Hello + Hello!
How are you?
Are you buried in a foot of snow like me?
are you one of those lucky ducks
sunning yourself on vacation by a pool right now?
"Let's Keep in Touch!"
What?? You ask.
Let's Keep In Touch!
Laura Ingalls Wilder
tells the story about getting
Victorian calling cards?
The kind you'd leave with a new friend you just met?
Picking out your card was a matter of personal taste...
the card itself would define you.
Can you identify with Laura's thrill of choosing &
exchanging name cards?
It seems I'm often out and about at
vintage shows, shops or simply at the grocery store.
Someone will ask me a question about what I do etc...
a conversation begins & suddenly I'm handing out a business card.
I love that we have such pretty business cards at
but sometimes...they are a bit impersonal if
the situation calls for a personal touch.
Although I am so proud of what I do at
it is not the sum of who I am.
I've always wanted personal calling cards
for just such occasions.
Ever since being asked to host a giveaway on my blog
by the folks at Minted,
I've been pondering on getting some
Have you seen how many beautiful designs they have?
I wanted my cards to be
cheerful; a personal light hearted reflection of me.
Not too much to ask for....right?
I was lucky enough to find the perfect card!
The best part about Minted,
is that they allow you to take a pre-designed concept
personalize it to better fit your style.
for the front.
On the other side I added one of my own photos
(a vintage flower stuffed mailbox)
dubbed with a simple saying:
"let's keep in touch"
I love how they turned out!
The cards came in the sweetest little slider box perfect for tucking into my purse!
I am thrilled with the results I found at
The whole process from design start,
to home delivery was just over a week!
Happily, now I'll be ready to connect with those around me
on a more personal level...
is a very good thing.