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Sorry, everyone. I'll be packing for an early spring move. No overachieving coming out of the Miles household this year. :(

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It makes me sad that we've reached a point that we need to send WIPs to the organizers.... but then I sometimes don't start painting until 3 or 4 days before the deadline unless inspiration hits me sooner..

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I got the idea from another Secret Santa type exchange and thought it was a good one.  I try to refine and improve the guidelines with every new exchange, and it's my hope that adding WIPs halfway through makes the exchange better for everyone.  I'm always open to ideas that people may have to improve the exchanges.

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the WIP is sort of neat in that you can see what other people are working on.  Sometimes I miss the pics on the final products and I always enjoy seeing everyone's work... and occasionally, their sense of humor. 

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We currently have about 20 people, with only a few days left to sign up.  Remember that you can sign up just for the gift - if you're on the fence, that's a great way to participate without spending tons of time.

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I got the idea from another Secret Santa type exchange and thought it was a good one.  I try to refine and improve the guidelines with every new exchange, and it's my hope that adding WIPs halfway through makes the exchange better for everyone.  I'm always open to ideas that people may have to improve the exchanges.

 

I think it's a fantastic idea! It gives my brain a pre-deadline deadline to focus on, since I'm another person that seems to need to be in a deadline-induced panic to get my best work done. :lol:

 

Speaking of which, I finally just now submitted my questionnaire.... :ph34r:

 

Oh, also I think the inclusion of email/phone number is also wise.

 

Excited! :bday: This is my first painting exchange in over a year!

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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After a couple of last-minute entries, the final count is 29 participants.  We'll be getting assignments out over the next few days.

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