Swap-bot Time: September 26, 2023 1:52 am


Date Joined: March 5, 2021
Last Online: September 24, 2023
Birthday: September 19
Country: United States

About Me

Lindsay • she/her

Hi! I just LOVE creating heartfelt art to share with others to brighten their day. I also love checking my mailbox for happy mail and seeing what beautiful things my swapping friends have created. 🎨 💕

I’m open-minded and accepting; and I love handmade art! Always feel free to try a new technique or try something new on a swap for me. I love to see what you come up with and how you made it happen. I’d love to hear a little about what you made/sent… I really like hearing from you. 😊

Extras are absolutely not necessary! In fact, I have plenty of stuff. I rate (and give hearts generously) based on the swap alone.

I will always angel any swap I host.

I am open to private art swaps! Send me a message if you’re interested.

I'm mom to 2 boys, a wife, a gardener and an artist. We have a dog and a cat. I love history and fairy tales. I enjoy genealogy. I love rocks and crystals. I’m into native plants, and herbalism. I love nature. A weekend in the woods is a perfect weekend to me!

🖼 I maintain a "little art gallery" in our front yard. It is always open for sharing and swapping art locally. If you'd like to send something for the gallery, I'd love to select something to send back to you! Follow @littleArtgalleryolivette on facebook for updates.

Favorite Crafts

I just love creating things... from sewing to papercrafting to painting to leather and woodwork to to embroidery and everything in between (including polymer clay)! I’ll try any craft at least once. I just LOVE making things!

Most recently, I’ve learned how to bind a leather book, and I’ve been sewing hexagons together (English Paper Piecing) to make small toys and a quilt top. I’m also in the middle of sewing my 1st (non-historically accurate) historical garment... a dirndl dress, along with a blouse and apron. I’ve also been cranking out lots of ATCs lately!

Happy Mail

I love sending and receiving happy mail! (Who doesn’t?!)

Again, extras are truly not necessary, but if you are looking for direction to fill swap requirements, here are some things I’d be thrilled to receive:

  • anything handmade (even if the swap requires a "bought" card, I always prefer handmade and will not rate down)

  • colorful, decorated envies and packaging

  • collaborative art (decos, postcards, ATCs, etc); I really enjoy seeing what others do, and adding my own touch. I’m always happy to send them along. Homers are okay with me (because then I get to see the finished product before sending it home)!

  • zines

  • ATCs and handmade postcards

  • gel prints or mono prints

  • tiny artwork

  • a secret, a hope or a dream (I'll keep it between us!)

  • something interesting about where you live

  • a letter from you

  • a story or essay or poem

  • favorite family recipe

  • soy-free, dairy-free vegetarian recipe

  • your best parenting or marriage tip

  • vintage stamps or stamps from other countries (I’m in the USA)

Themes of Interest

I am grateful to receive any art that you wish to send me! I especially love hand-drawn and -painted art.

If you’d like some ideas specific to me, here are a few themes I’d like to add to my collection:

• the sea, seashells

• angels

• florals and mushrooms

• rainbows 🌈

. citrus fruits, strawberries and other cute fruits

• abstract

• the moon, stars and planets

• metallics

• fairy tales

• bees and butterflies


• rain

• cats

• mini schnauzers

• pastels

• feminism

• nature/trees/plants

• camping/cabin life/lake life

• the beach

• body positivity

• vintage or historical

• 80's girl (Strawberry Shortcake, Rainbow Brite, She-Ra, Cabbage Patch Kids, Care Bears, Smurfs, etc)

• gardening

• hearts

• lakes, rivers, streams

• the woods


laprochaine rated for Deco Deco 25-23 on Sep 25, 2023
Comment: Thanks for passing this on! Love the paint on the back of the envie! Is that a gelli plate print?
Comment: Thank you! Cute Halloween Deco and your page in Toni’s transportation Deco was fun.
jessica rated for NEW ART DECO #3: IMPORTANT WOMEN on Sep 14, 2023
Comment: Thanks for your important women deco! I can't wait to add someone like Margaret Sager. I think that is who I will add actually.
2Hearts rated for WIYM- Bookmarks-US on Sep 14, 2023
Comment: So cute! Thanks!
pernie123 rated for September Birthday Cards 🎂 on Sep 11, 2023
Comment: I love the card. Thanks for the tape.
penpalterra rated for September Birthday Cards 🎂 on Sep 11, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the very cute birthday card!
SFreer rated for DB ♥: Letter Rate Decos #6 on Sep 10, 2023
Comment: Thank you Lindsay! I will add to it and pass it on. Cool theme!
Shellyr rated for Handmade Art Journal Go Round R84 on Sep 9, 2023
Comment: Thanks! Love your page!!
JJcrafty rated for Virgo Season Birthday Swap #2 on Sep 6, 2023
Comment: Thank you so much for all of the handmade goodies!
ReadWithMel rated for Art Collab. PC #124 (USA) on Sep 5, 2023
Comment: Heyyy! Your card arrived safely!
Comment: Thought I rated this. Thank you💕
ccmmsu rated for DB ❤️: NEW DecoS 8/23 (USA) on Sep 1, 2023
Comment: Cool decos! I love both of these themes: mermaids and distinguished cats. Can't wait to play in them. :) Thank you!
Comment: What a nice Seasons deco, Lindsay. I don't know which page to choose! Cheers. :)
Comment: Thank you. Your flower pc is very nice!
Shellyr rated for DB💙: Deco Frenzy #1 on Aug 25, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the package of decos
Comment: Loved your toenail page for Ieva's "Nail Art" deco and for sending Debora's open theme deco too. Wishing you a happy weekend aheadxxMuggleMom
9O96O rated for DB ❤️: ART Deco 8/23 (Int'l) on Aug 24, 2023
Comment: Thanks for Vanessa's (for Janet) open theme deco. I like Vanessa's painted pages and your vintage beach lady on the pink background. ---Also, thanks for the Stamp & Pass. I love that you passed it on to me to keep in circulation, and I love your gelli printed envelope. :)
WoodlandBanshee rated for PA: Sender’s Choice (1:1) on Aug 23, 2023
Comment: thanks

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Reisegern on Sep 20, 2023:

Thanks for contributing to my pass&paste postcard. It turned out really lovely. I like your "drippy-trippy" stamp :) postcard image

Reisegern on Sep 20, 2023:

Thanks for contributing to my pass&paste postcard. It turned out really lovely. I like your "drippy-trippy" stamp :) /var/folders/pv/hmlm81zs5c91g_6yf0s3dwf40000gn/T/IMAGE 2023-09-20 20:21:05.jpg

jeka396 on May 26, 2023:

Just stopping by to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for sending home my full neon dreams deco book!! It turned out lovely, and how fun to get your matching painted envie!

9O96O on May 2, 2023:

I got my Hello deco back! Thank you so much for contributing your Howdy page, Lindsay.

DeboraCreates on Apr 19, 2023:

Hi! Thank you so much for returning my full "FACES ICM" deco - in the fun envelope! Your page is fun, too!

I really appreciate it - this is the second deco that has been returned home to me! YAY!

Hotthreads on Apr 14, 2023:

Thanks for returning my Recycle ♻️ Deco! Loved your page and the envelope too! I received two full Deco’s today, how cool is that!

teejlc on Mar 13, 2023:

It was so awesome to receive my Birds of the World deco home this weekend! Thank you so, so much for finishing and returning it. It looks like it might have come to you twice and I appreciated that you just went ahead and did another page instead of passing it on- especially since both of your entries are beautiful!

explore on Jan 29, 2023:

Wow, what a surprise! Thank you for your RAK! That is so sweet of you. Love your hand-painted envelope and heart-shaped card. I really enjoy and appreciate your two heart-shape Valentine card swaps.

JanHardt on Jan 15, 2023:

Hi Lindsay, Thank you so much for adding the Hot Air Balloon page to my Mini Art Journal. The colors are beautiful. An excellent addition to my little book! JanHardt

Hell0Z0mbie on Jan 9, 2023:

Thank you so much for sending me my full People and Rainbows deco home! I love how it came out so much - everyone's page is beautiful!! Thank you so much. I'll post a flip through on my IG soon.

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