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Thread: GEISHA, Open Media ATC Swap, Due Oct. 10

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    GEISHA, Open Media ATC Swap, Due Oct. 10

    Due Date: Oct. 10
    Signup/Withdrawal Date: Oct. 5
    Number of Players: Unlimited
    Number of Cards: 3 for 3
    Media: Open; Collage, mixed media, hand-drawn/hand-painted

    Geisha means “a person of the arts” or “accomplished person”. Japanese Geisha were taught many artistic endeavors, including music and dance. They studied the elaborate tea ceremony, learning how to serve the tea and entertain businessmen and high officials who visited the teahouses. They were sometimes, but not always, courtesans. They were trained to be gifted conversationalists in many topics, and were trusted to be discreet. They required a wardrobe of very expensive and gorgeous kimonos and obis made of colorful silks, beautifully hand-painted or embroidered.

    Your Geisha cards can be mixed media, collage, or hd/hp, and can include relatively flat embellishments if you like, such as small sequins and rhinestones, gold or silver fabric trims, etc. Please show us pictures of finished cards if you can, it is always inspiring to other players.

    GUIDELINES & MAILING:

    - Please PM for my address when cards are ready to mail.
    - Place each 2 1/2 x 3 1/2” card in its own plastic sleeve for protection.
    - Be sure it qualifies as a “card”, and doesn’t easily bend into a U-shape.
    - Please spread evenly within the envelope, using Washi or painters tape (Scotch tape can tear the sleeves).
    - Please write your username, real name, and swap title on the back of each card.
    - USA players, please include a large address label plus one Forever stamp, and I will provide envelopes.
    - International players, please enclose your address label plus $1 USA, or a Global Forever stamp. I will provide envelopes.
    - An extra “host card” is always appreciated, but never necessary in order to play.
    - When returns are received, please be sure to leave iTrader for your host, and “You Rock” points for those who created your returns.

    Participants:

    1. Karr311 - RECEIVED
    2. Joamosatcharterdotnet
    3. Blueangel - RECEIVED
    4. Arc2dreams - RECEIVED
    5. Carol - RECEIVED
    6. RaineyDay - RECEIVED
    7. Nicky - RECEIVED
    8. Artbymee - RECEIVED
    9. Lazyshadows
    10. Luckycat479
    11. Heathermae77 - RECEIVED
    12. Vegan4animals
    13. Oneeyedwonder - RECEIVED
    14. Cleopatra - RECEIVED
    15. Fandanie
    16. JenUrebel - RECEIVED
    17. Msbarbara
    18. Kehlenn
    Last edited by CiCiCreates; 09-12-2020 at 04:42 PM.
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    Example cards: Geisha in hd/hp by Nicky; Geisha in hd/hp by ARTG33K74; Geisha in watercolors by CiCiCreates; Geisha in collage by Queen Bee.
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    Sounds fun, I have some lovely Graphic45 paper with Geishas!

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    I hope you are asking to be signed up....
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    Yes CiCicreates... sorry I wasn’t very clear about that . Please please sign me up, already working on my set this morning

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    Please sign me up

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    Welcome to the swap, Karr311 and Joamosatcharterdotnet!
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    I would like to join, please.

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    Welcome, Blueangel!
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    Would love to play along!

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    Welcome, Arc2dreams!
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    I'm lurking for now, but think this would be a fun swap. I like to make my cards before I commit......
    The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.---Mahatma Gandhi

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    Finished my cards, will mail them tomorrow! Thank you for such a fun theme.

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    Welcome to lurk, NYJunkie!

    Great looking cards, Karr311! That has to be a record for signing up to a just-posted swap and having cards made!
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    Lurking for now.
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    Sign me up!

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    Please add me to this swap!
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    Relax on the lurkers couch, Bluesky and artbymee!

    Signing you up, Carol and RaineyDay!
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