Instagram gallery: October 2013

October was a busy month for me on Instagram – so many pictures to choose from! These are some of my favourites 🙂

Instagram gallery: August 2013

I’ve really been getting into Instagram recently, and thought it would be good to have a monthly gallery round-up of some of my favourite photos. So hopefully this will be the first of many Instagram gallery posts!

If you’re on Instagram, let me know what your username is by commenting below and I’ll check out your photos too!


Introducing…Less Grafting More Crafting!


I mentioned a long time ago that I had begun working on a new crafty venture with my fab friend Daria. Well, it has taken a while but we’re super excited to have announced it to the world today! We believe that everyone should take time out to be creative, and through Less Grafting More Crafting we’d like to help you do that – whether you’re a complete novice or a pro, we’ve got a perfect project for you!

We’re still working on launching our online shop via Etsy, but in the meantime please check out our website or find us on Facebook or Twitter. Thank you!


National Stationery Week 2013


This week is National Stationery Week, celebrating all things stationery (with an ‘e’) and with the aim of ‘getting Britain writing’. Last year there was a National Stationery Day, which was such a huge success that Chris Leonard-Morgan and his super team of stationery enthusiasts decided to turn it into a whole week – and rightly so! I was lucky enough to win their competition with an amazing prize, which was a £500 stationery hamper 🙂 and as many of you know I’m pretty obsessed with stationery so this was an amazing treat! Chris even came all the way up North to present me with my hamper, which was so kind and it was great to spend the morning chatting about stationery! This is us with Emma (far left) who is assistant manager at Paperchase in Newcastle, and we were grateful to them for letting us take over the shop for a while! Continue reading…