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Topic: Gathered Roots - An Herbalism Swap R4 - Sign up CLOSED, Send by Aug 5 2012  (Read 12642 times)
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« on: May 24, 2012 05:21:26 AM »

GALLERY:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=410720.0

Swap name: Gathered Roots: An Herbalism Swap Round 4
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: dreadlocklove
Sign-up date range: May 24 to June 7, 2012
Date to send item by: August 5, 2012
Limited to a certain number of people?: NO
Restricted to people who all live in Canada? NO

Age requirement? 18+

Swap Organizer 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/NO

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 18 years old: YES
- 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

Welcome to the fourth round!  It's been a while!

This swap is open to all those with an appreciation for Herbalism.  Participants may create gifts based on the culinary, medicinal, therapeutic, and/or cosmetic uses of plants, or based on an herbalist’s lifestyle.  There are plenty of paths to choose from when crafting.

There is no point system that must be followed. This will hopefully encourage participants to dedicate their full potential and energy to each gift.  While efforts can be made between partners to avoid a largely unbalanced exchange, it is important to understand and accept that such outcome may occur regardless.

Take a peak at the previous rounds.  The gallery link is included at the top of the first post:

Round Three: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=336361.0
Round Two:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=336361.0
Round One:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=321348.msg3704650#msg3704650

If you would like to participate, please complete and submit the following questionnaire to me, dreadlocklove.  Please include “Gathered Roots – An Herbalism Swap R4” in the subject line.


Name of swap: Gathered Roots - An Herbalism Swap R4
Craftster username:
Email address:
Real name:
Are you 18 years or older? YES/NO
Mailing address, including the country (please include the appropriate line breaks):

Have you read and understood all of the conditions outlined in the Swap Info Guide, and do you agree to abide by them?  YES/NO

Do you agree to be an active participant in the discussion forum – perhaps a post to keep everyone updated on your progress each week – and regularly communicate with your partner? YES/NO

Do you agree to put 100% effort in each gift you choose to create for your partner? YES/NO

Are you willing to ship your package to an international destination? YES/NO

Are you willing to provide a delivery confirmation number to your organizer and partner upon shipping your package?  If your partner lives outside of your country, do you agree to provide a copy of your receipt? YES/NO
Are you willing to take photographs of the packages both sent and received, as well as post a photo of the gifts you received in the gallery? YES/NO

What do you enjoy about Herbalism?

Which herbs do you particularly enjoy?

What types of crafts do you enjoy and/or are there any specific gifts you would like to create? *** Note that this question is to help me group partners and will not be revealed to your partner ***

Do you follow any traditions/rituals that may be related to Herbalism?

What is your Herbalism Wishlist (include 5-10 items)?

Are there any gifts you would rather not receive, whether due to allergies or general aversions?

What is your general personality/style?

Are there any websites your partner can visit to get a better sense of who you are (ie: Wists, Etsy, Blogs, etc.)?

Is smoking permitted in your home?
Do you have petmates?

Is there any other relevant information that you would like to share?


Also remember to read and understand the Swap Info Guide  to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.
« Last Edit: January 18, 2013 12:37:24 PM by dreadlocklove » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012 06:26:13 AM »


01 dreadlocklove (Canada)
02 monnie31 (Canada)
03 Witchhippie (USA)
04 najaorama (USA)
05 Sinellia (USA)
06 Myrdda (Canada)
07 redpopsicles (USA)
08 amymisha (USA)


dreadlocklove <--> Sinellia
monnie31 <--> najaorama
Witchhippie <--> redpopsicles
Myrdda <--> amymisha
« Last Edit: January 18, 2013 12:36:02 PM by dreadlocklove » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012 02:08:55 PM »

I'm in

« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2012 07:24:14 PM »

I said no more swaps for a while, but I'm thinking about it.  Tongue

I am new with the whole Herbalism techniques and products but I think this would be a great way to help me decide what my out look on it is and learn new things. I have a friend who only has natural products and her family is the healthiest I know.

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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2012 03:54:12 AM »

this sounds fun  Smiley wish i could join!

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« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2012 04:35:18 PM »

I am seriously considering joining this swap. The previous galleries are fantastic! I will probably wait until closer to the signup deadline to fill out my questionnaire.

« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2012 06:54:41 PM »

It'd be nice to see some new faces this round...

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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2012 06:36:40 PM »

I shouldn't as sends out are the day I'm moving. I'll think hard about it!
« Last Edit: May 30, 2012 06:37:34 PM by MamanTattoo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2012 07:32:58 PM »

I caved- Sent in my info!! Grin

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« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2012 07:39:13 AM »

The galleries are what got me. Just sent in my q's.

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