Swap-bot Time: December 15, 2019 2:03 am


Date Joined: June 4, 2018
Last Online: December 27, 2018
Birthday: December 29, 1987
Country: United States

About Me

Hi! I'm Amber! I'm a 30 year old married, mother of 2 amazing daughters. Adriannah is 12 and Dixie is 9! My husband and I have been married almost 10 years now, together 14. We live in Michigan (booo lol). Boring!

I have always been interested in crafts, especially paper crafts, though I don't consider myself specifically talented with it. I have a bit of craft ADD, so it's hard for me to sit down and finish a project - though I'm really hoping to make 2018 the year that changes that. I started getting into crafts around the time I turned 16 - when my Mom bought me a ton of scrapbooking things. I have slowly collected some stuff since then... Not nearly as much as some people have, but enough to make it fun to dig through all my bins! =D I would love to jump into the idea of making some handcrafted embellishments, I think that would be really special.

I recently got myself back into penpaling - as I had one when I was a teen. I also got my daughters into it. I'm hoping to show them how amazing different communities can be!


ā I LOVE all things vintage floral. I'm super obsessed - paper, die cuts, watercolors, stickers, stamps, postcards .. seriously. I'm not picky, lol. They will always make me so happy.

ā My favorite color is cranberry.

ā My favorite animals are cats, otters, and giraffes. Favorite dogs are Great Danes.

ā I love cute, pink/pastel, frilly things, but I also love dark colors - especially when galaxy-themed.

ā I love anything to do with crystals and the mystic.


*Etsy: www.etsy.com/people/amberpineau?ref=hdr_user_menu

āž³ Tutorials. No seriously. I keep seeing some of the most beautiful stuff on Instagram and would love to know how to make it. (I.e.: vellum shakers, ATCs, flipbooks etc)

āž³ Wax Stamp & waxes

āž³ Vellum paper

āž³ Die-cuts

āž³ Anything vintage floral or rose gold

āž³ Unused vintage stamps (1c, 3c, 6c etc - suitable for using as postage)

āž³ Ephemera

āž³ Postcards (No Ad cards, please)

āž³ Stationary/Letter sets

āž³ Gel Pens

āž³ Planner kits/stickers

āž³ French Macarons

āž³ Handmade embellisments


ā‹† Herbal tea, or coffee

ā‹† Anything political or religious (Christmas etc, aside) - I love me some Jesus - I just don't prefer it in my Happy mail.

ā‹† Creepy bugs

ā‹† Anime/Manga

ā‹† Reward/kid-ish/cheap stickers

ā‹† Sports, patriotic, or Armed forces such...

Favorite Music

I literally listen to almost anything. I'm not a huge fan of screamo type music.

But some things that I listen to at least fairly regularly are: Pop, rock, alternative, country, contemporary Christian, piano instrumental, jazz, some hip-hop/r&b, some rap...I love music as far back as the 50's through today.

Some of my favorites are: Maroon 5, Ron Pope, Imagine Dragons, and Fleetwood Mac.

Favorite Books

I used to read a lot more than I currently do, but when I do, I tend to read YA. I love the Paranormal category - anything to do with fantasy, utopian/dystopia, sci-fi etc.

I also enjoy a good romance novel, of course. I gotta get my sap somewhere! ;)

Favorite Movies

When it comes to movies, I'm all over the board. I love horror movies - but I also love rom-coms, thrillers, supernatural movies, and good action movies (I'm pretty much sold on anything that has Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Liam Neeson or Timothy Olyphant in it.)

My two absolute favorites, though, are "The Labyrinth" and "Alice" (A SyFy movie)

Favorite Television

Easier to list, though I don't watch any of these super regularly - and some I'm not completely caught up on:

Arrow, Supernatural, The Walking Dead, The Handmaid's Tale, Stranger Things, This Is Us, The Fosters

Favorite Crafts

Again, I have craft ADD - but here are some things I've found that I DO enjoy doing, when I can get myself to sit down and complete them...

Diamond Paintings, Card-making, Scrapbooking, smash books, pen-pal letters, baking (I consider it a craft!)


JadeFan rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 15 on Sep 20, 2018
Comment: Wonderful start. Will pass it along.
Bonbonsprot rated for #DearSwap - june 2018 on Sep 18, 2018
Comment: Thank you Amber for the swap. I loved your sweet letter. It made me laugh. I'll definitely reply. Thank you for the extra little things. It brightened my day!
Breadzim rated for Hello Stranger PC Swap INT Aug 2018 on Aug 13, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the postcard, and yes I love puppies!
joaj rated for INTL Happy Mail - 5 Pieces on Aug 9, 2018
Comment: Love this swap! Thank you so much!
FireCat91 rated for Cat Day šŸ± swap on Jul 31, 2018
Comment: Dear Amber, thank you sooo soo much for your amazing swap. The cats enjoyed opening it ( of course! it came in a box :-) and we had such a great day exploring the goodies you've sent to us. Especially the cute Squirrel is their favorite toy so far. This was the BEST swap I've received on swapbot so far. I wish I could give you 1.000 hearts! <3
Response: I am so glad that they enjoyed! <333 You are so very welcome!
karenh77 rated for Song Lyrics on a Postcard on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: Now that is something that I'd never know about you!
0lga0lga rated for Act of Kindness on Jul 22, 2018
m3i5 rated for Washi samples- International on Jul 20, 2018
Comment: Hi Amber, Thank you for your washi selection, the jelly fish is indeed the cutest of them all :)
Response: Glad you liked it!
MsBellaDonna rated for Fun Kitchen Towel swap!!! on Jul 16, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the towel, I love the sunny color and the fun sunglasses on it!! :)
Comment: Thanks, Marc
Comment: Sounds like the non profit you help at does some good works
DanielaF rated for July: Simple Storebought PC swap x3 on Jul 11, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
mejulia rated for Let's Talk About Our Hobbies on Jul 10, 2018
Comment: I loved your note, such fun to read about your hobbies.
Comment: Thanks for the cute puppies!
marhod5 rated for Just To Say Hello Swap on Jul 10, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the lovely note!
Comment: Cute! Thank you Amber :)
lynnpinkdaisy rated for Song Lyrics on a Postcard on Jul 9, 2018
Comment: The Labrador Retriever postcard is so cute!
kfaye rated for etsy swap #7 on Jul 7, 2018
Comment: This was not on my etsy list, but thank you they are nice.
Response: I actually completely missed your etsy faves because I was looking for it in your About Me sections - but I did try to choose something you specified in your wants - St. Paddy's Day themed mug mugs. Glad you liked them at least - sorry about that.
Cupcake436 rated for Goodies 4 ME & YOU!!!! July on Jul 7, 2018

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Kathy821 on Jun 11, 2018:

I'm so happy to be your first swap and the card you chose is awesome. i love it! Thank you and welcome to Swap-Bot. Feel free to message me with any questions that come up! I'm happy to help if you need it!

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