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41  Re: Make a Purse & Fill It Round 7 Gallery!! in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: October 25, 2013 07:07:28 PM
Eeeeekkkk!!! I got the most beautiful purse from whistley! I am having major swap anxiety now!
Here's the bag, do you see the pockets on the front? Ya, they go all the way around the bag.


See that adorable sugar skull embroidery??!?  Here's a close up of it


See the perfect lining??  There's also 4 pockets inside!


Annndddd.....lots of goodies inside, some candies, an awesome matching needle book and scissors holder with a super cute tiny owl, tiny skully stitch markers and yarn a hook and a little notebook!!


I tried to get close ups of the owl and stitch markers but my camera doesn't like close ups  Sad so if you have so e whistley please post them!

Thank you so very much!!!  I really hope you like yours as much!
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42  Re: Sock Monkey/ Sock Critter Swap Round 7 - Gallery in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: October 25, 2013 07:02:02 PM
I got an awesome sock monkey from pinkmichk. It is just perfect for me!! He's so creepy cute!

Even Daysie likes it, see her little fingers trying to grab! Lol. I've put him up, maybe I'll share later but for now he's mine to admire!
Here's a close up of his face

But that's not all she sent.....I got some yummy chocolates.......


Annnddddd....a super cute skully bracelet!! You know what I'm wearing this week!


Thank you so much pinkmichk!! I absolutely adore him!!!
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43  Re: Ongoing Holiday List Swap Discussion and Gallery Round 10 - 12 in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: October 25, 2013 06:58:06 PM
Ok, I have recieved and not posted pics...then I recieved more goodies, so pic overload coming......

First I got a cute outfit from texscrapper for Daysie

I love the little birds and how she matches the skirt!

Then I got some beautiful glass tree ornaments from GlassKicker!

Tracy was super generous and sent me an extra one just for me!  They were going to be christmas presents for the kids teachers, well, Liam and Aidan have the same teacher and then Ethan's teacher, buutttt, Ethan finally got an EA!!! Yay!!!  After 2 years of fighting for it. Apparently they will only give EAs to kids who are more dangerous ( wrong wording there, I mean runners or stuff like that) but they get them before kids with learning difficulties!!! This makes no sense to me at all, but there's a runner in Ethan's class, so they've partnered him up withethanso that he gets all the benefits of the EA!!! Ahhhh!!! I'm so happy about this. He has one in the morning and another in the afternoon. So that's all 4 ornaments, I'm gonna have to put them on my list again for myself!  Wink

Ok, on with the show.....nisforneville claimed me for a Santa hat for Ethan. He is going to love this!!


Watsonc7 claimed me for baby bibs for madden.  She did not send one, not 2... Nope she sent FOUR!!  And they are adorable


Finally, glass kicker claimed me again this round for a necklace for Natalie, my sil. She just had her first baby and I had this as a big wish. It is just beautiful!!

This is the necklace pictured with her packing protection  Cheesy
I tried to get a good close up but my camera hates me so if you have a better pic please post it GlassKicker!!

It's got maddens name, his birth date and his birthstone with little blue baby feet.

Thank you so much all of you!!  This swap is the absolute best!!
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44  Ongoing Holiday List Swap Rnd 11 in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by mama24boyz on: September 30, 2013 03:58:58 PM

Come and Say a Quick Hello to Start!!


Swap Info
Swap name: Ongoing Holiday Gift List Round 11
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: mama24boyz
Sign-up date range:  September 29, 2013 - October 31, 2013
Date to send item by: 2 weeks from claim
Limited to a certain number of people?: No
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes
You must be over 18 years of age.  

Organizer Notes
Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide - yes
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant - yes
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now - yes
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants - yes
- Is at least 18 years old - yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month
- Has posted at least 15 times
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps
- Does not have any negative feedback
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Welcome to the Ongoing Holiday Gift List Swap! Round 11!


We know it's early, but it's never too soon to start thinking of holiday gifts!  This the place to help your fellow Craftster narrow down their holiday gift lists.  This swap welcomes every winter holiday including Christmas, Hanukah/Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, etc.  If you want a handmade holiday for your friends and family, this is the place to get help on your list.  From grandma to your own kids, your lists can include almost anyone in your life that you might need a little help crafting for - even yourself!.   Please read through this initial post carefully before joining and PM me with any questions.

How it works:

This swap will work in an ongoing format.  The first person in the swap will post a list of handmade items that they would like.  The participants then look through the list and if they can fulfill that particular wish, they claim that person for that item and post their own list for the next person to claim them.  This works like a chain.  Person A is claimed by Person B, Person B is claimed by Person C, etc.  You must claim to be claimed and only one person can claim another at a time.  

Each FOC can have up to 3 outstanding claims at a time.  A non-FOC craftster gets two claims at a time.  A new swapper can have 1 claim at a time.  Once one of your claim is received and the organizer is notified, you may claim again.  

What is on the list:

Each participant can post as many size medium requests as they would like in their list.  Please try to post a minimum of 10 items you would like so there is a variety and a better chance of not stalling the swap.  You may post larges or smalls as well, but please realize that to fulfill the swap requirements, you are only required to claim and send a medium.  This swap will be for handmade items only.  Organizing your list by crafting medium is a good idea to help other participants find something on your list that they are good at, but is not required.  Please note that because these are holiday wishes we are filling, items should be your absolute best quality.  

How to make your list:

Please format your list to have an introduction that lets us know a little more about you, such as your name, your general location, etc.  Please format your wishes so that each participant has a clear idea as to what you are looking for.  Posting links is highly advisable.  It is also a great idea to provide participants with as much relevant information on the gift recipient as possible.  Here is my suggested way for formatting each wish:

<item> <recipient> <preferences> <link>
<allergies>

Example:  
Doll dress for my daughter.  She prefers pink floral fabric with a velcro or button closure.  Here is one she likes http://URL GOES HERE
Allergies:  Smoke

Including allergies right underneath of each wish keeps the allergies in focus.  This is such an important part to consider when claiming someone.  If you format your wishes like this, they will be clear and you are more likely to be claimed quickly.

Making a claim:

Once you make a claim, you must PM the participant that you are claiming for their address and to discuss the item you have claimed to make for them.  Once you make a claim, you are committed to making that item.  Remember, you only have two weeks to complete the item and ship it.  If you choose to send extras, they do not contribute to the size of the claim.  A medium is technically either between 2-3 hours in time, or $20-$30 in supplies/value.  To claim the person who is currently available, respond to their post with I claim <username> for <item claimed for>.  For example, if I were to claim myself to make socks, I would write, I claim mama24boyz for a hoopla.  Within that same response, you then post your own list so someone can claim you.  

    
Send Outs:

Just like other ongoing swaps, you will have two weeks from the date of your claim to send out your item.  There are no exceptions.  DC#s will be absolutely required.  If you do not provide a DC#, it will be noted in your feedback.  If you do not provide a DC# and your package gets lost, you will be required to resend.  You must PM the organizers with the DC#/customs# when you send!

Qualifications to Join:

Anyone is free to join under standard Craftster Swap Guidelines.  Due to the time constraints on claims, I reserve the right to deny any Craftster that has a history of lateness.

Receiving packages:

Please PM me as soon as you receive each package.  This is so I can keep track of claims.  Pictures in the gallery are also appreciated.  Some of your fulfilled wishes might inspire other wishes for other participants.

Other important info:

You do not have to message me when you claim a person.  You only have to message them for their address.  Please PM me however when you send your questionnaire, when you send your claim, and when you receive a claim with the title: OHLS 11: questionnaire, OHLS 11: sent!, etc.  Also, Please PM me with any questions you have.

Please do not claim a person until you have been approved for this swap and it is listed in your profile!  Please do not claim a person once one of your claims has been received until the person receiving from you verifies your package arrived and is exactly what you claimed them for. (Unless you have open claim spots, of course!)

Sometimes, a person's list will stall the swap.  When your list has been up for more than 18-24 hours without someone claiming you, please try to add more items to your list so you have a better chance of being claimed.  Remember that it is possible that not all of your items will be claimed.  

There will be a discussion/gallery thread in the Gallery area.  This is an area to give us updates and discuss this swap.  

At the end of the month, whoever is the last on the list will be first on the list for the following month/or the organizer (me!) will be the ending claimer.  You will have to sign up for each additional round that you choose to participate in.  You must be current in the previous round to be accepted to the new round.

This swap is open to international swappers, as well as new swappers.

I reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who is late in previous rounds of this swap.  This is a holiday swap and should be fun!


If you want to participate, here is the information to send to the organizer.  Please have the title of your PM be the name of the swap.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Holiday Gift List Round 11
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Your mailing address:
Have you read the Swap Guidelines and understand how this swap works?
Are you willing to send at least a medium item per claim?
Are you willing to ship outside of your country?


IMPORTANT: Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=6553.0

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZERS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.  

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45  Re: FOC Secret Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: September 10, 2013 06:32:48 PM
Wow! This gallery is just amazing.......and I'm adding to it!

My secret partner sent me a bunch of awesome goodies straight from my Pinterest. The best part of that is that it seems like she picked some of my favourite pins!

This dream catcher bracelet is just beautiful!

I love music and I have a thing for hearts so she made me a treble clef/heart. Isn't it cool?

This one wasn't in my pins but I absolutely love it! I'm a huge tea addict and its a tea charm bracelet!

And lastly, I've had these on my Pinterest forever. I love them! I think they are totally adorable!

But wait! Not nly did she make me lots of awesome things, she also sent me a whole bunch of yummies!!!


Thank you so very much!!!!!!  And....who was my stalker? Well, I would tell you how I knew who it was, but that might spoil someone else's surprise  Wink sooo....my stalker was ewolutta!!!! You are wonderful! Thank you again!!
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46  Ongoing Holiday List Swap Rnd 10 in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by mama24boyz on: August 29, 2013 06:55:01 PM

Come and Say a Quick Hello to Start!!


Swap Info
Swap name: Ongoing Holiday Gift List Round 10
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: mama24boyz
Sign-up date range:  August 29, 2013 - September 30, 2013
Date to send item by: 2 weeks from claim
Limited to a certain number of people?: No
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes
You must be over 18 years of age. 

Organizer Notes
Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide - yes
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant - yes
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now - yes
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants - yes
- Is at least 18 years old - yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month
- Has posted at least 15 times
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps
- Does not have any negative feedback
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Welcome to the Ongoing Holiday Gift List Swap! Round 10!


We know it's early, but it's never too soon to start thinking of holiday gifts!  This the place to help your fellow Craftster narrow down their holiday gift lists.  This swap welcomes every winter holiday including Christmas, Hanukah/Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, etc.  If you want a handmade holiday for your friends and family, this is the place to get help on your list.  From grandma to your own kids, your lists can include almost anyone in your life that you might need a little help crafting for - even yourself!.   Please read through this initial post carefully before joining and PM me with any questions.

How it works:

This swap will work in an ongoing format.  The first person in the swap will post a list of handmade items that they would like.  The participants then look through the list and if they can fulfill that particular wish, they claim that person for that item and post their own list for the next person to claim them.  This works like a chain.  Person A is claimed by Person B, Person B is claimed by Person C, etc.  You must claim to be claimed and only one person can claim another at a time. 

Each FOC can have up to 3 outstanding claims at a time.  A non-FOC craftster gets two claims at a time.  A new swapper can have 1 claim at a time.  Once one of your claim is received and the organizer is notified, you may claim again. 

What is on the list:

Each participant can post as many size “medium” requests as they would like in their list.  Please try to post a minimum of 10 items you would like so there is a variety and a better chance of not stalling the swap.  You may post larges or smalls as well, but please realize that to fulfill the swap requirements, you are only required to claim and send a medium.  This swap will be for handmade items only.  Organizing your list by crafting medium is a good idea to help other participants find something on your list that they are good at, but is not required.  Please note that because these are holiday wishes we are filling, items should be your absolute best quality. 

How to make your list:

Please format your list to have an introduction that lets us know a little more about you, such as your name, your general location, etc.  Please format your wishes so that each participant has a clear idea as to what you are looking for.  Posting links is highly advisable.  It is also a great idea to provide participants with as much relevant information on the gift recipient as possible.  Here is my suggested way for formatting each wish:

<item> <recipient> <preferences> <link>
<allergies>

Example: 
Doll dress for my daughter.  She prefers pink floral fabric with a velcro or button closure.  Here is one she likes http://URL GOES HERE
Allergies:  Smoke

Including allergies right underneath of each wish keeps the allergies in focus.  This is such an important part to consider when claiming someone.  If you format your wishes like this, they will be clear and you are more likely to be claimed quickly.

Making a claim:

Once you make a claim, you must PM the participant that you are claiming for their address and to discuss the item you have claimed to make for them.  Once you make a claim, you are committed to making that item.  Remember, you only have two weeks to complete the item and ship it.  If you choose to send extras, they do not contribute to the size of the claim.  A medium is technically either between 2-3 hours in time, or $20-$30 in supplies/value.  To claim the person who is currently available, respond to their post with “I claim <username> for <item claimed for>.  For example, if I were to claim myself to make socks, I would write, “I claim mama24boyz for a hoopla.”  Within that same response, you then post your own list so someone can claim you. 

   
Send Outs:

Just like other ongoing swaps, you will have two weeks from the date of your claim to send out your item.  There are no exceptions.  DC#s will be absolutely required.  If you do not provide a DC#, it will be noted in your feedback.  If you do not provide a DC# and your package gets lost, you will be required to resend.  You must PM the organizers with the DC#/customs# when you send!

Qualifications to Join:

Anyone is free to join under standard Craftster Swap Guidelines.  Due to the time constraints on claims, I reserve the right to deny any Craftster that has a history of lateness.

Receiving packages:

Please PM me as soon as you receive each package.  This is so I can keep track of claims.  Pictures in the gallery are also appreciated.  Some of your fulfilled wishes might inspire other wishes for other participants.

Other important info:

You do not have to message me when you claim a person.  You only have to message them for their address.  Please PM me however when you send your questionnaire, when you send your claim, and when you receive a claim with the title: OHLS 10: questionnaire, OHLS 10: sent!, etc.  Also, Please PM me with any questions you have.

Please do not claim a person until you have been approved for this swap and it is listed in your profile!  Please do not claim a person once one of your claims has been received until the person receiving from you verifies your package arrived and is exactly what you claimed them for. (Unless you have open claim spots, of course!)

Sometimes, a person's list will “stall” the swap.  When your list has been up for more than 18-24 hours without someone claiming you, please try to add more items to your list so you have a better chance of being claimed.  Remember that it is possible that not all of your items will be claimed. 

There will be a discussion/gallery thread in the “Gallery” area.  This is an area to give us updates and discuss this swap. 

At the end of the month, whoever is the last on the list will be first on the list for the following month/or the organizer (me!) will be the ending claimer.  You will have to sign up for each additional round that you choose to participate in.  You must be current in the previous round to be accepted to the new round.

This swap is open to international swappers, as well as new swappers.

I reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who is late in previous rounds of this swap.  This is a holiday swap and should be fun!


If you want to participate, here is the information to send to the organizer.  Please have the title of your PM be the name of the swap.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Holiday Gift List Round 10
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Your mailing address:
Have you read the Swap Guidelines and understand how this swap works?
Are you willing to send at least a medium item per claim?
Are you willing to ship outside of your country?


IMPORTANT: Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=6553.0

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZERS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE. 

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47  Re: Poppet vs Amigurumi Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: August 22, 2013 08:10:02 AM
So, I got this box in the mail last week and its wrapped up in lots of pirates of the Caribbean pics, but mostly pics of calypso......hmmmm.....I thought, 'she did NOT make a calypso doll!!' So I tore the package open and low and behold invade a beautiful calypso doll!,!!!!  I absolutely adore her!


And a close up of her face

Bambam also sent lots of extras!


Thank you so very much bambam91!!!!!  I love her so very much!!
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48  Re: Magic Yarn Ball Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by mama24boyz on: August 22, 2013 08:05:59 AM
I recieved my package last week, sorry about the delay in posting pics, been trying to get the twins birthday ready and finishing up soccer for all the boys and getting ready for back to school, it's been a bit hectic  Cheesy

I got 5 MYBs! Here they are with some pattern books too, unfortunately knit, which I don't do, but I'll find something to do with them Wink


Here's all the goodies unwrapped


And a close up of some delicate eggs


Thanks
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49  Re: Summer Nerd Games --May15, 2013-September 2, 2013-- JOIN ANY TIME! in Craftalongs by mama24boyz on: August 13, 2013 09:07:55 AM
Challenge/Battle/Alert: Craftster 10th Anniversary challenge!
Team/Ninja:   Team Control Freaks
Project Geekdom (if any):
Bonus Points: engineering (free pattern in post) *note - pattern is for basic ami, you embellish however you like to make who you want!
Project Name:   Human Amigurumi
Project Page Link (if available):http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=426553.msg5080108#msg5080108
Brief Description: I wanted to make a person ami, but more realistic than chubby like are out there, so I came up with my own!
Project Picture:
I made an Alice in Wonderland (Tim Burton style)

And a Mad Hatter

And here's the basic ami unclothed
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50  YARNIA! in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by mama24boyz on: August 13, 2013 08:57:34 AM
What Craftster means to me is swapping!! I love love swapping. I was recently in a swap where my partner did the same craft as me, so I wanted to do so etching different for her. Well, she had a sign for her room "yarnia" on her wish list so I thought it would be perfect! I think I want to make one for myself now too! I've been waiting for it tone received, but no word on that yet so kookaloo_starr....NO PEEKING!!  Cheesy

I painted a 12 x 16 canvas a light blue and added some clouds.  Then I kept thinking how can I make yarnia.....then it came to me! WITH YARN!!  I have to say, wrapping the letters was harder then I thought it would be, I had a lot of sticky fingers, lol. It wasn't hard, but I had to play to keep the right shape. I looked for wooden letters to wrap, but at $3-4 each I said no way! And bought some thick craft foam. I found a hippy font and went cutting, then gluing. I did it in the colours of a rainbow.  Then I had to embellish it with yarn balls, hanks, hooks and buttons.  Kookaloo also has a thing for peace signs so I found these cool peace charms and attached them to the bottom.  Enough talking, here's the pics.



Hope you like it! Better yet, hope kookaloo_starr likes it! I loved making it!
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