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Paper Home by Esther Thorpe

A few weeks ago I was really excited to be invited to an origami workshop with Esther Thorpe, in celebration of the launch of her new book, Paper Home. I’ve been a fan of Origami Est via Instagram for ages, constantly amazed at the things she makes with paper… The workshop was at Quill London, the stationery… Read more »

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The Dreamday Pattern Journal

The Dreamday Pattern Journals have been sat on my desk for a little while, as I haven’t had much time to blog lately. As some of you know, I’ve been working on a different project, which has meant lots of time sat at my desk, mulling things over (and freaking out a little bit). During… Read more »

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Moustache Stationery: Shabby Chic

I’m going to start by saying that I think Shabby Chic is the wrong name for this Moustache Stationery box… I think it should be called “Lifestyle Blogger’s Dream”. I mean, look at it, there’s rose gold, perspex, blush, mint, geometrics, pastels. Even the card saying what was in the box had marble print. Need… Read more »

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Visiting Fred Aldous Manchester

As you may have seen on Instagram, a couple of weeks ago I visited Fred Aldous‘s original shop. I was on a hen do in Manchester and where ordinarily on a weekend like that there isn’t time to wander off and go stationery shopping, luckily on the last day we went for brunch around the… Read more »

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Inside the beautiful blue box…

I probably feel about seeing this box how other girls feel about a Mulberry shopping bag, or a Louboutin box (not that I’m completely adverse to that though, to be fair). This little blue box promises stationery luxury… Smythson, for the uninitiated, is a classic British leatherwear brand, specialising in handbags and leather notebooks since… Read more »

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Fred & Bell Stickers

Seeing people you know from the blogging community starting up their own thing is so exciting AND inspiring, and it’s even better when it’s something I can blog about! And so, here is Fred & Bell, created by Leanne Beale who blogs at This Little Space of Mine. I know Leanne from having “met her” on… Read more »

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Book Review: Nib & Ink

A couple of weekends ago, I managed to actually sit down for two afternoons in a row and work my way through Nib & Ink, Chiara Perano’s modern calligraphy book. You may have seen Chiara’s work before through her company, Lamplighter London. I should preface this review by saying using the book wasn’t my introduction to… Read more »

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Taab London

You may have seen me mention TAAB London a couple of times before, but I’ve been meaning to properly feature them ages! The designs are the work of London based Thomasin Arnold-Baker, who train at Central St. Martins. They sent me an intro package a little while ago, and as I keep using all the bits… Read more »

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Moustache Stationery: Bullet Journaling

I’m a bit late on this one but I still wanted to share April’s Moustache Stationery box because it was a really good one! The first thing that struck me was the new packaging, with these stationery graphics that I think are on point. The content was focussed on giving you everything you need to… Read more »