SNAIL MAIL

Make Fruity Envelopes from paper plates

Fruity Paper Plate Envelopes

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It’s been a while since I’ve made something exciting for my pen pals, so this week I got creative with some paper plates and transformed them into colourful Fruity Envelopes. I always try and make their mail deliveries a little bit more fun, like the times I sent a giant hamburger postcard, an ice-cream cone and a Christmas stocking. Fun…

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Snail Mail BY MICHELLE MACKINTOSH

Snail Mail by Michelle Mackintosh – Book Review

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After recently rediscovering the joys of sending and receiving correspondence the old fashioned way via ‘snail mail’, I was delighted to receive a copy of Michelle Mackintosh’s new book Snail Mail – Rediscovering the art and craft of handmade correspondence. Inspired by Japanese stationery and letter-writing culture, Michelle Mackintosh reveals the charm of the handwritten letter, personalised parcels and handcrafted…

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Upcycle Style: Wallpaper Sample Christmas Stocking Gift Pouch

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With Christmas only a few days away I thought I’d share this Easy Upcycled Christmas Stocking Gift Pouch idea that was inspired by some recycled paper stockings that my friend Jodie made. She used old magazine pages, but I had a ton of wallpaper samples laying around from my kitchen renovations, and thought these stockings would be a great use…

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