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krista311

krista311
Date Joined: August 27, 2010
Last Online: April 17, 2012
Birthday: March 11
Country: United States
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About Me

I collect and love anything cute woodland themed...fox, deer/fawn, owl, squirrel, etc etc related... mostly I LOVE gnomes and Matryoshka dolls (anything with these things on them are also wonderful.)

I love hand crafted items that people pour their heart into. Hand crafted fabric things that are sewn, embellished, or embroidered...are always treasures to me.

If you can draw, paint, sculpt, felt, embroider, sew (you get the picture..lol) me a schnauzer, shitzu, horse or cockatiel, I'd love that so much & I'll display it in my home proudly and cherish it forever!

I recently had a swap partner who collects decorated wooden letters from people everywhere (for the first letter of her name) that she hangs on her wall as a collection! I love that idea and want to do the same thing for my family! So if you send a decorated R (for my son,) M for my daughter K (for myself,) or F (for our last name Fox,) that would just be sooo cool!!!! Of course any letter you can send out of any of those is fine, noone's feelings will be hurt if you dont send their letter, we will just be tickled to receive any of them!!!

Random other things I would love to receive...

-Keurig K cups (any flavor coffee, tea, or cocoa)

-Lindt chocolate bars (any of them are sooo good, but my favorite is the salted dark chocolate bar...if you have never had one..you have to try it...soooo good!)

-any kind of salted chocolate or caramel candies...omg...to die for!

I also love hand stamped jewelry, but I don't know how to do it, so if you happen to know how to make it, please pm me and maybe we can do a private swap.

I love Etsy, anything from my etsy fav's is always greatly appreciated!

A little about our pets...

We have four dogs, a shepard/hound mix we adopted from the pound (Chelsea,) two mini-schnauzers (Riley and Clara,) and the youngest is a shitzu (Houdini.) We also have two cockatiels, they are so much fun! We also have a guinea pig.Someday, my daughter and I would love to have horses! We love all animals!

Favorite Crafts

Aside from crocheting and sewing, I like to do scrapbooking, card making, or any kind of paper crafting, stamping, making jewelry, quilling, cross stitch, and embroidery. I would be thrilled to receive anything for sewing... Fabric, machine thread, embroidery thread (spool or floss,) zippers, ric rak, double fold bias tape, etc.

Not really into anything "country style" or dollar store type items.

I like punk but not goth...not into anything vampire either....actually anything "dark" is not my thing...

I LOVE gnomes, mushrooms, and cute woodland themes. I also love the Matryoshka Russian nesting dolls or anything to do with them! I have finally started a collection of the nesting dolls!

We're also always on the look out for tiny miniatures...for my sons printers tray.

If you are able to send something from my profile that is wonderful, but if not, totally fine too! I am not as picky as I may sound ;-)

I am not a flaker and if for some reason you do not receive a swap from me, please pm me because chances are it got lost in the mail and I will not hesitate to resend if needed. I never, ever flake but unfortunately, it has happened to me a quite a bit...:-(

I can only hope that I please you with what I send...I read all profiles of partners I'm swapping with and do my best to go above and beyond with every package I send. If you do not like what I've sent, I apologize in advance, as I would NEVER send you something that I do not love & will ALWAYS try my hardest to send what YOU love and always send quality items and hope you would do the same for me...

I love shopping on Etsy so if we are in a swap together, I will be looking for your Etsy fav's link on your profile to see what your tastes are. If not...that's fine...I will still try my hardest to find what I think you will love!

Favorite Books

All Crochet books or patterns, Sewing books or patterns, Paper Crafts books, embroidery or cross stitch books or patterns, any kind of craft or how to book inspires me!

Favorite Movies

The Notebook, Titantic.....anything inspiring, romantic or funny.... family friendly movies are always good!

Favorite Colors

I love red & turqouise combined....(with or without white too.) this is my favorite color combination right now! I love pink/red/orange combined together (with or without yellow too.) I like greys, pinks (but not mauves,) peaches, lemons, melons, berries, oranges, aquas, greens (lime and sage greens especially... Not a fan of dark green though.) I also like all different shades of red, but not a fan of maroon or burgandy. I also like black & white together. Pink/green, orange/pink, purple/grey, yellow/grey, Always love these combos too! :D

My children

My kids have noticed how much I am in love with swapping and that I often send things to the kids of the swappers I swap with if they have a wish list for their kids and they have asked that I include a little "wish" list for them on my profile..now don't get me wrong, my kids have been taught not to ask people for things.... which is why it's called a "wish" list...(they love receiving snail mail too...no matter how big or small....)

Reece, my son, who is 9 would love to receive: anything Lego related, tiny miniatures (he has a printers tray with lots of spots to fill, anything fox related (figurines, prints, cards, stuffed animals, etc), all chocolate and candy (esp gummies & jolly rancgers,) kid science kits/science or airplane related items, anything with Monster drink logo he would love it!

Madalyn, my daughter, who is 12 would like anything hello kitty, or sanrio. Loves makeup (esp Mac & urban decay), perfume samples, nail polish (loves essie & opi,) lip gloss, nail decals, Lush store items, kawaii items, kawaii stickers, cute notepads, cute mechanical pencils or pens, anything with cockatiels or horses on it, fashion or teen magazines, teen style hair accessories, feather headbands or earings, big flower rings! Anything with horses... Books, magazines, figurines, photos, prints, etc. Anything for her 18" American Girl dolls!

Thank you in advance if you include my two favorite people in the world! Thanks in advance if you decide to include them in your packages...

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Ratings

LavenderLizard rated for "My Little Teddy" Softie on Sep 27, 2011
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Comment: What a charming, charming amigurumi! I just love the bear, and the accompanying cupcake is so sweet. You did a beautiful job for me!
angel272 rated for Monthly Dishcloth Swap: Yellow on Sep 26, 2011
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Comment: thanks
babynavyblue rated for Matryoshka Softie on Jun 23, 2011
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Comment: This softie is so precious. I love crocheted softies!!!!! Thank you!!
Response: I am so happy you like her! Thank you for the heart and nice comment!!!
storyboards rated for Sew me swap on Jun 19, 2011
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Comment: very nice machine cover and an extra bag-- i love the HK fabric you used. thanks! :)
Response: Thank you for the heart, glad you liked it all!
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Comment: Thank you for the unicorn! It's so fluffy! I love it completely!
Response: Aww, thank you for the heart, I am glad you love it!
jensquil rated for Amigurumi Dog on Jun 13, 2011
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Comment: I love my dog!!! He is sooo cute!! I love the bed too! Thank you!!! : )
Response: Happy to hear you liked them, what a fun swap this was, thank you for the comment and the heart!
magentapink13 rated for sew me something vintage ! on Jun 1, 2011
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Comment: Oh my gosh, Krista! You truly spoiled me with your wonderful package. It's like you knew me personally - everything is SO me and perfect! 'Slothy' is too cute for words - he has a good home and managed to sneak into my four yr old's bed at nap time. The campbell kid pillow/doll is awesome - I LOVE campbell kids! How did you know ?!! And the pretty pouch with embroidered frog playing the guitar? wow. You deserve more than one heart, wish I could give you more. Thank you SO much. You made my day ... and I smile when Slothy catches my gaze.
Response: Thank you for such a lovely comment and the heart. I am so glad you loved what I sent to you, made my day! enjoy!!!!!!
tcornell rated for $8-10 Etsy Favs on May 17, 2011
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Comment: Wow- You chose my FAVORITE favorite...LOL Seriously! Thank you so very much, they are incredibly awesome!
Response: Awesome, glad I chose something you love!
Gofeen rated for Small Sewn Project Swap! on May 16, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful cherry towel and oven mitt and honestly I really needed an oven mitt! How did you know? ;>)
Response: Thank you for the comment and heart and I am so glad I sent you something you can get some use out of! Enjoy!
Karenmomofthree rated for American Girl Swim suit swap on May 16, 2011
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Comment: I love this swim suit and hat! that towel is too much! Thank you so much! I love having you as a partner!
Response: So glad to hear you liked it, I always love having you for a partner too!
Islander76 rated for Handmade Gnome Keychain Swap!! on May 13, 2011
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Comment: Very cute, Thank you!!!
Response: I really hope you liked it, It came out bigger than I wanted it to...so I hope you like big key chains..lol. Thank you for the heart!!!
Tommie rated for OTT: purple on May 12, 2011
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Comment: such a cute lil animal! thank you so much. i love it, but my baby girl loves it too. tommie
Response: Happy she and you liked the little hippo, he was fun to make!
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Comment: thanks so much for the lovely outfit, I know my granddaughter is going to love it
Response: Hope she liked the outfit..and thank you for the heart and comment!
ROCKIE rated for Gnome stationary swap on May 6, 2011
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Comment: How very cool and fun this stationary is...bright, colroful and creative!! And the einvies are much apprieciated. I will have letters to write for a long while. Thank you!!!
Response: Glad you liked it! Gnomey stuff is so fun!
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Comment: Thank you, Krista for the nice yarn!!! I love it. Tell me though, is it washable?? Thanks again! Diane Helman
Response: Thank you for the heart and honestly I am not sure if it is washable...wish I knew..hope you can make something cute with it.
Islander76 rated for Amigurumi-Mother's Day Swap on May 4, 2011
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Comment: I am lost for words..Thank you so much. The set was so cute, you made me cry...lol!
Response: Aww...don't cry...but knowing that makes me so happy that you like them...I really hope you have a great mothers day....stay away from bike chains!!!!!
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Comment: She is so cute! I gave her hug as soon as I opened the package. Thank you
Response: sweet :) I thought she was a cutie myself (now I just need to make one for me) Glad you liked her! :D
Syn1226 rated for Round 10 Craft Your Craft Swap on May 2, 2011
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Comment: I WISH, I WISH, I WISH I could give you a million hearts for such a wonderful package. Thanks so much. I love EVERYTHING! I especially love the handmade Mermaid. She's sitting on my desk at the office. Many, many, many thanks!
Response: You are so so so welcome..lol! I am glad I made you happy and happy you like your mermaid! :D Fun swap!
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Comment: Hi! I LOVE the dishcloth & tea towel that you made -- thank you so much! They went into use instantly :) I would love to do a private swap!
Response: glad you liked them...my first time making a dishcloth or towel and I am open for private swap...anytime!
marinda rated for Make me a potholder April: Easter on Apr 24, 2011
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Comment: These are so adorable! Thank you so much! P.S. I made the exact same chick potholder. LOL! I was a little jealous of my swap partner as I was sending it to her. So I'm so glad you made one for me! :) Thanks very much.
Response: LOL, that is funny! I am glad u liked!!! :) That bonnet pot holder didn't turn out as I had hoped but I am glad you liked it!

Rating Overview

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Comments

RyeRye on Apr 4, 2012:

RyeRye on Sep 12, 2011:

Thanks for being a member of the Crafting Queens~

Antonina on Aug 5, 2011:

Thank you!!!

Antonina on Aug 5, 2011:

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Antonina on Aug 5, 2011:
    Mothers Day Gift Ideas 2011   
RyeRye on Jul 3, 2011:

RyeRye on Jun 24, 2011:

PinkLotus on Jun 7, 2011:

thanks my dear for the lovely lovely WTA of Gnomey goodness!! (((((((((hugs)))))))))

RyeRye on May 30, 2011:

aseknc on May 20, 2011:

You are so welcome for the gnome goodies...and for the schauzer! =D It makes my heart happy to know that you love everything so much!

Have a wonderful day my friend! Big hugs ♥Anita

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