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mrsnewbill

mrsnewbill
Date Joined: November 13, 2010
Last Online: August 31, 2011
Birthday: July 12, 1981
Country: United States

About Me

still feel relatively new to crafting. didn't grow up in a crafting family, but started teaching myself to sew last year and FELL IN LOVE with it!

i spend most of my time sewing and doing paper crafts like cardmaking and mod podge-ing things. have had a blast creating gifts for the people i love!

never thought i'd be the type to spend my free time searching through craft blogs and books, planning out projects and fiddling with needle and thread...but here i am, completely crafty! ,

Favorite Music

i love worship music, indie stuff, folk music, pop, contemporary. some favorites:

tobymac, plumb, damien rice, joshua radin, ingrid michaelson, missy higgins, william fitzsimmons, watermark, passion, bethany dillon, jars of clay, skillet, switchfoot, shane and shane, mumford and sons, amos lee, ben folds, rosie thomas, wilson phillips, nichole nordeman,

i strongly dislike: country music, heavy metal

Favorite Books

i prefer non-fiction

my favorite author is augusten burroughs.

i'm not (too) embarrassed to admit i really like self-help books, and chic-lit (the witty kind)

i strongly dlslike romance novels, anything involving twilight or harry potter,

i've recently discovered books from my favorite websites, like Cake Wrecks, Sh*t my dad says, Emails from an A**hole...so funny!

my kiddo and i LOVE reading together, especially sandra boynton, mercer mayer and the berenstain bears. we only have a few of each and are slowly trying to find others in thrift shops.

Favorite Television

way into reality tv. love project runway, survivor, glee, top chef, chuck, gossip girl, desperate housewives, the office, 30 rock, modern family, big love, weeds, gilmore girls, the bachelor/bachelorette, tosh.o, the soup, big brother, the amazing race, archer, always sunny,

Favorite Crafts

spend most of my time sewing and mod-podging. i'd love to get interesting papers, photographs, chipboard, glitters, modern fabrics (not into anything retro....if it looks like a mumu i don't like it!) patterns, tutorials, tips and tricks, paintbrushes, stickers, stencils, stamps, ink pads, acrylic paint, sheet music, wood beads, metal beads, simple jewelry things that wouldn't require lots of specialized tools, links to your favorite crafty websites, ribbon, tulle, felt, BUTTONS (i have a major thing for buttons!!), thread, things i can use for projects with my 3 year old daughter, pin cushions, magnetic pin cushions, wrist pincushions, I LOVE GETTING THINGS OTHER PEOPLE HAVE HANDMADE, just about anything i'd say!

pink is my favorite color. i also love greys and blues.

i just got a sizzix big kick and am having fun figuring out ways to use it! saving my pennies to get more dies for it!

i love headbands and hairbows, both for me and my little girl! we also love bracelets!

she loves hippos, penguins and chipmunks. she really enjoys painting and dancing. and she's a great photographer for 3 years old!

i have been LOVING doing email swaps, especially the kind where i can really get an idea of who someone is. i think i'd love to have an ongoing penpal, so if anyone is interested in that, let me know!

and, finally, gift giving is my primary love language...so being able to combine that with my newfound love of crafts is THRILLING!!

wish list

sizzix dies unopened chapstick/lipgloss your favorite family recipes copic markers rubber stamps felt chipboard glitter those pens that dispense glue refills for those adhesive roller thingies colorful buttons of every size embroidery floss, hoops, needles, patterns/transfers project sheets/how-to's acrylic paint watercolor paints mod podge craft sticks tape paintbrushes sewing machine feet thread fabric COFFEE!!! tea cardstock ink pads shrinky dink easy project kits for the kiddo elastic ribbon stickers envelopes interesting photographs beads twine used childrens books patterned papers things featuring old fashioned pin-up style girls anything ann taintor or the same style silly mustache things french ephemera

Ratings

tanyacox rated for January 2011 Profile Surprise Swap on Jan 15, 2014
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Comment: Hello, Breanna! I received your parcel yesterday! Thank you so much for all the wonderful items and trinkets you sent to me! What fun it was to open it all up and discover each new item which inspires me to make new crafts!
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Comment: I really liked everything, just next time please try to follow the swap a little more (there were a few full size items missing)! My girls at the boys and girls club really loved all the goodies.
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Comment: So many lovelly goodies!!!
Sevendevils rated for Stationary Swap US ONLY on Jun 14, 2011
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Comment: Thank you sweetheart, that was so nice of you to send such an amazing package. I love all of the envelopes, did you make them yourself? <3 <3
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Comment: 4/6 item was marked sent, this was also the send deadline. 4/14 I pm'd to say it had not arrived. 4/15 Swap arrived with a postmark of 4/11. 4/16 I received pm saying "it must be lost as it was sent prior to deadline, she will resend" I pm'd back saying it arrived on 4/15, but had a postmark of 4/11? Mrsnewbill had no further comment or explanation as to why it was postmarked late.
Response: thank you for rating this swap. I'm sorry for the confusion and trouble with this swap, and for the lack of sufficient communication along the way.
dogfishsmum09 rated for Swap what you make II on May 24, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the handmade envelopes and card, I am absolute rubbish at any papercrafting, and really appreciate it when other people make them..it's a great idea for re-cycling which is so popular now, happy swapping and until our paths cross again sometime with swap-bot this comes with kind regards Barbara.
Emika rated for Swap what you make II on May 24, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for this swap!
OverMoon rated for Swap what you make II on May 23, 2011
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Comment: Thank you. I'm rating a 3 because it was sent so late without any communication.
Response: thank you for rating. I apologize that the swap was sent late and that I didn't think to let you know ahead of time. I hope you enjoyed the contents of the swap despite its lateness.
bevincliodna rated for songs about waking up on May 6, 2011
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Comment: Matisyahu! I used his music to intro a poetry unit for my students.
rainbowfrogs77 rated for Profile Fun Swap on May 3, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the great mix! :D
Miabiff rated for BACON LOVERS UNITE!! on May 3, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the great package with all its extras. I really like the bacon earrings =)
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Comment: What kind of headband did you get? Liked the denim pin. Happy Swapping Love, MaryAnn maryannr1742
Response: I received a bright headband covered in ribbon with a huge flower! hope you also enjoyed the headband, and that it arrived in tact!
MaidenofGod rated for Christian Pen Pal Swap on Apr 24, 2011
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Comment: Great letter- thanks Breanna! :) Will be writing back soon...
Response: looking forward to it!
dardarbinx rated for Simple Bookmark Swap #5 on Apr 19, 2011
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Comment: Thank you very much for the two book marks you sent, they are both great!
kindledwhimsy rated for A Day in the Life of .... YOU! on Apr 18, 2011
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Comment: what a lovely letter! your days with your daughter sound full and interesting; thank you for sharing with me!
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Comment: nice memoir!
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Ginger rated for Simple Bookmark Swap #5 on Apr 16, 2011
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Comment: I love my new bookmarks! Especially the one wrapped in the napkin! How unique and personal :) I love it!
cerealgirl rated for 100 QUESTIONS on Apr 16, 2011
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Comment: Thank you, Breanna, for the answers to all those questions. It made me feel like I got to know you. You seem like a really great person! :)

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Comments

MissPaula on May 3, 2011:


Have a wonderful day!! = )
<3 <3 <3 <3 <3

Emika on Mar 31, 2011:

Hi! I saw that you commented on the Swap what you make swap in support of a similar swap, but with an hour requirement instead of a dollar requirement. I felt the same way, so I created a swap like that: Swap what you like II. Hope you'll join!

BelleSouth on Mar 7, 2011:

Oh my, what a nice surprise came in the mail today! Thank you so much for sending me the angel package for the Big Fat Stuffed Envelope Swap #8! Such fun things!

Thanks again!! <3

Rebecca :)

wolfeagle on Feb 28, 2011:

thanks

Thank you so much for angeling the Big Fat Stuffed Envelope Swap #8!

rhinoluvr on Feb 22, 2011:

So I've misplaced your return letter momentarily until I clean off my desk. It's just the impetus I need! But yes, I'd love to trade mix CDs with you. I'm thinking by St. Patty's Day, but look for a reply letter soon, if I'm not lost under the mail avalanche first! ;)

AsAlwaysAngela on Feb 15, 2011:

Thank you so much for the extra goodies and for compensating me for the extra postage even though it wasn't necessary at all! You are an EXCELLENT swapper! We need more like you!

PinkMudd on Feb 4, 2011:

Im so glad you signed up for my swap :) YAY! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

AlphaChick on Feb 1, 2011:

i love Sandra Boynton books. My kids also like books by Mo Williams, they are FuNnY!

yourkitty on Jan 31, 2011:

I just wanted to thank you again for the magazine swap that you sent me! I'm not familiar with this publication, and I am excited to discover it... the eyelashes were such a sweet extra that you sent! And to top it all off, the package that you sent it in was adorable... Thank you so much, receiving your package really made my day!!! ^ ^ Hugs, Kitty

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