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« on: April 13, 2009 10:22:33 AM »

I absolutely love the beach (especially Hawaii) and probably can't afford to go anywhere this summer.... what a bummer!  But a bag/tote full of fun vacation-y summer stuff sure would help me dream happy, tropical thoughts!

I was thinking we could craft a bag, like a tote, beach or pool bag, and then fill it with both crafted and store-bought vacation staples or items that would remind us of our dream vacation.

Dreaming of hiking through the mountains?  You could fill a bag with a journal, a simple embroidered pillow case, some trail mix, magnets, a field guide, an embellished picture frame or album....

What about the beach?  A cozy for your sunglasses, journal, a little novel, some tropical tea towels, sun screen, some fabulous grilling recipes and marinade....

I was thinking about a 5 or 6-point swap (including the bag,)  with a little spoiling encouraged.  I could organize and start sign-ups in the beginning of May.

I think this could be so much fun!  Anyone interested???  Any suggestions/inspirations/ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2009 03:10:47 PM »

this is such an awesome idea!!! i'd be in  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2009 03:12:52 PM »

This idea is BOMB! ;DI would tottally love to do this swap and that time period is perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009 08:04:42 PM »

Such a fun idea!! I can't make bags though... which is fine since i have no time for swap atm. Maybe by your next round i'll have learnt to sew Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009 08:24:23 PM »

that a great idea. I have so many ideas for camping.
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I do personal swaps Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2009 08:47:11 AM »

Sounds like fun! Anybody want a virtual vacation in DC?
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« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2009 10:36:36 PM »

Sounds like fun! Anybody want a virtual vacation in DC?

I LOVE DC. I have the tshirt to prove it! The Smithsonian museums are the best.
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LostInOz
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2009 03:15:55 AM »

That sounds so fun! I could really do with a good vacation, but it's not going to happen this summer!

Early May would be fantastic Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2009 05:04:36 AM »

Yes yes yes yes yes!
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« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2009 06:14:52 AM »

I'm loving the idea - but sadly with the timing - I don't think I'd do my partner justice...  Perhaps if you have round two in August? LOL Cheesy
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