I also posted this over on the general swap board.
Swap name: Paper & Ephemera SWAP
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: happify
Sign-up date range: May 31 to June 21
Date to send item by: July 1
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): nope!
Non-U.S. participants allowed? yes!
All ages allowed? Or 18+? all
Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders" list and will not allow those members to participate: YES
Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping
and will make sure that every participant
meets these conditions: YES
Details of swap:
Who/Where: anyone who loves and/or uses paper and ephemera (see below for ideas) anywhere in the world. I.e. YOU!
What: fill to brimming a manila envelope (the kind that fits an 8.5"x11" piece of paper, or A4 for Europeans, and I don't know what elsewhere) with all sorts and sizes of paper and ephemera.
When: sign up by June 21 and send out by July 1.
How many: each participant can send out and receive up to three envelopes full of paper/ephemera.
Why: because paper is beautiful and fun!
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:
QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Your real name
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?
How many envelopes would you like to swap?
Here are the kinds of things I'll be sending -- just some ideas of the type of stuff you might want to include:
Japanese printed papers
Handmade, organic type papers
Brightly colored, quality papers
Old card catalog cards
Sheets of sticky paper in sparkles and gold and such
pages from books from pre-1930 (already destroyed -- I can't kill a book!)
Labels/manuals/advertisements from the 60s
IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.
Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide
to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.