A big day for Letters & Journals this week with the arrival of the first issues of the prototype magazine! It was so exciting to finally put this in my hands. Now to get busy on the content! 2009 was a busy year with the design of the logo, masthead, departments, features, etc. as done…

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Next on the agenda for the development of Letters & Journals is for me to attend the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) Winter Convention and Tradeshow at the end of January in Anaheim, CA. The show highlights all of the crafting industries such as pen and paper companies, beads, fabric, scrapbooking, art materials, etc. It…

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I got this gem of a journal from elisejoy who sells them on Etsy. It’s a mixed paper journal and has the cloth cover that you see plus envelopes, different types and colors of card stock and a couple tags. If you click on this link you will be able to view multiple photos of…

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We have been busy working on the prototype for the first issue of Letters & Journals. What do you think of the cover? The illustration was done by award winning children’s book illustrator, Christina Rodriguez. If you want to see more of Christina’s work, you can check out her blog. Kathy Forss at DaisyMaeDesign worked…

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A helpful pen pal sent me a list of potential articles that Letters & Journals can consider in future publications. I thought she had some great ideas and was wondering if others feel the same. Possibly this list sparked other ideas for you. 1. The history behind the zip code system2. Favorite stories about post…

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