I hope you've all had a splendid New Year. I've been a little absent around these parts lately because I've been working on fulfilling those resolutions I made for the year! One of my resolutions was to make some of my existing friendships stronger and to make amazing new friends. My first step towards this was to start a lovely mail exchange and I can't wait to tell you all about it!
The Lovely Mail Exchange
The lovely mail exchange is all about sending small packages and letters to friends. Not just any letters or small packages, but ones filled with gorgeous stationary, handmade touches, and whatever fun goodies you can think of. The idea is that we create stronger connections with people instead of just saying "hi" in passing. In this technology savvy day and age, it's so easy to depend on social media to keep our friendships alive. We don't have to ask our friends how they've been or what they've been up to because it's all over facebook for us. Many times you can keep up with a friend's activities and daily life via social media without them even knowing.
Well, I say "no more!" While I love social media and how it's allowed us to reconnect with people and keep long distance friendships strong and going, I miss the true bonds created with old fashioned communication. Hanging out, writing letters back and forth, making memories and staying involved with one another. Plus, it's a great way to get to know amazing new people who have things in common with you. I mean, who wouldn't LOVE to receive a package like this? Filled with inspiring messages, questions about yourself and your life, learning a little bit about the sender, all while staring at a thoughtful, gorgeous letter.
I've already taken on quite a few pen pals for my new Lovely Mail Exchange, but if you're interested in taking part feel free to send me an email. You can save the image below and fill it out using the paint app, or you can simply send the info in an email. I am excepting a limited number of women to exchange with because it's all about the quality (not quantity) of the letters and friendships we're creating here. I can't wait to hear from you!
ps. since everyone has been asking on instagram where this gorgeous greeting card is from- you can find it at The First Snow on ETSY.
What do you think of The Lovely Mail Exchange? What are you doing in the New Year to make your friendships even better?