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11 Mar, 2007

Work in progress

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: - Mail art|File under crafty

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06 Mar, 2007

The Flametamer wants to be your friend

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: - Mail art

I had this idea for an ATC background for awhile now. And then I got thinking about a friend for Waterboy… and this is who came of it. :) There are two available if someone wants a trade. Share the post “The Flametamer wants to be your friend” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mailReddit

01 Mar, 2007

creepy clowns in my mailbox

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: - Mail art

I love this! This was received in a one-for-one trade with Ed B. via atcards.com. Share the post “creepy clowns in my mailbox” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mailReddit

27 Feb, 2007

Waterboy wants your telephone number

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: - Mail art|Misc. life

[click to embiggen] I hope no one is going to need this page from the new telephone book. Share the post “Waterboy wants your telephone number” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mailReddit

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  • andrea tomkins: I KNOW. It's crazy that we are now the parents of an adult. I can hardly believe it myself most days! :)
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  • andrea tomkins: Great ideas Joy! Especially the POST-its! They're actually an expensive purchase for a student, so they'd make a nice addition to a care package.
  • joy: cute and fun - I would love to receive things like this! How about notebooks, magazines, post-it notes, seasonal treats, lip balms, gift cards for fav
  • andrea tomkins: Ooh! Good one Alison! A good (long!) phone charge cord could be welcome as well.

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