Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Love at first sight

This was my Valentines gift, and may I say I am totally smitten.



I have expressed my utter devotion to Miss Kirstie Allsopp before Well the girl has only gone and done it again and decided to collaborate with M&S, I am a girl completely spoilt by this collection.



This particular item pretty much is everything I could have wished for, a longing for handwritten letters and decorative tags, this tin homes everything a budding writer could want.

Having recently written to Gemma and Jazmine, I can say I enjoy putting together the contents of a good letter. My blog lets me express a lot of my creativity, but there are still personal parts that only come out when a paper and pen is involved.



This set comes homed in a beautiful keepsake tin, and contains: decorative cards, tags, ribbon, 7 stamps and an ink pad. I must admit I have been longing for a thank you stamp for quite a while, I always forget to say thank you to the most special people, so I am already embarking on putting together some thank-you cards.



The collection at M&S also includes a stunningly beautiful sewing basket, cake stand, and the cutest tape measure I have ever seen.





As daft as it sounds the thrill of stamping ink, and creating lovely text just like this, definitely beats a technological alternative. Here’s to letter writing and crafts.
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18 comments

  1. You lucky, lucky girl, Alice! What a gorgeous pressie. I want one! xxx

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  2. That really is a thoughtful, lovely present, Your other half clearly knows you well Alice!

    I really really must check out Kirstie Allsops collection, although im sure i will end up with pretty much everything on my lust list!

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  3. Oh, that's really sweet. There's something so satisfying about writing a letter. I used to write quite a few but now I don't seem to have anyone to write to!

    Emily x

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  4. I NEED this!! so cute, what a fantastic present
    xx

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  5. Aw how sweet it looks fab, i've seen parts of her range in the old M&S magazine and it looks fab. We're hand stamping our wedding invites and i can't wait.

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  6. GREAT gift! not seen this before, so cute!

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  7. The stamps are amazing, love how nice they came out. Nice to see some people put so much creativity in letters. Fabulous!

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  8. Gorgeous! I'm a massive fan of all things epistolary and really do feel that it's becoming somewhat of a lost art which only makes me more passionate about it :)

    Great Valentine's gift.

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  9. OMG that is an amazing gift. So sweet. I am also a fan of the hand written letter, sending and receiving!

    BTW - The Mr Darcy on the cover of the book in my giveaway is very unattractive. It offends me so!

    x

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  10. Oh Alice you lucky duck. What a wonderful gift! Hope you have many happy hours stamping and writing :)

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  11. This is GORGEOUS! Such an adorable gift, the stamps are so cute! :D
    xoxo

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  12. That is adorable, what a lovely gift!

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  13. What an amazing present, you lucky thing! x

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  14. This is absolutely adorable, what a lovely gift
    The art of hand written letters are dying a slow and painful death and it really is such a shame

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  15. That's beautiful, what a lovely gift! I love how personal letters feel now, like little postal treasures!

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