Putting Pencil to Paper | The Importance of Drawing

This week’s #TheBlogRace challenge asked us to create a multi-platform campaign raising awareness to an October-specific cause. Wow, that’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it? My fellow contestants have so far created some amazing and inspiring campaigns, raising awareness for many things including Dyslexia, Breast Cancer and World Ostomy Day. There have…

The Perfect Itinerary for 24 Hours in London

Last weekend I spent (just) over 24 hours in the big smoke. Three of us headed down from our current homes (Edinburgh, Peterborough and Egham) and planned a fun catch-up, celebratory weekend for my friend’s 21st. I’ll be honest when I say that I’m not massive on London. I’ve never…

An Independent Stationery Round-Up

I don’t know about you, but I’m in dire need of some sparkly new stationery around these parts. It’s official that I’m on the last few pages of my current notebook (I’ve actually been using spare pages from my three already full notebooks…) and the panic has set in. With…

6 Ways to Step Up Your Instagram Game

Instagram is bae. About three months ago I decided to grab my Instagram by the balls and seriously sort my game out. Probably hundreds of Pinterest articles later, (I can’t be the only one?) I did eventually find some success in increasing my posting consistency, designing my feed and growing my account (ever…

5 Places To Buy Unique & Affordable Wall Art

Discovering that I’m absolutely, completely and undeniably in love with art and prints and frames and spending-hours-on-etsy-looking-for-my-new-favourite-prints has been the best discovery of the year so far (for me at least). Never before did I dream of the way the right piece of art on a wall could transform the entire wall itself…

The Life of a Stationery Addict

Stationery and I have gotten to the point where I’m pretty sure my name will be listed under the definition of addict. There is very little more satisfying than the delivery of a new roll of washi tape, writing with your favourite pen, writing to-do lists or planning out the…

Creating An Exciting Feature Wall

You want an exciting feature wall… but painting an extruding alcove a slightly less muted shade of beige, or one wall a bright and clashing red just doesn’t cut it anymore… When I was researching office decoration for my summerhouse, I stumbled across a great trend on Pinterest – colourful and…