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butterflygirl24
02-26-2011, 08:27 AM
Handdrawn Handpainted
WHIMSICAL NEIGHBORHOODS
Due Date ~ April 20, 2011
Sign-up Date ~ Don't care as long as cards are on time
Withdraw Date ~ Don't care as long as you let me know!!!
Number of Cards ~ 3:3
Number of Participants ~ Unlimited US (First 5 international I will pay - others please help me out if possible)




WHIMSICAL NEIGHBORHOODS




This swap is all about Neighborhoods. Your cards must contain buildings of some kind - but remember that almost anything and anyplace can be a home to something! Whimsical and Fun - Hand-drawn or Hand-painted.


US Players: please send legal/business SASE
International Players: please send return address label and i'll cover the postage for the first 5 (Others if you can help me with postage I would appreciate it)

Please include the following information:
a. username on back of all cards and envelopes
b. swap name on back of all cards and envelopes
c. real name and location is optional but always nice

Extra cards are always welcome but never required!!!

Please do your best work.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to pm me. I'm here to help and please!!!

Who lives in your neighborhood?

Welcome to the swap:
Lazyshadows
Evalia
kat
Janet
Monica
Mixedup Artist
Maineatc
Amandus
TimeInMyHands
usaecjs2
alanabannana
joytotheblog
Nancy
Ruthie
kstyles - cards are on the way!
duckduckgoose
flowerlily64
WeAre138
prairiemouse
AmericanHwyFlower
Jennie
ThE_GooD_GuY
Barbara F
Dewtee
ShayNola
lafaver55
SunTrade
ArtistPoetGirl
miss
Spirit Soul

lazyshadows
02-26-2011, 09:59 AM
Oh nice!Count me in;-)

Evalila
02-26-2011, 10:03 AM
IŽd love to play, too. I can send US postage, so one more international player can join :)

kat
02-26-2011, 06:22 PM
BFG -- I'd like to join. I created the following pic based on drawings by the girl we sponsor in Uganda & a few googled images:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/786/large/1_whimsy_uganda.jpg
It is now cut into 4 ATCs. One blue chicken had to be sacrificed in the process.

Janet
02-26-2011, 06:28 PM
May I join in :)

Monica
02-26-2011, 06:32 PM
I think I will give this one a try too!

Mixedup Artist
02-26-2011, 06:41 PM
I would love to do this swap. Thanks!

butterflygirl24
02-26-2011, 06:45 PM
Kat I love it! Welcome to the swap everyone. I am glad to be hosting again!

Janet
02-27-2011, 07:56 AM
Thank you!!! I can send UK postage that you may be able to use :)

Maineatc
02-27-2011, 11:44 PM
May I join? It sounds like fun.

Maineact

butterflygirl24
02-28-2011, 04:55 PM
Welcome to the swap Maineatc

Amandus
02-28-2011, 05:07 PM
I would like to join!

I am international.

TimeInMyHands
02-28-2011, 10:03 PM
OMG! I don't know how I missed this one but I just gotta' join if there's still room??
I live and breathe whimsical! :wub: LOL!

JSilver
02-28-2011, 10:49 PM
kat, I love your village!

Please sign me up too. This sounds like fun

butterflygirl24
03-01-2011, 05:59 AM
There's always room for more! Welcome Amandus, TimeInMyHands and usaecjs2.

Remember to PM me for my address when your cards are ready. Thanks!

Art101
03-01-2011, 06:31 AM
Lurking for now, I am already at my max for swaps but hopefully will clear up some soon so I'll have time for this one. It sounds fun!

lazyshadows
03-01-2011, 10:21 AM
Whimsyhood;)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/5596/small/1_344.Whimsical_Neighborhoods_swap3.JPGhttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/5596/small/1_343.Whimsical_Neighborhoods_swap2.JPGhttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/5596/small/1_342.Whimsical_Neighborhoods_swap1.JPG

alanabannana
03-01-2011, 10:43 AM
I would like to join please

autumnsensation
03-01-2011, 11:18 AM
Would love to be added to the swap please!

Nancy
03-01-2011, 12:18 PM
Me too, please, I just added 20 new colors to my Prisma marker set and am anxious to try them out!

TimeInMyHands
03-01-2011, 03:41 PM
Thanks for adding me, butterflygirl! Good to see you hosting again!
Those are wonderful neighborhoods, lazyshadows! The middle one looks cozy! ;)

Evalila
03-03-2011, 08:46 AM
Here are my neighborhoods:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_IMG_1003_1_.jpg

butterflygirl24
03-03-2011, 05:20 PM
Welcome alanabannana, joytotheblog, and Nancy. Great to have you join the swap. Lurkers are welcome to join at anytime!

Kat's cards arrived yesterday - Thanks for playing. and Lazyshadows and Evalia - I love your neighborhoods.

Evalila
03-04-2011, 04:42 AM
My cards are on their way :)

WeAre138
03-04-2011, 06:27 AM
Could I sign up? I'm international

butterflygirl24
03-05-2011, 07:40 AM
Welcome WeAre138.

WeAre138
03-05-2011, 05:45 PM
Mine are ready :)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/6572/large/1_atcs___whimsical_neighborhoods_by_bonzo_1039-d3avmjh.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/6572/large/1_Picture_117436.jpg

Ruthie
03-06-2011, 06:47 PM
I would like to join!

JSilver
03-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Loovve all the neighborhoods. Mine will go out this week and I'll be posting in my gallery. Thanks for hosting Butterflygirl, this was fun.

butterflygirl24
03-06-2011, 08:36 PM
Welcome to the swap Ruthie!

kstyles
03-07-2011, 11:29 AM
Can I play? This looks like a fun swap!

butterflygirl24
03-07-2011, 08:37 PM
Welcome kstyles!

butterflygirl24
03-07-2011, 08:38 PM
lazyshadows your really fun houses arrived today. My husband thought it was really cool to get mail from Greece.

duckduckgoose
03-08-2011, 01:39 AM
Please sign me up for this swap, it's lovely :)

butterflygirl24
03-10-2011, 05:24 PM
duckduckgoose - welcome to the swap.

I received cards from Maineatc and Avalila. Thanks for the great artwork!

Mixedup Artist
03-10-2011, 05:47 PM
:DSent mine off this morning. Thanks for hosting this.

Janet
03-11-2011, 12:25 PM
here are mine

flowerlily64
03-11-2011, 01:34 PM
please sign me up!

butterflygirl24
03-11-2011, 05:43 PM
Welcome Flowerlily - Janet your neighborhoods are great!

butterflygirl24
03-11-2011, 05:45 PM
joytotheblog your cards arrived today. They are lovely neighborhoods!

Prairiemouse
03-12-2011, 08:16 AM
Add me this looks like FUN! :jiggy:

butterflygirl24
03-12-2011, 08:25 AM
Welcome prairiemouse!

alanabannana
03-13-2011, 11:30 AM
I did a big strip and then cut it up to individual cards.

butterflygirl24
03-13-2011, 02:22 PM
Nice job alanabannana

butterflygirl24
03-14-2011, 04:41 PM
cards today from mixedup and usaecjs2. Thanks for the great art.

AmericanHwyFlower
03-15-2011, 04:45 PM
i would like to join pls

butterflygirl24
03-15-2011, 05:23 PM
Welcome to the Swap AmericanHwyFlower!

Jennie
03-18-2011, 03:14 PM
May my neighborhoods play

butterflygirl24
03-19-2011, 12:30 PM
Jennie - welcome to the swap!
Weare138 cards came today. They are wonderful!

TimeInMyHands
03-19-2011, 02:34 PM
Such a cute idea, alanabannana! LOVE them all but the last card with the purple and red houses is my fav!:yes:

flowerlily64
03-19-2011, 08:06 PM
YAY! I am finally done with my cards...they will be going out in the mail on Monday.

TimeInMyHands
03-20-2011, 12:54 AM
OMG!!! That mushroom neighborhood is ADORABLE, flowerlilly! :jiggy: All of them are!

flowerlily64
03-20-2011, 09:11 AM
thank you Lydia....great to see you around...Hugs!

butterflygirl24
03-20-2011, 05:47 PM
Welcome to the swap The GooD Guy

dewtee
03-21-2011, 03:13 PM
I wanna play, I love houses and such!

alanabannana
03-21-2011, 06:57 PM
mailing cards out tomorrow.

shayNOLA
03-21-2011, 08:02 PM
Is there room for me? I'd love to join! What a great theme and the art is awesome!

butterflygirl24
03-22-2011, 04:56 PM
Barbara F And dewtee - welcome to the swap!

butterflygirl24
03-22-2011, 04:57 PM
shayNola - welcome to the swap!

Nancy and Monica - Your great houses have arrived!

shayNOLA
03-22-2011, 05:17 PM
Yay,Thanks!
I did one last night...
It was lots of fun playing with the colors!

butterflygirl24
03-22-2011, 07:12 PM
Thats a really great card!

Jennie
03-23-2011, 12:49 AM
Great card ShayNola

flowerlily64
03-23-2011, 08:52 AM
Love that card Shay....Great to see you joined...welcome to the fun!

shayNOLA
03-23-2011, 01:51 PM
LOL... Hi, Paola! I couldn't resist joining after I saw your lovely, whimsy art!!

shayNOLA
03-23-2011, 01:54 PM
Thanks, Butterflygirl24 and Jennie! I have to say again, it's so much fun drawing these. I love that I don't have to make the sky blue and the trees green! :) It really is a good exercise in creativity.

TimeInMyHands
03-23-2011, 10:19 PM
I love that I don't have to make the sky blue and the trees green! It really is a good exercise in creativity.

DITTO on that! :yes: LOVE your first card shayNOLA!

I finished mine last evening and am ready to send them out as soon as I get your addy, butterflygirl!
Here they are.....

flowerlily64
03-23-2011, 10:35 PM
I just hope you are not stalking me Shay :jiggy:

shayNOLA
03-23-2011, 10:45 PM
LOL... who me??? nah...:nah: But in all seriousness, I am a fan of yours!


I just hope you are not stalking me Shay :jiggy:

shayNOLA
03-23-2011, 10:49 PM
Thank you, but I have to tell you... I will have to repost because I added some details! And I love yours, too. Great idea with the ladders in the clouds, love the colors and that frame is an awesome idea!
~Shay


DITTO on that! :yes: LOVE your first card shayNOLA!

I finished mine last evening and am ready to send them out as soon as I get your addy, butterflygirl!
Here they are.....

lazyshadows
03-24-2011, 08:13 AM
ShayNOLA, TimeInMyHands and miss Flowerlily64 awesome cards girls!!:)

I am glad i joined he he

lafaver55
03-24-2011, 10:09 AM
Please add me to this swap

Janet
03-24-2011, 11:22 AM
Mine were posted today. :)

TimeInMyHands
03-24-2011, 01:58 PM
Thank you ladies! :yes:

Actually...I am stalking flowerlilly too! Hehe! :cute:

butterflygirl24
03-24-2011, 03:36 PM
Great Cards TIMH! Lafaver welcome to the swap.

Cards today from alanabannana and flowerlily!

shayNOLA
03-26-2011, 03:31 PM
Here are my ATCS for the swap. I revamped the one I posted a few days ago. They were soooo fun!
~Shay

butterflygirl24
03-26-2011, 04:42 PM
Those are some great cards!

Jennie
03-26-2011, 08:46 PM
Hi I just finished my tree house neighborhood cards. I put them in my gallery

TimeInMyHands
03-27-2011, 11:06 AM
OMGosh Shay! :jiggy: THOSE are amazing cards! My fav is the one with the big rising sun but ALL of them have awesome detail and whimsy!

TimeInMyHands
03-27-2011, 11:10 AM
Hi I just finished my tree house neighborhood cards. I put them in my gallery


Awesomeness!!! :yes: Tree houses rock!!

SunTrade
03-28-2011, 12:55 AM
Can I still sign up? Loved to participate!

butterflygirl24
03-28-2011, 03:55 PM
Welcome SunTrade

AmericanHwyFlower
03-30-2011, 11:47 AM
sorry please withdraw me from this swap

SunTrade
03-30-2011, 12:56 PM
I have finished my cards. Hope you all like them! :unsure:

http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/8472/whimsicalneighborhoodss.jpg

butterflygirl24
03-30-2011, 03:39 PM
Really GREAT cards from Janet Arrived today!

lazyshadows
03-31-2011, 01:47 PM
SunTrade great cards!;)

butterflygirl24
03-31-2011, 03:56 PM
Some really fun three dimensional treehouse neighborhoods arrived from Jennie today. Very nice - I love the dimensional affect!

TimeInMyHands
03-31-2011, 11:53 PM
butterflygirl, just a heads up...I mailed my cards out yesterday so they are on their merry way! :jiggy:

SunTrade
04-01-2011, 01:21 PM
SunTrade great cards!;)

Thank you!

butterflygirl24
04-01-2011, 04:21 PM
cards today from artistpoetgirl - who was lurking but now playing! and timeinmyhands.
Thanks to you both for such creative ***!

miss
04-03-2011, 02:58 PM
Can I join, please?

butterflygirl24
04-03-2011, 03:58 PM
Miss Welcome - Great to have you join the swap!

lafaver55
04-03-2011, 05:53 PM
Please count me in

butterflygirl24
04-03-2011, 08:33 PM
lafaver55 - you already signed up! But I am glad you still want to play...

miss
04-04-2011, 05:09 PM
I mailed my cards today (had most of them done before I signed up :)).

butterflygirl24
04-06-2011, 09:13 PM
Great Cards arrived today from Suntrade, Miss and ShayNola. All I can say is WOW - The cards have been soooo great and soooo fun and sooooo whimsical.

SunTrade
04-07-2011, 12:33 AM
Glad to know they arrived safely!

:)

butterflygirl24
04-07-2011, 04:53 PM
Hey AmericanHwyFlower - you withdrew but sent cards and they came today so I am glad you are still playing!

dewtee
04-11-2011, 11:26 AM
Here are my whimsical houses . . . I should have these sent out in the next day or so! Still need to cut them . . .

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/4460/medium/1_Whimsy_Houses_4-10-11_small.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=220066)

butterflygirl24
04-11-2011, 06:56 PM
PrairieMouse - You cards arrived today - Thanks!

Spirit Soul
04-11-2011, 07:13 PM
Hi, there,
May I join your swap and post my cards all at once? I tried making some cards before joining since I'm not so confident of my whimsy skills. I am actually ready to send them to you once I'm officially signed up. Thanks.
Acorn Alley, Acorn Avenue and Letter Land
68985 68986 68987

alanabannana
04-11-2011, 07:29 PM
love the acorn houses!!!

SunTrade
04-12-2011, 12:37 AM
Nice work here!

dewtee
04-13-2011, 09:37 AM
I need an address!!!!!

TimeInMyHands
04-13-2011, 01:02 PM
Such colorful houses, dewtee!
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your Acorn Avenue card, Spirit Soul!!! :yes:

dewtee
04-13-2011, 01:17 PM
Thank you, TIMH!!!!

duckduckgoose
04-13-2011, 05:49 PM
I'm sorry but I have to withdraw.

lazyshadows
04-14-2011, 01:32 AM
Spirit Soul and Dewtee amazing cards!

butterflygirl24
04-16-2011, 02:39 PM
Received wonderful neighborhoods from Dewtee and Spirit Soul. Thanks for playing!

butterflygirl24
04-16-2011, 02:40 PM
Count down to close of swap in 4 days. If I haven't heard from you yet please let me know your status!

Amandus
04-16-2011, 03:14 PM
Sorry - have to withdraw. Great theme - love the posts I have seen.

butterflygirl24
04-16-2011, 05:04 PM
Thanks for letting me know.

dewtee
04-18-2011, 12:04 PM
WOO-HOO!!!

Jennie
04-18-2011, 01:19 PM
only 2 more days!!!! I can't wait

butterflygirl24
04-18-2011, 04:31 PM
Cards from Barb F arrived today. They look adorable!

TimeInMyHands
04-20-2011, 12:32 AM
YAYYYY! :jiggy: TIME FOR RETURNS!!!!

lazyshadows
04-20-2011, 01:12 AM
These will be the very first cards i will receive from a swap,can't wait!;)

butterflygirl24
04-20-2011, 06:52 PM
Hi! and thanks to everyone for playing. I have two sets of cards for which I am going to wait for and the other people who haven't communicated with me - I will not be waiting for you. I will swap out cards as soon as I receive the two sets - which I expect will be in a few days. Everything should be in the mail back to you early next week.

Thanks!

butterflygirl24
04-23-2011, 08:04 AM
The Good Guys cards arrived yesterday - only one more (which will probably arrive today) and the returns will be sent back out.
Thanks again everyone!

butterflygirl24
04-25-2011, 03:52 PM
Last set arrived today. Let the swapping begin!

alanabannana
04-26-2011, 07:40 AM
yahoo! can't wait to see what comes my way. Have fun swapping butterflygirl

butterflygirl24
04-26-2011, 05:02 PM
Just got home from the Post Office. All the cards are coming back to you. I will be leaving itrader later tonight.

Thanks!

lazyshadows
04-27-2011, 01:10 AM
Can't wait!:) Let's see how long it takes to arrive to Greece!:)

kat
04-28-2011, 12:56 PM
My wonderful returns arrived today! Thanks to Miss, flowerlily64, & shayNOLA for their art and to Butterflygirl24 for hosting.

shayNOLA
04-28-2011, 05:12 PM
YAY, my cards arrived!! Spirit Soul, Lazyshadows and WeAre138... totally awesome cards! Thanks, Butterflygirl24!! :)

Jennie
04-29-2011, 07:46 PM
Thought I posted this yesterday. Evidently I just dreamt it. Thank you to Butterfly girl for hosting and for one of your beautiful cards.
Also thanks to evalia and artistpoetgirl- you all rock

JSilver
04-29-2011, 08:53 PM
I'm so happy with my returns. Great neighborhoods. Thanks to Kat, alanabannana, and Evalila for fantastic cards. Thanks also to Butterflygirl for hosting. This was fun.

Evalila
05-02-2011, 04:29 AM
Received great cards from alanabannana, MixedupArtist and The Good Guy! Thanks to you and to our fab hostess! Off to leave points...

alanabannana
05-02-2011, 07:42 AM
my cards are here. Many thanks to suntrade, flowerlily and mixed up artist, and of course out lovely hostess.

lazyshadows
05-02-2011, 09:32 AM
Got some great cards from Shaynola,ArtistPoetGirl and Spirit Soul!Thank you guys and a huge thank you to our lovely hostess;-)

dewtee
05-02-2011, 12:05 PM
I received wonderful cards from maineatc, Nancy, and TIMH . . . thanks so much for the great cards, and thanks butterflygirl24 for hosting!

Janet
05-03-2011, 08:32 AM
I am so happy with my returns. They put a smile on my face today!!! Thanks to Evalila, BarbaraF and Lazyshadows.
Thanks to butterflygirl24 for a great whimsy swap :)