Leaving corporate life

10 lessons I’ve learned since leaving corporate life

Over the last few years I have been doing a balancing act between working for a large corporate business and running my own online stationery business in the background. Last month I took the plunge leaving corporate life to follow my heart and passion and so am now focusing full time on finding and promoting the latest stylish and fun stationery …

Summer Stationery Trends

Having just returned from stationery heaven at the London Stationery Show I had to share the latest summer trends that stationery addicts will love to see. More and more we are seeing the trends and designs for homewares and accessories being translated into our designs. The strong influences from interiors and fashions are leading the designs, colour pallets and materials …

Why writing matters – National Stationery Week

National Stationery Week is always a key event in the stationery calendar. It’s a great opportunity to remind us how important the power of the written word still is. From 25/4 -1/5 we will be celebrating all things stationery, getting people talking, using and doing creative things with stationery. For you stationery addicts out there I know you are already …

Spring Stationery Trends

The first signs of Spring are here as the sun is finally out and the days are getting longer. As Spring fashions start to trickle into the shops, I always feel a little excited as to what I’m going to buy or more like what can I bring back out again from the depths of my wardrobe and then the …

Valentine's Day notes

When a simple love note can mean much more this Valentine’s Day

As soon as New Year is out of the way everywhere you turn it’s all love hearts and red roses.  But why is Valentine’s Day such a big event? I did a bit of digging and here are 5 facts about Valentine’s Day that made me chuckle. 1) In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names out of …

Stationery brands to keep you organised for new year

How stationery can help you avoid Fail Friday.

Hope you have had a good start to 2017 but with Fail Friday looming many of us are starting to struggle to keep to our resolutions however stationery brands such as Knock Knock and Legami are here to keep us on track and organise our lives. January can also be a refreshing time as well as it comes and gives you …

Tis the season to get organised!

Every year Christmas seems to be starting earlier. I sometimes feel like a “Jekyll and Hyde,” part of me is excited as I love seeing all the bright colours and twinkling lights and then the other half is screaming “it’s far too early” and I don’t want to even think about it yet. However the organising side of me starts …

Stationery addict

Ok – I confess I am a stationery addict. I suppose there are worse things in life but one day it dawned on me when I looked at the ever growing pile of notebooks and pads that accumulated in my house over the years that I should do something about this. Everyone talks about how cool it would be to …