Amalfi Handmade Stationery: Extraordinary

Amalfi Writing Paper, Writing Penpals, Hand Written Letters

I get a lot of search traffic looking for what I consider the Holy Grail of writing stationery---Italian Amalfi Handmade Stationery. If you've come here wondering about it, let me tell you, there is nothing like Amalfi paper. It's divine to the touch. It takes the ink from almost any type of pen like water rolls over rocks in a river. When you take the time to send a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Stationery and Cards

Beautiful Thanksgiving Stationery

I look at any holiday as a great opportunity to reach out to friends and loved ones through the snail mail system to brighten their day. I believe because Thanksgiving falls right before the Christmas season, it tends to get over looked in the card department. However, the basis of Thanksgiving should definitely be a reason to send a holiday card and tell a person why you … [Read more...]

Letters Sealed With a Stamp

Writing Penpals, Penpals, Hand Written Letters, Stamps for Letters

 Philately: The collection and study of postage stamps and other postal materials. Of all the things I could fall under, I don't believe philately is one of them, however, I do love stamps. I patiently wait for the United States Post Office to release stamps that will compliment the outside of my envelopes in color, mood, and maybe even theme on a monthly basis. I even … [Read more...]

Writing a Thank You Card: Any Type Will Do

~This Thank You set is $5.95~

Meandering around the Google landscape seeking those and that, which circle around writing, letters, stationery and journals, I've noticed a general 'question' out there. It goes a bit like this, "how to write a thank you note" or "should I write a thank you note" or even..."can I just email a thank you?" today I thought I'd throw in my 44 cent stamp on the question as … [Read more...]

Stationery With Style: Unexpected Letters

Stationery, Penpals, Writing Letters to Others

As I've mentioned before, Etsy is a wonderful place to discover handmade and unique items. I like knowing I'm purchasing something that can't be found in every department store or is run of the mill. What I also love about Etsy is the chance to run across something that isn't necessary meant for one thing, but can be easily converted to another. These little accordion books … [Read more...]