Posts Categorized: Other stuff…

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 »

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 »

Pencil Shaving Flowers by Haruka Misawa

A photo posted by Haruka Misawa (@misawadesigninstitute) on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:57am PST Via Colossal, I saw these beautiful paper sculptures by Japanese designer Haruka Misawa. You can read about the idea behind it here, but essentially she noticed when sharpening pencils that the shavings resembled flowers and decided to try and reconstruct this… Read more »

Christian Faur: Portraits from Crayons

Just a very quick one from me today. I saw this very cool video and thought I’d share. Christian Faur packs crayons into boxes to create images, as if each crayon nib (or end) is one pixel. Pretty amazing, right? You can find out more about his crayon work here, and get some insight into his… Read more »

Boring Conference

On Saturday I went to Boring Conference. The concept for the conference is that if you take ‘boring’ subjects and talk about them in enough detail, they’re actually quite interesting! And often funny. In their own words: “The Boring Conference is a one-day celebration of the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked; subjects… Read more »

London Stationery Show 2016

Reader, I failed! On Monday I said I’d blog every day this week and I only got as far as Wednesday. This week (like all my weeks it seems) ended up being super busy and I’m writing this from a hotel room in Scotland before going to a wedding. I may not have blogged very… Read more »

Happy Stationery Week 2016!!

Hi guys, It’s National Stationery Week 2016 – hooray! Forgive me for re-using my image from last year but there’s not much opportunity to share it and I still love this picture! Plus, I don’t have time to do another! I just thought I’d check in to let you know what is going on and… Read more »

How Marbled Paper Is Made

Guys, I cannot recommend enough taking 12 minutes and 52 seconds to watch this video! It’s a mini documentary about Cockerell Marbling and was made in 1970 by Bedfordshire County Council. I love everything about it, from the clipped voice of the narrator, to the music – even the Bedfordshire County Council logo is spot… Read more »

Paperchase Spring Event

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to Paperchase‘s spring event for bloggers, which gave us a chance to look around the new collections it he flagship store, learn a couple of new crafts and catch up with/meet some other bloggers. It looks like kraft and gold is having a bit of a moment… Read more »