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« on: November 01, 2018 11:42:23 AM »


Artists: Rosie1981, LimeRiot, Robinpich

The Gallery is HERE!

This is a thankful swap, with your level of participation determined entirely by you, with a minimum of one card for the month. People of all levels of card making are welcome. Sign ups are open all month. Please make sure you are not late or flakey in any of your other swaps, and that you have good gobble gobble communication.

Artist trading cards can be made by anyone, from any material, with any method. The official card is the size of a rectangular baseball card, 2.5 by 3.5 inches done in a cardstock weight paper. This swap tends to openly interpret what that means. We have seen cards made from nature, sewn, woven, and knitted, pop ups, movables, mini books, stained glass, clay, and even a 4-d dollhouse room. Preferences can be mentioned when you make a claim.

INFO

The Swap FAQs are HERE! - Everything you need to know about swapping.
The ATC FAQs are HERE! - Everything you need to know about ATCs.


~~~ Common lingo ~~~

atc: artist trading card.

ac: artist's choice, in claiming the creator chooses any theme but sticks to requests like flat cards only or handdrawn only.

tbd: to be determined, in claiming the artist will pick from the theme list later.

kid card or card made by kiddos: only allowed where the theme list specifically mentions that they would like a kid card. Kid cards are always welcome as extras and should be posted in the gallery.

bulky: are cards that will not fit in a plastic baseball card sleeve

~~~~~~



Swap info:
Swap name: Ongoing ATC Swap - November 2018
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: rockingbearranch
Sign-up date range: November 1st to November 30th, 2018
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after you claim (look at the date on the calendar, it is the date that is directly 2 rows down)
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): NO
Additional Age requirement? NO. You must be 18.
*International shipping is required*
*DC #s are not required, but you will have to resend if the card is not received*

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

Participant Conditions:
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 magic: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 18 years old: YES

STEP 1:
The Discussion Thread is HERE! - Announcements, questions and discussion are posted here so bookmark it! Craftster requires that you post in the Discussion Thread when joining. Do this once per calendar year.


STEP 2:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER
Please send to rockingbearranch with November Ongoing ATC Swap - Join" as the subject. Hint: Some answers are Red.

*Name of swap:  Ongoing ATC Swap - November 2018
*Craftster username:
*Email address:
*Your real name:
*Mailing address including the country (written as it would appear on the envelope):
Name
Addy
City/State/Province
Country
*Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
*Are you at least 18 years old?
*Have you read the entire swap information for this swap?
*Are you a Friend of Craftster?
*Have you met the Participant Conditions?
*Have you bookmarked and posted in the Discussion Thread in the year 2018?
*What is the exact size of an atc?
*Do you have access to a camera or scanner so you can post pictures here of what you receive?
*Are you aware that if a card is lost in the mail, you are required to resend?
*How soon should you post pictures of the cards you receive?
*When sending sent/received messages to the swap organizer, there are four pieces of information that must be included about each swap.  What are they?

CLAIMING
Begin claiming when the organizer replies to your questionnaire or the swap appears in your profile in the list of active swaps. Claims are made throughout the month.  You have two weeks from the time you make a claim to send that claim. Look at the date on the calendar, it is the date that is directly 2 rows down.

You can make one claim or as many claims as you want throughout the month as long as you never go over your allowed amount of outstanding claims. An outstanding claim is a card that has not been received; when that card is received your number of outstanding claims goes down. Remember that you must make one claim!

Claims are made using the following procedure:

Person A (the swap organizer) will begin the swap by posting a list of themes in this claiming thread.
Person B will choose a theme from one of A's themes and make a claim by posting his/her own list.
Person C will make a claim on one of B's themes and post his/her own list.
Person D will make a claim on one of C's themes and post his/her own list etc...
This continues through the end of the month, when the swap organizer makes the final claim and closes out the claiming part of the swap.

The number of claims each person is allowed depends on the following criteria:

*Friends of Craftster: 10 claims
*Those who aren't Friends of Craftster: 7 claims
*New swappers (whether Friends of Craftster or not): 1 claim.  Once the initial claim has been received, and its new owner has reported it received, the new swapper is free to make more claims, either 7 or 10 dependent on being an FOC or not. You may be considered a new swapper if you have not been swapping or active for over a year.

STEP 3:
How to make a claim:
After being approved, make a claim like this! You are only claiming the person who was the last to post, for one card. You are allowed to send whatever extras you desire.

SAMPLE CLAIMS POST
Quote
I claim Fabtwinkleper for gargling gargoyles.  

3 claims, 2 sent, 1 received

I live in Massachusetts, USA.  I would prefer not to receive anything violent, political, religious, or with clowns.

My themes are:
Bunnies in clothes
Bunnies with wings
Bunicorns

Never been picked:
Fluffy turkeys
Happy travels


STEP 4:
Send a personal message to the person you have claimed and request their address.

STEP 5:
Make the card and mail it. PM the organizer and partner when you send or receive a card. (This was in the original rules. I don't actually need the sentcards message if you find it hard to remember. It helps if cards get lost in the mail.)

Be sure and include (1) the "send by" date, as well as (2) the theme and (3)who sent it to (4)whom, in each message to the swap organizer, when you're referring to sent or received cards.  

SAMPLE SENT OR RECEIVED PM
Quote
Subject: November Ongoing ATC Swap--Sent

I mailed some cards today!  

DUE Nov 16:
MeCraftsterMemberBloop --> Yowzaparadeper (dancing theme)

DUE Nov 17:
MeCraftsterMemberBloop --> Wowwieparadesper (some sorta theme)
MeCraftsterMemberBloop -->WooHooYeeHawparadeper (theme-ee theme)

STEP 6:
POSTING PIX OF ATCs RECEIVED
The most important step!
Posting pictures of received cards is required for this swap. Please post pictures within 3 days or notify your partner that you cannot so they can share their work.

We like to keep things friendly and encouraging. Thank you's and helpful comments about the artwork can be posted in the gallery!

The Gallery is HERE!

Our Pinterest Pinner is curiousfae! Contact her if you would like to be added to the board. Pinteresting is not a mandatory part of the swap but it's fun.  Smiley

The 2018 Pinterest is HERE!


FEEDBACK
Positive feedback will be given when all of the cards you claimed have been received and you have posted pictures of the cards you received. If you are stuck without a space for a swap and are biting your nails waiting, just let me know and I will release you asap.

ANY QUESTIONS?
If you have any questions please post them in the Discussion Thread or PM the organizer, rockingbearranch.  This thread is specifically for claims only.
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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2018 11:44:21 AM »

Claims Allowed
Person who claimed (Number of Claims/Sent/Received)

10 Claims - Friends of Craftster
craftylittlemonkey  (2/0/0)
irid3sc3nt  (1/0/2)
madcrafter  (1/0/1)
Mountains and Clouds  (0/0/0)
rockingbearranch  (3/0/0)
thanate  (2/0/0)


7 Claims
psyche  (2/0/0)
sammylouise40  (3/0/0)


1 Claim - Newly joined


Sent
Received
Pictures posted
Contact organizer ASAP
Completed


DUE NOVEMBER 15
madcrafter --> rockingbearranch (sewing)

DUE NOVEMBER 17
irid3sc3nt --> madcrafter (a/c)

DUE NOVEMBER 25
madcrafter --> irid3sc3nt (cardinals in winter)
craftylittlemonkey --> madcrafter (a/c)
madcrafter --> craftylittlemonkey (cats in hats)

DUE NOVEMBER 28
irid3sc3nt --> madcrafter (Dr Who 4)
psyche --> madcrafter (tea)

DUE DECEMBER 3
thanate --> psyche (lady art)
sammylouise40 --> thanate (snowflake)

DUE DECEMBER 4
psyche --> sammylouise40 (Ghana)

DUE DECEMBER 5
thanate --> psyche (more lady art)

DUE DECEMBER 6
rockingbearranch --> thanante (chesapeake Bay plankton)
craftylittlemonkey --> rockingbearranch (a previous theme)
rockingbearranch --> craftylittlemonkey (carrots and beets)
sammylouise40 --> rockingbearranch (winter holiday)

DUE DECEMBER 7
thanate --> sammylouise40 (tbd)

DUE DECEMBER 9
sammylouise40 --> thanate (books)
irid3sc3nt --> sammylouise40 (Iowa)
thanate --> irid3sc3nt (chickadees)

DUE DECEMBER 14
rockingbearranch --> thanate (books)
irid3sc3nt --> rockingbearranch (December/Krampus)
rockingbearranch --> irid3sc3nt (paper snowflakes)
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2018 12:02:03 PM »

I was the last to claim in October.

I'm from Texas, USA. I shut down the garden because it didn't do much this year, so I'm getting tomatoes daily.  Roll Eyes Express yourself!
1/0/0

My list:
December countdown. Number on one side, decoration on other side. Day 1-25 available.
winter holidays, Germanic Christmas, Krampus, Pagan celebrations, etc.
slippers
yoga ball hi jinks
fur serious
turkey tips
fabric, sewn, etc
postage stamp
artist's choice
any previous theme
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madcrafter
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2018 01:46:52 PM »

I'm claiming Rockingbearranch for sewing

6/1/1

due Nov 15

Hi! I'm Lois from California

My list is slowly growing but feel free to use Artist Choice.

Hobbits
Gardening
Fruits and Vegetables
Artists Choice
Trees
Flowers
lace and lace making
Doctor Who 4
Tea and tea pots
Worst Witch

Be crafty today!
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Enjoy crafting today!

Lois the raving crafter

Stop by my blog and say hi!
http://ravingsofamadcrafter.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2018 10:39:44 AM »

I claim madcrafter for a mashup of a couple themes, so I guess you could call it Artist's Choice.

1/0/0

Howdy from sunny Colorado!  My favorite holiday is Halloween, so there will be some elements in my list.  I'm currently working on making washcloths that I sell to fam/friends around this time of year.

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THEMES

~Any of these birds in winter:  Cardinals, Cedar Waxwings, Chickadees, Juncos
~Aspens
~Black cats
~Blue and silver stars
~Candleglow
~Chrismukkah
~Conifers
~Deer
~Spiders
~Toads
~Two polar bears riding a tandem bicycle (bipolar 2)
~Kawaii bats
~Lacey snowflakes
~ Moon and stars
~Moose with a scarf
~Owls
~Paper snowflakes
~Pinecones
~Pumpkin Pie
~Red and Black Plaid
~Turkeys (living or cooked)
~TV Show "The Munsters"
~Zentangle with orange elements
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THEMES FOR MY 5 YEAR OLD SON - he's in kindergarten this year


*Calcifer from "Howl's Moving Castle" (2004)
*Catbus or soot sprites or Totoro from "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988)
*Gigi from "Kiki's Delivery Service" (1989)
*Lego Monster Fighters or just Lego in general
*Letters with both upper and lowercase on the ATC:  A,B,M,S,U,U
*Radish Spirit or Haku as a dragon from "Spirited Away" (2001)


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Thanks for creating for me!
« Last Edit: November 09, 2018 06:54:09 PM by irid3sc3nt » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pinterest
Halloween Crafts on Flickr
ATCs on Instagram: the_real_irid3sc3nt
Please use stamps for postage instead of the sticker.
I am interested in Halloween Rinchies to make bottle cap magnets.
madcrafter
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2018 01:55:46 PM »

Subject: November ongoing ATC Swap Claim

2/0/0

Due 11/25
I claim irid3sc3nt for Cardinals in Winter + a letter to be decided


I'm Lois from California! 

List

Hobbits
Gardening
Fruits and Vegetables
Artists Choice
Trees
Flowers
lace and lace making
Doctor Who 4
Tea and tea pots
Worst Witch
Cats
Embroidery

Papercrafts forever!
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Enjoy crafting today!

Lois the raving crafter

Stop by my blog and say hi!
http://ravingsofamadcrafter.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2018 02:36:31 PM »

I claim madcrafter for artist's choice Smiley

due November 25

1/0/0

I am Tee Jay from Canada.

Artist's choice
Any previous theme
Funny craft sayings
Carrots and beets
Mushroom/toadstool
Steward Mclean, Vinyl Cafe
Something politically positive, we need more of that and less of the other ugh stuff.
Affirmations, purely positive (like they say "Do" this but nothing about what not to do, just positive)
The Point by Harry Nilsson
Pagan wheel of the seasons
Rainbow
Nature (anything: weather, landscape, creatures, environment, plants, rocks, the sky)
Unusual plants
Multi-media (try to keep it flatterish for storage purposed but some dimension is just fine and dandy)
Fine and dandy
Hit me with a little Grace Jones
Cats in hats
Detroit art you probably don't know about (anything in this style or this would be rockin')
Pinspiration
Oh, the memories
Snail mail
Pee Wee Herman
Gumball machine
Eyeballs (not gross or gory, just cool!)
Adult merit badge
Long live Aretha, Queen of Soul!
EXTRA SPECIAL~You as a trading card.
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madcrafter
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2018 05:27:04 PM »

Subject: November ongoing ATC Swap Claim

3/0/0

Due 11/25
I claim craftylittlemonkey for Cats in Hats


I'm Lois from California! 

List

Hobbits
Gardening
Fruits and Vegetables
Artists Choice
Trees
Flowers
lace and lace making
Doctor Who 4
Tea and tea pots
Worst Witch
Cats
Embroidery
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Enjoy crafting today!

Lois the raving crafter

Stop by my blog and say hi!
http://ravingsofamadcrafter.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2018 04:16:24 PM »

I claim madcrafter for Doctor Who 4.

2/0/0

Howdy from sunny Colorado!  My favorite holiday is Halloween, so there will be some elements in my list. 
I'm 35 and just had my first two fillings.  Not a fan.

------------------------------------
THEMES

~Any of these birds in winter:  Cardinals, Cedar Waxwings, Chickadees, Juncos
~Aspens
~Black cats
~Blue and silver stars
~Candleglow
~Chrismukkah
~Conifers
~Deer
~Spiders
~Toads
~Two polar bears riding a tandem bicycle (bipolar 2)
~Kawaii bats
~Lacey snowflakes
~ Moon and stars
~Moose with a scarf
~Owls
~Paper snowflakes
~Pinecones
~Pumpkin Pie
~Red and Black Plaid
~Turkeys (living or cooked)
~TV Show "The Munsters"
~Zentangle with orange elements
---------------------
THEMES FOR MY 5 YEAR OLD SON - he's in kindergarten this year


*Calcifer from "Howl's Moving Castle" (2004)
*Catbus or soot sprites or Totoro from "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988)
*Gigi from "Kiki's Delivery Service" (1989)
*Lego
*Letters with both upper and lowercase on the ATC:  A,B,M,S,U,U
*Radish Spirit or Haku as a dragon from "Spirited Away" (2001)


----------------------

Thanks for creating for me!
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Pinterest
Halloween Crafts on Flickr
ATCs on Instagram: the_real_irid3sc3nt
Please use stamps for postage instead of the sticker.
I am interested in Halloween Rinchies to make bottle cap magnets.
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« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2018 04:20:36 PM »

I will claim madcrafter for tea and teapots (due Nov 28)

1 claim / 0 sent / 0 received

My themes:
  • "Now I know my ABCs" (one final card to finish my alphabet pages)
  • Halloween
  • Christmas
  • Other holidays (any!)
  • "Lady art" - AKA art with a focus on a woman/woman's face (for examples, my Pinterest Art board is dripping with this sort of thing)
  • Travel
  • Puns (fish jokes particularly welcome)
  • Canada
  • Houseplants
  • Growing food
  • Quirky
  • Vintage vibes
  • Artist's choice

Claims:
Tea & teapots to madcrafter by Nov 28

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