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CPG International~ Christmas Countdown Swap #2

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CPG International~ Christmas Countdown Swap #2
Group:Cheap Postage Swaps, Tags and Fun
Swap Coordinator:pkpeace (contact)
Swap categories: Seasonal 
Number of people in swap:17
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:October 3, 2020
Date items must be sent by:October 13, 2020
Number of swap partners:5
Description:

This was a swap I loved in a now closed group. I have participated and hosted this several times and it is really a lot of fun! You'll end up with a basket / clothesline filled with envelopes in December! I loved doing this swap! This is completely copied from the one originally hosted by @oblivionspin She has given me permission to copy and host this swap.

"I'm sure we've all seen these swaps floating around. If you have been eyeing them but were worried about safe swapping, here's a swap for you.

You will have 5 partners for this swap.

To each partner, send an envelope with some sort of flat goody inside.

The envelope is actually the wrapping paper so it needs to be decorated at least a little and your username and swap info must be on the outside. Flat decorations think: stamping, inking, stenciling, stickers and washi!

The envelope and goody inside can be loosely profile based, winter themed or Christmas themed. Basically, if you want to work ahead you need to go festive. Nothing religious unless you're sure your partner would like it.

Examples of acceptable goodies:

sticker sheet, a handful of sticker flakes, washi samples, envelope seals, address labels, unused or interesting used postage, ATCs, bookmarks, postcards, hot beverage packet (if partner drinks them), seasonal cardstock, small profile based surprise, swap cards, wintery ephemera, neat photographs, images neatly cut for use in collages, blank notecard with envelope, hand cut envelopes (regular or atc sized), anything else along those veins. We're a pretty cozy group, if you think something you want to send would be nice, it probably is.

Please RATE when you GET your swap. You do not need to open them to rate! But we are all far too scatterbrained to wait until December to rate ;)

There will be a total of 5 of these swaps. Each one with 5 partners. If you join all the swaps you will end up with enough envelopes to open one everyday from the 1st of December until Christmas."

There is a 6th swap for a flat goodie worth about $5. This is swap #2 and you can absolutely start preparing your envelopes now. Please, DO NOT send junk. Everything should be in new condition. This is a GIFT swap albeit an inexpensive one.

PM me with any questions.

Edit: Pls put your swapbot ID and this swap name on the outside of the envie. If you are on Instagram, please post a pic and use the hashtag #cpgswap.

Discussion

NorthVanKnittr 10/ 1/2020 #

so annoyed that I missed seeing swap #1, oh well at least I still got to sign up for most of them.

Trinket 10/ 8/2020 #

To my partners - due to the stupid print out postage we get here when posting from home in the UK. It consumes the entire front and back with postage and customs labels - my gifts for this are wrapped up inside - it is safe to open the first layer. Sorry about this, I had not factored into this swap the labelling issues.

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