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    Winter Tomtens and Gnomes ~ Due February 5th

    Swap Due Date - February 5, 2020
    Signup/withdraw date - none
    Number of Cards - 3 for 3
    Number of participants - 24



    Tomtens and gnomes seem to be everywhere this year! They're cute, helpful, friendly, fun and they seem to be legendary as well. But what exactly is a tomten? A mythological, Scandinavian sprite who generally is found on a farm. They are short (not above 3 foot) have a large, usually red pointed hat on their head. They traditionally wear ragged clothes in dull colors like navy or grey. They also tend to have long bushy beards and mustaches, most often white. They are a much like a Christmas/winter gnome and both are welcome here.

    For this swap we will have two groups: a HD/HP Group and a Collage Group. Please indicate which group you'd like to be in... or both. If you join both groups you will need to send 3 cards for each group, no mixing. I will exchange like media only.

    What should my card contain?

    A tomten or gnome. Doing something. You can put them in a farm, a family home, out in a winter scene, with an animal or unaware human, asleep in a tree…..whatever inspires you! They can be realistic, whimsical, closeups of faces or in landscape scenes.

    Samples:
    By Marie, Raek75, VickiZ, Feltlikeit7 and Haagmm
    tom1.jpg ~ tom2.jpg ~ 89241D4C-85EF-4231-938F-62722949076B.jpg ~ 8CA8750D-FB76-499A-8B6C-8773975986AA.jpg ~ D59AEE6F-C15F-44C3-869E-24E9C49ED920.jpg

    Card Rules

    1. Standard size with straight edges that are not flimsy or extra thick.
    2. No heavy or bulky embellishments.
    3. Cards must be fully drawn, colored and completed in some way ...no 'blank card' backgrounds.
    4. Please include your username, real name and the swap name on the back of your cards.
    5. Host cards are not required but will be treasured should you wish to include one.

    Postage info

    1. Please PM me when you are ready for my address to send your cards.
    2. Please enclose a large return address label.
    3. You may enclose an envelope if you like but it is not required.
    4. International players please send either $2 USA or contact me to pay via paypal.


    When you receive your cards for the swap, remember to leave iTrader and Rep Points. I'll paste a link to player's first posts to make it easy to leave you rock points.



    Who wants draw and paint tomtens?

    1. Terri F. Link Received ~*
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    3. miss link
    4. aginghippychic link Received ~*
    5. AmeBee link
    6. Plumhill2001 link Received ~*
    7. TrinaLD link
    8. artbyme link Received ~*
    9. jo.on.the.go link
    10. CMontalvo link
    11. AncientPlanter link
    12. Suzi - link

    Who wants to collage tomtens?

    0. Marie link
    1. CastleQueen5 link
    2. aginghippychic link Received ~*
    3. Suzi - link
    4. BlueSkyHare link Received ~*
    5. Donnacr link Received ~*
    6. Vicki Z link Received ~*
    7. CMontalvo link
    8. jheuser - link
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    Last edited by Marie; 01-18-2020 at 01:24 PM.

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    My first lurker! Welcome Suzi! :-)

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    Ok....you hooked me with the card with the Goat. Adorable examples.

    May I play please? HD/HP

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    Welcome Terri F! I’ll add you now.

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    Cute! Can I join for HD/HP?
    Now hosting the Night Landscapes swap!

    I am moving! My address will be changing at the start of February, so if you have my address from previous swaps, please contact me for the new one before mailing anything!

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    Please add me for HD/P

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    Welcome zilliah and miss. So glad to have you both here. I’ll add you now.

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    You’re welcome to lurk Brenda. Please join in the chat as well.

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    I will do the mixed media collage group. Are you allowing house shaped like the one example?

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    Welcome CQ! Glad you’re here. I’ll add you right now. Yay!

    No house shaped cards please. The example is an adorable gnome card ... as an idea... but if you did a house it would still need to be on a standard 2.5 x 3.5 card. You could fill in scenery to complete a card with a house on it.

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    May I join the HD/HP group?
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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    Certainly aginghippychic, I’ll be happy to add you right away. :-) Welcome!

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    I've finished my first two cards: tomten in the snowy pines and gnome & cardinal
    winter tomten and gnomes 1.jpg winter tomten and gnomes 2.jpg
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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    Absolutely charmimg AHC!

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    Thanks Marie! Here is my second set of cards (I had the day off today, so I am "arting" away!)
    Faux Quilt Tomten and Perched

    winter tomten and gnomes 3 and 4.jpg
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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    What a great way to spend the day!!! These are just lovely!

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    37F107E0-D35D-4400-9126-87C05B3F11BC.jpg

    I like this one... not sure if it emphasizes his short stature enough though?

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    It's lovely Marie!
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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