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Mailbox Halloween Friday

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I just realized that I didn’t have a Mailbox Monday this week.. but that’s fine, because it makes way for a Halloween edition. I just have to show off these amazing Halloween related mail I have received. Please forgive the camera flash though.. but it makes it kinda extra scary don’t you think? Like one of those ghost-hunter TV shows.

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This awesome spidery card is from Felicia Tan from Singapore. I love the detail on the spider.. really hairy.. shudder.

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This one is from Roseann Gutierrez from California, with a gorgeous broad pen script on the envelope. I am very anti-broad pen (not because I hate it, but it’s so hard to learn!) so this was very very scary to receive! Hisssss

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The orange envelope looks perfectly innocent though the back was ominously sealed with a Baphomet seal, but when opened, it contains a Walking Dead zombie card ARGH I HATE ZOMBIES! Check out the haiku he included: “Blood is really warm, it’s like drinking hot chocolate, but with more screaming.” Thanks Mark Calhoun from Missouri… I think.

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This super cute one is from Chia Tjong, from Indonesia. ‘All eyes on Schin’? How did she know I have a phobia of eyeballs as well?? Cute but deadly!

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This glorious one is from Amy Neubauer from Chicago, and yep the skeleton hand is life size, so I can hold my fingers over it and it fits perfectly.. so thanks for that extra creepy factor Amy. Inside is a super cute orange envelope and matching sugar skull artwork.. memento mori indeed!

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This super cute one is from Claudia de Vasco from California, with lots of de los muertos skulls. On the postcard is a more uplifting message “Our passed loved ones live on through our memories and honor of them”. I know that’s more of a Day of the Dead message, but I will reflect on it while gorging on candy I’m supposed to give to kids (fine, they get some too) and watching Simpsons Treehouse of Horror marathon…

Happy Halloween!!!

 

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2 Responses to “Mailbox Halloween Friday”

  1. Roseann Gutierrez

    This is great Schin! I really like how organized your new Blog is. And I especially love that I can post a reply.
    And so fun to see my envelope on your blog! :)
    Love,
    Roseann

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