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« on: May 05, 2009 05:58:53 AM »

Love aqua blue, lemon yellow, lipstick red, or minty green?

Do you have black-and-white tiles, a Felix Cat clock, or your grandmother's appliances?

Have a special soft spot for cherries, ginham, or vintage fabrics?

Did you spend a gallizion dollars on a Kitchenaid mixer just because it looks vintage, even though you never mix anything in it?

I do! I have a 50s theme going in my kitchen, and I know many of you do, too...whether it's because you love it, or because you can't replace your tile/cabinetry/appliances right now so you've had to embrace it!

Let's do a swap where we make things for each other's 50s-theme kitchens! Tea cozys, trivets, cross-stitches, cutlery holders, calendar boards, painted porcelain, curtains, aprons, oven mitts.....soooo many crafty ways to vamp up your kitschy kitchen!

My vote is to do this in June or July; I'd suggest doing 1 large, 2 small items as it could be difficult to craft a lot of medium/large things. Suggestions? Opinions? Preferences?

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2009 03:11:52 PM »

Love this idea!
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2009 03:45:27 PM »

love the idea!  I would suggest maybe doing points instead of items.  Some people want lots of small things for their kitchens, and other want larges. 
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2009 05:28:29 PM »

This would be tons of fun!
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009 08:35:56 PM »

love the idea!  I would suggest maybe doing points instead of items.  Some people want lots of small things for their kitchens, and other want larges. 

Hey, good idea!
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009 12:09:01 PM »

I would love to do this swap if sign-ups were in June or July. I am going to bookmark this.
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2009 02:34:19 PM »

This sounds fun!  Bookmarking...
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2009 08:13:38 AM »

I'd do this - esp if it's in June or July bc I'm all tied up right now.
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« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2009 09:41:51 PM »

I would love to do this swap. Especially if signups were in June or July. I'll keep my eye on this one.
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2009 06:51:31 AM »

So the next question is, do we have someone who'd want to lead this swap? Seems like a mid June sign up, late July sendout is preferable for people. Any takers to be the organizer?
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