What happened to dashing off a hand written note to show someone that you care? To writing a thank you note on a card (god forbid) and putting it in the mail? To sending out an invitation that isn’t an evite?
We live in an increasingly digital world, most of which I love. I LOVE instant gratification. I LOVE taking photos on my phone, throwing them up on Facebook and being able to update the whole world on what we’ve been doing in less than 10 minutes. I LOVE TWITTER and I LOVE INSTAGRAM.
But I definitely find that reaching out, over PAPER AND INK, in a handwritten note makes me feel awesome. There is nothing better than getting a note in the mail. Of holding the card in your hand, feeling the fine stock beneath your finger tips and knowing that someone took the time to write something just to you. And it doesn’t hurt that my family and I are total card junkies. I get cards in the mail from my mom for every major and minor holiday. I shoot off little notes to my friends, thank yous to gift givers and sometimes even leave notes for my hubby and the Big Kid in their lunches.
I LOVE CORRESPONDENCE CARDS.
I had the opportunity to check out Minted and their cards recently. They.are.awesome. The stock was beautiful, the designs were fresh and cool and there was something there for everyone. And instead of getting something for myself, I decided to buy some cards for other people, to remind them to reach out and write someone a note. To brighten their day. And of course, it was self serving, because not a week later, I opened the mailbox to see a card addressed to me.
A handwritten thank you note that made my day.
Get out there and write someone a note.
I was provided a credit by Minted to purchase anything I wanted but all of the thoughts and opinions on their products are ALL mine.