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PINK themed Altered Book Tip-in

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Swap Coordinator:lob (contact)
Swap categories: Paper Goods  Books  Art 
Number of people in swap:19
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:May 4, 2007
Date items must be sent by:June 15, 2007
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

You are signing up to participate in a tip-in altered book swap. A tip-in is basically just like book altering, but instead of getting a book with pages to alter – you create pages to put in or to create an altered book. All tip-ins have different size requirements. For this one I would ask that you take an 8 ½ x 11 inch sheet of sturdy cardstock and turn it so that the height is 8 ½ and the width is 11. Fold the sheet across (horizontally) so you have a double page spread. Then alter away!!!

The theme for this swap is “pink".. anything pink from paint to embellishments.. no specific subject matter - that part is up to you. You will have 2 partners and you will need to send one double page spread to each of your partners – and you will receive one back from each of your partners.

I would also like for you to make a signature tag for each of the double page spreads you send out so that if your pages are included in a book the owner can have info on all of the artists. Keep bulky embellishments away from the center of the page, and try to minimize too heavy embellishments.

The ultimate goal would be to have enough pages for an entire book – so I plan on posting more of these swaps.

No one with more than 2 "no sends", please. If you have a low rating, please PM me to explain, or you will not be allowed in this swap. Everyone deserves to receive their tip-ins. Thanks!

Discussion

redredred 04/26/2007 #

how do i make a signature tag?

tntallgal 04/27/2007 #

So I take it that you decorate two pages and do your signature on the back of the pages?

redredred 04/29/2007 #

oh ic! Thanks Tntallgal. know what to do now. :>

Hag53 04/30/2007 #

Actually we usually do a tag or little card of some kind that either fits on the page or that is loose so we can place it where we want in the bound work. Depending on how people bind their books a signature on the back will be permanately covered up. Thanks!

scrapnstamper 05/ 4/2007 #

Hi! I am excited for this swap! I some times read into things way to much... I just want to make sure I am clear. I am going to take 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of card stock and turn it so it's 8 1/2 on the sides and 11 on the top and bottom. Then I am going to take the top and make it meet the bottom so I will have two rectangles on top of each other. I just wanted to make sure cause I haven't done a swap like this before. Thanks :) Anna

Iowascrapemouse 05/11/2007 #

Yes, you are correct, I usually cut my paper down the middle, it goes into the book easier. If you do your design across the whole paper, the middle part will be buried where you insert it into the book...

kheliwud 05/14/2007 #

Rekesha and lob, I have sent your pages today!

Alphenquilts 05/16/2007 #

Medievalmayden and Jessica your tip-in were mailed yesterday. groeten Francis

Iowascrapemouse 05/22/2007 #

Mailed mine to Raesha de Ruiter Zylker & Betsy Foster. Please let me know when they arrive....

Alphenquilts 05/25/2007 #

Raesha, I´ve received your wonderful pink tip-in!

Francis

Alphenquilts 05/25/2007 #

He, I pushed the send bitton too quick: I wanted to say: 'dank je wel voor deze mooie pagina' and you can ask your inlaws what that means! (it isn't a bad thing!)

groeten Francis

raesha 05/27/2007 #

Thanks Francis! I will email my hubby's auntie margaret and have her brush up on her Dutch:):) Mickey - my beautiful page arrived - I love it:) Thank you!!

Iowascrapemouse 06/ 8/2007 #

Haven't received either of my pink tipins...the orange ones came some time ago....

Iowascrapemouse 06/11/2007 #

Received a pink tipin today from Laurina in Sweden. Thank you very much....

Prpldy 06/12/2007 #

Mine went out today to Singapore and the New Mexico. Hope you enjoy!

AngelFaeryKathleen 06/12/2007 #

Hi Mickey and Betsy your tip-ins are winging their way from N.Z. today so keep and eye out for them in 7 to 10 days :-)))

Iowascrapemouse 06/13/2007 #

Thanks for the heads up Kathleen!!!!

AngelFaeryKathleen 06/14/2007 #

Hi Lob, your sweet tip-in arrived in N.Z. Thursday, thank you I love it :-)))

AngelFaeryKathleen 06/18/2007 #

Hi Rekesha, your great tip-in arrived Monday, thank you for all your work and the very usefull extras :-)))

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