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Kirkdebb

Kirkdebb
Date Joined: August 4, 2019
Last Online: July 9, 2020
Birthday: February 1
Country: United States

About Me

I am a mother of 7 children ages 5-19. I love to do crafts as a sanity break.I enjoy crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing, making ATCs, and getting happy mail!

I grew up in southeast Idaho, but currently live in Port Angeles, Washington. It is on the top of Washington's peninsula. I can see Victoria, Canada to the north over the water and the beautiful Olympic Mountains to the south. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Business Administration when I was pregnant with my second child. I have been blessed to be able to be a stay at home mom for my small army of children. Keeping up with them is a full time job.

Ravelry: kirkdebb Instagram: goldennimbuscreations

Favorite Crafts

Crocheting is my favorite craft. I especially love making amigurumis. But I also make hats, gloves, afghans, bags, etc.

Knitting is also fun to do, but dangerous with children. I have gone to the bathroom to come back and found my children sword fighting with my knitting needles and my project on the floor, all my stitches dropped and mangled. Crochet hooks are less interesting to boys, thus I do a lot more crocheting.

My Ravelry ID is also kirkdebb if you want friend me or to gift me a pattern for a swap.

I also love to piece quilts. It is fun to see how different fabrics work together. I was in a group where we did an ugly quilt contest. Everyone donated fabrics we didn't want that they thought were "ugly". The coordinator organized the fabric into bags. Each of us took a bag and made a quilt. Every quilt turned out amazing! These ugly fabrics we didn't like were changed into works of art. Truly an life changing event that has helped me look at life and fabric differently.

Favorite Animal

I love turtles, especially sea turtles. For Mother's Day last year my kids gave me a sea turtle with the phrase "Live at your own pace".

I love sunflowers and it is my kitchen's is theme.

Favorite Books

Fablehaven, Beyonders, Septimus Heap, Harry Potter, Bartemaeus Trilogy, Searching for Dragons, Lockwood and Co, etc.

I love a good mystery, but also enjoy classics like Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Lord of the Rings, etc.

Favorite Movies

All the Marvel and DC movies. Star Wars and Star Trek. Disney. Musicals, Bollywood.

My favorite Chinese series is called Eternal Love. Definately recommend, amazing story, excellent acting, beautiful sets and costumes.

Child Swap

I have 7 children. Please choose who you would like.

Gideon 19, favorite colors are black and red.

Eva 17, favorite colors are pink and teal.

Cecelia 15, favorite color is purple.

Gildon 13, favorite color red.

Ishmael 10, favorite color blue.

Gabriel 8, favorite color green.

Gavin 5, favorite color red.

My girls would like bath bombs, lip chap, gel pens, yarn (Cecelia crochets), paint (Eva paints), ironic/corny backpack pins, fun socks, etc.

My younger boys enjoy legos and building blocks, small cars, dinosaurs, candy(anything but black licorice), glow sticks, etc.

My older boys would enjoy headphones or another small electronic.

Preferences

For yarn or fabric swaps I prefer bright colors. I don't like pastel colors as much. Also, please no character prints.

I would love any sunflower fabrics as I am working on a wall hanging for my kitchen.

Ratings

I always send and I try to always rate. Please contact me if you have a problem. I have 7 children at home and life can be crazy.

I usually rate a 5, but have had to rate 1's for the following users: Rose8990, sticheddreams, tashia9965, peachyplum, Cmarsh13. I never received the swap from them. I have messaged them and recieved no response. Some have read and ignored my message others seem to have left Swapbot entirely (their last sign-in date was months ago).If someone needs some extra time, I will gladly wait to rate if I receive a message. No swap and no communication will get a 1. I will happily change my rating to a 5 if they contact me. I totally understand how life can be crazy and the postal system unreliable. I've had two packages lost by the USPS in the last few years. One was to my sister who also lives in Washington. The other one April 2020 was an order from Amazon. The tracking shows it arrived in my town on the delivery day then the next update showed it was in Wenatchee, WA which is 6 hours away and then no more updates. I have lived at my current address for only a year and a half and have had the postman misdeliver my mail to someone else (luckily they dropped it off) or deliver someone else's mail to me 6 times. If you contact me and say you mailed it I will trust your word. Please message me and let me know your side. Complete silence from your end is very frustrating to me.

ABC

ABC of things I like (work in progress):

A- ATC

B- butterflies, buttons, brads

C- cactus, canning, crocheting

D- dragonflies, dragons

E- envelopes, elves

F- fabric, family, fairies

G- galaxy

H-hedgehogs

I-

J- jellyfish, jam

K- knitting

L- lady bugs, llamas

M- moon

N- narwhals

O- octopus

P- platypus

Q- quilts

R- rain, rainbows

S- sunflowers, sea turtles, sewing, shells (my maiden name is Schell)

T- turtles,

U-unicorn

V-

W-

X-

Y-

Z- zippers

Ratings

5
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Lisapotterylady rated for ABCUSA ~ Letter T on Jul 4, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for all the teas! Its so good to get things that I can actually use. I will enjoy drinking them. I drink a lot of tea.
MKayla rated for WnWHS ~ 4th of July ~ Profile Deco on Jul 4, 2020
5
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Comment: Happy 4th of July! Thanks for the pictures! :)
grammypammy rated for CPG QUICKIE: RWB ATC - US only on Jul 3, 2020
5
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Comment: I love the ATC you made for this swap! Thank you so much for PDT labels too!
beachchicken rated for JAMS: Doubles #3 on Jul 2, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cool pleather jams starter set! It will be fun to work with. Thanks also for the Garfield address labels!
beachchicken rated for ABCUSA: U is for Unicorn ATC on Jul 2, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome Unicorn ATC! This is going up on my wall of faves!
5
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Comment: What a cool collage! Thank you for the fun goodies and such a neat looking bird!
Allegrae rated for ATC Bag #84 (USA) on Jun 30, 2020
5
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Comment: Thanks for the great bag! Loved the way you packaged the ATCs.
Eulegirl rated for Chocolate Chip Day 5/15 on Jun 28, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for the recipes. I'll send along the zucchini and pumpkin ones, as I'm allergic, but I'll use the others!
Response: Sorry. I should have read your profile. I just printed ones I love to make myself.
5
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Comment: Nice work, Debb!! Very cool! Thank you for the extra, too. I love the embossing you did. These are so special. I wrote inside that you made them so when I send them out people will know the lovely artist. :):):) THANKS!
SerenaAzureth rated for GAG- My Neighbor Totoro on Jun 26, 2020
5
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Comment: Awwww <3! They're so cute!! thank you so much for this adorable Totoro trio! ^.^
5
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Comment: Thank you
ChristineMartinez rated for ATC Jams S/S: Doubles! on Jun 26, 2020
5
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5
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Comment: Love the Flag ATC, thank you!
5
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Comment: Thanks for joining my swap & for the awesome ATC & goodies. Take care :)
Poeprincess rated for AAA: SC June on Jun 25, 2020
5
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Comment: Great idea for your ATC! Thank you for an inspiring swap.
Autist rated for GAG: Disney Crossover on Jun 25, 2020
5
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Comment: Thank you for the Jedi Donald! It’s adorable!! Now, do I put this on my Fab 5 page or my Star Wars page in my ATC book?? Lol. Thank you!
5
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Comment: Everything is wonderful. Thank you!
5
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Comment: Super cute ty!
Jafferty rated for 1000 Swaps Milestone Giveaway on Jun 20, 2020
5
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Comment: Congratulations on your 257 swaps! Here's to many more!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 372 33 33
Completed Fives Threes Ones
286 432 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
69 67 150 0
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Comments

Poohtat on Jul 7, 2020:

RAKS Only June #4 Thank you for the adorable address labels.

grammypammy on Jul 2, 2020:

WnWHS ~ 4th of July ~ Profile Deco

Have a fun and safe holiday! Thanks for joining this swap and please rate me.

Pam

mchesser12 on Jun 26, 2020:

Thanks for the labels... love Minnie. for - Weekly WTA May 27-June 2

grammypammy on Jun 26, 2020:

SMT ~ Postcard TAG/Bookmark TAG/Mermaid ATC TAG/ATC

Wow, I didn't realize you had tagged me in so many! Thank you for all of them....I love everything!

Hugs, Pam

chimerix on Jun 12, 2020:

Thanks so much for the lovely ATC backgrounds you made. Aloha

RAKS only - May

Snaileditcrafts on Jun 11, 2020:

Thank you for hosting the ATC swap, "GAG: Mythical Creatures-Unicorn" What a fun swap! Have a great day! l

mchesser12 on Jun 8, 2020:

Thank you for the yellow crocheted market bag - May RAK #2.

grammypammy on Jun 8, 2020:

ABCUSA ~ S is for Strawberry

Enjoy your day!

Pam

colleenbUSA on May 31, 2020:

Thank you for the wonderful Happy mail and alphabet tags from Snail Mail TAGS! I love it!

Autist on May 30, 2020:

Thank your rot he Fun “I wish” and “scavenger hunt” tags from the Snail Mail TAGS group. I love the sparkly paper! And the “stay magical” card so much! Also the carousel stamps on the envie! Thank you!!

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