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#1 sallan

Posted 27 March 2012 - 08:59 PM

Hi Girls,
Heres Mays swap. Can you believe Im posting Mays swap- wheres the year going??
Anyway please view the link below for the technique.
You may have guessed that I love using up all my scraps and this is another technique that does that.biggrin.gif
In the tutorial they use the Xyron machine for the `contact` but Im sure you can use any contact, it would work just as well.

Please try to make it a wintery themed card.

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resource...p;utm_campaign=





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 30/4/2012. 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 May 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 your gorgeous creations
Sal



1. Sal - (Sallan)

Edited by sallan, 29 April 2012 - 09:07 PM.


#2 bella67

Posted 28 March 2012 - 08:34 PM

1. Sal - (Sallan)

2.Karen (bella67)

#3 schnookle

Posted 07 April 2012 - 04:53 PM

Here I am, I didnt have time to get in on the April one! This one looks great!

1. Sal - (Sallan)
2.Karen (bella67)
3. Alex (schnookle)

Happy Easter everyone!

#4 bella67

Posted 21 April 2012 - 05:25 PM

Hi , I need to pull out of Mays card swap as to many appointments for my back and just struggling to sit there for that long of time but will be back for June's l hope

cheers Karen (bella67)

#5 mrsploppypants

Posted 21 April 2012 - 06:43 PM

count me in


1. Sal - (Sallan)
2.clare aka plops
3. Alex (schnookle)


#6 sallan

Posted 29 April 2012 - 09:07 PM

Sign up closed now- sadly theres only 3 of us, so send me 2 please
Hopefully our swaps will pick up- please pass the word roun your friends etc

Just about to put the sign up for June, so head over and sign up pllllleeeeaaasssee

Sal

#7 schnookle

Posted 11 May 2012 - 07:30 AM

Hi all,
Been away for a while with great news! I found out I was pregnant with our first child on Monday, I'm so excited. ddance.gif  Couldnt help myself I had to share!

I will be sending my cards to you Sal on Monday

#8 sallan

Posted 12 May 2012 - 08:54 PM

OOOOOOOOOOOOO CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sooooooo pleased for you. Have a wonderful pregnancy.

Sal xx

#9 schnookle

Posted 22 May 2012 - 09:56 AM

Hi everyone,
Sorry to let down the swap this month, I am running a little late. Seem to be having morning sickness all day and ended up in hospital yesterday with a bit of a bleed but everything seems to be ok but I've been ordered bed rest/ take it easy for the next 2 days. I will get hubby to post my cards tomorrow.
Sorry  sad.gif

#10 sallan

Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:35 PM

No worries Alex, I think your health and your babys health is way more important than a card swap, but thanks for letting me know Take care

Ok Clare your cards should be on the way this week please- thanks
Sal

#11 sallan

Posted 25 May 2012 - 05:45 PM

Have received Alex`s cards- just waiting on yours Plops biggrin.gif
Sal

#12 sallan

Posted 14 June 2012 - 05:58 PM

Have now received all cards, will send them out on Monday.
Thanks
Sal
ps July card swap now up





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