Words of Inspiration Postcard Swap

Welcome to the Words of Inspiration Postcard Swap Information Page

Receiving art in the mail makes me smile every single time it happens.  I also love how so many of the cards I get include quotes in the notes or messages.  Since we're writing, normally, to folks we don't yet know, a lot of people include a quote or other sentiment.  I want to take that one step further in my first hosted Postcard Swap.

The "Words of Inspiration" swap is open for registration now!  The only rules for the art you create:
  1. It needs to feature a quote in the art...add it to a photograph, work it in with mixed media, tangle around the words, etc.  Use any quote that inspires you.
  2. It needs to fit on a postcard.
On October 15, I'll send each person who signs up the names and addresses of five other participants.  You'll send cards to each of the five people whose names you receive.  Sign ups are open to everyone so you will likely be sending cards to International participants if you live in the U.S. International participants will likely have several U.S. names and addresses.

Registration is open now.  You should be able to sign up using the form below.  If that doesn't work, you can link to the form here.  I'll be posting more ideas and samples here on my blog between now and the end of October.  If you'd like to see those updates, now would be a good time to subscribe to my blog.  If you'd like to see a couple of simple ideas now, check out this post and this post.

 If you don't want to sign up now, you can pop back by anytime between now and October 15.

What is it?
A postcard swap where each participant makes and sends five postcards to five other participants.  Each postcard must include a quote prominently in the design of the card.

When is it?

  • Registration begins September 13 and continues through October 15, 2012
  • Names and addresses will be sent to participants by email shortly after October 15
  • All participants should send their cards by October 31, 2012
How do I sign up?
Fill out the registration form here

Is there a Button?
Yes.  You can grab the button code below.


I signed up, but can't participate now.  What do I do?
Drop me an email at karaDOTnDOTmonroeATgmailDOTcom and I'll remove you from the list of participants.

Does each card have to be unique?
No.  You could make one card and then use services like Moo.com to print several copies.

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