Category: Bring Back Paper

Free Autumn Writing Paper

Last year I shared some free Christmas writing paper and lots of you downloaded it so I thought it was about time that I offered you some more, in the form of free autumn writing paper. If you like this, I have a few more ideas up my sleeve too, …

Pen Pal Sign Up October 2019

Welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up of October 2019. This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal or two. The pen pal sign up is by far the most popular of all of the Bring Back Paper activities that I run, and I get emails about it …

Win with Office Stationery!

This is a collaborative post It’s that time of year again. The beginning of the new school year is back after a summer of great weather and beach holidays. Preparation is key for our kids and we all have a responsibility to push them towards excellence. A healthy diet, positive …

Stationery Swap September 2019

This month’s Bring Back Paper activity is a Stationery Swap. With back to school stationery all over the place at the moment, September strikes me as a new stationery month! It’s usually the stationery swaps that are the most popular of all of the activities I run (aside from pen …

Creating A Reading Challenge For Kids

We have had fun this week creating a reading challenge and the kids have already made a good start on it. I know that they have tried similar ideas at school, so I thought I would adapt those ideas and get the children reading a few new books at home. …

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 …

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