Archive for June 2010

Journal Bliss

I bought Journal Bliss by Violette on journaling a few years ago and love how she shows creative ways to fill your journal- doodles, collage, image transfer, backgrounds, etc. Very inspiring and creative! There are also some excerpts from the book on the Creativity Portal website,which has a lot of ideas to get your creative…

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Stormy Letters

Earlier this week we had an eerily lit yellow sky that turned pink and then black. No rain came but there was a lot of humidity and also tornado touchdowns in northern Minnesota. What better way to spend the night than catching up on personal letters? Exactly! Besides writing letters I also found some new…

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Fun Mail

This fun little packet came in the mail earlier this week after I signed up at the Good Mail Day post ‘Call for Scribblers, Mail Artists and Pen Friends‘. I’ve been busy working on my return card and envelope to Christine from Edmond, WA, but haven’t finished it yet. I don’t have quite have the…

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Signed Miniature Sketch Cards $10 (Helping Animals in the Gulf)

“A small sketch– a small donation– each small act helps. Together we can cause a ripple in the oil soaked waters of the Gulf.” This is the introduction on Ripple where you will find an assortment of colorful illustrations to choose from for your $10 donation to one of two organizations as listed on their…

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The Fantatstical Postcard from Jennie

This fantastical B&W postcard came in the mail this week from the talented Jennie Hinchliff, co-author of Good Mail Day. Possibly you’re familiar with Jennie’s blog, Everyday Should Be a Red Letter Day,  or maybe you saw the fabulous article she wrote for the Letters & Journals website. Jennie’s article, Stationery Secrets of the City…

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Prize Basket Filled with Stationery Goodies

The June prize basket at Letters & Journals will have its random drawing on July 1, 2010. The winning entry will be drawn from the list of people who have signed up for LetterNews, the e-newsletter for Letters & Journals. The list of goodies can be found here. For photos of each prize, please go…

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Keeping a Monthly Journal

I’m not always good about writing in a daily journal, but I have found a way to keep track of the highlights of the month. I find a photo that I like in a magazine, on the web or just one of my own and I insert it into a word document, add some blank…

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