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adrienne_bowers
« on: November 17, 2011 07:06:30 AM »

I did one of these wayyyy back in the day and it was probably the most fun swap I've done!!    Basically, you make a book from decorated envelopes with covers, and then fill the envelopes with fun stuff and trinkets and craft supplies. Here are a couple links:

http://rainbowweaves.blogspot.com/2011/04/byhand-artist-envelope-book-swap.html

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/19375

Please let me know if you would be interested in this, and maybe I will host it shortly after the holidays??  We could base it on partner's favorite themes!
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2011 10:35:16 AM »

Ooh, me me! After the holidays sounds perfect too.
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2011 01:38:36 PM »

That sounds like a lot of fun!  I've never made an envelope book before but have always been keen to try!
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2011 04:22:04 PM »

LOVE IT!
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2011 04:47:51 PM »

Oh good, I'm glad  I got some replies LOL.   They are sooooo much fun to make and receive.  Opening each envelope is like christmas too!
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2011 03:27:51 PM »

Sounds kind of interesting. How do you put the envelopes together? Use rings or what. I looked at the links but didn't see how they did it. If I know how to make them, I'll look it up online. I would be interested. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2011 03:47:55 PM »

This sounds fun - I'm up for it also.
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2011 04:13:54 PM »

How do you put the envelopes together?

You could just like the brim of one envelope and attached to the front of another. They use glue on the site here:

http://www.paper-source.com/cgi-bin/paper/howto/ideas/envaccordion.html
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« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2011 04:21:18 PM »

This would be fun!
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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2011 07:13:46 PM »

How do you put the envelopes together?

You could just like the brim of one envelope and attached to the front of another. They use glue on the site here:

http://www.paper-source.com/cgi-bin/paper/howto/ideas/envaccordion.html

jenya, Thanks so much, I think I have done that or maybe just have seen. It helps & thanks for the link.
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