Friday, July 3, 2015

Incoming

 

The cats are napping and Julie is designing stationery. So, I figured this would be a good time for me to put together a post to show off some incoming mail.

 

First, I will start with the incoming mail that Julie has received.

 

FromCindy

Funny animals from Cindy in British Columbia!

 

FromEldredge

This cute washified envelope came from Rebecca in the UK.

 

FromKimmie

Lots of color involved in this envelope from Kimmie in New York.

 

FromSadie

Stars & stripes from Sadie in Ontario.

 

FromSara

This pretty envelope came from Sara in California.

I can’t believe how the postal worker wrote all over it!

 

And here are a few pieces of mail that have been sent to both Julie and I!

 

FromChristopher

A sweet thank you note from Christopher in New Jersey.

 

FromDoodle

Doodle in British Columbia sent us a package of washi, stamps and a kind note.

 

FromEmma

This squirrel’s tale postcard came from Emma in France.

 

FromFelicia

We received a wonderful package of goodies from Felecia in Singapore!

 

FromKaty

Oh how I love puffins! Katy in the UK brightened our day with this postcard.

 

FromMillie

LEP love from Millie in Alaska!

 

FromNicoleR

Nicole loves the LEP AND the SSS, she sent us a thoughtful notecard to tell us!

 

And that’s it for today. I’m certain our weekend will involve more snail mail related things: stationery design, letter writing, envelope decorating, etc.

 

How about you? What are your snail mail related plans for the weekend?

 
Friday, June 26, 2015

Incoming

 

I am very happy. Today, the United States took one gigantic step toward equality. Love wins!

 

loveislove

From Huffington Post’s article.

 

And that’s not the only thing we’re celebrating today. I’ve got more incoming snail mail to show off!

 

First, I’ll start with the incoming mail that Julie has received.

 

FromAnnie

Annie in Ireland sent her favorite poem.

 

FromCecilia

Polka dots from Cecilia in Germany.

 

FromErin

This letter from Erin in BC has a pretty label!

 

FromIryna

Look at these colorful butterflies from Iryna in Ghana!

 

FromJackienose

Jackie from Ohio sent nose strips for blackheads in this envelope.

 

FromMarta

Michi’s fun envelope came all the way from Poland!

 

FromMartel

More polka dots; this time they came from Stéphanie in France. 

(I can’t believe the postal worker canceled the stamps like that!)

 

And here’s the recent incoming mail I have received.

 

FromCeri

Cute hello washi on this envelope from Ceri in the UK!

 

FromDavina

The first of 2 letters I received from Minnesota; this one is from Davina.

 

FromKat2

And here’s the 2nd, from Katherine!

 

FromLaura

Laura from Australia sent me tea in this envelope. Yum!

 

FromMarian2

Marian sent me this wavy envelope from Tennessee.

 

FromSofie

I love the paper and pattern combo on this envelope from Sofie in Sweden!

 

Lastly, we have 3 postcards that came for both Julie and I.

 

braballa

This hilarious postcard came from Kathleen in Minnesota.

Yep, it’s a real thing! http://www.braball.com

 

FromKat23a

Katherine sent us this pretty card from her getaway.

 

FromMnMeetup

Some of our Minnesota friends in the LEP had a meetup and sent us this fun card!

 

I plan to spend a lot of time kissing and hugging my wife this weekend. She’s my favorite. There is no thing greater than love and that’s what I choose to celebrate and be grateful for.

 

May your weekend be filled with your favorite things too! Peace.

 

Hello!

My name is Julie and I'm 35.
I live in Québec (close to Montréal) and I speak French.

I write letters, I love stationery and I have a handwriting fetish. I often eat sushi, still feel like I'm 16 and only wear skirts & dresses (with colorful tights when it's cold).

I'm happier with a mind full of ideas, a mailbox full of letters from my penpals, a shop full of stationery, a house full of cats and a day full of hugs.

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This is me with my wife,
Denise. We met through the
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Penpals and are living
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Denise blogs here
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the one in charge of the
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Twitter and Pinterest.

She's 39 years old,
from the United States,
and in love with me, washi
tape & imperial rolls.

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