Some of you already know...some will be wondering where my 'usual' challenge entries are.
The long and the short of it is some scrappy mates reckoned I could NOT
last a month without entering a challenge.
[Pocket Letter sent to Lizzie Crust]
Being an ARIES...stubborn, obstinate, lover of control....well,
I couldn't resist challenging myself to do none. At all!
I must say, it's a bit hard. So I've had to find Other Stuff
to fiddle with.
[pocket letter for swap group]
And funnily enough, the scrap room is getting a bit of a clean up, too.
So, today I thought I'd share with you my latest craze.
Basically, they are football swap plastic sleeves - which happen to
be the same size as ATCs [2.5 x 3.5"]. There are 3 rows of 3.
You fill them with pretty stuff, including, most importantly, a letter.
Sort of a crafty pen pal swap with a few goodies thrown in for
Janette Lane began them - if you're interested, her blog is HERE.
There are a couple of Aussie swap groups - I decided they'd be too
expensive to send overseas....so I've joined the
And I've done a few swaps, and gotten some back.
And it's FUN! A great way to use up all those scraps, too:)
And share the 'love'!!
If you're a bit of a writer as well as a crafter, this is a bit of a 'fix'
Below is an example of what you can pop on the back.
This was my first one; since then I've written longer letters &
actually folded them away:
And lastly, sometimes you can join in themed swaps.
Here is a Wizard of Oz one, which I swapped
with another girl!
So, that's ONE thing I've been spending my time at.
I'll be back later in the month with another....
Cheers, & happy scrapping [& challenge entering!!] to you all