With the emergence of e-mail and sending quick notes via the Internet, it’s refreshing to send and receive hand-written letters through the post. Nothing is more special than taking the time to write and send letters to your loved ones.
This month, BIRD TALK found adorable avian cards and stationery that say just the right message — our love for birds is just as important as our love for one another.
These adorable cards from Scarlet’s Feathers will sure bring out a smile in any bird lover. Scarlet’s Feathers specializes in parrot-themed greeting cards, note pads and stamps with an understanding for the companion parrot attitude and owner lifestyle. With cards by species and various occasions, the parrot owner will find the right card to send their loved ones. Contact: Scarlet’s Feathers, (973) 509-9427, www.scarletsfeathers.com.
The Love-A-Doves card features two adorable birds connected together by a heart. The Watch the Birdie card (below right) shows a lovely bird on a flower. Both cards are printed on fabric and hand-stitched to paper with a match envelope that features a little birdie on the seal. Contact: Zuq and Zöe, http://homepage.mac.com/jenjen1/ZUQ+ZOE/index.html
Cards from Dog and Pony Show Designs feature a bird each bearing an important message: “promise me,” “love” and “thank you” (left.) The blank interior allows you to share your own message. The cards are printed on card stock paper with a kraft paper envelope and plastic sleeve. Contact: Dog and Pony Show Designs, http://shopdogandponyshow.com.
Each card from Flaunt is handmade and features a fun design. This card (right) features a cute fuzzy parrot with the words, “thinking of you.” The one you’re thinking of will appreciate the thoughtful note. Contact: Flaunt, www.flauntcard.com; Tansu, www.tansustyle.com.
This whimsical card (left) aptly titled “Chirp!” is from Etui. The square card measures 5-inches, and the colorful bird is silk screened on card stock. A heavy-weight, natural white envelope is included with each card. Contact: Etui,
The Bushel & A Peck Stationery set from 16 Sparrows features a little blue sparrow printed on white linen writing paper. The set comes complete with a printed envelope and is available in sets of six. Contact: 16 Sparrows, http://16sparrows.com.
Bird in a Skirt offers the perfect way to say, “Thanks” with the “Bird in Tree” thank you card. The white folded cards come with matching white envelopes in sets of eight. Contact: Bird in a Skirt, 310-933-5717, www.birdinaskirt.com.
The Lovebird Card by Foxy & Winston makes the perfect card for Valentine’s Day. The card features two birds against a pink background. The hand-drawn design is screen-printed recycled, acid-free white cover weight paper with corresponding envelopes. Contact: Elsewares, 866-491-5156, www.elsewares.com.