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Journal Page Postcard Swap

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Group:Handmade Postcard Club
Swap Coordinator:FarStarr (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Art  Postcards 
Number of people in swap:12
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:March 25, 2008
Date items must be sent by:April 14, 2008
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

The swap is for members of the Handmade Postcard Group.

I really liked Postmuse's idea of a journal page postcard, so here it is..

You will create 2 postcards in the style of a journal page. Pick a day or pick an event and journal about it on a postcard. Do this twice. Send the postcards naked to your partners.

If you need some inspiration the flickr pools below have some great journal pages.

http://www.flickr.com/groups/justartjournals/pool/

http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/pool/

http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/pool/

Discussion

PostMuse 03/ 8/2008 #

Thank you for coordinating! Journaling on postcards can get quite addictive. I do this at work, at the end of the day, on random postcards I keep in my desk drawer. I write myself a journal of whatever sticks in my mind from the day. I don't mail them from work, though, as that would open the door to fellow employees reading them. I mail the cards from a mailbox on the way to the bus stop. It usually takes a week for them to get to my mailbox, 20 miles away.

CARROLL 03/ 8/2008 #

I found a library discarded copy of the book Journal Revolution with art by Linda Woods. It's a good starting place for art journaling. With short pithy instructions, and good art examples. ( and I like that it was free!)

FarStarr 03/ 9/2008 #

I love that yours was free! I had to pay for mine :(. I can't believe that a library ditched that one alreday..it's brand new!

E11enT 03/10/2008 #

I just bought my copy too! Lucky Carroll!

FarStarr 03/26/2008 #

Boy that was easy! We are good to go, girls!! Have fun!!

FarStarr 04/ 8/2008 #

I think I stuttered in the swap description :)...It says to make 2 postcards twice..I only meant 2 postcards total/one to each partner. Did anyone make 4 postcards??

PostMuse 04/13/2008 #

I didn't make four cards. Had a hard enough time making two! I just sent mine off today. Man, that was much more difficult than I thought it would be. I've got a few rejects in my recycle pile.

FarStarr 04/14/2008 #

Thank you all, we are all sent on time! It's been a pleasure...Please let me know if you don't receive your cards..:)

FarStarr 04/14/2008 #

Hey Postmuse, You had trouble??? Wasn't this YOUR idea?? ;)

PostMuse 04/14/2008 #

I thought I would have such an easy time creating a postcard and writing a journal entry. I do it all the time to send to myself. Performance anxiety struck when I had to do it for others, I guess.

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