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Valentine's Day Pocket Letter

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Valentine's Day Pocket Letter
Swap Coordinator:thebeholder (contact)
Swap categories: Themed  Artist Trading Card (ATC)  Paper Crafts 
Number of people in swap:15
Location:Regional - USA only
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:January 18, 2016
Date items must be sent by:February 3, 2016
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This swap is for a Valentine's Day pocket letter! Love is in the air and even if you aren't in love it can be a great time to connect with friendships!

Here are the Rules!

-fill one baseball card sleeve that has 9 pockets with a Valentine's Day theme.

-you pocket letter needs to be red and or pink, hearts/love/friendship, include Valentine's Day stickers on the front-just be creative and stick with the theme

-in the back of the pocket letter include goodies and a letter to your partner. Goodies do not have to be Valentine's Day themed.

-since it's the holiday for chocolate send your partner 1 Valentine's Day chocolate for them to enjoy along with your pocket letter

You will have 1 partner. USA only no newbies. Swappers must have no recent or multiple low ratings. Deadline to sign up is January 18th. Deadline to send your pocket letter is February 3rd.

After you have signed up please post in swap comments what kind of chocolate or candy you prefer or don't want.

Discussion

sleepingrover2010 01/ 9/2016 #

I like Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.

paperlover 01/ 9/2016 #

I love peppermint patties

peaceandlove 01/ 9/2016 #

I am new to pocket letters, do we do 9 ATC's that are valentine day theme, then decorate the sleeve with stickers or such, then put goodies in the pockets including a letter? Oh, and we need to add a piece of chocolate.

me2u 01/ 9/2016 #

Should the chocolate be something that is more flat so it doesn't get smashed by the mail machine. Otherwise it's not going to fit in a long envelope.

Kitty2cats 01/ 9/2016 #

Not crazy about dark chocolate, too bitter.

thebeholder 01/10/2016 #

You can fill the pockets with 9 different ATCs as long as they stick with the Valentine's Day theme OR you can decorate a page big enough to cut into the 9 slots and cut it and put it in there---look on YouTube for examples if you are confused as to what a pocket letter is. Just make sure however you decorate it-it must stick to red/pink colors and the Valentine theme. Don't just put one sticker on it and call it done.

As for the chocolate---this is a package swap-type 3. You will not be sending this in a standard sized envelope. Your Valentine's Day candy you send should be bigger than one small piece of chocolate. The candy you send won't fit inside the back pocket of your pocket letter-it is in addition to your pocket letter.

Hope that clairfies some things! Don't forget to post what kind of candy/chocolate you like. If you have me as a partner--please don't send anything with nuts in it! I love peanut butter and chocolate!

me2u 01/10/2016 #

Thanks for the clarification.

Pupkitmomof4 01/14/2016 #

I like chocolate of any kind. Dark is my favorite.

peaceandlove 01/14/2016 #

Hi! I don't like mint---I love dark chocolate!

rmrascal 01/15/2016 #

I like dark chocolate,but like milk chocolates also. please dont send chocolates with caramel or nuts.

LunaMoody 01/17/2016 #

Questions ???

  1. Just so I'm clear on this the pockets has to be either red or pink or red and pink. No other colors added?

  2. Also each pocket has to be decorated with more then just a page from something cut up into 9 pieces right? I've gotten PL's from swappers that have just cut up a page and that was it. No other decorations added. I for one don't consider that as really having decorated the pages.

  3. For the chocolate you say we are to send more then 1 piece. So do we send a unopened bag or box of chocolate? Valentine heart box?

I love Reeses peanut butter cups, Snickers peanut butter bars, Hugs, Peppermint patties.

Harrisfamily2003 01/18/2016 #

No peppermint, coconut or dark chocolate please.

thebeholder 01/18/2016 #

The pockets must have paper and embellishments/design. Needs to stick to Valentine's Day colors. Just putting scrapbook paper or one sticker on is not a pocket letter. I have a Valentine's Day one I made tonight if anyone wants to see an example. Email me at [email protected] to see the picture.

Candy must be in addition to your pocket letter. There is lots of Valentine's Day theme candy at the stores. Doesn't have to be a big bag---just a candy bar or Reese's or whatever your partner likes. You can even send a heart shaped box with different small candies inside.

Hope this clears everything up.

Meba 01/19/2016 #

I love caramel. Caramel with chocolate works too.

Harrisfamily2003 01/31/2016 #

No dark chocolate

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