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« on: May 05, 2013 01:53:30 PM »

Swap name: Book of Shadows Round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Wulf
Sign-up date range: 05/05/2013 - 12/05/2013
Date to send item by: 17/06/2013 21/06/2013

Limited to a certain number of people? NO

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

Additional Age requirement? NO

Swap Organizer himself 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



Book of Shadows Swap - Round 3!
Send by Monday, June 17 Friday, June 21
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Many of us who follow a path of Wiccan or Pagan path keep a Book of Shadows - a personal compilation of spells, charms, recipes, instructions and other witchy information. If you already have a Book of Shadows and want to add to it, or you have been meaning to start one, this swap is for you!


This will be a swap for one large item and some small extras. The large can be a hand-bound blank book or binder if your partner doesn't have a book yet, or a set of completed and decorated pages that your partner can add to an existing book. Extras (which everyone always likes!) can include things like rubber stamps, stencils, blank paper, pens, ink, pressed leaves and flowers, bookplates, ephemera or anything else you think would enhance your partners book. Packages can be kept thin, so postage need not be problematic even overseas. This is a chance to learn from others and share what you know, so first-time swappers and newcomers to the path are welcome!

Matching your partner's style and needs is an important part of this swap, so communication is an essential requirement throughout. As well, you should be willing to post in the swap thread at least once a week to keep in touch. Remember that you are creating something that your partner will probably keep for years to come, so this is a chance to show off your best work.

Send this questionnaire to Wulf to join:

Name of swap: Book of Shadows Round 3
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: (YES/NO)
Are you able and willing to post photos of the package you receive?

How do you describe your current religion/spirituality/tradition/magical practice?
Do you consider yourself a newcomer or have you been on this path for a long time?
Are you out of the broom closet (do your friends/family know you are Wiccan/Pagan/whatever)?
Are there any gods, deities, spirits, saints etc. that are especially important to you?
Are you okay with tasteful nudity in art (depictions of the God and Goddess, etc.)?

Do you already have a Book of Shadows? If so, describe it (page size, binding type, style, etc.):
If not, do you want to start with a blank book that you can write in, loose blank pages, or finished pages of material you can add to your book later?
Do you want your BoS to be wide-ranging, or to focus on one particular thing, such as herbs, astrology, spellcraft, deities, etc.? Do you have a specific set of pages that you'd like to have? Is there a certain style that you like or dislike?
Are there any particular extras that you'd like to have?
Is there anything you do NOT want?

Do you have favorite colors, stones, herbs, etc?
Would you be willing to learn about and craft for someone else's traditions that may be different from your own?
Is there anything you wouldn't be willing to craft for because of your beliefs?
Do you have any allergies or aversions to anything? Are you okay with leather, feathers and other non-vegan materials?
What allergens are in your environment?

Can you do bookbinding, or would you like to stick to creating loose pages?
What kind of art media do you like to work in? (painting, drawing, digital, calligraphy, collage, etc.) What kinds of art do you NOT do?

Anything else you would like your partner to know about yourself and your Book of Shadows?

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.
Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Participating in this swap:
Wulf
Icekibby
mandykaye
LA-Fairy
spazgirl1981
whileitsraining
Eclectic Dreamer
dharma_rebel
Monnie31
Sabertooth Pixie

Partners:

Wulf <--> Eclectic Dreamer
icekibby <--> Sabertooth Pixie
Mandykaye <--> dharma_rebel
La-Fairy <--> Spazgirl1981
whileitsraining <--> Monnie31
« Last Edit: June 15, 2013 02:33:01 PM by Wulf - Reason: Changed send-out date » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2013 03:10:40 PM »

Yay! Sent in my questionnaire Smiley  Soooo excited for this.  I got some gorgeous pages last round from Radmom and can't wait for this one!!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013 05:15:21 PM »

I couldn't resist. Questionnaire is sent. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2013 06:24:36 PM »

Wulf, i wanna join, if i forget kick m into remembering, pls
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013 07:04:59 PM »

sent
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2013 07:08:52 PM »

I will be stalking this gallery!!!
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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013 08:21:38 PM »

I really want to jump into this one, but I'm going to take my time with the questionnaire and really make sure I can do something amazing for my partner.
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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2013 10:02:34 PM »

Sent in my Q's! Looking forward to it.
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Will swap for 1:12 exotic & magical dollhouse furniture and accessories, amigurumi, magical poppets.
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2013 03:57:04 AM »

Welcome, everyone! I'm sorry that you have to sit this one out, Andrann, but I know you'll be a little busy. Wink And Monnie, I'll nudge you if I haven't heard from you by the end of the week.

I should say to everyone else that if you're thinking of joining this swap because you're a big fan of Charmed and you'd like to have a Book of Shadows just like the one on the show, that's okay too. Props are cool! Grin BUT, be sure to make that very clear when you sign up, and be aware that your partner is likely to not be a fangirl and you'll be making a real Book of Shadows for a real witch! Just so you know.

Wulf
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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2013 12:00:02 PM »

I've been trying to watch Charmed on Netflix. For research purposes. lol  I never got into it when it was playing, but now I'm just amused at the wardrobe and production style. It feels so old and silly. But that's okay.
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My wist: http://www.wists.com/IceKat

Will swap for 1:12 exotic & magical dollhouse furniture and accessories, amigurumi, magical poppets.
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