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 at the show, so please follow me if you’d like an inside perspective.
In the mean time, I wanted to share some vintage stationery that my mother-in-law found in some of her mother’s belongings. She gave them to me. She thought they would make me squeal with delight and she was not disappointed!
They are so vibrant! Here’s a detail of the water lily:
And hiding in the box were a couple of other cards with this cute design:
I assume that’s a mirror she’s looking into (telling it her biggest secrets). Either that or she’s headed off on what will be an unsuccessful butterfly-catching expedition. And is she a fairy or an angel? With wings like that, what do you think?