Archive for June 2011

Edward Gorey #14

Who doesn’t love to get a postcard in the mail? Sending these Edward Gorey cards from the 2011 Postcard calendar has been a lot of fun.  Behold postcard #14!  People on bicycles eating berries, because that’s what people in Edward Gorey’s world do. So I’ve chosen a number between 1-100. The first person to guess…

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Letters & Journals Subscriptions

Letters & Journals has begun accepting subscriptions to the print magazine! We’re offering charter subscriptions ($15 for 2 issues) to the first 1,000 people. The premiere edition will be available this Dec 2011 and the second edition will follow next summer, July 2012. You can sign up by going to the SUBSCRIBE page. Payment options…

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Winner of the Monsieur Notebook

Olivia L from CA was the selected winner (#33) of the Monsieur Notebook as featured in this blog post.  Loved seeing all of the comments and emails about what people would do with this notebook should they win. Olivia said that she’s an avid journaler and is about to finish her current journal so will…

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Monsieur Notebook Review and Giveaway

It’s nice that every once in awhile we bloggers get sent products we sometimes blog about in an effort to review and promote the items being sent. Who doesn’t love a blank journal made of supple leather that opens up, lies flat and waits for your stupendously brilliant thoughts to flow from your head to…

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Edward Gorey #13

Edward Gorey Postcard #13 is the mile marker to being halfway through the year and half done with the Gorey postcard theme. How does time go by so quickly? Slow down, I say. There is a lot of detail in this color postcard called “The Galoshes of Remorse“.  We see four bored gentlemen framing the…

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Crane Thank You Cards

I’m a big fan of Crane & Co as some of you may know. The quality of their paper is first rate as it is 100% cotton. I happen to follow them on Facebook and was rewarded recently when I signed up for a THANK YOU giveaway and won 3 sets of Thank you cards.…

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Stamps + Ephemera Winner

We have a winner for the May e-newsletter giveaway! Congratulations, Heather M. from Canada! This giveaway was announced in the monthly e-newsletter for May. Odds of winning were1 in 86. Below are some photos of the assorted stamps and ephemera that were prepared especially for this giveaway. I had fun putting all of the items…

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Magazine with Mail Art Cover

Wandering the local Barnes and Noble last weekend, I found this issue of Esopus magazine which I had never heard of before. Intrigued by the stamp/envelope collage cover and after a quick perusal inside the magazine, I paid the $14 price.  (Magazine Cover) The article that the cover art refers to was an interesting piece…

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Edward Gorey #12

The Year of the Edward Gorey Postcards continues. This one is going to my niece who is turning Sweet 16 on Wednesday. I don’t believe she’s a fan, but who cannot be enchanted by this image?  It’s a mystery to me what’s going on, as often is with Mr. Gorey’s illustrations. I think that is…

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June Stationery Giveaway

This is the first anniversary of the monthly Stationery Giveaway at Letters & Journals! Thanks to our sponsors and readers for helping to make it so successful! We have an awesome giveaway this month as well as some new rules for entry. Let’s start the June 2011 Stationery Giveaway with this awesome SRX Galaxie Fountain…

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