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Topic: Bookmark Swap - Round 4 (Signups CLOSED; Sendouts 2/19)  (Read 17373 times)
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« on: January 25, 2011 07:40:18 PM »




Swap name: Bookmark Swap Round 4
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: jennieingram
Co-organizers: pinkleo & kayrun
Sign-up date range: January 25 - February 5
Date to send item by: February 19

Limited to a certain number of people? NO

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

Additional Age requirement? NONE

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
- Is at least 18 years old: 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 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
In this swap, participants will have two options.  
#1.To sign up to swap with a single partner.   (Send and receive 1 bookmark.)
#2. To sign up to swap in a group of 5.  (Send and receive 4 bookmarks.)

This swap is open to people in every country, and is a great way to try out swapping internationally, without a lot of cost.  To those of you who automatically say you do not wish to ship to a country outside your own, please consider it on this one!!! You will only be mailing an envelope and the costs would be much less than in a traditional swap.  Think about how much fun it will be to get international mail!  And think about how sad you would be as an international crafter, if no one ever wanted to swap with you!  Also remember that you would NOT receive ALL international swappers, perhaps 1 or 2 in your group.

The average rate for a 1-2 oz. envelope sent internationally is between $.98 and 2.00, so if you had a group with 2 international partners, and 2 domestic ones, your shipping would still be UNDER $5.00

For a wonderful swap experience, communication is always the key.  Please keep in touch with your partners and organizer.  If you are accepted into the swap, I will PM you, and add you to the participant list.  Once partners have been assigned, you may craft your bookmarks and send as early as you wish.  All swaps on Craftster, requires the use of DC#s, but this is not possible when sending letters or sending internationally.  Since you can't get a DC number for these, feedback will be based on if your partner received or not.  

For U.S. based swappers: If your bookmark is not received after two weeks, you will need to re-craft and send another one to avoid negative feedback.

For International and US/International swappers: If your bookmark is not received after three weeks, you will need to re-craft and send.

If you don't think you'll be able to make and send more bookmarks if your items are lost in the mail, please think about either doing option #1.  As soon as you ship, YOU MUST PM YOUR organizer and your partner to tell them.  Please label your PM "SENT: Bookmark Swap - Rd 4".  When you receive, you MUST PM your partner and organizer again, please label this one "Received: Bookmark Swap - Rd 4".
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Bookmark Swap - Round 4
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?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval: (YES/NO)

Would you like to have 1 partner (make/receive 1 bookmark), or, be in a group of 5 (make/receive 4 bookmarks)?

What is your favorite book?
What is your favorite author or series?  
What is your favorite genre of books?  (mystery, historical fiction, romance, etc.)
What are some of your other hobbies and interests?
What are your favorite colors, themes, or motifs? (blue, nature, trees, etc.)
What themes would you not like to receive?

What kind of bookmarks do you like to make?
What kind of bookmarks do you like? (ie: paper, thong, stretchy...)  
Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any pets?
Do you smoke?
Do you have special requests?

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 other rules about participating in a swap.

Inspiration can be found here:
Bookmark Swap Round 1
Bookmark Swap Round 2
Place Saver Bookmark Swap
Gallery of Bibliophilic Love
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011 07:42:10 PM »

Participants:

1. jennieingram*
2. pinkleo*
3. kayrun
4. StickerChic87
5. tapestrymlp
6. Robinpich*
7. Brackish Potato*
8. stellou  Cool
9. mgailp*
10. Terracruz*
11. the.fantastic.mrs.fox*  Cool
12. Murple*  Cool
13. kimchery*
14. rosyposie*
15. minuku*
16. ZombriNation
17. Cayce  Cool
18. sailorgirlbonk*
19. chughes225*
20. spidermom
21. JillHogan
22. Honeybeee*  Cool
23. writer_crafter*
24. tinkstar390*
25. mouseatethekitty*
26. Ransom*
27. How Lovely*  Cool
28. coryjo*
29. Tree27*
30. kanawinkie*  Cool
31. evilSabina
32. A2JC4life*
33. Crafty Butterfly*
34. Kaeleira  Cool
35. Angelus
36. LauraLynn125*
37. bambii8899*  Cool
38. camelama*
39. tennisgal86*
40. Winecask32
41. imera  Cool
42. zigg13pra*
43. bmd1011

* = Group Swapper
 Cool = International Swapper


Jennieingram's CRAFT LADIES OF STEEL
1. jennieingram <---> bmd1011
2. jennieingram, coryjo, chughes225, Ransom, kanawinkie
3. Murple, spidermom, Terracruz, the.fantastic.mrs.f ox, LauraLynn125
4. Honeybeee, mouseatethekitty, Tree27, rosyposie, tennisgal86

Pinkleo's PINKING SHEER GENIUSES
5. pinkleo, bambii8899, Robinpich, camelama, How Lovely
6. kimchery, SailorGirlBonk, mgailp, A2JC4life, Crafty Butterfly
7. tinkstar390, zigg13pra, Brackish Potato, minuku, writer_crafter

Kayrun's KILLER CRAFTSTARS
8. kayrun <---> evilSabina
9. ZombriNation <---> Angelus
10. stellou <---> JillHogan
11. Cayce <---> tapestrymlp
12. StickerChic87 <---> imera
13. Kaeleira <---> Winecask32
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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011 07:07:47 AM »

*interested!*
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011 07:28:50 AM »

This looks like a fairly easy small swap for a first timer. I would fill out the questionaire now if I could. I'll have to wait until feb 2nd when I've been a member for a month. Where could I find picks from other bookmark swaps?
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2011 08:08:25 AM »

Awesome. I'm definitely doing this.

Wasn't there already a round 3, though?
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« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2011 08:51:12 AM »

Ooh I'm in! I'll have to wait till Feb 1st to send my info though, since I'm new to craftster.

@Crafty Butterfly: There's a huge gallery of the last swap (round 3?) here :3
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« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2011 08:53:57 AM »

There have been multiple bookmark swaps, but three of them had different names.  None of them have been named "Round 3" yet.
Awesome. I'm definitely doing this.

Wasn't there already a round 3, though?
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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2011 09:47:15 AM »

Sent in my questionnaire! This looks like fun!
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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2011 10:27:50 AM »

There have been multiple bookmark swaps, but three of them had different names.  None of them have been named "Round 3" yet.

There's this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=353950.0

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« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2011 03:05:17 PM »

This looks like a fairly easy small swap for a first timer. I would fill out the questionaire now if I could. I'll have to wait until feb 2nd when I've been a member for a month. Where could I find picks from other bookmark swaps?

Did you see the gallery here?
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334121.0
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