Posted on February 11, 2015

A Timbergram of Hearts

Last Valentine’s I bought this simple, heart-print Timbergram. The first time I’d ever seen a Timbergram was in Paris a few years ago. I love postcards and so I love the idea even more of a Timbergram postcard.

Valentine Vignette

I love that it is fun and solid and can actually be sent through the post. Though I didn’t send it. I kept it. Because I kind of didn’t buy it to send, I bought it for myself because just looking at it makes me smile.

Heart Print Timbergram

I imagine a chic character in a film sending it to a lover. An old film, possibly silent. A film from the sixties. French, of course. Art-house.

In black and white.

Heart Print Timbergram

I can imagine this person turning it over and scribbling something chic and illegible on the back.

Perhaps in gold or silver pen in a flourishing Left-bank calligraphic style, throwing it in the post box with only a lipsticked kiss and not a backward glance, despite it saying on the back to

‘Write with a biro & post as standard mail’.

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It would still arrive, of course. Perhaps an Amelie-style romantic would oversee the process, ensuring it was delivered wrapped in love and hearts and possibility and happy endings.

Heart Print Timbergram

Maybe I’ll send mine after all.

Maybe you should too <3

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  • Reply Lila February 11, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    That is so beautiful! I would have a hard time parting with it!
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    • Reply daintydora February 11, 2015 at 11:26 pm

      Thanks Lila – I am a bit of a hoarder but some things are just too lovely not to have around :)

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