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How to Start to Pen Pal

Wouldn’t it be lovely to send and receive happy mail? Wouldn’t it be fun to gather all of your pretty stationery supplies together and settle down with a cup of tea to pen a letter? Wouldn’t it be great to take up a new hobby, one that relaxes you and makes you smile? You’re nodding …

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Free Pen Pal Log

As I love my snail mail and I know many of you do, I’ve put together a free pen pal log that you can easily download. This can help you keep a few details all in one place about your pen pals, and as it’s A4, you can keep all of your pen pal logs …

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Brighten Someone’s Day

You know that I love to run Bring Back Paper activities every month, and this month I wanted to do something a little different. I normally arrange swaps and sign ups to get happy mail flying about all over the place, but this month I’m asking you to send one, at least one, item of …

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Easy Mail Art Idea

I tried something new with my happy mail a couple of weeks ago. You know that I have zero artistic talent, and I tend to go with a lot of the ideas that I shared in Envelope Art for the Unartistic, but I fancied getting a bit creative. I wanted to try an easy mail …

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A One-Off Happy Mail Sign Up

I’m quite excited about this month’s Bring Back Paper activity, as it’s something I haven’t run for a while, but I remember it being very popular the last time that I did it. As regular readers will know, I am all about snail mail. I love penning handwritten letters and I think there’s something quite …

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Snail Mail to Inspire

This month I’m encouraging people to send a little bit of snail mail out into the world to brighten someone’s day, and I explain more in my Let’s Get Snail Mailing post. Last week I enticed by sharing some gorgeous letter writing sets and note cards that I’ve spotted in the shops recently in Writing …

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Mail Tag Ideas

I do enjoy #BringBackPaper. It means that I get to indulge my love of paper here, but even more than that, I’m amazed by how it connects people. It seems that there a lot of people out there who also like their paper, be it stationery, books, colouring, scrap-booking, or as I’m going to focus on …

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