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scrappycats

scrappycats
Date Joined: October 11, 2013
Last Online: January 16, 2018
Birthday: June 1, 1950
Country: United States
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Favorite Crafts

You name it I have probably tried and and loved it in regards to crafts. Currently I am involved in cardmaking, rubberstamping, art journaling, polymer clay, book making, knitting, crocheting, and journaling.

My two top favorites right now are mixed media and polymer clay. I love making pages of art that I get to just sit and create. I add paint, stamping, texture, doodles, words, scraps of paper and more. Sometimes I even make books of these things and go with a theme. I have filled an art journal and am working on several more. Old books make great art journals, just add gesso and you have a blank canvas with a little texture showing through.

My clay is a little different. It satisfies something different in me. I roll, and smooth and try to make things that are pretty and basically useless.But, I love doing it and eventually find homes for the stuff.

I do need to mention cardmaking. Every week I make a few cards to send and every Christmas I make 100+ cards to send out. I love making cards, but just can't do it all the time because of the mess involved. For me cardmaking takes a full day and then I might end up with just a few cards.

If I find something on YouTube that intrigues me, I have to try it. Of course, I have to put my own spin on it, but still I gotta try it. Sometimes it comes out, sometimes it is a lot harder than those people make it look.

About Me

I love cats and currently have a kitten who learned how to rule the roost in one day. She is a tabby who is small for her size but has a big personality. She has a large hole to fill as we lost our two sweeties this past Spring within two months.

My favorite colors are teal and green. My craft room AKA playroom is painted teal. I have a huge sewing machine that I break out once in a while after years of quilting, At one time I was a quilt/embroidery teacher at the local quilt shop. But before that I was a Home Ec teacher.

Sitting down at my craft table with all my tools and supplies around me is the happiest place I can imagine. I have so many supplies that I think I will never run out. PLUS I have oodles of junk/stuff that can be used coming into the house all the time. Hubby has learned not to throw anything away without asking me first.

Because I am retired I get to play in my craft room several days a week. There is always some project going one, something drying and waiting for the next step or an idea that has gathered momentum and needing implementation.

My favorite activities involve my crafts and family. I don't exercise or do any sports. Television is just somethinng to listen to while crocheting or doing other handwork. Movies take too long and I get antsy. I forget to listen to music though when I do I listen to the spa type music which has no names that mean anything. I will sing hymns from the past when driving long distances in the car. I love those old gospel songs.

Some of my work can be found on my blog at scrappycats.com/blog. It goes back many years through my digital scrapbooking phase, quilting phase and more.

about that join date!

I just noticed that I have a join date of 2013. That might make some nervous about trusting a person who has been a member for so long and not joined any swaps. The truth of the matter, I don't remember joining way back then.It was just this past week that I went looking for a place to find swaps and rediscovered this site. It is my hope that I can become a full member this time and find swaps to participate in. I don't mean there are not enough swaps, it is just as a newbie I don't find very many that will allow me. But, I will work on it!

Rather not . . .

Mama taught me to never be rude about gifts. But, I just rather not have some things - like

baby stuff

wedding stuff

Halloween items

Anime

Disney

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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful swap 😊💌
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Comment: Hello Nancy -- thank you for the lovely packets of items, and such a pretty envelope! Good luck with your winter cleaning projects -- I have many on my list, but alas, list-making is so much easier than actually doing! Best wishes for 2018, al
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Comment: I just want to come live inside your creative mind! Thank you so much for absolutely everything from the envie to the beautiful things inside it!
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Comment: thanks see you next month!!♥♥
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Comment: Oh -- what a wonderfully creative envie full of fun stuff. Love it! The card is going in my journal and I will be cannibalizing the envie for other projects! Thank you so much!
Lilianders rated for Flipbook - Travel on Jan 11, 2018
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Comment: You really did a great job on this one! The theme was so well shown in the flipbook. Thank you for all the fun and lovely goodies. 10 ❤️ For you!
Lonestarchild rated for WIYM: Send 10 Happy Mail #2 on Jan 6, 2018
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Comment: OH! What a great big envie of FUN! So many things in here to play with! Thank you so much! Loving the handmade envies!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great kitten card! Love it. Sparkles and kittens, what's not to love? I can't believe you send all those cards, that's amazing!! I bet your house is FILLED with all of the ones you received! I hope you had a very merry Christmas, thanks again!
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Comment: Somehow I didn't get this rated when it arrived - sorry! The envelope is super cute - you have some fun stamps! Love the little sparkly Christmas light stickers inside and excited to have a head start on Valentine's Day!! Thank you :)
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable cat card! I think the most cards I've ever had hanging up at Christmas is about 30. I can hardly imaging how festive and cheering 100 would be! Have a very merry Christmas!
CurlyTea rated for Day *25* Last Advent Swap on Dec 12, 2017
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Comment: I am so proud of myself. I hurry and put it under the tree so I could wait until Christmas morning, but boy was that hard. I can't wait to see what is inside! Thank you!
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Comment: Thanks for the nice swap!! Merry Christmas♥♥
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty envie of goodies. I especially like the sparkly stickers! :-)
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Comment: Nancy what a gorgeous envelope you created! And I love the things you chose to send, thank you so much!
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Comment: I couldn't wait until Christmas to open this one, haha. I LOVE the beads, especially the seed beads and the cat heads! The bird pendant is so stinking cool too. Thank you so much! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the festive painted envelope! Look forward to opening when I get home (husband texts me pictures of my mail for a daily dose of happy). Enjoy the holidays 🎄
jlink rated for *WIYM: Happy Flat Mail: DEC 2017: USA on Dec 8, 2017
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Comment: wonderful mail - thank you
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Comment: Love how the envie is decorated! Thank you!
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Comment: Ty for the wonderful envie and all the goodie bits inside. The snowflakes are super cute!
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Comment: Thank You for the wonderful envelope and the goodies inside. I especially love the Angel note card. Happy Holidays!

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Comments

CurlyTea on Dec 31, 2017:

pkpeace on Dec 31, 2017:

pkpeace on Dec 20, 2017:

Tigerlilyknotwise on Dec 18, 2017:

deer

ChrisAnne on Dec 12, 2017:

Welcome to Planner Partners! We’re raking a bit of a Christmas break, but will be going strong again soon.

pkpeace on Dec 1, 2017:

CurlyTea on Nov 28, 2017:


Snowball Fight!

CurlyTea on Nov 23, 2017:

CurlyTea on Nov 10, 2017:

lou on Oct 13, 2017:

Happy four years on swap-bot!

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