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Topic: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 9 (Signups Sept. 16 - 30; Sendouts Dec. 1st)  (Read 62531 times)
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« Reply #40 on: September 20, 2013 03:42:41 PM »

earrings, Window clings, Wind chimes (small), bookmarks, bags, aprons, mittens, socks, cards, clay topped pins, sewing notions.

just to same a few that come to mind right off LOL

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« Reply #41 on: September 20, 2013 05:07:33 PM »

Thinking very hard about this one ..... it does look fun! Smiley
« Reply #42 on: September 20, 2013 05:47:25 PM »

Everyone has some great ideas for stocking stuffers!  You're all getting me super excited for this swap to start Smiley  I think I'm going to try to find some little local goodies to include in my package if it fits with my partner of course.

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« Reply #43 on: September 20, 2013 06:14:32 PM »

I always include a deck of local playing cards. I'm not one much for the whole Roswell Alien thing but it is something we are known for so I always have to put at least the whole Local Cards thing, but if my partner wants more I am always down with supporting the community. I love getting stuff from my partners' locale. Everywhere has such different customs and unique stuff, even just here in the US. I would love to be able to swap more internationally but alas, tight budgets.

Someone mentioned yarn as a stuffer and I agree! Craft supplies in general are always awesome and great stuffers.

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« Reply #44 on: September 20, 2013 08:07:13 PM »

Not gonna lie... I'm already cutting the felt shape for this stocking swap... Smiley Stupid excited! I love making stockings! Just ask all my friends, each of them have a personalized stocking because I'm awesome lol

It's true.  Wink

Looking forward to this one, will be filling out my questionnaire as soon as I finish up and send off my current batch of ATCs.

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    « Reply #45 on: September 20, 2013 08:20:23 PM »

    I agree with including something local - that's always fun! Sadly, one of the things we're best known for wouldn't make it through the mail - they're these delicious things called persians - basically a soft cinnamon bun with pink frosting. Mmmmm.
    Depending on my partner's tastes, I may include something from a local businessman we work with at the design firm I'm employed at. I do all of his packaging design so it's sort of a crafty item for me! Smiley
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    « Reply #46 on: September 21, 2013 04:06:22 AM »

    I think I may have to try this swap, it sounds like oodles of fun! Now just to decide on a size...  Wink
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    « Reply #47 on: September 21, 2013 08:37:40 AM »

    Most of the things we are known for are food related or outdoorsy, so I don't send if my partner doesn't want food.lol  But I do love to get fun things from other places.

    I'll start putting all the items in the first post at some point this weekend.  I did a huge list one year, I'll have to find it.  It's nice to have some ideas for general items when you're stuck.
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    « Reply #48 on: September 21, 2013 11:21:37 AM »

    Just in case anyone is wondering, I will always accept food lol
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    « Reply #49 on: September 22, 2013 01:55:48 PM »

    Yay, I'm in! I'm so excited about this swap! I did another round a few years back and it was one of my most favorite swaps ever!
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