Swap-bot Time: June 13, 2024 4:00 am


Date Joined: November 19, 2008
Last Online: January 29, 2024
Birthday: February 9
Country: United States
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A sure way to get a heart on a swap is to use an interesting stamp on envie or creatively decorate it! I would rather open my mailbox to find one of those two things than any other kind of extra! It really makes me smile.

Ratings... I always rate. I just may not do it in a timely fashion! I mostly do series swaps now, and I may not rate you until I'm getting ready to send the next swap out. Sorry, it's just how I roll! Also, I WILL NOT rate you down if you mail a few days late. That's just silly. I'll always give the benefit of the doubt on any swap, but please don't take advantage!

About Me

  • I'm married to a fantastic guy who is totally in love with our 2 kids.
  • my favorite color is blue, all shades of blue!
  • i like cows, real ones, fake ones, but especially the cute-sy cows.
  • i'm a slob, but i try soo hard not to be. But it's all an organized mess, b/c i know where everything is.
  • I love sarcastic humor, dirty humor is fun too, and i have nothing against vulgar words (so sending 'questionable' swaps to me is OK! - i find it all funny!!!)
  • i love everything nautical: mermaids, fish, beach, ocean, waves, sea, crabs, whales, dolphins, ships, boats, charts...
  • i'm working on an small embroidery projects. small is the way to go when you just want to get 1 thing finished!

Favorite Crafts

I love crafting. Just look at my pinterest page!

I also sew. I've made a couple quilts (but have really only finished one the proper way :) I mend clothes for my husband and occasionally make clothes for my daughter. I really love doing crafty sewing - halloween costumes, softies, hooded towels, and other crafty items!

I like making journals...and i need more practice. maybe we can set up a private swap and i can make you a mini journal with some pretty papers for practice?

i'm also into sea glass. i can't walk the beach with my head up, i'm constantly searching the sand and rocks for my next little treasure.

I spend a lot of time making my family yearbooks - not quite as scrappy as a scrapbook. I have an assortment of digital papers and stickers. I


SEA GLASS - if you are willing to part with it!

make it & bake it Suncatcher kits for my daughter. Either the plastic beads, the frame, or both! it's her new favorite thing to do :)

STAMPS - if you are my swap partner, i would LOVE if you could use actual stamps vs the metered sticker. I buy all the "special releases" (you know, the ones that aren't flags!) and save one of everything, which is starting to add up! if you send me pretty stamps on envies, then i don't have to save unused ones, b/c i'll save yours! If you include real stamps on a package, I'll most likely give you a heart for that alone!

I guess I'll add my Dislikes

PLEASE DO NOT SEND SEEDS (plants, flowers etc) from other countries. There are so many invasive species here that are taking over, and I will NOT plant and potentially add to the problem. So please, don't send them!

i don't like coffee or tea.

i stay away from black licorice.

i'm not religious and am not into anything religious - although i want to add that i do not have a problem with you or your religion; i'm just not into it myself.

if sending recipes, please avoid cabbage or fish

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Comment: Thank you kindly for the beautiful mermaid!!! I love and appreciate her, and I also appreciate your communication throughout this swap :)
Midsummerlily rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R29 on Jun 21, 2017
Comment: Gorgeous dragons and definitely not scary! Love them! 💕
helo rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R27 on Mar 26, 2017
Comment: Just got back from hols and it has arrived. Thank you.
Comment: Thank you!
helo rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R25 on Sep 15, 2016
Comment: Just got this yesterday - it's nearly full and ready to go home.
Response: I LOVE when journals are full and get to make it home :) glad that this one finally made it to you after two weeks...
sandyponey rated for MLU: Mermaid Matchbox Bed & Doll on Aug 20, 2016
Comment: Love love the wee mermaid and her bed. So precious. The tiny little seahorse buddy is adorable. Thank you so much. You put a lotta love into making that little sweetie pie. Mermaid Hugs, Sandy
Response: awww...glad you liked her! i love that little tiny seahorse...seemed just perfect to be her snug pal at bed time! i wasn't sure i could make a bendy doll small enough to fit in a matchbox, but she did with just enough room for some bedding and a buddy. :)
Comment: So cute! Thank you!
Comment: Just got your cute fairy doll in the mail - so cute and yes love the hair!
Comment: I love the way you did it alot better than the way we have been doing them!! Plus I love the tiny braid in her hair and her wings! Oh and the flamingo. EDITED I love the comment you made. lol
Response: i added the wings just for you :) i noticed your comment on the swap page! and when your mermaid doesn't need wings, she can loan them to another of your fairy dolls!
gothbarbie rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R24 on Jul 20, 2016
Comment: Got your wonderful "scribbles" spread! Thanks again for doing this swap with me so I could get in on this round!
Response: sorry i sent that journal back to you this round! i didn't realize my other partner was artstamper and i didn't want to send her journal to her!
Artstamper rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R24 on Jul 18, 2016
Comment: Hi Kim, Love, love, love what you did with this round!
Response: :) thanks! it was a great art to do while watching tv. (and i had to do two journals this round, so a VERY similar one went into your journal, too!!)
pcmiminini rated for Backyard Birds on Jul 11, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful little bird notebook! It is really nice. I love the entry on the bluebirds, as I would love to see one. The story about the baby robin was very cute, and it reminds me of my recent find: a dark eyed junco nest! They started to hatch yesterday. Your pictures of hummingbirds are also cute; I have the exact same feeder too. Thank you for the beautiful bird book!
Response: glad you liked it! we have fun taking pictures of the birds in the yard - my (almost) 5 year old is always asking what is at the feeder and has started identifying some birds (robins and cardinals are the easy ones). Then she asks if I'm going to get my camera! haha!!
Comment: so beautiful!
Response: thanks! my daughter kept trying to convince me to let her keep both of them! i told her we had lots more flowers and we could make her more (she already has about 10!)
samsstuff rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R23 on Jun 6, 2016
Comment: Thank you!
helo rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R22 on Apr 19, 2016
Comment: Thanks. I love the colours on your lacy page.
Comment: Thank you.
Comment: Got it, thanks!
tizzicat rated for True or False? on Nov 15, 2015
Comment: I think the true one is that you have moved 14 times
Response: which is waaay too many times!! hopefully, we'll stay in this spot for awhile :)
Comment: Thanks!

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wolviechick121 on Jul 4, 2016:

Happy Independence Day!!!

thriftymermaid on Feb 7, 2016:

Happy Birthday from the Mermaid Lover's Unite Group!! We hope you have a fintastic day and year ahead!! Please head over to our group forum and put your name and addy in our February Birthdays thread so that we can send you some Birthday Happy Mail!!

Ky on Feb 2, 2016:

Thank you soooo much for returning my long lost traveling art journal, that was so thoughtful!! And I love the pages you did in it! Thank you, thank you!

Ky on Nov 26, 2015:

Xira on Jun 30, 2015:

It is a Dutch book by Marieke Blokland and it's title is Art Journalling & Mixed Media. I like it but it makes me wanna have all the art supplies she is using :))

thriftymermaid on Feb 6, 2015:

Happy Birthday from the Mermaid Lovers Unite Group!! We hope you have a wonderful day and an amazing year ahead.

fiberlady23 on Jan 31, 2015:

I'm so glad you liked the journal!!

HelloCindi on Jul 30, 2014:

Hi Kim! I'm so happy you received the swap I sent you! Thanks for the rating & the sweet comment! I've been meaning to ask if you collect used international stamps as well? I collect stamps (mostly international ones) & I have quite a few duplicates! If you do collect international stamps, I could send the duplicates your way! Xoxo

HelloCindi on Jul 28, 2014:

I received my Traveling Postcard in the mail today! I just want to say THANK YOU for signing & passing along my postcard! ♥

sweetpea22 on Mar 5, 2014:

Thank you so much for ALL the boxtops for my February wishlist! They will really help out!

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