Archives for the Month of September, 2013

Received #36 – Paulien, The Netherlands

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Received #35 – Melissa, Belgium

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Melissa sent me this surprise letter. Thank you! (And sorry for taking forever to answer!)

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Sent #42 – Johanna, Norway

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Sent #41 – Frida, The Netherlands

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It’s so nice to one in a while be lacy and just write on a letter set. I used my creativity on numbering the pages:

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Old letter sets

I’ve mentioned how I didn’t like to use up things when I was little, right? If not; When I was little I didn’t like to use up things. ‘Didn’t like’ doesn’t really cover it, I hated it. Notepads, pens, stickers, postcards ++. If I thought something was pretty, I didn’t like to use them in fear of it running out. I’m actually still like that, but I’m trying to work in it. Pretty things are meant to by used Tine, there is no point in letting them dust away in the drawers. Anyway! Because of that I’m today stuck with a lot of things that I thought was awesome then, but isn’t really my taste now. In those things are a lot of letter sets, and I thought it would be a good idea to show them to you.

 

First of we have the super colourful ones that I bought on Nille. They were pretty cheap, so I got all the designs. Obviously! I kinda think they are still a little cute, at least the frogs and fishies. I think the bumblebee was my favourite one, I remember you could get notebooks and pens and everything in the same design. Awesome, right?

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And then there are some other colourful ones, which I really don’t like now, and don’t really know what I’m gonna do with.

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Here you can see me starting on a letter. Twice. I was probably 8-10 years when I wrote it, haha.

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This set I got at a disney store in London or Paris or something like that. It’s actually in pretty good quality, both the sheets and envelopes are in thick paper, and the bumblebees are in “gold”, and the lines are embossed. Pretty fancy, right? To bad they got Pooh on them.

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Next is one I actually didn’t like then, but find pretty awesome now. Haha, look at them!

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This one I really liked. I don’t know why…

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This was also one of my favourites. Flowers, yey! And they came in this pretty box that I can now use for other things since it’s empty.

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And another flowery one that I don’t think I liked before, but now I think it’s very pretty.

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And now to my number one favourite. I remember having this since I was 6-7 years. So I’ve been saving this for over 15 years. That’s crazy!

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Did/do you have trouble with using the things you like? And do you still have something snail mail stuff from when you were little?

Received #33 – Sonja, Finland (Swap-bot)

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This is the letter I got in the ‘Summer Bucket list swap’.

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Received #29-32 – USA (x2), The Netherlands, England (Swap-bot)

Here are the letters I got from the ‘A week of letters’ swap. I only received 4 letters, but not worries. Here are the letters I sent.

 

Amy, England

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Postman Pat!

 

Alex, USA

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Love the panda and bunny sticker.

 

Simon, The Netherlands

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Probably the weirdest letter I’ve ever received. Also the first from the opposite sex!

 

Raina, USA

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Cutest envelope!

Returned letter

I love spending lots of time writing a letter and decorating everything, and then get it returned. So much fun! Not.

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I got the letter I sent for the ‘Vegan Penpal’ swap returned, and when I checked the persons profile it was deleted. Yey…

 

Sent #35 – Marlou, Netherlands

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A pretty envelope that I totally ruined with the tape…

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Received #28 – Marlou, Belgium

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When I got this I thought “wow, what an cool envelope!”, and then I realised that it was just an ordinary envelope with the borders coloured. Hurray for creative Marlou! It was filled with cute stickers and a postcard from here trip to portugal.

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