

Anything Tim Holtz

Postage stamps. New, used and vintage.

Handwritten letters.

ViewMaster reel sets. Old ones but any will do.

Vintage cards and postcards.

Journal items.

Handmade soaps.

Old books or pages from old books. English, French and Italian are some of my favorites.

Snacks and sweets. Love trying new stuff especially from other countries.

    *    Swaps    *

I always send on time or before deadline. I rate as soon as I receive a swap so I would appreciate the same in return. Let me know if you are sending late. Put some pride in your swaps. Feel free to drop me a letter anytime.

  **  FLAKERS  **

@NMDesertrose for swap SHARED JOURNAL EXPERIENCE #4

      **  Angels. **

@ChrisAnne Thank you for stepping up and sending journal for SHARED JOURNAL EXPERIENCE #4. ❤️❤️

Ratings

pbcquiltlover rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Nov 11, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the wonderful card! I love orange!
Response: So glad you liked it. ❣️
earthnk rated for GREETING CARD - HALLOWEEN on Nov 3, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you Kay for the Halloween card and puffy stickers, Kids I know will enjoy them. Hope you had a sweet, safe Halloween.
goosey rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 16, 2019
5
rating
Comment: wonderful halloween card! thank you!
Response: You are welcome ❣️
turtles27 rated for Let’s get our BOO on! on Oct 15, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for all of the fun goodies! Can't wait to play with them!
Response: You are welcome ❣️
msashtree rated for Watercolor ATC on Oct 13, 2019
5
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Comment: It snowed here in Colorado a couple of days ago, so this was a well-timed ATC! Thank you so much for the absolutely beautiful card, and extra goodies. The definition in the trees and delicate little footprints are amazing! Have a wonderful winter/autumn! <3
Response: I am so glad you liked it. Would love to see the snow in Colorado. Thank you ❣️
purple24 rated for Watercolor ATC on Oct 11, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC and extras.
Response: You are so welcome ❣️
Doodlefingers101 rated for Watercolor ATC on Oct 11, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Really nice Thank You
Response: You are so welcome ❣️
mags142 rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card swap #3 on Oct 10, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the card! Hope you continue to have fun at your trunk-or-treat! I might give out candy this year :]
Response: Thank you ❣️
Rockmask rated for Quote Flip Book on Sep 30, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Wow! This flipbook was incredible! Hard to believe it was your first one lol! It was very hot here in Colorado as well on the first day of fall. Can’t wait to see the leaves change colors!
Response: Well it was the first one like that and I liked it. So glad you liked it. Hurry fall. ❣️
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Response: ❣️
5
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Comment: The octopus is amazing! Thank you for choosing such a great card for me.
Response: So glad you liked it ❣️
Cobweb rated for Halloween greeting card swap on Sep 25, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Such lovely bits and pieces! Thank you so much for sending.
Response: You are so welcome. ❣️
Tverne05 rated for Feed My Pockets!! USA on Sep 23, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful Pockets booklet. I appreciate all that you put in it. Thanks so much! Nicely put together.
Response: You are so welcome and glad you liked it. ❣️
noone7212 rated for PC Swap: Easy Peasy on Sep 21, 2019
5
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Comment: I'm ready for fall as well - we had fall for about a week, and today it was back up to 85. Ugh!
Response: 85 would be nice. Lol. Thank you ❣️
ellie rated for USATC Aug Monthly ATC: Water World on Sep 13, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks you so much for the lovley beach ATC. It is beautiful
Response: You are welcome ❣️
auntiejo rated for Private Postcard swap on Sep 9, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you SO much! My very first swap receipt. Loved the postcard!!!!
Response: You are so welcome. Anytime just holler if you want to again❣️
ellie rated for CPG Polka Dot Handmade PC - US only on Aug 28, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you
Response: You’re welcome ❣️
marles rated for SMSUSA: SuMmEr 2019 pEnPaL! on Aug 27, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for everything!!!
Response: You are so welcome. This was fun. ❣️
Hyshu rated for 7 Year Anniversary Contest Swap on Aug 25, 2019
5
rating
Comment: It was great reading about everyone's journey to Swap-bot! Happy mail makes Life a bit more bearable. Happy Swapping!
Response: Thanks and so true
Gwillisinc rated for USATC: OWL ATC Swap on Aug 24, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Cute homemade owl!
Response: Thanks ❣️

Rating Overview

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Comments

thisismeAXiD on Oct 3, 2019:

Happy birthday month

Ukucaitie on Aug 19, 2019:

Thank you very much for the RAK only group RAK of the 4 pcs! I loved the ones you picked out for me! I will be using some and keeping some! Thank you so so much!!

rarjones on Oct 14, 2018:

Happy Birthday to YOU! Hope your day is filled with smiles:) Blessings - CF Group - Rose

Ryleighsmom on Mar 24, 2018:

Hello! I received an amazing pack of goodies from you because I won a drawing. Thank you! I don’t know what group the drawing was in, so I haven’t posted a thank you anywhere else. I LOVE what you sent a whole big bunch!!!

Scrapinitblue on Feb 28, 2018:

Hi I'm your partner for the Profile Swap #10 I'm not sure what happened as I did this on the weekend but none of them saved! I'm so sorry! Here is the quote I picked for this swap!

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ― Brené Brown

DeAnnaVarela on Feb 25, 2018:

Profile Quote #10 DeAnna Varela

“I am going to keep having fun every day I have left, because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you are a Tigger or an Eeyore.” Randy Pausch

fairladybuff on Feb 25, 2018:

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." Paraphrase from G.K.Chesterton

Fairladybuff Profile Quote #10

TonyaAshe on Feb 24, 2018:

Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. --Drew Houston

Blessings from Tonya in Profile Quote #10

25YearOldGrandma on Feb 24, 2018:

“People," Geralt turned his head, "like to invent monsters and monstrosities. Then they seem less monstrous themselves. When they get blind-drunk, cheat, steal, beat their wives, starve an old woman, when they kill a trapped fox with an axe or riddle the last existing unicorn with arrows, they like to think that the Bane entering cottages at daybreak is more monstrous than they are. They feel better then. They find it easier to live.” ~ Andrzej Sapkowski ~

Profile Quote #10

clutterfree on Feb 1, 2018:

Kay...so glad you have joined the Christian Friends group! Look forward to meeting you in the mail box soon...Be blessed to be a blessing! Charlene

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