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Creative Correspondence

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  59 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Readers can make and send imaginatively decorated mail by following the 15 step-by-step projects in this title such as letters and envelopes with photo inserts and clever self-mailers. There are also tips for recycling cards and paper, and paper folding, measuring and cutting techniques.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 17th 2003 by Northlight (first published 2003)
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Apr 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars. Good intro to making a variety of fun mail art. Includes directions for making paste paper - without having to cook paste.
Nov 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2009-challenge
I read this book and one other when I need a kick in the heinder to get my paper art started. There are so many neat small ideas, templates, and comments throughout that after reading the book I yearn to stay up and mess with paper, ink, glue and more all night!
Mar 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: domestic-bliss
This was a pretty cool book I found at the library. I imagine myself checking it out periodically and making some pretty cool projects. Snail mail is so much fun!
Nov 20, 2016 rated it liked it
It's 14 years old so with Pinterest many ideas are dated. Paper crafting has come such a long way. ...more
Tami Winbush
May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great projects to use for all kinds of mail art. I absolutely loved all the projects in here.
Veronica Noechel
Jan 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
No, it didn't take me nearly a year to read a 100 pg book, I just kept misplacing it all over the house. It's a shame, too, because this is a really fun book with loads of clever ideas for making your mail a lot more interesting. I gave this book 5 stars because as far as craft books go, this one had pretty much everything I look for. The projects were neither too simple to be interesting, nor were they so complicated that you know you'll never actually complete them. The projects were mostly ne ...more
Nov 16, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: craft, nonfiction, letters
Good collection of simple projects, a couple of which I will definitely try. Unfortunately, for the most part I didn't care for the styling of the projects (a little too much like a boring scrapbook?). ...more
Feb 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book has lots of great mail ideas & I'm looking forward to trying several of them. ...more
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Creative Correspondence by Michael Jacobs (2003)
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reference, art
This books has many great ideas for sending mail art. The directions are very easy, with step by step photos, supply list and variations. I can't wait to get crafting! ...more
Mar 29, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art
How to make and decorate your own stationary, note cards, fold-it letters, etc. Includes 20 projects.
Mar 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
In the age of e-mail and text messages, if you do use snail mail why not make it lovely!! or decorate your envelopes and or gift cards!!

This book has good pictures and some how to too!!
Aug 17, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2014
This one wasn't nearly as useful as I had hoped. Some unique ideas, but I think a lot of the art style is too messy for my taste. It does use found material, which I like, but it feels sloppy. ...more
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