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SomethingCute

SomethingCute
Date Joined: December 16, 2009
Last Online: July 28, 2010
Birthday: February 21
Country: United States

About Me

I am late on a few swaps right now! I apologize, I'll be catching up as quickly as I can, I was sick and got behind! If you want to know the status of a swap, send me an e-mail and I will get back to you as soon as I can!

I work from home and have been for over 5 years now. I have been crafting since I was very little and went to an art based high school and studied art and graphic design in college.

I currently live in Tillamook Oregon, which is on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the Northwestern United States. I've lived in Oregon most of my life, though I used to live in Portland.

Favorite Crafts

I love working with poly clay, but I dabble in lots of crafts (fiber art like spinning and felting, scrap booking, sewing, book binding, lace making, painting...the list goes on!)

On a regular basis I:

~Sew clothing in the Japanese lolita styles using mostly cottons or twills, plus cute trims and buttons.

~Sew animal themed polar fleece hats with embroidered faces.

~Sew plushies in mostly food themes with cute faces from minkee type faux fur fabrics.

~Crochet cute animals and use round black beads or safety eyes on the faces.

~Sculpt fake sweets and animal charms from Fimo clay (I prefer the "soft" line)

~Sew purses from cute new fabrics or interesting vintage (I sometimes cut up old dresses and drapes)

~Applique and bead designs for skirt hems

Check my store, DeviantArt and Flickr for photos of some of my crafts.

Stuff I love!

Things I love: ~Cute stickers (especially sticker flakes from Japan) and deco tape

~Cute Japanese printed cotton (brands such as Kokka, Cosmotex, Decole, Echino, Trefle and similar) with motifs such as sweets, mushrooms, pandas, hedgehogs, strawberries, fairytales...the list runs on!

~Decole (Decolello) brand little red riding hood and wolf theme (also called "Otogicco") though I like almost anything from Decole.

~Rilakkuma

~DomoKun

~Cute memo paper

~A good pair of scallop shears for fabric would win a big heart from me (but unless you have a vintage pair you don't need, that is a pie in the sky request!)

~Beads in pastel colors (and shapes like stars, hearts, bows, candy or rounds)

~Coffee (and coffee cups) San-X coffee cups are the cutest!

~Wool felt

~Hedgehogs and red spotted mushrooms

~Glitter

~Cupcake, cookie, candy and sweets themed items (such as charms and sticker...not actual food!)

~Fluffy yarn

~Clover brand sewing notions

~Strawberry themed items

~Bento gadgets and boxes, chopsticks

~Tasty and cheap vegetarian recipes (or good recipes for fish and seafood)

~Buttons

~Lace and ribbon

~Large jingle bells (ornament size, colors are great!)

~Japanese fabric (or other cute printed fabric)

~Polka dots (especially red with white)

~Decoden supplies: flat back resin cabochons, pearls, molds, fimo soft clay, eta.

~EGL magazines: Gothic and Lolita Bible, Deco Alice a la mode, GosuRori (with sewing patterns) or any other similar magazines

~Japanese craft books (I love ones for applique, felt crafts, plushies and softies, casual clothing, deco craft, kimono dressing, sewing purses and bags, crafting cute bento and so on)

~Alice in Wonderland items, tea party themed items, coffee themed items, Red riding hood themed, eta.

~Re-ment sets

~Needle felting

~Red, bright sky blue, pink, creamsicle orange, and other pastel-brights

~Pretty much anything that is cute and craft related is right up my alley! I also like well-made hand crafts in pretty much any medium, and I collect sketches people send me with packages :)

Stuff I just don't like

These are things I wouldn't be excited to find in a swap...I don't want to sound overly picky, but I figured this saves disappointment.

Please avoid sending me: ~Anything Clown or pierrot themed (or anything that resembles a clown)

~Scented or perfumed items (I am not allergic, but sometimes they trigger headaches) Even lightly scented items can be overwhelming at times, so please save them for someone who will enjoy them.

~I do not smoke, and cigarette odor bothers me, please take care if you smoke!!

~Alien themed items or anything horror themed...just not into it.

~Not a big fan of dotee dolls and other "whimsical" crafts, I prefer more polished pieces even if they are very simple over a detailed piece that is made quickly. If your not sure what I mean, send me a note. Also, please don't take this personally! I just don't want someone pouring their heart into something if I won't love it.

~Other than packaged teas/coffee, I would prefer not to be sent food items. I don't eat much candy or snack food. I do like cute packaging though, so items in cute tins or pretty re-useable containers are fine.

~Not into angels, religious items, raggedy ann, "country" decorating, cross stitch, shabby-chic, or most things in that vein of style.

~Not into goth, rave, or Hot Topic type style

~Sloppy crafts...I know not everyone has loads of skills, but please, stick to what you do well! I would rather get a SIMPLE craft you put TIME into than a complex craft that was slapped together too quickly.

Favorite Television

I love Project Runway, Friends, The Simpsons, Futurama, Martha Stewart, and That 70's Show

Ratings

UnfoundedHope rated for Fat Quarter Swap on Sep 13, 2010
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Comment: I hate to give you a one, but I never received anything or heard from you. feel free to send me the package and I'll re rate.
aRiAnA rated for Matchbox of cute novelty buttons on Mar 22, 2010
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Comment: It's sad that the swap coordinator was you and you didn't send your swap! This is the first time I have to rate somebody with a 1.
Bub rated for Matchbox of cute novelty buttons on Mar 12, 2010
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Comment: I have not received anything.
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Comment: never received anything :(
1
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Comment: Very disappointed. I'll change when something arrives. :(
biscuitsandyarn rated for ~Inchies: CUPCAKES~ on Feb 23, 2010
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Comment: No package and no response to emails. I'll change rating when and if I ever receive.
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Comment: I will gladly re-rate you when I receive the donut. I attempted to contact you a while back but never got a response.
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Comment: I will be happy to rerate this swap when I have recieved the felt donut. I look forward to recieving it sometime soon. I hope.
lucymaep rated for Matchbox Full of Inchies on Feb 21, 2010
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burntbao rated for $5 kawaii swap January on Feb 14, 2010
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Comment: I did not receive anything, I'll re-rate once i do.
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Comment: Thanks!
jorie23 rated for Cupcake ATC - Glitter on Feb 8, 2010
1
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Comment: I have not received the swap item. I have messaged you and if I do ever receive something I would be glad to change the rating.
Sissi rated for Creative Kawaii Swap on Feb 7, 2010
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Comment: Again, swap not received. I will change my rating if I ever receive the swap. Sorry.
user385 rated for Teeny tiny stuffie swap #11 on Feb 1, 2010
5
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Comment: thank you!! my boys AND i just love the tiny octopus!!
monireed rated for Cupcake ATC - Glitter on Jan 26, 2010
5
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Comment: Thank you thank you I love your double sided ATC, a gorgeous addition to my collection and thank you for the very cute badge. I am smiling a BIG smile. Thanks for sharing your talent!
5
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Comment: thanks for the great inchies
liljesmax rated for Small plushie swap *USA only* on Jan 22, 2010
5
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Comment: so cute my kids stole as soon as i opened package. ;)
5
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely cupcake card! p/s: I love gummy bears too!
infiernodeashly rated for Going Fruity - Strawberry on Jan 20, 2010
5
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the awesome package! ^.^

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Comments

bizzles on Feb 25, 2010:

Please respond to my message about the cupcakeinchies swap.

17Papergoddess on Feb 24, 2010:

Hoping the sashiko for beginners pkgs arrived by now. I put alot of effort into my creation & would appreciate an acknowledgement that you received it via rating. I would be happy to resend if needed so please let me know either way.

KrissyTwisty on Feb 16, 2010:

Hi. I have tried to PM you re: the BABYCAKE Swap. I hope to hear from you soon. The swap deadline was Jan. 31st. I look forward to hearing from you. Hope all is well. ~Kristin

17Papergoddess on Feb 7, 2010:

just checking in to see if my pkg arrived yet for the sashiko for beginners swap. my hubby sent it out for my via parcel post so it may take a little longer but hoping you've got it by now.

kawaiibuttons on Feb 4, 2010:

When will you assign partners for the matchbox of novelty buttons swap? It has been 4 days since the signup ended.

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