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Rogue Gal
03-18-2012, 07:25 PM
Zettiliscious Cats ATC Swap - Due May 23

Swap Due Date - May 23
Sign up by Date - May 17, or until full.
Withdraw by Date - Any time before the due date, just let me know!
Number of Cards - 3 for 3
Number of participants - 55
Medium - Collage/Mixed Media




Zettiliscious Cats!



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The above examples were made by Pikkis, notinkansas,crafty, theweavershand, and MelanieS, and are not part of this swap.


This swap is about Zetti Cats - think whimsical, colorful, playful, and odd. Assemble bits of this and that to create your zetti cat and your card. The medium is collage and/or mixed media, so feel free to draw and paint on your art. Human and other animal parts such as arms, legs, wings, eyes, or whatever else are allowed, but please make sure to use enough cat elements that we notice that first when looking at the piece. Also, please don't just send a zetti cat in the middle of a blank card - collage up the borders or background so there is plenty for our eyes to look at. Please send art that took time and care to create - something that you yourself would be thrilled to receive.

Some guidelines for the zetti style (pick and choose as you like):

•Aim to make the ordinary into something whimsical or from a fantasy world
•Use contrasting textures and patterns
•Use lots of bright colours but mix in some black and white patterns such as stripes
•Use mismatched faces and bodies
•Add body parts, clothing and/or wings to a creature who doesn't usually have them
•Give your creatures fantastic hats and crowns
•Combine the quirky, odd and whimsical to make a new Zetti creature
•Use lyrical, poetic, handwritten sayings or text
•Use outlining and doodling to bring all sorts of elements together

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/3704797


Now for the nitty gritty:

Guidelines:

- Medium is collage/mixed media.
- All cards should be standard 3.5” x 2.5”, and be mounted on cardstock or something more substantial than flimsy paper.
- All cards should be sent in individual plastic sleeves if you have them.
- No heavy, thick or bulky embellishments. Cards must be able to fit into a plastic sleeve. If embellishments are heavy or thick, please include an extra .20 cent stamp for each card sent.
- Please include username, real name, origin (country) and swap name ("Zetti Cats" is fine) on the back of all cards. We can't leave you rep points if we don't know who you are.
- Originals only - no copies or prints.
- Please take time with your art. Submit cards that you would be happy to get in return.
- Make sure cards are well-glued and sealed, if necessary.
- This swap is 3 for 3 only. An extra card in this theme for the host is not required but would be cherished.
- I will try to swap out cards "effort for effort" as best as I can, but you may receive a random card.
- If you need to withdraw, just let me know. Disappearing and failing to communicate may result in neutral iTrader.


Mailing and postage:

- Please include your username and swap name on the back of all envelopes sent in.
- International participants – Please include $1 or US stamps. If you cannot provide this just let me know and I will cover your postage. Please include a self addressed long envelope, or at least a large label or piece of paper with your name and address on it. Please no bubble envelopes.
- US Participants – Please include a self addressed business size envelope (the long kind) with .45 cents postage (or one Forever stamp). If your cards are very heavy or thick, please include an extra .20 cent stamp for each card sent.

When you are ready to mail, please PM me for my address.

When you receive your cards for the swap, please remember to leave iTrader for the Host (me) and Rep Points for the people you received cards from. Everyone likes to know where their babies end up.

Please post pictures of your finished ATCs to the thread - we would all love to see them and be inspired!

Who wants to play?

1.)
2.) *sainteve - received
3.) *theweavershand - received
4.) .anne - received
5.) *MelanieS - received
6.)
7.)
8.) *Nancy - received
9.)
10.) *Jewels - received
11.) *Maineatc - received
12.)
13.) *artkeyologist - received
14.) *HeatherR - received
15.) *artkitty - received
16.) *RaineyDay - received
17.) *jensaz - received
18.) *Sophie's mom - received
19.)
20.) *Blanche - received
21.)*Spirit Soul - received
22.) *suzyq - received
23.) *zandradee - received
24.)*Frances - received
25.)
26.) *goatgoddess - received
27.) .catladybj - received
28.) *WendyK - received
29.) *alanabannana - received
30.) .autumnsensation - received
31.)
32.)
33.) *beyondshay - received
34.) Starshine
35.)
36.) *sheala.draws - received
37.) *HiddenTreasure2010 - received
38.) .doodlebugdezines - received
39.)*thecharmedlife - received
40.) *suzie's Arts - received
41.) *Thwarmp (now ColorFly) - received
42.) .akindajoy - received
43.)*maggiebloom - received
44.) *Leslie 52 - received
45.) *needlewings - received
46.) .Elena - received
47.) Garneteve
48.) *dezineliz - received
49.) *squirebear - received
50.) *sallyannart - received

starfish
03-18-2012, 10:30 PM
Me! Me! Me!

Rogue Gal
03-18-2012, 10:36 PM
Yay! Yay! Yay! Happy to have you, starfish!

sainteve
03-18-2012, 10:37 PM
And I'm supposed to resist? Please sign me up!

Rogue Gal
03-18-2012, 10:38 PM
Excellent! Welcome sainteve!

theweavershand
03-19-2012, 12:17 AM
sign me up. i cant resist. hopefully things will have quieted down by then.

anne
03-19-2012, 01:16 AM
Can I join please?

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 01:17 AM
Yay - it wouldn't be the same without you, Amy!

theweavershand
03-19-2012, 01:25 AM
Awww...shucks! i just love you and your swaps!!

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 01:35 AM
Aww, warm fuzzies! :wubclub:

Oops, sorry anne - I missed you before - welcome!

MelanieS
03-19-2012, 03:40 AM
Two of my favorite things in one swap! Sign me up please! :cute:

crafty
03-19-2012, 08:12 AM
sign me up please
joan

scwk0511
03-19-2012, 08:18 AM
me! me!

Nancy
03-19-2012, 10:39 AM
My cat (the scruffy rescue) Madaline Victoria just read this and said " Meow,Meow momma makum cats"...sooooo please sign me up!

Pikkis
03-19-2012, 12:35 PM
Great swap-theme Rogue Gal and Im so taken, that you wanted to use my card as an example :notworthy:!

And I see that this swap has started to fill up fast, but I think I have to lurk for now, as I have some other committments I have to get done first... But tempted...

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 02:32 PM
Woot! Welcome to the swap, MelanieS, crafty, scwk0511, Nancy, and SuzanneSky - I'm thrilled to have you all!

Nancy, your kitty is obviously very smart! ;)

Pikkis, I understand being overloaded with other commitments. I hope that you will be able to come back and play with us! :yes:

Jewels
03-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Me! Me!

Maineatc
03-19-2012, 03:24 PM
Please sign me up. Thanks

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 04:01 PM
Yay - welcome Jewels, Maineatc, and the_girl_with_starry_eyes - so glad you all joined!

artkeyologist
03-19-2012, 04:31 PM
May I please play? I just had a cat adopt me this weekend and I'm inspired :)

goatgirl
03-19-2012, 04:55 PM
lurking. . .

HeatherR
03-19-2012, 05:02 PM
Sign me up please. :)

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 05:05 PM
Welcome to the swap, artkeyologist and HeatherR! :jiggy:

Congratulations on your new kitty, artkeyologist!

Hope to see you back, goatgirl! :)

artkitty
03-19-2012, 06:20 PM
me, me, please?:jiggy:

RaineyDay
03-19-2012, 06:44 PM
Please add me! I'm a Zetti maniac. I also like cats. This will be PURRRRR-fect! LOL

jensaz
03-19-2012, 07:53 PM
but of course i will play. Thank you for the invite

Sophie's mom
03-19-2012, 07:58 PM
Me please, my first zetti swap!

Blanche
03-19-2012, 08:20 PM
Zetti kitti-cats! yes, I'm in!

Spirit Soul
03-19-2012, 08:41 PM
What a mind reader you are! I thought after the Zetti owls I might try Zetti cats. Sign me up!

Rogue Gal
03-19-2012, 09:33 PM
Purrfect! Welcome to the swap, artkitty, RaineyDay, jensaz, Sophie's mom, LaDonna, Blanche, and Spirit Soul! :jiggy:

suzyq
03-20-2012, 08:26 AM
I would like to zetti a kitty or two or three, please.

zandradee
03-20-2012, 09:52 AM
please sign me up.

Rogue Gal
03-21-2012, 01:31 AM
Woot - welcome suzyq and zandradee!!

Connie Powell
03-21-2012, 11:21 AM
I'd love to join this swap!

Rogue Gal
03-21-2012, 02:36 PM
Yay - welcome to the swap, Frances and Connie Powell!

goatgoddess
03-21-2012, 03:20 PM
love the theme - please sign me up :)

Rogue Gal
03-21-2012, 03:21 PM
Excellent - welcome goatgoddess! :)

catladybj
03-21-2012, 04:51 PM
add me to the insanity!

Rogue Gal
03-21-2012, 05:45 PM
Of course - welcome catladybj!

WendyK
03-21-2012, 07:23 PM
Can I join in please

alanabannana
03-21-2012, 09:14 PM
sign me up please!

Rogue Gal
03-22-2012, 12:20 AM
Absolutely - welcome to the swap, WendyK and alanabannana!

autumnsensation
03-22-2012, 10:35 AM
Please add me to the swap :)

goatgirl
03-22-2012, 03:23 PM
Anybody got any pictures to post? I'm needing some inspiration before I take off for spring break. I'm hoping to have some play-time and make me some ATCs!

shewolf36
03-23-2012, 01:26 PM
sign me up

notinkansas
03-23-2012, 02:53 PM
lurking

Rogue Gal
03-24-2012, 02:11 AM
Yay - welcome to the swap, autumnsensation, TIFFANY186, and shewolf36!

I hope you'll be back to play, Kelly! :yes:

beyondshay
03-24-2012, 03:10 PM
I would love to be included in this kitty swap!!! YAY :)

Starshine
03-24-2012, 05:42 PM
kitties are my favorite! may i join please?

Rogue Gal
03-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Welcome to the swap, beyondshay and Starshine - we're happy to have you!

TimeInMyHands
03-25-2012, 11:43 PM
*Lurking! :cute:

ArtDuJunque
03-26-2012, 11:04 AM
Better get in on this before its full! Sign me up

sheala.draws
03-27-2012, 12:23 AM
yay! zetti cats! sign me up please!

HiddenTreasure2010
03-27-2012, 01:47 AM
I would love to join if there is a spot?

Rogue Gal
03-27-2012, 02:36 AM
Just wondering but how are you guys getting your cats? I thought maybe magazines or pictures, or just printing them, but I haven't had much luck. Any ideas???


I've been collecting cat images from here and there for years, but a great source I've found is magazines like "Cat Fancy" and such. I went to Goodwill, bought a few pet magazines, cut out some of my favorite photos, and took them down to Staples and made color copies to use in my art. Hope that helps.

Yay - welcome to the swap, ArtDuJunque, sheala.draws, and HiddenTreasure2010! :jiggy:

I hope you will come back and play, lurking Lydia! :yes:

artkitty
03-27-2012, 03:54 PM
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/1_zetti_kitty-2.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/1_zetti_kitty-3.jpg
fun fun!

beyondshay
03-27-2012, 04:44 PM
Oh artkitty...I love these! Just delightfully quirky!

HeatherR
03-27-2012, 04:48 PM
I couldn't stop and ended up making more than I need. I'm not sure which ones I will send yet, but here are my kitties:

beyondshay
03-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Oh my gosh...HeatherR, I love your cards too!!! So much cool inspiration, it's distracting me from the other swaps I should be working on!!!:wideeyed:

Rogue Gal
03-27-2012, 05:03 PM
Wow, artkitty and HeatherR - your zetti cats are wonderful - thanks for posting them for us to see!

anne posted her zetti cats to the gallery, and they are terrific as well! This swap is off to a great start!

sainteve
03-28-2012, 07:40 PM
Great cards artkitty & heatherR - inspiring!!

thecharmedlife
03-31-2012, 12:21 AM
I can't resist a cat swap! May I join?

sainteve
03-31-2012, 11:10 AM
I made more than four, but wasn't at all happy with a few of them, so those got dumped. But here are the ones I will put in the mail on Monday. :notworthy:

suzie's Arts
03-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Hi, I would be MEOWING to try this.
Suzie

Rogue Gal
03-31-2012, 06:27 PM
Fabulous zetti cats, sainteve - thanks for sharing them with us! :yes:

Welcome to the swap, doodlebugdezines, thecharmedlife, and suzie's Arts - I'm happy to have you all in the swap!

ColorFly
04-01-2012, 01:03 AM
Another Rogue Gal swap; how can I resist? Sign me up, please!

Rogue Gal
04-01-2012, 02:17 AM
Yay - welcome, Thwarmp! :jiggy:

Sophie's mom
04-02-2012, 10:46 PM
My cards are ready, but I misspelled the swap name on the back:wacko:sorry!
Rogue Girl, I've got your address from the love birds swap so I will get these to the post office on Tues or Wed. Thanks for a fun theme, these are pretty much my first Zetti's.

Sophie's mom
04-02-2012, 10:48 PM
Well...now I'm not sure what happened to my pics????

Sophie's mom
04-02-2012, 11:14 PM
97618

97619

97620

97621

97622

2nd try...

Rogue Gal
04-04-2012, 02:33 AM
Wow, your first try at Zetti? They are fantastic, Sophie's mom - the first and last are my favorites!

big toe studio
04-04-2012, 02:37 AM
just stopped by to enjoy the eye candy.
WOW, what a fabulous collection of Zetties
Sophiesmom: I used to play the accordian,so really LOL'd at your squeezbox player.
she looks like she may have caught "lefty" in the bellows--been there, done that -big time ouchie

Sophie's mom
04-04-2012, 10:02 AM
Thanks for the compliments I really enjoyed making them. Rogue Gal I mailed them yesterday.

maggiebloom
04-04-2012, 10:17 PM
Count me in please!!! Love zettis.

Rogue Gal
04-05-2012, 01:16 PM
Welcome to the swap, akindajoy and maggiebloom! :)

I'll let you know when your cards arrive, Sophie's mom!

autumnsensation
04-05-2012, 05:59 PM
My cards for the swap can be found here: http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=294229

RaineyDay
04-06-2012, 05:32 PM
My cats are ready to roll! Here's a peek.

97870

97871

Rogue Gal
04-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Fabulous zetti cats, autumnsensation and RaineyDay - love them!

The first Zettiliscious Cats have arrived from RaineyDay and Sophie's mom - thank you both for the extra cards!

Leslie 52
04-06-2012, 06:05 PM
Love zettis so sign me up!

Rogue Gal
04-07-2012, 09:44 PM
Yay - welcome to the swap, Leslie 52 and needlewings!

Purrfect zetti cats have come scratching at my door from sainteve (thank you for the extra card!), and from Maineatc (thank you for the cool charms!)

Connie Powell
04-09-2012, 10:26 AM
I'm so sorry but I need to withdraw. Life is getting in the way of art.

Elena
04-09-2012, 12:17 PM
I would like to join.

Rogue Gal
04-09-2012, 12:49 PM
Thanks for letting me know, Connie Powell :)

Welcome to the swap, Elena!

Elena
04-09-2012, 09:13 PM
Here are mine.

Rogue Gal
04-09-2012, 10:55 PM
No problem, SuzanneSky - thanks for letting me know :)

Fantastic zetti cats, Elena!

beyondshay
04-10-2012, 07:54 PM
Oh My!!! This was quite the challenge for me...hadn't done this style before. Thanks for all the great photos of everybody's cards. They were inspiration to keep me on track, fur sure!
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q155/justsayshay/1ZettiCatSwap.jpg

dezineliz
04-10-2012, 08:55 PM
Ok I can't resist. Could you sign me up? So many cool cards!

Rogue Gal
04-11-2012, 02:47 AM
You guys are definately rocking this swap - wow!

beyondshay, I never would have guessed that this was your first zetti experience - your cats are terrific!

needlewings, your cats are fabulous as well, and I love that you used your own (or relative's) kitties in your creations!

Welcome to the swap, Garneteve and dezineliz - I'm happy to have you!

alanabannana
04-12-2012, 07:36 PM
here are my charming kitties

ColorFly
04-13-2012, 01:57 AM
Haha, I love your Trick-or-Treat kitty!

Rogue Gal
04-13-2012, 11:02 AM
Fantastic zetti kitties, Alana and Frances - I love them!

sainteve
04-14-2012, 10:47 AM
Cool cards alannabannanna and frances! It's so interesting seeing what others come up with! Great start to the morning!

Rogue Gal
04-15-2012, 01:57 AM
Thanks for letting me know, the_girl_with_starry_eyes - if you change your mind later you are certainly welcome to come back. :)

sheala.draws
04-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Here are my Zettis, with my own cats!

PeekABoo, the Curious
Arjuna, the Purrmaster
Jake, the Sleepy
Kisa, the Hunter

beyondshay
04-16-2012, 10:25 PM
sheala.draws I love your cards! How darling :)

Rogue Gal
04-17-2012, 02:18 AM
Yay - I've been hoping that you would join us, squirebear - welcome! I suspect that you will be a very good zetti-er :) You certainly have the enthusiasm!

Awesome zetti cats, sheala - I love that you used your own kitties!

I've been away at an Independent Film Festival for the last five days, and returned home to find a clowder (is that correct?) of zettiliscious cats waiting for me. Kitties are here from Elena, Anne, beyondshay, and autumnsensation - thank you all for the extra cards, they are so appreciated!

Nancy
04-17-2012, 03:14 PM
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/1854/small/1_Zettilicious_Cats.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=296857) Here are mine, and they were so fun to do..All of the posted ones are great! I know the returns will be superfragalisticexpealadosis!!! I have not heard that word in years...Suppose the great art here has my head swimming!!

Rogue Gal
04-17-2012, 06:34 PM
Fantastic zetti cats, Nancy - the top two are my faves!

artkitty
04-18-2012, 12:38 PM
Zetti Prom....I made a few more...trading two, sending two.
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/2_z_kat_2-2.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/3_k.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/2_z_kat_3-1.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/18939/small/2_z_kat_4-1.jpg

Rogue Gal
04-18-2012, 01:34 PM
Wonderful kitties, artkitty - I love that first one especially!

Rogue Gal
04-19-2012, 12:23 PM
Wonderful - thanks for letting me know Frances!

Rogue Gal
04-21-2012, 02:34 AM
Fabulous zetti cats have arrived from needlewings (thank you for the extra card & cool art goodies!) and dezineliz (thank you for the extra card!)

suzie's Arts
04-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Collaged cat with wings and things

alanabannana
04-22-2012, 09:09 PM
Going postal tomorrow

suzyq
04-22-2012, 09:39 PM
Mine will go out in a day or so. Here's a peak and hope you enjoy.

alanabannana
04-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Love the suit cat

Rogue Gal
04-23-2012, 02:47 AM
Fantastic zetti cats, suzyq!

Thanks for letting me know that the kitties are on the way, Alana and Suzy - I'll let you know when they arrive!

WendyK
04-23-2012, 12:45 PM
Mine are going postal in the morning

Rogue Gal
04-25-2012, 02:39 AM
Awesome kitties, WendyK - I'll let you know when they arrive!

Speaking of arrivals, fabulous cats have arrived from sheala.draws, maggiebloom, and Frances - thank you all so much for the extra cards!

Rogue Gal
04-25-2012, 03:23 AM
Frances, everything arrived in perfect condition - the envelope wasn't bent or mangled - in fact it looked as though it had just been sent across town instead of across an ocean and a continent!

Rogue Gal
04-27-2012, 02:16 AM
Awesome zettiliscious cats have arrived from alanabannana and Nancy - thank you both so much for the extra cards!

suzyq
04-27-2012, 08:57 AM
My zetti kitties will go in the mail today. Will be finishing up my Feline Fairies chunkies for the other kitty swap this weekend and get them off on Monday.

ColorFly
04-27-2012, 10:20 AM
Here are mine!

Rogue Gal
04-27-2012, 09:54 PM
Thanks for letting me know, suzyq :)

Purrfect zetti cats, Thwarmp! Love the tower of fish and the antenna!

Blanche
05-01-2012, 05:31 PM
This was so much fun - I finally learned how to do Zetti -
Start the first day the swap is posted and work on the cards a little at a time over the course of a few weeks, adding this and that! LOL

Mine are a bunch of Plaid Flannel Shirt and Jeans Zetti Cats each with their own personalities (that came out over those few weeks!) -

Miss Priss - a kitten who doesn't know if she is coming or going -
Tom - The tough guy on the block
Diva-licious - All sparkle and glam
and my fav, Feral Cat - who hangs around at the docks stealing fish scraps

Thanks Rogue Gal for such a fun swap!

scwk0511
05-02-2012, 05:46 AM
i have been trying to find my muse for this theme and just can't. I am going to drop out.

Hope

suzyq
05-02-2012, 08:26 AM
Blanche, I love your kitties! I would adopt any one of them.....hint hint to hostess.:)

artkeyologist
05-02-2012, 11:41 AM
I was really wondering if I could do my zetti kitties and then the muse struck last night. For once a cat kept me up all night in a good way!

Jewels
05-02-2012, 01:30 PM
Absolutely LOVE that third one, Artkeyologist. The yellow tiger, I mean. He's a riot.

Here's mine. I'll get mailed soon.

suzyq
05-02-2012, 01:33 PM
So many awesome zetti cats! Can't wait!

Rogue Gal
05-02-2012, 02:42 PM
Wow, what an amazing batch of zettiliscious cats! Great kitties, Blanche, artkeyologist, and Jewels - wow!

Sometimes those muses play hard to get, scwk0511 - thanks for letting me know :)

squirebear, "fixin' to get ready" is a great start! :laugh:

Rogue Gal
05-03-2012, 02:32 AM
Fantastic zetti cats have arrived from suzyq, Thwarmp (thank you both for the extra cards!), and from WendyK!

Blanche
05-03-2012, 11:07 PM
Thank you for kind comments on my cards.. so much fun to make them. The hard part is waiting to see which three of all these beautiful cards I will receive in returns! :notworthy:

Rogue Gal
05-06-2012, 02:32 AM
Fabulous zetti cats have arrived from Jewels and thecharmedlife - thank you both so much for the extra cards!

Spirit Soul
05-06-2012, 10:03 AM
I am looking at the posted cards and laughing out loud. Why are Zetti animals so ridiculously funny?!? Here are mine and I'll be mailing tomorrow

100110 100111

100112 100113:

Rogue Gal
05-07-2012, 02:03 AM
Cool cards, Spirit Soul - I like the sayings too!

Blanche
05-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Mine went postal today! :v_spin:

zandradee
05-08-2012, 04:30 AM
Finally finished.

Rogue Gal
05-08-2012, 01:38 PM
Thanks for letting me know, Blanche!

Fabulous Zetti cats, zandradee - I love the eyelashes on that middle cat!

Rogue Gal
05-08-2012, 10:15 PM
Amazing zetti cats have arrived from jensaz, HiddenTreasure2010, and Artkeyologist - thank you all so much for the extra cards!

Rogue Gal
05-11-2012, 04:03 PM
Oh squirebear, those are awesome! This is really odd, but for some reason I've been thinking "okie dokie, artichokie" at various times in the last week or so, and here you put it on a card - that's wild!

Rogue Gal
05-11-2012, 04:07 PM
Fantastic zettiliscious cats have arrived from Leslie52 (thank you for the foreign text!), Blanche (thank you for the extra card!), and artkitty (thank you for the extra card!)

theweavershand
05-14-2012, 01:20 AM
Here are mine. sorry i havent been on much but life has been crazy. ill have these in the mail to you in the next couple of days.

ArtDuJunque
05-14-2012, 09:58 PM
As cool as all the cards are here and as much as I want to take part in this swap I am afraid I am going to have to drop, I just have no time to create something worthy of all the cards posted here.
Great art everyone!

Rogue Gal
05-14-2012, 10:02 PM
Wonderful zetti cats, theweavershand! Don't worry about not being on much - real life is important, and I know that you have a lot on your plate right now. *Hugs*

Thanks for letting me know, ArtDuJunque - I'll probably host this swap again in the future, so maybe you'll be able to play then. :)

Rogue Gal
05-14-2012, 10:08 PM
Fabulous zetti cats have arrived from akindajoy (got the envie too!), Spirit Soul (thank you for the extra card!), doodlebugdezines, Squirebear (thank you for the extra card!), and zandradee (thank you for the catnip fairy chunky page!)

sallyannart
05-15-2012, 08:53 PM
Hey Christine! I know I'm a little late, but can I join in? I just completed four zetti cats.

Rogue Gal
05-15-2012, 09:27 PM
Absolutely, sallyannart - I'm happy to have you! Welcome!

sallyannart
05-16-2012, 08:36 PM
My cards will be in the mail tomorrow.

catladybj
05-17-2012, 01:44 AM
My cards will be in the mail tomorrow.

these cards are great. maybe I should give my address to you instead of you sending them to RG. :daydreaming::daydreaming:

Rogue Gal
05-17-2012, 02:10 AM
Ha! You wish, Bonnie! :) Fantastic zetti cats, sallyann - I'll let you know when they come scratching at my door!

suzyq
05-17-2012, 09:06 AM
sallyannart, I adore the pink bird/cat!

goatgoddess
05-18-2012, 11:15 AM
Mine are headed your way - :)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/200/medium/1_zetti_cats_2012.JPG

theweavershand
05-18-2012, 05:27 PM
mine are on their way to you!

Rogue Gal
05-19-2012, 02:21 AM
Great zetti cats, goatgoddess - I'll let you know when they arrive!

Thanks for letting me know, theweavershand - I'll keep an eye out for them!

catladybj
05-19-2012, 06:45 PM
Ha! You wish, Bonnie! :) Fantastic zetti cats, sallyann - I'll let you know when they come scratching at my door!

hey, it never hurts to try, right!!!???!!!:wideeyed::biglaugh:

HeatherR
05-21-2012, 10:43 AM
Hello,
I'm sorry, but I need to back out. I'm totally kicking myself though because my cards have been done and ready to mail for so long. :embarrassed: I still don't have them in the mail yet though and I don't want to be responsible for holding up the swap. If anyone wants to trade privately please contact me by pm.

Rogue Gal
05-21-2012, 08:45 PM
You're right, Bonnie, it never hurts to try ;)

LaDonna - no problem, thanks for letting me know. You have more important things to deal with right now. Hope your son gets better soon!

HeatherR is staying in the swap :) I won't be swapping out until next weekend, so as long as they reach me by Saturday it's fine.

Wonderful zetti cats have arrived from suzie's Arts, theweavershand, and goatgoddess - thank you all for the extra cards!

MelanieS
05-23-2012, 02:07 AM
Yikes! Didn't realize that these are due tomorrow! Finished the last night, but didn't scan or get them together. I will do that right now and they will be in the mail 1st thing tomorrow, when my Hubby can drop them off on his way to work. You can send them back if they get there too late, but you just live a bit from here, so I don't expect it should take long.
Sorry Christine!

Rogue Gal
05-23-2012, 02:30 AM
No worries, Melanie! I won't be swapping them until the weekend, and they will only take a day to come from you to me, so if you can't mail until Thursday or Friday that's fine :) Can't wait to see them!

MelanieS
05-24-2012, 09:51 PM
Here is what they look like:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/medium/1_img511.jpg

Rogue Gal
05-25-2012, 02:15 AM
Fabulous zetti cats arrived today from HeatherR and MelanieS - thank you both for the extra cards!

theweavershand
05-26-2012, 01:08 AM
love those MelanieS! esp the Free Spirited one! so cute!

Rogue Gal
05-29-2012, 12:32 AM
I have had a death in the family and will be gone Wednesday through Friday to fly east and attend the memorial service. I don't know if I will have access to a computer during that time, so please understand if I can't update you or respond for a few days. I will be available for anything you need on Tuesday, but then may be out of touch until Saturday.

I won't be able to swap out and mail returns until after I get back home - sorry!

alanabannana
05-29-2012, 06:38 AM
Take care of you and sorry for your loss. Hugs

ColorFly
05-29-2012, 04:12 PM
I'm sorry for you, please don't worry about the swap! We can wait. Take care.

theweavershand
05-29-2012, 04:47 PM
no worries, Christine. take care of yourself and travel safe. hugs and love to you!!

sheala.draws
05-29-2012, 09:15 PM
Hugs.

artkeyologist
05-29-2012, 09:48 PM
Sending you and your family warm wishes and prayers of peace. Don't worry about us!

goatgoddess
05-30-2012, 01:16 PM
take care and keeping you and your family in my prayers


I have had a death in the family and will be gone Wednesday through Friday to fly east and attend the memorial service. I don't know if I will have access to a computer during that time, so please understand if I can't update you or respond for a few days. I will be available for anything you need on Tuesday, but then may be out of touch until Saturday.

I won't be able to swap out and mail returns until after I get back home - sorry!

Spirit Soul
05-30-2012, 04:07 PM
No problem, Christine. Best wishes for you and your family.

catladybj
06-03-2012, 05:17 PM
So Sorry, Christine. you and your family is what's important.

Rogue Gal
06-04-2012, 01:54 AM
Thank you so much for your words of support - they have really meant a lot to me during this sad time - you are all so wonderful!

I finally finished my own kitties for the swap, and hope to swap out tomorrow after work.

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Oops! Forgot to mention that ATCs from sallyannart and catladybj arrived last week safe and sound.

artkeyologist
06-04-2012, 01:31 PM
Fabulous kitties Rogue Gal. Glad to hear you are back home safe and sound. :)

ColorFly
06-04-2012, 01:44 PM
Nice to have you back, Rogue Gal. Great cards, too!

Rogue Gal
06-04-2012, 07:32 PM
Thank you for the nice comments, everyone! Yes, Kay, I do love using cigar bands and labels in my art! :yes:

theweavershand
06-04-2012, 08:48 PM
fabutastic kitties, Christine! love, love, love!!!

Rogue Gal
06-06-2012, 02:13 AM
Thank you, Amy!

I swapped out yesterday and today - had about 20 minutes of panic when I realized that I had misplaced three sets of cards - eek! :eek::eek: I don't usually do that! Eventually found them and all is well. Mailed some returns out today and more tomorrow. Thank you all so much for participating in this swap - the artwork was fab! I hope you enjoy your returns as much as I have enjoyed looking at everyone's art!

When you receive your returns, please let us know that they have arrived safe and sound! Please leave "You Rock!" messages for those whose cards you receive, and iTrader for me. Thanks! I still have a few folks to leave iTrader for - if you haven't gotten iTrader from me by the time you get your returns, please let me know :)

theweavershand
06-08-2012, 05:46 PM
my kitties are here and they are fabutastic!! thanks Christine for another great swap!

thanks to leslie52, MelanieS and our lovely hostess for the fantastic cards! they are all so incredibly awesome!

Rogue Gal
06-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Yay - so happy that zetti kitties are starting to arrive at their new homes! :yes:

sheala.draws
06-08-2012, 10:22 PM
yay! lovely returns!! thanks doodlebug, heatherR and akindajoy! awesome swap rogue gal!

beyondshay
06-08-2012, 10:24 PM
Purrrrrrring over my new Zetti Cats...what a saucy lot of Furry Goodness!!! Received fabulous art from: WendyK~Dinner, Jensaz~Andy & Nancy~Hello Kitty! A rub around the ankles to our wonderful hostess Rouge Gal :D

Off to leave rep & iTrader cause Ya'll Rock!!!

Rogue Gal
06-09-2012, 02:11 AM
"A saucy lot of Furry Goodness!!!" I like that! And I like the rub around the ankles too! Glad you guys are enjoying your returns!

sallyannart
06-09-2012, 09:11 PM
I received my zettilicious cats today! Thanks to MelanieS for "You are one of a kind," Elena for her #36 ZettiCat, and Thwarmp for Zetti Fish Cat." I left rep for all but Thwarmp. could not find her under members or in the forum log. Left itrader for Rogue Gal. Thanks, Christine! I love my kitties!

Rogue Gal
06-09-2012, 09:13 PM
Yay! Sally, Thwarmp has changed her name to "ColorFly" since the swap started :)

Sophie's mom
06-10-2012, 09:19 AM
I received wonderful zetti cats from Anne, Maineatc, and Spirit Soul, thank you all for the awesome cards and Rouge Gal for another fabulous swap!

ColorFly
06-10-2012, 12:33 PM
Love, love, love my zetti kitty cards from MelanieS, Heather R and Rogue Gal! Thank you so much for a wonderful swap!

WendyK
06-11-2012, 08:40 AM
Thank you to Cristine for hosting yet another fab swap
Thank you to the following for their brilliant cards
jensaz for Robin
dezineliz for play
Maineatc for dream

WendyK
06-11-2012, 10:46 AM
Because I have had other cards from mainatc and jensaz recently it wont let me give them rock points, sorry, will try after a few days if I receive any more swaps.

Maineatc
06-11-2012, 02:43 PM
Thanks for another wonderful swap. I received great returns fromtheweavershand, alanabannana, and HiddenTreasure2010. Thanks

HeatherR
06-11-2012, 04:20 PM
Fantastic returns just arrived. Thank you Hiddentreasure2010, Squirebear, and sheala.draws. I am off to leave reps and i-trader. :)

Blanche
06-11-2012, 06:44 PM
Ah, the pleasures of coming home from work to find an envie of Zetti Cats in my mailbox! I am sitting on my deck with my real cat, Zuni, showing her the kitties I got from jensaz, theweavershand, and alanabannana!!! She gave each one a good sniff then carried on with her nap... :daydreaming:
Thank you, Rogue Gal for another great swap!

Jewels
06-11-2012, 07:02 PM
Fabulous cards from Artkeyologist, Suzie's Arts and The Charmed Life.

alanabannana
06-12-2012, 07:23 AM
charming zetti cats in from rainey day, maineatc and suyzq.

Nancy
06-12-2012, 12:48 PM
My cats came today....They are all just purr-fectly wonderful ! Thanks so much from the super artists, Shay, Artkeyologist and Sainteve... Now I will do mu reps and ITrade....Great swap Rogue Gal!!

HiddenTreasure2010
06-12-2012, 07:15 PM
Fabulous cards from Anne Wilson, the charmedlife, Catlady. Big thank you to a fabulous host! I just love your swaps. Theme is always fun...off to give Itrader and you rocks....

suzyq
06-12-2012, 08:31 PM
Zettilicious cats came in from Frances, sallyannart, and Blanche - great returns all! Thanks for hosting, Rogue Gal.

zandradee
06-13-2012, 04:48 AM
Kudos to RG for another grand swap! And heartfelt thanks for my new herd? flock? coven? of cats from SuzyQ, sallyannart and sainteve. :cute:

thecharmedlife
06-15-2012, 02:04 AM
Love my cards from Jewels, alanabananna, and Frances! Thanks for hosting Rogue Gal!

sainteve
06-16-2012, 10:52 AM
I'm a little slow these days, my apologies. Got purrfectly lovely cards from ArtKitty, Beyondshay and Zandradee. Yay!!!! Thank you also to Rogue Gal for a delectable swap.

MelanieS
06-22-2012, 03:28 AM
Got my cards, sorry this post is so late.
Awesome cards from anne, wanda, and blanche.
Another great swap Christine!

artkitty
06-25-2012, 11:32 PM
Finally received & opened my Zettiliscious Cats!!! PuRRRRRfect cards in my envie!!! Big thanks to Laurie, Wanda & Kay!! All fabulous work! thank you!! Thank you Rogue Gal- you ROCK!