Master Supplemental Questions List:
Would you be interested in a cross stitched Halloween ornament?
Are there any collage artists in the mix? I would LOVE to curate one of spooky autumn goodness if my person were to be interested!
Have you seen the Dragon con list? & would any of them appeal to you?
Which Harry Potter house are you?
Do you like any art from these two sellers? They are local artists and I will probably pick up some stuff for myself soon!
I make beautiful and very lightweight yarn-and-ribbon hairfalls - would you like a set in the colors and length of your choice? If yes, name up to four colors and length in inches! Remember- this can be part of your Halloween costume!
Would you appreciate a skein of handspun yarn? If yes, what weight? What colors? How do you feel about beads? Any allergies to typical fibers?
Do you like stickers? Patches? Buttons?
Do you spend time in the outdoors?
Do you enjoy cooking and/or baking?
The Paintbox Soapworks Weenie collection went live today! Would you like anything?
The Pickety Witch is taking pre-orders for their new Halloween pins (estimated ship date: early September). Have any caught your eye?
Zeep's Spooky Collection drops some time next week. Here's the scent list. Would you like any wax melts, candles, whipped soaps, sugar whips (whipped soap/scrub hybrid), body butter sugar scrubs (moisturizing scrub), meringues (lotion), bath bombs, or bath rocks from Zeep?
Does anyone here like vintage halloween?
It seems like a lot of shops’ Halloween lines have items related to the same standard fandoms, such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus, Disney’s Haunted Mansion, Beetlejuice, Addams Family, etc. Do any of those (or other ones) particularly resonate with you?
How do you feel about atmospheric/novelty scents and novelty food items? Things like "new car candle" or "eyeball jawbreaker" or whatever.
If you like tea, how do you want it delivered? Loose? Bags? Tiny little messenger pigeons (subject to availability)?
Would you prefer to receive ONE HUGE (more expensive) GIFT and 12 inexpensive ones, a few more expensive, or all about the same price?
What are your fandoms, if any?
Do you collect things like tarot decks? If so do you have a wish list or a list of ones you already have? Would you like a silk tarot bag?
Do you like rocks/crystals? What colors / kinds? Would you like them with holes drilled (either as a pendant - you'd need to stick a bale in, or a bead?)
My mom has an etsy store - she makes bags. Do you love anything from it? We can also do box bags, draw string bags, dice bags, etc. and if you want a different type of material or a different fabric pattern, I'm open to links to specific things. (yes, we have harry potter things. We bought most of it before JKR showed herself to be a twat since we buy lots of bolts at the same time - yes, we have a whole room stuffed full of fabric.)
Let's say you want something knitted. What are you most interested in? (hat, fingerless mitts, scarf, shawl, cowl, infinity scarf, shawlette, gnome, doily, coffee mug cozy, talisman bag, dice bag, soap sack, washcloth (I have a pattern with the leviathan cross for bpal), amigurumi / toy, bracelet, cuff, necklace, other?) (Can you link to a photo of what you envision or a pattern on ravelry? Or put it on pinterest or something if you have that.)
* What colors would you prefer said knitted object in?
* Stripes, gradient, semi solid, variegated?
* What type of yarn would you prefer? ("wool", BFL, merino, merino/silk, merino/silk/cashmere, merino/cashmere, just silk, just cashmere, tencel (non-animal, plant based), other? I also have non-dyed organic wool (mill spun) from our own sheep - finnsheep and shetland. The finnsheep is dark brown (sun bleached black sheep from Sarge and our two black ewes we can't tell apart so they're ewe 1 and ewe 2) or a lighter silvery beige (from freckles) and the shetland is white. (we just call her shetland. They're mom's sheep, she should have named them, lol.) Most of my stripy yarn is either merino or merino cashmere.)
You can check out some of my finished projects on Ravelry if you like (click on the project for more photos) (I'll have to make a list of which items are available because I knit a lot of things and then just put them in a cabinet and gift or sell them.)
Are you interested in receiving any of the following homemade / home dried / home canned goodies? (just erase the ones you don't want when you answer to make it easy?)
(see list in this post under spoiler because long)
How do you feel about oracle decks?
Would you like witchy/ritual oils/sundries? Any limitations (e.g. deities you won't work with)?
Is there anything you would like to try from the UK specifically? (e.g. Lush exclusives)
Oh, and are you into astrology?
What size shoe do you wear (inc wide/narrow, etc)?
Do you like/would you want to receive comic books? Any favorite genres or characters?
Would you like a palm stone, or anything else, from Haute Macabre?
What's your favorite flower(s)?
What's you favorite woodland creature?
Do you prefer receiving a big box with all of your goodies, or is it okay if one or two things are shipped directly to you separately (with notice!!) for customs/shipping cost purposes (i.e. if there's something customs might not allow in from the States that can be shipped from within your country)?
Would you like a fabric face mask? If so, do you prefer a dome shape or a pleated shape?
I have a literal stockpile of skincare products. Can I interest you in cleanser, sheet masks, moisturizer, sample things etc etc.? Or a general pampering package? What is your skin type?
Anything from here? ChocolateStorybook on Etsy
Would you like some delicious coffee? If so, do you prefer whole bean or ground? If ground, what grind? Also, light or dark roast? Flavor preferences?
I may be going to the Renaissance Fair this weekend (if not this weekend then soon and multiple times), any Ren Faire goodies you may like?
I always go to my town's local Farmer's Market and they have booths selling things like candles, Gourmet Pickles, Flavored Oils and Vinegars, dog treats (like bones and animal feet), honey, and bath products. Would you like any of these things?
Do you have a preference for numbered packages for each night of the swap vs randomly selecting from unlabeled goodies?
If you didn't say much about your reading preferences in your survey but would be interested in receiving books, can you elaborate a bit?
Are you interested in cocktails, be it recipes, infusion kits, tools, supplies, specialty bitters?
Is there something that you definitely prefer to not receive in any category (anything to avoid if you hadn't/forgotten to mention)?
Are there patterns/prints (more guidance than general Halloween/Autumn) you like for things or are you open to whatever I may find that speaks to me?
Any significant other or other special person? Like if I wanted to send you specialty cocoa for a date night, would that be OK? I am making up the cocoa part, but you get my drift.
I would love to request folks to to put their wish list in this thread and link in their signature. I would love to decant from my oils if I have any my person is looking for!
If you happened to list some favorite fandoms earlier, would you also name your favorite character(s) from those fandoms?
Do you have an Amazon link? Can you post it??
if you are a knitter/crocheter, are you over on Ravelry? If so, what’s your user name there??
I make homemade fire ciders, would that be of interest? Non-alcoholic and they are quite fiery.
Are you interested in getting other BPAL items besides perfume, like hair gloss, bath oils or T-shirts?
So partner, would you be interested in a Frankenbag done in Halloween prints?
Y'all with furbabies... Are there any food allergies/sensitivities or quirks to know about?
how do you feel about (ethically sourced) butterfly / moth art (in a jar or shadowbox)
I may have preemptively picked out 2 Halloween-themed mugs with cute matching spoons, before I knew who my match was going to be! So I leave it to you: Bat, or Cat?
If you mentioned aversions to any common Halloween decor items (skeletons, witches, spiders, etc.), how encompassing is that? Specifically, is a "kid friendly" drawing of that same item on a piece of decor (like, a book cover or wrapping paper) still a preferred pass?
Would you be interested in receiving a never-used eyeshadow palette from Nororiously Morbid (gothy colors) and/or a never-used eyeshadow palette from Pretty Vulgar (romantic neutrals)?
I live in Japan. Are you interested in anything specifically Japanese I could get for you here (doesn't necessarily have to be Halloween themed)? For example, are you a fan of the anime Demon Slayer and want merch? Are you interested in trying some fun kit-kat flavors? Do you need a new set of pretty chopsticks?
there is an excellent chance teeturtle will have a sale in time for this swap: anything (particularly tshirts or socks) that appeal? Sizes?
Haus of Gloi Fall Part 1 drops soon, anything here you like? https://www.hausofgloi.com/blogs/blog/fall-lineup-2021
Could you use a journal or sketchbook?
Do you need BPAL storage? Imps? Bottles?
Do you wear socks? What kind? No show, ankle, knee high, over the knee? Fibers?
Do you have a favorite candy(ies) [or prepacked individual snacks] that you wouldn't mind filling up your box as packing material? Or teas/coffee blends you'd enjoy? If you prefer none of this, that's fine too!
I'm going down the Shore for a few days! Any treats you'd like from a cute beach town- salt water taffy? Fudge? Wrist fans? Tie-dye beach dress...?
How do you feel about fancy marshmallows?
We've asked about candy, but let's talk specifically about gummies. Do you like crazy shapes, sweet/sour?
What about the Mutter Museum's gift shop?
I grow mugwort and it's harvest season. Would you like dried leaves for bathing or tea? Or a bound bundle for smoke cleansing? (Its said to be excellent for divination or lucid dreaming, but do not use if pregnant.) its also a digestive bitter and tastes great on chicken.
I grow loads of other herbs and I'm drying them now. Any favorites you might like? Mint, basil, oregano, chives, lemon balm or others?
I grew a huge load of onions and garlic. Any interest?
Feathers? I have geese, ducks, peafowl, chickens and quail. So I collect their shed feathers and share them with people I like.
I grew a boatload of Green Shiso this year and plan to make a shiso pesto with it. Would you like some? (Nut wise it has pistachios)
I also plan to experiment with infusing it in vodka. I'm planning a plain shiso infusion and a shiso citrus infusion. If they turn out would you like some?
Would you be interested in this hand sanitizer dispenser/keychain that doubles as a light (its eyes light up when you press between its eyes!)? (see photo here)
If you're into tabletop games, what games do you already own, and/or what type are you interested in?
DO YOU LIKE TRUE CRIME STORIES?
DO YOU LIKE SEASONAL MAGAZINES ON BAKING AND DECORATING?
If you are enthused by the idea of receiving coffee, do you want whole bean or ground? AND do you have flavors that you like (or definitely hate and never want again)?
Would you be interested in some very size-inclusive tights? There are Halloween patterns, but also most colours under the sun, and are very comfy.
What about indie chilli sauces/chutneys/jams? What type of chilli/spice level?
In case anyone else shares a love for adorable tiny plushies, any interest in v soft and cute vegetable/fruit plushies? There are also small animals.
The Polish Pickup/Indie Pickup is live for wishlisting, and will ship in time for this swap (this year). Anything strike your fancy? (It's not just nail polish...there's jewelry and bath scrubs and wax tarts and all manner of things. It's fun!) https://polishpickup.com/
Anything here sound good to you? https://gryffonridge.com/
Hayden Evens Art has released some new Halloween and Disney-themed prints and stickers. Do any spark your interest?
So would you hate or be into more miscreant Halloween vibe decor - like wholesome figurines repainted, creepy dolls, goats with horns, (fake) animal skeletons, things in jars? Is anything too dark, morbid, or recoil worthy?
do you use any sorts of semipermanent dyes or do anything fun/wild to your hair? are there any hair products you like?
what about skincare? i am pretty into k beauty and am curious if others are interested in any aspects of this.
Cellar Door Bath Supply Co.'s Halloween & Fall collection is out (https://cellardoorbathsupply.com/collections/halloween-fall-collection😞 anything you might be interested in?
Regarding tea, what type of tea do you prefer? Black tea, green tea, herbal tea? Any type of tea you really don’t enjoy?
are you interested in eco-friendly menstrual products? There are some beautiful gothic print reuseable pads I'm looking at specifically.
Bath and Body Works? I know this is a bit of a love em or hate em company, but I really love their foaming hand soaps and scented hand sanitizers and my kids like their body wash, so I'll be placing an order with the next good sale. Anything that catches your eye?
I'm making homemade applesauce this weekend with apples I picked last weekend. I'm going to try my hand at canning for the first time (got my mom, the experienced canner, on speed dial lol) If I succeed would you like a jar?
How do you feel about sniffies?