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Topic: Brothers Grimm Swap-SU June10-23 SO July 23  (Read 12038 times)
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« on: June 10, 2011 05:24:10 PM »

Swap name: the brothers grimm swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Tiffi_333
Sign-up date range: June 10th - June 23rd
Date to send item by: July 23rd

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Additional 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
- 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:

   Grimm's fairy tales are famous all over the world and have appeared in many forms and guises since they were first published in 1812. This swap is for everyone who loves those fairy tale stories written by the brothers grimm. Most of these fairy tales have changed into the disney versions but for this swap we will be crafting for how the stories were originally written, with the darker storylines rather than the cute child friendly versions. At the bottom of this post there will be a link with all the household stories written by the brothers grimm to help you pick your favourites and to learn your parners, incase you don't know the story. Since all the stories are less than 10 pages it shouldn't be an inconvience to look up your partners favourite tales. This will also be a 4 point swap so be creative and have lots of fun with it.

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

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?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)
Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your house (pets/smoke etc.)?
What are you favourite colours/colour schemes?
What colours do you dislike?
What kind of crafts do you make (sew, polyclay, jewlery etc)?
What kind of crafts do you admire (i always love seeing knit items and jewlery etc..)?
What grimms tales do you enjoy the most (top 5-10)?
What grimms tales do you not enjoy at all?
Is there anything you specifically don't want to receive (earrings, food items etc.)?
Link to a wist?
Would you like to send extras in this swap?

SWAP SIZES                                                                    
By Points                                                                                       By Time
LARGE= 3 points                                                                            LARGE=3 or more hours
MEDIUM=2 points                                                                           MEDIUM=2 or more hours
SMALL=1 point                                                                               SMALL=2 or less hours

By Size                                                                                          By Price
-LARGE=shirt, skirt,set of jewelry with four to five items ETC.              LARGE= $30 or more
-MEDIUM= one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf                            MEDIUM=$10-$30 dollars
-SMALL- Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks                  SMALL=$10 or less

*Because there are so many(about 200) tales written by the brothers grimm I'll just put the link to wikipedia which lists them all. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grimm%27s_Fairy_Tales
**You can also read the stories online at http://www.familymanagement.com/literacy/grimms/grimms-toc.html, just click on the title you want and it will take you to the story, they all seem to work except the last one which tries to take you to a page with ALL the stories written out, which you really don't need anyway. This link also include the few stories that aren't technically concidered fairy tales. Since this is mostly about the brothers grimm rather than general fairy tales its ok to pick one of those stories as your favourite, but also try to include some of the others as well.

There are plenty of crafts you can do with these stories, but if you have any problems coming up with ideas you can always stalk your partners wist for inspiration or even use google to come up with more ideas. Don't forget to look over your partners profile so you can try to get a feel for their style as well.

Also since this is for the original fairytales and NOT the disney ones, please don't craft things with a disney theme...I don't want to t-shirts, etc., with disneys version of snow white...There was talk of another girl organizing a disney fairytale swap so if that's what you're looking for you might see that one sometime soon.

« Last Edit: June 29, 2011 07:37:10 AM by tiffi_333 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2011 05:31:48 PM »

Reserved for participants/partners
1.Tiffi_333                          11.Cindyjob                   
2.Themuppet                       12.Gaia3441                   
3.AlphaBrett                        13.Aisy                           
4.Gnomedrops                      14.When_im_sixty4           
5.Subee                              15.Rae-Mazing
6.Desired Constellation           16.Textilejnkie
7.Cheeco                             17.Spookygrrrly
8.Deliqueena                         18.SnB
9.MiLady                              19.Dontdresslikeapril


Tiffi_333(Sent and received)-DontDressLikeApril(Sent and received)
Tiffi_333(Sent and received)-Rae-Mazing(Sent and received)
Alphabrett(Sent and received(from angel))-SnB (--FLAKED)
Gnomedrops(Sent and Received FLAKED)-CindyJob(Sent Received from Angel)
Aisy(Sent and Received)-When_Im_Sixty4(Sent)
Deliqueena(Sent and received)-Spookygrrrly(Sent and Received)
Desired Constellation(Sent and Received)-Gaia3441(Sent and Received)
Amycavy(Sent and Received)-MiLady(Sent and Received)
Themuppet(Sent and Received)-Subee(Sent and Received)
Cheeco(Sent and Received)-Textilejnkie(Sent and Received)
« Last Edit: September 10, 2011 08:17:36 PM by tiffi_333 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2011 06:41:16 PM »

gonna be filling out my questionaire for this soon-i am so happy this is happening!

I would absolutely love to have a personal Halloween swap! I'm interested in jewelry, hair accessories, soap, and anything that inspires you on my Pinterest
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011 06:50:04 PM »

Love fairy tales, hope I can participate.

« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011 09:42:13 PM »

 I'm actually eyeing this one... I love the original sounding faerie tales....

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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2011 05:07:59 AM »

I think I'd have to read them all.  Cheesy   Sounds like an interesting swap! 

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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2011 05:41:47 AM »

I'm kind of fairy tale obsessed, so I pretty much have to do this one.  Working on the Q!

« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2011 08:09:02 AM »

oOOOH I like the sound of this

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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2011 10:18:55 AM »

Maybe I'll have to do this one!!

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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2011 03:12:29 PM »

Ohh, I like this.
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