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Octopus Envie Art- USA #1

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Swap Coordinator:Rocktopus (contact)
Swap categories: Art 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:Regional - usa
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:January 26, 2013
Date items must be sent by:February 9, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

decorate 1 envie with tentacles and octopi. the whole front needs to be decorated, back is a bonus. keep stickers limited unless the absolute whole front has no white space from the tons of stickers that are tentacles or octopus.

painting, drawing and stamping are welcome. collage too :D

4.99 required, no recent 3's no 1's at all

usa only

put a letter, poem, facts on octopi, etc into the envie

*at least 5 type 2 swaps

Discussion

Hell0Z0mbie 01/24/2013 #

This sounds really cool, but I've never done decorated envelope swaps. How decorated can they be for the post office to deliver? Do you leave a white space for the address? Can you post examples? Sorry for the dumb questions.

AmookIslandCreations 01/25/2013 #

I have decorated both sides completely with stamps and just left enough room for my address and my partner's address, and there was no problem sending it through the mail. You can use a white sticker or permanent markers to write over part of your design. I have even decorated the entire "front" and just put the addresses on the reverse. I have also put a clear sleeve over the whole piece, if I have a lot of bits and pieces that might fall off. You just have to make sure that there is proper postage and that the addresses are legible.

Rocktopus 01/25/2013 #

i use labels for addys and i actually out my stamps over the art at times. just look up decorated envie and see the lovely world of mail art!

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