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Mail from Hampi

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from AnnaI got an awesome surprise in my mailbox last week! A dear childhood friend who sent me a letter and postcards from her vacation in India! :D I love to hear about people’s impressions from their travels, and I didn’t expect a letter from her so I was swooned.

from Sarah canadaI also received this amazing piece of mail art from a swap-bot swapper :D She has clearly read my profile to tick the dragon and castle boxes! And the envelope is shimmery :3

to denise 2I sent some mail myself. This is to dearest Denise in the US :)

to MoPAnd I also sent a letter to my parents telling them about the excavation I am working on in Copenhagen. It still feels weird to use only one stamp. Doesn’t it look awkward?!

 

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Super Swede

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from DeniseThis fabulous envelope is from Denise in the US! Doesn’t it just put a smile on your face? :D

from KatrinAnd dearest Katrin in Germany sent me this piece of mailart. I know she peeks on my blog now and then: Thank you Katrin, this was so sweet of you! <3 (Still loving the castle stamp! ;)

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I have been pretty busy with my excavation and other studies lately, but I have sent some mail. Mostly postcards:

Julie, IG swap, thank you Mel

To Denise2

Jellyfish

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So I got home from my first day at the excavation in Copenhagen today, to find my mailbox full of lovely mail!

Mina, JapanFirst a postcrossing postcard from Japan, picturing a beautiful castle! It’s the Matsumoto Castle to be precise :)

Victor RussiaThen another postrossing card, this time the Assumption Cathedral in the city of Tobolsk in Russia! Me like :)

Polina, KyivAnd. This. A gorgeous jellyfish postcard that I received from Polina in Ukraine! We decided to do a private postcard swap on Instagram :) I will frame this little piece of prettyness.

swapbot tea 7I also received two tea swaps from swap-bot swaps. This handmade envelope is so gorgeous that I just have to show it to you guys! It’s from Debbie in the US.

frimärkenAnd last but definitely not least: vintage stamps that I bought at a Swedish auction site! (Much like ebay but without the paypal option. -__-) They are sooo pretty! And many! <3 I got these for about 15 usd less than their face value, and they’re in great condition! Can’t wait to use them on my letters :D  If you are my penpal and like any of them, just let me know and I’ll use them for my next letter to you.

 

Castle and Stamps

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Time for an update on my incoming mail! :)

from KatrinA letter from my dear friend Katrin in Germany! I love the cute rubber stamp she’s used :)

fromdeniseThis thing of loveliness is from my dear Denise! She sent me a castle in a wonderful envelope <3

fromMarieHere is a letter from my penpal Mary in Romania. She sent me a traditional Romanian luck charm with her letter! I have never seen one of these before, but she wrote down how to use it, so 2014 will definitely be a lucky year for me! ;D

paketThis is a fun package with tea and paper goodies that Hilde in Belgium sent me in LEP‘s hot beverage swap. Thank you so much! I loved the teas, especially the one called Paradise Dream :3 

postcard1This awesome postage covered card is from Laima in the US. Just look at all this vintage stamp goodness! Both sides of the card are covered! Insane! <3

psotcardsMore postcards! :D The one with the books is from Ashley in the US, where she writes about her 5 favourite books she read 2013. I need to check them out!
And the one with all the pretty vintage stamps is from Jennifer in the US :)  Thank you ladies!