Posts Categorized: Shop Visits

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 »

Typo Launches in the UK!

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen that a couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event for Australian brand Typo, who have just launched in the UK. There was a pretty serious amount of desk inspiration as well as cute and cool products on show. It was a really fun… 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 »

Visiting Wynwood Letterpress & Haul

When I was in the U.S. we had a quick stop in Miami, and stayed in the Wynwood art district for a night. For some reason I had assumed that Miami wouldn’t really be for me, but I absolutely loved the area we stayed in. It’s home to Wynwood Walls, and is a hub of… Read more »

NYC Stationery Shopping: CW Pencil Enterprise

Last time I went to New York in 2014, I did a bit of a round up of stationery stores I went to, along with some vintage finds at Williamsburg Flea Market. This time, given that I was there on my honeymoon, I didn’t want make my husband traipse around tooooo many stationery shops however… Read more »

Mini Target Haul

When we were in Miami we walked past a Target and as I needed some gift wrap for some Christmas presents, we decided to pop in. I didn’t really know what Target was to be honest, but I think in British terms, it’s somewhere between a department store and a nice supermarket. Anyway, it had… Read more »

Paperchase: Christmas Fun & SS 2016 Preview

Hi guys! I’m back and I’m married! Mental, eh? But it’s back to bizniz for now and I’d like to share a brilliant bloggers event I went to at Paperchase a couple of weeks ago. It was a chance to get a bit festive and have a sneak peek at the spring summer 2016 ranges…. Read more »

Meticulous Ink Hand Lettering Workshop @ Snowden Flood

London Design Festival slightly passed me by this year. It’s a real shame as there’s usually so many incredible and inspiring things to see, and so much stationery! Unfortunately it coincided with a really busy work week for me so I didn’t get to go along to any of the shows. I did however manage… Read more »

The Poundshop!

Since I moved to Peckham I’ve been slightly overwhelmed by the plethora of pound shops in the area (for those of you not in the UK, these are shops where you can buy anything in there for a pound, funnily enough). I keep getting told off for popping in to get some toothpaste and coming… Read more »

Present & Correct Haul

It makes me very happy to type those words… Present & Correct Haul! Despite the fact that I bang on about this shop allll the time, I’ve never really done a haul as such. I’ve bought the odd thing or been bought presents from there but never done a proper spree before. Until now! On… Read more »