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Monday, October 03, 2011

Snail Mail is Great!!

Don't you just love snail mail? I do! And recently I've had some pretty amazing things in my mailbox.

Lee sent me this gorgeous WOOD postcard....


It came through the mail just as it is....no envelope or anything and it's perfect. I wish you could see this in real life because the photo doesn't do it justice. It's collaged with lots of wonderful papers and ephemera and has a time-worn aged look. It's beautiful! Thank you, Lee....I love it.

Also recently I won a giveaway over on Eden's blog. She gave away one of her complete Doodle Directories! How lucky am I?


It was difficult to get a picture of it. I placed each card into a 4" x 6" photo album so they would be protected. These are so fun and colorful and I love all Eden's doodles. Plus she's a fantastic artist. Her pencil drawings are great. Thanks, Eden!!

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Thanks to everyone who gave me advice about my blog. I finally got some basic things done but I'm still not thrilled with how it looks. I'll keep poking around with it and maybe I can get the look I want.

13 comments:

  1. So pretty! That wood piece of mail art is so so cool! Congratulations - and thank you for your sweet comment, xoxo

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  2. WOW...that wood postcard is gorgeous! What a lovely surprise.

    And what an awesome giveaway win!! You lucky, lucky girl! Eden does such beautiful work.

    I love your new blog banner, Janet! Let me know if you need any help finding what you want within Blogger Designer. It's looking much better.

    Love,
    Serena xo

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  3. i've gotto go and check them out they both are very pretty looking art, i am happy for you, giveaways are super cool!

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  4. Your blog is looking a lot better now Janet and the gifts you received are lovely-lucky you.

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  5. shawn1:34 PM

    Congrats on winning- so fun!

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  6. Lucky you, the wooded postcard and a doodle directory. You are one lucky gal.

    Kate

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  7. How lucky are you Janet? I love the idea of the wood postcard and I'm amazed it arrived in such good condition. And winning Eden's doodle directory, fantastic!
    Lee:)

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  8. thanks for the nice comment on your postcard, you deserve it

    lee

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  9. I think our blogs are dynamic things, ever changing, evolving being pruned and added to. I also love getting stuff in the post - I order books online just so I can get a parcel in the post!

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  10. love that postcard!

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  11. That wood postcard is amazing! I've never seen something like that. Your giveaway prize looks pretty amazing too. Thanks for introducing me to Eden's site; I'm having fun checking it out.

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  12. Lucky you for winning Eden's drawing...I love looking at other people's doodles! Lee's card looks great...she does some wonderful art work!!!
    Mary

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  13. Cool cards, Lucky You. The wooden postcard is great, I love that little face on it.

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