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bLackListed takeout box of seven DEADLY sins

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Swap Coordinator:VivaLaDiane (contact)
Swap categories: Boxes 
Number of people in swap:11
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:September 17, 2011
Date items must be sent by:October 31, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

I love those little chinese takeout boxes and am just testing the water to see if this will fly and get some interest.

So we will get a black (or make it black) takeout box or something similiar and put some goodies in it. The catch? It must have 1 thing each that has to do with one of the deadly sins. For instance, a lustful atc, something good to fulfill your partners gluttony etc. The key is to not duplicate the prize. Like...no 2 atcs, be creative and different.

So lust, greed, pride, sloth, gluttony, envy, wrath. Anyone??

Discussion

AmaranthSpirit 08/ 8/2011 #

oooooh I love this idea.... I'll be in nearer the time :-)

Do you mind if I maybe run a regional UK one in one of my other groups?!

VivaLaDiane 08/ 8/2011 #

I don't mind at all sweetie!!

ElizabethObviously 08/ 8/2011 #

I think I will join as soon as I open up some spots! I have some ideas already for a couple!

HippieChick 08/ 8/2011 #

This is totally going on my watchlist!

kittenred 08/10/2011 #

would a gift box be suitable? english takeaway always comes in plastic tubs or polystyrene/ foil trays, no noodle boxes like on American tv so i wouldn't have a clue where to get one of those!

VivaLaDiane 08/10/2011 #

That would be fine @kittenred

BohemianPrincess 08/10/2011 #

im kinda swamped right now in life, but it can have atc? ,,, im not into buying alot of things kinda swaps, going to watch it and try to get some ideas, hmmmm but thinking about.

VivaLaDiane 08/11/2011 #

It can have an ATC, but only one.

BambooPanda13 08/11/2011 #

I'm having the same problem with finding a black take out box, or even a single white one, where does everyone else find them? I even checked Ebay but they only have black in bulk that I can't afford and they have polka dots, bats, robots, dark blue, etc but no single black and no single white (to paint black). Where do they sell these in singles?

VivaLaDiane 08/12/2011 #

I will ammend it to not be a black one, we can do any color.

AmaranthSpirit 08/12/2011 #

@kittenred - you can get cake boxes and party boxes that are a similar shape to the nifty American noodle boxes... Let me know if you need one as I have a party shop near to me that has them :-)

RenVonH 08/12/2011 #

Because I am moving I promised myself not no join too many swaps before I am settled in the new house, but I just HAVE to do this one! I wish you all could see the Norwegian series "The seven deadly sins", a very funny, informative and amusing series where a famous Norwegian .... God what can I call him? Well he is in radio, TV, plays in a metal band, and he is VERY funny. He and two friends travel the world to commit the seved deadly sins. Lust-Bankok, Greed-England, Envy-Sweden, Gluttony-Norway, Wrath-Israel, Sloth-Denmark and Pride-LA/Las Vegas. SO FUNNY!!! :o) Can I make the takeout-box myself from Bazzill paper or simular? And can it be sent flat? Otherwise I am sure it will be crushed in the mail....

magickmaker17 08/12/2011 #

I have seen takeout boxes in pretty much every colour including black at craft stores in the US (AC Moore and Micheals). I don't know if they're also available at craft stores in Europe, but it's maybe worth a try?

Rubyfreckles 08/19/2011 #

i did a swap like this (7 deadly sins) a year or so ago.. it's a lot of fun... But it might be difficult to fit all seven into a small container... I don't think I can join because of international postage, but I am watching ...

karmacrane 08/22/2011 #

i positive you can download a pattern similar... hmm let me have a look an see if i cant find it

karmacrane 08/22/2011 #

http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/takeout.htm

http://static.quiltingboard.com/upload/2008/11/21/3c1678633ddc51e2b45385c966c7e2883346.gifthumb

karmacrane 08/22/2011 #

http://www.hgtv.com/crafting/fabric-takeout-boxes/index.html

id prefer to do a fabric box....

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