A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 297,476
Currently Running With Scissors:
678 Guests and 34 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 7 8 [9] 10 11 ... 19
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Paper and Ephemera Swap Round 10  (Read 12198 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
noodle-bug
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1134
Joined: 20-Apr-2011

equal parts love and evil laughter


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #80 on: October 26, 2013 07:59:23 PM »

Ok, I'm a needer so I'm crafting a small not collecting stuff... I think I know what I'm gonna make. I'm new to papercrafts so I'm gonna keep it simple, to be sure I can execute to a high standard. supply gathering begins tomorrow Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My 50 things in 2014 challenge!
I'm always up for swapping hexies or TM patches (or anything, really!) - PM me Cheesy
LovelyMiss
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1398
Joined: 03-Apr-2010

I don't need no instructions to know how to rock.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #81 on: October 27, 2013 02:44:28 AM »

These envelopes aren't big enough!  Grin  I'm only about half way done and it's already getting pretty full!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

suereal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Im not crazy about reality, but its still the only place to get a decent meal-Groucho Marks
Offline Offline

Posts: 6895
Joined: 20-Apr-2010

Only the curious have something to find.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #82 on: October 27, 2013 10:34:01 AM »

I should have a few 'Does not follow the rules well` comments on my profile, due to  the depth restrictions for mailing envelopes.  So this time I am attempting to follow the requirements.  I have been trying to think of the best way to mail small trinkets as flat as possible.  So far, I think sewing them on to some form of flat fiber....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

To all past swap partners....If something I made you fell apart in some way, it would be helpful to me if you PMed me and told me about it.  Sometimes, I try new things, and if they fail, it helps me to know
kbrison
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1215
Joined: 19-Jun-2011

Genealogists trace history


View Profile WWW
« Reply #83 on: October 27, 2013 11:31:32 AM »

I have been trying to think of the best way to mail small trinkets as flat as possible.  So far, I think sewing them on to some form of flat fiber....

That sounds like a good idea. I thought about using an empty dvd case for the same reason.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." - Helen Keller

http://pinterest.com/ancientofdays/
115/50 in 2014, 47/50 in 2013
Quilt Block Swap 6 - sewing
Mini 12 Days of Christmas- starting to craft
Mug Rug Swap
wendiek
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2781
Joined: 29-Nov-2007

Creativity is a gift! Wrap it up and give it away.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #84 on: October 27, 2013 11:40:26 AM »

Both are great ideas! Thanks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Wulf
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2586
Joined: 07-Oct-2009

Smalltacular is bestter.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #85 on: October 27, 2013 02:46:01 PM »

I think the key to sending 3-D items like trinkets and findings is to keep them flat and keep them separated. So sewing them to a piece of muslin or a thin card (like a button card) would work beautifully. I think a CD case might add unnecessary thickness that could be used for more paper goods! Cheesy

Wulf
THIS ROCKS   Logged

suereal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Im not crazy about reality, but its still the only place to get a decent meal-Groucho Marks
Offline Offline

Posts: 6895
Joined: 20-Apr-2010

Only the curious have something to find.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #86 on: October 27, 2013 03:52:36 PM »

Double stick tape also may be the way to go with some items.  Not everything has a hole in it.  The other thought was the wads of gummy stuff one puts posters up with...but it adds a lot of weight too...maybe if I find a large but flat something Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

To all past swap partners....If something I made you fell apart in some way, it would be helpful to me if you PMed me and told me about it.  Sometimes, I try new things, and if they fail, it helps me to know
Onyxnox
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Crafting keeps the madness at bay. Or is it the cause?
Online Online

Posts: 6346
Joined: 22-Jul-2006

Willing to personal swap for art of my doggies!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #87 on: October 27, 2013 06:25:37 PM »

I was thinking of using my food vacuum system - that has been good for sending squishy items like roving, and fabrics for me in the past, and once things are vaccuum packed, they tend not to shift without being forced too - I did that when I sent my beaded sushi on the Japanese serving plate.

Hey Wulf and fellow Torontonians/Southern Ontario dwellers - did you know there is an Old Book and Paper Show?Huh  It's happening at Wychwood Barns next weekend, and I think I am going to stop by to see what I can find.

BTW - I found some awesome stuff this weekend at the Creativ Festival, including some stuff I could use for this swap.

Rules may be broken as well on this end...
« Last Edit: October 27, 2013 06:26:38 PM by Onyxnox » THIS ROCKS   Logged

~my blog~ - DON'T READ IF YOU ARE IN A SWAP WITH ME AND DON'T WANT A SPOILER!!!!  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!
~my pinterest~
loves2experiment
Swap Moderator
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Irreverent. Indomitable. Incorrigible.
Offline Offline

Posts: 9095
Joined: 09-Aug-2005


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #88 on: October 27, 2013 09:48:33 PM »

I've started gathering flat-ish things for the envelope I'm sending out Smiley  The double-sided tape trick will be perfect for some of the trinkets I wanna include!  Thanks for the tip!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

...loves to experiment...not a monogamous crafter...

STS Spring Market 2014
Wulf
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2586
Joined: 07-Oct-2009

Smalltacular is bestter.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #89 on: October 28, 2013 04:43:28 PM »

I really like the idea of using a vacuum-pack for mailing things. Doesn't add much weight, and would keep small or fragile things from wandering and tangling. Brilliant!

And thanks for the reminder about the Toronto Old Paper Show on Sunday, Onyxnox! We go almost every year, but somehow I'd forgotten all about it this time. There's always something good there.

Wulf
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 7 8 [9] 10 11 ... 19 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
An Extended Look at a Great Game: Hockey
Crash And Burn by Artie Lange
Ernest Cline on Giving Away a DeLorean with a Flux Capacitor
Victoria Wilson: What Are You Reading?
Bryce Andrews: What Are You Reading?
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Sandwich Wrap
Falling Leaves
Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.