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#1 sallan

Posted 30 December 2011 - 06:50 PM

Hi Girls,
Heres Febs card swap- its a sketch.





Please make it for a child and make it bright. Kids diecuts are an optional addition



If you wish to join please copy and paste the list I've started and add your name to it. If the sign up list is big enough to have more than one group, and you'd like to participate in more than one group, please indicate by placing the number 2 in brackets (2) beside your name.

1. Sal ( Sallan)

Now for the rules.

1. Sign up Closes 31/1/2012. After sign up has closed, the list will be finalised into groups and I'll PM everyone with my postal address.

2. Cards must be posted to Sal (Sallan) by 21 February 2012. So they reach me by the 26th and I can get them posted back out by the end of the month.

3. Please enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope with your cards. Please make sure your envelope is big enough to fit all the cards that are being sent back to you in. DL envelopes are not big enough.

b. If you are using a larger envelope like one that fits A4 paper in it. Please put your stamps on the edge that is closed and fold the envelope and tape down. This will ensure the cards are snug and will stop them from moving around in the envelope which will protect them too. A5 envelopes are generally big enough

4. Please put your cards in a ziplock (or equavilent) bag, to protect them from the weather. PLEASE MAKE SURE THIS BAG IS BIG ENOUGH TO FIT A DL CARD/BUSINESS SIZE ENVELOPE. Glad sandwhich bags are not big enough.

5. Matching envelopes for your cards are NOT required for this swap

6. If you are running late with sending your cards please contact me so I know what is happening. We know things happen in life and unfortunately we can't always keep to the deadline, but keeping me in the loop, can then help me decide whether to hold off sending the cards or sending them and sending yours with the next lot. Any cards that arrive later than the 28th and I have not been notified will be returned to sender as I will post out all cards on the 28th..... Please don't only think of me when things aren't going to plan, think of your fellow card swappers too, a little bit of communication, explanation and consideration go a long way
Please ONLY sign up if you are commited to making the cards and have enough time to do so. Its unfair on the other participants if you fail to make the dead line- Thank you

Look forward to seeing all your gorgeous cards.
Good Luck
Sal



1.Sallan biggrin.gif

Edited by sallan, 31 January 2012 - 10:41 AM.


#2 schnookle

Posted 31 December 2011 - 12:46 PM

1.Sallan
2. Alex

#3 bella67

Posted 01 January 2012 - 02:48 PM

1.Sallan
2. Alex
3.Karen


#4 kasem

Posted 21 January 2012 - 04:08 PM

1. Sallan
2. Alex
3. Karen
4. kasem

#5 sallan

Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:16 AM

yay another great member joining biggrin.gif
Sal
Come on girls where are you?

#6 sallan

Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:43 AM

ok sadly theres only 4 of us this month sad.gif

Could you please send me 3 cards.

Please mention this swap to your friends even if they arent members of EB, they can still join in.
Will be putting the swap up for March in a minute, so keep a look out for that
Sal

#7 schnookle

Posted 31 January 2012 - 11:11 AM

Hi Sal, I am back on board, recovering well from my surgery. I will send you another card for this months swap in a week or so. Do you want tme to send another stamped envelope or are you happy to squeeze them all in Januarys?

#8 sallan

Posted 31 January 2012 - 03:19 PM

should get them all in one envelope alex.
Glad you have recovered. Please tell your friends about this swap, we need more firends biggrin.gif
Sal

#9 schnookle

Posted 31 January 2012 - 03:37 PM

Will do Sal.
You know I am a member of a Craft forum and they are also having the same problem recruiting people to their swaps as  well, I guess people dont have much free time  sad.gif

#10 bella67

Posted 01 February 2012 - 06:49 PM

Hi will send mine on the week-end just have one more to do do as my Dad has been rushed to hospital and forgot all about it
Karen

#11 kasem

Posted 06 February 2012 - 02:27 PM

My cards have been sent!

#12 bella67

Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:55 PM

Hi Sal hope you got my message having trouble sending them will have them all posted on Tuesday even for March

cheers

Karen

#13 sallan

Posted 17 February 2012 - 04:54 PM

Hi girls,
Received Jos cards today, thanks, they are lovely.
Karen, I received 2 messages from you but they were blank. So did you send Febs n March`s together?
They havent arrived  yet, Ill look out for them
biggrin.gif
Sal

#14 kasem

Posted 17 February 2012 - 06:02 PM

Wow, they took a long time to arrive, must have done a detour along the way!

#15 bella67

Posted 20 February 2012 - 05:53 PM

I have lost Sal address can someone pm me please

#16 sallan

Posted 23 February 2012 - 03:15 PM

HI Girls,
Have received Karens cards today, so will send out the cards in the next few days.
Thanks for participating girls.
Sal

#17 sallan

Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:58 PM

Sent out Jan and Feb card swaps yesterday ;D
Thanks
Sal

#18 kasem

Posted 28 February 2012 - 08:04 PM

Cards arrived today - great work everyone and thanks Sal for organising original.gif

Nice to get some ideas for boy cards too, that sketch must have suggested boy!

Sal, was that robot from the Technologic collection?  I almost bought some of that online today but managed to resist... and then I saw your card... surely that's a sign that I should go shopping original.gif

#19 sallan

Posted 28 February 2012 - 08:32 PM

Dont know if thats what its called, but I do remember it was from Kaisercraft
Hope that helps
Sal




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