Wednesday, September 16, 2009

an ode to snail mail

in the past week or so, i've gotten two wonderful things in the mail (not counting stuff i ordered myself on etsy, which while great, is not the same) and i've just got to share them with you.

i participated in se'lah's wonderful gift of jewels card exchange. and right in the middle of blog camp, i got this lovely handmade card from beth of be yourself, everyone else is taken. it's now in a place of honor on my inspiration wall in the blue room. together with my new lego magnets.


and then today, a lovely surprise arrived. rxbambi, who attended blog camp - reno, sent me some of her brand new moo cards (we know how i feel about those), a beautiful card made by her sister barb (who must exist because she blogs) and two stones from lake tahoe! how sweet is that?


a big thank you to both beth and bambi for the snail mail goodness (and to se'lah for coming up with the gift of jewels card exchange in the first place). email and the virtual world are great, but there's something really special about holding a hand-written card in your hand.

now, if only i'd read spud's fabulous post about low-light photography and the wobbles before i took these pictures. sigh. but i do hate flash.

6 comments:

marinik said...

ahhh beautiful... you know i thought of you when in mexico, looked for a perfect pebble to collect for you, but none spoke to me..next time :)

beth said...

thanks for making my card look so great...
you are loved :)

and I can't wait to see who had my name when my card arrives.....

rxBambi said...

Ditto Beth for my stuff...

So happy you like them :)

Char said...

beautiful trinkets and pieces

Just Jules said...

oh I love packets in the mail - throw the junk, pigeon hole the bills, but I revel in the fun finds that occasionally arrive. Happy for you.

Guess what I received? The lost grudge book that Spud originally sent way back on 7-13-09!!!!! I would love to have a tracker on where exactly it has been in between here and there!

Christina said...

so thoughtful and kind. i think your blue wall is famous, to me. i love it.
xo