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NancyL
10-31-2022, 01:53 PM
Due date: Friday December 16th

Number of cards: 3 for 3 OR 6 for 6
Number of players:unlimited
Media-open but NO embellishments such as stickers, jewels, scrapbook items

This swap is similar to one I hosted in the past. Your job is to print, but not with rubber stamps. You will use items that are really for some other purpose. The best example is punchinella or sequin waste. Your design can be abstract OR representational. You can use ink pads, distress ink, distress oxide inks, paint etc.
Your prints should be the star but you can use paint or inks for background. No white backgrounds, please.
I have been using foreign text as backgrounds recently.

Here is a list of items to use for printing( you might think of others):

rubber bands wrapped around a brayer or block.....pencil grips....pencil erasers....lids (you don't have to remove them)... furniture leg protectors.... corn or bunion cushions...go to Foot care products...they have adhesive & will stick to wooden block....sink drainers...jars or lids with raised up designs...bubblewrap...packing materials...scrunched paper towel...dice...

If you think of others, let me know and I will add them.


Please DO NOT use veggies, fruit or live objects.

Mailing info- Everyone should send a label or paper with your mailing address.
US players send one forever stamp.
International players-I will cover your postage.
I will provide envelopes for everyone.

Who is ready for an adventure in printing with objects?

1. Me
2. dnewton972
3. katiea707
4. An. M. Sudyka
5. dithespy
6. LindyLu
7. leydab
8. StregaAnna
9. The Walnut Tree
10. JenTeaches AdaptiveArt
11. CAMeoCheryl
12. AmySi
13. cmcarli
14. JenUrebel

NancyL
10-31-2022, 04:23 PM
Lots of things make interesting prints when you dip them in paint or rub an ink pad over them. Something interesting that you might explore.

dnewton972
10-31-2022, 08:18 PM
Sign me up. Was just making some paper prints today!

NancyL
10-31-2022, 08:33 PM
Well, I added you. also I got my returns from ScrapBin ATCs and there is one of your cards.

CiCiCreates
11-01-2022, 12:02 PM
I am lurking for the moment. How about lace with raised motifs, sponges, stencil brushes?

NancyL
11-01-2022, 12:35 PM
Fabric sometimes works. Corduroy would be good.

katiea707
11-01-2022, 02:41 PM
I would like to join. Sounds like a fun swap.

NancyL
11-01-2022, 04:41 PM
adding you and welcome to the swap!

Betsyg
11-02-2022, 09:41 AM
Lurking

NancyL
11-02-2022, 09:50 AM
Of course, your icon reminds me of gelli printing. And I think using a gelli plate would work for this swap, too.

CiCiCreates
11-02-2022, 11:02 AM
Thimbles!

dnewton972
11-02-2022, 11:26 AM
I have used various gel prints, a fork, bottle cap, meat grinder plate, cheese cutter, and cut eraser stamp to make various marks on my prints. Such fun!!
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235952
235953
235954
235955

JenUrebel
11-02-2022, 11:36 AM
Sounds like fun. I'll lurk while I dig through my bag of mark making goodies I have saved for gelli plate printing.

An. M. Sudyka
11-02-2022, 04:54 PM
Will collect odds and ends to stamp. Sign my up for this swap.

NancyL
11-02-2022, 06:34 PM
got you signed up.

LindyLu
11-02-2022, 06:58 PM
Sounds like fun. Sign me up:)

dithespy
11-03-2022, 06:36 AM
Sign me up please :)

Betsyg
11-03-2022, 09:04 AM
I was about to ask it I could use a gelli plate; tho straight printing with the big box of junk I have collected shoukd work too. So many possibilities!

TrinaLD
11-03-2022, 05:37 PM
Looks like fun but I'll lurk just a bit to see what I can come up with.

AmySi
11-04-2022, 11:15 PM
Fun! Lurking :)

dithespy
11-05-2022, 07:48 AM
My cards are ready for mailing

235999 236000
236001 236002
236003

dithespy
11-05-2022, 07:49 AM
And

236004 236005

Mark makers:
bottle tops
dog grooming brush
clip it

NancyL
11-05-2022, 10:09 AM
I love how each object-printed card is unique.

leydab
11-07-2022, 09:59 AM
Please add me! This sounds like so much fun.

NancyL
11-07-2022, 10:58 AM
Yes, this is fun. A good place to look for objects is foot care at a grocery or department store. Little cushions for bunions are adhesive circles.

LindyLu
11-07-2022, 04:12 PM
My cards are done. One or more of the following items were used to create each card:
makeup sponge, bamboo skewer, shaggy, dry sea sponge, natural bristle vegetable brush, bottle cap, crumpled tinfoil, bundled raffia, cotton twine, metal knitting needle & a piece of silpat mat.

LindyLu
11-07-2022, 04:14 PM
Part 2:

NancyL
11-07-2022, 08:54 PM
Dnewton972, your cards arrived today. Thanks for the extra card.

StregaAnna
11-08-2022, 05:42 PM
Please add me and send me your address I forgot to message for the add and went stamp wild this weekend!

NancyL
11-09-2022, 10:30 AM
An.M. Sudyka, your cards are here. thanks for the extra card.

JenTeachesAdaptiveArt
11-13-2022, 06:38 PM
I'm sort of addicted to my punchinella - so yes please - sign me up! :)

NancyL
11-13-2022, 07:55 PM
I love punchinella, too.

The Walnut Tree
11-13-2022, 07:57 PM
Ready to participate!

CAMeo Cheryl
11-13-2022, 08:28 PM
I would like to participate, please and thank you!

NancyL
11-14-2022, 11:25 AM
adding you.

leydab
11-14-2022, 11:52 AM
I finished my cards and will mail them out to you today

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I used:
punchinella, a bolt, a lego duplo piece, paper towel roll, twine, q-tips, burlap, bubble wrap, bottle caps, rubber bands, the straight edge of a ruler, a deodorant cap and a travel toothbrush cap.

The Walnut Tree
11-14-2022, 12:07 PM
I used the mesh bag of the onions, a plastic thingy that is used to clean the garlic press (Sorry I don't know the name hehe) bottle caps, the tip of a straw, a shoelace, bubble wrap, twine, and some numbers from an expired debit card.
This was so much fun!

NancyL
11-14-2022, 12:40 PM
I want to try raised numbers on expired card. I save those cards for spreading paint.

NancyL
11-16-2022, 11:15 AM
I looked all over my art room and didn't find my collection of old credit cards etc. I am starting to make cards anyway.

NancyL
11-16-2022, 11:16 AM
I got some cool circles in the Foot Care dept. And they are adhesive.

I'm finding my distress oxide inks are working better than my rubber stamps.

NancyL
11-16-2022, 08:43 PM
LindyLu, your cards arrived and thanks for the host card. I see that once you got started it must have been hard to stop.
I began my cards and I will pick 6 when I am tired of printing.

NancyL
11-17-2022, 09:18 PM
The Walnut Tree, your cards arrived. Thanks for the extra card.

AmySi
11-17-2022, 11:26 PM
I made a few cards! If you like this, please add me :)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/39484/small/1_524895F5-33DF-4C38-A384-F6E61A5DFCEB.jpeg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=584039

Used acrylic paints with gelli prints, string, fruit packaging & punchinella.

NancyL
11-18-2022, 11:33 AM
I will be out of state for a couple of nights. Back by sunday noon.

cmcarli
11-21-2022, 06:12 PM
I would like to play!
I have three cards complete and NO WHITE BACKGROUND
As soon as I clear some space in my room, I will do a few more as I have some further ideas in my head which needs to get out onto ATCs.

- Cathie M. Carlisle - cmcarli

NancyL
11-21-2022, 06:38 PM
Once you start making cards for this swap, it is hard to stop. I've made many and also have some more ideas to try out. At least I don't have to mail mine.

NancyL
11-22-2022, 08:28 PM
leydab, your cards arrived today. thanks for the extra card.

NancyL
11-23-2022, 07:35 PM
Dithespy, your cards arrived today. Thanks for the extra card. I love the pink you used.

NancyL
11-23-2022, 07:42 PM
And my other envelope also had Print It! cards. Katiea707, your cards arrived. Thanks for the extra card & the little goodies.

NancyL
11-27-2022, 11:46 AM
StregaAnna, your cards arrived. thanks for the extra card & stickers.

NancyL
11-27-2022, 12:08 PM
JenTeaches AdaptiveArt, your cards have arrived.

NancyL
11-29-2022, 07:41 PM
Dithespy, your 2nd envelope arrived today. If I hadn't put on your postage stamps, i would have sent the cards out in one envelope. But 2 envelopes will be fine.

AmySi
12-01-2022, 02:49 PM
My cards are in the mail :)

JenUrebel
12-05-2022, 02:57 PM
Sign me up. I'll be mailing today.

NancyL
12-05-2022, 03:36 PM
Okay, signing you up.

NancyL
12-05-2022, 09:29 PM
AmySi, your cards arrived.

NancyL
12-09-2022, 08:47 PM
CAMeoCheryl, your cards arrived today.

NancyL
12-14-2022, 02:07 AM
JenUrebel, your cards came today. thanks for the extra card.

My plan is to swap out tomorrow. Maybe even mail tomorrow.

NancyL
12-14-2022, 02:09 AM
I do not think we had mail delivery yesterday. I checked our mailbox at 8 :30 pm and box still empty. On a Monday?
today we had several things....Christmas cards, ATCs for this swap, a family letter.

NancyL
12-14-2022, 09:17 PM
Some of the returns went out today and rest will go tomorrow. I'm working on giving out the iTrader points.

LindyLu
12-20-2022, 05:53 PM
My returns have arrived & I'm very happy with cards from:
NancyL, AmySi, cmcarli, diethespy, Katia & An. M. Sudyka.

Thank you all & thank you NancyL for hosting.

iTrader & rocks have been posted.

StregaAnna
12-20-2022, 06:55 PM
I am done with giving reputation, except to the host as it says it is to recent since the last time! Thanks for the host!

AmySi
12-22-2022, 11:15 PM
Fabulous cards arrived! Leaving rep now :)

dithespy
12-30-2022, 07:15 AM
Wonderful cards have arrived. Thanks to The Walnut Tree, JenUrebel, StregaAnnA, Nancy L (x2), and AmySi for fabulous abstract cards and a huge thanks to Nancy L for hosting!