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« on: November 30, 2011 05:09:28 PM »

Swap name: Shop the Swap Round 57  
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: alteredmommy
Craftster members who are the backup organizers for this swap: loves2experiment
Sign-up date range: 11/30/11 to 12/15/11
Date to send item by: Once someone claims from you, you have ONE WEEK to mail the item. The swap runs through to December 20
Limited to a certain number of people? 50
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes! Be aware that by signing up for this swap you are agreeing to ship items internationally if they are claimed by someone outside of your country

Additional Age requirement? YES **This swap is open to crafters who are 18+**

Discussion Thread!

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: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Has completed 2 swaps with positive feedback YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 18 years old: YES
- 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

All swappers MUST be pre-approved for this swap!

The Shop the Swap (or STS) is a different kind of swap in that we start with finished items.  We use a point system in which you price items in points that you receive when you sell your shop item to another swapper.  Once you have sent your claim out , you can use those points to buy any available item from any open shop in the swap.   Like the real world, you cant spend points that you dont have (no overdraft here) and you cant hoard your points under your mattress (you must close and go shopping when you have +7 points).  

- Post a shop in this thread with at least 5 finished, handcrafted items for the other swappers to choose from.  You can also post a small amount of craft supply items at the bottom of your shop.  **Custom items can be offered, but must be finished and sent in a timely manner, so keep this in mind and only offer custom items that you can finish quickly.  Please let us know if you will be sending late.
-Handcrafted items from other people may be offered in your shop, BUT  be aware of the potential of hurt feelings when selling items made for you in other swaps.  This is a high profile swap that many people see.  Crafted items from others must be credited with the name of the creator or you will be requested to remove that item.
-Each item should have a SHORT identifiable title, description and picture.  Each item should be priced between 1 and 3 points.  Groups of items can be priced at a choice of 2 for 1 (or 3 for 1 etc).  Charge what you think is fair for your crafted item, considering time/supply cost/popularity.
-Check peoples wishlists and use the discussion thread for brainstorming any new items to offer in your shop.


-all persons new to the swap receive 3 points to spend.  This is a STS loan and you must leave with 3 points (in effect pay the loan back) for positive feedback.  
-Your shop must be open before you can spend your points in other shops.
-Remember there are no guarantees that claims will be made from your shop.  To make a sale you may need to adjust your prices or offer new crafted items/supplies.
-Everytime someone claims from you, you will get whatever point price you have listed for it.  List the claim at the bottom of your shop and add the points into pending and to your points total.  You cannot spend pending points.
-Once you have sent the claim, move the points into current.  All current points are spendable so go shopping!
-When you have +7 points (a TOTAL of current and pending) you must close your shop temporarily.  Edit your shop post to put CLOSED at the top in big bold letters that people will see.
-Once you go shopping (with your current points, you may have to ship first)and spend your points down to 5 or less, you can re-open your shop.
-Each round  claims to and from you should be listed with your point tally at the bottom of your shop.  See the next post for the proper shop format.
-Points will be carried over to the next round.  You need to send a sign-up for each new round of the STS, which will occupy a separate swap slot in your profile.


-Positive feedback for the previous round will be given once you have signed up/opened shop for the next round AND the new round is open in your profile. If any prior claims go missing you may be required to remake/refund the points/offer something else in your shop if you have no DC# or shipping receipt.  If you have a valid DC# or shipping receipt it is your decision whether you will replace the item or have me arrange an angel
-You are responsible for signing up and opening your shop for the next round by the 15th of the month if you have under 3 points.  If we have not heard from you by then, temporary negative feedback will be given.

-If you wish to leave the swap, please let the organizers know.  Positive feedback will be given if you have 3 points and all your claims have been received.
-Negative feedback will be given for leaving (this includes NOT sending in a signup before the end of the signup period) with less than 3 points and/or not sending claims made to you.  If you wish to leave and need points, have a sale, let people know in the discussion thread, offer some supplies.  
-Spend your points down to 3 if you do not plan on continueing to the next round.  If you leave with more than 3 points, any points above 3 will go into the inflation fund if you have not sent in a sign-up by the 15th of the next round's signup period.  Again, reminder pm's to join will not be sent out.  You can sign up and just go shopping if you do not wish to open a shop, just let us know. These points will not be returned to you should you join the STS in a future round.  So go shopping!

-Remember that you have ONE WEEK to ship from the day you receive a claim.
-All items are to be shipped AFTER an official claim is received; please do not ship custom items before we receive an official STS claim for them.  Items shipped before they are claimed will not be covered under our angel policy should they go missing.
- DC# are required on all claims if eligible AS PER CRAFTSTER SWAP RULES; if sending internationally please keep your postal receipt until your item is received.   Thin items can be padded with a plastic grocery bag or something similiar to make them thick enough for a DC#.  If your item has not been received within a reasonable time (3-4 weeks domestic; 4-5 weeks international) an angel can be arranged if you have a DC# or postal receipt.  If not you will be required to remake or offer something else from your shop and resend.
-Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

-It is your responsibility to keep relevant people informed of your shop and claim status  
-all claim/send/receive pms must be sent to both organizers as well as to the person you are claiming from/sending to.  Please check you're outgoing pm's to ensure that everyone has received a copy!!!!!!
-Poor communication will be noted in your feedback.  This includes not informing the organizers/other swappers of claim status via the correct claim format; not posting in the discussion thread; slow signups for the next round when you have less than 3 points.
-Do join in the lively conversation on the discussion thread which can be found here:   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=397179.0

PLEASE PM THE ORGANIZERS alteredmommy, loves2experiment WITH THE FOLLOWING

(Make the title of your PM  Shop the Swap 57 SIGNUP)

Name of swap: Shop the Swap Round 57
Craftster username:
I am at least eighteen years old:
I have completed 2 swaps with positive feedback:
Email address:
Real name and mailing address (formatted for mailing):

Do you have at least 5 crafted items to start out with?
Have you read through the first 2 posts of guidelines/rules?
How many points do you think you have?
Favourite holiday movie?
Favourite holiday treat?

Feel free to ask alteredmommy or loves2experiment if you have any questions!!

Shops from previous rounds:
Shop the Swap 56      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=393757.0
Shop the Swap 55      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=391621.0
Shop the Swap 54      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=389661.0
Shop the Swap 53      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=387220.0
Shop the Swap 52      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=384166.0
Shop the Swap 51      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=381955.0
Shop the Swap 50      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=379550.0
Shop the Swap 49      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=377107.0
Shop the Swap 48      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=374355.0
Shop the Swap 47      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371706.0
Shop the Swap 46      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369227.0
Shop the Swap 45      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=365873.0
Shop the Swap 44      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=363557.0
Shop the Swap 43      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=360885.0
Shop the Swap 42      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=358253.0
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« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2011 05:09:47 PM »

Shop format

Name of your shop and a brief bio, your location, allergy info..
OPEN or CLOSED  <<remember to change this when you need too!!>>

-List all crafted items you have to offer, either by high point to low point, newest to oldest-however you like to organize your items.
-A good picture of your item makes it much more likely to be claimed
-Make sure every item has a SHORT recognizable title that can be used in claiming (and makes it much easier for cutting and pasting to the claims list)
-Clearly mark the price of the item (1-3 points) in whole numbers only please-while you can list things for .25 or .5, there has to be enough of the items so people can make a whole number claim
-List how many of the items are available
-Once items are claimed, it is your responsibility to remove them from your shop to avoid claim confusion.  Pictures can be transferred to the gallery for each round.
-Include a brief description of the item

-Craft supply items can be listed after crafted items.  Please keep these to a  manageable amount and if you have more than a few use thumbnails for pictures.  If you put the thumbnail links together with no spaces they will show up in a line.
At the end of your shop please put your claims list and point total

Claims made from me -  <<List all claims made to your shop for the current round only like this:>>
to alteredmommy  fabulous soap (2 pt)

Claims I have made -  <<List all claims that you make to other people like this>>
from lapoli fabulous roving (2 pt)

Started with: 2   <<This is how many points you start the round with>>
Pending:2           <<This is the point total of claims made to you that HAVE NOT BEEN SENT YET-once you
                               send these points get removed from pending and added to current points
Current:1            <<These are your spendable points from claims that you HAVE SENT-the point value of any
                                claims you make gets deducted from here

TOTAL: 3           <<This is the total of PENDING and CURRENT points.  When the total is +7 you must temporarily
                               close your shop and spend (using current points) down to 5 or less

A wishlist of items you would love to see in peoples shops can be included at the bottom of your shop  


Claim/Send/Receive pm format

All pms must be sent to all 3 organizers alteredmommy, lapoli, loves2experiment AND the person you are claiming/sending/receiving from.  All pms must be sent in the proper format to be valid, the FIRST properly formatted claim for any item wins the claim.  

Here is an example of a claim made on January 1:
To: alteredmommyloves2experimentperson you are claiming from
Subject: STS 38 Claim

Send by January 8
Phizzychick to alteredmommy 5 neato cards (1 pt)
                                        -bunch of doo-dads .5, bird necklace .5 (1 pt)
Cheryl DM
10 moose eating my yard street
My town, AB
Canada,  H0H 0H0

Here is a line by line breakdown:

TO:   <<both organizers must be in this line and the person you are sending to.  We need to see all names in this line for the claim to be valid.  Make sure you use the To: space and NOT the bcc space.  Please check your outgoing message copy to see that the correct people received the pm and resend the message to everyone if anyone gets missed-this is REALLY, REALLY important and we dont mind getting copies as long as we eventually get a correct one!  Hint- write the names with quote marks around each one except the last>>
SUBJECT:  <<STS round #  Claim  OR Send OR Receive Please make sure the subject line is correct as it really helps with filing the hundreds of pms into the proper folder>>

SEND BY  <<7 days from the date that the claim was made, which is the date directly under the claim date on the calendar, include this on ALL claim/send/receive pms>>

person you are claiming from to alteredmommy 5 neato cards (1 pt)
                                                  -  bunch of doo dads .5, bird necklace .5 (1 pt)
<<the person you are claiming from goes first, you go second>>
<<use the brief title of the item on ONE line, please write the claim beside the swapper names (this needs to be cut and pasted to the list)>>
<<claims must be made in whole points, if claiming a number of items listed as fractions of points you need to claim enough to add up to a whole point>>
<<each full point claim should be written on a separate line>>
<<multiple part point claims should be written as 1 claim as above>>
your address, written as it should be for mailing

<<you can copy the original claim made to you, make sure you change the SUBJECT line.    Obviously when you send a claim, your name goes first and the person you are sending to goes second.>>

<<again you can copy the original claim, making sure you change the SUBJECT line to receive

Any personal comments or messages (I love this  thankyou etc..) needs to be put at the BOTTOM  of your message so we can see the claim info.

General Info

what about customs and holding claims  <<<<please read!!
Putting items on hold in your shop is up to your own discretion.  Only items that are currently listed in your shop can be put on hold.  Holds should only be accepted when your shop is open, if a shop is closed and you are itching to claim something please pm the shop owner and ask that they let you know when they reopen so you can claim.  Custom items should be posted and reserved on hold for the person you made them for, then they can submit a formal claim.  Please do not ask people via private message to hold items for you until you can submit a proper claim; this is not an acceptable way around the "first properly formatted claim wins the item" rule.  And as always please be reasonable about the time you expect someone to hold an item for you.

What is the Shop the Swap inflation fund?
This is where the extra points go.  The Shop the Swap has its own little economy and the average points per person runs about 3.5- mostly because of many swappers leaving with less/more than 3 points in earlier rounds.  The points need to stay in the swap to keep inflation down, that is why we ask that people spend down to 3 pts when leaving.  The inflation fund may be used to offset people leaving with less than 3 points; refunds for claims that have gone missing etc.

My points/claims don't match what I think they should. Is something wrong?
If it has been awhile since you made the claim or if any of the organizers admit to having been drunk/sick/tired/attending to life in the real world when we last updated the claims or points, go ahead and send us a PM. Otherwise, give us time to get caught up with claims. If your claim is a few days old and not has not shown up on the list, please send us a pm inquiring about it (it may have been missed in the hundreds of pms that we get or not messaged to everyone)

I think I have 7 points but you only show me with 6, am I closed? OR I think I have 6 points but you show me with 7, am I open? OR Why are my points still pending, I sent those items?
In general, if you have recently changed your points, you're probably right and the point total is probably out of date. When in doubt, it's fine to go with what you think your status is. It doesn't hurt to include a little note in any PM's you send letting us know, just in case there is an issue. (For example, "XladyluckX just claimed my peanut butter sculpture, but your list shows my shop as closed. I claimed a couple things recently so I think I should be open and this claim should be ok.") Now, since you are the person who is the most up to date on your own point total, help us out!! Please close your shop when you know you're at 7 points.  Re-open your shop when you know you are at 5 points or less. And, if you've sent us a PM saying you sent items, go ahead and spend the points, even if they still show as pending points on the list.

Why do I have to list my claims in my shop? Aren't you keeping track of my points?
Yes! We are keeping track of your points, and in any disagreement, ours is the list that counts. But to make it easier to resolve any disagreements, we'd like to be able to compare your list of what you think you've claimed/has been claimed from you, and compare it to our list.  I do go through everyones shops on occasion to add up points and make sure were all on the same page.
Also, if you keep a running list of your claims in your shop, it makes it much easier for people to look at your shop and figure out if you are open or closed in case you havent updated recently or when the points list hasn't been updated in the last 5 minutes!

If you have any further questions, please dont hestitate to pm the organizers!!!

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« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2011 05:14:01 PM »

List of Shop Shoppity Shops!


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« Last Edit: December 12, 2011 09:55:34 PM by loves2experiment » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2011 05:14:52 PM »

Not yet sent
Late, with communication
Missing in action with no communication
Item MIA

Total Stats:
Number of claims made so far this month: 43
Number of points spent so far this month: 69
Number of claims SENT: 28
Number of claims RECEIVED: 15

Send by Dec 10
A2K to LaughingLark - Custom pockets - (1)

Send by Dec 11
A2K to kayrun - Pile o' paper mailers - (1)LaughingLark to A2K - Blue scarf - (1)
LaughingLark to A2K - Green, pink, charcoal scarf - (1)

kayrun to A2K - 3 dishclothes - (1)
kayrun to LaughingLark - Homespun yarn in navy & cream - (2)

Send by Dec 12
sarahj2001 to squidget - New cp soap, cucumber - (1)

Send by Dec 13
sarahj2001 to TheSapphireMoon - Button tree ornament #7 + Clover fabric - (1)
sarahj2001 to TheSapphireMoon - Green and grey fleece - (1)

craftaddiction to LaughingLark - LB yarn - (3)
craftaddiction to LaughingLark - Crochet cd - (1)

Send by Dec 14
squidget to nilmerg - Teal medium unisex t-shirt with bleach stenciled robot - (1)
sarahj2001 to nilmerg - Button tree #4 + 2 beeswax chapsticks - (1)

Send by Dec 15
Avesthel to RubyTuesday - Adjustable ring blanks, Goodnight kisses, Sunflowers + butterflies & Rainbow magnets - (1)

Send by Dec 17
atsuko to kayrun - 100% aluminum stamped pendants w/freshwater pearl - (2)

Send by Dec 18
squidget to atsuko - Black dino tee large - (1)
atsuko to loudxmouse - Stamped pendant - (2)

Send by Dec 19
kayrun to sarahj2001 - Knitpicks felici sport yarn + Pendant - (1)
plaidpineapple to sarahj2001 - Reusable bowl cover sets (cherries) - (2)
ptarmic wumpus to loudxmouse - 2 custom towels - (2)
loudxmouse to craftaddiction - Chocolate moulds - (1)
ptarmic wumpus to sarahj2001 - Custom towels - (2)
sarahj2001 to jo_mama - 3 i-spy bags (2 blue, 1 yellow) - (3)

Send by Dec 20
jo_mama to craftaddiction - Magnet lots A, E & G + Single flower magnet - (1)
LaughingLark to atsuko - Chips #7 & #10 - (1)
loudxmouse to plaidpineapple - Regal squid tees (pink off shoulder + white2) - (1)

Send by Dec 22
sarahj2001 to A2K - Custom stenciled shirts - (4)
jo_mama to ptarmic wumpus - Magnet lot C (ninjas) + Wooden hand loom - (2)
nilmerg to loudxmouse - New vintage doily bunting - (2)

Send by Dec 23
loudxmouse to squidget - Custom etched juice glass - (2)

Send by Dec 24
squidget to jo_mama - 2 fabric wrist cuffs (top 2 with birdies) - (1)
rangerbeth to jo_mama - Ruby the green beaver - (1)
pseudo_pix to plaidpineapple - Soapmaking kit - (3)

Send by Dec 25
pseudo_pix to sarahj2001 - Sock yarn (4 green, 2 red) - (3)
nilmerg to craftaddiction - Custom phone cosy - (1)

Send by Dec 26
craftaddiction to nilmerg - Custom stamp - (1)
craftaddiction to nilmerg - Mario bob-omb - (1)
plaidpineapple to nilmerg - 3/4 yard of urban zoologie whales - (1)
plaidpineapple to nilmerg - 2 yds bikes + 2 yds campers 7/8" grosgrain ribbon - (2)
craftaddiction to TheSapphireMoon - Embroidery thread lot #1 - (3)
plaidpineapple to pseudo_pix - Bowl cover set, blue - (2)
sarahj2001 to pseudo_pix - Button tree ornaments no. 1,3,5,6 - (2)
craftaddiction to atsuko - Doll 3 heads and 3 bodies (and extra body) - (2)
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« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2011 05:17:25 PM »

Points updated Dec 17 11:35 am (MST)

A2K   0   0   0
alteredmommy   3   0   3
atsuko   7   0   7
Avesthel   2   0   2
craftaddiction   6   0   6
dizzerspinninround   2   0   2
gala_apples   4   0   4
inflation fund   5   0   5
Hika-chan   3   0   3
jo_mama   0   3   3
kayrun   1   1   2
LaughingLark   1   0   1
loudxmouse   4   2   6
loves2experiment   6   0   6
nilmerg   4   2   6
plaidpineapple   2   2   4
pseudo_pix   3   0   3
ptarmic wumpus   6   0   6
raeraethejetplane   4   0   4
rangerbeth   4   0   4
RubyTuesday   2   0   2
Sansa   6   0   6
sarahj2001   5   3   8
squidget   2   0   2
TheSapphireMoon   3   0   3

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« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2011 05:17:39 PM »

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« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2011 05:26:07 PM »

The Christmas Fairy
I sit atop your Christmas tree,
All clad in pink, a real fairy.
The reason I appear so glum,
The sprig of spruce stuck up my bum.

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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2011 05:37:48 PM »

CLOSED for the Holidays!!

Items are crafted in a non-smoking, bird-friendly home.

New items:

Custom aluminum stamped pendant w/glass heart for Nilmerg- 2 points (left) and birdie w/heart example (right)

TOLP -  1 point each.

Close up:

red jasper, blood jasper, carnelian, yellow jade
turquoise, tiger's eye, citrine, blue goldstone (synthetic)

moss, green turquoise, blue turquoise, aqua,
purple, moonstone, labrodite

100% copper stamped pendants - 2 points.  Comes with phrase of your choosing...check with me first to make sure that it fits.  

100% aluminum stamped pendants w/freshwater pearl- 2 points.  Comes with phrase of your choosing...check with me first to make sure that it fits. This one says TEACH LOVE INSPIRE

animal cards - 3 for 1 point.
Choose from octopus, heggie, raven, mouse, turtle, whale, kraken, reindeer, bunny, bat...more to come and requests welcome.

drop spindles - 1 point each. bottom shown; can make top upon request.

Cricut Custom Cuts - price negotiable depending on how much paper it takes.  Smiley  Please PM me to discuss what I can make for you!  Smiley  Here's a small sample:
not available now

Vintage button hairclips- 1 set of 2 clips for 1 point.  Made with sturdy silver plated hairclip base. Please claim by stating column 1 or 2, then #1-8

These are gone:  column 1 - #1 and column 2 - #8

Button rings - 1 point; Lego rings - 2 for 1 point  Both made with silver plated, adustable ring base.
Please claim by stating which row#1-4 and then the #, ex row 1 ring 3
Lego can be claimed by color: black also available, just not shown.  Smiley

Lego heart necklace - 1 point.  Chain custom sized for you! Choose from marroon, red, blue, light blue, black and yellow!

Owl pin - 1 point.  Good quality silver-plated pin with gemstone.

Leaf charm bracelets - 2 points.  Made with glass beads and silver findings.  I will custom fit these.  Working on a sample with clasp closure tonight.  Earrings below show a closeup of several of the beads used.

lego soap - 10 for 1 point.  Choose your color: white, pink, orange, blue, green.  Pikake/jasmine fragrance available.

large lego soap - 1 point  Slightly larger than 2.5" x 2.5". Choose your color: white, pink, orange, blue, green.  Pikake/jasmine fragrance available.  
See pic on right.

puzzle soap - 3 for 1 point  Choose your color: pink, orange, blue, green.  Pikake/jasmine fragrance available.


Fortune cookie papers - 1 point.  ON HOLD FOR PSEUDO You will get a jars worth--but not in a jar for mailing purposes.  Smiley

50 Go Card postcards - 1 point -or- 200 Go Card postcards - 2 points.  USA only.  Sorry. Promotional cards that I collected years ago.  No doubles.  I will try to accommodate requests for Pokemon (one is a puzzle), LOTR, etc.  Smiley

Charms 3 for 1 point.  Please claim by letter.
Soapstone charms a, b, c
bone d
various e-k

Lemony Snicket misFortune telling cards - 1 point. Comes in velvet pouch.

large printable address labels with room for your return address - 1.  These will be laser printed.  http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c29/atsuko2005/DSC04873.jpg

Claims from me:
atsuko to kayrun - teach love inspire pendant - 2 points
atsuko to LxM - birdie pendant - 2 points

Claims I made:
squidget to atsuko - dino tee - 1 point
craftaddiction to atsuko - 3 doll heads/bodies - 2 points
Started with: 5 points
Current: 6
Pending: 0

my wishlist
-cookie cutters (vintage/new)
-jello molds (have egg, cars)
-cotton zippered pouches/wristlets
-goodies for my nieces
-things for Lana's classmates (need 14)
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« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2011 06:13:32 PM »

Welcome to the Laughing Lark Shop

Allergen:I live in a non-smoking home with two kitties. The cats are both quite furry, and I keep them out of my supplies as much as possible, but their fur gets on me, and might get onto crafts I make even though I am careful.


 Yarnage! My newbie art yarns. I have been spinning for just a few months, and I love it! I do not weight down my yarns when setting the twist, and try to keep my yarns as balanced as I can. There will be some thick and thin, though. Check back often for new yarns. Smiley
New wheel for Christmas celebration sale! Marked waaaaay down until the end of this round only! I now have a bulky yarn wheel! Many new yarns will be made this winter!
Goldfish Pond Art Yarn (1/2) Made from a drum carded "junk batt" that included some bits of shredded sweater yarn and lots of wool odds and ends. I felted it a little to make the yarn stronger. Plied with commercial yarn. 5 or 5 wraps per inch. 33 yards.

Pink Vine Art Yarn (1/2) Hand dyed Sheep Sheed wool plyed with a commercial mohair yarn. 55 yards, 6-7 wraps per inch.

Morning Glories core spun art yarn (1/2) Hand dyed wool and acrylic blend from recycled sweaters, commercial mohair. 32 yards core spun, plus a few feet of plain woolen single on each end for cast on and bind off. About 6 wraps per inch.



 The Charm Shop  
SALE! Some charms marked down to .25pt per group!
Charms/Pendants Assortment group # 2 (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #3 (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #4  (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #5  (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #6 (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #7 (.25 point)

Charms/Pendants Assortment group #8 (.25 point)

Glass Flower Charms Group#1 (1/2)

Glass Flower Charms Group#2 (1/2)

Glass Flower Charms Group#3 (1/2)

Glass Flower Charms Group#5 (1/2)

Glass Flower Charms Group#6 (1/2)

New lower price!
French Beaded Pink and Black flower brooch (1/2) Made fresh this morning. Smiley

Beaded Ornament or Sun Catcher Set (1/2)Temporary mark down! These can go in the window, or on the tree at Christmas.

SALE! Birds are temporarily marked down to .25 points per group!
Birds in flight sun catchers My free-hand wire birdies. Most of the time, people use a piece of clear thread to hang these up in a window in groups, but you can also make them into mobiles, tree ornaments, etc.

Birds group #1 (.25 pts)

Birds group #4 (.25 pts)

Birds group #5 (.25 pts)

Hats on SALE for .25!

Turquoise and purple hat (.25) Knitted on the purple KK loom, acrylic. Will fit older child to adult.

Blue-green black hat (.25) Knitted on the purple KK loom, acrylic. Will fit older child to adult.


chips #1 (1/2 pt)

chips #2 (1/2 pt)

chips #3 (1/2 pt)

chips #4 (1/2 pt)

chips #5 (1/2 pt)

chips #6 (1/2 pt)

chips #7 (1/2 pt)Sold to atsuko!

chips #8 (1/2 pt)

chips #9 (1/2 pt)

chips #10 (1/2 pt)Sold to atsuko! Thanks!

#10 has speckles of paint over a clear glass. Closeup here:

Claims I have made:
Send by Dec 10th
A2K to LaughingLark-Custom pockets for LL (1)
Send by Dec 11th
Kayrun to LaughingLark-Homespun yarn in navy & cream = 2 points

 Send by Dec 13th
craftaddiction to LaughingLark-- LB Yarn (3)
                                        --Crochet CD (1)

Claims from me:
 Send by December 11
laughinglark to A2K - blue scarf (1)
LaughingLark to A2K - green, pink, charcoal scarf (1)(sent 12/5/11)

Send by Dec 20
laughinglark to atsuko - chips#7 and #10(sent 12/14)

Starting Points:  5
Pending Points:  0
Current Points: 1
TOTAL:             1

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Avesthel's Emporium of goodies

Bird friendly, smoke free home  Smiley

Come see me in the new round!




** = shipped

Send by 15th Dec
**Avesthel to RubyTuesday
   adjustable ring blanks                                       0.25
   Goodnight kisses and sunflowers + butterflies     0.25
   Rainbow magnets                                             0.50
   Total 1 point

Send by Dec 27
**Avesthel to SarahJ2001 - Knit Picks Quarry yarn - 1 point

All Items received!   Smiley


Started this round with:  1 total (1 current, 0 pending)

Current:  3
Pending: 0
Total:     3

Ended this round with:  3 total (3 current, 0 pending)

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« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2011 10:40:39 PM »


I am a 25 year-old knitting fiend, who is the proud owner of her own cafe! I live in a non-smoking home with all my yarn, cameras, kitchen gadgets and very patient husband. I have no animals, but everything I own is covered in bits of wool from various spinning/knitting projects.

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I can do custom work upon request. Feel free to PM me regarding knitting, spinning, custom craft purchases and painted ceramics.

FINISHED custom items live here:
Custom Toddler Mitts:1pt

These are more purple than blue...my camera was dying i think.


Leaf Necklace:1ptNEW!!

custom colors and closures available. PM me.

Kool-Aid keyhole scarf:1ptNEW!!

Recycled wool dyed with koolaid and knit into a simple keyhole scarf.

Flora Scarflette:2ptNEW!!

Wool/synthetic blend yarn with a metallic sparkle throughout. removable 1" button detail, can be replaced by an actual button.

Robin's Egg Hat:1ptNEW!!

soft and fuzzy acrylic/wool hat with a faux tortoise shell button detail. to fit an adult medium head.

Fan Tail Hat:2ptNEW!!

Handspun merino/silk blend plied with metallic thread. Cotton/elastic band. To fit an adult small/medium head.

Apple Cozy:.5ptNEW!!

cotton/elastic yarn with unicorn button closure. Modeled by a small gala apple.

Serious Mystery Handspun:1 ptNEW!!

I know this is a unique fiber that I got in a swap and plied with some salmon colored commercial top. It's very thick and thin, overspun in places, "newbie" yarn that I dug up from old fiber stuff. Could be dog, could be camel, could be yak.... I don't remember. ~37yds

Knit Tardis Mitts:2pt

handknit in 100% super-soft acrylic yarn. Fit my small, woman's hands loosely and all the way up to my friend's large  men's hands. Very stretchy and washable! Exterminate!

Knit Boo:1pt

Tie closure on wings and green safety eyes. Knit with acrylic yarn and stuffed with 100% cotton filling.

Mochi Wristletts:3pt NEW!!!

handknit with "mini mochi" yarn. Women's small (for exact measurments PM).

Improvised Vest:2ptNEW!!!

women's medium-large vest, 100% vintage wool, in olive green. Improvised from my own pattern so it's nowhere near perfect, but would be great for layering in places where it actually gets cold enough to layers a vest under a sweater.
more pix of it on: 1 | 2

Teal Polka-Dot Tankini:2ptNEW!!!

A handknit, lined version of the stitch n' bitch tankini pattern. Women's medium (exact measurements available on request). I added a wider waist band to the itsy-bitsy bottom to make it much more substantial. Worn once to take this picture (beware, paleness under the link)

reversible baby-hat:2pt

cotton blend, fully washable, double thick AND reversible! To fit an infant sized head.

knit matryoshka:2pt

a lovely, squishy, child-safe set of faceless nesting dolls ready for your embroidered or felted faces.

wooly slumber sack:1pt

a wool and acrylic blend baby-cocoon, sans buttons. This was a test knit, and i never found buttons in my stash that looked nice on it. comes with yarn to sew on buttons of your choice.

egg into bluebird convertible toy: 2pt

soft blue, and white wool-blend yarns in a fun, convertible toy. suitable for infants as all the sewn on parts are sewn together firmly. accents in wool, silk and bamboo.

custom knit bangles:1pt

Vegan options, different colors and sizes available. PM me


knit in acrylic yarn with embroider floss sprinkles and safety eyes

deep discounts on my stash of silkscreened and stenciled tees

Knitting Madonna Shirt or Tote:.5 pt each

My artwork on a Kid's 6/7 Beefy Tee or large canvas tote. imperfect silkscreens done with professional ink and heatset.

Love/hate tee shirt:.5pt

Adult Small/Kid's large Beefy Tee with stenciled design. reads "love" when reflected in a mirror

CUSTOM stenciled tee:2pt

PM me about paint/shirt colors

super swanky spats:2pt

RIS and never worn. They were made almost directly from my wist the amazing craftster karizmatic and I have not given them the love that they deserve. To be frank my wardrobe is mostly coffee-colored (or will be) and pretty jeans-n-tee-shirts. Alas fancy spats can't be in my life right now. They are a white ultra suede, with a silver satin lining and a lavender ruffle. Lace closure on plastic "carved" buttons

hair clips:3 for 1pt or 7 for 2pt

black crown, white rose -- purple flower, yellow flower

pink & white HK, green HK, red HK, pink HK

clear yellow flower 1, clear yellow flower 2 -- white crown, vintage buttons

hive, bee -- strawberry 1, strawberry 2

vintage purple 1, vintage purple 2 --light cameo, dark cameo

antique gold ornate, antique bee

Clay Acorns:1pt

acorn caps and oven-bake clay and a frosted glass leaf charm with an antique gold loop to hang off a chain of your choice. If you would like a necklace PM me and I can add one for 1pt.
claim from top to bottom: acorn1, acorn2, acorn3.

Latte Art Disco:1pt

clear, neon pink, vintage acrylic charms with opaque rosetta design and silver glitter

A leaf and a Looking Glass Necklace:1pt

A shiny silver branch charm with a vintage faux pearl behind a faceted clear blue charm. The clear charm magnifies all the little details of the vintage pearls that is really hard to capture, but is really lovely.

sailor-girl necklace:1pt

hand colored shrink plastic charms suspended between silver-colored chain.

measuring tape pin:.5pt

made with thin measuring tape and a vintage, metal button.

OOAK polyclay buttons:.25pt each

1:military button with copper finish
2/2a: green with knit pattern
3: ornate copper scrollwork
4/4a:blue with purple floral pattern

5: brown acorn cap
6: blue and copper watch works
7/7a: yellow and black beehives
8: black with pink, opalescent wings

9/9a: floral and stars
10: gold and pink daisies
11:cream and teal floral pattern
12: coiled chain
13/13a: strawberries!
14:black with pink, opalescent wings
15: vintage button impression
16: vintage button impression

17: purple, sparkly chain
18:coiled chain
19: lightly colored floral impression


CUSTOM etched mug:2pt

heavy glass diner mug. can be etched with the words or simple shapes of your choice

CUSTOM etched juice glass:2ptNEW!!

lightweight 16(ish)oz juice glass. can be etched with the words or simple shapes of your choice

CUSTOM caf cup:2pt

2 available. 10oz cafe cup with matching saucer to be decorated to your (or my) choosing.

crocheted coffee sleeve:.25ptREDUCED!

crocheted by another craftster and decorated with cute, green buttons. I just never drink out of paper cups anymore!

cuppa tea mug:2pt

dishwasher resist glaze text on the edge of a sturdy, blue china cup.

Naughty Dinner Guest Teacup: 2pt

A dishwasher resist glaze "lipstick stain" on the edge of a fancy china cup.

Incognito Teacup: 3pt

A dishwasher-resistant glaze moustache on the lip of a fancy china cup. Comes with matching saucer.

'Eat Me' 'Drink Me' Demitasse and saucer:.5pt

an espresso demitasse and saucer with the quotes "eat me" and "drink me" from Alice In Wonderland drawn on them in dishwasher resistant glaze.


poly gift/snack bags:.5 pt eachNEW!!

2 available

Awesome wool beret:.5NEW!!

100% wool beret. perfect for felting projects. Fits an adult small head.

Las Vegas embroidery pattern:.5 ptNEW!!

brand new, never used. Bought on a shopping spree before realizing I don't embroider. D'OH!

Hanging plastic frames:.5 ptNEW!!

three hanging plastic frames (you sandwich the pictures between thick plastic)
would be great for altered art books or just for home decor.

awesome novelty buttons!:.5pt or 5 for 2pt

some of these I have multiples of. click for larger pix.
row 1: nautical, hearts, stars
row 2: halloween, summer, baking(2 avail), sportsA
row 3:sportsB, autumn leaves, cats and dogs, butterflies (2 avail)
row 4: baby(2 avail), nature, christmas, school

silvertone charms!:.5pt or 5 for 2pt

row 1:school, dragonflies and butterflies, birds and bugs
row 2: day at the beach, garden, i love music
row 3:sports, stars & cats, christmas
row 4:easter, good luck, fruit

claims from me:

Loudxmouse to LaughingLark--Gunmetal Angelina (1)
loudxmouse to TheSapphireMoon -
  2 strawberry clips, 1 antique bee clip (1)
  Nature and Xmas buttons (1)
  BOGO - peace dove necklace
Atsuko to loudxmouse- white1 squid, periwinkle squid (1)

loudxmouse to craftaddiction - chocolate moulds -1pt
loudxmouse to Plaidpineapple regal squid tees -
pink: junior's medium "off the shoulder" style by ONE(bottom right design) .5      white2: adult small, thick "muscle tank" by eddie baur (bottom right design).5  (1pt)

claims i have made:
loves2experiment to loudxmouse: stormy dusk (1)
                                                  rose skull earrings (1)
                                                  sock yarn #1 (0)

LaughingLark to Loudxmouse "Because I Felt Like it" art yarn (1)
gala_apples to loudxmouse Custom for loudxmouse-(2)
Thesapphiremoon to loudxmouse-custom lounge pants (1)

atsuko to loudxmouse stamped pendant (2)
Ptarmic Wumpus to Loudxmouse- 2 custom towels (2)
nilmerg to loudxmouse-Vintage Doily bunting - (2)

Started with: 8
Current: 4
Pending: 0
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« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2011 12:00:19 AM »

Raeraethejetplane's Shop is OPEN

My house is very pet friendly. I try to keep items free from hair but with five pets it can be difficult. Please let me know if you would like me to pm you a detailed photo.

2 points

Buttonstyle Stitch Journals
Cardstock Covers. Journals are 5 1/8X 4 and the spine is 3/4 thick. There are about 80 pages in each book. Book lies flat when open.
Detail of Spine

Buttonstyle Stitch Flocked Silhouettes
Brown Images are raised and velvety

1. Lilac binding 2. Baby Pink binding 3. Brown Binding

Buttonstyle Stitch White Journal
Bound with blue printer paper and novelty yarn

Buttonstyle Stitch Crafty Journals

L. Button and zigzag stitch details
M. Sewing machines and notions print with buttons accent
N. Light pink background with sewing machines and notions (3 available 1. Ivory Thread 2. Ivory Binding 3. Brown binding)
O. Stripes, zigzag stitch, and buttons
P. Stripes and zigzag stitch
Buttonstyle Black and White (Left) Buttonstitch with Buttons

Buttonstyle Stitch  Yellow Journal.  Claim with Blue, Cream, or Yellow stitching

Pink Journal.  Claim with Spring Green, White, Purple, or Hot Pink stitching

Blue Journal.  Claim with Orange or Purple

Green Journal. Claim with Orange (2 available), Spring Green, Forest Green, White, Yellow, or Goldenrod stitching

Black Journal. Claim with Purple, Spring Green (2 available), Yellow, Orange, White, or Hot Pink stitching

1 point

Stabstitch Journals. Claim as Stabstitch Journal #
Cardstock Covers. Bound with Lined Paper made from sugar cane. 50 pages
#10 is taken

Pamphlet Rainbow Books: Set of 6, 1 pt
Pages measure to 6x6 There are 8 pages in both.
Set A

Set B

Decoupaged Composition Book  .5pt REDUCED

Hello Kitty Bracelet .25 REDUCED

Flat Rate Envelope of Comics for Altered Art.5 point each

Stamps 2 for .25 pt, claim by letter or as "wax stamp" for the last one A B D & M are taken

Deck of Cards .25 pt 1 available

Buttons .25 pt each

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Claims made from me : 2
raeraethejetplane to ptarmic wumpus - crocheted molars 3pts
raeraethejetplane to LaughingLark--Yarn (1)
 Stamp A B D & M, 2 decks of cards  (freebie)

Claims I have made : 2
LaughingLark to raeraethejetplane Lagoon Blue Handwoven Scarf (1 pt)
loudxmouse to raeraethejetplane BLACK FRIDAY SALE Buy 2pts get 1 pt free
-two handspuns (1pt)
-haut collar (1pt)
-OOAK Polyclay Buttons 13, 13a, and 14 .25 ptx3 (.75 pt)
-crocheted coffee sleeve (.25 pt)

Started with: 4
Pending: 0
Current: 4


Business Card case- vinyl or a hard case
Reusable snack bags
Anything I can stash away for a new home

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« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2011 12:22:14 AM »


I live in Denmark and I study Fashion and textiles at Kolding School of Design. I love everything creative and I can't sit still with my hands I have to have something to do with them.

Allergy alert: I make some things in my home in Kolding where I have two cats. But if you are allergic I can make your item on my school with no problem or timedelay! All my supplies are kept in a work room where the cats are not allowed in.
NON-smoking home!


Headbands enmass. One size fits both kids and adults. Claim by rows and color. 3 Rows: 0,5pt. 4 Row: 1pt. 5 Rows: 2pt.



Snappy necklace to put whatever you feel like into. The chain is long. Please specify if you want it shortened and how much when claiming. 1pt each

All the handmade stars for 2 pt

Lego ornaments. 1 pt for small+medium, 2pt for gigantic.

Handknit wristwarmers with 5 vintage mother in pearl buttons (1)

Unravel scarf.100% acrylic. Knit in one continuous piece so no back or front of this cowl 2 points.


Sturdy papier mach suitcases (Small: 4,5x11x7,5 cm, big: 5x14x10 cm), 4 sets availiable, per set 1pt

Stencils never used. 6" wide 0.5 each

Blue/purle FunFur (full skein!) and Lion Suede. 0,5 pt each

New York (wool+acryllics. 200g 59 yards) and Art Yarn (75% uld, 25% polyamid. Runs 420m in a skein). Both from Hjertegarn. 1 pt each

Ornament kits. In each package enough for 12 pieces. 2 red, 1 brown, 1 colorful available. 1pt/pack or all 4 for 3pt

Ceramic or glass beads. (The light blue you will get half pr. claim). Due to the weight and shipping: 1 pt each

Acryllic beads. Claim as red, green, blue, row one gray and row two gray. 2 bottles: 1 pt

Wax beads. All for 1 pt


Claims made from me
plaidpineapple -soapmaking kit (3pt)
sarahj2001 - Sock Yarn (4 green, 2 red) (3 pt)


Claims I have made
plaidpineapple - Bowl cover set, blue (2 pt)
sarahj2001 - Button Tree Ornaments no. 1,3,5,6 (2 pt)

Started with: 3
Current: 5
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« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2011 05:20:23 AM »

*NEW* items updated!!
REDUCED items!!

~*~TSM in STS~*~

Hi there!  Im Zoe, and this is my shop.  I live in sunny Florida with my partner, Nicky, and 2 lovely kitties that visit my craft room on a regular basis.  We are a smoke free home.  I have been crafting since I was a child, only started honing my skills in the last 3 years on jewelry and sewing.  I make flower head wreaths every year for my local medieval faire, and I have a BLAST!  I am a HUGE fan of owls, celestial, trees, hearts, hippie and gypsy style, patchwork, sea life, and birds.  Jewelry, sewn goodies, and button art are my main crafts so youll be seeing a lot of them in my shop Smiley

If you would like to see me create a particular item, or would like to request a custom piece on something that is not already listed as available for a custom order, shoot me a PM!

See the current round of STS for my open shop!
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Will personal swap for a crochet or knitted Totoro teapot cozy (see my Pinterest YARN board!)
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« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2011 07:32:17 AM »


I live in PA now (USA) and have dogs and cats.  I try to keep them away from my crafts but you never know when a hair will sneak in (...lots of hair will sneak in the Hairy Spoon rests hehe).  No smoking in my house so nothing will smell bad from smoke!

Please claim in full point increments.
Button Tree & Snowmen Ornaments (1/2 point each)
1,3,5,6 reserved for pseudo_pix--- #7 GONE  

Handspun Yarns - (1 point each)
Orange Splash - 60 yards

Blue & Brown - 76 yards

Easter Rabbit - 60 yards

Watermelon - 168 yards

Blue & Gold - 165 yards -- reserved for jo mama

Matryoshka Gloves (3 pts) (2 pts) - May not be the best pair of knit gloves ever but they work.  I didn't sew a button or any other attachment on for the mitten top since I couldn't figure out a good way...

Stuffies - Sandy, Bart, Tinkerbell (2 pts each)

Unfinished Crochet Blanket- I'm never going to finish this.  It's probably a good size lap blanket now..but you could finish out this ball of yarn and have it a bit bigger.  (2 points)

Unfinished Knit Felted Purse - The handles need sewed on.  The felted flowers were meant to go on here but I guess I put those other flowers on.  But I'll throw in the felted flowers....you can always use them for something else (2 pts)

New CP Soaps - Cucumber (1 point each) (3 cucumber)

Melt & Pour Soaps - Mix and Match (5 for 1 point)

Beeswax Chapstick (1/4 point each)

Mineral Bath Salts (1 point each) - Cucumber Melon or Apple Spice

Reach Your Goal Helper - Helps you track your heathly guidelines - fruit/veggies & water....This hangs on your fridge and as you eat your fruits/veggies you put a fruit/veggie into the pocket...same with the water (I only found 2 water bottles though Sad) (1 pt)

Honda Crochet Square -  This is pretty big...maybe 1 ft X 1 1/2 ft (1 pt)

I-Spy Bag - (1 pt each)

Crochet Books/Pamphlets - (1 pt for all)

Knitting Needle Earrings (1/2 point per pair)

Books - (1/2 pt each)

Resin Stuff - 2 Strawberries, Pill Bracelet, Dandelion paperweights(1/2 pt each)

Boxy Bag - (1/2 pt each)

Small Purses - (1/2 pt each)

Record Purses - Big or Small!!  (1/2 pt each)

Scoodies or Small Wallets (1/2 pt each)

Wooden frame (1/4 pt)

Quilt Patterns (1/4 pt each)

Shape Books (1/4 pt each)

Misc Stuff (1/4 pt each) - Stamps, Pincushions, Bracelet, Bracelet Mold, Beads, Crochet Pamphlets, Book (I was going to use for altering)

Cross Stitch Kits - (Pick 6 for 1 pt)

Fabric Sale - Grapes, Clovers, Flowers, Cherries (1/2 point each)

Silky Fabric - About 1 yard (1/2 point)

Scrap Bags - (1/2 pt for larger bags)- 1 large left (1/4 pt for smaller bags) 5 Small Left

Items claimed from me:
sarahj2001 to squidget: New CP Soaps - Cucumber (1 point each)
sarahj2001 to TheSapphireMoon -
   Button tree ornament #7 (.5)
   Clover fabric (.5)
   Green and gray fleece (1)
sarahj2001 to nilmerg - One Button Tree #4 - 0.5 points
                                TWO beeswax chapsticks - .25 each = 0.5 pts

sarahj2001 to jo_mama - 3 i-spy bags (2 blue, 1 yellow) for 3pt
sarahj2001 to A2K - custom stenciled shirts (4)

sarahj2001 to pseudo_pix: Button Tree Ornaments no. 1,3,5,6 (2 pt in total)

Items claimed by me:
kayrun to sarahj2001 - Knitpicks Felici sport yarn = 1/2 point
kayrun to sarahj2001 - pendant, 1/2 point
plaidpineapple to sarahj2001 - Reusable Bowl cover sets (Cherries) (2 points)

ptarmic wumpus to sarahj2001 - Custom Towels (2 points)
pseudo_pix to sarahj2001 - Sock Yarn (4 green, 2 red) (3 points total)
Avesthel to SarahJ2001 - Knit Picks Quarry yarn - 1 point

Started With: 2

Current points: 6
Pending points:  0
Total points: 6
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« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2011 09:01:40 AM »

I'm Open!  Smiley

Allergy Info:  Smoke and pet free home, please message me if you'd like further info on any item

7" Nail file (new, sealed in packet) in hand sewn case, great for your purse Smiley 0.5 point each

Cream Crocheted Shawl. Measures 70" across widest point (not incl. fringe) 35" from top to base.  2 points

Close up of stitch:

Chip bracelets, adjustable, 2 points each, choose from pink or black.

Stained glass sun-catcher, solder finished in black. 4x5 inches  1 point

Suck-a-thumb mits 3-6 years.  1 point

Felted coiled bangle, wire core so you can tweek it to fit, can be warn at wrist level or above the elbow, jewel coloured with beading detail  1 point

Men's Knitted mits (or larger female hands) The yarn was graduated, the top of the first glove is the same colour as the base of the second, then the second glove gets darker towards the top - hope that makes some sense! you can see in pic. 1 point

Wire and bead ajustable bangle with wire spiral ends can be worn at wrist level or looks equally good above the elbow. 1 point

Retro looking owl :-) 3.5 inches tall.  1 point

Faux amber wire ring. Quality coated copper wire so your finger wont turn green! 0.5

Beaded dragonfly bobby pin. 2.5x2.5 inches  0.5 points

Crochted and stiffened Snowflate.  A tad under 6"x6"  1 point

Cotton eco market bags. All made in the same cotton to the same pattern despite differences in shape in photos! Handles measure 22" unstretched, Circ at top 29" Length - unstretched 17"  2 points  1 point each choose from: Ecru, Ecru and Blue or Ecru and pink.

Bracelet, made with pretty peacock coloured seed beads. Measures just under 7.5" when fastened.  2 points

SALE Beaded Gecko  measures 3.5" long - not including keyring, made by another crafter 0.5 points  0.25 points


Penguin soft toy kit just add fibre fill and a needle and you're ready to sew a 6" penguin!

Rowan knitting booklet. From kids to teens. (Ages 1-Adult with a range of approx 5 sizes per pattern) Jumpers, hoodys, cardigans and a hat! 11 patterns in total (1)

SALE PLAID Decorator Blocks mini. New and unopened, choose from (left to right): 'Petite Flowers' - 7 block shapes. 'Leaves' - 5 block shapes. or 'Roses' -6 block shapes. Suggested for: Journals, bird boxes, plant pots etc or use with fabric paints for fabrics :-)  1 (0.5) each -or all 3 packs for 2 points 1 point
Front view:

Back view:

SALE 6 Sticker sheets. 4"x9" each, from left to right and then down: Bright pink butterflys, Gold hogram flowers, silver teddies, gold holgram dolphins, silver hologram stars x 2. 0.5 points 0.25 for all.

SALE The finishing touch designer applique.  Honey jar   2.75" x 3.25"  New in bag  0.5 points 0.25 points

Avesthel to RubyTuesday
adjustable ring blanks, Goodnight kisses + sunflowers + butterflies & Rainbow magnets (1) SB 15th

Starting points: 3
Available points:  2
Pending points:  0
Total points: 2
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« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2011 06:27:19 AM »


Brief bio:  I am a Michigan (USA) native and can't imagine living anywhere else!  No smoking goes on in my house, but I have my little jack russell, Haily.  I try my best to keep Haily hair off things, but I'm usually a carrier, so if one or two slip through, my apologies!  

A2K's Shop


Freebies!  Choose whatever you'd like!


New item! Mock cable necklace (2)

Fastens with vintage button (white), knit from milk cotton.  SOFT!  Can be worn as a headband, or wrapped around your wrist as a bracelet!  (Pay no attention to the neck above the necklace . . . )   Grin

New itemMini Clutch Hamburger Wristlet (2)

This little clutch has two zipper pockets and a front pocket with snap flap.  It would make a great camera bag for a small camera and accessories, a small bag for your phone, keys and wallet or a purse for your favorite niece.  Available as a custom item.

Fabric bowls (.5)

Great for crafting odds and ends, coins, or frequently used dresser items!

New price! Teacup shaped tea wallets (.5)


Teabag zipper pulls added on request!

Zipper pouch wristlet with interior zip pocket (1)


Made of heavy cotton, crisp interfacing and yellow orange cotton lining, this little bag sports an interior zip pocket.  

Tiny Teacup pincushions (.5)


Claim as Maple leaves or violets.  

Handspun neck warmer  (2)

Knitted from my own handspun wool! The fiber came from MLF in STS!  Just right for keeping the wind off your neck and ears -- it's a tad scratchy, but will be just the ticket over a turtleneck!  Stand the collar up for added wind protection!

Wristwatch pincushion - (.5)
Claim as blue band or orange band!



Sunflower Crewel Embroidery kit(.5)

Simple Needlepoint (.5)

Fabrics - all pieces are 100% quilting cotton (unless noted otherwise)!

[/url] Lightweight black knit.  1 yard, 60 inches wide (.5)

[/url] Rickrack 1 yard.  (.5)

[/url] Orange and black plaid 1 yard.  (.5)

More craft patterns (.5)

 Table runner, ornaments, tree skirt, stocking pattern

 Table runners and placemats


Claims from me:
A2K to LL - custom pockets and tic tac toe (1)
A2K to kayrun - pile o'paper mailers (1)

 Total: 2

My claims from you:
kayrun to A2K - 3 dishclothes (1)
laughinglark to A2K - blue scarf (1)
LaughingLark to A2K - green, pink, charcoal scarf (1)

sarahj2001 to A2K - custom stenciled tees (4)
Total: 7


Started with:5
Pending: 0

Please give me feedback on my shop!  If my prices need adjusting, let me know - or make me an offer!
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« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2011 02:18:34 PM »

Rangerbeth's junk sale
All items are either handmade by me in a cozy home with 3 furry kitties, or are in good-excellent vintage condition. I'm located in the sticks of Western Michigan.


Custom Hoop for sheepBlue. (2pts)

PM me if you would like to discuss a custom order. Examples:

McCall's M6173- Leggings
Kwik sew 3758- Dress or skirt
3 pt items
Sale! 2 pts

2 pt items
Bent Vintaj wire necklace with glass beads, coral, and lava stone.

Turtle bone necklace
Glass beads and copper wire with real (sealed) turtle bone pendant- approx 19"

1 pt items

17" across from arm to arm outstretched
12" from ears to bottom of feet

"What homework" Kitty pencil skirts-
Old Navy size 16
17.5 " waist (measured flat)
23 " long

 .5pt items

Polka dotted can coozies.
2 available, both have same polka dot patchwork pattern.
Fits most 12oz cans or bottles, reversible

Reconstructed vintage neckties
Avocado and gold "bling" tie

Black linen "tight" tie

Ivy league "prick" tie

Peggy the penguin #2

Fabric bow headbands

Claim as Medium head size- green bow, thin medium head size- green bow, or large head size- green bow

.25pt items
Carl the plush hug
Red fleece heart with huggy arms and a mustache. Back has a pocket for... you know... whatever...

Mr. Jitters the frazzled coffee mug plushie
He stands approximately 4" tall.


2 pt items

1 pt items

.5 pt items
Bead assortment. Includes ALL of the following: small bag of brown seed beads, small bag of black seed beads, small bag of white/iridescent seed beads, small bag of light green seed beads, acrylic robins egg blue teardrop beads, Glass faceted ruby red beads, memory wire necklace blank.

Bear and outfits paper pattern
19" bear with 6 outfits

Log Cabin Men's Tie pattern

.25 pt items

Camping themed scrapbooking stickers

Vintage craft supplies (you get all items)

Pink power Ranger pattern
Uncut, even contains iron on pattern for Power Rangers Logo

Samplers Stitchery- Jill Jarnow (US only please)

Claims made from me -  

due dec 24
rangerbeth to jo_mama - ruby the green beaver - 1pt

Claims I have made -

Started with:4

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« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2011 02:26:08 PM »

~~Kayrun's Shop~~

Handcrafted items:

Stocking ornaments:
made from wool & wool blend yarns
*special on ornmaents -- buy 2, get a plain ornament (no colorwork) of your
color choice free*
I am also willing to take custom claims for ornaments....

Ornament with tree design = 1 point
~ 6 in. from top to toe

Ornament with diamond design = 1 point
~ 5 in. from top to toe
(will add hanging loop before sending)

Felt sushi = 1/2 point
for the set w/box
approx. 2 in. long

Knitted baby sleep sack = 1 point
acrylic/wool blend, approx. 17 in. long and 7.5 in. wide (lying flat)

Knit cotton washcloths:
1/2 point each:  sale price = 3 for 1 point
(sizes vary -- PM me & I'll measure)

House cloth

Leaf Stripes cloth  claimed by A2K

Reverse miter stripes cloth claimed by A2K

Purple miter cloth claimed by A2K

Custom cloth
(could make this style in several colors -- you pick!)

Green Cloth #1

Multi Cloth

Purple ribbon cloth
(custom available in pink -- just PM me)

small sachets (1/4 point each):
please specify heart or rectangle
heart approx. 3 in. by 3in. claimed by TSM
rectangle approx. 2 in. by 3 in.
heart = lavender
rectangle = rosemary
(handcrafted by online friends)

zippered project bag = 1/2 point  claimed by A2K

pendant, 1/2 point claimed by sarahj

Pink Wool Scarf = 1 point
(think I made this from Patons Wool?)
approx. 4in. by 50in.


Craft punches (click pic for closer view)
Paper shapers punch = 1 point
<left side of pic -- punches a design that you can stitch in>
smaller punches = 1/2 point each (choose moon or ballerina)

Halloween set (1 point)
details:  1 zombie cupcake magnet (handmade by an Etsy crafter)
+ 1 set of wicked rub-on transfera
+ 1 set of wicked chipboard stickers (cute polka dot ABCs)


Knitpicks Felici sport yarn = 1/2 point claimed by sarahj
colorway = Neapolitan

Lion Brand Magic Stripes yarn = 2 points
(for lot of 3)  colorway = 204 Bright Spring

Homespun yarn in navy & cream = 2 points claimed by LL

Knitting Needles:


Free with purchase!
Cord trim
Polyester, never used, so spool has 12 ft. of 1/8" cord

Felt piggy ornaments = 1/4 point
(set of 2)

Fiskars paper edgers = 1/2 point

wire words for scrapbooking = 1/4 pont

Claims made from me:
by A2K = 3 washcloths (1 pt)
by LL = navy/cream Homespun (2 pt)
by sarahj = KP Felici yarn + pendant (1pt)

Claims I have made:
from A2K = Pile O' Paper Mailers for kayrun (1)
from atsuko = aluminum stamped pendant (2 pt)

started: 1
earned:  4
pending: 0
spent: 3
total: 2
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« Reply #19 on: December 04, 2011 11:48:24 PM »


Hi, My name is Elaine, I live in NSW Australia. Im a mum of 2 girls and am lucky enough to be a stay at home mum. I love to craft and have been making things in some shape or form since I was about 4 or 5, but more seriously only in the last 5 or so years. Many people ask me where I find the time. I just tell them I MAKE time! (Apple Valley comes from the fact that I live in the valley next to the largest apple growing region in Australia). We have a no-smoking, pet free home and have no allergies.


Left: Custom Blue button Owl phone cosy for TheSapphiremoon - 1pt
Right: Custom phone cosy with neck strap, doily details for Craftaddiction - 1pt

I have most sizes of hoops in my stash from 3" up to about 8" or 10". I'm happy to make up a completely new design for you - just provide me with a theme or pintrest for inspiration. Or I can remake one I've done already but personalised especially for you. Look through this Pintrest board for ideas of hoops I have already made.

I'm happy to do a custom set of inchies. you choose the theme and colour and I will make 10 inchies for 1/2 a point. Examples of inchies sets I have made can be seen here

Custom double sided scrappy mug rugs 1 point each.
You choose the colours for both sides. Examples shown below:

NEW Owl Mobile phone sleeve (It seems to fit I-phone, Samsung, HTC etc) 3.5 by 5.5 1 point each

These will be custom made to your specifications: choose Blue, pink or Green and let me know what you have in mind for the other details.

NEWOwl coin & card purse4.5 by 3 with snap or button fastening 1 point each

These will be made to your custom requirements and requests.

SPECIAL OFFER Buy a set (or any 2) owl items for just 1  points (save point)
Choose from the ones available above or I can custom make them.

NEWCustom Vintage Doily bunting - 2 points
Bunting is 3.5 metres (just over 11 feet) with 6 flags with a vintage doily attached. The flags are usually approx 8.5 square. Let me know your colour requests or ideas.

Buy 2 items for a point each and get one more for free!!!!!
Everything in this purple section is included in the buy 2 get 1 free offer.

Inspired by These slices of Real embroiderd bread - here is a slice of embroidered felt food bread!

A set hair slides with fabric-covered buttons, hand embroidered with metalic thread trees. Will come in pink gift bag shown.

REDUCED - Framed art - 1pt a point each
1. 2. 3.

1. Button & felt flowers & wooden butterfly, Image 5.5" x 7.5". Reused frame - one available.
2. Button tree, image 4.5" x 6.5", reused frame - one available.
3. Crochet flower, image 3.5" by 5", reused frame (no glass) - one available.

button earings - All 4 for a point

3 Upcycled Appliqued Babies bibs All 3 for a point

Ladybird on pink, crab and drum on white and elephant on white.
REDUCEDUpcycled Appliqued singlets size 3-6 months OR 6-12 months pt each 2 for pt

Ladybird check (3-6 m), cute cows (3-6m), Hand pained flower (3-6m) Purple dog (6-12m), Pink cat(6-12m) and white dino (6-12m)

hair clips a point each

Blue monster1, Blue monster2, green monster, stars

Crochet and vintage button(single), skull buttons

Pair of fabric covered button hair ties - Made using Quality Scunci No damage hair elastics a point each or 3 for 1 point

One pair of each available
Ladybird on green, Monster on blue, Monster on red

End of Buy 2 get one free section.


3"x5" gift bags 12 in total. 6 pink with silver hearts and 6 blue with silver butterflys - 1/2pt  for the lot.

Fussy Cut squares - perfect for I-spy quilts / pillows / or even tesha more style creations
1 pt for the equivalent of a fat quarter or fabric (18x22 inchies). You choose the square size, examples of size and quantity:
4"x4" = 25 squares
5"x5" = 16 squares
6"x6" = 11 squares
I'm happy to cut any size ie 2.5" etc or even rectangles for ticker tape quilt type projects. Just ask! I have a huge range of fabrics so I should be able to accommodate specific fabric requests ie girl / boy / animals / patterned etc. All fabrics are suitable for quilting. Here are a couple of pictures showing an example of some of the fabrics I have in my collection:

Claims from me round 57-
Send by 21st December 2011
nilmerg to loudxmouse NEW Vintage Doily bunting - 2 points
Ship by Dec 25
nilmerg to craftaddiction - Custom phone cosy -1pt

Claims I have made round 57 -
Send by 14th December 2011
Squidget to Nilmerg - one Unisex T-shirt with bleach stenciled robot - 1 point (Teal Medium please)

Send by 14th December 2011
From Sarahj2001 to Nilmerg
One Button Tree #4 - 0.5 points
TWO beeswax chapsticks - .25 each = 0.5 pts. - TOTAL 1 pt

Send by 25th December 2011
Craftaddiction to Nilmerg - Custom stamp 1pt
Mario bob-omb - 1pt = Total 2 points

Send by 26th December
From Plaidpineapple to Nilmerg
1 pt : 3/4yard of Urban Zoologie Whales
1pt: 7/8" grosgrain ribbon in 2 yards of Campers and 2 yars of Bikes
Total 2 points

Started with: 6
Pending: 0
Current: 3

Wish list
Homemade lip balm
Homemade body butter or moisturiser
Embroidery hoops (esp vintage metal ones) used is fine, even if they have been marked or painted.
Finished embroidery hooplas
Any Quilting type Fabric especially with I-spy patterns or the brown / aqua or pink combination. 20cm cut or fat 8th or larger please.
Ladies T-shirts - fabric pained /bleach pen'ed design / embroidered / applique/ reverse applique etc.
Buttons I love buttons!
Vintage cotton doilies.
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« Reply #20 on: December 05, 2011 01:06:31 PM »

Allergy warning: Non smoking home, but I have 2 kitties!!
I may be willing to sell things out of my etsy shop as well, pm me if you are interested!

Fabric Wrist Cuff: .5 point
Describe to claim

1" Buttons/pins: 4 for .5 point
Choose from Random Lot or Vintage Lot(or whole vintage lot for .5 point!)
(claim example for a button: D2 mushroom cloud random lot)

Purses/Totes! 3 Points each
Spotty Whale (Measures 13x12.5x2 inches. 23 inch straps and a 7 inch zippered pocket inside.)
Robot (Measures 11x13x3.5 inches. 25 inch straps and a 7 inch zippered pocket inside.)

**NEW** Large Hair Flower Clip, with alligator clip back, choose 1 for .5 point
Choose from Nautical, green houndstooth, gray chiffon or Skull daisy

Small Hair accessories .25 point each
(all clips have alligator backs unless otherwise noted)
Choose from purple and black gauze flower, skully bow, cupcake head band, cupcake clip, sparkle vinyl flower or button headband

Resin Pendant Necklaces 1 point
1. Retro TV with 18" purple aluminum chain
2.Blue Girl
3. Blue Doctor
4.Tiny Dinos with 18" purple aluminum chain
5.Cherries with 21" red aluminum chain
6. Pills with 20" turquoise aluminum chain
7. Tiny T-Bone with 19" red aluminum chain
8.Circle of Buttons
9. Green Polka Dots Buttons with External Jewel and 18"red aluminum chain

Duct Tape Wallets .5 point
Reese's Checkbook size, Blue, green (opens to the right), Yellow and red star, Black and green, skull

Earrings, can put on sensitive ears hook upon request .5 point
Guitars, Warlock guitars, star buttons

Pins or brooches robot or lace rose .5 point

Men at Work half apron: 1 point

Unisex T-shirt with bleach stenciled robot 1 point
Red: size XL( I have 2 available)
Black: size L
Bright Green: size M
Teal: size M (2 available)
Dark green: size S
Bright blue: size S

Silkscreened Dancing Dino Ringer t-shirt, women size S: 1 point

Sneak-a-saurus Kids shirt or Monster Truck: 1 Point
Sneak:Black Youth L, Red Youth S (have 2 available) Monster: M 8/10 (2, one like first truck pic), S 6/7(like first truck pic, more saturated)

One Color screen print on paper: .5 point
Crabby drunk

Resin Pendants:.25 point each
Imperfect attempt: The ship is thin, warlock guitar, lady (came out well with a hoop at the top), camera, brain and gun (drops on front, 2 hoops at top)


Fleece Fabric .5 point per yard
Skulls: 42" fabric, 1 yard available
Red: 42" fabric, 2 yards available

Earth toned scrap bag .25 point
Largest piece 20"x10", various fabrics, great for scrappy work! (Gray is background sheet, not included)

Paper Perfect Paper Accent, Natural Green Fiber .25 Point

Plastic jello or soap molds
Dinosaurs: you get 5 trays of 6 dinosaurs: .5 point
Geometric shapes mold: 6 trays of 6 shapes: .5 point
Silicone strawberries and Bananas mold: 1 tray of 9 wells: .5 point

Large stamps: .5 point each
Sun, moon or wedding message

Silver-ish chain-20" total: .25 point

Small stamps: .25 point each
stars, snowflake, moon, ladybug, small check, big check, sympathy, congratulations, or martini

Paper Punches: .25 point each or whole lot for 1 point
Flower( is a paper embosser, not a punch), heart punch, music note punch, puzzle punch or rounded corner paper punch

Random Patches: .25 Point Each(Dinosaurs are 2 for .25 points)
Space kid, flower, hearts or dinosaurs ( have about 6)

Claims made from me:
Squidget to Nilmerg - one Unisex T-shirt with bleach stenciled robot - 1 point (Teal Medium)
squidget to atsuko - dino tee - 1point
squidget to jo_mama -
2 fabric wrist cuffs (top 2 with birdies) - 1pt
1 black bleach stenciled robot t-shirt, size lg - 1pt
(2pt total)

Claims I have made:
sarahj2001 to squidget: New CP Soaps - Cucumber 1 point
loudxmouse to squidget: CUSTOM etched juice glass:2p
Started with: 3
Pending: 0
Current: 4
Total: 4
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« Reply #21 on: December 05, 2011 09:02:46 PM »


Firstly, it should be known that my household is non-smoking, but I do have two furry cats. Please pm me if you need more detailed info about any of the items.



H1. silk handkerchiefs itajime shibori with acid dye. Approx 10" square. Choose purple rings, black and red squares, hearts, or stars. (1/4 pt ea)

Indigo dyed handkerchiefs, choose left or right:

Indigo dyed handkerchiefs, squares or scrunched:

H2. Felted pod  (1/2)

H3. Silk acid dyed scarves choose pink/purple or blue/taupe. (1/2 ea).

H4. sweater hat from a pale blue (not white) sweater. Fits about a 23" circumference head. (1/2)

H5. Tiger zipper bags approx 5x7", lined. 1/2 pt ea.

H6. Scrap ornaments in wool and hemp, stuffed with wool. Choose chicken, heart, tweed cat (top right), herringbone cat (bottom left) on hold for kayrun, tree, orange cat. (1/2 ea)


1A. turquoise skinny felt scarf medium wool (like corridale) skinny scarf in grey, black, turquoise  (1)

1B. Silk shibori scarves with acid dyes. 1 pt each. choose (left to right):
rainbow and black crepe
turquoise and purple chiffon
red and brown chiffon
orange and red chiffon
blue green and brown chiffon
red-pink-black crepe
tan, blue, white crepe

1C. Purple tweed hat purple tone wool tweed hat, fully lined, fits a larger size (~23" head).  (1)

1D. Purple tweed cap purple tone wool tweed cap, fully lined, with brim. Fits a medium head (~22")  (1)

1E. Indigo batts mystery wool batts dyed with indigo. Some small vm and second cuts. Mostly lighter colors remain. 4 oz remaining.

1F. Custom towel topper Choose your fabric and towel combination (fabric: utensils, pots and pans, fruit, recipe). Also choose velcro (for hanging on a bar) or loop (for hanging from a knob) style. Please PM me prior to claiming! (1 ea)

1G. felted yarn scarf using handspun from LL! felted into a loose scarf with merino. (1)


2A. Silk shibori scarves 2 pt each. Choose (left to right)
Silk Charmeuse, choose:
turquoise and blue/grey
orange, red, and brown
silver and black
rainbow and black
indigo (not acid dye)

2B. Cotton drawstring bag heavy cotton bag, lined with broadcloth. One interior pocket, grommets and drawstring. I have a bag from this pattern, and it is useful for storage. (2)

2C. Felted mini rugs felted wool, cotton backing for strength. (2) Choose heart (26x22")

or circles (21")

2D. Color block scarf merino felted scarf, resist dyed  (2)

2E. Felted hat wacky felted hat in purples  (2)

3A. Rainbow paillete scarf merino felted scarf with paillettes and banana fiber.  (3)


S1.  Books:
Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques (1) or Sumi-e the art of Japanese brush painting (1/2)

String Art (1/2)

Items I have claimed:
jo_mama to ptarmic wumpus - magnet lot C (ninjas) and wooden hand loom (2)

Items claimed from me:
Ptarmic Wumpus to Loudxmouse- 2 custom towels (2)
ptarmic wumpus to sarahj2001 - Custom Towels (2 points)

Starting Points: 4 available; 0 pending
Available Points:  6
Pending Points :   0
Total Points:        6
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CraftAddiction's Shop

I live in a small town in Iowa. I have a small dog.


Christmas Ribbons 10 for 1 pt, 25 for 2 pts, or 75 for 3 pts
Good for Christmas cards or to put on gifts. We send out 100 instead of Christmas cards every year, but they are also good to put in cards and make good bookmarks.
These are hard to photograph. I took the 1st picture. atsuko was able to take a much better picture. But keep in mind the color isn't too accurate in that one. It is a Christmas red, not bright red like that picture.

Large Christmas Bell - this one - 2 pt unmounted or 3pts for wood mounted.

Very large. Good for Christmas cards or stamping presents. All the lines are because it is unmounted. They should go away once mounted. I will touch it up just to make sure.

Christmas Stamp Set - 1 pt unmounted or 2 pts mounted.

I would suggest acrylic mounting for these, but you can have wood if you would prefer.

Cable Fingerless Gloves - this pair - 3 pt

I can't believe I made these. They turned out great. Made out of wool yarn (99% wool). Should fit most people. I have average hands and they fit great. Plus there is a lot of stretch left, so they should fit much larger.

Baby Pinafore - This one - 2 pt each
Pattern says for 0-3 months, but I think it will fit much larger. These are open in the back so you don't need to go over baby's head. There is a button in the back.
Baby Pink:

Hand carved Stamps - Custom - 1 point each for most stamps
2 points for large or complicated stamps.

Let me know if you want them mounted or not (no charge for wood mounting). If it you want something else carved, just PM me.

A stamp like the gryffindor one would be 2 points

FireFlower - custom - 1 point

About 8-9" tall

Big Goomba - custom - 2 point

I think it works ups to be about 8-9" tall

Small Goomba - custom - 1 point

Bob-omb - custom - 1 point

I can't remember how tall this one is. I think about 4-5 inches.

Baby Octopus - This one or Custom - .5 pt

These are pretty small, so they would probably make good stalking suffers. I can make as many as you need in whatever color(s) you want.

Lip Gloss Cozy - One of these or Custom - .25 pt or 5 for 1 pt

Includes lip gloss. If you want a different color or button, jut let me know.

Adult Lip Gloss Cozy - Custom - .25 pt
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Because you never know when you need.... lip gloss.

Resin Pendants - .5 pt per set .5 pt for both sets
This was an early attempt at resin, so some came out better than others. Some came out good while some have tiny imperfections. Since they aren't all perfect, I'm letting them go cheap.  
Set A:

Set B:

Octopus - This one - 1 pt

Imperfect Skinny Scarf - This one - .5 pt

I noticed that a part of the shells do not match up on the other size. If you want a 'perfect' one, I can make one in this color (or any other) for one point... see below.

Skinny Scarf - Custom - 1 pt

I can do this color or one of your choosing.


Embroidery Thread #2 - 3 pts

Storage Boxes - .5 pt for both packs

Santa - 1 pt

Beginning Knit or Crochet CD - 1 pt each

Let me know what one you want when you claim. They are brand new, still sealed.

Learn Knit or Crochet Kit - 2 pt
You can pick if you get a beginners knitting kit, or a crochet one. You will get one of the CDs above, along with yarn, hook/needles, and the accessories you will need to get started (row counter, stitch markers, etc).

20 Safety Eyes Blue, 10mm - 1 pt

Ashtray - .5 or free with 2 pt purchase

It is very pretty, but we have no use for it. Maybe someone wants it to hold supplies?

Stamps - 1pt per set or 4 sets for 3pts
Set 1:
Set 2:

Set 3:

Set 4:

Set 5:

Set 6:

Set 7:

Set 8:

Set 9:

Set 10:

Set 11:

Claims from me:
Send by Dec 13th
craftaddiction to LaughingLark-- LB Yarn (3)
                                        --Crochet CD (1)
Ship by Dec 25
Craftaddiction to Nilmerg - Custom stamp 1pt
Mario bob-omb - 1pt = Total 2 points

Send by 12/26
craftaddiction to TheSapphireMoon - embroidery thread lot #1 (3)

send by Dec 26
craftaddiction to atsuko -  3 doll heads/4 bodies - 2 points

Claims that I've made:
loudxmouse to craftaddiction - chocolate moulds -1pt
jo_mama to craftaddiction - magnet lots a, e & g - 1 pt
nilmerg to craftaddiction - Custom phone cosy -1pt

Starting points: 4
Current points:  12
Pending points:  0
Total points: 12
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I would love to swap for things kids could do in the car on a long car trip (3 girls ages 5-12). I can knit, crochet or trade yarn.

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« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2011 05:26:35 AM »

PlaidPineapple's Shop
My home is non-smoking but I have 2 cats.

Felt headbands .5 pt each: on black elastic headbands Blue or pink flowers.  On ruffle elastic headbands blue, browns (this one is on a pale pink headband) or burgundy flower.  

Pixie Hair Pins .5 pts per set of 3.  Small Bobby pins with Prima paper flowers. Great size for dolls or to pin in braids. Specify if you would like the green flower or burgundy flower set.
Choice of 1 needlebook:    .5pts  each

Thomas the Train tote bag 1pt.
Bike Bags for youth  1 point each ON SALE FOR .5 pts each:  I also use these on thin railed bunk beds on the top, loop arond the rail so kids have a spot for their nightly reading books.  Also as a bag on stroller handles that are the one bar across on top, type.  My kids also have wooden slat back style kid-size chairs that I put these on to store their art supplies and mittens.
pink and green frogs,Butterflies or Curious George

First one is GONE to sarahj2001  second is on hold Reusable Bowl cover sets.  Each set contains 3 bowl covers.  Lining is made from 100% food safe nylon.    The second set is on hold for     pseudo_pix 2 pts each set:

Hospital Nursing Gown 3 pts Very generously sized, like the official hospital gowns.  Should fit Women small-Large probably larger.  The color of the gown is a medium purple with lilac binding. This gown has a nursing panel in the front, With 2 snaps to keep it secure when not in use.  3 ties in the back with the back extending well over for a no-backside showing fit.
Adult Apron 2 pt each:  Country Farm theme. D-ring Adjustable neck and tie waist.  or Cupcake Apron with waist tie.
Child/youth Apron 1 pt: has frayed edge ruffle and waist tie.

Scratch Pad clutches 2 pts each ON SALE FOR 1 pt each: perfect for the grocery store etc.  Holds a small scratch pad, pen and misc paper such as reciepts, coupons etc. Only the 2 colors in the first photo are available.

Basic wallet 2 pts each:  they have a zipper pocket, billfod pocket and 2 credit card sections (not many so best for those who do not carry a lot of cards and youth/teens.)  The 2nd card slot on the flower one is a bit tight.  It works but I suggest putting in a couple cards for a week to stretch adjust it.  

Craft Supplies

1 pt : 3/4yard of Urban Zoologie Whales on the light blue background   sold to Nilmerg

1 pt per item:
 Cuttlebug  Dies "Vintage" includes 4 dies NIP.  Scrapworks Bumper Stickers-They are adhesive backed molded rubber alphabets about 2" tall per letter.  Available in Blue or Orange sets. 6"x6" All My Memories Red Leather Look Accordian Mini Album.  Quickutz Icing Rub-ons in "Tags" theme contains sheets in 4 different colors of rub-ons.  Stamped Cross Stitch  11"x14" says Good Friends are always welcome.  All items NIP.

.25 pt per item: self adhesive Scrapworks brand fabric tabs.  Have the alphabet and designs in each bag.  Pick your color: Purples, Blues, reds (and pink).
Scrapworks Bumper Frames (fun on mixed media items!)   Lil Davis Bookplates   (Bronze)  Lil Davis metal Circle frames 16mm    Lil Davis Red Bookplates In third photo: Making Memories Metals- your choice of Eyelet Phrases (they are metal long phrases with an eyelet style attacher on the back: Baby, 1980's years, wedding 3 ,ancestors, travel. sports ribbon labels-they slide on ribbons they are not eyelets.          Choice of 7/8" grosgrain ribbon in Campers or Bikes 1 yard.        Lil Davis Chip Art coaster (about 2" diameter)      Hockey theme buttons    Golf theme buttons-I missed them in photos will be posting later

Starting points:3
total: 5        

TOTAL: 1        

claims made by me: Loudxmouse 2: .5 squid tees (1 pt)
                            pseudo_pix : soapmaking kit (3 pts)

claims made from me: plaidpineapple to sarahj2001 - Reusable Bowl cover sets (Cherries) (2 points)
                              plaidpineapple to nilmerg- zoologie fabric 1 pt and 1 pt of ribbon-campers and bikes= total (2 pts)
                              plaidpineapple to pseudo_pix-  Bowl cover set  (2pts)
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« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2011 04:48:05 PM »

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« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2011 11:13:20 AM »

jo_mama's shop


hi all!  i am new to the sts, so please forgive me while i learn the procedure!

my home has no smoke and no pets.


-framed pincushions, about 6 inches tall, freestanding.  choose either owl or floral - 1pt each

(i used the scanner for the image, so they are a little squished in the pic, but not in real life)

-recycled crayons, individual .25pt/each or 5/1pt

trophy in blues

star, shown in blues but available in many colors and color combos, including metalics and camo

rocketship, shown in multicolor but available in other colors and color combos

airplane, shown in multicolor but available in other colors and color combos

jersey in camo

heart in reds/pinks/purples

rainbow pack of 6 in star shape - 1pt

- love rocks.  range in size from pebble to paperweight worthy rocks.  great for tossing into kids' lunchbox or a loved one's pocket to send them a little secret love.  .5pt/each or 3/1pt

-paper mache boxes decoupaged with old book pages and hand painted floral designs - 1.5pt each

box #1 - square, red/aqua

box #2 - round, purple/yellow/blue

box #3 - round, purple/yellow/blue

box #4 - round, purple/yellow/blue

- wool dryer balls - 2/.5pt

shown in aqua, several sets available in a range of colors

- necklaces made with recycled magazine and otherwise reclaimed beads, strong magnetic closures - 1pt each

purples, 20 inches long

pinks and browns, 19 inches long

yellows and oranges, 17 inches long

- book page art work.  hand painted originals on old book pages and dry mounted onto black cardstock.  all signed and dated. 2pts each or 2 for 3pt

'oliver', mounted on 5x7

'orville', mounted on 5x7

'oscar', mounted on 5x7

'otto', mounted on 5x7

'frankie', mounted on 5x7

'finn', mounted on 5x7

'foxy love' mounted on 5x7

'feather love' mounted on 5x7

'amber spring' and 'lavender spring' are being offered only as a pair for 3pt, both mounted on 8x10

'summer i' and 'summer ii' are being offered only as a pair for 3pt, both mounted on 8x10

- art, all signed and dated

'elizabeth' rose painting on 8x10 canvas board for easy framing - 1.5pt

mosaic flowers, all shown in photo still available.  hand painted on 4" wooden discs with attached bracket for wall hanging (3 have a magnet instead, contact me for specifics)  1pt each

'cleo' dotd owl painting on 8x10 canvas board for simple framing - 3pt

- cockroach brooches - 1pt each

embroidered felt weiner dog ornament - .5pt


wooden hand looms (shown here with thread not included), all used but in excellent condition.  might have sticker residue on some, but with some goo-gone might be convinced as new.  10x12 (i think), several available - 1.5pt each

wish list
see my pinterest Smiley
last minute christmas gifts for my kiddos - 7y/odd and 18mo/ods
green living wares

claims from me:
jo_mama to craftaddiction - magnet lots a, e & g & single flower magnet - 1 pt
jo_mama to ptarmic wumpus - magnet lot C (ninjas) and wooden hand loom - 2pt

claims that I've made:
sarahj2001 -> jo_mama for 3 i-spy bags - 3pts
squidget -> jo_mama for 2 wrist cuffs and a lg black robot tee - 2pts
rangerbeth -> jo_mama for ruby the green beaver

Starting points: 3 (credit)
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and my websites josasser.com and splendidhandmade.com
« Reply #26 on: December 15, 2011 07:13:29 PM »


Parallelogram Necklaces- 1 point

Custom Leather Bracelets- 1 point
These are adjustable, 7-8 inches. Please pick a stamp, a word of your choice, and a colour.
Colours available are green, yellow, black, light purple, dark purple, navy blue, red, fuchsia

leaves, square flowers, bugs

stars, music notes, bubble flowers

bubbles, birds, ladybugs, butterflies

Dragonfly necklaces- 1 point
Colours available are green, yellow, black, light purple, dark purple, navy blue, red, fuchsia. Please tell me if you want gold chain, silver chain, or waxed leather cord.

Custom Quote bracelet- 2 points
The most I can do on a line is 18 letters (including spaces) 7-8 inches adjustable

Stuffie Eyes- 1 point
(this has 6 30mm black oval eyes, 2 30mm brown oval eyes, 4 14mm blue eyes, 2 18mm blue eyes, 2 yellow eyes[unlabelled but a bit bigger than 18mm] and 2 noses)

Five Zippers for .5 points

jean zippers 20cm

jean zippers assorted

blues 23cm

smokey blues 18cm

Started with: 4

I'm not attached to your world, nothing heals, nothing grows... we used to love ourselves, we used to love one another.

life is no cabaret- we don't care what you say, we're inviting you anyway, you mf'ers, you'll sing someday!
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