Years ago at a networking event, one of the speakers talked about the importance of capturing our ideas as soon as they come to us, before they become a distant memory. Her notion was that great ideas start with something small but are also so fleeting, giving us a very small window to harness them.… Continue reading Little books for big ideas
So one of my many absolute accessory obsessions is the tote bag! I think it goes back to the time when I was in school and had a separate tote bag for my library books because… hey, you don’t wanna mix your half-eaten lunch with your precious books plus you have a rep to maintain… Continue reading Totes in love with totes
The stationery warehouse sale you can’t miss! You know the movie Confessions of a shopaholic? There’s one fabulous scene where Rebecca Bloomwood is on her way home to find some quiet time so she can write a thousand words on the effect of changing interest rate on store card APRs. But on her way she comes… Continue reading Hello stationery! I’m hereeeeee!
Rummaging through my stationery stash the other day I found a notepad in pristine condition and it wasn’t just a few years old. It was more than 20 years old – 22 to be exact. The Anne Geddes notepad is from the 90s. It was the summer of 94 and I was in primary school when my teacher gave all the… Continue reading Saving stationery
When I think Cristina Re designs, I imagine a beautiful spring day. I’m surrounded by best friends all wearing something fabulously fancy and laughing the afternoon away while sipping tea in a charming little garden in full bloom. Couture stationery, tea ware that makes you swoon and all things pretty in pink… the Cristina Re range is all gushingly gorgeous!… Continue reading Cristina Re stationery sale and why you need to be there
The German brand for gorgeous pens, Kaweco, is hosting a photo competition! Now, I’m no expert in photography but I do love styling for photos so I had to submit one. The competition is all about the contents of your pocket or purse and the photo must include a Kaweco writing tool. For me, it had… Continue reading What’s in your purse? – Kaweco photo comp
I love new beginnings… start of a new project, new book, new chapter of life. It’s all very exciting as it’s filled with anticipation of what you could make of it. So when I first started working on ideas for this blog, the feeling was the same. I’m so excited to start this new adventure to share… Continue reading New beginnings – I need a new notebook for that