These glorious prints of seeds and shoots will surely appeal to the inner gardener in all of us. A cheerful reminder that good things always come to those who wait. We couldn’t help noticing the parallel with letter writing – the wonderful feeling of anticipation when you know a note is on its way. So spread a burst of botanical colour and joy with these gorgeous Kiran Ravilious Seedlings pigeon folded letters.
Illustrated by Kiran Ravilious
Nothing can ever replace that uplifting feeling when a letter comes through the post.
That’s where Pigeon folded letters come in.
Write. Fold. Send.
Each pack contains 6 different folded letters waiting for you to write them. Each design is of a similar theme within each pack but each one is a slightly different colour or pattern.
About Seedlings pigeon folded letters
Inspired by origami, Pigeon, is a beautifully crafted combination of letter and envelope. A more satisfying alternative to the always-on, instant-gratification tools we all use to communicate with each other every day. Because even with all our hi-tech wizardry, nobody has managed to recreate the magic and joy of the hand-written letter.
Thanks to their miraculous homing instincts, Pigeons have a long and honourable track record in delivering messages. The ancient Greeks sent them out to broadcast the names of victorious athletes at the original Olympic Games. And Julius Caesar employed pigeon post during his conquest of Gaul. In recent centuries, of course – ever since 1660, when King Charles II established the Post Office – the poor old pigeon’s been somewhat edged out. We think it’s time to reintroduce Pigeon Post…
See more about Pigeon’s creator in a clip from Midlands Today