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    The Little Art House Swap - Due June 20

    Due date: Monday, June 20th
    Sign up/withdraw: no deadline, just communicate
    Number of art pieces: 4/4
    Number of players: 20-ish


    Join our “neighborhood” as we make wee little art houses!

    Simple Rules to Swap Success:

    1. Open media: hand-drawn or painted, collage, mixed media, etc.. Make them sturdy. Keep them around 2” in size...between 1” and 2.75” in any direction. Inchie, Twinchie or MOO houses themselves are A-OK; as are sizes in between. We’re flexible here, as long as they are small. A bit of embellishing is great, just keep them relatively flat. Nice and thick with finished edges…those are our type of houses!

    2. 4/4 houses: This is about quality, not just quantity. Take your time with this to create pieces you're proud to send in (no rush jobs!) Sign your work with your username on each piece.

    3. Wrap each art house individually (ATC sleeves work well) and pack your pieces safely in a sturdy or bubble envelope, which I will re-use. Something with tracking info preferred. Include a large return address label.

    4. Postage: Please include the same amount of postage in $US dollars that it takes to mail the art to me (stamps, cash, PayPal or Venmo.)

    5. Show and tell: Please upload piccys of your art. That’s one of the best parts! Hostess gifts or extra postage are always appreciated.

    6. Rep and iTrader: A lot of work goes into this art, so please take the time to leave Rep Points (You Rock button) for the people you receive art from, and an iTrader for me. PM for my address (in Costa Mesa.)

    Some tiny-but-mighty examples from the talented Rosecake, Kwailin777 and Helene.

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    Welcome to The Neighborhood: (received)

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    2. Laffqueen
    3. miss
    4. Miss Fame
    5. CiCiCreates
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    7. prex
    8. Rosecake
    9. Therapeutic Art
    10. lazyshadows
    11. Smidgen
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    13. NancyL
    14. LCArtist
    15. mwilding
    16. huddlestonmollie
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    18. locatray
    19. art_junkie
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    21. Heathermae77
    22. jezebelle
    Last edited by nanner; 06-21-2022 at 08:19 PM.
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
    Fancy a trade? My current available cards are HERE.
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    From KatieCannonDesigns on etsy:


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    Last edited by nanner; 04-08-2022 at 09:49 PM.
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
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    I'm moving in
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    It’s a beautiful day in the Nannerhood…and I too want to move in. Sign e up
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    Me, please!

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    Please sign me up! This is right up my alley! Super YAY!
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    Nanner - You did say sturdy...I have some little rectangles and squares from Michaels made of thin wood. Of course that makes them rigid. Would they be ok to use?
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    Twinchie Houses (2"x2" w/.5" roofs) sound like they will be acceptable, right?
    If so, please sign me up, too.
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    I’d like to move into the neighborhood �� I want to get back into the mail art habit again .
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    I'd like to lurk and see what I can come up with...

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    Welcome, neighbors! So glad to have you moving in!

    CiCi...thin wood sounds good. Martha...2.5" definitely falls within the range, so start building!
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
    Fancy a trade? My current available cards are HERE.
    My Instagram: #lifeofnanner

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    Sign me up, please!
    I love to trade hearts, dolls, little houses. Happy to do private trades.

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    Welcome, Rosecake! And thank you for the art inspiration in our examples.
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
    Fancy a trade? My current available cards are HERE.
    My Instagram: #lifeofnanner

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    I started the "foundation" of some little houses. These are going to be cute teeny buggers!
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
    Fancy a trade? My current available cards are HERE.
    My Instagram: #lifeofnanner

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    Sista! So glad I signed in to check! What a great idea, I would love to join!!
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    Can i join please?
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    I wonder if Smidgen is still around. She did some great Little Houses.
    I love to trade hearts, dolls, little houses. Happy to do private trades.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosecake View Post
    I wonder if Smidgen is still around. She did some great Little Houses.
    Thanks for the suggestion. I'll send an invite her way.

    Welcome Sista and lazyshadows!
    Join us as we make Art Magnets in the FUNKYFRIDGE Halloween Swap
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    Yes! Yes! Yes! Houses are one thing I cant resist! Wow, Im back! Thanks, for letting me know about this!
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    Add me in please!
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