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February – International Correspondence Letter Writing Month

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As it says in my header, February is ‘International Correspondence Letter Writing Month’. To take part in this you commit to sending a letter, card or note to someone every day during the month. It’s not as expensive as it sounds, you can write local and hand deliver if you want. What a lovely challenge. I’m doing good so far!

1st & 2nd Feb.

3rd

4th

and 5th πŸ™‚

It’s nice to think of someone who won’t be expecting it! πŸ™‚

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Christmas Surprise

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Here’s another thing I got through the post for Christmas, from my friend Susanne in Germany. This beautifully decorated story box with Christmas goodies inside.

The story was written on the outside and as I opened the box it continued on the inside.

What a charming thing to receive by mail, hard to photograph, but I did my best πŸ™‚ Thanks Susanne!

Happy New Year!

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Here are some cards I received from my lovely Mailmaker friends from far and wide. Some handmade and some carefully chosen πŸ™‚ Thanks Susanne, Iryna, Antoni, Josephene, Nelleke, Yuka and Deborah πŸ™‚

Mail Friends Are nice & fun

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I regularly go to our local collectors market which is held once a week here in Fakenham. Last week I found this vintage stamp.

It had loose letters spelling this.

I decided I wanted to make an anagram andΒ use all the letters and spell something to do with my mail. I managed to use all but about four and came up with this! πŸ™‚

Stitched Textile Postcards

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These are some textile cards I sent out recently, I made them using stitching and stamping on painted fabric.

I sent out two to Postcrossers, Jamie in USA and Richarda in Germany, both said they enjoyed recieving handmade cards.

I sent another to a penfriend in Netherlands

and included one in an art swap to my friend Nancy in America.

They all seem to have gone down quite well, so I think I’m going to make some more! πŸ™‚

Gorgeous Mail

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This is some of the gorgeous mail I’ve received recently.

A lovely envelope from Iryna in Belarus,

Josephine in Netherlands,

Roxanna in USA,

and a lovely birthday gift from Suzanne in Germany.

All very lovely and I can’t wait to send them something in return πŸ™‚