Swaps – What’s the Point?

Swaps have been around for awhile, and depending on your hobby, they are the same only changing for the medium or craft or hobby that you have. They are a terrific way to get more scrapbooking done, or card making done or whatever you might choose. The best part is, you get to choose what you participate in, and what you don’t participate in. Finding swaps is actually fairly easy, since most scrapbooking related message boards have a crop of individuals who love hosting swaps. Finding a swap you want to participate in, might be a bit harder. You need … Continue reading

The Don’ts of Swap Participation

We have been talking about swap participation and the rules, guidelines and etiquette that goes with it. Specifically I am speaking about scrapbooking swaps, but these guidelines could be used with most any type of swap. Here are some don’ts of swap participation. Don’t: DON’T: Lose the guidelines or do your own thing unless that is part of the swap. Be sure and follow the instructions closely so that everyone is happy with the outcome of the swap. DON’T: Forget the due date. You don’t want to be the one holding up the swap, or feel like you’re going to … Continue reading

The Do’s of Swap Participation

Swaps are so much fun to be a part of. They let you be creative, have fun, make new friends and get really neat things back. However, there are definitely some rules when participating in swaps. It is simply called Swap Etiquette and almost any swap you participate in, is going to be the same as far as etiquette goes. Here are some do’s of participating in swaps. Do: Read all of the rules or guidelines for that swap. Pay attention to all details and be sure and follow what the swap hostess has asked. Save the original swap guidelines … Continue reading