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gingerbee

gingerbee
Date Joined: May 7, 2020
Last Online: April 15, 2021
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
  • Firefighter motifs and ephemera (adult or vintage)- being married to a firefighter, I tend to need a lot of cards and decorating with this theme!
  • Tarot
  • Catan
  • Red Sox Baseball (especially vintage)
  • 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, bullet journaling. 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 put a lot of effort into making my swaps something amazing to open, and hope everyone else does the same!

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.

Glassine envelopes, clear sleeves for ATCs, handmade envelopes mailing size, fun recipe cards.

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 listening to the Royal Spyness series by Rhys Bowen and reading Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier. Examples of series I love 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 don't really need any decorated clothespins...I've received so many and don't have a use yet. I have no kids or youngsters in my family, so please skip the kids' stuff.

Ratings

chimerix rated for NFSC: Use Your Scraps! on Apr 14, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the really lovely swap. The fabric pc is so lovely. And I love how you used fabric scraps on the card. Aloha!
bb2 rated for RSC - Birthday Card on Apr 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the sweet little card and extra papers. Very cheerful swap!
megan1230 rated for 9LP: 3 Mini Pockets - Pets on Apr 11, 2021
5
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Comment: So cute! Thank you so much!!
sherheart rated for QNT welcome new member’s swap on Apr 11, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the fabrics and patterns. The sewing machine fabric is so cute. I love the pattern too. It is a great pattern but I need to figure out a way to make it smaller. It is too large for my tree. And...the envelope art is a very nice touch. It made me feel special lots of πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ
Amigirl rated for LSRUS: USA Handmade on Apr 2, 2021
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Comment: Such a sweet little bunny bag! You did an awesome job on this! Thanks so much!
chimerix rated for NFSC: Bunny Drawstring Bag on Apr 2, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the really great bunny bag. I love it! Aloha
sjbult rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 30, 2021
5
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Comment: Cute stuff. Thanks!
Arabella rated for 9LP: 3 Mini Pockets - Spring on Mar 28, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the sweet spring mini pockets! Spring used to mean seeds and planting but now there is no place for a garden! I grew up in Paonia, CO, and we always had a huge garden. Have never been to Orchard - maybe someday! Take care - thanks for hosting!
developpeople rated for QNT fabric swap #2 on Mar 27, 2021
5
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Comment: Such pretty packaging and love the yellows and greens. Thanks for brightening my day,
AceInBeautyland rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 24, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you! The bag was so cute and the ephemera was beautiful!
megan1230 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 23, 2021
5
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Comment: Absolutely so cute! Thank you so much! I loved your envelope!
squince rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 23, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks!
ShayShay rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 23, 2021
5
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Comment: thanks for the stamps
howdyholly rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 22, 2021
5
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Comment: Wow! Thank you so very much. Love it all! Great swap!
5
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Cellolady rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 20, 2021
5
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groundhogstamper rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 20, 2021
5
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Comment: What a lovely swap, from the beautiful envie to the bag full of goodies inside. Thank you so much.
5
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Comment: thank you so much for all the goodies!! your handwriting is beautiful!!
crochetjunkie rated for Stuff the Mailbox #28 on Mar 19, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the great stuff!!
megan1230 rated for Ephemera Destash #1 on Mar 19, 2021
5
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Comment: OMG Ginger, everything was so much fun to go through! Thank you so much for all the fun stuff!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 252 12 12
Completed Fives Threes Ones
178 264 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
2 99 77 0
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Comments

CariahCreates on Mar 22, 2021:

Thank you for the March LSRUS wishes! I can't wait to try the tea and the envies are so pretty.

LauraM540 on Mar 1, 2021:

Thanks for all the awesome Honey Bee goodies from the Global CPG Swap! So much fun!

lovetherain on Feb 26, 2021:

Thank you so much for the happy mail tag in CPG. I loved all the goodies. Is that a pocket letter? It was really cute.

CariahCreates on Feb 15, 2021:

Thank you for the LSRUS birthday greetings

Poohtat on Jan 20, 2021:

Thank you for the LSRUS Jan wish for recipes and a note. I loved reading about your houseplants. Your stationary was perfect.

Swan on Jan 16, 2021:

Thank you @gingerbee for the LSRUS January wishes! The stamps must be a new design, I haven’t seen them before, cool! Great selection of rose items!

PrincessP on Jan 14, 2021:

Thank you so much for your AMAZING December LSRUS wishes...wow!! :D It's all amazing xx Happy New Year to you!

CariahCreates on Nov 16, 2020:

Thank you for the PL backings from my LSRUS October wishlist. I just got it today but it's postmarked October 19th so it apparently took a slight detour on its way. I need a little pick me up today though so it was perfect timing.

debtea2 on Nov 14, 2020:

Mystery makes life interesting

eshasketch on Oct 22, 2020:

Thank you so so much for the lovely LSRUS October wishlist goodies! I love everything you included! πŸ’•

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