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Pikaboo

Pikaboo
Date Joined: July 19, 2007
Last Online: January 2, 2015
Birthday: December 15
Country: United States
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About Me

Updated: Jan. 16, 2012 My name is Jessi. I have a wonderful husband and 3 little kidletsl. They are my everything. I like to read, journal, do random crafty things, take tons of pictures and send lots of mail.

My Family
Adam and I were married on April 1st 2005, yes April Fools Day. He fully supports my crafty/swapping habits. His birthday is July 17. His favorite color is mint green and he loves trying out flavored coffees, peanut butter cups and pretty much any type of gummy candy you can throw at him.

Paige is five and and was born on the 26th anniversary of Mount. St. Helen's eruption (5/18/06). She is in Kindergarten now and loves playing with stickers, coloring books and her dolls. She likes mermaids, Kai-lan and anything princessy, especially Rapunzal from Disney's Tangled.

Paige and I both have alopecia so please don't send any hair accessories If you have any questions about it, feel free to ask!

Noah is four. He was born on Veteran's Day(11/11/07) and was 10lbs 11ozs! He's my momma's boy and the strong silent type. He doesn't talk much but he's very good with puzzles and he loves playing with his cars and trucks.

Emily was born on Feb 18, 2011 (we were hoping for Valentine's Day!). She is a total Daddy's Girl and loves her Minnie Mouse doll.

Our Pets
I have a cat named Jasmin who is 11 years old and thinks she is the queen of the house. She pretty much just sleeps on my bed all day.
In Nov. 2011 we adopted Luna. She is a white long haired kitty with two crescent moons on her forehead and about 2 years old.
Sasha is our Australian cattle dog. She was born in Nov. 2011 so still very much a puppy.

Favorite Crafts

I love to cross stitch. I try to stick to smaller patterns so that I might actually finish them but I have a few bigger ones floating around. I don't seem to have the attention span for the really big patterns although I wish I did.

I've been crocheting for about 7 years and also know the basics of knitting. I also like to make chunky pages/books, altered notebooks and clipboards and sometimes swap FB's and decos. I like to jump around between different projects and crafts.

Once in a while I attempt a bit of quilting, sewing and some random paper crafts.

Other Favorites

I like to watch my shows and movies while crafting - Hulu.com and netflix are my best friends!
Glee, House, Fringe, Lie to Me, Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Once Upon A Time, Star Trek, Haven, Combat Hospital, Iron Chef America and probably a bunch more I can't think of at the moment

Books
mostly fantasy, distopian and historical romance and the occasional chic lit.

Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean, The Fifth Element, Disney!, the original Star Wars, The Princess Bride, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Center Stage, Star Trek

Music
Rascal Flatts, Katy Perry, Ke$ha

I collect/like/dislike

I collect My Little Ponies, mostly the original ones from the 80's. I also collect Disney trading pins and old keys, matryoshkas and lucky cats.

I like
-jewel tones like purple, blues, greens
-the beach, sand dollars, starfish, flip flops
-castles, either sand castles or real -stained glass
-keys
-art nouveau
-beads, ribbon, buttons, yarn, embellishments, anything good for scrapbooking or chunky pages
-anything handmade by others, I love seeing what others can do and greatly appreciate anything that's been made especially for me!

Foods
-Chocolate!! especially dark and/or orange -gummies or hard candy. -chocolate covered coffee/espresso beans
-My husband loves flavored coffee

I don't like
-anything scented with cinnamon
-lime or cherry flavored candy, black licorice, mint
-white chocolate
-spiders, bees....bugs
-clowns
-anything with artificial sugars, I seem to have oversensitive taste buds when it comes to that stuff and can's stand the taste of anything with it
-I don't drink coffee or tea but my husband loves it

Wish list

  • I'm trying to fill the Panini Disney Princesses, Tangled, Tinkerbell and Cars 1 and 2 sticker albums for my kids. The sticker packs are only $1 each and I've only found them at Target and Michaels so far.

*anything from K&Company or DCWV(love it!)

*anything cross stitch related!

  • Craft magazines (cross stitch, crochet, knitting, quilting, papercrafts) can be old or new, any language

Ratings

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VioletFaye rated for I'm writing this postcard.... on Sep 5, 2012
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Comment: Love the card. Hope you both enjoyed your walk.
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Serenityfey rated for mother penpal #6 on Jun 10, 2012
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Comment: Thanks for the letter! I'll write back soon.
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Comment: Sorry for the delay! Thank 4 sharing :)
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SherriB rated for Bird Chunky #10: Receiver's choice on May 31, 2012
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Comment: Ok, you sent this a week and a half late, but it did arrive before the two weeks rating "deadline" imposed by swapbot, and it's a lovely chunky, so I'm giving you the benfit of the doubt on this one. :) The wood cut-outs of the hummingbird are very cool--I have nothing like it in my collection, so thanks--it will be a great addition!
Response: Thank you so much! I'm glad you like it and am sorry it was so late.
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Comment: I'm lovin' the purple! And you can expect a letter from me soon :] Also seriously, thank you SOOOOOOOOOOO much for the zombie address labels, I LOVE THEM! And I've reallllllyyyy needed address labels and will DEFINITELY be using them <3
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nc27614 rated for Bird Chunky #9: Backyard Birds on May 7, 2012
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Comment: Sweet Chick-a-dee. I love to see them stopping in for a bite to eat. Just put up a pole for various stations for the birds to eat. What fun to watch and see Grace, the cat, chatting with them! Did you print this bird? See ya at the mail box.
nc27614 rated for Bird Chunky Page #8: Water Birds on May 7, 2012
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Comment: Love the 'water bird' ~ duck! Love the bubbles. Great way to use pearls! I'll have to remember this! See ya at the mail box.
madcrazy rated for Bird Chunky #7: Exotic Birds on May 1, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful peacock page, Jessi. I love peacocks and really like the bird over the feather pattern. Sorry for the delay in rating!! Kathy
RainyC rated for "Zentangle" Page Swap on May 1, 2012
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Comment: Thanks Jess.. Loved the Zen! You did an awesome job with the Zen and the shading !!
Response: I'm glad you liked it! I wasn't too sure about the shading in some parts but practice makes perfect.
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thanks for the zine. I liked your panda.
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Comment: lovely!
pandakitty rated for Great Granny Squares - Rnd. 1 on Apr 9, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the squares
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely squares. The mouse and cheese note paper you used is very cute.
keylee3 rated for Great Granny Squares - Rnd. 1 on Mar 30, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the squares!
Jillgill rated for Great Granny Squares - Rnd. 1 on Mar 29, 2012
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Comment: Thanks for the great squares. Jill

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Comments

RyeRye on Apr 4, 2012:

RainyC on Feb 3, 2012:

LOL.. I know !! I assigned partners and LOOKED right away !! :) All is good :)

MSturgill87 on Oct 14, 2011:

I was going thru my old swaps to find someone's address and I noticed you hadn't ever rated me for this swap and was hoping you could? And if you never got it, please let me know how I can make up for that. I know it's an old swap, but I'm hoping you remember getting it or maybe you still have it around somewhere?

RyeRye on Sep 5, 2011:

Thanks for being a member of the Crafting Queens~

RyeRye on Jul 3, 2011:

RyeRye on Feb 14, 2011:

PinkLotus on Feb 5, 2011:

noticed you like cross stitch - would you be interested in fabric - mostly aida?? Just wanting to destash.. I don't expect anything in return.

RyeRye on Dec 24, 2010:

CLICK HERE

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR from The 'Crafting Queens' group~

RyeRye on Dec 20, 2010:

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The Crafting Queens group~

RyeRye on Dec 15, 2010:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY~~~~

The Crafting Queens~

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