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31  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Adult Only Swap Round 7 (Sign up Dec 30-Jan 12; Send out Feb. 9) on: January 12, 2013 03:05:28 PM
Stoked that I get my partner before I fly off!

I agree, I am a very talkative person at the beginning of the swap... Or the entire way through, as Eclectic Dreamer knows! Wink
Thanks for the well wishes everyone. We fly out at 4am on Monday! Cheesy
32  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Adult Only Swap Round 7 (Sign up Dec 30-Jan 12; Send out Feb. 9) on: January 10, 2013 10:04:38 PM
Dear future partner: I will be on vacation from the 13th until the 19th. I will occasionally be checking my email if I have connection for it (I'm actually going out of the country). I apologize for the little communication at first, please forgive me.
33  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Adult Only Swap Round 7 (Sign up Dec 30-Jan 12; Send out Feb. 9) on: January 07, 2013 08:54:05 AM
Annchen: The most common method is a pastie glue they sell in adult stores. Or costume stores as well, occasionally. Smiley I've heard that was the best and more comfortable method. But if you're allergic to some adhesives, I'd be a bit wary.

I worked in an adult store for ~2years, so... Smiley
34  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Adult Only Swap Round 7 (Sign up Dec 30-Jan 12; Send out Feb. 9) on: January 03, 2013 09:04:11 AM
Just thought I would comment that there was an advertisement for KINKY liquor at the top of this page for me.
I had a good cackle about it.
35  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Adult Only Swap Round 7 (Sign up Dec 30-Jan 12; Send out Feb. 9) on: January 02, 2013 09:16:04 AM
I am super stoked for this swap! Should make my life a lot more entertaining as school starts up. Cheesy
36  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Journaling Prompts swap (sign up until 31st Dec, send outs Jan 16th 2013) on: December 26, 2012 12:24:55 PM
I'm seriously considering joining this swap... Hm.

All you're doing is a prompt on one side, then doing the prompt on the other? And since they're just standard playing cards, couldn't you send them in a basic envelope like an ATC? Or am I missing something?
37  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: kitty afghan on: December 21, 2012 08:35:26 AM
This is absolutely adorable. My husband would love this. Cheesy Great job! I'm sure your grandma will love it.
38  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: 2012 Winter Holiday Crafting Lists! on: December 20, 2012 11:01:54 AM
Updating is a really, really good idea so I can sort my thoughts for the final update.
Pictures are sprinkled throughout.

In progress
Credit to who I swapped it for

Basic Holiday Things: Completed!
 - Holiday gifts tags - Stickers and tags (this, this, and this?) Thanks to Casey1201, cloud_berry, and Onyxnox!

 - TARDIS stocking Thanks to Eclectic Dreamer!
 - the Lemon Grenade mug
 - Shot glasses Thanks to Onyxnox!
 - Drunken gummy bears
 - Vault Boy Nuka-Cola t-shirt
 - Kitten Calendar
 - Soy candle
 - Borderlands 2 Season Pass
 - Barbie modified to look like zombies in a shadowboxed

Here's the modified Barbie before I put her in the shadow box.
 - Flashdrive keychain Thanks tamalama!

My Parents: Completed
 - Liquor bouquet
 - Ornament Thanks Casey1201!
 - Stocking Stuffers (PJ pants, lipbalm, sunscreen, lint roller, handmade Doctor Who magnets)
 - Slippers

My mom's slippers were originally going to be mine, but she liked them so much I made her a pair exactly like mine.
My Sister:
 - Supplies for new apartment With help from cloud_berry!
 - Kitten supplies
 - Slippers (previous pattern, used a rainbow color)

His Parents, Sister, Brother/Brother's Wife, and Our Grandparents: Completed!
 - Ornaments Thanks to Casey1201 and Onyxnox!
 - Holiday Photo

Cousin A: Completed!
 - Ornament Thanks tamalama!
 - T-shirt
Her kids are getting Kindle Fires for Christmas, so I'm getting them both a $5 amazon giftcard.
Cousin B:
 - Home is Where the Madness Is, framed
 - Ornament
His kids are getting a case for their Skylander figures

Friend S: Completed
 - Embroidery
 - Ornament
 - Doctor Who poetry magnets
 - Handmade chocolates
 - Finn Lipbalm Cozy
Friend D:
 - Drunken Gummies
 - Shot glasses Thanks to Onyxonx!
 - Accidental Cowl
 - Mug cozy
Friend P: Completed
 - Cat supplies
 - 2 books
 - Photo mobile
 - Accidental cowl (previous pattern)
 - Cable stitch headband
Friend A: Completed
 - Accidental cowl (previous pattern)
 - Cable stitch headband (previous pattern)
 - Box of handmade cookies/chocolates
Friend A's Boyfriend: Completed
 - Accidental cowl (previous pattern)
 - Sharing cookie/chocolate box

I thought I would also add the recipes for the ridiculous amount of holiday baking I did this week.
Chocolate chocolate-chip-and-bacon cookies
Hershey's Chocolate chip cookies
Bailey's Bonbons
Salted Whiskey Caramels
No Bake Cookies
His family's Jam Stick recipe (basically a thumbprint cookie, PM me for the secret recipe)

Ornaments I made for Sister, Cousin B, Friend S:

(original credit for 'stash ornament)
Friend A and her boyfriend actually received their gifts yesterday!

Friend S got hers as well!
39  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Holiday List Swap Round 9 Discussion and Gallery on: December 11, 2012 02:57:58 PM
I received an awesome package from sweetyetevil yesterday! Cheesy

An awwwesome tentacle stocking straight from my pinterest. Cheesy It looks so awesome on my wall. Thank you so much, sweetyetevil! It's fabulous!
40  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 8 Gallery on: December 08, 2012 09:36:14 AM
Everything looks so fabulous! I'm glad you liked everything, Eclectic Dreamer.
My package says it's out for delivery, so I should be getting it today! It's been hard to resist camping out by the door...

I made her a pair of slippers like these (not these exact ones, lol, they're mine so I'm wearing them...), the colors are the same.

Here's a picture of the cowl.

Pardon the pictures. The only ones I had of those specific items were on instagram apparently! Haha.

I also received my package from Eclectic Dreamer today! Be prepared to be jealous. Cheesy This was a great and mighty package of swag.

First off, she made a stocking for both my husband and myself! And both suit us both fine! Cheesy Maybe even a little better than fine.

My husband's stocking, the TARDIS, was full of all kinds of goodies.

A Fridge Rover, assortment of candies, a Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock die, and the Northern Quest bag had a set of mini cards and dice.
My stocking, the tentacle, was also full of things! Cheesy

Felted soap, nice erasers, binder clips, a "Quickie" card game Wink, and a little Avengers keychain.

There was a random assortment of things in the two boxes.

A votive candle holder, two cookie cutters, St John's Wort/Lavender massage oil, EZ-Bake in a Cup, three things of ribbon, and a huge assortment of patterns.

Poisetta in a Can, three hand towels, nice and beautifully colored yarn, random tentacles, a set of candles, five wrapped boxes, and a nifty sewing kit.

The sewing kit had an awesome bag to hold it all, which is what was on the far left of the picture, tied shut.

The five wrapped boxes also had a huge assortment of things, including cranberry soap, two things of handspun/dyed yarns, soft socks...
The box on the bottom left:

Was a bunch of TARDIS things! Stitch markers, a necklace, 4 buttons, a bracelet that says "I wanted to see the universe, so I stole a Time Lord and I ran away.", a TARDIS inspired bracelet, a dreamcatcher necklace, and a pair of yarnball earrings. Cheesy
The bottom right box:

A FABRIC ORIGAMI checkbook cover and a FABRIC ORIGAMI credit card holder, two Egyptian inspired bookmarks, a package of labels, two nifty ornaments, and a Christmas button. Cheesy

Seriously. This is the best and most well thought out package I think I've ever received. This just blows me away... Absolutely incredible.
I'm saddened by the fact that there were THREE "FRAGILE" stamps all over the box and the post office managed to break a different votive holder AND handmade blackberry jam. Amazingly they were wrapped well enough that it didn't damaged anything else, but there were glass shards. :/
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