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06-06-2008, 03:28 PM
Bizarre Holidays JULY Swap - Due July 15th
Due Date: July 15th
Sign Up /Withdraw By: June 3oth
# Cards: 3 for 3 OR 6 for 6
# Participants: unlimited

This will be a three (3) for three (3) swap or (6) six for (6) six card swap.

You will go to this site:

Choose up to three holidays to create your ATCs for. They can be all the same holiday or three different ones. (We are going to do all 12 months ) All mediums are welcome.

1.) Joni Owens~RECEIVED~
2.) Nermalski ~RECEIVED~
3.) ScramperSue
4.) mrubyjean~RECEIVED~
5.) OrganicMama~RECEIVED~
6.) spinmearounf~RECEIVED~
7.) IrishRose~RECEIVED~
8.) kristinzed~RECEIVED~
9.) Ellie~RECEIVED~
Due Date:
Cards are due in my hands by July 15th. This will be an on time swap. I will mail your return cards on the due date! NOTE: Late-arriving cards will be held for 1 week past the due date, swapped with other late cards, and then sent back out. (If there are not enough late arrivals, late folks may get some or all of their own cards back!)

USA participants, please enclose 58-cents postage on your return envelope. If your envelope contains only 41-cents postage, I will be limited to sending you back very simple cards with no embellishments. Our new postal rates require 58-cents if the envelope is slightly thicker, slightly heavier, or requires hand cancelling (and if it’s both thicker AND heavier, it costs 75-cents). So affix your return postage accordingly.

International participants, I will pay return postage. An extra ATC of the swap theme would be greatly appreciated, but is not required.

I will update THIS post (the first post in this thread) to inform you of the status of our swap. So check back HERE for updates. (You won’t have to read through pages and pages of posts or scroll to the end to get current information!)

Swap Rules:

1. Send your BEST cards – cards that demonstrate your best workmanship, and that you are proud to share with others.

2. Clearly write your USERNAME and SWAP NAME in these 3 places:
* On the back of all your cards
* On the front of your mailing envelope
* On the front of your return envelope

3. Enclose a return label or self-addressed envelope. Inside the USA, include 58-cents postage. Outside the USA, I’ll pay return postage.

4. If you’re mailing from outside the USA, please mark “AIRMAIL” and mail early to allow extra time for delivery to the USA (I recommend allowing 3 extra weeks for delivery from outside the USA).

5. An extra ATC for the swap host (in line with the swap theme) is greatly appreciated, but not required.

6. 3-D embellishments are fine, as long as the completed cards slide into standard 9-pocket pages, and as long as the embellishments are securely mounted so they don’t fall off during shipping. (Keep in mind that thick cards may require a padded mailing envelope and additional postage).

7. When you sign up for this swap, I will PM you my address and a reminder of the swap details.

8. I will give iTrader feedback the same day I receive your cards, and will also update this post showing that your cards have arrived. In return, I encourage you to give iTrader host feedback for me when you receive your swap returns, and Reputation Points for the artists whose cards you receive.

Who wants to play?

06-08-2008, 04:58 PM
I am taking July off...but I'll be back for Aug and Sept. (I should have done May- :()

06-10-2008, 04:28 AM
SCRATCH THAT---I've decided to play! :)

06-10-2008, 11:24 AM
Yea!! Glad to have you ScramperSue and you too Nermalski!! :)

06-10-2008, 11:25 AM
June's are postal

06-10-2008, 01:00 PM
Count me in ~ thanks!

06-10-2008, 03:31 PM
Me me me!! I'm in this till the bitter end.

06-10-2008, 07:39 PM
this sounds like fun. i would love to join!

06-13-2008, 09:49 AM
Yippee and WELCOME!! LOL, good on you OrganicMama :)

06-14-2008, 03:35 AM
I'm in for the series! Sign me up, please!

06-14-2008, 02:25 PM
Super, got ya IrishRose :)

06-15-2008, 12:32 AM
I'd like to give this a try!

06-15-2008, 09:44 AM
Welcome kristinzed! :)

06-19-2008, 09:22 PM
had fun with June swap would like to do July please.

06-19-2008, 09:26 PM
Glad to have you again Ellie :)

07-01-2008, 12:21 PM
Quick note ladies, Sorry to have not been online, I am about to pull my hair out with my internet connection problems!! aaarrrggghh

I received Joni's beautiful cards yesterday! :)

07-02-2008, 01:25 PM
My cards are done and in the mail today:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=21901&w=m http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/file.php?n=21900&w=m

National Peach Ice Cream Day
Respect Canada Day
National Tug-of-War Tournament Day

07-03-2008, 07:48 PM
Mine are in the mail today! I decided to do National Ice Cream Day and National Nude Day... wonder when International ATC Day is?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3134/2634169555_c42b779854_m.jpg http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3083/2634997292_bb4244d54e_m.jpg

07-03-2008, 07:57 PM
Wow, love your National Nude Day cards ~ really subtle!

07-03-2008, 10:23 PM
Here are my offerings for this month (dited to add, they will be going out in the mail today 7/7/08:


07-08-2008, 12:16 AM
hopefully sending mine out wed!!

07-08-2008, 09:33 AM
Received wonderful cards from:
Nermalski and mrubyjean!
Thank you all for making this SO much fun!! Still hating my computer so I am using the library right now but hopefully everything will be fixed this week, fingers and toes crossed! lol

07-09-2008, 06:08 PM
I've been in bed for the last week with a pinched nerve but managed to get my cards in the mail yesterday, July 8th. Hope they make it in time.

07-11-2008, 01:38 PM
Hi Ellie, I think they will make it. Hope you feel better soon!
Received beautiful cards from OrganicMama and IrishRose!!

The Lolly Trolley

07-12-2008, 08:52 AM
Received wonderful cards from Ellie and kristinized!
AUGUST Swap went in today so keep a look out for it! :)

The Lolly Trolley

07-16-2008, 04:31 PM
I meant SEPTEMBER went up...sigh
I got spinmearounf cards and I will post returns this week.
Scramper, did you mail cards to me?

07-17-2008, 03:09 PM
OMG!!! someone beat the crap out of me will ya???? these cards are sitting here half finished ...I totally forgot about this swap (while my son was up visiting and my pain has been so active) if you will allow me...i will finish these tonight and have them postal tomorrow...I can do priority if need be...but first class should only take about 3 days...please let me know.

so so sorry :( :::::smacking self::::::::::

07-18-2008, 11:59 AM
Scramper, no worries I have PM'd you :)
Ladies returns went in the mail yesterday, YIPPEE :)

Joni Owens
07-21-2008, 06:58 PM
My cards came today, I love these Bizarre Swaps! They really stretch my imagination and creative side. Thank Danette for hosting, I'm looking forward to August! Thanks also to: Irish Rose, Mrubyjean, and Ellie for all your cards. Wow we've got a talented bunch!

07-22-2008, 10:49 AM
I got mine! These are so fun, and making a really cool area in my card book. Thanks to nermalski, Irish Rose, and spinmearounf (?) for cool cards. And to Danette for awesome hosting.

07-22-2008, 12:37 PM
I received my cards yesterday! Thanks to spinmearounf, Irish Rose and mrubyjean for your cards, and Chimarea.Muse for hosting (and for the fun extra papers you sent)! :)

07-26-2008, 10:58 PM
Sorry for the delay everyone. I received my fantastic cards for the July round. Thanks goes out to Kristinized, OrganicMama and Joni Owens for their fabulous cards. Chimaera, you have been i-Tradered and I will get my reppies done right now!

07-30-2008, 05:11 AM
well, our GRACIOUS HOST was willing to take all 3 of the same card from me ( late---never before I am so ashamed:shocked::cry:) and trade me 3 very different cards out of her collection. I am so not worthy Danette! :notworthy:thank you!

anyway BIG thanks to her, and special:laugh: thanks to:

kristinized....national nude day :)
Ellie...Video games day
Organicmama...threading the needle day

07-30-2008, 02:19 PM
Oops! I gave iTrader and rep, but forgot to post here that I received great July holiday cards from Joni Owens, kristinized and spinmearounf ~ thanks to all! And to chimaera.muse for hosting!