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« on: July 25, 2013 03:41:34 PM »

I would love to start a swap based on inchie houses!

Some of the best examples I've seen, were ones made by Phizzychick Cheesy
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=313936.0

Craftster members Sarcastra and Avesthel have each provided templates for these tiny houses (or if you wish, it's easy enough to draft your own pattern)!

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Rather than shipping complete houses, we will be shipping flat so that our partners can assemble them (yes, flat...in regular envelopes)!

And since one house seems lonely, I'm thinking about doing this in groups of 4 (so that means you'll commit to making 3 houses and receive 3 in return). 

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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2013 03:56:58 PM »

I think it sounds like a lovely idea, and making three sounds about right.

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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2013 04:09:47 PM »

I wish people would stop having so many great swap ideas!   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2013 04:11:04 PM »

i would definitely like to see more than just one tiny house in my craftroom!
and to keep things less restrictive, i think i'd prefer to let it be an artist's choice type of swap Smiley
hopefully, there will be enough interest...or it'll just be me and you in the swap!  i guess that'll work too Grin


I wish people would stop having so many great swap ideas!   Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2013 04:22:19 PM »

So fun. And I love the idea of a 1-stamp swap!
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2013 05:34:48 PM »

So tempting!  I love the swaps that only take stamps.   Cheesy
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You had me at "houses"... Wink
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« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2013 09:03:20 PM »

what's not to like about houses? Grin

and yeah, i think it will be very interesting to assemble the tiny houses!  i like gluing stuff together! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2013 12:12:41 AM »

this sounds fun!
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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2013 06:51:26 AM »

I love this idea! Sign me up.  Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2013 07:28:45 AM »

Any ideas when this might happen?  Though it seems small enough to squeeze in amongst everything else....  Tongue
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« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2013 07:57:29 AM »

signups will be up...soonish Wink

i'm working on swap details, dates, etc. right now.

i'll post a link to it in this thread sometime today Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2013 08:01:57 AM »

Ok!   Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2013 08:12:17 AM »

So I'm trying to visualize this in my mind...  I understand that the houses are going to be sent flat for easy shipping.  So I would print out a template onto... blank paper?  Cardstock I'm guessing, for stability?  And then I would decorate the template with papers, ephemera, etc, so that when the receiver constructs the house, everything is oriented in the right direction?
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    « Reply #14 on: July 26, 2013 08:40:42 AM »

    vincentvanbuck!  hello again Smiley

    yep, you're spot on about how we're gonna make these houses Smiley

    of course, you may also opt to construct the houses out of other cardstock materials if you're handy with drafting the pattern directly onto said cardstock materials!
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    « Reply #15 on: July 27, 2013 09:35:50 AM »

    finally figured out the details for the inchie house swap Roll Eyes

    if you wanna play, it's up and good to go! Cheesy

    http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=425933.0
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