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Mini journal made with paperbags

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Mini journal made with paperbags
Swap Homepage:United States
Swap Coordinator:LadyCyr (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Crafts  Art 
Number of people in swap:4
Location:Regional - United States
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:September 1, 2017
Date items must be sent by:September 30, 2017
Number of swap partners:1

This is my 2nd hosted swap. I want something fun and whimsical. So yesterday I found these darling colored paper bags. And thought they would be cute for a little mini journal. So here is the idea make a journal using 4-6 paper bags. And 2-4 pieces of fun paper. Single signature. Make the cover from something recycled. Leave room to write but make sure its decorated be fun and whimisical. Add surprising discoveries make tags for all pockets and tuck spots. Lots of time to play with this and do something really cute.

To help encourage everyone to play and have fun with this I will be doing a contest every on who gets rated a 5 will be entered. I will make something fun for you. But wait there is more. If the person I choose for the win has a lovely comment with the 5 they gave they too will win something fun.

For cost reasons alone USA only but open to everyone :) newbies too!


Fairies Flowers Candy Childhood Nursery rhymes / fables / fairy tales Games Cute things like baby animals Bright colors Fun prints Happy memories Fave places Artsy stuff Happy quotes

Anything beautiful fun whimsical stuff that makes you smile and will be a fun place to write or put pictures or add to the base you create. Anything goes artists choice. :)


ShireSeamstress 08/26/2017 #

This sounds like fun! I love whimsical! Where did you find the little paper bags?

Dakini55 08/26/2017 #

What size are the bags?

LadyCyr 08/26/2017 #

Got them at smiths grocery store in the card section they had 2 shades of blue 2 of pink 1 green and 1 red. I bought the pinks and blues.

LadyCyr 08/26/2017 #

These bags are just the kind for paper bag lunch but I don't mind if they r a bit bigger or a bit smaller its a mini journal after all

LadyCyr 08/28/2017 #

so there are a lot of watchers for this one and so far no takers, so was wondering what is holding you all back. theses are very simple to do. as a matter of fact they whip out way faster than you think they would. i don't want to be the only one here so come on all you watchers please join :)

kmb0604 08/28/2017 #

looking forward to this swap. I need a new challenge and this one looks like a lot of fun. Haven't done a journal of any type so this I feel is a good one to start with. Thank you for hosting

LadyCyr 08/28/2017 #

Its an easy one if its ur first journal. It will come together quickly :) glad you joined its lots of fun

Darleneh710 09/ 1/2017 #

So tempted to join. I have made my own paper bag albums at home and just love it! But I might have to pass, I have not swapped in ages. I hope you do this one again :)

Hag53 09/ 3/2017 #

oops... just got a message from a friend about this swap, but she must not have realized it already closed! LOL! maybe next time! happy swapping!

LadyCyr 09/ 6/2017 #

darn i am sorry that you missed it. i will have to do a few more of this one it seams it was popular after the fact :) i will let you know if i do another one

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