Swap-bot Time: May 26, 2020 4:30 am


Date Joined: March 4, 2016
Last Online: May 25, 2020
Birthday: December 30
Country: United States

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I am a 40 something small town country gal living in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. I am a mother to 1 wonderful adult daughter ( married).

My husband of 31 yrs and I reside with our 5 fur babies.~ A pitbull and 4 cats

I am a collector of all things old and vintage and love to go "junk hunting". Thrift stores and flea markets are some of my favorite places to shop.

I love Old vintage things, lace and pearls or anything shabby chic.

I enjoy jewelry of any kind. I have multiple pierced ears. Bracelet size 7 1/2- 8 inch and ring size 7. I love the handmade stuff!

I don't mind partially used craft supplies (like left over stickers and bits 'n' pieces) all crafters always have "extra leftovers" from projects that we don't throw away because we say "I can use it later". I would love any crafty assortments, stickers, vintage themed anything, butterfly, or pet theme you would like to share. I do lots of paper crafts with a wide variety of themes so pretty much anything goes for me.

I love animals and have rescued many. I can never turn an animal away. They need love an affections just as much a people do. I enjoy anything cat themed.

Favorite Movies are to many to list but the types I like are comedy, romance, thrill/horror, mystery suspense, action adventure.

I watch A LOT of TV! Any suggestions for shows or movies are appreciated. I stream Netflix & Hulu along with regular tv Network channels.

DIY channel, HGTV, Investigation shows, I enjoy shows like The Handmaids Tale, Harlots, Siren, Stranger Things, ,Chicago Fire, Chicago Md, Chicago PD, New Amsterdam, The Good Doctor, & psychological thrillers.

I have been a crafter for most of my lifetime. I dabble in just about everything except needlepoint. I enjoy all types of paper crafts like making pocket Letters, Flipbooks, ATC, Card/tag making, making creative stationary and scrapbooking.

I love to write letters so snail mail is one of my hobbies. I am always looking for new pen friends in the US. If we are partnered for a swap even if it's not a letter swap and you enjoy writing letters and have common interest with me just write me a letter and include it in with the swap and tell me that you are looking for a pen pal. I always reply back.

When it comes to theme choices for swaps I'm easy to please. I like most everything (see a few dislikes) everything from kawaii to horror. I am not easily offended and I love humor.

I enjoy all the seasonal holidays and I do celebrate Christmas. I am a Christian so religious items gladly accepted.

Wishlist / Likes *unused US postage stamps any denomination to use for swap postage

*stationary paper or letter sets. I prefer lined but unlined and handmade is fine too.

  • Anything you take the time to make yourself always makes me happy. I enjoy handmade over store bought

*I like Kawaii *Cat/ Dogs themed (any animals really) *Vintage any thing as long as it is clean and usable

*Precious Moments~ anything

*Vintage advertising cards, stickers ect *Beach themed~ sea shells, nautical, anchors, Mermaids

*Card stock paper/ pretty scrapbooking paper *Lace, ric rac, Trims of all kinds *Photography relate anything ~Black and white vintage photos *Any kind of embellishments (brads,stones pearls, flat backs, junk jewelry) *Washi tape *I love butterflies *Jewelry *Rubber or clear stamps/ inks * stationary, pens, pencils, notepads, post it ,ect *Charms *flat backs * flat stickers *rub ons * flavored teas fruity/ spicy preferred (no mint) *Apple Cider *Hot chocolate *drink mix to add to bottled water * ephemera * ATCs of any kind or theme * dessert, crockpot/instant pot recipes * I do a wide variety of crafts so any bits and pieces are welcomed. * Magazine clippings that can be used for art collage *hand lettered words or phrases to use in projects *I love bright colors and it's hard to choose a favorite but if I had to choose it would be red.

I like abstract/ cartoonish, doodles/ retro as well as "real" when it comes to art work for postcards or ATC.

Decorated envelopes really brighten my day! I (and also my mail carrier) love mail art that arrive in my mailbox.

I am easy to please and not picky at all but just a few things that I don't like and would prefer not to receive Are: Marvel/ DC comic related, Star Wars, Anime, Pokemon type stuff. *role playing items (Dungeons & Dragons, MTG) * Primary (teacher/school type award) stickers.

I am an early sender. I weigh my swaps to calculate postage but should you ever get anything with postage due please let me know so I can make it up to you!

You should receive your swap well before the deadline date. If you haven't got it by the deadline date please message me so that I can try to track it down or resend. I would never flake on a swap and communication is important. If you are my partner I will always notify you if I might fall behind schedule for any reason and please feel free to message me at any time.

I don't always check my email so if you need to get in touch with me please send your message via swapbot message.


Pandd rated for USAPC: Glue Book Page #5 (Ancestors) on May 6, 2020
Comment: What a wonderful package. The glue book page is all of my favorite things on one page. Love it. And all of the wonderful extras. Too much. Thank you for a great swap Pat💕💕
Response: I'm glad that you enjoyed our swap. I enjoyed making it for you. Thanks or the rating and the heart too!
kokoloc rated for TCHH: Spring Mail Art on Apr 28, 2020
Comment: Oh wow! What a fun envelope. And I absolutely loved everything you included inside. This was such a great swap to receive!
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart. It was such a fun swap to make.
kokoloc rated for CPG Decorated Flat Envie - US Only on Apr 2, 2020
Comment: Wow! What a beautiful, fun package. I absolutely LOVE everything. Thank you for brightening my mail box and my day.
Response: I'm so glad that you enjoyed our swap. TY for the rating and the heart too! I love doing mail art.
Comment: Hey Vanessa...I got your envelope today and it is the absolute cutest thing! I love it! And thank you as well for the fun goodies that you enclosed.
Response: Glad that it finally made it after floating around in the mail for over 2 weeks. Mine hasn't arrived Thank you for the rating and the heart.
MissBrenda rated for OSS: Randomness on Mar 8, 2020
Comment: Thanks so much for the envie of goodies! Have a magnificent day and happy swapping to you.....
Response: Thanks for the rating and the heart!
ktk8 rated for USAPC: Glue Book Page #3 - Green on Mar 2, 2020
Comment: Hi.... and LOVELY to receive from you ... I love making these too....fun fun fun fun... thank you also for the extras.....many many HEARTS to you!!!!
Response: Thank you for the heart(s) and I am happy that you enjoyed the swap.
LadyJo rated for UHM: Mail Art - Love Theme on Feb 19, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful "Love" Mail art envie! I enjoyed reading your letter and I will be writing back soon. I also will enjoy the extras too!
Response: Glad that you liked it. Thanks for the heart. See ya at the mailbox soon. :)
Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely glue page, goodies and letter. I will be writing back. I really enjoyed your swap!
Response: So glad that you enjoyed the swap. Thanks for the heart too!
Comment: Thanks for another fun mail art envelope filled with goodies!
Response: You are very welcome! Thank you for round 2 of rating and the heart.
sweetgypsy rated for USAPC: Glue Book Page #1 - Orange on Jan 13, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the glue book page and fun extras! Those frogs are too cute! :)
sharmison33 rated for SMSUSA: SNAIL Mail Art on Nov 9, 2019
Comment: Vanessa thank you so much for this beautiful swap. I love everything! The stamped images are awesome. We do have a lot in common. I am writing you back and I will drop it in the mail on Tuesday 😊❤️😊
Response: Glad you enjoyed the swap. I’m looking forward to hearing back from you too. Thank you for the heart and rating.
Comment: So delightful - thank you! And so many extras, you really have spoiled me! Pretty and Eastery envelope, also.
Response: I'm happy that you enjoyed it. Thanks for the rating and the heart too!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelopes! :) Have a nice day. ♥
Response: You are very welcome and I am happy that you enjoyed them. Thank you for the rating and the heart!
foggybluemail rated for Just Randomness on Apr 13, 2019
Comment: Wow! This swap was super cute! I loved everything and thank you so much!
Response: I happy you enjoyed our swap and thank you for the rating and the heart!
bjansen rated for OSS: Rubber-stamped PC on Mar 26, 2019
Comment: Love it thanks
Response: Thank you for the heart!
Comment: Loved the envelope mail art and the goodies inside! Thanks...🤗
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart. I'm glad that you enjoyed our swap. I enjoyed doing the mail art for you.
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful card and all the cat goodies! Love them! Happy holidays!
Response: You are so very welcome. Thanks for the rate and the heart!
Comment: Thank you SO much! What a fun little package of stuff! It definitely put a smile on my face!
Response: I'm glad that you enjoyed it. Thank you for the rating and heart.
Comment: Thank you so much for everything
Response: thank you for the heart!
colleenbUSA rated for SMSUSA: Stationery Lovers Swap on Nov 9, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
Response: You are very welcome. Thanks for the rating and heart!

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yvonne401 on May 25, 2020:

Wishing you a happy and safe Memorial Day!

Let Memorial Day be a day to count our blessings and remember those who serve to protect our country and our freedom.

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

CariahCreates on May 21, 2020:

Thank you for the pocket letter supplies from my AWG May wishlist

purple24 on May 19, 2020:

Thank you for the mask you made me. It’s beautiful! Thank you for the beautiful postcards and bookmark! — AWG

Tigerlilyknotwise on Apr 24, 2020:

Thank you for sending birthday wishes to my niece for her sweet 16! She was so bummed not to have a party with her friends, but your card arrived on her birthday and helped to cheer her up! So much appreciated by her, and my sister, and by me! (April AWG)

LadyJo on Apr 15, 2020:

Thank you for the pretty Spring Happy Mail for AWG wishes for April. I love the minizine you made me! So creative and I think you have fine drawing skills! My skill is not drawing but using washi and stickers to create a scene for Mail Art. Oh maybe some cutouts and ink stamps sometimes. See ya in the mail soon!

yvonne401 on Apr 14, 2020:

Thank you for the awesome happy mail (AWG April)! Thank you for remembering me during this difficult time!



tcornell on Apr 14, 2020:

Wow Vanessa, thank you! I think its so sweet of you to have sent me a mask you made. Also, thank you for the playing cards, washi samples and postcards too ♥♥♥

ChrisAnne on Apr 13, 2020:

Thank you so much for the sweet Happy Mail from A Wish Granted. God used you powerfully to minister to me! Thank you for being His vessel!

CariahCreates on Apr 13, 2020:

Thank you for the lovely wishes for my AWG April wishlist. So sweet of you to send a mask. I'm hopeless at sewing so mine are a little wonky looking.

theevidenceisme on Apr 9, 2020:

Thank you for granting my March wish from a wish granted USA group for stamped images and used postage stamps! Thank you for the extra Happy Mail stickers you threw in as well!

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