Along with lovely chatty letters, sometimes you just want to find something else to send with your happy mail, don’t you? It might be a little taste of home, a pick me up treat or a slow down and smile gift, and often it can be these extra touches that can really elevate your snail mail package. But it’s not always easy to find things to add to your mail that are easy to post, which is why today I am sharing a huge list of inspiration for you.
This list is full of mostly flat, small things that can fit inside an envelope, and a few items that should still be able to fit inside a letter box. I will preface this with the fact that you don’t ever have to send extras with your happy mail, just connecting is always going to be enough, But, if you fancy trying something different, then read on for 65 things to send with your happy mail.
65 things to send with your happy mail
8. Mail tags (I share more about mail tags here)
10. Magazine articles
11. Photos ( your hometown, your pets, your house, your garden, you!)
14. Flat sweets
15. Tea bags
16. Chewing Gum
17. Pocket Letters (here’s an easy guide to how to make a pocket letter)
18. Pressed flowers
19. Planner inserts
20. Journal prompts
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21. Band aids/plasters (fun ones!)
22. Scratch cards/art
23. Coloured pens
24. Cartoon strip
25. About Me sheets
27. Mini-books (click for a simple how to make mini-books tutorial)
28. Washi tape
30. Paper clips
31. Crochet treat (a coaster, bookmark, decoration)
32. Cross stitch
34. Temporary tattoos
35. Coloured/fun pencils
36. Post-it notes
42. Seasonally themed printables
43. Holiday/Vacation reports
44. Books (if you’ve just really enjoyed a book, why not pass it on to your pen pal?)
45. Index cards
46. Cappuccino sachets
47. Plant cuttings (if sending within same country)
48. Ticket stubs
49. Mini notebooks
50. Face masks
51. Hot chocolate sachets
55. Friendship bracelets
62. Scrapbook ephemera
64. Mini collages
65. Leaflets from places you’ve visited
So there you have it, 65 things to send with your happy mail. If you regularly send snail mail out, what else have you sent before? Or is there something that you’ve received that I have not mentioned?
This blog is jam-packed with happy mail advice, so do take a poke around while you’re here. There’s everything you need, from what to write to your pen pal to free pen pal resources, so don’t miss out on those.
What would you add to this list? I’d love to hear more pen pal ideas!
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