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No Glue ATC

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Swap Coordinator:MissKoolAid (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:25
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:January 31, 2007
Date items must be sent by:February 15, 2007
Number of swap partners:3
Description:

In this swap, you have 3 partners and you will make 3 ATCs total. You send 1 to each of your partners. The only rule is, you can't use glue to assemble them. Use eyelets, brads, staples, thread and needle, paper clips... get creative as long as it's not sticky! And no stickers to embellish since they have glue on them.

Standard ATC size is 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Less than half an inch thick. Can be paper or fabric or even cork, as long as it follows the size requirements. And remember NO GLUE!

This is my first time hosting and I will check profiles. If you have more than one "no send", I will contact you before deciding if you stay in or not. This is INTERNATIONAL since ATCs aren't usually expensive to mail. If you have any questions, don't be shy...

Discussion

sultrypeacock 12/27/2006 #

To clarify: Does the "no glue" rule include fusible adhesives (like Wonder-Under or Heat-N-Bond)? I would assume that it does. Which leads to the further question-- if fusible adhesives are disallowed, does that also disallow fusible fibers (like Angelina) and other techniques that "melt" things together to fuse them?

MissKoolAid 12/27/2006 #

The fusible adhesives are definitely a NO. I have never used or even seen fusible fibers so for that one, I will let you decide if it should be considered like an adhesive or not. I don't want to say no to something I don't know.

danit 12/27/2006 #

so I sand a simple hand drawn card?

danit 12/27/2006 #

I ment... I can sand...

MissKoolAid 12/28/2006 #

You have to attach at least one thing to the card and it can't be glued on it. Be creative people!

Susi 01/27/2007 #

oh yeah, this is gonna be fun! susi

pickle 01/27/2007 #

are we supposed to leave the card blank? do we send a note with it/in it?

MissKoolAid 01/27/2007 #

Pickle, it's not a greeting card. It's an Artist Trading Card. It measure 2.5" x 3.5". It pretty much looks like a sport's trading card, the kind that kids collect. The ides here is to decorate it with papers, fabric, ribbons or any kind of embellishement but for this swap nothing with glue. Which means no stickers, no glitter glue or anything else that could be seen as an adhesive or glue. If you have more questions, feel free to contact me privately.

FingersInc 01/29/2007 #

can I use fabric that I sew then, I will assume, Yes.

MissKoolAid 01/29/2007 #

Colleen, fabric ATCs are accepted in this swap. The idea is to be creative without glue.

Susi 02/ 3/2007 #

I just finished my three cards.. I guess i wasn't that adventurous, because i used staple only, but I like how they turned out! I think I'll make more, just for me! Maybe to swap out too!! Susi

MissKoolAid 02/ 4/2007 #

To Roberta, Paula and Minty,

I will be mailing your ATCs on Monday. Let me know when they arrive.

boatingbelle 02/ 5/2007 #

Susi, Kate and Sheila, all in USA, your cards are in the post from UK.

JaneR 02/ 9/2007 #

Sent cards to Sophie, Roberta and Minty today. :-)

FingersInc 02/ 9/2007 #

Jolyn, Kim and Jackie your ATCs are in the mail hope you like them.

FingersInc 02/ 9/2007 #

Had a fun mailbox today, Laura and Sheila's ATCs arrived. Great use of brads, eyelets and staples both of you ! Thanks.

Susi 02/ 9/2007 #

I got a wonderful ATC from Margot today! It is wonderful! You really put a lot of work into making it. Remind me to give you a 5 hrat when rating time comes, you deserve it!

123Poggy123 02/10/2007 #

Laura, I liked your ATC's & thank you for the extra mini ATC's. I think that deserves a heart at rating time. :-)

boatingbelle 02/10/2007 #

Thank you Heather for your ATC which arrived this morning.

roberta51503 02/10/2007 #

I received my cards today from Sophie and Jane. Thanks!

MissKoolAid 02/14/2007 #

Just a reminder to those who are still marked as Not Sent... Your packages should be postmarked at the LATEST Thursday, February 15th. Anything after that will be late and will receive a rating of less than 5. Please respect the deadline so we can all have a wonderful swap.

MissKoolAid 02/14/2007 #

PS, I still haven't received anything from this swap. Don't let me down people!!!

MissKoolAid 02/15/2007 #

Jane, I received your beautiful ATC. Thanks!

MissKoolAid 02/16/2007 #

4 of you are still marked as Not Sent and it's past the deadline. Please don't let your partners down.

MissKoolAid 02/17/2007 #

Kim (CaspKramBoo), I received your beautiful ATC Friday Feb 16th. Thanks for the extras. You'll definitely receive a 5 rating + heart! Thanks.

MissDaisy 02/17/2007 #

So far I've only received one ATC. It was nicely done with needlepoint work.

LauraM540 02/18/2007 #

I recieved ATC\'s from Shelia and Sandra last week. Both are very cool- Sandra, I love the detailed doodles on yoursans Sheila, very neat of you to use an eyelet on the base of the fan- soo cute! Thanks ladies! Laura

MissKoolAid 02/21/2007 #

The rating link should be up tomorrow. Please wait another week or contact your partners if you haven\'t received anything yet. Remember that post can be long, especially if sent to/from another country.

MissKoolAid 02/22/2007 #

If anyone is interested in doing extra ATCs, we unfortunately have 2 NO SENDS in this swap. I\'ve tried contacting them on several occasions and they haven\'t replied once. So, if anyone\'s interested please contact me. 4 people are affected by those swappers inactions (2 of them by both.) Thanks.

LauraM540 02/23/2007 #

I recieved mine today from Susi...so I've gotten all three of mine... Very nice ATC Susi, I love the quote! Laura

MissKoolAid 02/25/2007 #

Paula and Minty, have you received the ATCs I sent you? If so could you please leave a rating on my profile. Thanks.

LauraM540 02/27/2007 #

I mailed my angelled ATC's today to Margot, Kate and Heather. I made two for each of you ladies,hope ya like them! Laura

LauraM540 02/27/2007 #

I mailed my angelled ATC's today to Margot, Kate and Heather. I made two for each of you ladies,hope ya like them! Laura

user741 03/ 2/2007 #

I got my sweet angel cards today. Cherries and PINK. I love them. And I got a swan card from Susan. Beautiful.

MissDaisy 03/ 4/2007 #

So far I only received two cards. A big thank to those who sent.

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