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Custom Title: I'm an altered girl, in an altered world....
Posts: 12757 (3.975 per day)
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Date Registered: October 17, 2005 08:36:45 AM
Last Active: July 31, 2014 09:49:15 PM
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Website: 50 projects 2013
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Website: 12 Projects for ME craftalong 2013
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Gender: Female
Birthday: May 02
Location: northern Alberta, Canada
Local Time: August 01, 2014 06:52:49 AM

Brief Bio, News in Your Life, etc:
altered (I'm now half man via a stem cell transplant for leukemia Nov 13 2003) mommy (3 fabulous kids... poli-sci/religion degree holder 25, artist/actor/junk collector 21 and the princess of everything/artistic genius 18)......Just celebrated 29 years of marriage to my swell fella!  

We live in a house full of antiques, retro collectables, art, junk, knitting/spinning/painting/collageing/shrine making  supplies/random crap to glue on other stuff/rusty bottle caps, 2 pooches Oscar and Izzie  located in Northern Alberta, Canada (land of pickup trucks, oil wells, trees, deer and moose  eating my front yard garden beds, summer light till almost midnight, 6 feet of snow and -40C in a seemingly endless winter....)

I love to travel and have been to Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Cyprus, the western United States (Las Vegas!  Portland!!) and down south to Atlanta, Raleigh, Virginia.  I took my dream trip to England and Ireland in the fall of 2011, summer of 2013 I am rafting down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, woot!

After leukemia in 2003, my priorities have become crystal clear-appreciate your family and friends and do stuff you love....RIGHT NOW!!!  Eat stuff you love, take naps, travel the world, acquire ALL the craft supplies and have FUN!!  I love the Craftster community spirit and spend time here every day....haha really I spend most of my time here every day Grin


Please donate to your local blood bank and think about joining a bone marrow registry....it took over 40 blood transfusions AND a stem cell donation from a generous stranger for me to kick leukemia's ass!!!

My Favorite Crafts To Do: mixed media collage, shrines, random stuff, jewelry (mixed media built from scratch), anything involving paper, felting, knitting, simple sewing
Crafts I Want To Learn: spinning is at the top of my list!! crochet, knitting of socks, lampwork beads

My Favorite Projects Made by Me:
12 projects can be listed here
My Favorite Projects Made by Other People:
12 projects can be listed here

Current and/or All Time Favorite Bands: the music of my youth (that would be the 70's and unfortunately the 80's) Hole, Fleetwood Mac, Nirvana, tragically hip, soundtracks (garden state, juno, nick and norah...)
Current and/or All Time Favorite Books: Life is a Verb (BEST non fiction book ever!!)water for elephants, the time traveler's wife, Animal Vegetable Miracle (barbara kingsolver), cloth paper scissors magazine, obscure art/fashion magazines
Current and/or All Time Favorite Movies: the Big Chill, the Fifth element, sid and nancy, True Romance, The Big Lebowski
Current and/or All Time Favorite TV Shows: Way too much tv in my life (the man in me can't give up the remote..)Elementary, six feet under, Project runway, all the law and orders, Boardwalk Empire, Call me Fitz, Modern Family, Shameless, Downton Abbey, The Big C, Being Human, THE food channel, THE home and garden channel...
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Personal Swap Availability:
Interested in Doing Personal Swaps: yes

What I Could Make For You:
stalk my stuff.... art, shrines, jewelry

What I'd Like to Receive:
ART!!!!! Selvedge edges (preferably the part with dots and words, at least 1 1/2"); purses/bags (I am a handbag whore....) fancy knitting (anything more than a scarf in my book!)
Likes And Dislikes For Potential Swap Partners Or Just For Fun:
Things I Love:
Craftster, silver jewelry, craft supplies, hearts, travel (especially road trips), handspun yarn, hand-dyed yarn and roving, my fave colours are turquoise/brown/limey green, love rings and bracelets, choker length neckaces, tattoos, hippie/reconstructed/interesting clothes, I collect crosses/buddhas/purses/art of all shapes and sizes, old orthodox icon art, I LOVE foreign language text especially russian, Greek and the other cyrillic languages!! sarcasm, black humour, magazines, baths over showers, white tea, cheese!!, belgian raspberry beer, cadbury mini eggs, Karma perfume

Dislikes, Pet Peeves, Allergies, etc:
neon colours, forest green, I don't like (hate actually) gold/gold-tone jewellry; too much makeup especially lipstick; socks and sandals; jogging pants with phrases on the ass; "cute" stuff..babies in flowerpots, puppies and kitties;life like dolls REALLY FREAK ME OUT!!; the apparent demise of manners/simple politeness
Organized Swaps Involvement:
number of successfully completed swaps = 134
number of swaps currently in progress = 0
number of unsuccessful swaps = 0

Swap NameSwap Start DateParticipation StatusOrganizer CommentsSwap OrganizerSwap Co-Organizer
Trick or Treat Halloween Altoid Tin09/05/08POSITIVEGreat swapper, good communication, sent on time. rackycoo 
IYP 10: The Craftster Cotillion09/01/08POSITIVEgeat swapper! sent beautiful package, sent early!superhookersevsonlygirl
Random Acts of Strangeness Postcard Swap Part III06/23/06POSITIVEGreat swapper - sent early!goatgoddess 
Paper & Ephemera Swap 408/14/06POSITIVEShipped Early, Good Communication. Great Swapper! One parcel went missing, alas.Melesse 
Ongoing ATC Swap v2.009/19/06POSITIVEfabulous swapper, thanks for participating!superstitch 
TAROT ATC SWAP Round 110/12/06POSITIVESent on time, great communication, awesome swapper!aliastriona_angerboda 
Crafty Ornaments for your X-MAS Tree Swap10/10/06POSITIVESent early, Great Swapper, great coomunicationgroschveux 
Largest Craftster ATC swap!11/01/06POSITIVESent Early, Thanks for a great swap!OriginalYouth 
Tarot ATC Round 211/22/06POSITIVEGreat Swapper, Wonderful Communication sent earlySelise 
PIRATICAL ATC SWAP11/23/06POSITIVEGreat communication, awesome piratey goodness!aliastriona_angerboda 
ONGOING ATC SWAP ROUND 311/29/06POSITIVESent 11 cardsaliastriona_angerboda 
shop my sweat shoppe swap10/10/06POSITIVE javastain 
Ephemera AND ATC swap12/27/06POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommy 
Hairdo ATC Swap01/02/07POSITIVE millik 
Christmas Stocking Swap Round 409/15/08POSITIVEwonderful co-organiser, great swapper!SevsOnlyGirltattooedcrafter
Artist Choice ATC Swap12/29/06POSITIVECo-organizer. Sent really wonderful cards.Katxena 
PAT ATC Swap, Round 101/05/07POSITIVEGreat Swapper, Great communication, sent 6 fantastic cards, Thanks!OriginalYouth 
Paper & Ephemera Swap R501/22/07POSITIVESent a fantastic package!Katxena 
Zetti ATC Swap02/01/07POSITIVEGreat Swapper, Great communication, sent fantastic cards, Thanks!OriginalYouth 
PAT ATC R202/08/07POSITIVECo-Organizer. Super ATC Swapper, sent EARLY, fantastic communicationSelise 
Fill-a-Matchbox Supply Swap R102/15/07POSITIVE Katxena 
April Affair (IYP6)03/01/07POSITIVEgreat swapper!devilninny 
Maps and Stamps ATC Swap03/15/07POSITIVEFantastic cards, great swapper!Queen of Fools 
Fill-a-matchbox SUPPLY swap R203/19/07POSITIVEvolunteered to fill a hole, great swap boxes!sewknitter 
Artist Choice ATC Swap R204/20/07POSITIVEWonderful cards!Katxena 
Crow/Raven ATC Swap04/29/07POSITIVEFantastic cards, great swapper! Thanks!Queen of Fools 
May 2007 Birthday Swap05/02/07POSITIVEAwesome swapper! Sent three times.heini 
ATC & Ephemera Scavenger Hunt03/25/07POSITIVEGreat swapper!raina.storms 
INTERNATIONAL Altered journal pages swap (sign ups to June 2/07)05/23/07POSITIVEorganizer (a little too much communication :))alteredmommy 
Small Shrine Swap - signups april 3-18 - send by May 14, 200704/03/07POSITIVEWonderful Swapper!goatgoddess 
ATP swap05/23/07POSITIVEsuper swapper :)riario 
Shop the Swap04/01/07POSITIVEjuly, august, septemberraynbowxladyluckx
Artists Choice ATC swap07/15/07POSITIVEA+ cards and A+ swapper!WYOKrista 
Altered Label (Tag) Swap08/08/07POSITIVEFantastic swapper sent wonderful tags!phizzychick 
Xmas Ornament08/08/07POSITIVE riario 
Altered Journal Pages (Tip-in) Swap Rd 208/27/07POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommy 
12 Days of Christmas Swap 200709/12/07POSITIVEGreat Communication, Excellent 12 Days Swapper! Happy Holidays!kishcraftslittle green dragonfly
Shop the Swap09/30/07POSITIVEPositive 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21 RESENT 12/13 ORGANIZERalteredmommyxladyluckx
Tip In Journal with a Twist10/09/07POSITIVEGreat swapper in this long swap with many sends. Resent pages that were lost in the mail.rackycooamaryllisroze
Winter Scarf Swap11/06/07POSITIVEGreat Swapper!DropDeadSuzie 
Inchie exchange12/28/07POSITIVESent early; good communicationrackycooPhizzychick
Chunky book page swap01/25/08POSITIVEAmazing art, good communication.Katxena 
Beautiful Use01/01/08POSITIVEGreat swapper. Sent late, with good communication.annacharlottebabychel
Paper Crafty Scavenger Hunt10/09/08POSITIVEgreat swapper, great communicationSpottedFrog 
Fill A Purse Swap Round 303/10/08POSITIVEgreat swapper, good communication!la_chrystelleTanzie
Altoid tin and ephemera03/17/08POSITIVEGreat swapper: good communication, sent early.rackycoo 
The Altered Ancestor Project03/06/08POSITIVEAwesome swapper; awesome work!rackycoo 
IYP 9: The Midsummer Masquerade!05/23/08POSITIVEgreat swapper! sent a really wonderful package!superhookersevsonlygirl
Altered tag swap 208/01/08POSITIVEsent one day late, good communicationqazicat 
Quirky Winter Holiday Swap Signups October 3-13, sendouts November 10 09/29/08POSITIVEawesome swapper!Lmcbride 
Chunky Houses11/03/08POSITIVEGreat swapper, good communication. rackycooPhizzychick
Shop the Swap 2201/05/09POSITIVEsent out 4 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 2301/31/09POSITIVEOrganizer, sent 3 claims on timealteredmommyloves2experiment
Little Chunky Houses 202/03/09POSITIVESent fabulous houses, and early too!Phizzychick 
Shop the Swap 2402/28/09POSITIVEorganizer, sent no claims this roundalteredmommyloves2experiment
Chunky houses 303/14/09POSITIVEGreat swapper, good communication.rackycooPhizzychick
Shop the Swap 2503/29/09POSITIVEsent 5 claims, 1 a few days late, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Ongoing ATC Swap05/01/09POSITIVEgreat swapper, just a little late but with great communicationMommytheMaidaudio-astrophysics
Shop the Swap 2605/02/09POSITIVEdid not open shop this round, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Viva Mexico!!! aka the Mexican kitsch swap 05/19/09POSITIVEawesome all around! missmuffcakeQueenNinjaMonkey
Shop the Swap 2705/31/09POSITIVEsent 2 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Quick and Easy Senders Choice Weekend Swap06/09/09POSITIVEAwesome swapper!!!AsphaltQueen 
Chunky Houses 406/11/09POSITIVESent out fabulous houses early & kept great communiction!Phizzychick 
Shop the Swap 2806/28/09POSITIVEsent 3 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
IYP 13 The Summer Slamdance07/02/09POSITIVEgreat swapper!superhooker 
Shop the Swap 2907/30/09POSITIVEsent 4 claims, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
WWP Swap Round 14, Shrine N Stuff!08/05/09POSITIVEgreat communications, wonderful participant!RondaSDanniQuee
Shop the Swap 3008/30/09POSITIVEsent 2 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Random Swap Round 208/30/09POSITIVEFantastic random swapper. Late but with excellent communication.sunspottedAsphaltQueen
Shop the Swap 3109/30/09POSITIVEsent 1 claim, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 3210/30/09POSITIVEORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
STS Holiday Appreciation Swap11/02/09POSITIVEAwesomely terrific swapper!!!oneredbootAsphaltQueen
Shop the Swap 3311/29/09POSITIVEsent 1 claim, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Ongoing ATC Swap-Decemeber 0911/29/09POSITIVEmade 2 claims, good communication, sent great cards!Oyhana 
Shop the Swap 3401/06/10POSITIVEORGANIZER, sent no claims this roundalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 3501/31/10POSITIVEOrganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 3602/28/10POSITIVEsent 2 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 3703/31/10POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Round Book Tip In04/25/10POSITIVEGreat swapper, as usual!rackycoo 
Shop the Swap 3804/30/10POSITIVEsent 2 claims late, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 3905/30/10POSITIVEsent no claims this round, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 4006/30/10POSITIVEOrganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 4108/01/10POSITIVEsent 2 claims late, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Sketchbook project swap08/11/10POSITIVEWonderful swapper :) Thank you so much for all that you did.Tero 
Shop the Swap 4208/31/10POSITIVEsent 1 claim, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Newbie Swap Round 1409/09/10POSITIVEOrganizeralteredmommy 
Shop the Swap 4309/30/10POSITIVEsent 1 claim, ORGANIZERalteredmommyloves2experiment
Canadian small envelope swap10/01/10POSITIVEGreat swapper, great comunication!belladune 
Shop the Swap 4411/01/10POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
Newbie Swap Round 1501/25/11POSITIVEOrganized onlyalteredmommy 
Shop the Swap 4511/30/10POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 4802/28/11POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 4601/06/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Terribly Important SOB Swap01/09/11POSITIVEGreat swapper!Knickertwist 
Be Awesome AGAIN01/31/11POSITIVESent an awesome package one week late with good communication.rackycoolapoli
Shop the Swap 4701/31/11POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
Wicked Circus Altered Tin Swap03/03/11POSITIVESent an incredibly wicked tin with good communication.cacklerackycoo
Shop the Swap 4903/31/11POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5005/01/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5106/01/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5206/30/11POSITIVEorganizer, sent 2 claimsalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5307/31/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5408/31/11POSITIVE alteredmommyloves2experiment
STS Holiday Appreciation Swap Round 309/21/11POSITIVE ptarmic wumpusatsuko
Shop the Swap 5509/28/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5610/30/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5711/30/11POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Newbie Swap Round 1812/30/11POSITIVEOrganizeralteredmommy 
Wicked Vices Altered Tin Swap01/04/12POSITIVESent a wicked glitter tin; a tiny bit late with good communication.rackycoocackle
Shop the Swap 5801/05/12POSITIVEorganizer, sent one claimalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 5901/30/12POSITIVEorganizer, sent 1 claimalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 6002/29/12POSITIVEsent 2 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
4x6 Art Swap03/02/12POSITIVE Belladunealteredmommy
Shop the Swap 6103/30/12POSITIVEorganizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
4x6 art swap Rd 204/20/12POSITIVE alteredmommybelladune
Wicked Forest Altered Matchbox Swap04/23/12POSITIVESent a super wicked matchbox a little late with good communication.cacklerackycoo
Shop the Swap 6204/27/12POSITIVEorganizer, sent 2 claimsalteredmommyloves2experiment
Shop the Swap 6305/31/12POSITIVEsent 3 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Prayer Flag Swap07/06/12POSITIVESent two incredible flags on time, good communication, great swapper!Leslieshappyheartsusanab
4x6 Art Swap Round 407/09/12POSITIVE LeapFeetFirstSylwa
More Art, Less Craft 6x6 canvas swap08/10/12POSITIVEsent to 2 partners; organizeralteredmommy 
Covert Art Abandonners Swap08/01/12POSITIVEHuge help to the swap and fabulous swapper.jmiller614 
STS Winter Market 201209/16/12POSITIVEorganizer, sent 2 claimsalteredmommyloves2experiment
HO HO HO Swap10/16/12POSITIVESent 3 wintery HOs a little late with excellent communication.rackycoocackle
IYP 22: Crafting with the Glitz01/12/13POSITIVEGreat swapper!luckdragon 
STS Spring Market 201302/01/13POSITIVEsent 5 claims, organizeralteredmommyloves2experiment
Mail Art Swap07/01/13POSITIVEAwesome swapper!loves2experiment 
Assemblage Art Swap08/27/13POSITIVEgreat swapper, thanks for participatingsheepBlue 
STS Winter Market 201309/08/13POSITIVEorganizer, sent one claimalteredmommyloves2experiment
IYP 24: Fall Fandango10/07/13POSITIVE luckdragon 
Artist Trading Block Swap (ATBS)12/27/13POSITIVESent a wonderful atb, on time, with great communication.HSGrackycoo
Box of Sunshine Swap01/04/14POSITIVESuper swapper! Sent spectacular sunny surprises. LimeRiotSonjaBoo
IYP 25: Silver Jubilee03/01/14POSITIVEsent slightly late with communication, sent a great packageluckdragonmariak
STS Spring Market 201403/15/14POSITIVEOrganizer, sent 1 claimalteredmommyloves2experiment

(Note that this system was started on April 26, 2005 so it doesn't contain complete data for prior to April 26, 2005. Every attempt has been made, however, to enter all the Negative Feedback for prior to April 26, 2005 based on old records that were kept.)


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