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1  Re: Vintage Halloween Swap 2014 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 13, 2014 08:28:00 AM
Whew, international packages have finally arrived!

Here are the vintage-y items I received from whenindoubtsew.  My apologies for the lighting.  It has been snowing here for days, so if you have better pictures please share them.

Also, there was chocolate somewhere in here... Roll Eyes



Here is my new JOL!  I think of the black and white ribbon as legs--they're posable!  He has the goofiest face... I love it.  Great color choice of fabric.  He has little black pipecleaner vines and a black ribbon loop so he can be hung.  Hanging or sitting, he looks good either way. He was wrapped in candy corn fabric... yus, the perfect way to wrap (wish I had thought of that).






Here is my new banner/bunting!  Wow, it's made out of a variety of fabrics including burlap.  Each image from my Pinterest is embroidered---wow, wow, wow.  And there are lovely Halloween poems on a second piece of fabric sewed at the top to the..um.. behind piece.  I'm a lover of these, mostly found on vintage postcards.  Contemporary Halloween isn't nearly (hardly) as eloquent.  Oh, you must know me well Wink

Closeup of the snowman/pumpkin/jol/witch... I know this is in my Pinterest somewhere.  Now I know what it's like to slog through all those Halloween boards.


Closeup of the hissing cat and tiny skull bat from a gallery poster


Closeup of the owl and the witch-cat from a vintage postcard


Closeup of the arched black cat with ghosts and Trick or Treat pumpkin.  Hmm.. I can't seem to find who originally created this.
Closeup of the jol with lantern image originally created by Rhode Montijo


Hanging.  Not actually where I would put it.



Again, I apologize for the ghastly photos.

Thank you, whenindoubtsew, for my wonderful creations and also thank you, kittykill, for hosting this amazing swap again.
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2  Re: Inchie House Halloween Swap (Mail By 10/28) in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 13, 2014 06:57:46 AM
Finally!  I now have pictures of the house hazelly sent me.

The button pumpkin is so cute.  Also, the cobweb and cat are stamps--oh, man, I love rubber stamps.  Where did you find them, hazelly?




Thank you!
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3  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 07, 2014 07:24:24 AM
And, since cackle asked, here is my village so far

Mantle with 10

Kitchen with 4

Bookshelf with 4

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4  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 07, 2014 07:18:28 AM
Last two houses:

Here is my house from goatgoddess.  She used a sign from my Pinterest that I hope to one day craft.  Oh, lol, I just noticed the tendrils at the bottom!  They look like creeping tentacles.




Here is my house from P_E_S_T.  I has a moon that you can see when there is light in the background.  The house is based on a poem she created.






Thank you ladies!
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5  Re: Inchie House Halloween Swap (Mail By 10/28) in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 07, 2014 07:05:06 AM
Here are two of the lovely houses I received.

Here is the house blupaisan sent.  It's made out of leather (pleather?) in my favorite Halloween colors: dark orange and black.  I'm particularly fond of how the spider is guarding the house.

Some of the windows had fallen off in transit, so I reglued them back on.



Here is the house rockingbearranch sent.  It is a Victorian Halloween house.  See the little tree?  It came with soft, soft, soft angora fur.  My kitty was interested in it, but I grabbed it before she could start grooming it.




Thank you ladies!!
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6  Re: Fall/Character Ninni Swap Gallery - Send out 10/23/14 in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 04, 2014 01:29:54 PM
Here is my adorable ninni from maraschino (candy not pictured Tongue)



Spider cat!


My cat saying "WTH?"


Hanging out with my other kitties.



Yay! Thank you!  I hope yours arrives soon!
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7  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: November 04, 2014 01:23:04 PM
Here is my circus tent house from KimmyLynne82.  It's full of ghooooooooooosts Smiley



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8  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: October 27, 2014 01:20:59 PM
Here are the houses I have so far:

This one was made by aluraceleste.  The mixed-media on it is fab.




This one was made by cmarion3.  It practically makes its own neighborhood.




This one was made by cackle.  Check out all the tiny details.




This one was made by SonjaBoo.  I have the same paper that was used for the doors and windows.  Check out the witch on back.





Thank you, ladies!  They are up on my mantle.
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9  Re: OTT October Holidays 6 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: October 20, 2014 02:59:29 PM
I received both of my OTTs!


From cadet120433:

It's a sweet little party skeleton!  He's holding a toad and his hat is embroidered.  My son really liked him.



From mandymo13:

It's a collage!  It's made out of four separate tiny canvases that have been stuck together.  There's a toad wearing a witch hat, a skull and crossbones, a tombstone and bat, and Trick or Treat.



Thank you both for my OTTs!  I hope you like yours as much as I like mine.
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10  Inchie House Halloween Swap (Mail By 10/28) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by irid3sc3nt on: October 12, 2014 09:34:59 PM
Inchie House Halloween Swap
GALLERY
<--made by rackycoo
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: irid3sc3nt
Sign-up date range: Sunday, October 12th, 2014 to Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9PM Mountain Standard Time
Date to send item by: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Limited to a certain number of people? 25

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No, all members of the swap MUST be willing to send out internationally!

Additional Age requirement? 18+

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: CORRECT
- 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
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES

In this swap, participants will be put into groups of four.  Each member of the group will make and send out one beautifully embellished inchie house to each person in their group.  

Here is a link to a post that contains templates by users Avesthel and Sarcastra, but you are free to make your own.

Your houses will be shipped flat!  Hooray!

When you receive your houses, you will assemble them using your own adhesives before posting photos in the gallery.

Since this is a paper craft swap, DC numbers and mailing receipt copies are not required.  
HOWEVER, if for some reason your house does not arrive at its destination you will be required to re-send.  

Communication is important.  Failure to communicate will be reflected in your feedback.
It is your responsibility to:
-PM all of your partners and the organizer as soon as you have sent
-PM all of your partners and the organizer as soon as you have received
-post in this thread!
-post photos of your received houses in the gallery (unless you have agreed with your partners to have them post)


Need inspiration?
Inchie House Swap organized by loves2experiment
Tiny Halloween Town crafted by Phizzychick
Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall - Inchie Houses crafted by Acadian Driftwood
Inchie House Trio crafted by LimeRiot
My Little Inchie House crafted by AlwaysInspired
Snoopy Inchie Doghouse crafted by HSG


If you want to participate, please send your information to organizer irid3sc3nt 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.

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QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:

Inchie Halloween House Swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name and address including the country !as it would need to appear on your package!
NAME OF ADDRESSEE
STREET ADDRESS OR POST OFFICE BOX NUMBER
CITY OR TOWN NAME, OTHER PRINCIPAL SUBDIVISION (such as PROVINCE, STATE, or COUNTY) AND POSTAL CODE (IF KNOWN)
Note: In some countries, the postal code may precede the city or town name.
FULL COUNTRY NAME (UPPERCASE LETTERS IN ENGLISH)


Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? YES, this is a requirement for this swap!
Promise to resend if your house gets gobbled by the postal system? (YES/I'LL READ THE SWAP DETAILS AGAIN)
Are you at least 18 years old? (YES/NO)
Do you have access to a reliable camera, scanner, or other methods for posting pictures in the gallery? (YES/NO, will my partners pretty please takes photos before you send?)

If there are an odd number of swappers, would you be willing to swap with a fourth person?

What are your favorite Halloween things and/or themes?
What are your favorite Halloween colors?

Is there anything you would NOT want on your inchie house?
Is there any other information youd like to tell your swap partners?
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