Swap-bot Time: September 21, 2019 10:06 am


Date Joined: July 24, 2017
Last Online: September 20, 2019
Birthday: March 14, 1966
Country: United States

About Me

I am a free spirited Christian lady with a deep sense of joy! I am a worship arts dancer and love twirling flags.

I enjoy quiet times, the smell of baking bread and fresh cut grass. I enjoy reading, but don't get a lot of time for it.

I am a Social Worker and I work for a non-profit agency that provides emergency and long-term services to victims of human trafficking. I provide trauma-informed clinical therapy. I also do everything from court advocacy, all kinds of life skills training, group therapy, and full case management, etc. Whatever they need, I do my best to provide it or connect them to resources that will.

I think tiny houses are adorable! And every house should have either a dog or a cat. They teach us a lot about how we should behave in life!

Flowers, especially poppies are beautiful! I adore wildflowers and walking through fields filled with them. And I adore dandelions! I love their bright, yellow colors.

I like seeing the birds and hearing their songs.

Butterflies are delicate and fragile and so much fun to watch.

I really enjoy nature and spending time in it whether it's hiking, canoeing, walking through the woods - it doesn't matter. I like being in the middle of it.

I enjoy cooking and trying new recipes. I enjoy all types of tea. I like the smell of coffee, but my taste buds are repelled by the taste of it!

I like vintage style chickens and roosters.

I like to have scented candles burning - mostly outdoor smells, floral, nature based scents - I stay away from food based scents except lemon and apple.

I like any of the Gelly Roll Ink Pens by Sakura. Of course I like sparkly things too! Pink, purple and turquoise are my favorite colors. I like unique vintage items, especially ribbon and lace. I'm really getting into pretty letter writing papers and notecards. And calligraphy is a new interest too!

I'm in love with Daphne's Diary magazine and will take new or gently used old ones. I also like Flow magazines, Bella Grace magazine, Stampington's Art Journaling, Somerset Studio, Take Ten, The Coloring Studio and Stampler's Sampler magazines...basically any of the paper or card crafting magazines they have.

John Grisham is my favorite author. I like cute wristlets! Unique stamps are cool. I like anything Kelly Rae Roberts makes. She's fantastic! I would love to get into fancy lettering so any of those supplies would be welcomed. I like unique paper.

Favorite Music

Music I Enjoy:

• Music from the 50s • Some country and bluegrass • Christian Contemporary • Classical music when I need to concentrate • Soaking music. • Love 80's music! • Some from the 90s • Meaghan Trainor • Katy Perry’s Roar • Old school jazz • Swing music.

I don't like heavy metal, acid rock, death rock, hard core rap and things along that line.

Favorite Crafts

Favorite Crafts

• Bible art journaling • Junk journals • ATC's • Altered crafting • Smash books • Vintage journals & tags • Journaling cards • Altering match boxes. • Envelope flipbooks • Paper bag journals • Altered glassine bags • Some knitting and crocheting • Anything crafty

Favorite Television

TVs, Movies, and YouTube – as of Sep, 2018

• NCIS • Criminal Minds • Parks and Recreation • Little House on the Prairie • All types of documentaries • Crafting videos on YouTube • Anything Law & Order • Project Runway • America’s Next Top Model • Chopped • Top Chef.
• The Pioneer Woman

What I Prefer

I really enjoy all types of ephemera, especially vintage.

I have a washi tape obsession and would love to get some from international countries. I don't think you can ever have enough!

Home-made tags make my heart smile!

Tim Holtz is dark and mysterious in his designs but there's a uniqueness in the ephemera pieces he creates.

I love lace, doilies, tea stained papers and bags. I welcome any type of Christian based ephemera, Christmas themed and Bible scripture themed.

I also like getting die-cuts as I don't have a die-cut machine myself.

I love envelope flip books, altered journals (any size, especially small).

I have a passion for the wristlet bags and adorable art/pencil pouches. I love Dori's, mini-Dori's, journals with home-made signatures.

I like hair ornaments, especially headbands, barrettes, and cute flower clips. I like bangles and bracelets.

I love lemon and watermelon patterned things. Or items with orange or lime slices on them.

Cute bags!!!

Gift cards to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, any restaurant, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, Regal Cinemas, Yankee Candle, Bath and Body Works, Gas cards.

I all types of fabric, fabric threads, and unique items to use in crafting. I like seam binding, coffee dying different types of paper and fabric.

I like craft stuff like clothing tags, old tins, food wrappers that are clean. When I go out to eat at Chili's, I collect everyone's little brown bag their silverware comes in!

I reuse tea bag wrappers as journal pockets! I don't believe everything has to be bought to be used in crafts. I thoroughly enjoy surfing through thrifts stores and rummage sales for usable items.

I like facial masks and sugar scrubs too! Essential oils are really nice.

I like wristlets, bags, and purses. I also like the grocery reusable bags, especially the Trader Joe's ones. Those are really cool to me!

I love anything from Ree Drummond's Pioneer Woman line.

Favorite Books

I am currently into any of the Little Golden Books or other children's illustrated books. I repurpose a lot of them into journals.

I also really like Richard Scarry's children's books because of the incredible illustrations. They're so colorful!

I enjoy reading anything related to psychology and social work. I adore John Grisham and could read his books over and over. I grew up watching Little House on the Prairie so anything related to Laura Ingalls Wilder I would welcome.


I love all PCs..really! I love anything vintage. I love all animals, EXCEPT bugs, spiders and snakes. I especially like rabbits, llamas, chickens, rabbits, flamingos, domestic and large, wild cats, butterflies, giraffes, sloths, elephants, polar bears, and birds of any kind. Stuff from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Cool architecture and buildings. Barns, doors, windows, and mailboxes. Lighthouses, boats, and water related. Beach and ocean. Floral, botanical, cactus, garden related. Craft related. Anything Homemade. I welcome Zazzle ones. Anything that's visually interesting. Quilt or basket weaving. Local area to where you live. Ones that showcase an interesting place I should visit. I love winter and autumn themed ones. Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love, love, love cute snowmen! Basically, I'm open to most PCs except profane, nudity, offensive, violent, crude, or anything along that line.

Thanks but No Thanks

I am not trying to be rude, just trying to save you some expense/waste by asking you please, do NOT send me:

Halloween themed, dream-catcher designs, key chains, coasters or book marks (I don't use them), anything with snakes, profanity or discriminatory language or photos, magic themed stuff, nothing with witches, Twilight or vampire, werewolves, etc., incense, horror or gore, kiddie, reward, or foam stickers or stickers with glitter on them that can come loose, no political stuff or images. Thank you kindly!


Candace rated for Coloring Collab 2019 #9 on Sep 19, 2019
Comment: Yay - I get to color this one for Halloween!
LoveThis rated for Send A Postcard #5 on Sep 19, 2019
Comment: Thankyou very much for the amazing bear card :)
Comment: Thanks for the nice PC and your note. We have a Norway in Maine too. Though it has no relation to the country. When the town was seeking incorporation, they petitioned for Norge, the Native American word for (water) Falls. Somewhere in the process it was changed. I'm thinking a legislative clerk couldn't read someone's handwriting.
ubx rated for DIY Postcards #2 on Sep 14, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the lovely postcard i love it!!❤️
Doodlefingers101 rated for PC Swap: Easy Peasy on Sep 13, 2019
Comment: Oooo I may want visit Lambert’s cafe.🤔👍🏼
pernie123 rated for Just Randomness on Sep 9, 2019
Comment: Thank you, especially for the post cards.
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely PC! Hugs, Diane
Hunbun rated for Art Collab #41 Add postage on Sep 6, 2019
Comment: I wish I could give you more hearts. Little Nutbrown Hare is one of my favorite storybook characters (and I have about a dozen favorites). And another heart for the Dali PC bc he is in my top five favorite artists. Thank you! I can't wait to add to this collaboration!
Response: Aww, thank you! You're so kind! I love Little Nutbrown Hare too!
iamkarlam rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2019 on Sep 1, 2019
Eulegirl rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2019 on Aug 31, 2019
Comment: Thanks! I love the self-care ideas and the postcard!
Response: So glad to hear that! Thank you for the heart!
Lotusemilia rated for Postcards - Focus on: Women on Aug 26, 2019
Comment: Thank you! I love the card! :)
Response: Yay! I like when that happens!
Nevi2018 rated for 7 Year Anniversary Contest Swap on Aug 25, 2019
Response: Thank you for the heart!
Comment: Thank you so much for this wonderful postcard!! LOVED the mermaid colored washi!! <3
Response: That washi came as a big set! My daughter really likes it too!
Kraftylady777 rated for Sticker Slapping Postcard! on Aug 24, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much
poppie07 rated for Coloring Collab 2019 #8 on Aug 24, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the awesome fruity stripe extra! They’re my favorite! And I loved your envelope art!! It was so cute! Excited to continue on this coloring collab!
SillyTilly42 rated for Art Collab #40 Add postage on Aug 23, 2019
Comment: Thank you!
saturatedinink rated for [Ring] postcard package #3 on Aug 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely card <3, it was so nice to receive and so lovely decorated. :)
juliewasson rated for Postcards - Focus on: Women on Aug 21, 2019
CHOWEFACE rated for Food on Aug 20, 2019
Comment: Nice macaron card!

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JuneRosebud on Sep 13, 2019:

Thank u 4 working on my Art Collab #38. I liked ur contributions=)

yvonne401 on Jun 18, 2019:

Welcome to Butterfly lovers! It's great to have you here!



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lynnpinkdaisy on Sep 18, 2017:

Yaaayyy! Soo excited to receive the package! Thank you!!!

Evelynswap on Sep 14, 2017:

Hi Lynn, Here is a little preview of the bookmarks that are on their way to you!


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