Monday, 21 September 2015

snail mail




Thought I would stop by and let you all know what I have been up to. I have been able to get out into the garden. I have planted up my raised beds with random things. I planted cucumbers, strawberries, tomatoes, rosemary beetroot and spring onions. I later planted the edging of French marigolds which I love.




Last time I blogged I wanted to show you some cool projects and others that I want to have a go at in Prima makes magazine. The Fair Isle bunting I got try. I might convert the chart to crochet.








I have wanted to show you this book called "Snail mail" by Michele Mackintosh. We live in age when everything is computer based such as  emails and texts; however I feel the written word is beautiful.  I love receiving letters and sending cute handmade gifts. Here are some of the cute gifts and beautiful cards and letters I have received over the years from my friends "lily" at  the Red note book  blog spot http://lisbethsnotes.blogspot.co.uk/   and  "Claudia" at  Wideeyedtree http://wide-eyed-tree.blogspot.co.uk/

 I am always open to new snail mail buddies. Do you guys  snail mail? If so this book is a lovely book to own. Did I mention at the back of the book it has cute stickers to add to your letters?




Hope you have enjoyed hearing what I have been up to, till next time then!!!

23 comments:

  1. Lovely post my friend. I didn't know you liked snail mail so much. I do too! I will send you something now and then ;-) Nice to look at inspiring books and magazines isn't it? Your garden looks so lovely too.

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  2. Your garden is looking beautiful, I am a fan of Marigolds too and actually keep some of the bugs away. I also like to browse books and magazines for inspiration. Have a great day.

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  3. Your garden looks lovely. I hope everything grew well.

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  4. I love the idea of writing and posting letters but sadly I'm not organised enough to follow through! Love your veg patch :) xxx

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  5. Is that a cucumber, I love how your veg patch looks pretty with the Marigolds as well as practical. So many things I want to make and do... Good to 'see' you again xx

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  6. I like the cucumber; ) Nice post dear. Loves

    www.nilgunozenaydin.com

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  7. Loved to see your garden and am happy that you enjoy our snail mail extras :) Isn't mail great! This snail mail book looks lovely as well!

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  8. nice as always, kisses :)

    http://www.itsmetijana.blogspot.rs/

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  9. Hi Joy, This is a neat post. After reading here I clicked over to Amazon dot com and found Michele's book and ordered it. Well, I love snail mail. :-) Of course you already know about my postcards, but I also love old fountain pens, nice stationery, and mailing things the old fashioned way. Thanks for sharing and also thank you for your kind comments on my blog.

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  10. Nothing better than fresh veggies out of your own garden - enjoy!

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  11. Hello, Joy. So good to catch up with you. The garden looks beautiful and the marigolds looks lovely! Must be nice to have some snail mail buddies. Have fun :)

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  12. How is your garden doing, Joy? It looks wonderful. Happy weekend to you.

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  13. I love this magazine. Loves

    www.nilgunozenaydin.com

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  14. Your garden looks wonderful! I used to have some nice snail mail buddies as a kid.

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  15. Hi Joy, Just stopping by to say HI and thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I think you are right on about the Virginia Creeper! I looked it up on Wikipedia and I guess it is more common in the Eastern US than out West here. Thanks for letting me know! Have a fine weekend ahead!

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  16. nice :) kisses!

    http://www.itsmetijana.blogspot.rs/

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  17. Hi Joy, I mentioned before that I ordered the Snail Mail book. I did receive it and it is quite an interesting publication. Of course it is strongly oriented to the ladies and so I gave it to my spouse and she likes it! :-) Thank you for your comments on my blog. Wishing you a fine weekend!

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  18. thanks for stopping by my blog. I love papercrafting too. Your book looks really interesting. Jo

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  19. Hi Joy, Wishing you a fine week ahead! Thank you for your kind comments on my blog!

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  20. Hi Joy, I really appreciated all your kind comments this week on the Busy Bears! Wishing you and your family a fine weekend!

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  21. That book looks marvellous, I've added it to my Christmas wish list! Thanks for your well wishes on the birth of my daughter Joy, I hope that you and your family are well, x

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  22. Thank you for your wonderful comment on my recent posts. xx

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  23. Hi Joy, Your kind comments on my blog always leave me with a smile. Thank you so much!

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