Wednesday, August 28, 2013

This is amazing!!!

You are not going to believe this!!!  Seriously!  
We've all heard horror stories of things getting lost in our US postal system, but this is a story of the opposite kind.  I mentioned in my last post that Lady #56 was on her way home, remember?  Well, what I failed to mention that she was traveling to Norway (or maybe I did and just forgot???  Oh well!) In any event, wait until you hear this!  I finished and mailed out "Lady #56 - Noel" at 8 am (Friday) on August 23rd from Wisconsin.....AND.........believe it or not, Noel (such a pretty name) who lives in Norway, remember) got it on August 27th!!  Yes, 4 days, my friends!  4 days!  And that was over a weekend too!  Now.....don't you too think that's amazing?  I guess!  I must have "hit" those flights just right or something because I still can hardly believe it!  Anyway, here is pretty, Noel:

Lady #56 - Noel from Norway

And here is the real, Noel.  Thankfully, she was kind enough to give me permission to use her original photo in order to show you. 


Any time any of you are ready, I'm excited to do Lady #57 whomever that might be.  Write me at the address on my sidebar for information.

Now for the envelopes since last time.  First the ones to my precious great niece, Audrey.  We celebrated her 5 1/2 birthday last week.  If you've never done that for a child, please do!!!!  They get so excited and wonder if it's even true.  Audrey and her mom came over to swim on the exact day of her 1/2 year and her mother had even forgotten about it, but I was prepared with a nice slice of gooey chocolate cake.  Audrey's favorite and she was in heaven eating it all by herself! So fun!  Unfortunately, the fun envelope to celebrate must have made a post office go-round because it came to her 4 days late:

Audrey's envelope for the 2nd book of this week 

These were the others I sent to her this week.  The first contained the reader, "Ba-choo" and the 2nd, an a-z mystery, "The Xed out X-ray".

Book of the week for Audrey

To Audrey

And here the others that were sent to various people:

Angel fun mail

Need to clean......

How about some cake?

Boo!!!

Simple and sweet!

So, that's it!  I think I'm almost done drawing........although you will be seeing envelopes for months yet since I have about 80 on my desktop yet to post.  I hope you don't get bored!  Maybe in a couple weeks, I will have another give away.  Anyone need some fun mail?  Stay tuned!



14 comments:

Christine S said...

Cute as always! And that was fast shipping to another country for sure!!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I know - I have had things take months going to Europe and then some that are just days. Yes, It can be the same sending to Canada - even just over the state line!

lej619 said...

OH MY!!! I do so love your drawings!! and your people postcards! may I be rude and ask how much one goes for? understand if you don't want to reply.
thanks

Createology said...

Simply said...there are no explainable reasons for the postal service!!! Noel is lovely and your quilt is perfect. Love all your envelopes here and in the last post. Such fun swaps you got. Creative Bliss Dear...

B J Elder said...

Wow! Glad some things travel fast. A quilt was mailed to me from Nebraska on the 19th and arrived here in Washington state today (28th). We were about to send out a search party for it.
Love your envelopes (along with your great quilt pictures). You always bring a smile with your art.

Susan said...

Bored???? on your blog - never! 4 days to Norway - wow!!

Annie said...

That must be a PO record delivery time! Noel was in a hurry to get to herself! lol Love, love the envelopes! Mail from you is like no other mail! It MUST be experienced!

Farm Gate Creations said...

1st off..Yes that was amazing with the postal system, and I never get bored with what you post whether it be Ladies or envelopes.

Mary said...

YEA, another one of your pretty Ladies gone to Norway this time, that was FAST! I'd love another envelope anytime. Something quilty would be great...

KaHolly said...

That IS pretty amazing!! I waited 4 weeks plus for a post card from Australia to Canada. 7 days for priority mail from Utah to Canada for $36!! You did an amazing job. I'm pretty tempted. Just love this post's installment of envelopes. Not one thing boring about your blog. You should post MORE!

Rettabug said...

Only 4 days to Norway??!!! Heck, I can't get a birthday card to go 4 miles to my grandkids in that length of time. Wowzers!!

Love all the newest envelopes...that balancing cake one is really creative. I had no idea there were so many darling stamps available. All I ever get are flags. :/

Hope you're doing well. I saw where you were getting storms...Yikes! Stay safe!

Kim said...

Your Copic work, like your quilts, is so wonderful! I look forward to seeing your newest creations. Do you sell any of your quilts, mug rugs,etc? My absolute favorite is your City scene. That one blew me away!

Mari said...

I am Totally in love with my new wall art ! Thanks again for a great job :-)
Mari

Karen said...

Wow, Carol! Fabric Noel looks JUST like her real counterpart. You are an amazing artist! Hugs, Karen