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Matchbook Notepads Swap

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Matchbook Notepads Swap
Swap Coordinator:NeranCrafts (contact)
Swap categories: Crafts  Newbie  Handmade 
Number of people in swap:18
Location:International
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:February 27, 2009
Date items must be sent by:March 13, 2009
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

I'm always looking for notes to write important data or just draw something in boring moments. That's why I think it could be interesting to create and swap some matchbooks.

The matchbooks can be decorated by any media: paper, fabric, paint, drawing, collage and so on.

You will have 2 partners to send 2 matchbooks each (Total of 4 matchbooks). This is an international swap!

For a template, please, visit this website: http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/matchbook.htm

And for a tutorial this one: http://greenbeesbees.blogspot.com/2008/10/tutorial-tuesday-matchbook-notepad.html

RULES:

  • No flakers!!! If you see a known flaker join, please let me know so I can communicate with them before assigning partners.

  • You must have a 4.7 rating or higher to participate. At least 5 completed mail swaps.

  • Newbies welcome if they have completed a profile (i would appreciate a 'pm' to let me know you're joining).

  • I reserve the right to ban anyone from the swap.

  • Send what you would like to receive!!! ;-)

HAVE FUN!!!!!!

Discussion

SkippyMom 02/ 9/2009 #

These are so much fun to make and are really easy if you use the paint sample swatches from the hardware store too! It is a matter of fold; fold; insert paper; staple; decorate!

Wee! I am so glad you started this swap! :D Thanks

pnkfotogeeni 02/23/2009 #

These are so much fun to make.

Zipp0099 02/27/2009 #

Should the sticky of the post its be under the staple or on top? I couldnt figure that out? Thanks!

hanfmuk 02/27/2009 #

Oh my goodness, these notepads are gorgeous! Thanks for running this swap - if you hadn't, I never would have known about them

NeranCrafts 02/27/2009 #

I think it would be better to put the sticky part under the staple. It will be better to use the other pages without taking the first one. But it's just a suggestion ;-P

Zipp0099 02/27/2009 #

Neran what do you mean by use the other pages?

NeranCrafts 02/28/2009 #

mmmm, I will try to explain me. I mean that if you put the sticky part on top, you have to take out the first post it to write on the second one. But you can do it whatever you want.

carol 02/28/2009 #

Do we have to use sticky notes? Now I'm confused! I thought it was a notepad with any kind of paper, blank scrap, whatever? That's what the 2nd website shows anyway.

Zipp0099 03/ 1/2009 #

Ok thanks! I used scrap paper and it worked better for me.

NeranCrafts 03/ 5/2009 #

Carol, you can use whatever you want.. Sticky notes is just a possibility

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