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Fancy Pencil and eraser swap! International

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Swap Coordinator:VenusEnvyGrrl (contact)
Swap categories: Paper Goods 
Number of people in swap:19
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:July 6, 2007
Date items must be sent by:August 6, 2007
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

International players welcome

In this swap you will have two (2) partners that you will send 5 unsharpened pencils each (total of 10 pencils) and one eraser (total 2).

This will be for traditional wooden pencils, not mechanical. Pencils cannot be "plain", as in just the yellow #2. They have to be colored, printed, designed, glittered, etc. Pencils may be store bought or altered, as long as they can still be sharpened and used.

The eraser may be in a shape, or just a plain rectangle, but please try to make the eraser "interesting" or coordinate with the pencils your sending. Ive seen some people take a plain white gum eraser and draw/paint on it. Sometimes pencils and erasers come in a set, so that might be a good way to go :)

If possible, take a look at your partners profiles and try to pick pencils with designs or colors that they might like.

Please have a 4.5 rating or higher to join, newbies are welcome, but please send me a message first and have your profile fully completed.

Discussion

SueFitz 06/ 7/2007 #

did this type of swap over a year ago and it was great fun.

lamazon 06/11/2007 #

Tip :If you have to send a package to Europe please wright the 7 with an extra line in the middle . Offently postmen take the overseas 7 for a 1 !

Little question : If possible can you put real stamps on the packages ? Not those ugly white postoffice things :o))) I know many stamp collectors overhere and real stamps are very rarely this days .

THANK YOU VERRRRRRRRRY MUCH

sweetjewels1985 06/11/2007 #

I cant wait for this swap i found some really cool and cute fancy Pencil and eraser

GiedreU 06/21/2007 #

A little question: is it ok if pencils are sharpened? Because that's the way they're being sold here.

princezna 06/26/2007 #

The problem is they sell mostly pencil that are already sharpened here :( Can I still sign up?

VenusEnvyGrrl 07/ 7/2007 #

Hi all,

I will be assigning partners tomorrow night (7/8) as I have been out of town for the holiday and got back to multiple emails about people wanting to join, so I wanted to give them a chance to sign up before I close the swap.

Also, I would prefer that you use only unsharpened pencils in this swap, as thats what Ive asked for and I dont want anyone to be upset if they signed up to recieve unsharpened and they recieve something else.

Hope that clears everything up,

Aimee

ozrob 07/ 8/2007 #

no one else can join because it's past the sign up date (6th) and those that can only get sharpened pencils can't drop out either. I personally wouldn't mind recieving sharpened pencils, they have to be sharpened to use them!

GiedreU 07/ 8/2007 #

oh well...just drop me out then.

VenusEnvyGrrl 07/ 8/2007 #

I dont want anyone to be upset, I see that noone else can join or drop, so we will just say sharpened is fine. Next time we all know. Partners will be assigned right now.

Thanks, Aimee

lamazon 07/11/2007 #

Package arrival !!!!!!!! GiedreU Your envelop arrived safe and well today . Thank you very much for your pencils , eraser and little extras ! By the way : I don't mind recieving sharpened pencils :o)))

ozrob 07/15/2007 #

lamazon and GiedreU your pencil packages were posted today from Australia :o) enjoy!

sweetjewels1985 07/16/2007 #

Gina and VenusEnvyGrrl your package are on the way

lamazon 07/17/2007 #

Thanks Ozrob ! Looking forward to see it !

AmyMarie 07/19/2007 #

ozrob and Giedre - pencils are on their way from Ohio USA. I hope you like them!

lamazon 07/23/2007 #

Ozrob your envelop arrived safe and well today ! Thank you very much for all the nice items you sent me :o)

Gina and sweetjewels1985 did my packages arrived ? I sent them 7/10 , they should be there by now . I'm getting a little worried overhere !

lamazon 07/23/2007 #

Ozorb i forgot to tell you the tiny little bear joined his other australian friend at my sewingroom :o) Look here :http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/877239052/

SassyBird 08/ 2/2007 #

imfreakinhaught & Jenny Berry: your swap package is on its way! ~cheers! Kimberly

SassyBird 08/ 2/2007 #

kimbeewaa: received your package! thanks for the goodies!

cats: your artwork is amazing! I appreciate you sharing your talents with me. I will smile every time I use my pencils!

~cheers

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