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SMikell
03-17-2011, 05:14 PM
Swap Due Date - April 15th 2011
Signup/Withdraw date - March 31st 2011
Number of Cards - 3 for 3
Number of participants -20
Mediums: All welcome! including collage/mixed media/photography

Guidelines
*All cards should be 3.5” by 2.5”, horizontal or vertical.
*Please, no heavy, thick or bulky embellishments or loose glitter. No stickers with white borders as the main image.
*Cards should be on a sturdy base, like cardstock or cardboard or watercolor paper.
*Please include your user name, real name and state or country, plus the swap name on the back of your cards.
*Please submit your best work for each swap. I will try to swap cards that show a similar effort.
*Host card would be nice but not required

Mailing
I will cover first 5 international players. Filled
Other international players are invited but must include $1 US.
US Participants, include a SASE, business size, with enough postage to cover the mailing of your cards, usually .44 cents
PM for address when you are ready.
Please mail your cards early so they arrive on time.


The color for this round is GREEN and just in time for Spring!
Your card must contain something green but the subject is up to you!

Those ready to play:
1. Tilas - International #1 - WD
2. Just Ducky
3. katrinabean86
4. sqeek - WD
5. Wil Opio Oguta
6. a123andpoof - WD
7. Threshold90
8. Barbara F - International #2
9. Maineatc
10. lafaver55
11. RaineyDay
12. momoruth - WD
13. Cathy1 - International #3
14. jensaz
15. PAMI
16. Mouseit - International #4
17. strawberrychic
18.hgsv1549 - International #5
19.shellyrosebud
20.symplesyrup - WD
Catey
RedRoses42
AxisofAnarchy
The waiting list:

Tilas
03-18-2011, 12:22 AM
I'd like to join please! :) Sounds fun!

Just Ducky
03-18-2011, 12:29 AM
oh super... Green money...Green grass...Green with envy....Green eyes....

so please sign me up.... I am so ready for GREEn... enough of this white winter stuff..

katrinabean86
03-18-2011, 12:39 AM
Yes please :) My favorite color comes around finally :D Love these swaps!

sqeek
03-18-2011, 02:47 AM
green is my favorite my I join please.

Wil Opio Oguta
03-18-2011, 03:42 AM
I want to play. Please sign me up

a123andpoof
03-18-2011, 06:02 AM
Yay! Green! This will be fun! Sign me up please!

Threshold90
03-18-2011, 06:51 AM
Sign me up plz, I played in blue~very fun! N my fav color is grn too!
THx
Thresh

Maineatc
03-18-2011, 10:05 AM
Green is my favorite color. Please sign me up.

SMikell
03-18-2011, 02:57 PM
Welcome to the swap everybody!

lafaver55
03-18-2011, 03:44 PM
count me in....wish it were money....

RaineyDay
03-18-2011, 03:47 PM
Sign me up. Hope there is room!!!! Love the color swaps. thanks

momoruth
03-18-2011, 03:55 PM
I'll play

Cathy1
03-18-2011, 04:03 PM
Please add me. I know I am going to be green with envy over the beautiful cards to be posted

jensaz
03-18-2011, 06:12 PM
I'm in!! YAY GREEN!

PAMI
03-18-2011, 06:44 PM
Yah it's green please add me to the list

Mouseit
03-18-2011, 06:46 PM
I see trees of green........*sing with me I know you are...LOL OK Count me in...Have to keep my coloUrs going.... and I get to be International 4 I think..LOL

SMikell
03-19-2011, 10:52 AM
Welcome to the Green swap everyone!
International spots are full.

hgsv1549
03-19-2011, 12:16 PM
oh shoot! onto the waiting list I go!!!

shellyrosebud
03-20-2011, 09:22 AM
Please sign me up. Green is my theme!

symplesyrup
03-20-2011, 02:49 PM
Sign me up please!

Mouseit
03-21-2011, 08:40 AM
Gesh Girl..LOL you didn't give me much time.. BUT I have finished my cards as of tonight...LOL they are just drying so if your really really good I will scan them and put them up in the morning and have them in the post to you tomorrow! Whoohooo that was quick!

katrinabean86
03-21-2011, 02:11 PM
Got one card done yesterday and plan to finish the other ones tonight :)

Mouseit
03-21-2011, 04:51 PM
Hi All,
Here you go, peep and see time! LOL

Threshold90
03-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Cool cards. That lil catipillar is cute haha! Nice ;)

Cathy1
03-21-2011, 08:47 PM
Mouseit - they are fantastic cards - I want them all.

katrinabean86
03-21-2011, 10:05 PM
Agreed! I love them all. The caterpillar is way too cute for words!

RedRoses42
03-21-2011, 11:01 PM
:( didn't get here in time. Oh well I guess I'll see you in the next I spy.

AxisOfAnarchy
03-21-2011, 11:04 PM
I'd like to join as well, please. I already have some wonderful ideas. :)

katrinabean86
03-22-2011, 01:39 AM
Finished my cards :) Here they are:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/7195/large/1_ATC_I_Spy_Green_Swap.jpg

Cathy1
03-22-2011, 02:49 AM
I love your cards - especially the first one. Hope I get this one hint hint

Mouseit
03-22-2011, 05:49 AM
LOL Thanks for the kind words folks...LOL

This is probably the fastest I have had thoughts and designs on cards and just gone and done them, I am really happy with the way they turned out too!

Cathy1 you better bribe Smikell she might give you one....LOL

SMikell
03-22-2011, 08:21 AM
Super awesome cards Mouseit and katrinabean86!

Your hint is noted Cathy1 :cute:

I've added hgsv1549, shellyrosebud and symplesyrup.

Catey, RedRoses42 and AxisofAnarchy are on the waiting list.

I'm thinking of expanding the participate list to 30 *big step for me*

Threshold90
03-22-2011, 09:44 AM
Katrinabean86~nice cards, grt job

katrinabean86
03-22-2011, 12:25 PM
Thanks, girls :) I'll be sending them your way today smikell! :)

Cathy1
03-27-2011, 03:32 AM
Here they are. The fourth card just didn't turn out the way I wanted so will be making another to send but it will have to be a surprise.

The colour scan seems to turn the cards a tealy colour but they are green. I'll be mailing them in the next day or so. I note that mail from New Zealand only takes about a week to arrive international.

Great swap.

SMikell
03-27-2011, 10:58 AM
Super cute cards Cathy1

SMikell
03-27-2011, 10:58 AM
RCVD cards from Maineatc and PAMI

katrinabean86
03-27-2011, 11:49 AM
Omg lol kitties :D So cute. I love the cards, Cathy :)

Just Ducky
03-27-2011, 02:07 PM
doing some catch-up and see all the great cards being posted.... Katrina great cards... and wish our trees had some apples.. they still dead around here.. Cathy.. always love all your cuties... and then Mousieit... cute cute and then cute. cause ya know I love duckys

I am working Green today.. and just checked our hostess suggestions... so got glue..
papers... and shears at the ready...

Just Ducky
03-27-2011, 09:36 PM
OK I back... and have my Green cards done... after staring at the ceiling for the first couple hours I got moving... hope ya like... and mailing out in the morning..
thanks Shanna, great fun with your swaps...

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_I_spy_Green.jpg

katrinabean86
03-27-2011, 11:49 PM
Ooh I love the butterfly/Daisy combination, Ducky!

Mouseit
03-28-2011, 08:21 AM
Heehee Ducky and I always are thinking of you when I do the ducky cards...*laughs* are you going to bribe the hostess? heehee

SMikell
03-28-2011, 03:20 PM
Hmmm....I'm not above taken a bribe! JK! But seriously....

Mouseit
03-28-2011, 04:02 PM
LOL There you go Ducky... bribe away.. *watches in fascination* so I can learn how its done just in case I ever need to bribe a hostie....

SMikell
03-31-2011, 09:28 AM
RCVD cards from Shelleyrosebud, Mouseit, katrinabean86 and Wil Opio Oguta

Great cards guys!

Mouseit
03-31-2011, 04:11 PM
Good to know they arrived, its always a worry with the pond between...LOL They might have taken a swim... *sigh* *relaxes*

SMikell
04-01-2011, 08:59 AM
Welcome Catey to the swap

SMikell
04-02-2011, 02:51 PM
RCVD cards from JustDucky
Fab!

SMikell
04-04-2011, 04:33 PM
RCVD awesome cards from Cathy1

a123andpoof
04-04-2011, 07:08 PM
I just looked to see the date due, and I need to withdraw DX just don't have the time to make cards! Sorry!

hgsv1549
04-04-2011, 08:54 PM
I sent mine yeaterday, hopefully they arrive this time!!!:wubclub:

sqeek
04-05-2011, 04:22 AM
Dear SMikell,
I'm so sorry but I have to drop out.There are so many things going on in my life right now. I hope that someone else can take my place. I hope everyone has a good day.

Threshold90
04-06-2011, 04:40 AM
I got mine done :D take a lOoK (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=219047)....
Mail out tom.....

katrinabean86
04-06-2011, 11:00 AM
Aw Kermit :D Cool cards!

Threshold90
04-06-2011, 08:12 PM
TY my friend :)

Tilas
04-07-2011, 02:43 PM
.....Ahhh crud. I am so sorry, I completely lost track of time and totally forgot about this swap. There's no way my cards will get there on time. :( I'm really sorry, life's been insane lately...

SMikell
04-08-2011, 03:55 PM
It's okay, a123andpoof, sqeek and Tilas. I hope that ya'll will be able to join the next swap.

SMikell
04-08-2011, 04:15 PM
RCVD cards from jensaz, Rainey Day and strawberrychic. Very nice cards!

SMikell
04-09-2011, 01:08 PM
Yeah! I can't wait Catey.

Welcome RedRoses42 and AxisofAnarchy!

AxisOfAnarchy
04-09-2011, 01:13 PM
I'm about to go photograph my items. :) I will have them up later today and sent by Monday.

SMikell
04-11-2011, 08:51 AM
Very interesting AxisOfAnarchy. I think you are the first person to do photography for any of the swaps. I'm excited!

SMikell
04-12-2011, 09:20 PM
RCVD cards from Threshold 90, Catey and Barbara F.

AxisOfAnarchy
04-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Very interesting AxisOfAnarchy. I think you are the first person to do photography for any of the swaps. I'm excited!

I'm an amateur photographer. I love walking around with my camera and just taking some of the most random pictures. Also it seems like Digital opportunities don't come around very often at all. So when a swap allows for it, I usually take advantage of it.

SMikell
04-13-2011, 04:44 PM
Awesome! I also enjoy photography. Its fun to be able to capture a moment. Can't wait to get your cards in my hot little hands!

RedRoses42
04-14-2011, 09:57 PM
One more day, hoping the cards show up :wideeyed:

SMikell
04-15-2011, 01:02 PM
They did show up RedRoses42 and cards from lafaver55!

hgsv1549
04-15-2011, 11:23 PM
okay again???? have you seen mine come in??:unsure:

RedRoses42
04-16-2011, 03:06 AM
Well that's a relief :)

SMikell
04-16-2011, 07:48 PM
Yes hgsv1549 I got your cards! Yeah!

hgsv1549
04-17-2011, 03:25 PM
WHEW!!!!!! YAAAAYYY!!!

SMikell
04-25-2011, 08:44 PM
Cards were mailed out over the weekend.

SMikell
04-27-2011, 07:51 PM
Yeah. I'm getting reports of the cards gettin' to where they need to go!

Threshold90
04-28-2011, 05:51 AM
Thanks to SMikell for hosting n to maineatc, jensaz, redroses42, & wil opio oguta whom i rec'v grt cards frm, thanks

Wil Opio Oguta
04-29-2011, 01:54 PM
My cards arrived! Thanks to ShellyRosebud for the green feather, Threshold90 for Kermit and HGSV1549 for spring easter bonny in bushes. And a big thanks to Smikell for hosting this swap.

katrinabean86
04-29-2011, 06:25 PM
Got my cards :) I was so surprised by how thick feeling the envelope was and so happy to receive such great cards from jensaz, PAMI, smikell, and BarbaraF! Thanks for another great swap!

Just Ducky
04-29-2011, 11:02 PM
I also received my Green goddies today.. thanks first to our hostess... great swap

cards were from.... RedRoses... cute octopus... from RaineyDay... alter your Life, very pretty.
also from Katrinabean....Curiosity, sweet bunny in watercan...

SMikell
05-01-2011, 10:10 PM
I'm glad that everybody is receiving their cards. Let me know if I forgot to leave feedback for anyone.