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OCTOBER BIRTHDAY SWAP!!!!

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Swap Coordinator:shaynafay (contact)
Swap categories: Random Items  Themed  Boxes 
Number of people in swap:51
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:September 15, 2007
Date items must be sent by:October 1, 2007
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! The rules are very simple. You need to have been born in October. You'll have one partner. Make your partner a specially decorated little birthday box-your choice- matchbox, mint tin, ring box, jujubes box etc. Just make it something you would want to receive on your birthday. Then fill the box with trinkets your partner might like - incense, earrings, charms, beads, lip gloss - whatever! Then add a nice birthday card with a little note.

Due to time constraints and postage, I'm going to keep this to North America only. Lets make this a happy birthday for everyone, so no deadbeats. I'll be checking profiles and forums.

Discussion

Meadow 06/ 6/2007 #

whooo hoo I am Oct 14th! I can't wait to get a birthday present from swapbot!!!

kittenmeowmeow 06/ 6/2007 #

yay! mine is October 24th!

BarefootGypsy 06/ 6/2007 #

Ok, I had to join this one! I'm October 11th

wolfmom2ac 06/ 6/2007 #

Yeah! I am so in for this swap!! I am glad someone did this swap! I was thinking about doing a swap just like this! Now I don't have to!!

I'm Oct. 12th! October babies rule!!

knitnerd 06/ 6/2007 #

Huzzah! October 24th birthdays unite! kittenmeowmeow, you rule.

frankcheez 06/ 6/2007 #

Oh hell yeah! I love my October birthday...the 13th baby!

MrsQ 06/ 6/2007 #

Whoopee! I'm October 20th....

Agota 06/ 7/2007 #

Mine is on oct 8th! but I'm from europe... :( Maybe do this international??? :))

harleygirl 06/ 7/2007 #

Hey Meadow--I'm Oct. 14th, too! This should be fun!

shaynafay 06/ 7/2007 #

Hey Meadow and harley, I'm October 14th too! I'm glad there are other Oct. B-days out there. Sorry about it not being intl. Post office keeps raising the rates. Why don't you do an intl. oct. swap?

gypsysong 06/ 8/2007 #

Another Oct. 14th here. Wow - cool! This should be fun!

craftygirl 06/ 8/2007 #

I'm with Barefoot Gypsy, Oct 11 is a great date for a birthday!

Mel 06/ 9/2007 #

Mine's on lucky October 7!! This should be a lot of fun!

sarasassafrass 06/11/2007 #

YOOOHOOO! I'm October 11th too! I agree best b-day ever! YEAH for getting and giving packages!

harleygirl 06/12/2007 #

I've got the perfect little box for this! It's hard plastic--a bit bigger than like a candy box, but not TOO big. It'll make somebody a nice little goodie box!

2ndstar 06/12/2007 #

I like this! My B-day is October 2nd...

Sezouli 06/22/2007 #

Wow- there's a lot of 14ths out there! I am one too actually! I've never done a b-day swap before but it sound like a lot of fun!

Pink 06/23/2007 #

No one else is October 10...? :((

mutantpenguin 06/26/2007 #

Oh foo... I'm an October baby! But I have no clue as to how to decorate any kind of container... I just know it would look childish! The last time I tried fabric paint on a tote for someone she stopped speaking to me! I HAVE NO ARTISTIC ABILITY! Now if y'all wouldn't mind a box with stickers on it, then I'm in. :) If you have ideas, contact me. I'm October 11th. And I really want to join this! I just am only creative with knitting and crochet!

user9279 06/28/2007 #

Whee! Nice to see so many October babies! I'm October 31.. yes, really, I am!

thefruid 07/ 1/2007 #

Yay :) I'm excited about this one! October 13th here.

craftsty 07/ 1/2007 #

Awesome :D I am October 21st!!!

DizMissLiz 07/ 5/2007 #

I can't wait! I love getting packages ^_^ I'm October 17th!

CADLady 07/12/2007 #

MutantPenguin, I feel your pain. I love art. DOING IT is a real challenge for me, but, you know what? LOADS of ATCs are made with stickers on them! You'll be fine.

Oh, and btw, I'm so very IN this one! (pssst:Libras love when Scorpios bite!)

Pink 07/16/2007 #

I wish this swap was international :(

pandagirl 07/16/2007 #

I'm the 15th.

Wanderlost 07/19/2007 #

I'm Oct. 1st! October birthdays are clearly the best birthdays.

adacutandpaste 07/23/2007 #

Wahoo! Add another Oct. 14th to the list. Can't believe there are so many of us. I'm new to this but have started swapping so I hope to have lots of good ratings by the time I do this swap! So excited about this one!! Fun times!

Rae4Beach 07/23/2007 #

Any other 3rds out there???

Noell 08/13/2007 #

October 6, 1977 here. Meaning that I will turn the big 3-0 this year ... woooooooooooooo.

daffyd1963 08/16/2007 #

October 16th Looks like im all by myself Sounds like a fun swap

KawaiiMommy 08/28/2007 #

I'm the 27TH....no other 27's out there?? I agree... October is an awesome month =>.<=

moonflavored 08/28/2007 #

YAY!!! I'm Oct. 18th! I LOVE Scorpios, Libras, & Halloween!!!

VivaLaDiane 09/ 3/2007 #

craftsy..i'm october 21st too :]

asmom 09/ 4/2007 #

I'm October 28th. Looking forward to this.

asmom 09/ 4/2007 #

I'm October 28th. Looking forward to this.

Luckystar37 09/ 5/2007 #

October 3rd right here :)

Pish 09/ 6/2007 #

I'm the 16th. I'm with ya, CAROLYN!

asmom 09/ 8/2007 #

Sorry I posted twice, when I clicked on the Say It button nothing happened. I didn't think it went through:)

evieroz 09/10/2007 #

I'm the first October 25th birthday. And probably the oldest also. I've got to join in on this one.

shaynafay 09/11/2007 #

We made the top 10! I'm so proud, I'm ferclempt!

KatyK 09/11/2007 #

I'm totally in! Hurray for asmom, I'm October 28th too!

Also, I was born Oct 28, 1979 so I'm turning 28 this year - my golden birthday.

Yippee!

audrey 09/11/2007 #

I am a halloween baby too... not saying what year though. So, I am in.

harleychick27 09/11/2007 #

Kawaii_Mommy I'm the27th also!! :O)

tempestteapot 09/12/2007 #

I was a late baby. But hey good timing for this weeee October 2nd!

storylaura 09/12/2007 #

woo-hoo! I'm also the 27th! And this is my 40th birthday!!

grammabean 09/13/2007 #

October 30th will be my 50th birthday. This swap sounds so FUN!! I've been dreading this birthday for some silly reason, and now I'll have a reason to look forward to it! HAPPY BIRTHDAY OCTOBERITES!!

KimyCate 09/13/2007 #

I am October 23rd!!! Woo Hoo, I don't get many presents being the mom, so I was so excited that I joined at the right time. I'll be 28, just one more year to climb the hill.... :)

There are lots of good hints in my profile, I am new, but have been on poshpoints and makeupalley for a while.

YAY, I'm so excited!!! Thanks in advance, I already have a basic idea for my swappee.... :)

Paula 09/14/2007 #

I'm ten-ten. :)

Paula 09/14/2007 #

Mutantpenguin, why not knit a little sleeve to slide over a matchbox? Or crochet a flower big enough to cover the lid of a tin? I feel your pain (my drawing ability peaked in elementary school). Anybody who judges your efforts doesn't deserve to play with us, IMHO.

KimyCate 09/14/2007 #

Hey Mutantpenguin... never underestimate the power of Decoupage.... it's easy, fun, maybe like flower arranging- it can be simple and beautiful or extensive and beautiful... check into it, it may be an art worth learning, for us less artistic folk...... :)

creativeFlutter 09/14/2007 #

Am I the only one on the 9th?

Wanderlost 09/14/2007 #

Can't believe I'm the only October 1st! Also can't believe we made the top 10! It makes sense though...especially all of you Oct. 14ths...Valentine's day would exactly 9 months before :) teehee

mandaladreamer 09/14/2007 #

I'm in! I took care to make my box ready before signing up! My day is Oct.22. Great idea.

motes 09/15/2007 #

ok! i'm in too! i'm with y'all--i'm turning 33 on october 3!

Samthatiam 09/15/2007 #

Better late than never :) October 4th is my Birthday. I saw all the 14th birthdays WOW...My son's birthday is the 14th. This sounds like a really fun swap. So early Happy Birthday to all the October Babies..

user10852 09/15/2007 #

My bday is October 9 count me. Maggie

ewenme 09/16/2007 #

My Birthday is October 3rd.

This is my last year in my 40's! Next year is the "BIG 50"!!!!

Mel 09/16/2007 #

Actually, New Year's Eve is when they were probably conceived.... :) Valentine's is only 8 months before October 14! :)

BTW, when do we find out our partners? :)

wolfmom2ac 09/16/2007 #

I am the only one with a birthday on the 12th?! Wow! That's okay! I like having the day to myself! Can't wait to see who my partner is!

Coastallorelei 09/17/2007 #

October 28th ROCKS!

Juliuslove28 09/17/2007 #

Oct. 4 and I can't wait!

Mel 09/18/2007 #

Hi Elizabeth (tempestteapot),

Your package is going out tomorrow - I hope you like it! :)

Happy Birthday on the 2nd!

Cheers,

Mel

littleabraham 09/18/2007 #

Wow. I am an October 14th baby too. I cannot believe how many of us have the same birthday! Happy early Birthday all fellow Octoberians.

tempestteapot 09/23/2007 #

I got my birthday package! Thank you Mel!

KimyCate 09/25/2007 #

I just found the perfect "container" for my gift, it's not hand made, but it is finely choosen (and searched for for a week now)..... hope someone is cad enough to love it... hint hint. :)

Toffi 09/27/2007 #

LOL I think I'm the only one on the 8th! Thanksgiving Day this year in Canada..

creativeFlutter 09/28/2007 #

Teenak just sent your box today!

knitnerd 09/29/2007 #

Juliuslove28, yours is in the mail today!

CADLady 10/ 1/2007 #

Pish, Watch your postal delivery. Yours is on its way from South Carolina! Happy Birthday (a bit early!) :)

Cookstar34 10/ 1/2007 #

I sent your gift last week Kawaii-Mommy, I just forgot to mark it sent. I hope you enjoy the package, Happy Birthday!!!!

mandaladreamer 10/ 4/2007 #

Ginny, thanks so much, it's a wonderful package! Mandaladreamer

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