Archive for December 2011

Happy New Year Wishes

Letters & Journals would like to send you wishes for a Happy New Year! If you would like this on a postcard, just contact me with your name and address. You can do this via email, twitter or the old fashioned way- a letter or postcard request sent to: Happy New Year, c/o Letters &…

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Letters & Journals Update 2012

As 2012 approaches I wanted to give you an update on the status of Letters & Journals, the print edition. I am still working on bringing this to life in a print format. Some people have recommended to do it as a zine or a digital edition, and although both options have merit, I see…

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Edward Gorey #26

Here is the final entry in the Edward Gorey postcard collection from the 2011 postcard calendar book. I’ve enjoyed sharing these cards and sending them to unsuspecting recipients. “A future unremembered poet of the seventeenth century accepts a Christmas cookie from the Great Veiled Bear.”  I like the winter theme of this card. And who…

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Postcard Giveaway from Chewy Tulip

Chewy Tulip donated a set of 5 Evergreen postcards to the recent giveaway, but somebody (me) neglected to add them to the monthly giveaway. So this package of cards will have its own giveaway. I will even include five $.29 stamps. Woo-Hoo! Contest is open to all and will end at midnight on 12/23/11. Just…

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Edward Gorey #24

The 24th Edward Gorey postcard is a scene from The Doubtful Guest. There’s a short rhyme on the card that says: “It came seventeen years ago- and to this day it has shown no intention of going away.” The ‘it’ in question looks like a lonely malformed seal wearing tennis shoes or ice skates. And…

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Letter Links Dec. 7

It’s a busy time of year for many, but there’s always time to check out some posts on a few of my favorite blogs. Writing Letters is not just for fun, it’s good for you by 365 Letters Sketchbooks, Gluebooks and Art Journals by A Penchant for Paper Beginning to look a lot like you-know-what…

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December Stationery Giveaway

The winner for this month is Julie B. from Florida. Congratulations, Julie! Here is the final monthly giveaway of 2011! I’ve decided to take a break from the monthly giveaways for 2012. It’s just too much work now that I’m putting in extra time at my new job and trying to be successful and do…

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Pencil Box Photo

I took pictures of the four prize packages for the Mailbox contest that was held last month, however, only one of the pictures turned out. I guess I should have checked the photographs before I mailed the packages. This felt-lined pencil box was filled with pens and pencils and was won by Pamela in San…

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