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BennysMumma

BennysMumma
Date Joined: January 9, 2012
Last Online: August 20, 2018
Birthday: June 3, 1977
Country: United States
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About Me

me & benny

I am mom to a sweet, special boy with Autism. He's my world and when I'm not busy with him, I love crafting and learning new things. I've been married for 18 years now to my sweet husband.

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I love anything purple, hedgehog, tigers, penguins, pumpkins and zombies (interesting combo, huh?

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Purple is my favorite color, all kinds of purple, however, I also like pinks, brighter blues, kelly greens and black/white/red combos.

I dabble in a little of everything, including painting, sewing both machine and by hand, duct tape crafts, quilting, scrapbooking (digital) and more that I can't think of right now. I'm also always up for learning new crafts.

I love making and receiving handmade items, so chances are you'll receive at least one handmade item in a swap from me. If you prefer not handmade, please pm me ;)

If I don't send my swaps early, I will ALWAYS send on time. I rate for every swap that I receive and would ask that I be rated as well, please. It really sucks to send something that you've put time and effort into and get no response from whom you've sent to.

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what I pledged

Benny

Benny

Benny is 14 years old. He's my little St. Patrick's Day boy, born in the middle of a snowstorm :) He has low-functioning, severe classic Autism and is, for the most part, non-verbal. He loves anything to do with the Wiggles (old Wiggles with Greg/Jeff/Anthony/Murray, not the new ones) and Elmo.

He really loves The Jungle Book and The Lion King.....we've been through about 20 books of each of them as he keeps ripping them apart, so if you have an extra your child no longer wants, he'd always love an extra copy to read/destroy ;)

giant slinky

Favorite Music

I'll listen to anything except polka, but my favorites are Bon Jovi, Adam Lambert, Jack Johnson, Bee Gees, Bruno Mars, Andy Grammer, Fun, Hozier, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats....................

Favorite Books

Twilight series, Harry Potter, Sookie Stackhouse series, J.D. Robb series, harlequin romances, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Divergent Series, Fault in our Stars

Favorite Movies

Twilight series, Despicable Me, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inside Out (especially Sadness), Pacific Rim, Big Hero 6, Frozen, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribean series, Shaun of the Dead, Rio, The Lorax, Harry Potter, anything Disney, love most horror movies too!

Groot dancing

We are Groot

Favorite Television

Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, South Park, Game of Thrones, This is Us, Bob's Burgers, American Idol, Code Black, Glee, Big Bang Theory, Wheel of Fortune - watch this with my son every night ;)

Wishes

Anything purple is cool

A poppet! I love these dolls and would love to trade for one. I would trade anything I can make for a poppet!

I love handbags, especially handmade

"Teesha Moore" patches....I love these and would love to have others' artwork to make a bag from them (can find them on craftster.org and I have a few that I've made posted on my flickr, also have a board dedicated to them on my pinterest)

Charms/ribbons/beads for making dotees

Pictures/drawings/stuffies/jewelry of hedgehogs or tigers

I can't crochet to save my life, but would swap anything I can make if someone would crochet me a pair of fingerless gloves ;) - Thank you to @ladeebug for the beautiful gloves!

Puzzle pieces and anything else to do with Autism.

And I am completely OBSESSED with the Minions (little yellow guys) from the movie Despicable Me. ;)

minions!

Dislikes

Banana, coconut, really strong scents, make-up, hello kitty, postcards, scrapbooking stuff (I have way too much and I only do digital now)

Seeds....I live in an apartment and can't grow anything anyways.

I can't wear earrings so please don't send any....I wouldn't be able to use them.

That's about it :)

Allergies

VERY allergic to CATS/Dogs, (please let me know if you have any so I can watch for hair)

Cigarette smoke (I understand that I might have a partner who smokes and just ask that if you do smoke, could you just send me a heads up letting me know?)

I recently discovered I'm allergic to copper, so if sending jewelry, no copper please. Also a newly discovered allergy (oh joy)....I am SEVERELY allergic to FLAX so if sending fabrics, skip the linen please as it MAY contain flax fibers. I can't even touch it.

Flakers

Sadly, I have been flaked on...... I was hoping to not ever have to put this up here, but it has happened :(

@colormetheworld aka @colorsinchords for the Composition Journal Fun - Random Theme.....she hasn't been on since Nov 24th, 2012 with no response to my messages - Angeled by the AMAZING @kiddomerriweather thank you Suzanne!

@Jexi for the July Unusual Holiday Dotee.....Angeled by @shannoncollar thank you!

@knitmom7 for Right Turn Bag

@jetrip for the Photo a Day Challenge - May ~ Angeled by the wonderful @KateKintail thank you so much!

@HeatherannB for Rainbow of Dotees BLUE AND OTT Favorite Cartoon - both Angeled by @kiddomerriweather .thank you very much Suzanne!

@lacrimosa for your favorite song lyric journal - angeled by @kiddomerriweather thank you!

@caraty for Jar of Hearts - angeled by @kiddomerriweather thank you!

@thegreatgatesy for HD/HP ATC - 90's cartoons (Round 3 - Hey, Arnold!) - angeled by @pactodeficcion , thank you!

@Poffie for HD/HP ATC - 90's cartoons (Round 6 - Cow&Chicken) - angeled by @pactodeficcion , thank you!

@hbra for HD/HP Steven Universe ATC (round 3) - angeled by @missykitty , thank you!

Ratings

kiddomerriweather rated for Crazy Patch! on Jul 30, 2018
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Comment: The two-headed octopus is great!!! Tell your FB friend that this was a wonderful idea. I love this patch so much. Thank you for the ostrich patch as well. You know how much I love this painting and now I have one!!! Thanks for another fantastic swap.
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Comment: The "Awesome Possum" bag is AMAZING!!! I love the tie dying effect. You did an awesome job painting the possum and his opposable thumbs. I love his red sunglasses. You really did an outstanding job with this bag. Thank you so much!!!
snickerdoodle21 rated for Land, Sea & Air Patches on Jul 4, 2018
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Comment: Wow, your own painted images! Loved them all. Thanks for the extra special patches.
Artfreak16 rated for PokemonGo Friend Gifts #1 on Jul 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for adding me and for the gift!
makestuff rated for LBoE - Mythical Ninnis on Jun 25, 2018
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Comment: O my gosh! Skye is just so DARN CUTE!!! I love her details. She even has a lil heart on her booty! Thank you so much - this is one of the cutest swaps I have ever received!
Response: I'm so glad you like her! :)
snickerdoodle21 rated for Let's Make a Teesha Bag :) on Jun 10, 2018
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Comment: So cute! Love the bag and the embellishments really make it special. The lemon fabric will come in handy for my strawberry lemonade quilt I'm making this summer. Thanks so much!
Response: I'm so glad you like the bag :)
sherba31 rated for Crayon Tinting Patch on May 23, 2018
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Comment: Thanks so much for the pretty girl patch! It reminds me of Holly Hobbie which I was a big fan of growing up. Loved the challenge of this swap. Yay!
makestuff rated for LBoE - Something "Scrappy" on May 21, 2018
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Comment: WOW Thank you for the gorgeous mermaid quilt! I love the bling and how you did the hair. Great color combo with the pinks and blues. I hope we get to swap again. Thank you!
Response: I'm so glad you like her, she was a lot of fun to make :)
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Comment: I loved your journal. The zebra painting was my favorite. I loved the patches, necklace, Gumball stickers, family photos, painting of the girl and the umbrella, Benny moments, and those are just the things off the top of my head. Once I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down (and I don’t usually do that-you know my attention span). Thank you so much!
kiddomerriweather rated for Eggy Swappin! on Mar 23, 2018
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Comment: I had so much fun opening this swap! It was like Christmas, um Easter. Some of my favorites were the gummy bear stationery, bunny butt patch, mermaid sequin pouch, Minnie pin, sloth washi, bunny statue, mini bunny ninni, and so many more! I’ve already gushed to you, so you know. Lol. We have to make this an annual thing (provided you like your egg from me.) Thanks a million!
Response: Definitely, this was so much fun to do! I'm so glad you liked it all :)
rngstgstll rated for Sloth for Suprise on Mar 18, 2018
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Comment: I wanted to find the right words to thank you for your paintings! We all love the fish, they are absolutely beautiful and took up residence in the dining area. We are enjoying the fairy in the study book .... and the cats! Love them, and they are standing guard in my son's room. Very peaceful! We are so overwhelmed by how fantastic and wonderful it was to discover what you created -- thank you.
Response: I'm so happy that you liked all of them. I tried to match everyone on your profile :)
rngstgstll rated for LBOE: Squishy Home on Mar 17, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for the gorgeous rainbow gingerbread house! It is beautiful. I love all of it, but the roof and the windows are just cheerful beyond cheerful! It's also wonderfully huggable :)
Response: I had so much fun putting it together, I'm so glad you like it! The other swap was in the box too though right?
heatherkm rated for Fire Type Pokemon ATC on Feb 22, 2018
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Comment: Thanks so much for the cards. I let my sons put them with their poke cards.
kiddomerriweather rated for LBoE - Summertime Dotee on Feb 21, 2018
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Comment: Such a cute and original idea! I love the sand and blue fringy tail. His sunglasses 🕶 give him extra character as well. Thanks for another fun swap.
heatherkm rated for Electric Type Pokemon ATC on Feb 16, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks so much! Pikachu is my favorite :)
JLVerde rated for Send a little LOVE <3 on Jan 30, 2018
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Comment: So cute. Actually said "Awww" when I opened the envelope and saw it. I love swapping with you. Thanks.
Response: That's so awesome! You're lucky, Suzanne wanted me to send it to her instead. Thank you, I love swapping with you too!
CharlieChick86 rated for Water Type Pokemon on Jan 30, 2018
5
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Comment: I loved the poliwag thank you so much for joining my swaps
Larina rated for Grass Type Pokemon ATC on Jan 16, 2018
5
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Comment: Bulbasaur is so cute! You did a great job drawing him! Thanks so much!
JLVerde rated for LBoE - "Tasty" Ninnis ;) on Jan 16, 2018
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Comment: Deliciously cute! I love your swaps, you never disappoint. Thanks!
Crazipurplelady rated for LBoE - Geeky Mashup on Jan 2, 2018
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Comment: Love the bag........thanks! Sorry for the late rating!

Rating Overview

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Comments

CurlyTea on Aug 16, 2018:


Never hide your wings!

kiddomerriweather on Jul 19, 2018:

Thanks for Gangsta' Possum!!!

CurlyTea on Jun 4, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

kiddomerriweather on Feb 15, 2018:

CurlyTea on Feb 14, 2018:

CurlyTea on Dec 31, 2017:

CurlyTea on Nov 28, 2017:


Snowball Fight!

CurlyTea on Nov 23, 2017:

bjmonroe on Nov 23, 2017:

cmdunderground on Nov 12, 2017:

👋

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