Party in an envelope

My father immigrated from the states to Israel when he was in his 20’s, leaving his family in the U.S. and forming his own family in Israel. As a result, I grew up away from my beloved Grandparent’s, uncles, aunt and cousins. Growing up, I would see them every few years, which meant that there were many events that I would celebrate without them. Thinking about it, it never made me sad, since I always knew that they are always in my heart, and that they are celebrating with me, even if we are miles and miles away from each other.

Every year on my birthday, my grandmother would send me a birthday card with words of love. Every year I would wait for the mail to arrive a few days before my birthday, but I would always wait until my actual birthday to open the envelope. I have kept all these wonderful cards throughout the years, and I can’t wait to get this years card on April.

When I saw this wonderful Idea by Janae from The Letter 4 I felt all fussy inside, since it really doesn’t matter how far you are from your loved ones, as long as your hearts are entwined.

The idea is very simple:

You have an event to celebrate with a distant loved one.

You want to let them know you are celebrating with them, even though you are miles away….

Send them a party in an envelope. Simply fill an envelope with various party elements such as confetti, balloons, noisemakers etc… attach a card or a note and mail it to their whereabouts.

Simple, thoughtful, lovely!

2 Responses to “Party in an envelope”
  1. Janae says:

    thank you so much for including us on your amazing site! So sweet of you to mention and we are so grateful 🙂

    • Karen says:

      I was happy to share such a wonderful idea… I love following your blog, and once I get around to set up my blogroll, your great blog will be featured there.

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