Category: Bring Back Paper

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 …

Book Swap January 2019

Let’s kick the new year off with a Bring Back Paper activity, we’ll go for a book swap! Now 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 internationally, as …

Uni-ball Stationery Competition

Would you like to win some uni-ball stationery? Of course you would! uni-ball have a fun new Advent Calendar competition running on their website now, and I also have 3 prize bundles up for grabs right here, so read on to find out moreā€¦. uni-ball Advent Calendar Competition Open your …

Get Organised in 2019 with a Planner

You know that I love stationery. You know that I love to be organised. Which all means that today I am excited to be talking about getting organised for 2019 with a planner. The Benefits Of Using a Planner Do you use a planner currently? If so, I know you’ll …

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 …

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