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kiddomerriweather

kiddomerriweather
Date Joined: June 27, 2009
Last Online: July 27, 2021
Birthday: June 10, 1978
Country: United States
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About Me

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welcome

I'm currently designing and selling professionally printed stationery in my Little Happy Day Etsy shop. My first batch of stationery is unusual in that each design has a random sentence printed at the top that makes absolutely no sense. I'll be adding more designs to my shop very soon. There will be more random sentence stationery as well as stationery without text. I'm sorry, but I don't ship internationally.

TM Quilt

This is a Teesha Moore inspired lap quilt I made in December of 2020. It's completely sewn by hand. All the patches were received in various swaps I've participated in over the years.

LittleMissNoName

This is one of my favorite possessions, Little Miss No Name, a doll made by Hasbro in 1965. I found her years ago on eBay in excellent condition. She was just missing her tear.

tree

I'd love an ornament from you (store bought or handmade) to put on my year round tree.

portrait

I commissioned this illustration of me from Lemanntim on deviantART.

me

This is me in my crafting cave.

My name is Suzanne and I'm 43 years old. I'm from Corryton, Tennessee, which is just outside of Knoxville. I am a former social services worker, but now I'm on disability due to bipolar disorder. I am a textile artist, who also loves to draw.
I'm single and I don't have any children. I live at home with my mom, a black cat named Johnny Cash, and an outdoor cat named Frankie Mae Castle. I have a raccoon friend named Rascal that I feed every night.

I love nature. I live in the country at the foot of a mountain, so I'm exposed to a lot of wildlife. I frequently see deer, fox, owls, opossums, squirrels, chipmunks, and raccoons. I just recently had an early morning encounter with a black bear in my driveway! Eeek! It still seems surreal. Opossums are my favorite animals. I love to watch them at night. They are such fascinating creatures. Did you know they don't carry rabies? Their body temperature is too low. Fun fact! I love insects and spiders, too. I find them absolutely fascinating.

I spend most of my time sewing dolls or plushies by hand. I don't use a sewing machine because it's just too complicated for me. I don't understand the mechanics of it all and it feels too daunting to learn right now. Sewing by hand is very relaxing and therapeutic for me anyway. I also love to hand embroider and to draw with a pencil and paper. (I suck at digital art programs. Well I'm ok with pixels.)

I'm almost always open for private swaps, so just ask if you're interested.

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."--Dr. Seuss

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you."--Ovid

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Favorite Music

  • Radiohead
  • The White Stripes
  • The Old 97's
  • The V-Roys
  • Scott Miller
  • Johnny Cash
  • Willie Nelson
  • Outkast
  • Nirvana
  • Dolly Parton
  • Queen
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Kayne West
  • Foo Fighters
  • Blind Melon
  • Phish
  • The Rolling Stones

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Favorite Books

  • Fight Club
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Mystic River
  • The Walking Dead
  • The New Teen Titans (1980 - 1996)
  • Flashpoint
  • Watchmen

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Favorite Movies

  • Fight Club
  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Go
  • The Princess Bride
  • Beetlejuice
  • Smokin' Aces
  • The Prestige
  • Memento
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Star Wars
  • Zoolander
  • Fallen

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Favorite Television

I'm totally addicted to binging t.v. series on Netflix, Hulu, and Prime lately. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. This has cut into my crafting time because I can't pay attention to both at the same time (if the t.v. show is good that is). I make sure to sign up for crafting swaps each month so I don't get completely lazy. I put Cartoon Network on in the background while I craft.

  • Arrested Development
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Sherlock
  • Outlander
  • The Flash
  • The 100
  • Arrow
  • LOST
  • Breaking Bad
  • Adventure Time
  • Superstore
  • Steven Universe
  • King of the Hill
  • American Dad!
  • Family Guy
  • The Walking Dead
  • Bob's Burgers
  • The Office (US)
  • The Good Place
  • Castle Rock
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Smallville
  • Supergirl

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Favorite Crafts

  • Casting resin
  • Hand sewing plushies and dolls (I don't know how to use a sewing machine)
  • Embroidery and cross stitch (I really hate cross stitching, but I can do it.)
  • Drawing
  • Knitting on a loom (I just have round ones right now and can only make hats.)
  • French knitting (i-cord necklaces and bracelets)
  • Needle felting (I'm a total novice, but it's nice to stab things sometimes.)
  • Linocutting and printing
  • Gelli printing

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Likes

  • Quotes. Send me some of your favorite quotes and I'll be thrilled! I write them in a notebook. I now have 4 filled up.
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • LEGO's: I LOVE to build!
  • Death head moth items (the Silence of the Lambs moth)
  • Keystone or Pittsburgh related stickers
  • Opossums/possums (American) are my favorite animal/critter Imgur
  • Black bears (I actually saw one at my house!)
  • Banana themed things
  • Enamel lapel pins (I have an INSANE collection!!!)
  • Dumpster fire related items (i.e. pins, patches, stickers, etc.) Imgur
  • Vikings and viking ships
  • Insects (especially beetles and scarabs) and spiders (not cartoony ones; please don't send real ones, obviously) Imgur
  • Piñata themed items (the traditional donkey; not actual piñatas) Imgur
  • Elmer's Craft Bond glue sticks (best glue ever!!!) Imgur
  • Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns
  • Pressed pennies (I just started collecting these and would LOVE a ton more!)
  • Art prints and original art (12 x 12 inches or smaller)
  • Paul Frank (Julius the Monkey; Scurvy the Skull)
  • Outer space themed items Imgur
  • Gummy bear themed items (not the actual candy) Imgur
  • Keychains
  • Waffle themed items
  • Bee themed items
  • Teen Titans Imgur
  • Cheeseburger/Hamburger themed items
  • Pizza themed items Imgur
  • Teesha Moore Patches
  • Sloths Imgur
  • Neon colors
  • House imagery, especially townhouses/row houses Imgur
  • Hello Kitty/Sanrio Stationery and Stickers
  • Eyeballs Imgur
  • Tul Needlepoint pens
  • T-shirts (Womens XL or Mens L)
  • Seth MacFarlane
  • Jon Bernthal
  • Khary Payton
  • Adult Swim
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cats (I especially adore black cats and Tuxedo cats)
  • Octopi (cartoony and real)
  • Squid (cartoony)
  • Dotee Dolls
  • Ephemera
  • Alpacas
  • Dinosaurs
  • Raccoons Imgur
  • Felt brooches
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Rag dolls
  • Baker's Twine
  • Jewelry (earrings, bracelets--especially cuff bracelets, rings--size 7 1/2 or 8, necklaces--18 inches or longer; I prefer silver)
  • Altered matchboxes
  • I collect 1 inch pinback buttons, but would be happy with larger ones, too.
  • Butterflies (especially monarchs)
  • Smash Books/Glue Books/Magpie Journals/Journals of all kinds
  • Tree stumps and logs Imgur
  • Valentine's Day
  • Hearts
  • Colors: Rainbow, purple, turquoise and red
  • Fabric (I love florals, solids, thicker muslins, polka dot, and stripes)
  • Foxes
  • Woodland Things (e.g. mushrooms, trees, woodland critters) Imgur
  • Bunnies
  • Polar Bears
  • LOST (I'm a Lostie for life!) Imgur
  • Handmade plushies
  • Designer plushies
  • Zombies Imgur
  • Cthulhu Imgur
  • Bats (the animal)
  • Skulls Imgur
  • ATC's (love hand drawn or painted)—I have a HUGE collection and am always wanting to add to it)
  • Mixed Media Art
  • Kawaii
  • Retro Robots Imgur
  • Retro Rockets Imgur
  • Helicopters and airplanes
  • Hot air balloons
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Felt (wool or wool blend)
  • Miniatures
  • kawaii sticker flakes
  • kawaii stationery
  • Stars
  • Mexican folk art (Day of the Dead, shadow boxes, nichos)
  • Correction tape
  • Glue runners
  • Kawaii erasers (the rectangular ones with the paper around them)
  • White Gel Pens (prefer Gelly Roll)
  • Etsy
  • Cute monsters (like Ugly dolls) Imgur
  • Dunny's
  • Blind boxes
  • Kidrobot
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Star Wars (just the original 3; I have a Chewbacca collection) Imgur
  • The Walking Dead (I'm obsessed with the show and the comics)
  • Halloween (the holiday)
  • Bulky yarn
  • Hoopla (embroidery hoop art)
  • Cryptids (Yeti, Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra, Jackalope) Imgur
  • The Mothman Legend of Point Pleasant, West Virginia

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I have a new obsession: DISNEY!!! I went to Disney World in November of 2014 and now I can't get enough! Some of my favorite characters are:

  • Minnie Mouse
  • Maleficent
  • Ariel
  • Ursula
  • Snow White
  • Evil Queen
  • Cinderella

Other things I love about Disney are:

  • Haunted Mansion ride
  • Figment from the Imagination ride
  • Star Wars
  • Small World ride
  • Cinderella's castle

Don't be limited to just the things listed above, but I would appreciate you looking at my profile

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I’m a comic book fan. I was a loyal monthly "The Walking Dead" reader until it ended in July of 2019. As far as superheroes go, I used to be strictly a DC fan, but have started "accepting" Marvel. Here are some of my favorites. :

DC Universe

  • Batman
  • Batman Villains (especially The Joker, Harley Quinn, Penguin, The Riddler, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, Ra's al Ghul)
  • The Flash
  • Reverse Flash (Eobard Thawne is my favorite super villain of all time.)
  • Flashpoint
  • Superman (I'm in love with Clark Kent.)
  • Supergirl
  • Lex Luthor
  • Martian Manhunter
  • The Green Arrow
  • Teen Titans
  • Suicide Squad

Marvel Universe

  • Deadpool
  • X-Men
  • Daredevil
  • The Punisher
  • Jessica Jones
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Ghost Rider

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POSTCARDS

  • vintage hotel/motel
  • "Greetings from . . ."
  • insane asylums/sanatoriums
  • prisons
  • LEGO
  • vintage touristy
  • handmade
  • Disney
  • GAMAGO

Dislikes

  • I don't like NASCAR or sports.
  • I'm not a dog person AT ALL, so please refrain from sending me dog related items.
  • Candles and incense. I love them. I just can't burn them in my home.
  • I don't cook. Please don't send recipes because I can't and won't use them.
  • I'm scared of balloons, this is not a joke!!! I do love balloon imagery though, so pictures of balloons are great. Just don't send me the real thing. Imgur
  • Please don't send me magnets. I like them. I just don't have any place to put them.
  • I don't like bottlecap jewelry.
  • I don't like getting chocolate in the mail when it's warm outside because it melts on everything.
  • Paper scraps
  • Bookmarks
  • Puffy/raised stickers
  • Loose page markers; please send the whole pack; I hate how the sticky residue picks up dirt and hair
  • Sticky notes (unless they're really cool and you send the entire pack--again that pesky, sticky residue)

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How I Swap

  • This probably doesn't need to be said, but I always send my swaps out on time, usually very early.
  • I mark sent after my swap goes in the mailbox or to the post office, never before.
  • I rate within a day or two of receiving a swap.
  • I believe wholeheartedly in communication. If you're going to be late, please contact me as soon as you know you're going to be late. I'm not going to be mad or rate down as long as you maintain communication with me.
  • I usually reuse packaging on larger swaps. It saves me money and is better for our environment. If this is going to be a problem, please let me know.

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Wish List

  • Pressed Pennies
  • Alphabet Stickers
  • Packs of kawaii sticky, shaped flags/markers (no loose ones please)
  • Unused US Postage (Any Denomination)
  • Flat Stickers (I love kawaii sticker flakes)
  • Large Kawaii Memos
  • Kawaii Letter Sets
  • Any Kind of Letter Sets
  • ATC's
  • Larger Note Cards with Envies
  • Random Envies Imgur
  • Unused, Non-touristy PC's
  • Accessories for My Traveler's Notebook (e.g. inserts, charms)
  • Tiny shaped erasers
  • Tiny toys
  • Shaped beads
  • If you're feeling really generous, something from Bubble and Bloom, my favorite Etsy shop (FYI: I don't have a wax warmer and I don't like the peach scented items).

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All the little pixel icons you see in the "Likes" section were made by me.

Avatar by AbrilKawaii on deviantART.

Ratings

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Comment: These are both great! Super excited about goofy Sloth, and I like how you chose something more obscure (and graphically bold and simple) for the Hairspray patch. I'm happy to finally have some patches from you to add to my small but growing collection. Thank you for hosting this fun series. ♥
rainydayangie rated for OMAE: DIY Printmaking PC on Jun 23, 2021
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Comment: Wow! What a great postcard! Thank you. I'm going to find a place to hang this in my house.
orneryswife rated for OMAE: Funky Shack (USA) on Jun 1, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your backstory. Great job on the shack!
bigmamabird rated for OMAE: Handmade Stickers on May 21, 2021
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Comment: Love your stickers Suzanne! My favorite is the sad monster, also the pads, which I may be done with(!) now. Phew, I'm glad, though some of the post menopausal stuff is annoying! Did you make the possum one too/ I have been wanting to create some possum stickers just to send on mail going your way... Thanks for a great swap!
Aeon rated for OMAE: Handmade Stickers on May 21, 2021
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Comment: Thank you SOOOO much! These stickers are adorable! My fave is the hairy purple monster. 😍
Gnoe rated for CaT - "Use What You've Got" Patch on May 9, 2021
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Comment: Many hearts for this super thoughtful swap.You're the sweetest, thank you <3 My kobo sleeve is from recycled PET bottles too!
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Comment: Love the new patches! Thanks so much for adding to my Movie Title patches. And thanks for the Mexican candy - what a treat. Aloha!
January rated for OMAE: Mini Glue Book (USA) on Apr 21, 2021
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Comment: Suzanne, thank you many times for the adorable glue book! Each page is so chock full of little images and colors - it's an explosion of patterns and I love that! And thank you for the funny face on the front of the envelope - great touch, and I know you took extra time to make it personal:) Great partner!
BennysMumma rated for CaT - Crayon Tinting Patch on Apr 3, 2021
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Comment: Ahhhhhh! I love my Gir patch, he's so cute! Thank you so much!
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Comment: Hey Suzanne, got your ATC today. Love it. Didn't have any happy mail for days... This has cheered me right up. Especially like the kitty on the envelope. Looks like he's got a strong aura! I never went for the spray inks, they seemed so expensive and possibly fussy? But I've got all the india/acrylic inks my little heart desires so I'm good! The horse reminds me of all the horsey books I read as a child. I think I probably read all the classics in the genre...
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Comment: Hiya kiddo! Thanks for the ADORABLE little ducky! Love the bright colors too - very Spring!
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Comment: These patches are so well made! I love them!! Thank you so much. I really enjoyed reading about the techniques you used to make them too.
chimerix rated for CaT - St. Patrick's Day Patch on Mar 3, 2021
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Comment: LOVE!! Thank you for the great rainbow shamrock patch! I love it and the embroidered rainbow stitches really make it perfect. Thank you so much for making a second one and sending it. Hopefully someone out there is loving the original one you sent - oh, USPS. Aloha!
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Comment: Thanks for the supercool puzzle piece! Love the blend of paint you made with the iridescent effect. Shining shimmering splendid!
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Comment: Thank you so much!! The Dino letter set is so freaking adorable! ❤️ Happy Galentine’s Day!
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Comment: LOVE the layers of heart pattern fabric, felt and heart button. The extras are fab as well. I have to try one of those "shaker" patches. Thank you and as always - mad love.
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Comment: Okay, this is my new favorite altered puzzle piece now. I love the one you sent, thank you so much! :)
Response: Yay! I think this is my favorite one I've made so far.
AmyMarie rated for CPG Snowy ATC Coin - US Only on Jan 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC Coin - such a cute snowman. The snowballs are a great touch. I appreciate the matching snowman postage stamp on the envelope. Take care & stay safe.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Avengers and Betelgeuse patches. They are great! And thanks for hosting such a fun series of swaps. Aloha!
thatsmemyk rated for kiddomerriweather & thatsmemyk on Jan 5, 2021
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Comment: Thanks so much for this awesome swap! (I'm also amazed by how fast it got here!) You are SUPER creative and talented :) Love the aviator bunny, glass brooch, holographic sticker (just happened to have a little "visit" HA), and Yeti stationery you wrote on. Fun fun fun :D Hope you like the stuff I sent!

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Comments

stephiedee on Jul 27, 2021:

Thanks for the notecard and sharing the ongoing raccoon saga! It was a good read. 💖

Swan on Jul 24, 2021:

Thank you for the July CPG wishes. The fake snake stamps are cool.

bluerose3 on Jul 24, 2021:

Thank you for the keychain items (CPG July Wish). I'm excited to start this new craft.

colleenbUSA on Jul 24, 2021:

Thanks for the Etsy-inspired wish from CPG! I love her stuff, and the grab bags are amazing!

CariahCreates on Jul 21, 2021:

Thank you for the CPG July wishes. Your stationary is adorable!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 20, 2021:

Thank you so much for the nice July wish at Cheap Postage Group! So cheery!!

Poohtat on Jul 20, 2021:

Thank you for my colorful rainbow happy mail from WW. Something about opening a bright package of mail puts a big smile on my face.

TeaNi on Jul 19, 2021:

thank you very much

for granting a CPG wish for me with the cute birthday card and pretty postcards! :)

LadyJo on Jul 17, 2021:

Thank you for the WW wishes for July. These are awesome postcards!

bethe on Jul 17, 2021:

Thank you so much for the zines. They are so cute and clever! I always get so excited when something from you is in my mail box 💕 I was actually preparing some happy mail for you as well and sent out Friday. Thanks again. WW July

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