Swap-bot Time: November 14, 2019 3:48 am


Date Joined: April 7, 2017
Last Online: November 14, 2019
Birthday: March 30
Country: United States
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I am living a semi-retired life waitressing at a little creole restaurant in Ivoryton, CT.

I love paper. Books, making books, altering books, cards, stamping, all kinds of mail art, journaling, collage, stamps, etc. I also make beaded jewelry.

I enjoy swapping with people from around the world. I understand that the mail systems can have flaws and things may not arrive to their destination. I pledge to reach out more than once before rating a 1 or a 3. I would really appreciate the same courtesy. I understand the disappointment of spending time on a swap and knowing someone seemingly did nothing.

I often include extras that are profile based, not for the hearts (I do appreciate them though!) but because I have so much stuff to share and would like to bring a smile to people's faces. That said, please rate your swap. (I always will) It helps me continue to improve what I send out, and lets me know you received my envelope.

Raindrops on Roses

and whiskers on kittens.

These are a few of my favorite things"

All things Monarch butterfly

Classic Fairy Tale images. (images not necessarily classic, but the fairy tales are)

Cats // Especially Alfred Mainzer illustrations

Boston Red Sox


Globes / vintage maps


Potterworld . (Hufflepuff house)

Nancy Drew


Pluto (the used to be planet,not the Disney character)

Vintage Ephemera (Particularity handwritten)

Graphic 45 (especially the lines that do not feature humans)

Peacocks and giraffes and sloths


Pulp fiction book covers

Handmade specialty papers (not scrapbook)

Butterflies, Dragonflies

Unusual die cuts

Mythical creatures, Phoenix, dragon, fairy, griffin, unicorn, mermaid, basilisk, chimera, Yeti, etc. (NOT Disney or "cute".)

No Thank you

Anything Cutesy or scented

Stickers / anything foam

Religious theme

Loose memo paper / notebook paper, anything wide ruled.


Favorite Books

Wuthering Heights, Traveling Mercies, Great Expectations, The Count of Monte Cristo

Fredrick Bachman, Anne Lamott, SARK, Louise Penny, Ken Follet

Mystery / Thrillers, Ruth Ware


Teal and orange combo. (Think old Howard Johnsons) Woodland colors, sage, browns, rich greens, pretty much all colors, except neons


isandie rated for Magazine Paper Envelopes on Nov 12, 2019
Comment: Omg I LOVE everything!!! Thank you so much for such a personalized swap!!! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ
ashchu rated for Butterfly Themed Swap on Nov 12, 2019
dlchick rated for CPG Collage PC #2 - US Only on Nov 12, 2019
Comment: Sorry for the late rating! Thanks for the lovely card โค Happy swapping!
warheart rated for BL ~ Handmade Butterfly Envies on Nov 6, 2019
Comment: Nice butterfly envelopes & extras! Thank you!
Lady rated for MA: Person with animal head on Nov 2, 2019
Comment: Front and back......perfect! I love your stamps. And the front picture of a cemetery statue is going to be used in an atc. I love statues. Thank you. โคโคโค
Comment: Thank you for the nice variety.
Lisapotterylady rated for WIYM: Send 5 Photo Notecards on Oct 28, 2019
Comment: I thought I had rated you already but found out just now that I hadn't. I received your gorgeous butterfly photos and just love them! There's nothing wrong with these photos. It must be exciting to raise butterflies. I went to a butterfly garden in Seattle and really enjoyed seeing all the beautiful butterflies and having them land on my hands.
Comment: Thank you for this special package! I will definitely enjoy wearing all of the jewelry. I am also very excited to hang up all of the Hufflepuff cards in my work cubicle. :D
Comment: Wow, what a fun envelope and goodies! Also, I love the US postal service postage stamps you used to send the swap. Thank you!
Comment: Hello! OMG I am so excited about these earrings! I have not been able to find any earrings that I liked for Halloween and these are perfect! I cant wait to wear them to work :] And thank you for the extras! I love the laminated flowers! What a neat idea ^-^ Perfect swap, made my day :]
Comment: What a wonderful package I got from you today. Very nice assortment of note cards, in which I will use up quickly. The chicken p/c goes into my "never give away" collection. And I really should try my hand at pocket letters and so your starter package, got me thinking of how to put them together. Thank you so very much for the resend.
Comment: WOW! Holy smokes, you've spoiled me rotten with all these fabulous postage stamps, gorgeous garden flowers, and pretty little papers โ™ฅ. I love everything you sent. Thank you for all the time and care you clearly put into choosing these for me. The owls and white oak are some of my favorite stamps. Have a lovely day. โ™ฅ
Elenamarie rated for Faerie PC Swap #7 International on Oct 13, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the Autumn fairy. I sent a CMB fairy for this swap as well. Also, thank you for the very cool owl stamps. I will repurpose these. Blessings!
Kokoxo rated for Handmade with Love- Jewelry #3 on Oct 11, 2019
Comment: WOWOWOW! You should see my face right now! What an incredible swap ~ thank you SO much! The note-card is beautiful, that is so cool that you raised and released 98 butterflies! Im so jealous! And the jewelry, wow wow wow! Beautiful necklace and PERFECT earrings, I can't wait to wear them :) THANK YOU! ๐Ÿ’–
Comment: Thank you for such fun stuff! The stamps are terrific!
Comment: thanks for the unique card.
jessiebean22 rated for Mermaid Themed swap on Oct 3, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the card I enjoyed all of the extras and actually used two of the ATC papers you gave me for a swap that I'm doing currently.
Comment: What an awesome thoughtful package. Thank you so much. Love the Pooh book. Did you press the pansy flower? What a great idea. I love everthing.
Response: Yes! That's from my garden!!!
stiffneck78 rated for Homemade Postcard #2 on Oct 1, 2019
Comment: Yes! I love this postcard. The pansy was an excellent touch!! I thought it was fake at first, until I read your message. Thank you so much!

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VeryShelly on Sep 11, 2019:

Wow... Mom went to the mailbox today and there was mail from the gang! She was all googly eyes over it and tried to hang it on her bulletin board but I told her it had my name on it. Thank you for the most pawesome postcard ever!


P.S. Can you please tell me how you get your mom to fill the food bowl 6 times a day?

yvonne401 on Aug 11, 2019:

Welcome to Butterfly lovers! It's great to have you here!



RooBaRoo on Jul 22, 2019:

Dear KC, received your 3 part envelopes of goodies. Everything is so awesome! The paper goods are all really pretty, yes, I do like Oz, & yes, this kind of paper merchandise is not available in India! Thanks a lot, this is very generous indeed, & I am sure my daughter too will appreciate the stickers! This great RAK really made my day - no- my week! :)

Bhindblueeyes on Apr 9, 2019:

THANK YOU so much for the PC I wasn't expecting in my mailbox! First, what a wonderful idea, and second, I'm so pleased I made the cut as a fav swapper! :) This came to me at just the right time - I needed the pick me up. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

CurlyTea on Apr 5, 2019:

Happy Birthday!

OrigamiGrace on Nov 22, 2018:

From Cheap Postage Group!


MsLee on Dec 21, 2017:

KC, have a wonderful Christmas & a fabulous New Year. Stay safe & sweet.

Babsmomof5 on Sep 28, 2017:

Thank you so much for all the special goodies you sent me. They are all so fantastic! You were so sweet to send me so many things, and for no reason other than you knew I'd like them. Again, thank you so, so much!

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