Friday, May 27, 2016

ATC Artist Trading Card Swap

Artist Trading Card Swap 
for 2016!!!

Mail 6 and receive 6 back.

Scroll towards the bottom of the page
for monthly themes for 2016...

Artist Trading Cards are small works of 
art traded with other participants.

ATCs are the size 
of a playing card - 2.5" x 3.5". 

It's so FUN to create them and 
receive random ones
 from other artists in return.

The Paper Collage features a 
monthly swap with a theme...

Drop off or mail in your swaps.
Send in six and receive six back from
other random participants...

All six can be all the same or each one can be different.
DUE by the THIRD Friday of each month.
They are swapped out and ready/mailed by the
following Friday...

Just a few ATC guidelines:
  • Must be 2.5" x 3.5" in size {You can even use a playing card as the base!} Base needs to be heavyweight cardstock or chipboard. Please do not use flimsy cardstock. 
  • Must include at least ONE embellishment {trim, charm, flower, bling, buttons, German trim, etc...anything dimensional!}
  • Must be at least TWO layers of paper or cardstock, including the base... {You must have the base, PLUS one more layer of paper, it's all about the layers.} 
  • Be sure to include your info on the can use these labels for the back of your artist trading cards:
Free printable ATC label sheet.
{Save to your computer & print!}

Free ATC Label Printable sheet.
{Right-click on image, save to your computer, 
and print from your printer!}

Need inspiration?
Check out our 
Artist Trading Card 
Pinterest board
for ideas and examples.

Mailing in your ATC Swap

If you mail them, be sure to include
a self-addressed stamped envelope/mailer
with the same amount of 
postage that cost to mail them...
{usually about $2.32 for a bubble mailer}.

Please make sure you print your return
address mailer in legible writing for 
the postal machines to read...
{If your print is too small or not legible, 
this could delay delivery...}

Please write your RETURN ADDRESS
on the return mailer too...
Don't leave this blank!

Q: Can I reuse an envelope?
A: Please use a new envelope.

You will need to use 
US postage stamps only!!! 

NO meter strips 
Click N Ship labels!!!

NOTE: If you are an 
International participant, 
please send well-concealed
usd cash for postage or US postage.

$3 usd Canada
$4 usd everywhere else

Mail them to:
The Paper Collage
13576 W. Camino Del Sol, #4
Sun City West, AZ 85375


2016 Themes

June - Patriotic
{DUE June 17th}
July - Summer Fun/Mermaids
August -Disney/Disneyland
September - Halloween
October - Thanksgiving/Fall
November - Christmas/Winter
December - Animals

DUE by the THIRD Friday of each month...

Swapped and ready/returned 
by the following Friday.

Have FUN!!!
We look forward to seeing your
beautiful creations!


Monday, May 23, 2016

Make and Take Cards - May 25th

Make & Take Cards
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016.

FIVE cards available!
$10 for 5 cards!

Stop by anytime between
10:30am - 2pm

Learn NEW things!
Create handmade cards!

Bring your Basic Tool Kit
{adhesive, scissors, foam tape, glue dots, 
liquid glue, corner punch, white gel pen, 
brown & purple ink pad for inking edges...}
Plus, bring your favorite markers or colored pencils!

We sell supplies in case you 
forget or need anything...

Paper crafting and card making supplies!
We carry Copic Markers.
We carry Memory Box craft dies.

See you soon!

The Paper Collage
13576 W. Camino Del Sol, #4
Sun City West, AZ 85375

(623) 398-8300