Wednesday, June 4, 2008

The Wizard of Oz Swap

I have been wanting to host this swap for awhile. I am from Kansas and lived in Wichita for the first 34 years of my life before moving to New York. So who better to host a Wizard of Oz swap but a Kansas girl. I love the Wizard of Oz and all of it's magic. So if you do to and would like to swap Oz stuff leave me your info. I am giving everybody a long time to sign up because of summer and vacations and stuff. Also you can use your summer outings as a good time to thrift shop for Oz stuff.

Did you know that August 12, 1939 was the world premiere of MGM's The Wizard of Oz and it was held at the Strand Theatre in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin (why not Kansas??) It was shown through September 16, 1939. It should be noted that this is considered the "official" anniversary date for The Wizard of Oz.

So I will take sign ups through August 12 and the swap date will be September 16 (hey, that's my birthday!) Email me at with your info and I'll get you on a list and I am going to have a list on my blog of all the people that join. I will also start a Flickr group for photos when September rolls around. I need your:

  1. name
  2. email address
  3. mailing address
  4. blog (if you have one)

Sound good. You should have at least 1 handmade Oz item and then some extra goodies are always fun!!


Marcia said...

I'm in on this swap Sherry. My daughter is a huge Wizzard of Oz fan!

Genevieve said...

I agree there is no one better qualified to host this! Thanks for hosting. And that is the perfect time of the year for this for me! I always think about this movie in the fall!

mysteryhistorymom said...

What a great idea! Count me in!:-) Lori

Barbara Hagerty said...

Oh YES!! I'm in! What a wonderful idea! I found your blog through a comment Angie left on my blog....count me in!!

Pam Mattick Art and Stuff said...

Hi, I'm in and sent you the info. My friend Cathy sent me an email.
Off to see the Wizard,

Jalal said...

Hi Sherry...did you get my email?
The one about joining the Oz swap & that you won the earrings? Let me know if I need to resend it.
have a great evening!


Melissa said...

Oh, count me in on this one too. I love it. My birthday is on the 14th of September...too cool. I'll email you my info again.

Thanks for hosting.


ohsewchic said...

I'm not sure if you got my email or not. Please let me know. I would like to sign up for this swap. My daughter signed up already and told me about it. thank you.

Pam Mattick Art and Stuff said...

I wondered why I wasn't in the group, but I just saw where you have me with Periwinkle Punch. Could you please change my blog address to the one on my post,

Valerie said...

I would love to be in this fantastic swap.

I am sending you my info now via email.

Anonymous said...

I would love to be part of your wizard of Oz swap! I have some great ideas for it already...

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