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Create a Paper Scrap Postcard #2

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Create a Paper Scrap Postcard #2
Swap Coordinator:laterdayze (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:15
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.98
Last day to signup/drop:March 4, 2021
Date items must be sent by:March 31, 2021
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Hi everyone!

For those of us who do any type of paper craft, you most likely have a whole bunch of paper scraps. By paper scraps, I mean bits and pieces of papers that you don't know what to do with left over from other projects. I have a plastic container filled with bits and pieces!

For this swap, we will be using those scraps to create a postcard!

Take a piece of cardboard (cereal boxes work great!) and cut to 4x6 size. You can also use blank postcards. I have a bunch that I bought from Amazon, but that's not required.

Create a design using your paper scraps on the front of your postcard. Create any design you want using many different paper pieces. Get creative and make something really nice for your partner.

If your art feels thick or you are afraid it will not to through the mail as is, it's ok to use a clear postcard envelope to mail. Please don't put in a regular envelope. We want the art to be seen!

On the back of the card, write a message to your partner, and on the right put their address. Be sure to add appropriate postage!

Note on postcard size: Postcard should be around 4x6, any larger and you may need to add additional postage.

Be sure to include your swap-bot id and name of swap so you can get rated. Please rate when you receive your postcards. You can not rate down if you don't like it.

Must have a rating of 4.98 or higher. I will ban anyone who has any unexplained/recent 1's or 3's with no explanations for them.

I will angel if you do not receive but only have you have communicated with your partner and a 1 is given - but please don't let that happen!

Discussion

papercraft70 03/ 7/2021 #

Hello @laterdayze . When will we get our swap partner for this swap?

laterdayze 03/10/2021 #

Ugh, so sorry, I had multiple swaps I am hosting and thought I did this already! I'll do it now and I'll extend the mailing deadline too!

churlann 03/19/2021 #

Can the postcard be laminated. It doesn't say in the description. I am afraid it ma tear in transit.

laterdayze 03/19/2021 #

@churlann Yes, I will allow it for this one since I didn't say not to do so in the description. However, I would prefer that a clear postcard envelope be used if possible since I think laminating and packing tape takes away from the art and can't be removed.

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