Snail Mail: Celebrating the art of handwritten correspondence


Inspired by Japanese stationery and letter-writing culture, Michelle Mackintosh introduces the reader to the charm of the handwritten letter, personalised packages and handcrafted stationery. Beautifully illustrated and complete with cut-out postcard designs, papercraft and rubber stamp templates, Snail Mail is full of equally useful and whimsical advice, like how to say thank you in a letter, romance someone, and other old-school etiquette; how to take time and reflect on your life through writing; how to improve and celebrate your own handwriting; how to make your own paper; how to choose papers, make stickers and stamps (and the best places to shop for materials); how to prepare a care package for read more

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ISBN:

9781742708775

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

22cm x 16cm

Weight:

750g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Craft and DIY

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michelle Mackintosh

Michelle Mackintosh is a book designer and illustrator with a passion for mixing up the discarded with the new, collaging vintage, cute and modern aesthetics into something totally unique. She has designed dozens of books on a wide range of topics, from cookbooks and craft to city guides and diaries. She has illustrated six books written by her husband Steve Wide, and has worked on books for authors as diverse as Beci Orpin, Antonia Kidman,