Tuesday, April 7, 2009

I made an envelope!

Handmade envelope

I have this fun 2008 Warren Kimble cats calendar that my MIL gave me, and until a few days ago it was still hanging on the wall because it was so cute I couldn't bear to throw it away. I was looking at this page and realized it would make a really fun envelope, so I gave it a shot.

Handmade envelope

No fancy folds or anything for me - the sides are just taped closed. But it preserves the artwork, I think. Maybe I'll photograph it again once it's actually stamped and addressed and ready to go. Right now I can't figure out whether I should send it to my MIL (who gave the calendar), or send it to one of my cat-loving correspondents.

3 comments:

  1. Wow! Cute idea!!!

    'Aunt Amelia'
    "O sweet wild April came over the hills..,
    Sing hi, sing hey, sing ho!"
    ~William Force Stead

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  2. I love your blog! I am a letter writer as well and it's nice to see there are still others out there that prefer "snail mail."

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  3. Thank you, Laura! I'm glad you came by, and it's great to hear of another dedicated letter writer.

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