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Sending Letters

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I have been enjoying using some stationary I’ve bought.  I usually make my own but, taking part in the letter writing month in February encouraged me to buy some stationary and it’s made a nice change to use something different 🙂

All of these were bought from Paperchase.

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February #2 – International correspondence Letter Writing Month

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More Letters for my Every day commitment. I’m finding it a challenge to think of someone every day but I’m still keeping up! I thought it might be more interesting to tell you who I sent to and why.

#6 Josephine in the Netherlands because she hasn’t been well & #7 Chloe a friend for just being lovely.

#8 Dennis & Pat (church friends) for just being lovely.

#9 Emily my cousins daughter at Uni, for encouragement & #10 My Auntie Glenda, just to say hello.

#11 Heather a friend locally who has been extremely poorly recently.

#12 Jeanne in the UK, the minister at our first church after we were married because of happy memories.

#13 Lisa who lives local, a friend who has ME, to make her smile, as I took this photo from the top of the church tower and the arrow points to where my house is!

And #14 Sarah, someone new in the US who is doing the same letter writing challenge as me.

I’m half way through the challenge now so keep watching 🙂

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 🙂 Thanks Susanne, Iryna, Antoni, Josephene, Nelleke, Yuka and Deborah 🙂

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! 🙂

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 🙂

Incoming postcards

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Recent postcards that have come across the sea to me are: Postcrossings from Dirk in Germany, Sandy in Canada and Linsay in USA,

Valentina in Russia, Lutz in Germany, Eline in Netherlands.

As well as those super cards I received these from other friends, Charlotte and  Cathy in USA and Nelleke in the Netherlands.

The diversity is amazing! 🙂

Out Going Mail Art

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Here is lots of mail art going out to some lovely people.

Hare mail going to Iryna in Belarus, with ATC and art stamps.,

Yellow postcards using print, collage and Perle pens to Anastasiya in Russia and Susanne in Germany,

To Josephine in the Netherlands a postcard made from abstract painting and collage

also for Renee in USA

and to Nancy in the USA a hand made book with secret pockets, a postcard and some stickers.

I’m so glad to have sent all these! 🙂