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Title: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 25, 2018 02:36:07 PM

~*~Life is Berry Sweet - Strawberry Swap ~*~

Swap Gallery (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=455961.0)

Swap name: Life is Berry Sweet - Strawberry Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Mistress Jennie
Sign-up date range: August 25-31, 2018
Date to send item by: September 24, 2018

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No

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

Additional Age requirement? No

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 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

~*~Details of Swap~*~
Life in 2018 can be frantic and hectic, but as Strawberry Shortcake so often reminded us in the 80's, life can be 'Berry Sweet' too.  This happy little swap will consist of 1 medium & 1 small crafted item, along with 1 purchased extra, all themed around the ever bright and cheerful little strawberry.  You may craft in any medium(s) you wish, taking your partners preferences into account.

~*~Wondering what you might make?~*~  
There are tons of strawberry crafts out and about on the web, but here's a few of my favorites right here on Craftster: pottermouth's Berry Gathering Apron  (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=452693.0), lindyv321's Tiny Stitched Strawberry (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=439566.0), Acadian Driftwood's Strawberry Jam & Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=434479.0), smittenheart's Strawberry Soap (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=339891.0), derscroot's Stenciled Strawberry Shoes (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=95882.0), or my Summery Strawberry Dishcloths (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=455341.0).  And because it's too cute not to share, how about the cute zippered pouch and the strawberry pillow (http://sewdelicious.com.au/2014/08/the-strawberry-swap.html) from this post over on sewdelicious.com.au, or the adorable strawberry mini quilt she received in return?  


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:

Name of swap: Life is Berry Sweet - Strawberry Swap
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)

What are your favorite crafts to make?
What are your favorite crafts to receive?
What are your favorite hobbies outside of crafting?


What is your style? (Hippy, Shabby Chic, Boho, Modern, etc.)

Do you have any favorite berries besides strawberries?

Are you a fan of Strawberry Shortcake?  (the character)

Are you a fan of puns?  (Things like 'Life is berry sweet')

Is there anything you are especially in need of or would really love?  

Is there anything you would NOT like to receive?

Tee shirt size?

Do you wear jewelry?

Do you enjoy scented items, such as candles, soaps, etc.?

Do you like strawberry flavored things?


Since this swap is inspired by an edible item, any food allergies or intolerances?

LIKES
Colors:
Patterns/Symbols/Motifs:

DISLIKES
Colors:
Patterns/Symbols/Motifs:

Do you or anyone in your home smoke?
Do you have any pets or allergens in your home?
Do you have any allergies?

Do you have a Pinterest?



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 (https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) to find other rules about participating in a swap.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 25, 2018 02:36:28 PM
~*~Berry Lovely Participants ~*~

1. Mistress Jennie
2. jemimah
3. craftADDchick
4. bethntim
5. thanate
6. kittykill
7. Acadian Driftwood
8. SonjaBoo
9. gala_apples
10. craftylittlemonkey


~*~Berry Sweet Swap Partners ~*~

Mistress Jennie <---> kittykill
jemimah <---> gala_apples
craftADDchick <---> bethntim
thanate <---> craftylittlemonkey
Acadian Driftwood <---> SonjaBoo





Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftADDchick on August 25, 2018 05:50:25 PM
I'll be signing up at the last minute! I can't let myself get distracted by a shiny new swap just yet :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: jemimah on August 25, 2018 10:25:21 PM
Sign up sent! I've started pinning cute berry ideas already :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Onyxnox on August 26, 2018 08:55:13 AM
Oh -this is such a great swap idea!!!!  I am a bit bogged down right now with other things, otherwise I would be tempted... and I just got some sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet strawberry dies too!!!!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 26, 2018 12:01:42 PM
Welcome to the swap jemimah!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Acadian Driftwood on August 26, 2018 06:58:01 PM
Will fill out my info when I get the chance!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: gala_apples on August 26, 2018 08:35:36 PM
pretty interested in this  :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: BigBangMomma on August 27, 2018 07:32:18 AM
I'm going to pass, but I am glad you brought this swap idea over here to Craftster. Maybe next year we can do a full on fruits/veggies swap, and I will be less bogged down then. Have fun!

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Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: SonjaBoo on August 27, 2018 10:21:15 AM
Oh! This sounds like the cutest swap ever! I may have to play.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: kittykill on August 27, 2018 10:23:54 AM
I just signed up!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 27, 2018 02:00:42 PM
Welcome to the swap craftADDchick, bethntim, thanate, and kittykill!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: MareMare on August 28, 2018 07:26:36 PM
Oh this sounds so fun! I have some really cute strawberry fabrics too...


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on August 28, 2018 07:35:47 PM
I bet you do MareMare!

As soon as somebody signs up for this I ransack their pinterest for ideas, lol. I'm getting quite the collection!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on August 29, 2018 03:59:33 AM
I would like to apologize to anyone following me on Pinterest as I have gone strawberry crazy! I didnt realize all the lovely strawberry themed things there are! Ive started crafting 2 small items that hopefully will work out with my partner


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 29, 2018 06:51:31 AM
Oh this sounds so fun! I have some really cute strawberry fabrics too...

Step into my beautiful strawberry-scented web Mare....


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 29, 2018 06:55:49 AM
I would like to apologize to anyone following me on Pinterest as I have gone strawberry crazy! I didnt realize all the lovely strawberry themed things there are! Ive started crafting 2 small items that hopefully will work out with my partner

Oh sweet Beth, I just checked your Pinterest....  Your Strawberry board has got nothing on the insanity of mine.  Mine is triple the size.  ::)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 29, 2018 06:59:17 AM
Also in searching for strawberry goodness on Pinterest and Etsy, I found a vintage calendar tea towel from 1980, the year I was born.  I'm trying SO HARD not to just break down and buy it.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on August 29, 2018 07:18:16 AM
Your pin board is amazing!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 29, 2018 07:33:59 AM
Guys, I failed....  I bought the tea towel....  Sigh....  I blame Etsy's bright red notice that said "There is only one of this item and it is in 2 people's carts."


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 29, 2018 10:59:44 AM
Welcome to the swap Acadian Driftwood!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: thanate on August 29, 2018 05:26:05 PM
I blame Etsy's bright red notice that said "There is only one of this item and it is in 2 people's carts."

Oh no, they do that?  Clearly you can't be blamed...  :D


Title: Re: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: BigBangMomma on August 29, 2018 06:32:37 PM
Also in searching for strawberry goodness on Pinterest and Etsy, I found a vintage calendar tea towel from 1980, the year I was born.  I'm trying SO HARD not to just break down and buy it.
This makes me feel so sad. I, too, am a 1980's girl! Gah, we've had a vintage childhood for a while now! I am working on my 3rd strawberry item for my Instagram partner, and found a really cute strawberry shaped lotion thingy at Family Dollar for her I could not resist!

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Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 30, 2018 08:02:40 AM
Welcome to the swap SonjaBoo!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: SonjaBoo on August 30, 2018 03:23:15 PM
Thank you! Canít wait to get crafting.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 31, 2018 08:20:23 AM
Welcome to the swap gala_apples!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 31, 2018 08:22:21 AM
We're currently up to 9 swappers, with the signups scheduled to close today!  I will close signups when we get 1 more swapper, giving us an even number, OR at 5:00pm, Central Time, whichever comes first.  So if you're on the fence, be sure to decide soon.  :D


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup 8/25-8/31; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on August 31, 2018 09:09:46 AM
Since there are over 80 strawberry items in my pins and I have already gone shopping for some small items, I had better join :D.

I really appreciate it so much when a sign up deadline reminder gets posted, thanks for that Jennie. We are just about to leave for the weekend, I am so happy I didn't miss this one :).


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 31, 2018 11:33:39 AM
Since there are over 80 strawberry items in my pins and I have already gone shopping for some small items, I had better join :D.

And with that, signups are officially CLOSED!  Welcome to the swap clm!

Working on partnering....


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on August 31, 2018 01:29:24 PM
Ok, partners have been posted on the first page, and questionnaires have been forwarded!  Please let me know if anything is amiss.  :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on August 31, 2018 01:43:39 PM
Woo, thanks for the speedy & awesome partnering :).

Yay thanate, hi!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: thanate on September 01, 2018 11:48:11 AM
Hi, CLM!  ;D


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftADDchick on September 01, 2018 12:14:22 PM
Hooray! I still have to finish up my TM Patch Swap, but I'm generating some ideas...


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: jemimah on September 01, 2018 06:18:56 PM
Yay! So keen to get making berry things :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: kittykill on September 03, 2018 09:35:57 AM
I have my ideas all planned out. Now I just need to get the materials.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 03, 2018 01:54:25 PM
I have my ideas all planned out. Now I just need to get the materials.

I have too many ideas!  Big long list of strawberry stuff!  And today I went on an adventure and came home with a few tiny extras.  :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on September 03, 2018 04:49:17 PM
I'm 99% done and my partner is awesome!  thanks again for organizing this!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: BigBangMomma on September 04, 2018 06:36:25 AM
You guys, I found strawberry scented #2 pencils at the Family Dollar!

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Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftADDchick on September 04, 2018 01:38:57 PM
I picked up a supply item today! And, I ordered my purchased item. Iím still narrowing my list down for what Iím making, but ideas are percolating in the back of my mind.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on September 11, 2018 05:19:00 AM
Coming soon!!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 11, 2018 05:42:56 AM
Ooh, a finished parcel! *squee!* exciting!
I found something I needed yesterday (it's not strawberry season, they've been impossible to find!) & today is a crafting day. I just need to consolodate ideas, I have way too many.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: kittykill on September 11, 2018 08:54:29 AM
I ran out of floss! ACCCKKK! I can't believe it.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 11, 2018 09:08:02 AM
Oh shoot, that reminds me that I'm still out of white floss. What a thing.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Acadian Driftwood on September 12, 2018 03:34:25 PM
I collected my first bits today!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 13, 2018 08:35:01 AM
I can't believe we already have a sender!  Here's the gallery link for all my berry sweet swappers: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=455961.0



Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 13, 2018 11:09:50 AM
I am so goofy. I went out for fabric & trim but forgot the white floss! I can't even believe I did that :P.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on September 13, 2018 11:53:38 AM
I am so goofy. I went out for fabric & trim but forgot the white floss! I can't even believe I did that :P.
Story of my life  ;D


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 14, 2018 01:12:00 PM
Friday afternoon check-in question....  What is everyone's favorite strawberry food?  Strawberry jam on toast?  Strawberry smoothie after a tough workout?  Strawberry cheesecake, shared with your significant other?  Or strawberry cheesecake hoarded all to yourself?   :D

And while we're at it, how are you all doing on this sweet little swap? 

Personally, I have been working like gangbuster's on a graphghan for my hair stylist's wedding.  I did some math and realized there was no way to finish it in time to see her at my next appointment on the 22nd.  Folks, NEVER underestimate how much being nice to a receptionist can be!  I called the salon and talked to Marcus, the very nice young man who man's their front desk, and begged him to move my appointment as far out as he could, before she actually leaves for her wedding.  When I explained why I wanted to move it, he asked, 'Wait, did you bring Mikinzie & I that unicorn drink a few months ago?'  Yes Marcus, I did in fact bring you a unicorn beverage on April Fool's, when I made them for Craftster's prank.  That man got me an extra 19 days on the clock!  So, now that I have a bit more breathing room, I dove into this swap more hardcore this afternoon.  I had already been amassing a few goodies and extras to include, and had picked up some supplies, but was starting to fret about not having done much actual work yet.  Feeling a whole lot better now.  :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: kittykill on September 14, 2018 01:15:03 PM
Chocolate covered strawberries!!!!! I could eat my weight in those things. Seriously-I won't even share them.


I am doing okay-a bit frantic. I have a bunch of swaps due at one time and I hope that the crafts I am making will measure up.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: jemimah on September 14, 2018 01:19:29 PM
That's a tough question! Homemade strawberry jam (more berry flavoured than sugar flavoured) on a fresh croissant would be hard to beat for me, accompanied by a large cappuccino with cinnamon :)

I'm going to get some serious crafting done this weekend, for this swap and couple of others! Hauling out various supplies and taking over the dining table as I write....


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: bethntim on September 14, 2018 01:44:23 PM
I have to agree about the chocolate covered strawberries. My package was delivered to craftADDchick yesterday!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 14, 2018 03:29:56 PM
Oh, oh, oh, exciting!

I've been working on things. I think they are coming out ok and can only hope the little girl they are for will think so as well :).

I like the way strawberries looks & smell. Mashed up they can be a lovely skin treatment. The teeny wild ones are delectable & a joy to find growing wherever they may. My children love to eat the large domesticated berries, jellies & jams, those are not for me.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 14, 2018 03:38:05 PM
I forgot to answer my own question!  I think my favorite is strawberry shortcake, made with balsamic macerated berries, on top of homemade biscuits rather than cake, and topped with vegan coco whip.

Meanwhile, I finished my medium just now, and I love how it came out.  Hopefully kittykill will too!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 14, 2018 04:06:30 PM
Even better if you split and grill the biscuits with butter in a hot skillet.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: thanate on September 14, 2018 05:44:51 PM
I am not big on fruit flavors in general, but I make an exception for berries fresh-picked from my garden.  :)  When I was a kid & the rest of my family had strawberry shortcake, I had the shortcake or biscuits plain.

I am most of the way done with the embroidery machine bits, and on to the sewing & finishing.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftADDchick on September 14, 2018 06:41:23 PM
My favorite strawberry snack is a toasted sesame seed bagel slathered with butter and topped with strawberry jam. In second place is strawberry shortcake with the biscuit-style shortcake.

And, my package did indeed arrive! Iíll post in the gallery on Sunday!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: gala_apples on September 15, 2018 11:13:03 PM
I have texture issues with food, I can't handle mushy food at all. So a nice bowl of chopped just barely ripe strawberries so they're still hard, with a sprinkle of sugar on top to make them sweeter, is my favourite berry meal.  :)

I bought supplies for this swap the day after I got my partner, and then decided today that I don't like them, so I went out and bought new stuff. Hopefully I can stick with these, before I run out of time.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 16, 2018 12:09:28 PM
Sent! Motivated weekend ;D.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 16, 2018 12:49:08 PM
Finished the project I started on Friday, and love how it came out.  Started something else yesterday, and am about to dive back into it now.  Hope to have it done tomorrow.  :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Acadian Driftwood on September 16, 2018 05:43:35 PM
A local ice cream maker does the most amazing strawberry ice cream in season, that might be my favorite! I usually work right up to the deadline, and this one will be no exception. But I have no plans for the coming weekend, so I will be all settled in and crafting.



Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: SonjaBoo on September 19, 2018 04:30:02 AM
Strawberry jam is the jam! :D But you can't go wrong with strawberry shortcake either. Especially with homemade whipped cream.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on September 21, 2018 02:08:11 PM
Hello to you, my berry sweet swap friends.  How is everyone doing?  Sendouts are scheduled for Monday, the 24.  Does everyone feel good with that?  We've already had 3 people send, so 'heck yeah' to you awesome folks!

Personally, I've gone a bit overboard.   ::)  I'm planning on packing up and sending on Monday just so I don't go MORE crazy than I already have.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: kittykill on September 21, 2018 02:35:32 PM
I have everything wrapped up and ready to go. I just need to print out the label.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: jemimah on September 21, 2018 02:47:19 PM
I've got a bit more to do this weekend, but should be good to go on time :)


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 21, 2018 04:18:00 PM
I am biting my nails waiting for the package to arrive at it's destination. Now that it's in the mail I'm having a panicky worry fest that I sent the right things, enough things, all the things, ack!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on September 24, 2018 01:52:16 PM
I received on the same day my package arrived to thanate, how cool is that? I will need to wait until tomorrow to take photos, there isn't very good light right now. Bright and early though, I promise :).


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on November 06, 2018 01:40:41 PM
Hi Friends!  I have already posted in the Call for Swap Angels board (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=456459.0), but thought I would cross-post here too.  We are in need of a swap Angel for gala_apples.  Jemimah's package seems to have been lost in transit, and as she is about to be out of town for 3 weeks, she is unable to recraft & resend at this time.  

Some facts: gala_apples is located in Canada.   Her favorite crafts to receive are papercrafts, hand carved stamps, pendants, zippered pouches, & slippers.  Some of her non-crafting hobbies including reading and writing.  Her style is best described as 'colourful, patchwork, hippy'.

If you are interesting in serving as a Swap Angel for her, please let me know.  Cheers!


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: endymion on November 06, 2018 03:36:15 PM
Let me know if you do not already have someone; Iíd be happy to be a swap angelóI could even share some tags that gala was meant to receive, since Jemimah sent me a few of them, too.


Title: Re: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)
Post by: Mistress Jennie on November 07, 2018 09:12:31 AM
Yay!  We have a swap Angel.  The lovely Nodsu is going to craft for gala_apples.  Thank you Nodsu! 

And a great big thank you to endymion as well for the offer!  I just happened to get Nodsu's first.  Your generosity is truly appreciated!