August 8, 2010
postage stamps and pen-pals...
I remember the days of writing to pen-pals; impatiently anticipating a return letter in the post box, writing about anything and everything. Those envelopes adorned with postage stamps of another country...what happened to those days?It seems that now-a-days we are all too busy to take the time to write a little note, tuck in an envelope and send it out to brighten someones day.
Part of the reason I love making cards is to revitalize those days of old, to make someone's day with a card and a handwritten gem tucked inside. I know how much it makes me happy to find one in my post box.. a little ray of sunshine..
Very versatile, it can add that much needed embellishment without being too overpowering... I promise these frames have a delicious shimmer to them in person.. They have left the comfort of my studio and have been sent out with thoughts of birthday celebrations, and an uplifting message to a friend going through hard times..hopefully bringing a little joy into their day...
Thinking of a simpler time,