With a few simple shifts, we can begin to invite our kids into our note-writing process, at once checking off our to-do list and giving them purpose and pleasure. Here’s how to invite your kid — however old they are — into the letter writing club.
It’s late January, dear Dear Annabelle friends. Which means we’re probably all feeling a little cooped up and ready to switch things up with a getaway of sorts. Our vote? A good old fashioned ski trip.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: we’re big advocates of having a stationery collection. Like a great clothing wardrobe, your stationery collection should include essentials for every occasion — social and professional.
Have you ever received a letter or invitation and thought to yourself: wow, this just feels good? The paper is thick and soft to the touch, and the lettering has a satisfying texture to it, giving it an elegant reverence. At Dear Annabelle, we love how engraving takes a notecard or invitation to the next level, turning a bit of mail into a work of art in itself.
Welcome to Ask Annabelle, our in-house snail mail advice column. This week, Annabelle fields questions about the age old custom of R.S.V.P.ing — a social norm that is prone to leaving many of us guessing. Do you have a question for Annabelle? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org