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Date Joined: January 16, 2010
Last Online: July 15, 2014
Birthday: May 29, 1984
Country: United States
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About Me

I am a third grade teacher. I have 18 students that I love dearly and call my kiddos. I have no children of my own, unless you count my two cats! ;)

I collect Blythe dolls, fabric, and yarn! I am addicted to music and have it playing at all times, specifically alt and indie rock. I am also a bookworm.

Favorite Crafts

knitting, sewing, embroidery, English paper piecing, recons, jewelry and hair accessories, painting


Favorite Music

90s Alternative Rock, Jack Johnson, Of Monsters and Men, Mumford and Sons, Head and the Heart, The Lumineers, Silversun Pickups, Iron & Wine, The Killers, Jason Mraz, Hot Hot Heat, Jack's Mannequin, Ingrid Michaelson, Anberlin, Feist, She and Him, Monsters of Folk, Postal Service, Phantom Planet, Sherwood, Relient K, Death Cab...and the list could go on for days!

Favorite Movies

Mean Girls, Elizabethtown, Garden State, Little Miss Sunshine, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Favorite Books

Blue Like Jazz and everything else Donald Miller has written, Angry Conversations With God, All of David Sedaris' books, Divergent and Insurgent (can't wait for book three!), Hunger Games triology, Harry Potter (all seven), You Shall Know Our Velocity, Velvet Elvis, The Great Gatsby


*Mini skeins of sock yarn for my Beekeeper's Quilt

*Quilter's cotton fabric scraps at least 2.5" square


*Vintage Pyrex bakeware/glassware

*Vintage Brooches (especially flowers, birds, enamel and jewelled)

*Clothes for my Blythe dolls(Neos, Middie and Petites)- dresses, tops and bottoms, socks, tights, leggings.

*My Coke Rewards codes and Box Tops for Education

*Used printer ink cartridges

*K Cups- I prefer coffee (light and medium roasts, coconut, and other nutty flavors-hazelnut, almond, etc.) and herbal teas...not a fan of black tea.



Country Americana.


Anything overly frilly or girly.

Candy (and other things) with Gelatin in it.

Mohair and Angora (allergic).

Cigarette Smoke.

Things I love

Colors:Any Shade of Green, Mustard and Golden Yellows, Gray, Brown, Aqua/Red Combo, Plum, Pink.

Animals and such: Sea Turtles, Swallows, Owls, Other Whimsical Looking Birds, Forest Critters Especially Raccoons, Squirrels, Hedgehogs and Deer, Mushrooms, Gnomes and Fairies.

Designs/themes: Vintage/Mod, Art Deco, Scandinavian Design, Polka Dots, Patchwork.

Fabric Designers: Momo especially Wonderland and Freebird, Alexander Henry, Robert Kauffmann, Michael Miller, Amy Butler, Heather Ross, Heather Bailey

Other Likes: Being Green, Fun yet Functional Items, FOUND Magazine, Pyrex, Hexagons, Dresses, Skirts, Cute Shoes, Blythe, Miniature Things, Chocolate/Peanut Butter Combo, Swedish Fish.


hedgehogs, squirrels, oh my...tagged by @littlebear on 9.9.10 not yet received This was the first (and probably only) tag I participated in. I think it's safe to say I've been flaked on. :(


JenMcElveen rated for Keurig Coffee! Yummy! #4 on Apr 30, 2013
Comment: TY for the great flavors!! :)
Jester777 rated for Etsy Favs $8-10 CAN/USA on Apr 25, 2013
Comment: Thanks so much, I love the necklace! :D
notme78 rated for $10 Etsy Surprise on Apr 23, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the rubberstamps.
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad they finally arrived...darn international post!
Jester777 rated for Etsy Favorites $1-3 x 2 partners! on Apr 15, 2013
Comment: Wonderful, thank you, I love the pin!
isabellasnow rated for $6 - 7 Etsy Favorites! on Apr 11, 2013
Comment: Thank you, Kara! I received my cute little children's game cards today--what a nice surprise! I use them in my paper crafting--I'm just in love with all the vintage animal images. The etsy seller included a cute little gift bag and wrote a nice note to me from you. Thanks again!
Comment: Thank you so much! Sitting in the tub & enjoying my bath bomb as I type! Love getting you as a partner!!
Response: Yay! So glad you like it! :)
CourtneyAnne rated for QUICK Etsy Fave #8 on Mar 26, 2013
Comment: Thank you thank you thank you!!!
katiewoo rated for QUICK Etsy Fave #7 on Mar 20, 2013
Comment: Love my earrings! Thanks so much!
starrycat rated for Etsy Color Swap~ Purple on Mar 13, 2013
Comment: Love the purple chevron ribbon! Thanks so much!
MLavender rated for Tea & Cupcakes II on Mar 8, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the tea and cupcake liners. Love them all. The tea smells lovely. And I LOVE the liners. Never seen Paula Deen ones before. Can never go wrong with Paula Deen! Thanks again.
mitena rated for 5 x 5 K-Cup USA Swap #7 Variety Pack on Mar 7, 2013
Comment: thanks so much I love the flavors!
mitena rated for 5 x 5 K-Cup Coffee Only USA Swap #5 on Feb 24, 2013
druideye rated for 5 x 5 K-Cup Coffee Only USA Swap #5 on Feb 22, 2013
Comment: Thank you!
agonysdecay rated for $8-10 Etsy Favs on May 25, 2011
Comment: Wheeee! Kara! Thanks so much for the ROCKIN stamp you chose! I just love it because as we all know, receiving packages and opening them does cause excitement. I jsut know my customers will love this stamp! Thanks so very, very much!
DebR rated for $5-6 Etsy Faves! on May 18, 2011
Comment: Thank you for the lovely magnets from my wishlist. They are lovely.
AlphaChick rated for $3-4 Etsy Faves! on May 9, 2011
Comment: holy cow i had no idea that mold was so tiny! It's ADORABLE! can't wait to make some cherries. THANK YOU!
starrycat rated for Blythe Etsy Surprise on Apr 30, 2011
Comment: Maia loves her dress! She looks so cute-prim and proper...lol. I'll post a picture when I get home from my trip this weekend!
Jester777 rated for $8-10 Etsy Faves on Apr 13, 2011
Comment: Thanks so much! :D ♥♥♥

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mizvicky on Mar 14, 2013:

Your Etsy Fave Swap #7 has been shipped :). Enjoy

starrycat on Mar 3, 2013:

So great to see you again, Kara! Thanks for the add on Flickr! I have 2 new Blythe's to add to my stream as soon as I get a chance to set up some backdrops for their photo-shoot ^^

MommytheMaid on Feb 5, 2011:

Hi there! Fancy seeing you here ;)

anntabor on Jan 12, 2011:

Just wanted to let you know that your After Holiday Treat etsy item is on the way! :)

DosLittleMonkeys on Dec 26, 2010:

Hi there Dorky! :)

Thanks for the Etsy fav. I'll let you know when I get it. The mail is soooooooooo slow right now. It will probably be about two weeks.

Happy New Year!

Vblarney on Dec 25, 2010:

Thank you for letting me know!

raegun83 on Sep 25, 2010:

Omg you sent me bird scissors!! They are amazing. And the tons of floss you sent is awesome too, I think I'm going to start a project this weekend with some of it! Thanks soooo much for the tag in the "hedgehogs, owls and squirrels" group!

Jex on Sep 9, 2010:


I´m hosting a swap at the <3 CUTE <3 Group, just click in the image to join us. It will be fun! =)

A Kawaii Halloween!

Josien on Aug 30, 2010:

Hi! Just wanted to tell you there's a package on it's way to you.. it's something from you etsy favorites list, so I hope you will like it! Enjoy looking forward to it! Josien

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