Date Joined: January 29, 2017
Last Online: December 15, 2017
Birthday: August 5, 1969
Country: United States
12/12/17 UPDATE ON FIRES: THEY HAVE MOVED AWAY FROM MY AREA AND OUR ROADS ARE ALL OPEN TO MY POST OFFICES. I NEED TO GO PICK UP MY MAIL AND RATE EVERYONE. SORRY FOR THE DELAYS IN RESPONDING.
I recently had to re-do my profile because I somehow accidently deleted the whole thing! It's okay though, because I have learned so much since I started swapping. It's been almost a year now of swapping and I see how others swap and I am learning from that. Looking back I realize how much you all have brightened up my days. This will be my first Christmas with Swap-bot. I really look forward to this new year 2018 with all that I have learned from you guys. I want to give back to people what I have experienced through some of you. I will need to watch some Martha Stewart tutorials on wrapping gifts though, haha! Seriously though, thank you all for the love.
Hi, my name is Kimberly Faye Kirk. I am a Leo. I am a spiritual, nature loving person. I live in a rural area up in the San Gabriel foothills of the Angles National Forest, in the high desert of southern California. It is very peaceful here and I love all my quiet, alone time. I grew up by the beach & that is where I spend most of my getaway time, on my boat in the Ventura Beach Marina. My passions are crafting, traveling and art. I have traveled to many countries. I love going places and seeing the old monuments, castles, cemeteries, cathedrals & trying new foods, learning things about places, people and history. I love going to museums and art galleries. I also enjoy the outdoors and love a quick road trip or a long one camping in my RV. I love to plant flowers and organic veggies in my garden and green house, which is in a bohemian/tea theme.. I love watching the birds from my porch, especially quail. I have been keeping bees and learning as I go. I also love to star gaze or just sit and look at the mountains.
I like to do many different types of crafts including: painting, paper crafts, creating jewelry, making things with nature & doing seasonal crafts. I make Pysanky eggs. It is a Ukrainian batik method using beeswax, a candle & dye. I love trying new crafts. I can crochet a scarf, but that's the only stitch I know. I can do printed cross stitch but not counted. I sew by hand because I don't know how to operate a sewing machine :/ but I do have one and want to learn!
Alice In Wonderland, Fairies, Gypsies, Mermaids, Goddess, Cats, Victorian, Bohemian, forest, ocean/beach, India, Egyptian, Irish, British Family, Tea, shabby-chic/romantic, Dia de Los Muertos.
I like Light & Happiness & Love & Healing...I like witches but not dark. I like odd & creepy things, but not evil things.
I do not care for country décor or animal print or camo.
I respect all religions, but I have my own beliefs that may differ from yours.
I love receiving Handmade items where I can tell love and pride were put into them:
Something you specialize in making or something your country is known for making.
Nicely made ATCs.
Origami (already made).
Asian ink writing.
Tiny felted animals.
Altered items...tins, boxes, bottles etc.
Pages to put in a Nature/Spirit/Meditation Book. I would like to make one and I have been gathering things.
OTHER ITEMS I WOULD LOVE TO RECEIVE:
Anything natural that can help with headaches, sinus, allergies & migraines.
Rice paper or any other textured paper.
crystals & gemstones, especially spheres.
Famous art & monument items...For instance: A mini statue of a famous sculpture, a pill box with the Eiffel tower on it, a Frida plush toy...etc.
Gaia & Yoga related items.
Chinese New Year decorations.
Sari material & velvet.
metal bars for jewelry making.
Metal chains/necklaces for jewelry making.
Snap Settings for gems.
Inspirational (non-religious) coins/stones.
Pretty things to hang in my greenhouse (boho style/floral/tea).
Boat/beach related items.
RV items (cute vintage style).
rose gold-toned jewelry.
geometric shaped jewelry.
arrows & feather themed jewelry.
Jewelry with crystals.
Unique packaged (sealed) teas. Rice teas. Fruity teas. Floral teas.
Fruit juice sweetened candy.
Bethany Lowe decorations & odd paper mache items...shadow boxes... Dia de Los Muertos (sugar skulls) items.
Wood painted or porcelain egg cups for displaying my Pysanki eggs.
Handmade home decorations from around the world.
High quality Brown eyebrow pencil/gel.
High quality Brown eye liner.
Dark Brown hair color.
Dies for Cuttlebug & die cuts.
$ Store pot holders.
Seasonal dish towels that are NOT microfiber.
Gluten Free Snacks.
I LOVE glittery cards!
My favorite colors are pastels & tropical colors.
My favorite number is 3.
I am a petite small & I love leggings & tunics.
I do not mind receiving gently pre-owned items, besides cosmetics & toiletries :)
fancy candles, like twisted, shaped, sugar frosted... (no tea lights though, I have 100s!)
I had a daughter named Fawn, but she died when she was still a baby, SO I would love to receive little fawn figurines to collect.
Pencils, erasers & sharpeners,
kid items (reward stickers/stamps, toys, bubbles)
Kid Craft Kits (sun catchers & wooden items to paint),
Candy (unless fruit juice sweetened or dark chocolate). MINI STOCKING SWAP: Any candy will be fine for this.
Microfiber ($ Store) dish towels,
When it comes to cosmetics & toiletries I am pretty picky (sensitive skin) & only use natural or high end stuff.
Soap & Bath Bombs & Lip Balm (I make my own).
Body or face Lotion (eye cream is fine), because I buy natural, handmade.
Sheet Masks (I tried them but just can't stand them).
Nail Polish, files, nail stickers or pedi stuff. (I go to a very talented friend who is a nail tech once a week & she does all that stuff)
PLEASE NO (I HAVE SOOO MUCH OF THIS RIGHT NOW) :
Loose note paper
I have allergies & migraines and can't eat wheat or artificial sweeteners, chemicals, MSG & dyes. I don't eat much candy- I am sensitive to sugar and too much gives me a headache. I do eat dark chocolate now & then but no fillings or cookie in case of wheat or dyes. Nuts & caramel are fine though :)
My favorite quotes are:
"We are all mad here" &
"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then".
Both from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
My favorite movie is Pulp Fiction. My all time favorite show is Magnum P.I. I watch Stranger Things, The Middle & Once Upon A Time-but it's gotten pretty bad this season. I like Dr.Who. I like Fairytales & shows about royalty & Discovery channel shows about Ancient Egypt & stuff like that. I started watching the Hallmark channel Christmas shows.
I listen to easy Rock, Alternative, 40's music & music from around the world and nature sounds.
Books I am reading right now are: Queen Of The Road & The Rules Of Magic.
I live in a rural area with a tiny post office with short hours, that seems to be a bit slow. If you are missing a swap from me please send me a message and I will either track it or send out a new swap. My incoming packages get scanned as "received" as soon as they come in & before I even pick them up, so please allow a few days for me to rate you.
I do my best and would never intentionally hurt someone. If you have an issue with a swap I have sent, please message me about it.
Thank you for reading my profile :) Love & peace to all of you & thank you so much for all your swaps, they really brighten my days :) P.S. When you rate me a 5 without any comment I think you hated my item :(
Graicen is my 16 year old niece. It's too difficult to shop for her, so just whatever you think a 16 year old would like :) Thank you!
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