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1  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 122 ENTRIES / Gingerbread Bakery Dollhouse (Pic heavy) on: January 08, 2018 03:05:41 AM
Most of December was stressful for me, and I hadn't planned to participate in this challenge, but ended up doing it as therapy, and it worked.

I present to you my Gingerbread Bakery Dollhouse, because I can't have a real dollhouse just yet.




How could I make a cute bakery and not add a cute scooter?



My son was the proud creator of the cake next to the cash register, it was his third attempt, the first two being way too big for this house.




In the bakery there is a round table with chairs, and a three tier cake stand with cookies, macarons and a Swedish princess cake.





By the window there are three shelves. On the top shelf there are small baguettes, croissants and some pastries with cream on top. On the second shelf there are three different kinds of doughnuts, vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. On the third shelf I made napoleon cakes on a stand, a white wedding cake and croquembouche.





The second floor is dedicated to the bedroom. The bed and rug were both hand painted with food colour, and the vanity has a lot of tiny details, a vase with roses, hair brush, mirror, vintage perfume and nail polishes.

2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Kid Christmas Swap Gallery on: December 06, 2017 02:56:31 PM

The gallery for the Kid Christmas Swap


Partners:
(sent and received) Snowyangel <-> pottermouth (sent and received)

(sent and received) Craftylittlemonkey #1 <-> TheArtsyRaven (sent and received)

(sent and received) Craftylittlemonkey #2 <-> tapestrymlp #2 (sent and received)

(sent and received) tapestrymlp #1 <-> Nodsu #2 (sent and recieved)

(sent and received) Nodsu #1 <-> patty_o_furniture (sent and received)
3  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Kid Christmas Swap (sign up: Nov. 9-Nov 15, Send out Dec 18th) on: November 09, 2017 01:40:03 PM


Swap name: Kid Christmas Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: TheArtsyRaven
Sign-up date range: November 9-november 15
Date to send item by: December 18

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: NO
- 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:
This is a quick Christmas swap for craftster kids of all ages. The idea is that the child/children will create two small items for their partner, parents will be allowed to help out but do let the children do as much as possible by themselves, this is after all meant to be a swap by children for children.

The kids will craft 2 small Christmas themed crafts/decorations for their swap partner.
Extras must be agreed upon between partners but is not a requirement.

Please note that if you have multiple kids who want to participate then you will be given a partner for each child, if you have any concerns about this please contact me before signing up.

Also, while this is a kid exchange you as a parent are responsible that the craft is completed and sent by the due date.
  


QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
**Please note: If you have more than one child participating fill the questionnaire out for each child**
 
Name of swap: Kid Christmas Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Parent name:
Name of the child participating:
Age of the child participating:
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:
  
Favourite Christmas/winter themes or motifs: (Snowmen, elves, inspired by certain movie, etc)
What kind of craft/decoration would you like to receive: (something for the tree, something flat, something made out of trees, etc)
Is there something you dont want to receive:
 
Do you have any allergies:
Do you have a pet free/smoke free crafting environment:
Anything else you might want your partner to know:


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.



Partners:
Snowyangel <-> pottermouth

(sent) Craftylittlemonkey #1 <-> TheArtsyRaven (sent)

(sent) Craftylittlemonkey #2 <-> tapestrymlp #2 (sent)

(sent) tapestrymlp #1 <-> Nodsu #2 (sent)

(sent) Nodsu #1 <-> patty_o_furniture
4  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Introduce Yourself / Not so new craftster on: July 12, 2017 09:57:59 PM
Because I never introduced myself the first time I became a member thought I might do so this time.

I was active here a few years ago, signed up in 2009 and my guess is that I stopped coming by around 2012/13. Not only am I planning to be back for a long time, but I also changed my user name. I doubt anyone remembers me but I used to be called imera.

You can find me and my family living in Norway, where I commute 4 hours every day to work (in my last job I commuted 5 hours), so while I have less crafting time I will have more time to comment on the lovely projects posted here. I love most crafts, but my favourite medium to work with is clay and paper.

Not only do I want to be more active here, but I also want to focus on my craft blog and my etsy shops. I know I will have to find a new balance soon as I'm also planning to sign up to take internet college, ok, not certain what it's called in English but I don't go to class because all the classes are on the internet (through the school) and I can talk with the teachers there, making it possible for me to study in the evening while I work. The bad thing is that it will take a lot of time, the good thing is that with that diploma I can find jobs closer to home.

So that is short-ish about me, looking forward to being active here again Cheesy
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Old Fashioned Romantic - gallery on: January 21, 2012 06:16:58 AM
-the original post-

Sent = Orange
Received = Green
Problem = Red
Sent & Received = Blue
Crossed through = Feedback given

imera
annamaize
Krafty*Krista
christyross
StarFire
bec99
adrienne_bowers
Arryl
fifilaru
frosty772
Velvet Rose
special_occasion
The Raging Sloth
Gawd

Cloverlilly
jeannebaby1
IheartsTheArts
arwenjade

6  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Old Fashioned Romantic swap (MAIL BY 01/24/12) on: November 25, 2011 03:32:08 PM


-Gallery-

Swap name: Old Fashioned Romantic swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: imera
Sign-up date range:11/25/11-12/16/11
Date to send item by:01/24/12

Limited to a certain number of people? 25 (unless I get a co-organizer)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No, but please be willing to send outside your own country.

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:
Do you love regency romance, the age of Elizabeth Bennet, when a look was enough to flirt with someone? Do you love the ribbons, lace, pretty pink and pale blue, the cute hats, the wildflower bouquet? This is a swap for that love the old romance, which seems to be lost in todays society.

This swap is a 4 p swap, 2 p for the box, and 2 p for your item.

For this swap you will have to decorate a box, about the same size as a VHS tape box (it cant be too small) and fill it up with pretty romantic things. It can be filled with bought items, or crafted items, but please stay true to the theme. It will be a romantic treasure box, filled with pretty things.


You will also have to craft a medium thing to go with the theme, or two small things. Maybe a hoop, a tiny doll, earrings, bookmarks... Whatever you choose try to make it your best.

Note: communication is important because there is no special items that are required in this swap, besides the treasure box.

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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of 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 or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)
Do you have any allergy?
Do you have any allergens in your home?

Do you have a/any favourite :
Books
Movies
Other romantic stories
Couples -
Colours
Style
Quotes

Anything of the above list that you dont like? Any special books, colours, etc.

Would you rather receive useful or decorative items?
Is there anything you want?
Is there anything you DONT want?
What crafts do you do?



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.
7  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / We still miss Gilmore girls -angel found- on: July 26, 2011 07:57:57 AM
Swap Name: We still miss Gilmore girls
Original Thread link: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=376610.0
Gallery thread link:https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=381651.0
# of Flakers: 1

Lives in USA
This is a 4 point swap inspired by Gilmore girls

PM for more information
8  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Kokeshi doll on: June 21, 2011 12:10:12 PM
I was partnered up with Ruby Copperhead for the "one tiny stuffie r5" swap, and she wanted different things. After spending a week thinking about what to make her I decided to make something Japanese, since she loves Japan, and it brightens her mood.

After thinking some more I decided to make her a stuffie Kokeshi doll.

The body and head are felted balls that I made, drying them took ages. The hair was difficult, and the curves of the kimono, but as you can see, I managed to overcome the difficulties.

I sewed the whole thing by hand, I also didn't have any iron to straighten the folds. Then I hand sewn the plants on the kimono, sewed the face (the eyes were difficult) and added the wrap around the middle, with the lace. I made all the blue roses myself from ribbon, and stuck two pins with glass beads between the roses.

So here are the pictures, of the front and back

9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / We Still Miss Gilmore Girls on: May 29, 2011 11:28:43 AM
Original 'we still miss Gilmore swap' thread

Post the photoes of your lovely GG items here Cheesy



Partners
BroadwayBound313 - slovakiasteph
sarahbug - imera
Vicious Hyperbolizer - astrangeone
10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / We Still Miss Gilmore Girls Swap r3 (SU March 27- April 24; SO June 8) on: March 27, 2011 09:25:56 AM



Swap name: We Still Miss Gilmore Girls Swap round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: imera
Sign-up date range: March 27 -April 24
Date to send item by: May 25 extended to June 8

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? YES/NO no
Additional Age requirement? no

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES/NO yes
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES/NO yes
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES/NO yes
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES/NO yes
- Is at least 18 years old: YES/NO yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES/NO yes
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO yes
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO yes
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO yes
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO yes
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO yes
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO yes
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO yes


Details of swap:

This is another swap for those that still miss Gilmore Girls and hate that it ended. But the end wont stop us.
This will be a 4 point swap; you will be required to craft 2 small items and 1 medium item

Points:
By Time
-Medium (2 points) = 2 or more hours
-Small (1 point) = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less

Remember to PM me and your partner when you send and receive, and dont forget to take picture before you send your crafted items.


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of 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 or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)
Are there allergies in your home?
Do you smoke or have pets?
Can you take pictures before you send and post pictures when you receive?
Is there anything else that you'd like your partner to know? (Children, SOs, other preferences, etc.)

Favourite episode/story line/episode?
Favourite characters?
Favourite couple?
Favourite quotes?
Any LEAST favourite characters/couples/episodes/etc?
Anything you would like to receive?
Anything you would NOT want to receive?
What crafts do you make?
Favourite colours and patterns?
Least favourite colours/patterns?
Do you have a wist/blog/Etsy Favourites your partner could stalk?
Anything else your partner should know?:


Any other questions can be asked to specific partners once assigned.


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.

Previous gallery :::
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60343.0
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98998.0
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=128594.0
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=179062.0
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=272602.0
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=320302.0



Partners:::
BroadwayBound313 - slovakiasteph
sarahbug - imera
Vicious Hyperbolizer - astrangeone

Sent = Orange
Received = Green
Problem = Red
Sent & Received = Blue
Crossed through = Feedback given

BroadwayBound313
slovakiasteph
sarahbug
imera
Vicious Hyperbolizer
astrangeone
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