A Story








Here is something about me. My sister and I write letters to each other on a regular basis, although we live in the same state. And, almost, even better than our letters, full of words to one day be passed down curious minds, are the little random things we send each other. Her letters and bits are far more interesting than the things I send. Amy is an artist. Her letters look like collage art. I pay attention to the way she does things, I mimic and now I am finding my way in the world of interesting creatives.
Anyhow, one day, with a screaming baby on my hip . . . I ripped apart the August Anthropologie Catalog (you can click here to see the pictures clearly) & made a little story for my sister. I love the idea of this. I think the outcome could be WAY better with two hands, a quiet room and a free hip.
Thought you might enjoy my mini story, just maybe.
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Responses

  • LouBoo
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 12:57am

    Hi – I really enjoyed this! So sweet and letter writing is just such a missed art form now. I try to write postcards when I can but letters not so much. Love the English post office in the Anthro pictures! Can just imagine you and you sis there… Lou x

  • Metallo Bianco Jewelry
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 6:58am

    Very fun! I love the 'cool pauses'. LOL! You two are lucky to have eachother and I love that you write eachother and are in the same state!

  • Cassie @ Primitive & Proper
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 7:06am

    that is so cute! i love that idea! what a great way to recycle and make it fun, too!
    btw, my dining table is from crate and barrell and right after i got it i saw the world market one for less money. however we had gift cards left from our wedding so 6 yrs ago for our one year anniversary my parents gave us the difference so we could get the table, so at least it was still a good deal for me!

  • Heidi
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 9:48am

    How fun that you have real letters to look forward to. I miss that. I think your story is exactly what the marketing folks at anthro had in mind when they put the catalog together! They want to get our imaginations going, that is what they are best at, I think!
    Hope the baby has stopped screaming by now.
    xo
    Heidi – Heart and Home

  • rikshaw design
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 10:34am

    love that!!!

  • meg duerksen
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 1:22pm

    that is so funny. my sister saved all my letters i wrote to her when she was overseas and in college and i was a teen.
    they are so hysterical.
    i drew pictures and told stories. we die laughing when we read them….20 years later!

  • Miz.November
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 2:30pm

    That is too cute. It's nice to communicate in such an imaginative and fun way. I think it strengthens bonds.

  • {Bellamere Cottage}
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 6:05pm

    What a special thing to do with your sis…. Memories forever.

    Warm blessings,
    Spencer

  • Grace @ Sense and Simplicity
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 7:48pm

    What fun you and your sister have. I'm thinking the press for time with having a baby on the hip made your brain work faster and better – the story was too cute!

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on September 14th, 2010 at 9:43pm

    Ahh, thank you all for the sweet comments. I do agree that letter writing is a missed art form, Lou. There is nothing better than getting a letter in the mailbox, right?

    Cassie- Well, your table does look nicer, I have to say. The top of mine is completely bumpy. It's suppose to be that way but it is a little too much so.

  • larajanepark
    Commented on September 15th, 2010 at 9:46pm

    Love this little letter. I too have a fabulous sister Amy. Enjoyed reading this!

  • Coco Coterie Boutique
    Commented on September 16th, 2010 at 6:43am

    Now THAT is innovative, and I absolutely LOVE it. What a neat idea, and the comments…looking cool, girl with moustach…to great!!! Thank you for the lovely treat this morning with my latte.
    xoxoxo ~ Alexandra

  • Lenore @ Lather. Write. Repeat.
    Commented on September 17th, 2010 at 8:53am

    That is so cute and so sweet that you do that for each other!

    XO
    Lenore

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on September 18th, 2010 at 9:37pm

    awww. thanks Coco.. what a sweet compliment.

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