Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Would you like to receive some creative inspiration from crafters around the country? Join us in our first ever card swap! You will make and send us eleven cards of the same design, we will keep one to share on our Facebook/YouTube live, then you'll receive ten different cards from crafters around the country. Read more about the expectations we have for the card swap and how you can participate!
PLEASE READ THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY!
Anyone in the United States can participate in this round of card swaps (you can be a demonstrator or customer). Depending, on how well this swap goes, we may open future swaps to those outside of the United States; please note, any future card swaps will be in imperial measurements.
Watch our most recent Card Swap:
When creating the cards:
Make 11 cards of one design. We will keep one of these cards to show on our Facebook and YouTube live.
Use Stampin’ Up! Products only. Products can be current or retired.
Full cards only. Finished card size front should be 4-1/4” x 5-1/2”.
Minimum of 2 layers and 1 embellishment.
A layer is an extra piece of cardstock or designer series that is adhered to the card base.
Designer series paper, foil, vellum, punches, dies are not considered an embellishment.
An embellishment is ribbon, rhinestone, buttons, etc. Wink of Stella and Crystal Effects are not considered an embellishment.
Make the cards extra special by doing your best work. We want to see your wonderful ideas come to life!
After making the cards:
Put a sticky note on the back of each card with your name. Do not ink the back of your cards with your name, most participants plan to reuse these cards.
Place each individual card in a clear envelope to make sure cards do not get wet or ruined during shipment.
Place all 11 cards in a gallon-size Ziploc bag with your full name on the Ziploc bag.
Place the Ziploc bag with cards in a package suitable for shipping.
Address and a send the package to Nancy and Kayla (we will send address with confirmation email once you sign up).
Include a return address label and package to return your cards. You will be responsible for the cost of the return postage and package:
Option A: Use a “click and ship” label from USPS.com for return postage.
Option B: Include cash or check for your return postage.
Option C: Venmo or PayPal us return postage (Kayla will provide these details upon request).
Please note, postage stamps are not an option with this swap.
3. Ensure the cards are to us by Tuesday, October 26th. No exceptions.
Below are examples of how participants have sent their swaps to us. If you do not include a package, we will send your cards back in a USPS flat rate envelope.
Directions to Participate:
Fill out this form via this link or below. Once you do, please give us 24 hours to confirm your participation via email. In the confirmation email, we will include our mailing address where you will send the cards. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your spam folder. If you still do not see an email, please reach out to us!
Ensure the cards are delivered to us by Tuesday, October 26th. No exceptions. If you live in the Twin Cities area and would like to drop-off/pick-up your swaps, please reach out to us and we will provide you with our address.
If we do not receive your cards by the due date, we will return your cards back to you when you pay the return postage