Dear Reader, I am always wanting to include new and creative things with my pen pal letters. I don't always have the time or motivation to create beautiful things by hand, but one weekend several months back I did sit down to make some pretty things, and this is what I came up with:: I started … Continue reading Postcard Art for Pen Pal Letters
Dear Reader, Hello! Today I want to share some ooold outgoing mail I photographed but never posted. Hope you enjoy! This letter went out to my only Brazillian pen pal. She likes fun colorful things, so I included some bright journaling cards and fun stickers with this letter. I almost always use exclusively washi tape … Continue reading Outgoing Mail #2
Dear Reader, I’ve been pen palling since November of 2014, and even in these first four and a half months I’ve learned A LOT. While some things have been surprising, other things I expected but didn’t really understand until they happened. Maybe some of you can relate. #1 Postage Adds Up … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Pen Palling
Dear Reader, You’ve probably seen the term ‘Mail Tag’ if you follow snail mailers in the instagram community and elsewhere online. If you’re wondering what that means, look no further! I am here to help! A mail tag is similar to other online tags: there are questions … Continue reading All About Mail Tags (& 50+ Ideas for Your Next Tag!)
What should you keep in mind when writing a new pen pal letter? #1 - Be Yourself!!
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Dear Reader, One of the things I have been loving lately is writing letters. I’ve only been pen palling for the last few months, but I’ve met tons of fun and amazing women from all over the world, and it has become one of my most favorite things to spend time on. A quick search … Continue reading My Top 3 Essential Supplies for Decorated Pen Pal Letters