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NH - St Patrick's/Lucky Theme - Decorated Envies

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Swap Coordinator:Cristin91 (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing  Seasonal  Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:February 19, 2013
Date items must be sent by:March 1, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For this swap, we will decorate an envelope with either a St. Patrick's Day theme or a "Lucky" theme.

It is 1 envie for 1 partner.

This swap is open to everyone in the group, but flakers will be banned.

Details

  • Please decorate the front of the envie. (Decorating the back is optional.) Any mediums welcome, except for stickers only.

  • Inside the envie, please include a note. (It can be on a note card, greeting card, flat card, postcard... Any sort of store-bought card is okay.)

  • Write about something you're feeling thankful/lucky about. Or tell your partner what's the first thing you would do if you found a leprechaun's pot of gold. :)

  • Send the decorated envie through the mail. Do not put the decorated envelope inside of a plain envelope. This swap is International -- be sure to use the correct amount of postage!

Please feel free to PM me with questions.

Discussion

Cristin91 01/22/2013 #

If you're new to mail art and decorated envelopes, there are many samples on Flickr.

I have pictures of envies I've done in a set: My Swap Bot Mail Art set. It shows a variety of levels of decoration from simple to elaborate.

There is also a sample of what would not be appropriate for this swap. The cupcake envie shown below (bottom right) is stickers only and would not meet this swap's requirements.

mrscuddleton 02/19/2013 #

Hello Everyone. I am not sure what I am doing but I would like to give it a try. I hope I don't disapoint anyone. Does it matter what size of envie?

Cristin91 02/19/2013 #

Hi, @mrscuddleton any size envelope, as long as it's big enough to go through the US mail. They won't take envelopes smaller than 3.5 x 5 inches.

mrscuddleton 02/21/2013 #

Thanks so much for the tip. :)

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