Christmas baubles

Christmas Mail 2014

Inspired by Julie’s post on Christmas Mail, I decided to share the cards I received to celebrate the holidays last year (it’s funny to say that when it was only about a week or so ago). Sending and receiving Christmas (or holiday) cards is one of my favorite things about the holiday season and I…

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…

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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…