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Pocket Booklet - Plus

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Pocket Booklet - Plus
Group:Altered Art
Swap Coordinator:Juliajae (contact)
Swap categories: Crafts 
Number of people in swap:23
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:April 27, 2011
Date items must be sent by:May 13, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

I'm hosting this swap in the ATC Addicts Club but I thought we'd make it more interesting here.

I stumbled across this awesome tutorial on how to make a pocket booklet with one sheet of 12" x 12" paper. It's so easy and has so many options.

Tutorial here

** This time, We are going to put something in each of the 8 pockets for our partner that they can use for Altered Art. Of course that could be just about anything but I was thinking along the lines of a folded piece of vintage paper, some ribbon, a small package of tiny treasures, a tag, etc.

Make 1 pocket booklet with goodies for 1 partner

Please: * use 2 sided paper * add a way to keep the booklet closed * make the front altered and more than just plain * do your best work

This is a pretty inexpensive and simple swap. I probably should include another Addiction Warning :o)

Discussion

Juliajae 04/17/2011 #
orode 04/17/2011 #

I would like to see it extented to the end of May. I need more than 2 weeks 2 work on it....

mamacrafter 04/17/2011 #

Omg, this looks so fun and cool. You always have the best swap ideas. :)

Juliajae 04/17/2011 #

Start now and you'll have almost a month, Orode! ;-)

Tynkerbelle 04/17/2011 #

ok...where do i sign up for the Addicts Anonymous for Altered Art

Love It!! keep them comin' @Juliajae awesome swaps

Juliajae 04/21/2011 #

hahaha Tynk! Should I post a formal apology?

Tynkerbelle 04/22/2011 #

never...no apologies necessary.....i love being a altered art addict...i just need to stay anonymous or they may put me away....silly non-artist people..hmpht (as i sit here typing with my fingers covered in baby blue paint) :)

occasiongb6557 04/22/2011 #

juliajae its beautiful!! Im in for sure....

Juliajae 04/24/2011 #

hahahahahaha, Tynk!

Aren't they cool occasion?

SusyB 04/30/2011 #

Believe it or not we make these books (without pockets) in my class when we write stories. Last week we made fraction books. Who would have known I'm training future altered art addicts.

Juliajae 05/ 1/2011 #

That's great Susy! Now they can put their stories on cards or tags that fit in the pockets :)

Malapert 05/ 2/2011 #

This was such a fun swap -- I had a hard time not adding just one more thing to the pockets so my booklet is bursting. Once my partner takes everything out, though, it will close up tight with the ribbon tie, and I also stamped art-related sayings on the inside. I sent it out in a priority flat box today (May 2). Is there a specific place to notify your partner that the swap has been sent out?

XOXO, Margaret

Juliajae 05/13/2011 #

Hi Margaret! It looks like you found your way around fine :) This is different from the yahoo group. Here you just need to send it by the due date. Priority or delivery confirmation is solely up to you. I usually send first class as that is the least expensive. I'm happy you enjoyed the swap! -Julia-

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