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Chardonnay1965
02-20-2008, 04:39 AM
Swap Due Date - 11th April
Signup/withdraw date - 21st March
Number of Cards - 3 for 3 or 6 for 6
Number of participants max 25 international Aussies unlimited

mailed out 19th April

Ok for this swap you to
a. Have a flora quote on your card..
b. have a flower or flowers on your card
other than that create whatever your heart desires...all mediums welcome..just no photocopies or photo's just slapped onto cards..send in work your proud of...any slapdash, cards with bits falling of, undersized or oversized cards will be returned to sender
No heavy or really bulky embellishments
please put your user name on the back of all your ATCs
Please put your cards in plastic sleeves...

this is a 3 for 3 or 6 for 6 swap
International playerslimit of 25 please send an address label or an addressed envelope that is greeting card size..Please do not send those really small envies they are useless I will pay for return postage
Aussie PLayersunlimited please send an address label and a stamp

Just pm me for my addy when your ready to send..

quote examples...Use one of these or if you have some which are better feel free to use them

Where flowers bloom, so does hope - Lady Bird Johnson
* When words escape, flowers speak - B W Currie
* If seeds in the black earth can turn into such beautiful roses, what might not the heart of man become in its long journey toward the stars? - G K Chesterton
* Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun- Kahil Gibran
* The earth laughs in flowers - RW Emerson
* We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses - Abraham Lincoln
* All of the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.
* Flowers of true friendship never fade.
* Flowers are the poetry of nature
* Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul - Linda Solegato


so who wants to play with me??
1. Tinka - Belgium comming
2.dmnh -USA 13th Feb
3. Jonquil - Aus 9th April
4. Stargroves - UK 27th Feb
5. MandyS - UK 12th March
6. OrganicMama - USA 8th April
7. maxie23 - Canada 27th Feb
8.ShesSoCrafty - USA 3rd march
9.
10. mrubyjean - USA 26th Feb
11. Purpleknit - USA 6th Feb
12. Fingers - Singapore 8th Feb
13. cmarois - Canada 11th March
14. TotolyOzSome - USA 20th Feb
15. lori.rn - USA 18th April
16.
17. pamitha - USA 19th March
18. jzhanna - USA 28th March
19. ruby911 - Canada 14th April
20. Jitterbug - USA 26th Mar
21. the Rose cottage - USA 8th April
22. alisl - Netherlands 14th March
23. Kat - USA 13th Mar
24.
25. Bluehills - USA 8th April
26. Lily Lemon - USA 2nd April

me:wub:

link to my webshots album with all the cards I have received so far http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/album/562196326ceUnvq

Pamitha
02-20-2008, 03:07 PM
I'd love to join this one! Please!!!!

Chardonnay1965
02-20-2008, 03:39 PM
welcome to the fun..:D

Stargroves
02-21-2008, 04:44 AM
6 for 6 posted today Lorraine.

Anne:D

My first ever post in the new home!!!!

Chardonnay1965
02-21-2008, 04:47 AM
cool..thanks for letting me know..

ShesSoCrafty
02-21-2008, 10:43 AM
chardonnay my cards are in the mail today! I'm the Lawsquared714!

jzhanna
02-21-2008, 12:32 PM
I would like to do this one please. Joyce

Chardonnay1965
02-21-2008, 03:38 PM
chardonnay my cards are in the mail today! I'm the Lawsquared714!

thanks for the update..:D

Chardonnay1965
02-21-2008, 03:39 PM
I would like to do this one please. Joyce

welcome to the fun..:D

mrubyjean
02-21-2008, 07:02 PM
So glad to be back...
My cards were mailed two days ago!

Chardonnay1965
02-22-2008, 03:13 AM
So glad to be back...
My cards were mailed two days ago!

good to see you again and thanks for the update..:D:jiggy:

ruby911
02-22-2008, 04:28 AM
Hi Chardonnay,

Do you have room for another Canadian? :D

Hope so!

ruby911

Chardonnay1965
02-22-2008, 04:34 AM
Hi Chardonnay,

Do you have room for another Canadian? :D

Hope so!

ruby911

sure do welcome to the fun..:D

OrganicMama
02-22-2008, 07:00 PM
So I found a quote I want to use, but it's George Carlin. Thusly, it involves profanity (specifically fu**in'). Should I find something else?

Chardonnay1965
02-22-2008, 07:40 PM
So I found a quote I want to use, but it's George Carlin. Thusly, it involves profanity (specifically fu**in'). Should I find something else?

might be a good idea..some people might find it offensive..:wub:

OrganicMama
02-24-2008, 01:13 AM
My user name changed - who once was TaylorJane has become OrganicMama. Sorry if that is confusing.

Chardonnay1965
02-24-2008, 01:50 AM
ok I have updated the list..:D

Tinka
02-25-2008, 06:51 PM
Hi Lorraine, I'm starting to get worried, I sent my cards to you almost 3 weeks ago, along with 1 other swap and 1 trade envy and none of them arrived yet. Please let me know when they arrive.

Chardonnay1965
02-26-2008, 03:48 AM
mrubyjean your cards came today..thanks for the extra and for the pretty paper..:D:D:jiggy::wub:

Chardonnay1965
02-26-2008, 03:50 AM
Hi Lorraine, I'm starting to get worried, I sent my cards to you almost 3 weeks ago, along with 1 other swap and 1 trade envy and none of them arrived yet. Please let me know when they arrive.

I'll let u know the minute they arrive..:D:wub:

Chardonnay1965
02-27-2008, 03:19 AM
Stargroves..your cards came today..thanks for the Extras..:jiggy::wub::wub:

Chardonnay1965
02-27-2008, 03:20 AM
Maxie...your cards also came today..:D..thanks for the extra...

Stargroves
02-27-2008, 04:12 AM
You're welcome :wub:, that was quick


Stargroves..your cards came today..thanks for the Extras..:jiggy::wub::wub:

Jitterbug
02-27-2008, 08:26 PM
Do you have room for one more? ;)

Chardonnay1965
02-28-2008, 03:25 AM
Do you have room for one more? ;)

I sure do..welcome to the fun..:D

Chardonnay1965
02-29-2008, 07:02 PM
anyone else wanna play with us??

TheRoseCottage
02-29-2008, 07:35 PM
I would love to join!

Chardonnay1965
02-29-2008, 10:36 PM
I would love to join!

welcome to my swap..:D

alisl
03-01-2008, 06:40 PM
Hi,
I like this theme.
Sign me up please.

kat
03-01-2008, 07:26 PM
Hi

What a great idea! I first fell for flowers by reading gardening books.
Please sign me up.

Kathy (Kat)

Chardonnay1965
03-01-2008, 09:33 PM
welcome to my swap alisl and Kat..:jiggy:

Lois
03-02-2008, 06:30 PM
I'm a photographer and have LOTS of pretty flower photos, so I'd like to make digital ATCs for this one. (I'm much better choosing beautiful fonts than doing hand calligraphy!)

If that's okay, please sign me up.

Thanks for hosting.

bluehills
03-02-2008, 08:17 PM
May I join, too? Thanks!

Chardonnay1965
03-03-2008, 03:15 AM
I'm a photographer and have LOTS of pretty flower photos, so I'd like to make digital ATCs for this one. (I'm much better choosing beautiful fonts than doing hand calligraphy!)

If that's okay, please sign me up.

Thanks for hosting.

welcome to my swap..:D:wub:

Chardonnay1965
03-03-2008, 03:16 AM
May I join, too? Thanks!

welcome to my swap..:D:jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
03-03-2008, 03:35 AM
ShesSoCrafty..your cards came today thanks for the extra..:D:wub:

lori.rn
03-04-2008, 12:06 PM
Did the due date change? I had the due date for in two weeks.......and I was sweating it! I thought I wouldn't make the deadline:twitcy: I was debating on staying up today to work on them or get some :sleep: for work tonight. I think I will sleep and work on them this weekend!

Chardonnay1965
03-04-2008, 03:51 PM
Did the due date change? I had the due date for in two weeks.......and I was sweating it! I thought I wouldn't make the deadline:twitcy: I was debating on staying up today to work on them or get some :sleep: for work tonight. I think I will sleep and work on them this weekend!

yes with all the drama from the other site and players trying to find their way he I extended the time a little to give everyone time to make the works of art..:D

alisl
03-04-2008, 04:45 PM
My cards are going in the mail today.

Chardonnay1965
03-05-2008, 03:08 AM
My cards are going in the mail today.

thanks for the update..:D

MandyS
03-05-2008, 02:31 PM
Mine are on the way!

Chardonnay1965
03-05-2008, 03:26 PM
thanks for the update:wub:

Chardonnay1965
03-05-2008, 03:28 PM
Just 1 spot left any takers??:D:wub:

Chardonnay1965
03-09-2008, 04:45 PM
1 international spot left any takers..??:wub::wub:

Pamitha
03-10-2008, 12:11 PM
Hi Lorraine, My floral quotes are going out to you in today's mail.
One of them is a rubber stamped image. If that is not permissible, please just toss it. I just love the little girls on it. Hugs!

Chardonnay1965
03-10-2008, 03:34 PM
thanks for the update Pamitha..rubber stamped is fine..:D

Chardonnay1965
03-11-2008, 03:59 AM
Cmarois..your cards came today..:D

Chardonnay1965
03-12-2008, 03:53 AM
MandyS..your cards came today..:D

Jitterbug
03-13-2008, 01:54 AM
My cards were sent off to you today. I had fun making them. :)

Chardonnay1965
03-13-2008, 03:13 AM
cool cards..:D

Chardonnay1965
03-13-2008, 03:15 AM
Kat..your cards came today...:D

Lily Lemon
03-13-2008, 11:23 AM
CAn I join? I'll pm you!

Chardonnay1965
03-13-2008, 03:33 PM
CAn I join? I'll pm you!

u sure can..welcome to my swap..:D

Chardonnay1965
03-14-2008, 03:04 AM
alisl..your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D:jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
03-19-2008, 04:59 AM
pamitha your fab cards came today thanks for the extras and the stamp..:D

jzhanna
03-20-2008, 08:43 PM
Mine were mailed this week. Joyce jzhanna

OrganicMama
03-23-2008, 11:56 AM
Mine are ready to go! I just need an address. You can see them in my Flickr page.

Chardonnay1965
03-23-2008, 06:13 PM
Mine are ready to go! I just need an address. You can see them in my Flickr page.

great cards..:D

Chardonnay1965
03-26-2008, 07:45 AM
Jitterbug your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D:D:wubclub:

Chardonnay1965
03-28-2008, 04:07 AM
jzhanna ..your cards came today..thanks for the extra...:D

OrganicMama
03-28-2008, 11:51 AM
Mine are going in the mail today. I hope they make it!

Jean
03-29-2008, 08:43 AM
Just a note that Char's computer is down, but she hopes to be online very soon. If you need her addy, you can pm me or Sandymutt.
Cheers!
jean

TheRoseCottage
03-30-2008, 10:30 PM
Just a note to let you know I am mailing my cards tomorrow (3-31) and I am SO hoping they arrive in time....I totally forgot that *I* am international ,LOL, on this swap and I am not sure how long these will take to get to you from the US.

lori.rn
04-01-2008, 01:17 PM
Sending my cards tomorrow. Made several sets. Got carried away.

Chardonnay1965
04-04-2008, 03:31 AM
Lily Lemon..your cards have arrived..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-04-2008, 03:32 AM
Sending my cards tomorrow. Made several sets. Got carried away.

they look great..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-04-2008, 03:35 AM
I am having computer probs and my comp has gone to the comp dr...:(..so I am using my Dad's//but as he doesn't live close..I can't get here every day,,so if anyone needs my addy pm Sandymutt or jean..;D....

Chardonnay1965
04-04-2008, 03:36 AM
Just a note to let you know I am mailing my cards tomorrow (3-31) and I am SO hoping they arrive in time....I totally forgot that *I* am international ,LOL, on this swap and I am not sure how long these will take to get to you from the US.

they should get here in time..:D

lori.rn
04-04-2008, 04:42 PM
Hope your computer is better soon. I know how difficult it is to be without.

Chardonnay1965
04-05-2008, 11:13 PM
it is a nightmare....thankfully my Dad has a comp..;D

jonquil
04-05-2008, 11:28 PM
Mine are going out in the post tomorrow - here's a glimpse

Chardonnay1965
04-05-2008, 11:30 PM
very nice..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-09-2008, 05:38 AM
I got great cards from..the rose cottage, Organic Mama, bluehills and Jonquil... they are all fabulous..:D:D

lori.rn
04-11-2008, 02:12 AM
Crossing fingers and toes that my cards have arrived by today........the deadline!!

ruby911
04-12-2008, 01:50 AM
Any sign of my cards yet?

Ruby911

Chardonnay1965
04-12-2008, 01:58 AM
no..not yet...maybe Monday..:D

ruby911
04-12-2008, 11:15 AM
well I sent them registered so they couldn't get lost! (in theory anyways lol)

thanks

Ruby911

Chardonnay1965
04-14-2008, 04:09 AM
ruby911..your cards came today.,,,:D..thanks for the extra,,:D

ruby911
04-14-2008, 10:50 AM
Hooray!!!! You're welcome & thanks for hosting this swap - it was fun!

ruby911

lori.rn
04-14-2008, 03:46 PM
Looks like mine didn't make it:(

Chardonnay1965
04-14-2008, 04:28 PM
they could still arrive..:D..maybe today..:D

Tinka
04-15-2008, 02:40 AM
hi chardonnay, I'm sorry my cards never showed up. As always I sent them in time (8 February). I loved making them and I feel a bit sad nobody will ever see them.
Thank you for hosting!

Chardonnay1965
04-15-2008, 04:07 AM
so am I..I always love your cards...

Chardonnay1965
04-18-2008, 04:05 AM
lori.rn....your cards arrived today..:D..thanks for the extra..

I will sort out all the cards tomorrow...and hopefully post them out then too...:D

lori.rn
04-18-2008, 09:17 AM
It took them wwway longer to get there! Thanks for waiting........and apologies to those waiting.

Chardonnay1965
04-18-2008, 11:16 PM
All cards bar 4 sets went out today..I ran out of stamps..:cry::cry:..I will buy stamps for them tomorrow and mail them out..

Chardonnay1965
04-18-2008, 11:19 PM
Tinka...due to the wonderful generosity of the players in this swap..I didn't need to use the cards I made so I used them to trade for cards for u plus I gave u one that I was given so that u will get returns even though yours were sadly lost in the mail..:D..

Chardonnay1965
04-18-2008, 11:21 PM
ok..I think I rated everybody..but if I accidently missed u please let me know and I will do it right away..:D..when u receive your cards please take the time to post here and leave me an ITrader rating..:D

Stargroves
04-19-2008, 04:54 AM
Ooh, how exciting, I 'm looking forward to seeing them :)

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 12:06 AM
hopefully by the end of next week they will start arriving OS

Tinka
04-20-2008, 10:55 AM
Tinka...due to the wonderful generosity of the players in this swap..I didn't need to use the cards I made so I used them to trade for cards for u plus I gave u one that I was given so that u will get returns even though yours were sadly lost in the mail..:D..

Lorraine...I'm speechless. Thank you so much for your kindness!
I do hope some day, my cards show up in Cranberra - where can they be!!! :realmad: - in the main time, thank you for your generosity :notworthy:

I'll let you know the moment they arrive!

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 04:19 PM
your very welcome..:D

jonquil
04-22-2008, 01:08 AM
My great cards arrived today - thanks to alisl, Stargroves & purpleknit for their lovely cards and to Lorraine for being a great swap host

Chardonnay1965
04-22-2008, 04:25 AM
what a surprise..Jonquil got her first..:spinny:..I am glad they arrived and your happy..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-24-2008, 05:07 PM
woohoo these cards are starting to arrive overseas..:D

alisl
04-25-2008, 02:28 PM
I have received the beautiful cards fro":
jonquil
Lori.rn
Debbi Wilscock
Evenso thanks for the host:Loraine.
Beautiful theme and I am glad with the return-cards.
So I give an I-rating and rep-points.

Chardonnay1965
04-25-2008, 06:01 PM
so pleased they have arrived..:D:D

TheRoseCottage
04-26-2008, 12:49 AM
I recieved wonderful cards from... alisl, stargroves, TotolyOzSome, MandyS, lori.rn, and our fabulous host, Chardonnay1965.

Thanks for the fantastic cards. I am off the leave iTrader and rep points!

Chardonnay1965
04-26-2008, 03:06 AM
it's great to see all the cards arriving at new homes..:D

Stargroves
04-26-2008, 06:09 AM
Hi Thank you to maxie23, TheRoseCottage, Fingers, Jonquil, MandyS and Lori RN for some lovely cards, all so different.

Alo a big THANK YOU :jiggy: to Lorraine for organising this swap. It's a great theme that I'd love to do again sometime...

All feedback/ rep left apart from TheRoseCottage; because I've been lucky enough to receive two gorgeous cards from Debbi this week I can't leave her further rep yet - grr! Debbi I'll leave your card by my pc so I don't forget:P

Thanks again everyone!

mrubyjean
04-27-2008, 03:10 AM
Received terrific cards from fingers, lori.rn and TotolyOzSome!
Thanks to Chardonnay for hosting this great swap!

Chardonnay1965
04-27-2008, 04:41 PM
your very welcome..:D

Tinka
04-28-2008, 11:52 AM
Today I was happily surprised receiving 3 lovely flora-quote cards from our host. She was so kind to send me some of the extra's she got. My cards were lost in the mail and I had no right to get ANY back. Chardonnay , many thanks for this gift, this was most kind of you. I owe you.
Also thanks to: Pamitha, The Rose Cottage and jzhanna for their lovely cards!

OrganicMama
04-28-2008, 06:16 PM
I received wonderful cards from Lily Lemon, Ruby911, and dmnh. Nice work, and excellent hosting!

Pamitha
04-28-2008, 10:28 PM
Lovely floral quotes arrived today in my box. Many thanks to Lorraine for hosting from half-way around the world (xoxo) and Thanks to Lorraine, Lily Lemon and She's So Crafty for super ATCs!

Chardonnay1965
04-29-2008, 04:26 AM
I am so happy to see all the cards arriving at there new homes and that everyone is happy..:D

Jitterbug
04-30-2008, 08:08 PM
Fun and uplifting cards from Mandy, lori.rn, & maxie23. Thank you also to our wonderful hostess!;)

maxie23
05-01-2008, 03:02 AM
Thanks to a great host and to lori.m, jzhanna,cmarois, lawsquared714, mandy, and stargroves for lovely atcs.

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:29 AM
it is fab to see all the cards arriving so fast..:D:D

Chardonnay1965
05-05-2008, 04:20 PM
Has everyone received their cards?????