New journals from Abrams + Chronicle
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New journals from Abrams & Chronicle

This post features products sent for review purposes and affiliate links I'm a sucker for a journal, whether it's blank for your own thoughts or guided to help you make sense of your life. I especially love using them to set goals and record precious memories, whether it's in my bullet journal or something a… Continue reading New journals from Abrams & Chronicle

Inside my new Dingbats Earth Journal bullet journal (January 2019)
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Tips for starting your first bullet journal

So you want to start a bullet journal. Have you been thinking about it for a while but feel intimidated by the beautiful spreads dominating Instagram? Perhaps you started a journal a while ago with loads of spreads and trackers but found it too much to maintain. Or maybe you're just looking for help with… Continue reading Tips for starting your first bullet journal

Brand Brilliance by Fiona Humberstone - book review
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Books to boost your creativity

This post features affiliate links and some review copies (marked with *) This year I've been working on my personal and professional development, exploring new ways to be creative and learn new things. Grow & Glow and Simply Lettering have been hugely influential lately, and I've also been using my commute to devour some truly… Continue reading Books to boost your creativity

Afternoon tea from The Front Room, Penzance
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A few of my favourite things #102

This post features affiliate links It's the last time I'll be doing an end of summer countdown as Jenson starts Big School in a mere four sleeps! Fortunately for him, we'll still be hanging out with his bestie, even though they're at different schools (we've got a lunch date planned for tomorrow) and we've still… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #102

Silvine Originals Aurora Memo notebooks - review
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Stationery porn: Silvine Originals Aurora Memo notebooks

If you're the kind of person who always carries a notebook (guilty!), and you like something stylish and sustainable, look no further than these flipping stunning Silvine Originals Aurora Memo notebooks, available from Stationery & Art. Available in Motion (teal) or Oracle (purple), these new limited edition notebooks are inspired by the colours of nature… Continue reading Stationery porn: Silvine Originals Aurora Memo notebooks

Shine Bright Productivity Journal review
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Bullet journal review: Shine Bright

This product was sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links Chronicle Books' Shine Bright Productivity Journal really is a thing of beauty. Available in black, gold and cream, it's by far the most stunning bullet journal I've ever seen. But is it functional? Of course it is,… Continue reading Bullet journal review: Shine Bright

Lettering practice
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A few of my favourite things #101

This post features affiliate links The reluctant countdown to the end of the summer continues and this week sees two lasts - Jenson's last swimming lesson with me in the pool before solo Big Boy Lessons start next week and his last day at pre-school. What a week! But let's have a quick look back… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #101

Hand lettering and calligraphy practice pad - review
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Tried and tested: Lettering resources

This post features affiliate links I've dabbled with lettering on and off for a couple of years but this year one of my goals is to actually master a technique or two. I've started to take it more seriously over the last couple of months and thought I'd share the resources I've used and note… Continue reading Tried and tested: Lettering resources

I'd rather be reading notecards
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Why I’d rather be reading

This post features a product sent for review purposes (all nerdy thoughts are my own) and affiliate links Two years ago Abrams & Chronicle published a wonderful little book called I'd Rather Be Reading, a mini coffee table book, packed full of literary-inspired artwork, quotes and photographs, and peppered with essays by fellow book nerds… Continue reading Why I’d rather be reading

Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019
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A few of my favourite things #100

Last week was probably my favourite week of the summer because I was able to do loads of exciting things with Jenson. I have a mere 13 days left with him until he starts school (not counting the days when I'm at work and he's at pre-school) and I'm planning on making as many fun… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #100