Outgoing in August

August has been a fun month of snail mailing for me, full of bright colours and lots of flowers and summertime inspiration. I finally started dabbling with brush lettering this month so incorporated this into a few pieces of mail art and I again joined in the More Love Letters initiative and hope to make this a regular thing.

So here are this months stats: I have sent 23 postcards, 3 letters and 2 cards to a total of 13 countries.

*(Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Ukraine, U.S.A.)

Here are some of the shots:

Outgoing Mail August 2016 | The Open Home
A floral piece of snail mail inspired by the beautiful colours of freesias.
Outgoing Mail August 2016 | The Open Home
Words of encouragement for some lovely ladies across the Atlantic c/o More Love Letters.
Outgoing Mail August 2016 | The Open Home
Some words of affirmation for a brave young man, also c/o More Love Letters.
Outgoing in August 2016 | The Open Home
A selection of panorama postcards that I regularly send out via Postcrossing
Outgoing in August 2016 | The Open Home
A pretty postcard on it’s way to my lovely postcard penpal in Latvia.
Outgoing Mail in August | The Open Home
Pretty pastel washi tape and myΒ first piece of mail on it’s way to Hawaii!
Outgoing in August 2016 | The Open Home
PrettyΒ floral stamps make even the simplest mail art incredibly striking.

 

DidΒ you manage to send some happy mail this month?

4 thoughts on “Outgoing in August

  1. Idle Emma August 29, 2016 / 11:40

    Gorgeous mail as always! (must say, I love the stamps!)

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  2. Marilyn August 30, 2016 / 08:38

    I love the postcard sent to Latvia. Reminds me of the busy times in my Parents packing shed back in the heyday of the flower industry.

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