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mail art! #3 international this time

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Swap Coordinator:destiney1 (contact)
Swap categories: Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:32
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:February 28, 2014
Date items must be sent by:March 7, 2014
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This swap is for one awesome decked out envelope!you will pick an envelope and draw, stamp, paint, color, glue till its just plain awesome. maybe even make an envelope out of something totally new! felt, vellum, Christmas cards. then you will put in a note with you user name and swap name. then maybe some happy smiley things for your partner! there will be just one this time since its international! then stamp it and send it! its always great to search your partners profile to likes but this is senders choice just swapping art with new friends! this is a newbie friendly swap and for people who might be trying to beef back up their profile score, like me who is coming back after a while away. so keep that in mind as you sign up. i will personally angel any failed swaps. but i wont have to right guys?! right!

Discussion

Spaceinvaders 02/16/2014 #

I have some questions about this mail art thing, hope you don't mind. So if I understand it correctly the point is to decorate the envelope and send just a small note inside? So you send the decorated envelope 'naked' without anything else around it? Aren't you afraid that your whole work will be for nothing if the mail service screws up your envelope? :o Sorry for these noob-questions but I love to have everything clear so I don't mess swaps up :)

siouxx05 02/16/2014 #

@Spaceinvaders yes, decorate the envelope, put in some smallish things, like used stamps, postcard, stickers. Add a note about who it is from. Stick a stamp on it and post it. We all take the risk of our mail getting getting screwed up by the mail service every time we send anything so this will be no different.. :). You could always tape the sides if you are worried about it..

Spaceinvaders 02/17/2014 #

Okay thanks! I'll give it a go, seems awesome! :D

destiney1 02/19/2014 #

personally i usually use an inexpensive car and blank envelope as a set up then decorate it :) i think if you sent an empty envelope it might get eaten

LunaMoody 02/24/2014 #

So this is makers choice themed right?

reddirttraveller 02/27/2014 #

If worried about your envelope why not add a light weight card board inside as if sending photos to a friend will stop envelope becoming damaged. You can also use fun tape in the edges like a frame then envelope want tear open. Only major suggestion is out of experience make it clear who is being sent to and who is. Sender as my long term pen pal and I have had mail sent back to us by mistake :-) now I have a pointed To Address sticker to my pal so no mistake :-) Envelope Art is great fun! Enjoy!

Spaceinvaders 03/ 1/2014 #

Great idea to enforce the envelope, I would not have thought of that. Thanks!

Spaceinvaders 03/ 1/2014 #

Oh by the way, what size should the envelope be? :)

Irma 03/ 2/2014 #

Sent. Had so much fun creating! Thank you for organizing this swap.

destiney1 03/ 2/2014 #

any size you want it to be :) and it ids senders choice

zaira 04/ 3/2014 #

Wandering if Cara Dumins received my envelope.

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