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« on: November 01, 2017 10:55:29 AM »

Harry Potter Holiday Ornament & Stocking Stuffer Swap

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Swap name: Harry Potter Holiday Ornament & Stocking Stuffer Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Mistress Jennie
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap:
Sign-up date range: Nov 1st - November 7th, 2017
Date to send item by: December 5th, 2017

Limited to a certain number of people? no
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? no

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.  If you have feedback that shows a history of late sending, ill-communication, incomplete packages, lack of DC#'s, etc. I may refuse you. I want this to be a flake-free swap that is a joy for all participants during the holiday season.

How are you spending the holidays?  Perhaps you will be cozied up at The Burrow, wandering the halls of Hogwarts, or having a good old-fashioned Muggle gathering... but really what better way is there to celebrate than with a little Harry Potter Holiday crafting!  For this swap we will be exchanging small Harry Potter holiday ornaments or stocking stuffers like mini-hooplas, jewelry for the Yule Ball, etc.

~*This swap is for 1 small item (1-2 hours crafting time) in the theme of HP Holiday.
***Please note that while many folks in the swap will celebrate Christmas, this swap is open to EVERYONE and swappers are welcome to ask for Yule, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's other other holiday themes if they prefer.***

~*You can have up to 3 partners.  EXCEPTION: First-time swappers will be limited to 1 partner.  This is to help ease you into the swap process.

~*You can Invite Your Own Partners!  If you obtain an Invite Your Partner (IYP), PM your organizer, Mistress Jennie, after both sides agree.  Questionnaires will not be sent out until signups closing, but you are more than welcome to start sharing your questionnaire and crafting for your IYP as soon as you are approved for the swap.  REMEMBER: You must be approved for the swap before announcing IYPs, and BOTH parties must agree.

~* Since this is a holiday swap, if you have not sent by 3 days past Sendouts, you will get temporary negative.  I don't mean to be harsh, but it is sad to not to receive your holiday parcel during holiday time.  This temporary negative will be reversed when your partner receives.  
~* If you do not have an IYP partner, and I am pairing for you, that will be done by random draw (with appropriate attention to allergies and shipping given).
~* You may agree with your partner to send extras, but remember that is not regulated through me and not part of feedback.

~*BE SURE TO READ THIS ENTIRE POST.  There is a secret pass phrase within this post, to help ensure that you read all of the information.  You must include this pass phrase in your questionnaire in order to join the swap.

If you want to participate, fill out the below questionnaire and send to organizer.
(Remember to send your info to the organizer via Private Message (PM) and not to reply with it here)

Name of swap: Harry Potter Holiday Ornament & Stocking Stuffer Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country
(as it should appear for shipping please):
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? (Please note that NO ONE would be expected to ship 3 packages international. If you are willing, I would only give you up to 1 international partner. Please consider doing this.)
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval (yes/no):

*Confirm that you understand if you do not send by 3 days past Sendout Deadline, then you will receive a temporary negative. (yes/no):

*Confirm that you understand that tracking numbers are required for packages within the US, and a photograph of the receipt from mailing is required for all international packages. (yes/no):

How many partners do you wish to have...1, 2, or 3?

What holiday, or holidays, do you celebrate within your home? (Christmas, Yule, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's, etc.)

Is there a holiday you would prefer your partner craft for?  (ie, perhaps you celebrate both Christmas and New Year's, but would prefer a Christmas themed item.)

Would you prefer an ornament for your tree, a decoration for you home that is NOT an ornament (banner, garland, etc.) or a 'stocking stuffer'? (aka a small misc Harry Potter item)

What are you favorite crafts to make?
What kind of crafts would you like to receive?
(Ornaments, other holiday items, small HP present, etc.?
Any special wishes? (no guarantees)
Anything you really DON'T want to receive? (i.e. animal products, religious, adult", HP items you already have)
What house do you belong to/support?

Who/What is your favorite HP...
Magical Creature?
Magical Shop?
Magical Item?

What is the secret pass phrase?

Do you or anyone in your home smoke?
Do you have pets?
Are you allergic to anything?



Anything else to tell your partner?
(A great place to list your blog, Facebook, pinterest, sizes, etc.)

Remember to read the Swap Info Guide and Swap FAQs before participating in a swap.

Note about Personal Messages (PMs) to Organizer: Please label PMs to organizer with title of "HP Holiday".

Note about Communication: For a wonderful swap experience, communication is the key.  Please keep in touch with your partner.  Please note that per Craftster rules, you MUST post in this thread at least once a week to let us know you are still around.  (You can stop in for a quick hello.....or if on holiday or will be without internet access or anything of the such, just post a message....it gives your partner and organizer warm fuzzy feelings to know you are still around).

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.
  • 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: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#) Detailed feedback will be given.  Examples: Sent Early or Lack of Communication; No PMs of Sending/Receiving.

---NO, you do not have to send extras.  Do not fret about if you are only sending 1 small item; that is all that is required for this swap.  Yes, some of us will send more, but don't underestimate the glory of 1 fabulous small HP craft.

---NO, your item does NOT have to be an ornament; I will not give negative feedback for sending something other than an ornament.  Believe it or not, some peeps don't want ornaments.  Here communication is key!  Find out what your partner wants; first place to check, their questionnaire.  Wink

---The secret pass phrase is: 'don't step on the dirigible plums'

---A small item should take 1-2 hours of crafting time.  YES, you may send a set of related extra-smalls that equal that crafting time if you wish.  (And yes, you can go over that time; I probably will.)

1. Mistress Jennie
2. jillybeans (3)
3. tiamatfire (2)
4. ilovesnails (1-2)
5. smileyyogini (3)
6. sheepBlue (2)
7. MissingWillow (3)
8. chrmisha (3)
9. WaveLight23478 (3)
10. Monty (3)
11. jenleahlynn (3)
12. dinkime (2)
13. patty_o_furniture (3)
14. tapestrymlp (3)
15. Inselaeffchen (2-3)
16. edelC (3)
17. FiberAlchemist (3)
18. craftylittlemonkey (1)
19. teag (3)
20. pottermouth (1)
21. Nodsu (2)
22. Ant Bee (1-3)

Ant Bee ---> Nodsu
Ant Bee ---> jillybeans

chrmisha ---> teag
chrmisha ---> jenleahlynn
chrmisha ---> smileyyogini

craftylittlemonkey ---> Inselaeffchen

dinkime ---> jillybeans
dinkime ---> Inselaeffchen

edelC ---> Mistress Jennie
edelC ---> patty_o_furniture
edelC ---> FiberAlchemist

FiberAlchemist ---> MissingWillow
FiberAlchemist ---> edelC
FiberAlchemist ---> tapestrymlp

ilovesnails ---> Monty
ilovesnails ---> tiamatfire

Inselaeffchen ---> dinkime
Inselaeffchen ---> craftylittlemonkey

jenleahlynn ---> teag
jenleahlynn ---> chrmisha
jenleahlynn ---> smileyyogini

jillybeans ---> Ant Bee
jillybeans ---> dinkime
jillybeans ---> Monty

MissingWillow ---> FiberAlchemist
MissingWillow ---> tapestrymlp
MissingWillow ---> sheepBlue

Mistress Jennie ---> edelC
Mistress Jennie ---> sheepBlue
Mistress Jennie ---> patty_o_furniture

Monty ---> jillybeans
Monty ---> ilovesnails
Monty ---> tiamatfire

Nodsu ---> Ant Bee
Nodsu ---> WaveLight23478

patty_o_furniture ---> edelC
patty_o_furniture ---> tapestrymlp
patty_o_furniture ---> Mistress Jennie

pottermouth ---> sheepBlue

sheepBlue ---> Mistress Jennie
sheepBlue ---> MissingWillow
sheepBlue ---> pottermouth

smileyyogini ---> WaveLight23478
smileyyogini ---> chrmisha
smileyyogini ---> jenleahlynn

tapestrymlp ---> FiberAlchemist
tapestrymlp ---> patty_o_furniture
tapestrymlp ---> MissingWillow

teag ---> jenleahlynn
teag ---> chrmisha
teag ---> WaveLight23478

tiamatfire ---> Monty
tiamatfire ---> ilovesnails

WaveLight23478 ---> Nodsu
WaveLight23478 ---> teag
WaveLight23478 ---> smileyyogini

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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2017 10:56:23 AM »

Im in! Sending Questionnaire!

« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2017 11:40:55 AM »

Oh this sounds like fun!

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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2017 12:02:26 PM »

One of my favorite swaps!
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2017 02:54:16 PM »

Hehe, I'm in  Smiley
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2017 03:48:50 PM »

Totally agree with fatewineroses ... but can't really break my streak for that swap...?? Mmmmh... will send in my questionnaire this week. Wink
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2017 04:44:35 PM »

Yay!  I'm in!

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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2017 05:18:58 PM »

Me too!
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2017 06:22:44 PM »

I've been watching for this one, will fill out the questionarre tommorow!


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