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Hard Core Mail Art

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Swap Homepage:http://327market.blogspot.com/2007/07/hard-core-mail-art-swap.html
Swap Coordinator:carmen (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Art  Letters & Writing 
Number of people in swap:35
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:August 9, 2007
Date items must be sent by:September 9, 2007
Number of swap partners:3
Description:

This swap is for artists who love mail art and want to invest a little creativity into it.

1) Envelopes. Must be handmade. You can deconstruct a envelope you like and use it as a template. You can use wrapping paper, typing paper, anything you think the post office can handle. You must alter it in some way-- drawing, printing, stencilling, collage or something of your own devising. Whatever you do, it should be done my hand, not on a computer. Handmade stamps and handmade stickers are great. Please no mass-produced items, unless they are super-hand altered.

2) Letter. There must be something inside the envelope. A drawing, a print, a collage, a pop-up, or something altered. Please include some writing. Tell your recipient a little about what you did, or whatever is on your mind.

Newbies, please PM me. Ratings of 4.5 and higher only.

This is international.

Discussion

Wanda 08/28/2007 #

Mine are going out tomorrow to Brianna R., Coorain D. and Edgaras P. I hope you like them. I put a lot of thought and effort into them.

Photos of the outside front of the envelopes will be posted tomorrow.

Wanda

Wanda 08/28/2007 #

On second thought, the add-a-photo form looks like it is for someone RECEIVING a swap, so I won't be posting a photo of the ones I am sending after all, I don't guess.

FarStarr 08/30/2007 #

Wanda, You can put your own photos up! If you want to wait until the recipients have had time to receive them, that's okay.

Wanda 08/30/2007 #

Okay, FarStarr - I just posted a photo of the fronts of the envelopes. I had fun making them. I just hope my three partners like them.

FarStarr 09/ 1/2007 #

Very cool, Wanda. I need to get going on mine! :)

Robin 09/ 4/2007 #

Fortune Baby, DazzleGuts and CandaceMegan......

I sent off your mail art this afternoon.

See you around the swap-bot and have a beautiful day....Robin

carmen 09/ 4/2007 #

Please rate your partners when you recieve items. I sent mine out a couple weeks ago and so far have only heard from Swampgirl (thanks for the heart!)

carmen 09/ 4/2007 #

Thanks Wanda, for posting your stuff!

Alisa 09/ 4/2007 #

yarnpunk, winemakersister and b.jordan,

I mailed your hardcore mail art today. It was my first attempt so I really hope you like them! aloha ~ Alisa

FarStarr 09/ 6/2007 #

My envelopes are done...I'm just working on the guts...

Moominbrooke 09/ 6/2007 #

Same here! Then off they go!

FarStarr 09/ 8/2007 #

Hard core mail art is on it's way to cranialbleeding, Kelly and dotdot..Enjoy!

DazzleGuts 09/ 9/2007 #

Fortune Baby, Alisa, Candace Megan, your mail is on it's way.

carmen 09/11/2007 #

Thanks everyone for participating!

DaintyDaisy 09/13/2007 #

FarStarr, Kelly, and Chickpea, yours will be sent out on saturday.... sorry for the lateness, school hit me full force

LuckySia 10/ 1/2007 #

I am wondering if my mail art was received yet by Phoenyx and jazzyheart? Swampgirl

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