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ORGANIZED SWAPS => ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED => Topic started by: crazyda79 on April 05, 2013 12:07:18 AM

Title: Monthly Odd Holiday Swap- May (Sign-up 4/5/13-4/10/13; Sendout 4/30/13)
Post by: crazyda79 on April 05, 2013 12:07:18 AM

In Honor of Grapefruit and Kiwi Month

Swap name: Monthly Odd Holidays - May
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: crazyda79
Sign-up date range: 4/5 - 4/10
Date to send item by: 4/30
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No  
Additional Age requirement? 16

Swap Organizer himself/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 yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
Did you know that each month is dedicated to something... unusual?  National Recommitment Month, National Salad Month, Grapefruit and Kiwi Month, Clean Air Month
There are weeks dedicated to Wildflowers, Drinking Water, Raisins
Did you know that each month has "odd" holidays - the ones that not many people know about or celebrate?  Save the Rhino Day, Lumpy Rug day, Pick Strawberries day.

This swap is to celebrate those unknown or unusual holidays. Each swapper will chose 6 holidays from the lists provided. Each partner will choose 3 holidays from those 6 and craft 3 small items for their partner. A small item is defined as: by time-2 or less hours; by size-earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks, magnets; by price-$10 or less. U.S. packages MUST have a tracking #, and international packages must have a receipt. Please provide both to the organizer when you ship. Shipping priority is suggested but not a requirement.

In order for this to be a monthly swap we MUST have a fast turn around time. Due to the fast turn around time, the organizer reserves the right to not add someone to the swap if there has been a documented history of repeated late sending. Please do not sign up for this swap unless you are prepared to send on time, if not early, and post pictures as soon as your package arrives.

Communication is a must! You must check in on the original thread and the gallery thread at least once a week. You also must check in with your partner once a week. Poor communication or lack thereof will be noted in feedback.
When PMing the organizer please start pms with the following:  MOH May Sign up, MOH May Question, MOH May Sent, or MOH May Received.    

For inspiration, see the following:
January/February's Swap Thread:
January/February's Swap Gallery:
March's Swap Thread:
March's Swap Gallery:
April's Swap Thread:
April's Swap Gallery:

Lists of Odd Holidays:

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

Name of swap: Monthly Odd Holidays - MAY
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Are you willing to ship to an address outside your country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Take a look at the lists at these sites for the month of MAY. Please pick 6 holidays you will be celebrating/are interested in.
There are holidays for the month, for a week, or for a particular day. Feel free to chose any type of holiday. Some holidays may be deemed as distasteful to someone. Some holidays may have religious/political connotations for someone. Please be aware of this when choosing your holidays.


Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your home (dogs, cats, smoke, etc.)?
Anything that you really don't want to receive?
Anything that you'd really, really, really love to receive?
Do you have a pinterest?
Any other websites that your partner may find useful for stalking you?
Anything else that you want your partner to know?

After being partnered:
Please understand that there are holidays that you may find distasteful or that may have religious/political connotations for you. You have 6 holidays to chose from for crafting 3 items.  The organizer does not have the time or mental faculties to look through each holiday and determine if "most" people would find that holiday offensive in any way. If you don't like a holiday your partner chose, then don't craft for it  


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

1. crazyda79
2. gala_apples

gala_apples <--> crazyda79

Title: Re: Monthly Odd Holiday Swap- May (Sign-up 4/5/13-4/10/13; Sendout 4/30/13)
Post by: crazyda79 on April 13, 2013 01:25:08 AM
Just two of us this round but hoping the next one picks up a bit :)

Title: Re: Monthly Odd Holiday Swap- May (Sign-up 4/5/13-4/10/13; Sendout 4/30/13)
Post by: crazyda79 on April 27, 2013 05:06:42 PM
Still around, still crafting.  Hope to be done by tomorrow but not sure yet.