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1  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Tilda doll on: December 16, 2016 08:25:15 PM
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Creepy Christmas gallery on: November 20, 2016 04:48:33 PM
Post here Smiley
3  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Creepy Christmas Swap: signups 10/3-10/21, sendouts 12/05 on: October 03, 2016 10:58:17 AM



I love all the traditional trappings of Christmas but this year I thought it would be fun to explore the darker side of the season.

Think the Nightmare Before Christmas, Krampus, a yule tide Junker Jane, possessed toys under the tree.

This is not an anti-Christmas swap. It's just meant to be a fun, creative outlet where we can do some ghoulish dark crafting!

This will be a 3-pt swap. Craft either one large or one small and a medium.

Swap name: Creepy Christmas
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:  gigglygirl and Sarasmile
Sign-up date range:  10/02/2016 -10/21/2016
Date to send item by:  12/05/2016

Limited to a certain number of people? No
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No

Additional Age requirement? No

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: Yes
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: Yes
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: No
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: Yes
- Is at least 18 years old: Yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES/NO
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO

Details of swap:

Three point swap - either one large or a medium and a small.

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less


If you would like to participate, please complete the following and send to both gigglygirl and sarasmile.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:  Creepy Christmas
Craftster username:  
Email address:  
Your real name:  
Mailing address including the country:  
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?  (Yes/No)
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (Yes/No)
Will you post once a week in the swap thread? (Yes/No)
Are you able to take photos of your received package? (Yes/No)
Will you post photos in the gallery? (Yes/No)


1. Quickly describe your crafting aesthetic. What do you like to make? What would you like to receive for this swap?

2. Do you have any allergies?

3. Do you have any allergens in your home?

4. Please share your pinterest or other site that shows off your style.

Participants:

1. Gigglygirl co-organizer handling feedback
2. Sarasmile co-organizer handlng partners
3. wdicwg
4. chase_acow
5. Hannabear
6. Griminspirations
7. Joyfulclover
8. phizzychick
9. frosty772

Partners:

Sarasmile -> Frosty772 -> gigglygirl -> Sarasmile

wdicwg - Griminspirations

chase_acow - phizzychick

Hannabear - Joyfulclover

Sent:

1. Gigglygirl
2. hannabear
3. joyful clover
4. Griminspirations
5. sarasmile
6.wdicwg
7. frosty772

Huh? (please let me know when you send and receive!)
1. chase_acow
2. phizzychick



Sent and package  received - feedback given:

1. Gigglygirl
2. hannabear
3.frosty772
4. joyfulclover
5. wdicwg
6. Griminspirations
7. sarasmile
8.chase_acow



Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=450831.0
4  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Cheery redhead rag doll on: September 26, 2016 10:21:53 PM
Little cheery rag doll.



5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Creepy Christmas -3 point swap on: September 23, 2016 02:16:41 PM
Anyone up for a Creepy Christmas swap?

Think the Nightmare Before Christmas, Krampus, a yule tide Junker Jane etc.

This is not an anti-Christmas swap. It's just meant to be a fun, creative outlet where we can do some ghoulish dark crafting!

I totally want to make a creepy teddy bear and angel like in Krampus.

I am making this a 3-point swap so it is fun vs. overwhelming. So make a medium and a small or one large.

Anyone? Also I would prefer to be just a participant vs. the organizer. Anyone want to try their hand at organizing??! Smiley







6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Bohemian backyard wedding on: June 14, 2016 01:59:17 PM
My husband and I decided to host our second wedding in our lush backyard. I love vintage and refurbished items. I also love bold colors and a mix of blooms. I found an old four-poster head board at a thrift store for $5, painted it and added flowers, foliage and origami hearts to use as a ceremony backdrop.

I had those two old chippy doors in my house as decor. I dragged them out along the fence and added fresh flowers. The ladder was actually my husband's grandfather, who was a house painter. I had the bike (yes I actually ride that!) and the basket.

We did a lot of with origami hearts, tulle and backyard flowers. Instead of a conventional wedding cake, I bought a sheet cake with a wildflower design and made a bride and groom doll to sit beside it.

This wedding was a lot of fun to plan! Affordable, fun with a lot of crafty flair. Thank you for looking!



























7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Frivolous Little Bunny Swap Gallery on: March 18, 2016 01:10:04 PM
Post your bunny pics here!

Link to swap thread: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=443449.msg5369298#msg5369298



Partners:

Sarasmile  - monkey_girl
Crazyda79 the raging sloth
Bec99- gigglygirl
Rockingbearranch-ollieorange
Treemoon grufflepuff (chasing_cars)
Mellius01 - Isikkahjai
 Calliemae -kmac

Positive Feedback given:

1. calliemae
2. ollieorange
3. Rockingbearranch
4. crazyda79
5. IsikkahJai
6. Raging sloth
7. Mellius01
8. bec99
9. grufflepuff
10.treemoon
11.calliemae
12. Sarasmile
13.monkey_girl

PENDING:

1.  gigglygirl

8  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Frivolous Little Bunny Swap(SU 2/18/16-3/01/16; SO 3/21/16) on: February 18, 2016 12:37:35 PM
GALLERY!



Swap name: Frivolous Little Bunny Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:   Gigglygirl
Sign-up date range: 2/18/16 03/01/16
Date to send item by: 3/21/16
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):  no
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
Additional Age requirement? NO

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month:
- Has posted at least 15 times:
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time:
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps:
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old:
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap:
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap:

Details of swap:

IS it Spring yet?

Lets celebrate the change of seasons with a frivolous little bunny swap.
This is a easy-peasy 2-point swap.  Craft a bunny or a bunny- themed item and send. It can be a stuffie, needlework or other form of art. Just make and send something youd be proud to keep and display yourself.

And now a little poem for inspiration:

The fluffy little rabbits so soft and white,
Went looking for some carrots in the dark, dark night.
The fluffy little rabbits found a garden so big,
 So they jumped into the garden and began to dig.
They ate the crunchy carrots so orange and bright,
 Till they heard some footsteps coming and they froze in fright.
 Then the fluffy little rabbits heard the farmer say,
Scat, little rabbits, and they all hopped away!

Swap size guidelines:
This swap will be  2 points one bunny  or bunny-themed item.
 

Delivery Confirmation is required within the U.S., please send tracking number to both your partner and organizer when you send. Please keep your mailing receipt if you are sending internationally.
PM both your partner and me when you send and receive.

Please post pictures of what you receive.


QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

 
What will be your style or aesthetic for this swap? Colorful and cute? Rustic, shabby chic? Dark and brooding?

Any allergies in your home?
Anything you are allergic to?
Favorite colors:
Colors that make you want to hurl:
Got a pinterest, blog, etsy shop etc?
Anything else your partner needs to know?

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Flea Market Flip swap on: February 17, 2016 04:33:24 PM
I am completely addicted to thrift stores and garage sales. I also love the show Flea Market Flip.

Was toying with the idea of a 3 point swap where swappers reinvent a secondhard item--repaint, refinish, re-envision an item. Of course we'd have to swap smaller items. Swappers would need to take a before and after photo.

Any interest?
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Junky bunny on: February 16, 2016 09:58:03 PM
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