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Username Post: AUTUMN SPLENDOR AND HAUNTED HALLOWEEN TAG SWAP- due 11/15 OPEN for SIGN UPS        (Topic#1578907)
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For this swap let your imagination go wild and create a few works of art. Tags are due to be mailed to me by NOV. 15th. Our first theme is "Autumn Splendor" and could include things like changing leaf colors, thanksgiving, scarecrows, harvest, pumpkin patches, apple cider, bobbing for apples, and etc. Our second theme is "Haunted Halloween" and could include things like pumpkins, scarecrows, ghosts, vampires, witches, skeletons, trick or treating, haunted houses, etc.

Here are some perfect examples from the sb.com gallery: Yes, we are expecting your work to match the quality of these samples!!


Halloween tag third eye by Drycha.

Halloween tag by Tara Orr

Description
The tags themselves:
This swap will be a 5 + 1 tag swap. You will make 5 to mail to me and keep one for yourself.

Tag size...should be either a #8 standard size shipping tag (6 1/4 x 3 1/8) or any shape that is roughly around 5-6" long.

Tags need to be made of a sturdy material of your choice, preferably chipboard.

This is an elaborate tag swap. All tags MUST include top of the line products and at least five embellishments (suggestions include glitter, hat pins, buttons, flowers, paperclips, mousetraps, ribbon, staples,lace, rhinestones, charms, pearls, beads, and etc.) and of these five, three must be different. Example you can have 3 flowers, one ribbon, and a paperclip. You cannot just have 5 flowers.
You must also use two different techniques on your tag (such as pop up dots, fussy cutting, chalking, sewing, inking the edges, paint splatter, etc.) NO flat tags allowed for this swap...they must all POP and be dimensional, covered with gorgeous papers and/or fabrics and be loaded down with quality embellishments!
The backs do not have to be covered..
On the back of your wonderful creation, please let us know you created it.
These tags need to be very elaborate. They must be adorned with embellishments and be something that you would be proud to receive. Whether you use a ticket, print a poem or use vellum sayings, your tag must "say" something. It can be one word or it can be phrases, but it must tie into our theme. Suggestions include BOO, Fall, Autumn, Happy Thanksgiving, etc.

Your tags DO NOT have to be the same. Create 6 very unique tags, if you so desire or send in 5 of the same design tags!

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you do your BEST work on these! The bar is set high, but you will be receiving fabulous works of art so don't hold back on the creativity!

Please post pictures of your completed tag or tags in your gallery and here.
Packaging and Mailing:

The tags must be placed into a ziploc bag or some other type of plastic bag to be sent in to keep them safe from damage during shipment.

Tags should be mailed to me no later than Nov. 15th. You must use a delivery confirmation and post that number to the group.
Please provide a return envelope OR package in a manner that your envelope can be reused. I would prefer to recycle. I will ship to the return address on the package unless otherwise noted.
Please package swaps in a ziplock bag to protect from the elements or accidents in shipping.

Include the same amount of stamps/funds that it cost you to mail the package to me PLUS an additional 2 stamps. (forever stamps work great in the US) Please do not send the printed metered strip as they expire immediately.
I will PM you my address.

Please note: your goodies will be shipped back to you by me approximately two weeks after the swap closes. This allows time for all your gorgeous creations to get to me. So since this swap closes September 15th...your goodies will be shipped back to you on approximately November 30th.

General Rules:
Please leave a comment below to join this swap. Please tell us what we should call you.

Weekly check-ins are required. A simple hi or jci (just checking in) is ok. Your last check in should be when you have received your package back.

Please keep in mind that we take flaking very seriously. Do not sign up for this swap if you cannot complete it. If life gets in the way, please have the courtesy to let us know.
Please let us know when you’ve shipped your tags (and post you DC #) and when you have received your swap back.
The main rule is to have FUN!

AUTUMN SPLENDOR

Euroalien/Yvonne


tcletoaddison /Toni



pennysan/Penny
all4ty/Pam
Iheartscrapping/Bonnie
mwendt7/Melissa

Melissa Birlem/Melissa
mleehm
Provinca/Anna



hvn101/Heather
silver26AK
Karmax3
MelindaW
Diamond Events by Tiffany
txstarlinda

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN
pennysan/Penny
all4ty/Pam
Angie Lanthrop/Angie

Iheartscrapping/Bonnie
tcletoaddison /Toni


Melissa Birlem/Melissa

Crafty Lefty/Toccara


mleehm
Provinca/Anna


hvn101/Heather
silver26AK
Sassie/Laura
Karmax3
MelindaW
PhyllisHoward (1)
PhyllisHoward (2)
OhScrapIt/Esmeralda
Diamond Events by Tiffany
txstarlinda


Edited by pennysan on 11-30-12 09:20 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
crafty lefty
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Thinking about this one...the 5 has me on the fence. I don't celebrate halloween but I do have some nice papers by October Afternoon for Halloween and fall. I friends at work that celebrate this day so getting the tags good use is no problem. I will let you know tomorrow:)


 
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Crafty Lefty:

We'd love to have you join us. I just checked out your gallery and WOW, you're a wonderful scrapbooker. LOVE your tags!!

If 6 is too many, I suppose we can make an exception since it's kinda a tag for tag swap. Just make as many as you can and if you send in 2, you'll only get two back.

Also we have 2 groups.

I usually like to make a bunch of the same tags and just do it in assembly line fashion after all the supplies are bought, it's easy.

Take your time in joining. I'll probably keep this open until a week before the tags are due.


 
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Keeping an eye on this one too. I would prefer a flaker free style or maybe send in 4. I like to make my tags all different, which tends to take longer. Anyway, like I said..... keeping an eye on this, I'll let you know if I can join.


 
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I'll take a spot in each group please.


 
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I'll take a spot in Haunted Halloween.


Edited by angie lathrop on 07-25-12 04:25 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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It's too bad the due date is so far out. I like to display my tags for those holidays, but by the time they are returned, both fall and Halloween will be over.


 
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Sorry all but I can't please everyone. When I posted my Enchanted Tag Swap many complained that they don't have enough time to complete the tags so I extended the date out on this one.

Now I'm getting complaints that 6 tags are too many to make.

I figured my swaps were basically flake free as long as we could get 7-8 participants. That would allow for 2-3 flakers. If we didn't get that many to participate I'd make up the difference (for all to get 5 different tags).



Edited by pennysan on 07-25-12 07:28 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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I'd like to be in both groups please.


 
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I will do Autumn Splendor Please, let me think a little about the Halloween one. I like you due date if that means anything.


 
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Thanks Bonnie and Melissa for joining this swap. I got ya down.


 
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Thanks so much for your comments about my gallery. I did not have a chance to look through my stuff to make sure I can make 6 tags. Tomorrow I should be able to look.


 
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Of course you can't please everyone that is why we have the choice to choose whether or not we can adhere to your requirements. Don't stress over us that may have a slight issue with the quantity. For me personally I have never made that many tags for a swap and also I know how I take my time and make stuff because this is therapy for me..lol so I don't like to join things that I may have a hard time completing. So Don't worry about me, and I don't want you to change your rules:) Hopefully tomorrow I get in my scraproom and check out my fall stuff to give you a "YES" for this swap!


 
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Tocarra, sounds great. I'm still hoping you can join us!!!

I'm used to taking part in swaps that we had to make 10 items for each slot so miss getting all those goodies back. And with me, the planning of my tag or whatever seems to take me the most time.


 
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Sign me up please for both! Thank you


Edited by tcletoaddison on 07-25-12 06:47 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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It's great that you're joining us for this one too Toni!!! Adding you now......


 
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bump


 
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I'd love to join!!! Halloween is my FAVORITE holiday! Please sign me up for both groups.


 
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I will take a spot in haunted halloween. I have my papers and embellishments all ready to go


 
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Glad you've joined us Melissa and Toccara!!!


 
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Please sign me up for both groups! Thanks


 
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Got you down!!! Thanks for joining us!!!


 
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i love the tags Halloween is my favorite. Hope to join I am so behind with just getting my cast off.


 
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I put the deadline way out on this one so you have lots of time to catch up. I'm just glad you got your cast off and that you're healing...... Halloween is one of my favorites too!!

Do you think you can join us in the Enchanted Tag Swap?



 
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enchanted I really want to. i have an overdue cigarbox and mini to finish so may have tags left over from that. that my first priority then my swaps I am in and LOTW the think about this. I am sooooo behind


 
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Heather,

If I can help you in any way, please let me know. I'll even do some of your swap assignments to catch you up. The only things I can think of that I don't enjoy doing are titles, photo frames and journaling boxes.....


 
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I have two tags completed so far. Hope to work on one or two more tonight.


 
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penny your a doll. I have my mystery swap done, i an working on my pd cigar box mini album, LOTW for July, i wanted to join mega swap even bought stuff for it but to find the time lol, next it calendar pages i have 3 2 6x6 and 1 12x12, then ladies diary swap just 2 items i bought all the stuff need to do fussy cutting,then your tags if i make it oh yeah my Letters of the alphabet. LOL I think i will sit out of monthly envie swap just to ease up a bit. I am going to have to host more and do less but halloween is my fav holiday. I will get caught up I need more cricut carts lol would make LOTW easier lol


 
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jci


 
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  • hvn101 Said:
penny your a doll. I have my mystery swap done, i an working on my pd cigar box mini album, LOTW for July, i wanted to join mega swap even bought stuff for it but to find the time lol, next it calendar pages i have 3 2 6x6 and 1 12x12, then ladies diary swap just 2 items i bought all the stuff need to do fussy cutting,then your tags if i make it oh yeah my Letters of the alphabet. LOL I think i will sit out of monthly envie swap just to ease up a bit. I am going to have to host more and do less but halloween is my fav holiday. I will get caught up I need more cricut carts lol would make LOTW easier lol


What is Mega Swap? Is that here?


 
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http://www.scrapbook.com/forums/showtopic.php?tid/15790...

here is the url is by mrs pebbles and lots of fun. I would like to do hybrid doily butterflies


 
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If this is still open, I'd love a spot in each category please.


 
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I've added you Anna. Welcome to the group!!


 
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Heather, added you as per your instructions via pm.


 
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ugh gosh - I so cant pass up a swap for Halloween tag's even though I dont know if I'd use them I just LOVE THEM -- they are truley one's I love to create & hoard :S

Are you doing send in as many & get back as many?

Keep in mind Ladys - Halloween comes next year, and the year after & years before ... Id not let the date push you away if you love to create!


 
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Sassie I love Halloween too!! I'm only adding you to that group. Do you want to do the Autumn Splendor Group too?

It's a make 6 tags swap, keep one for yourself and send in 5 for swap out. It's flaker free now since we have about 10-11 people signed up. If we get a couple more participants, you could sign up for 2 slots and get back 10 tags.



 
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I am checking in if its not one thing its something else. I have the nasty sinus infection that's going around and it went into my glands.


 
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JCI:)


 
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Penny Im going to have to sit on this. I dont know how Id feel commiting to making so many tags at once.

Im sorry, I didnt mean to commit. I was asking about how many to send in 1st then I was going to make up my mind. Please give me a day or so to think about it, I do not want to spread myself really thin & I have other monthly swaps important to me that I dont want to short.


 
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OK Sass, took you off. Hope you decide to join us!!


 
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I would love to join both spots please. Halloween is MY FAVORITE time of the year


 
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jci


 
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ok i cant stand it - I'll take Halloween. Im in another intense tag swap at a diffrent site. I am going to have extras (Ugh i cant control my spending on halloween things!!) so why not!!

Im going to be bundled up in Halloween heaven!!


 
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Sassie, will put you down for the Halloween group...


 
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JCI


 
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Jci


 
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hi


 
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JCI


 
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Thanks for checking in Ladies......


 
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ci


 
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Jci


 
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JCI. It finally started cooling off again, so all I want to do is be outside. Time to take my crafts to the garage and deck!!!


 
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jci


 
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jci


 
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JCI


 
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jci


 
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Looks way cool I will take a spot in both. This makes me want to leave work and start on them right away. Thanks for the invite.


 
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Welcome to this swap Karmax!!

Yeah, I'm gonna start work on these soon myself!


 
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Jci. Have several ideas floating around!


 
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JCI


 
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JCI!


 
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JCI


 
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jci


 
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ci


 
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jci


 
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JCI!


 
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JCI ladies!


 
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JCI


 
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Checking in hello all.


 
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Is it too late to join this swap? If not, please sign me up for both groups.

Thanks,
Melinda


 
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jci


 
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I would like to particpate in the haunted halloween tag. Thanks, Phyllis


 
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Is it too late to join? I'd like a spot in the Haunted Halloween. Thanks


 
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JCI


 
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No, it's not too late to join. So I'm off to put your names down. Welcome to our swap Ladies!!!


Edited by pennysan on 08-22-12 09:25 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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JCI


 
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JCI


 
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Can I join your swap? I would like a spot in both Autumn and Halloween.


 
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Sure Tiffany, you can join us!! I'll put you down for both categories! Welcome to our swap!!


 
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Thanks!!!!


 
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Thanks!


 
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Completed all my tags...will have pictures tomorrow


 
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Tags complete, will post pics tomorrow. Pleas PM your address. Thanks


 
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jci


 
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Going to pick up my paper today for this swap I saw some at JoAnn's that is so pretty


 
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Jci


 
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jci


 
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I forgot a picture of the fifth tag and I named one of them wrong. I will fix it. But here are my tags for the swap. Minus the picture I forgot which I will have to do once I get home.

Autumn splendor Halloween Swap By Crafty Lefty


autumn splendor halloween swap By Crafty Lefty Enchanted Halloween Swap By Crafty Lefty


 
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I love your tags, Toccara! Great work!


 
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I have a headache...so I am JCI

I got the goodies to make my tags now off to get inspired....

Tiffany


 
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Hi ladies. JCI.


 
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JCI, One swap to finish before I start on these.


 
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Thanks!


 
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Love your tags CraftyLefty.


 
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Can I have a spot in Autumn Splendor?


 
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Love your tags Toccara!!

texlady will put you down in Autumn Splendor.



 
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Pennysan Sent you a pm.


 
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I might join in! Going to read through the rules and save this to my favorites!


 
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