March 26, 2011

Soapbox Saturday - whoopdwhoop

Today I'm going to tell you about a cool new site based on an awesome idea.  It's called whoopdwhoop.  It's a place to exchange creative goods.  Imagine...being able to trade someone for what you want rather than having to spend money!  (I know my husband would prefer that :)


Now you're probably wondering how this works.  Let me explain.  A "whoop" is like a monetary rating.  You list your product as being 1-5 whoops based on how much work it took to make, the expense of the supplies, the expense of mailing it.  You earn "whoops" be swapping your items.

Here are a few cool things I found while browsing there.

Leg warmers


Beautiful earrings


Vinyl labels


Neckwarmer


One of the best things about this site to me is the ability to exchange strengths.  Let me explain.  I can sew, but I can't knit or crochet.  So, I exchange my strength for someone else's.  Fun, huh?

So, go ahead and browse over at whoopdwhoop.  I'm sure you'll find something worth whooping :)

13 comments:

  1. it's super fun, making and trading - - but warning, it can be addictive :)

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  2. Thanks for sharing this. I have been wondering if there was some kind of site like this and exactly how it would work. I love swapping!

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  3. Super cool concept. I can't wait to check it out.

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  4. What a great find! I've just spend quite a while browsing around the site--I love it! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Oh I'm addicted to whoopdwhoop!! I have exchanged for about 15 items:-)

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  6. Never heard of whoppdwhoop before, I will head over and check it out. Thanks for the heads up!

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  7. This is awesome, my friend sent me the link this morning too after you posted. Love it.

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  8. Love your blog and wanted to say your music is awesome. I bought two of your albums. ;-)

    Tara@Trendy Treehouse

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  9. I think it's such a neat idea, but I don't feel strong enough in my own abilities to participate :(

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  10. I was so excited to see my vinyl labels on your post. :) Thank you! Whoopdwhoop is so much fun & a little addicting, too! :)

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  11. @The BabbyMama-
    Don't feel intimidated or unable to participate because you don't feel your abilities are strong enough! That is the beauty of creating- everyone creates something completely unique and original!

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  12. YAY for whoopdwhoop! I have had quite a few exchanges myself -- it is super fun and, yes, addicting!

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