Strawberry Mail Forever

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To answer the massive amount of mail I received earlier this week, I needed an army. 

Luckily, my Italian travels also included a quick stop at a much-celebrated Danish stationery store where I resisted buying a tapir eraser, a plush salmon, and a giant notebook emblazoned with the solar system. It was impossible to avoid the charms of this strawberry-themed paper pack, though–so my outgoing mail just became a lot more summery!

(Considering how much fragola-flavored gelato I consumed in Italy, I’d say it’s fate.)

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If you think there could only possibly be one or two ways to depict stylized strawberries–behold, ye skeptic! This designer somehow created nearly eight different floral, berry-filled patterns:  I think the botanical aesthetic with the leaves and blooms is my favorite.

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I tried writing addresses directly on the envelopes, but soon gave up and opted for little yellow labels instead.

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In addition to obligatory souvenirs and memories from Italy, I’ll probably fill these sweet envelopes with the most cheerful stickers and scraps from my letter table. The ultimate addition would be a recipe for strawberry shortcake, though I’d need to test a few out first in order to settle on the golden mean of strawberries/cake. What a terrible fate, truly!

7 thoughts on “Strawberry Mail Forever

  1. Idle Emma May 13, 2016 / 10:23 am

    A giant notebook emblazoned with the solar system…*looks down at her notebook pile and a large notebook featuring the solar system* isn’t wasn’t Tiger you were in by any chance? You never know what you’ll come out with when you step into that place xD
    I love all the strawberry stationery. It’s so cute – and definitely fitting for the weather! (it actually passed 20 degrees here today!)

    • Keely May 19, 2016 / 1:45 pm

      It WAS Tiger! ;D I seriously considered that notebook; we would’ve been twins! I’ll have to pick one up for real if America ever gets more than just our single Tiger in NYC!

      • Idle Emma May 19, 2016 / 2:37 pm

        Only one Tiger!? For once there’s a benefit to living in Europe xD I love just wandering around the one in Limerick, even though it’s quite small.

  2. Jennifer F. Santucci May 13, 2016 / 7:36 pm

    I love this paper! It’s so cute and it is summery! Do you have a tutorial for making envelopes? I did a search and I found some okay ones but I like how yours came out.

    • Keely May 19, 2016 / 1:43 pm

      Thank you! 🙂 I’ve used the template from The Postman’s Knock ( in the past before–but my life changed when I read a post on marinegirlsadventures that suggested just gently taking apart a real envelope and using that as a template on a map, piece of craft paper, etc. I like that method because it gives me a wide variety of envelope sizes to choose from (I can make a template out of any that I have lying around!) and means I’m not limited to the size of an 8 x 11″ printer paper sheet for my templates, either.

      • Jennifer F. Santucci May 20, 2016 / 4:21 pm

        Thank you so much Keely!! Believe it or not, I’m SO excited to try our both of these methods!

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