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    Lurkers are always welcome, Stahirala.

    Welcome to the swap, Erineverafter!! Happy to see you joining in
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    Don't forget, guys, you need to have the word Japan somewhere on each ATC.
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    Thanks for that reminder! Haven't started yet, but when I plan them out in my head, I do often forget that part. Maybe I should cut out some JAPAN words in varying styles, sizes, and colors. And then that part will be handy and nearby when I make up the cards.
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    I would love to join, I'll pm you my numbers.
    I'm always open for personalized one on one trades! All you have to do is ask!

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    can I join as well? awesome idea!

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    Hi Bruised; Hi ali! Welcome to Japanland
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    C3; that is a good idea. I know that it is going to be hard to remember but I'll try to put little reminders in here & there so that artists don't forget.
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    My cards are finished. One is pretty simple, but for its simplicity I think it's pretty and effective for the prompt. Does anyone else feel guilty choosing to make something simple and un-fussy? Sigh. I'm my own harshest critic. Anywho, they're all set and ready mail.

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    I think your ATCs look really good. Of all of yours, I thought the washi would be the hardest.... The lanterns are really pretty....
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    Great ATCs, Sorxia!

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    How is everyone else doing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sorxia View Post
    My cards are finished. One is pretty simple, but for its simplicity I think it's pretty and effective for the prompt. Does anyone else feel guilty choosing to make something simple and un-fussy? Sigh. I'm my own harshest critic. Anywho, they're all set and ready mail.

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    I love your cards, especially the lanterns! And, yes, I feel guilty when my cards are too simple (which is often) but I stop when the elements tell me the card is complete. Sometimes, when I try to add more to a card - thinking I should - I overwork it and don't like the results. Sometimes less is more. We truly are our worst critics!
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    Lurking right now, but seriously considering it. How many items are there?

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    Oshahe, There are 34 items to pick numbers from. There is one item I am dying to have someone make but no one has picked that number yet.
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    How intriguing!
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    I'd like to sign up if I may. Been looking to wade back into doing ATC's and this looks like it could be fun and far enough out that I could comfortably get my cards completed. Off to PM you.....

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    Hi Strivaria!! Welcome to Japan!! Will private message you in just a few....
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    One of my words is cosplay, I don't get it. I looked it up of course but still confused. It seems to me like it is more than just dressing up in costumes. Any help would be appreciated.

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    I would like to sign up, ferretgirl! Looks like fun!
    One question: If we get washi does the tape have to be Japan themed? I don't have many choices for washi tape out here in the sticks. I do have some, but not Japanese themed.
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    plumhill2001, I considered making a Japanese doll using washi to create an interesting kimono or dress. It just turned out I had a surprising number of themed tapes in my collection and was able to make a scene. So, maybe fans or a doll or something using washi as the patterns? Just a thought.

    vic302000, cosplay is totally dressing up in costumes and live action role playing. Japan is especially known for Lolita fashion which is a specific genre of cosplay. It's really all about creating a character and embodying that character either for an event or as a part of hip fashion culture. But if you look up "Lolita Japan" on google images, you'll get a real sense of the style. It's frilly and extremely girly and plays on the idea of sexy innocence. Very porcelain doll. I actually think Lolita would be a really fun prompt to work with: lace and frills and curls and mary janes. I think if you can capture the feel (you don't have to be literal...or go all out literal, you do you) you'll have a really successful card. Think pinafore! I hope that helps! Good luck
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