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21  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Altered Recipe Box on: September 05, 2007 09:27:42 AM
I love that!  Very cool... & handy!
22  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: SEPTEMBER 2007 BIRTHDAY SWAP! on: September 05, 2007 09:25:29 AM
Im turning 30 on September 20th & I have to admit this birthday is already hitting me hard.  Wow thirty used to seem so old.  Now its what I amUg.  Oh well. 

Im in Wilmington, North Carolina.  I live alone with my furry friend, Badyn the wonder dog(as in wonder what he does all day to be so tired at night when I come home! He just lays around.).  I love anything purple, glittery, starry or with moons.  I am pagan so anything with a witchy theme or any of the symbols is pretty cool since I am out about it.  (no we arent scary mean hags we just believe a little different than what a lot of society does. )  Part of my beliefs is in honoring the Earth & doing what I can to cut down on my impact environmentally.  I love to reuse things into new purposes.  Like the bike tires made into rugs, old clothes made into shopping bags, etc.  Have to admit, Im not totally living green, but I changed the light bulbs, so that has to count for something!  

Im trying to lose weight & live as healthy as I can so anything that can encourage that is right up my alley.   I enjoy pin ups of the fifties because they actually have curves which is more of what I am working towards.  I will never be Kate Moss, but I could be more Marilyn Monroe (I wish) one day!

I adore purple, love blacks & whites tooGetting into damask patterns lately.   Im a gal who likes pumpkin spice, vanilla, peach scents & gazing at the stars drinking a nice cup of teaor savoring a good piece of dark chocolate dreaming of the next project I want to try.... lol.  OK so as far as allergies, Im not allergic to any pets, so as long as you dont include any bees, wasp or sulpha drugs in the box, I will be just fine.

Im extremely grateful to anyone who takes the time to send me something.  I did this swap last year & it touched me so much getting such wonderful thoughtful gifts from fellow craftster.  This place is AMAZING!

Ok so since I am turning 30 Im going to try to list 30 ways you could potentially make me smile & grant me a birthday wish! (also in hopes that makes it easier on everyone...)

1.   Candles or stuff to make candles, interesting scents, wicks, containers.  I like to burn them & occasionally pour some of my own. http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13864&PRODID=xprd73549
2.   Anything inspired by my wist   http://www.wists.com/AliGoddess   THANKS danceisthenewmosh!  Grin
3.   Pendants like these http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5033843 I adore Olivia Moons work & the vintage modge podge stuff.   I have the wizard of oz one & get lots of compliments.   THANKS kitschbitch!  Grin
4.   Velvet covered book  http://www.acmoore.com/Projects/generalproject.asp?ID=1183
5.   Anything with a Goddess theme
6.   Anything purple, especially velvet, or glittery
7.   Anything with the Stars and/or Moon
8.   Wind chimes I want to put one out front or maybe in the back of my house by my bedroom so I can listen to the wind.         https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=147984.0
9.   Fabric  notebook cover, a small size would be great, something handy
10.   Pens.  http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6918883 , http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6520112 ,   I work in an office & anything to jazz up the day.  http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=520301
11.   Fat quarters or other scraps of fabric THANKS kitschbitch!  Grin
12.   Fun or funny pins
13.   Halloween related anything  THANKS kitschbitch!  Grin
14.   Strains of little mirrors to decorate with http://www.mysticdreamsshoppe.com/remicunew1.html , http://www.notebookmagazine.com/homeandgarden/article/685/Mirror-of-light---make-a-mirror-curtainhttp://www.shopwildthings.com/mirrorcurtain.html
15.   Coasters!  Maybe like this https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=185577.0 or painted tiles, or whatever. http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13860&PRODID=xprd130249
16.   Fabric napkins
17.   Etched tumbler glass
18.   Patterns for sewing bags, I like the simplicity of Amy Butlers bags & have made a couple.  Also Lazy Girls designs seem to be doable.  I have done the Nickies & love them.
19.   Fabric covered boxes to store stuff http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13860&PRODID=xprd73733 , https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=154750.0 , http://www.hancockfabrics.com/jump.jsp?itemID=704&itemType=CONTENT 
20.   Funky socks
21.   Tissue cover that isnt fugly  http://www.craftbits.com/viewProject.do?projectID=1211  or http://www.stupid.com/stat/TIKI.html
22.   Cool dry erase board maybe something to make the frame cool rather than just plain. Sparkle it up a bit.   
23.   a trivet or hot pan mat http://www.hannacroismosaics.com/demo_tile.html
24.   Cool dish http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13864&PRODID=xprd73285
25.   Funny postcards
26.   Place to store spices & herbs https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=18288.0 , http://spacedog.us/idlehands/magnetic_storage_tins/
27.   Dagoba Lavender or Roseberry chocolate
28.   iPod cozy/carrier/keeper safer. I have the 30G video one if that helps with size
29.   Stickers, small, bumper, sparkly, glittery, smelly, funny, cool, whatever. 

Thanks in advance this is so much fun!

23  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Classic Horror Movie Coasters on: September 04, 2007 04:53:05 PM
These are AWESOME!!

Makes me want to make some right now!
24  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: September Birthday Swap 2007 on: September 03, 2007 12:15:12 PM
yeah I lost that trait too... Wink I can organized my house & then KAPOW something happens & I get into creative messy mode again.

Thanks for both of you for putting this together.
25  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: chocoholic swap? on: September 03, 2007 12:12:47 PM
Ahhhh... chocolate & crafts, sounds like a perfect time for me!

I have to agree that this might be best pushed back a month or so to enable the yummy goodness to make it without melting. 

AWESOME idea!   Grin
26  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: September Birthday Swap 2007 on: September 03, 2007 12:09:14 PM
Last years was pretty awesome!  I was amazed at the great stuff & well wishes I received.  I'll be watching to see if anything gets going.  Not sure I would be up to co-organizing since I have never done anything like that & I am kinda dealing with helping my sister get her wedding together (Oct 6) which seems to be taking a good bit of time.

Go Virgos... you would think one of us uber organized Virgos would be up to it.

(sorry it isn't me at the moment).

Good luck.   Smiley
27  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Frankenstein's Monster Afghan on: August 21, 2007 07:44:21 AM
I LOVE LOVE LOVE that!  Too cool.
28  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 20 ENTRIES / Re: TREE HUGGER grocery bag!!! on: August 17, 2007 09:30:41 AM
this is beautiful.
29  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 20 ENTRIES / Re: It's Not Easy Being Green-6 pics on: August 17, 2007 09:26:20 AM
Ahhh Kermit the original eco warrior!  I love him & the bag.
30  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: My favorite quilt! on: August 15, 2007 09:46:29 AM
I love it too!!!

Those colors are divine! Great choices.
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