How to Make a Wax Seal

How to Make a Wax Seal

In case you missed it, we started carrying J. Herbin wax seal supplies in the shop a few weeks ago - I did a blog post on it, with more pictures of the different coloured wax in seal form. 
April 06, 2015 — wonderpens
Postage Stamps - and Maybe a Letter Writing Club?

Postage Stamps - and Maybe a Letter Writing Club?

I had a blast with InCoWriMo, both sending and receiving letters, and which of course was the perfect opportunity to stock up on some more stamps that I had absolutely no need for.
April 04, 2015 — wonderpens
Inspiration for Letter Writing - Letters of Note

Inspiration for Letter Writing - Letters of Note

We've made it halfway through International Correspondence Writing Month, and in case you needed some inspiration, I thought I would give you a closer look at the marvelous Letters of Note book, compiled by Shaun Usher. 
February 17, 2015 — wonderpens
InCoWriMo - International Correspondence Writing Month

InCoWriMo - International Correspondence Writing Month

Now that you've been inspired by National Handwriting Day (January 23rd) to get writing again, International Correspondence Writing Month is the perfect opportunity to put those chops to good use.
January 29, 2015 — wonderpens
An Ode to Canada Post

An Ode to Canada Post

I recently bit the bullet and began making my way through letters that have been piling up. I used to be not so bad, but actually this pile-up has been around since...InCoWriMo in ...February. The irony is not lost on me (not writing back during the official correspondence writing month...).
June 02, 2014 — wonderpens
Tags: Canada Post

Thank You for Being Wonderful

The Art of a Thank You Note, or How to Write a Thank You Note While some might argue that paper and writing and pens are becoming archaic (and what of the fountain pen!), I think everyone can agree that good manners in the form of a thank-you note will always be classy. 

In praise of the handwritten note

Toronto Star wrote an article "In praise of the handwritten note" - which speaks perfectly to the vision of Wonder Pens.
April 04, 2013 — wonderpens