April 2016 Curated Collection & a Giveaway

If you read my last blog post, you know that April is National Card & Letter Writing Month (hooray!)

In celebration, my friend and co-host Christina Olsen of Creative Mercantile and I are holding a weekly challenge called #sendcardsspreadlove where we’re asking you to send out at least four cards near and far. That’s one a week. So easy!

April 2016 Curated Collection

There will be guest posts galore for inspiration, letter writing resources, plus weekly challenges and prizes. It’s going to be so much fun (‘cause there ain’t no party like a Pretty by Post® party)! We start Monday, April 4th. SIGN UP HERE for a fabulous FREEBIE created by Christina and so you don’t miss out on any of the posts, info, etc.

And if you need cards for the challenge, check out The Best of Curated Collection (LIMITED EDITION and LIMITED QUANTITIES). For free shipping USE CODE BESTOF. Or you can purchase any past collection.

Now on to the April 2016 Curated Collection

Girls are smart and strong (especially you)

I believe that this card from Constellation & Co. would be Leslie Knope’s fave card and maybe even Amy Poehler’s (from Smart Girls). Give the strong and smart girl in your life this card STAT.

Feel better soon greeting card

Cheer someone up with this hand-painted heart with gold foil on recycled paper card by Idlewild Co.

Get It Girl greeting card

For the girl who needs some encouragement and the paper equivalent of a hug/high-five/fist bump, send this fun card by The Social Type.

You're A Lifesaver greeting card

Just like chocolate, wine and coffee, your friend has the power to help you through anything. Let them know how appreciated she/he is with this letterpress card from Wild Ink Press (also printed on recycled card stock).

Which card(s) is your favorite? I love comments almost as much as I love snail mail, so please do share below!

It’s time to celebrate with our monthly giveaway (open to US & Canada ONLY). To be entered, leave a comment below (mandatory). For more chances to win, you can complete more entries. And if you’re a current subscriber and you win, don’t fret, you can either choose to gift your prize to another lucky individual (talk about major friendship points) or you can have an extra month on us.

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* This giveaway runs from March 20th, 2016 to April 20th, 2016 (ends at midnight EST). The winner will be notified via email on April 21st and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. After 48 hours, if there is no response, another winner will be chosen.

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  1. I love 2 but one really spoke to me…… Girls are smart. I have a friend who is starting a new life and business after a bad divorce and she really needs that kind of encouragement. So I would send Girls to Terresa.

    The other one by the way is Coffee, Chocolate and Wine. I am not a wind drinker, if it said beer it would have been #1!

  2. The cards are so cute. I love cards… and always have a stash at hand when an occasion pops up . I think my favorite is “feel better soon”. (although the coffee, wine, chocolate is a close second). Thankfully I don’t know anyone sick right now. but when it happens, I’d have it handy.

  3. I think my favorite one this month is the Feel Better Soon. My dad just had to have heart surgery on fairly short notice this past week, so that card is perfect to send him some cheering up as he recovers (everything went great and he’s doing fine!)

  4. LOVE the coffee/wine/chocolate card. It’s actually perfect for my mom! But I also love the “Girls are smart and strong” one. Great collection this month!

  5. the feel better soon card just because it is so cute and I know my friends would love it to help cheer them up

  6. The Lifesaver one is adorable! I would love to send it to my BFF Asia. She’d really appreciate it 🙂

  7. I love the Your a Lifesaver. This is so perfect for so many that are help my family out while my husband battles cancer.

  8. Love the Get it girl card!! A little kick in the butt can go such a long way!! Id give this to my oldest daughter before her next softball game.

  9. My favorite card is the “Feel Better Soon”, and I would love to give it to my mom!
    Thank You for the chance

  10. I like the Get it Girl card. I have a friend is struggling with fertility. She needs a little encouragement and think this would make her laugh.

  11. You’re a life saver would be sent to a friend who has moved the big and heavy things into my new home.

  12. I love the get it girl card! I love the simple bold style and I don’t feel like I have seen that saying on a card before!

  13. I love the Girls are Smart one. I would give to my best friend. She is amazing but always puts herself down. This will be a good pick me up.

  14. I love the you’re a lifesaver card….as a mom it feels like i’m constantly offering my gratitude for help or favors.

  15. My favorite is the encouragement fist bump type card. I would send it to my niece since she’s been having a difficult time.

  16. My favorite card is the “Get it Girl” card! I would give it to my daughter who is working hard to get her Bachelor’s degree!

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