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An ATC A DAY #12

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An ATC A DAY #12
Swap Coordinator:judgedbyabookscover (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:Regional - USA ONLY
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.99
Last day to signup/drop:May 31, 2017
Date items must be sent by:June 30, 2017
Number of swap partners:5
Description:

NOTE: I CANNOT STRESS THIS ENOUGH!! QUALITY cards, VARIED Techniques, STURDY Backing that exceeds store bought card stock, and a Passion for creating quality work is essential for this swap.

Are you new to collecting ATCs? or Are you seasoned pro? Do you have the desire to build up or add to your collection? If so then this swap is for you.

YES..It will be time consuming, It will take awhile, and you must be committed, but at the end of the swap you'll have an instant collection to keep and share as you please.

This swap is intended to get your creative juices flowing, I hope to offer some challenges, and I hope to inspire some fun times.

~~ You will have 5 partners

~~ You will send each partner 6 ATCs

~~ You will have the month of June to complete the swap.. you should make 1 or more cards a day to stay ahead of the game. You are welcome to start as soon as you sign up.

~~ You can send cards to partners as you finish, or you can wait & divide them to send. So long as all cards are sent by the deadline.

~~ Please send at least 3 themed cards & 3 free choice cards (1 may be from your collection) APCs (sized properly) ATC jams are OK

THEMES - - (A HUGE THANK YOU TO LiFinn for giving me themes for the month, I truly appreciate it)

incorporate a piece of leather or fabric

metal (bigger than a dime) in the design

Shrinky Dinky

Christmas in July

Sand/sand paste

Rice paper /Origami paper

Elizabeth Taylor

cork/cork board

use a piece of cheese cloth

gelli print or other mono printing method (lots of layers, no embellishment)

No Flakers, Sticker Slappers or Drama Driven Folks Allowed I will carefully review all profiles and try to weed out folks that may deter from the success of this swap! I will Angel if necessary, but please let's not go there : )

You must have at least a 4.99, all 1's and 3's must be answered and/or resolved.

You must have at least rated 25 type 3 swaps

You must be an ATC, postcard, collage, mixed media, etc. maker (I will look at your profile and delete anyone that does not express interest in the like)

If you have any questions, post below so that I can answer for everyone.

Hope to see lots of participants so that we can all receive a nice selection of cards, Watchers, get off the fence and try it already!

Discussion

karry 05/25/2017 #

The number of partners is listed as "1," and needs to be changed!

judgedbyabookscover 05/25/2017 #

Thanks Karry : )

Babsmomof5 06/ 1/2017 #

Would bead paste be acceptable in place of sand paste?

Babsmomof5 06/ 2/2017 #

Actually nvm, lol, I've already chosen at least three other themes, so it can count towards my "senders choice" if I go that route ;-)

judgedbyabookscover 06/ 2/2017 #

Any gritty paste will do.. you could mix up your own too

Babsmomof5 06/ 2/2017 #

I've never made my own...what ratio do you use, and where do you get clean sand?

judgedbyabookscover 06/ 3/2017 #

lol clean sand, I just collected some from the playground..and I get colored sand from the dollar tree

I randomly mix it into modeling paste to make the consistency that I want .. no rhyme or reason ... rest assured my sand wont be brown : )

Babsmomof5 06/14/2017 #

Rofl! I'll check my dollar tree. I hadn't thought of that. I've made my own fiber paste before using modeling paste and fibers from coconuts. Has anyone ever used tar gel or string gel?

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