Archive for August 2011

September Stationery Giveaway

Welcome to the September Stationery Giveaway! First up this month, we have a bottle of Private Reserve donated by Richard at My Ink Pen. This plum colored ink will be a welcome addition by any fountain pen enthusiast! Amy Sue Crafts sent in two writing themed art magnets. These little gems should help place you…

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The Note Project

The Note Project wants to encourage you to send one note (more if you want) of appreciation to someone. This is a free global project to get a million people to pledge to send a note to someone who made a difference in your life. Their goal? To make the world a million times better…

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Edward Gorey #17

The description on the back of card #17 says, “P is for Prue trampled flat in a brawl.” – from The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey. I’m not familiar with The Gashlycrumb Tinies but I assume this is P. This cannot bode well for young P as she reaches for the saloon doorknob to go…

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Store Contest Winner

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the store database contest from the July newsletter – Melissa K from WI. I’m trying to build my database of stores so I asked for people to comment with their favorite stationery store. Melissa listed her favorite store, As You Wish located in Fon du Lac, WI. The…

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Letter Links

Since there was such a positive response to the first blog with Letter Links, I’ve decided to do this regularly. It keeps me on my toes looking for links to share. Enjoy!  Paper Party in Lincoln, NE at Porridge Papers Futurebird’s Notebook Collection CappuccinoandArt Journal You Want Mail? Julie at Whatever reviews her blank book…

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Print Edition Update

Due to lack of advertiser interest the premiere print edition of Letters & Journals will be delayed for one year. Before I go any further, I do want to assure the subscribers that their money will be refunded within the next few days. It’s a bittersweet moment to come so far only to be stopped…

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Ephemera Winner Announced

Sheila S from NC was the winner of the July E-newsletter Ephemera contest. Odds of winning were 1 in 82. Some of the items include: used stamps old postcards new postcards old envelopes library cards stickers copies of old photos map dictionary page   I’m amazed at how easily ephemera accumulates in my home.This contest…

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Edward Gorey #16

Apparently Donald imagines things. He seems to have imagined a friendly reptilian creature in his bedroom. At least he looks friendly- like he wants to have a discussion. This is from the 16th Edward Gorey postcard in the 2011 calendar book. At first glance I thought he was a boy, but Donald appears to be…

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August Stationery Giveaway

The August Stationery Giveaway has a little bit for everyone- a pen, journals, note cards, day planners. Just leave a comment with a way to contact you should you be the lucky winner who takes this all home! Peter Pauper Press has a lovely collection of stationery and this month they have donated a rollerball…

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