Friday, 29 August 2014
Here are some of the cards that have gone up in the Ellie And Ada Shop. They are a fun way to brighten someone's day.
I have always loved snail mail, receiving and sending off mail. I would spend hours drawing and colouring in envelopes. My gran used to playfully roll her eyes and I told her I wanted to amuse the postman with the colourful envelopes as well as the recipient. I lived a year away from home and the best was getting letters from friends and especially from my sister. She used to include mix tapes and it meant I was listening to music that hadn't came out in Ireland at the time.
There is something lovely about a handwritten note. It's not just about getting something other than bills in the post, it is lovely recognizing someone's penmanship and a surprise. Cards and letters can become souvenirs also.