Due date for cards in my hands: June 30th
Last day for withdrawing: please communicate at least 10 days prior to closing
Number of cards: 3:3 plus booklet
VINTAGE LADIES IN HATS
This is an ATC swap with a difference. Not only will you be making three cards on theme but also making a booklet to hold them in.
for instructions on how to make the booklet - with thanks to Fantasy Firebird posting this article in the Art Discussions thread.
You will need one insert which will hold four cards plus you will need a cover.
Please decorate the cover on theme (and decorate the insert if you wish although not mandatory).
Your cards and booklet can be drawn, collage or whatever you like. They can be whimsy, serious, comical - the choices are endless and only limited by your imagination. Let's see how creative you can all be.
You will receive three cards and one booklet in return.
Please - no dark or rude cards.
You can use any media you like except digital. Please no heavy embellishments or really bulky cards as it seems the mail machines just love to chew these up. And no stickers as the focal point of your card.
As this is the first time I have run a swap for a booklet as well, it is an evolving project. Hence - you need to make the cover of a stiffer consistency than just paper. If you don't it won't stand up to travelling which is what the cover is designed to do - protect your cards.
And the cover should be decorated in theme.
I made my booklet cover and inners out of scrapbook - bassil paper which is much thicker and although it was a bit of a pain to fold it will stand up to plenty of wear. Hope this helps those of you still to make your booklet - PM me if you are having probs.
Now the small print - PLEASE READ
Please do your best work! Everyone wants work with effort and creativity put into it as a part of their collection.
Sub-standard work will be sent back and neutral feedback will be left if you fail to send in cards and do not communicate. I like to swap on due date so please ensure your cards arrive in time.
Mailing and Postage
• Include at least your username and swap name on the back of the cards, and on the back of the booklet so everyone knows who to give rep points to when your work is received.
• Place each card in a plastic sleeve for mailing.
• Allow yourself enough time to mail your work by the due date. Late work will be returned. It takes 7-10 days for mail to reach me.
• Please send a large return mailing label and a discreetly hidden US$2 for postage. I will take care of the return envelopes. Please do not send stamps
- I cannot use them as New Zealand is not part of the USA. For those of you who do not have access to US$, please PM me for my Paypal details.
Players - when you receive your returns for the swap, remember to leave iTrader for the Host (me) and Rep Points for the people you received cards or a booklet from. I will leave you iTrader points when I receive your work. I will also link your first post to this post so that leaving rep and itrader is easy.
An extra ATC on subject is certainly appreciated and cherished but not mandatory.
CHECK LIST BEFORE YOU SEAL YOUR ENVELOPE :
Check to see if you have put in your address return label
Your Postage to cover returns
Your cards and the booklet...
Ok then seal the envelope..
OK - who wants to play
10 suzie's Art
12 Sonia Becker
14 Vickie Z