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Topic: Earth Day Recycle Swap (crafts mailed 5/8/04)  (Read 5727 times)
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« on: May 12, 2004 05:47:20 PM »

The project: Make something new out of recycled materials. Tin cans, shampoo bottles, old greeting cards, etc. If it's "junk" it's fair game! Naturally some components might be new (like glue or paint) but try to use as much "post-consumer" waste as possible.
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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2004 05:48:04 PM »

I got mine from LolitaContrer!

Here's a pic...
http://img30.photobucket.com/albums/v91/AnnaReilly/Msc%20Other%20Stuff/e3e2242b.jpg
She etched a glass jar with the words "Bits & Pieces" and included some fun bits of fabric and ribbons.

Thanks, Lolita!!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2004 10:17:09 PM »

Thanks Stephanie.

I got a drink cozy  knit from scrap yarn, beer bottle cap magnets, a flower pin, fabric swatches and some other goodies.  Cool! Smiley

(Stephanie:  Your screen name wasn't on the package, so I couldn't send you a PM ... but Thanks!!)
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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2004 03:19:42 PM »

yay! i can't wait to see if my person likes theirs   Grin  shoulda been there yesterday at the latest.. so hopefully she'll get it and post soon ::crosses her fingers::
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2004 02:30:30 PM »

I got mine!  A super cool Mr Potato Head purse, an aolcd mosaic box, and a monogrammed box (done in chocolate wrappers)!
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/recycle.jpg
Thanks AnnaReilly, they're all be-yoooo-tiful!
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2004 01:58:46 PM »

well, seems im not getting mine as its been three weeks, but what upsets me more if that i havent heard if my swappee liked, or even got, what i sent  Undecided 
atleast i had fun making my stuff, and i can post pics of what i made if anyone wants...
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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2004 05:32:22 AM »

Well, I think my swappee must have gotten his package by now, but I havent' heard from him.  Anyway, here's what I sent.
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/junkwalletclosed.JPG.jpg
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/junkwalletout.JPG.jpg
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/junkwalletin.JPG.jpg
It's a wallet made out of junk mail (ala comic book wallet) it has slots for bills and 4 credit cards.
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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2004 09:05:24 PM »

(Stephanie:  Your screen name wasn't on the package, so I couldn't send you a PM ... but Thanks!!)
Oops! I was so happy to find a bubble mailer amidst the clutter, I almost forgot to even include a note.  Cheesy  Glad you liked the stuff!
I still haven't received my item, but that means I can look forward to checking the mail every day. Yay!
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« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2004 03:57:21 PM »

Great wallet Mellidomi, whoever got it is a lucky person even if they havent let you know  Kiss
here's what i sent:
http://members.aol.com/heilocity/label.jpg
http://members.aol.com/heilocity/barbie.jpg
I figured this could be a paper weight of some sort...

http://members.aol.com/heilocity/paper.jpg
homemade paper [my swappee said they were into homemade paper..]

http://members.aol.com/heilocity/bag.jpg
bag made of random "trash" and a randmcnally bag I rescued from the trash
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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2004 02:02:38 PM »

I was waiting for my swappee to acknowledge receipt of my package, but since it has been weeks and no word ... well at least I know she got it from the package tracking confirmation.

This is what I sent her ...










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