Swap-bot Time: March 23, 2023 6:44 am


Date Joined: January 6, 2010
Last Online: March 23, 2023
Birthday: December 20
Country: United States
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About Me

  • Perfumey smells and cigarette smells make me gag - please, if there is a smoker in your home, add a dryer sheet to swaps you send me.

I always send my swaps. A lot of the time I mail them right on the day they have to be mailed cause I like to think about them for a few days, and it usually takes me another few days to search thru my craft and art boxes to find the perfect embellishments! So, if you haven't received a swap within a reasonable time, please, please send me a message!!

I have to add, no matter how great your artwork is, if there isn't a note with it, I'm always a little disappointed. It doesn't take that much time to add a short note and it really does make the swap more meaningful.

My husband and I live in Oregon, USA. We have a daughter and a son, both of whom are in college. I enjoy daily walks (except if it's rainy or windy) and having one of my sisters nearby to go antiquing and to movies with me.

Favorite Crafts

I blame my grandmother for my addiction to crafts. Who would have thought that some of the very things we used to laugh about that our grandmother had made us, we would now be making ourselves. She was altering boxes and books before the rest of us knew what altering was.

I started with sewing and cross stitching in high school and college then bought myself a band saw to cut out wood crafts. Now I like to alter things - books, boxes, dolls, pictures. Can't seem to buy anything without thinking how to alter it. Most of my altered art works have little skulls lurking around.

Right now I'm working on several collages using l" and 2" squares and ATC's. I like to make a few cards for each holiday to send to my sisters and relatives.

Favorite Music

My radio is always on, tuned to the Oldies channel. But I also sometimes like to listen to songs my kids recommend. Right now I have Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros in my CD player on repeat.

Favorite Books

My favorite authors include Jane Austin, Georgette Heyer (my user name comes from one of her books), Robert Jordan, Tamora Pierce, Lois McMaster Bujold, C.J. Box, and Alexander McCall Smith. I like mysteries, SciFi, fantasy, and fiction that have strong, funny women in the stories.

Favorite Television

My favorite TV shows also have strong women actors including "NCIS", "The Mentalist", "Castle","Leverage", and "Justified". I really miss "In Plain Sight" - why do the best shows get cancelled so early?! Mary. Recently, I've been watching some "Supernatural" episodes at my daughter's insistance. Ok, so she doesn't really have to twist my arm - I mean, look at these guys!

Supernatural Season 10



  • Little rusty things

    • Vintage things

    • Used postage stamps

    • Little Red Ridinghood

    • Crows, ravens, owls

    • Halloweeny things including skulls, skeletons, trolls, dia de los muertos art, and zombies

    • Steampunk

    • Scrapbooking things

    • Things to use for altering

    • Collage items

    • Primitive dolls and artwork

    -Warm shades of red, orange, brown, yellow

    -Blues, lavender, and greens together

    -State capitol postcards

    -Owl, raven and other bird postcards


-Foam stickers, stickers for children

-Large fake stick-on jewels



user6937 rated for 2024 Calendar Tags - March! on Mar 22, 2023
Comment: What a gorgeous card, Nancy. I love how you matted everything, and incorporated the lion, the lamb AND a shamrock leaf. Beautiful! Oh, I just noticed the photo of the Warbler taken by your husband - such a nice picture :)
Comment: I just love these clusters-you do such a wonderful job on them! the card you sent them in was very special,too! Thanks for sharing your talent with me and take care,my friend! Just noticed the stamps on the back of the card-thanks to your husband and you for sending them along! I appreciate it!
Comment: Nancy, WOW!! I am speechless after opening this swap from you! I LOVE the ATC that you made, it is seriously perfect in every single way! I am super excited to add it into my collection! The Stand is also one of my all time favorite books by Stephen King, in my top 5 for sure:) I think that is awesome about how you would drive through the tunnel to visit family!! I also LOVE LOVE LOVE the extras you included as well! I recently started stamp collecting and I am so excited to add all of these into that collection as well! Truly, thank you so much for everything, I am so grateful and appreciative<3<3 I wish I could give you more hearts! <3
Rbrstmpr rated for WIYM: Happy Mail Swap on Mar 15, 2023
Comment: Woo Hoo! Love all my goodies. Happy mail indeed! Thanks.
Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely mix of wintery items! I especially love the journal cards you made- I’ll put them t good use! The elf stickers made me laugh- that’s my favorite movie! Hopefully spring will arrive soon, but while there’s still snow on the ground I’ll use this envelope to make some cozy creations!
minniepic rated for PH: Send 3 Touristy Postcards #24 on Mar 13, 2023
Comment: WOW, What an amazing package to brighten my day❤️❤️❤️❤️Thank you so very much for all the amazing postcards and extra goodies ❤️❤️❤️ I loved everything so very much. Thank you for all the wonderful stamps, just Awesome ❤️❤️❤️
Poeprincess rated for USAPC: 3 Elements ATC #75 on Mar 9, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the pretty ATC & elements. Your card is so nice! Thank you for being my partner & sharing your creative talent.
thequilterslink rated for Making Clusters on Mar 7, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the beautiful clusters, love them!
evanselli rated for BL - Butterfly Stamps on Mar 3, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful swap. I love the card you made the the butterfly stamp will go into a journal that I’m working on right now. Have a wonderful day. 😊❤️
Comment: This tag is lovely! Thank you for creating it for me and for the themed extras, too.
Karmi53 rated for MFF: Beginning of Spring Bird ATC on Feb 28, 2023
Comment: Thank you Nancy for this special atc you did a beautiful job in making it. Love the Song sparrow we have sparrow but l don't know if they are the same. I saw a blue jay the other day, and we have lots of Robin's and some hummingbirds. We have lots of snow right now and I want it gone so l can have spring and see more birds. The owl is beautiful too we never see them, hubby hears them once in a blue moon. Thank you for the bird post card too. Take care and thank you
user6937 rated for ACTS: 2024 Calendar Tags - January! on Feb 27, 2023
Comment: Your tag has finally got here, and I really LOVE what you made and how you made it; great idea to make this lovely scene with calendars; it's funny - I just made a couple of ATCs using some tabletop calendars :)
Comment: I'm thrilled to get you as a partner again and you did such a beautiful job(as you always do)! Love the fabrics you used-the clock fabric and then the clock hands and the lovely tree of life charm. The back of the tag is even pretty! Thanks also for the nice Valentine card-hope you had a nice one-I did! Take care and hope to see you again soon!
Mimi7 rated for TfT: Valentine's Tea Party! on Feb 14, 2023
Comment: Hi Nancy, thanks for the lovely envelope and the lovely Valentine card to use. Thanks for the tea and the extras!! Happy Valentine's Day!!
YooperHill rated for CO (Collage Only) - Hearts on Feb 11, 2023
Comment: TY for a lovely swap! I love the embossed card you sent too!
BookLover9273 rated for TfT: Valentine's Tea Party! on Feb 11, 2023
Comment: Hi Nancy! Thank you for the most beautiful card and sharing your favorite teas! I cannot wait to try them <3 Happy Swapping!
Comment: Thank you for the really lovely clusters. I love the elements you used together. And thank you for the pretty handmade card and decorated envelope. Aloha
evanselli rated for BL: Butterfly Note Cards (INTL) on Feb 9, 2023
Comment: Thank you very much for the beautiful card and the bits of ephemera. I’m working on a fairy journal right now so the will go into the journal. The butterfly’s and little fairy are just perfect 😊❤️
Artstamper rated for Vintage Valentine on Feb 4, 2023
Comment: Hi Nancy, Thank so much for the very lovely vintage valentine page. I love the vintage lovers and ladies and will enjoy using the extras.Your nice note finished off s great swap! Happy Valentines day to you too
coleenfranks rated for Clusters, Clusters.....US on Feb 1, 2023
Comment: Nancy, thank you for doing such a beautiful job on your clusters. They are so fun to do and so easy. And I like how you did you envie...very nice. Thanks for joining my swap.

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simcoe54 on Dec 20, 2022:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!

2Hearts on Aug 18, 2022:

I loved your ATCs and the note you wrote for CPG-ATC of the month - Aug 22! I also went to a small carnival in my little town where I grew up - Anamosa, Iowa. Your note and ATC brought back wonderful memories! We have a lot in common - including our names! Nancy

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IDreamOfAfrica on Apr 8, 2020:


𝓙𝓾𝓼𝓽 𝓫𝓮𝓪𝓾𝓽𝓲𝓯𝓾𝓵. 𝓣𝓱𝓪𝓷𝓴 𝔂𝓸𝓾!

lemooon on Nov 30, 2019:

Wishing you all the best!


JuneRosebud on Nov 1, 2019:

Thank u 4 joining my swap through WIYM: Ho To The Third Mini Pocket Letter=)

ScrapHappyGabi on Oct 14, 2019:

These guys are MY FAVs!! Just met them for the third time, 2 weeks ago!! So much FUN! Best thing was meeting CHUCK(God) and the Trickster for the 1st time! - Omg.. SO FUN!!


phillaine on Sep 11, 2019:

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