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Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now CLOSED.
« on: November 09, 2022, 04:55:15 PM »
I’m really excited for our first Flourish Forum Secret Santa!

This will be different from our traditional exchanges. You will send to one person a minimum of one envelope a week for the 4 weeks of December. And you will receive from one person. You can send more if you would like, but 4 is the minimum. What you send is up to you but should be calligraphy related. It does not have to be an expensive “treasure” - it can be a quote, bookmark, stickers, use your imagination.

Sign Up Deadline: Monday, November 21, 2022
Postmark Deadlines: One per week for the month of December.

Please let me know if there are any questions.
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« Last Edit: November 27, 2022, 09:14:26 PM by Erica McPhee »
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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2022, 04:59:27 PM »
@Starlee @Aries M @handmadeletters @Barbara Jane mitchell

 In case you are still interested.
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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2022, 05:20:04 PM »
Just signed up! Already got some ideas for calligra-goodies! Thank you Erica for still managing time to facilitate this with everything else going on in life! We are so lucky to have you!

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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2022, 08:35:21 AM »
This sounds like so much fun Erica! I couldn't agree more with Aries. Thanks for all you do here!

Quick question, would we need to keep our identity "secret" for the exchange? Like just a return address without a name?

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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2022, 10:01:45 AM »
This sounds like so much fun Erica! I couldn't agree more with Aries. Thanks for all you do here!

Quick question, would we need to keep our identity "secret" for the exchange? Like just a return address without a name?
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I was wondering that too.
Or letters with no return address at all. I've been on so many exchanges, I would know who the sender was by return address alone, unless it was from a first time exchange participant.

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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2022, 08:42:56 PM »
It’s really up to the sender on whether they want to include a return address and give it away with the first envelope. There is no other way around it with sending by mail. Also, as @AnasaziWrites points out - we all have exchanged with each other so much we will probably be able to recognize who it is right off the bat anyway.  :-*
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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2022, 01:54:48 PM »
I agree....unless we try a hand we are not used to....it is likely we will know who our sender is. I don't mind though. This is going to be a fun exchange! :)
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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2022, 10:09:31 AM »
I'm super excited about this. Such a great idea, Erica! Thank you!!

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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2022, 03:54:26 PM »
This sounds like so much fun Erica! I couldn't agree more with Aries. Thanks for all you do here!

Quick question, would we need to keep our identity "secret" for the exchange? Like just a return address without a name?


Got an envelope in the mail and it sparked an idea.. the sender used washi tape to "seal" the envelope.. in doing so.. they partly concealed their addressed on the back.. it was a thank you note so I of course wanted to see who my sender was (I was pretty sure but still!) And I was able to easily pull the washi tape away. Enough of the address was showing that I knew it was under there (not sure if the post office would bother if they needed to return it) but thought this could be an option to consider..

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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now OPEN!
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2022, 05:27:15 PM »
Great idea! Thanks!
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Re: Secret Santa 2022 Sign Ups are now CLOSED.
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2022, 09:13:16 PM »
We had 15 people sign up for Secret Santa!

For those who signed up, an email has been sent with who you are secret santa to. Please let me know if you have any questions! I can't wait for us to share when the Secret Santa is over.  :-*


If you think you signed up but did not receive an email, please let me know ASAP.
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