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1  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Where do you buy your containers? (lip balm, lotion, scrubs, etc.) on: January 19, 2007 08:33:38 PM
For those of you who make and/or sell bath and beauty products, where do you buy the containers and packaging products for your items ?

2  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Search Engine that donates to charities, schools, and nonprofit organizations on: January 15, 2007 07:24:35 PM
This isn't really crafty but it's a good way to help out charities easily that I don't think many people know of.

Instead of using google as your search engine, you can use goodsearch.com (powered by yahoo!) and it works exactly the same way except that, unlike google, goodsearch donated 50% of its revenue (all from advertisers) to a charity, school, or nonprofit organization of your choosing.

When you go to goodsearch.com under the search bar, it will say "Who Do you GoodSearch for? There, you type in the name of a charity, school or nonprofit organization, click verify, then you can start searching! For every search you do, money is raised for that charity, so the more you search, the more you help. You can even click on "Amount Raised" and see how much was made for that particular charity in the past month.

You can read more here: http://www.goodsearch.com/About.aspx#faq21

Sooo I hope some of you will use this and help out a good cause!  Smiley
3  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / 12 Days Of Christmas Swap Angel FOUND on: December 16, 2006 06:32:58 PM
Start a new thread titled like this: Name of Swap -- # Angels Needed

Name of swap: 12 Days Of Christmas Swap
Original thread: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=126002.0
Gallery thread: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=135767.0
# of flakers: 1

This swapper was unable to complete the swap due to personal issues and her partner is left without gifts for days 9, 8, 7, and 3.

DAY NINE - Gatsbygirl
DAY EIGHT - lulubean
DAY SEVEN - mshavoc
DAY THREE - danderson

Oops Creations

Colors you like: blue, silver, white
Colors you don't like: red, orange, pink
Symbols/patterns you like:
Symbols/patterns you don't like:
Crafts you do: papercrafts, crochet, sew (basic), other things
Crafts you want to learn: candle or soap making
Do you wear hair accessories?  no
Do you wear jewelry? bracelets or decorative pins/broches only.

Favorite scents/smells: baking, apples, the smell of fall, pumpkins, clean laundry
Favorite movies: harry potter, amelie, various classic movies / musicals
Favorite music:  jazz, classical
Favorite TV shows:  simpsons, family guy, project runway
Favorite books: harry potter, diana garblodon (sp?) "Outlander" series, Lemony Snicket, Red Dress Ink published "chick lit" books
Favorite food/candy: homemade baking, dark choc, kinder eggs, teas
Your hobbies: crafting, yoga, scrapbooking

Any allergies/things to avoid:
Anything you would prefer not to recieve:
Are religious symbols/items OK with you: I celebrate both Channukah and Christmas in my house-- I would prefer non-denominational items/ non-traditional colors (i use snowflakes, snowmen, etc)

tshirt: mens medium / womens large or medium
wrist:6 inches (does that sound right)
finger: ring size 5 or 5 1/2
hips (where you would wear a belt): don't wear belts
head (around, like where you would wear a headband):

Do you have a wist? no-- but i'm happy to suggest things, post-stalking works well too.  Also, Gifts for my SO are welcome.  He likes presents just as much as the next person-- and I'm always on the look out for cool COCA-COLA items for his collection.

Anyone for some crafty karma?!  Smiley
4  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / My very FIRST journals!!! on: December 15, 2006 10:47:57 PM
This was my first attempt at bookbinding and making journals.

This was my first one, a purple paisley, made with blue and white papers. The page size is about 4.25" x 5.5" and there's somewhere around 120 pages.

Sorry, the last one is sortof blurry.

Thennnn after successfully creating that first one, I attempted another one! An even smaller one. It's made with orange and blue papers and  the page size is about 3" x 4" and has around 60 pages.

Whatcha think?  Smiley

5  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / 12 Days Of Christmas Swap Angel FOUND - Big swap so perhaps multiple angels? on: December 09, 2006 08:23:17 PM
Her partner has missed the sendout date and flaked in another swap. She's been on craftster multiple times and not responded to my or her partners pms.

The idea was to send gifts for the 12 days of christmas so there would be 12 little gifts and inside the day 12 gift would be 12 things, inside the day 11 gift would be 11 things and so on. I'm trying to find an angel (or multiple angels who can split up the days) to fill in those days that she lost.

DAY TWELVE - lilgothkatt
DAY ELEVEN - wax51
DAY NINE -neverseenblue
DAY EIGHT - shewilldieyoung.
DAY SEVEN - groschveux
DAY SIX - lamamarco
DAY FIVE - cyndiq
DAY FOUR - edel
DAY THREE - mistress_batty
DAY TWO - danceisthenewmosh
DAY ONE - liebschien

Name of swap: 12 Days Of Christmas Swap
Original thread: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=126002.0
Gallery thread: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=135767.0
# of flakers: 1

1. devilninny

Colors you like: allll colors!
Colors you don't like: n/a
Symbols/patterns you like: stars, polka dots, mod designs
Symbols/patterns you don't like: plaid
Crafts you do: stenciling, polymer clay, some jewelry, cards, other misc.
Crafts you want to learn: needle felting!  book binding,
Do you wear hair accessories? yes, mostly scarves, some bobbie pins
Do you wear jewelry? YES!!!  i looooove earrings! (and all jewelry)

Favorite scents/smells: earthy scents (nag champa, coffee, coconut, patchouli)
Favorite movies: im the netflix queen (addicted to sex and the city seasons, so no movies lately) but i love the wizard of oz and willy wonka (the original)
Favorite music: classic rock (going to see the who nov 27!)
Favorite TV shows: reality tv (survivor especially)
Favorite books author: wally lamb
Favorite food/candy: i love getting candy in swaps!!!  hehe!  i love different things i havent tried and really any chocolate or anything (if i dont eat it my bf will)!
Your hobbies: crafting of course, reading, cooking, gardening, taking care of my cat babies

Any allergies/things to avoid: none, but i have a cat-ful house
Anything you would prefer not to recieve: see below
Are religious symbols/items OK with you: this is weird to say in a christmas swap, but no.  i celebrate the spirit of christmas, but not the christianity.

tshirt: adult small, kids large
wrist: 7"
finger: size 6.5 ring
hips (where you would wear a belt): ohhh i love belts...hehe!  36"
head (around, like where you would wear a headband): 21.5 ish?

Do you have a wist? yes!  http://www.wists.com/devilninny
and a website www.devakneecaps.com
6  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / Betsey Johnson Dress on: December 04, 2006 10:49:14 PM
I  really  love this dress and I'd like to make one to wear to a Christmas party I have coming up but I'm not much for drafting my own patterns. Does anyone know of a pattern that I could work from or have any ideas?

All help is appreciated! Thanks!  Smiley


7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / 12 Days Of Christmas Swap Gallery!!! on: November 27, 2006 03:43:17 PM
Here we have it, folks!  Grin

The most uber-amazing, awesomely cool, fantastically crafty, and probably GIGANTICALLY huge 12 days of christmas swap gallery!!!(hehe pardon my made up words!  Wink)

I know everyone involved in this swap put sooo much hard work and effort to get together 78 ITEMS!!! for their partner so I'm sure this gallery will be jam packed with gorgeousss crafty goodness! I can't wait to see everything!!


The numbers are the days that have been sent / recieved

ZombieFlesh #1 - 12 waiting on day 1
2711 #12 - 1 #1 - 12
esmerelda #12 - 2#12 - 1

ohmyword # 12 - 1#12 - 1
danceisthenewmosh #12 - 1#12 - 1

naelany #12 - 1#12 - 8
SewPixie #12- 1

devilninny #12 - 1

day 12 THANK YOU lilgothkatt!  Kiss
day 11 THANK YOU wax51!  Kiss
day 10 THANK YOU Judi_WV!  Kiss
day 9 THANK YOU neverseenblue!  Kiss
day 8
day 7 THANK YOU groschveux!  Kiss
day 6
day 5
day 4 THANK YOU edel!  Kiss
day 3
day 2 THANK YOU danceisthenewmosh!  Kiss
day 1 THANK YOU liebchien!  Kiss

betzi #12 - 1#12 - 1
lamamarco #12 - 1 #12 - 6

shewilldieyoung. #12 - 4#12 - 1
Nutella #12 - 1

ThatDarnPunk #12 - 1#12 - 1
liebschienwaiting for day 1

firebird1919 #1 - 12waiting for day 1
danderson #12 - 2 #1- 12

Oops Creations #12 -1
capitanjen #12 - 3all days sent

Aezelle #12 - 1
moose_hat #12 - 1

chrispykreme #12 - 1
bluesparkie #1 - 12

wax51 #12 - 1
tenrec #12 - 1 #12 - 6

princess_me #12 - 1
lafemmefatale #12 - 1

lady4feet #12 - 1#12 - 9, 7 - 1
SevsOnlyGirl #12 - 1 #12 - 1

polkadotcupcake #12 - 1#12 -1
moazogotl #12 - 1

boywonder #12 - 1
yamwam #12 - 1

lilgothkatt #12 - 1
gumshoegal #12 - 1

dragonflyducky #12 - 1
neverseenblue #12 - 1
8  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Discussion and Questions / Eyelet Setter Opinions?? on: November 18, 2006 10:02:24 PM
Alright so I want to get an eyelet setter for all my eyelet setting needs but I found a couple different kinds:

1. Zision Silent Setter

2. Making Memories Instant Setter

They both look pretty easy but I was just wondering if any of you had one of them and what you thought about it?
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Discussion and Questions / LOOKING FOR THESE BEADS!! on: November 15, 2006 04:25:35 PM
I need to find these beads...


but in white. They come in just about every color EXCEPT white, well I have yet to find them. They're just plain old round faceted beads. They have "clear" but I really want white.

Thanks for any help!
10  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Discussion and Questions / I need some help from all you scrapbookers... ---NUTELLA NO LOOKING--- on: November 09, 2006 11:08:52 PM
just in case you missed it girly, NUTELLA DON'T READ ON!!

Okay, sorry about that.

I'm doing a huge swap here (12 Days Of Christmas Swap) and my partner is Nutella (hence all the anti-nutella-ness up there!  Wink) She is getting married in January and one of the things I wanted to give to her in this swap is an album that she can use for her wedding.

I'm thinking it will be sort of a scrapbook type deal where I will include stickers and little papers and diecuts and everything so that she can really make it special for herself.

I'm thinking I might do a couple premade pages where she just adds in photos and little captions and things but I also want to leave the majority of the pages blank so she can fill them in how she pleases. I want to include a bunch of supplies with the album to get her started but I'm new to scrapbooking and was wondering if any of you had any ideas about this project? Perhaps you've had experience making a wedding scrapbook and could reccommend some tools neccessary for this type of thing. Or really any ideas would be wonderful!

Thanks so much!
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