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DIY Wax Seal from Household Items

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Looking to add an extra special touch to a letter or invitation? Well adding a wax seal to your envelope or papers certainly adds a touch of class. I’ve just finished some fun, old-fashioned looking invitations for Emma’s upcoming Harry Potter party and thought it would be fun to seal them with wax, just like Harry’s Hogwart’s acceptance letter in…

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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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