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Date Joined: July 22, 2015
Last Online: February 20, 2018
Birthday: February 14
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm a mother of 3 and Grandma of 2 adorable little boys. Ive been married for 23 years to my high school sweetheart.We have spent more than half our marriage on the beautiful island of Okinawa where I have come to love island life. I love hanging out with my family, traveling, reading and crafting.

I am a stay at home mom with my own little craft business: Search Crafted by Sally on Facebook :D or see URL

Favorite Crafts

I am first and foremost a crafter :D I enjoy all types of crafts and have many more I am wanting to learn. I have been crafting pretty much from the day I could hold a pencil. I have always made gifts instead of bought as I enjoyed putting my ♥ into each piece. In 2004 I started getting requests to make items for others to gift and that is when The Crazy Little Crafter was born (also known as Crafted by Sally) Along with my little shop I have taught adult and kids craft classes at Michaels and as a contracted instructor Japan.

Crafts I Do:

Crafts I Currently do:

~Painting (my 1st ♥) I dont do realistic painting. I do more whimsical cartoony stuff. Love doing items for holidays, Military and Kids stuff. I paint on all types of surfaces.

~Paper Crafts- Love doing 3D items boxes, bags etc. Still a newbie to scrapbooking & cardmaking.

~Photography- new and learning every day :D



~WoodWorking (cut my own wood for projects)

~Repurposing & Refurbishing items I find at thriftstores & Yardsales

~ Cross Stitch~ Just started doing this and LOVE it.

Crafts I want to learn:

Crafts on my to do List:

~Sewing & Quilting ~Fondant for cake & cupcakes ~Hand embroidery ~Building furniture ~Hand Lettering /Journaling ~Zentangle ~Making Jewelry ~Needle Felting ~Wool Felt ~Plastic Canvas ~Tatting ~Drawing--- would love to learn how to draw Anime.

Collecting obsessions:

Things I collect:

♥ Kokeshi Dolls ♥ Anime (PVC) dolls ♥Willow Tree figures ♥ Anything hearts ♥Socks~the funkier & cuter the better ♥ Cute Tumblers & Coffee Mugs~ ♥ Craft Supplies ♥ Craft books (mainly Tole Painting & whimsical not realistic items.) ♥ Cake & Candy Dishes ♥ Disney Castaways: Scrump, Pascal, Eeyore, Sally, Tinkerbell, Jessica Rabbit, Groot, Crush the turtle, ♥ Arale from Dragon Ball Z, Gir from Invader Zim, Beemo/Marceline/Lumpy space princess from Adventure time, ♥Peanuts Gang :D Woodstock, Chuck and Sally(specially with Linus) are my faves but I like them all. ♥ Kawaii, Chibi items~ Any ♥Anything Princess Shirahoshi

Tummy Favorites:

CANDY: ~Love Dark Chocolate (its my fave) but be aware here is AZ it hits 115ish so dont think chocolate is a good choice :D Cinnamon and licorice candy (both red & black) Love hard candy like jolly ranchers, rootbeer barrels, lifesavers (orange-mint are the best) Ive spent 12 years in Japan and have become very fond of Japanese candy and treats.

DRINKS: ~Love Coke, Cherry Coke,Sweet Tea, Cherry Limeade and Sonic Slushies. Pineapple juice and Melon soda

FOOD: ~Will try any type of food but Sushi, Seafood and pasta are my faves.

~I love collecting recipe cards as well both blank and filled in. I'm in the process of making a "Favorite Recipe" Binder


Lets see....

DRINKS: ~Don't drink any hot drinks (except cocoa during winter) DO NOT LIKE coffee (smell or taste ) No to Dr Pepper as well :P

FOOD: ~Not many foods I don't like or wont try. No white Chocolate or anything Mocha flavored.

Scents: ~Due to severe Migraines I would prefer no scented items like lotions, candles , perfumes etc.

REALISTICS: ~ Not one for scarey, spiders/insects/rodents UNLESS they are cute and cartoony.

MISC: ~Don't care for pastels much except pink. ~Prefer dogs to cats ~Not into Vintage ~ No clowns please (they creep me out :D) ~Nothing religious unless its stated in the swap

Book Nerd

I love to read. Romance mainly as I'm a huge romantic at heart! But I am up for reading just about anything. My kindle is always near but I have to admit from time to time I just LOVE the feel and smell of an actual book.

Favorite Music

I love all kinds of music. I love to dance so anything that would get me off my feet will do :D

also: ♥Beatles♥ 60's,70's,80's& 90's Era

Beach Boys, Elvis, Eagles, Queen, Dianna Ross, Motown...... the list goes on :D

TV & Movies

Dont watch alot of TV during the day but when I do need some downtime I love:

~Crime investigation type: NCIS, CSI, The next 48, True Crime etc.

~Comedy: Friends, Big Bang, My girl,

~Everything else: Game of Thrones, Orange is the new Black, Ray Donovan and Walking Dead (yeah even though 60% of the time im covering my eyes) just to name a few.

Anything that would allow me to cuddle on the couch for at least a half an hour with my hubby will do :D

MOVIES: I'm a BIG romantic so pretty much any girl flick. also the Super Hero movies, Avengers, Hulk, Spidey, Iron Man, Batman, Guardians of the Galaxy etc.

Comedies always a win too : Bridesmaids, The Heat (anything with Sandra Bullock or Melissa McCarthy) Land of the Lost (love Will Farrell) Elf ...... Just to name a few :D


ortiz470 rated for Planner Sticker Swap #1 on Sep 9, 2016
Comment: Thank you I love everything!
Response: I'm so glad you liked them! I Hope they work well with your planner :)
Peachapatchi rated for Envelope of Kawaii :3 on Sep 4, 2016
Comment: Thanks for all the cute stuff!
Comment: Thanks for the awesome patterns and tags! Love them all!
Response: Yay! Glad you liked them 😁
btbeth rated for NH: 50 Punchies - US Only on Aug 8, 2016
Comment: What a great assortment! thank you so much for everything!!! I am in love with the gears and the owl, as well as the top hats. I may have to covet them for a while, before it use them, lol
Response: Glad you liked them! Your very welcome 😊
Comment: Lovely
lagemaz rated for Monthly Dishcloth Swap - October on Oct 22, 2015
Comment: Love the bow ♥
Comment: Beautiful, You Paint so nicely ! ! Love the Blueberries on the Book Mark... Thank You so much ! ! I need to get out my paints one of these days.. ! !
Response: So glad you liked it. Thank you for being such a wonderful swap partner :)
doctordorkson rated for Fall Potholder on Oct 12, 2015
Comment: Sally, thank you so much for the beautiful potholder. It's so pretty! <3
MrsAlderman rated for Envelope of Stickers #6 on Sep 29, 2015
Comment: I love Halloween too! thanks for the cute stickers!! I also love your handwriting, its very pretty
hushpadwitch rated for Envelope of Stickers #5 on Sep 28, 2015
Comment: I love Halloween! They're so cute, thank you!
Response: Thanks I'm so glad you liked them :)
Momskii rated for Dishcloth swap on Sep 11, 2015
Comment: Love your dishcloth and the colors. Almost too pretty to use. thanks
Response: Oh Yay!!! So glad you like it. :)
Robinarie rated for Cutest Erasers EVER! on Sep 10, 2015
Comment: FUN! These are great ~ thank you!
Response: You should be able to open the lid on the ramen :) I loved the detail :)
Comment: Thank you for the bright stationery! You made my day!
Response: I'm so glad you liked your package! Thanks for the ❤️!
JennyLoo rated for Newbie 30 Sticker Swap (For ALL) #4 on Aug 28, 2015
Comment: Wonderful! Thank you!
Response: Your very welcome :)
tigermousecat rated for Itty-bitty teensie craft! on Aug 27, 2015
Comment: Wow! Love it! You even framed it! One thing I don't do is cross stitch. Thank you so much! If you ever want to try smaller...there is always petit point done on silk . Had a client who used to do it, was not surprised she had vision problems.
Response: Glad you liked I enjoyed making it :) but don't think my eyes could handle smaller haha! But I will keep it in mind in case I decide to try :) and thanks for the ❤️
Purplmyst rated for Itty-bitty teensie craft! on Aug 24, 2015
Comment: Thank you for super-cute cross stich!
Response: Thank you for the ❤️. I'm so glad you liked it :)
jm3712 rated for Halloween in summer! on Aug 24, 2015
Comment: Thank you for everything you sent! Will be useful for my Halloween pocket letter!
Response: Thank you for the ♥ I'm so glad you liked them :D would love to see the completed pocket letter. Not familiar with PL. Happy Crafting!
NYGirl rated for Halloween in summer! on Aug 14, 2015
Comment: I enjoyed receiving your envie full of little surprises. Thank you.
Response: Thank you for the ❤️
patty rated for Let's Swap Cool Pens! on Aug 10, 2015
Comment: LOVED the pens, especially the cat shaped one!
Response: Thank you for the ❤️. Glad you liked your pens :)

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njstauter on Sep 10, 2015:

I loved reading your profile. So many interests! We are in the Fall Potholder swap together, and I thought I would read profiles before starting the project. I am a quilter, so the one I plan to make and send will be that style.

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