I adore this card, not just for Mothers Day. I firmly believe all teenagers, especially teenage girls should receive this card on a daily basis! What better way to make mum feel special than showering her with compliments.
When your mum is your friend, maybe even your best friend, then this is the card to send. If you and your mum don’t live close by each other and perhaps don’t see each other as often as you’d like, this is the card for her.
Whichever card you choose, you’ll be sending an exclusively designed one that will make her say, ‘wow, thank you that’s beautiful’. If you need gift wrap to go with it then I would recommend either the Flowers and Stars or Flowers ones from Flamingo or the Magenta swirl from Deva.
I have just come across this fabulous movement called share the love letters and am going to join in myself. Think I might even get the kids doing it too. Does it matter if I use Phoenix Trading notepaper? You can find more information at the website www.sharetheloveletters.com, the following is taken from their site.
Wherever you are you can spread some love around the world….
The concept is simple, you write an anonymous love letter to another human sharing whatever it is you want to tell them. This could be a few lines of encouragement or a longer letter sharing your message from your heart.
You start your message To you… and sign it I Love you or You are Loved… or whatever loving sign off you like… The bit in between is up to you!
On the envelope you write… this is for you, open me…or you can be creative and write something else fun that will encourage a stranger to pick it up…then go leave it out in the world for someone to find.
If we all write a letter each week then we can raise the planet’s vibration to love in unison…
It’s that easy!!!
Join the Love Ambassadors and take part in the anonymous love letter revolution. Write one, find one and help #sharethelove across the globe with this simple act of kindness.
What will you write? Where will you leave your love letters?
I didn’t know until very recently that some people believe that whoever makes the first purchase following a wedding will be the dominant force in the marriage. So some superstitious brides will buy something from one of the bridesmaids immediately after the ceremony.
Bring back the pen By Richard Branson @richardbranson 10 November 2015
Shocked to read that half of today’s 13 to 19-year-olds have never written a thank you letter – and even more concerning, one in 10 do not own a pen. These worrying statistics are, in part, due to rise of online messaging. Just like the advent of the iPod put many of our Virgin Megastores out of business, the texting teenager is determining the fate of the pen. Image from Virgin.com While yours truly has embraced technology – communicating and blogging on the go via mobile phone and iPad – I still love to write down my thoughts and feelings. I carry a notebook with me wherever I go, and author letters whenever I get the chance. There’s something so romantically resolute about putting pen to paper. It holds more meaning, more intention and more substance than digital text. Image from Virgin.com I found it astounding that around 83 per cent of teens surveyed have not written a love letter. What a shame! As a young lad, one of my favourite past times was writing poetry and letters to my sisters and the objects of my affection . While I was by no means a Casanova, it allowed me to express, and come to terms with, my feelings. Read my first poem, Lacking Love. Image from Virgin.com Teenagers should be encouraged to write letters. Letter writing is not only a good emotional outlet, but it also helps build key life skills like hand writing, spelling and grammar. Sadly, critics believe that texting will see the art of handwriting eventually disappear, and two thirds of teenagers admit that using their smartphones and social media is detrimental to their writing. It’s time to bring back the pen. I urge everyone, and not just teenagers, to write a letter to someone today. Or to get even more practice, do what I do, keep a notebook with you and write down your thoughts, ideas and dreams as they come to you.