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Wax Seals Swap

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Wax Seals Swap
Swap Coordinator:mymerakidesk (contact)
Swap categories: Craft Supplies  Mail Art  Scrapbooking 
Number of people in swap:12
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.99 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:March 4, 2021
Date items must be sent by:March 16, 2021
Number of swap partners:1
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👋🏼 Hello everyone,

This is my first time hosting a swap so I hope you like it. Since joining swapbot, I have never seen any wax seals swap so let’s do it! Wax seals have a big impact in making our happymails or gifts look pretty and make the receivers smile. 😊

All you need to do is to use 3 DIFFERENT wax stamps. For each stamp, you’ll make 1 plain coloured seal & 1 mixed coloured seal. In other words, Stamp A: 1 plain coloured seal & 1 mixed coloured seal (total of 2 seals). Stamp B: 1 plain coloured seal & 1 mixed coloured seal (total of 2 seals). Stamp C: 1 plain coloured seal & 1 mixed coloured seal (total of 2 seals). So altogether there ARE 6 wax seals.

I know that there are different sizes of wax stamps. Please be generous...I’d say, use 3 wax beads for standard sized stamps and use 2 beads for smaller sized stamps. By then, you’ll produce good impressions of seals.

Please stick them using double sided tape onto a folding card, in which you also write your ID, swap name & date on the other side. This is to give an extra protection for the seals. In it you’ll also add 2 extra goodies. For examples, stickers, craft papers, a bookmark, die cuts, stamps, a post card, a tag, washi samples (min. 30cm long), a lace sample (min. 30cm long).

It’s always nice to try to prepare a happymail according to your partner’s profile although it’s not a must. Rate 5 IF you receive 6 wax seals & 2 extra different goodies. A heart is at your discretion. Remember that the way you present this little happymail is all up to your creativity. The sky is the limit! The idea of happymail is to make someone HAPPY. 💗

Please remember to write your ID, date & swap name so your partner can easily rate you.

Only genuine swappers are allowed. Minimum rating is 4.99. Newbies are welcome with well filled out sections. I will check everyone before assigning partners. I just want everyone joining this swap to be happy therefore I will have to exclude all opportunists or drama queens.

If you have any questions, please comment in the box below or drop me a message. I will respond as soon as possible. Cheers!

Discussion

ThrivingWell 02/21/2021 #

This is a wonderful idea!!!

Paintcraftart 02/21/2021 #

Yay sounds amazing!

snager 02/21/2021 #

This sounds really cool, but I only have ONE wax seal and only two colors of wax (maybe just one color)

If I stamped my seal over something interesting, like some string, dried flowers, a feather or something, would this make up for only having the one seal design?

mymerakidesk 02/21/2021 #

@ThrivingWell & @Paintcraftart Thanks for your both positive responses. ❤️

@snager i have sent you a dm. Please check it 😉

shellbee8 02/23/2021 #

Such a great idea!

kizzlets 02/24/2021 #

I finally have an excuse to use my wax seal stamps lol, been hoarding them, but never really used them and it's just collecting dust.

silvermoonsnake 02/25/2021 #

What kind of material I should stamp on? I have seen some videos, where the wax is poured on marble and therefore they can be easily removed. Unfortunately I don't have any marble to use this way. Is thin parchment paper ok?

mymerakidesk 03/ 1/2021 #

@shellbee8 thank you 😊. You’re welcome to join.

@kizzlets yes please join if you would. 🤗

@silvermoonsnake it’s a good question! Yes you’re right, I would use baking paper / parchment paper so the wax seals can be easily removed.

mymerakidesk 03/ 5/2021 #

Dear swappers,

Partners are assigned now. I hope you enjoy preparing your mail and sending it to your partner. Have fun! Let’s make this a successful swap for all of us! 💖

P.S. I have put up 2 new swaps. Hope to see you there. 😉

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