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May Happy Mail Idea: Birthday Fun

May just so happens to be my birthday month and I couldn’t resist bringing all of you into the celebration! This month’s happy mail idea will bring a big smile to anyone lucky enough to have it sent to them, birthday or not.

Birthday idea | Macaron-themed gift idea | Snail mail inspiration

The Card

The Lily & Val team just released this hand-drawn birthday card a few weeks ago. Please take a moment to notice the little French macarons on the right-hand side. *heart eyes* We loved this particular design so much, it is also in print form (without the birthday reference).

The Candle

Name one person who doesn’t enjoy a good candle. Just one. I’ll bet you can’t! They’re just so simply hygge no matter the season. Sending a candle for someone’s birthday draws a fun parallel – if you can’t be there to see them blow out birthday cake candles, you can send a lasting one.

We’ve had an ongoing admiration for Candelles candles and decided to partner up with a collaboration! This macaron-themed soy wonder is my personal favorite. Though it is only available for a limited time, all of Candelles candles are heavenly-scented and a common fixture in our Flagship Store. Check them out! 

Birthday Gift Idea | Macaron-themed gift idea | Snail mail inspiration

The Big Idea

We created this series to inspire you to connect with your buddies by sending more snail mail surprises! Happy mail doesn’t need to be on a big budget or a large scale. If you create a bit of happy mail inspired by ours, we would love to see!  Use #lilyandvalhappymail on Instagram!

We want to bestow a little luck on one of our readers – head on over to our Instagram to enter to win this snail mail package.

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