Swap-bot Time: May 20, 2018 8:30 pm

Paper Scraps Swap

Launch gallery slideshow

Swap Homepage:http://www.flickr.com/groups/swapbotswaps/
Swap Coordinator:digitalmaven (contact)
Swap categories: Paper Goods 
Number of people in swap:62
Last day to signup/drop:July 14, 2006
Date items must be sent by:July 29, 2006
Number of swap partners:1

This swap is geared towards paper crafters and collage artists, but is open to anyone who really loves paper.

Every participant will create an assortment of paper clippings and scraps, including all sorts of paper types, colors, sizes, and so on. The scraps can be clipped from store-bought paper (scrapbook, origami, art, other paper) or it can be something you made or decorated. Other ideas: magazine or catalog pages, paint samples, printed forms, handmade paper, paper product packaging, color copies of images, paper dolls, photo prints.

You must send a minimum of 35 scraps of paper and they should all be at least 2 inches wide/tall or larger. Variety is key, so try to include many different sizes, colors, and types of paper. Please no duplicates or crumpled/torn papers!

Make sure to package your papers with cardboard or some other support, so they won't be damaged during shipping.

If you have any preferences as to the papers you receive, please leave a comment on the main swap page or in your profile.


amybelle 07/ 3/2006 #

this is a great idea! I create a lot of handmade postcards using random paper scraps!

StephanieRenee 07/ 3/2006 #

I would love to join this swap, but I'm moving half way across the country soon, and need to get rid of all my scraps (I have to ship everything). So if anyone wants mine they can have them.

Momta3luv2Quilt 07/ 4/2006 #

SR Designs Good luck with your move! If no one else has asked to claim your scraps I would gladly take them off your hands.

user1699 07/ 6/2006 #

i am thrilled to be getting some exciting mail since I found swap-bot, the swaps just keep getting better. I am trying to complete a collage series on tags illustrating the colors of the rainbow. Small colorful pieces would be a great addition. Florals are always good for me too. (Not telling my other half about this one, he shudders to think about more paper coming in. Hmmm, maybe when he sees paper going out?)

user1024 07/ 7/2006 #

Show him the envie you are sending and hide the one you receive!

user2105 07/ 8/2006 #

I'm a greeting card artist & use oriental papers as well as papers with natural leaves & fibers imbedded in them.

user2150 07/11/2006 #

Hello everyone! Can't wait to refresh my clippings! I really like earth tones and if someone have them I need some clippings with skulls! LOL Mexican skulls for the Dias de los muertos would be even better! Alright I am stopping asking and pretending , I do not want to be obnoxious.


user2157 07/11/2006 #

Hi to all! This will be so fun I can hardly wait! My favorite things are forever morphing, but for now I have a penchant for bunnies and birds...the vintagey kind. But fussy I won't be...I love it all!

shelley 07/12/2006 #

I am new to swapbot and so excited! I love cute and bright things and am not so into vintage imagery . . . I can't wait for the swapping!

user2161 07/12/2006 #

This will be my first swap here and Im very excited to participate. I do alot of vintage and collage type items.

amybelle 07/12/2006 #

I do a lot of collages, as I said before...

Some of the papers I work with most often are mulberry/handmade papers, vintage or oriental themes, in just just about any color...

Can't wait!

user1906 07/12/2006 #

I seem to buy all the same tones and shades of paper: greens, blues and burgandy. It would be great to receive some brighter colors to inspire me to expand my pallet.


mariannealice 07/14/2006 #

I really love vintage and japanese papers...also birds and trees....

roxydynamite 07/14/2006 #

I have some ideas for old maps. Also interested in vintage postcards, imagery of birds, Paris, seahorses and shells, butterflies. I likes shades of blue, green, and purple. Stamps are useful, too.

user1829 07/15/2006 #

Looking forward to this swap. My favorite paper to work with would include anything asian, vintage, handmade, and/or earthy in color...but any and all scraps would be great.

user1598 07/15/2006 #

i cant see my partner for this swap - is anyone else having problems viewing???

user1460 07/15/2006 #

I'd love some vintage stuff: stamps, paper, maps, book pages, postcards, greeting cards. Can't wait!

user1631 07/16/2006 #

anastasia -- I can't, either, and it's been two days since the swap closed.

Also, I love anything Asian, and book pages or newspaper clippings from non-Latin scripts (ie, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, etc...). I also like bright colors. Beyond that, anything is OK.

janet v

user1598 07/17/2006 #

i love any paper and vintage/retro images as I do collages and cards but im happy with anything LOL

GeminiWilder 07/20/2006 #

I'm having a ball gathering my papers for my partner - and thinking about what I'd like in return...anything! I love any and all sorts of papers, and can't wait to see what someone chooses for me.

user1035 07/20/2006 #

Ok better late than never....I love funky grungy sort of paper....love any vintage stuff you can find........

jan54wil 07/21/2006 #

Rec'd my lovely envie of paper assortments today and what a fun swap this was.............THanks Tisa C. Your The Best!

user1024 07/21/2006 #

Please, whomever is my swap partner - read my dislikes!

sambob 07/24/2006 #

I got my paper scrapes today from Jennifer Thank you I liked them very much! I can use some to make ATC's.

amybelle 07/25/2006 #

i got my paper scraps today from rosalie!

They're great! Thanks for the big variety!

user1699 07/25/2006 #

got my cool package from Ella in Vancouver, thank you. I also sent out a nice package to Gnatalie in Chicago. Should be there in 4 days.

user2083 07/25/2006 #

My package of papers is on its way to Anastasia - in Australia! It may take a few days but hopefully you will have it before too long! I can't wait to get mine :) This is so much fun - just the surprise when you open the contents of the swap-bot envelopes brings an air of anticipation that my mail has long been lacking (thanks to nothing but bills and junk mail on most days!! :)

user1502 07/27/2006 #

Hi I received my swap from Melissa Hope in BC!!! wonderful papers and fun colors and such!!! Thanks so much I have no idea how to reach you so am posting here!!! thanks a bunch!!! love it all!!! Hugs Linda K

mariannealice 07/30/2006 #

Hi "thisgooday"..your paper is up, up and away...bit of a distance from Australia but should be with you soon....enjoy

user1940 07/31/2006 #

Valerie - i received your awesome assortment of papers this morning! Thanks so much. They're really great.

Momta3luv2Quilt 08/ 3/2006 #

SR Designs...THANK YOU!

Momta3luv2Quilt 08/ 3/2006 #

SR Designs I can't find any other swaps i've done with you, so if you read this or someone knows how to contact her can you let me know? I'd really like to thank her properly, with an e-mail. Thanks

user2157 08/ 7/2006 #

Marianne-I received your package of paper scraps in the mail today...wonderfully thoughtful and exceedingly fun! Thanks- this good day

user1106 08/11/2006 #

Still have not received mine yet.

roxydynamite 08/12/2006 #

I sent mine to Caleeroam on 7/29. Haven't heard that she's received it. Maybe she's on vacation? Nothing has come in the mail for me yet.

user1506 08/14/2006 #

I received a great package from Mammadoo in July, however, due to a tragic family event, and sickness, I was unable to take time out to assemble my package, so I forwarded the package I received to my partner. I am sorry it worked out this way, but I thought this would be the best solution.

user1024 08/16/2006 #

Nothing received yet - will be contacting my partner to remind her..

roxydynamite 08/18/2006 #

I received my package. It was sent all the way from Budapest!!! The package I sent still hasn't arrived. It may be lost. Crossing my fingers otherwise.

user1106 08/19/2006 #

recieved my swap from meg today. thanx

user1024 08/26/2006 #

Still nothing

user1024 08/30/2006 #

Still nothing - please can the organiser do something?

digitalmaven 08/31/2006 #

artygal - I just sent you an email about this. Thanks for letting me know.

user1024 09/14/2006 #

Still nothing I'm sad to say

digitalmaven 10/11/2006 #

Please make sure to leave feedback for your partner, and let me know if there are any outstanding swap problems! :)

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