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Button Swap (SBS)

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Swap Homepage:www.scrapbooksociety.com
Swap Coordinator:user1451 (contact)
Swap categories: Scrapbooking 
Number of people in swap:48
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:October 21, 2006
Date items must be sent by:October 31, 2006
Number of swap partners:4
Description:

This is the October stash swap for The Scrapbooking Society (www.scrapbooksociety.com).

For this swap, you will send 5 buttons each to 4 different people.

The buttons may be any kind, just as long as they are buttons!

Discussion

user3381 09/27/2006 #

can anyone join, or do you need to be a member of The Scrapbooking Soceity?

JewelzyBug 09/27/2006 #

Are they clothing buttons or pin-type buttons? (ex. poltical buttons)

user1451 09/27/2006 #

Anyone can join in.

Clothing type buttons for this swap.

KarlaKC 10/ 3/2006 #

When you say "any kind" of button, does this include the flat round "normal" buttons or are your intentions for these buttons to be a little more unique, like teddy bear, angel, fire trucks, etc. buttons? Sounds like a fun exchange.

user1451 10/ 9/2006 #

When I say "any kind", I mean any kind! Whatever you would like to swap, they can be plain or unique, whatever you have. Thanks for asking. :)

kika62 10/12/2006 #

Hi, I just joined this swap. Can we also swap button covers for the buttons or is that a totally different swap whatsoever? Thanks, Jessica

evieroz 10/14/2006 #

Can we cut the shanks off before we send them?

user1451 10/15/2006 #

The button covers would be a different type of swap.

You may cut off the shanks before you send them if you'd like.

Zmrzlina 10/21/2006 #

Oh my goodness. I've hit refresh button a million times in the last hour hoping partners would be available. I am so excited about this swap! My buttons are ready to go!

rowdychik 10/22/2006 #

Buttons are on their way to Deborah in OH, Mariji in the Netherlands, Rachael in PA and Holly in WV! ENJOY!

~Cami

user4051 10/23/2006 #

My buttons are carded and the envelopes are ready to go out tomorrow (Monday) to Zaffron in Sweden, Sherri in North Carolina, Jewelz in Canada, and fernandinha in Portugal.

Denise

user3614 10/23/2006 #

how is everyone sending these? in padded envelopes or regular ones? i'm not sure which to choose but my buttons are picked out ready to go!

Zmrzlina 10/23/2006 #

I sent my in a card inside a regular envelope. I stitched them to a business card from the shop where I bought the buttons, so they aren't running loose in the envelope. Only one was going overseas (I am in the States), but I think it will travel fine because I did tape up the envelope very well.

VelveteenRabbit 10/24/2006 #

Why didn't I think of that? I put mine in a tiny ziploc bag but then they were noisily clinking against each other so I stuffed a piece of scrap fabric in. That worked but the envelope was a bit bulky in the middle. I'll have to think of sewing them to something next time! :)

jennisnyder 10/24/2006 #

tried uploading pic to gallery. don't think it worked. if you want to see what I sent...i sent to hearthheather, BabyBlue, Lurker, and sunnyrc2001. check it out here... http://www.scrapbooksociety.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=8946 thx jenni

Zmrzlina 10/24/2006 #

jennisnyder, that is such a clever presentation!

VelveteenRabbit 10/24/2006 #

ACK! That's REALLY nice, jennisnyder. I hope my swap partners will forgive me for the very unimpressive presentation of mine. Plus, I sent some vintage buttons so they don't look as nice and shiny.

Okay, you people are inspiring me! Next swap I participate in, I'm going to do something really nice. :)

RaineyDay 10/25/2006 #

My buttons are heading out tomorrow to Susan in Oregon, fernanda in Portugal, Julie in Canada, and Malin in Sweden. I sent them loose in a padded envelope. I sent a few extra buttons because I have a huge box full. Hope that's okay. :) Enjoy.

rowdychik 10/26/2006 #

Evelynn from MO sent me a fun variety of buttons---the bright orange big button w/ the lt. green heart in the middle makes me smile. THANK YOU!

rowdychik 10/26/2006 #

And I also got 5 pastel buttons from Trish in a tiny little Gerber carrot container (they only had glass jars when my babies ate baby food!!!! ::SIGH::). Thank you very much. Love the colors. ~Cami

Zmrzlina 10/26/2006 #

Raesha sent me lots of buttons! I am already thinking of ways to use them in ATCs. Thank you!

user2706 10/28/2006 #

My 4 went postal yesterday (10/27)

I've rcvd from Evelyn R.

mapps 10/29/2006 #

Diane sent me a nice assortment of upbeat buttons. Thanks Diane! Ashley

mapps 10/29/2006 #

Morgan!

Thanks for the amazing button collection and magnificant pouch. I hope to get my batteries charged up so I can show the world your beautiful artistry!

Ashley

rowdychik 10/30/2006 #

Thanks Suzi from OR! Love the buttons (particularly the purple one!). And the #2 ATC you sent~~it is the coolest ATC I've rec'd since I joined Swap-Bot. Seriously~I just love it! THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Cami

CraftyConnie13 10/31/2006 #

Thanks so much Zmrzlina for the great Buttons! I really loved them you deserve a 5+ Connie "BamaFan"

CraftyConnie13 10/31/2006 #

Got my buttons from Gem! Thanks so much. Connie "BamaFan"

user1451 10/31/2006 #

Sent my buttons out today to: Carolina in Chile, Priscilla in CA, Edith in CT, and Mary in TX.

I've received from Cami so far! Thanks so much!

VelveteenRabbit 10/31/2006 #

I got my buttons from Raleine today -- thanks! I especially love the off-white/yellow leafy one. :)

VelveteenRabbit 11/ 1/2006 #

Sorry for the typo... I meant Rayleine. :)

user2706 11/ 1/2006 #

Wahoo!! I've recieved from all my mailing partners! J Mieler (sp?)/ S Clough / T Chamberlain & Evelyn R was the first one I got --

THANKS ladies - it was a wonderful swap! I got some great buttons - love hte variety and the little extras :)

rowdychik 11/ 1/2006 #

I rec'd a fun array of buttons from Amy in UT. I loved the pink lunch sack you used as the envie~very creative! Made me laugh! Thanks so much.

Cami

123Poggy123 11/ 2/2006 #

I received my buttons from Germany today. Very speedy!

VelveteenRabbit 11/ 3/2006 #

I got my buttons from Heather in Ontario today. I loved the envelopes, the note and especially the cheery-coloured buttons. Thanks! :)

Zmrzlina 11/ 5/2006 #

Oh my goodness, I love this swap. Today I got buttons from Tracy and some are from her grandmother's button stash. I plan to use those on a series of ATCs I am making to celebrate seamstresses. And I got an wonderful collection of buttons from Gem, too, including an adorable snowman and purple... my favorite color. Thank you Tracy and Gem!

user4354 11/ 6/2006 #

I've received buttons from Cami in Tx, Marije in Holland and Amy in UT. My favorite button that I've receieved so far is from Amy, it's the silver one with stars...it's such a unique button! Thanks to all who've sent me buttons so far!

VelveteenRabbit 11/ 7/2006 #

I got my buttons from Darla in MN -- I love the little bunnies! :D

user1451 11/ 8/2006 #

I have received all of my buttons!! Thanks so much ladies!! i love them all!!

user4051 11/ 8/2006 #

I have received buttons from Kate C. and Carolyn A. Thanks so much to you both for the assortment!

VelveteenRabbit 11/ 8/2006 #

I just got my buttons from Leslie in SC. Cool, cool, cool! I love the vintage-looking pewter buttons. :)

user3614 11/15/2006 #

i just wanted to say sorry to my partners. my buttons went out today. i have been sick with pnemonia and just got to the post office today. i emailed all 4 of you but i never heard a reply so i wanted to post this here to hope that you all see it.

this was a very cool swap! i did receive my buttons from everyone. what a diverse collection!

thanks everyone!

VelveteenRabbit 11/16/2006 #

Awww, hope you feel better soon, BabyBlue. :(

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