What Type of Crafter Are You?

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So, what kind of crafter are you? I admit it: I'm a craft addict. 

A little intro.
I started online under the name "City Chick Chalk.
That biz came to a close and this is my new place. I'm 54 years old married to the hubby 30+ years. We have 4 grown kids and are originally from Brooklyn, NY. We moved to rural PA in 1999. 

We have a dog that loves us and a cat that rules us.
                       

For as long as I can remember, I've crafted. One of my earliest memories is creating a family portrait in kindergarten. It consisted of stick figures with hair that appeared to be on fire. I often wondered about that since there's not one red-head among the lot of us.

I was given a yellowish slice of manilla paper; the kind that's popular among kindergarten crowd. I loved the way it felt-slightly rough-and sounded-swoosh-as I pulled a slice from closer to the bottom of the stack as I believed that's where the BEST slice was.

The oversized crayons left behind a splotchy line that made it difficult to draw faces with much definition. That drawing hung with faded scotch tape on my grandmothers' wall for nearly 10 years. When she moved, the paper literally crumbled as it was taken down. 
Seeing my artwork on display meant so much to me. Funny how little things like can stick with you over the years.
I'm curious-would you call a piece of paper a "slice"? I've used that term all my life but not everyone gets what I mean when I use this 😇.
Over time, I continued to create and hone some talents. I love all crafts, my faves are sewing and upcycling. When I can combine the two, I am SO in my happy place. I anticipate most of the items in my Etsy shop will include upcycling in one way or another.
As we start on this crafting adventure, what's your craftiness level?
1. There's the newbie-getting glue on their hands for the first time
2. The occasional crafter-owns their own glue gun and a few supplies
3. The crafts are my world crafters with a large space dedicated to crafting. 

I am without a doubt a #3. We have an office/craft room that is slowly becoming just a craft room...the husband will be in the basement soon!
Once you decide to take the plunge and try your hand at something, you'll probably fall into one of the kinds of crafters. 

What kind of crafter are you?

The Bedazzler:
The bedazzler has sparkle on the brain! There is never too much bling and you love the bright, the quirky, the over-the-top funky. In your craft room, old, new, and everything in between is not safe from glitter!

The Budgeter:
For the budgeter, the bottom-line is front and center and Dollar Tree is your go-to resource center. That doesn't mean "cheap" looking! It just means you'll use any recovered, dusty, vintage, or spare items you can find to create something with a lovely high-end look without breaking the bank.

The Queen Bee:
Budget? WHAT's a budget?? The Queen Bee believes money is no object when it comes to craft materials and supplies. The craft room is fully stocked with luxury papers, paints, yarns, and the latest gadgets.

Most of us will lean towards one but will overlap at times.
I LOVE a good bargain but occasionally buy a high-quality item for a specific project. And glitter??
Well, this 80s girl does love her glitter!

I would be honored to have you join this fun crafty adventure with me! 
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