Essential stationery from Say Nice Things

Stationery essentials from Say Nice Things

The lovely chaps from Say Nice Things sent me an early Christmas present the other day. They recently launched a stationery essentials kit, packed with everything you need for your studies or office job (raise your hand if you hate the generic office supplies!). You can buy it as a pack or as separate items.… Continue reading Stationery essentials from Say Nice Things

Can't Sleep, Write Now journal review
blogging, stationery

Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

Are you struggling to fall asleep at night? Do you lie awake with your brain twitching with ideas? That's not necessarily a bad thing. Whether your mind is worrying about bills, planning tomorrow's to-do list or plotting the next great novel, there's a simple tool to help you get back to the land of nod:… Continue reading Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

30th birthday badge
Cornwall, Lifestyle, stationery

How I spent my 30th birthday

In case I didn't mention it enough already, I turned 30 last week. To celebrate/commiserate, I took the week off work and ended up with more plans in 11 days than I usually do in 11 months! For those of you who like photos of cocktails and stationery, here's a look at how I spent… Continue reading How I spent my 30th birthday

25% off at Busy B December 2017

25% off Busy B all through December

I never need an excuse to buy stationery. I've already got a lifetime supply of pens and notebooks but you can never have too many. I've even started building up a stash of irresistible sale items to store for gifts and swaps. No, you're a nerd! Stationery makes a fantastic gift, especially at this time… Continue reading 25% off Busy B all through December

stationery swap November 2017

November stationery swap

Yep, I did another stationery swap. What can I say? Jocelyn is great at organising these things - and you can never have too much stationery. I was paired with Rebecca and she sent me an awesome package of goodies. My favourites are obviously unicorn-related. Such a cute postcard and colouring card. I always need… Continue reading November stationery swap

review of the Christmas #BlurtBuddyBox
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

Eight subscription boxes you need in your life

In case you hadn't noticed, I love a subscription box. And there really is something for everyone these days. Here's a look at my faves - perfect for a self-care treat or Christmas gift. Buddy Box If self-care is your thing, you can't go wrong with Blurt's Buddy Box. Available in two sizes to suit… Continue reading Eight subscription boxes you need in your life

Busy B 2018 diary review

Planning for 2018 with Busy B #BusyQueenB

I was recently selected as one of Busy B's Brand Ambassadors and to say I was excited would be a huge understatement. Could there be a more fitting collaboration than one between a nerdy blogger and a stationery brand which not only produces functional and fun products (a vital requirement of every item of stationery… Continue reading Planning for 2018 with Busy B #BusyQueenB

flowers desktop calendar

Be beautifully organised in 2018

I'm a sucker for a cute desk accessory but I also understand that space is limited and it can be counter-productive to have too much clutter. Fortunately this beautiful desktop calendar from Bureau Direct is beautiful and compact - a must-have for anyone who likes to keep an organised and inspiring desk space. Good Morning… Continue reading Be beautifully organised in 2018

dot creates blog planner review
blogging, stationery

I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

Earlier this year I blogged about my quest to find the perfect blog planner. And I've only gone and bleddy found it! Danielle from Dot Creates has done her research with this one, surveying bloggers for weeks (myself included) to find out what they want and need. And it ticks all of my boxes: it… Continue reading I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

fountain pen day giveaway with Pen Chalet

Fountain Pen Day giveaway with Pen Chalet

Today is the sixth annual Fountain Pen Day! It was established in 2012 'to help embrace, promote, and share the use of fountain pens in day-to-day life, as well to help revive handwriting as a whole'. I'm celebrating with a giveaway with Pen Chalet. You could win a Caran d'Ache 849 fountain pen (check out… Continue reading Fountain Pen Day giveaway with Pen Chalet