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Handmade Cupcake Topper Swapper

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Handmade Cupcake Topper Swapper
Swap Homepage:http://nataliecakes.wordpress.com/2008/05/20/topper-swapper/
Swap Coordinator:bakeanddestroy (contact)
Swap categories: Handmade 
Number of people in swap:50
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:June 1, 2008
Date items must be sent by:June 25, 2008
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

The first time I ever made handmade cupcake decorations was for a SwapBot swap. We were trading cupcake-themed items and I noticed my partner loved kawaii (all things Japanese and cute) so I made her a set of kawaii cupcake decorations I cut and glued myself. I started to make them in all different themes- sharks, tattoos, Elvis, you name it and selling them on Etsy. They're still some of my biggest sellers. So I'd like to do a handmade cupcake topper swap because A) It's fun to make them B) It's fun to get them and C) It couldn't be easier or cheaper to do. Here's the drill: You'll made two sets of 12 cupcake toppers for your swap partner. One set will be whatever you feel like making, anything in the world. The other set will be influenced by something you find in your partner's profile- or if you're nosey, perhaps on their My Space page or in their Flickr photos. The decorations can be edible or not, whatever you like to do. I send my toppers out in a sturdy bubble mailer marked "Do Not Bend" and I suggest you do the same, or use a small box. If you've never made toppers before or aren't sure what they're all about you can see photos of some of mine here: http://tiny.cc/toppers I'm giving you a LONG time to send these out because a lot of us are bakers and this is wedding season. I hope we get lots of swappers, tell your friends! Add your sent/received photos to http://www.flickr.com/groups/cupcaketopperswap/

Discussion

justdesserts 05/20/2008 #

you know I'm all over this one. And i swear, if i get the shaft again, I'm gonna start writing hate mail! lol

ashleyarsenic 05/20/2008 #

i want to join soooo bad :( i've been making these forever!

i'm single handedly throwing an embellished bridal shower for 35 in 2.5 weeks and then there's wedding favors before june 28th.

next time, i'm totally in!!!

mamahasamohawk 05/20/2008 #

i'm in, sister!

foolishmorsel 05/21/2008 #

this is totally faboo! i am in! : )

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Tigra 05/22/2008 #

This should be interesting. I apologise to my partner ahead of time as I am crap at crafting things. hahaha

amandabel 05/22/2008 #

You KNOW I'm all about this swap! Can't wait!

Lovinspoonfull 05/26/2008 #

I am excited, this will be my first swap! I got the link from Bake and Destroy.

kate24 05/27/2008 #

I am with you, Lovinspoonfull! I have heard about the cute toppers and swap-bot from Bake and Destroy. I can't wait to be a part of this swap!!

saletlc 05/29/2008 #

This is my first swap ever and I am totally excited! Woo-hoo!

yarnigras 05/29/2008 #

I've never made these but after checking out bakeanddestroy's pictures I have to be in! I've already started thinking of what type of cupcake toppers to make! Thanks for the inspiration!

iamred 06/ 8/2008 #

just finished my cupcake toppers! i hope my partner likes them, as they are the first i have ever made!! =D

sockmonkeyprincess 06/10/2008 #

hi there : ) i am excited - i just finished mine -

i like sock monkeys and she likes the tv show THE OFFICE - i have never done these and am totally insecure that these are not what is expected. where do i go to find more pics? hope everyone is good! kisses and cupcakes, amy *

sockmonkeyprincess 06/10/2008 #

if you go to http://homepage.mac.com/amygayle/tops1.jpg and http://homepage.mac.com/amygayle/tops2.jpg you can see them. sorry to seem so clueless - but this is my first swap- where do we post the pics? thank you ! amy

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CrescentRoad 06/23/2008 #

Amy, your's are sooooo perfect! you can post to gallery slideshow at the top of the swap.

mobyclick 06/28/2008 #

well, I messed up! somehow I misread the instructions and only sent out 12 toppers INSTEAD of 24! so..

I hope no one else made the same mistake!

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