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    TEXT AND COLLAGE SWAP 2 due April 15, 2021

    Due Date: April 15, 2021
    Withdrawal date: Any time, but please notify the host
    Number of participants: unlimited
    Number of cards: 3 for 3
    TEXT AND COLLAGE 2 swap

    The first Text and Collage swap I hosted back in the dark ages drew almost 50 participants, and the cards were fabulous! So…..
    If you love making ATC collages and putting in some text – a word or two, or found poetry, or an imaginary conversation, or foreign words, or a comment from you, or some song lyrics…….this is the swap for you! Maybe you already have some cards on hand like these. Feel free to use those! Some examples are at the bottom:

    SWAP RULES:
    *Do your best work, and use at least 3 different collage elements. An element can be: stamping, embossing, fabric, thread, brads, eyelets, clip art, original drawing, piece of a photo, fancy paper or doily – you get the idea! Then add text.
    *Card should not be flimsy – use cardstock weight or better as a base. Make sure all elements are secure and not falling off. Falling-apart cards will be returned.
    *Put your real name and user name on the back of the cards. Enclose each card in a plastic sleeve.
    *PM me if there are themes you prefer or do not want as returns. I will be happy to accommodate you.
    *Enclose a large mailing label and the same amount of postage as it took to mail your cards.
    *I will pay the postage for the first three international players
    *Host cards are not required but I love them!
    *I do not swap randomly. I try to give each player cards that are at least equal in effort to the ones they send in. This might be mathematically impossible, but I will try!!

    Some examples, made by me:

    She Belongs to Me.jpgTake a letter Maria 2.jpg

    Who wants to play? I do!
    Red means cards received.

    1. Juanita Rojas
    2. aginghippychic
    3. RaineyDay
    4. shoreart
    5. Elliejaybird
    6. Monroy28
    7. Catharinejo
    8. BluSkyHare
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    10. Evalila (first international)
    11. huddlestonmollie
    12. DeborahMosca
    13. miss
    14. LeonardaDaArtsi
    15. Joamosatcharterdotnet
    16. Rachml
    17. dmkotcher
    18. dsign49
    19. Reinikka
    20. OrigamiGrace
    21. Spice&Nice
    22. AliasKateLiza
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    24. NancyL
    25. locatray
    26. KreationbyKris
    27. EatSleepWriteABook (second international)
    28. redplantlady (third international)
    29. katiea707
    30. sarat
    31. dbuffum
    32. AngelJoy
    33. pithier
    34. BlancoLobo
    35. dithespy
    36. Catherinejo
    37. Spirit Soul
    38. plumhill2001
    39. Karch
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    41. AmySi
    42. CynthiaSillitoe
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    44. Bramble
    45. Art Books Cows
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    47. nonna
    48. nanvan
    49. betsyg
    50. amyfaerie
    51. waffle
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    53. mrubyjean
    54. Arc2dreams



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    Last edited by Juanita Rojas; 04-20-2021 at 05:54 PM. Reason: add names

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    I would like to play please!
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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    Hi! So is this a mixed media collage and text swap? You said to include thread, brads, etc. What about paint? Also, your a couple of your beautiful examples look like they are hand-drawn, so I'm a bit confused.
    Thanks!

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    I'm ready to play!
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    The only hand-drawn one was Carmen, and you're right - not much mixed media there, so I removed her, now we have Johnny Depp. You can use paint of any kind, plus all the other things. Mixed media means just about any and all things! Join us!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluSkyHare View Post
    Hi! So is this a mixed media collage and text swap? You said to include thread, brads, etc. What about paint? Also, your a couple of your beautiful examples look like they are hand-drawn, so I'm a bit confused.
    Thanks!
    You're right - Carmen is HD/HP, not much mixed media there, so I replaced her with Johnny Depp! Paint is always one of the media that can be used with all those other things, so MM is MM all the way! Join us!

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    Off to a great start! Welcome to aginghippychic, RaineyDay and shoreart.

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    Sounds fun. I'll sign up.

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    Im in....sounds fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juanita Rojas View Post
    You're right - Carmen is HD/HP, not much mixed media there, so I replaced her with Johnny Depp! Paint is always one of the media that can be used with all those other things, so MM is MM all the way! Join us!
    Thanks for the clarification, Juanita Rojas. I'm in! Mixed media with text is what I do!!

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    I would love to join in this swap. Thanks

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    Yay! More players! Welcome to Elliejaybird, Monroy28, Catharinejo, BluSkyHare and Trazy1.

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    Juanita - will you please sign me up? Thanks!

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