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…taking inspiration from SouleMama in celebrating {this moment}.    There are no words to this Friday ritual.  Just a sweet and simple moment from the week to remember, cherish and absorb just a little bit longer.

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{this moment}

…taking inspiration from SouleMama in celebrating {this moment}.    There are no words to this Friday ritual.  Just a sweet and simple moment from the week to remember, cherish and absorb just a little bit longer.

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calendar envelopes

Happy New Year, lovelies!  I’m always good for a fresh new start!

I spent New Year’s Day clipping and snipping up old calendars of years gone by (including Nikki McClure’s fabulous 2010 calendar which was so very loved all year) and turning them into envelopes that will jazz up my correspondence for some months to come.  What a lucky little pen pal I have.  In fact, it was my pen pal who inspired this venture.  Becca sent me a series of calendar envelopes early last year and they were so much fun to receive.  It turns out they’re really fun to make too.  It’s like some kind of wonderful alchemy to turn one fully functional thing into another.  It’s out with the old and in with the new all with the same materials.  So resourceful, don’t you agree?

I used envelope templates from Paper Source that I’ve had kicking around here for a long time.  But you could just as easily make templates out of any old envelope that you have on hand.  It’s a simple job of tracing, cutting, folding and gluing.

Here’s to a new year filled with enticing adventures, delicious occasions, creative undertakings and lots of satisfying correspondence!

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