Sunday, February 27, 2011

New stuff!

I'm feeling better, so it's definitely time for me to update my blog. :)

First up, I got a wonderful package the other day from my wonderful crafty friend, Lanikins. It's a belated birthday gift, and this little girl is AMAZING! I swear she must be all hand sewn, and she's TEENY TINY! I love her to death, and she's even creepier in person!

And here is my newest creation. I'm actually so excited to share this because this is completely inspired by YOU!
In our giveaway, a few of you out there suggested that I make some of my cryptids with themes for the holidays! I loved that idea, so of course I had to make one for St. Patrick's Day! And he's going right into my store. I will be working on yeti's as well, and I will definitely be doing these for all of the holidays!

And, that's all for now. Now that I'm feeling better it's time for me to get moving on another swap and some other things. :) I hope you're all having a wonderful weekend!

Friday, February 25, 2011


There's been a lot going on here with me. For starters, I'm incredibly sick. It really sucks. I even had to call into work! It's only my second week! But, I'm starting to feel better.

I've been working on a lot of stuff, and I have a lot to show you. But, for now, I hope this will do. :)
I was recently in the One Tiny Stuffie swap and I had a partner who loved Elvis, so of course, I had to make her an Elvis! This guy was SERIOUSLY hard to part with!

Isn't he adorable?!
And, I'll be back hopefully tomorrow with more projects to show you. I'm just so tired right now and feel that it's definitely time for medicine and then bed. But I promise I won't be away for so long next time. :)

Monday, February 21, 2011



True Random Number Generator
Min: 1
Max: 84

and the winner is.....NESSA!!!

Also, Alexz and I have discussed today that we're probably going to be shipping it out into 2 shipments, if that's ok with you.
Thanks to EVERYONE for entering. This giveaway has been TONS of fun! And, I got tons of ideas for my next giveaway, and other ideas of things to make. It was just great hearing from everyone!

Friday, February 18, 2011


So, have I mentioned that I'm currently co-organizing a zombie swap with Lanikins? Well, I am. haha. I needed some inspiration. I wasn't sure what else to make, and I just didn't know where to turn. So, after a quick search on Amazon, I found Zombie Felties.

Found here.

So, if you were looking at the book and thought you might want to get it, but you weren't sure, then GO GET IT!
Not only does it have all the patterns, but they're so easy. I was afraid that with just hand sewing, I wouldn't be too good with it. I was wrong! It was really simple. I think the thing that took the longest was just cutting out the pattern pieces! lol.
So now, I would like to introduce, Thrilla.
I LOOOOOOOOVE him! He was a test run, and will DEFINITELY be staying with ME! lol. And, he's TEENY TINY!

And that's all for now! I've been working on a lot of swap stuff, and I"m super excited, but I can't post anything on it just yet.
I started my new job this week! It's not at all what I was expecting, but honestly, I love it. Everyone there is super nice, and just really patient with me. The first day was really overwhelming, but everyone has no problem slowing things down for me and just explaining things. Want to know what the best part is? I have this GIANT office! I feel like a real grown-up now. lol. The office is massive, and I"m excited to start decorating it. :)
I hope everyone has a great weekend! How funny, it's my first weekend after starting a job and it's a 3 day weekend. :)

Saturday, February 12, 2011

New work and Giveaway questions answered!!

So, I wanted to answer some questions about the giveaway that you've been asking!

#1. And most importantly, thanks to EVERYONE that has entered so far! This has been an AMAZING response, and I just can't even believe it! We got some super awesome ideas for our next giveaway, and I got some really awesome ideas for some new things to make SOON! ::hint hint::watch out for some holiday themed yetis!

#2. The date we will be closing the giveaway is 2/21. I will edit the original post to reflect that. Sorry I missed that the first time!!

#3. Due to some people wanting to join into the giveaway, but not wanting to create a Blogger account, we will be accepting comments on our Facebook fan pages. There have been a few people commenting on our Facebook fan pages and telling us that they weren't sure how to enter, so we will allow their posts on there as entries. :)

Also, it seems that the most popular new theme idea is a zombie theme! This fits right into what I've been doing lately with my newest swap. Did I mention that I'm co-organizing a swap on Craftster? It's a zombie swap with one of my crafting besties, Lanikins. I'm SOOOO excited about it. I've also joined into a tiny stuffie swap. I can't post anything I've been working on, and that really disappoints me! haha.
But, I can post this. Another custom item. This is Travis Bickle from Taxi Driver.

And, the reference picture.

I hope everyone is having a good weekend! My arm is healing up nicely, and I start a new job on Monday. I'm so excited, and a little bit nervous. I feel like it's the first day of school! lol. I haven't worked in about 18 months, so this is HUGE for me!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Exciting Week!

First and foremost, a HUGE hello to all my new followers! It's great to have you here. I hope you enjoy my blog.
I'm looking at changing up my blog a little bit too, maybe focus a little more on my every day life, and still include crafts, but just put in other things about my life.

I will start with all of the exciting stuff going on with me this week! First, I got a call back yesterday afternoon for the job that I REALLY wanted...and guess what?! I GOT THE JOB! I'm super excited and I start Monday. I'm really hoping I can balance a work life and a craft life at the same time. I know that plenty of other people do, so I have faith. :)

And, because I got a job, one big bonus is that I get to go clothes shopping! haha. I love shopping. But, I'm not a huge fan of shopping for clothes. I have tried on way too many ill-fitting clothes, and I just don't like it. But want to know what I LOVE shopping for? Shoes. They're a bit of a weakness of mine. lol.
After shopping around today, I found these:

I found them at Payless and fell in love. They're also SUPER comfortable.
And, in addition to that, I thought I would do a little pay it forward while I was there. Of course Payless always has a buy one, get one 50% off. So, I got these:

Found here. There's a lot more information there, and you should definitely check it out.
Basically, when you buy a pair, they donate a pair to a child in need!
They're only $20, but if you buy another pair, then of course they're only $10. :)

And now, down to today. I was running a hwole bunch of errands, because of course I'm in two swaps right now. So, I went and ran errands. I wanted to find a book, so I went to Hastings. When I was leaving, the entire sidewalk was nothing but ice. Solid, unsalted, ice. So, my right leg completely left from under me, and I caught myself with my right arm. I immediately felt a pain in my elbow. Eventually, I had to call Seth and have him take me to the urgent care center. So now, I have a fractured elbow. Seriously, my arm is KILLING me. The doctor gave me a sling and told me basically to just put ice on it and take ibuprofen for the swelling.

So, the next few days I will be just pretty much hanging out and relaxing. I'm hoping that my arm will feel better very soon.
I hope everyone is having a better week than myself! haha

Monday, February 7, 2011


It's that time! The giveaway is officially starting!
Here's the deal. Along with the amazing Spooky Pooky Creations, we have our epic giveaway getting started right now.
Here's the goods!

This giveaway is for TONS of stuff! And of course, all with a wonderful, wintery yeti theme.

1. mini amigurumi yeti made by me!
2. adult yeti hat made by me!
3. yeti tote bag, key holder and ornament set all with the famous Spooky Pooky yeti!
4. mini yeti mounted head
5. big plush yeti made by Spooky Pooky!

We've been planning this giveaway for quite some time, and we're so glad to finally get it all going! This is an epic set, so I hope everyone signs up!
For each entry, please include your email so we can get ahold of you if you win.
There are 5 ways to enter the giveaway and you can be entered more than once! Here is how:

1. Follow both of our blogs and leave a comment that you are a new follower. If you already are followers, leave a comment suggesting what our next giveaway theme should be.

2. Leave a comment stating your favorite item in both of our shops or something else you would like to see in the stores.

3. Follow both our Facebook pages and let us know you are new. Again, if you are already Facebook followers leave a comment suggesting what our next giveaway theme should be.

4. Buy an item from either of our stores. Please list in the comment what you purchased.

5. Post about our giveaway on your blog, website, or Facebook, and/or leave our button on your page and show us the link of where you posted it with a comment.:)

You may leave all your comments here on this announcement, but remember, in order to be entered you must follow both blogs and Facebook pages, not just one or the other.

Giveaway will end on 2/21/11!

And, here's the button for you!

Good luck everyone!

Friday, February 4, 2011


So, after getting a personal request for one, I made a Gryffindor hat and put it in the shop!

Personally, I love it! I love the colors, I love the slouchyness of the hat, and most of all, I love the pom pom.
And I'm taking any requests at all for other house colors if anyone is interested!

And, in other news, I'm co-organizing my very first swap! The amazingly talented Lanikins over on Craftster is the head organizer for the Zombie Swap!! And I can't believe what a huge hit it is so far! There's only a few spots left, so if any fellow Craftsters are interested, you better hurry!!

I hope that everyone has a great weekend. Anyone doing anything exciting for the Super Bowl?? We're going to a friend's to watch, and I think I'll be making a cheese ball! If it turns out good, I think I'll go ahead and post the recipe here. :)

Thursday, February 3, 2011


This is my newest custom order.
I was sent a request the other day on Etsy for a few of my mini's that I've been making lately. Again, I really love these guys! They're a lot of fun to make!

And so, I was asked if I could make Alex from A Clockwork Orange. And, here he is! I just completed him this morning with his cane.

And now I have to work on another one today. :)
I hope everyone's having a good week!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011


I'm determined to have a good day. I've been in a very odd mood lately. Interviews and other things are just stressing me out. It hasn't been fun!

I have an order which has been keeping me busy and keeping my mind off of things, which has been nice. :)
And I actually have a preview picture of what I"m making, but the custom order came to me as a birthday gift for someone, so I'm just not going to post him just yet. :)
But, I'll leave you with this. I got new glasses this weekend! Yay!
I had glasses, but they were the transitions and I just hated those! I really love my new ones though. It's always nice to get new glasses and it always excites me. haha

And yes, my hair is usually that crazy and curly. lol
Well, that's it for now. Don't forget about my Pay it Forward sale!
Time for working some more on my order and then doing some laundry. :)