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1  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: Make me a purse and wallet swap (SU to July7;SO July 30) on: August 25, 2014 04:46:48 PM
Thank goodness!  Maybe the PO owes US!  What bad service.  Angry
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Gift Swap Gallery and Discussion on: August 24, 2014 02:51:37 PM
I just picked up some very soft yarn for her scarf...and it had two out of the three colors that you asked for in it as well-AND it was on sale-AND I was able to use my teacher discount on it too!!!!!!!!!!  Cheesy
3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Craft Swaps / Re: Ongoing Gift Swap Round 17 (Sign Up August 5 - August 31) on: August 24, 2014 08:26:55 AM
I claim momof2! for some crocheted food for her 7 y.o. daughter.
I claim BriannaB03 for a scarf for her friend going thru chemo.
(2/0/1)

Hi!  Grin My name is Barbara (a.k.a.-LadybugsAndBumblebees).  I live in Long Island, New York.  I am a preschool teacher for 'at risk' students.  I have three children-DS age 20, DD age 12, and DD age 10.  I am married to my high school sweetheart.

*PLEASE do NOT claim me if you smoke, or have smokers in your house.  Thank you.*


HUGE BIG WISH:My DD is becoming a Bat Mitzvah this coming June, and the theme for her party is butterflies.  Anything you can think of with a butterfly theme that you could make for her party would be great!  Some ideas I thought of:  Butterfly corsage, butterfly garland, butterflies I can use to decorate the table with (put in centerpieces?), etc...If you have any idea that you'd like to try, please PM me.  Any colors are fine.


On my Pinterest (link in signature), I have a board titled:  "Please Make Me A Gift For..."  On there is ideas of gifts for family, friends, co-workers, etc...  PLEASE make sure to check that board for ideas of what I want.

Here's a small sample of what I would like to receive from this swap:

FOR DS:
-cufflinks
-bowties
-anything nautical themed, tennis themed, croquet themed, polo themed
-anything monogrammed (his initials, in order, are JRS)
-preppy knicknacks
-things with foxes

FOR DD AGE 12:
-anything animal related
-books, and book related items
-Minecraft related items
-dream catcher to hang over her bed (any color but grey, black, or brown)
-pillowcase with birds on a wire

FOR DD AGE 10:
-clothes and accessories for her American Girl & Journey Girl dolls
-fancy scarves
-Minecraft related items
-dream catcher to hang over her bed (pink and purple are her favorite colors)
-fancy headbands
-pillowcase with birds on a wire
-a cover for her ipad (9 1/2 inches long, by 7 1/2 inches wide, exactly)
-a stuffie of a Boo-bah (I can send a photo.)

FOR DH:
-minion (from the movie 'Despicable Me') amigurumi
-any dark blue Volkswagen themed items for his car (He doesn't have the "bug", he has a Passat, but he's very proud of it! Roll Eyes)
-any bug related items (He's an exterminator.) (Just not spiders or praying mantises, he doesn't like them.)

FOR BFF #1:
[/u-Disney princess themed items
-pillowcases (her favorite color is purple)
-items for her to use to teach with (she's a teacher assistant)

FOR BFF #2:
-anything related to Beeker (from the Muppets)
-pillowcases (her favorite color is-believe it or not-is traffic light green/lime green Roll Eyes)
-anything Woodstock related (Snoopy's bird sidekick)

FOR GRANDMA YOLANDA:
-anything Dominican Republic themed
-angel themed items
-anything elephant themed

FOR FRIENDS, CO-WORKERS, ETC...I could use multiples of these items, please...not necessarily all made in one claim!    Wink 
-chapstick cozies
-homemade soaps (*THIS IS A BIG WISH*)(any scent)
-zippered pouches (*THIS IS A BIG WISH*)(I'm making soap savers, washcloths, and hopefully will have soap that will go into these-if you need an idea of how big to make them.)
-keyring macaroon purses (those little round ones)
-anything that is similar that would be good to give to a group of people, as listed above (Please PM me first with your idea.)
-Winter themed cards (I have people of different religions that I like to give cards to for the holidays.)


THANK YOU FOR CLAIMING ME!



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4  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: Make me a purse and wallet swap (SU to July7;SO July 30) on: August 24, 2014 08:21:21 AM
It's me again.  I am apologizing again.  I have no idea what is taking the package so long to get to my partner.  I mailed it to your DH's office with attn: to you, rockingbearranch.  Is it possible that he forgot to give it to you?  I hope that has been the issue, otherwise next time, it would be quicker just for me to drive to you and give it to you!  Tongue

I know it's been awhile.  I will re-make the package for you if that's what you and the organizer would like.  I do have to say though, I've never had a swap package go missing....they may take forever to get where they are going but none have been lost-thank goodness.
5  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: Under the Sea (SU June 15 -25; SO August 7,2014). Message on page 14 please read on: August 24, 2014 08:18:52 AM
I have to tell you, octopus are among my least favorite sea creatures, but that HAND SEWN  Shocked octopus is AMAZING and not creepy at all!
6  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: Mini 12 Days of Christmas Swap 2014 - SO 11/12/14 on: August 24, 2014 08:16:52 AM
I'm itching to get started on this swap!  I made a list of possible items I can craft for my partner, now I need to see what item fits into what size category for this swap.  I've also been saving some items that I think I may be able to craft with for this swap.  

Plus, I want to go yarn shooooppppiiiiinnnngggg *whines*......... Roll Eyes
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Gift Swap Gallery and Discussion on: August 24, 2014 08:14:55 AM
Momof2 received the package I sent her for her daughter!  Yea!  Cheesy  (DH mails them on the backs of turtles, so I have to cheer any time a package gets somewhere on time.)
8  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: FRUGAL LIVING SWAP-Round 6: Dance on Down To Frugal Town! (SU7/19-8/1,SO 9/8) on: August 23, 2014 06:06:37 PM
Sounds good to me!  Cheesy
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Vintage Lotus Pattern Scarf on: August 23, 2014 06:01:55 PM
Oy.
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Vintage Lotus Pattern Scarf on: August 23, 2014 05:59:21 PM
That is beautiful and an unusual pattern.  I think it would be pretty with variegated yarn too, although trying to follow the pattern with that kind of yarn would probably be very difficult.
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