Archive for September 2010

I Found This Snail Mail Card

I love sending cards, especially colorful cute cards with motifs related to books or mail or writing. Imagine my delight when I came across this autumn colored snail mail card at the annual Sheyenne Valley Arts and Craft Fall Festival at Fort Ransom, ND last weekend. I loved it so much, I bought 4! Award…

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What is regreet?

For a fun way to re-use some of those funny, one-of-a-kind birthday cards (or any kind of greeting card), regreet offers an innovative change from the ordinary. Who hasn’t thought of doing this? In 2009 Christy Eichers took this seed of an idea and went on to start her own company. I met Christy this…

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A Visit to the National Postal Museum (Part 3)

Before visiting the National Postal Museum (NPM) I had been reading about it through different blogs- the NPM blog, the PostMuse blog, and James at Everyday Correspondence and his wonderful three part coverage of the museum (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) earlier this year. There were a few others as well, but I…

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Win Your Own Flying Wish Paper

I met Julia, the owner and founder of Flying Wish Paper, at the National Stationery Show (NSS) in May of this year. Part of the fun of attending the show is seeing all of the new products and meeting the owners and passionate founders who started their own business. Julia had a booth and was…

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A Visit to the National Postal Museum (Part 2)

One of my favorite stops in the National Postal Museum was a display celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the museum. It was called the Alphabetilately A to Z.  The room was set up with 26 different stops and each letter had its own theme and artwork. I spent so much time zooming in trying to…

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September Stationery Giveaway!

The Letters & Journals Stationery Giveaway has some great new products being featured for the September giveaway. To be eligible to win this collection of gifts, just be registered to receive the free monthly e-newsletter, LetterNews. Every month Letters & Journals gives away a package of goodies to one lucky winner. We’re grateful for our…

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A Visit to the National Postal Museum (Part 1)

We were in DC over the Labor Day weekend so we spent a few hours at the National Postal Museum. I was pleased to find out it is open 364 days a year (Christmas Day is the only day it’s closed) so we didn’t have to adjust our schedule at all. Rather than give a…

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Stationery Giveaway Winner Announced!

Congratulations, Julie (aka Okami) who is the winner of the August Stationery Giveaway! Prizes include: Ciak Leather Notebook Crane Thank You Cards J. Herbin Ink J. Herbin Glass Pen Micron 3-pack of Pens Rhodia Notepad Pennant Magazine (Spring 2010) Julie is one of the first people I met when I started blogging about Letters &…

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