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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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Upcycle Style: Make an Envelope from a Magazine Cover

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I like my envelopes to be sturdy, sometimes paper doesn’t cut it when you want to include something that needs a little extra protection. Also plain white envelopes are BORING, why be blah when it’s so easy to make something really special that won’t cost you a cent. Magazine covers are abundant, why not recycle them into eye catching, sturdy…

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