Wednesday, October 7, 2009

More fabulous faux airmail

more fabulous faux airmail

Another pen pal decorated her letter in faux airmail style - love it!

mail-themed valentine stickers

I am a big fan of these old-fashioned mail-themed Valentine stickers she used on the back, too.

6 comments:

  1. are airmail envelopes a thing of the past? i ask only b/c there's a huge box of them at my parents' place and we definitely don't use them like they are rare.

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  2. Very clever of this person to design the envelope to look like an airmail letter. I remember those pink and white striped envelopes as I used to write to people overseas. I should try that some time. It seems easy to do. I can't wait to use some of the stationary a Lex friend sent me from Portland with you Ilona. I hope you won't keep me waiting too long to hear from you via the post.

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  3. They are a thing of the past in that they're not made anymore. Anything overseas is sent by airmail, and I think a lot of domestic items go via air as well.

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  4. Oh I love those stickers and I am a sticker nut anyway and am always buying stickers or receiving them from pen pals . Thanks for sharing and posting this .

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  5. I just went to my local library yesterday, a few blocks down the street, and noticed they have a display case dedicated to the "Golden Age of Airmail." I was coveting some of those tasty airmail letters from all over the world with "first flight on route" stamps!

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