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gingerbee

gingerbee
Date Joined: May 7, 2020
Last Online: December 4, 2022
Birthday: September 16
Country: United States
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Hi, my name is Ginger! Below are a few things about me. If you have sent something to me, I will post my rating within a day of receiving. If I am missing something from you, I will let you know so that it can be fixed instead of rating down.

One thing I have learned is my small post office is not savvy with unusual mail, especially sending international, so if there is any issue with not enough postage, please let me know so I can make it right!

Things I am into:

  • Bees! Honeybees (I'm a bee keeper). Butterflies, dragonflies, and moths are nice too
  • Owls (Hedgehogs & Foxes too)(and sloths)(llamas are fun too)
  • Black Labrador retriever dogs
  • Halloween, especially all those scrolly Victorian macabre motifs with crows and bats and witch’s hats
  • Arts & Crafts/Mission style, Art Deco, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Charley Harper
  • Flowers & plants & cacti
  • Tea, teatime, hygge and fika (tea type: I love green tea varieties the most, but anything yummy is welcome)
  • Quilts & fabric
  • Wooden barn quilts and hexafoos
  • Farm life, homesteading, and cowgirls/boys
  • Scottish thistle and Celtic knot motifs
  • Tarot
  • Catan
  • Hats (like those big brimmed and boldly decorated ones that are worn to tea and horse races and royal weddings)
  • Wine/beer/liquor cardboard coasters or vinyl stickers
  • Vintage sewing patterns/ephemera
  • Vintage french signs, especially involving haute couture or la patisserie
  • Paper dolls
  • Snow flakes (white, silver, gold)

Favorite Colors: TEAL, plum, olive, sage, navy, cinnamon, honey (fall palette)

I love all things crafty! Started sewing as a child and have never stopped. Clothes, quilts, purses, collages, embroidery. I love buying fabric and imaging the possibilities.

Love all things paper crafty too - cards, gift packaging, scrapbooking. Just getting into the use of stamps and dies for my paper art.

I love using botanicals and essential oils in making homemade lotions, balms, scrubs and masks.

Cooking and baking. I especially enjoy baking bread and meal prepping. Recipes are always welcome!

I decorate my living space for different holidays throughout the year with a small tree, pillows & quilts, candles, and such for each theme: Victorian valentines - Celtic St patty’s - Bunnies and butterflies Spring - Americana 4th of July - Honeybees - Halloween vintage - Winter solstice of green with white snowflakes

Wishlist

My wishlist of things to receive: Honestly, I really enjoy a well-curated package of fun. If you've put effort into a theme or color scheme, maybe put a little creativity of your own into the mix, I will love it!

I love things made by YOU - this is the way to my heart. I love handmade cards, PCs, ATCs, flipbooks, pockets/folders, embellishments, and long letters about who you are! I also really love a well-decorated envelope!

In the section above are my "themes" I tend to use in my decorating and card making, so if you have something that fits those, great!
In the themes above, I love

  • paper
  • die cuts (store bought or homemade)
  • ephemera (printed is ok)
  • stickers
  • stamped images
  • washi

and such things that help me to create. I often like to create something new with what I receive in my swaps.

I love all the deeply saturated "earthy" fall colors: browns, dusky blue, twilight teal, olive green, cinnamon, wine, honey.

If you are sending die cuts, I love them in neutral cardstock so that I can ink or distress them to match my projects. I use a lot of swirls, flourishes, leaves and greenery stems in my cardmaking, so those die cuts are always appreciated! I also love die cut words.

I have been sending a lot of cards to senior centers, so blank notecards , "hello" or "thinking of you" type of cards (store bought or handmade) are appreciated - no glitter on these please.

Books, Movie, TV

I read a bunch, and I listen to a ton of books! I love stories that lift me up or offer up vivid descriptions of far off places. Right now I am reading ahead on the Lady Whistledown series, and just finished The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels. Examples of series I've enjoyed that are widely known...

  • Mary Russell series (& other Sherlock related stories)(really Victorian & early 20th century British mysteries overall)
  • Outlander series (and all the novellas in between)
  • Harry Potter series
  • The Witches Daughter series
  • Harley Merlin series

I am not a huge TV and Movie person, but certainly have my favorites that I watch over and over:

  • Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • The Crown
  • All the HP movies
  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
  • Downton Abbey
  • The Muppets
  • Gilmore Girls

About Me

I live in eastern Colorado, USA - Enneagram 5 - INTJ - Slytherin house - Virgo

Would prefer NOT to receive: religious or political themed material. I have no kids or youngsters in my family, so please skip the kids' stuff.

Ratings

Craynie rated for Rainbow handmade (Post)card on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: You made it do nicely! Every things looks so professional. Thank you so much!
TamiHope rated for RSC - Card with Diecut(s) on Aug 20, 2022
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Comment: Ginger - I love the card you made for this swap!! So cute and the layers are beautiful. Thank you very much. And thank you, too, for all the extras. Love the bees! Hope to swap with you again soon. Tami
Poohtat rated for WIYM: Blind Envie-May on Jun 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable goodies! Your presentation is so cute. Happy Swapping
pernie123 rated for *Just write* notecard #2 on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Did you make this pretty card? Babysitting must be a tiring but enjoyable pastime. I enjoyed your writings.
DollyDotBoo rated for Destash with a stamp #4 (USA) on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the great goodies. I will put them to good use.
TeaNi rated for CPG Just a Note #4 - Global on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: thank you for a lovely note, the cute colorful cat card, pretty decorated envelope, and fun tuck-in surprises- a delightful swap! :)
SkaGirl rated for HAPPY GREETINGS on Jun 1, 2022
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Comment: What a beautiful card, thank you!!! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely letter, tea and enclosures! I loved everything and will be writing back!
rarjones rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on May 28, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful card TY! TY for th helps in resizing - so sweet of you to send that info along! I am excited to give it a try!
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Comment: I haven’t seen pressed stationary in a long time, so pretty. I have never had jury duty even at 65! Don’t know why. Cool you have a craft room, I love organizing ! Loving that it is getting light earlier in the morning . Good time for coffee and letter writing
LindaW rated for Letter Swap on May 26, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the nice letter and stickers.
bb2 rated for RSC - Card Using at least One Die on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable owl die cut card. A graduation is coming up. A wise owl will be perfect. And, thank you for the faith based stickers too.
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Comment: Thanks so much!!!
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bb2 rated for AADC - Spring Bouquet on Apr 15, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for joining this swap and sending all of the pretty flowers and vines. The colors and sizes are perfect. Happy spring!
rarjones rated for AADC - Stamp and Cut on Apr 5, 2022
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Comment: Thank You for a very nice selection of stamps and cuts:) The colorful ones I can put to good use when I create ATC's :)
AmySue2 rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail USA #10 on Mar 26, 2022
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Comment: This is so amazing. As soon as I saw the hedgehog on the front, I knew it would be awesome and it was!! Everything is so cute. Thank you! 💕💕💕
Eulegirl rated for AFWLG: Christmas 🎄 in July swap on Mar 12, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely glittery owl card!
YooperHill rated for RSC - Something Green on Mar 5, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful! Thank you.
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Comment: What a darling notecard! I'm really glad you didn't write in it, because I totally want to send it to someone myself, lol. Thank you!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 350 14 14
Completed Fives Threes Ones
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Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

JuneRosebud on Dec 4, 2022:

Ginger, thank you for Nov RAK #1 - Ephemera & paper destash - draw on 11/22 in the group RAKS ONLY USA. I couldn't find a spot to put my thank you on in the group.

Poohtat on Dec 2, 2022:

Thank you for the awesome Nov RAK of Ephemera and Paper destash. Nothing puts a smile on my face like opening an envie of pinkness!! Happy swapping and Happy Holidays

LauraM540 on Nov 30, 2022:

Thanks so much for the wonderful purple items you sent for the November RAK paper and ephemera destash!

chimerix on Nov 30, 2022:

Thank you so much for the wonderful envelope of purple papers! I will absolutely use them in my crafting. It was so kind of you to share with me! Aloha.

RAKs Only Nov

Highlander18 on Nov 29, 2022:

Thank you for the awesome envie of creepy - RAKS ONLY USA Nov RAK #2 - Halloween ephemera & paper destash. Soooooo much of fun in the envelope, wow!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️

katjl on Nov 29, 2022:

Thank you for the surprise RAK of some ephemera and paper destash. Even though I didn’t win, It was very kind of you to send me some paper love. Thank you for all the goodies. Happy holidays! 😀

Highlander18 on Nov 28, 2022:

Thank you very much - Nov RAK #1 - Ephemera & paper destash - huge amount to me!!! Fun in an envie!

AJ73 on Nov 28, 2022:

Hello Ginger. Thank you so much for the little envelope from your November RAK Ephemera and Paper Destash just for entering. Wow, I so appreciate everything you included! Plus, you added "green" items for me! So thoughtful of you Ginger! Hugs ❤️

Panda1122 on Nov 26, 2022:

Thank you @gingerbee Nove RAK #1 ephemera and paper destash. So sweet of you. Love all the purple items you sent me! 💜💜💜

grammypammy on Nov 26, 2022:

Received your RAK today! Thank you!

Nov RAK #1 - Ephemera & paper destash

Hugs, Pam

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