Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Ornament Swap

Attention all artists, crafters, designers, and makers of stuff and things:

cake + pie and freshly{blended} have joined forces to bring to you the first, and hopefully annual, Holiday Ornament Swap! Spice up your holiday season this year with some great new ornaments from crafty blog readers from around the globe!

The guidelines are simple:
1. Sign up for the swap by sending an email with the following information
to holiday swap'06 by November 1st:
- name
- address
- email address
- website or blog, if you have one
- whether your are willing to ship internationally

2. On November 8th you'll receive an email from us containing the addresses
of 8-10 other swap participants to send your ornaments to.

3. Design an ornament that you can create multiples of and make your

4. Package your ornaments well...especially if you create anything fragile.

5. Send one of your ornaments to each person on the list of 8-10 other swap
participants in your group by December 1st.

6. Sit back, relax and wait as you receive 8-10 fabulous handcrafted
ornaments in the mail!


Is the swap open to an international audience?
YES! Please let us know in your email sign-up if you are willing to ship internationally.

What sort of materials can be used?
Anything! Knit, sew, letterpress, gocco, paint, draw, sculpt, glaze, cut-out, glue, weave, blow glass, weld...go nuts.

Who are the other people I'll be swapping with?
The other people on the swap list you receive on November 8th.

Will my address be on the internet anywhere?
No. The only people who will receive your address are the people you are swapping with.

What about shipping costs?
You are responsible for shipping costs for your ornaments...just as others are paying to ship ornaments to you.

Other questions? Email

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