About

I've been a crafter all my life. I started sewing when I was 6 years old, and I've been making jewelry since I was 9 or 10. I'm best at applied organic chemistry "crafts" in the forms of soap-making and brewing. Making books is my favorite craft of all time, though.

I spent 8 semesters since 2009 as a fine arts student focusing on printmaking and book arts before switching to history and art history. I hold a B.A. in history (ancient studies) with art history and fine arts minors. I enjoy the fields of religion, anthropology, and archaeology as well.

-Religion: Discordian/Satanist
-Philosophies: Atheistic Satanism (The Satanic Temple), Zen Buddhism, Chaos Magick
-Political views: Socialist/liberal, feminist
-Age: 25
-Favorite outfit: dress, fishnets, blazer, knee high boots.
-Favorite colors: eggplant purple, wine red, teal
-Favorite foods: curry rice, lentil curry & roti/naan, three bean salad, hot and sour soup, French onion soup
-Favorite drinks: Jasmine tea infusions (white and green), Rooibos tea infusions, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, Mead, dark roast coffee
-Activities: Studying, reading, biking, and walking
-Occupation: graduate student, ITS professional
-Hobbies: reading books, making bath goods, sewing, cleaning, making jewelry, mixology
-Collections: fine perfumes, unique/first edition books, vintage coffee mugs, antique furniture
-Favorite art movements: Dada, Romanticism, Bauhaus, Fauvism

-SWAPS COMPLETED: 39-
Newbie vs Vet (as Newbie) with Pam
Newbie vs Vet (as Vet) x5 with Markybay, Mollysue, Cupcake_Warrior, MauiMami, AlterEgo Designs, Anna Bean
Happy Gram x3 to Vicki O, Lauren C, MauiMami
Stationery Swap with Abby W
2011 Christmas Swap with Nikki
Personal Supply Swap with Tamara J
Spring Destash Swap with Pam
Super Hero Swap with Hayley S
Tea Time Swap with Andrea
Adventure Time Swap with Rawr.Rawr.x
Dollar Store Craft Swap with Hayley S
Personal Halloween Candy Swap with Hayley S
Halloween Swap with GryffindorGirl
Goth Swap Round 1 with Lola Ebola
Personal Soap vs Jewelry Swap with GnotJustGnomes
2012 Christmas Swap with Green Ducks
Personal Jewelry Swap with Miki
Post-Christmas Destash Swap with Essex Debs
Postcard Swap with Essex Debs, Gaby R, Lauren C
Goth Swap Round 2 with Rawr.Rawr.x
Crafty Colors Swap with Risa.Hanae
Geek/Nerd Swap 2013 with Risa.Hanae
Destash and Craft Swap with Essex Debs and Krista B
Friendship Bracelet Swap with Rosa R and Tracy C
Papercrafts Swap with Krista B.
Personal Destash Swap with lotusbomb
Long Winter Swap with Judithchen
Personal Theme Swap with Krista B.

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Joined 2009

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
I love your new profile picture! Happy
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
Happy Thank you!
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Raven W.
Raven W. · Brisbane, Queensland, AU · 70 projects
Thanks for the fave Happy
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Fugulicious
Fugulicious · Ljubljana, Ljubljana, SI · 25 projects
Thanks for the fave Happy
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PsychedelicParadox
PsychedelicParadox · Glendale, Arizona, US · 1 project
Thank you for the favorite on my button/pin tutorial c:
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Raven W.
Raven W. · Brisbane, Queensland, AU · 70 projects
Thank you for the fave Happy
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
Any time! Happy That neck corset is one of the coolest things I've seen! I hope you find a name you like for it. Happy
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Sanne D.
Sanne D. · Geel, Flanders, BE · 5 projects
Thanks for the favourite!
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TK Rainy
TK Rainy · Kennewick, Washington, US · 19 projects
Do you sell any of your stuff on etsy or something? When I (FINALLY) get a tattoo, I'd love to buy some of your soap!
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
I used to, but now I just make stuff custom on Facebook. www.facebook.com/DiscordiasApple Happy
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Azraels Requiem
Azraels Requiem · Bridgeport, Connecticut, US · 47 projects
Thanks for the fav on my Christmas card
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Xx13.CrowsxX
Xx13.CrowsxX · Adelaide, South Australia, AU · 168 projects
Thanks for the favourite and congrats on the feature XD
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
You're quite welcome, and thanks! Happy
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Azraels Requiem
Azraels Requiem · Bridgeport, Connecticut, US · 47 projects
Congrats on the feature!
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
Thanks! Happy
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So
So · Hanover, Lower Saxony, DE · 65 projects
i just read your featured member interview and saw that one of your favorite projects was made by me!!! it´s so great to read that you like it as much as i do and for the same reasons Happy have a nice day!!!!!
Monika Gottindottir
Monika Gottindottir · Vermillion, South Dakota, US · 319 projects
Of course! It's important to me that I recognize great crafts by cool crafters! Cheers!
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Juliet J.
Juliet J. · Cuneo, Piemonte, IT · 63 projects
Thanks for adding my placebo pills to your favs!Happy good morning!
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Dragoness
Dragoness · 28 projects
I love the fact some of your soaps have dice in them, any plans for d10? We use that in our Warhammer 40k RP's, would be a great gift for us geeks!
I'm not 100% sure why I decided to ask that here when I could have done it on facebook or etsy lol.
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Lau5ren
Lau5ren · 65 projects
Thank you for replying to my board post!! It helped a lot! I am making her a necklace that looks like a scrabble tile that I made out of clay because I didn't have real scrabble tiles... But yeah, thank you for the ideas, they helped a lot Happy
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x · La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, AR · 8 projects
Thank you for faving my day9 tshirt Happy <3
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Olivia H.
Olivia H. · Indianapolis, Indiana, US · 32 projects
Thanks so much for adding me. BTW Your soaps are so cool!
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
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Pam
Pam · Pocatello, Idaho, US · 332 projects
Hey Monika! I am so excite that I get to create for you again! woot! Anyway I was wondering if you had any request for a gift you'd like? If not I think I have a few good ideas, but just thought I'd ask Happy TTFN <3
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Dragoness
Dragoness · 28 projects
cool thanks, but there arent walmarts in england
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Dragoness
Dragoness · 28 projects
Hi
I noticed you make jewellery and I was wondering if you could give me any tips on how to make the rings that necklaces/keyrings are attached to, what wire to use etc. I just want to get those little round circles so I can attach things. I don't want to have to buy loads of the rings from somewhere when I can make my own how I want them.
I have read on CO+K that when making jewellery and using wire you need an anvil+hammer, is that always the case?
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Carol S.
Carol S. · Indian Head, Maryland, US · 127 projects
thanks for adding my fuzzy dice to your faves. Happy
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So
So · Hanover, Lower Saxony, DE · 65 projects
hi, thank you for faving my underbust skirt!!!
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
woot woot! Just bought some of your soap on etsy! yay!
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
Thanks for favoring my Milla Jovovich T-Shirt Bathing Suit Happy
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Art Princess
Art Princess · San Diego, California, US · 8 projects
Thank you so much for favoring and commenting on my glitterized shoes!Happy I hope you have fun glitterizing your shoes, and I'd love to see pics when you do!Happy
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Chelli B.
Chelli B. · Līhuʻe, Hawaii, US
Thank you for making them. they are awesome and i cant wait to try to make some of my own.
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Rebecca A.
Rebecca A. · 2 projects
Thanks for adding me as a fav for my sock dress!! Nice to know others appreciate the power of socks!!!!
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Azraels Requiem
Azraels Requiem · Bridgeport, Connecticut, US · 47 projects
Y thank u Happy I saw the button earrings and the first thing I thought of was hmmm, doll eyes lol.
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Pinocchio
Pinocchio · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 30 projects
Thanks for the fav and the awesome comment Happy
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Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
Thanks for faving my peep hole tee shirt Happy
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
Thanks for favoring my Sweater Vest Happy
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CO + K User

Hi thank you for favouriting my braceletHappy
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CO + K User

sounds like a wonderful idea! i will keep in touch!
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CO + K User

looks like we will have to do a swap sometime if your interested...Happy! id love to have one of your creations!
My hubby wants to be made into a blue diamond when he passes...id def wear him!
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CO + K User

def! i cant believe you have the patience for that, my hubby either, I like bigger projects, my fingers get cramped...LOL but id love to try to make one of the rings. i have a lot of precious stone (a collector) mostly polished but a few raw. its hard to drill the holes, again hubby job! agates, rubys and smokey quart are my fav.
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CO + K User

of course! the rings rock, my husband went to school for jewelry making, what a cool art!
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Echoruby
Echoruby · Montreal, Quebec, CA · 3 projects
Thanks for the fav Happy
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