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Halloween ATC

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Halloween ATC
Swap Coordinator:Cupcakecalamity (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC)  Seasonal  Handmade 
Number of people in swap:78
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:August 26, 2013
Date items must be sent by:September 3, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Before we know it, it will be fall and my favorite holiday...Halloween! Let's start the celebration early!

For this swap, you will make one atc using Halloween as the theme. Anything that makes you think of Halloween goes! Example: witches, pumpkins, bats, graveyards, etc.

All media and all embellishments can used! Just don't slap a sticker on a piece of paper. Only send what you would like to receive!

Must be standard size ( 2.5" X 3.5" ) and sturdy!

All are welcome, including newbies and international. Filled out profile is a must. No recent 1’s or 3’s and if you do have them, PM me. If it seems valid then I can waive it. I will check all profiles and I will angel!

Any questions, feel free to contact me!

Image was found on google here: http://img0.etsystatic.com/000/0/5541610/il_570xN.261930090.jpg

Discussion

Cupcakecalamity 08/27/2013 #

Hi All,

Just letting you know that I will be assigning partners in the next 24 hours. I'm just reviewing all the final participants. :)

Thank you,

Jolene (Cupcakecalamity)

Cupcakecalamity 08/27/2013 #

Assigned! Thanks everyone for signing up and shout out to those who reached out to me about any 3's or 1's.

Happy swapping lovelies!

Don't hesitate to reach out to me if you need anything via direct message here or email: jolene dot haley at gmail dot com

Thank you,

Jolene @cupcakecalamity

kevinmcdowell 08/28/2013 #

Sent mine out today. Thanks @cupcakecalamity for allowing newbies!

katcouch 08/29/2013 #

Thank you for allowing newbies! I just finished making mine, will be mailing tomorrow!

NinjaGreeter 08/30/2013 #

Is there any way to extend the mailing date to the 3rd? The 2nd is a postal holiday in the US and every single one of my local post offices are closed all weekend. Even if I put it in the mailbox today, it won't be dated until the third. Anyone else in the US that didn't send yet will end up with the same issue.

audball55 08/30/2013 #

Oh shoot...I didn't think about that. Mine might be dated the 3rd too. I'm going to try and find one open on Saturday though. I should have mailed it as soon as I finished it. Sorry guys :(

garingling 08/31/2013 #

I was just going to ask about the date issue, but I see someone else already has. I was planning on finishing over the weekend and I just realized that the post office will be closed on the 2nd, so mine will also be postmarked for the 3rd even though it will be finished today. I apologize for my mistake of not realizing mail wouldn't be going on Monday.

katcouch 08/31/2013 #

Hmmm I had a post office open today so I must have lucked out. Got mine sent earlier. I was a little concerned but went in anyway. I personally dont mind anyone being a day late because of the holiday, though I am not running the swap.

NinjaGreeter 08/31/2013 #

I know post office closings are a regional thing- just like the schedule is generally based on local funding. Most the post offices here, excluding the main office and maybe one other one, close exactly at 4:00 pm most days and don't open until 10 the next day. It's a sad state of things to realize that in another decade we probably won't be able to send a letter by snail mail- only parcels.

Cupcakecalamity 09/ 1/2013 #

Hi all,

FYI I will be changing the due date to the 3rd. Hopefully you will all have yours in the mail by the 2nd anyways. I'm doing this due to a conflict with post offices in the U.S. not being open to date stamp anything mailed on 9/2. Thanks for understanding!

Thanks

Jolene

katcouch 09/ 3/2013 #

I don't see us not being able to send letters via mail, there has been a huge surge in people sending letters and letter sized things in the last few years due to swapping and penpalling.

Cupcakecalamity 09/11/2013 #

Hi @Katcouch This issue wasn't being able to send it at all, it was a matter of the postmark being stamped a day late since post offices were closed on that holiday. Awesome that yours were open though! :)

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