Category Archives: Postcards

Edinburgh, Scotland

I just returned from a trip to the U.K.  I visited London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland.  While in Edinburgh, I stayed on the Royal Mile–a stretch of cobblestone street between the Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse (the official … Continue reading

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Making Digital into Physical

Looking for something fun to do with all those pictures you took over the holidays? You can keep the holiday festivities alive by turning your photos into postcards.  Postcardly offers a fun and easy service.  You create email addresses in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope this post finds you celebrating a fresh start to a new year!  I spent some time yesterday writing a few new year post cards with a wine theme and Baby New Year stamps from 2000.  The stamps have … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Thanks to my mother-in-law for sending me this lovely postcard postmarked in 1923! Happy Spring!

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1910 Postcards Predict the Future

My Dad sent me a great link to 1910 postcards featuring illustrations by French artist Villemard.  They depict how he imagined Paris in the year 2000. Some of his predictions were spot on (audiobooks, Skype, and email) but others are laughable … Continue reading

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Minesweeper Postcards!

Do you have fond memories of playing Minesweeper? You know, that game that came pre-loaded on PCs back in the day? Personally, I spent way too much time on that game (and solitaire and Tetris, too).  Now I can play … Continue reading

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An Odd Postcard for an Odd Day

It’s Leap Year, so we get to enjoy an odd, extra day in February 29th.  To help celebrate the weirdness that is an extra-day-every-four-years, I thought I’d share this strange postcard a friend sent me recently: Happy Leap Day! (or … Continue reading

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Like, Totally 80s!

I celebrated my birthday 80s style this year, with a themed-party, 80s music and a decade-long mashup of decorations. From Boy George tapestries, Motley Crue posters and PacMan mobiles to neon jelly bracelets, banana clips, and Pop Rocks, it covered … Continue reading

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Cereal Box Postcards

This weekend I was browsing some local shops and one gem features handmade and local items where I saw stacks of postcards cut out of cereal and cracker boxes. I thought the bright colors and designs on the boxes made for some … Continue reading

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