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proudmama

proudmama
Date Joined: October 26, 2009
Last Online: September 20, 2017
Birthday: October 5
Country: United States
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About Me

NOTE: I live on the border and have both a Canadian address, and a US po box. I've entered my US address so I can join regional swaps, but if it is an international swap, please pm me for my Canadian address as it costs money to pick up from the po box. Thank you!!!

My US ADDRESS for regional swaps is

  • Sharon Mullin
  • 1916 Main Street
  • Suite 38723
  • Niagara Falls, NY
  • 14305

My address for International swaps is

  • Sharon Mullin
  • 972 Concession Road
  • Fort erie, ON
  • L2A 6B5
  • Canada

I am a stay at home mother to three awesome kids. Two boys aged 2 and 13 and a 9 year old girl. I consider myself a very creative person, and am happiest when I'm crafting.

My Amigurumi's

My biggest obsession right now is making amigurumi's! I can make anything from a pattern, including Japanese patterns. I can also make them with out patterns. I happily make them for private swaps (most of my swaps are for ami's lately). I put a lot of time and care in my work, and promise I will not send out something I am not completely happy with :)

Favorite Books

I read quite a bit. Love Nicholas Sparks books (and the movies that follow) Jodi Picoult, Jude Devereaux, Some Nora Roberts. I could go on and on. I read everything pretty much everything (except for Sci-fi) depending on my mood. Although I'm not a Harlequin fan, or bodice ripping, bare chested pirate on the cover type books :)

I'd be happy to receive a book you enjoyed reading, and are ready to pass on :)

Some authors that I like but haven't read many of (so a good choice to pass along, as I probably haven't read it...)

  • Lisa Gardner
  • Fern Michaels
  • Jonathan Kellerman
  • Heather Graham
  • Karen Robards
  • J.D Robb
  • Kelley Armstrong
  • Marian Keyes
  • Iris Johansen
  • Tami Hoag

I've been interested in "light" reads lately, like the shopoholic series (which I've finished) and the number series by Janet Evanovich (which I've also read all so far) but books similar would be good.

Also really like thriller (not horror) something that COULD happen scares the crap out of me (in a good way! LOL)

Favorite Movies and Television

I love movies. Comedy and romance mostly. Thriller but not horror. See tons of kids movies (not always my first choice, lol) Some of my favorites include Something Borrrowed, The Notebook, Goodfellas, He's Just Not That Into You, Friends With Benefits, Dirty Dancing, Pearl Harbor, 13 going on 30....I could go on for pages....

Don't get to watch much TV in the day (does Paw Patrol count?) Love Supernatural! Sons of Anarchy, true blood, Chuck, but most of all Supernatural! Lol

Favorite Crafts

My number one love is, of course, crocheting . I love making amigurumi's, afghans, fingerless gloves, scarves, hats, cowls, flowers and motifs for embellishments, sweaters, socks...the list goes on. And I love patterns! If you happen to come across a free pattern on the internet you think I'd like, pm me or leave a comment with the link!! I'd love it :)

Planning...

I love it. My planner goes everywhere with me and I'd be lost without it. I use an Erin Condren :)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4440/3708865129580d82a914az_d.jpg

Sewing .... I'm not very good at it yet, but I love it!!! I have become a bit of a fabric collector. My favorite fabrics are woodland prints, Riley Blake, Micheal Miller, Alexander Henry, and Japanese prints. Not into the big floral prints. I am currently learning to make pillow cases, so would LOVE to receive 2 yards of coordinating fabric!!!! (One yard each pattern) But FQ's are ALWAYS appreciated as well!!

Scrapbooking . I just got the I-Top, so I would love to get the brad, badge or magnet daddies that go with it. Love altering home decor items with scrapbooking stuff. Also like stamping and cardmaking.

My favorite brand's are Cosmo Cricket, Basic Grey, Bella Blvd., Bo Bunny, My Mind's Eye, Sassafrass Lass, Fancy Pants, Imaginesce, KI Memories, Jillibean Soup, Little Yellow Bicycle, October Afternoon, Pink Paislee, We R Memory Keepers.....

I would love to learn how to knit, but haven't found the time :(

I also enjoy making bottlecap magnets.

Wish List

Right off the bat, I can tell you the quickest way to my heart is with Smurf items and amigurumi patterns from my Etsy favs!

That being said.....Here's a basic idea of what makes me smile...

SMURF ANYTHING!!! I love smurfs. It was something I shared with my Dad before he died when I was six, so it holds a lot of meaning for me. New or vintage :) I would LOVE any of the playsets like this....

Amigurumi patterns from my Etsy are especially appreciated.

I Love This Yarn and I Love This Cotton

Caron Cakes and Caron cupcakes yarn

Anything planner related. I use my Erin Condren the most

Anything from my Etsy Favs.

Anything Shopkins or Cars

I just received a Keurig coffee maker, so K-Cups would be awesome!!

Yankee Candles

Cupcake liners and boxes.

Anything donut or unicorn themed

Accessories for the I-Top. Brad Daddies, Badge Daddies, Magnet Daddies. Etc.

KI Memories Puffies

Glimmer Mist! Any colors

Cute Woodland (Owl, deer, hedgehog etc)

Pretty 4X6 photo albums

Weekly sticker kits for my planner

Kawaii. ahem....but not real people or animals, I like the cartoons better (Like Rilakkuma, Totoro, Deery Lou, Cinnamoroll, My Melody, Sugar Bunnies, fairy tales) And I'm not fond of pictures of food with a smile drawn over it. Not so much Hello Kitty, anymore.

Would love ANYTHING Crux Cream Bears!!!!

And I LOOOOVE woodland kawaii!

BENTO BOXES!!! And accessories!! I'm starting to get a nice collection of these. Would love more!!! Especially with cute woodland creatures on them.

Anything from my Etsy Favs!!

E6000 Glue, Bottlecaps and Epoxy domes

Drink Mixes. Crystal Light, hot chocolate, Kool-Aid, Arizona tea etc.

Chocolate and sweets. And I love sour candy. Twizzlers, Andes Mints, Chewy Candies, Laffy Taffy. Would love to try different flavor KitKats.

LOVE Ghirardelli chocolate. Mmmmm

Anything from my Etsy Favs!

Copic Markers- any colors

Ugly dolls

Popples!

Anything from my Etsy Favs!

Tote bags large enough to hold any small crochet projects I'm working on!

Patterns for crochet and stuffies.

Fabric Deer, mushroom, hedgehog, woodland fabric. The cuter the better. Kawaii fabric too. ~ Riley Blake fabric. ~ Michael Miller fabric. ~ Alexander Henry You can see examples of the type I like in my Etsy Favs

Fun socks

Key Fobs. Want to learn to make my own.

A note about my Etsy Favs...

There are some higher priced item's there. These are for me!! I shop from my own Etsy list regularly. And some items are there just because I think they are beautiful, not because I want someone to buy them for me!! :)

Kids

My baby girl is 9. She wears a size 10. She likes Shopkins and Beanie Boo's (go figure). Absolutely donut and unicorn obsessed! and recently....SMURFS!!! I can't even explain how happy it makes me to see her play with them :) Anything soft that she can hug.

My boys are 2 and 13.

My older boy is into anything Nerf, Action figures, X-Men, Pokemon, transformers, GI Joe, video games, Club Penguin, Maze Puzzle Books, Puzzles (Especially Superhero ones, more Seth on this one), Superheroes (Wolverine, Iron Man, Punisher, Dead Pool etc), Candy, Lego Sets, Skateboarding, Halo, The Simpsons, Skulls.

The baby loves anything with wheels, paw patrol, Disney and Pixar movies. He's speech delayed, so books are welcome

PRESENTS!!! So if you send them something, feel free to wrap it!!!

Basically they are BOYS!!! Very easy to please kids, and very worth the effort.

SIDE NOTE..... I have a husband who is feeling VERY left out. I share my goodies with the kids, but he says I never share with him. (He's diabetic, so he can't even share the sweets) So I am adding a list for him in case anyone feels sorry for him, LOL

He likes coffee, anything sugar free (chocolate, gum etc), and beef jerky especially spicy, single serve coffee (from Starbucks etc that he can tuck in his pocket for work) hot sauce, and he is a die hard Philedelphia Flyers fan. If he got ANYTHING Flyers, he wouldn't complain about the amount I spend on postage. ;)

And no, it hasn't gone unnoticed that he is listed in the Kids section! LOL

Dislikes

Dislikes....

Cheap scratchy yarns. Super Saver yarn (like Red Heart) I won't use them.

Really old scrapbook supplies. I'm not a big sticker and die cut collector, unless they are big name brands like Cosmo Cricket etc. I know this sounds weird after saying I love scrapbooking, but I am learning once you say you like scrapbooking, a lot of older supplies start coming your way :)

Chocolate, candy and food past its expiry date. Here's a no brainer. LOL. I check the expiry dates on food before I eat it. ;)

ATC's. No offense to those who love them, I just don't understand the art. Please don't send these to me. I know you worked hard on them, and I just wouldn't appreciate them as much as you deserve.

Umm, and Dotee's creep me out! LOL

I don't collect postcards.

Magnetic notepads for the fridge. (I have a TON)

Notecards from the dollar section at Micheals (again, I have a ton)

I'm not a big vintage fan (like large floral patterns that look like my Gramma's couch, LOL)

Tags

Tags To Send

I've Been Flaked!

Mini Christmas Whimsey Jar Swap US/Canada by @shelleydeanne ANGELLED BY @salfra THANK YOU!!! http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/49159

Christmas Eve Swap -Canada and USA Only - @tina2003333 http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/50400

Fruity Lucky Parcel LP by @DieWollmaus http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/50806

Profile Lucky Parcel by @CalizonaDesigns http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/50951

My Favorite Swappers!

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Ratings

sdin2pink rated for September Planner Monthly Kit ♡ on Sep 19, 2017
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Comment: Oh my goodness Sharon - what an amazing kit you sent me, WOW! Love all the stickers so cute! All the extra goodies, stamps are adorable-will definitely use all the time! Thank you again! ♥
Response: You are very welcome! I know everyone says it, but I really did love putting this swap together for you. When I saw the coffee stamps on your Etsy faves, I new they would be perfect. Thank you for the lovely rating. It made my day ❤️
Tessssssa rated for QUICK : Rubber Stamp Swap #171 on Sep 17, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the stamps!
Response: You're very welcome! I hope you liked than :)
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Comment: I wish I didn't have to rate 1 and I hope you're ok Sharon, but I haven't heard from you or had replies to my messages regarding this swap :( You acknowledged receiving my parcels to you last Nov, but i've had no rating for them. It's a shame because I SO enjoyed creating this swap for you! Will of course re-rate if I receive.
Response: Sent message September 9. Am hopeful I can still complete this swap :)
Bandeau rated for Private - Bandeau and Proudmama on Feb 21, 2012
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Comment: Hi Sharon, I really hope you are doing okay. I sent an email off to you awhile ago, and hope that you'll be able to send out the package at some point. Or if you've decided to stop working on it would you mind shipping back my buttons? I'd just hate to lose them. Of course I'll re-rate if you send out, and again I hope you're okay!
Response: Sent message September 9 to try to rectify this swap.
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Comment: I'm not sure what's going on and I really hate to do this but I haven't had any communication for this swap at all. It was due out Nov 18th and I see you haven't logged in since Nov 17th. And the swap hasn't been marked sent/still on dashboard - I hope everything is okay and will change this rating when I do happen to receive something.
Response: Spoke to WEC. I will be sending this once she has moved and has her new address. Update. Never heard from her regarding her new address. But I have messaged her to try to fix this 1
HGoodbrad rated for Amigurumi Lucky Parcel on Nov 15, 2011
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Comment: Love Love Love it!!! You soooo spoil me, had a bad day today and your package was like sunshine and chocolate!! To funny about 2 kits becasue your next package is 2 kits. Can't wait for our next swap
LauraAust rated for proudmama & LauraAust on Oct 28, 2011
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Comment: Thank you, thank you, thank you! They are so cute and adorable and I looooooove them both! You do awesome work - thanks for swapping with me! And remember I have those two skeins of yarn to send you sometime!
wenot rated for My Choice Lucky Parcel on Oct 22, 2011
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Comment: Thank you Sharon, for all the great goodies you sent me. That owl fabric is awesome, the necklace just what i wanted. I am trying the stamps later tonight to make some cards...oh and the bag it all came in is adorable too, thank you!!!!
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Comment: You are simply amazing. Jake LOVES his red Power Ranger and I loved everything you sent me. You are an asset to swap-bot !!! Oops, I forgot to add your heart - so well deserved and then some
Response: I'm so happy he liked it! This was a fun swap to do! Thanks :)
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Comment: Thank you for the sweet Ami you made for me.... He is sooo cute. Wish I could crochet :/
MzPatti rated for Private - MzPatti and Proudmama on Oct 19, 2011
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Comment: *********** ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!!! I LURVES my spider family!!! And, I'm glad you learned some new tricks in making them! =D You did an absolutely wonderful job, my sweets!!! Many thanks! <3 ************
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Comment: I received your envelope today - thank you! My DD loves the glittery initial stickers. I really need to pick up scrapbooking again! ;)
Response: Thanks! Can't wait for our next swap:)
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Comment: Yay! I got your package today! I definitely wasn't expecting a package like this! I love the super cute tote you put everything in! I'm taking that sucker to school with all of my little stuff in it! I love those scrabble tile adhesives and the mini album! I plan on doing a little album for my sister with it! She'll love it! I appreciate everything SO much Sharon. You made my day! Have an excellent day! Love, Chelsea
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Comment: THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!! I loved all my new little friends. You are extremely talented and the Robot has gotten tons of hugs. :)
Response: I am so happy you liked everything! Super fun swapping with you, as always! Can't wait to do it again :)
HGoodbrad rated for Private-Monthly Amigurumi Swap #3 on Oct 13, 2011
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Comment: Girl you ROCK!!! Love the book & Movie -I really LOVE it all- Thank you for a great swap once again!!
paperfarm rated for Halloween Goodie Bag on Oct 11, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the Halloween goodies! I love seasonal socks and I can't wait to wear them! :) The candies are great and I really like the ribbons and fun bands you sent. Big Hug
NanaDeb rated for Orange and Black Lucky Parcel on Oct 11, 2011
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Comment: Thank You so much for the great and awesome package that you sent! Love everything that you sent! Wish I could give MORE than just1 heart! =) Happy Haunting:D
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Comment: Oh my gosh, hon! :D I love the charms! And you picked the perfect thing for me - charms are something I rarely buy for myself, but always want more of. Thank you so much!
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Comment: YAY! Got my flavors today and am VERY excited, thanks so so much! Can't wait to use them!
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Comment: Once again I received the most awesome package from my favorite Canadian swapper! Little Miss Flora is going to get whipped up asap. So very cute! And all the stuff to make her with. You rock Missy! Thank you so very much!

Rating Overview

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Comments

RyeRye on Feb 14, 2012:

livvy on Dec 24, 2011:

Happy Holidays Sharon! Have a fab time! <3

RyeRye on Dec 22, 2011:

biasbabe on Dec 16, 2011:

Glad to see you checked in with all of us ;)

mizvicky on Dec 12, 2011:

Sharon?! Are you ok?! Miss you and hope all is well with you, sweetie.. Big hugs

biasbabe on Dec 12, 2011:

Hey were you at. You ok!

Miabiff on Nov 14, 2011:

I LOVE your amigurumis. I always like to look at your profile page =)

If you are ever interested in a private swap please PM.

parttimeliontamer on Nov 4, 2011:

Your stuffies are amazing!

parttimeliontamer on Nov 4, 2011:

Your stuffies are amazing!

Moosecastle on Oct 31, 2011:

Happy Halloween

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