Looking over Steph's package to me, I thought of all the things I learned in just our one exchange:
1. It is helpful to share your style ahead of time with your swap partner, but it's equally important to include the things YOU love, too, so your partner isn't just getting more of the same as she already has.
2. I tend to send my swap items in a standard envelope, and then "dress it up" with duct tape, papers, and stamps. I thought it was very clever and fun of Steph to "think outside the envelope," and use a Trader Joe's grocery bag as her mailer:
|I used smooth stones from a recent trip to the beach to cover up our postal details!|
Here are the two ATCs Steph included for our swap:
|Fun timing, as I just started reading the book Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano.|
Steph's Tumblr post.
I have a trip to make to the PO with my bookmarklets, but I'll have to wait for this "snowpocolypse" to pass us by!