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arlie707
01-23-2011, 11:32 PM
Photo Swap –"Sunrise, sunset, Swiftly flow the Days!"
(do you recognize the song?- from Fiddler on the Roof)

Due Date: March 30, 2011
Withdrawals: Anytime up to due date but please communicate
Number of cards: 3/3 only)
Medium: Photography
Number of players: 20

This swap is all about the beauty of sunsets and sunrises. There were so many people who sent in such beautiful sunrises and sunsets for the "Skies" swap that I wanted to have a swap just for these special skies.

Take your most interesting photos, size them to ATC specs (2.5" X 3.5") and print them on photo quality paper. They should be placed on a stronger backing.
Since this is a photo swap, please no embellishments.

On the back of your cards, please write:
your user name
real name
swap name
place of origin
alternative contact information (optional)

* This is a 3 for 3 trade. Make 3 and receive the same number back.

All cards should be sent in plastic sleeves.
*Send work of a quality that you would be pleased to receive.

Mailing:
* If you are in Canada, please include a mailing label with your address and loose stamps in the amount of 59 cents. (yes our postage cost has gone up!)

*U.S. and International participants, please enclose a large address label . I’ll pay the return postage. (A dollar bill or US stamp is appreciated, but if you don’t have either please don’t let that stop you from joining in on the fun)
*Please put your username and Swap Name on your mailing envelope, and on all cards and labels. And please write clearly on everything!

* Cards are due to me by March 30, 2011. Please allow sufficient lead time for cards to get to me, particularly if you are an International participant.

* itrader ratings will be given when I receive your cards. Returns will be mailed approximately one week after the due date.

Reps and iTrader
*Once you receive your return cards, please remember to leave iTrader for me and Rep points for the participants whose cards you received. I will leave iTrader for each of you as soon as I receive your cards.

* An extra ATC in this theme is appreciated but not at all expected!

* When you are ready to send your cards, PM me for my address.

* Don’t hesitate to PM me if you have questions.

WHO WANTS TO PLAY??

1. Mouseit -cards received
2. Wil Opio Oguta -cards received
3, Minnkel -withdrew
4. a123andpoof -withdrew
5. Ruebli-Cupcake - cards received
6. Goze -cards received
7. Soto - cards received
8. Evalila -cards received
9. Susanb3258 -cards received
10. Lady Linda -cards received
11. Jo.on.the.Go -cards received
12. Bevie2U
13. Go-go Gadget Girl - cards received
14. Margoartist -cards received
15. CherylS - cards received
16. Michelemergesmartens -cards received
17. Stephanie -cards received
18. Stellaluna -withdrew
19. Bay Bird - cards received
20. Idphotography
21. Bitsysal49

Mouseit
01-24-2011, 01:49 AM
Ok Seeing that sunsets and sunrises are my favourite and I have heaps of the photographs around here someplace...LOL

May I play?

Wil Opio Oguta
01-24-2011, 02:58 AM
I want to play too.

minnkel
01-24-2011, 11:55 AM
Sunrise...sunset....quickly flow the days...........

Oh yes, I have tons of these around somewhere. Please add me to the list!

a123andpoof
01-24-2011, 02:46 PM
This sounds fun please sign me up!

arlie707
01-24-2011, 03:43 PM
Welcome - welcome! Glad you are all joining in the fun!
Just finishing report cards and home sick - again! Last needed a break and thought I'd post a new swap. Glad you like it!

Ruebli-Cupcake
01-25-2011, 02:05 PM
I want to play, please ^^

arlie707
01-25-2011, 03:56 PM
Welcome Ruebli! Glad you are joining in!

goze
01-26-2011, 03:04 AM
Hi Arlie707 - can't resist one of your swaps. Please sign me up. Thanks.

Ruebli-Cupcake
01-26-2011, 02:35 PM
Thanks for putting me on the list.
Here are two photos that I personally like very much, but I don't know whether they would be accepted for this swap because you can't the sun (although both photos were taken at sunset).

SOTO
01-26-2011, 04:46 PM
P!ease let me play!
SOTO (Becky)

arlie707
01-26-2011, 08:14 PM
Welcome Goze (So glad you are joining in again!) and Soto!
Rueebli - I think they are gorgeous! The colours are lovely.

Evalila
01-26-2011, 09:10 PM
May I join, please?

arlie707
01-26-2011, 10:24 PM
Glad to have you join us Evalila!

minnkel
01-27-2011, 09:46 AM
Unfortunately (for me) I have to withdraw from this swap. I'm afraid my current life situation does not allow me to do swaps for a while.

Evalila
01-27-2011, 01:38 PM
Here are my atcs. Sorry for the bad pic, I had to use my camera instead of the scanner:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_IMG_0878_1_.jpg

arlie707
01-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Lovely photos Evalila.
So sorry to see you go Minnkel - but so understand! Do take care.

arlie707
01-28-2011, 06:59 PM
Glad to have you join us Susan.

LadyLinda
01-29-2011, 07:09 PM
I would like to join this swap. Thanks you:rolleyes:

arlie707
01-29-2011, 07:11 PM
Glad to have you joining in the fun Lady Linda!

jo.on.the.go
01-29-2011, 07:43 PM
Add me, please. I have SO MANY sunset, sunrise photos.

arlie707
01-29-2011, 11:23 PM
Thanks for joining Jo - glad to have you!

Mouseit
01-30-2011, 06:50 AM
HI All,
We really have fabulous sunsets and sunrises here in Tasmania.... so here are the latest.

Most were taken on the farm either looking west (sunset) or over looking Lake Barrington from Wilmot (sunrises).
The Beach sunset was taken at Burnie.

Mouseit
01-30-2011, 06:51 AM
The Tree Sunrises..... notice the mist on the lake....

Bevie2u
01-30-2011, 02:24 PM
Ohhh I'd love to join this Swap...loved doing the Winter Wonderland!!!Thanks!!

arlie707
01-30-2011, 02:39 PM
Welcome Bevie - glad you are joining in!
Lovely cards Mouseit!

goze
01-30-2011, 05:35 PM
mouseit - beautiful photos.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
01-30-2011, 10:50 PM
I want in, please and thank you!

arlie707
01-30-2011, 10:58 PM
Welcome Go-go gadget Girl! Glad to see you joining in!

arlie707
02-03-2011, 11:12 PM
Welcome! Glad to have you join Margoartist!

Go-Go Gadget Girl
02-04-2011, 06:45 PM
some of my sunset photos are a good overlap for Winter Wonderland... bare trees and all, we don't have much snow here this year... is it cool if I use some shots I took for this swap for Winter Wonderland as long as they aren't exactly the same image?

CherylS
02-04-2011, 08:06 PM
If there's room, I'd like to join in.

arlie707
02-04-2011, 09:54 PM
Glad to have you join Cheryl!
I don't see why not Go-go Gadget girl.

CherylS
02-05-2011, 09:34 AM
I have some lovely shots of sunrise from Mount Desert Island in Maine.

arlie707
02-05-2011, 11:48 AM
Lovely sunrises Cheryl! have sent you my address.

goze
02-06-2011, 06:32 AM
CherylS - beautiful photos.

Wil Opio Oguta
02-06-2011, 01:42 PM
After many grey and cloudy days I was able to shoot some pictures at sunrise this morning. All are taken from my studio window. They will go into the mail tomorrow. Here are they:

arlie707
02-06-2011, 08:07 PM
Welcome Michele - glad to have you taking part!
Wil Opio those are gorgeous sunrises!

Evalila
02-07-2011, 04:37 AM
My cards went in the mail this morning!

arlie707
02-07-2011, 08:14 PM
I'll let you know as soon as they arrive Evalila.

arlie707
02-11-2011, 06:23 PM
Evalila your lovely cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the stamp.
Cheryl S Your lovely cards arrived as well! Thanks so much for the hostess card you sent!

Stephanie
02-14-2011, 10:37 AM
I'd like to join please :)

arlie707
02-14-2011, 09:49 PM
Welcome Stephanie! Glad you are joining in!

Mouseit - your gorgeous cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess cards and the stamp!

arlie707
02-15-2011, 02:43 PM
Wil Opio your lovely cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

arlie707
02-17-2011, 08:23 PM
Ruebli your lovely cards arrived safe and sound! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

arlie707
02-23-2011, 06:57 PM
Would love to have you join us Stellaluna!

Soto, your gorgeous cards have arrived! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage!

a123andpoof
03-06-2011, 10:43 AM
I need to withdraw, just haven't got any pictures I am really proud of. Sorry.

arlie707
03-06-2011, 03:14 PM
Not a problem 123 - thanks for letting me know.

jo.on.the.go
03-07-2011, 08:10 PM
Here is a preview of my cards. They are all in my gallery.
This is the sunrise near Hana, Maui.
I also have photos of sunrise near Fundy National Park, Alma, New Brunswick, Canada

Please PM an address and they will be on the way.

arlie707
03-07-2011, 09:56 PM
Gorgeous sunrise! Have pm'd my address. thanks!

goze
03-08-2011, 10:17 PM
Mailed my cards today. Here are the photos:

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arlie707
03-08-2011, 10:55 PM
Your cards are gorgeous Goze! I'll let you know when they arrive.

Bay Bird welcome! Glad you are joining in!

goze
03-09-2011, 03:08 AM
Thanks for the compliment arlie707.

arlie707
03-09-2011, 06:14 PM
Welcome idphotography! Glad to have you join!

Stephanie your lovely cards arrived today. Thanks so much for the hostess card and stamps!

arlie707
03-11-2011, 12:05 AM
Such gorgeous skies!

I will be away for a week, altho I will try to check in every few days. I have someone checking mail every day though.just over 2 weeks til the end of the swap. Can't wait to see everyone's cards!

goze
03-11-2011, 02:11 AM
BayBird - Your cards are stunning.

bitsysal49
03-14-2011, 12:38 PM
May I please join if you still have an opening?

arlie707
03-16-2011, 09:16 AM
There were withdrawals - so yes if you would like to join you are very welcome to do so Bitsysal49. I'll pm my address!

Bevie2u
03-16-2011, 11:54 AM
Here are my Sunrise photos for the swap!!!
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/4187/small/1_Sunrise_031511__painting_001.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/4187/small/1_Sunrise_031511__painting_009.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/4187/small/1_Sunrise_031511__painting_012.jpg

Will mail them out tomorrow!!!

Mouseit
03-19-2011, 01:41 AM
I agree with stellaluna Bevie your cards are delightful!

LadyLinda
03-19-2011, 10:32 PM
Noticed you have not recieved my cards yet, mailed 3 weeks ago. Thanks for checking on this. Linda

goze
03-20-2011, 04:58 AM
Bevie2u - beautiful photos!

arlie707
03-20-2011, 09:13 PM
Hi everyone - back from a week at Myrtle Beach - my first trip there. Loved it! We got up early and I got some lovely sunrises!
Found 5 sets of gorgeous cards waiting - it was like Christmas opening them!
I have received cards from:
Michele Martens - thanks so much for the hostess card, money for postage and the lovely papers
Lady Linda - thanks so much for the hostess card and money for postage
Bay Bird - thanks so much for the hostess card and money for postage
Goze - thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage
Jo-jo - thanks so much for the hostess card and the U.S. stamps
Susan B. - thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage
I will be leaving itraders tomorrow.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
03-21-2011, 04:46 PM
I couldn't decide, so the hostess gets to select 2 to keep. ;))
(hope that doesn't make it harder on you)

arlie707
03-21-2011, 08:34 PM
Gorgeous cards Go-go! I'll let you know as soon as they arrive.

Go-Go Gadget Girl
03-22-2011, 02:26 PM
OK, mine are officially in the mail today. I selected one for your hostess card, I put a stamp in the sleeve, and you still get to pick one.

Thanks for hostessing another fabulous swap. When will you be posting the Spring one to go along with the Fall & Winter Photo Swaps?

arlie707
03-22-2011, 08:19 PM
Thanks for letting me know Stellaluna. I had to do the same for another swap. Time just got away on me. Hope to see you in another one.
Thanks Go-go girl - I'll be on the watch for them.
I hope to post the spring swap as soon as I swap this one -probably on Sunday.
I love zentangles - so I am posting a swap for that tonight!

goze
03-23-2011, 01:37 AM
Go-Go Gadget Girl - Awesome photos. Hope to "win" one of yours! Especially like the purple sky.

bitsysal49
03-24-2011, 04:27 PM
Sent my cards yesterday the 22nd. Hope they get there on time. If they don't get there in time just send them back or keep them. Thank you for hosting and allowing me to enter.

arlie707
03-24-2011, 05:56 PM
The cards have a week - that should be enough time. I'll let you know when they arive.

arlie707
03-29-2011, 05:45 PM
Margoartist your lovely cards have arrived! Thanks so much for the hostess card and the money for postage>

arlie707
03-30-2011, 07:15 PM
Go Go Gadget Girl your gorgeous cards arrived today! Thanks so much for the hostess card!

arlie707
03-31-2011, 07:49 PM
I am still waiting for 3 sets of cards. I do hope they arrive tomorrow. You never can tell when the mail will be late or on time! Hope that is alright with everyone.

arlie707
04-01-2011, 05:39 PM
Bitsy sal and Bevie2u- your gorgeous cards arrived today! Yeah!
Thanks Bitsysal for the hostess card and the money for postage.
Thanks Bevie for the hostess card and stamps.
One to go!

arlie707
04-02-2011, 12:28 AM
I will be swapping all the cards this weekend! They will be on their way asap!

arlie707
04-03-2011, 12:10 PM
Cards are all swapped and will be in the mail tomorrow! Such gorgeous cards everyone! Thanks so much for playing!

SOTO
04-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Oh, my lovely cards arrived today!! Thanks so much to Evalila for the crimson sunset, BitsyGal49 for the Piney Bay sunset, and Bevie2U for the Purple Hue sunset! What a gorgeous pallette!!
And to our dear host, thanks so much for a great photo theme and for your great hosting talents!!
Rep and iTrader to follow!!
These photo swaps have me carrying my camera everywhere now! You just never know!!
lol
SOTO

CherylS
04-12-2011, 04:14 PM
I received my cards today. Thanks to Evalila, Bevie, Bitsysal for the wonderful photos. I'm going to use them for the handdrawn surise, sunset swap. Thanks also to arlie for a great swap.

bitsysal49
04-12-2011, 10:47 PM
Received wonderful cards today from CherylS, Ruebli-cupcake, and Wil Opia Oguta Thanks so much and to a wonderful Host, GREAT JOB!

goze
04-13-2011, 06:03 PM
Received awesome cards from BayBird, go-go gadget girl, and susanb3258. Beautiful work ladies. Thank you. And a round of applause to arlie707 for another fabulous swap.

arlie707
04-13-2011, 10:36 PM
Thanks everyone! I'm so glad cards have started arriving and that you are all enjoying those lovely cards!

Bevie2u
04-15-2011, 04:31 PM
Hello, I received mine yesterday from our lovely host, thanks for this great swap hon.... I got one of Becky's (soto)_Nicole (Ruebbi Cupcake) and from Mouseit and Peggy Pfenninger Thanks to all for they are all beautiful...will give you rocks now...

Wil Opio Oguta
04-16-2011, 02:25 AM
Card arrived yesterday. I got lovely sunsets/sunrise from Mouseit, Evalila and Bitsysal49. Thanks you all and of course thank to Arlie707 for hosting this swap.

jo.on.the.go
04-17-2011, 12:12 PM
Thanks for hosting this swap, Bev. The cards I received are truly outstanding. I never get tired of sunrise or sunset cards.
Thanks to these artists as well:
margoartist - Big Sur
goze - Santa Barbara
LadyLinda - Sunset Gold

Mouseit
04-18-2011, 05:10 PM
Have lovely sunset cards from CherylS, Bevie2u, Wil Opio Oguta, and Soto.. whoohoo great cards girls!!
Thanks to our hostess who always has nice sunsets.. heehee You did great girl!

arlie707
04-18-2011, 10:35 PM
Thanks Mouseit! You're making me blush! lol I loved holding the swap - such awesome photography! Check out the KISS swap - there has been a photo section added!

Mouseit
04-19-2011, 05:17 AM
NONONO Arlie... LOL I am not allowed to go into another swap! heehee
I am goin gon holidays for two weeks, and will not be able to do another swap befoe I go...LOL

BUT you just wait til I get back!! Will do my next hostessing then too!

Ruebli-Cupcake
05-04-2011, 12:58 PM
Unfortunately, no cards have arrived yet. I hope they will find their way to Germany soon...