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Collage Postcard with bonus RAK - INTL

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Collage Postcard  with bonus RAK - INTL
Swap Coordinator:marliese (contact)
Swap categories: Card Making  Postage Stamps  Postcards 
Number of people in swap:31
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.98
Last day to signup/drop:June 22, 2019
Date items must be sent by:July 15, 2019
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

In a few weeks, it will be my 10 year SwapBot anniversary! Yay! While I have hosted a number of swaps in this decade, I would really really like one of my swaps to make to the Top Swaps list. Here's another attempt to achieve this (yikes - I feel so vulnarable now! :D)

This swap is quite simple - send your partner a Collage Postcard. The base can be an actual postcard, which you alter and upgrade by adding bits of magazine cutouts, patterned paper, speech bubbles (you name it!), or it can be a totally handmade card. The theme/subject is sender's choice - but be sure to check your partner's profile for any particular dislikes.

Card Requirements:
- Make your card out of sturdy material, do not seal the front with clear tape or anything.
- Send your card naked.
- Important: no digital/automated printed stamps, but one or more interesting stamps (adding up to the required postage ofcourse) from your country.
- If you use an existing postcard as a base, make sure to perform at least three visible alterations/add ons.
- Don't forget to write a nice message ánd your swapbot name on the back.

Swapper Requirements:
- At least a 4.98 rating;
- No unrated swappers - participants must have at least 5 type 2 or 3 swap ratings;
- No recent/unexplained 3's;
- No 1's from swappers that are still active on SwapBot without a proper explanation (please send me a message in this case);
- No late swaps on your profile;

In addition, I will remove anyone who has not been online in the week before the sign up deadline - and I reserve the right to remove others from the swap before assigning - for whatever reason I may have.

I have made this a type 2 swap because you could keep the craft component low if you wanted to.


Bonus RAK

Also, to celebrate my SwapBot anniversary I will randomly pick two swap participants from the comments section and send them a 'profile proof' RAK (Random Act of Kindness) - after the sign up deadline. So if you would like to qualify for that drawing, please leave a comment after joining.

I will announce those names in the comments section when I send the RAK envelopes.

Swap picture found here

Discussion

kclicquot 05/25/2019 #

I love collage and postcards!!!! especially altered PCs. Thanks for hosting this swap!

dvmac 05/25/2019 #

Congrats on 10 years!

camelsamba 05/25/2019 #

congrats on 10 years, and good luck making it to TOP SWAPS! :^)

veronicallama 05/26/2019 #

Congratulations on your 10 year anniversary!

VerreShana 06/ 6/2019 #

Hiep Hiep Hoera! Proficiat met je 10 jarig lidmaatschap bij swapbot! Eet maar een lekker stukje taart om dit te vieren. Bedankt om deze swap te maken zodat iedereen die meedoet, weer eens lekker creatief kan zijn. Ik duim voor de tot 10!

rsartistnl 06/15/2019 #

Congratulations on your swap bot anniversary. Time flies by when you are having fun. I absolutely love collage, mixed media, art journaling and hand made cards. Look forward to join in this swap :-)

stiffneck78 06/18/2019 #

Congrats! There aren't too many of us 10+ year Swap-Botters around!!! Here's to 10 more! Hip Hip Hooray!

kclicquot 06/21/2019 #

Congratulations!

AZmom875 06/21/2019 #

I would be thrilled if I could be part of this, to help you make it into the top 10 swaps. Happy 10 year anniversary.

AZmom875 06/21/2019 #

I sent a group message to 119 swap-batters in my group Free Postcards "R" Us, to see if we can boost you to the top 10 by Tomorrow. I think we can.

CaseyErin 06/21/2019 #

I was invited to join by @AZmom875 to help you celebrate your 10th year.

Congrats on this achievement and I hope you make your goal! God bless!

Johkup 06/21/2019 #

I hope you get the TOP 10 SWAP!

BLUR 06/21/2019 #

Woooohooo! 10 years! Hope this one makes the top 10!

BLUR 06/21/2019 #

You're at #8!!

dvmac 06/21/2019 #

Good luck!

Angeljewele 06/21/2019 #

Sounds like fun. Congratulations on making it in the top 10

AZmom875 06/21/2019 #

I got my postcard started already. It just needs some finishing touches

dlchick 06/21/2019 #

Congrats on 10 years! I’m happy to be part of your celebratory swap that is now in the top 10! 😁

kittyhahahotbot 06/21/2019 #

Yay! I'll post it in my group! Good luCk!

kittyhahahotbot 06/21/2019 #

CONGRATULATIONS! YOURE A TOP SWAP. WOOT!

BLUR 06/21/2019 #

Congratulations! Up to #6!

Jafferty 06/22/2019 #

Congratulations!!

ktk8 06/22/2019 #

WoW 10 years and what a fun GOAL to set for yourself..... hope this helps.....and wOw I have never received a RAK..... happy weekend!

CookieMomster78 06/22/2019 #

I am so excited that AZMOM shared this swap with our Group because I really enjoy the freedom and creativity of collage as a means to "get it out!" It lets your soul do the work without your brain getting in the way too much! LOL! Anyway, I think that art therapy rocks! If you agree, perhaps you'll find more inspiration here

http://creativityintherapy.com/2012/07/collage-art-therapy-part-1/

CookieMomster78 06/22/2019 #

yay! You're #4 now!! That's top five!!!!! LOL!! I'm proud of you and all those who are helping you reach your goal. Feels good to be apart of something net like this!! Thank you everyone (participating here).

CheyanneB 06/22/2019 #

10 years! That’s awesome!! Happy anniversary and happy swapping!

Kathy821 06/22/2019 #

Congratulations & Happy Anniversary! This is a fun way to celebrate!!

AZmom875 06/22/2019 #

This is now top swap #3, and I do wonder due to time zone of this site vs Netherlands, if the host will see her super status.

marliese 06/23/2019 #

Thank you everyone!! Actually I didn't, @AZmom875 but I did make a screen print when I got to #4 yesterday! Soooo cool!! 8-)

NRGordon 06/24/2019 #

Congratulations on ten years. This should be a fun swap. I'll be watching for more. Thank You.

marliese 06/26/2019 #

Winners of the RAK are @Jafferty and @rsartistnl - happy mail coming your way! Thanks for your kind words and positive energy everyone!! ❤️

Jafferty 06/27/2019 #

That is so awesome! Thanks for letting us know the winners of the RAK! I will be on the lookout. Thank you! I'm glad you're swap made it to the top 10!

rsartistnl 07/ 1/2019 #

I feel so surprised I am one of the winners of the RAK. Look forward to receivingvit. Do you have access to my address as the host of this swap or do you want me to send it by pm?

Jafferty 07/20/2019 #

Thanks for the wonderful selection of paper goodness that you sent when I won this drawing! I love it and feel very lucky! Thank you!!

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