With Happy Mail, you can keep in touch with cool and stylish handmade snail mail.
It’s more than just letter writing, it’s an art! Guided by the lettering artists behind the Hello!Lucky letterpress greeting cards, you can learn the basics of creating beautiful hand-lettered designs and how to apply your hand-lettering skills to create beautiful cards, stationery, envelopes, and more. Inside are tons of ideas, including reasons to write a letter, how to write a letter, and tips for decorating your letters. Included are more than 25 perforated cards and stationery designs. Simply tear out the pages, decorate, and mail your masterpieces to family and friends!
You probably know how awesome it feels to receive a handmade letter or card by good old snail mail or hand delivery. You probably also know how satisfying it is to watch your creativity flow onto a blank piece of paper and unfold into something brand new. But if you feel a little unsure about your ability to draw, or if you don’t consider yourself an artist, you might also struggle with creating your own handmade letters and cards. Happy Mail is here to help you! Try out some of these fun, fabulous projects, and you will master hand-lettering and doodling in no time. If you can draw a smiley face and write your name, you can make your own awesome hand-lettered designs.
With clear, simple instructions,Happy Mail introduces a variety of lettering styles, including the basics of brush calligraphy, and the basics of writing and mailing letters the old-fashioned way. Once you learn and practice several different lettering styles, follow along with the easy step-by-step projects to create beautiful, personalized, and hand-written letters, cards, and envelopes to share with your loved ones. You can customize the designs in this book and get ideas for creating your own designs.
From thank you cards to postcards to birthday cards to just-because cards, Happy Mail helps you connect with others with cute, easy, creative, and happy mail to send!