Darling Shoppe

Wouldn't it be nice if you found a card from the in the mail today, with a note inside from someone you love? Never forget the power of a kind gesture, a little thought to show your appreciation, that handwritten note.

In the age of email, it's rare that anything arrives handwritten anymore, which is why my recent mail surprises from and , both care packages with special greetings written inside, gave me that squealing, jumping-out-of-my-shoes excitement... I'm sure you've felt that many times when gifted, and it's wonderful. owner, Christine, seems to understand the power of sending something sweet to a friend, because all of her cards contain the nicest thoughts and illustrations. , is one of my favorites because it shows a girl and boy jumping up for a high five moment. I always had a ton of guy friends and think this card is so perfect for those boy/girl friendships that are nothing more. I mean, there just isn't enough boy/girl friends-only cards out there, so this one is perfect.
, even cuter with the image of a pink bra and , so fitting with a watercolor dandelion and a few detached seedlings going off on their journey.

, we love owls, we love trees, we love eachother, could the card be bursting with anymore charm?

(images from the darling shoppe)