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Topic: 100 Facts About Me Swap (Signups: 05/17/09 - 05/31/09 :: Sendouts 07/15/09  (Read 43811 times)
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« on: May 17, 2009 03:48:11 PM »


Swap name:  100 Facts About Me
Organizer:  Craftastrophe
Co-Organizers: sarahj2001 & TheSapphireMoon

Sign-up date range: 05/17/09 - 05/31/09 (Closes 12PM EST)
Date to send item by:  07/10/09


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
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 13 years old: YES
- Participant lives in the United States: YES/NO
   - If yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
   - If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Details of Swap:
Who doesn't love to talk about themselves?  For this swap, you will come up with approximately 100 facts about yourself.  You can include tidbits like favorite colors, themes, patterns, or completely random stuff.  Coming up with 100 facts may seem rather daunting, however once you start, it becomes surprisingly easy  Smiley!  Your partner will then craft for you based on the 100 facts.  You may also want to include a short little note or letter explaining the items.  This swap also has a nice and long crafting time  Smiley.

Discussion thread: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=302558.0

This is a 5 point swap:
3 pts = large
2 pts = medium
1 pt =  small

**Your package can include any number or size of items as long as they add up to at least 5 points**
(Spoiling is perfectly acceptable, as long as it is agreed upon by both partners  Wink)

And here are the Craftster guidelines for item sizes:
LARGE:  3 or more hours, $30 or more (a shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse)
MEDIUM  = 2 to 3 hours, $10-$30 (a scarf, a simple bag)
SMALL  = less than 2 hours, less than $10 (earrings, a wallet)


Please remember this is a general guideline only, and you must use your own judgment on this. If it takes you three hours to make a simple paper bookmark, you're not going to want to count that as a large item!

Other Swap Info:

**Delivery Confirmation Numbers will be required for all US packages.  International Swappers must retain copies of their shipping receipts.
**Feedback will be given once your partner receives and posts pictures.  (Remember to take pictures before you send just in case your partner is unable to take pictures.)
**Please post in the thread at least once a week.  Even if you can only muster "Still here!"  This will let me know you're alive and still kicking.
**One week before the sendout date, I will be PM everyone to make sure everything is going smoothly.  If you will be sending late, please make both myself and your partner aware.


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?  YES/NO
Confirm that are at least 16 years old (YES/NO)

Please list approximately 100 facts about yourself....
1.
2.
3.
etc...

Is there anything you do not want to receive?

Do you have any allergies -- craft, environment, or food?
Do you have any allergens in your crafty area/home?

Are you stalkable? (Please share links to your wist, blog, etsy, facebook, myspace, etc):
Is there anything else you'd like your partner to know?



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER, CRAFTASTROPHE, 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.


Participants:

Group #1: Craftastrophe
Slyfox & crosswind
Rae-Mazing & Capt_Jordi
SAHMama & nikimac
lindyv321 & Pupper
TheSapphireMoon & QueenNinjaMonkey
myklia & spotnik
jaders & thatkid
TwistMySister & Nostrum
bonzablue & katcal
TwistedTruth & TheWorldFamous
madmommymia & loralyn
leafy_lane & la_vida_l0ca

Group #2: sarahj2001
QueenofThieves & tcha345
Ralph & eternallyeve
dorkgrl26 & AlishaMisha
Craftastrophe & babalina58
lovely_louise & mrs.benjimadden
dukemanistan & jiasaykea
kayrun & koalascout
beckster & crazyda79
morglanc & ollieorange
KraftyKT & NotKnit

Group #3: TheSapphireMoon
TracyInNH & hockamama
MsJamieLeigh & wx2dzug
photochickkds & Miss Whitney
sarahj2001 & trampycouture
SilverWing & Krafty_Karasu
tattooedcrafter & craftybeachgirl
beefishie & Lo{ve}
katebug48 & NH822
littlebluegirl & TintedShadow
FadingHippie & CrAfTer21

« Last Edit: July 08, 2009 09:36:56 PM by Craftastrophe » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Craftastrophe
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009 03:51:42 PM »

Other important information to remember:

**GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=309722.0

**Due to the size of this swap, communication will be tracked through PM's.  The post above shows which organizer you have been assigned.  Each week, you will receive a PM from that person, just to make sure that you are still around.  Please respond to them as soon as you can (even if it's only "I'm still here," "50% done," "Still stalking," etc.

**I also encourage everyone to post in the thread as well, because that just makes it more fun!  Cheesy

**Please PM both your partner and the organizer (me!) the DC# when you ship your package.

**If you live in the USA, you MUST get a DC# when you ship.
 
**If you live outside the USA, you MUST get and keep a copy of your shipping receipt.

**Remember to take pictures before you send, just in case your partner cannot.

**Please post pictures of the items that you receive!  Half the fun of swapping is seeing what everyone makes.  Cheesy

**If you need anything at all or have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!
« Last Edit: June 29, 2009 08:00:55 PM by Craftastrophe » THIS ROCKS   Logged
FadingHippie
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009 04:24:36 PM »

I will be signing up as soon as I get on my comp, rather than my cell.
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tcha345
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2009 06:19:54 PM »

This looks like tons o' fun! Smiley Off to work on my list of 100 things about me.
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I'm awesome. Smiley

I have vintage yarn that I would like to give to someone! Please send a message if you'd like to obtain it.  I have lots!
FadingHippie
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Ruffles and Pearls... and Anthropologie Delights


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2009 06:31:53 PM »

Whew. Finally done. And my last one was "I'm breathing'
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Craftastrophe
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2009 06:38:49 PM »

Whew. Finally done. And my last one was "I'm breathing'

I'm still pining away at my list.  i'm in the home stretch  Cheesy
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CrAfTer21
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009 06:53:51 PM »

I finished my list, I just want to wait to see if I can come up with a couple of "better idea's" before the sign up deadline. Wink One of my 100 facts is that I have a huge wists!
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A dream is a wists your heart makes
http://www.wists.com/crafter21
KraftyKT
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Say no!


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« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2009 08:16:03 PM »

Working on my list... this is hard!!
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www.facebook.com/KraftybyKT - See and Buy Chainmaille!

etsy.com/kraftybykt - Steampunk supplies!

How I pay for my craft supplies (in amazon giftcards) - http://www.swagbucks.com/refer/BewareTheThinker
seamshistoric
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2009 08:49:58 PM »

*waves* I'm in! the 100 facts weren't so hard, I just hope they're things that'll spark some ideas.
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swampolympics
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2009 09:03:57 PM »

this is tempting...
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