Swap-bot Time: October 6, 2022 3:46 am


Date Joined: January 15, 2009
Last Online: September 30, 2022
Birthday: May 7
Country: United States

About Me

I am a born again Christian. My hope and trust is in Jesus Christ, our Lord.

Random likes:

  • Rock/mineral hunting on beaches and "in the middle of nowhere.”
  • Getting together with friends for fellowship and card games.
  • Organizing (and reorganizing) my craft room.
  • Creating cheerful cards to brighten people’s days.
  • "Treasure hunting" at thrift stores, garage sales, and estate sales, and finding cool paper crafting or letter writing items.
  • Song birds singing their sweet songs.
  • Meeting other Christians who enjoy my love of paper arts and/or writing letters.
  • Cats (meow!)

Favorite Crafts

I LOVE playing with pretty papers, art stamps, markers, etc. I use them to make cards and envelopes for swapping, writing to my pen pals, and for encouraging/brightening up the lives of others with “a handmade card sent to them via snail mail.” FAVORITE THEMES: Flowers 🌸 , song birds, cats 🐈, dragonflies, snails 🐌 (whimsical only), tea/coffee, happy mail, friendship, or pen pal related.

FAVORITE COLORS: All the happy, bright colorful ones! As for metallics, I prefer gold or copper over silver.

Wish List

  • UNUSED USA POSTAGE: Vintage (the kind you have to lick or glue to seal) or the current self stick kind.
  • ADDRESS LABELS: With my address on them. Homemade works!
  • STAMPIN’ UP!: small “flattish” self stick embellishments; DSP, punched or die-cut white or vanilla shapes or labels (that I can stamp a sentiment on), stamped Hello-type sentiments (black ink on white card stock)
  • FLAT STICKERS: In my preferred themes above; I especially love colorful flowers. Please do not send dimensional stickers.
  • ENVELOPES: Handmade from pretty papers, sized for A2 cards.
  • LETTER SETS: Flower theme or any from my other favorites listed above.
  • DECORATIVE PAPER: Flower themed.
  • STARBUCKS gift card for that “once in awhile” sweet treat.
  • TEA: green tea varieties (jasmine, toasted rice, and other "earthy" ones); I enjoy tropical additives (figs, pineapple, etc.). I like oolong tea. For herbal, lavender is nice. (Please see my tea dislikes below.)

Don’t Care to Receive

We all have our own likes and what you like might not necessarily be what I like. Below is a list of themes or items that just aren’t my thing.

  • Halloween, the Santa side of Christmas
  • Loose glitter, or cards with glitter that shakes off a card and gets all over the place.
  • Mustaches, circus, Hello Kitty, Disney, cartoony, Asian, creepy/crawly bugs or insects, snakes
  • Scented items: Perfume, lotions, incense, candles, make-up
  • Postcards
  • Tourist items (e.g. blank postcards, magnets & keychains)
  • Chipboard embellishments
  • Tea in these flavors: plain mint, plain lemon, tea that brews up red in color (it’s usually heavy on hibiscus and it’s too tart for me), licorice. I don’t care for rooibus tea, nor black tea.


I always send out my swaps and usually it's very soon after partners are assigned. If for some reason you do not receive a swap from me, please send me a PM or an e-mail before rating me poorly and I will do the same for you. If the swap got lost, I will resend it.

I will rate upon receiving your swap or shortly thereafter. I would appreciate you doing the same for me.


rarjones rated for CF: Happy, Happy Fall! on Oct 5, 2022
Comment: Great decorated envie! Thank you for the cheery note and the fall papers. I have hopes of apple picking too but the days are passing so quickly not sure if I will make it! Happy Fall!
24Donna rated for CF Mail Art FALL 2022 on Sep 29, 2022
Comment: Hank you for the pretty fall card and envelope! Also the extras the stickers are way cute! Thanks for the ones for me to make some! What fun!! Our temperature has dropped down fast this evening 50’s! Enjoyed your letter! God bless you
glennasgarden rated for CF: SING to the Lord on Sep 25, 2022
Comment: Love the card you made and as always you inspired me to create a couple of the same :) Thanks for everything! I love the song 10,000 Reasons. They sing it at my church service often. Happy Fall Beth!
Response: I’m happy you enjoyed my card, and scriptures that I chose. I saw the cards you made on FB. They look great!
rarjones rated for CF: Autumn Paper Quilt Card on Sep 20, 2022
Comment: Love the autumn scrap card. Nice touch with the embossed leaves too. Love the scripture card too and the extra fall papers. This is my most favorite of all seasons and next is winter! Enjoy the bounty of colors!
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed my card w/ tuck-ins). Fall is such a lovely, colorful season. 🍁
TamiHope rated for RSC: Pretty scenery card on Sep 3, 2022
Comment: Hii Beth I was thinking about you yesterday morning and then your card arrived! It is absolutely gorgeous. I love it!! Thank you for taking the time to make me a beautiful card.
Response: You’re welcome. I’m glad you enjoyed my card. I love the ocean/beach! 💕
Comment: Thank you for such a fun swap! Sorry for the late rating.
Response: I’m glad you received and enjoyed my blind envie! 💕
rarjones rated for RSC: Pretty Paper Scraps Cards on Jul 22, 2022
Comment: Yes I really like adding dry embossing to many things. It pulls scrap pieces together so nicely. Love the color tones of your card:) Thank you.
Response: I’m happy you liked my card. I agree about dry embossing. It’s easy but it adds a nice extra touch. 💕
bb2 rated for RSC: Pretty Paper Scraps Cards on Jul 20, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card. I love the design and color combinations.
Response: You’re very welcome. 💕
AnitaHames rated for RSC - Hello Card on Jul 12, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the pretty hello card and the gold and black papers! That collar fold is neat. I'll have to try it.
Response: You’re welcome!! 💜
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful envelope full of goodies. I've already used some in my journals.
Response: Great! I’m happy you found a few things to use already. 💕
Comment: Flowery envelope is really nice. I absolutely love the coulouring stamps. They are great! Will use them for sure :). Thank you for everything!
Response: Yay! I’m glad you enjoyed everything! 💜
Comment: I really like the die cut kitty cats and the washi tape, thank you.
Response: You’re welcome. I’m glad you found a few fun things in my envelope. 😎
Comment: Thank you for the goodies!
Response: You’re welcome! Thanks for the heart.
Response: Thanks for the heart.
Inesrv rated for MMHWH - Let's send Flower Happymail! on Jun 30, 2022
Comment: Thank you Beth for all these flowers :) I specially liked the little sticky stamps. Happy swaps! <3
Response: You are very welcome. I’m happy you enjoyed everything. 💕
LadyJo rated for CF: ENCOURAGE One Another on Jun 29, 2022
Comment: Love the Beautiful card with all the wonderful verses! Thanks for the stickers, too!
Response: You’re welcome. So glad you enjoyed it! 💕
AnitaHames rated for RSC: Handmade Envelopes on Jun 24, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the pretty envelopes! I like making envelopes! I wish more people had joined the swap.
Response: Me too. Well, we’ll just have to swap them again, you and me. I’m glad you enjoyed the ones I made for you.
Christianmom rated for CF: Handmade Flower Envelopes on Jun 24, 2022
Comment: Thank you Beth for the flower envelopes. I love all the beautiful colors of each envelope. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!
Response: You’re welcome. I’m glad you loved my colorful envelopes!
LaetiArts rated for WIYM: Welcome Autumn on Jun 24, 2022
Vickyen rated for RSC - Sender's Choice on Jun 21, 2022
Comment: Hi Beth! Thank you so much for the beautiful card! I am going to use it for my next Chemo Buddy mailing and I am sure she will love it as well! Thank you for the wonderful Happy Mail! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: You’re welcome. I’m so glad my card blessed you, and will bless your friend too. 💕

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Animatarian on Jul 6, 2022:

Beth, Once again your timing (and God's) was perfect! My DH brought your sweet and thoughtful gift of Asian papers home from the PO Box yesterday, and it was just the "boost" I needed. Such fun to look through them and start planning. Thanks again for your sweet note and for your thoughtfulness! Patty

circularlogic on May 3, 2022:

Hi! I was looking back at my swap-bot beginnings and see you are still here! I am sure you have been a positive blessing to many, and your kindness impacted me! Thank you! Happy May!


rarjones on Apr 30, 2022:

Happy May Birthday Month to YOU!

Rose - CF Group

Animatarian on Jan 25, 2022:

Thank you so much for the delightful surprise card and scripture verses I found in my PO Box today! Such a great card, and the timing just perfect.... I'm dealing with a few health issues and your card just boosted my spirits! Thanks again.

LindaW on Jan 20, 2022:

Hope you’re having a blessed day and doing well.🌺

Animatarian on Aug 24, 2021:

Beth, thanks so much for your very thoughtful gift. The asian stamp is absolutely beautiful, and I will certainly enjoy using it. Appreciate your thinking of me! Patty B

Animatarian on Aug 5, 2021:

Beth, thanks so much for the delightful and beautiful card! I loved the story about the ribbons, and must admit I need to think about estate sales as a potential source for crafting supplies! I laughed when I read it was "dog grooming ribbon", BUT it certainly makes a great card!! Thanks again, Big Hugs, Patty B

LadyJo on Jul 29, 2021:

Thank you for the wonderful RAK! I can't say enough, but my daughter is excited to use some of the items as well. I was in need of Winter/Christmas washi so that is awesome. The red envelopes too were needed. We plan to share some of these things with our friends as well! It was like Christmas!

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