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TP Tube as an Envie (US only) Autumn/Fall Themed

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TP Tube as an Envie (US only) Autumn/Fall Themed
Swap Coordinator:nlgrudis (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Accessories  Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:9
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:October 1, 2011
Date items must be sent by:October 15, 2011
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

Get an Empty TP Tube (the center tube the paper is wrapped around). Cut two circles of cardboard or cardstock to cover the ends. Tape one end closed. Now stuff the tube with goodies. Fill with Autumn or Fall themed items……

•photos, photo magnet frames, SD cards or holders, photo mounting corners, postage stamps, etc. •Crafting how to DIY (templates, directions, etc.) •Brads, eyelets, ribbon, Glue dots, Scrapbook paper and/or stickers can be rolled to fit in the tube. •Small sewing notions (seam rippers, buttons, thread, etc.) •Small hard candies or gum •Tealite candles •Key chains •Tea bags, Single serve hot chocolate, coffee, drink mixes (kind you add to bottled water) •Recipes or cooking •Jewelry or jewelry making supplies •Mini markers, pencils, pens •Postage stamps, bookmarks or other stationary items •Small paper punches or stamps or other small embellishments •Something handmade

The possibilities are endless! Be creative, challenge yourself & have a blast!

If you have or are in a group could you please send a group message to see if anyone else would like to join?

Checking your partners profile is great, but not required. . Be sure to include a tiny note or business card that has the swap name and your username on it so they know where it came from. Include only things you would like to receive, no trash! Now seal up the other end of the tube. Decorate & address the outside. I have found it easier to decorate after it is full; it holds its shape better.

This is a "US Only" Swap, so shipping costs should be affordable. This is the roll inside toilet paper. yes the PO accepts it or you can put the completed, filled roll in a small paded envie if you PO insists they can't. You might call ahead and ask to save time & frustration.

You need to have a 4.9 or above rating, at least 3 rated postal swaps and no unexplained ones or threes in the past 6 months. If you are new, please have a full profile & PM me before joining. Any questions you can PM me.

Happy Swapping, nlgrudis

Discussion

WhitneyPitney 10/ 5/2011 #

Got my first one done, ready to send! I totally misjudged the size of a toilet paper roll...had to "pillow" the ends out and remove some packaging so I didn't smash anything. Excited for you to get it!

sweetsaltfish 10/14/2011 #

I sent out one of my TP roll today and the mail lady told me next time I should make it bigger because that size usually gets lost in the mail because it's too small :( hope my partner gets it...

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