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Title: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 24, 2010 07:56:37 PM
Swap name: Music that changed my life swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: malisha
Sign-up date range: August 25- September  4
Date to send item by:  October 15
Limited to a certain number of people? no
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No



Have you ever said “I’m never gonna be the same” after listening to a song? Do you have a special song that makes you go on when everything seems wrong? Or do you think music has made you who you are now? Is there any singer that changed your life?  If yes, this swap is for you.

You will have a list of your partner’s inspirational songs/artists and you should try to listen to it and try to understand why it is so important for your partner. You can send a link so it’s easier for your partner  to listen to it.
 
The idea is to take your partner’s bands/singers/songs  as an inspiration and craft something special for them, and who knows, maybe you’l l find a new world when listening to your partner’s music.
As for crafting…. You can send either one large item and two smalls or 2 medium items, just be sure to talk to your partner about this.

And to make it a low stress swap… we’ll have a loooong crafting time… why?? Because this will be my last swap for the next 2 and a half years (med student life) and I really want a lot of people to join and a lot of people to enjoy it!

ABOUT ORGANIZER
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 based on their swap feedback if I see a history of sending late.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name (first and last plz):
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?

List at least 3 songs/artists that changed your life, or that inspire your everyday, and  explain why,  (first the most favourite and so on) That way your partner has a few choices if it is too hard to craft for one specific song/band/artist. If you only have one, you have to give a veery good explanation, and write as much as you can about it, so you can give your partner some crafting ideas.

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2
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Are there some specific quotes/lyrics that inspire you??

Favourite colours:
Least favourite colours:
Is there something you'd really like to receive?
Anything you'd really not like to receive?
What sort of crafting do you do?
Do you have allergies and/or things that would displease you due to religious/moral/ethical choices?
Do you have pets/smoke/allergens?
Tell us a little bit about you:
If you want to send extras, that’s okay, as long as you talk to your partner about it.

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. Talk to your partner before sending if you don’t have a camera.
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: Will be given when you send, receive and post pictures in the Gallery.

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

PLEASE, AS I WANT TO MAKE IT A FLAKE FREE SWAP, WHEN YOU ARE ACCEPTED, POST AT LEAST ONCE  A WEEK IN THIS THREAD, THAT WAY I'LL KNOW THAT YOU ARE STILL ALIVE AND HAVE NOT BEEN ABDUCTED BY WEIRD BRAIN EATING ALIENS OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT ;D


IF YOU  WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


1.- DreamChild556
2.-janiegrrl
3.- mellyp
4.-TheSavoyTruffle
5.-DeSade13
6.- Miss Barbara
7.- rantyhippie
8.- TheBeldam


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 24, 2010 08:04:11 PM
PARTNERS
Sent
Received
Sent & received
Feedback
CONTACT ORGANIZER!!!

janiegrrl <--> TheBeldam
rantyhippie <--> DeSade13
DreamChild556 <--> malisha
mellyp --> TheSavoyTruffle--> Miss Barbara --> mellyp



GALLERY

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361261.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361261.0)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: strwberesh0rtcke on August 25, 2010 12:25:01 AM
Ooo this sounds awesome!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: Ffrogg526 on August 25, 2010 05:33:08 PM
This sounds awesome!  But I'll have to catch it next time around if there's another round.  Way too much going on in my life right now.  Can't wait to see the gallery though!  :D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 25, 2010 08:12:29 PM
Ooo this sounds awesome!
Hopefully you can join! it will be a great opportunity to know more about other craftsters!!!

This sounds awesome!  But I'll have to catch it next time around if there's another round.  Way too much going on in my life right now.  Can't wait to see the gallery though!  :D
That's a shame! Although you're welcome to comment whenever you want!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: ZidishaLuxe on August 26, 2010 06:30:58 AM
oh my gosh, yes! i'm using my phone right now, but as soon as I get to a real comp I will be applying. :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: princesspimp81 on August 26, 2010 06:27:11 PM
This sounds amazing and I wish I could play too!  If only the signups were longer lol  I'm in the 13 Days of Halloween swap and while I'm doing better than my schedule, I won't be quite far enough to take on another swap before the end of signups  :'(  Guess I'll have to wait for another round too.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on August 26, 2010 07:51:20 PM
I sent in my info! This swap sounds AMAZING!! I am so excited  ;D I only put down one band b/c I reallllly want something about them, hope my partner is cool with that!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: mellyp on August 27, 2010 12:13:55 PM
i sent in my info too, very excited for this one!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 27, 2010 02:26:39 PM
Sorry it took me a little to update your profiles, but it's done now!
Its just that on september 15th it's independence day in mexico, and this year it's the 200th year we celebrate independence!!! So i'm volunteering because it's going to be a huuuge celebration, and we have rehearsals almost everyday... it takes a lot of my time, but it's worth it!



Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 27, 2010 02:27:22 PM
BTW TheSavoyTruffle  I love your pic!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on August 27, 2010 05:51:23 PM
Thanks! :) It's my dream to go to Easter Island some day!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on August 29, 2010 09:56:30 AM
I only put one band too, but I think there are tons of possibilities for them :D

Stoked!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: mcook72677 on August 29, 2010 03:04:05 PM
Want to but don't want to.  What to do?


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: strwberesh0rtcke on August 29, 2010 04:59:01 PM
Ooo this sounds awesome!
Hopefully you can join! it will be a great opportunity to know more about other craftsters!!!

I definitely want to... I just need to think of some ideas of what I would craft. I feel like music is something that people are very emotional about, and I would feel terrible if I couldn't craft something that holds up to that level.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 29, 2010 07:22:47 PM
Want to but don't want to.  What to do?
You can always try! I think is better to try to do something and discover that you liked it, than never knowing if you could have liked it!

I only put one band too, but I think there are tons of possibilities for them :D

I was about to put one artist too(yeah, i worked on my answers before posting the swap),  because I'd really really love something about him, but... I decided in the end that there are 2 other guys/groups that had made me who I am today, so it wasnt fair for them to be left out of the list.



I definitely want to... I just need to think of some ideas of what I would craft. I feel like music is something that people are very emotional about, and I would feel terrible if I couldn't craft something that holds up to that level.
when I work on swaps i always try to match people considering 3 basic stuff:
1.- whether they want to send to their own country or to another
2.- allergies
3.- what they do & what they want (sometimes I even have to make it round robin because there is no other way it will work for me) so it's easier for you to craft something that your partner would like.

Anyway, try to craft something you'd like to receive, although I think almost everybody feels tempted to keep what they're about to send, because they put so much love and so much effort into that... that it's hard to give it away, right??


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on August 29, 2010 08:13:25 PM
I kept on debating about signing up for this swap, but in the end I had to give in.  I'm glad it has a long crafting time, b/c I think with this swap, it will be important to make something that is really meaningful to the recipient.  I can't wait for partners!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 30, 2010 06:50:36 AM
Glad to have you here :) I'm already thinking about 2 possible partners 4 u!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on August 30, 2010 07:00:57 AM
While we're here waiting for partners, why not have a pre-partners talk??? just to have fun.

Which song would be your top one???
Mine: Father and son - cat stevens! the first time I really listened to it... I cried like a baby (hehe I was  not much of a grown up, I was 6  :D) but It always makes me think and brings my feet back to the floor (that one and oh very young)

NOTE: even if there's people who love the same music, think you might not be paired, because one of the objectives of the swap is to show everybody else your love for a song/artist and maybe discovering new music, but anyway... it's always good to find somebody loves the same music as you do. For example I feel kind of lonely being a young Cat Stevens fan, because nobody my age admires him as much as I do.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on August 30, 2010 07:30:33 AM
The three songs I chose for this swap are not the ones (songs or performers) that I always listen to.  The stuff I like is all over the map...I'm with you on the Kat Stevens song...it makes me cry too!  I like some seventies, eighties, more nineties, and I also listen to the new stuff.  Especially when I'm at work. The radio dial is broken, so I never know what station I'm on!  I just stop when I hear something I like!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: AlishaMisha on August 30, 2010 12:10:31 PM
Oh dear, I would love to get Marilyn Manson items but I wouldn't know how to craft for someone else's band/song. Hmmmm. I will think about it.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on August 30, 2010 07:40:00 PM
I can't wait to start crafting! I've got tons of ideas! ;D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on August 30, 2010 08:36:48 PM
yayy I am in!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on August 30, 2010 09:13:05 PM
I'm so excited about this swap!! What a great idea!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: strwberesh0rtcke on August 31, 2010 10:36:31 PM
I can't wait to start crafting! I've got tons of ideas! ;D
Haha, would you care to share some of those ideas with the rest of us? I am drawing such a blank!

But anyway, I think I am going to break down and join!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 01, 2010 05:08:57 AM
I can't wait to start crafting! I've got tons of ideas! ;D
Haha, would you care to share some of those ideas with the rest of us? I am drawing such a blank!

But anyway, I think I am going to break down and join!

Oh you should totally join! I'd love to share ideas, but i don't want my future partner to see it and spoil the surprise. This is my first swap, so I want to do everything right.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheBeldam on September 01, 2010 08:53:16 PM
This will be my first swap. I'm super excited about it, though!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 02, 2010 10:33:19 AM
 strwberesh0rtcke I'm soo glad you're finally joining!!! I cannot wait to start crafting! I start brainstorming each time I get a new member! but have to remind myself to stop because I have to choose everybody's partners before I get to choose mine!! But I'm sooo excited that I cannot wait!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on September 03, 2010 07:39:40 PM
While we're here waiting for partners, why not have a pre-partners talk??? just to have fun.

Which song would be your top one??? 

'Imagine' by John Lennon. It has one of my favorite lyrics in it:

'You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.'

:)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 03, 2010 08:00:06 PM
That is a beautiful song...whenever I hear that song I stop still and listen.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheBeldam on September 03, 2010 11:22:28 PM
Ooooohhhh!!! I'm SOOOOO excited! I can't wait to see who my partner is!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 04, 2010 10:05:12 AM
YEAAAHHH!!
GET READY FOR PARTNERS!!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 04, 2010 01:01:39 PM
THANK YOU!  I'm off to PM my partner!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on September 04, 2010 09:04:24 PM
already brainstorming!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 05, 2010 10:14:15 PM
that's good! I started brainstorming with every questionnaire i got, supposing what I would do if that person became my partner hehe, but it's ironic that I did not have a clue on what to make for the partner I got in the end!

But that's okay! A new challenge and I'm already brainstorming!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 06, 2010 07:29:06 AM
I've been brainstorming since I got my partner. I'm off to Hobby Lobby in a bit to get supplies! I can't wait to get started!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 07, 2010 08:09:06 PM
HOW'S EVERYBODY DOING???

I felt like I totally abandoned this swap... but my life became crazy in the last 4 days!! Imagine, my grandma's caretaker got sick and she came to live with us while her caretaker get's better. I LOVE her, but she's really time consuming (she's got Alzheimer's), we got 2 surprise visitors who are staying 'till sept 18 and I have tons to study because I've got a Gastroenterology test on monday... and there's a lot more going on in my life!! So I wont start crafting until next thursday! But it gives me a lot of time to think of what to do! I'm even thinking of extras now!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheBeldam on September 07, 2010 09:23:32 PM
Eeewwww!!! Gastroenterology! I don't even know WHAT that is, but it just sounds hard. No wonder you've been busy.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 08, 2010 12:14:08 PM
Lol!!!! It's not THAT hard. Actually it's very interesting, you get to heal people who's got digestive sickness, I kinda like it because I could really understand the thousand things I can do to be healthier, but I wouldn't specialize on that!! I'm trying to be a sexologyst, which is a thousand times more fun!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on September 08, 2010 04:33:20 PM
we had a big storm hit and my power has been off since 1am last night till about 20 minutes ago. I took the time to work on my large project, and it looks amazing. I am almost done.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 08, 2010 05:30:03 PM
Hubby cracked me up today...as we were in the car, driving to the craft store, I asked him if I could have one of his dad's ________ (his dad had a huge collection of these, and passed away in July, so we are trying to sort thru his belongings).   I went to tell hubby what I wanted to to with it, but he said, "Oh, I know, you want to make a _______ with it!  I've seen those.  Pop has a smaller _______ too, if you want to use that as well."

Dear ole' hubby just makes me laugh sometimes!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: janiegrrl on September 09, 2010 06:38:00 AM
I brained stormed and I think I came up with a great idea for my partner.. I am really excited about it.. :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on September 09, 2010 08:19:11 AM
HOW'S EVERYBODY DOING???


I had to special order some things so I haven't even started yet. It is best this way though because I am OCD and like to finished one swap (my Halloween one) before starting another. I have lots of ideas though :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 09, 2010 08:55:14 PM
I have two items that I am going to modify to make something for my partner with...


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 09, 2010 09:54:08 PM
I have two items that I am going to modify to make something for my partner with...
I'm curious!! hehe!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 10, 2010 04:03:29 PM
I'm delving into a new craft for my partner! It's been fun so far. Not as hard as I imagined, which is good.  Unfortunately, I've got to work overtime at work tomorrow (starting at six AM, yay.), so no crafting or weekly jaunt to Hobby Lobby. Bummer. Hopefully I can get in some crafting time tomorrow night.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 13, 2010 04:13:41 PM
I finally got some crafting time!!!
Found some _______ ____________ and _____ it so it looked like _______ (inspired on my partner's _________ ________) It will be a______. Just need to find some _______ _______ and will start finishing my big item  :D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 13, 2010 05:35:14 PM
Sounds interesting! I've already got one item done, and everything to make the second and third items. I just need some _____ ________ that's not _________ for the __________. Having trouble finding it, though.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 14, 2010 02:03:34 PM
Ok, ok...I am SO PROUD of myself!  I started on my partners BIG project last night, while watching 'Hoarders' on TV  ;) and when I came home from work today, I tried the other project I was thinking of and IT CAME OUT GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!  And it was the first time I tried it and it actually worked!  YEA! ;D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 14, 2010 04:34:03 PM
Hooray for a craft win! As Colonel Hannibal Smith would say: "I love it when a plan comes together."


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: h-chan on September 14, 2010 04:54:13 PM
I would totally have wanted to sign up for this if I had known earlier!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 14, 2010 06:40:48 PM
Not only did the original plan come together, but a "mistake" turned out to be a winner too, with a little thought, and the "replacement" I made for it, came out so unbelieveably cool, without me even doing anything to it!  (Hubby was laughing at me b/c I was so excited about how it all came out!)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 14, 2010 08:10:21 PM
Not only did the original plan come together, but a "mistake" turned out to be a winner too, with a little thought, and the "replacement" I made for it, came out so unbelieveably cool, without me even doing anything to it!  (Hubby was laughing at me b/c I was so excited about how it all came out!)


Yeah, my hubby laughs at me when I get super-excited about craft stuff. Like the $1/yd fabric at Wal-Mart. I tried explaining it to him, but alas, he just doesn't get it.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on September 14, 2010 08:23:26 PM
i am almost done crafting


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on September 15, 2010 07:01:05 PM
Have a large done, but still waiting for a few things to come in the mail for the mediums/smalls.

:)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 15, 2010 08:08:24 PM
I've got my two medium-ish/small-ish items done. Now to work on the large. It's about halfway there. I'm really pleased with how it's turned out so far.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 16, 2010 10:12:34 PM
OMG!!! TOTALLY UN-RELATED!!!
BUT.... YESTERDAY WAS INDEPENDENCE DAY IN MEXICOOO!!! 200 YEARS OF MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE!! I PARTICIPATED IN THE SHOW AND IT WAS AMAZIING!!!

IT FEELS SOO GREAT TO BE PART OF THE HISTORY!!!

IT WAS SEEN WORLDWIDE AND ALL THE MONTHS WE SPENT PRACTISING WERE WORTH IT!

YESTERDAY WE WOKE UP AT 5 AM AND WENT TO BED AFTER ALL THE CELEBRATION ENDED (LIKE AT 3 AM)

IF YOU DIDNT SEE IT, HERE'S A LITTLE PICTURE, MY FAVOURITE PICTURE




FIREWORKS MADE THE MEXICAN FLAG IN MEXICO CITY'S MAIN HALL

now my whole body is aching, (even parts of my body I didn't know I had) but i'm soo happy that i dont care that i have to crawl to move from one place to another. It was my dream since I was 5 years old.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 17, 2010 03:46:21 AM
Thanks for sharing the photo!  It is beautiful!  Were those fireworks that made the colors?   (Now go take a nap!  ;))


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 17, 2010 05:11:57 AM
Love that picture! Sounds like you had fun. Glad you got to live one of your life-long dreams. :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 19, 2010 04:33:33 PM
Finally, after resting the whole weekend, I finished my large!  and have come with ideas for the others!! (one of them given by mom)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 20, 2010 06:41:30 PM
Almost finished! All that's left to do is a few pieces for my large. But I thought I'd put up this teaser for malisha !



Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on September 20, 2010 06:59:33 PM
i finished up a couple last minute small goodies and am getting ready to send


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 20, 2010 09:21:09 PM
SOO EXCITED!!! I'LL POST A TEASER AS SOON AS I MANAGE TO TAKE ONE THAT DOESNT LOOK OBVIOUS!!

ah!!! I think I know what the thing on the upper right corner is!!!! I'VE BEEN WATCHING THE SAME PICTURE EVERYDAY FOR AROUND 5 YEARS! I WOULD RECOGNIZE IT IN MY DREAMS!!! OBIOUSLY IT IS....  A huge piece of skin!!! (sorry I'm a med student and think like one)

JAJAJA!!! doesn't it look the same????


jajaja!!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 21, 2010 05:02:27 AM
 ;D

Maybe. Maybe not.

 ;D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on September 21, 2010 04:06:46 PM
Sorry I haven't posted in awhile!! Grad school sort of snuck up on me! I have alot of ideas for my partner I just need to get working on them!! I guess that's what the weekend if for :)
The picture from Mexico's independence day is amazing! So beautiful!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 22, 2010 05:40:18 PM
I'm about 80% done.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on September 25, 2010 08:52:39 AM
Almost done here as well! Let's just say resin is not my friend and is putting me in a sticky situation ><


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 26, 2010 10:16:00 PM
Almost done here as well! Let's just say resin is not my friend and is putting me in a sticky situation ><
hahaha!!! my sewing machine decided not to be my friend anymore and I was planning something sewn.. my big item... so  now.. no sewn item and will have to thing of another big and will be ready to send!! (after payday of course)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on September 27, 2010 05:59:44 AM
I have everything packed up and ready.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 27, 2010 07:32:30 AM
Okayyy that means we will have loads of early senders in the swap!!! That's nice!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on September 27, 2010 01:50:11 PM
I have everything together, in the box I'm going to mail it out in.  I just need to wrap it up and write out the note.  I am hopefully finishing up the "big" item tonight, and will be able to get it all together and wrapped, and sent out on Friday or Saturday.


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on September 28, 2010 05:15:55 AM
Almost finished! I was hoping to get more craft time last night, but we had to go to the store, so I didn't get home until late. There's always tonight!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on September 30, 2010 01:25:40 PM
I think I might be done... just not happy with the size of my package...  sending just 1 more item than what I had planned just doesnt feel like me! I might have to add something that pleases me more, but my brain is dry. A week ago while I was finishing the ________ my mind was packed with ideas!!! and now, I've forgotten about those ideas and cannot come up with new ones!!!!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 01, 2010 06:37:06 PM
I feel a little less than satisfied with my package as well. I just can't think of anything else.

Ahhh!

><


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 02, 2010 04:01:46 PM
maybe we can help each other??? thinking for someone else is sometimes easier...


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DreamChild556 on October 02, 2010 09:41:29 PM
All finished!! Everything is wrapped, packed, and ready to ship! It took me a little longer than expected. But I'm all done!  ;D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 04, 2010 07:48:52 PM
We have a sender already!!!
 Here's the link to the gallery (also in the first page)
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361261.0

Dont forget to let your partner know when you send.
Also let me know!!!



Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 04, 2010 09:05:48 PM
Going to have to think of something last minute probably because my resin went tacky on me. I worked so hard on that jewelry piece too. Hopefully it can be salvaged.

Grrr..


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 05, 2010 09:39:20 PM
Looks like you've been fighting with resin all the swap!!! I'd like to know who's winning the battle???


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: rantyhippie on October 06, 2010 02:50:20 AM
I am possibly sending today


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 06, 2010 08:50:33 AM
Resin has won the battle, but I will win the war!

I spent all last night researching and found some products (that you can buy at any hardware store) that can supposedly dissolve polyester resin and epoxy. There is something inside the resin that I don't want destroyed so it is going to be a very delicate process. We shall see how it goes.

:)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 07, 2010 10:25:01 AM
Hopefully it turns out okay!!!
I'll finish today or tomorrow and send on monday or tuesday (if I have the money) :-\


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: mellyp on October 08, 2010 02:33:21 PM
MellyP here, I received from my very prompt partner Miss Barbara...I'll be posting photos to the gallery later tonight :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 08, 2010 05:04:36 PM
Just cannot wait to see!!! :D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on October 09, 2010 11:58:31 AM
I'm finishing my stuff this weekend - I'm really happy with how it's looking so far!! I hope my partner likes it too!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: mellyp on October 10, 2010 11:18:22 AM
sorry for the delay, having some camera issues - trying to figure out how to post pics from my phone right now...


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 11, 2010 08:37:22 AM
Will be sending on Wednesday (hopefully).

:)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: TheSavoyTruffle on October 11, 2010 03:52:53 PM
I drove all the way to the post office to mail my package today before I realized it was closed for a holiday :( Oh well...try again tomorrow!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 13, 2010 05:48:14 AM
Just wanted to post that I received and everything looks great. I will post pictures as soon as I can :D


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: DeSade13 on October 13, 2010 05:21:17 PM
Sent today! Messaged Malisha and RantyHippie the DC.

Posting pics of received package now also :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: mellyp on October 14, 2010 10:21:05 AM
i'll be mailing out tomorrow, right down to the deadline as usual!


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 14, 2010 04:08:13 PM
I sent today!!! And, I went to buy one last thing before sending!!! GUESS WHERE I WENT???

After all... we're getting close to Day of the dead!!!


What else could a Mexican girl send???

It is called "la feria del alfeñique" which is only open during october (all over the country) and there you can buy sugar & chocolate skulls, decorations, and much more typical candies which are related to the day of the dead ofrendas and celebrations.

Hope you like them! (they're tiny because they're heavy and I neeeded to keep the package under 1 pound and I was already sending something kind of heavy)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: janiegrrl on October 15, 2010 12:59:24 PM
I sent mine out today as well. :)


Title: Re: Music that changed my life swap (SIGNUPS AUG25-SEP4) SENDOUTS OCT 15
Post by: malisha on October 17, 2010 12:09:53 PM
Remember you must pm organizer and partner when you send and receive!

Glad almost everyone sent already. Please check that your status is correct, if not, please pm and I'll correct it!