Posted in Art, Birthday, Cards, Ephemera, Out going mail

Birthdays and blessings

These are some of my handmade greeting cards I’ve sent out recently for birthdays and blessings.

Auntie Ann IMG_0207 Vicky
I very rarely buy any type of card now as I’m constantly turning my art into cards ๐Ÿ™‚

Posted in Birthday, Calender

Vintage Royal Mail ‘The Birthday Box’

I told you I’ve got lots to share, I bought this recently on a well known auction site! ๐Ÿ™‚

Bday box
I’ve never seen one before and it seems complete and it hasn’t been used! ย Shall I use it or shall I just keep it and admire it occasionally ๐Ÿ™‚

Posted in Birthday, Envelopes, Ephemera, Paper, present

More Birthday Connections

A birthday present I forgot to show you was this lovely letter writing set, given to me by my friend Donna, here in Fakenham.

paper 1 paper 2

Also, I’m very pleased with this, so I want to show you, I made a journal using a birthday envelope I had.

Sketchbook 1

I slipped some board in the envelope to strengthen the cover.

Sketchbook 2
Stitched pages and everything! ๐Ÿ™‚

Posted in Art, Birthday, Ephemera, Mail art, Paper, Pens, present

Birthday Continued

I’m showing you my birthday presents because they are mostly related to mail and mail art:-)

These are what were in the envelope I showed you yesterday.

Birthday 2

The little package was from my husband. He also bought me this lovely vintage writing case. Have you ever seen one like this before?

Birthday 3

This morning I received this lovely package in the post, from my dear friend in Germany.

Birthday 4

It contained some more washi tape (hurrah), ย A beautiful monogrammed block for ink or use as a wax seal and this absolutely delightful glass dip pen.

Birthday 5
I’ve been so spoiled, it’s been lovely ๐Ÿ™‚

Posted in Art, Birthday, collection, Ephemera, Incoming Mail, Paper, Paper swap

Another paper swap

I got this amazing package arrive the other day, a return paper swap from Wendy in Canada.

Paper swap 003

There’s so many lovely papers, collected papers as well as papers that she has decorated herself.

Paper swap 004
I felt so spoiled, it felt like it was my birthday! I have started making things already with this lovely stuff ๐Ÿ™‚