It's that time of year again when egg press and Hello!Lucky team up to put on the #write_on thirty-day snail mail challenge. It is a mail challenge to write a letter a day during April each year, National Letterwriting Month.
This year, I have decided to try to send more mail to friends and strangers around the world. Which evolved into sending a letter a week in a 52 letters mail challenge.
It is no secret that I love traditional hand written letters. There is nothing quite like getting a brightly coloured envelope in your mailbox from a loved one or friend. And when you open and read their handwriting it feels like you have just sat down and had a long friendly chat.
In such a busy and digital world, we often feel alone and miss the personal connections with other humans.
Posted Pets is my snail mail challenge I decided to take on as part of April being National Letter writing Month. It has everything to do with mail, communicating and connecting with one another with a dash of my illustrated pet personalities.
My original goal was to send out 30 pieces of mail featuring my illustrations. I am overwhelmed that my goal of 30 signups quickly became an actual 61 recipients from all over the world. It is a huge confidence boost and I can’t wait for you all to get your postcards and note cards in the mail.
The first few envelopes
What is it?
My snail mail challenge stems from a love of paper, stationary and everything related to corresponding through the mail. I am inspired by the Write_On campaign started by Ohh Deer and Egg Press.
“Write_On is a campaign to promote joy, creativity, expression and connection through hand-written correspondence.” – quoted from their website
In our technical world we Tweet, like, share and post instead of putting pen to paper. April is National Card and Letter Writing month and I plan to celebrate and contribute to the Write_On initiative by sending one piece of mail every day during the month of April 2016. I’ll be tweeting, Instagramming, and blogging my