Category Archives: Stationery

Happy Valentine’s Day

In honor of this day commemorating love, I wanted to share the images on these cards I have from the 70s.  They have that fun plastic covering on them that makes them shiny! I hope you all spend this day … Continue reading

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Traveling Woman

I have not been writing much lately. Work has kept me busy…as evidenced by my growing collection of hotel stationery: But hotel note pads are not the only paper products I have picked up.  I am working on some posts … Continue reading

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Artists and Salespeople

My dad gave me his favorite magazine from his childhood–an issue of The Leather Craftsman dated September/October 1959.  He always loved the image on the cover and the accompanying story that someone had written from the perspective of the cougar. … Continue reading

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National Stationery Show

I just printed off my boarding pass for my early flight tomorrow.  I’ll be at the National Stationery Show Monday and Tuesday and will share my findings when I return.  I’ll be posting more regularly on Twitter @savesnailmail while I’m … Continue reading

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Dreams Do Come True!

Well, readers, I’m writing to say that in one week, I’ll be fulfilling a dream to attend the National Stationery Show in New York City. The NSS is open only to “industry people.”  That is, folks who either make or … Continue reading

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Letter Writing Social at the National Postal Museum

If any of you plan to be in Washington, D.C. this weekend, be sure to stop by the National Postal Museum.  Melissa over at Craftgasm is working with Erin at the NPM to host a letter writing social from 12:00-3:00 … Continue reading

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National Stationery Day–in the U.K.

Britains have their priorities straight…they have designated April 24th as National Stationery Day! I don’t think we Americans have our own special day just yet, so I’m celebrating with the U.K. until we catch up. To mark the day, The … Continue reading

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Snail-y Mail Happenings

Well, I’ve finally broken my stationery fast of 2012.   Well, to be truthful, I broke my fast just a teensy bit on February 29th. I felt a bit guilty, but it was a postal emergency!  I realized in the middle of the day … Continue reading

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Stationery Issues

So, I promised myself that I would not buy any stationery this year until I had used up (or very significantly depleted) my current, somewhat embarassingly large, collection of stationery. I have kept that promise for over a month! But it’s … Continue reading

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Hilton Postcard

My love for stationery and vintage items burned anew for this postcard: I love that “Statler Hilton” script.  I’ve been practicing those H’s with my calligraphy pen! Here’s the description of the hotel on the back: I love that the luxuries … Continue reading

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