Category: Bring Back Paper

It’s World Calligraphy Day!

Today is World Calligraphy Day, will you be joining in? When I heard about World Calligraphy Day from Manuscript, I knew that I needed to share all about it. Aside from the fact that I know so many of you love our papery pursuits, it was that little shove that …

Book Swap August 2019

As I am in such a summer reading mood, this month’s Bring Back Paper activity just has to be a book swap. If you haven’t tried this one before, the idea behind the book swap is simple and really easy for anyone to join in. It’s open internationally and you …

Win a Fabulous Bundle of Summer Reads For Your Kids!

As the summer stretches before us, what could be better than lazing away a few days with new books? It’s certainly how I used to spend my summers as a child, still do in fact! Which is why today I wanted to share with you these five books, from the …

My Summer TBR Pile

It was my birthday last month, and regular readers will know that that meant new books! I always treat myself to additions to my To Be Read pile when I get a little birthday money, and yes they are additions as I already have a fairly substantial pile! I thought …

Children’s Happy Mail Sign Up

This is a first for #BringBackPaper, so I do hope that I can make it work for you. I want to run a children’s happy mail sign up as I receive so many requests from parents to find their kids’ pen pals. The reason that I don’t run pen pal …

6 Reasons To Use Lists

Are you a list-maker? On paper or screen? I certainly am. I cannot do without lists, and lists for a whole range of tasks, projects and ideas. Most of mine live in my bullet journal though there’s the odd one elsewhere. Lists help me to organise myself and everything else …

Win with Uni-ball’s Creative Escape

This is a sponsored post Today I am excited to be working with Uni-ball and sharing with you news of a new competition that they are running AND I’m giving away some pretty Uni-ball pens here, too! You know how much I love my stationery, so it’s fun to be …

Stationery Swap June 2019

This month’s Bring Back Paper activity is a Stationery Swap. These never fail to be popular! They are popular because so many of us love the idea of a package containing gorgeous stationery arriving at our doors and want to mooch about in our own stationery collections and shops to …

Book Swap May 2019

A new month brings with it a new Bring Back Paper activity, and I think we’ll go for a book swap! If you’ve yet to get involved in one of these, the idea behind the book swap is nice and simple and easy for anyone to join in. It’s open …

Creating a Mini-Book (using 1 sheet of paper)

Today I am delighted to be sharing with you a guest post by the lovely Katie, a tutorial on creating a mini-book, using just 1 sheet of paper. I can see this being great fun to create and add to some snail mail. I’ll hand straight over to Katie to …

Easy Mail Art Idea

I tried something new with my snail mail a couple of weeks ago. You know that I have zero artistic talent, and I tend to go with a lot of the ideas that I shared in Envelope Art for the Unartistic, but I fancied getting a bit creative. I wanted …

One-Off Happy Mail Sign-Up

It’s been a little while since I have run this particular Bring Back Paper activity, and I remember it being very popular the last time that I did it, so let’s go for it again! As regular readers will know, I adore sending and receiving snail mail and have quite …

Pen Pal Sign Up March 2019

Welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up of March 2019. This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal, or two or three. I have had lots or requests lately, so I am bracing myself for this to be a busy one! This is by far the most time-consuming …

A Beginner’s Snail Mail Station

Oh, how I love snail mail! I make no secret of it, receiving a letter through the post or settling down to pen a note or a long, chatty letter makes me happy. It is a simple hobby to have, and it’s also quite inexpensive. Stationery for sending happy mail …

Stationery Swap February 2019

This month’s Bring Back Paper activity is a Stationery Swap. These are always hugely popular, so I am preparing myself for a full inbox! What could be lovelier than a package containing gorgeous stationery arriving at your door? This is a chance for you to spread some happiness with happy …

My 5 Favourite Reads of 2018

You know that I love to read, it’s my favourite pastime. If I have a spare hour, chances are that I’ll want to fill it by reading. If I have a trip out to the shops, chances are that I’ll pop into a bookshop. I am a bookworm, there can …

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