Marry Part 2

Snail Mail My Email Creations 2014

What a week it has been! The days leading up to November 10 were full of anticipation for me since this was my first time volunteering for Snail Mail My Email (SMME). When I got my first email request, I was really nervous and felt a little bit of pressure to perform well…what if they…

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The Fourth Annual Snail Mail My Email

Update November 14, 2014: Unfortunately, the letter submission part of this project has closed early, but for a very good reason. This project received over 7,000 email submissions since Monday!! Just imagining all that mail being sent around the world is such a wonderful feeling. Once I have finished designing all of the letters assigned…

Justice League envelope

Coloring fun

Coloring, I love to color. I find it such a relaxing thing to do and the perfect outlet for colorful creativity. So, of course I couldn’t pass up the chance to participate in a coloring swap. Now, I don’t really have any coloring books in my house, especially any that would fit the request of…

Travel Mail Back

Traveling Mail Art

As much as I love making envelopes, I have never really created themed mail art that has been pieced together from a variety of sources. Enter the travel-themed mail art swap. The goal was to creat an envelope based on a recent trip, an upcoming trip, or travel in general. I decided to use a…

500 stamps

How a Stamp Addiction Gets Started

October is National Stamp Collecting Month. As a relatively new mail enthusiast, I’ve often wondered what’s the best way to get started in the world of philately. Many say picking a favorite subject is a good place. So far, my simple collection includes the Latin Music Legends (I’m quite sad those are no longer in…

Halloween envelope 2

Sending Scares Through the Mail

October is here! It’s one of my favorite months because the leaves are changing color, there is a wonderful chill in the air, and it finishes with Halloween. I can’t remember the last time I dressed up for Halloween and so far I don’t have any costume plans for this year yet. But I am…

Secret messages book

It’s a Secret – Coded Letters

Back in April, we moved to a new place. One of the benefits of the move is it allowed me to rediscover a few books I’d forgotten about. While unpacking books, I came across this little one. Quite the perfect thing to have since one of September’s LEP swaps was the Coded Letter Swap. While…