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PBS: Wishy-Washi

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PBS: Wishy-Washi
Group:Profile-Based Swaps
Swap Coordinator:phillaine (contact)
Swap categories: Craft Supplies  Paper Goods  Themed 
Number of people in swap:12
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.98
Last day to signup/drop:February 13, 2016
Date items must be sent by:February 22, 2016
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

I'm having fun coming up with ideas for our week 5 rotation of inexpensive profile-based swaps. JUST on the off chance that any of my fellow washi-tape addicts, um, enthusiasts are out there in our group, I thought I'd give this one a shot.

For this swap:

  1. Wishy: When you first sign up for the swap, you'll post in the comments below 5 themes for washi tape you WISH to receive (it's just a bit easier than an entire profile search, and guaranteed to be current that way). Please make sure to list these before the signup deadline in order to be included in the partner assignments.

  2. Washi: Once partners have been assigned, you'll check out your partner's WISHY list in the comments section of the swap and send samples of washi tape that match one, some, or all of your partner's themes (your choice). You should send at least four 16" or longer samples. Samples should be wrapped around a sturdy playing card or plastic: something with a laminated or taped surface so the entire length of washi can be used.

**please send good quality washi tape (not dollar store/paper tape or other deco tape that rips with a white edge or is shiny/plastic-y).

As long as you receive at least four 16" samples of washi tape that match at least one of your chosen themes (and were sent on time, of course), you should rate your partner a 5. Hearts, as always, are at your own discretion.

Have fun!

Some examples of ideas for themes:
♥ solid colors
♥ polka-dots
♥ stripes
♥ chevron
♥ black & white
♥ pastels
♥ brights
♥ multi-color
♥ a specific color
♥ metallic
♥ skinny tapes
♥ extra-wide tapes
♥ floral
♥ animals
♥ birds
♥ ocean/beach
♥ forest
♥ travel
♥ postal/airmail
♥ words
♥ vintage-look
♥ steampunk
♥ quirky

All group members must maintain well-filled-out profiles and meet the requirement of at least a 4.98 rating to join. In the unlikely event that it's necessary, I will angel this swap after you have attempted to contact your partner and honestly rated a "1" for a no-send.

Due to its simplicity, this is a fairly quick turn-around swap compared to some of ours. Please do not sign up if you can't get your envelope ready to send out by the send date.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. Have fun swapping!

If I get a positive response, I'll plan to host more wishy-washi swaps in the future. :)

Discussion

phillaine 01/14/2016 #

I'd love some washi in any of these themes:
♥ woodland
♥ rainbow/multicolor
♥ food
♥ travel
♥ the strange & unusual

CarolWestcamp 01/14/2016 #

What a fun swap idea!

I love all washi, but wish to receive more of the following themes:

♥ cats ♥ yellow ♥ floral ♥ shabby chic ♥ summer

ArtyBeth3 01/14/2016 #

Being one of your fellow washi-tape addicts, um, enthusiasts, @phillaine I simply must sign up for this great swap idea. :)

I'd enjoy:

  • rainbow/multi-color
  • skinny tapes
  • cats
  • white polka dots on black or dark blue background
  • purple
phillaine 01/14/2016 #

Yay! I love washi swaps! I'm excited you all are into it, so I can host even MORE. ;) ♥ @ArtyBeth3 You made me laugh. :)

urocyonfox 01/17/2016 #

♥ skinny tapes

♥ stars

♥ moons

♥ fox

♥ horse shoes

♥ gray

poeticpaper 01/20/2016 #

♥ chevron ♥ black & white ♥ metallic ♥ postal/airmail ♥ words

piratecaptainmo 01/31/2016 #
  • polka dots

  • cats

  • fairy tale

  • plants/flowers

  • purple or purple and green combo

  • celestial (stars, moon, space, etc)

Sallyo 02/ 3/2016 #
  • Travel Themes
  • Gold (with other colors is OK too)
  • Vintagey look w/ butterflies/ birds/ flowers/ bird cages etc.
  • Black and White
  • Fox
  • Skinny
  • Punk Rock
deviousdomi 02/ 8/2016 #

Fruit

Food

Floral

Space/Stars

Anything unusual

Jess123 02/ 9/2016 #

♥ bunnies (but not Easter) or other cute animals ♥ ocean / sky ♥ fairy tale / fantasy / fairies ♥ gold foil ♥ anything similar to something on my etsy faves

ShyAnn64 02/10/2016 #
  • Floral
  • Birds
  • Woodland
  • Tea
  • Teddy Bears
roosje 02/13/2016 #

themes I love are: encyclopedia - alphabet/text - postal/airmail - birds - stripes - japanese textile prints - watercolor.

loveualatte 02/13/2016 #

What a FUN swap!! I would love to receive: - Vintage theme - Birds - Cups - Mail related, like with stamps, special delivery, snailmail and such. - Ocean - Water colour

And my favourite colour is turqouise/teal

phillaine 02/14/2016 #

♥ Happy Valentine's Day, and happy swapping! ♥

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