Category: Bring Back Paper

Best Book Series’ for Kids Aged 6-10

As regular readers will know, I am a bookworm. And as I am very well aware of the benefits of reading, I am encouraging my children to be bookworms, too. One of the best ways that I have found to do this is to find an author, or even better …

An Introduction to Mixed Media Art

I have been on another workshop! You might recall that a few weeks ago I went along on a Modern Calligraphy workshop, thanks to Craft Courses, well, this time it was Mixed Media Art. And even better, this time I took my daughter along with me to see what it …

Free Christmas Writing Paper

You are obviously all keen to get sending some Christmas snail mail about now, so I thought it would be fun to have a go at creating some for you, and then offering it here as a freebie. It’s not something I have tried before, so do let me know …

Pen Pal Sign Up November 2018

Hooray, welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up November 2018! This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal, or two or three. Of all of the Bring Back Paper activities that I run, I have to say that this is by far the most time-consuming and tricky to …

How To Get Into The Habit Of Reading

You know that reading is good for you. You know that you enjoy it. You love it when you find the time for it, but it’s such a rare thing to find the time to pick up a book nowadays. Well, today I want to share with you a few …

Boxcitement Giveaway!

Today I have a lovely treat for you. I am sharing all about the Boxcitement subscription box, including an unboxing over on YouTube, and there’s then a chance to win the box yourself! Boxcitement tell us that: “We use innovative and unusual techniques and materials to create exclusively designed stationery, …

Stationery Swap October 2018

I’m thinking we can fit one more stationery swap in this year, I know they’re always popular! This is a chance for you to spread some happiness with happy mail as you can enjoy putting together a parcel full of pretty papery goodies for your swap partner and then you …

Using A Bullet Journal For Cleaning

OK, I don’t literally mean using a notebook to dust, you understand?! I want to share how I am going to be using a bullet journal for cleaning, as if you spotted my post on Monday, you’ll know that Mrs Hinch has given me the cleaning bug. The only problem …

An Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Last weekend I did something exciting. I did something just for me, acquiring a new skill and indulging in a few hours of calm and creativity. I attended a Craft Courses workshop, giving me an introduction to Modern Calligraphy, and I absolutely loved it. Craft Courses is an online directory …

Do I Make My Children Read?

Do I make my children read? That’s a question that I have been asked this week. Interesting question. And what if I do? Is reading really so bad? Is that so very cruel of me? As it happens, the answer is ‘no’, I don’t ‘make’ my children read. Children that …

Book Swap September 2018

A new month must bring with it a new #BringBackPaper activity. So this month I thought it would be fun to go for a book swap! If you’ve yet to take part in one of these, the idea behind the book swap is very simple and easy for anyone to …

Self-Care Journal Prompts You Should Try Today

Self-care is something that I am not great at. Like many of us, I tend to put my own care at the bottom of the pile, below my family, work, home and so on. But I know that this isn’t good for me or for the people around me, so …

Using Zapper To Sell Books

As you may know, I have a lot of books. I like books! But with heaving bookshelves, a couple of weeks ago I decided to have a big clear-out. I have books that I have read and knew I wouldn’t re-read and then a stack of books I had had …

The Bring Back Paper Club Facebook Group

So many people have asked me to form the Bring Back Paper Club Facebook group, so yes, I have finally got round to it… It’s a Facebook group for all things paper. It’s a group where we can share and indulge in our mutual love for all things paper. We …

Introducing the TABi – And You Can Win One!

Today I am introducing the TABi, a new stationery product. The TABi is unlike anything I have seen before, so I wanted to share it with you, stationery-loving people! It is a paper organiser using index tabs to allow you to locate your notes and ideas. Rather than having to …

Lollipop Box Club Review & Competition

Today I am excited to be sharing with you this month’s Lollipop Box Club kit and a competition for one of you lucky folks to win a box. I think the first thing to say about the Lollipop Box Club is that it isn’t simply a stationery subscription box, it …

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