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Wild West Tag Book Swap

Hello, your Swap Princess here.  It’s time for another swap from Altered Pages.  We plan on hosting these swaps on a monthly basis, starting around the 15th of each month.  The next swap will be posted in April, so there is going to be a little overlap until we get all the bugs worked out (& your Swap Princess gets into the swing of things).

This go round, we will be doing a Tag Book Swap, with a Wild West theme in honor of Arizona’s 100th anniversary.

Okay, you have a lot of options here.  You can choose to go with Cowboys, Cowgirls, Indians, Ladies of the Evening, Ranchers, Miners, or even a mix of them all!

Here’s what you need to do.  Take a minimum of 5 tags (please, nothing smaller than 2-3/8” x 4-3/4”) and decorate them using the Wild West theme.  Bind them together (it can be as simple as a binder ring inserted through the tags’ holes) and send them to me.  I will swap them around and mail them back out.  Don’t forget to put your information on back (name, date, series, etc.) so swappers will know who created the tag book.

If you are in need of any supplies for this swap, you can visit Altered Pages.  They have a Tag Book or packages of Tags.  They also have Western-themed collage sheets with MEN, COWGIRLS, or since this is to celebrate Arizona’s anniversary, TUSCON.

Deadline to sign up is March 31st (sorry, I’m running late this month).  You will then have until April 16th to mail them off to me.  Please include $3 for return postage or you can PayPal me using this LINK.

To sign up for this swap, please email me at  Don’t forget to include your mailing address.

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  1. Hooray, a really fun swap - come on, let's all make this one a success!

  2. I've never done a swap before (well, not this type or with this group, anyway), but this just might be a very good time to dive in...

  3. I'm taking a Tim Holtz online class right now, and this is the PERFECT way to experiment with all the cool and groovy stuff we're learning every day!

    Thanks for organizing and keep track of it all, Marilyn!

  4. Is this for fronts and backs--you know, like a book? Or just fronts of tags? Just making sure!

    Sounds like fun, Marilyn!



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