Swap-bot Time: December 7, 2022 4:51 am


Date Joined: February 20, 2009
Last Online: April 17, 2019
Birthday: July 1
Country: United States

About Me

I love anything handmade!! ANYTHING that you put your creative efforts into will be appreciated by me!

I most especially love decorated envelopes and mail art. IMO an envelope not decorated is not worth sending. But I would never rate down if this is not part of the swap...just something I really enjoy...seeing a decorated envelope in my mailbox.

I love making cards from recycled and repurposed items...recycled wrapping paper, tissue paper, office paper, vintage games, vintage papers, used greeting cards, magazine clippings, paper scraps.

I create other stuff (jewelry, magnets, decorations) as well from recycled tiles, floor boards, old watch parts, recycled fabrics, things found in nature, etc.

I have a SERIOUS addiction to free stuff, curb alerts, freecycle, rummaging, dumpsters, trash piles, thrift stores and yard sales!

My RecycLoves shop is on esty at: recycloves.etsy.com

Other stuff I love:

*trees and nature in general

*the ocean


*weird, strange, horror images and things

*unique playing cards

*vintage stuff (70's)


*rubber stamps

*handmade items


*art made from nature

*handmade drawings



*pirate ships/ships

*teeny tiny things

*little dishes/bowls


*Totoro and all Hayao Miyazaki characters

*anything strange and out of the ordinary

If you are in a swap that involves my daughter, she likes:



*zoo animals




I will reiterate, I absolutely love anything that is handmade. I find everyone's art and craft work to be inspiring.

If you're swapping with me...I welcome all of the above!! Everything old is new again!

Things I do not like/don't want/don't need:

*Anything Disney (!!!) and other main stream/movie characters

*anything fragrant, or smelly in any way. If I receive something that smells of cigarettes, it goes right into the trash...that's how sensitive I am to it. So if in doubt, I would rather you not send it.

*small tiny stickers that get lost in the shuffle and teacher reward stickers

*tiny scraps of paper. I have enough...overflowing containers!!!

Thanks for swappin'!!


Comment: Thanks so much for the neat postcard. I like the quote too. It is very simple but powerful.
Comment: Thank you very much for your wonderful postcard, I love it! That postcard box sounds so much fun! I will check it out online
Comment: Yes, ha! An artsy daisy card with a green Eugene vibe! Thank you! And you know? I have moved around a lot as well... and chose Eugene as my place to settle. :)
Comment: thank you for the pretty card!! :D
banjobraids rated for POSTCARD: I don't live there! on Mar 29, 2019
Comment: Cool Waikiki postcard! My auntie lives in Maui and she never invites me :(:(:( Still waiting. :):):) Happy spring, thanks!
Response: You are going to have to invite yourself...or just show up! Hahaha
sharmison33 rated for POSTCARD: I don't live there! on Mar 25, 2019
Comment: I wish I was in Hawaii right now. It’s been so rainy and chilly here! I’m ready for Spring!
Response: Me too!!! I need to see the leaves on the trees again!
Ganell rated for ATC #9: MONTH OF FEBRUARY (2019) on Mar 4, 2019
jayneblonde002 rated for Bird themed postcard swap on Feb 28, 2019
Comment: Thank you for your postcard. Lately I've been appreciating birds more and even got my mom to give me a bird book for my birthday. I love your little postcard. It's going into my collection.
Haole1 rated for Bird themed postcard swap on Feb 14, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the PC, it was nice getting it for Valentine's Day😊
Comment: Thanks so much! Happy to hear you share some love for Oakland!
Comment: Thank you. I loved it.
Comment: thanks for the pretty card Stacy
Suncloud rated for Norse ATC on Jun 15, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC.
Martha rated for Chicken Themed ATC Swap on Jun 8, 2017
Comment: Love the ATC... thanks so much.... good luck to you and your baby chicks !!
whytewillow rated for Chunk O Cardboard - May 2017 on Jun 6, 2017
Comment: Thanks
vlhafer54 rated for Norse ATC on Jun 5, 2017
Comment: Thank you - I love it - I cannot draw and always appreciate someone who can.
mixedfx rated for Chunk O Cardboard - May 2017 on Jun 3, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the literal "Chunk-o-cardboard" lol! It made me laugh! :D
Vickyen rated for Chunk O Cardboard - May 2017 on May 31, 2017
Comment: Hi Stacy! Thank you for the chunk and your message had me giggling! I seem to pick up the wrong stuff now and again, usually when it is something the hubby wants - yikes! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
metammi123 rated for Playing Card ATC - Open Theme on May 26, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the Cupcake ATC and the cute apple stickers ... MY girls would love a pen pal actually Victoria is very excited the first pen pal the same age as her ... we will send a letter soon... Victoria would also LOVE to swap ATC with the pen pal letters ...
heatherkm rated for Playing Card ATC - Open Theme on May 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks so much for the apc. Playing cards are the perfect size so you might as well use them, huh?

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lou on Jul 17, 2017:

Happy Birthday Month!

bjmonroe on Nov 23, 2016:

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

lou on Jul 1, 2016:

Happy birthday from WIYM group!! Enjoy your MONTH =^••^=

Sandara333 on Apr 12, 2016:

Hey, another 333 person! Saw your name and had to drop in & give your profile a look see. :)

Sammy137 on Mar 13, 2015:

Hi. Thank you so much for the book. I love it!! The weather is slowly getting warmer here, and it's reminding me and making me excited that it's almost rummage sale time! Trying to wrap my head around the fact that I am officially 40 yrs old today!!:-)

ladydy5 on Apr 16, 2014:

Thanks for joining Thriftstore Find group. Hope you will enjoy swapping. Great bunch on there.

Vendetti on Aug 1, 2010:

Remember me??

I just sent you an invite to my new group "Tudor Exchange." I saw your 'Fit for a King' ATC swap so I thought you would appreciate the royalty of the British monarchy.

Hope to see you there, my lady.

DarbyFlats on Mar 29, 2010:

Elizabeth received your package for our Mail Art buddies. Holy Smokes... it's rare to hear her screech like that, lol. She was SO happy and excited. It started when she saw the Superman envie in the pile of mail. What a tip-off. You didn't even give Mom a chance, heehee! Thank you so much. They will send you something the weekend of April 8th. :)

1CrazyQuilter on Feb 28, 2010:

I would love for you join my St. Patrick's day handmade card swap

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