My love for writing comes as no surprise to you. From the special joy of writing with a classic cartridge pen to my thoughts on sending a meaningful thank you note, I have shared with you more than once how much writing means to me.
It appears that several of you share my sentiments. When I recently posted about how important it is to set aside time to write words of encouragement, a number of you shared how you love to keep stationery on hand for such occasions. One reader, Carmel, explained that she keeps a calendar marked with the special people in her life that she wants to take time to write to. What a thoughtful way to keep yourself from neglecting loved ones in this busy world!
Another reader, Linda, explained that she sets aside time at her desk each morning for her correspondence. “I feel as though I’m talking to the person I’m writing to and the miles between us melt away,” she wrote. Amid the blur of social media and e-mail communication, we forget that a written note, which you can hold in your hands, keep, and reread again later deepens our ties to one another and draws us together in a special, lasting way.
Reading about your love for writing notes makes me especially excited to share a giveaway from Figments Studio. Their stationery, cards, and journals have a lovely, classic look. And they are sharing one of their beautiful journals as well as an inkwell penholder and ballpoint feather pen with one lucky winner. Inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales and historical art and architecture, the collection was designed by Figments Studio founder Jill Marie Crvich.