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Mini Handmade Art Journal R40

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Mini Handmade Art Journal R40
Swap Coordinator:gothbarbie (contact)
Swap categories: Journals 
Number of people in swap:19
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.97
Last day to signup/drop:January 8, 2019
Date items must be sent by:January 22, 2019
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

New Participant: You will have to make a mini handmade journal with a minimum of 10 pages (max. size is 5x7, around 2 - 3 ounces) that will be sent to your partner. Make sure your name, username and address is on the last page so it can be returned to you when it is full. Keep in mind international shipping, please make the journal FLAT and LIGHT - no bulky ring binding or objects glued to the cover.

This book is going to be used for MIXED MEDIA so please make sure that your book is made of a sturdy paper that can hold up to some beating.

You can decorate the first spread of pages (please use a previous swap's prompt) if you choose, but it's not mandatory.

Rating is set at 4.97. I will check profiles and I reserve the right to ban anyone I consider a risk: unexplained 1s or 3s in the last 6 months, anyone who hasn’t been active for the last 3 months, No newbies (anyone on swap-bot less than 6 months).

Returning Participant: Decorate and send out your mini-book from the last round (R39 theme was: Inspired by. Remember, the journal GOING OUT in this round should have the Inspired by prompt).

When you receive your mini-book from your partner in this round, you will be required to complete one (1) full page spread (one left side and one right side) based on the prompt given. Don't forget to add your username, date and country to your layout somewhere. You will then hold on to the book until the next partner is assigned and send it to them.

When the book is full you will need to return the book back to it's original owner. Please contact ME if you fill the last spread in a journal.

PROMPT: Paris! Your favorite french pastry, iconic images of Paris, fashion from Paris, a book or movie set in Paris - let this beautiful city inspire you! Remember: this prompt will go in the book you RECEIVE this round!! Don't like the current theme? use an old one that's not in the book yet!

Rating: if you receive a book from your partner with one full spread decorated (one left side, one right side) in a reasonable amount of time, please rate a 5. Only rate a 1 if you did not receive anything.

Please comment below with the journal owner's name/ID. I keep track of the journals, but confirmation (for me and the owner) is always nice :) Thanks!

Discussion

gothbarbie 01/ 1/2019 #

previous rounds: R1 Magazine, R2 List List List, R3 Under the Sea, R4 Food!, R5 Time, R6 Fairy Tale, R7 monochromatic, R8 Quotes, R9 Spring, R10 Doodles, R11 Animals, R12 Silhouette, R13 Circles, R14 Love, R15 Favorite Things, R16 Book Pages, R17 Body Parts, R18 Maps, R19 Monsters, R20 Numbers, R21 Stencils, R22 Recycle, R23 Scribble, R24 Opening, R25 Stick Figures, R26 Minimalist, R27 Stamps, R28 Sky, R29 Music, R30 Geometric, R31 Inks, R32 Nature, R33 Home, R34 Collage, R35 Pockets, R36 Floral, R37 Beverage, R38 RAINBOW, R39 Inspired By...

gothbarbie 01/ 1/2019 #

I have @shellbede journal - and it's almost full! It will be coming home soon Michelle!!

pactodeficcion 01/ 1/2019 #

I have @secretterrabite s journal :) Sending it out on this round!

raveniacono 01/ 1/2019 #

I have @dakotadee s journal

Artstamper 01/ 1/2019 #

I have @Just Me Creating's Journal.

dakotadee 01/ 1/2019 #

I have Cosychaos's journal

Cosychaos 01/ 1/2019 #

I have Shellbede's journal.

LadyRisa 01/ 2/2019 #

I have journal for @lynnerfb

Lucine 01/ 5/2019 #

I have @pactodeficcion art journal.

WoodlandBanshee 01/ 6/2019 #

Hello everyone. I am curious, do you know how often the books get back to the original maker? I have joined these (not here on swap-bot) before and my journals have never come back to me. I am super keen, but hesitant to get a new one going.

gothbarbie 01/ 6/2019 #

@WoodlandBanshee - hello there - thanks for your interest in this swap series. We have a really great group participating and I'd say 90% of swappers get their own journal back. There are a few here and there that have been lost in the mail or ended up with a swapper who went MIA but I make sure Angel journals are created and circulated to replace those gone missing. I hope that helps!

lynnerfb 01/ 7/2019 #

I have raveniacoco's journal second time.

raveniacono 01/ 8/2019 #

oh @lynnerfb - thanks for looking after my journal - <3

raveniacono 01/ 9/2019 #

@larina the tracking number is: 9500 1102 6913 9009 3937 30 due to arrive on Saturday

JustMeCreating 01/10/2019 #

I have a beautiful journal owned by @miekec to send out. But I have to sit this round out, I am just swamped atm. Sorry!! I will be back on track for the next round!

gothbarbie 01/10/2019 #

No problem @justmecreating you got that in an extra round of swapping, so it still gets all the attention it deserves!

thebragal 01/14/2019 #

My brand new journal is off to my partner.

Ace330660 01/17/2019 #

Who has my journal currently? I have germanbaby77 !

shellbede 01/18/2019 #

I've sent out samsstuff's journal to LadyRisa. Tracking # 9500 1156 2383 9018 3010 07

MiekeC 01/19/2019 #

I have received the journal from JustMeCreating (Ann Kobberholm). It is in the Netherlands.

MiekeC 01/19/2019 #

I have send out the journal from Midsummeruly to Cosychaos in Australie. Tracking RN744184752NL

shellbede 01/19/2019 #

I got my completed journal today from @gothbarbie and I'm SOOOO happy. Thanks to all who had a hand in making it - I love it!!

gothbarbie 01/22/2019 #

AWESOME @shellbede I think it was quite a fun collection of art too!!

samsstuff 01/22/2019 #

I am sending out @meba journal to Lucine for this round.

Meba 01/23/2019 #

I sent out @gothbarbie journal to @artstamper for this round. Tracking 9500 1106 0162 9022 4022 40

Germanbaby77 01/23/2019 #

yesterday (with no access to the computer, so marked sent as of today), I sent out @PoetaMiseriosa 's journal to @Raveniacono

lynnerfb 01/23/2019 #

sending an extra journal out to PoetaMiserosia

shellbede 01/25/2019 #

Received @cosychaos s journal from @dakotadee today - woohoo!

Artstamper 01/26/2019 #

Received @Gothbarbie s from Meba today. Only one more spread after mine.

thebragal 01/30/2019 #

I have @germanbaby77 journal

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