Sunday, February 7, 2010

Mailbag - pretty postcards and envelopes.

This week I was so excited with all the mail I got, mostly postcards, I will share my favourites with you!
From a swapbotter in Canada

From Emily in Texas

From Veera in Finland

An - ting in Thaiwan - how cute are all the little dolls?

A cute map of Spain, unfortunately I couldnt read the name on the back.

Than this one that I adore, I mentioned on postcrossing that I liked Audrey and look what I got. I was super excited!

I also recieved this letter from Patty as part of her project to send 365 letters, as you can see I am number 21.


The one above finally turned up from Lauren who sent this letter a few weeks. Unfortunately customs had opened it and taken out the tea that was inside. I had the choice to pay $50 and have it sent back or destroyed for free. Unfortunately my wallet made the decision and the tea is getting destroyed. Thanks for the lovely thought though I am sure I would have loved it! The envelope is gorgeous.

These are two envelopes I made out of a calendar that I got for $2, I am really happy with how they have turned out.


And lastly in my exiting mail news I was featured as the pen pal of the week on We’ve got paper, check it out here, if your interested.
Happy Mail days!

9 comments:

  1. love the dolls and the spain map! it's sad that lauren's envelope was covered with stickers and that your tea was taken out, but the quarantine sticker is kinda cool. i just had tea removed from my last envelope too...wonder what it is about tea???

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  2. wow how lovely! nothing beats getting stuff in the mail. those postcards are really pretty!

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  3. i just hopped back from your feature- cheers! you are so darling :)

    i love the dolls and of course the card from Espana, cos that's where i was born. And audrey, she's beautiful. Agreed!

    since i'm snowed in this weekend, i really need to send you a proper letter + thank you for your kindness in my ornament swap. i'm excited about writing you! :)

    xoxo

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  4. Awww...i love all the postcards!
    Such a sweet way to make someone's day.

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  5. That stinks about my letter. :[ There were some postcards in there too, did you get them? But anyway, I'm glad that it got there anyhow!
    - L

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  6. hi megan i saw your penpal interview on weve got paper site and was wondering if you are searching for anymore penpals let me know at

    jen.michelle.young@gmail.com

    thanks

    jen,24, maryland usa loves: mixcds, long letters, packages, kittens, my boyfriend, creativeness, photography, swapbot, and tons tons more.

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  7. You always get the most amazing mail. I LOVE these posts you do :)

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  8. I took part in a postcard swap on Swapbot last year - it was so much fun - and this reminds I should log back in and see what other swaps I can take part in.

    That's really annoying about the tea. What harm can a little bit of tea do??

    xx

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  9. Such fun mail! I just wanna thank you for having a link to postcrossing on your page. I signed up because I saw it on your blog and have had so much fun sending and receiving postcards :)

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