Monday, February 4, 2013

Organization for the new year

Many other mail bloggers have shared their mail record keeping systems. I have not been very good at keeping records in the past and I think it's easy for things to slip through the cracks for me. So this year I am trying something new.

At the beginning of the year my bank was giving out free planners.
I got two: one for mail and one for my schedule. 

Not super beautiful, eh?

But functional. I think having the days already set out makes it easier for me to fill in what I sent and received. There is a pretty good amount of room to write for each day. I haven't had trouble fitting everything in yet.

And then because it was so boring on the outside I decorated with stickers. I'm hoping they stay on well because I used some of my favorites: Missive Maven's "To Get a Letter...", "Write Me" from the Red Letter Day book, and some treasured airmail stickers. I love the Goulet Pen Company ink blot too, but they give them out with every order so I have a lot. I figured I'll be looking at this every day for a year!

Does any one else have trouble using certain stickers/stationery?


  1. Love the decoration you added to the outside :) Good luck keeping your mail diary, I did mine last year and it's quite interesting to see how much mail you end up sending throughout 12 months.

  2. I think I want to start a mail diary also. Great idea and so handy to have!

  3. I've been hoarding the stickers from Good Mail Day!

    1. Thanks for correcting me! I got the name wrong in the post!

  4. Love the decorations you put on it! :)