Roundup: 9 Creative Ways to Tame Mail Although paper mail certainly has dwindled with e-mail, online bill pay, and digital magazine subscriptions, it still has a way of piling up. (BTW, does anything look good in a pile? I mean, just the word: pile. Ick.) Here are some creative DIY projects that will finally tame the mail beast and put the pile where it belongs--out of existence.