I'm not sure if you have heard of the latest craze in papercrafting?
Pocket Letters introduced by Janette Lane.
You can find FB Groups, and websites dedicated to just this craft.
I was instantly drawn to Pocket Letters, as it is a throwback to the late 80's and early 90's....my childhood. Does anyone else remember the days where you could sign up for a penpal? Other children around the world that would register to find a friend to write letters to.
I had penpals in England, Australia, Italy, and the Philippines. Some of these people I still keep in touch with, online and some still in letter form.
My penpal from Italy even came to eastern Canada twice to visit!!
So to say that I was interested in Pocket Letters in an understatement.
Who doesn't love to receive REAL mail. Something that isn't junk mail or a bill.
Here are a couple of the first Pocket Letters that I created.
My first Pocket Letter was created using patterned paper and embellishments from the HomeMade collection from Pebbles Inc.
Most pocket letters are created using Collector Card page sleeves.
I treat each pocket as a mini layout.
Then in the back of the pockets, you include little goodies for your recipient.
You wrap up your pocket letter, and often they fit into a regular sized envelope.
Here is my second Pocket Letter that I created.
I used the Harmony collection from Authentique.
The recipient requested a more vintage feel.
So much fun to create, and so much fun to receive your swap partners letter back.
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