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Topic: Back to Hogwarts 3 ~*Thanks everyone for a fab swap!*~  (Read 60623 times)
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« on: August 03, 2012 07:41:47 AM »

~*GALLERY PORTKEY*~

Swap name: Back to Hogwarts Round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: pinkleo
Sign-up date range: August 3- 4PM CDT August 19
Date to send item by: October 10


Limited to a certain number of people? no
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? no


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

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


I reserve the right to refuse anyone.  If you have feedback that shows a history of very late sending, ill-communication, incomplete packages, lack of DC#'s, etc. I may refuse you. I want this to be a flake-free swap.



It's that time of year again, time to go back to school.  And if you received your letter, then it is time to pack you trunk and prepare to go back to Hogwarts.  So much to do, we better get started!

We will be crafting 1 large, 1 medium, and 1 small.

And to stretch your crafty muscles and to keep with our theme, you'll be crafting...
~* one item based on your partner's favorite shop
~* one item based on your partner's favorite class
~* one item based on your partner's house preference.


PACKAGE EXAMPLES:
Your partner's fave shop is Ollivanders, fave class is Potions, and house preference is Ravenclaw.
You could make....
a LARGE Stenciled Ravenclaw Hoodie, a MEDIUM Wooden Wand, and a SMALL Pair of Potions Earrings. 
OR
a LARGE Cauldron, a MEDIUM Ravenclaw Hat, and a SMALL Wand Necklace.


If you want to participate, fill out the below questionnaire and send to organizer.
(Remember to send your info to the organizer via Private Message (PM) and not to reply with it here)

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Back to Hogwarts 3
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country (as it should appear for shipping please):
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):

What are you favorite crafts to make?
What kind of crafts would you like to receive?
Do you want useful or decorative items?
Any special wishes? (no guarantees)
Anything you really DON'T want to receive? (i.e. animal products, religious, “adult", HP items you already have)
 
What is your favorite magical shop?
What class would you be most interested in taking at Hogwarts?
What house do you belong to/support?

Who/What is your favorite HP...
Character?
Magical Creature?
Spell/Charm/Curse/Potion?
Magical Item?
Book?
Movie?
Actor?
Quote?

Do you or anyone in your home smoke?
Do you have pets?
Are you allergic to anything?

What is your...
(answer only those you are interested in receiving)
shirt/tee size?
head measurement?
hand measurement (wrist to tip of mid finger)?
foot measurement? (shoe size & measurement in inches)
hips (where you would wear a belt):
preferred bracelet length?
preferred necklace length?
preferred bag/tote/purse size? (small, medium, large)

Are your ears pierced?

LIKES:
Colors:
Patterns/Symbols/Motifs:
Materials:

DISLIKES
Colors:
Patterns/Symbols/Motifs:
Materials:

Anything else to tell your partner? (A great place to list your blog, Facebook, pinterest, wist, etc.)

Remember to read the Swap Info Guide and Swap FAQs before participating in a swap.

Note about Personal Messages (PMs) to Organizer: Please label PMs to organizer with title of "Back to Hogwarts" or "Hogwarts".

Note about Communication: For a wonderful swap experience, communication is the key.  Please keep in touch with your partner.  Further, it would be nice if you would post in this thread at least once a week (you could just stop in for a quick hello.....or if on holiday or will be without internet access or anything of the such, just post a message....it gives your partner and organizer warm fuzzy feelings to know you are still around).

Notes about Sending, Receiving, and Feedback
  • SENDING: Take pictures of your items before you send.  When sending, you must use a DC# (or for overseas keep that receipt). Keep your receipt until your partner receives.  PM organizer and partner when you send.
  • RECEIVING: PM organizer and partner when you receive.  Take pictures of received items. (Please take quality pictures, like ones you would take of your work.)  Post pictures in gallery in a timely manner.
  • FEEDBACK: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#) Detailed feedback will be given.  Examples: Sent Early or Lack of Communication: No PMs of Sending/Receiving.
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ORGANIZER NOTE:  If you have additions or changes to your questionnaire after you signup, please hold onto them and PM them to your future partner.  THANK YOU! Kiss  ~*Please do PM if you decide to change houses so I can adjust your colors on the Student Roster.*~
« Last Edit: September 20, 2012 09:54:15 AM by pinkleo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2012 07:42:01 AM »

Student Roster
Smiley = Welcome First Year Student!  You have homework!

01 Head Girl pinkleo
02 Prefect jennieingram
03 FiberAlchemist
04 Fascinated
05 jillybeans
06 raynebeauxx Smiley
07 MadHatteh
08 hgddm
09 whenindoubtsew
10 spookygrrrly
11 pottermouth
12 indigo_roses
13 aethelberga
14 tankrgrl
15 special_occasion
16 v3nu5
17 Pixiefirefly
18 hayleylujah
19 IsikkahJai
20 TheBrokenButterfly
21 WhistleFish
22 Rae-mazing
23 Megz1027 Smiley
24 RikaHeart
25 AugustBell
26 BeccaJaneStClair
27 Eiseldora
28 mandymo13
29 shdwstrm
30 ragdollpirate
31 chughes225
32 Solitary Cricket
33 patty_o_furniture
34 Baloo
35 Ruby Copperhead
36 Critter10
37 MonstersUnderYourBed
38 sakuracat23
39 Natasjadreams
40 libertine49 Smiley
41 Dra
42 Smeddley
43 bunny1kenobi
44 AllyCatAria
45 eeyore_witch
46 spikefan


TEAM PINKLEO
jennieingram + pinkleo
Baloo + BeccJaneStClair
Ruby Copperhead + IsikkahJai
wheninsoubtsew + special_occasion
shdwstrm + Dra
eeyore_witch + aethelberga
Natasjadreams + raynebeauxx
Critter10 + Solitary Cricket
bunny1kenobi + AllyCatAria
chughes225 + WhistleFish
patty_o_furniture + Spookygrrrly
Smeddley + hayleylujah

TEAM JENNIEINGRAM
tankrgrl + jillybeans
sakuracat23 + spikefan
preg_replace('/(.{19})/', '$1 ', 'MonstersUnderYourBed') + v3nu5
pottermouth + ragdollpirate
Eiseldora + libertine49
AugustBell + hgddm
FiberAlchemist + mandymo13
Rae-Mazing + indigo_roses
MadHatteh + Megz1027
RikaHeart + TheBrokenButterfly
Fascinated + Pixifirefly
« Last Edit: August 19, 2012 04:33:50 PM by pinkleo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2012 07:42:11 AM »

Dear First Years (aka First Time Swappers),
I have homework for you.  

~* Make sure you have read the Swap Info Guide and Swap FAQ.  (very helpful, very informative, and very necessary!)

~* Post at least one picture of a craft you created on Craftster or give a link where one can be found.  (This helps me tremendously when pairing.  And it will allow your future partner a peek at your work, which will make they super excited!)

~* Build up a wishlist.  You can create online wishlists at pinterest or wists.  Or you can create a physical list, word document, google document, etc. of urls leading to some of your loves.  (This does not mean you are going to get exactly what's on your wishlist.  Your wishlist will help your future partner better see your likes and personal style.)

~* Don't hesitate in asking questions!  I'm online almost everyday (many times a day) so I answer PMs pretty promptly.  Plus, we have several swap veterans about; I'm sure if you post a quick question in this thread, they will be more than helpful.  Further, Craftster has a fab board, Talk About The Swap Process, where you can find help as well.

I hope you have tons of fun in our swap.  Be warned, swapping is very addictive!!!  (But it is so much fun!)  Wishing great patience while waiting for partners.

Sincerely,
pinkleo
« Last Edit: August 03, 2012 07:50:09 AM by pinkleo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012 07:42:40 AM »

To get you inspired.....

SHOPS
Diagon Alley
Amanuensis Quills
Borgin & Burkes
Broomstix
Broom Brakes Service
Cranville Quincey's Magical Junkshop
Daily Prophet Offices
Eeylops Owl Emporium
Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour
Flourish & Blotts
Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop
Gringotts Wizarding Bank
J. Pippin's Potions
Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions
Madam Primpernelle's Beautifying Potions
Magical Menagerie
Mr. Mulpepper's Apothecary
Obscurus Books
Ollivanders
Potage's Cauldron Shop
Quality Quidditch Supplies
Rosa Lee Teabag
Scribbulus Writing Implements
Slug and Jiggers Apothecary
Sugarplum's Sweets Shop
Terrortours
The Leaky Cauldron
Twilfitt and Tatting's
Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes
Whizz Hard Books
Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment

Hogsmeade
Brews and Stews Café
Dervish & Banges
Dogweed and Deathcap
Dominic Maestro's
Gladrags Wizardwear
Hogsmeade Post Office
Hogsmeade Station
Honeydukes Sweetshop
Madam Puddifoot's
McHavelock's Wizarding Headgear
Scrivenshaft's Quill Shop
Spintwitches
The Hog's Head
The Magic Neep
The Three Broomsticks
Tomes and Scrolls
Wizarding Wireless Network
Zonko's Joke Shop

CLASSES
Ancient Runes
Apparition
Arithmancy
Astronomy
Care of Magical Creatures
Charms
Defence Against the Dark Arts
Divination
Flying
Herbology
History of Magic
Muggle Studies
Potions
Transfiguration

~*Portkey to Back to Hogwarts 2 Discussion*~
~*Portkey to Back to Hogwarts 2 Gallery*~


(If you stumble upon Back to Hogwarts 1, please note that swap has completely different requirements from this swap.)
« Last Edit: August 04, 2012 06:31:23 PM by pinkleo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2012 07:53:49 AM »

Hooray hooray, it's here!!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2012 09:07:51 AM »

YAY YAY!  I've been keeping my eye out for this swap!  I'm so hoping I'm accepted into Hogwarts this year since I was unable to attend last year!  I will get my questionnaire filled out posthaste and give it to my trusty owl to deliver into the hands of pinkleo! 
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Fascinated
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2012 10:01:21 AM »

Woohoo ... just sent in my questionaire!
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:my pintrest:
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I will do personal swaps. Cheesy
I have a few skeins of Caron Simply Soft I would love to supply swap with anyone for other types of yarn, I am finding the yarn a tad hard to work with.
Eiseldora
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2012 10:31:39 AM »

Hopping soon to get a spot open to sign up. Cry
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2012 11:20:49 AM »

I sent it but its not in my outbox does that mean it didn't send?
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I have a facebook group that is about showing off crafts I would love anyone to join.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/217478781664975/
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« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2012 11:51:17 AM »

I sent mine in.


I hope this swap will do me some good and pull me from the depths of depression I am finding myself in. I got xrays back and the news I have a crack in my spine and my vertebrae is slipped out of place and inwards far too much. This could mean the end of my military career which is very disheartening for me. I feel like I was put on earth to defend my country and fight under it's flag, it was my purpose and I am good at it. This news came and it just, it really hurts my ego.  Cry
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