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21  Inchie House Halloween Swap 2 [Signup 9/21 to 9/30 at 9p; Mail by 10/22] in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by irid3sc3nt on: September 21, 2015 02:56:56 PM
Inchie House Halloween Swap 2
GALLERY

<---made by irid3sc3nt

Craftster member who is organizing this swap: irid3sc3nt
Sign-up date range: Monday, September 21st, 2015 to Wednesday, September 30th at 9PM Mountain Standard Time
Date to send item by: Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Limited to a certain number of people? 24

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.  You will end up making three houses (unless you want to make one for yourself Tongue)  

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 Halloween Swap organized by irid3sc3nt
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 titled "Inchie House" 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!
(replace the following address information)
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?

Name at least five themes:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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?
(Copy pinterest/other relevant links here)
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22  Re: Inchie House Halloween Swap (Mail By 10/28) in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: August 31, 2015 10:37:51 AM
I JUST NOW noticed that I put these pics in the wrong post!


Exterior

Interior

Front

One of the sides
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23  Another Inchie House Halloween Swap? in New Swap Theme Ideas by irid3sc3nt on: August 28, 2015 06:00:43 PM
I organized an Inchie House Halloween swap last year.  I was curious if anyone would be interested in another round of it this year.  They're inch-sized houses that you ship flat and the receiver assembles them.  It's a fun project... kind of like chunky houses but on a much smaller scale... and in 3d.... and you can send overseas without the crazy shipping cost that some places have.

Here is the original swap thread.

Here's an Amityville house I made for it.  Remember this is only 1/1.5 inch tall!
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24  Chunky Houses Halloween Edition 6 (Signups 8/25 to 9/8; MAIL BY 10/20) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by irid3sc3nt on: August 25, 2015 10:40:20 PM
Chunky Houses Halloween Edition 6
Gallery

made by cmarion3

Chunky Houses Halloween Edition 6
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: irid3sc3nt
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap: none yet
Sign-up date range: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 12:00am MST
Date to send item by: Wednesday, October 20, 2015

Limited to a certain number of people: 25, unless someone wants to co-organize

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


Details of Swap:
In this swap, participants will be put into groups of 3. You may join up to 2 groups.  Participants will make and send out one house to each person in the group.

Houses should measure between 3" to 4" wide and no taller than 7". Decorate them front and back with emphasis on embellishment.  Please sign the back with your name or craftster handle and date.  You want everyone to remember that great little house you made.

Please use a base material such as paperboard, matboard, wood, layered cardstock or foam core. It needs to stand without flopping over so you can have a whole chunky neighborhood.

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

Please send your house in a small padded envelope or sandwiched between cardboard.  Write "DO NOT BEND" on both sides of your package. We want that artwork that you spent so much time creating to get to its new home in good shape.

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 chunky houses in the gallery (unless you have agreed with your partners to have them post)

Need inspiration? Check out the galleries in previous swaps:
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Round 5


IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER irid3sc3nt VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE titled "Chunky Houses" AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.
Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Note:  Please doublecheck your questionnaire to make sure you have answered every question before sending it to me.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER
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Chunky Houses Halloween Edition 6
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name and address including the country !as it would need to appear on your package!
(replace the following with your address)
Line 1: NAME OF ADDRESSEE
Line 2: STREET ADDRESS OR POST OFFICE BOX NUMBER
Line 3: 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.
Line 4: 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!
Confirm that you are at least 18 years old (YES/NO)
Promise to resend if your chunky house gets gobbled by the postal system? (YES/I'LL READ THE SWAP DETAILS AGAIN)
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?)

One group or two?

What are your favorite Halloween things and/or themes?
What are your favorite Halloween colors?
Is there anything you would NOT want on your chunky house?
Is there any other information youd like to tell your swap partners?
(copy Pinterest/blog/etc links here)

Lastly, who were your swap partners last year (if applicable)?
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25  OTT October Holidays 7 (Signups 8/25 to 9/8; MAIL BY 10/7/15 ) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by irid3sc3nt on: August 25, 2015 09:04:45 PM
OTT October Holidays 7
Gallery

made by Ludi

Swap name:  OTT October Holidays 7
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: irid3sc3nt
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap: none yet!
Sign-up date range:  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 12:00am MST.
Date to send item by:  Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Limited to a certain number of people? 25, unless I get a co-organizer

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

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: YES,I am not
- 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
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Details of swap:
OTT (One Tiny Thing) swaps are based on the idea that you'll be crafting, literally, one tiny item. Tiny refers to the actual size of the item but even though it's small, it should be an item that is crafted with a high level of skill. If it's a simple/easy item for you to craft, try to embellish or perfect it to best represent your skills.

In this swap, participants will have one partner.  Each partner will make and send out one tiny thing (see below for ideas on what constitutes as a tiny item) based on your five themes.  For example, if one of your themes is orange, your partner could make fancy orange earrings or a tiny orange ornament.  The tiny thing should fit within four square inches. If you need a couple inches wiggle room, that is okay.  This is a NO-EXTRAs swap. You can only send the item you craft and NOTHING else. If you do send extras, it will be noted in your feedback. This swap is intended to be low-stress.

After you have been approved, you are welcome to post your five themes in this thread. If you see someone's theme list and would like to craft for them, please feel free to PM me and let me know.  I cannot guarantee that you will be partnered with that person BUT I will absolutely take it into consideration during the pairing up.

To celebrate October, the OVERALL theme of this swap will be the celebrations in October [Halloween, Samhain, Day of the Dead (even though it is Nov 2nd), Oktoberfest, Autumn in general, etc.]! Your five themes should be related to these.

Communication is important.  Failure to communicate will be reflected in your feedback.
It is your responsibility to:
-PM your partner and the organizer as soon as you have sent
-PM your partner and the organizer as soon as you have received
-post in this thread at least once
-take a photo of your item before you send (so you can post in the gallery if your partner can't)

Is your item tiny?
4" tall stuffie  = tiny  Smiley
      14" tall stuffie = Not tiny
small change purse  = tiny  Smiley
      clutch purse    = Not tiny


Bottom line:    4"x4" dimensions      
      If the item "naturally" comes in a pair or a set (ie: earrings or stitch markers), that is okay.
      If you aren't sure if your idea is considered "tiny", please ask!

Need inspiration? Check out the galleries from previous swaps:
OTT Halloween Edition
OTT Halloween Edition 2
OTT Halloween Edition 3
OTT October Holidays Edition 4
OTT October Holidays Edition 5
OTT October Holidays 6



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER irid3sc3nt VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE titled "OTT" AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.
Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
Wait until you are approved to post your themes, please!

Note:  Please doublecheck your questionnaire to make sure you have answered every question before sending it to me.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER
---------------------------------

OTT October Holidays 7
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name and address including the country !as it would need to appear on your package!
(replace the following with your address)
Line 1: NAME OF ADDRESSEE
Line 2: STREET ADDRESS OR POST OFFICE BOX NUMBER
Line 3: 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.
Line 4: FULL COUNTRY NAME (UPPERCASE LETTERS IN ENGLISH)

Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?(YES/NO)
Confirm that you are at least 18 years old(YES/NO)
You won't send extras, right? (RIGHT/I'LL READ THE RULES AGAIN)
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?)

Is there a particular kind of tiny thing you would like to receive (example: outdoor, hanging, functional)?
Are there a few things you just have too many of?
What's your favorite color and/or color combos related to this swap?
Is there a color you just can't stand?

Do you have any allergies your partner should be aware of?
Do you have pets (if yes, please state species)?
Do you have a smoke-free crafting space?
Do you have an aversion to animal products?

What's your favorite October holiday(s)?

Your Five Themes:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Anything else you'd like your partner to know?
Do you have a pinterest/blog/etc?
(Copy links here)

Lastly,  who was your swap partner last year (if applicable)?

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26  Re: Fall/Character Ninni Swap Gallery - Send out 10/23/14 in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: December 05, 2014 08:13:39 AM
With mask
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27  Re: OTT October Holidays Gallery in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: December 05, 2014 08:02:37 AM
Here is a closeup of the painting of the Painted Bat (yes, it's a real thing and it looks like this)
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28  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by irid3sc3nt on: December 05, 2014 07:59:08 AM
Here is the Chunky House I sent to P_E_S_T


board, two colors of cardstock, image print, cork scrapbooking paper, brown Sharpie, three colors of tissue paper
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29  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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30  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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