Posts Categorized: Cards and Gift Wrap

My last birthday present and a reason to visit Paris

This is my last birthday present I’ll be writing about – promise! (this year anyway…) This time from my friend Annie who found a couple of items for me when she went to Paris. Apologies in advance for the photos – a thunderstorm rolled in just as I set up so the lighting is terrible!… Read more »

David Meowie and other cat puns…

I finally got round to going to Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium a couple of weeks ago, and when I was there I picked up this BRILLIANT card: It’s by Mister Peebles, and is £3. The owner of Lady Dinah’s mentioned that they had spoken to the company about doing a whole series of cat related… Read more »

Parcel labels, and lots of them

As I mentioned in my last post, I found a great independent stationers (which I can’t remember the name of and isn’t google-able). As well as cards, I’ll also grabbed a couple of bundles of parcel tags, which were a total bargain! The manilla bundle (of about 50) was £3.25 and the Turquoise bundle (also… Read more »

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…

The week before last, my boyfriend and I  drove down for a few days in Cornwall, where we stayed in a Yurt. The weather was amazing, and it was pretty much the perfect holiday, full of seriously idyllic things like making dough and cooking pizza in the wood fired oven on the camp site, whilst… Read more »

Rifle Paper Co.’s New Website

Pretty dreamy isn’t it? I love the redesign and going on the site is very dangerous as I want EVERYTHING! How that they even made a boring old legal pad look desirable?! I just a quick look look through the new pages and these are my top picks: This last one is mainly because I’m… Read more »

New Brand Find: Lovely Pigeon

I think the first time I saw Lovely Pigeon‘s notebooks was in Smug, but I didn’t know who they were by. It was only once I discovered their Instagram that I found out what their name is, and that the Scottish company make lots of lovely stuff! Their trademark look is copper foil in geometric… Read more »

New York Stationery Shop Crawl

Most people probably do a bar crawl if they go to New York for the first time. Not me, I did a stationery store crawl. I didn’t see as many as I would’ve liked to, as we had limited time, but here’s what I did see: Greenwich Letterpress Greenwich Letterpress is a lovely little store… Read more »

Anthropologie presents: TAPED

On Saturday in New York, after wandering over the High Line, we thought we have a quick look around Chelsea market, and what did I find in the Anthropologie store, but a whole MT Tape extravaganza! They had carts full of amazing washi tape throughout the shop. The whole of the downstairs of the shop… Read more »

National Theatre Bookshop Haul

What’s in this crumbled bag, I hear you ask… Well, the other day I was wasting time on the Southbank before meeting some friends and I thought I’d pop into the new National Theatre Bookshop. What I didn’t know however is that they have some AMAZING stationery! So of course I couldn’t help myself and… Read more »

Food Glorious Food (cards)

As I sit down to write this it’s approaching lunchtime, so there’s only one direction I can go. Food. Cards with food on them anyway: This is very silly but I like it a lot! Especially as someone who eats far too many carbs… There’s more to this next one than meets the eye, as… Read more »