I love sending and receiving cards. I always have a stock in the house for emergencies and forgotten birthdays but as a general rule I like to pick something special for each person. Ayoma Cards have a new subscription box service that allows me to do both.
Excitingly I got sent the latest box from the amazing Boxcitement to review. This months theme is Pop Art and it did not disappoint. Filled to the brim with fun little gifts, each one picked to make you smile.
As you may or may not know, next week is National Stationery Week. The guys over at Stabilo believe that stationery matters and so do I. They aren’t just making functional and practical items, it’s so much more than that.
To me stationery is a bit of an obsession. I love it. As well as needing it for everyday and mundane tasks, I need it for my own peace of mind. To find my inner calm and sanity. My stationery says so much about me and I belive that if you can have a better, more fun, prettier item then why would you not use it.
I love a bit of chalkboard fun with L and I have to write-up a lot of advertising chalkboards for work so when the guys behind Chalkola got in touch about their kids safe, brightly coloured and neatly sized chalkboard markers I was eager to give them a go. Continue reading Chalkola Reveiw & Competition
Thinking about something to buy for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. I’ve got some ideas for you that might help inspire you.
How about a personalised print from Hello Moon? They have a number of beautiful options for couples or if you want to include the whole family, because Valentine’s Day is about all kinds of love in my books, you could get an amazing Wellington Boot Poster for families of three or four. I fell in love with this option so much I got one for myself!!
Just before Christmas I was contacted by the wonderful people at Crafter’s Companion, a leading papercraft company who create and sell some amazing products that get us crafty types all excited. They wanted to know if I would like to review the recently launched Colorista Range from Spectrum Noir.
I love colouring in, it’s something that is quite easy to fit in around everything else and something I can even do with L. I can set him up with his own colouring book and crayons whilst I enjoy my own. So of course I said yes. Continue reading The Spectrum Noir Colorista Range
Did you see Write Size on Dragon’s Den? Well now you’ve got the chance to win a fabulous bundle of these amazing pencils.
The Write Size philosophy is simple, Better Control equals Better Results, but how can kids get better control of their writing when everything is designed for adults? Continue reading Win a Write Size Prize Bundle
Having Your Own Workspace
When I started blogging two years ago the aim was to help me find a way, any way, to stay at home. I tried a few different things, took a few courses and found myself working as a Social Media Manager. I was able to leave my admin job and am now officially self employed. I thought I would start sharing some of the things I have learnt along the way.
I have spent enough time working from the sofa on my laptop, it has it’s benefits that’s for sure, but I have found it increasingly more and more important to have my own workspace and here’s why.
You’ll all know Helix for the renowned Oxford maths sets, compasses and educational stationery. Since they merged with French brand Maped, they have developed a number of ranges filled with colour, excitement and fun for all ages!