Welcome letter writing enthusiasts and those new and/or rediscovering the joys of letter writing. We celebrate letter writing here daily!

AnchoredScraps letter writing blog encourages old-style correspondence through handwritten letters between kindred souls since 2015

Whether the topic focuses on buying your first fountain pen, downloading a printable for jotting down a few whimsical sentiments, sending a post card, dusting off your typewriter, the joys of selecting vintage or new postage to our envelope cachets, adding to our stationery stash, or simply hand-writing a letter – it’s all fun and a daily journey with a daily blog post by Helen Rittersporn.

Here you will find ongoing encouragement to regularly carve out a few precious moments to connect with others via “old” styles of correspondence, specifically in letter writing. 

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Sew Much to Know

What’s in a card?   I’m in the process of investigating merging the use of an embroidery sewing machine with my scrapbooking card stock to make gorgeous cards to send to friends and family, to use the embroidered card stock items as embellishments.    … Digital

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Helen Rittersporn

March right up!

Welcome to the month of March 2015!    We have the   opportunity right now that you and I can do a little planning for the month. Today if you will take a few minutes look to see if there are any birthdays this month

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Live Long and Prosper

This last week for the month of February began with Julie Andrews making a surprise appearance at the Oscars following Lady Gaga’s performance singing a “Sound of Music” medley celebrating the movie’s 50th anniversary.   The shared TV viewing experience was highlighted with a big

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Helen Rittersporn

If it’s not in the scrapbook…

“If it’s not in the scrapbook, it didn’t happen.” – Anonymous The photo on the right is of my magnet I’ve had for over ten years.  It is a sentiment I’ve seen at scrapbooking functions (aka crops). Today I’d like us to take this quick

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Helen Rittersporn

“There’s Been Talk!”

“There’s Been Talk!” – If you have ever seen the John Wayne & Maureen O’Hara classic movie, The Quiet Man, you will smile at recalling one of its recurring lines in the movie “there’s been TALK”!   In my family over the years if I

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