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Saturday Spot: 1000 Posts… And Another Postcard Swap!!!

September 21st, 2010 · 45 Comments

I promised you all a swap a couple of weeks ago … but saw that our 1000 post mark was looming, so here we are!!! 1000 posts old… and it is time for…


You will notice lots of little tweaks around our blog, new pages to explore in the side panels, like se7en ElseWhere… and I am finally getting all our posts into some sort of easy to find layout…but in the meantime it is time for us to do a swap and postcards work for us!!! We love a swap… I was contemplating what to swap… we have done dishtowels, what about bookmarks or paper dolls, but still the easiest swap in the world is a postcard swap and we love our door that’s covered in postcards from around the corner and around the world…

Last year we posted a township around the world…


And this year we would like to send you something else – we will wait and see how many of you want to join in before we decide what to surprise you with on our postcards!!!

So this is how it will work…

Step 1: We will draw, craft, and/or art our postcards during the month of October.


Step 2: Comment on this post before the end of September.

Step 3: Immediately, head over to our contact page, just follow the link, and mention Post Card Swap and your snail mail address… I won’t have time to check to see if you send us your address or not… you have to do this!!! Now if you have sent us your address for a previous swap or giveaway you still have to send it again – I don’t keep your addresses, thats just the minimalist in me…delete, delete, delete.

Step 4: Once we have all your addresses in, by the end of the month then we will send our postcard to you with our address on it.

Step 5: As soon as you get our postcard we would like you to send one back to us… with whatever you like on it. Personalize it, draw on it, color it… or just a photo of where you live…

Finally: This swap is open to any of our blog following friends… if you live next door or at the furthest side of the world… and you want to play… then comment away!!!

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45 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Tristan // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:45 am

    We want to join in! Off to send you our snail mail addy!

  • 2 Phyllis // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:46 am

    Count us in for the postcard swap!

  • 3 April O. // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:12 am

    We did this last year, and are so excited to do it again! Yay!

  • 4 jacki // Sep 21, 2010 at 4:51 am

    Yay from us too!

  • 5 Mamalion // Sep 21, 2010 at 5:35 am

    Oooh, we’ll play! We enjoyed last year’s one!

  • 6 Maria // Sep 21, 2010 at 7:36 am

    We did it last year and it was very exciting. Count on us!


  • 7 joyfulmama // Sep 21, 2010 at 7:42 am

    Count us in!

  • 8 Jess // Sep 21, 2010 at 7:48 am

    We will play too!

  • 9 irene // Sep 21, 2010 at 11:20 am

    yayness another swap. Count me in. Loved your township last year.

  • 10 Katherine // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    Yes please. Did it last year. Thought I’d already posted.

  • 11 It is Time for Se7en’s Annual Post Card Swap… Click On The Pick For Details… » se7en // Sep 21, 2010 at 4:36 pm

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  • 12 AnnetteOK // Sep 21, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    I love to read your blog and so I would to join the swap.

  • 13 Cheryl // Sep 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Great idea. We would love to play, too, please!

  • 14 Beth S in NC // Sep 22, 2010 at 2:06 am

    We would LOVE to play!!

  • 15 Kimberly // Sep 22, 2010 at 5:46 am

    We’re all in for the fun! Loved your postcard last time!

  • 16 Trudie // Sep 22, 2010 at 7:29 am

    We love swapping postcards! M loves collecting them at the Post Office, so count us in!

  • 17 Charlie from Rostock, Germany // Sep 22, 2010 at 11:04 am

    I´d love to get a postcard from you. I like to read your blog in my morning coffee break.
    Best greetings.

  • 18 Olivia // Sep 22, 2010 at 11:10 am

    What fun! Some snail mail will be just the thing for the new house

  • 19 Kirsty // Sep 22, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    Sounds like great fun. We are in!

  • 20 Sam // Sep 22, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    What a lovely idea! My children will love joining in on this postcard swap.

  • 21 Judith // Sep 22, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    Absolutely in. I love postcards; most of the entries on my Web site are postcards of a sort!

  • 22 Karen M // Sep 23, 2010 at 4:37 am

    Count us in!

  • 23 Nina // Sep 23, 2010 at 5:08 am

    great idea. I’ll send you my sister’s address in georgia as I’m moving there in a few days

  • 24 denise // Sep 23, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    Woo hoo! We would love to join the swap.

  • 25 Leah Schroeder // Sep 23, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    My 4 little one’s love getting mail. We would really enjoy receiving and sending a postcard!

  • 26 teresa // Sep 23, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    you can count us in again

  • 27 Kelly // Sep 24, 2010 at 3:36 am

    Love your blog and would love to swap postcards!

  • 28 Lauren // Sep 24, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    Sounds like fun!

  • 29 Ulrike // Sep 24, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    Count us in again!

  • 30 Anita // Sep 25, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    I know we really live really close but we’d love to play. It was such fun last year!

  • 31 Robin // Sep 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    We will join. So fun.

  • 32 Susan@improvamama // Sep 26, 2010 at 9:05 pm

    Such a fun idea! We’re in!

  • 33 megan // Sep 27, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    yeah! i’ll head over to leave out snail mail. can’t wait!

  • 34 Daniela // Sep 28, 2010 at 2:31 am

    count us in – we love getting mail!!!

  • 35 Emma // Sep 29, 2010 at 4:10 am

    We’d love to join in!

  • 36 Pam F // Sep 29, 2010 at 4:19 am

    We’d love to swap with you!

  • 37 Karyn // Sep 29, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    sounds wonderful 🙂 working on the postcard!

  • 38 mindy // Oct 1, 2010 at 3:21 am

    Sound like fun!! Count me in. Love your blog 🙂

  • 39 Lesley // Oct 1, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    Yes please we would love to be in the swap!

  • 40 Tammy // Oct 1, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    Yes we would like to join.

  • 41 Se7en + 1 is ONE!!! » se7en // Oct 6, 2010 at 2:14 am

    […] Don’t forget today is your last chance to enter our postcard swap… follow the link and sign up if you haven’t already!!! […]

  • 42 Karyn // Nov 4, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    hi 🙂
    just wondering if all your postcards were sent yet? I was so sure I left our address. Checked it twice. We have a postcard waiting to send you. I wonder if yours could have gotten lost in the mail? xx Karyn

  • 43 se7en // Nov 5, 2010 at 1:29 am

    HI Karyn… Your address is very unlikely to be lost!!! But we are still making our postcards – we do make them one by one and we did have about fifty to make… So your postcard is pending but they should all be on their merry way by the end of next week… I will go through all the addresses and check that they match up with the comments and so on… I will certainly blog the momentous event of the post cards getting sent out into the world and you can expect yours a few days after that… Thanks for asking – you haven’t been forgotten!!!

  • 44 Karyn // Nov 5, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    great!! No rush, wasnt sure when it was. thanks for a special blog and great idea xx

  • 45 se7en // Nov 5, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    Hay Karyn, Just addressed them – you are in!!!

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