The concept was the brainchild of Holly at Nothing But Bonfires. She invited friends and family to write and submit a favorite memory of her dad, which she then packaged in these beautiful vintage air mail envelopes and gave to him for his 60th birthday.
Just so happened that my husband's birthday was approaching. Coincidentally, his 60th birthday. I was so enamored with this idea, though, that I'd have stolen it regardless of the age coincidence.
So, I called on family and friends for their favorite memories of my husband, with the assurance that anything goes: funny, sad, goofy, R-rated. Anything.
After printing all the memories, I put them in vintage air mail envelopes I found on Amazon. I stamped postmarks on each. And, similar to the inspiration project, I tied them all together with mailing string.
That sweet bundle really had impact, if I do say so myself.
I had hoped to share a photo of my husband reading his birthday messages, but silly me--I forgot to charge my camera battery before he began his trip down memory lane.
His expressions told the real story. You'll just have to use your imagination.
Make it a great day!