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« on: September 20, 2011 09:55:19 AM »


Swap Info
Swap name: Ongoing Holiday Gift List Round 2
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: kaz814
Sign-up date range:  Sept. 20 - Oct. 15
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 2


This is the place to help your fellow Craftster narrow down their holiday gift lists.  This swap welcomes every winter holiday including Christmas, Hanukah/Chanukah, Kwanza, 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.   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 participant gets two claims at a time.  Once one of your claims is received and the organizer is notified, you may claim again.  This may change as the swap goes on.  

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.  Extras are always good.  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 that 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.  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 kaz814 for a hoopla.  Within that same response, you then post your own list so someone can claim you.  

You are allowed to make and have up to THREE outstanding claims.  Should you become a late sender, this can and will change on a case by case basis as determined by the organizers.
    
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.  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 have been received until the person receiving from you verifies your package arrived and is exactly what you claimed them for.

Sometimes a person 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.  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 2
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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Come chat with us during the swap and let us know how you're progressing on all of your projects.  You can find our discussion thread here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=391135.
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2011 09:56:24 AM »

Participants!

Feedback Given

1. kaz814
2. kartiana
3. Hika-chan
4. sweetyetevil
5. tapestrymlp
6. TroubleT
7. craftaddiction
8. mama24boyz
9. leighi123
10. missmlissa
11. xladyluckx
12. texscrapper (Welcome new swapper!)
13. autumnsue
14. Miss Barbara
15. plaidpineapple
16. psyche
17. Mlsocci74
18. JessySihk

19. klg_jlg
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2011 09:56:45 AM »

Sent
Received
Late w/ communication
Contact organizer ASAP

Claims

October 4th
Troublet to sweetyetevil for sugar scrubs and a piece of embroidery.

Send by October 6th
missmlissa to TroubleT for hooplas.

Send by October 8th
kaz814 to missmlissa for dishcloths!
TroubleT to kaz814 for stuffy and coworker gifts.
sweetyetevil to TroubleT for Christmas bunting and a hoopla.

Send by October 9th
xladyluckx to sweetyetevil for wallart and kitchen towels.

Send by October 11th
texscrapper to xladyluckx for a scarf.
leighi123 to texscrapper for chef hats.

Send by Oct. 12th
tapestrymlp to leighi123 for a pillow.

Send by Oct. 14th
TroubleT to tapestrymlp for a gift for her mom and a surprise.

Send by Oct. 15th
Hika-chan to TroubleT for a decorated art box.
plaidpineapple to Hika-chan for aprons.

Send by Oct. 16th
xladyluckx to plaidpineapple for sock monkey and ornaments.
mama24boyz to xladyluckx for amigurumi.

Send by Oct. 17th
texscrapper to mama24boyz for an apron.

Send by Oct. 18th
sweetyetevil to texscrapper for teen jewelry.

Send by Oct. 20th
psyche to sweetyetevil for potholders.
mama24boyz to psyche for an cozy accessory.

Send by Oct. 21st
kartiana to mama24boyz for journals.
Miss Barbara to kartiana for washcloths.
JessySihk to Miss Barbara for jewelry.

Send by Oct. 24th
sweetyetevil to JessySihk for magnets and something else.

Send by Oct. 25th
psyche to sweetyetevil for a needlebook.
klg_jlg to psyche for hair pretties.
TroubleT to klg_jlg for a hat.
klg_jlg to TroubleT for hooplas.

Send by Oct. 26th
psyche to klg_jlg for a stocking.
sweetyetevil to psyche for a bracelet and ornament.
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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2011 09:58:03 AM »

The lovely sweetyetevil was the last claimer in Round 1, so she's the first to be claimed in Round 2!

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I am Beth, I live in Michigan with my greyhound Hallo and boyfriend Sam.


Any craft medium
Ornaments- any medium, colorful, sparkly, whatever!  These do not have to be holiday themed like snow or santa etc
Something jagermeister or bud lite related for boyfriend
Coasters
trivets
new item**plant/garden decorations
new item**candles
New item**eye/sunglass holder
new item**phone covers/cases

Cloth/sewing/crochet/knitting/embroidery
new item**swifter cover
new item**pot holders
new item**crayon roll for a boyThanka maremare!
coin purse
Mug rugs or cozies
Paperback book covers
Kitchen or decorative towels and wash cloths-does not have to be winter themed so they can use them year round.
Wall art or decoration army related. We lost my nephew so if it could be personalized that would be so great. I would like something for my parents and my sister.
Make up bags-fun prints/styles for sisters and nieces (both in their 20s)
Scented sachets for hanging or drawers-fruity or clean scents
Bath mitts or poufs-adults (for men too!) and one for a boy and one for a girl (thanks craft addiction)
Pillow cases- tool theme(not for a child), fun print in birds/owls, any batik or unisex print for either male or female
Socks- okay these are for meI wear a size 7 shoe. I have been trying to get some cozy socks since I have been on craftster  haha
Embroidery-Okay one more for me. Something similar this with Beth + Sam on it.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62911726/custom-heart-tree-print-wall-art?ref=sr_gallery_2&ga_search_query=embroidery&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade%2Fhousewares%2Fwall_decor
Food goodies
Canned jams, spreads, pickles etc
Coffee beans whole or ground-I have never tried roasting my own but I am sure my parents would love some home roasted beans!
Dog treats-Almost everyone in my family has a dog and my pals do too
Bath & body
Soaps-fruity, treat scents, nothing spicy or overpowering like patchouli
Lotions-small bottles-same scents as above for gift bags
Massage bars
Sugar scrubs
Anything from my pinterest
http://pinterest.com/sweetyetevil/
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2011 03:19:48 PM »

I claim sweetyetevil for sugar scrubs and a piece of embroidery. Smiley

Send by 10/4
(1,2,4)

Outstanding claims
craftaddiction: a baby toy and ceramic coasters - SENT
kaz814: dryer balls and preserves - SENT
sweetyetevil: sugar scrubs and a piece of embroidery


I'm TroubleT! I live in the Atlanta, GA area with my wonderful husband and 2 kidlets. I'm a high school Spanish teacher (of 21 yrs....EEP!) and love my job! We do not have any major allergies in the house other than my honey allergy so don't send me any granola or pour it over my package please. Wink


General dcor and paper items


~holiday bunting w/ Christmas trees, snowflakes, ornaments, whatever as long as it's not religious - I have one normal size door that leads out of the living room to the kitchen, one wide doorway (think a door and a half in size) leading to the dining room, both of which have no doors and they need to be jazzed up!

~Holiday greeting cards Non religious please! Preferably humorous

~Handmade ornaments - We love silly, quirky ornaments!! Thank you cinnamon teal! ...more of these would be wonderful though! Cheesy

~Gift tags done in white, red or green. Simple is preferable. Thank you cinnamon teal!

~Snowmen stuffies! I decorate our house with these and I add a new one or two to my collection every year! A handmade one would be super special. Cheesy

Husband - Computer programmer by day, awesome husband by night. He loves Fierros, cooking on the grill (think Texas style BBQ), and his dog Malia. No Allergies

~More artwork for his office Hes a computer programmer and is not at all into Fanfic or Gaming. He already has CTRL-ALT-DLT, Binary Man (done in X stitch) and STFU. Both worked in hoops and framed. Maybe something like math humor or  caffeine molecule or geeky beer humor A MAJOR HINT was given to me this past weekend when he saw the paper airplane hoop (super easy stitching!) that I made for the Ongoing Hoopla. He loved it! PM me if you are interested in doing this one because I have a cool idea that I would never be able to pull off myself because he can be super nosey. Hehehe... Thank you msmelissa!

~a remote control organizer for his recliner (Its a medium brown with darker brown flecks) Like this but without the magazine pocket - http://cgi.ebay.com/Fabric-Chair-Tv-Remote-Control-Holder-Organizer-Caddy-/200407666078  maybe done in a forest green or black
I found the time and inspiration to make this one myself!  Grin

Son - 10 yrs old, very creative, loves to draw, heavy reader Cheesy, loves Lego video games. No Allergies

~a decorated box for his art supplies - outer space, legos or Star Wars themed - I'm getting him some really nice colored pencils and maybe a set of pastels this year. Smiley

~a magnetic board (cookie sheet style or something similar) in an Outer Space theme appropriate for a 10 yr old boy (no cutesy aliens please!) maybe made with glow in the dark paint?

~Lego Indiana Jones or Star Wars wall art for his room (walls are sky blue) Painted or papercraft pieced Thank you cinnamon teal!

~ A figurine or stuffy of a Greek mythological beast for his Holiday Book Box - He loved the Hydra and the Minotaur in the first PJ movie.  

~Bookmarks! He loves his books and wont dog ear pages (YAY!) so hed like some handmade book marks, especially if it had his name on it.

~sweater mittens in either a medium blue or red (I can send you a tracing of his hand for this!)

Daughter - 5 yrs old going on DIVA!, loves all things pink, sparkly and princessy. No Allergies

~sweater mittens in either pink or purple (Hand tracing can be provided!)

~a scoodie in either pink or purple, crocheted or sewn
Thank you Miss Barbara! Cheesy

~a princess plushie - I do a holiday themed book box every year and she is really into all things Princessy so her theme will be just that. Smiley

~Girlie Bubble bath! Light floral or fruit scent, maybe a spa kit appropriate for a little girl

~any appropriately girlie small hoopla (6" or smaller) for her hoopla wall - She already has a bunny, Pooh bear, her name and a butterfly. Thank you msmelissa!...but there's no end to her hoopla wall so more is not a bad thing. Wink

My Mom - Sorry no likes, hobbies, or interesting facts for this one. No Allergies

~pieced pillow covers OR a lapghan since she was a bit jealous of dad's blanket last year

~simple, elegant earrings (Fish Hook please, no posts!) - she loves reds, blues, silver and black


My Dad A proud veteran of the Korean war and very actively volunteers with the VA in helping vets get the medical care/funds that they deserve. No Allergies

~ a framed art piece (any medium as long as the design is clean, not cluttered) of a Purple Heart (He received 2 during his years of service.) OR  an appropriate Veterans Day saying like REMEMBER with an American flag. Sayings can be found at http://www.quotegarden.com/veterans-day.html

~a jar of preserves He eats buttered toast with jelly or preserves every morning at breakfast. His favorites are apple butter and peach preserves.

ME! - Check out my profile and "So You Want to Swap?" page on my blog for TONS of info on me. Cheesy I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO HONEY!

~sleep shirts - knee length in a size large, I'd prefer either cotton or flannel, a basic pattern with some sort of sleeve is perfect for me. (Please no cap sleeves. I look horrible in those.)

~a memory board to hang over my craft table to help me keep up with important papers and crafty notes, preferably in "nature" colors like browns, forest green and cream.


Misc. Gifts


~Small Teacher gifts My kids have a total of 5 teachers when you include their after school program.  Were fortunate this year in that they are all totally awesome! Im totally OK with them all being the same.

~Small gifts for our 3 karate instructors. My kids and I all take karate and our instructors have the patience of Jobe. Wink

For my kitteh furchild

~A Kitty Pi!

~catnip filled toys
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2011 07:24:10 AM »

I claim Troublet for a paper airplane hoopla and a uber girly hoopla Cheesy

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I'm Melissa and this is my second claim.  I'm a 31 year old stay at home mom of what has to be the craziest 2 1/2 year old in the world!  I live in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  I'm looking for gifts for my son, SO, MIL, FIL, nieces, nephew, godson and goddaughter, their mom and various gift tags, bags, stockings or stocking stuffers.

Son: no allergies
I have a pinterest board for him: http://pinterest.com/miss_mlissa/things-for-my-monster/
He loves wrestling and luchadors, Up, Diego, Dinosaurs
Some things he might like:
-superhero cape
-case or bag for his wrestlers
-luchador mask
-old school spiderman tshirt
-personalized library bag/backpack - I take him at least once a week
-age appropriate art kit

My Significant other: no allergies
He also loves wrestling and luchadors, Star Trek, Star Wars, cycling, horror movies, Bruce Campbell, bowling, beer vespas, mod culture, the Phantom of the Paradise and music especially ska, metal, Radiohead, Beirut, Pink Floyd  
-luchador mask balaclava like in Debbie Stoller's Son of stitch'n'bitch (which I have and can get the pattern to you - I already tried it but my intarsia needs some work).
-bowling shirts
-pinback buttons
-http://www.capcom-unity.com/bigmex/blog/2008/08/12/how_to_make_a_lucha_libre_mask_out_of_a_tee_shirt
- http://pinterest.com/miss_mlissa/for-the-boys/

Mother-in-law:no allergies
Loves CSI, Criminal Minds and the Waltons and her grandbabies.  
-kitchen accessories like crochet dish cloths or towels
-reusable shopping bags
-"Gramma" stuff - like stuff with the kids pictures on it keychains, framed collages, jewellery, fused glass pendant (great idea craftaddiction!) cute gramma saying cross-stitches or signs, magnets, keychains etc.
-Criminal Minds or CSI magnets or keychains nothing blood & guts related though
-Something Waltons related like a cross-stitch or magnets.  It's a bit of a joke around here how no one better interrupt Gramma when The Waltons is on or How many times have you seen this episode?

Father-in-law:no allergies
Loves family trees, the Toronto Maple Leafs, cameras
-a personalized camera strap and matching attachable lens cover pocket
-Family tree wall art
-Blue and white scarf, mitts, gloves or hat Thanks Miss Barbara
http://pinterest.com/miss_mlissa/papa/

2 1/2 year old and 8 year old Nieces:no allergies
-Barbie tent
-barbie clothes
-baby Alive clothes
-Jewelry or jewelry display things
-personalized pencil crayon roll
- http://pinterest.com/miss_mlissa/the-girls/

10 year old cousin (girl) and 9 year old goddaughter: no allergies
-pencil crayon rolls
-art supplies
-fashion themed activities
-scoodies
-jewellery


6 year old Nephew:no allergies
-Nintendo ds case Thanks Helena Puck!
-Lego themed things
-Star Wars themed things

Tree ornaments:  Birds, felted acorns, nightmare before christmas, phantom of the paradise, vintage

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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2011 07:15:26 AM »

I claim missmlissa for dishcloths for her MIL!

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Hi!  I'm Kaz and I live with my two bunnies in a teensy tiny condo in Maryland, USA. I'm a teacher in a middle school, and I love it.  I love most any color (see my profile for the colors of my house), though I'm not really a fan of 70's paisley, neons, baby pastels, or animal print.  I love polka dots, non-70s paisley, stripes, fun patterns, bright colors, and "comfy" things.  I love puns, good grammar, penguins, rabbits, doors and windows, autumn and reading. I have no allergies.  I'm single, an only child, and my dad passed away four years ago this coming November, so it's me and my mom - which is why my list for potential things for my mom is so long.  She's my best friend, really, and since I'm an adult now, I can spoil her as she deserves!

I'm trying to keep store-bought gifts to a minimum again this year, so thanks for helping me out!  I tell myself that it makes Christmas cost less ... and so long as I don't go near a Joann's, it probably does. Wink   OH, and I know that some of my items aren't quite a medium, but I would think the smaller things - notecards, etc. - would be something that could be a set?   Cheesy


For Mom
My mom is a fabulous woman, who is a preschool teacher and adores her dog.  (Seriously, the dog gets her own suitcase when we go on trips.)  She likes lighthouses and collects Santas.  Things to help her organize would be LOVE (mostly by me!) and she has a dream of opening her own baking business.  She is the best baker I know.  She loves the blue/yellow combination (think Vera Bradley-esque prints).  Her dog is named Prairie and is something like a Schipperke mix.  (She has no allergies, but she does dislike birds, so please nothing with birds.)

-advent calendar of some type for me to fill for her (I KNOW this is a super huge large)  or maybe a DIY advent calendar kit that I can put together myself?
-recipes for baked goods
-earrings/necklace set for my mom (she loves garnets and turquoise, not necessarily together, though! She can do more delicate jewelry and doesn't like chunky stuff really.  She prefers silver to gold.)
-a learn to make jewelry craft kit for my mom
-mugrug
-notebook like THIS (she actually pointed out that she liked it!)
-rice heat/cool pack
-swiffer sweeper and/or swiffer duster reusable crocheted/sewn covers
-notecards w/ envelopes
-oven mitts/hot pads for the kitchen
-hoopla that says 'Dog is my Co-Pilot' because the dog would go EVERYWHERE with her if she could
-hoopla with a stack of luggage that says 'I love you more than my luggage.' 


For the Dog (Prairie)
-dog bed
-soft squeaky toys
-treats


For The Relatives

I'm looking for some things for my mom's relatives, too - mostly my grandparents, uncle and his wife.  My grandmother loves maroon and Manhattans (the drink), hates birds, the color green and water.  My grandfather has a gigantic sweet tooth and likes martinis.  My uncle and his wife are very awesome people, and I couldn't tell you what their favorite colors are.  Best go for a generic 'manly' print for my uncle and something fun and classic for my uncle's wife. They all love the Boston Red Sox and no allergies for any of them.

-earrings, necklace, or bracelet for my uncle's wife (she's rather tall, so something a bit chunky or daring is probably best for her so it doesn't get too lost!)
-mug rugs for uncle (he likes firetrucks, dark green/manly colors, and America), or grandparents
-homemade preserves for uncle and his wife



For The Kids
I've also got several small children to make gifts for this year - a 3 year old niece, a 4 year old boy, a 1.5 year old boy, a one year old boy, and a 9 month old girl.  They have no allergies of which I'm aware.

These are all just ideas!  If you have something you think they'd love, just let me know.  I'm very open to other ideas. Cheesy

-hooded towels (for a 3 year old girl who loves purple, ducks, and sheep and/or a 4 year old boy who is very much a little boy and loves firemen/policemen/cars) (Examples: example 1, example 2)
-car "garage" for the 4 year old boy for his Matchbox cars (like this or this - no need to get so detailed with the paint or anything on the first one, though)
-decorated t-shirts for one year old boy (size 1-2), 4 year old boy
-library bag for any of these children
-stuffy/amigurumi of some kind for a one year boy
-crayon roll/crayon tote for 3 year old niece (who loves purple, ducks, and sheep and whose birthday is on Christmas itself!)
-felt food for the 3 year old niece
-apron for 3 year old niece (with her name would be awesome - PM for the name, as it's a very unique name and I think she might like having something with it!)
-duck or sheep stuffie for 3 year old niece



For Co-Workers, Friends, Etc.
-ornaments of all kinds
-mug rugs
-mug cozies
-_____ in a Mug (like this or this
-ornament coasters like these for my friend, L, who adores Christmas and all Christmas decorations
-gnome hoopla for friend L who collects gnomes




For Me to Use for Others

-Christmas cards w/ envelopes
-Christmas tags
-reusable cloth gift bags
-handmade gift bows (out of newspaper, magazines, film ... ideas are endless)



For Me

-soup recipes - I'm addicted
-decorations (bunting, ornaments, tree topper, wreath)
-Christmas-y apron
-Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (claymation) or Grinch hoopla (again, a huge, I know)


Thank you in advance for claiming me and helping me with my Christmas list! Cheesy


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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011 12:09:56 PM »

I claim kaz814 for a stuffy and some coworker gifts.

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kaz814: stuffy and some coworker gifts

I'm TroubleT! I live in the Atlanta, GA area with my wonderful husband and 2 kidlets. I'm a high school Spanish teacher (of 21 yrs....EEP!) and love my job! We do not have any major allergies in the house other than my honey allergy so don't send me any granola or pour it over my package please. Wink


General dcor and paper items


~holiday bunting w/ Christmas trees, snowflakes, ornaments, whatever as long as it's not religious - I have one normal size door that leads out of the living room to the kitchen, one wide doorway (think a door and a half in size) leading to the dining room, both of which have no doors and they need to be jazzed up!

~Holiday greeting cards Non religious please! Preferably humorous

~Handmade ornaments - We love silly, quirky ornaments!! Thank you cinnamon teal! ...more of these would be wonderful though! Cheesy

~Gift tags done in white, red or green. Simple is preferable. Thank you cinnamon teal!

~Snowmen stuffies! I decorate our house with these and I add a new one or two to my collection every year! A handmade one would be super special. Cheesy

Husband - Computer programmer by day, awesome husband by night. He loves Fierros, cooking on the grill (think Texas style BBQ), and his dog Malia. No Allergies

~More artwork for his office Hes a computer programmer and is not at all into Fanfic or Gaming. He already has CTRL-ALT-DLT, Binary Man (done in X stitch) and STFU. Both worked in hoops and framed. Maybe something like math humor or  caffeine molecule or geeky beer humor A MAJOR HINT was given to me this past weekend when he saw the paper airplane hoop (super easy stitching!) that I made for the Ongoing Hoopla. He loved it! PM me if you are interested in doing this one because I have a cool idea that I would never be able to pull off myself because he can be super nosey. Hehehe... Thank you msmelissa!

~a remote control organizer for his recliner (Its a medium brown with darker brown flecks) Like this but without the magazine pocket - http://cgi.ebay.com/Fabric-Chair-Tv-Remote-Control-Holder-Organizer-Caddy-/200407666078  maybe done in a forest green or black
I found the time and inspiration to make this one myself!  Grin

Son - 10 yrs old, very creative, loves to draw, heavy reader Cheesy, loves Lego video games. No Allergies

~a decorated box for his art supplies - outer space, legos or Star Wars themed - I'm getting him some really nice colored pencils and maybe a set of pastels this year. Smiley

~a magnetic board (cookie sheet style or something similar) in an Outer Space theme appropriate for a 10 yr old boy (no cutesy aliens please!) maybe made with glow in the dark paint?

~Lego Indiana Jones or Star Wars wall art for his room (walls are sky blue) Painted or papercraft pieced Thank you cinnamon teal!

~ A figurine or stuffy of a Greek mythological beast for his Holiday Book Box - He loved the Hydra and the Minotaur in the first PJ movie.  

~Bookmarks! He loves his books and wont dog ear pages (YAY!) so hed like some handmade book marks, especially if it had his name on it.

~sweater mittens in either a medium blue or red (I can send you a tracing of his hand for this!)

Daughter - 5 yrs old going on DIVA!, loves all things pink, sparkly and princessy. No Allergies

~sweater mittens in either pink or purple (Hand tracing can be provided!)

~a scoodie in either pink or purple, crocheted or sewn
Thank you Miss Barbara! Cheesy

~a princess plushie - I do a holiday themed book box every year and she is really into all things Princessy so her theme will be just that. Smiley

~Girlie Bubble bath! Light floral or fruit scent, maybe a spa kit appropriate for a little girl

~any appropriately girlie small hoopla (6" or smaller) for her hoopla wall - She already has a bunny, Pooh bear, her name and a butterfly. Thank you msmelissa!...but there's no end to her hoopla wall so more is not a bad thing. Wink

My Mom - Sorry no likes, hobbies, or interesting facts for this one. No Allergies

~pieced pillow covers OR a lapghan since she was a bit jealous of dad's blanket last year

~simple, elegant earrings (Fish Hook please, no posts!) - she loves reds, blues, silver and black


My Dad A proud veteran of the Korean war and very actively volunteers with the VA in helping vets get the medical care/funds that they deserve. No Allergies

~ a framed art piece (any medium as long as the design is clean, not cluttered) of a Purple Heart (He received 2 during his years of service.) OR  an appropriate Veterans Day saying like REMEMBER with an American flag. Sayings can be found at http://www.quotegarden.com/veterans-day.html

~a jar of preserves He eats buttered toast with jelly or preserves every morning at breakfast. His favorites are apple butter and peach preserves.

ME! - Check out my profile and "So You Want to Swap?" page on my blog for TONS of info on me. Cheesy I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO HONEY!

~sleep shirts - knee length in a size large, I'd prefer either cotton or flannel, a basic pattern with some sort of sleeve is perfect for me. (Please no cap sleeves. I look horrible in those.)

~a memory board to hang over my craft table to help me keep up with important papers and crafty notes, preferably in "nature" colors like browns, forest green and cream.


Misc. Gifts


~Small Teacher gifts My kids have a total of 5 teachers when you include their after school program.  Were fortunate this year in that they are all totally awesome! Im totally OK with them all being the same.

~Small gifts for our 3 karate instructors. My kids and I all take karate and our instructors have the patience of Jobe. Wink

For my kitteh furchild

~A Kitty Pi!

~catnip filled toys
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« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2011 12:17:10 PM »

Okay I claimed Kaz but troublet one upped me haha so I am claiming her!
I am going to make some holiday bunting and a hoop for her daughter... unless she wants one for her son!
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I am Beth, I live in Michigan with my greyhound Hallo and boyfriend Sam.


Any craft medium
Ornaments- any medium, colorful, sparkly, whatever!  These do not have to be holiday themed like snow or santa etc
Something jagermeister or bud lite related for boyfriend
Coasters
trivets
new item**plant/garden decorations
new item**candles
New item**eye/sunglass holder
new item**phone covers/cases

Cloth/sewing/crochet/knitting/embroidery
new item**swifter cover
new item**pot holders
new item**crayon roll for a boy Thanks maremare!
coin purse
Mug rugs or cozies Thanks leighi123!
Paperback book covers
Kitchen or decorative towels and wash cloths-does not have to be winter themed so they can use them year round.
Wall art or decoration army related. We lost my nephew so if it could be personalized that would be so great. I would like something for my parents and my sister.
Make up bags-fun prints/styles for sisters and nieces (both in their 20s) Thanks MareMare, nieces are covered!
Scented sachets for hanging or drawers-fruity or clean scents
Bath mitts or poufs-adults (for men too!) and one for a boy and one for a girl (thanks craft addiction)
Pillow cases- tool theme(not for a child), fun print in birds/owls, any batik or unisex print for either male or female
Socks- okay these are for meI wear a size 7 shoe. I have been trying to get some cozy socks since I have been on craftster  haha
Embroidery-Okay one more for me. Something similar this with Beth + Sam on it.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62911726/custom-heart-tree-print-wall-art?ref=sr_gallery_2&ga_search_query=embroidery&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade%2Fhousewares%2Fwall_decor
Food goodies
Canned jams, spreads, pickles etc
Coffee beans whole or ground-I have never tried roasting my own but I am sure my parents would love some home roasted beans!
Dog treats-Almost everyone in my family has a dog and my pals do too
Bath & body
Soaps-fruity, treat scents, nothing spicy or overpowering like patchouli
Lotions-small bottles-same scents as above for gift bags
Massage bars
Sugar scrubsThanks troublet
Anything from my pinterest
http://pinterest.com/sweetyetevil/
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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2011 02:42:31 PM »

*Edited on 9/27 - Added more ideas!


I claim Sweetyetevil for tree heart wall art and kitchen towels!!

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Hi! I'm Leah from Massachusetts. I have four little dogs and a fabulous fiance Jeremy! I work in the music industry managing bands and doing shows. I love everything funky, weird, and artsy! I'm allergic to cats, anything that has even a piece of fur or dander I'm in puffy face overdrive! lol. Thank goodness for allergy meds!

Here's my list!!

For mom: no allergies
Cool earrings /necklace set
Crocheted, sewn or knitted scarf (cool hues-purple,blue, etc.)
She loves handmade jewelry...silver tones and anything chunky!
coasters - her decor is very modern with earth tones


For hubby to be: allergic to lavender
He loves the color  black, rockabilly, and metal!
iPod case
Sunglasses case
King size pillowcases - skulls, star wars, anything "guy".
Anything star wars - amigurimi, embroidery, pillows, grilling apron....pretty much anything!!! Smiley


For us:
Anything for our day of the dead collection - any medium
Rockabilly toilet seat cover - flames, dice, traditional tattoo themed
Appliqued bath towel mat for outside the shower - red, orange, black, or yellow colors - traditional tattoo, dice, flames etc.
Anything for our day of the dead themed wedding!
Ring pillow - sewn
guest book/cover - sewn
etched glasses

Kitschy hand towels for the kitchen - any medium (applique, embroidered etc.) - I have a display rack with all my craftster swappers' handmade towels on it!
Rockabilly towels for the bathroom-horseshoes,flames,dice etc.
Anything vintage religious themed - we collect that sort of thing!

For my friend Scott: no allergies
Pillow cases standard size. He loves gambling and  Sushi
A zippered or snap closed 12x9 ish bag to put his laptop cables.

For the dogs:
doggie treats
bed blankets/pads - we have 3, sized 19 x 13 inches on the bottoms (any medium - sewn, crocheted, knitted)
doggie tees - Our 3 girls are sized medium, Freedo is a small - anything punk rock or cute!
squeaky toys - made out of that faux lambs wool or canvas - Mabel shreds toys like no tomorrow and these fabrics last the longest it seems!

For office peeps; 2 ladies, 6 guys
Handmade ornaments
Zombie themed desk accessories
Desk accessories for guys
One just got a new apartment - potholders, dish cloths - any medium
handmade stockings - we have 8 people in the office
Coasters
Pencil holders


Stocking stuffers:
Oatmeal soaps
Handmade candles
Mug rugs



Thank you so much in advance to whoever claims me!
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« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2011 06:28:05 AM »

I claim xladyluckx for a scarf for her mom!

HI! I'm Summer from Texas. I am mom to 3 amazing boys 11, 6, & 6. We live on a ranch outside of Houston that has been in my DH's family for over 150 years. We raise and breed cattle and my sons show cattle all over the state of Texas.

Like most moms today I try to do everything! I work at a local church as the Director of Children's ministry, sit on the twins elementary school PTO, volunteer in scouts, and run around like a chicken with my head cut off. I enjoy scrapbooking, sewing, jewlery making, and various other hobbies. Hobby Lobby is my favorite store - I have memorized the layout, and frequent it often Smiley I am a die hard LSU fan - we bleed purle & gold in our home, ad when we are home on a Saturdayin the fall,you can be gaurenteed that college football will be on the TV!

I thought that I would put my crafting to work this year and tryto do ahandmade Christmas. Thankfully, I found this swap! I look forward to participating and trading amazing items with yuou guys!

So here's my list!

My very patient DH Matt:
Crown Royal oven mitt or hot pad for grilling - or anything that ismade from upcycled CR bags Smiley
Handpainted glass tumblers with "S" or our last nameon them; or "LSU"
Gloves for the winter
365 day flip calander (like those desk size ones) with funny sayings or jokes on the pages
Wall art of our ranch brand - I would love one made from rope or barbed wire


My oldest son, Tate - He is 11 and loves to draw. He also shows cattle and is VERY active in Scouts
He discovered leatherworking at Scout Camp this summer, so "Santa" will be bringing him some tools.I'd love to give him a decorated box or case to store it in.
He really likes jewlery - cord necklaces with cool pendants, hemp jewlery, leather bracelets,corded bracelets
A cool sketchbook for him to cart around
A really cool LSU Pillow or pillowcase

Twin A - Tucker, 6 - Tuck loves everything outside! He likes to ply wth trucks and hot wheels, draw, build, and create
Kids chef hat
fun shaped crayons
wooden painted or decorated blocks
A cool car mat
A really cool LSU pillow or pillowcase
All in one Crayon & cloring book bag
A treasure chest

Twin B -Turner, 6 - Turner loves quiet activities -reading, drawing, watching TV
Kids chef hat
fun shaped crayons
A really cool LSU pillow or pillowcase
All in one crayon and coloring book bag
A decorated wooden box to keep his favorite books and treasures
A felt game book

LSU Gifts
Ok so we REALLY love LSU - so much that one of the trees in my house at Christmas time is purple with LSU decorations. It also onlyhas LSU themed gifts underneath. So ... I am looking for ANYTHING useful that has an LSUtheme for under that tree for any of the guys in my family!
Crazy socks, handpainted serving trays or glassware, pillow cases, lap blankets, kids aprons - just about anything goes - send me a PM if you have an idea!

For my Inlaws
 Mother in law - a casserole carrier, photo necklace of the grandkids, photo tote bag, a red zippered coin purse
 Father in Law - a decorated bucket or fabric basket to toss his peanut shells in
 Sister in Law - OK- this one is odd! She and I exchange "tacky gifts" every year at Christmas. I am looking for something over the top, outrageous, and a bit odd! Imagination is key here! One year I gave her a penguin appliqued (with puffpaint)shirt that had lights on it and jingle bells. She started playing BINGO, so I gave her a bumch of trolls once. It's just super hilarous gifts that don't cost a ton!

For the cousins
we have LOTS of these - all girls ages 2, 3, 4, 13, 16, & 18 ! We are looking for:
Teen jewlery pieces
Finger puppets
Fun shaped Crayons
All in one Crayon & coloring book bag
Anything girlie - I'm always at a bit of a loss on this!

For the Coworkers (8 people - 7 women, 1 man)
Handmade crosses - large ones for walls or ornaments for the tree

Ok - that's all I can think of for now! I hope this gives you an idea!
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« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2011 02:15:37 PM »

I claim texscrapper for chef hats for the twins
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We have allergies to smoke!


Levi (age 4)

- purple superhero theme doll
- purple fitted sheet (toddler/crib size)
- 12 or more purple (or looks good with purple) fat quarters or quarter yard+ cuts of fabric, plus coordinating yardage (I want to make him a purple quilt!)
- handmade pj's, boxers and underpants (I can provide his measurments)
- knit or crochet sweater, washable yarn, something colorful (maybe rainbow, or shades of blue, or purple with another color accent!) - Love the pea coat style or hoodie style, but open to others, not the kind that looks like grandma made it though!
- small things to put in advent calendar - can be anything little (stickers, toys, finger puppets, bean bags, socks, etc) - please check if you want to send edibles, he has allergies to dairy/anything artificial, oats -   he loves honey sticks though and some organic candies he can have!
- extended rearfacing (carseat) shirt, LMK if you need ideas!
- wipeable table cloth for 24" square table

Grandma: Likes pastels, whites
- heat pack things to warm her up
- fun pot holders
- slippers with non-slip bottoms, size 6.5
- pillow or other item with my son's silhouette on it
- brag book with photos of my son

Sister: (22), she likes colors/prints that are "in style"  Favorite colors are green and turquoise. No pink!
- stylish messanger bag, needs to be functional to hold college books and stuff like that.  
- fun makeup bag

Mom:
- garden markers for all the plants in the garden (weather proof)
- set of 4 placemats for a round table, she wants the edge of the mats to match up with the edge of the table - so maybe oval ones would be good!
- set of unpaper towels


Dad:
- travel related items - he is a seasoned traveler and goes around the world (literally) every other month or more.
- Michigan related items, blue and gold!

Kids at church:
7 kids aged 3-13, (13yr old is autistic).
Maybe little zippered pouches with fun erasers/pencils, or crayon rolls, or finger puppets... ? open to other ideas!


Girls next door:   These girls babysit Levi for free all the time, they are so sweet!  They celebrate Hanukkah.  No particular ideas for them, so anything you can think of!  Or something just for their family, maybe some fun chocolates or something.   Girls are 9, 13, and 15. 

General stuff:
-stocking stuffers for everyone above (handmade chapsticks, zipperd pouches in fun prints, fun coasters, fun little toys for Levi, wind up toys, etc)
- food treats - vegetarian only (no gelatin, rennet) - jams, jellys, dips, honey sticks, spreads, drink mixes, etc
- Fun pot holders (must be functional!)
- t-shirt rugs or other small rugs
- holiday napkins
- holiday dish towels


Supplies I need for making various gifts:
2 yards of thick black or other dark color fleece (for a pull over sweater I'm making for my uncle)
batting,fabric and thread to make "quilts for kids" which I donate - anything kid friendly or solids/semi solids.  
knit fabric, 1/2yd cuts or bigger, and ribbing, any amount - I need to make Levi some more pj's and l/s shirts.
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« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2011 01:44:34 AM »

I claim leighi123 for a silhouette pillow (or similar) for her grandmother

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Hi! I'm Jenn and I'm 34, a programmer, mom to two health-challenged kiddos, married to my high school sweetheart and a complete craft & swap addict. Books are my number one passion in life followed closely by Harry Potter. We live in the Dallas, Texas, area.

Allergy Info
I am on a very restricted diet because of my son so edibles aren't a great idea. I can't have any dairy or soy. In addition, my daughter has Cystic Fibrosis and Immune Deficiency so we can't accept crafts from anyone with a CFer in their household. Also, If someone in the household has been sick within the two weeks prior to my swap item being sent I respectfully request that the sender wait until two weeks after everyone is well before sending the item out. I can't accept any crafts from smoking households or that have been exposed to smoke due to my daughter's lung issues.

Thank you so, so much in advance for whomever claims me!

My Husband
John loves Star Wars. He has an entire room filled with Star Wars stuff and goes to the conventions whenever they happen. He's also a big comic book fan, heavily into X-men and Green Lantern right now. John's other main interests are music and movies - his DVD collection is rather out of hand.
~ Monster Feet slippers (men's size 12) similar to these: http://www.stylehive.com/bookmark/funny-monster-feet-slippers-from-onlyslipperscom-1234999
~ Bantha stuffie like this one: http://www.starwars.com/kids/do/crafts/f20081124.html
~ A Tatooine Suns T-shirt, size XL, similar to this: http://superpunch.blogspot.com/2011/02/tatooine-suns-t-shirt.html

My Mom
my mom loves dragons and unicorns. She's got quite a collection of art and figures for both, though the dragons seem to out-number everything else. She loves blues and soft greens and really hates reds, oranges and most yellows. She only likes sweet looking dragons though, not the fierce scary kind. Think Pocket Dragons Grin
~ an XXL t-shirt with a cool dragon, unicorn or pegasus design.
~ a unicorn polymer clay figure similar to this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/27554740/ooak-hand-sculpted-polymer-clay-art-doll
~ Unicorn, dragon or pegasus wall art or an embroidered hoop. Here's an example of something she'd go nuts over: http://www.etsy.com/listing/65760220/desert-unicorn-aceoish-original

My daughter
Cassidy is one part girly girl and one part tom boy. She's addicted to comics like her daddy and watches X-men, Fantastic 4, Justice League, The Avengers and the Teen Titans cartoons every day during her breathing treatments and persuses comics such as Teeny Titans and The Power Pack in her free time. She loves books as much as mommy and favorites include the Percy Jackson series, Harry Potter, and the Red Pyramid Series. She also loves Skippy Jon Jones and Fancy Nancy in the picture book department. Barbies are one her favorite toys right along with her American Girl size dolls.
~ A Gryffindor robe and scarf for her American Girl Doll similar to this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/60833715/wizard-robe-and-scarf-for-18-inch-doll?ref=sc_2
~ Matching PJ or dress set for Cass (size 7) and her American Girl doll
~ Cheerleader Pom Poms
~ Feather hair accessories in bright colors
~ A cute trinket box to organize her nail polish and lip gloss, perhaps decorated with one of the book or comic series she's interested in
~ A girly t-shirt in pink with comic book character(s) on it
~ Fun dress up stuff for her dress up chest
~Pretty much anything for her American Girl Doll
~A twirly skirt in fun, bright colors

My son
Joshua will be one this Christmas. He's just learning to walk and getting into everything. Laid back and easy going, Josh always has a smile and is fascinated by the world around him. He likes bright colors and designs and seems to gravitate toward goofy monster pictures and books.
~ An activity book (here's an example: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334056.0)
~ Star wars or super hero decorated long sleeve t-shirt, sweater or onesie
~ Cute Christmas elf hat (for a 12 month old)

My Best Friend
Kim has a 1-year-old and is currently a stay-at-home-mom and former veterinarian. She works part-time on a ranch with her husband and the two are heavily involved in polo and horsemanship.
~ Anything polo related such as artwork, trinket boxes, t-shirt size L, etc.
~ A polo-related toy for her son or polo decorated clothing in size 18-24 months.
~ A buckwheat or flaxseed lavender-scented hot/cold pad with horse related fabric, similar to this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347454.0

For me
~ Large pin/photo board to hang on my wall and pin notes, craft ideas & photos to for inspiration in my craft room
~ Earmuffs or an ear muff band, something cute or HP-related
~ Harry Potter related Christmas tree ornaments or dotees
~ A wisty surprise http://www.wists.com/tapestrymlp
~ A cool HP Hoopla
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« Reply #13 on: September 30, 2011 07:35:01 PM »

I claim tapestrymlp for a gift for her mother and a surprise! Cheesy

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kaz814: a stuffy and gifts for coworkers
tapestrymlp: a gift for her mom

I'm TroubleT! I live in the Atlanta, GA area with my wonderful husband and 2 kidlets. I'm a high school Spanish teacher (of 21 yrs....EEP!) and love my job! We do not have any major allergies in the house other than my honey allergy so don't send me any granola or pour it over my package please. Wink


General dcor and paper items


~holiday bunting w/ Christmas trees, snowflakes, ornaments, whatever as long as it's not religious - I have one normal size door that leads out of the living room to the kitchen, one wide doorway (think a door and a half in size) leading to the dining room, both of which have no doors and they need to be jazzed up!

~Holiday greeting cards Non religious please! Preferably humorous

~Handmade ornaments - We love silly, quirky ornaments!! Thank you cinnamon teal! ...more of these would be wonderful though! Cheesy

~Gift tags done in white, red or green. Simple is preferable. Thank you cinnamon teal!

~Snowmen stuffies! I decorate our house with these and I add a new one or two to my collection every year! A handmade one would be super special. Cheesy

Husband - Computer programmer by day, awesome husband by night. He loves Fierros, cooking on the grill (think Texas style BBQ), and his dog Malia. No Allergies

~More artwork for his office Hes a computer programmer and is not at all into Fanfic or Gaming. He already has CTRL-ALT-DLT, Binary Man (done in X stitch) and STFU. Both worked in hoops and framed. Maybe something like math humor or  caffeine molecule or geeky beer humor A MAJOR HINT was given to me this past weekend when he saw the paper airplane hoop (super easy stitching!) that I made for the Ongoing Hoopla. He loved it! PM me if you are interested in doing this one because I have a cool idea that I would never be able to pull off myself because he can be super nosey. Hehehe... Thank you msmelissa!

Son - 10 yrs old, very creative, loves to draw, heavy reader Cheesy, loves Lego video games. No Allergies

~a decorated box for his art supplies - outer space, legos or Star Wars themed - I'm getting him some really nice colored pencils and maybe a set of pastels this year. Smiley

~a magnetic board (cookie sheet style or something similar) in an Outer Space theme appropriate for a 10 yr old boy (no cutesy aliens please!) maybe made with glow in the dark paint?

~Lego Indiana Jones or Star Wars wall art for his room (walls are sky blue) Painted or papercraft pieced Thank you cinnamon teal! She did a fantastic YODA! Cheesy

~ A figurine or stuffy of a Greek mythological beast for his Holiday Book Box - He loved the Hydra and the Minotaur in the first PJackson movie. 

~Bookmarks! He loves his books and wont dog ear pages (YAY!) so hed like some handmade book marks, especially if it had his name on it.

~sweater mittens in either a medium blue or red (I can send you a tracing of his hand for this!)

Daughter - 5 yrs old going on DIVA!, loves all things pink, sparkly and princessy. No Allergies

~sweater mittens in either pink or purple (Hand tracing can be provided!)

~a princess plushie - I do a holiday themed book box every year and she is really into all things Princessy so her theme will be just that. Smiley

~Girlie Bubble bath! Light floral or fruit scent, maybe a spa kit appropriate for a little girl

~any appropriately girlie small hoopla (6" or smaller) for her hoopla wall - She already has a bunny, Pooh bear, her name and a butterfly. Thank you msmelissa!...but there's no end to her hoopla wall so more is not a bad thing. Wink

My Mom - Sorry no likes, hobbies, or interesting facts for this one. No Allergies

~pieced pillow covers OR a lapghan since she was a bit jealous of dad's blanket last year

~simple, elegant earrings (Fish Hook please, no posts!) - she loves reds, blues, silver and black


My Dad A proud veteran of the Korean war and very actively volunteers with the VA in helping vets get the medical care/funds that they deserve. No Allergies

~ a framed art piece (any medium as long as the design is clean, not cluttered) of a Purple Heart (He received 2 during his years of service.) OR  an appropriate Veterans Day saying like REMEMBER with an American flag. Sayings can be found at http://www.quotegarden.com/veterans-day.html

~a jar of preserves He eats buttered toast with jelly or preserves every morning at breakfast. His favorites are apple butter and peach preserves.

ME! - Check out my profile and "So You Want to Swap?" page on my blog for TONS of info on me. Cheesy I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO HONEY!

~sleep shirts - knee length in a size large, I'd prefer either cotton or flannel, a basic pattern with some sort of sleeve is perfect for me. (Please no cap sleeves. I look horrible in those.)

~a memory board to hang over my craft table to help me keep up with important papers and crafty notes, preferably in "nature" colors like browns, forest green and cream.


Misc. Gifts


~Small Teacher gifts My kids have a total of 5 teachers when you include their after school program.  Were fortunate this year in that they are all totally awesome! Im totally OK with them all being the same.

~Small gifts for our 3 karate instructors. My kids and I all take karate and our instructors have the patience of Jobe. Wink

For my kitteh furchild

~A Kitty Pi!

~catnip filled toys
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« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2011 04:32:34 PM »

I claim TroubleT for a decorated box for her son's art supplies

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Hi. I'm Hika-chan and I live in Vancouver, wa. area. I have 3 kiddos, a loving hubby, 3 cats and a great dane.  I'm currently working on finishing my illustration degree. I'm a PTO memeber of both my kids' school and a volunteer art teacher. Crafting is my "me" time. Wink

Allergies: Nothing too serious, but my daughter is very sensitive to heavy perfumes/smells and lotions. So please don't spray perfume on them and no smoke. Thanks. Smiley


MOM- Likes: Vampire Diaries, Captain Jack Sparrow, Tropical places

~ Earrings -she likes more simple, classy in style and dangles. Colors: maybe autumn colored or in blues or natural tones.

~ Dangle bracelet- Colors: same as earrings- autumn colors or natural tones or blues-something she can wear to work-Can incorporate some of the above likes as long as its subtle.

~Reuseable coffee sleeves- My mom drinks a lot of coffee and tea and always reuses her sleeves. But they get dirty and messy. It would be nice for her to have ones that she can wash in the machine- sewn/crocheted/knit I have seen awesome ones in all of these.


Grandma-

~ A dyed scarf
~ Some crocheted/knit socks - Not really sure on colors...she wears a lot of blue though

Brae- Age: 8 Likes: Monster High (clawdeen is her fav.), purple, she's a bit tomboy and a bit girly- loves horses/unicorns/pegasus- belle is her favorite disney princess- like my little pony friendship is magic cartoon- barbie.

~ Stenciled Tee- in any of the above themes or I can provide more if needed. She wears about a 7/8 and is usually a medium in most cases. I can give measurements if needed.

~ Pillow case- again in any of the above themes. Barbie or disney would also be good here.

~ Plushie for her stocking- (sewn/crocheted/knit/etc.) nothing too big- I was thinking a poppet or a horse or unicorm or my little pony or something from the above list.

~ Headbands/barrets- Something girly and in purple. Can't be too flashy though as they're strict at school. So nothing lady gaga would wear. Wink

~Hat- I can provide head measurements

~ Gloves/mittens-  I can provide hand drawings

~Apron- In any of the above themes

Sere- Age: 6 Likes: draculaura (monster high), vampires, barbie, princess jasmine and rapunzel from tangled, My little pony friendship is magic characters, reading, pink (everything), princesses, kiki's delivery service, nausicaa and the valley of the wind (esp. the ohmus), ponyo, sailor moon.

~ Plushie for her stocking-(sewn/crocheted/knit/etc) Again nothing too big- she would flip for an ohmu or a poppet like sailor moon, or a my little pony or rapunzel or something else from the list above.

~ Stenciled tee- in any of the above themes. I can provide sizes for her upon request as she's a bit trickier.

~ Pillow slips- in any of the above themes.

~ Hat- I can provide head measurements

~ Leg or Arm Wamers- In pink or white or pink and black - I can provide measurments if needed.

~ Gloves/mittens- I can provide hand drawings

~ Apron- in any of the above themes

~ Headbands/barrets- Same as above- nothing lady gaga-ish as they're sschool is picky about certain things. She loves pink!

~ Bookmarks- Sere loves reading! And she uses little pieces of paper at teh moment as bookmarks. I thought it might be nice for her to have a really nice beaded one or something like that. Something that will last through a lot of wear and tear. She reads A LOT!


Leo- Age: 4 Likes: Animals (especially elephants, ghiraffs, penguins-preferabbly not the baby cutsey ones), drums, Cars (the pixar movie), hotwheels/ matchbox cars

~ Stencilled Tee- Would love one with elephants, ghiraffs, penguins or disney's cars. or toothless the dragon

~ Plushie for stocking- I was thinking Toothless from How to train your dragon, but an animal would be great too.

~ Pillow case- In CARS, penguins, elephants, ghiraffs. If you have another animal idea, let me know.

~ A hotwheels car roll up. Something that we can take with us to grandmas that will hold several cars and maybe have a road or play track on it.

~ Quiet books/games for car/trip- Maybe something with an activity on it like a magnet fishing game or a matching game or a pattern game.


Brother-in-Law is trying to start up a bakery business and will be starting his new classes this month.

~Journal/ Recipe book: I would like to have something manly (so maybe leather/faux leather) that has easy places for him to write down or add new recipes that he liked and some place to make notes or comments on them. These will all be baked goods so the categories aren't necassary unless you want to make them different types of baked goods (ie cookies/ cakes/ pies/etc).


Lily-
Age: 2 Likes: Ponyo, Ariel, girly stuff

~ Stencilled Tee with Ponyo or Ariel on it

~ Altered Hoodie/sweater with ponyo or Ariel

~ Plushie of Ponyo or Ariel (amugurumi/ sewn/ etc)

Things for the house/ me/ hubby-

~ Kitty Toys
~ Doggy toys
~ Table place mats- there are 5 in our family ( I would like a matching set or cute ones for the kids. For my son's one that outlines where everything goes would be fantastic!)

~ My hubby would like something to put our mail in so it doesn't just lay all over the table.
~ An Apron for me- I love 50's/ 60's style aprons
~ Embroidered kitchen towels- My kitchen theme is coffee in browns, tans and maroon

Thank you sooo much to whomever picks me. Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley
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I claim Hika-chan for aprons for Brae and Sere.
(1,0,0)  Due Oct 15th.

Hello,  I am Sandra I live in Utah.
Son: 11 yrs old  LOVES  the Movie RIO  He seriously watches it every other day.  It has fostered an obsession and love of birds.  I have been trying to come up with RIO themed items for Christmas.  I am going to make him a RIO birds keychain and zipper pull  Bottlecap style items.  Other than that..I don't know.  Some ideas I have (but not the crafty know-how):
A knit or fabric Rio style tropical bird stuffie.  He loves Toucans, Blue Mackaws etc
Tropical Bird wall art for his room
Knit hat similar to this: can be in different colors. I like the small brim: http://pinterest.com/pin/262853880/
A book about birds (gently used is great) or pictures or postcards of birds he want to make a book  full of pictures of birds-all birds not just Tropical birds.
*World of Warcraft item : a Moonkin  a couple examples:   http://www.etsy.com/listing/64921331/moonkin-feltie-h-2 but in a 8- 10 size 
http://pinterest.com/pin/264297507/

Husband: He works for Disney and needs  a few items to spice up his office:  Would love a sock monkey any size or type.   A University of Utah themed item (wall hanging, mug, etched glass, etc) he is a big U of U football fan.
Tree embroidery with our initials (c and s):  http://pinterest.com/pin/262851118/

For my brother in law:
he likes The Nightmare before Christmas so something like this knit hat would be great:
http://pinterest.com/pin/262844611/
Or anything else you can think of for The Nightmare Before Christmas.
For my sister:
another knit hat similar to this:  http://pinterest.com/pin/262883201/

For my daughter:
  a peashooter or sunflower like these:  http://pinterest.com/pin/262838055/
Feather hair accessories
Anything Justin Beiber. I am making her a bottlecap necklace of him and a key chain. But anything else you can think of would be well loved

son #2:  age 5 He loves legos, bionicles, hero factory and pirates. just started understanding the idea of allowance and saving money.  Would love a boy themed wallet with a zipper pouch for change and a billfold pocket. 
A play tent to put his webkinz in
Nutcracker themed items
Little big planet inspired items.  For example: http://pinterest.com/pin/263929737/

Any of the children would Love a Harry Potter style wand.

For my Best friend:   Black knit corseted mitts with Red ribbon

Thanks!
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« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2011 04:52:31 AM »

I claim plaidpineapple for a sock monkey for her husband and a set of Jack Skellington ornaments for her brother in law.  Cheesy

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Hi! I'm Leah from Massachusetts. I have four little dogs and a fabulous fiance Jeremy! I work in the music industry managing bands and doing shows. I love everything funky, weird, and artsy! I'm allergic to cats, anything that has even a piece of fur or dander I'm in puffy face overdrive! lol. Thank goodness for allergy meds!

Here's my list!!

For mom: no allergies
Cool earrings /necklace set
Crocheted, sewn or knitted scarf (cool hues-purple,blue, etc.) - Thank you texscrapper!!! Smiley
She loves handmade jewelry...silver tones and anything chunky!
coasters - her decor is very modern with earth tones


For hubby to be: allergic to lavender
He loves the color  black, rockabilly, and metal!
iPod case
Sunglasses case
King size pillowcases - skulls, star wars, anything "guy".
Anything star wars - amigurimi, embroidery, pillows, grilling apron....pretty much anything!!!


For us:
Anything for our day of the dead collection - any medium
Rockabilly toilet seat cover - flames, dice, traditional tattoo themed
Appliqued bath towel mat for outside the shower - red, orange, black, or yellow colors - traditional tattoo, dice, flames etc.
Anything for our day of the dead themed wedding!
Ring pillow - sewn
guest book/cover - sewn
etched glasses

Kitschy hand towels for the kitchen - any medium (applique, embroidered etc.) - I have a display rack with all my craftster swappers' handmade towels on it!
Rockabilly towels for the bathroom-horseshoes,flames,dice etc.
Anything vintage religious themed - we collect that sort of thing!

For my friend Scott: no allergies
Pillow cases standard size. He loves gambling and  Sushi
A zippered or snap closed 12x9 ish bag to put his laptop cables.

For the dogs:
doggie treats
bed blankets/pads - we have 3, sized 19 x 13 inches on the bottoms (any medium - sewn, crocheted, knitted)
doggie tees - Our 3 girls are sized medium, Freedo is a small - anything punk rock or cute!
squeaky toys - made out of that faux lambs wool or canvas - Mabel shreds toys like no tomorrow and these fabrics last the longest it seems!

For office peeps; 2 ladies, 6 guys
Handmade ornaments
Zombie themed desk accessories
Desk accessories for guys
One just got a new apartment - potholders, dish cloths - any medium
handmade stockings - we have 8 people in the office
Coasters
Pencil holders


Stocking stuffers:
Oatmeal soaps
Handmade candles
Mug rugs



Thank you so much in advance to whoever claims me!
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« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2011 12:14:30 PM »

I claim xladyluckx for some Star Wars amigurumi for her husband

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Hi!  I’m Melanie from Ontario, Canada. I’m a 34 year old stay-at-home-mom to 5, 4 boys and 1 baby girl. I’m a craftaholic, lol.  No allergies at our house really. 

I have 3 teachers to get gifts for, and one EA.  I`d prefer if they were different because the twins are in the same class with 2 teachers (1 male, 1 female) and they each like to give a small gift.  Ethans teacher is a women as well.

Natalie – SIL – Nat loves dancing and has just started baking.  She is in the process of opening her own dance studio!!!  Starting small with a single class and hoping to expand.  She loves turtles.
Ballerina loaded charm bracelet
Apron in cute fabric
Oven mitts/potholders in cute fabric

Mom – OK, my Mom is hard!!  Maybe not, but she is for me.  She has a unique style I think.  They just bought a new house and just built a huge awesome deck in the back that they will like to use a lot in the summer (winter too if its not too cold). They also just put a new hottub in the deck that she loves!  She likes wine.  She has little iguanas hanging around (ceramic, not real) and she likes bold colours.
I would LOVE if someone could knit her these socks http://de.dawanda.com/product/2737802-Eidechsensocke
Potholders like these ones  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=379422.0 in a sunflower or ladybug theme

Dad – My Dad is another one who is pretty difficult.  Hes originally from Manchester England and loves Manchester soccer team.  I really don’t have any ideas for him.
Man U coasters

Max - Brother – Again I don’t know!!  Haha.  Max and Nat have an awesome puppy, (hes a little over 1 now) an English Bulldog named Boonze.
I’d love to get a collar or neckerchief for boonze with his name on it

Quenton –  Quenton has just started highschool and is 14.  He has now joined the football and rugby teams but he really likes soccer the most.  He likes playing xbox and loves his blackberry!
Xbox pillow

Liam – Liam is my little mathematician. He figured out multiplication all on his own in grade 1!  Hes now in gr. 2. He loves Mario games and his Wii and DSiXL.
Notebook cover with crayons/pencil crayons
Bowser plush
DSiXL case

Aidan – Aidans favourite subject is reading and writing.  He also loves to draw.  Hes a little gamer too but loves Luigi, Sonic and Link the most.  Also in gr.2.
Notebook cover with place for crayons/pencil crayons
Bowser plush
DSiXL case

Ethan – Ethan is my little trouble maker.  Lately he loves firemen and policemen, so ANYTHING inspired by that would be great! He also loves Spongebob, Mickey and Handy Manny, Buzz Lightyear.
I spy bag
Fireman/policeman ANYTHING (plush, bag, toy…….)

Daysie-Lynn – Well, shes the first girl, so needless to say, after 4 boys, shes very girly, haha.  She’ll be 7 months at Christmas time. I seem to love the colour combos with browns for her (pink/brown, lt blue/brown…..)
Shes a very drooly baby, so bibs would be great.
Burp cloths are very useful too!
Baby Headbands with big flowers or even maybe a special holiday one for Christmas Day
Baby Grab ball like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/71011829/baby-grab-ball

Kid Gifts – My MIL has foster kids and we all consider them family!!  I’d love to get them some little things. I have no idea really what. Theres 3 girls (16, 14, 12)and 1 boy (16)

Any stocking stuffers for my kiddies would be much appreciated too.  Anything  you would think my kids would like!!

NEW**  Daysie-Lynn needs a stocking, something personalized would be nice
            Some Christmas ornaments, I like blue with snowflakes
            A personalized ornament for the kids in themes they would like
            Some Christmas cards for me to send out (more funny than religious)
            Cute Gift tags for presents

Thanks!!!!!
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« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2011 06:38:22 PM »

I claim mama24boyz for an apron for her SIL!

HI! I'm Summer from Texas. I am mom to 3 amazing boys 11, 6, & 6. We live on a ranch outside of Houston that has been in my DH's family for over 150 years. We raise and breed cattle and my sons show cattle all over the state of Texas.

Like most moms today I try to do everything! I work at a local church as the Director of Children's ministry, sit on the twins elementary school PTO, volunteer in scouts, and run around like a chicken with my head cut off. I enjoy scrapbooking, sewing, jewlery making, and various other hobbies. Hobby Lobby is my favorite store - I have memorized the layout, and frequent it often  I am a die hard LSU fan - we bleed purle & gold in our home, ad when we are home on a Saturdayin the fall,you can be gaurenteed that college football will be on the TV!

I thought that I would put my crafting to work this year and try to do a handmade Christmas. Thankfully, I found this swap! I look forward to participating and trading amazing items with yuou guys!

So here's my list!

My very patient DH Matt:
Crown Royal oven mitt or hot pad for grilling - or anything that ismade from upcycled CR bags
Handpainted glass tumblers with "S" or our last nameon them; or "LSU"
Gloves for the winter
365 day flip calander (like those desk size ones) with funny sayings or jokes on the pages
Wall art of our ranch brand - I would love one made from rope or barbed wire


My oldest son, Tate - He is 11 and loves to draw. He also shows cattle and is VERY active in Scouts
He discovered leatherworking at Scout Camp this summer, so "Santa" will be bringing him some tools.I'd love to give him a decorated box or case to store it in.
He really likes jewlery - cord necklaces with cool pendants, hemp jewlery, leather bracelets,corded bracelets
A cool sketchbook for him to cart around
A really cool LSU Pillow or pillowcase

Twin A - Tucker, 6 - Tuck loves everything outside! He likes to ply wth trucks and hot wheels, draw, build, and create
Kids chef hat Thanks Leigh123!
fun shaped crayons
wooden painted or decorated blocks
A cool car mat
A really cool LSU pillow or pillowcase
All in one Crayon & cloring book bag
A treasure chest

Twin B -Turner, 6 - Turner loves quiet activities -reading, drawing, watching TV
Kids chef hatThanks Leigh123!
fun shaped crayons
A really cool LSU pillow or pillowcase
All in one crayon and coloring book bag
A decorated wooden box to keep his favorite books and treasures
A felt game book

LSU Gifts
Ok so we REALLY love LSU - so much that one of the trees in my house at Christmas time is purple with LSU decorations. It also onlyhas LSU themed gifts underneath. So ... I am looking for ANYTHING useful that has an LSUtheme for under that tree for any of the guys in my family!
Crazy socks, handpainted serving trays or glassware, pillow cases, lap blankets, kids aprons - just about anything goes - send me a PM if you have an idea!

For my Inlaws
 Mother in law - a casserole carrier, photo necklace of the grandkids, photo tote bag, a red zippered coin purse Thanks Leigh123!
 Father in Law - a decorated bucket or fabric basket to toss his peanut shells in
 Sister in Law - OK- this one is odd! She and I exchange "tacky gifts" every year at Christmas. I am looking for something over the top, outrageous, and a bit odd! Imagination is key here! One year I gave her a penguin appliqued (with puffpaint)shirt that had lights on it and jingle bells. She started playing BINGO, so I gave her a bumch of trolls once. It's just super hilarous gifts that don't cost a ton!

For the cousins
we have LOTS of these - all girls ages 2, 3, 4, 13, 16, & 18 ! We are looking for:
Teen jewlery pieces
Finger puppets
Fun shaped Crayons
All in one Crayon & coloring book bag
Anything girlie - I'm always at a bit of a loss on this!

For the Coworkers (8 people - 7 women, 1 man)
Handmade crosses - large ones for walls or ornaments for the tree

Ok - that's all I can think of for now! I hope this gives you an idea!
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« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2011 09:50:28 AM »

Claiming texscrapper for some teen jewelry
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I am Beth, I live in Michigan with my greyhound Hallo and boyfriend Sam.


Any craft medium
Ornaments- any medium, colorful, sparkly, whatever!  These do not have to be holiday themed like snow or santa etc
Something jagermeister or bud lite related for boyfriend
Coasters
trivets
plant/garden decorations
candles
eye/sunglass holder
phone covers/cases
*new item*decorated picture frames-little boy themed
*new item* wall art with flowers or birds in brown & blue tones or yellow tones for my pal.
*new item* name bracelets or necklaces for my nieces with their kids names (one has Caleb and the other Eli)
*new item*needle book
*new item* small rag rugs for in front of sinks- any colors

Cloth/sewing/crochet/knitting/embroidery
*new item*place mat sets
swifter cover
pot holders
new item**crayon roll for a boy Thanks maremare!
coin purse
Mug rugs or cozies Thanks leighi123!
Paperback book covers
Kitchen or decorative towels and wash cloths-does not have to be winter themed so they can use them year round.
Wall art or decoration army related. We lost my nephew so if it could be personalized that would be so great. I would like something for my parents and my sister.
Make up bags-fun prints/styles for sisters and nieces (both in their 20s) Thanks MareMare, nieces are covered!
Scented sachets for hanging or drawers-fruity or clean scents
Pillow cases- tool theme(not for a child), fun print in birds/owls, any batik or unisex print for either male or female

Embroidery-Okay one more for me. Something similar this with Beth + Sam on it. thanks troublet!!

Food goodies
Canned jams, spreads, pickles etc
Coffee beans whole or ground-I have never tried roasting my own but I am sure my parents would love some home roasted beans!
Dog treats-Almost everyone in my family has a dog and my pals do too
Bath & body
Soaps-fruity, treat scents, nothing spicy or overpowering like patchouli
Lotions-small bottles-same scents as above for gift bags
Massage bars
Sugar scrubs  Thanks troublet
Anything from my pinterest
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« Reply #20 on: October 06, 2011 12:37:50 PM »

I am going to claim sweetyetevil for sewn potholders.
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I'm Jessica, and I live in Ontario, Canada with my BBW brown tabby (BBBT?), Puddin' Pie (or Puddy for short).  I love planning gifts, gift making, and gift shopping. . . but I don't have a much of a list of people to buy for! So I'd love to prepare some really great gifts for the people I do have, and I've joined this swap to help do just that, since they all appreciate handmade things (well, except maybe my grandpa. But even he appreciates handmade edibles!).

The List

Jewellery Etc
- sparkly necklaces and/or bracelets for Mom
- sparkly or beady headbands/head things for my sister [note she has super-short hair)
- stud earrings for my sister (sparkle works here too, nothing plastic-looking here please maybe metal-looking, or wood, or something else that isnt plastic. Shaped like natural things/animals/etc are neat!)

Knit/Crochet
- cozy accessory (scarf, other type of neckwarmer-type-thing, mitts, sweater, some sort of clothing piece) for my sister *beige/off-whites/browns/greys are best

Bath & Body
- pretty looking & smelling (floral, vanilla) soaps/lotions/bath stuff for Mom
- manly soap (not beer flavoured) for Dad

Foodie
- spices/rubs/recipes/oils/etc for my sister
- tasty sweet things (e.g. dessert in a jar, fancy jams as long as it would last until Christmas) for Mom
- food prep in a jar (meal from a jar type thing) for Grandpa

Other?
- Does someone on my list inspire you to make something else? Let me know!

The People

MOM Mid 50s, lives in a townhouse with my sister. Teaches ESL to adults and really loves it.
Likes: sparkle, nice smelling things, The Shopping Channel, books/groups about separation/divorce, leopard print & glossy red in housewares (not clothing!), riding on backs of motorcycles, tea (with goodies)
Dislikes: non-pretty things, cooking, cleaning

SISTER 21, lives with mom. Graphic designer (starts a new job at a loose tea company on Tuesday!)
Likes: thrifty fashion (ultra-layered, 1920s & other vintage, gypsy-esque, cozy pieces), cooking, planning future businesses (branding studio? crepe truck?), reading (especially Agatha Christie), movies, her tuxedo cat Patches, tea
Dislikes: cake, bookmarks, bright colours

DAD 60 (but youd never guess), lives in the middle of nowhere on his own (and it works for him)
Likes: motorcycles (cruisers, not sport bikes), cooking, wood carving, the outdoors, reading (especially sci-fi & Westerns), fly fishing, lakes & oceans, red wine, good Scotch, travelling
Dislikes: beer, sports, cities

GRANDPA 80s, German, lives independently on his own
Likes: walking in the mall, Readers Digest, yelling at CNN, visiting the Germania Club,
Dislikes: a lot of things, getting presents (we usually go gift card or edible), cooking (well, more that he can't really cook except for turkey soup, pork hawks, and sauerkraut) 
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I claim psyche for a cozy accessorie for her sister

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Hi!  I’m Melanie from Ontario, Canada. I’m a 34 year old stay-at-home-mom to 5, 4 boys and 1 baby girl. I’m a craftaholic, lol.  No allergies at our house really. 

I have 3 teachers to get gifts for, and one EA.  I`d prefer if they were different because the twins are in the same class with 2 teachers (1 male, 1 female) and they each like to give a small gift.  Ethans teacher is a women as well.

Natalie – SIL – Nat loves dancing and has just started baking.  She is in the process of opening her own dance studio!!!  Starting small with a single class and hoping to expand.  She loves turtles.
Ballerina loaded charm bracelet
Apron in cute fabric  thanks texscrapper!!!!
Oven mitts/potholders in cute fabric
NEW**A business card holder for her new business cards

Mom – OK, my Mom is hard!!  Maybe not, but she is for me.  She has a unique style I think.  They just bought a new house and just built a huge awesome deck in the back that they will like to use a lot in the summer (winter too if its not too cold). They also just put a new hottub in the deck that she loves!  She likes wine.  She has little iguanas hanging around (ceramic, not real) and she likes bold colours.
I would LOVE if someone could knit her these socks http://de.dawanda.com/product/2737802-Eidechsensocke
Potholders like these ones  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=379422.0 in a sunflower or ladybug theme
NEW**My Moms a machine shop teacher in high school.  Maybe something she could use in school.

Dad – My Dad is another one who is pretty difficult.  Hes originally from Manchester England and loves Manchester soccer team.  I really don’t have any ideas for him.
Man U coasters

Max - Brother – Again I don’t know!!  Haha.  Max and Nat have an awesome puppy, (hes a little over 1 now) an English Bulldog named Boonze.
I’d love to get a collar or neckerchief for boonze with his name on it

Quenton –  Quenton has just started highschool and is 14.  He has now joined the football and rugby teams but he really likes soccer the most.  He likes playing xbox and loves his blackberry!
Xbox pillow

Liam – Liam is my little mathematician. He figured out multiplication all on his own in grade 1!  Hes now in gr. 2. He loves Mario games and his Wii and DSiXL.
Notebook cover with holder for crayons/pencil crayons
Bowser plush
DSiXL case

Aidan – Aidans favourite subject is reading and writing.  He also loves to draw.  Hes a little gamer too but loves Luigi, Sonic and Link the most.  Also in gr.2.
Notebook cover with place for crayons/pencil crayons
Bowser plush
DSiXL case

Ethan – Ethan is my little trouble maker.  Lately he loves firemen and policemen, so ANYTHING inspired by that would be great! He also loves Spongebob, Mickey and Handy Manny, Buzz Lightyear.
I spy bag
Fireman/policeman ANYTHING (plush, bag, toy…….)

Daysie-Lynn – Well, shes the first girl, so needless to say, after 4 boys, shes very girly, haha.  She’ll be 7 months at Christmas time. I seem to love the colour combos with browns for her (pink/brown, lt blue/brown…..)
Shes a very drooly baby, so bibs would be great.
Burp cloths are very useful too!
Baby Headbands with big flowers or even maybe a special holiday one for Christmas Day
Baby Grab ball like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/71011829/baby-grab-ball
NEW**hooded towel

Kid Gifts – My MIL has foster kids and we all consider them family!!  I’d love to get them some little things. I have no idea really what. Theres 3 girls (16, 14, 12)and 1 boy (16) thanks kartiana!!!!

Any stocking stuffers for my kiddies would be much appreciated too.  Anything  you would think my kids would like!!

NEW**  Daysie-Lynn needs a stocking, something personalized would be nice
            Some Christmas ornaments, I like blue with snowflakes
            A personalized ornament for the kids in themes they would like
            Some Christmas cards for me to send out (more funny than religious)
            Cute Gift tags for presents
            OK something for me??  Bella mitts, I don't like Twilight, but I love the mitts!
            A dreamcatcher for the boys

Thanks!!!!!
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« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2011 04:21:47 PM »

I claim mama24boyz for some journals for her MIL's foster children  Smiley
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Hello, Im Reinikka from Southern California. Im really excited to start collecting handmade gifts for my friends and family! Please include your business tag and/or business card with anything you make (even a tag that says Handcrafted by: Your Name would be nice). You dont have to worry about allergies, but I would appreciate no smoke/dirty smells on anything.

Sewn / Embroidery Items
~ Tea wallet ~ for my mom ~ She likes burgundy and purple, blue would also work but she would probably be happy with any color/pattern, just stay away from childish prints and bright pink ~ No allergies
~ Coffee mug cozy ~ for my grandma ~ The kind that goes around a coffee mug and through the handle, a few yarn examples on this pin board but I imagine these could also be sewn ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, reindeer themed  ~ for my mom ~ Not cartoony, she likes deer silhouettes similar to these: Reindeer #1 and Reindeer #2 and Reindeer #3 ~ No allergies
~ Bathroom hand  towels, frog themed  ~ for my mom ~ She collects frogs and has them all over in one bathroom so I think a few froggy hand towels would be cute. Green, light blue, or white/cream ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, Mary Engelbreit themed/inspired  ~ for my mom ~ anything inspired by Mary Engelbreits art  ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, Jewish themed  ~ for my mom ~ Shes not really Jewish, but she pretends to be anyway. Maybe a Star of David, Menorah, Dreidel, etc~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, rooster themed  ~ for my mom-in-law ~ She collects any and all roosters, so have fun! ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, snowman themed  ~ for my mom-in-law ~ She collects snowmen for Xmas decorating ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen hand towels, farm/tractor themed ~ for my uncle-in-law ~ he lives in the country with his cows ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen / Bathroom hand towels, Finland themed  ~ for other family members ~ Maybe a Finland flag? or Finnish saying/words (PM me for ideas if you need any)? ~ No allergies
~ Kitchen / Bathroom hand towels, Winter themed  ~ for other family members ~ Christmas themed is fine too, just nothing too religious. Im thinking Santa, Xmas trees, Presents, etc ~ No allergies
~ Oven mitt, farm/tractor themed ~ for my uncle-in-law ~ he lives in the country with his cows, every Christmas he bakes us a batch of yummy bread and homemade jam ~ No allergies
~ Apron to be used as painting smock ~ for my crafty friend ~ She loves anything Disney (especially Stitch), dancing (country line dancing, belly dancing, Hawaiian, and she just started learning tap), theatre and theatre tech, peace signs, and the Ohm symbol She is not a girly girl, so no pink please. She likes purple, blue, and green. ~ No allergies
~ Reusable produce bags ~ for my mom ~ any color (as long as you can see whats inside) and a variety of sizes would be great ~ No allergies
~ Tote / Project bag, Mary Engelbreit themed/inspired  ~ for my mom ~ anything inspired by Mary Engelbreits art  ~ No allergies
~ Tote / Book bag, role play/nerd themed ~ for my husband ~ to carry around his RPG books, has to be strong/durable, maybe made out of canvas or denim? Anything with RPG/nerdy references would be great, I can provide some quotes if needed ~ No allergies
~ Large tote/bag ~ for my crafty friend ~ She loves anything Disney (especially Stitch), dancing (country line dancing, belly dancing, Hawaiian, and she just started learning tap), theatre and theatre tech, peace signs, and the Ohm symbol She is not a girly girl, so no pink please. She likes purple, blue, and green. ~ No allergies
~ Reusable gift bags ~ for anyone and everyone on my list ~ Any color/theme (a few Christian ones would be nice along with a few Jewish ones), variety of sizes would be great but Id rather have them too big then too small ~ No allergies
~ D20 dice bag ~ for my husband ~ His fav colors are green and blue, but I think black,  white, or red  would also be nifty for this, example and tutorial (PM me if you have other color ideas) ~ No allergies
~ Mug rug (or two) ~ for my mom ~ Nothing flashy or tacky, she likes burgundy and purple, but other colors would also work. Her kitchen is light blue and cream colored. A dreidel or menorah would be fun. (no overly bright, pastel, or too dark please) ~ No allergies
~ Mug rug (or two) ~ for my grandma ~ Im envisioning light blue and creams or burgundy and purple but she would probably love anything. Little Drummer Boy song themed would be fantastic (not the stop motion animated cartoon though). ~ No allergies
~ Mug rug (or two) ~ for my aunt ~ Something Christmas themed without being tacky would be nice, or something she can use year round. Deep reds, burgundy, purple.  (no overly bright or pastel please) ~ No allergies
~ Mug rug (or two) ~ for my mom-in-law ~ Something Christmas themed, chicken themed, or snowmen themed ~ No allergies
~ Place mat ~ for my cousin ~ Loves Elmo and Teletubies (I think the red one is his favorite) or this could be Christmas themed. Something with his name would also be fun~ No allergies
~ Large, adult sized bib with plastic pocket for catching food laminated/slick fabric for easy cleaning ~ for my cousin ~ He is physically an adult but mentally a child and we love him more than anything! My aunt loves the few bibs she has for him and Im sure she would love one or two more. He loves Elmo and Teletubies but other themes would be fine, something with his name would also be fun. Snap or velcro clasp please, no tie. Example, this is a toddler bib, but the right design idea ~ No allergies
~ Stitch stuffed animal ~ for my crafty friend ~ Stitch is her favorite Disney character and she collects him, I think a handmade, on of a kind one would be much loved ~ No allergies

Yarny Items  (Natural fibers only please)
~ Nice washcloths ~ to add as an extra for family/friends ~ any color but would really like some whites & creams and softer colors (light blue, mint green, etc) ~ No allergies
~ Coffee mug cozy ~ for my grandma ~ The kind that goes around a coffee mug and through the handle, a few examples on this pin board (could also be sewn) ~ No allergies
~ Stitch amigurumi ~ for my crafty friend ~ Stitch is her favorite Disney character and she collects him ~ No allergies

Jewelry / Ornaments / Similar Crafts
~ Beaded bookmarks ~ for my grandma, aunt, and mom-in-law ~ No color preference (maybe purples, silver, black light blue?), these examples are for type only, not content/colors: metal thingy that goes in book + beading that hangs outside and/or ribbon that goes inside + beading on one or both ends ~ No allergies
~ Jewish themed ornaments  ~ for my mom ~ Shes not really Jewish, but she pretends to be. Maybe a Star of David, Menorah, Dreidel, etc~ No allergies
~ Finnish themed ornaments ~ for family ~ Would love some holiday sayings like "Hauskaa Joulua" (Merry Christmas) or a Joulupukki (Santa) ornament ~ No allergies
~ Winnie the Pooh themed ornaments ~ for my step-mom ~ She loves any and all things Winnie the Pooh related ~ No allergies
~ Salt shaker ornament ~ for my dad ~ We have a running joke about his love of salt, this can be classy or funny and you can include the pepper shaker if you want to (or a salt & salt shaker set would be funny) ~ No allergies

Other Crafts
~ Hand spun/died yarn, natural fibers ~ for my mom ~ just one or two of these since she has a massive stash already (that she is trying to thin down), I really think she would like some though so even though she doesnt need it Im gonna take the risk that she might like some. Any color, but would especially love some purples ~ No allergies
~ Handmade candles ~ for family/friends ~ any scent(s) ~ No allergies
~ Teacup Candle  ~ for family/friends ~ any scent(s), any nice/fancy cup. example and tutorial ~ No allergies
~ Handmade soap ~ for family/friends ~ any scent(s), I have a few people with sensitive skin on my list, so would love some made with this in mind ~ No allergies (Thank you sweetyetevil, I love the soap you sent! Keeping this up though cause I'd like a few more)
~ Bath salts / bombs / soaks / etc ~ for family/friends ~ any scent(s) ~ No allergies
~ Bath tea bags ~  for family/friends ~ any scent(s), here is a cute tutorial ~ No allergies
~ Containers for cookies, looking for at least 5 ~ I have been requested to bake some holiday cookies and I would love something creative to put them in, nice tin, decorated jar, etc ~ No allergies but must be safe for food
~ Flower bombs (with instructions) ~ for my aunt-in-law ~ she lives near Seattle Washington, I dont know what type of flowers grow best there. She is an avid gardener and I think shed get a kick out of them ~ No allergies
~ Bigfoot themed ATCs ~ for my husband ~ Im having a hard time thinking of things for him, but I know he likes all the Bigfoot ATCs Ive received so far so a few more would be nice ~ No allergies
~ Dr Who wall art, Bow ties are cool ~ for my husband ~ Im up for other Dr Who ideas, but please PM me to discuss first ~ No allergies
~ Set of coasters, TV & Movie themed any craft type ~ for my husband ~ Dr. Who, Torchwood, Ghost Busters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (80's/90's version), Firefly/Serenity, and I can provide more upon request. ~ No allergies
~ Set of coasters, beverage themed any craft type ~ for my husband ~ he loves Widmer Brothers brewery, Dechutes Brewery, Dr. Pepper, Mt. Dew, Orange soda, and Root beer (I also like the Dechutes Brewery beers if you want to make something I'd like too  Wink ) ~ No allergies
~ Hand painted wood trays ~ for my mom ~ She uses these for beading projects so they must have an edge so nothing escapes. A Mary Engelbreit inspired tray would be wonderful, otherwise just something pretty  ~ No allergies
~ Craft kit ~ for my crafty friend ~ We do paper crafting together and I know she would love some more supplies of her own; paper, paint, brushes, paper cutter, paper punches, glue, ribbon, ephemera, painting canvases, etc. She especially loves anything Disney, so Disney stickers, embellishments, and Disney paper would be much loved (Stitch is her favorite) ~ No allergies

~ Anything not listed but you feel inspired to make ~ I would love to hear other ideas, but please PM me first just to be sure
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I claim kartiana for some nice washcloths!
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Hi!  My name is Barbara (a.k.a.-"Miss Barbara") and I live in Long Island, NY with my DH and three kids:  17 year old son, 9 year old daughter, and 7 year old daughter.  We celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah in our house; DH and son also have birthdays around the holidays as well!

*We have SLIGHT allergies in our house.  I can receive from someone who has pets as long as the pets are kept away from the craft and supplies.  No partners who smoke or who have smokers in the house, please.  Thanks!*

The gifts I have listed are going to my girls' numerous teachers (i.e.-regular school, Hebrew School, before and after school care), my co-workers, and some friends.  NO COLOR PREFERENCE/NO STYLE PREFERENCE/NO THEME PREFERENCE for any of the items, unless otherwise specified.  Have fun!


SOAP:
-Bath soaps, bath bombs, etc...  (My children would like these as well!  Son likes the scented ones, the girls would like the ones in fun shapes, please.)

SEWN:
-Bookmarks
-Key fobs
-Tea wallets
-Coasters
-Mug rugs
-Non-religious ornaments (I'm thinking a general 'winter' theme would be great!)
-Simple tote bags
-Reusuable gift bags

PAPERCRAFT:
-Bookmarks
-Journals
-Gift tags(Thanks, kartiana!)(I can use a lot of these, so I'm going to leave it up.)
-Cards (Again, a general 'winter' theme would be great!)

JEWELRY:
-Any bracelet, necklace, pin, or ring you would like to create!

*If you have an idea for something you'd like to make, and it's not on the list, please PM me!  I am looking for "generic" gifts that don't need to be personalized.  Thanks!*
___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ _________

FOR MY BEST FRIEND:
-I just recently found out that she had a stroke, and will be spending some time in rehab.  She's a young woman, only 38.  I would very much appreciate anything that anyone would like to make her   Her favorite color is lime green.  Her feet are always cold (she is only 4'11", so she has tiny feet).
-Something 'Tetris' themed
-Something 'Beeker' themed (from 'The Muppet Show')
-Something 'daffodil' themed

FOR MY OTHER BEST FRIEND:
-Jewelry of any kind that has purple in it
-Something for her to store her jewelry in that has purple in it (She is such a giving and thoughtful person; she deserves something special.)

FOR A DIFFERENT FRIEND:
-Crochet hook roll in some shade of blue (I work with her on Friday nights, and we inspire each other to be creative!)

FOR MY SON:
-A glass/set of glasses with the 'Teeny Little Super Guy' on them (My son was a preemie and I used to sing him this song all the time!)
-Anything 'penguin' themed
-cuff links
-tie tack

FOR MY 9 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER:
-Anything 'animal/reptile/amphibian' related
-Some sort of veternarian play set??  (She wants to be a vet when she grows up.)

FOR MY 7 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER:
-Anything 'princess' related
-Anything 'dress-up' related
-Decorated headbands

FOR MY HUSBAND:
-Anything 'squirrel' related
-Anything 'bug' related (He's an exterminator.)
-Anything 'Domo' related (We're all obsessed with Domo!)
-Anything 'Buddha' related

FOR MY GRANDMA YOLANDA:
-A fancy/nifty/cool pincushion in some shade of green (It's her favorite color.)  (I'm a teacher and we have 'foster' grandparents in some of the classrooms in my school.  Grandma Yolanda and I were together for about three years, and we've become very good friends and she is a special person to me.  She is also a terrific seamstress!)
-Some type of fancy/cool/nifty covered tape measure.  (As I mentioned before, she is a terrific seamstress, she likes to cook, work with children, etc...)
-A thread catcher thingy (Again, in some shade of green, please.)
-Anything to do with elephants.

FOR MY CLASSROOM:
-A set of VERY STURDILY MADE pom-poms for use in movement and color recognition activities with my preschoolers.  (In every color of the rainbow, please-including brown, grey, and white.)

(I cannot take or post photos, so if you claim me, please take and post photos!  Thank you so much!)

THANK YOU!!!!!!!
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« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2011 04:56:32 PM »

I claim Miss Barbara for Jewelry for her children's various teachers =]


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I am Jess, or Jessy, I live in Washington state. I am 21, a culinary school graduate and lover of crafting.
I would love to get some great gifts for family members as well as give some! =]

~Crafts~

*A 16x16 inch (minimum, I could use more than one as gifts!) quilted or appliqued (or both) Mug/teapot rug in any of the following themes and/or color schemes: Autumn, batik, seahorse and bubbles, tealblue and brown, black and red, black and gold, black white and red, greens in varying shades, varying shades of purple, steampunk, cogs and gears, snakes, geckos, cats.

*A Teapot cozy also in any of the color schemes or themes mentioned above. Preferably with an opening for the spout and handle. (Can provide measurements of the ideal teapot size)

*Leather wrist cuff's for uncle, he loves to play WoW so a something with a Horde symbol on it would be great. Or just something like this http://wists.com/JessySihk/cd58b0aea866c5cddb3577874755ffdd

*A beard beanie for the uncle, like this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/62873296/gray-beard-hat-sm?ref=sr_gallery_5&ga_search_submit=&ga_search_query=beard+hat&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

*Bath and body stuff for Mom, she loves anything Lavender scented especially if its got real lavender flowers in it, also citrus and melon.

*Anything to do with Gardening for Granny, she loves to garden, her favorite color is green. A set of polymer clay magnets, or done in any other medium, gardening apron, tool holder, etc...

*A sculpted polymer clay crested gecko for my 2nd mother like this one but made into something wearable like a necklace or pin. http://wists.com/JessySihk/c6cbf7a708d6780b1d6faef66a7e2691
If you do not know what a Crested gecko is please look it up =P Or check out the etsy seller whose sculpture i have linked, she's great! She has a deviant art too.

*Anything to do with old Mustang car's for dad.

*Anything silly or practical joke like for Grandpa (example: last year i got him a book on the different kinds of poop lol, and granny got him a fake mullet hat)

*Anything gothy or old horror for my friend, Jewelry, wearables, purses, etc

*Unique jewelry for Granny #2. She loves gold anything, and likes things ranging from simple to minimalistic unique. But must be in gold! (not real gold of course =P)

*Anything to do with turtles for my Aunt, she's kind of punk in her style, so if that could be tied in that would be great. She doesn't wear much jewelry, but a tote bag or something would be great.

*Or a slouchy knit or Crochet black hat, like a beret. for Aunty =] Embellished with studs if possible is even better! I like this style or anything similar: http://www.etsy.com/listing/69882238/slouchy-beret-denim-blue?ref=sr_gallery_35&ga_search_submit=&ga_search_query=slouchy+beret&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

*Anything African Ethnic for my Step mother (who is african american) Jewelry, bandana's, wearables, table runner, etc

*Anything gothy reptile themed for my the 2nd mommy, but it still needs to be girly. And she's an older woman, so not as teen/childish, she likes victorian age goth type stuff. Elaborate jewelry, wearables, etc..
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« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2011 11:47:05 AM »

I am claiming Jessysihk for some magnets for granny and one other item for her pal. I need to confirm with her about that item!

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I am Beth, I live in Michigan with my greyhound Hallo and boyfriend Sam.


Any craft medium
Ornaments- any medium, colorful, sparkly, whatever!  These do not have to be holiday themed like snow or santa etc
Something jagermeister or bud lite related for boyfriend
Coasters
trivets
plant/garden decorations
candles
eye/sunglass holder
phone covers/cases
*new item*decorated picture frames-little boy themed
*new item* wall art with flowers or birds in brown & blue tones or yellow tones for my pal.
*new item* name bracelets or necklaces for my nieces with their kids names (one has Caleb and the other Eli)
*new item*needle book
*new item* small rag rugs for in front of sinks- any colors

Cloth/sewing/crochet/knitting/embroidery
*new item*place mat sets
swifter cover
pot holders thanks psyche!
new item**crayon roll for a boy Thanks maremare!
coin purse
Mug rugs or cozies Thanks leighi123!
Paperback book covers
Kitchen or decorative towels and wash cloths-does not have to be winter themed so they can use them year round.
Wall art or decoration army related. We lost my nephew so if it could be personalized that would be so great. I would like something for my parents and my sister.
Make up bags-fun prints/styles for sisters and nieces (both in their 20s) Thanks MareMare, nieces are covered!
Scented sachets for hanging or drawers-fruity or clean scents
Pillow cases- tool theme(not for a child), fun print in birds/owls, any batik or unisex print for either male or female

Embroidery-Okay one more for me. Something similar this with Beth + Sam on it. thanks troublet!!

Food goodies
Canned jams, spreads, pickles etc
Coffee beans whole or ground-I have never tried roasting my own but I am sure my parents would love some home roasted beans!
Dog treats-Almost everyone in my family has a dog and my pals do too
Bath & body
Soaps-fruity, treat scents, nothing spicy or overpowering like patchouli
Lotions-small bottles-same scents as above for gift bags
Massage bars
Sugar scrubs  Thanks troublet
Anything from my pinterest
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« Reply #26 on: October 11, 2011 06:28:54 AM »

I will claim sweetyetevil for a needle book.
(I'm already sending her a package so I might as well add to it!)

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I'm Jessica, and I live in Ontario, Canada with my BBW brown tabby (BBBT?), Puddin' Pie (or Puddy for short).  I love planning gifts, gift making, and gift shopping. . . but I don't have a much of a list of people to buy for! So I'd love to prepare some really great gifts for the people I do have, and I've joined this swap to help do just that, since they all appreciate handmade things (well, except maybe my grandpa. But even he appreciates handmade edibles!).

The List

Jewellery Etc
- sparkly necklaces and/or bracelets for Mom
- sparkly or beady headbands/head things for my sister [note she has super-short hair)
- stud earrings for my sister (sparkle works here too, nothing plastic-looking here please maybe metal-looking, or wood, or something else that isnt plastic. Shaped like natural things/animals/etc are neat!)

Knit/Crochet
 - cozy accessory (scarf, other type of neckwarmer-type-thing, mitts, sweater, some sort of clothing piece) for my sister *beige/off-whites/browns/greys are best - Thanks mama24boyz!

Bath & Body
- pretty looking & smelling (floral, vanilla) soaps/lotions/bath stuff for Mom
- manly soap (not beer flavoured) for Dad

Foodie
- spices/rubs/recipes/oils/etc for my sister
- tasty sweet things (e.g. dessert in a jar, fancy jams as long as it would last until Christmas) for Mom
- food prep in a jar (meal from a jar type thing) for Grandpa

Other?
- Does someone on my list inspire you to make something else? Let me know!

The People

MOM Mid 50s, lives in a townhouse with my sister. Teaches ESL to adults and really loves it.
Likes: sparkle, nice smelling things, The Shopping Channel, books/groups about separation/divorce, leopard print & glossy red in housewares (not clothing!), riding on backs of motorcycles, tea (with goodies)
Dislikes: non-pretty things, cooking, cleaning

SISTER 21, lives with mom. Graphic designer (starts a new job at a loose tea company on Tuesday!)
Likes: thrifty fashion (ultra-layered, 1920s & other vintage, gypsy-esque, cozy pieces), cooking, planning future businesses (branding studio? crepe truck?), reading (especially Agatha Christie), movies, her tuxedo cat Patches, tea
Dislikes: cake, bookmarks, bright colours

DAD 60 (but youd never guess), lives in the middle of nowhere on his own (and it works for him)
Likes: motorcycles (cruisers, not sport bikes), cooking, wood carving, the outdoors, reading (especially sci-fi & Westerns), fly fishing, lakes & oceans, red wine, good Scotch, travelling
Dislikes: beer, sports, cities

GRANDPA 80s, German, lives independently on his own
Likes: walking in the mall, Readers Digest, yelling at CNN, visiting the Germania Club,
Dislikes: a lot of things, getting presents (we usually go gift card or edible), cooking (well, more that he can't really cook except for turkey soup, pork hawks, and sauerkraut) 
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« Reply #27 on: October 11, 2011 08:03:20 AM »

I claim psyche for hair pretties for her sister. =)
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I'm Kassie, I live in Idaho Falls, Idaho with my sweet husband and 9 1/2 month old little girl. I'm a photographer. =)

**Note: Almost anything on this list can also be found on my Pinterest**

Me:
-silk wrap bracelet & pink and chain braid bracelet http://pinterest.com/kgroll/my-style/
-knitted hat http://www.anniesattic.com/knitting/detail.html?prod_id=80545&cat_id=1045
-White lace mini pencil style http://pinterest.com/pin/288048282/
-Knitted headband/ear warmer...grey please
-Tall Boot socks *Love the knitted/crochet details for the top part that shows
-Earring/necklace set.. can pin more

Household:
-Chunky cable throw http://pinterest.com/pin/145485935/
-Tree Skirt: bright, modern & lively. Currently have a white tree with black and silver ornaments. Looking to add one accent pop color and would like it incorporated a lot into the tree skirt. Maybe plum? http://pinterest.com/pin/253409490/
-Wreaths for year round use
-Experience Advent calendar in above colors.. Experiences are in seasonal board
-holiday bunting
-Christmas stocking I really love the modern style of >> But again, let's try to do the same general color scheme with whites, silver, plums and black only as an accent. http://pinterest.com/pin/305119588/
(Can anyone tell it's going to be our first REAL Christmas now that we have our little one?) ;P


My little girl:
**Currently in 12 month clothing, Size 2 shoes**
-any dresses from Little One board.. http://pinterest.com/kgroll/little-one/
-would LOVE some little boots like these >http://www.joyfolieblog.com/2011/01/mod-boots-and-another-taft.html *Maybe in grey/neutral and keep color coordinated graphic pattern for accent
-Hemp/overnight soakers
-Cloth diapering accessories & Vacation size wet bag
-Baby leg warmers
-Felt foods

Hubby:
-Sturdy wallet--Please no duct tape
-Knit hats--grey, navy, black
-Landscape art of Teton Mountains (He LOVES landscapes and I can paint anything except them!)

**For multiple guys in the family.. Some sort of little organizing kit for vehicles.. Maybe a reusable trash sack, little bin with different places to store things.. Idk.. Need at least 2 "kits", prefer 3

Mom:
-Small coupon organizer
-unique cookie cutters
-warm & Fuzzy house slippers (size 6- 6 1/2) http://pinterest.com/pin/284881155/

Dad:
Don't have a specific idea.. He likes the Denver Broncos, St. Louis  Blues, fishing and hunting

Sister:
-Kitchen accessories (pot holders, dish towels, full length apron) in turquoise, red, and white colors.
-turquoise t shirt rug for in front of kitchen
-(4) placemats with utensil pocket

Little Brother (Cool:
-All he wants for Christmas is a Iron Man or Hulk dress up type set.. maybe even cool accessories?

DH's Parents:
-Homemade caramels in air tight jars
-Scripture covers http://pinterest.com/pin/284881155/

Sister In Law #1:
-2 Camera straps w/lens cover pocket http://www.etsy.com/listing/78182380/camera-strap-lens-cap-pocket-holder
-Camera bag to coordinate at least 1 strap *Would love a couple pockets and tiny bit of extra room*

SIL #2:
-Decoupage letter blocks for seasonal decor
-Knotted headbands

SIL#3:
-collapsible fabric storage bins.. medium and larger sizes please
-Scarves
-Yoga mat bag
-affirmation stones  http://pinterest.com/pin/69349885/

Nieces:
**Need to get sizes, so just ask if you choose these**
clothing, toys, loveys
bumper pad from soft fabrics-lady bug themed so colors are red, white & black

Cut vinyl quotes/graphics. Just cut and onto transfer paper so I can apply to projects myself.
**Would really like at least 1 of the following: grandparent themed (my parents are first timers with our LO), love/bedroom themed, child's room (girl, ladybug room)

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« Reply #28 on: October 11, 2011 08:41:27 AM »

I claim klg_jlg for a hat for her husband.

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Outstanding claims
kaz814: gifts for her coworkers
tapestrymlp: gift for her mom and a surprise
klg_jlg: crocheted hat


I'm TroubleT! I live in the Atlanta, GA area with my wonderful husband and 2 kidlets. I'm a high school Spanish teacher (of 21 yrs....EEP!) and love my job! We do not have any major allergies in the house other than my honey allergy so don't send me any granola or pour it over my package please. Wink


General dcor and paper items


~holiday bunting w/ Christmas trees, snowflakes, ornaments, whatever as long as it's not religious - I have one normal size door that leads out of the living room to the kitchen, one wide doorway (think a door and a half in size) leading to the dining room, both of which have no doors and they need to be jazzed up!

~Holiday greeting cards Non religious please! Preferably humorous

~Handmade ornaments - We love silly, quirky ornaments!! Thank you cinnamon teal! ...more of these would be wonderful though! Cheesy

~Gift tags done in white, red or green. Simple is preferable. Thank you cinnamon teal!

~Snowmen stuffies! I decorate our house with these and I add a new one or two to my collection every year! A handmade one would be super special. Cheesy

Husband - Computer programmer by day, awesome husband by night. He loves Fierros, cooking on the grill (think Texas style BBQ), and his dog Malia. No Allergies

~More artwork for his office Hes a computer programmer and is not at all into Fanfic or Gaming. He already has CTRL-ALT-DLT, Binary Man (done in X stitch) and STFU. Both worked in hoops and framed. Maybe something like math humor or  caffeine molecule or geeky beer humor A MAJOR HINT was given to me this past weekend when he saw the paper airplane hoop (super easy stitching!) that I made for the Ongoing Hoopla. He loved it! PM me if you are interested in doing this one because I have a cool idea that I would never be able to pull off myself because he can be super nosey. Hehehe... Thank you msmelissa!

~a remote control organizer for his recliner (Its a medium brown with darker brown flecks) Like this but without the magazine pocket - http://cgi.ebay.com/Fabric-Chair-Tv-Remote-Control-Holder-Organizer-Caddy-/200407666078  maybe done in a forest green or black
I found the time and inspiration to make this one myself!  Grin

Son - 10 yrs old, very creative, loves to draw, heavy reader Cheesy, loves Lego video games. No Allergies

~a decorated box for his art supplies - outer space, legos or Star Wars themed - I'm getting him some really nice colored pencils and maybe a set of pastels this year. Smiley

~a magnetic board (cookie sheet style or something similar) in an Outer Space theme appropriate for a 10 yr old boy (no cutesy aliens please!) maybe made with glow in the dark paint?

~Lego Indiana Jones or Star Wars wall art for his room (walls are sky blue) Painted or papercraft pieced Thank you cinnamon teal!

~ A figurine or stuffy of a Greek mythological beast for his Holiday Book Box - He loved the Hydra and the Minotaur in the first PJ movie.  

~Bookmarks! He loves his books and wont dog ear pages (YAY!) so hed like some handmade book marks, especially if it had his name on it.

~sweater mittens in either a medium blue or red (I can send you a tracing of his hand for this!)

Daughter - 5 yrs old going on DIVA!, loves all things pink, sparkly and princessy. No Allergies

~sweater mittens in either pink or purple (Hand tracing can be provided!)

~a scoodie in either pink or purple, crocheted or sewn
Thank you Miss Barbara! Cheesy

~a princess plushie - I do a holiday themed book box every year and she is really into all things Princessy so her theme will be just that. Smiley

~Girlie Bubble bath! Light floral or fruit scent, maybe a spa kit appropriate for a little girl

~any appropriately girlie small hoopla (6" or smaller) for her hoopla wall - She already has a bunny, Pooh bear, her name and a butterfly. Thank you msmelissa!...but there's no end to her hoopla wall so more is not a bad thing. Wink

My Mom - Sorry no likes, hobbies, or interesting facts for this one. No Allergies

~pieced pillow covers OR a lapghan since she was a bit jealous of dad's blanket last year

~simple, elegant earrings (Fish Hook please, no posts!) - she loves reds, blues, silver and black


My Dad A proud veteran of the Korean war and very actively volunteers with the VA in helping vets get the medical care/funds that they deserve. No Allergies

~ a framed art piece (any medium as long as the design is clean, not cluttered) of a Purple Heart (He received 2 during his years of service.) OR  an appropriate Veterans Day saying like REMEMBER with an American flag. Sayings can be found at http://www.quotegarden.com/veterans-day.html

~a jar of preserves He eats buttered toast with jelly or preserves every morning at breakfast. His favorites are apple butter and peach preserves.

ME! - Check out my profile and "So You Want to Swap?" page on my blog for TONS of info on me. Cheesy I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO HONEY!

~sleep shirts - knee length in a size large, I'd prefer either cotton or flannel, a basic pattern with some sort of sleeve is perfect for me. (Please no cap sleeves. I look horrible in those.)

~a memory board to hang over my craft table to help me keep up with important papers and crafty notes, preferably in "nature" colors like browns, forest green and cream.


Misc. Gifts


~Small Teacher gifts My kids have a total of 5 teachers when you include their after school program.  Were fortunate this year in that they are all totally awesome! Im totally OK with them all being the same.

~Small gifts for our 3 karate instructors. My kids and I all take karate and our instructors have the patience of Jobe. Wink

For my kitteh furchild

~A Kitty Pi!

~catnip filled toys
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« Reply #29 on: October 11, 2011 07:59:21 PM »

I claim Trouble T for some hooplas for her little one =)

2 claimed, 0 received, 0 sent
Outstanding Claims:
Hair pretties to psyche to send by 10/25
Mini hooplas to troubleT to send by 10/25

I'm Kassie, I live in Idaho Falls, Idaho with my sweet husband and 9 1/2 month old little girl. I'm a photographer. =)

**Note: Almost anything on this list can also be found on my Pinterest**

Me:
-silk wrap bracelet & pink and chain braid bracelet http://pinterest.com/kgroll/my-style/
-knitted hat http://www.anniesattic.com/knitting/detail.html?prod_id=80545&cat_id=1045
-White lace mini pencil style http://pinterest.com/pin/288048282/
-Knitted headband/ear warmer...grey please
-Tall Boot socks *Love the knitted/crochet details for the top part that shows
-Earring/necklace set.. can pin more

Household:
-Chunky cable throw http://pinterest.com/pin/145485935/
-Tree Skirt: bright, modern & lively. Currently have a white tree with black and silver ornaments. Looking to add one accent pop color and would like it incorporated a lot into the tree skirt. Maybe plum? http://pinterest.com/pin/253409490/
-Wreaths for year round use
-Experience Advent calendar in above colors.. Experiences are in seasonal board
-holiday bunting
-Christmas stocking I really love the modern style of >> But again, let's try to do the same general color scheme with whites, silver, plums and black only as an accent. http://pinterest.com/pin/305119588/
(Can anyone tell it's going to be our first REAL Christmas now that we have our little one?) ;P


My little girl:
**Currently in 12 month clothing, Size 2 shoes**
-any dresses from Little One board.. http://pinterest.com/kgroll/little-one/
-would LOVE some little boots like these >http://www.joyfolieblog.com/2011/01/mod-boots-and-another-taft.html *Maybe in grey/neutral and keep color coordinated graphic pattern for accent
-Hemp/overnight soakers
-Cloth diapering accessories & Vacation size wet bag
-Baby leg warmers
-Felt foods
-This embroidered pillow http://pinterest.com/pin/90364656/

Hubby:
-Sturdy wallet--Please no duct tape
-Knit hats--grey, navy, black    thanks TroubleT!
-Landscape art of Teton Mountains (He LOVES landscapes and I can paint anything except them!)

**For multiple guys in the family.. Some sort of little organizing kit for vehicles.. Maybe a reusable trash sack, little bin with different places to store things.. Idk.. Need at least 2 "kits", prefer 3

Mom:
-Small coupon organizer
-unique cookie cutters
-warm & Fuzzy house slippers (size 6- 6 1/2) http://pinterest.com/pin/284881155/

Dad:
Don't have a specific idea.. He likes the Denver Broncos, St. Louis  Blues, fishing and hunting

Sister:
-Kitchen accessories (pot holders, dish towels, full length apron) in turquoise, red, and white colors.
-turquoise t shirt rug for in front of kitchen
-(4) placemats with utensil pocket

Little Brother (Cool:
-All he wants for Christmas is a Iron Man or Hulk dress up type set.. maybe even cool accessories?

DH's Parents:
-Homemade caramels in air tight jars
-Scripture covers http://pinterest.com/pin/284881155/

Sister In Law #1:
-2 Camera straps w/lens cover pocket http://www.etsy.com/listing/78182380/camera-strap-lens-cap-pocket-holder
-Camera bag to coordinate at least 1 strap *Would love a couple pockets and tiny bit of extra room*

SIL #2:
-Decoupage letter blocks for seasonal decor
-Knotted headbands

SIL#3:
-collapsible fabric storage bins.. medium and larger sizes please
-Scarves
-Yoga mat bag
-affirmation stones  http://pinterest.com/pin/69349885/

Nieces:
**Need to get sizes, so just ask if you choose these**
-clothing, toys, loveys
-bumper pad from soft fabrics-lady bug themed so colors are red, white & black
-Embroidery piece like this>> http://pinterest.com/pin/90364656/

-Cut vinyl quotes/graphics. Just cut and onto transfer paper so I can apply to projects myself.
**Would really like at least 1 of the following: grandparent themed (my parents are first timers with our LO), love/bedroom themed, child's room (girl, ladybug room)

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« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2011 07:22:52 AM »

I'm going to claim klg_jlg for a stocking!

3 claims, 0 received, 0 sent
Outstanding Claims:
Potholders for Sweetyetevil (Oct 20)
Needlebook  for Sweetyetevil (Oct 25)
*now* Stocking for klg_jlg (Oct 26)

I'm Jessica, and I live in Ontario, Canada with a giant tabby. I love planning gifts, gift making, and gift shopping. . . but I don't have a much of a list of people to buy for! So I'd love to prepare some really great gifts for the people I do have, and I've joined this swap to help do just that, since they all appreciate handmade things (well, except maybe my grandpa. But even he appreciates handmade edibles).

I've added to my list this time around. You'll see some new general Christmas items under "Sewn" and "Pick a Technique"

THE LIST:

Jewellery Etc
- sparkly necklaces and/or bracelets for Mom
- sparkly or beady headbands/head things for sister [note she has super-short hair) Thanks klg_jlg!

Knit/Crochet
- cozy accessory (scarf, other type of neckwarmer-type-thing, mitts, sweater, some sort of clothing piece) for sister *beige/off-whites/browns/greys are best Thanks mama24boyz!

Sewn Stuff
-  fabric gift bags

Bath & Body Etc
- pretty looking & smelling (floral, vanilla) soaps/lotions/bath stuff for Mom
- manly soap (not beer flavoured) for dad
- nice smelling candles for Mom

Foodie
- tasty sweet things (e.g. dessert in a jar, fancy jams as long as it would last until Christmas) for Mom
- food prep in a jar (meal type thing) for Grandpa

Pick a Technique!
- ornaments for my Christmas tree I recently moved out on my own and so far only have one pack of the vintage ornaments Im trying to collect   I like all colours, vintage-looking ornaments (along the lines of these, etc) , other traditional ornaments & themes, somewhat creepy ornaments (bats, skulls, B-movie monsters) or other interesting ornaments . . . not so much a fan of modern, super-religious, or excessive amounts of Santas
- other Christmas dcor my mom has this porcelain mini-Christmas tree (handpainted in the 70s!) that lights up, would love something like that otherwise, something that hangs on a wall/door/etc or something that sits on a table (not a stocking though)

THE PEOPLE:

MOM Mid 50s, lives in a townhouse with my sister. Teaches ESL to adults and really loves it.
Likes: sparkle, nice smelling things, The Shopping Channel, books/groups about separation/divorce, leopard print & glossy red in housewares (not clothing!), riding on backs of motorcycles, tea (with goodies)
Dislikes: non-pretty things, cooking, cleaning

SISTER 21, lives with mom. Graphic designer (starts a new job at a loose tea company on Tuesday!)
Likes: thrifty fashion (ultra-layered, 1920s & other vintage, gypsy-esque, cozy pieces), cooking, planning future businesses (branding studio? crepe truck?), reading (especially Agatha Christie), movies, her tuxedo cat Patches, tea
Dislikes: cake, bookmarks, bright colours

DAD 60 (but youd never guess), lives in the middle of nowhere on his own (and it works for him)
Likes: motorcycles (cruisers, not sport bikes), cooking, wood carving, the outdoors, reading (especially sci-fi & Westerns), fly fishing, lakes & oceans, red wine, good Scotch, travelling
Dislikes: beer, sports, cities

GRANDPA 80s, German, lives independently on his own
Likes: walking in the mall, Readers Digest, yelling at CNN, visiting the Germania Club,
Dislikes: a lot of things, getting presents (we usually go gift card or edible), cooking (well, more that he can't really cook except for turkey soup, pork hawks, and sauerkraut)
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« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2011 07:37:19 AM »

I am claiming psyche for a sparky bracelet for her Mom and some ornaments!

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I am Beth, I live in Michigan with my greyhound Hallo and boyfriend Sam.


Any craft medium
Ornaments- any medium, colorful, sparkly, whatever!  These do not have to be holiday themed like snow or santa etc
Something jagermeister or bud lite related for boyfriend
Coasters
trivets
plant/garden decorations
candles
eye/sunglass holder
phone covers/cases
*new item*decorated picture frames-little boy themed
*new item* wall art with flowers or birds in brown & blue tones or yellow tones for my pal.
*new item* name bracelets or necklaces for my nieces with their kids names (one has Caleb and the other Eli)
*new item*needle book thanks Psyche!
*new item* small rag rugs for in front of sinks- any colors
*new item*etched glasses
Cloth/sewing/crochet/knitting/embroidery
*new item*place mat sets
swifter cover
pot holders thanks psyche!
new item**crayon roll for a boy Thanks maremare!
coin purse
Mug rugs or cozies Thanks leighi123!
Paperback book covers
Kitchen or decorative towels and wash cloths-does not have to be winter themed so they can use them year round.
Wall art or decoration army related. We lost my nephew so if it could be personalized that would be so great. I would like something for my parents and my sister. Thanks xladyluckx for the towels
Make up bags-fun prints/styles for sisters and nieces (both in their 20s) Thanks MareMare, nieces are covered!
Scented sachets for hanging or drawers-fruity or clean scents
Pillow cases- tool theme(not for a child), fun print in birds/owls, any batik or unisex print for either male or female
Embroidery-Okay one more for me. Something similar this with Beth + Sam on it. thanks troublet!!

Food goodies
Canned jams, spreads, pickles etc
Coffee beans whole or ground-I have never tried roasting my own but I am sure my parents would love some home roasted beans!
Dog treats-Almost everyone in my family has a dog and my pals do too
Bath & body
Soaps-fruity, treat scents, nothing spicy or overpowering like patchouli
Massage bars
Sugar scrubs  Thanks troublet
Anything from my pinterest
http://pinterest.com/sweetyetevil/
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« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2011 04:07:33 PM »

This swap is now closed!
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« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2011 04:31:45 PM »

Round 4 will go up as soon as I get the kids dunked and tucked.  Wink

Watch this thread and the gallery for the link! Cheesy
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« Reply #34 on: October 16, 2011 04:32:26 PM »

I wish I could join Round 3, but alas, I don't have any swap spots.  Have fun y'all!
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« Reply #35 on: October 16, 2011 04:50:23 PM »

Round 3 is up!
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