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100 Snail Mail-Inspired Products

From Letter Handbags to Flavored Envelopes

— January 27, 2013 — Fashion
Some readers may not remember snail mail, as it may have even been before their time. But long ago people would actually send physical messages to each other. Once sent the sender and/or receiver would patiently wait for the letter to arrive, sometimes for days.

Although this process is a lot more inconvenient, there was a certain intimacy and anticipation that made this experience more exciting. Some of us will never forget the feeling we had as kids when we received our first letter in the mail. It made us feel important. It was something we looked forward to and we deeply cherished.

Hopefully by exploring through snail mailing-inspired products and ideas, one can relive those pleasant nostalgic feelings and memories.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Physically Produced Emails
Physically Produced Emails
Ivan Cash Will Mail Out Your Emails for Free with 'Snail Mail my Email'
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98
Smokey Swine Snail Mail
Smokey Swine Snail Mail
The MMMMvelopes Are a Bacon-Flavored Treat
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97
Word-Reducing Email Services
Word-Reducing Email Services
ShortMail Places a Character Limit on Your Digital Correspondences
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96
Social, Eco Mail
Social, Eco Mail
Pivotal Packaging Offers Supportive Job Opportunities and Greener Services
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95
Literal Snail Mail
Literal Snail Mail
Real SnailMail Sends Emails Using Live Gastropods
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94
Socially Responsible Snail-Mail
Socially Responsible Snail-Mail
The Global Peace-Pal Program Uses Art to Break Down Barriers
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93
SMS Postage
SMS Postage
Sweden and Denmark Set to Introduce Text Message Stamps
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92
Email Popularity Infographics
Email Popularity Infographics
The Email Infographic Explores its Significance in Today's World
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91
Scannable Postage Stamps
Scannable Postage Stamps
The QR Code Stamp Lets Croatians Stalk Their Snail Mail
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90
Post-Alerting Panels
Post-Alerting Panels
The Arduino Mail Notifier Lets You Know When You've Got Mail
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89
Engine Exhaust Envelopes
Engine Exhaust Envelopes
These D-Bros Tearable Envelopes are "Fume-tastic"
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88
Social Media Inboxes
Social Media Inboxes
Tumblr 'Fan Mail' is User-Friendly
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87
Pre-Recorded Snail Mail
Pre-Recorded Snail Mail
Video Message Greeting Cards Pack ten Minutes of Mushiness into 95 Grams
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86
Multimedia Mailers
Multimedia Mailers
These Talking Recordable Envelopes May Revitalize Dying Snail Mail
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85
Tongue-Wagging Egghead Explanations
Tongue-Wagging Egghead Explanations
The Sony Cybershot Einstein Ad Explains the Iconic Image
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84
Sweet Mouthwatering Mailers
Sweet Mouthwatering Mailers
Flavorlopes Makes Sealing Letters Fun and Fruity
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83
Romantic Message Deliveries
Romantic Message Deliveries
eHarmony Australia 'Love Letters' Campaign Handwrites Notes for You
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82
Delicious Postage Pieces
Delicious Postage Pieces
The 'Cake Mail Post Card' is a Sweet Way to Show Your Friends Some Love
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81
Snail Mail-Inspired Rugs
Snail Mail-Inspired Rugs
The Carte Postale Coir Mat Adds a Welcoming Touch to Arrivals
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80
Literary Postage Fares
Literary Postage Fares
The Roald Dahl Stamps Celebrate His Most Famous Children's Novels
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79
Email Lights
Email Lights
The USB Mail Notifier Will Let You Know When You Have Messages
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78
Mechanical Greeting Cards
Mechanical Greeting Cards
Mechanicards from Brad Litwin Say "I Love You" With Mini-Machines
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77
Soldier Support Stamps
Soldier Support Stamps
UK Post to Honour Iraq Soldiers
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76
Tiny Snail Mail How-Tos (UPDATE)
Tiny Snail Mail How-Tos (UPDATE)
Create Mini Letters with the World's Smallest Post Service Kit
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75
EV Mail Deliveries
EV Mail Deliveries
US Postal Delivery Fleet Electrification Will Also Power Grid
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74
Airbourne Snail Mail
Airbourne Snail Mail
The Flying Letter Allows you to Send Notes in Style
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73
Paper Email
Paper Email
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72
Envelope-Inspired Wallets
Envelope-Inspired Wallets
The Airmail Mighty Wallet Resembles the Iconic Mailing Envelope
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71
Tiny Stamp Tomes
Tiny Stamp Tomes
Richard Hutten Designs Miniature Snail Mail Booklet for Royal TNT Post
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70
Minimalist Letter Drops
Minimalist Letter Drops
The Made in Sweden Mailbox is Made Out of Fiberglass
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69
Mail-Inspired Furniture
Mail-Inspired Furniture
Field Day's Envelope Chest is Perfect for the Office
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68
Creatively Crass Greeting Cards
Creatively Crass Greeting Cards
Mr. Bingo Turns His Hate Mail Service Into a Full Fledged Book
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67
Postcards from Strangers
Postcards from Strangers
'To Be Returned' Encourages Random Snail Mail Sending
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66
Geometric Mailing Accessories
Geometric Mailing Accessories
Insecurity Envelopes Look Like the Inside of Secure Envelopes
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65
Twitterfied Snail Mail
Twitterfied Snail Mail
Sendsocial Lets Users Send Packages via Social Media IDs
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64
Deadly Mail Slicers
Deadly Mail Slicers
Sever Envelopes with the Cas Hanwei 1918 Mark 1 Letter Opener
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63
Mailable Art
Mailable Art
New Competition Requires Art to Be Posted
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62
Edible Postcards
Edible Postcards
Made of Dried Sushi
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61
Scented Snail Mail
Scented Snail Mail
Brand Sense Teams With Royal Mail
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60
Wall of Mailboxes
Wall of Mailboxes
Where's That Letter Gone?
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59
Get Email Without A PC
Get Email Without A PC
HP Printing Mail Box
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58
Male Mail
Male Mail
South Park Cards For Men
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57
Dirty Direct Marketing
Dirty Direct Marketing
Breeze Excel Tests Durability of Washing Detergent
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56
Cartoon Mailer Collectibles
Cartoon Mailer Collectibles
The Sunday Funnies Postage Stamps are Almost too Cute to Use
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55
Iconic Vaulted Postboxes
Iconic Vaulted Postboxes
The TomTom Letterbox Celebrates Suburban and Outback Australia
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54
Mail-Order Unmentionables
Mail-Order Unmentionables
'Panty by Post' Gives You Monthly Undies and a Blushing Mailman
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53
The Forever Stamp
The Forever Stamp
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52
Opening Snail Mail Online
Opening Snail Mail Online
Earth Class Mail
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51
Bacon-Flavored Envelopes
Bacon-Flavored Envelopes
Mmmvelopes from J & D's Make Snail Mail Delicious
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50
Modern Mail Mobiles
Modern Mail Mobiles
The Posten Pod Mail Delivery Vehicle Improves Ergonomics and Efficiency
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49
Digital Snail Mail
Digital Snail Mail
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48
Prompt Postcard Art
Prompt Postcard Art
Sarah Musi's Mailbag Art Museum Blog is Artistically Original
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47
Personalized Postal Stamps + Top 5 Stamps for the Holidays
Personalized Postal Stamps + Top 5 Stamps for the Holidays
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46
Mailman Menswear Bags
Mailman Menswear Bags
The DURKL x Ortlieb Messenger Backpack is Postal-Themed
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45
Sugary Stamps
Sugary Stamps
Toby Ng's 'Chocolate Mail' Makes Licking Stamps Yummy
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44
Light Switch Hangers
Light Switch Hangers
Wallplates
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43
Wooden Postcards
Wooden Postcards
DIY Wood Carvings As Mail
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42
Email to Envelope Concepts
Email to Envelope Concepts
Rahul Mahtani & Yofred Moik Attempt to Save the Postal Service With Goo
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41
Apple Mailbox
Apple Mailbox
From Inbox To Yard
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40
Personalized Wedding Invites
Personalized Wedding Invites
Love vs. Design Allows Couples to Create Expressive Stationery
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39
Designer Origami Paper
Designer Origami Paper
Hermes Celebrates Designer Style with Extravagantly Priced Stationery
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38
Make Your Own Paper R2-D2 Mailbox For Free
Make Your Own Paper R2-D2 Mailbox For Free
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37
Airplane Postcards
Airplane Postcards
Pop-Out Planes Put a New Spin on 'Air Mail'
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36
Word Insert Notes
Word Insert Notes
These Are Things 'Fill In The Blank' Cards Make Saying What You Mean Easier
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35
Peelable Post Cards
Peelable Post Cards
Peel off Fruit Skins to Reveal their Fleshy Greetings
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34
Mailed Message Mugs
Mailed Message Mugs
The Postcup Postcard Mug is a Love Letter Liquid-Lugger
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33
Vintage Postage Cases
Vintage Postage Cases
The Address Your Fans Laptop Sleeve is Chic
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32
Vintage Mailouts
Vintage Mailouts
Telegram Stop Lets You Send Messages the Old-Fashioned Way
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31
Modern Mailboxes
Modern Mailboxes
The Sleekest Accessory for Anyone Who Still Gets Snail Mail
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30
Chocolate Postcards
Chocolate Postcards
Send a Loving and Sweet Message and Gift While Traveling
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29
Whimsical Literal Invites
Whimsical Literal Invites
The Tying the Knot Wedding Invitation Combines Humor and Romance
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28
Sci-Fi Envelope Knives
Sci-Fi Envelope Knives
The Klingon Letter Opener is Based On the Star Trek Weapon the Bat'leth
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27
Cute Letter Cutters
Cute Letter Cutters
The 'Birdie' Paper Knife is an Adorable and Stylish Mail Opener
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26
Mailman Tricycles
Mailman Tricycles
Is the Deliver-E Trike the Perfect Eco Postal Carrier?
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25
Gmail Paper: Surprise Paper Mail by Google
Gmail Paper: Surprise Paper Mail by Google
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24
Psychic Wedding Reminders
Psychic Wedding Reminders
These Ouija Board Save-the-Date Cards Make Me Want to Get Married
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23
Snail Mail Packaging
Snail Mail Packaging
Lather Me Soap Sports a Girly Envelope Wrapper
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22
Sociably Modern Mail Boxes
Sociably Modern Mail Boxes
The Joan Rojeski Primer C Increases Communication in the Office
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21
Googled Snail Mail
Googled Snail Mail
Beste Miray Dogan Creates One-of-a-Kind Envelopes
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20
Artfully-Addressed Envelopes
Artfully-Addressed Envelopes
Harriet Russell's Royal Mail Challenge
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19
P2P Shipping Solutions
P2P Shipping Solutions
Citizenshipper.com
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18
Junk Mail Tables
Junk Mail Tables
The Papervore Coffee Table Turns Junk Mail into Coffee Conversation
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17
Letterbox Stationery Sets
Letterbox Stationery Sets
Junior Mailbox Package Encourages Kids' Cursive Correspondence
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16
Email Without Computer
Email Without Computer
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15
Oddly-Shaped Envelopes
Oddly-Shaped Envelopes
Andrew Bush Gives You a Different Perspective on an Everyday Item
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14
Snail Mail Accessories
Snail Mail Accessories
Envelope Messenger Bag is the Perfect Mailman Accessory
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13
Fantasy Postage Fare
Fantasy Postage Fare
Royal Mail Magical Stamps Give Flight to Enchanted Envelopes
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12
Delicious Postcard Packaging
Delicious Postcard Packaging
The Post Chocolate From Lilla Toth is a Sweet Piece of Mail
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11
Letter Tablet Cases
Letter Tablet Cases
The Old-Fashioned Dunhill iPad Cover is Addressed to Alfred Dunhill
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10
Paper Mail Handbags
Paper Mail Handbags
Vintage Purses Resemble Snail Mail Letters
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9
Personalized Polaroid Postcards
Personalized Polaroid Postcards
The Polapost Frame Allows You to Use Your Own Photos as Mail
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8
Miniature Mail
Miniature Mail
World's Smallest Postal Service
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7
Random Mail Intimacy
Random Mail Intimacy
Asia Wong's 300 Love Letters Project
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6
DIY Postal Sachets
DIY Postal Sachets
The Brit & Co. Duct Tape Envelopes are a Funky Way to Send Mail
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5
Eco-Friendly Postal Packages
Eco-Friendly Postal Packages
The Sendbag Concept Gives the Envelope an Extended Life
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4
Vintage Mail Laptop Bags
Vintage Mail Laptop Bags
MacBook Postage Sleeve Keeps Your Tech Gear Beautiful
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3
Eco Cardboard Wrapping
Eco Cardboard Wrapping
Bellroy Product Packaging Uses Earthy Brown Paper Pouches
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2
Inappropriate Christmas Cards
Inappropriate Christmas Cards
These Dirty Santa Holiday Greeting Cards are Just Plain Naughty
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1
Face-Changing Cards
Face-Changing Cards
The 'Designers Anonymous' Greeting Cards Double as Wearable Masks
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