A couple weeks ago, my whole family met up in Sorrento, Italy to celebrate my mom and dad turning 60. My parents have been married for almost 40 years and were born exactly a week apart in 1954. I have two sisters and we all live in different countries, so getting all of us together in the same place at the same time is a very special event. The last time we were all together was at my wedding in 2012, so we were definitely due for a reunion. My parents very generously booked and paid for all of our accommodation, so I wanted to send them a special thank-you. I love creating things for the special people in my life, so I put together a thank-you card.
I drew a map of Italy on the front and highlighted the places we visited: Capri, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast and Sorrento. After a couple attempts to trace the map using the iPad and failing due to the sensitive touch screen, I pulled up the same map on my laptop and this worked a treat. I could have tried to draw the map free-hand, but that seemed like too much hard work. I used some decorative twine to attach the paper insert, which I wrote my message on. I’ll be posting it today and it should hopefully reach my parents in a couple of weeks.