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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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Nothing Simple About a Card

Isn’t it funny how creation can look so much like destruction ? But the results are nice!

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Country Roads

I just made some envelopes with a West Virginia map I had laying around. They go nicely with the new stamps celebrating the 150th birthday of my home state. Look at those gorgeous rolling hills. Country roads, take me home.

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Happy Memorial Day

Enjoying Memorial Day by making a little mail. However we celebrate, I hope we all remember and thank those who have served so we can.

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On a Roll

  Another weekend with letter writing! Getting geared up for the summer  postcard season.

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Graceful Envelope Contest

Every year the Washington Calligraphers Guild and the National Association of Letter Carriers hold The Graceful Envelope Contest inviting calligraphers and artists to take a theme and create beautiful envelopes. Last year’s theme “D-liver D-letter D-sooner D-better” produced some amazing … Continue reading

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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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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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2012 U.S. Postage Stamps

If you haven’t previewed what postage stamps are coming for 2012, go check out Beyond the Perf’s list.  I have already added reminders to my calendar for the whole year so I won’t miss all the ones I love.  My birthday … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

  My house is filled with snail mail love of the Christmas variety.  To top off this most magical time of the snail mail year, my friend Cara got me this great ornament of penguins stuffing presents into a mailbox!  I … Continue reading

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