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Multiple Personality Journal

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Swap Coordinator:ElizabethObviously (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Journals  Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.95
Last day to signup/drop:February 18, 2011
Date items must be sent by:May 27, 2011
Number of swap partners:1

I saw this journal done by @marcsgirl last year so I figured I would do something a bit like it only a bit different.

For this journal you can either use a composition journal or make one. For this journal swap, you will journal each page in a different personality. You have to do at least 30 different personalities, in any order. You must include the ones listed (20) and then come up with 10 of your own. Get really creative. You will use at least 1 page ( front and page) for each theme. Decorate the page in the theme. Try to include little pull outs, pockets. Make it more interesting than just pages of written stuff.

Since this is a time intensive swap, I will NOT be able to do one on ones or angel this swap. Hopefully I will be able to keep flakers out





Mad Scientist


50's Housewife



Serial Killer

Little House on The Prairie Era

1930's Flapper

Mob Boss

Mafia Girlfriend


80's Mallrat

Princess of a little known country


Fly on the Wall of your house

a teenager

a 6yo child

Swap is USA. Feel free to start an international version.

Ratings of 4.95 or above.

I am having a long sign up and send by date so feel free to start working on this now


ElizabethObviously 11/23/2010 #

Also if you plan on watching until the last day or so, let me know so I don't go off deleting it, thinking there is no interests

lettergirl 11/23/2010 #

This is hard! But it sounds like fun, too! Are we supposed to make stuff up, or just write about what's really happening from the point of view of those people? Also, I want to get started now, because if I wait until you assign people then I won't do it because I'll feel like it's too much. That's fine with you?

ElizabethObviously 11/23/2010 #

Yah please start right away if you feel you need to. And you write in the POV of each person. Like for 6yo you would write about 1st grade. for a millionaire you would write about what you bought shopping, maybe even make a fake reciept! For the mob girlfriend you might write about things you have seen, illegal things. Not YOU but the person. :)

Ikat78 11/23/2010 #

This sounds like fun. I hope more people join.

MadQueenofHearts 11/23/2010 #

Liz = My hero! :) This is Exactly the kind of journal i'd LOVE to do!!! I can't wait!

Agratmahla 11/24/2010 #

Would there be a problem if we used inanimate objects? A book, computer, coin/bill, etc?

ElizabethObviously 11/26/2010 #

that would be AWESOME!!!!

bruxbaby 11/28/2010 #

I love this idea! I said I would never do another journal, but this sounds like too much fun!! <3

Darkestlina 11/29/2010 #

Fun Fun Fun watching for now!

mommaviv 11/30/2010 #

Sounds totally awesome. Just gotten into doing a journal and this one will be so fun.....watching until the last minute....I'm at my limit ;0)

ElizabethObviously 11/30/2010 #

By The way- you can do these in ANY order. If you feel like doing all your 10 first or grouping them together somehow...anyway you like

Mozes293 12/ 4/2010 #

This looks like it'll take a lot of time, but it looks like a lot of fun too! I gotta watch for now.

kgeslab 12/ 7/2010 #

This is SO COOL! Sign me up. I must say, of all the journal swaps I've done I've only received 2 in return. I guess I keep doing them because I love the process, not just what I get in the mail.

ElizabethObviously 12/ 8/2010 #

Holy peas and carrots!!! 35 people watching....

nicolettebeach87 12/11/2010 #

Is a composition journal the same as a composition notebook?

Ikat78 12/13/2010 #

Yes @ nicolettebeach87.

NYRCupcake 12/21/2010 #

Can I assume that's supposed to be one page front and back? I guess it could be one page front only...

NYRCupcake 12/21/2010 #

Also does it need to be a compostion notebood? Could I use an 8x7 notebook?

Oddbreed 01/ 3/2011 #

wow,what a cool idea!

MommytheMaid 01/ 3/2011 #

I am watching this until I can think up a few stories and get a journal. Thank you for such a cool swap!

aykra 01/ 7/2011 #

Awesome idea! This will be my 1st journal swap but it's such a good idea, it's very worth the effort! I'll also be starting right away since it isn't dependent on the partner's info :) Looking forward to receiving an awesome journal! Thanks for this swap!

Cyndimom 01/ 7/2011 #

This looks so fun-there are so many creative things everyone can do! I love it!! I don't know if I am more excited to make mine or to get my partners!!! Love it-please do another when this one is done!! I will be sure to sign up again ;)

Cyndimom 01/ 7/2011 #

? Can we do two pages side by side for each "personality" instead of front and back-so it is more like a scrapbook/journal?

MommytheMaid 01/ 7/2011 #

I had a ton of brain storms last night and am totally joining this one!

ElizabethObviously 01/ 9/2011 #

Wow I really wish SB sent notifications when I get comments on swaps! Grrr!

Yes Cyndimom you can do it that way if you like!

And when I said one page I meant just the front. You can do both front and page if you like but not necc.

junieandj 01/12/2011 #

@NYRCupcake had asked about size, I thought it might have been over looked, is a spiral notebook ok, or does it need to be the bound book?

ElizabethObviously 01/13/2011 #

Yes you can use a spiral notebook. Basically anyway you want to put it together is fine. If you decorate the pages then bind then together yourself or put them together with those binger rings that is fine. If you get an actual composition notebook and use that, that is fine. This is about you being creative.

ElizabethObviously 01/13/2011 #

Oh and I made a mistake in my previous thing about the front and back. In the description, I have front and back of 1 page. Sorry!

junieandj 01/15/2011 #

I'm sorry I am confused. Can you edit the description where it says, 1 page ( front and page) for each theme or specify the pages?

Do you want: 1 page per entry- front only 1 Page per entry front and back.

I just don't want anyone to be expecting more writing, or less and not be pleased with their receiving swap.

aykra 01/18/2011 #

Would it be alright to do pages side by side? Instead of front and back. That way, each personality is fluid, the person wouldn't have to turn the page to see the other part of that personality. I hope my question made sense :P

Cyndimom 01/22/2011 #

I was thinking side by side as well-I bought one of those spiral bound sketch books so my pages will be blank to start with and then I am going to do 2 pages side by side so they can open it up to that personality's writing and artwork. If that sounds good to ElizabethObviously then there is a suggestion for everyone :p I am hoping my partner will like it-I have a ton of ideas!!

ElizabethObviously 01/24/2011 #

Yes side by side would def be okay!!!! Just make it so that you enjoy it, that you feel you put effort into it! Do not fret over the simple stuff so much!

StevenH 02/ 2/2011 #

So excited to do this one! Starting right away!!!!

Doreen247 02/10/2011 #

This sounds like a fun swap. I'm new here at Swap-Bot and will have only finished a couple swaps by the time the deadline comes around to sign up - unless I find some more quick swaps to participate in. Is there any chance I could still be considered for this one?

craftcandy 02/11/2011 #

Doreen247 I'm with you! I would love to do this swap. I'm new too, I've done 3 swaps but I won't have ratings in time for the sign up. Maybe they'll do this one again.

unvlmom 02/12/2011 #

I'm going to watch this and try a couple of pages before I commit to it... I want to try art journaling but never really knew what to do...

unvlmom 02/14/2011 #

OK I'm in... I made my first sewn book yesterday and have laid out the pages for this ... Will be 60 + pages... I started writing up little bits for a couple of the characters.

aviahz 02/16/2011 #

If I join now will I get deleted from it?? I just found this awesome swap and I'm a bit worried about if I can join or not...I just sent off for like 4 swaps and I only have 2 ratings...I would love to join this swap!!

NikonGoddess 05/22/2011 #

So, how is everyone. I see that Oreon has already sent. YOU ROCK LADY!

I'm still working feverishly. Loving it though. I really hope my partner doesn't mind me being a papercrafter. I'm soooo not a painter! I'm learning this whole journaling thing too!

I LOVE this swap though!

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