Monday, October 17, 2011

brown paper packages tied up with string

I got the prettiest package in the mail on Saturday from my sweet friend Joy. She sent me the cutest little pillow, a blanket for Robby, and a few other goodies. My favorite part of the package was definitely her beautiful handmade card and sweet note. She also put a few little hidden notes within the package. And her words to me were so special and encouraging. Just an all around fantastic package!

Isn't this pillow she made absolutely adorable?!!
I love that pink pom pom trim. 

And she tucked a little vintage crocheted doily and note to me inside the pocket. :)

it looks so cute on my vintage orange velour chair!

look at all the work she put into making this card, just for me! 
wow. i feel so blessed.

this little note made me cry. 
just the right words that i needed to be reminded of!

and she also made me this super cute little brooch.
so perfect for fall!


I felt so loved after opening this package from my dear friend. I am convinced in this technological age that we live in, we so often miss out on the extreme blessing of receiving a letter or care package in the mail. It's so easy to just send a text or a tweet or an email. I want to be more intentional about taking the time to write down on paper my appreciation for my friends and family. I want to step away from the computer more often and get back to the basics, you know?

"brown paper packages tied up with string..."
(definitely one of my favorite things!)
and another way that my life is more lovely!


(linking up with :)


  1. What a fabulous package! How sweet :) I love getting handmade love in the mail!

  2. Friends are just so amazing aren't they! The pillow is adorable. I love that she tucked little notes into the packages.... Makes it even more special and lovely.
    Cute brooch! Love the tweed.

  3. You KNOW I'm a believer in handwritten notes! There's nothing quite like opening the mailbox and discovering that someone you love has written to you. Praise God for your sweet friend. What a blessing she sent to you.

  4. Lora, what a beautiful pillow! But especially, what a beautiful friend! Treasure the moments the Lord gives.



Blog Widget by LinkWithin