Bad Girls Throughout History and Breakfast at Tiffany's stationery from Abrams and Chronicle
Books, stationery

National Stationery Week 2017: World Stationery Day [Abrams & Chronicle stationery review and giveaway]

World Stationery Day is probably the most epic day of National Stationery Week, so I've got to kick it up a gear. And what better way to do it than with some pretty effing epic literary stationery from Abrams & Chronicle?! Abrams & Chronicle is home to beautiful books and stunning stationery, so it's a… Continue reading National Stationery Week 2017: World Stationery Day [Abrams & Chronicle stationery review and giveaway]

Live Happy with The Green Gables
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National Stationery Week 2017: Get Crafty [The Green Gables review and giveaway]

The different themes for National Stationery Week are so much fun, especially today's: Get Crafty. What stationery addict doesn't love a roll of washi tape or inspirational postcard? I've approached a different brand to work with for each themed today and chose The Green Gables for my crafty post. Gabrielle's Live Happy range is ideal… Continue reading National Stationery Week 2017: Get Crafty [The Green Gables review and giveaway]

Iconic 2 Way Pastel Pen Set from Fox + Star
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National Stationery Week 2017: Pen and Pencil Day [Fox + Star review and giveaway]

The first day of National Stationery Week 2017 is finally here! There's a different theme for every day of the week and I've got a giveaway lined up for every single one - lucky you! Today is Pen and Pencil Day and I've teamed up with Fox + Star to give one lucky reader a… Continue reading National Stationery Week 2017: Pen and Pencil Day [Fox + Star review and giveaway]

Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #11

I'm just coming off 11 days off work in a row and some of the simplest pleasures and relaxing moments have been just getting out in the sun with the boys. Whether playing in the park, grabbing an ice cream or going for a walk and collecting leaves, it's been great to just be outside.… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #11

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #95

It's been a busy ol' week in the blogosphere, with plenty of conflict and debate - primarily based around Instagram bots and 'blaggers' - but there's been a lot of positivity too. Here's what I've loved reading this week. Be still my heart (or rather be quiet my tummy!). Cathryn's no-bake lemon and elderflower cheesecake… Continue reading Saturday Share #95

Papergang April 2017
Film, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood, stationery

The Good Fight, biscuit decorating and Papergang #LittleLoves

How is my annual leave nearly over :( Fortunately I'm off again in a few weeks for Jenson's birthday and I feel like I've been productive with my time this week. I've been out in the sun, spent time with the family and caught up with friends. And we've got another birthday party tomorrow -… Continue reading The Good Fight, biscuit decorating and Papergang #LittleLoves

honey bee cards
Mental Health, stationery

When you want to help someone but can’t find the words…

Seeing someone you love struggling with their mental health is heart-breaking. You want them to know that you're there for them but it can be hard to figure out how to put it into words. Thanks to Geek Magnifique's Mel, you can let them know with a simple yet beautiful card*. Mel is that rare… Continue reading When you want to help someone but can’t find the words…

my stationery collection
stationery

My stationery collection

The excitement for next week's National Stationery Week is ridiculous. I can't share any of the awesome reviews and giveaways I've got lined up yet so I dug out my own favourite pieces (yes, we stationery nerds say 'pieces' cos we're super cool) and had a little photography sesh to show off their beauty. Look… Continue reading My stationery collection

self care starter kit from blurt foundation
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #10

Way back in August 2016 I signed up to the Blurt Foundation newsletter. They sent me a self-care starter kit which I flagged to read through at a later date - that later date ended up being earlier this week! It's such a great document to have to hand whenever you need it. It covers… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #10

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #94

There's definitely a mix of favourite posts this week, including discussions on mental health, blog collaborations and wanderlusting. Have a gander below. I love the opportunities that blogging offers and opens up for creatives. Cathryn from Little Paper Swans has just launched her own stock images and is also working on some short courses. If… Continue reading Saturday Share #94