Recently, I had this idea to create an advent calendar that was small enough to be mailed, but could still hold quality goodies/stationery. Mini envelopes served as the perfect option to create a flat advent calendar!
Making an embroidered card can be a fun way to personalize a card for anyone! Whether you make this for your pen pal or your other friends and family, this hand-embroidered card will make anyone’s day. This super simple technique is great to use for birthday cards, holiday cards, or fun pen pal gifts. It’s easily customizable and you can choose to mix and match your stitch types to create a beautifully unique card.
Spice up your next pen pal letter with an adorable DIY jigsaw puzzle. This fun little craft project can be customized to ANY theme for your next happy mail or simply as a fun side project for friends, kids, or partners. With just a few supplies and a little bit of patience, you can have […]
Crafting happy mail is such a fun hobby and can help you channel your creativity. The following steps are a framework for you to get started on your snail mail journey. You can either follow these exact steps, or jump around and see what works the best for you!
Sending your snail mail friends some goodies is always a fun way to spice up your pen pal letters. It adds a little flair to the already thoughtful letter. And your small extras don’t need to be costly! There are plenty of ways to DIY some pen pal extras to send in your next happy mail.
Sometimes, you need a little inspiration to get the creativity flowing, and the best way to do it is by using a jumping point. This huge list of pen pal ideas is here to inspire you for your next snail mail letter.
If you’re an avid stationery collector or a stationery addict, you know how difficult organization can be. There never seems to be enough space to fit all of your pens, markers, washi tapes, stickers, ephemera – and the list can keep going. But there comes a time in a stationery lover’s life where you need to organize it all before it takes over your crafting space!
Coming up with new and fresh questions can be challenging when you’ve written a ton of pen pal letters. I’ve compiled a list of one hundred questions to try. This list is not exhaustive, but hopefully it gives you some ideas when you’re feeling stuck in a rut!
Writing to someone new and introducing yourself can feel intimidating. I totally understand the awkwardness you may feel. But worry not! I have a checklist that should take the pressure off of writing the first letter to your brand new pen pal.
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