Swap-bot Time: September 19, 2021 10:06 pm


Date Joined: November 29, 2010
Last Online: September 17, 2021
Birthday: February 15
Country: United States
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About Me

9/16/21 - We are moving and should be in our new home by Thanksgiving. I won’t be joining any swaps until after I unpack all my stuff. Probably will be featured on a craft episode of Hoarders!

Random things about me:

  • Native Californian; reluctant Utahn
  • Dislike winter
  • Drawn to the whimsical
  • Love all things paper
  • Like to wrap presents
  • Prefer nonfiction
  • Puppy paws and puppy breath are the best smells (yay for Frito Feet)
  • Like to make cards
  • Like most colors
  • Am glad our peach orchard is getting smaller

How I Swap

I rate according to the quality of the swap. I am easygoing and not stingy with 5s and hearts if I feel there is effort put into the swap. I do not expect extras.

If I get you as a partner, I will read your profile, look at your Flickr, Etsy, or anything else on SB in order to get a sense of your likes, dislikes, and style. I will put my best effort into swapping something I think you will love. I usually send little extras, but expect you to rate only on the quality of the swap itself.

I expect (and will give in return) timely communication and ratings.

I do not lightly rate someone down. I consider myself to be understanding and kind. However, if I feel that someone has egregiously taken advantage of that understanding nature, I will rate accordingly.

Things I Love/Hoard

Pretty wrapping supplies

Recipes using fresh peaches

Embroidery Floss

Paper stuff

Vintage paper stuff

New paper stuff

Crepe paper, kraft paper, manila paper, copy paper, tissue paper, toilet paper (!), cardboard, chipboard .... and the list goes on.

I love licorice pastels (but not so much plain black licorice)

I love chocolate with nuts (but not so much chocolate without nuts)

I like most everything and every flavor of everything!!!


SilverD rated for CPG-Self-made envelopes-US on Aug 2, 2021
Comment: Thank you for all the wonderful envies! They;re all so perfect and LINED with decorative paper too! Thank you for including tags, very thoughtful. So happy you way over did it and sent eight, thank you very much. I like your index note card, too.
Response: I am so pleased that you liked them! You do such beautiful work. Thank you for the kind comments and rating - happy August!
Barbara rated for CPG Stamps Galore Envie - US on Jun 10, 2021
Comment: Hi Janet, thank you for reading my profile, I just love all the beautiful stamps, postcards and stickers you sent. Have a fun and restful summer!
Response: I am so pleased that you liked what I sent! Thank you for the sweet rating. Have a wonderful summer, too!
gingerbee rated for RSC - Something Pink on Jun 1, 2021
Comment: Simple and sweet - your handmade pink card turned out lovely! Thank you!
Response: ThNk you for the kind comment and rating! Hope you had a nice Memorial Day weekend.
AbbyGailsCorner rated for RSC - Hearts on Jan 30, 2021
Comment: Janet, so nice to swap with you again! Yes, I have this card from an earlier swap, but I love it so much that I was THRILLED to receive it today! Thank you! Also, so nice to receive the generous heart postage! I understand tax season very well and so glad to be retired! Lol. Hopefully we will have another swap after April15th!
Comment: Oh my goodness, this package is a crafter's dream! So many wonderful goodies and I love how you packaged everything. The stationary is adorable. The gnomes are so cute. What a lovely package. Thank you so much.
Response: Yay! I am glad you liked it and hope you can use it. Thank you for the sweet comments and rating!
gingerbee rated for RSC - Christmas Tags on Dec 4, 2020
Comment: That is divine!! The tags, the presentation, the whole shebang - thank you!! Simply beautiful!
Response: I am so please you liked them and that they finally got there - in time for Christmas!!! Thank you for the kind comments and rating. Happy Holidays!
DragonflyDaisy rated for RSC - Anything Trees on Oct 24, 2020
Comment: Janet thank you for the beautiful tree card. I loved it, and the snowflake stickers you included for the envelope are a sweet touch! Happy crafting! 😁
Response: Sorry it has taken me so long to respond! I am glad you liked the card. Thank you vey much for the comments and rating. Happy Holidays to you!!!
Comment: Hello Janet - thank you for the “killer” Halloween pocket letter. I LOVE IT! Your design is terrific, especially the beaded tassel. All of the goodies are cute and your letter is sweet. Happy Haunting! DeAnna
Response: 12/8/20 - Somehow the system keeps deleting my responses!!! I am glad you liked the pocket letter as I had so much fun making it. Happy holidays to you!!
hfe777 rated for RSC - Christmas in September on Sep 19, 2020
Comment: Love the card! Thank you!
Response: So happy you liked it - thank you for the sweet rating! - 12/8/20 - Somehow I guess I didn't save my responses because it didn't show up. Hope it takes this time! Happy Holidays to you!
Coss rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on Aug 26, 2020
Comment: your card is so beautiful. Thank you so much. And thank you for the Hello die cut. That was above and beyond!
Response: I am so pleased that you liked it! I am trying to force myself to craft a little after losing my mojo for so long .... Thanks, too, for the sweet rating!
Poohtat rated for UHM: June Pick-2 Happy Mail on Jun 12, 2020
Comment: What a lovely package. The gnome/mushroom postcard is so cute! Stamps are always welcome. Thank you!
Response: Sorry it's taken me so long to respond! Just waking up from Zombieland ... So glad you liked the package and thank you for the kind rating!
Comment: Thanks so much for the goodies, Janet! LOVE the envelopes and the stamps!!
Response: Didn't realize I haven't responded to a few messages! I am so pleased you liked it - I love making envelopes. Hope you are staying cool! Thanks for the sweet rating.
Coss rated for RSC: Senders Choice on Apr 20, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the beautiful card and matching envelope. Loved the background behind the hearts. And thank you for your generosity in sending me your extra die cut. That was above and beyound and very appreciated. I just recently got a die cut machine, so it will be a nice addition. Thanks again.
Response: You are so very welcome! I am glad you liked it and can use the die. Thank you for the sweet comments and rating.
shellimakes rated for Halloween Diecuts on Apr 20, 2020
Comment: Squeee! Janet, I LOVE not just the awesome multitudes of spooky die cuts you sent (way above and beyond), but also the beautiful way you packaged everything, and your sweet note, which pointed me exactly where I needed to go, to order these dies for myself. A superb swap return. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I will now be stalking you for private trades; be warned. Maybe that's spooky, too... LOL :) XO
Response: I am so happy you liked them! Thank you for the sweet comments and rating. I would love to do a private trade anytime!
Comment: I cannot show enough gratitude for the outstanding collection of die cuts that you sent. Your presentation is marvelous.
Response: I am so happy you liked them! Thank you for the sweet comments and rating. Stay safe and healthy and thanks for joining this swap!
watercolorgirl rated for RSC: Flower Card (Edited) on Mar 13, 2020
Comment: Thank you for your lovely card. Reminds me of spring flowers to come. They little extras will be fun to use.
Response: You are so very welcome! Thank you for the sweet rating - Happy Friday the 13th!!!
LindaW rated for CMF: Happy Spring Greeting Card on Mar 12, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the cute handmade card. It has been raining here on and off.
Response: I am so pleased you liked it! Thank you for the sweet rating. Happy Friday the 13th!
susieq40 rated for RSC - You Say the Word on Mar 7, 2020
Comment: Love love love the yellow card, think the idea of our words was a challenge, great idea. Your will go postal on Monday...know what I'm doing this weekend. Did you do the dots on card by hand? Great work, of course you always do...❤️❤️❤️ PS love the extras. Sue.
Response: I am so happy you liked it as I loved making it for you! I think I used remade enamel dots there (although I sometimes make the with Nuvo drops). Thanks for your kind comments. I am excited to see which word you chose!
OrigamiGrace rated for CPG Handmade Envies - US Only on Feb 27, 2020
Comment: Wowee these are so pretty they will be hard to part with! Thank you for such nice envies! I love the stitching!! I've never tried lining mine but looking at how nice yours are, I might start doing that too!! Many thanks!
Response: You are so very welcome and I am glad you liked them - I love making envelopes! Thanks for hosting this great swap and for your kind comments!
Coss rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on Feb 19, 2020
Comment: Your card was beautiful. I can never get my embossing to look so consistent and vibrant. Thanks for the dots. Love them.
Response: So pleased that you liked it! Thank you for the sweet comments and rating. Looking forward to swapping with you again.

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Lonestarchild on Sep 10, 2021:

Oh wow! What a really really wonderful PILE of handmade envies arrived today for WW August. These are all so bright and cheerful -- and my favorite size! Thank you so much!!

Tricia22 on Sep 8, 2021:

CPG August wishes- thank you for the handmade envelopes, very much appreciated

OrigamiGrace on Sep 7, 2021:

I love the handmade envies you sent me for my August wishlist - all of them are so pretty, gonna be hard to part with them ('the precious' lol!) Thanks so much! Always a treat to get an envie from you!!

LadyJo on Sep 1, 2021:

Thank you for the WW August wishes of homemade envies! I love the designs and nice to send labels too! I would have had this sooner, but the mail lady found a stack of my mail that never went into my box yesterday. It was sitting near by she said! Oh my!

susieq11 on Aug 27, 2021:

THANK YOU sooooo much for the CPG: RAK - USA - Postcards & Notecards!!! Wowzers! I’ll be digging through these goodies all weekend! Even poodle cards in there : ) Oh I can’t tell you how excited I am and super grateful too. Your generosity is unmatched! Thank you! XOXO

tcornell on Aug 17, 2021:

Thank you for the beautiful envelopes and coordinating labels that you sent me for August WW, I really appreciate it ♥♥♥

kiddomerriweather on Aug 17, 2021:

Thank you for the PC’s you sent for my August WW. You are very generous.

susieq11 on Aug 16, 2021:

Thabk you for the beautiful animal postcards for WW August! They are all so sweet and dreamy! Love the enclosure card! E. Frances is a fave of mine! Thank you for thinking of me and I hope you’re enjoying the summer : )

OrigamiGrace on Jul 4, 2021:


LadyJo on May 4, 2021:

Thank you for the Beautiful wishes of envies made for me. I just love them! This is for the CPG April Wishes!

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