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POCKETS SURPRISE MAIL (Senders Choice)

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POCKETS SURPRISE MAIL (Senders Choice)
Swap Coordinator:dalbright (contact)
Swap categories: Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:45
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:April 15, 2015
Date items must be sent by:May 7, 2015
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Each participant must create and mail their partner a pocket-style mailing (example photos below) that includes:

• 3 or more pockets

• A Note

• 2 or more surprises (ideas: unused stamp(s), stationery, craft tape, beverage packets, stickers, and other usable and helpful items) - get your creativity on!

Requirements: ♦ Average rating: 4.95 or higher

You may receive some things in your mailing that you don't love. When rating, please remember this is "senders choice" and focus on the things you do appreciate! ☺

Please do your best to identify the swap and your screen name on your package. Thanks & Happy Swapping!


Disclaimer: This particular swap is for gals in the USA â—˜ I reserve the right to excuse anyone that may alter the success & fun of you or other participants receiving their items â—˜


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Discussion

ChrisAnne 03/23/2015 #

This looks like so much fun. I have never done pickets before, but I have to try.

dalbright 03/27/2015 #

@ChrisAnne So glad you're choosing to try. I'm still pretty new to this idea but I promise its so fun!! ♥debbie

sleepingrover2010 04/ 8/2015 #

Could we use a 9 pocket baseball card holder and put in decorative papers and fill the pockets with various embellishment items? For example, washi tape, fancy paper clips, paper flowers, etc.

dalbright 04/ 8/2015 #

@sleepingover2010 as long as it meets the swap requirements feel free to use whatever materials you prefer.

Cocoa 04/ 9/2015 #

I will join if we can use 9 pocket pages.

MadonnaR 04/10/2015 #

Do you include APO addresses as US? It is Armed Forces and a U.S. address, but might require a customs form.

Rimbar 04/14/2015 #

What do you mean when you say "A note".

Rimbar 04/14/2015 #

Does what we mail it in have to be a pocket as well?

dalbright 04/14/2015 #

To everyone, I have gotten dozens of messages about this swap....SIMPLY PUT, if your idea fits the above description then it's OKAY to do. Please don't overthink it or be nervous. As long as what you make fits the above criteria you're all good! (: thanks for participating. Have fun!! -Debbie

dalbright 04/14/2015 #

@madonnar can APOs be mailed with a first class stamp?

purtie26 04/15/2015 #

APO address have always had to have a customs form and still require one only if it is a letter or "flat mail" then it can use one or two stamps with no customs form

dalbright 04/15/2015 #

Iy looks like Madonnar has a USA address so we shouldn't need to worry about this question in general I guess. Thanks Purtie26! Very helpful! ♥debbie

PurpleButterfly 04/18/2015 #

Is the a you tube video for these?

PurpleButterfly 04/18/2015 #

Oops! Done to late to join.

magicinker 04/25/2015 #

Letters with APO addresses are always same postage as we use to mail our letters..Custom forms are needed when lthe letter is to big / bulky and overweight...It then becomes a package and needs a customs form...

Artistic 04/28/2015 #

I had TOO much fun making this. I hope my partner loves it. It went out today. Enjoy!

luckysafe 04/30/2015 #

this is such a nice idea.

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