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« on: July 17, 2011 01:25:56 PM »

Hey there, is anyone interested in another Invite Your Partner swap in a month or two? 

Here's how it works:

In this swap, you can contact anyone and ask them to be your partner. It's almost like a personal swap, but with a group, and a killer gallery! You will have to sign up with your partner. That is, you must contact your potential partner via pm and you both must mutually agree to be partnered together.

As partners, you will choose if you want to have a theme, if you want to post stalk each other and be surprised, or if you want to request from each other things you have admired in the past. You should also agree on quantity. In the past, the suggestion was one "large" (time consuming and/or valuable) item, and a couple of "small" (quicker to craft) items that you know your partner will like.
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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2011 09:20:50 PM »

I love IYP!! I've swapped with the most amazing Craftsters in IYP!! If the dates work, I'm in Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2011 10:01:01 PM »

YESYESYES!! My favorite swap. I loved swapping with Calabaza and sarahbug last round! We had so much fun! Ill be in no matter when it is! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011 02:12:37 PM »

Uh, yeah! I'd be in. I love this swap. I had such an amazing partner last time (StickerChic87). In a month or 2 would be great for me.
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2011 03:52:36 PM »

This sounds really fun but I'm pretty new to swapping so I don't really have anyone to invite =(
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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011 04:29:47 PM »

Hmm, if it's in a couple of months I may be able to play.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011 05:07:42 PM »

I think starting in a couple of months with a nice long crafting time sounds heavenly!
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« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011 07:13:37 PM »

This sounds really fun but I'm pretty new to swapping so I don't really have anyone to invite =(

It is really fun! If you enjoy longer swaps with quite a bit of effort and communication (and fab crafting!), I'd encourage you to give it a go Smiley

If there's a Craftster whose work you admire, and who you think you'd get on with well, then you can just ask them (I have usually asked people I've never chatted with before). Also, looking through previous IYP galleries might give you some ideas for people to ask, and what they enjoy making.

But if you feel a bit too shy to ask someone, usually the organiser will create a list of people who are interested in joining but haven't got a partner yet, and people team up from there. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2011 10:28:43 PM »

If it is in a couple of months, I would be in for this round!  I have a couple of people in mind to ask this time Smiley - hopefully one will be available
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« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2011 03:24:28 PM »

As long as this starts around the beginning of September, I could jump in. August is a blur with the start of school for me.
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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2011 02:52:44 AM »

This sounds really cool Cheesy I'm bookmarking this thread for sure Wink
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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2011 02:50:45 AM »

i'd be interested in this iyp is 1 of my fav swaps
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« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2011 03:13:16 AM »

I'd love to do another round of IYP Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2011 06:30:55 AM »

I havent done an iyp but have wanted to!!  I think I might save a spot for this one, but who to ask...........too many choices!!  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2011 09:51:06 AM »

I'll keep my head up for this swap - erica_tattoos and I have been talking about doing a swap and hopefully the timeline for this will work out! When will sign ups be exactly? September?
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« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2011 06:45:53 PM »

Jo_mama and I are interested!
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« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2011 07:17:49 PM »

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« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2011 07:53:46 PM »

I've always been too shy to ask anybody... but there are so many amazing people on here, i may need to suck it up and ask! Cheesy
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« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2011 08:41:50 PM »

I have someone in mind, but i bet someone is going to 'beat' me to inviting her Tongue
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« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2011 10:57:14 AM »

I've been swallowed up by school but I'm back for some fun and Ewulotta asked me if I wanted to do this swap with her which of course I DO!!!  Yay!!  I will following closely for signups!!

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« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2011 06:35:21 PM »

I love the IYP swap!! I'm very happy that petskin sent me an invite to swap this round Smiley. We'll be watching for official sign-ups!
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« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2011 06:42:21 PM »

doing a little happy dance here Cheesy - just like at the school dance, when the prettiest girl in the school agrees to dance with you (not that i would know Cheesy)

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« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2011 07:53:53 AM »

I've wanted to try an IYP swap... this should be fun! Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: August 26, 2011 02:12:06 PM »

when can we make this one happen?  i was thinking mid september?!?!

is there typically a limit to number of partners?

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« Reply #24 on: August 27, 2011 02:33:33 PM »

I'm Looking Forward To This!
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« Reply #25 on: October 04, 2011 03:34:52 PM »

Is anyone still interested in this? Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: October 04, 2011 03:57:28 PM »

I was just checking the other day, if it`s secretly started without me Cheesy- wasn`t Tongue.

i`d still love to do this Smiley
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« Reply #27 on: October 04, 2011 05:16:01 PM »

I am.  I know that originally Eva and I were going to partner.  So if she is still willing, then I'm definitely game.
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« Reply #28 on: October 04, 2011 06:21:31 PM »

I'm still up for it! Hope it happens soon.
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« Reply #29 on: October 04, 2011 06:38:50 PM »

MissingWillow!!!  How could you possibly be starting this?!  Wink  I love the IYP swaps but I'm going to have 3 swaps going already!  I may be able to swing it depending on the size of the swap project.  Cheesy  hehehe  Wink
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« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2011 12:10:36 PM »

I think I'd like to do another round of this....
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« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2011 02:50:30 PM »

Eek, do I have the courage to ask someone to the dance?
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« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2011 04:32:52 PM »

Eek, do I have the courage to ask someone to the dance?

my thoughts exactly.
There are so many amazing craftsters here I'm intimidated by them all and wouldn't know who to ask lol  depending on sign-ups, I might be up for this.
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« Reply #33 on: October 05, 2011 04:40:34 PM »

hmm, didn't Tygermane make that adorable Dr Horrible way back whenever... I remember that Dr. Horrible. Too bad I am so shy.
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« Reply #34 on: October 05, 2011 06:08:42 PM »

Pleeeease start it after Christmas?  Grin

MissingWillow!!!  How could you possibly be starting this?!  Wink  I love the IYP swaps but I'm going to have 3 swaps going already!  I may be able to swing it depending on the size of the swap project.  Cheesy  hehehe  Wink
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« Reply #35 on: October 05, 2011 06:26:08 PM »

Pleeeease start it after Christmas?  Grin

MissingWillow!!!  How could you possibly be starting this?!  Wink  I love the IYP swaps but I'm going to have 3 swaps going already!  I may be able to swing it depending on the size of the swap project.  Cheesy  hehehe  Wink

YES!!  I agree with Cackle!  I'd love to do this but I'm not sure I can right now!  :/
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« Reply #36 on: October 07, 2011 12:40:36 PM »

When do we think this round is going to be scheduled?  Averia has agreed to partner with me and I want to make sure I don't have other swap commitments at the same time!  I know we were looking at Oct when this thread first came up...
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« Reply #37 on: October 07, 2011 01:55:29 PM »

Can we do this soon, please? We can always have another one after Christmas  Smiley
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« Reply #38 on: October 07, 2011 02:05:15 PM »

I've contacted a swap mod to see if she's available to get this started.  If not, is there someone else who would like to run it?
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« Reply #39 on: October 07, 2011 06:35:12 PM »

I was so pleased when MW asked me if I was still willing to organise!  I'm thrilled to!  I'll get signups up and running shortly and be back with the link. Smiley
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« Reply #40 on: October 07, 2011 06:37:03 PM »

I was so pleased when MW asked me if I was still willing to organise!  I'm thrilled to!  I'll get signups up and running shortly and be back with the link. Smiley

Yay!!!! You're the best!  Thank you!  Ewulotta and I are definitely signing up as partners!  Cheesy
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« Reply #41 on: October 07, 2011 06:37:42 PM »

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« Reply #42 on: October 07, 2011 06:41:00 PM »

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