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Topic: A Jar of Mini Whimsies Swap (CLOSED send-outs 4/23)  (Read 44554 times)
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RubyTuesday
« on: March 23, 2008 04:15:45 PM »

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE MESSAGE BEFORE JOINING & Only join if you are prepared to abide by the swap conditions   

Swap name: A Jar of Mini Whimsies swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: RubyTuesday
Co-Organiser: Penlowe
Sign-up date range: March 23-April 2
Date to send item by: April 23

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No

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

Age requirement? 16+

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

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

Details of swap: If you're anything like me, you have a little stash of whimsies and would welcome any excuse to accumulate a few more! This swap is an ideal opportunity (excuse to buy, send on and receive more whimsies!)

For this swap, you will stuff a clear plastic Jar full with whimsies! (a glass Jar, cardboard tube or tin can also be used, I will do my best to match up partners like for like, but it will be down to partners to agree finer details.
Think pretty, think cute, think weird, think wonderful, think fun!! Buttons, beads, baubles, pretty stamps, miniature toys, charms, bits of old costume jewellery, stamps, keys, ribbon, marbles pretty much anything you can get in there!!

You may only send what fits inside the jar, so this will be a fun, easy swap. Please send nice things that you would be happy to receive!

If you're sending within the States, dc's will be required. If sending within another country please make sure you get a proof of posting.
Filled Jars are not expected to have a theme or be decorated but if thats what youd like to do and or receive please feel free to talk to your partner and see if they have any ideas in mind. Otherwise, just make it pretty with what you have.   

One more thing: please post in this thread if you are going to participate!!

Heres the original conversation about this swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=235338.0




If you want to participate, make sure the swap title is in the subject line of your pm and send this information:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: A Jar of Mini Whimsies swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Are you only prepared only to ship to an address within your country?
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Would you prefer to ship to an address outside of your country?
Confirm that you are at least 16 years old (yes/no)
Would you prefer to send and receive whimsies in: Plastic jar, Glass Jar, cardboard tube, or a can? Please list in order of preference
1st choice _________
2nd choice _________
3rd choice _________
4th choice _________
Please indicate which size of vessel you would like to send and receive:
Approx. 15 ounce (approx 500ml) (3/4 of a UK pint)
Approx. 30 ounce (approx 1000ml) (1.5 of a UK pint)
Larger than 30 ounce!
Would you want to include and receive a small handmade item in the jar?
What else would you like to tell you partner?  (Please be sure to include any restrictions, such as no animal by-products, religious symbol preferences, etc.)

Please list your favourites:
Crafts:
Colors:
Styles:
Interests:



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.

A few other things to follow:

1.   Please post on this thread. A simple I'm in! or whatever will suffice. This is so I'm certain you get all messages.

2.   Please put Jar of Whimsies in the title of all PM's - don't send me a PM with no subject as I might miss it!

3.   I'm hoping that no one will send late but, if closer to send out date, you know you are going to be late, you
      MUST inform me and your partner.

4.   This is how I plan to give feedback:

            If you send on time and follow the guidelines of only one item, I will give you a "Great Swapper"
            If you send late (with a good reason) but communicate, I will give you "Sent late but communicated"
            If you send late but don't communicate and the package actually arrives at it's destination, I will give
               you "Sent late and didn't communicate"
            If you flake (and I don't expect any flakers) you will be given "Negative"
« Last Edit: March 31, 2008 05:10:58 AM by RubyTuesday » THIS ROCKS   Logged

RubyTuesday
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2008 04:16:20 PM »

Partners and who is sending to whom:


1  Lapoli
2  PurpleHeather
3  lelia
4  TheMistressT
5  keeperrox
MonkeyThumb
7  SlickMariaVic
Serendipity_sarah
9  Gougeaway
10  Lovely Lesley
11  AsphaltQueen
12  charmingbrush
13  Ofenjen
14  Kelda
15  beckster
16  Crafty_rach
17  FlashleyAshley
18  Kristen219
19  Wildwoodflwr
20  teaparty
21  camelama
22  MEshelltakeone
23  shotgun_Bettie
24  conchords
25  jnaos
26  cats_pajamas
27  junwin
28  Haylie
29  craftADDchick
30  KarenLouiseM
31  bperry042
32  SampsonsLynnie
33  minderkin
34  Phizzychick
35  anwylaeth
36  Tigercub_wabbit
37  fosca
38  Tree27
39  cupcakeguru
40  kittyvanghoul
41  nosusanfx
42  bkrenning4
43  MandyLikesPie
44  the_trademarks
45  Penlowe
46  UntouchableFace
47  untoldobsessions
48  aimee_ant123
49  mandasbrighteyes
50  lucy van pelt
51  patty_o_furniture
52  maiziemama
53  Quail
54  penguino
55  Chloecat
56  Silverwing
57  scaramouche
58  gossamer_gull
59  michelleames
60  whatzudoin
61  panda
62  jojo_modjo
63  chanemza
64  Darthsqurl
65  pink_josi
66  octopusincclothing
67  peachesEveryday
68  Dinosaurus Meg
69  KawaiiHolic
70  AbsurdAnnekuh
71  MyFerretLovesMe
72  Edel
73  JuliusMonki
74  arwena
75  ckchan
76  RubyTuesday
77  antarticraft
78  lilylola
79  Bo_Baily

Partners:

Green = sent
blue = received
purple = sent & received
Red = contact organiser
Purple Strike through = feedback given
black Strike through = negative feedback left

Lapoli <--> keeperrox
PurpleHeather <--> kittyvanghoul
lelila <--> absurdannekuh
The MistressT <--> gossamer_gull
SlickMariaVic <--> Tigercub_wabbit sending late
Gougeaway <--> MEshelltakeone
AsphaltQueen <-->Bo_Baily
charmingbrush -->[/color] wildwoodflwr untoldobsessions
Ofenjen <--> nosusanfx
Kelda <--> chanemza
Beckster <--> lucy van pelt
Crafty_rach <--> Chloecat
FlashleyAshley <-->  MyFerretLovesMe
Kristen219 <-->  craftADDchick
teaparty <-->  shotgun_Bettie SLWC
camelama <-->  Quail
conchords <--> Tree27 SLWC
jnaos <-->  junwin
cats_pajamas <--> dawn octopus
Haylie <-->  maiziemama
KarenLouiseM <--> aimee_ant123
bperry042 <-->  bkrenning4
SampsonsLynnie <--> UntouchableFace
minderkin <-->  mandasbrighteyes
Phizzychick <--> fosca
anwylaeth <--> Panda
cupcakeguru <-->  ckchan
the_trademarks <-->  Darthsqurl
Penlowe <--> Edel
untoldobsessions <-->  Silverwing
patty_o_furniture <-->  pink_josi
penguino <-->  peachesEveryday
michelleames <-->  KawaiiHolic
whatzudoin <-->  antarticraft
jojo_modjo <--> Dinosaurus Meg SLWC
RubyTuesday <--> lilylola
Lovely Lesley -> arwena -> juliusmunki ->Lovely Lesley


KarenLouiseM  <--> Silverwing
Chanemza angeled to Wildwoodflwr
« Last Edit: June 03, 2008 12:23:04 AM by RubyTuesday » THIS ROCKS   Logged

PurpleHeather
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2008 04:35:32 PM »

Sent in my info & am about to click 'Notify' on the thread :p
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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2008 04:44:23 PM »

Just sent my info!  Grin  I'm so psyched!
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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2008 04:45:50 PM »

Woo! I'm in! This should be a fun, instant gratification swap. Thanks, RubyTuesday, for organizing!

Haha--totally off topic, but I just noticed the bunny with the shades:  Cool (Is there usually a smiley face with sunglasses?)
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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2008 04:49:59 PM »

I'm in!  My PM has been sent.  And now to wait for partners... the agony!
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keeperrox
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2008 04:57:54 PM »

Oh, I am so in. Wink
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SlickMariaVic
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2008 05:01:01 PM »

Sent my info!
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« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2008 05:07:38 PM »

I'll be getting an open spot this week, and I'll be sending my info immediately!  Please don't close early!
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serendipity_sarah
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2008 05:27:47 PM »

Sent in my info!  Grin
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