I began my foray into writing a letter every day with a 30 day snail mail challenge back in July of 2015. Below is a FLIPAGRAM of the 30 days. That adventure filled my world with gems I never expected to encounter. My own stationery business, a snail mate, friends near and far, a Letter Writing Society, and a role-playing fairy godmother to fledgling letter writing groups across the country, to name a few. As I saw July approaching I felt compelled to repeat the challenge to connect with 30 special people and hopefully inspire many others to send more mail!
Back in March I launched my 30 days of Letters Kit and it was a big hit! I got lots of feedback about the ways people used the kit. Most bought it with the intention of filling their loved ones mail boxes and getting lots of mail back in return. Others just wanted to revive the lost art of letter writing.
Science says that it takes 21 days to create a habit – bad or good. Some people began using the /30 rubber stamp included in the kit to keep track of the days they wrote in their journal. Other stamped the inside covers of books they read as part of a book challenge they were doing and some used it to track 30 days of new recipes on recipe cards. If you decide to do the challenge – follow along and let me know you are writing by posting on Instagram and hashtagging #thesummer30daysofletters. You might pick up some new pen pals and become a Mail More Luvah!
This is how I will be structuring my 30 day challenge – 10 days of ice cream themed cards, 10 days of postcards, and 10 days of old-fashioned letters. I put them all in a box, any box will do – try a shoe box. Put some pens, pencils, postage stamps and anything else you like to make your mail pretty and you are off to the post office! Each day grab that box and write a note to someone you love.
If you need a few tips to make this challenge easy breezy – click on this link to my blog about the 30 Days of Letters kit
Until the next note, Rhea