Sunday, December 15, 2013

Aussie Aussie Aussie ... Oi! Oi! Oi!

G'DAY!

Australia Day is approaching (26 January) and I feel, as an Aussie, I should host an
AUSTRALIA DAY SWAP.

I sometimes feel that us Aussies aren't as patriotic as we should be and I want to play a part in some sort of good old "mate ship" and show some kindness to a fellow person and give some lovin'.

The way I thought we could "celebrate" is to send 9 items to a fellow swapper.  Now the way these items are to be chosen are – they have to start with each letter in "Australia".
For EXAMPLE:

A – Australian Made item (you could make it)

U – Utensil, Ugly fabric

S – Sunflower seeds, Smiley fabric

T – Tea Towel, Trims

R – Ribbon

A – Apron

L – Lilac, Lavender, Lolly

I – Ink pen

A – Apple fabric

That is just some ideas I have come up with on the spur of the moment… but I am sure you all can come up with others.

Anyone interested?   Leave a comment or email me. 

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie.
Oi!  Oi!  Oi!

Julie 
PS: A couple have asked about "posting date"... 16th January .. 
PSS: Sign up closes on the 6th January..
PPSS: Only open to Australian residents (sorry to overseas people!), due to there being so many items, it could be too heavy to post..

14 comments:

  1. I think this swap would be doable for me... when would be the mailing deadline? Any ideas?
    I'll also put it up on my blog for you! :)

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  2. This sounds like fun. Would I count as Australian enough to join in if I have lived in QLD for 8 1/2 years? :)
    xx debbie

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  3. Sounds like fun,so please count me in mate.

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  4. I'd love to take part, I agree it will be nice to see an Aussie Swap!! Count me in!

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  5. i'm thinking if I can get something done in this time.....what day will you close sign ups???
    so the items just need to start with the letter not exactly what you said?

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  6. I think this swap would be lots of fun, count me in please.
    An Aussie swap is a good idea.

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  7. This sounds like LOADS of fun!!! Count me in too... :)

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  8. reading above a swap with items that start with the letters Australia? if this is correct count me in please

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  9. I am Canadian so out but I like the idea. I will do this for VALENTINE parcels for my friends. Thanks for the idea!

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  10. Hi, I can see lots of my lovely blog friends have joined up and I would like to as well. My blog is out of action at the moment but you can contact me at my email:
    sunnycornerfarm at Hotmail.com

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  11. Hi Jewells, this sounds like lots of fun! Please count me in! My email is KayeDeP@gmail.com and my blog is http://kittenstitching.blogspot.com

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  12. Hi Jewells. I've started playing with ideas this afternoon, so please count me in. It sounds like great fun. Thanks for taking the trouble organise it.

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  13. count me in ...the minds off with lots of ideas

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