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JAD
03-03-2008, 11:27 PM
Swap due date: May 1st
Sign up/withdrawn date: April 20th
Number of Cards: 3/3
Number of Participants: 12, 8 USA and 4 overseas and Canada

Sorry, this swap is full and is now closed to sign ups!!!!!!
Thanks for visiting our swap.

Hi everyone. This is my very first swap and I'm so excited. If I make any mistakes, just let me know and I will fix it. Thanks in advance for helping me make this swap fun and successful and for taking this first step with me.


Mother's Day : Honoring Our Moms!!


Any medium welcomed, just do your best work.
Limit embellishments to thin/medium
Please put your user name on the back of your cards.
All cards should be placed in plastic sleeves or bags for protection.


US players: Please provide me with a SASE
Overseas and Canada: Please provide me with a SAE
Include user name and swap information on all envelopes.


Cards are due in my hands by May 1st


Let's have Fun!!!!!!
Jeannie (JAD)
oppps...forgot to add myself to the list. :wub::embarrassed:


USA
Me: completed
1. Robin: mailed 3/6.............received 3/10
2. Elena: mailed 3/18...........received 3/22
3. NYjunkie: mailed..............received 4/12
4. stampin pages: mailed 3/8......received 3/13
5. loriRN: mailed........................received 5/2
6. lilbad: mailed 3/10......received 3/15
7. mrubyjean: mailed 4/19....received 4/21
8. IndigoChicken.................received 4/21


Overseas & Canada
1. maxie23..........................received 4/21
2. jonquil: mailed 3/12..........received 3/18
3. stormarela: mailed 3/10.......received 3/15
4. newt: mailed 3/11...............received 3/18


OK everyone, we are full so let's have fun. :jiggy:

maxie23
03-04-2008, 03:51 AM
Will play if signed into the group.

JAD
03-04-2008, 06:58 AM
maxie23, welcome to the swap..Thanks for joining and have fun!!!!
Jeannie

Robin
03-04-2008, 09:42 AM
JAD - you can sign me up~

stampin pages
03-04-2008, 09:59 AM
I wanna do this....

Elena
03-04-2008, 10:13 AM
Can I join?

NYJunkie
03-04-2008, 12:13 PM
Jeannie, I'd love to join your first swap!!!

lori.rn
03-04-2008, 12:24 PM
Please add me as well!

stormarela
03-04-2008, 01:55 PM
this is a great idea for a swap! ... my plate is pretty full, so if I can get caught up a bit, I'll be back!!!!

lilbad
03-04-2008, 02:27 PM
I lost my Mom recently. Can I join?

jonquil
03-04-2008, 08:33 PM
I would love to play please

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:23 PM
Robin, you are in..Have fun!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:24 PM
Stampin pages..Happy to have you..Have fun!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:24 PM
Elena, welcome to the swap...Have fun!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:25 PM
Jeannie, I'd love to join your first swap!!!
Thanks a bunch!!! Have fun!!!!
jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:26 PM
Please add me as well!

Lori, you are in..Thanks!!! Have fun!!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:27 PM
this is a great idea for a swap! ... my plate is pretty full, so if I can get caught up a bit, I'll be back!!!!

Stormarela, thanks for joining!!! Have fun!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:27 PM
I lost my Mom recently. Can I join?
Lilbad, sorry about your mom. Glad you joined us.
Jeannie

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:28 PM
I would love to play please
Jonquil, thanks for signing up..Have fun!!!!
Jeannie

mrubyjean
03-04-2008, 10:38 PM
I'd love to join if there is still room ~ thanks!

JAD
03-04-2008, 10:45 PM
I'd love to join if there is still room ~ thanks!
Thanks so much for joining. Have fun.
Jeannie

stormarela
03-05-2008, 12:03 AM
I am in.. please put me on the list

JAD
03-05-2008, 05:32 AM
stormarela, you are in :). Thanks for joining. Have fun!!!!
Jeannie

Robin
03-05-2008, 02:09 PM
JAD - looks like you are off to a great start for your first swap!

JAD
03-06-2008, 06:45 AM
JAD - looks like you are off to a great start for your first swap!

Yes Robin, All you wonderful people joined up to support my first swap.. Thanks a bunch!!!!!

Robin
03-06-2008, 08:43 PM
I have my Mothers Day ATC's finished and they will go in the mail tommorow.

Extra one for our hostess. :jiggy:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=4230&w=l

JAD
03-07-2008, 02:02 AM
I have my Mothers Day ATC's finished and they will go in the mail tommorow.

Extra one for our hostess. :jiggy:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=4230&w=l

Great cards!!!! Thanks for the extra :) Looking forward to seeing them in person.

musicgal
03-07-2008, 12:46 PM
Add me please!

JAD
03-07-2008, 07:23 PM
Add me! I'm in Canada.

newt, you are in :) Thanks for joining this swap...Have fun!!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-07-2008, 07:24 PM
Add me please!

I would love to add you, but I am limited to 12 players because I am new ...sorry!!!!!
I am now full so I will close this swap to sign ups!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-07-2008, 07:39 PM
May I please join?

I signed you up on the 5th...Thanks for joining our swap...Have fun!!!
Jeannie

JAD
03-08-2008, 05:46 AM
Thanks everyone for signing up for my Mother's Day swap. I have pm'd everyone my address..If for some reason you don't receive it, just let me know.
Let's have fun!!!!! I can not wait to see everyone's cards. :)
Jeannie

stormarela
03-10-2008, 02:35 AM
my cards are going in the mail tomorrow morning! :jiggy:

JAD
03-10-2008, 09:06 AM
my cards are going in the mail tomorrow morning! :jiggy:

Thanks for letting me know....Looking forward to seeing them :)
Jeannie

JAD
03-10-2008, 03:13 PM
Robin your cards arrived safety...They are great...Thanks for the extra card :)
Jeannie

JAD
03-10-2008, 03:13 PM
lilbad, Thanks for letting me know you mailed your cards...looking forward to seeing them. :)
Jeannie

JAD
03-11-2008, 09:53 PM
Newt, great cards...Looking forward to seeing them in person.
Jeannie

jonquil
03-12-2008, 02:16 AM
Mine will be in the post tomorrow - here's a preview

JAD
03-12-2008, 07:13 AM
Great card Lisa, Thanks for letting me know. Looking forward to seeing them in person.
Jeannie

JAD
03-13-2008, 09:16 PM
Desiree, {stampin pages}, I received your lovely cards today. Thank you for being a player in this swap.
Jeannie

JAD
03-15-2008, 11:20 PM
Shirley (lilbad), I received your cards today..They are great!!! Thank you for the extra card :) Thanks for being a player in this swap.
Jeannie

JAD
03-15-2008, 11:33 PM
Susan (Stormarela), I received your cards today..They are great..Love the texture!!! Thanks for the extra card :notworthy:..Thank you for being a player in this

swap.
Jeannie

JAD
03-19-2008, 01:12 PM
Mine will be in the post tomorrow - here's a preview

I received your wonderful cards on 3/18...Thanks for being a player in this swap..Thanks for the extra card...:)
Jeannie

JAD
03-19-2008, 02:56 PM
Here they are. I hope I didn't take too much liberty with the theme. They all make sense to me.


And I don't know how to make these smaller :eek:



http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=5063&w=o

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=5064&w=o

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=5065&w=o

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=5062&w=o
Newt
Your cards arrived...Thanks for being a player in this swap..Thanks for the extra card..

JAD
03-22-2008, 07:19 PM
Elena, You wonderful cards have arrived...Thanks for the extra!!!!:notworthy:
Thank you for being in this swap :)
Jeannie

JAD
03-31-2008, 03:10 PM
Just checking in..How is everyone doing with making their cards?..Only 5 more people to go...The cards I received so far are great...Hmmm going to have a hard time parting with some of them :)
If anyone (especially the newbies) new help or ideas...just let me know
:jiggy:oppps too much coffee today lol....can't stop talking
Jeannie

mrubyjean
03-31-2008, 03:22 PM
I've been finishing up cards for other swaps and will be on vacation (away from the computer...oh, no!) for a couple of days, then will be back and refreshed and ready to start on the cards for this swap. I have so many ideas...

JAD
03-31-2008, 04:58 PM
I've been finishing up cards for other swaps and will be on vacation (away from the computer...oh, no!) for a couple of days, then will be back and refreshed and ready to start on the cards for this swap. I have so many ideas...
Thanks for the up-date..
Have a wonderful and relaxing vacation..:)
Hugs!!!
Jeannie

JAD
04-07-2008, 06:44 PM
Only 5 players left to send in returns...Great job everyone..If I receive them all before May 1st..I will send early...
Hugs!!!
Jeannie

NYJunkie
04-09-2008, 03:23 PM
Thank you, newt, Robin, and jonquil for posting your terrific pictures!
JAD - I had fun making cards for your first swap; I'm mailing them today.

Here they are:

lilbad
04-09-2008, 04:28 PM
JAD, so glad the cards made it safely. Some lovely art work shown in this thread!! Excited to see more!

JAD
04-09-2008, 05:23 PM
Thank you, newt, Robin, and jonquil for posting your terrific pictures!
JAD - I had fun making cards for your first swap; I'm mailing them today.

Here they are:

Thanks for letting me know...Looking forward to seeing them in person :) Your cards are wonderful!!!!!!!
Jeannie

JAD
04-09-2008, 05:24 PM
JAD, so glad the cards made it safely. Some lovely art work shown in this thread!! Excited to see more!
lilbad, I agree...there are wonderful cards in this swap...Ohhhhh almost time to swap..:)
Jeannie

JAD
04-12-2008, 11:50 AM
Thank you, newt, Robin, and jonquil for posting your terrific pictures!
JAD - I had fun making cards for your first swap; I'm mailing them today.

Here they are:

NYJunkie...I received your wonderful cards today...Thanks for the extra :notworthy:
Jeannie

lori.rn
04-13-2008, 09:37 PM
I'm just starting my cards............they will be there in time.........I promise! I've been walking around with my idea in my head, for days.....weeks :laugh:

JAD
04-13-2008, 09:47 PM
I'm just starting my cards............they will be there in time.........I promise! I've been walking around with my idea in my head, for days.....weeks :laugh:

Thanks for the up-date...I can't wait to see what you come up with :)
Jeannie

mrubyjean
04-17-2008, 01:22 AM
OK, I finished my cards and hope to mail them tomorrow!
They are in my gallery:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9639&w=l
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9638&w=l
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9637&w=l

JAD
04-17-2008, 09:48 PM
OK, I finished my cards and hope to mail them tomorrow!
They are in my gallery:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9639&w=l
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9638&w=l
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=9637&w=l

mrubyjean, You cards look great..Can't wait to see them in person :)
Thanks for the update.
Jeannie

JAD
04-21-2008, 12:47 PM
Just a reminder for those of you that have not sent in your cards...There is only 10 days left until the due day ..Remember that it takes that long for overseas addresses...I will pm each of you that still have cards due :)
Hugs,
Jeannie

JAD
04-21-2008, 02:34 PM
WOW!!! I received lots of wonderful mail today.

Maxie23: received your wonderful and colorful cards. Thanks a bunch for the extra card :)

Indigochicken: Your wonderful cards arrived. Please tell your son that I love the card he made me. Better yet, I will tell him via snail mail :)

mrubyjean: Thank you so much for your wonderful cards. I know that in your own grief, these cards hold a special place in your heart. Thanks for the extra card, package, and ATC :)

lori.rn
04-27-2008, 10:09 PM
Mailing mine tomorrow. Got a little behind. Hoping that since we aren't very far apart it will make the deadline.

I've gotta shut down this computer and restart, my scanner is down. I will post my cards in a little while.

JAD
04-28-2008, 07:24 AM
Lori, thanks for the update..You are the last one..When I receive your cards, then I will swap out..
Thanks for letting me know....:)
Jeannie

JAD
04-28-2008, 07:26 AM
Lori, thanks for the update..You are the last one..When I receive your cards, then I will swap out..
Thanks for letting me know....:)
Jeannie
Can't wait to see them

lori.rn
04-28-2008, 07:36 AM
Here they are. Off to the PO after my Dr's appt. in an hour.

JAD
04-28-2008, 07:56 AM
Oh Lori...So worth the wait....They turned out great....Hmmmm do I have to swap :)

JAD
04-28-2008, 07:58 AM
OK everyone...All cards are finished...As soon as Lori's arrives, I will swap out...Thanks to all for helping me with my first swap...All went smooth because I had such a wonderful group of players :wubclub:
Group hugs!!!!!
Jeannie

lilbad
04-28-2008, 11:03 AM
Hugs back to u for hosting!!

lori.rn
04-28-2008, 12:42 PM
I am going to make some more to send in my mother's day cards.

JAD
04-28-2008, 12:50 PM
What a great idea Lori...Can I be your mom for a day? lol

JAD
05-02-2008, 10:59 AM
Lori, your wonderful cards arrived safety..Thanks for the extra..
Hugs
Jeannie

JAD
05-02-2008, 05:55 PM
Hi everyone...All cards are swapped and will be posted tomorrow morning...Hope all of you enjoy your returns..
I had fun hosting..Thanks for making my first swap a successful one...
Hugs to you all!!!
Jeannie

mrubyjean
05-02-2008, 05:59 PM
You've been a wonderful host ~thanks!

lilbad
05-09-2008, 07:15 PM
Just in time for Mother's day, i received three lovely cards!! Received a lovely collage from Jonquil, a nifty butterfly card from Stormarela, and a sweet drawing of a Mother and Babe by Elena. Thanks to you three and to JAD for hosting!! Happy Mothers day!

JAD
05-10-2008, 06:24 PM
ahhh so happy the returns have started to arrive:)

NYJunkie
05-11-2008, 11:25 AM
Yesterday I got wonderful Mother's Day cards from Elena, JAD, and Newt! JAD, a special thank you to you for hosting a great swap and for the extra!!!! Now I'm off to take care of 'business' (iT and rep points).

mrubyjean
05-12-2008, 04:56 PM
Thanks to JAD, Robin and lori.rn for lovely cards received on Saturday ~ perfect timing for Mother's Day! Special thanks to Jeannie, a wonderful swap host!

Robin
05-13-2008, 09:30 AM
JAD - congrats on your first hosting you did a great job.

jonquil
05-14-2008, 04:36 PM
MY great cards have arrived from NYJunkie, Stormarela & Elena - thank you all and thanks to JAD for a great swap

jonquil
05-15-2008, 05:44 AM
Oops - thank you so much Jeannie for the Card sleeves - I was almost out so it was perfect timing:laugh:

JAD
05-15-2008, 06:41 AM
JAD - congrats on your first hosting you did a great job.

Thanks Robin,
I must admit..it is because I had the best group of people...great cards, good communication, fast delivery, and fun to have in my swap...It became "OUR" swap which = a successful swap. :)
Hugs,
Jeannie

stormarela
05-16-2008, 04:47 PM
I received lovely mothers day cards today! thanks to Jeanie for hostessing, and thanks also to lori.rn, jonquil, and Ny Junkie for wonderful cards!

maxie23
05-19-2008, 04:59 AM
Thanks to a great host and to Stormarela, Indigo Chicken, and Elena for lovely atcs received. All very nice!!

JAD
05-24-2008, 09:15 PM
Please let me know if you received your cards :)
Thanks a bunch!!!!
Jeannie