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« on: February 03, 2006 12:16:52 PM »

would anyone like to join a handmade paper swap?  I have made tons and tons of paper through the years, but I'm amazed at what others are creating.  I would love to share/receive handmade paper.

I'm not nearly organized enough to organize, so let me know if you are willing, or interested
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2006 01:16:54 PM »

I love this idea, but I am in the middle of my first swap and send outs aren't until Feb. 27. I make my own paper and stationary a lot. I hope a lot of other people like this idea as well!
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2006 05:42:03 PM »

Great idea, I'm still waiting for my 1st swap feedback too.
I'm loving this idea as postage would be pretty reasonable from overseas! It would be great to send to a few people and get a variety Smiley
I lurrrve my paper making thing!
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2006 09:18:23 PM »

I just made my first papers today and had so much fun.  I could be persauded into this, but I'm a beginner so I worried that I might not turn out a good enough product...
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2006 06:50:22 AM »

this would be cool if i knew how to make paper. any good links that you learned from?
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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2006 09:00:33 AM »

I learned in a junior high art class - So I've never had to research it on my own...sorry.  But for Chirstmas one year I gave a friend a kit I found at Micheals.  Just a basic paper making kit.  She learned easily and got off to a great start.  I think the directions in the kit were really good.  I'll try to find what that kit was called and get back to you.  It seemed kind of $$$$$ so I used a 40% coupon
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2006 07:57:36 PM »

The Michael's kit is a must have for begginers and a should have for pro's. Definately give it a try. HINT: buy cotton linter, this will give you more consistent results and make you feel more confident.
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