COMPLETE-Common Ground Swap s/u 5/28-6/6 s/o 7/10 sign ups closed

Would you like to get to know some of your fellow LCers? Here’s a great way to find out what you have in common with other crafters in our community!

Swap name: Common Ground Swap
LC member who is organizing this swap: bunny1kenobi
Sign-up date range: May 28 - June 6
Date to send item by: July 10

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? YES/NO no
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement? no

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions: yes

  • Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES/NO yes
  • Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES/NO yes
  • Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES/NO no
  • Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES/NO yes
  • Is at least 18 years old: YES/NO yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions: yes

  • Has been a member for at least one month: YES/NO yes
  • Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO yes
  • Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO yes
  • Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO yes
  • Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO yes
  • Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO yes
  • If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO yes
  • If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO yes

Details of swap:

Your mission will be to find something you have in common with your partner and craft 2 small items and 1 medium item -or- 2 medium items that apply to your commonality. Supplies are ok, too, as long as at least ONE item is crafted. Give your partner as much information about yourself as you feel comfortable sharing! You and your partner DO NOT have to find the same commonality! This will be a great way to “meet” new people and make some new crafty friends. Please post in the thread at least once per week, and when you post your pics, make sure to tell us what you and your partner had in common!

If you’re interested in seeing what was sent in previous versions of this swap, feel free to check the links.

Round 1 Gallery:
Round 2 Gallery:

Shipments within the US will require Delivery Confirmation. If you are shipping internationally, you’ll need your shipping receipt.

If you are not sure what I mean by small or medium, here’s a rough guidline you can follow:

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less


If you want to participate, information to send to organizer - please write Common Ground questionnaire in the subject line:

Name of swap: Common Ground Swap
LC username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

Favorite color(s):
Color(s) you dislike:
Favorite book(s):
Favorite movie(s) and/or tv show(s):
Favorite themes- be as specific as possible! For example, if you like video games, say which; if you like fairy tales, specify. If you have favorite animal(s), let your partner know which one(s).
Hobbies/activities besides crafting:
Anything in particular you’d like to receive? (Please include sizes, colors etc if applicable.)
Anything you’d rather NOT get?
What crafts do you do?
What crafts do you admire or wish you could do?
Do you have any allergies?
Are there any allergens in your home?
Do you have a wist, pinterest or wish list that you’d like your partner to see?
Any other info you’d like to share? (Help your partner out- they are trying to learn as much about you as possible! Some ideas to get you started- do you play an instrument? Color schemes/themes in your home? Do you have kids/grandkids? Do you work and if so what do you do? Fave foods? Do you collect anything?.. and so on…)


@Bunny1kenobi :gift:
@Lynx2Lancer :gift::gift:
@SalubriousAimee :gift:
@Raury :gift:
@Rlynn :gift:
@LuckyXIIICreations :gift:
@momiemae :gift:
@kittykill :gift:
@Fonduie :gift:
@tendstowardschaos :gift:
@lindyv321 :gift:
@Roots :gift:
@grenouille78 :gift:
@PrincessP :gift:
@geekgirl :gift:


@lindyv321 :repeat: @momiemae
@Lynx2Lancer :repeat: @SalubriousAimee
@LuckyXIIICreations :repeat: @Lynx2Lancer
@Rlynn :repeat: @Raury
@PrincessP :repeat: @grenouille78
@Roots :repeat: @Fonduie
@kittykill :repeat: @Bunny1kenobi
@geekgirl :repeat: @tendstowardschaos


Fun! I need to set aside time to sign up.

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Filling out q now!!

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I’ll look into this again when I get home from work!

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Ok, the package emojis for shipped/received are brilliant!

…considering this; I’m not quite sure what overcommitted looks like for the next month or two.


What she said…

I’m soooooo tempted! Going to think seriously about whether I have enough time to commit to it.

LOVE the Shipped/received icons!

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We’ll have over a month to craft 2-3 items, depending on whether they are mediums or smalls. I should also note that supplies are fair game as long as you send at least ONE crafted item.

I’ll update the swap info to reflect this also.


Questionnaire turned in! Great swap theme!

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I sent in my questionnaire and now to patiently, ha ha, wait for partners.

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Yay! The first official swap I’ve joined in AGES! Super excited!


Oh! I think I want to do this! I’ll work on my questionnaire.

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I’ll be signing up tomorrow

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Sending my info!

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Alright, just sent in my form. :smiley:

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Yay I did it! I haven’t done a swap since forever! Looking forward to it!

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Me too!

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Info sent

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So excited for this swap!

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I sent in my questionnaire. It has been so long since I swapped - I’m excited.


I sent my questionnaire :slight_smile: It’s been forever since I joined a swap, I’m nervous and excited!