Category: Bring Back Paper

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 …

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 …

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