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mojave correspondence club is a monthly "blind" penpal exchange run at mojavecorrespondenceclub on instagram. each month you're assigned a random penpal and a monthly theme. here are all the envelopes i remembered to take photos of that were sent out to mojave penpals as well as the month/year/theme.

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October 2022
Theme: Halloween
photo of the front of an envelope. there is a handmade film strip running down the left side of the purple envelope with old horror movie title cards. there is a label on the front that reads Anne and has iridescent green slime dripping from the bottom of it
photo of the back of a purple envelope. a handmade film strip runs diagonal across the back. it has old horror movie title cards on them. there is a return label that reads 'sucre' and has cute ghost stickers in the corners. eyeball washi tape seals the envelope shut

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August 2022
Theme: National Parks

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May 2022
Theme: Flower Power
photo of the front of an envelope. the envelope front has a page from a vintage flower book pasted on, with a small brown banner on top and stickers that read 'fiona' stuck on the banner. the letters are a mix of muted pinks, blues and oranges. there are pink paper flowers pasted around the banner.
photo of the back of a bright green envelope. the envelope back has a small paper bouquet of flowers pasted onto the envelope flap. there is a page from the directory of a vintage book of flowers turned ninety degrees that is covering half of the bottom of the envelope. the other half has an illustration of monstera leaves and a small white creature sitting on a leaf and smiling at the viewer.

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April 2022
Theme: Shades of Purple
photo of the front of an envelope. the envelope front has a cartoony, cute bunny sleeping on a pastel cloud with the name 'gabriela' pasted on
photo of the back of a lavender envelope. there are white clouds on the top flap, diagonal silver stripes on the body of the envelope, and a cartoon unicorn centered at the base of the envelope

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March 2022
Theme: Springtime
photo of the front of a light pink envelope with a white grid. there is a page cutout from a manga that has two characters sitting opposite each other. between them is a wobbly white shape with the name 'janette' on it in light yellow stickers. colorful flower washi tape decorates the bottom of the envelope
photo of the back of a light pink envelope with a white grid pattern. there are multiple strips of floral washi tape on it and a large, colorful butterfly in the upper right corner.

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February 2022
Theme: Valentines
photo of the front of a red envelope. there is a white lace doily in the shape of a heart behind a purple watercolor rectangle with the name 'madeleine' on it. a sticker of my melody and hello kitty in kitty outfits is in the bottom right corner.
photo of the back of a red envelope. there is an illustration of two cats hugging in the center of the envelope. white and red lace washi tape decorates the bottom and the envelope is sealed shut with white washi tape with a small red bow print on it.