Swap cards were huge when I was in primary school in the eighties. I still have my swap cards and I love them. I wasn't so much into the swapping part of it - I always thought the ones I bought were the best, but I loved looking at them and arranging them into pairs and groups. Sarah Kay were one of my favourite types.
Hollie Hobby was also pretty huge at the time. Here I am below with my new holly hobbie place mat - which I still happen to have.
To incorporate this into my eighties craft, I decided to make a swap card wall art for my daughter's room using some nice cardboard from my stash and some swap cards.
Here are some of my swap cards in their album (Sarah Kay) and my place mat.
This is my brother and I back in the 80's when I got this Holly Hobbie place mat for Christmas one year.
Work in progress.
Here's what I ended up with.