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Topic: Happy Little Christmas Swap! CLOSED, send Dec 8  (Read 11537 times)
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« on: November 16, 2006 06:07:31 PM »

"And the Grinch, with his grinch-feet ice-cold in the snow,
Stood puzzling and puzzling: "How could it be so?
It came without ribbons! It came without tags!
'It came without packages, boxes or bags!"
And he puzzled three hours, `till his puzzler was sore.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before!
"Maybe Christmas," he thought, "doesn't come from a store.
"Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!"

 Grin

GENERAL INFO
Swap name: Happy Little Christmas Swap!
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Bloocanoe
Sign-up date range: Nov 16-Nov 23 or until 20 participants
Date to send item by: December 8

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 20
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country? n/a
All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages, if <18 please check with your folks first.

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: n/a

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 at least one swap successfully before signing up for more: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Additional Rules:
1. If this is your first swap please read: (http://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap. You are responsible for understanding and following these rules, including providing DC# when shipping within own country (or keeping receipt when shipping internationally), etc.
2. Please create a parcel that you would like to receive. Do some research on your partner. Good communication is really important to keep everyone informed and happy. Please discuss with your partner to determine level of effort: swap guidelines here are for 4 small items. You can do more than this if you *both* agree to do so.
3. You must post in this thread once you are signd up: all updates will be made here and this will help you to keep up with everything.
4. I will be giving feedback in the following way:
- great swapper: for those who follow all the rules
- good/poor communication: where applicable
- sent late/early: where applicable
5. Please put "Happy Little Christmas Swap!" in the title of PM's
6. Note that I will ask people to check in with me and on the board halfway through the crafting period. Responding to the check-in is your responsibility and counts towards keeping good communication.
7.  PM me and your partner when you send. PM me and your partner when you receive, and thank your partner. Keeping good communication means with me, not only with your partner.
8. Post a thankyou and pictures/description in the gallery within a reasonable time afterwards.


DETAILS OF SWAP
This is the Happy Little Christmas Swap! Smiley This will be a fun, short, low-stress swap. You will send 4 small items to your partner, one item in each of the following categories:
1. A small, wrapped present for your partner
2. A small christmas ornament/decoration for your partner
3. A small item for your partner to give to someone else (this could be a specific item for someone, or something generic like cards, gift tags, etc.)
4. Something your partner could use for a "random act of kindness", in keeping with the spirit of the holidays.
Please wrap the present for your partner so that s/he can unwrap it on Christmas if so desired!
Items are small as crafting period will be short. However, please still take the time to do research on, and communicate with, your partner.
Have fun!

Original swap idea discussion here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=132545.0

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Happy Little Christmas Swap!
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of your country?

Is there anything you would particularly like to receive?
What kind of crafts can you do/what can you make for your partner?
What are your favourite holiday/Christmas styles/colours/traditions/themes?
Any allergies your partner should know about?
Tell your partner a bit about yourself (hobbies, preferences, likes/dislikes, etc):
Anything else you want your partner 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 out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap. (http://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html)

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« Last Edit: November 25, 2006 07:22:10 AM by BlooCanoe » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Have you hugged your mod today? Smiley

"What I need.... is some wool." (Miss Marple)
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2006 06:11:20 PM »

PARTICIPANTS
1. Bloocanoe
2. RueRue
3. magnoliacoffee
4. lamamarco
5. snowyangel
6. quikroxy85 (newbie, first swap)
7. punkchick88
8. Hoxierice
9. the littlest ninja
10. craftsbian
11. Merliquin
12. irish_chicky
13. TheBon
14. heini (newbie, first swap)
15. atelier07020 (newbie, first swap)
16. penguino
17. MissMeshell
18. glittergirl94
19. zenochka
20. Homerof2
21. LaughingLark
22. koi

PARTNERS!
Blue - has sent
Blue and struck through - partner has received
Green/struck through/- received feedback
Red - a little late but communicating

Hoxierice  <>  heini
Ruerue  <>  snowyangel
lamamarco  <>  thelittlestninja
LaughingLark  <>  glittergirl94
penguino  <>  magnoliacoffee
MissMeshell  <>  koi
Homerof2  <>  zenochka
TheBon  <>  Bloocanoe
Merliquin  <>  irish_chicky
craftsbian <>  atelier07020
quikroxy85  <>  punkchik88
« Last Edit: April 26, 2007 02:56:51 PM by BlooCanoe » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Have you hugged your mod today? Smiley

"What I need.... is some wool." (Miss Marple)
RueRue
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2006 06:53:36 PM »

i sent my info!
I was wanting to do another swap before Christmas...but knew I had little time......so 4 small things is great! I cant wait to get started!
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Will swap handcarved stamps for some play food for my daughter!
quikroxy85
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2006 09:17:41 PM »

I'm getting so excited about this!

Signed up... sent my personal info in!
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« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2006 09:58:43 PM »

I just signed up and I can't wait!! I am SO excited!!!
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I love personal swaps!
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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2006 10:08:27 PM »

Me too! I signed up, eventhough I should be asleep. I am posting in this tread and have the page bookmarked. This should be a lot of fun!!! Grin Jumping the gun a bit, but I can't wait to get my partner!
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Goodbye Tucson! I will miss how everything dried so quickly!
heini
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2006 03:34:05 AM »

I signed up too!
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2006 09:44:44 AM »

hooray for Christmas Grin

  I PM'd. 

 you know I think this swap thing is going to be very addicting...
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irish_chicky
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2006 10:25:03 AM »

wooo I just sent in my info, I love this, I LOVE CHRISTMAS!!!
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I am interested in doing personal swaps!!!
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2006 02:03:34 PM »

Argh, Bloo! I don't want to break my swap moratorium, but I might have to for this. *sigh*
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