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Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 06:05 PM
Christmas
In July

Swap Due Date - 4th July
Signup/withdraw date - June 13th
Number of Cards - 3 for 3 or 6 for 6
Number of participants -max 25 international Aussies unlimited


Mailed out Wednesday 9th July

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the 2 painted ATC's are here by the kind permission of Sandymutt the other 3 were made by me..

Who Loves Christmas???? I know I sure do.... Christmas lights...family...good food..fun...what does it mean to you??
this is a swap about Christmas...create whatever your heart desires...all mediums welcome..just no photocopies or photo's just slapped onto cards..send in work your proud of...any slapdash, cards with bits falling of, undersized or oversized cards will be returned to sender
No heavy or really bulky embellishments
please put your user name on the back of all your ATCs
Please put your cards in plastic sleeves...
Please make sure your return address is in the envie..

this is a 3 for 3 or 6 for 6 swap
now closed to International players please send an address label or an addressed envelope that is greeting card size..Please do not send those really small envies they are useless I will pay for return postage
Aussie PLayers unlimited please send an address label and a stamp

Just pm me for my addy when your ready to send..

so who wants to Play

1. Sandymutt - USA 26th May
2. Jean - Canada 30th June
3. Ibus - Scotland 1st July
4. Elena - USA 1st May
5. Kstyles - USA 8th July
6. Tweety - USA 28th May
7. Jonquil - Aus 2nd July
8. Rooskie - USA 2nd May
9. Ria - UK 2nd July
10. MandyS - UK 18th June
11. Dooda - USA 16th June
12.
13. JAD - USA 7th July
14. lilbad - USA 14th May
15. Kaisaj - USA 13th May
16.
17. wulfcwen - England 30th April
18. neca84 - Aus 13th May
19. scrampersue - USA 3rd July
20. kat - USA 20th May
21. Joni Owens - USA 21st May
22. lori.rn - USA 30th June
23. lola123 - USA 1st July
24. elizabethn - USA 27th june
25.
26. princess06 - Canada 30th May
27.
28. Helen - Aus ( my friend) 12th June
29. Stormarela - Canada 17th June
30.Poodle Pup 18th May
Me

Jean
04-19-2008, 07:44 PM
I'm in!

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 07:49 PM
jeeeeaaannnnn!!!!!!!...welcome to my swap..:D:D:wubclub:

Ibus
04-19-2008, 08:20 PM
OOh me -count me in please!

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 08:34 PM
welcome to my swap....:D

Elena
04-19-2008, 08:47 PM
Can I join?

kstyles
04-19-2008, 08:47 PM
I'm so in on this one!

Tweety
04-19-2008, 08:50 PM
Can I join too????

jonquil
04-19-2008, 10:26 PM
Count me in for this one please

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 10:48 PM
Can I join?

you bet..welcome to the fun..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 10:49 PM
I'm so in on this one!

welcome to the fun..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 10:50 PM
Can I join too????

you sure can..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 10:51 PM
Count me in for this one please

welcome to a fellow Aussie..:D

RoOskie
04-19-2008, 11:35 PM
May I join please? Love Christmas! USA Rooskie

Chardonnay1965
04-19-2008, 11:56 PM
May I join please? Love Christmas! USA Rooskie

you sure can ..welcome to my swap..:D

Sandymutt
04-20-2008, 01:42 AM
HO!HO!HO! Looks like we are getting a early Christmas start already. This will be a blast. Thank You Char for getting get me on the list. Looks like all the fun folks are coming on in here to play. And I know a bunch more better hurry before your swap is full. LOL ...WOW I know there will be VERY COOL CARDS being made for this swap. Here everyone have a candy cane ( JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ ) :jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 01:48 AM
thanks..but I think I'll stick to my M &M's OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Sandymutt
04-20-2008, 03:07 AM
Oh Char we can have them too. Its just a candy cane goes with Christmas as with sugar cookies, cocoa and home-made fudge. MMMmmmmm So put the candy cane in your hot cocoa and have fun working on Christmas cards;)......

Ria
04-20-2008, 04:55 AM
So pleased to see this theme, I was only thinking about this last week and thought if I don't see it soon, I will host - so I'm up for this one please!

MandyS
04-20-2008, 06:23 AM
Please can I join in?

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 08:24 AM
So pleased to see this theme, I was only thinking about this last week and thought if I don't see it soon, I will host - so I'm up for this one please!

welcome to my swap...:D:jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 08:24 AM
Please can I join in?

you sure can..welcome to the fun..:D:yes:

Dooda
04-20-2008, 02:07 PM
Sign me up please! As I type this, it is hailing at my house.

Merry Christmas!
Dooda

Frog Princess
04-20-2008, 04:01 PM
OOOOhhhhhhhh- me me me me me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 04:12 PM
Sign me up please! As I type this, it is hailing at my house.

Merry Christmas!
Dooda

welcome to the Christmas Party..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-20-2008, 04:13 PM
OOOOhhhhhhhh- me me me me me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

welcome Froggie..:D

Frog Princess
04-20-2008, 06:00 PM
Woo- hoo!!

JAD
04-21-2008, 09:05 AM
Ohhhh, why did you have go and do a Christmas swap...I promised myself so more joining swaps until after my China trip ...nope, can't do it, no, no, no, no, :no::no::no::no::no:
:yes::yes::yes::yes::yes:
OK......I can't help it...sign me up......

lilbad
04-21-2008, 11:27 AM
Is there room for me? Never too early to think about Christmas!!

kaisaj
04-21-2008, 11:59 AM
ME, ME, ME!!!!!

Chardonnay1965
04-21-2008, 04:24 PM
Ohhhh, why did you have go and do a Christmas swap...I promised myself so more joining swaps until after my China trip ...nope, can't do it, no, no, no, no, :no::no:
:yes::yes:
OK......I can't help it...sign me up......

:err:Sandy made me do it...:laugh:..welcome to the party:wubclub:

Chardonnay1965
04-21-2008, 04:26 PM
Is there room for me? Never too early to think about Christmas!!

of course there is room for u..:D>.welcome to the fun....

Chardonnay1965
04-21-2008, 04:28 PM
ME, ME, ME!!!!!

Hey mate..welcome to the fun..:D

RoOskie
04-21-2008, 06:03 PM
I'm ready to mail my cards. Yes, I'm already done. I love Christmas so I couldn't wait to make them. Please let my know your addy. Thanks, Amanda (Rooskie)

JAD
04-21-2008, 06:06 PM
:err:Sandy made me do it...:laugh:..welcome to the party:wubclub:
Oh that Sandy!!! If I didn't love Christmas so much, I would be mad at her :rolleyes:
Jeannie

howiewonderstud
04-21-2008, 06:08 PM
gee. I wasn't a member at the OS on time for last Christmas..
July in Kingston will be hot and muggy- so some Christmas cheer might well be needed!

can I join in?

Sandymutt
04-21-2008, 06:54 PM
((Oh that Sandy!!! If I didn't love Christmas so much, I would be mad at her
Jeannie :rolleyes:)) :shocked:
WHAT ? WHO ME:huh::wub:.:P hehehehehehehe

Wulfcwen
04-22-2008, 02:52 AM
Ohhh Christmas I love Christmas and would love to join in sign me up please:yes:

Chardonnay1965
04-22-2008, 04:15 AM
gee. I wasn't a member at the OS on time for last Christmas..
July in Kingston will be hot and muggy- so some Christmas cheer might well be needed!

can I join in?

you sure can....welcome to the fun....July here will be cold..brrrrrr

Chardonnay1965
04-22-2008, 04:15 AM
Ohhh Christmas I love Christmas and would love to join in sign me up please:yes:

welcome to my swap..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-22-2008, 04:16 AM
I'm ready to mail my cards. Yes, I'm already done. I love Christmas so I couldn't wait to make them. Please let my know your addy. Thanks, Amanda (Rooskie)

boy your fast..I have pm'd you..:D:yes:

kaisaj
04-22-2008, 07:53 PM
Sandy made you do it.....Well, you two will have to be grounded from each other! ;)

neca84
04-22-2008, 08:22 PM
Id like to join this one please. Thank You

Sandymutt
04-23-2008, 12:11 AM
kaisaj, Char. gets me all worked up and I have to hound her until she has to do another swap. Its the mutt in me. I just can't help it.:P LOL ....Hello neca84 , You will have so much fun in this swap. We all are partying all the time in Char's swaps. I'm passing out the green and red M&Ms and the candy canes. Grab up a hand full of candy and have fun making your Christmas cards ;).....

ScramperSue
04-23-2008, 03:53 AM
ooooh CHAR :) PULEEEZE sign me up for this :D
thanks, Sue

Chardonnay1965
04-23-2008, 04:12 AM
Sandy made you do it.....Well, you two will have to be grounded from each other! ;)

:shocked: grounded from each other....:shocked:but but.....that's not fair...:cry::cry:

Chardonnay1965
04-23-2008, 04:13 AM
Id like to join this one please. Thank You

welcome to my swap..it is always good to see a fellow Aussie...:D

Chardonnay1965
04-23-2008, 04:15 AM
ooooh CHAR :) PULEEEZE sign me up for this :D
thanks, Sue

you bet welcome to the fun...grab some candy and start creating...:D

kat
04-23-2008, 12:00 PM
please sign me up.
kat

Chardonnay1965
04-23-2008, 04:15 PM
please sign me up.
kat

you bet welcome to the fun ...:D

Elena
04-23-2008, 06:49 PM
It feels like Christmas in here!

lilbad
04-23-2008, 07:42 PM
So cute, elena!!!

Chardonnay1965
04-24-2008, 04:05 AM
It feels like Christmas in here!

Oh..I love the kitty..it is sooooo cute..:D

Joni Owens
04-28-2008, 12:57 AM
I love Christmas, may I join in the fun?

Chardonnay1965
04-28-2008, 04:02 AM
I love Christmas, may I join in the fun?

you sure can ..welcome to my swap..:D

lori.rn
04-30-2008, 02:01 AM
I thought I had joined this one, but I don't see my name.......please add me.

Chardonnay1965
04-30-2008, 04:11 AM
I thought I had joined this one, but I don't see my name.......please add me.

welcome to my christmas Party..:D....this swap should be a lot of fun..:D

Chardonnay1965
04-30-2008, 04:12 AM
wulfcwen..your cards arrived today..thanks for the extra..:D

lola123
04-30-2008, 04:23 PM
may I

Chardonnay1965
04-30-2008, 04:32 PM
may I

of course you may..:D:D..welcome to the fun..:yes:

elizabethn
04-30-2008, 08:21 PM
May I join too please?

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:24 AM
May I join too please?

welcome to our Christmas party..:D:D

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:25 AM
Elena....your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:28 AM
hohoho...just 3 international sposts left...hohoho...:spinny::chatterbox::cute:

quadgirl
05-01-2008, 08:15 AM
I would love to join!

kat
05-01-2008, 11:46 AM
I know it's winter in Australia, but I'm having trouble conjuring up a snow scene, so...Surfing Santa...
Enjoying the swap
kat

kstyles
05-01-2008, 03:22 PM
Love the surfing santa. Too cute!

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:15 PM
I would love to join!

welcome to my swap..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:16 PM
I know it's winter in Australia, but I'm having trouble conjuring up a snow scene, so...Surfing Santa...
Enjoying the swap
kat

lol..very cool...surfing Santa is a popular theme over here..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 04:18 PM
just 2 international spots left..:D:D

princess06
05-01-2008, 04:42 PM
Greetings chardonnay1965:):)....I would love to play along...please count me in!

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 05:14 PM
Greetings chardonnay1965:):)....I would love to play along...please count me in!

welcome to my swap..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-01-2008, 05:15 PM
just 1 international spot left..:D:D

Jean
05-01-2008, 10:53 PM
Ho, ho, ho....I have put on my Santa hat to get ready for this swap! *looking around* *pointedly* I was told there would be candy?

Chardonnay1965
05-02-2008, 04:10 AM
Hubbie and I visited your country during your Christmas season last year. Loved it. Count me in. Bralina

p.s. How long does mail take from U.S. to Australia and about how much postage?
thanks

welcome to my swap..it takes anything from 1-2 weeks...I am not sure on your postage ...I have noticed sometimes 90cents sometimes $1.80..I think it depends on the size and weight of your envie..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-02-2008, 04:11 AM
Ho, ho, ho....I have put on my Santa hat to get ready for this swap! *looking around* *pointedly* I was told there would be candy?

well Jean u see where Sandy is standing??? well all the candy is there..so ya better hurry before she eats it all..lol:D

Chardonnay1965
05-02-2008, 04:15 AM
Rooskie..your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-02-2008, 04:16 AM
this swap is now closed to international players..

Jean
05-02-2008, 11:08 PM
What?! *stomping foot* There's only Snickers wrappers here, Chardonnay! *glaring* Sandymutt, did you eat ALL the snickers??? *picking through bowl* Great, nothing but peppermints. :skeptical:

JAD
05-03-2008, 01:29 AM
Sending Hershey's chocolate Jean's way...Only for Jean Sandymutt;)

Chardonnay1965
05-03-2008, 03:25 AM
lol..hey what about me..:(..don't I get any??:cry::cry:

JAD
05-03-2008, 07:20 AM
lol..hey what about me..:(..don't I get any??:cry::cry:

OK one hershey bar for you :)

Chardonnay1965
05-03-2008, 07:24 AM
:D:D:D,,,ty..

JAD
05-03-2008, 07:48 AM
Little mini hershey for the whole gang....but share them :skeptical:

Chardonnay1965
05-03-2008, 08:31 AM
can't Jean and I just eat them all.????:D;)

Jean
05-03-2008, 05:20 PM
*wiping mouth* Nope, not any more! :P

Chardonnay1965
05-03-2008, 05:23 PM
jean..you ate them all???:unsure::eek::rolleyes:

JAD
05-03-2008, 09:41 PM
Hey you guys..no more chocolate for you:huh:

Jean
05-04-2008, 11:39 PM
Well, it's YOUR fault, Jeannie! You said I could! *pout* I guess I could share my Bailey's brownies...*bringing out large platter of yummy brownies with Bailey's frosting on them* Ho ho ho! :jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
05-05-2008, 04:18 AM
mmm,,yum,,Jean,,do u have any Bailey's to drink???

JAD
05-05-2008, 10:55 AM
I love my Bailey's with cream please...you can have all the brownies :) I believe in sharing

kat
05-05-2008, 06:32 PM
Finally, Christmas card #2: another surfing Santa...
kat

Chardonnay1965
05-06-2008, 04:23 AM
very cool..:D

lilbad
05-06-2008, 01:10 PM
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5268

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lilbad
05-06-2008, 01:20 PM
Wow, these took up a lot of room--sorry.
I need your address as am ready to mail.
Thanks for hosting.

Chardonnay1965
05-06-2008, 04:28 PM
very nice cards..:D

neca84
05-06-2008, 07:57 PM
My cards are ready to send, please PM your address, many thanx

Chardonnay1965
05-07-2008, 04:30 AM
I have pm'd you..:D

kat
05-07-2008, 07:40 PM
I'm nearly finished with image #3. Please PM addie.
Thanks.
kat

Sandymutt
05-07-2008, 11:58 PM
Hey you guys all ate the choc. candy. Boy I was really late to the table. Well guess what I have 4 large bags of candybars to give out to everyone. lol Also a fresh batch of hot cocoa with a candy cane in each cup. So come and get them. (_)D J ..Working on my cards and they are coming right along . WOW Already some really cool Christmas cards showing up. This is going to be fun. HO HO HO

Chardonnay1965
05-08-2008, 04:06 AM
hey Sandy i kept you a bar of your fave peppermint Kit Kat choc..:D

neca84
05-08-2008, 06:12 AM
My Cards were posted today !!

kat
05-08-2008, 12:18 PM
The last surfing series is finished. The first is "Surf's Up" and the second is "Day's End." You'll notice that Rudolph is just as happy & content at the end of his day as he was at the beginning. The second card is for you, Chardonnay1965, with the sincere hope that you will be as happy & content as Rudolph at the end of this stimulating swap. Thanks for hosting.
kat

lilbad
05-08-2008, 01:02 PM
These are incredibly cool!!

Chardonnay1965
05-08-2008, 04:16 PM
wow..nice cards Kat..:D

JAD
05-09-2008, 08:37 AM
Kate...you cards turned out great

Chardonnay1965
05-09-2008, 05:56 PM
lot's of lovely cards appearing..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-09-2008, 05:59 PM
Sandy!!!!!!!! all the Junior mints are gone...:cry::cry::cry::cry:..I think jean ate them all....:rolleyes:

Jean
05-09-2008, 06:03 PM
:skeptical: Fine! I ate 'em, I ate 'em ALL, and I'm GLAD I ate 'em! It's been one of those 'eat all the junior mints you can as fast as you can and then start over on the kitkats' days....

Chardonnay1965
05-09-2008, 06:15 PM
:unsure:..you ate the kit kats too....:arghh::shocked::cry:

Sandymutt
05-09-2008, 11:16 PM
NO !!!!! Say its not SO!!!!! NO MORE KIT KAT BAR:shocked::cry::cry: You guys pig'ed out on my candy bar. What am i going to do now????? Guess I will have to go get a cup of cocoa (_)D

Sandymutt
05-09-2008, 11:18 PM
Char I guess I will have to send you and Mom both your own boxes of JM's;)

Chardonnay1965
05-09-2008, 11:57 PM
NO !!!!! Say its not SO!!!!! NO MORE KIT KAT BAR:shocked::cry::cry: You guys pig'ed out on my candy bar. What am i going to do now????? Guess I will have to go get a cup of cocoa (_)D

it wasn't me....:cute::wideeyed:..it was all jean..honest:yes::D

Chardonnay1965
05-09-2008, 11:58 PM
Char I guess I will have to send you and Mom both your own boxes of JM's;)

they were delicious..:D:D

Jean
05-12-2008, 07:01 PM
OH, thanks. Just because I ate all the junior mints and the kitkats and drank all the Bailey's I'm cut off????

Hmmph. *eying box containing dozens of boxes of chocolate candies and candy canes* Guess y'all don't want me sharing with y'all either. *whispering* The rest of y'all can dive in...but not Sandymutt and nasty Char if they're going to be mean to sweet ol' me....*wiping tear* I can't believe they thought I'd eat all the candy and not replace it...sigh. Lawd, my burden is heavy.

stormarela
05-12-2008, 07:36 PM
okay, I am ready to sign up please!

Jean
05-12-2008, 10:08 PM
Hey, great, stormarela! Have a kitkat bar - here have a bunch! Just don't tell...chardonnay! She does give the kitkats heck! *looking around* Here's a candy cane...

stormarela
05-13-2008, 02:46 AM
oooh, I LOVE kitkats, kitkats kitkats wawawa... Oh, I love kitkats... oh, thats the Turtles song,,, well, I love Turtles too....

hmm, a candy cane too? I love candycanes...
I am going to hang around Jean all night

Chardonnay1965
05-13-2008, 04:31 AM
Kaisaj..your cards came today..:D..thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-13-2008, 04:32 AM
neca84 ..your cards came today too..thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-13-2008, 04:35 AM
okay, I am ready to sign up please!

welll mate the swap is actually closed to international Players..but since you asked sooo prettily..I'll let ya come to the party....:D
just keep an eye on jean she is nicking all the chocolate..

Jean
05-13-2008, 07:55 PM
*whispering to chocolate-mouthed friends sitting nearby* Jean is SHARING all the chocolate! *louder* Hey, Chardonnay....you hungry? *snicker*

Chardonnay1965
05-14-2008, 04:41 AM
:P:P,,,Jean,,,Sandy and I have a huge supply of choc and candy,,,,and if you don't behave we will put you in the naughty corner......

Chardonnay1965
05-14-2008, 04:44 AM
lilbad your cards came today,,thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-14-2008, 04:44 AM
Jean quit trying to nick all the candy..it's for everyone..and secondly what did u do with all the Bailey's we brought??

Sandymutt
05-15-2008, 01:30 AM
HEHEHE I have them Char. Just wanted to see if you missed them :laugh:( As I'm downing a few M&M's)LOL... Well I have my cards all finished and will get them sent off to you this weekend. I have a few things I want to send with them. So I plan to send everything on Saturday. Just need to get things packaged up to go. Hope you guys like them;) I did give them names and If you want to see them in a bigger size . Please have a look in my gallery. I will have them showing in there too;)The Santa card is called (Am I on the list?) Then the other 3 cards are named (Red delivery boy - Green delivery boy and Red delivery boy) Char one of the cards is a gift to you. Hugs and Hot cocoa for everyone (_)D

Sandymutt
05-15-2008, 01:47 AM
I do have a huge bowl of Candy bars for everyone. I need something sour now. Oh boy a lemmon and salt. That would just hit the spot right about now:) Anyones mouth watering yet as I slice a thin peace and pop it in my mouth??:P Mmmmmm

Chardonnay1965
05-15-2008, 04:21 AM
HEHEHE I have them Char. Just wanted to see if you missed them :laugh:( As I'm downing a few M&M's)LOL... Well I have my cards all finished and will get them sent off to you this weekend. I have a few things I want to send with them. So I plan to send everything on Saturday. Just need to get things packaged up to go. Hope you guys like them;) I did give them names and If you want to see them in a bigger size . Please have a look in my gallery. I will have them showing in there too;)The Santa card is called (Am I on the list?) Then the other 3 cards are named (Red delivery boy - Green delivery boy and Red delivery boy) Char one of the cards is a gift to you. Hugs and Hot cocoa for everyone (_)D

fab cards sandy....

Chardonnay1965
05-15-2008, 04:22 AM
I do have a huge bowl of Candy bars for everyone. I need something sour now. Oh boy a lemmon and salt. That would just hit the spot right about now:) Anyones mouth watering yet as I slice a thin peace and pop it in my mouth??:P Mmmmmm
ewww..I'll stick to my kit kat...mmmm yummy
:)

Jean
05-16-2008, 08:40 AM
*pulling cloth off platter* I made FUDGE! Jump in, everyone! What's Christmas w/o fudge?

Chardonnay1965
05-16-2008, 08:46 AM
I made some double choc Brownies, some Bailey's ice cream and choc chip cookies..dig in everyone...:D:D

Chardonnay1965
05-17-2008, 01:26 AM
um..unless your an Aussie player...this is full...so where in the world are you?? :D

Sandymutt
05-17-2008, 01:59 AM
MMMmmm Fudge is it black walnut? Love that. MMMmmm And OMG Brownies too. WOW Well i'm bring in the big pot of steaming hot cocoa and whipcream for the toppings Also some power cinnamon to sprinkle on top:jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
05-17-2008, 02:11 AM
yum yum..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-18-2008, 02:00 AM
Please sign me up. Poodle Pup, Holt

Hi Carolyn I didn't recognise you with your new name..welcome to my swap...and thanks for you fab hand delivered cards..:D

Jean
05-18-2008, 01:53 PM
Sandymutt, I made peanut butter AND black walnut! I think I saw candycanes for the hot cocoa...

Jean
05-18-2008, 02:48 PM
here are mine...the shimmer doesn't show...

Chardonnay1965
05-18-2008, 04:21 PM
Oh jean I love your cards..:D:D:D

JAD
05-18-2008, 07:43 PM
Jean, your cards are beautiful :)

Sandymutt
05-18-2008, 11:56 PM
WOW Jean your cards are so cool. I wish the glitter would show when scanning, I know how that is with some of my Metallics I use . But boy when you get them in person your are really surprised and happy. LOL OMG I love Peanut butter fudge and its really hard to beat black walnut fudge;) Oh YES you have to stur your hot cocoa with a Candy cane. That just makes the drink put a smile on your lips and a cocoa/coolwhip mustache.:yes::laugh:

Chardonnay1965
05-20-2008, 04:39 AM
Kat your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D

Tweety
05-20-2008, 07:19 AM
My cards went out in the mail yesterday. Hope they arrive safely...

princess06
05-21-2008, 02:20 PM
My christmas in july cards are finished and in the mail..., 3 plus one for our wonderful host Lorraine, (Chardonnay1965)...., hope they have a safe trip to your home....I thought I'd join in the fun, and have a peppermint hot chocolate to celebrate our christmas together...there's nothing like a warm hug on a cold day!! :):)

Chardonnay1965
05-22-2008, 04:33 AM
Joni Owens..your cards came yesterday,,:D..thanks for the extra and the goodies..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-22-2008, 04:34 AM
My christmas in july cards are finished and in the mail..., 3 plus one for our wonderful host Lorraine, (Chardonnay1965)...., hope they have a safe trip to your home....I thought I'd join in the fun, and have a peppermint hot chocolate to celebrate our christmas together...there's nothing like a warm hug on a cold day!! :):)

lovely cards...:D

Chardonnay1965
05-22-2008, 04:35 AM
My cards went out in the mail yesterday. Hope they arrive safely...

thanks for the update..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-26-2008, 04:28 AM
Sandy!!!!!!!..your cards came today....thanks for the extra...and for all the Candy,,love them junior mints..I gave Mum a box..and we will share the rest of the goodies..and we Love the bear Calendar..you know us sooooo well..:D:D:jiggy::rolleyes::spinny:

Chardonnay1965
05-28-2008, 04:48 AM
Tweety your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
05-30-2008, 04:23 AM
princess06..your cards came today..thanks for the extra..:D

princess06
05-31-2008, 11:03 PM
I'm glad they had a safe arrival to your home..:):)

JAD
06-06-2008, 11:09 AM
Hi all, Just a reminder that I will be out of town from June 7th until June 21st. My cards are completed, but not dry..I ended up doing fabric, paints, and glitter..:).I will mail them when I return..I can do fast delivery, I promise they will get to you in time
See you on the 21st..:)
Hugs,
Jeannie

Dooda
06-06-2008, 08:03 PM
My cards hit the mail today!

Dooda

stormarela
06-07-2008, 06:37 PM
My cards are going in the mail. Christmas here is snowy and frosty, so my cards are Snowy and Frosty! I made them by hand embossing vellum, and layering it over printed paper and cardstock. It's attached only by brads.

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2008, 06:38 PM
very nice Susan..I can't wait to see them for real..:D

lori.rn
06-09-2008, 02:41 PM
Going to send mine out in the next few days.

Chardonnay1965
06-09-2008, 04:37 PM
very nice..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-16-2008, 05:39 AM
Dooda..your cards came today..thanks for the ATC and goodies..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-17-2008, 05:06 AM
Stormarela..your cards came today...thanks for the extra and the goodies..:D:D

Chardonnay1965
06-18-2008, 04:37 AM
MandyS..your cards came today...thanks for the extra..:D

Jean
06-20-2008, 10:47 PM
here are my cards, en route to you, Char.

Chardonnay1965
06-21-2008, 06:53 PM
fab cards Jean..:D

elizabethn
06-23-2008, 08:44 PM
Mine went out this past Saturday! :)

Chardonnay1965
06-24-2008, 04:58 AM
thanks for the update..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-24-2008, 05:08 AM
Hi all under two weeks to go until the end of this swap..If I don't already have your cards or if I haven't heard from you please update me on the statis of your cards..
Lorraine

Ria
06-24-2008, 01:09 PM
Hi! Just to let you know my cards are now postal!

Chardonnay1965
06-24-2008, 04:26 PM
thanks for the update Ria..

ScramperSue
06-26-2008, 02:59 AM
mine are on their way :)

Chardonnay1965
06-26-2008, 04:23 AM
thanks for the update Sue..:D:D:D

jonquil
06-26-2008, 06:51 AM
Here is my first card

Ibus
06-26-2008, 02:14 PM
Mine went postal today. I could've made loads more!

Chardonnay1965
06-26-2008, 04:29 PM
Here is my first card

very nice..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-26-2008, 04:30 PM
Mine went postal today. I could've made loads more!

thanks for the update..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-27-2008, 05:24 AM
elizabethn..your cards came today..:D

kstyles
06-28-2008, 06:26 PM
Thanks for the reminder. My cards will go out first thing Monday. I really hope you get them in time. Thanks for being so patient.

Chardonnay1965
06-28-2008, 06:35 PM
thanks for letting me know
..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-28-2008, 06:39 PM
here are 3 cards I made... Christmas Bauble 1, 2 and 3
8516

8517

8518

jonquil
06-28-2008, 06:46 PM
My cards are going in the mail tomorrow

Chardonnay1965
06-28-2008, 07:46 PM
My cards are going in the mail tomorrow

thanks for the update..

kstyles
06-28-2008, 11:03 PM
Here are my Chttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=21282&w=ohristmas cards.

Ibus
06-28-2008, 11:42 PM
Here are some of mine, trouble is, I used some for the Recycle it swop and I can't remember which! :rolleyes:

8537 8538 8539

8540 8541

Chardonnay1965
06-29-2008, 01:02 AM
Here are my Chttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=21282&w=ohristmas cards.

fab cards..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-29-2008, 01:03 AM
Here are some of mine, trouble is, I used some for the Recycle it swop and I can't remember which! :rolleyes:

8537 8538 8539

8540 8541

wow..I love them..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-29-2008, 03:33 AM
my 4th Christmas bauble card...
8545

Chardonnay1965
06-30-2008, 05:23 AM
lori.rn..your cards came today..thanks for the extra...:D

Chardonnay1965
06-30-2008, 05:24 AM
Jean your cards also came today..thanks for the extra..:D

JAD
06-30-2008, 11:33 AM
My cards went postal. Each one is a different theme. Hope you like them :)
86188619
86208621

Chardonnay1965
06-30-2008, 04:23 PM
My cards went postal. Each one is a different theme. Hope you like them :)
86188619
86208621

very nice..:D:D

Chardonnay1965
07-01-2008, 04:54 AM
lola123..your cards came today..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-01-2008, 04:55 AM
Ibus your cards came today too..thanks for the extra..:D:D

Jean
07-01-2008, 10:36 AM
I'm glad they got there ok...*licking candy cane* What a good idea, Christmas in July. Does this mean we're getting presents too? :jiggy:

Chardonnay1965
07-01-2008, 04:19 PM
I'm glad they got there ok...*licking candy cane* What a good idea, Christmas in July. Does this mean we're getting presents too? :jiggy:

Presents???..that would be the ATC's..unless of course u don't won't any...:skeptical:...I can keep yours if ya like..:wideeyed::yes::laugh:...there are soo many fab cards comming in..check out my webshots..:D

Jean
07-01-2008, 04:34 PM
Hmph. No, you *cannot* keep my atcs, especially if I'm not going to get a stocking full of Bailey's and chocolates! :skeptical:

Chardonnay1965
07-01-2008, 04:36 PM
oh were they for you....I drank and ate them all..:D:D

stormarela
07-01-2008, 05:13 PM
hmmm, remember girls, S H A R E .... especially with M E ...

I love the cards I am seeing, this is a great swap idea. ... did you know I have a collection of Nutcracker cards, and I really really see a lovely nutcracker card just a few posts up.............

Chardonnay1965
07-02-2008, 04:59 AM
Jonquil..your cards came today...thanks for the extra..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-02-2008, 05:00 AM
Ria..your cards also came today..thanks for the goodies..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-02-2008, 05:02 AM
hmmm, remember girls, S H A R E .... especially with M E ...

I love the cards I am seeing, this is a great swap idea. ... did you know I have a collection of Nutcracker cards, and I really really see a lovely nutcracker card just a few posts up.............

nutcracker???? an Atc of a tool to open nuts?? where???:unsure:

JAD
07-02-2008, 05:33 AM
What great cards so far. Maybe I will be lucky and get one of Chardonnay's card...hmmmm, I have been good since December, not on Sants's bad list once. well maybe a tiny bit bad....:rolleyes:

Chardonnay1965
07-02-2008, 05:39 AM
lol..well we will have to see what Santa say's..:D:D

only 2 days to go to the end of the swap..and the cards are comming in thick and fast..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-03-2008, 04:59 AM
scrampersue...your cards came today..thanks for the goodies..:D

ScramperSue
07-03-2008, 11:58 AM
WOOT! so glad they are there :)

Chardonnay1965
07-04-2008, 05:30 AM
yep they sure are..:D

Just waiting on 2 sets..they didn't come today..hopefully they will show up on Monday..:D:D

Chardonnay1965
07-07-2008, 05:33 AM
JAD,,your cards came today..thanks for the extra and the goodies...:D..did you make the brooch...what a cool idea..:D:D

JAD
07-07-2008, 07:29 AM
yeahhhhhh...They came in..and you are most welcome!!!..
The Christmas pin is just a few beads strung on pipe cleaners...I make them for our nurses group tp sell at the bazzar each year...There are Christmas trees, wreaths, candy canes, and bells...real easy to make and cheap :):)

kstyles
07-08-2008, 01:33 AM
Aww man! I feel bad that my cards are holding the swap up. I'm really sorry! Hopefully they'll be there soon.:sad:

Chardonnay1965
07-08-2008, 04:44 AM
hey don't feel bad my friend..the mail is a funny thing...besides..your cards came today..:D:D..

Chardonnay1965
07-08-2008, 04:44 AM
so all the cards have now arrived,,,I will start sorting them tonight..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-08-2008, 08:15 AM
all cards have been sorted and will be in the mail first thing tomorrow morning..
I wanna thank everyone for playing in my swap..
when you receive your cards please post a note here in hte thread...also please take the time to give me an Itrader point and to leave rep for the people who's card you received..:D:D:wubclub:

lilbad
07-08-2008, 11:37 AM
Sleigh Bells ring----
Can't wait for my early Christmas presents!!

Chardonnay1965
07-08-2008, 04:20 PM
the cards were fun in this swap...all the lovely Christmasy themed cards..I just love Christmas..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-09-2008, 05:06 AM
who will be the first Aussie to get their cards..:D:D

neca84
07-11-2008, 01:54 AM
Mine arrived today, may thanks Char for hosting, i am off to leave itrader and rep points now.

jonquil
07-11-2008, 03:14 AM
many thanks to Tweety, ScramperSue & Helen Conolly for their great cards and to Chardonnay for hosting a great swap

Chardonnay1965
07-11-2008, 04:40 AM
Woo hoo..the Aussies have their cards..who'll be the first international..:D:D

Ibus
07-15-2008, 09:20 PM
My cards arrived today! Thanks so much Char for such a great swop .. I haven't had Christmas in July for six years! We always used to have our 'traditional cooked meal' then, cos it was too hot in December. Now I don't have that problem, I've even had a White Christmas!!
Thanks to Wulfcwen, Lori.rn, Elena, Rooskie, Joni Owens and CMinto for all the super cards.

Chardonnay1965
07-16-2008, 04:40 AM
woohoo..looks like Ibus is the first international to get cards..:D:D

MandyS
07-16-2008, 12:52 PM
Mine arrived today! Thanks to Princess06, Neca84,Wulfcwen, Jean, Rooskie and Kat for my lovely ATCs. And thanks to Chardonnay for hosting!
Mandy x

Chardonnay1965
07-16-2008, 04:34 PM
so pleased to see the cards arriving..they must almost be in the US by now..:D

lilbad
07-17-2008, 11:31 AM
None here yet!!

Ria
07-17-2008, 02:32 PM
My cards have arrived -great work from lori.rn, joniowens and lilbad.
Such a variety of styles!!!

Thanks Chardonnay for hosting and organising this swap, now off to leave reps!

Chardonnay1965
07-17-2008, 04:30 PM
None here yet!!

obviously the US is on the naughty list and Santa is going there last..lol..:D
I am sure they will be there soon..:D

Chardonnay1965
07-17-2008, 04:31 PM
My cards have arrived -great work from lori.rn, joniowens and lilbad.
Such a variety of styles!!!

Thanks Chardonnay for hosting and organising this swap, now off to leave reps!

your very welcome...:yes:

kat
07-19-2008, 12:30 PM
Wonderful cards arrived today. Christmas in July as promised!! Thanks.

Chardonnay1965
07-19-2008, 05:01 PM
woohoo..Christmas has arrived in the US..:D:D:D

ScramperSue
07-19-2008, 09:48 PM
Rec'd my cards today :D
THANKS LORRAINE for hosting.
and special thanks to:
Stormarela for "frosty windows"
Helen Connelly (do not know AFA name) for "Ho,Ho,Ho"
and to
Jonquil for "Merry Christmas"

Chardonnay1965
07-19-2008, 10:05 PM
your very welcome Sue...:D

JAD
07-21-2008, 01:19 PM
I received three wonderful cards from
1. Chardonnary...Christmas Bauble
2. neca84.......Christmas in Australia
3. Carolyn Minto.....Christmas Bell

I would like to leave a rep point for player #3 but I do not know your user name...
I-trader and rep points left :)

I love all three cards..thanks a bunch!!!!
A special thank you to our wonderful host...this was a fun swap :)
Hugs Jeannie

Chardonnay1965
07-21-2008, 04:24 PM
Hi JAD...#3 is Poodle pup..Hey I never noticed when I did the swapping I gave you all Aussies..lol

JAD
07-21-2008, 05:02 PM
Thanks..I will leave her a rep point :)

stormarela
07-21-2008, 05:58 PM
My wonderful Christmas cards have arrived! Thank you Chardonnay for hostessing, and thanks also to Elizabethn, ScramperSue, and Joni Owens for great cards!

princess06
07-21-2008, 06:05 PM
Just got back from the mountains today, and received 3 pretty atc's from MandyS, Kat and Helen, and a joyful Christmas card from our lovely hostess, Lorraine:):)...it adds a nice touch...., off to leave rep points.

Joni Owens
07-21-2008, 06:54 PM
My cards came today I have a handful of beautiful work!! Thanks Chardonnay for hosting one of my favorite themes, and also thanks to Ibus, Ria, Stormarela, Kaisaj, Lori.rn, and Lola123 for all your work.

lilbad
07-21-2008, 10:27 PM
My Early Christmas rolled in today. Char, love the Aussie Christmas card. So cute. I received wonderful cards from Elena, Kstyles, and Ria. Thanks a bunch!!

Chardonnay1965
07-22-2008, 05:53 AM
hehehe..as you have noticed..I put the returns inside Christmas cards..I have a full box of them..and thought it would be a nice touch..:D:D..I am soo happy to see all the cards arriving at there new homes..:D:D

Tweety
07-22-2008, 11:36 PM
I received my wonderful returns today from: Sandymutt, Jonquil, Lori.rn, wulfcwen, rooskie and Helen Conolly. A special thanks to Chardonnay1965 for hosting this fun swap. Off to leave rep points.

Chardonnay1965
07-23-2008, 05:36 AM
your very welcome tweety..:D:D

Sandymutt
07-24-2008, 12:23 AM
WOW What a fun treat to get my Christmas in July cards today. Special thanks to you Char for hosting this wonderful swap. I love the Christmas card with the dog on it. You know just what I like sis. LOL The wonderful card I got are fromTweety for Elf ---Elena for santa and 3 raindeer and to Dooda for Christmas gifts. WOW Just wonderful cards.Off to give iTrader points.:cute:

Chardonnay1965
07-24-2008, 04:51 AM
your very welcome Sandy..:D:D