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lovesmail

lovesmail
Date Joined: December 31, 2010
Last Online: October 23, 2020
Birthday: October 26, 1967
Country: United States

About Me

My main goal, and the reason I joined Swap-bot, was to receive snail mail! I moved a lot as a child and developed a few good pen pals among my friends and relatives. As time went by, I lost many of my snail mail peeps to social media and such. So sad! I developed a real love of snail mail, and I still love going to my mailbox and finding actual mail! Not ads, bills or catalogs.

I am extremely easy to please. I love swapping, and I am happy to receive anything you have taken the time to send. :) I don't want anyone to feel pressure when sending me a swap. For me, it's all about getting mail!

I ALWAYS send my swaps, so if you did not get a swap from me, something went wrong! My 5.0 attest to how seriously I take swapping. Please let me know you did not get what I sent, and I will be sure to make it right. I have participated in several journal swaps as well. I always send on time, and I put consistent effort in my journals. If you are hosting a journal swap, you can rest assured, I am reliable, and I will send my journal on time!

My hobbies are sending all kinds of snail mail, creating journals, zines and mail art. I am very careful not to over commit myself, so I only sign up for swaps I know I can put significant effort into. I wish I had time for more, because mail, journals and zines are my creative outlet! Sometimes life gets busy, and I have to break from swapping, but I always come back!!! Having said that, I am not a creative genius! LOL! I do the best I can with what I have to work with! That's why I am very forgiving and easy going with swaps. I know everyone is coming from a different perspective; I would never be judgmental of any swap I received.

Favorites

Items I especially love to swap are: journals, zines, mail art, stickers, labels, Post-Its, cute paper clips, memo sheets, washi tape, rubber stamped images, patterned paper, embellishments, ephemera, stationary, postcards (any type), vintage items, and basically anything I can use to scrapbook, journal or create mail art. :D

Other items: Fun Ban-Aides, lip balm, pocket sized anything (i.e. wet wipes, tissue, lotions, etc.), seasonal items.

Favorite Books

Most of the books I read are non-fiction and related to journaling or are motivational in some way, but I also like historical novels. A couple of my favorite books are "How to Make a Journal of Your Life" and "Good Mail Day".

Favorite Movies

My favorite movies are typically romantic comedies, action adventure and some mystery/suspense as long as it's not about aliens or demons.

Favorite Crafts

Scrap books, junk journals, smash books, zines and mail art.

Ratings

Wanda rated for Happy Little Notecards #123 on Oct 24, 2020
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Comment: Your notecard really brightened my Saturday, Linda! Thanks so much. It was interesting and your writing is so neat and beautiful. Thank you for the extras for my journals, AND for using a Halloween postage stamp on the envelope! 🧡✉️🖤
nsciambi rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! I've been eyeing this box set on Amazon. Such fun postcards!
Carollee922 rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard
kayebubbly rated for Happy Little Notecards #123 on Oct 22, 2020
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Comment: I appreciate your mail, thank you for sharing !
debbiespoms rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 22, 2020
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Comment: Thank you Linda for the lighthouse PC. Glad you & yours had a fun time at Tybee lighthouse.
crochetjunkie rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 22, 2020
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Comment: I love your handwriting!
MaddiV17 rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card!!
octobereve930 rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: I love NYC my fave place on earth. ty
Amyncognito rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!
lovelettererin rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard! I love the stamps!
usctrojans79 rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 21, 2020
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Comment: Love the postcard.
ashleh13 rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 20, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the PC! My husband immediately recognized the location because he is from Georgia haha.
kizzlets rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 20, 2020
5
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Lilyhax rated for Big Postcard Swap USA only on Oct 20, 2020
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Comment: I love all the flowers and cherry blossom stamp!
bpl76 rated for LSRUS-Sticky Note Fun-USA on Oct 15, 2020
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Comment: Love them all the monster is the bet part Perfect for env Halloween decoration
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Comment: Thank you so much for the packed full fun of blue goodies!
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Comment: Thank you so much for everything! Unfortunately the mail was fully cut open on one side so I hope nothing fell out!!
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Comment: I love that your family does bowling night! how fun!
thecolorofinfinity rated for Zine Swap #1 !! on Sep 16, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the interesting zines!
mags142 rated for LSRUS-6 things for fun-USA on Sep 15, 2020
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Comment: Hello Linda! OMG I wish I could give you more than one heart! This package was made especially for me and I am so thankful and appreciative. This was so thoughtful and I loved opening and seeing each item. THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart <3

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Aug 7, 2020:

Happy Friday!!

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Traceyk on Feb 3, 2017:

Yay! I can't wait for your reply. :) Have a wonderful day! ~Tracey~

njstauter on Jan 28, 2017:

LowRain on Oct 25, 2016:

Hey! I wanted to ask about the book you used for the small journal. Where did you get it from? I've been using the sewn binding, mainly because I didn't think I would like the ring/wire bound type. But man-surprise me-I DO! It's....smoother. If that makes any sense at all...ha!

LoveToCraftInAZ on Dec 8, 2014:

Thank you so very much for the super cute card and all the fun goodies! It was my pleasure to Angel the Send a Smile Swap for you! Thanks for the thank you! You are a sweetheart! Have a Very Merry Christmas! Hugs, Lisa:)

LoveToCraftInAZ on Aug 17, 2014:

Good Evening! I wanted to say "hi" and welcome to my "Send a Smile" swap! Happy to have you joining in on the fun! I see you have an empty nest. I am getting nervous for when my daughter goes off to college in 2 years. Seems like she was in Kindergarten just yesterday. Time flies so very fast!! Have a wonderful week! Take care!! Lisa:)

Dairenn on Dec 1, 2011:

Hope Abby likes her gifts in the advent calendar that she gets to start opening today. Hugs !!

reauk on Nov 23, 2011:

thanks for the lovely birthday card and gifts for grant from you and abby...grant loved the handmade card.... thanks love rea and grant.

id0be1ieve on Nov 8, 2011:

Thank you so much for the pressie (for the 'Count down to christmas > A Wrapped Present Tag' game) ..I look forward to seeing what's inside, when I open it at Christmas time..if I can last that long!! ;-) hehe!

forever0lost on Nov 2, 2011:

hey im really glad you liked it :) and im also glad the coin wwent well :)

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