The Lovely Letters is a Snail Mail Exchange focused on building new relationships by sending Lovely Letters and packages all across the globe, one new friend at a time. We are bloggers who love connecting through the love of sending and receiving snail mail. This project promotes encouragement, collaboration, friendship, and growth as individuals and as a blogging community.
Why you should join:
Our goal is to help you make new friends you would have never connected with otherwise. We want to connect bloggers from different countries, backgrounds, and cultures to learn from one another. We believe that letter writing is a dying but wonderful skill to possess and should be practiced often. We hope this serves as an introduction for possibly making a life long snail mail pal!
What you need to do if you want to participate:
- Sign up every month from the 1st until the 6th. Sign ups will close at midnight EST.
- Get your partner & start chatting. We will email out your partner pairings by the 9th, and you can start getting to know your partner through blog stalking, social media, skype, or however you like. If your partner does not contact you or respond within 2 days of being paired please email me so we can attempt to pair you with someone on the waiting list. Also, email us if you have missed the sign up by 3 or less days and want to be on the waiting list.
- Send your lovely letters / package no later than the 20th. There is a $7 limit and optional monthly themes.
- Link up! If you write a blog post about your experience, don’t forget to link up back here on the last Saturday of the month.
Introduction & May Sign Ups 2014 [Theme: Spring]
May Link Up & June Exchange [Theme: Summer Reading]
June Link Up & July Exchange [Theme: Ocean Blue]
July Link Up & August Exchange [Theme: Hometown]
August Link Up & September Exchange [Theme: Comfort]
September Link Up & October Exchange [Theme: Fall/Halloween]
October Link Up & November Exchange [Theme: Gratitude]
November Link Up & December Exchange [Theme: Card Swap]
December Link Up & January Exchange [Theme: Goals]
January Link Up & February Exchange [Theme: Valentines]
February Link Up & March Exchange [Theme: Green]
March Link Up & April Exchange [Theme: Colorful]
April Link Up & May Exchange [Theme: Favorites]
May Link Up & June Exchange [Theme: Summer Fun]
June Link Up & July / Aug Exchange [Theme: Vacation/Staycation]
July / Aug Link Up & Sept Exchange [Theme: Summer Vacation]
Sept Link Up / Oct & Nov Exchange [Theme: Holidays]
We would love for you to participate and share about the Love Letters Snail Mail Exchange to others who would too!
Please grab a button here:
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If you want to tweet about it, you can use the hashtag #lovelyletters #LovelyLettersExchange and tag @estherjulee to possibly be retweeted.
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Will you be doing this for August? It sounds like a lot of fun and I’d love to participate :)
Yes. :) You can sign up here: http://www.estherandjacob.com/lovely-letters-pen-pal-program/
I absolutely love this idea! I will for sure sign up for next months!! <3
Thank you! Looking forward to having you participate! :) If you want to have an email reminder whenever sign ups are open email me at [email protected]!
i love this idea Esther! Glad I JUST made the July sign-ups!
:) So glad you could join!
Love the popsicle bookmarks! Such a great idea! Oh man … I’m traveling now and haven’t gotten my snail mail package yet … I guess I’ll write a post once I’m back! Glad this link up is extended so I’ll time! :) Your package is so cute!
Paige has such great taste.. :) but pinterest is AWESOME and that’s how i found my summer bookmarks.
Love the cute stationary!
Thanks! My partner has really good taste.
So adorable! I love handwritten letters.
Thank you! Handwritten letters are my love language. :)
I love the popsicle bookmark!
can you make me some popsicle bookmarks? =P
yea for the cat stickers! =D and lip balm with SPF. my lips always burn!
maaaybe! do you want to join next month? haha
Such a fun idea!
These are nice, fun picks
Love this idea! How fun
Thanks for sharing!
Hi Andrea! You’re more than welcome to join in on next month’s exchange and link up, but this is a link up for the snail mail exchange only, so I removed your links. Hope you understand!
this is a cool linky i would to host one of these. anyway love the bookmarks x
Let me ask my partner if she already has a co-host for the month. We do prefer those that are participating regularly in the exchange and are invested in the community to co-host. You should join in on the fun this month!
That I am, I have signed up.
Great! :) looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the exchange!
Fun package! I love the popsicle bookmarks
I love them too that I almost wanted to keep them for myself haha
OMG love the popsicle bookmarks. Too cute!
Thanks Starr. I thought it was perfect for the theme “summer reading.” :)
The popsicle bookmarks are so adorable!
Thank you Logan. Pinterest has EVERYTHING. :)
Those popsicle bookmarks are adorable! What a fun idea!
Thanks Rebekah! :D
Wow that is so cool! I need to check it out!!
Please do! :) We’d love to have you join. I know I love meeting new bloggers and getting surprise packages in the mail.
This is a great idea! I will have to join when I have some more time :X
Girl, we’d love to have you anytime! :) When things start settling down, let us know.
yay! Also, I’m in Vegas three times this summer soooo maybe I will get to see you!
Oh yeah let me know!! i know a lot of cool places :)
Well, I’m going Thurs-Sat, then the last weekend in July and for my brother’s 21st on August 21. We are staying at the hardrock all three times! I’ll email you my phone number :)
What a neat idea!
Thanks Christen :)
So fun! I’ve met some awesome ladies who are now friends through exchanges just like this!
Ooh what kind of exchange? I’m really curious? :) I started this one up after the Snail Mail Collective ended.
Okay, so first… the new photo of you and Jacob in the sidebar is just way too adorable. Second, I really enjoyed being a part of last month’s snail mail exchange! Third, the Popsicle bookmarks are just too much!
So glad to have you participate and that you enjoyed the exchange!! :) I think it’s so fun to meet new people this way.. and I ALWAYS love getting packages in the mail. Pinterest is amazing for projects like this! :) I originally tried to go find a bookmark, and it was more difficult than I thought,
I’ll have to keep that in mind for the next one (which I’m already signed up for). Woot.
You’re totally right, it is a great way to meet and get to know people that you probably wouldn’t ever meet otherwise.
your blog is so cute! i love the header and the theme of your blog. love it!
Thank you so much! I have such a hard time changing it.. even though I know people want to see variety and updates. :)
I love the bookmarks! They are adorable :)
Thank you Kate! :)
The book mark is so cute!! What a neat idea!
Thanks girl! :) I found it on pinterest of course!
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