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Topic: November 2006 Birthday Swap - MOVED TO CLOSED SWAPS  (Read 9529 times)
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silentdementia
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2006 10:54:30 AM »

Hey all! I'm Risn and I'm from Ireland. I turned the big 21 on the 4th and I'm a 2nd year civil engineering student. I love listening to music, mostly rocky/emo stuff. I like to read a lot, mostly fantasy and history and watch lots of documentaries. Go Team Discovery Channel! I like pretty much every colour but I have a soft spot for purple. I love Monty Python, especially the Holy Grail and Ministry of Silly Walks, The Nightmare Before Christmas, the Simpsons, My Little Pony and Carebears (can you say 80s kid??) I sew, knit, stencil, make some jewellery and generally fool around with anything crafty.

And so onto my list;

1. A Pincushion. Because I'm going to choke on my pins someday. Thank you kelsorama!

2. Swap journal. I keep writing down swap details in random places and losing them. It'll be an investment if you ever end up being my partner sometime.

3. Altoid Tins. I'm so jealous of the Americans always getting to play with these so I want in on the action too. Thank you Dulcinea!

4. Messenger Bag. I loves messenger bags with lotso pockets.

5. Kilt Pins. They rocketh my socks

6. Bookmarks. I keep starting books over and over cos I lose my place Roll Eyes

7. Wrist Cuff. I always lose dainty bracelets so I want something a bit chunkier.

8. Fabric. Any kind. Any size. Send me your scraps! Thank you again Dulcinea!

9. Something wisty. I had to get it in there somewhere Wink

10. A Learn to Crochet crafty kit. I really wanna learn to crochet but my mom has no patience to teach me.
 
11. Nifty note paper. I always winding up sending swap partners notes on crappy ass jotter pads so I want something a teeny bit smarter.

12. Keyring/Lip balm holder

13. Anything for my hair

14. A weekender bag, any type, would be terribly smexy. And make the train home a bit more bearable.

15. A surprise Grin i love surprises,  I still ask my parents for a surprise for my birthday at this ripe old age.

A huge thank you in advance to anyone who picks me and Happy belated/early Birthday to all the November babies!
« Last Edit: November 18, 2006 05:18:17 AM by silentdementia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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gossamer_gull
« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2006 02:25:43 PM »

I am Lori, and I'll be 33 on the 10th. I live in western Massachusetts with my roommate and our 5 cats. Here is my list:



1.) red/black Asian decor (small pictures, boxes, etc.) for my bedroom

2.) metal doodads (skeleton & regular keys, antique/decorative buttons, old typewriter keys, etc.)

3.) a seagull plushie/sculpture/figurine

4.) a tote/messenger bag big enough to carry crafting supplies (e.g., cross-stitching, crocheting)

5.) wedding books/magazines/craft project ideas (I am engaged to be married on Halloween 2007. My fiance and I want a masked reception, possibly with contradancing.)

6.) boardgame pieces (Scrabble tiles; monopoly tokens/money/cards; colorful player tokens, esp. wooden ones; etc.)

7.) circus sideshow art/memorabilia/postcards

8.) souvenir sew-on/iron-on embroidered patches from attractions in your area

9.)a small bag/pouch for gaming dice Thank you, tofuttibreak!

10.) a homemade bookmark Thank you, missamorphosis!

11.) a surprise! Smiley



"These are a few of my favorite things" --

Colors: red, black, jewel tones (not yellow, orange, or pastels)

Crafts (that I actually do): drawing, painting, collage, decoupage, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, polymer clay, limited beading/jewelry-making, altered books/journals/boxes

Authors: Peter S. Beagle, Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Rafael Sabatini

Places to Go: Renaissance faires, movies, zoos, nature reservations, museums

Symbols/Patterns/Motifs: the Chinese shou symbol, jesters/playing-card jokers, leaves, Celtic knotwork, labyrinths/mazes, the fleur-de-lis



Thanks for reading (and possibly crafting for) me!

-- Lori Smiley
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mintlatte
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2006 11:42:13 AM »

I will be 34 on Nov. 11th and am a mom of two...I work full time as a Secretary and craft in my "spare" time.  I live in beautiful Colorado, but want to live on  the beautiful plains  Undecided  I LOVE fairies and dragons and just about anything vintage of any era. I love all colors but especially the fall color palette like browns, rusts and oranges a lot.

Anyway, the list:

some knitted wristwarmers, I am really drawn to all the "fetching's" I have seen lately but any will do and cheap acrylic yarn is OK.  THANKS MISS MERMAID!!!!! You Rock, that was so fast I think my head spun....(plus I really really really wanted some of these)

A coin purse.

A small needle felting kit

a small soap making kit

I am smitten with felted pincushions

a purse (any kind, I love them all!)

handspun yarn

a crochet hook roll

A surprise :-)

Thanks to anyone who chooses to craft me an item :-) and woo hoo for November babies!
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elabela
« Reply #23 on: November 08, 2006 04:32:26 PM »

I just wanted to wish everyone a happy happy November Birthday! It's my birthday today so any other 8th babies!...YAY!

I won't be able to participate in the swap because I unfortunately..lost my job yesterday(laid off... my company has no money.. lol) anyway... happy happy birthday!
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indieanajess
« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2006 11:08:59 AM »

I'm sorry to hear about your job!  Undecided But happy birthday to you, too!
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crumpet13
« Reply #25 on: November 09, 2006 10:32:48 PM »

Turning 19 on the 13th.  Cool  I'm from New York and I love it.  I admire and lust over creations that other people make, and craftster is obviously a place where a lot of that happens.  I get excited when I get mail and packages and letters.  There are lots of things I would love to get, and if you pick me, I can give you more info/preferences (for "customized").

*Handmade customized sterling silver posey ring- with stamped words on it*
(Highly desired wish- If anyone can make it, I'd be happy getting just this for the swap!)

**Fingerless Gloves/Wrist warmers**
I LOVE these:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=72033.0
http://www.ysolda.me.uk/wordpress/index.php/lace-up-opera-gloves/
OR any customized ones

Pencil Case and/or makeup bag or purse
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=39969.0
OR customized/with a silkscreen or stencil

FELT pouches (Customized) for rings or slightly larger for tea bags, etc.

A Beginners Knitting kit (I know some specifics if you pick this- ex. what size and brand)

Handmade stamps/stationary/pens/pencils (I love weird pens and lead pencils)

Customized ALTOIDS tin
Examples of ones I like:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=80409.20
and
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2071.0

BRACELETS
***Human Anatomy charm bracelet (The one shown in the second picture scroll down the page- with silver jumprings)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=48110.0

Love the third bracelet (chunky with random game and toy pieces) on the link below:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=126818.msg1226089#msg1226089

Sprinkle plastic bracelet
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=19227.0

A bracelet with handmade clay charms or shrinky dinks
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=114329.420

CUFFS
customized silkscreened cuffs like these (I love the black snaps too)http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=88702.0

Movie cuff (with customized pic of someone I like, etc.) http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=99453.0

Customized Cigarette Case

Customized Stenciled or Silkscreened t-shirt or long-sleeved/turtleneck


Matchbook notebooks Customized (ex: covers with words or things I like )
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=123901.0

RANDOM: photographs taken based on stuff I like

Something reconstructed (and customized)
ex: book/journal, purse, painting, box, etc.

I LOVVEEE this one
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=80761.0
(white knit with picture by Quincy134)

Homeade lip balm/scents

A Surprise

*pm me for my wists! 
« Last Edit: November 10, 2006 08:49:57 AM by crumpet13 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Please Quote me whenever you PM me! (so I can see the last message I sent to you)!!! thanks

*I love personal swaps
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« Reply #26 on: November 10, 2006 07:37:32 AM »

Hey everyone and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all fellow November Babies!!!

Hi I am Nyxxie and I live in Tennessee. I turned 24 on November 1st!!! I currently work full time in accounting and live with my wonderful animals. I will be going back to school in January. I don't have any actual children but I do have several kids that have 4 legs and lots of hair. lol I love crafting and love to receive handmade things. Thanks in advance if you decide to craft for me!!!

For any more info on any of the wishes I have listed below please PM me!!

-Anything from my ever growing wist list.
http://www.wists.com/knitting_nyxxie

-A Swap Journal!!!

-Painting of my pets
(somewhat like the one rackycoo made for catpants I will find the link and update this I just cannot find it for some reason right now!)

-Circle Skirt (PM me for sz and fabrics)

-Re-con T-shirts

-Nyxxie inspired sock monkey

-Bubba Tink inspired wallet

-Wrap Dress

-Any Skirt

-decoupage heels

-camera bag for camera, lenses, and accessories

-overnight bag for clothes and bathroom stuff

- polymer clay charm bracelet

-laptop bag
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=81377.0

-crochet beads

-crochet bead necklace

-homemade candles

-personalized planner pages (PM me for the info on the planner that I have)

-Screen printed hoodie

-Wall Art

-Spice Rack for kitchen

-Photo pillows

-Embroidered pillow cases

-Embroidered pillows

-Personalized Cigarette Case

Supplies

-Assortment of paper and supplies for ATCs

-Drawing and coloring supplies for crafts

DIY Kits

-resin pendant
-button making
-polymer clay (i.e. charms, mini food) I have a pasta machine now and I have some white and clear clay but I really don't know much to do with it and need some directions and the other tools to work with clay.
-embroider
-linocut prints
-wood cut prints
-wood burring
-stamp carving
-hard cover journal making with signatures
-microscope slide kit
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=105539.from1155391028;topicseen#new



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« Reply #27 on: November 20, 2006 07:11:21 PM »

Today (November 20) is the last day to PM to post a birthday wish list.  November babes are still available for picking!  Feel free to request to fulfill a birthday wish.   Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: December 01, 2006 04:01:11 AM »

Jesintexas-will you be organizing the December Bday swap as well? Or is it up to someone new?
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« Reply #29 on: December 01, 2006 09:43:19 AM »

Jesintexas-will you be organizing the December Bday swap as well? Or is it up to someone new?

I have been waiting all year for dec

<----Dec 28 Birthday
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