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kfaye

kfaye
Date Joined: January 29, 2017
Last Online: December 8, 2017
Birthday: August 5, 1969
Country: United States

About Me

12/5/17 just a heads up that there are major fires going on in my area and it might delay my mail. My mail goes in & out through the Santa Clarita office & that area is battling fires and road closures.

I recently had to re-do my profile because I somehow accidently deleted the whole thing! It's okay though, because I have learned so much since I started swapping. It's been almost a year now of swapping and I see how others swap and I am learning from that. Looking back I realize how much you all have brightened up my days. This will be my first Christmas with Swap-bot. I really look forward to this new year 2018 with all that I have learned from you guys. I want to give back to people what I have experienced through some of you. I will need to watch some Martha Stewart tutorials on wrapping gifts though, haha! Seriously though, thank you all for the love.

Hi, my name is Kimberly Faye Kirk. I am a Leo. I am a spiritual, nature loving person. I live in a rural area up in the San Gabriel foothills of the Angles National Forest, in the high desert of southern California. It is very peaceful here and I love all my quiet, alone time. I grew up by the beach & that is where I spend most of my getaway time, on my boat in the Ventura Beach Marina. My passions are crafting, traveling and art. I have traveled to many countries. I love going places and seeing the old monuments, castles, cemeteries, cathedrals & trying new foods, learning things about places, people and history. I love going to museums and art galleries. I also enjoy the outdoors and love a quick road trip or a long one camping in my RV. I love to plant flowers and organic veggies in my garden and green house, which is in a bohemian/tea theme.. I love watching the birds from my porch, especially quail. I have been keeping bees and learning as I go. I also love to star gaze or just sit and look at the mountains.

Favorite Crafts

I like to do many different types of crafts including: painting, paper crafts, creating jewelry, making things with nature & doing seasonal crafts. I make Pysanky eggs. It is a Ukrainian batik method using beeswax, a candle & dye. I love trying new crafts. I can crochet a scarf, but that's the only stitch I know. I can do printed cross stitch but not counted. I sew by hand because I don't know how to operate a sewing machine :/ but I do have one and want to learn!

Themes & Styles I like

Alice In Wonderland, Fairies, Gypsies, Mermaids, Goddess, Cats, Victorian, Bohemian, forest, ocean/beach, India, Egyptian, Irish, British Family, Tea, shabby-chic/romantic, Dia de Los Muertos.

I like Light & Happiness & Love & Healing...I like witches but not dark. I like odd & creepy things, but not evil things.

I do not care for country décor or animal print or camo.

I respect all religions, but I have my own beliefs that may differ from yours.

Things I enjoy receiving

I love receiving Handmade items where I can tell love and pride were put into them:

Something you specialize in making or something your country is known for making.

ALSO:

Flipbooks.

Handmade paper.

Pocket letters.

Nicely made ATCs.

Gelli prints.

Paper embellishments.

Origami (already made).

Calligraphy.

Asian ink writing.

Shadow boxes.

Tiny felted animals.

Sewn items.

Crocheted/knitted items.

Macramé things.

Embroidered items.

Bead Embroidery.

Altered items...tins, boxes, bottles etc.

Handmade Jewelry.

Handmade banners/buntings.

Spirit Dolls.

Pages to put in a Nature/Spirit/Meditation Book. I would like to make one and I have been gathering things.

OTHER ITEMS I WOULD LOVE TO RECEIVE:

Lavender sleep/eye mask.

CBD oil.

Anything natural that can help with headaches, sinus, allergies & migraines.

Rice paper or any other textured paper.

crystals & gemstones, especially spheres.

Fossils.

Famous art & monument items...For instance: A mini statue of a famous sculpture, a pill box with the Eiffel tower on it, a Frida plush toy...etc.

Gaia & Yoga related items.

Astrology items.

Chinese New Year decorations.

Sari material & velvet.

metal bars for jewelry making.

Metal chains/necklaces for jewelry making.

Snap Settings for gems.

foreign coins.

Glamping items.

Inspirational (non-religious) coins/stones.

Swarovski miniatures.

Pretty things to hang in my greenhouse (boho style/floral/tea).

Boat/beach related items.

RV items (cute vintage style).

rose gold-toned jewelry.

geometric shaped jewelry.

arrows & feather themed jewelry.

Jewelry with crystals.

Unique packaged (sealed) teas. Rice teas. Fruity teas. Floral teas.

Coffee.

Fruit juice sweetened candy.

Aloe infused socks.

Bethany Lowe decorations & odd paper mache items...shadow boxes... Dia de Los Muertos (sugar skulls) items.

Wood painted or porcelain egg cups for displaying my Pysanki eggs.

Handmade home decorations from around the world.

High quality Brown eyebrow pencil/gel.

High quality Brown eye liner.

High quality Mauve Lip Liner.

High quality Makeup brushes.

High Quality Eye Cream Samples.

Dark Brown hair color.

Non-plastic beads.

Dies for Cuttlebug & die cuts.

Calligraphy Pen.

Wax Seal Stamp.

$ Store pot holders.

Seasonal dish towels that are NOT microfiber.

Pretty napkins.

Gluten Free Snacks.

I LOVE glittery cards!

My favorite colors are pastels & tropical colors.

My favorite number is 3.

I am a petite small & I love leggings & tunics.

I do not mind receiving gently pre-owned items, besides cosmetics & toiletries :)

fancy candles, like twisted, shaped, sugar frosted... (no tea lights though, I have 100s!)

I had a daughter named Fawn, but she died when she was still a baby, SO I would love to receive little fawn figurines to collect.

Things I won't use

Page tags,

Recipe cards,

Pencils, erasers & sharpeners,

kid items (reward stickers/stamps, toys, bubbles)

Kid Craft Kits (sun catchers & wooden items to paint),

Picture frames,

Candy (unless fruit juice sweetened or dark chocolate). MINI STOCKING SWAP: Any candy will be fine for this.

wheat,

Plastic Beads,

Microfiber ($ Store) dish towels,

Barrettes,

When it comes to cosmetics & toiletries I am pretty picky (sensitive skin) & only use natural or high end stuff.

Soap & Bath Bombs & Lip Balm (I make my own).

Body or face Lotion (eye cream is fine), because I buy natural, handmade.

Sheet Masks (I tried them but just can't stand them).

Nail Polish, files, nail stickers or pedi stuff. (I go to a very talented friend who is a nail tech once a week & she does all that stuff)

Religious items.

PLEASE NO (I HAVE SOOO MUCH OF THIS RIGHT NOW) :

Ribbon/String

Note Pads

Loose note paper

ALLERGIES

I have allergies & migraines and can't eat wheat or artificial sweeteners, chemicals, MSG & dyes. I don't eat much candy- I am sensitive to sugar and too much gives me a headache. I do eat dark chocolate now & then but no fillings or cookie in case of wheat or dyes. Nuts & caramel are fine though :)

Quotes Movie Music Books

My favorite quotes are:

"We are all mad here" &

"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then".

Both from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

My favorite movie is Pulp Fiction. My all time favorite show is Magnum P.I. I watch Stranger Things, The Middle & Once Upon A Time-but it's gotten pretty bad this season. I like Dr.Who. I like Fairytales & shows about royalty & Discovery channel shows about Ancient Egypt & stuff like that. I started watching the Hallmark channel Christmas shows.

I listen to easy Rock, Alternative, 40's music & music from around the world and nature sounds.

Books I am reading right now are: Queen Of The Road & The Rules Of Magic.

USPS & SWAP ISSUES

I live in a rural area with a tiny post office with short hours, that seems to be a bit slow. If you are missing a swap from me please send me a message and I will either track it or send out a new swap. My incoming packages get scanned as "received" as soon as they come in & before I even pick them up, so please allow a few days for me to rate you.

I do my best and would never intentionally hurt someone. If you have an issue with a swap I have sent, please message me about it.

Thank you for reading my profile :) Love & peace to all of you & thank you so much for all your swaps, they really brighten my days :) P.S. When you rate me a 5 without any comment I think you hated my item :(

KIDS STOCKING STUFFERS

Graicen is my 16 year old niece. It's too difficult to shop for her, so just whatever you think a 16 year old would like :) Thank you!

Ratings

krspellman rated for #12: Mini Stocking of Goodies on Dec 10, 2017
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Comment: I love it all, thank you! ❤️🎄
smadronia rated for Adult Coloring PC #60 INTL on Dec 10, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely postcard!
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Comment: Thank you! So pretty. I didn't realize SO. Cal. got any snow. :)
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Comment: ♥ Thank you for the wonderful flip book. I loved all the surprises I found. I hope you enjoyed creating it as well.
SewFun2 rated for USA Christmas Flip Book on Dec 8, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the cute flipbook! I did open before Christmas, even though the tape said " Do not open until Christmas", lol.
Kaizla rated for ATC: HD/HP Alice in Wonderland on Dec 8, 2017
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Comment: I love it thank you!
blueseabliss rated for ATC: HD/HP Alice in Wonderland on Dec 8, 2017
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Comment: WOW What an amazing ATC! Nice job and thank you for sending it to ME! If I would have made it, I'd have kept it, it's so cool!
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Comment: Thanks for the card and goodies!
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Comment: I love the barrette! The only hair do-dad I've had is just elastic bands. This goes well at the top of my braid (things tend to just slide outta my hair) and is beautiful. THANK YOU!!!
Response: I'm so glad you like it! :D
AnneliesV rated for Adult Coloring PC #59 INTL on Dec 6, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card
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Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome swap!
lynnerfb rated for January Goddess - House on Dec 6, 2017
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Comment: I don't know what your idea was, but this house is lovely. i really love it wish i could move in. Thank you,
Response: Haha! I'm glad you like it. It would have a great energy for a home with all those stones :)
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Comment: Thanks! I am going to open it at Christmas.
Queensmiley2530 rated for Christmas Crafts jar on Dec 5, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much! It was never ending of great goodies :) most of its already up and displayed
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Comment: Adorable mermaid ornament and the tea looks yummy (pretty tag too). Thanks much and Merry Christmas!
cllfdl rated for Stocking Stuffer Swap - DECEMBER on Dec 4, 2017
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Comment: thank you!!
Mimosagirl rated for Stocking stuffers on Dec 4, 2017
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Comment: You’re so awesome! I’m bursting with excitement and smell something lovely from one of the little stocking stuffers ❤️😍🌸 I’m going to wait for Christmas so I will truly have surprises! Again... thank you,thank you ,thank YOU! ~~ Judy ps the wrappings are so nice too!💕🎶
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Comment: thank you so much for the lovely Christmas card and goodies. Happy Holidays
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Comment: I received your beautiful package! Thank you so much, for decorating it, you truly read my profile. :) I look forward to opening it on Christmas, until then this is going to be on display under my tree! Thank you for joining my swap, Merry Christmas!
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Comments

knitterofhats on Oct 11, 2017:

Thanks for joining my St. Nick's Day Swap.

Jamnj on Sep 11, 2017:

Thanks for the note and tea--always a treat! Certainly a surprise😀You are a sweetie!

njstauter on Aug 28, 2017:

LowRain on Aug 15, 2017:

Have you gotten my swap for the Pick Me up Box yet? It's been at the post office for a week now.

ladydy5 on Jul 6, 2017:

You are a most interesting person after reading your profile. Glad you are in my A.I Group too!

ladydy5 on Jun 14, 2017:

Welcome to Thriftstore Find Enjoy our swappers doing swaps.

doulakk on Apr 24, 2017:

Welcome to the Manic Magpie group!

I will be posting a swap or two today, so please check them out!

:D Thanks!

wolviechick121 on Apr 23, 2017:

Welcome to the Mermaid Lovers Unite swap group!!

yvonne401 on Apr 22, 2017:

Welcome to Swaps in the U.S.A.! It's great to have you!

Blessings,

Yvonne

LavenderSprinkles on Mar 29, 2017:

Do you need a resent for atleast the candy? You said you dislike it. I am so sorry.

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