Thursday, March 28, 2013

incoming mail

Sweet mail from my die-hard penpals: Jennifer, Tanya and Phillipa.  Thank you!  xo

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Canadian photography stamps

Last week Canada Post released these beauties celebrating Canadian photography.  I think the b/w stamp of the man in the cape is going to look smashing on an outgoing letter!

Monday, March 25, 2013

good things

1. These vintage postcards of U.S. post offices.
2. Our little feature on Style Me Pretty.
3. A snowy walk and zeppole date on San Giuseppe.
4. Baking gingerbread cake.
5. Paintings made of food.

Friday, March 22, 2013

incoming mail

Thank you Philly and Connie for the lovely mail!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Yes. OK.

Here's the thing.  Sometimes you just have to break out the watercolours and paint some postcards.  These were inspired by Mr. Bingo.  I painted these Barbados beauties one cold night last week and they are now in the post.

Monday, March 18, 2013

good things

1. Bringing spring inside with orangey-yellow tulips.
2. Balint's show at The Gladstone.
3. The tostada at Origin.
4. French, American, Italian and British movies: Rust and Bone, Smashed, Caterina Va in Città and Submarine.
5. Mr. Bingo's vintage postcards.

Friday, March 15, 2013

incoming mail

Birds, diamonds and more!  Thank you Philly, Laura and Tanya!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Two of my favourite stationery shops in town now have fresh batches of my vintage stamp packs.  Get yourself over to Kid Icarus and The Paper Place for a bit of paper and postage heaven!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013

far across Manhattan

"I'd always felt my future was waiting somewhere else, far across Manhattan."

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

outgoing mail

The newest addition to my stationery cupboard?  Floral monogram notecards by Rifle Paper Co.  Am I prompting an early spring by sending out flowers?  I hope so!

Monday, March 4, 2013

good things

1. The new Zodiac stamps.
2. March.  Spring is closer!
3. Party with a piñata.
4. Salted chocolate chip cookies.
5. The Artist.

Friday, March 1, 2013

incoming mail

Mailbox cuteness this week arrived from Iowa, Toronto and Vancouver.  Thank you Sasha, Phillipa and Steven!