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ncfriend

ncfriend
Date Joined: January 3, 2010
Last Online: May 6, 2011
Birthday: August 23, 1966
Country: United States
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About Me

Thank you, ph.

Community Liaison for a family care home, serving six seniors. See Radbourne Manor for the best place on earth for seniors who are unable to live alone at home.

Mom to the most awesome 8 year old kid on the planet! and Wife to Mr. Perfect! I have been a scrapbooker since 1995, and love to work on scrapbooks (although I haven't had much time to do that lately). I love crafting of all kinds. My favorite swap I was ever involved in was a year long Handmade Christmas Ornament Swap. Each month we sent high quality handmade Christmas ornaments (that followed a monthly theme--angels, Santa, snowmen, etc) to 9 other ladies) It was like having Christmas every month when the boxes arrived! I also am just getting into quilting (my residents are teaching me!), so I would love to get involved in some fabric swaps.

Swaps and Ratings.

I try to always rate when I receive a swap. If I have not rated you please message me to find out if I've let it slip through the cracks or if I just didn't get it.

If a swap from me does not get to your door, please message me and let me know. I WILL RE-SEND, because I have NEVER not sent a swap.

Favorite Crafts

Scrapbooking, Rubberstamping and carving my own rubberstamps, mainly Followed by: Sewing, Recycling things, Fabric crafting, Sharpie art, Zentangling, Creating baskets, lucky parcels, bottle swaps, buckets and themed swaps, some ATCs, Computer graphics, altered items. Not into Dotie Dolls so much, but have tried them. Would love to learn how to make stuffie things,

Favorite Books

Classics: Rebecca, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Hobbit,

Newer Authors: Laurie R King (Specifically her Mary Russell series), Lisa Carey,

Favorite Movies

Love: Romantic Comedies, Drama, Some thrillers, Character driven movies, Documentaries, Movies from Books, Musicals, Old Classics, Satire, Adventure, some sci-fi

Not so much into:Horror, Raucous/Distasteful comedy, movies that have more curse words than characters, potty humor,

Favorite Television

Big Bang,"Stuff" My Father Says, Mentalist, House, Good Eats, most all of Food Network or HGTV, Royal Pains, Psych, CSI

I used to watch Project Runway, until they robbed Mondo out of his rightful winning. :(

Some of my favorite things...

  • My new love: Vintage sheets!
  • Guinea Pigs (I currently have one, but over the last 10 years I've had 7 (5 at one time at the most!) They're so cute!
  • Chai spices (in tea or anything!!!)
  • Coffee
  • Hawaiian punch, Wylers or Crystal Light individual bottle drink mix packets (lemonade, cherry, etc..)
  • Sharpies in colors
  • Vintage Quilting and Sewing Notions
  • Ric Rack/Ribbons
  • Linen/Cotton Blend Fabrics
  • Interesting Postcards/Business Cards
  • Ephemera either digital or paper.
  • Quilt Blocks
  • Recycled notebooks and postcards
  • Batiks (fabrics and papers)
  • Coffee (flavored kinds!)
  • Coca cola
  • Dogs sticking their heads out of car windows (I don't own dogs but i always smile when i see this!!!)
  • Reading books and magazines
  • Cooking / recipes
  • Scrapbooking
  • Recycling
  • Sewing

Not my favorite things...

  • Insects,bugs, spiders....roaches. BLEH!
  • Rude, nasty people
  • Getting up early
  • Leopard print
  • Horror films
  • Anything Wicca or Goth, no offense...
  • Petty people

Just for the record

I don't like to hold grudges, but for the sake of others, I'm listing the flakers I've run across:

Emawee for Mega Inchie Madness

KrissyWhite1 for Crazy 'bout Pumpkins

CarolOK for Captured Fairy Swap USA Angeled April 2011 by Linda50. Thank you for a beautiful fairy and the home you made for her is just exquisite! Thank you!

Ratings

Peacewytch rated for Gorey Alphabet Make-Up A-E ATC on Jul 30, 2011
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Comment: :O(
bb2 rated for Mini Treasure Chests for Adults on Jun 18, 2011
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Comment: It is very unusual for me to rate down, but you were the hostess on this swap and there were just too many conflicting stories. You marked sent, but I didn't get it. When I contacted you in early May you discovered it was still at your house and said you would send right away. At that point you quit logging into Swap-bot. Again, I received nothing. So, I sent you an email. You agreed to resend. That was about a month ago and I've still not received anything. I'm sure you must have a life situation and pray things will get better for you. I will be pleased to upgrade this rating at anytime in the future should I receive a treasure box from you.
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Comment: Have not gotten these yet- I will re-rate if they ever arrive.
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Comment: It kills me to do this, but I haven't received to date, nor have I heard back from you after attempted contact. I will gladly re-rate should they arrive! :(
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Comment: Thanks for the envies. I loved your assortment of ribbons too!
morgainegeiser rated for Black History Month journal on Apr 14, 2011
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Comment: What a lovely journal - I love it - I can see why you didn't want to part with it.
Response: Thank you for your patience and your generous five. I do appreciate this gift of a five when I should have had a three (at most!) :)
Goldfoxxe rated for Gorey Alphabet ATC -Letter D on Mar 7, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the ATC, I really love it! I apologize for the late rating.
grandmaroro rated for FOUND (part 1) (edited) on Mar 5, 2011
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Comment: Thanks Carol. I appreciate the item you sent. Your comments brought a chuckle because, we have a Christmas Pickle that the the grands love to search out.
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Comment: Love the inchies! Thanks so much! I love the dark, dramatic look of them. I appreciate you resending! I bet your first ones were awesome too!
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Comment: Thanks for the Bob Marley PC. He's one of my favorites! I find a lot of multicultural and women-centered postcards at Barnes and Noble, Borders and Amazon.com.
lois rated for FOUND (part 1) (edited) on Mar 4, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much for the nice note with your FOUND picture. I thoroughly enjoyed this swap!
bionicrobyn rated for Recycled Ribbon Spools on Mar 3, 2011
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Comment: carol what a beAUTiful box, i love it so much, the colors are lovely and i will enjoy displaying it with pride for all the little "essentials"...thanks so much and happy swappage:)
KatlynAva rated for FOUND (part 1) (edited) on Mar 3, 2011
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Comment: Interesting picture, and a great swap, I've found even more random "finds" and started keeping them.
Kittyfuzz rated for How to...zentangle on Mar 3, 2011
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Comment: Loved the Zentangle. Very tranquil - thank you xx
Pepper rated for Gorey Alphabet ATC -Letter E on Mar 3, 2011
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Comment: Thank you neighbor:)
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Comment: Thank you so much for the fun twinchies! :)
PaperPassion rated for Chunky Row Houses-February 2011 on Feb 27, 2011
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Comment: Carol,thanks so much for the lovely "Lovers Lane" house.Nice touch to decorate both sides!
magpiemeg rated for Thriftstore Finds - USA #13 on Feb 26, 2011
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RadicalRecrafter rated for Craft Magazines on Feb 25, 2011
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Comment: Thank-you for the magazines! I love all the patterns in the Papercrafts Mag and I was so excited to get the ReadyMade mag! I have never seen this magazine before and was intrigued by the discussions about it!
wolfeagle rated for DVDs Please on Feb 25, 2011
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Comment: Thank you so much. I love this movie.
Response: Thank you for my 100th heart!!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
4.8865 113 7 9
Completed Fives Threes Ones
109 137 0 4
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
2 25 82 0
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Currently Hosting

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Comments

midwestkiwi on Jan 10, 2014:

Looks like some heavy duty stuff must have hit you hard. Been there done that. Had to take a couple of years off myself, but if you ever make it back to swapbot, I sure hope to hear from you. You hosted one of my all time favorite swaps, that has given birth to an annual tradition. Hugs!

midwestkiwi on Jan 10, 2014:
bb2 on Feb 10, 2011:

You "are" a special angel. Thank you so much for the wonderful package I received today for the Recycled Calendar swap. I'm overwhelmed with all the nice things you sent, and impressed how you were able to make matching sets of note cards, with matching envies, bookmarks, gift tags and ATC backgrounds from what appears to be one calendar? I really appreciate you, my angel.

TryshaH81 on Jan 13, 2011:

Many thanks for the Handmade Envies for the Crafty Recyclers Tag!

michelle32855 on Jan 10, 2011:

Got your great envelope today with the used postage for the Crafry Recyclers Tag. Thanks so much...it's awesome!

MorahLaura on Jan 5, 2011:

Thank you so much for the "name" snowflakes! I let the older ones open their own and they got a HUGE kick out of them. They are all hanging on the big glass door in our kitchen. We're hoping they bring us some real snow. Thanks again!!

midwestkiwi on Jan 3, 2011:

And now, since I forgot to leave my original comment, without further ado... thank (s alot) for causing another addiction. I LOVED the recycled calendar swap, and spent the New Year weekend recycling calendars. !!! Everyone thought I was crazy 'til they started seeing the results and by Sunday night, there were five of us armpit deep in calendar scraps and notecards. We went through SIXTEEN glue sticks and NINE calendars.

midwestkiwi on Jan 3, 2011:

Hey! I came to leave a comment about the recycled calendars swap and noticed it's your swap-bot anniversary. Happy 1 year SB anniversary!

CBreiten on Nov 4, 2010:

I would THANK YOU so much for being my angel forthe scrapbook pkg. It was an awsome package that you put together for me....Thanks so much...ANGELS are the best.

wolfeagle on Oct 26, 2010:

angel

Thank you so much for being an angel for the Big Fat Stuffed Envelope Swaps. You rock!

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