Send a Christmas card to someone who is homeless

Send a Christmas card to someone who is homeless I want to invite you to send a Christmas card to someone who is homeless this holiday season. MakeItMerry is a project that started three years ago that is all about sending a Christmas card to a homeless person. A handwritten Christmas card shows that someone cares Having   … Continue Reading –>

Vimy Ridge in Letters

Vimy Ridge in Letters As we commemorate Remembrance Day this 11th day of November this short clip, ‘Vimy Ridge in Letters’ is a moving and fascinating account of how handwritten letters give us a glimpse into this historic battle . One of the most unforgettable Remembrance Day experiences I’ve had was at the Vietnam Veterans   … Continue Reading –>

My pick for 2017 Christmas cards

My pick for 2017 Christmas cards Never sent a Christmas card? This is your year. These cards by artist Jill Weston are blow-my-mind beautiful and are my pick for cards this season. Done in muted water colours the images evoke a simplicity of style that I just love. Jill lives here in Calgary and we   … Continue Reading –>

Fall sale on sweet stationery

Fall sale on sweet stationery You won’t want to miss the Fall sale on sweet stationery happening at Walks in Beauty Paperie now through Friday, November 3rd,2017. As one of three brand reps for Walks in Beauty Paperie this Fall, I have received some freebies and want to tell you all about them (see my disclosure policy ).   … Continue Reading –>

Win a copy of new book “Happy Mail.”

Win a copy of new book “Happy Mail.” In fact I’ve got two copies of this new book “Happy Mail” to give away! Happy dance anyone? Sisters Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the creative minds behind HelloLucky greeting card studio, have created something extra special with this amazing book designed to inspire the writing of letters.   … Continue Reading –>

What was in my mailbox this week. No.8

What was in my mailbox this week. No.8 My mailbox has been overflowing lately! I’m so grateful…and behind on my letter writing. If you are just getting started with this whole snail mail thing and haven’t received any mail yet, here are a few tips to get that mailbox overflowing. I have ‘a thing’ for   … Continue Reading –>

Is your mailbox empty?

Is your mailbox empty? I feel your pain. When the mailbox is empty it’s the pits. It’s even worse when there are only bills to be found. Sigh. But, how does one get mail? Where to start? No fear. I’ve got your back. Here are three things to do if you want to see your   … Continue Reading –>

Sign up for Halloween Edition of Book Lover Postcard Swap

Loading… Sign up  for Halloween Edition of Book Lover Postcard Swap It has been one year since the Book Lover Postcard Swap began! Thank you to all who have participated and have asked for it to continue. My friend Jessica from Paper Trail Diary and I can’t decide which we love (do) more; reading books or   … Continue Reading –>

A new letterpress shop in town – Feast Letterpress

A new Letterpress shop in town – Feast Letterpress Not even a year old, Feast Letterpress, a new letterpress shop in town is making its mark. I had the good fortune to attend the recent launch of their new studio space  in cSPACE here in Calgary. Jess and Ian combine their talents of design and   … Continue Reading –>

Mailbox style

Mailbox style I told someone today that I was really ‘nerding-out’ over mailbox style.  They looked at me like they completely agreed. Perhaps it was because I knocked at the door of a complete stranger to ask if I could take a picture of their mailbox?  More on that later. Mailboxes have style and personality   … Continue Reading –>