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LJ8677
02-21-2008, 10:34 AM
Swap Due Date - April 15, 2008
Signup/withdraw date - March 15, 2008
Number of Cards - 3 for 3 or 6 for 6
Number of participants - unlimited
RETURNS MAILED
APRIL 18, 2008

Welcome Home!!!

Ever wish you had a supply of great ATC backgrounds all ready to inspire you? If so, this swap is for you!

Backgrounds only on a standard 3.5 x 2.5 ATC card. Please don't slap a piece of paper on the card and call it a background--get out your gesso, paints, stamps and ink, embossers, gel pens and create backgrounds almost too good to cover up!

No embellishments for this swap!

Send your backgrounds in a standard ATC sleeve.

This swap is open to all US and international swappers. US players, please send a self
addressed and stamped envelope with your cards. International, your postage is on me. If you'd like to send an extra background I'll happily take it, but it is NOT REQUIRED.

3 for 3 or 6 for 6

I like to send out returns promptly. If you run into a real life snag, no problems, just let me know.

I'll pm my address as you sign up.

Please put your name and user name on the back of your cards. If you want to add your technique, great!

1. Stormarela-received
2. TheGlassBeadDame/Mims-received
3. artzylady-withdrawn
4. The Rose Cottage-received
5. Paperfairys-received
6. SueW-received
7. Jonquil-received
8. abstract-received
9. slibee-received
10. cerasparkles-received
11. mynameisjenn-received
12. Mishay38
13. icequeen07-received
14. complicious-received
15. fuzzynoodle-received
16. goatgoddess-received
17. ria-received
18. Lindap-received
19. ScramperSue-received
20. Asena-received
21. pithier-received
22. Christina-received
23. stoutberry-received
24. Craftygirl34-received
25. RosieM-received
26. bluehills-received
27. Codesmom-received
28. ThreeCoyote-received
29. receivedl
30. Stephie-received
31. tutuglenna-received
32. Littlebit-received
33. Lois
34. AnitaM-received
35. Adifferentstory-received
36. Vicki Z-received
37. Janice-received
38. craftyvox-received
39. LJ8677

mynameisJenn
02-21-2008, 01:17 PM
you should be received my cards any day now!

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 01:46 PM
Wonderful! I can't wait to see them and I'll let you know when they get here! Welcome back!

ArtzyLady
02-21-2008, 02:02 PM
Just wanted you to know I found my way here. I'll let you know when my cards are done & ready to mail.

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 02:17 PM
Great to see you! Welcome home!

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 03:28 PM
Jenn, they're here! So vibrant-makes me long for spring!

Woo-hoo! I get to give iTrader! On our first day in our new home!

Christina
02-21-2008, 03:55 PM
Just checking in...so happy to have a home for all of us. You don't realize how much work and love goes into a site like this until it is gone. Lucky for us that people stepped up...:) Thanks so much to everyone-you know who you are.

stormarela
02-21-2008, 04:19 PM
I'm here, getting back on the list :)

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 04:48 PM
Glad to see both of you found your way here, Christina and stormarela!

Those ladies (and gents too!) deserve thunderous applause and eternal devotion! They've done wonders in less than a week!

goatgoddess
02-21-2008, 04:50 PM
I'm here too - this is a most wonderful place :)

Craftygirl34
02-21-2008, 05:33 PM
Hi can i join please? :jiggy:

mynameisJenn
02-21-2008, 06:00 PM
Laura, I'm so glad you got them. Thanks for letting me know! :)

RosieM
02-21-2008, 06:16 PM
Room for another?

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 06:19 PM
goatgoddess! Glad to see you made it here, but there was no doubt!!! Tis a marvelous place, this creation! Between checking to see that it's really here and pinching myself, I'm in a state! ;)

LJ8677
02-21-2008, 06:22 PM
Craftygirl34 and RosieM, welcome to the swap! So glad you've joined. Check your personal messages for my address.

bluehills
02-22-2008, 12:11 AM
Great idea. May I join in? Anne (bluehills)

LJ8677
02-22-2008, 12:13 AM
Very happy to have you bluehills! Check your personal messages for my address.

LJ8677
02-23-2008, 09:20 AM
That's great Linda--I'll let you know as soon as they get here. Can't wait to see them.

LJ8677
02-23-2008, 02:38 PM
Lindap, your background check came through with flying colors! Literally! Your cards are gorgeous.

Codesmom
02-23-2008, 04:47 PM
Oh,joining my first swap on the new site,Yeaaaa

TheeCoyote
02-23-2008, 06:08 PM
I have wanted to do a swap like this for a long time and missed out on one at the OS. Can I join this one?

LJ8677
02-23-2008, 08:24 PM
Welcome to the swap Codesmom and ThreeCoyote. Happy to have you both!

LJ8677
02-23-2008, 09:17 PM
Odette, welcome aboard! Check your personal messages for my address.

TheGlassBeadDame
02-24-2008, 12:16 AM
I'm here. Should I do these cards as the old me, mims or the new me? Either way, I had better get busy.

LJ8677
02-24-2008, 12:29 AM
Hey mims/TheGlassBeadDame! I'll take you either way! I'll just update your name in the list and we'll go from there--how's that? Glad to see you.

TheGlassBeadDame
02-24-2008, 01:57 AM
That works for me.

Stephie
02-24-2008, 05:05 PM
I would like to participate!

LJ8677
02-24-2008, 07:40 PM
Stephie, I'm happy to have you join! Check your personal messages for my address, and welcome!

FuzzyNoodle
02-25-2008, 07:20 PM
Hi Laura! My cards are going postal tomorrow! There's an extra in there for ya, enjoy!
Caryn

LJ8677
02-25-2008, 07:51 PM
Thanks for letting me know--as soon as they arrive, I'll let you know! Can't wait to see them!

LJ8677
02-25-2008, 07:54 PM
Hey Stephie, welcome to the swap!

LJ8677
02-26-2008, 04:48 PM
Lisa, your wonderful cards arrived today! They are just wonderfully full of color and texture! Thank you for the extra.

tutuglenna
02-27-2008, 09:42 PM
I would love to be in this swap, please.

LJ8677
02-27-2008, 10:48 PM
Welcome to the swap, tutuglenna! Check your private messages for my address.

LJ8677
02-27-2008, 10:54 PM
bluehills, your background check arrived today! Your backgrounds are so rich and colorful; I love the encaustic! Thanks so much for the extra!

tutuglenna
02-28-2008, 11:46 PM
My Backgrounds went in the mail today. Keep your eye out for them and thank you. This was a neat swap and I can't wait to see my returns.

LJ8677
02-29-2008, 11:21 AM
I will let you know as soon as they arrive! Thanks for the heads up.

LJ8677
02-29-2008, 11:24 AM
Codesmom, your background check came through! Barb your cards are beautiful! Love the colors and textures--and thanks for the extras!

LJ8677
03-01-2008, 01:18 PM
fuzzynoodle, your background check arrived! Your cards are amazing! Thank you for the extra.

There are going to be some very happy people when you get your returns! The cards have all been amazing!

Littlebit
03-01-2008, 03:09 PM
I'd like to play, can I join?

LJ8677
03-01-2008, 03:16 PM
Certainly Littlebit! Welcome to the swap--check your private messages for my mailing address!

Ria
03-02-2008, 11:27 AM
Hi, I have now completed my cards
Will post out next week


http://pic50.picturetrail.com/VOL491/9084300/18779051/306745837.jpg
I have also include one for you as hostess gift!

LJ8677
03-02-2008, 11:59 AM
They look great Ria! I'll let you know when they arrive! Thank you!

Lois
03-02-2008, 04:29 PM
I'd like to join your background swap; sending in 6.

Do you then USE the backgrounds you get? Or just keep them as traded cards?

(I expect I'll just put the ones I get into my binder as a group.)

LJ8677
03-02-2008, 04:45 PM
Welcome Lois.

I plan to use my backgrounds and keep the cards I make from them, I'm sure others do as well. If you like yours as they are, by all means-keep them as traded cards or use them and keep them for yourself. It's all up to you!

LJ8677
03-02-2008, 07:16 PM
Here's a look at my backgrounds for the swap.http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s72/BeamanFan/backgrounds.jpg

tutuglenna
03-03-2008, 07:04 AM
Great backgrounds!!!

AnitaM
03-04-2008, 02:38 PM
Hi can I play please?

Sue W
03-04-2008, 03:34 PM
I posted my backgrounds on the 25/02, hopefully you'll receive them soon.

LJ8677
03-04-2008, 05:20 PM
Welcome to the swap AnitaM! Check your private messages for my mailing information!

LJ8677
03-04-2008, 05:21 PM
Sue! They arrived here today, and so loving wrapped too! They're lovely and thank you so much for the extra card!

ArtzyLady
03-04-2008, 06:27 PM
I still haven't mailed my cards. My niece's hubby was home on leave from Iraq for the past 2 weeks so we'd been trying to spend as much time with him as possible. I'll get them finished up and in the mail this week for sure! I'll post when they actually make it out to the mailbox so you'll know when to start expecting them.

LJ8677
03-04-2008, 06:41 PM
Not to worry, you have plenty of time yet! Enjoy time with family, that's more important!

ArtzyLady
03-04-2008, 07:40 PM
Thanks! It's very unusual for me to go this long without mailing though. I'm one of those get them done & get them out people! LOL

stormarela
03-05-2008, 04:12 AM
My backgrounds are going in the mail in the morning!

LJ8677
03-06-2008, 03:37 PM
Thanks for letting me know Susan, I'll give you a heads up when they arrive!

LJ8677
03-06-2008, 03:38 PM
Tutuglenna, your gorgeous backgrounds arrived! Thank you for the extra!

stoutberry
03-06-2008, 04:08 PM
My cards are on the way, woohoo

adifferentstory
03-07-2008, 08:36 AM
Could you sign me up please?

LJ8677
03-07-2008, 11:03 AM
Happy to have you adifferentstory! Welcome. Check your private messages for mailing information.

Vicki Z
03-07-2008, 04:45 PM
May I please play?

LJ8677
03-07-2008, 04:58 PM
Welcome Vicki Z--glad to have you join! Check your private messages for mailing information.

LJ8677
03-09-2008, 11:27 AM
Stormarela, your amazing backgrounds arrived! Thank you so much for the extras!

craftyvox
03-10-2008, 06:53 AM
Did I sign up already?? I have been eyeing this thread for a bit now. Please sign me up!

Vicki Z
03-10-2008, 07:14 AM
My cards went postal this morning. I sent 6 for the Swap. Please let me know when they arrive safely.

LJ8677
03-10-2008, 09:36 AM
Happy to have you join, craftyvox! Check your private messages for my mailing information.

LJ8677
03-10-2008, 09:37 AM
Thanks for letting me know Vicki!

LJ8677
03-10-2008, 03:39 PM
Stoutberry, your amazing backgrounds arrived today--they are so colorful and full of textures! Thanks so much for the goodies.

LJ8677
03-10-2008, 03:40 PM
Pithier, your cards arrived today--just gorgeous! I love all the colors and designs; amazing! Thank you for the extras!

AnitaM
03-10-2008, 04:03 PM
I will be mailing mine on friday. Hopefully the images have attached to this message. The one with the dragonfly is for the Laura - I hope you like it,

abstract
03-11-2008, 11:59 PM
Count me in please....just found out about atcards.com...and signed up with atcsfor all. Please pm me the addy. Thanks, Abstract

Janice
03-12-2008, 05:26 AM
please can I join - I just love an excuse to mess!!:jiggy:

LJ8677
03-12-2008, 09:20 AM
Anita--love them all, they're beautiful! Thank you for the extra. I'll let you know when they arrive.

abstract and Janice, welcome to the swap! Check your private messages for mailing information.

LJ8677
03-13-2008, 04:34 PM
VickiZ your cards arrived! So bright and colorful!

LJ8677
03-13-2008, 05:21 PM
Ria your cards arrived safe and sound! Thanks for the extra!

LJ8677
03-15-2008, 01:33 PM
Background checks poured in!

RosieM--your absolutely beautiful cards arrived; your techniques created such lovely cards!

Goatgoddess-yours arrived as well, love them, love them, love them! Great colors and techniques--I don't know if people will want to cover any of them up!

ScramperSue, your cards made it as well-love the colors and your techniques! Everyone is so creative!

Thank you for the extras!

AnitaM
03-15-2008, 02:23 PM
Mine went in the mail yesterday.

LJ8677
03-15-2008, 02:46 PM
I'll let you know when they arrive!

LJ8677
03-15-2008, 02:49 PM
Last day for sign up or withdrawals. If real life intrudes, just let me know.

LJ8677
03-16-2008, 11:41 AM
The thread for this swap is now located in Active Swaps--join us here for the countdown to the returns!

goatgoddess
03-16-2008, 12:17 PM
LJ8677 - such a fun swap - can't wait to see the returns :)

ArtzyLady
03-17-2008, 11:53 AM
I'm sorry but I have to withdraw from this swap. I know I'm a few days late in doing so, but I've been in the hospital and didn't have computer access! I hope you understand. THANKS!

craftyvox
03-18-2008, 08:41 AM
I am putting mine in the mail tomorrow!!

LJ8677
03-18-2008, 05:32 PM
I'll let you know when they arrive--thanks for the heads up!

LJ8677
03-18-2008, 05:33 PM
Anita, your beautiful cards arrived! Thank you so much for the extra!

LJ8677
03-18-2008, 05:35 PM
Artzylady, real life always takes precedence--not to worry, get well and play next time.

AnitaM
03-19-2008, 03:11 AM
Glad they've arrived safely - thanks for letting me know

LJ8677
03-19-2008, 04:57 PM
Christina, your fab backgrounds arrived today--thank you so much for the extra!

LJ8677
03-21-2008, 01:13 AM
adifferentstory, your background check came through with flying colors! ;) Thank you so much for the extras!

craftyvox
03-21-2008, 09:23 AM
Mine are in the mail. Not sure when the mailbox will be emptied though cause of Easter Weekend, but they should be on their way soon!

LJ8677
03-21-2008, 11:34 AM
I'll let you know when they arrive-thanks for the heads up!

LJ8677
03-22-2008, 12:47 PM
Paper Fairys your backgrounds arrived today! Just beautiful and thank you so much for the extras.

Can't wait to send this out; I know that everyone is going to love their returns!

Asena
03-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Hey everybody! I'm curious: when you get your snazzy new backgrounds, will you make art with them to keep for your very own, or will you trade art you make on the backgrounds you receive?

complicious
03-26-2008, 04:51 PM
I mailed my backgrounds out today.

TheGlassBeadDame
03-26-2008, 06:10 PM
My cards are in the mail.

LJ8677
03-26-2008, 07:19 PM
I will let you both know when they arrive--thank you for the heads up!

LJ8677
03-29-2008, 10:24 AM
complicious, your wonderful cards arrived today! The colors and textures are just beautiful! Thank you for the extra!

LJ8677
03-29-2008, 10:31 AM
Asena, I will most likely make cards from the backgrounds but would keep them for myself. In all honesty, these returns will make you think three, four, maybe five times before you put something on them; they are simply stunning as they are!

LJ8677
03-29-2008, 11:20 AM
Glass Bead, y our amazing backgrounds arrived! Stunning! Thank you for the extras!

TheGlassBeadDame
03-29-2008, 11:41 AM
Glad you like them. I used to make backgrounds that were "too pretty to use". Actually they were never the right background for what I needed. Now I am working with darker, duller colors and for me, that's what works. I hope whoever gets my backgrounds will use them. I made a whole bunch so you will be seeing them in my cards too. GBD

TheRoseCottage
03-30-2008, 10:24 PM
Hi Laura, my cards will be mailed out tomorrow morning (3-31). Thanks

LJ8677
03-30-2008, 10:55 PM
Thanks for the heads up Debbi-I'll let you know when they arrive!

LJ8677
04-01-2008, 07:44 AM
Happy April Fools Day! There are 15 days left until all cards are due to be in my hands. Let me know if something has arisen and you can't finish or if they are on their way to me.
Have a great day everyone!

Craftygirl34
04-01-2008, 03:30 PM
Hi Laura... i posted the cards today. :v_spin:

LJ8677
04-01-2008, 04:06 PM
Thank you for letting me know, I'll post when they arrive!

Stephie
04-02-2008, 08:43 PM
I mailed 6 backgrounds today, along with an extra one for the host. Thanks!

LJ8677
04-02-2008, 09:24 PM
Thank you Stephie, I'll let you know when they arrive! Can't wait to see them.

LJ8677
04-03-2008, 03:54 PM
Thank you for the heads up--I'll let you know when they arrive!

LJ8677
04-03-2008, 06:45 PM
Janice and cerasparkles, your amazing backgrounds arrived today! Thank you so much for the extras!

Littlebit
04-03-2008, 08:43 PM
Laura,

My cards are going to the PO tonight. Thanks for hosting this swap.

LJ8677
04-05-2008, 08:17 AM
Thank you for letting me know--I'll post when they arrive!

LJ8677
04-07-2008, 10:52 AM
Craftygirl34, Stephie, Rose Cottage and Abstract, your cards arrived safe and sound!

LJ8677
04-07-2008, 04:10 PM
Littlebit, Odette and icequeen, your wonderful backrgounds arrived today! Love all the colors and textures and thank you for the extras!

TheeCoyote
04-09-2008, 05:09 PM
I sent mine out today.

LJ8677
04-09-2008, 07:46 PM
I'll let you know when they arrive! Thanks for the heads up!

LJ8677
04-13-2008, 10:42 AM
TheeCoyote, your backgrounds arrived yesterday! Love them!

TheeCoyote
04-13-2008, 02:51 PM
Wow, that was like rocket speed!
Three days to New York? Must be a record for regular post.

LJ8677
04-14-2008, 05:45 PM
Craftyvox--they're here and they're gorgeous!

LJ8677
04-14-2008, 05:46 PM
We have one more day and then I'll start sorting!

AnitaM
04-15-2008, 01:42 AM
oooh can't wait to see what i get:spinny:

LJ8677
04-16-2008, 01:53 PM
Nothing in the mail today so I will start sorting and I'll let you know when they go postal!

craftyvox
04-16-2008, 07:40 PM
I am glad you recieved my envie. Apperently I mailed out a couple of envies with insufficient postage, and received two of them back in my own mailbox today! Silly me.
Looking forward to the returns.

LJ8677
04-17-2008, 07:39 PM
Cards are sorted and I'm taking them to the post office in the morning! I hope that each of you enjoy your backgrounds and use them to create ATC'S! Please post to the thread when you receive your returns and remember to leave rep points for those members whose cards you received in the swap.

Thank you for playing and for staying with this swap through the transition, all of you have been wonderful to swap with and I hope to see you in future swaps.

AnitaM
04-18-2008, 06:13 AM
will let you know when I get mine. Thanks for hosting a fun swap.

adifferentstory
04-18-2008, 06:17 AM
Thank you for hosting. This was a fun swap. I look forward to receiving my backgrounds and will let you know as soon as they arrive.

ScramperSue
04-21-2008, 06:43 PM
:jiggy:WOOT!!:jiggy:

I got my cards back, I got my cards back...nanny nanny fu fu!!:jimlad:LOL

LOVE them all:cute:
BIG Thanks to Laura (LJ8677) for hosting and for an awesome worded, painted Bkgd.
thanks also to:Lisa(Jonquil) for a SUPER-DUPER shimmery water-spotted green bkgd.
JennE (mynameisjenn) for a painted wood-look bkgd.
Anne(bluehills) for a very soft npretty chalked bkgd.
Wendy(asena) for a wonderful tone-on-tone neutrals Mulberry paper bkgd.
and...Barb(codesmom) for a stamped, textured and "worded"(way to go) Bkgd.

off to leave iTRADER and rep....please everyone remember to give rep to your fellow swappers :)

complicious
04-21-2008, 07:43 PM
Okay, I must have been second to receive my returns! The cards arrived today, and Laura was right: they are too pretty to cover up. Thanks to Ria, Stoutberry, and Susie for bright, beautiful backgrounds and to our hostess!

LJ8677
04-21-2008, 07:59 PM
I'm glad they are finding their way home!

tutuglenna
04-21-2008, 09:06 PM
The backgrounds received today were simply wonderful. I will be keeping these awhile before I find something worthy to use on them. Anita Mistry, Fuzzy Noodle and Lindap., my hat is off to you for your fabulous creations.

pithier
04-21-2008, 09:08 PM
Got my wonderful cards today. Thanks so much for being a fantastic hostess Laura!

Asena
04-21-2008, 09:11 PM
Hey! waitaminnit! How come tutuglenna got hers already? :skeptical: Illinois is SO closer than California to New York! Stupid mail! *pout* Phooey!

LJ8677
04-21-2008, 10:28 PM
I was wondering about that!! They must be walking yours in! But I'm so happy they are making their way to their new homes!

TheRoseCottage
04-22-2008, 12:02 AM
Thanks Laura for hosting a great swap!

I received fantastic cards from...cerasparkles, odette, icequeen07, craftyvox, sue w, and Rosie M. (and rep points for all).

Thanks again for the terrific swap.

ScramperSue
04-22-2008, 01:59 AM
I've made some cards out of mine already...these 3 are in my gallery up for trade.:yes:

"Nothing like Youth"...bkgd by our hostess Laura
"Way to Go"...bkgd by Barb(codesmom)
"Intoxicate!"...bkgd by Lisa(Jonquil)

LJ8677
04-22-2008, 06:00 AM
Great cards Sue!

Vicki Z
04-22-2008, 07:48 AM
Hey Asena, I got my cards yesterday. Nanner, nanner, nanner! :P Try putting warm chocolate chip cookies in your mailbox. Worked for me!:)

Thanks to Christina, adifferentstory, Goatgoddess, Paper fairys, Slibee, and Stephie. These backgrounds are fab - I don't know that I can bear to cover them up!

I have already left rep points, and a couple of you I have asked about your techniqes. I need to know, how you did, what you did, to make these COOL backgrounds.

Thanks for hosting an AWESOME swap, Laura!

LJ8677
04-22-2008, 10:07 AM
I'm glad your cards arrived Vicki! I wasn't kidding when I said they are just about too good to cover up! There were cards that I could actually see as 20x26 or 40x46 for my wall they were that exceptional!

I am glad that everyone has enjoyed this swap!

goatgoddess
04-22-2008, 11:09 AM
I got mine yesterday - they are all so FAB! love them! thanks for hosting such a fun swap LJ8677 - I'm saving mine for the collage a thon :)

off to leave rep points for Christina, stephie, adifferentstory, VickiZ, and paperfairys

I have one card that textured layers of wax, gesso, and crayon but I'm not sure who created it - please let me know so I can gush about it in my rep for you :)

Asena
04-22-2008, 11:53 AM
Whee! Mine arrived today! Thanks so much, Laura, for hosting such an interesting swap!

Thanks also to:

bluehills
ScramperSue
Codesmom
MyNameisJenn
jonquil
and Stormarela

for a fascinatingly diverse collections of backgrounds that are just about too pretty to decorate!

LJ8677
04-22-2008, 03:12 PM
Goatgoddess, I believe the card you're asking about is from Robin/slibee.

goatgoddess
04-22-2008, 04:07 PM
thanks will finish up now :)

ScramperSue
04-22-2008, 10:21 PM
Laura said she didn't mind if I hosted one of these so I am!!
the link is in my signature, would love to have you! :D

ScramperSue
04-22-2008, 11:56 PM
OH...PS--if anyone wants the instructions on the "wax-paper resist" technique let me know. you need quality glossy cardstock like stampin' up or the ones that Marco's paper carries.

AnitaM
04-23-2008, 12:10 PM
Hooray I recvd my cards today from tutuglenna,fuzzy noodle and lindap. 3 wonderful cards thank you ladies.

Laura thank you for hosting a really great swap.

have left itrader for you Laura and rep points for the other ladies

TheGlassBeadDame
04-23-2008, 12:49 PM
My cards have arrived. It makes me wish I could forget everything I need to do today and just make ATCs. Thank you Laura for getting us through this swap. Thank you Icequeeno7, cerosparkles, Sue W, LJ8677, odette and craftyvox for such wonderful backgrounds.

LJ8677
04-23-2008, 01:45 PM
I'm so they arrived-they are even making it across the pond!

Craftygirl34
04-23-2008, 03:56 PM
My cards have arrived, Thanks you for hosting Laura.

Thanks also to : Theecoyote, Janice and Littlebit for my wonderful cards.

Ria
04-23-2008, 04:11 PM
My cards arrived today, thanks to Stoutberry,Complicious and pithier for their fab cards.
Thanks also to Laura for hosting and organising this great swap!

LJ8677
04-23-2008, 08:05 PM
Wow! I can't believe how quickly they are arriving to international players! Wonderful! Kudos a plenty to my little village post office!

stormarela
04-24-2008, 01:38 AM
My pretty backgrounds arrived today! Thanks Laura for a great swap, and also to Codesmom, MynameisJenn, ScramperSue, Asena, Jonquil and BlueHills. I am torn between wanting to save these pretty backgrounds, and using them right away!

Vicki Z
04-24-2008, 07:20 AM
This was such a GREAT swap. Laura. The backgrounds are so gorgeous, I keep looking at them. Everyone did an AWESOME job. Thanks again for hosting such a super swap.

LJ8677
04-24-2008, 09:51 AM
It was a pleasure to host this swap! I kept saying these backgrounds were too pretty to use! I am sooooo happy that everyone is enjoying their returns!

cerasparkles
04-24-2008, 09:56 AM
I've recieved my wonderful cards. Thank you to craftyvox, therosecottage, rosiem, icequeen07, suew, and abstract for their beautiful work. Also thanks to Laura for hosting such a fun swap! :)

stoutberry
04-24-2008, 06:19 PM
I got my backgrounds the other day. Have not had time to leave rep points but I loved them all.

adifferentstory
04-25-2008, 03:51 AM
Thank you for a great swap Laura.

I have received my wonderful backgrounds. Thank you to the following artist for sharing their backgrounds with me.
Christina - Wonderfully textured green and gold background.
StephieAnother wonderful textured green and black background
Paperfairys - Lovely paint, stamps, glaze and ink pad background
Goatgoddess - Fantastic collage paper pages with tissue paper overlay, tinted glazes, accented with rubber stamped images.
VickyZ - Lovely wax resist background.
Slibee - Wonderful wintage recipe collage.

Christina
04-25-2008, 07:52 AM
Hi All, such a wonderful variety of techniques:) Thanks to our hostess, Laura-fabulous swap! Also thanks for my returns from: Goatgoddess, adifferentstory, Vicki Z., Stephie, Elaine (?), and Slibee. Spectacular work and very creative backgrounds. Love, love, love 'em! Thanks everyone, Sincerely, Christina

RosieM
04-25-2008, 12:12 PM
My lovely backgrounds arrived today. Don't know if I can bring myself to do anything else to them!! Thanks Sue W,Glass Bead Dame, Crafty Girl, Odettte,Cerasparkles and Ice Queen!!! Thanks also to our great hostess!!:D

LJ8677
04-25-2008, 12:14 PM
Glad you like them Rosie--they really are great little works of art in themselves!

They should be arriving in the Netherlands and Australia soon!

AnitaM
04-27-2008, 07:45 AM
I have added a few jigsaw pieces to tutuglennas background -

LJ8677
04-27-2008, 11:10 AM
That card looks great!

tutuglenna
04-28-2008, 01:50 AM
you've done me proud, Anita

Sue W
04-28-2008, 03:45 AM
I received my ATC's today ... WOW I love them all!! A big thank you to Odette, Laura (our terrific swap hostess), Terri, Rosie, Debbi and Icequeen07. :swoon:

LJ8677
04-28-2008, 06:41 AM
Hurrah! They're making it to Oz! I'm glad you like your returns, Sue!

tutuglenna
04-28-2008, 10:45 AM
Lindap, I used your wonderful background for my LITTLE ANTELOPE ATC. This will be a permanent addition to my personal collection. Thank you so much.

tutuglenna
04-28-2008, 04:23 PM
Anita Mistry, I have a card complete with your background. Uploading now. Fuzzy Noodle, Yours is not complete yet....will let you know later. Fine backgrounds to work with, ladies.

AnitaM
04-28-2008, 04:25 PM
That looks great - so pleased you were able to use it.

LJ8677
04-29-2008, 04:36 PM
Just beautiful!

jonquil
05-05-2008, 08:31 AM
thank you so much to bluehills, Codesmom, mynameisjenn, Asena, Stormarela & ScramperSue for their great backgrounds. Big thanks to Laura for hosting a great swap

LJ8677
05-07-2008, 08:36 PM
I think everyone has received their returns. I want to thank everyone for playing in this swap and staying with it through all the upheaval and move to the new site. Thank you and I hope to swap again with all of you! All of you are just the best!! :D