Category Archives: Birthday

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™‚


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™‚

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™‚

Outgoing Birthday Mail


I haveย been happy to send out several pieces of birthday mail lately, to surprise people on their special day.

Emma Parcel 1 Parcel 2

Mail Art 1

I really like creating these birthday surprises, with something special inside of course! ๐Ÿ™‚

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™‚