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MJS: Mini-Magpie Journal

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MJS:  Mini-Magpie Journal
Group:Magpie Journal Swappers
Swap Coordinator:isabellasnow (contact)
Swap categories: Journals 
Number of people in swap:21
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:April 25, 2019
Date items must be sent by:June 3, 2019
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Hi Magpies!

For this swap you'll be creating a mini-magpie journal for your partner. Your finished journal should measure no smaller than 4"x6" and no larger than 5" x 7". Please begin with 3 FLAT SHEETS. When folded you'll have a cover, a back and 10 'sides' to decorate. Use any type of center binding you like--sewing, staples, etc.

Add whatever you like to the journal--things you find out in the world, things in your kitchen, images from books & magazines, things in your craft space--anything that speaks to you. You're even welcome to create things to go into your journal. You might have a set of paints you love--create something with them and include it. If you created a masterboard and have a leftover piece, include it! Anything and everything you find eye-catching. Feel free to write in the journal as well--you might provide a written 'guided tour' of what you include.

That's it! Simple and fun. Hope you'll join me in another magpie adventure!

Discussion

SeleneW 04/14/2019 #

Hurray! - I watch list and join last min because I am in so many swaps but I will start mine :)

Wingy 04/14/2019 #

Sounds like fun

isabellasnow 04/14/2019 #

I'm so glad you're happy with the swap! I love these, especially when they're a manageable amount of pages. I tend to get behind on journals and when they're L O N G, I panic ;+)

DaisyNY 04/19/2019 #

Also in the US, a first class letter can be as large as 6.125 X 11.5 X .25 so, a 4X6 with only 10 pages (including the cover) opened up flat is only 6 X 8 (weight limit 3.5 oz) - even internationally that is affordable to mail.

Yupo paper is pretty thin, strong and lightweight, but I don't know how well it takes glue, being non-permeable.

amathyst7 04/19/2019 #

I just started working on mine if i finish it soon enough ill join.

SeleneW 04/22/2019 #

Just to note all books...a magpie is a book, that is at least 8 pages long can be shipped Media Mail

SeleneW 04/22/2019 #

If in the USA...doh, just noticed this is International.

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