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Topic: Ecofriendly/Recycling/Gardening/Hippie Swap 2(SU 01/28-02/10 SO 03/16/12)  (Read 26387 times)
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« on: January 28, 2012 02:18:54 AM »

Swap name: Eco-Friendly/Recycling/Gardening/Hippie Swap 2
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:hawkeyes_girl
Sign-up date range: January 28, 2012 to February 10, 2012
Date to send item by: March 16, 2012

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? NO

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/NO
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO

Details of swap:

Come one, come all to the swap that centers around recycling, being eco-friendly, gardening or hippie interests! Think about crafting things related to upcycling, recycling, conservation, gardening and hippie themes! Examples of objects could be upcycled silverware windchimes, canning jar lanterns, gardening aprons, "green" cleaners, natural beauty products, hippie clothing, recipes, reusable shopping bags, or anything within these themes that pleases your partner.

We will be crafting a 4 point swap

Any combination of objects will work as long as you craft the 4 point equivalent.

This swap is limited to 24 people, so I will also close signups once we hit 24 if it is earlier than the deadline.

By Points:
Large=3 points
Medium=2 points
Small= 1 point

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less


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 18 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

1. What crafts do you do?

2. What type of objects would you most like to receive?

3. What colors, themes, patterns do you like?

4. What colors, themes, patterns do you DISLIKE?

5. If you would like clothing, please list a relevant size here:

6. What would you say is your personal style?: (ex: hippie, eco-chic, etc).

8. Allergies you have:

9. Allergens within your home:

10. Please list Wists, blogs or anything else that helps your partner plan for you:

11. Describe your general interests/lifestyle elements that may be helpful in planning for your partner (you bike/go to music festivals, etc)


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.


1. hawkeyes_girl
2. Witchhippie
3. rantyhippie
4. pollyprissypants
5. psyche
6. Britta Bear
7. Rosie1981
8. Antidigger
9. sarahelise
10. cabaute
11. Eclectic Dreamer
12. franknhurter
13. ysmeine
14. AttieNichole
15. Velvet Rose
16. sweatereyes
17. Spiffyhink
18. mom2em
19. klg_jlg
20. Eiseldora
21. jennilocker


1. sweatereyes <---> psyche

2. witchhippie <---> yesmeine

3. Antidigger <---> Velvet Rose

4. Rosie1981 <--->Eiseldora

5. pollyprissypants--->Eclectic Dreamer ---> jennilocker

6. klg_jlg <---> frankenhurter

7. spiffyhink <---> rantyhippie

8. AttieNichole <---> sarahelise

9. BrittaBear <---> hawkeyesgirl

10. cabaute <---> mom2em

Swap Gallery: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=405265.0

« Last Edit: March 07, 2012 06:38:24 PM by hawkeyes_girl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2012 05:45:15 AM »

Ooh, I'm keen on this, I shall have to work on the questionnaire.

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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2012 09:54:05 AM »

I've been waiting for this one!!! I just sent in my questionnaire.

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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2012 10:49:50 AM »

I think I did one of these before. count me in

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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2012 12:18:42 AM »

Round one was awesome, count me back in for two!

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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2012 10:33:54 AM »

So excited! I just sent in my questionnaire. I signed up more for the Gardening part of the swap, since I've never done a gardening swap before and I'm ga-ga over veggie gardening right now. I'm at the seed catalogue-looking + planning stage for this year's container edibles garden.

But I'm also really into the eco, recycling, and hippie angle. . . even though I don't usually dress too hippie-ish.

I just scanned my previous swaps, and just for fun, here's a few partially-related swap galleries for potential inspiration:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=236052.0 - The Going Green swap
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=232343.0 - Farmer's Market Swap 1. . .
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=343578.0 - . .  and 2

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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2012 11:05:21 AM »

Thanks for the links! I have added all questionnaires submitted thus far.

I will try to add participants at least every other day so don't freak out if you submit your questionnaire and it isn't added right away.

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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2012 10:39:33 PM »

I really want to do this swap. Hope I will have a swap slot free by the 10th!

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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2012 11:31:55 PM »

Those links wre great Smiley Thanks for posting. Looking through previous similar galleries pushed me over from "I think I'd love this but I've no ideas and I need a break from crafting" to "Gotta do it!" My questionnaire is on the way.


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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2012 06:59:23 AM »

Work is really swamping me lately and doesn't look likely to let up anytime soon.  I think I'm going to sit this out  Undecided

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