Swap-bot Time: September 24, 2020 11:44 pm


Date Joined: April 26, 2014
Last Online: June 8, 2018

Country: United States
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About Me

I just turned 44 on June 14! I'm so excited to celebrate another birthday. I love the life I live and I stay motivated and optimistic. If I feel negativity is in effect, I am known to leave because life is too short to worry about things I have no control over.

I love....

*purple, pink and gold combination

  • purple and aqua

  • pink and aqua

  • Airmail / Postage ephemera

  • Frida Kahlo

  • typewriter images /diecuts /postcards/rubber stamp

  • penmanship/ cursive / handwriting / calligraphy

  • postcards

  • vintage anything / books / book pages /

  • Fall is my best season ever!

  • Horses / not unicorn

  • Greek mythology

  • Maps

  • travel theme items

  • Women empowerment posters, images, quotes, etc

  • lighthouses

  • nautical

  • handmade greeting cards

  • Finding Nemo

  • Alice in Wonderland ephemera

  • birds / butterflips / snails / owls

  • Cavanelli vintage calendars / folders

  • scrapbook paper

  • breast cancer awareness ephemera

  • library themes

  • Lavender/ roses / hydrangea / sunflowers

  • decorating, cooking, canning, baking for Christmas

  • DIY planner and paper embellishments

  • composition books

  • graph paper

  • Egypt / France / Greece

  • Crochet / cotton yarn

  • butterflies, birds and snails

  • sewing ephemera

  • Punch Studio cards / folders

  • Jane Austen theme

  • vintage / retro - lace / trim / ribbon

  • Vintage Betty Crocker cookbooks

  • Vintage recipe cards

  • inspirational words /phrases

  • Vintage used postage stamps

  • inkwell /ink pots

  • fountain pens

  • Paper-Mate(r) brand - black flair /felt pen

  • nibs

  • charms

  • Dr. Suess quotes

  • foreign language dictionary pages

  • stationery ephemera

  • mixed media

Favorite Books

Favorite Genres:

  • Historical fiction

  • Autobiography

  • Biography

  • Inspirational /Motivation / Self-help

  • Helen Keller

  • Books about women empowerment

  • books about countries


I do not like any crafts made with toilet paper rolls, napkin rolls or any type or paper rolls....please!


luluvision rated for International PenPal Party on Aug 13, 2016
Comment: Thank you for your lovely letter! Love the envie, of course! Thanks for hosting this!! <3
Response: You are very welcome! Thank you so much for the rating! Sending you another letter shortly...Viva La Snail Mail ;)
jinxspinx rated for Stationery Kit on Jul 7, 2016
Comment: Oh my gosh. RUTH! You outdid yourself for sure! THANK YOU! I have to tell you, when I pulled in my drive way, I saw a package (I knew yours was coming today) and thought "Thats too big to be Ruth's penpal kit." I walked up and saw your name on it. It floored me. Im now sitting here going through everything and want to say thank you so much for considering my profile.(CATS! <3 )6 Also, I would love to be penpals with you. I have been watching your youtube videos and already had joined your facebook group : ) I will have something to you very soon. All that mix up with the post office was so worth what you sent.
Response: Awesome PENPAL!!!!! I'm sooooo over the moon the you love the kit and relieved that you received the pkg finally.....Happy Dance!!!!!
kacka rated for I ♥ Pen Pal Day ♥ ~ June 1 on Oct 23, 2015
Comment: Hello, i had in my evidence this unrated swap and i looked for international package swap - which was due to in July, (this name you also said in your message from August) - so i searched at my dashboard for the wrong one. Thank you for claryfying and i am rating the right swap. thank you for everything:)
Response: Thank you so much for your rating!
luluvision rated for USA - PENPAL - DAY on Jul 3, 2015
Comment: Oh Ruth! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the handmade folio with the notebook and comic paper/envelopes! Is that scrapbook paper on the front? And squeal! You sent me the super awesome postcards!! And the origami circus looks like such fun. The dolphin beads are adorable and thanks for all the postcards! I do have those MS molds but I'll pass them on, no problem! Thank you again! It was such fun to open! Happy Penpal Day!
Comment: Yay! Thank you for your awesome envelope and goodies! I'll post a photo to the FB group soon!
Comment: Thanks so much Ruth...great images. Thanks for the newsy letter as well.
Response: You're welcome! Thank you so much for the heart too! :D
Comment: ♥♥♥♥♥ My sneak peek did not do this journal justice. Such an extraordinary work of art. I love my journal as much as you do yours. This was an uncommonly successful swap with all partners exceedingly happy with the results. I will swap with you any time. ♥♥♥♥♥
Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the journal! I had such a great time! I'll be your swap-bot buddy as many anytime +++! ♥ Thank you for the heart rating too!
Comment: thank you, I loved everything! you really made it a very happy mail day!
starmccoy rated for VLSM: Pocket Letter Pals (PLP) on Mar 27, 2015
Comment: Wow, wow, wow. Loved this swap! Thank you Ruth. Sorry I'm late to rate. So elaborate and special!
Comment: I Remember being with other ladies and just heard a "Whoa" is that Santa Naughty list? lol, your letter gave me a HUGE smile and i will cherish it forever, very nice format! and the best i was able to figure it out how to open it properly, super awesome swap!!
AZmom875 rated for VSLM Postcard Destash #1 on Mar 20, 2015
Comment: I love those cat yoga cards.
Comment: ♥ No you did not duplicate yourself. I loved them all. When in doubt "think butterflies". One can never have too many. Thanks for the fantastic swap.
starmccoy rated for VLSM: >>>> P.U.S.H on Mar 11, 2015
Comment: Thank you Ruth for the PLP! Your calligraphy is so beautiful! And I love the tissue paper. The perfect addition to finish a swap I'm working on! You are a keeper! Bless you!
roxswapbot rated for I LOVE RUBBERSTAMPS #8 on Feb 27, 2015
Comment: I likey all the stampage mail art, I likey the stickers, and I likey the stamps, too. Thank you for the swap! It was in that handmade paper bag - love.it!
Comment: Hi Ruth, great images! Nice that you labelled the paper too. These will be used up in no time flat! Hope you will host another! Thanks a bunch. AND I love the teabags!
Comment: Oh Ruth, Thank you so much for the wonderful journal! I love every part of it! I felt so blessed to receive your creation. Thank you!
Response: You are so welcome Star! It was my pleasure and I so enjoyed having you in this swap! Thank you Thank you Thank so much from my heart!!!
DCasey rated for I LOVE RUBBERSTAMPS #7 on Jan 29, 2015
Comment: Thank you for the images! I love the quotes and thank you for the calligraphy!
Response: Your Welcome! Thank you for the rating!
SuZignomeMoM rated for I LOVE RUBBERSTAMPS #6 on Jan 23, 2015
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely assortment. Never thought about stamping on cork before. Nice touch.
Response: I'm so glad you liked it! I'm glad you found another way to use stamps on. KEEP CALM STAMP ON! :) Thanks for the rating and the heart!
Deea rated for I LOVE RUBBERSTAMPS #5 on Jan 19, 2015
Comment: Absolutely beautiful!! I cannot wait to see them in my smash book!!
Response: I'm so glad you have found a use for the images. Thank you so much for rating and the heart!
Comment: The package was super cute!! Thanks so much!
Response: all your YT video reviews are awesome! I'm glad you liked it! Thank you for the rating and heart!

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SuZignomeMoM on Jun 8, 2015:

Thank you for the lovely surprise. I am in awe.

SuZignomeMoM on May 5, 2015:

SuZignomeMoM on Apr 25, 2015:

Sorry Ruth, somehow I always manage to mess up your profile. Previous comment needs to be deleted

SuZignomeMoM on Mar 30, 2015:

Hope it is great!!!

kirstyenarno on Mar 23, 2015:

Thank you!!!! XOXO

graciepie49 on Mar 13, 2015:

graciepie49 on Mar 13, 2015:

Thank you for inviting me to your group!

SuZignomeMoM on Mar 7, 2015:

Darn, he didn't seem too big when I previewed him. Maybe you should delete him.

SuZignomeMoM on Mar 7, 2015:

anrtist on Feb 5, 2015:

WELCOME to the APDGroup! Enjoy! Have fun and I hope it helps to Brighten Up Your Profile!!! You are an Officer so you may host some swaps for us... & earn some STARS ;-)

Blessings, cc

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