Monday, May 9, 2011

Postal Service.

^when i got back from NYC, this sweet pocket notebook was waiting for me from the always thoughtful Carrie Marie (little notebooks are essentials in my purse to write to-do lists, quotes, etc) i kinda really love that she called twinkie Marzipan (marianne's nickname is Marz). so cute!

^the cutest thank-you card from erin 

^i love these penguin postcards, esp this one from Lauren Nicole 

^and this postcard from Erin Pugh had me giggling! she had this postcard in a set she bought in london ages ago and thought of me sleeping in until 10 a.m. (or much later, truth be told!) and added, "oh to have those days back! They are long gone for me... Enjoy them while you can!"  (illustration by Annie Lawson)

^my first pen pal (we're talking grade school friends!) Sanja is expecting her first baby and we just found out it's a girl! as soon as she told me, i went baby shopping (my favorite, esp. when things are pink and ruffly!) i couldn't resist the aunt onesie!

^reply to my tea loving gorgeous friend Sheba (the cards were a christmas gift from my husband's sister. Hand-made paper from the Himalayas from a managed forest in the hills of Nepal).

^reply to Megan using bits of a jcrew catalog

^birthday gift for Erin Pugh : funny bday card, vintage  inspired journal to help with one of her resolutions + a canadian maple leaf brooch i found while thrifting.

^thank you note to Iris (using these fabulous postcards i got in the etsy swap from Amanda) for the AMAZING birthday surprise she sent

happy mailings!!! x


Summer Athena said...

those mugs are to die for!!!!!!

Claire Kiefer said...

I love these bits of mail, both in and out, as always! I look forward to this post every week, and every week it makes me long to have more time in which I can do things like make pretty cards and send pretty packages. Of course, as they say, be careful what you wish for . . . I am afraid I will have lots of time on my hands when my funding gets cut this summer. :(

nadiine said...

I love all of these cute things :) I love recieving and sending custom-made post!!x

Kayla Poole said...

man, I need to get on top of my mailbox. It's never this exciting!

Novelista Barista said...

so awesome!! i need a pen pal!

carmar76 said...

LOL hopefully marianne will be okay w/ "marzipan"... LOL i still don't know why i wrote that. it just flowed out my fingers! : )

love that maple leaf pin for erin!!

Erin {pughs' news} said...

I forgot I'd sent you that postcard! Love that series.

Thank you again for my lovely birthday presents! Wore the brooch on my jacket today, actually. When I finish my current journal of 3BTs, I'll begin in the new one you sent. It's a beautiful thing itself!

Ooh, and guess what came in the mail today? My custom address stamp from Etsy. Whee! So excited to use it! Better write you a big letter very soon, non? Oui!


Erin {pughs' news} said...

Oh and Kayla, just wait... Your mailbox is about to be full of happy mail! Parcel should be with you very soon...

Gracie said...

That little notebook is so cute. And I adore the little dedication in the front (I only do that with books maybe I should do that with notebooks too).

Baby clothes! Love it. Your mail is gorgeous as usual.

Karina said...

Happy Mail is always the best!!! And yours is always full of love!!!
I'm back, I'm back to the writing world of course so I'm hoping to get my mailbox full of happy mail soon as well, aside from giveaway prizes -lol!! You were a witness after all :)

I am in love with that mug postcard it reminded me of my smiley face mugs!! I have some very bad news regarding one of my mugs :(
I love you and miss you sooooo much!!! xoxo

Claire said...

love all this. I just did a post about my lovely mail man haha

Faiza said...

yay for snail mail! i love all the colour that finds it way into yours!

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